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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Jamaican Americans"
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Bill Butler interview

Bill Butler interview

Date
1977-01-25
Description
One audio cassette. Recorded at Butler's Key West home. Butler discusses the woman who formed the band; the instruments he plays; the kind of music the band plays; playing for funerals and parades; nicknames for people in the band; the origins of the band's name; and discusses his brother and father.
Collection
Friday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Performance Stage) (Tape 5)

Friday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Performance Stage) (Tape 5)

Date
1996-05-24
Description
One audio cassette tape. McKenzie served as emcee. Lucille Francis Fuller, of Jamaica, a storyteller, discusses Jamaican topography - rivers, sea and sand. She also refers to storytelling as one of the few entertainments in Jamaica. She tells a story about Nanci and spiders.
Collection
Friday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Performance Stage) (Tape 11)

Friday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Performance Stage) (Tape 11)

Date
1996-05-24
Description
One audio cassette tape.
Collection
Sunday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Performance Stage) (Tape 2)

Sunday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Performance Stage) (Tape 2)

Date
1996-05-26
Description
One audio cassette tape. McKenzie served as emcee. Betty Mae Jumper (Hollywood, FL), Seminole storyteller tells the following stories: "Lying Rabbit"; "Bad Angel Story". She also discusses the two different languages of the Seminole tribe: Miccosukee and Creek. She sings: "Jesus Loves Me" in Creek and "Come and Follow Me Up into the Beautiful Mansion…" in Miccosukee. Ed Keeney (New Port Richie, FL), an Irish weaver and fiddler, discusses Irish fiddle music (jigs and reels) and how he began to play music as a child in Ireland and his life afterward in the US. He plays: "Miss McLeod's Reel"; "O'Carolan's Concerto"; a tune plaed in ceili style; Sean McGuire's tune (no name given by Keeney). Lucille Frances Fuller discusses her childhood in Jamaica and differences between children then and today. She also discusses living in Miami. She tells a story about Brother Anansi and Brother Dryhead which demonstrates the importance of community, cooperation, and "niceness".
Collection
Sunday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Performance Stage) (Tape 3)

Sunday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Performance Stage) (Tape 3)

Date
1996-05-26
Description
One audio cassette tape. Lucille Frances Fuller continues from C96-120 with another Brother Anansi story in which he tricks his family out of most of their food (moral: be kind and do not use tricks to get your way). Ann Browning Masters discusses Minorcan stories and culture (which she describes as "cracker with Spanish influence"). She recites the poems in which she states vaious St. Augustine voices can be heard.
Collection
Saturday program at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 11)

Saturday program at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 11)

Date
1997-05-24
Description
One audio cassette recordings. Jamaican musician Ricky Richards, interviewed by Brent Tozzer, describes Niabingi sacred singing - part of Rastafarianism and similar to reggae only different from secular reggae. He explains the origins of the music and performs two pieces with drums.
Collection
Friday performances at the 1999 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 12)

Friday performances at the 1999 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 12)

Date
1999-05-28
Description
One audio cassette tape. Michael Berg of Tallahassee, FL, interviewed by Bob Stone, discusses carving and making decoys out of cork and wood. He describes the procedures for carving. Lucille Fuller of Jamaica discusses her background and how she began telling stories in Jamaica. She tells a story about Brother Nansi and a Pot (spider [Nansi] who takes on human characteristics fills empty pot with food).
Collection
Friday performances at the 1999 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 13)

Friday performances at the 1999 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 13)

Date
1999-05-28
Description
One audio cassette tape. Lucille Fuller continues (see C99-74) her story about Nansi and the pot and gives the moral of the story, which is obedience. She also discusses how the term, Nansi, came about.
Collection
Sunday performances at the 1999 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 4)

Sunday performances at the 1999 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 4)

Date
1999-05-29
Description
One audio cassette tape. Louise Fuller, storyteller, of Jamaica discusses her youth in Jamaica and games/sports she used to play such as jacks, jump rope, hide and seek, netball and crickett (for boys). She also discusses her background in storytelling and the role her grandmother played. Specifically she talks of Brother Nansi stories (Nansi is a trickster spider).
Collection
Lucille Frances-Fuller storytelling at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival Main Stage

Lucille Frances-Fuller storytelling at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival Main Stage

Date
1996-05-26
Description
Frances-Fuller describes growing up in Jamaica and tells the traditional Jamaican folk story, "John Dogood."
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1576_01_c77-011Bill Butler interviewSoundInterviewing
Interviews
Performers
Performing arts
Oral narratives
Life histories
Jamaican Americans
Parades
African Americans
Bands (Music)
Musicians
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a_s1576_64_c96-096Friday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Performance Stage) (Tape 5)SoundStorytellers
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Oral performance
Storytelling
African Americans
Arts, Jamaican
Jamaican Americans
Oral narratives
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a_s1576_64_c96-102Friday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Performance Stage) (Tape 11)SoundStorytellers
Guitarist
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Arts, Jamaican
African Americans
Jamaican Americans
Oral narratives
Steel guitars
Country music
Musicians
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a_s1576_65_c96-120Sunday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Performance Stage) (Tape 2)SoundFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Oral performance
Storytelling
Oral narratives
Tales
Arts, Jamaican
Jamaican Americans
Personal experience narratives
Arts, Irish
Fiddle music
Fiddling
Songs, Irish
Music performance
Seminole Indians
Fiddlers
Storytellers
Musicians
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a_s1576_65_c96-121Sunday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Performance Stage) (Tape 3)SoundPoets
Storytellers
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Oral performance
Storytelling
Oral narratives
Tales
Arts, Jamaican
Jamaican Americans
Personal experience narratives
Poetry
Oral poetry
Poetic language
Minorcan Americans
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a_s1576_68_c97-081Saturday program at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 11)SoundMusicians
Singers
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Oral performance
Life histories
Interviewing
Reggae music
Jamaican Americans
Arts, Jamaican
Drum music
Drums
Rastafarianism
Religious music
Drummers (Musicians)
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a_s1576_75_c99-074Friday performances at the 1999 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 12)SoundWood carvers
Woodworkers
Storytellers
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Oral performance
Oral narratives
Personal experience narratives
Storytelling
Decoys
Decoys (Hunting)
Carvers (Decorative artists)
Wildlife wood-carving
Wood carving
Arts, Jamaican
Jamaican Americans
Animal tales
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a_s1576_75_c99-075Friday performances at the 1999 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 13)SoundStorytellers
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Oral performance
Oral narratives
Personal experience narratives
Storytelling
Arts, Jamaican
Jamaican Americans
Animal tales
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a_s1576_75_c99-090Sunday performances at the 1999 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 4)SoundStorytellers
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Oral performance
Personal experience narratives
Storytelling
Oral narratives
Animal tales
Trickster tales
Arts, Jamaican
Jamaican Americans
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a_s1576_76_d96-019bLucille Frances-Fuller storytelling at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival Main StageSoundFlorida Folk Festival
Folk festivals
Storytelling
Jamaican Americans
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