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Sunday program at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 4)

Sunday program at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 4)

Date
1997-05-25
Description
One audio cassette recording. Jerrilyn McGregory, author of Wiregrass Folklife, is interviewed by Laurie Sommers. She discusses wiregrass and the ecological threat it faces as well as Deep South traditions of "wiregrass country". She also describes the types of people she met in her research, differences between the roles for men and women in this area, the evolution of shaped-note singing and African-American funerary customs.
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a_s1576_68_c97-089Sunday program at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 4)SoundAuthors
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Oral performance
Life histories
Interviewing
Flora
Wiregrass
Grasses
Ecology
Environment
Plants
Shape note singing
Folklife
Folklorists
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