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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Shape note singers"
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Copy of the phonographic album: Florida Folk Festival -- the First 25 Years

Copy of the phonographic album: Florida Folk Festival -- the First 25 Years

Date
1953
Description
One reel to reel recording. (Also copied onto audio cassette C83-98) A recording of the 25th anniversary album produced by the FFP staff in honor of the Florida Folk Festival, covering 1952 - 1977. Released in 1981, the album was culled from the recordings of the Florida Folk Festivals found in S 1576. See notes in S 1579, box 1, folder: 'T83-117 through T83-120' for which reels these selections were copied from.
Collection
Florida-Alabama Progressive Singing Convention

Florida-Alabama Progressive Singing Convention

Date
1980-05-18
Description
Four proof sheets with 85 black and white images, plus negatives. The convention was founded in 1928, and performs four times a year. Shaped Note singing was an a capella style of church music that utilized shapes to represent notes (fa-so-la-mi) for untrained and even illiterate church members. Only four notes were used in the hymns. An old Anglican practice, English colonists first brought the tradition over to North American in the 1600s. See also S 1577, box 17, folder 114. For a recording, see reels in S1576: T83-82 through T83-85.
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Friday evening performances at the 1954 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

Friday evening performances at the 1954 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

Date
1954-05-07
Description
One reel to reel. Knott served as the emcee. The first half of the reel consists of Friday morning performances. Detailed information on the performers can be found on the 1954 festival program, located in S 1619, box 1.
Collection
Friday evening performances at the 1954 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

Friday evening performances at the 1954 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

Date
1954-05-07
Description
One reel to reel. Knott served as the emcee. Detailed information on the performers can be found on the 1954 festival program, located in S 1619, box 1.
Collection
Friday performances at the 1994 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Workshop Stage) (Tape 1)

Friday performances at the 1994 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Workshop Stage) (Tape 1)

Date
1994-05-27
Description
One audio cassette. The Albritton were from Lithia, Florida. Refreshing Showers was #64 in the BF White Sacred Harp book, and Happy Land was # 348 -- Lane's first learned song. Valada was the author of Poetically Just us. She and Tina Flewellyn explained their concept of stoetry -- poetic stories.
Collection
Friday performances at the 1994 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Workshop Stage) (Tape 5)

Friday performances at the 1994 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Workshop Stage) (Tape 5)

Date
1994-05-27
Description
One audio cassette. Chancey was a storyteller from Bartow. Albritton was from Lithia, Florida. Happy Land was the first song Albritton learned. All songs derive from either the BF White Sacred Harp book (Cooper Revision) or the original Sacred harp book (Denson Revision).
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Friday performances at the 2000 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 7)

Friday performances at the 2000 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 7)

Date
2000-05-26
Description
One audio cassette tape. Tozzer served as emcee. Joseph Kilgore and Darren Watts discuss net making and whip making. Kilgore discusses his childhood and how he learned to make nets and whips as well as time he spent as a yacht captain and first mate. Later in the tape, he discusses his method of net and whip making. Darren Watts describes how he met Kilgore and began making nets and whips. The Roddenberry family (Mrs. Bernice Rodenberry and daughters: Betty Owens, Doris Lloyd, Katherine Lett, Debbie Todd, Judy Drury, Latrelle McDowell and Sheila Carter) performs songs including "Down by the River", an unnamed Sacred Harp (shape note) song and "Amazing Grace". They discuss how they learned to sing and also the making of palmetto brooms.
Collection
Friday performances at the 2000 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 8)

Friday performances at the 2000 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 8)

Date
2000-05-26
Description
One audio cassette tape. Tozzer served as emcee. The Rodenberrys (Mrs. Bernice Roddenberry and daughters: Betty Owens, Doris Lloyd, Katherine Lett, Debbie Todd, Judy Drury, Latrelle McDowell and Sheila Carter) continue from C00-69 discussing their past and family history.
Collection
Lane Albritton demonstration at the 1994 Florida Folk Festival Folklife Area Workshop Stage

Lane Albritton demonstration at the 1994 Florida Folk Festival Folklife Area Workshop Stage

Date
1994-05-28
Description
One audio cassette. Laura Ogden served as emcee. Albritton discusses singing from the Sacred Harp while a cassette of shape note singing plays in the background. He explains how shape note singing works and its origins in between singing songs. He also tells a story about taking the Sacred Harp with him in World War II.
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Recording of the Florida-Alabama Progressive Seven Shape Note Singing Convention

Recording of the Florida-Alabama Progressive Seven Shape Note Singing Convention

Date
1980-05-18
Description
Six reel to reel recordings. The convention was founded in 1928, and performs four times a year. Shaped Note singing was an a capella style of church music that utilized shapes to represent notes (fa-so-la-mi) for untrained and even illiterate church members. Only four notes were used in the hymns. An old Anglican practice, English colonists first brought the tradition over to North American in the 1600s. These are field recordings from the Florida Record Project. That project, along with work for the North Florida Project, resulted in the two-album recording, Drop On Down in Florida.

 


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a_s1576_t83-135Copy of the phonographic album: Florida Folk Festival -- the First 25 YearsSoundShape note singers
Musicians
Guitarist
Singers
Sound recordings
Music performance
African Americans
Czechoslovakian Americans
Tall tales
Guitar music
Gospel (Black)
Musical tradition, sacred
Shape note singing
Storytelling
Seminole Indians
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Storytellers
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Florida-Alabama Progressive Singing ConventionFlorida-Alabama Progressive Singing ConventionStill ImageMusic
Singers
Shape note singing
Performing arts
Performers
A capella singers
A capella singing
Religious music
Shape note singers
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a_s1576_t76-004bFriday evening performances at the 1954 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Music performance
Folk singers
Performing arts
Hand-clapping games
Jump rope rhymes
Creek Indians
Native Americans
Town criers
Spirituals (Songs)
Accordion music
Shape note singing
Musical tradition, sacred
Singers
Children
Dancers
Accordionists
Shape note singers
Choruses
Students
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a_s1576_t76-005Friday evening performances at the 1954 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Music performance
Folk singers
Performing arts
Shape note singing
Musical tradition, sacred
Singing
Choruses
Religious songs
Singers
Children
Shape note singers
Students
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a_s1576_32_c94-049Friday performances at the 1994 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Workshop Stage) (Tape 1)SoundFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Shape note singing
A capella singers
A capella singing
Musical tradition, sacred
Religious songs
Poetic language
Oral poetry
African Americans
Poetry
Storytelling
Oral narratives
Singers
Shape note singers
Storytellers
Authors
Poets
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a_s1576_33_c94-053Friday performances at the 1994 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Workshop Stage) (Tape 5)SoundFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Oral performance
Storytelling
A capella singers
A capella singing
Oral narratives
Tales
Shape note singing
Musical tradition, sacred
Personal experience narratives
Religious songs
Life histories
Singing
Storytellers
Shape note singers
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a_s1576_83_c00-069Friday performances at the 2000 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 7)SoundNet maker
Singers
Shape note singers
Broom makers
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Oral performance
Personal experience narratives
Net makers
Netmaking
Fishing nets
Broom making
Shape note singing
Singing
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a_s1576_83_c00-070Friday performances at the 2000 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 8)SoundShape note singers
Singers
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Oral performance
Personal experience narratives
Family history
Life histories
Music performance
A capella singing
Shape note singing
Singing
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Lane Albritton demonstration at the 1994 Florida Folk Festival Folklife Area Workshop StageLane Albritton demonstration at the 1994 Florida Folk Festival Folklife Area Workshop StagesoundShape note singers
Folk festivals
Florida Folk Festival
Music -- Performance
A capella singing
Shape note singing
Religious songs
Personal experience narratives
World War, 1939-1945
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a_s1576_t83-082Recording of the Florida-Alabama Progressive Seven Shape Note Singing ConventionSoundFieldwork
African Americans
Music performance
Performing arts
Singing
Shape note singing
A capella singing
Churches
Church services
Protestants
Sermons
Preachers
Christianity
Prayer
Church attendance
Gospel music
Gospel (Black)
Religion
Religious music
Singers
Shape note singers
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