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A 45 record (single) by Frank Thomas and Friends

A 45 record (single) by Frank Thomas and Friends

Date
1979
Description
One audio record (a 45 single). Published by Great Southern Records in 1979. Thomas wrote both songs. He won the 1993 Florida Folk Heritage Award.
Collection
Elizabeth McCommon audition tape

Elizabeth McCommon audition tape

Date
1979
Description
McCommon performs four songs, all on side two of the tape. This tape was sent to Florida Folk Festival organizer Thelma Boltin in 1979 as a musical sample of McCommon's repertoire. She explains in an accompanying letter that "the speed of the master is too slow and the resulting copy is less than I would have hoped, quality-wise." The tape is in very poor condition.
Collection
Florida Folklife Council meeting

Florida Folklife Council meeting

Date
1979-10-16
Description
This audiocassette tape contains the first meeting of the Florida Folklife Council. Present were council members Foreman, González-Pando, Goza, Jabbour, Saunders and Sugrue; Florida Department of State personnel Levitt, Kelley, Warner, Kushner, Oppenheim, Morrell, Wilkins, and McMullen; and Folklife Program staff Werndli, Beauchamp, Belland, Bulger, and Greene.
Collection
Florida Folklife Council meeting

Florida Folklife Council meeting

Date
1979-12-05
Description
Present were Florida Folklife Council members Foreman, González-Pando, Jabbour, Saunders and Sugrue; Florida Department of State personnel Kelley and Warner; Folklife Program staff Werndli, Beauchamp, Belland, Bulger, and Greene; and visitors Hammer from the Florida Times Union and White Springs citizen Glover.
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Friday evening performances at the 1979 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

Friday evening performances at the 1979 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

Date
1979-05-25
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Dunscombe was from Gainesville, he had been playing the saw for 50 years by 1979, and the festival for 25 years. Called the Musical Carpenter, he was a retired UF professor. Guitarist-singer Bullard was from White Springs. The Travelers were based out of Lake City, the band consisted of Skip (banjo), Claudie (Skip's father; guitar), and Buddy Harvey (Skip's cousin; bass). Buddy taught in Duval County, and Skip and his father owned a TV shop. From Branford, this was Fox's first festival performance. He played since the 1930s. In 1932 on WJBU, he was known as Eddie Fox. The Kellys were from Palatka. From Brooksville, Miller was the daughter of Ed Flemming.
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Friday evening performances at the 1979 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

Friday evening performances at the 1979 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

Date
1979-05-25
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Battle was from Tampa. This was his fourth Festival. From St. Petersburg, Bill played guitar, and Charla played banjo and dulcimer. Guitarist-singer-storyteller Rogers was from St. Augustine. From Jacksonville, the Peyton Brothers consisted of John, Dan, Mike, and Lee. At the time, they had their own television show on Channel 12 in Jacksonville (Saturdays, 6:30pm).
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Friday evening performances at the 1979 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

Friday evening performances at the 1979 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

Date
1979-05-25
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Bagpiper Hamilton, from Starke and a Florida Times-Union reporter, played first. The Bucksnort Barndance Band and the cloggers were both from Gainesville. Kloiber, at the time a law student at the University of Virginia, was from West Palm Beach; Gerard, a speech graduate student at the University of Tampa, was from Lake City. They met and began playing traditional folk music while students at Florida State University. Dekle was from Macclenny. McKinney and Alvarez were violinists from Starke. At the time Evelyn lived in Petersburg, New York. Popular on the folk circuit in the 1960s, she performed with late husband Bob (and later daughter Martha)as the popular folk act, the Beers Family. They were sent in 1968 by the U.S. Dept. of State on a tour on India, and once played for the White House in 1969. In 1966, they also began the popular Fox Hollow Festival in upstate New York. In 1972, Bob Beers died in a car crash. His daughter stil
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Interview with basket maker Pearlie Gates

Interview with basket maker Pearlie Gates

Date
1979
Description
One audio cassette. Pearlie Gates, born in about 1885 in Geneva, Florida, near Sanford, Florida, discusses her craft making using palmetto leaves and egg cartons. She also describes her life growing up in rural Florida.
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Interview with basketmaker Lucreaty Clark

Interview with basketmaker Lucreaty Clark

Date
1979-10-31
Description
Six reel to reels. Lucreaty Clark was a white oak basket maker, a tradition that stretched back in her family to antebellum times. In 1979, no one else was making split white oak baskets, and she presumed the tradition would die with her. (In the mid-1980s, she trained her grandson Alphonso Jennings to make white oak baskets.) T79-23: Topics included plantation work, cooking, her first marriage, her children, Brer Rabbit tales, games, and smoking beef. T79-25: Clark discusses how she chooses the white oak to make her baskets, how she splits the wood, her tools, selling the baskets, sues of the baskets, and how her parents taught her the skill. T79-26: Clark talks about raising hogs, Christmas baskets, and various basket types. T79-27: Clark talks about giving birth, weather predictions, raising her kids, snakes in the area, and her grandchildren. T79-28: Recording of Clark making a basket while she narrates throughout the process. Afterwards, she talks about -- and tells -- stories from her childhood, including ghost stories, Brer rabbit tales, and Little Red Riding Hood. T79-29: She discusses marriage and kids, midwives, losing her last child during childbirth, morning sickness, medicinal cures for childbirth pains, birthmarks, pregnancy superstitions, and how to finish a basket.
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Interview with midwife Annie Mae Taylor

Interview with midwife Annie Mae Taylor

Date
1979-06-06
Description
One reel to reel. Taylor discusses her life and career as a midwife. Topics include family history; training with a local doctor; childbirth; medicinal treatments; pre-natal care; her first delivery in 1953; complications in childbirth including tearing, placenta, twins, and breached births; birth-related superstitions; labor pains; and monetary charges. Bonnie Carden, another midwife, also joins in towards the end of the interview.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1603_03_06_01A 45 record (single) by Frank Thomas and FriendsSoundPerformances
Sound recordings
Folk singers
Songs
Music performance
Composers
Singing
Singers
Guitarist
Composer
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a_s1576_03_c79-089Elizabeth McCommon audition tapeSoundSinger-songwriter music
Music -- Performance
Contemporary folk music
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a_s1576_03_c80-007Florida Folklife Council meetingSoundArts administrators
Oral communication
Folklorists
Public officers
Public officials
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a_s1576_03_c80-010Florida Folklife Council meetingSoundArts administrators
Oral communication
Folklorists
Public officers
Public officials
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a_s1576_t83-092Friday evening performances at the 1979 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Musical saws
Saws, musical
Singing
Guitarists
Guitar music
Stringband music
Country music
Popular songs
Bluegrass music
Old time music
Banjo music
African Americans
Choir singing
Choirs (music)
Religious songs
Gospel songs
Gospel (Black)
Folk singers
Singers
Guitarist
Banjoists
Choruses
Bands (Music)
Bluegrass musicians
Musicians
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a_s1576_t83-093Friday evening performances at the 1979 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Guitar music
Singing
Folk singers
Banjo music
Storytelling
Old time music
Bluegrass music
String bands
Stringband music
Singers
Guitarist
Storytellers
Bands (Music)
Bluegrass musicians
Musicians
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a_s1576_t83-094Friday evening performances at the 1979 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Musicians
Old time music
Singing
String bands
Stringband music
Bluegrass music
Bagpipe music
Clog dancing
Clogging
Dance music
Country music
Guitar music
Occupational folklore
Whipcracking
Demonstrations
Violin music
Folk singers
Ballads
Singers
Bands (Music)
Bluegrass musicians
Dancers
Guitarist
Rodeo performers
Whip maker
Bagpipers
Violinists
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a_s1576_02_c80-004Interview with basket maker Pearlie GatesSoundInterviews
Fieldwork
Palm frond weaving
Basket making
Basket work
Basketry
Palmetto weaving
Life histories
Weaving
Family history
Basket maker
Artisans
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a_s1576_t79-023Interview with basketmaker Lucreaty ClarkSoundFieldwork
Interviews
African Americans
Life histories
Oral history
Personal experience narratives
White oak
Basket making
Basket work
Basketry
Baskets
Family history
Marriage
Trickster tales
Animal tales
Childbirth
Children
Supernatural legends
Beliefs and cultures
Domestic arts
Midwives
Healers
Basket maker
Storytellers
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a_s1576_t79-005Interview with midwife Annie Mae TaylorSoundFieldwork
Interviews
Oral history
Personal experience narratives
African Americans
Midwifery
Occupational groups
Occupational training
Health
Labor
Children
Natural medicine
Natural childbirth
Healers
Family history
Beliefs and cultures
Midwives
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