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Friday performances at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Reel 10)

Friday performances at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Reel 10)

Date
1986-05-23
Description
One reel to reel recording. Copied onto C86-74. Jesus Rodriguez on Venezuelan harp, Henry Rodriguez on maracas, and Nelson Zuleta on quatro. Joseph played po lambi (conch shell). He also discusses its history and uses. Andre Max and George Edmond play drums and rhythm sticks. Gavilarine Moraville performs traditional Haitian dances. The folklife area in 1986 focused on Miami-Dade, which stemmed from fieldwork work on the 1986 Miami-Dade Folklife Survey, conducted by Lauri Sommers, Tina Bucuvalas, and Nancy Nusz.
Collection
Interview with Amish artists Menno and Idah Ebersol

Interview with Amish artists Menno and Idah Ebersol

Date
1987-01-02
Description
One audio cassette. The Florida Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1987 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalis, Steve Frangos, Merri Belland, and Barbara Seitz as preliminary research for a joint folk art project between the Florida Folklife Program and the Florida Museum of History. The field researchers focused on those areas previously overlooked by FFP staff. The research focused on identifying folk artists and locating appropriate exhibit objects.
Collection
Interview with Barry Masters on coquina construction

Interview with Barry Masters on coquina construction

Date
1983-05-23
Description
One audio cassette. Recorded at the Minorcan Folklife Area at the 1983 Florida Folk Festival. Masters discusses construction with coquina, a limestone rock unique to the eastern coast of Florida. He also discusses building stucco coquina and the high cost of building structures with coquina. Coquina is a type of rock that naturally develops from discarded coquina shells. Found mostly on Anastasia Island near St. Augustine, Florida. For images of Masters, see S 1577, v. 20, slides S83-1418 - S83-1420; S83-1424; S83-1425.
Collection
Interview with conch shell player Rev. Thurlow Weed

Interview with conch shell player Rev. Thurlow Weed

Date
1977-01-30
Description
One audio cassette. Interview on side 1, music performance on side 2. Thurlow describes how he doesn't use music notes to play the conch shell; how shells are used for communication on boats in Key West, Bahamas, Hawaii; how he holds a BA in music; and how he plays the instrument. He also demonstrates playing the conch shell.
Collection
Interview with shell player Limone Joseph

Interview with shell player Limone Joseph

Date
1985-08-17
Description
One reel to reel tape (also copied onto audio cassette: C86-101). Interview with Po Lambi player (Haitian shell playing). The skill was used in rural Haitian villages to signal social gatherings, as work songs, and during harvesting. It is usually played with drums, and is of African origins. For Haitians, it is a symbol of their culture. He discusses learning po lambi; uses of it; life in rural Haiti; moving to the US (c. 1975); getting degree in Social Sciences; his family's reaction to his learning po lambi; history of the tradition; and teaching Haitian folklife to others. For images of Joseph, see S 1577, v. 41, S86-4721 - S86-4727. The Dade Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1986 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalas, Nancy Nusz and Laurie Sommers in order to identify folk arts and folk artists for the special folklife area at the 34th Annual Florida Folk Festival. The traditions are mainly Haitian, Jamaican, Mexican, Bahamian, Cuban and Jewish and cover a wide range of skills and art forms.
Collection
Saturday evening performances at the 1978 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)

Saturday evening performances at the 1978 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)

Date
1978-05-27
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Mark was from St. Augustine. His set was started on T80-12. The travelers were from Lake City, and consisted of Buddy Harvey (bass), Claudie Johns (guitar), and Skip Johns (banjo). Weed, of Key West, played the conch shell. Johnson and Wickman were also from St. Augustine. Their set continues on T80-14.
Collection
Saturday morning performances at the 1978 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 5)

Saturday morning performances at the 1978 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 5)

Date
1978-05-27
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Bouwhuizen was a teacher in Tampa. Weed, of Key West, played the conch shell. McGhee, of Lake City, played the autoharp (chorded zither). The New Sand Mountain Wildcats consisted of Rob Levine, Ernie Williams, Darelyn Caudill, Bill Dudley, Jim Strickland, and Shelli Yaeger. This was the first festival.
Collection
Saturday performances at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Reels 11-12)

Saturday performances at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Reels 11-12)

Date
1986-05-24
Description
Two reel to reel recordings. (Copied onto C86-86, C86-87.) The start of Grupo's performance can be found on T86-42. Friedland served as emcee. Joseph played po lambi (conch shell). He also discusses its history and uses. He is joined by several Haitian dancers. The folklife area in 1986 focused on Miami-Dade, which stemmed from fieldwork work on the 1986 Miami-Dade Folklife Survey, conducted by Lauri Sommers, Tina Bucuvalas, and Nancy Nusz.
Collection
Sunday afternoon performances at the 1978 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

Sunday afternoon performances at the 1978 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

Date
1978-05-28
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Patterson was from St. Augustine. Williams was a street musician from Tallahassee. Weed, of Key West, played the conch shell.
Collection
Sunday evening performances at the 1980 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

Sunday evening performances at the 1980 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

Date
1980-05-25
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. The start of the Wind That Shakes the Barley performance can be found on T80-73. Moses Williams played blues music on the diddly bow. Workman played a conch shell.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1576_t86-031Friday performances at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Reel 10)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Arts, Haitian
Music performance
Shells
Musical groups
Music Latin America
Harp music
Haitian Americans
Venezuelan Americans
Arts, Venezuelan
Latinos
Musicians
Dancers
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a_s1708_04_tape09Interview with Amish artists Menno and Idah EbersolSoundFieldwork
Oral histories
Life histories
Sound recordings
Interviews
Art, Mennonite
Mennonites
Quilted goods
Quilting
Needlework
Shells
Carpentry
Carpenters
Quiltmakers
Needleworkers
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a_s1576_08_c83-040Interview with Barry Masters on coquina constructionSoundFolklore revival festivals
Interviews
Oral histories
Personal experience narratives
Construction + architecture
Coquina
Stone structures
Shells
Rocks
Mason
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a_s1576_01_c77-021Interview with conch shell player Rev. Thurlow WeedSoundShells
Interviews
Oral narratives
Musical instruments
Life histories
Music performance
Oral histories
Musicians
Preachers
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a_s1576_t86-058Interview with shell player Limone JosephSoundFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Demonstrations
Music
Latinos
Haitian Americans
Shells
Interviewing
Interviews
Life histories
Drums
Musicians
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a_s1576_t80-013Saturday evening performances at the 1978 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)SoundSingers
Guitarist
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Singing
Guitar music
Bluegrass music
Shells
Old time music
Stringband music
Musicians
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a_s1576_t80-009Saturday morning performances at the 1978 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 5)SoundSingers
Dancers
Bands (Music)
Guitarist
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Singing
Shells
Old time music
Storytelling
Autoharp music
Dance music
Guitar music
Animal tales
Trickster tales
Musicians
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a_s1576_t86-043Saturday performances at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Reels 11-12)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Workshops (Adult education)
Arts, Haitian
Haitian Americans
Music performance
Shells
Demonstrations
Salsa (music)
Calypso music
Music Latin America
Musicians
Dancers
Musical groups
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a_s1576_t80-021Sunday afternoon performances at the 1978 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)SoundSingers
Guitarist
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Singing
Religious music
Oral narratives
Shells
Demonstrations
Guitar music
Folk singers
Religious songs
Gospel songs
Musicians
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a_s1576_t80-074Sunday evening performances at the 1980 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Singing
Guitar music
Diddly bow
Blues (Music)
Blues singers
Cowboys
Old time music
Country music
Shells
Guitarist
Singers
Bands (Music)
Musicians
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