64 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Type contains "Sound" AND MP3 Flag contains "true" AND Date contains "1989"
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Alan Jabbour at the Nick of Time Conference

Alan Jabbour at the Nick of Time Conference

Date
1989-02-04
Description
Dale Olsen serves as emcee. Jabbour plays music from the Works Progress Administration (WPA) and discusses his background as a native Floridian from Miami. Sources for Florida folk materials are discussed and music is played, including "The Sloop John B." Jabbour continues discussing songs of various ethnic origins, such as Slovakian, Minorcan, and Greek.
Collection
Alan Lomax at the Nick of Time Conference

Alan Lomax at the Nick of Time Conference

Date
1989-02-04
Description
Dale Olsen serves as emcee. Lomax discusses the background of what had been said previously in the conference; the "century of the common man"; various people involved with the Works Progress Administration's (WPA) including Franklin D. and Eleanor Roosevelt; archives and records; Woody Guthrie and his song, "Going Where the Climate Suits My Clothes"; WPA writers and John Lomax's involvement in the beginning of the Slave Narrative Collection; difficulties and risks in gathering folklore; importance of folklore to the public sector; fieldwork with African-Americans; Zora Neale Hurston and performs one of the songs she collected; Stetson Kennedy and his work with the WPA; the dangers of fieldwork; importance of oldest documents; living in the black community; African instruments; and songs he collected (particularly blues).
Collection
Alex McBride interview for the Duval County Folk Arts in Education Project

Alex McBride interview for the Duval County Folk Arts in Education Project

Date
1989-08-16
Description
One audio cassette. Jacksonville native discusses his career playing blues piano. Topics include learning piano from his mother; gospel music; jazz; piano styles: gospel, blues, jazz; Jacksonville piano players; local clubs; bands he played with; playing in North Florida; and equipment used.
Collection
Alex McBride performance for the Duval County Folk Arts in Education Project

Alex McBride performance for the Duval County Folk Arts in Education Project

Date
1989-08-16
Description
One audio cassette. Recording of blues pianist McBride playing at his apartment.
Collection
Ann Banks at the Nick of Time Conference

Ann Banks at the Nick of Time Conference

Date
1989-02-04
Description
Dale Olsen serves as emcee. Banks discusses her background as a Florida native and tells stories. She also discusses re-issued stories from the Federal Writers' Project (FWP), such as Benjamin Botkin and his emphasis on literary realism; Works Progress Administration's (WPA) writers as pioneers.
Collection
Barbara Speisman at the Nick of Time Conference

Barbara Speisman at the Nick of Time Conference

Date
1989-02-04
Description
Dale Olsen serves as emcee. Speisman discusses her own background and stories about Zora Neale Hurston and Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings.
Collection
Bill Leavins performance for the Forest Industries Project

Bill Leavins performance for the Forest Industries Project

Date
1989-01-21
Description
One audio cassette. Consists of Bill Leavins making square dance calls. Mr. Leavins began clogging at the age of 11. Later he became known for his square dance calling. The dance on this tape was recorded at a dance given on his property.
Collection
Billy Bryan performance for the Forest Industries Project

Billy Bryan performance for the Forest Industries Project

Date
1989-01-08
Description
One audio cassette. Bryan plays two fiddle tunes with folklorist Rosenberg on guitar. Recorded at an unknown location.
Collection
Champion Paper employees interview for the Forest Industries Project

Champion Paper employees interview for the Forest Industries Project

Date
1989-01-13
Description
One audio cassette. Interview with Champion Paper employees Wiggins, Williams, and Kennedy. They discuss the details of their occupational duties and experiences in the workplace.
Collection
Clyde Foster interview for the Forest Industries Project

Clyde Foster interview for the Forest Industries Project

Date
1989-01-09
Description
One audio cassette. Poor sonic quality. Foster discusses growing up in Munson, where his father ran a general store. He describes buying timber to be cut into logs and for chipping into pulpwood, and timber cruising.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1576_25_c89-002bAlan Jabbour at the Nick of Time ConferenceSoundWorks Progress Administration (WPA)
Folklore
Oral histories
Field recordings
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a_s1576_25_c89-004bAlan Lomax at the Nick of Time ConferenceSoundWorks Progress Administration's (WPA)
Folkore
Oral histories
African-Americans
Fieldwork
Blues (Music)
Folk songs
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a_s1618_04_tape17Alex McBride interview for the Duval County Folk Arts in Education ProjectSoundField recordings
Interviews
Pianos
Blues (music)
African Americans
Blues musicians
Oral narratives
Gospel music
Jazz
Nightclubs
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a_s1618_04_tape16Alex McBride performance for the Duval County Folk Arts in Education ProjectSoundField recordings
Music--Performance
Blues (music)
African Americans
Blues musicians
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a_s1576_25_c89-003bAnn Banks at the Nick of Time ConferenceSoundWorks Progress Administration's (WPA)
Federal Writers' Project (FWP)
Folkore
Oral histories
Literature
Interviews
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a_s1576_25_c89-007bBarbara Speisman at the Nick of Time ConferenceSoundWorks Progress Administration's (WPA)
Folkore
Federal Writers' Project (FWP)
Literature
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a_s1625_05_tape02Bill Leavins performance for the Forest Industries ProjectSoundSquare dancing
Dance
Country dancing
Music--Performance
String band music
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a_s1625_05_tape07Billy Bryan performance for the Forest Industries ProjectSoundMusic--Performance
Fiddle tunes
Old time music
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a_s1625_05_tape06Champion Paper employees interview for the Forest Industries ProjectSoundMillers
Interviews
Forestry
Forestry workers
Occupational folklore
Oral histories
Oral narratives
Field recordings
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a_s1625_05_tape05Clyde Foster interview for the Forest Industries ProjectSoundForestry
Occupational folklore
Oral histories
Interviews
Lumber
Timber
Field recordings
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