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Minorcan Cultural Exchange Tour at University of Florida

Minorcan Cultural Exchange Tour at University of Florida

Date
1983-10-10
Description
One video cassette (3/4" tape). 10 minutes. Wickamn, a folklorist and a Minorcan American, served as the emcee. The Minorcan Cultural Exchange Tour, which ran from 10/6-13/1983, was created through an agreement between Florida Dept. of State and Minorca to celebrate Florida's two hundred year Minorcan heritage. First brought over as workers for a British plantation in the 1770s, most soon escaped the harsh working conditions and settled in St. Augustine. The tour, organized by Secretary of State George Firestone, the Bureau of Florida Folklife (Bulger, Belland, Loomis), Division of Historical Resources (Jean Lee and Paul Weaver) and the Florida Museum of History (Pat Wickman). The tour, with 140 performers and delegates from Minorca, consisted of a series of public performances and emerged out of the smaller program, the Minorcan Heritage Week held in May 1983. The tour traveled from St. Augustine, to the University of Florida, to EPCOT, to Cypress Gardens, then finally to Miami for departure back to Spain. Some records for the tour can be found in S 1578, Box 3, folder 81.
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Will McLean Memorial Service

Will McLean Memorial Service

Date
1990-01-24
Description
One video recording (35 minutes, VHS). Memorial Service for singer-songwriter Will McLean, held at the Thomas Center in Gainesville. Includes eulogies and memories by Florida Folk Festival director Thelma, Boltin,singer-songwriter Don Grooms, an emotional Seminole chairman and singer James (Jim) Billie, singer-protégé Gamble Rogers, Barbara Sheen Todd, singer-environmental activist Dale Crider, and Cherill Heaton. Plus performances McLean's songs by Jeanie Fitchen (on autoharp), Dougs Gauss, Wayne Martin, Frank Thomas, Don Grooms, Dennis Devine, Mary Ann Dinella, Sandra Jamieson, Ernie Williams, and Barbara Sheen Todd (who sings his first song). These are interspersed with scenes from a 1982 PBS special on McLean, and concludes with audio from McLean's last performance (St. Augustine, October 29, 1989). Many other folk artists are visible in the audience, including Bobby Hicks. Produced by Margaret Longhill and Philip Schwartz for the McLean Foundation. Singer-songwriter Will McLean was often called the 'Father of Florida Folk.' The Black Hat Troubadour, a nickname given for the hat he usually wore, authored hundreds of songs, and was a national figure on the folk music scene. A fifth generation Floridian, he died in 1990 from cancer.
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1981 Florida State Fiddlers Competition

1981 Florida State Fiddlers Competition

Date
1981-10-09
Description
One audio cassette.
Collection
Annie Coleman interview

Annie Coleman interview

Date
1977-01-14
Description
One audio cassette. The interview is difficult to hear. Coleman discusses her life and quilting.
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Claude Sheppard interview for the North Florida Folklife Project

Claude Sheppard interview for the North Florida Folklife Project

Date
1978-05-03
Description
One audio cassette. Sheppard discusses how he began to braid whips and gives step-by-step instructions for starting whips. He also talks about his knowledge of Florida history and the use of the whip in Florida history, his trademark, his whip acts, and an accident driving cattle. Sheppard then discusses the origins of the term "Florida Cracker," talks about brindles and Conway buckles, and demonstrates how to braid a whip.
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Compilation of recordings by the Williams Family & Johnny Brown from the Florida Record Project

Compilation of recordings by the Williams Family & Johnny Brown from the Florida Record Project

Date
1978-05-10
Description
One audio cassette. Williams, Ella, and Lilly were recorded in Newberry on 27 May 1978; Brown was recorded in St. Petersburg on 10 May 1978; and the shape note singers were recorded in Crestview on 18 May 1980. (For the full recording of the shape note singers, see S 1576, reels T83-82 through T83-85.) These were 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, an exploration of African American musical styles in Florida.
Collection
Compilation of recordings from the North Florida Folklife Project

Compilation of recordings from the North Florida Folklife Project

Date
1978
Description
This audiocassette tape was composed of selections from field recordings for the North Florida Folklife Project. Some tracks were featured on the Florida Folklife Program's compilation of African American musical traditions throughout Florida, Drop on Down in Florida. The tracks by Brown & N. L. Williams are copied from T78-326 & T78-327, recorded May 28, 1978; tracks by Fletcher & Blackwelder are copied from T78-322 & T78-323, recorded April 22, 1978; tracks by Moses Williams are copied from T78-321, recorded April 22, 1978; tracks by Richard Williams are copied from T78-328 & T78-329, recorded May 27, 1978 (except "Travel the Whole World Around," copied from T83-66, recorded March 16, 1980).
Collection
Compilation of recordings from the North Florida Folklife Project

Compilation of recordings from the North Florida Folklife Project

Date
1978
Description
This audiocassette tape was composed of selections from field recordings for the North Florida Folklife Project and the Florida Record Project. Tracks 1-4 were featured on the Florida Folklife Program's compilation of African American musical traditions throughout Florida, Drop on Down in Florida.  The tracks by Moses Williams are copied from T78-321, recorded April 22, 1978; tracks by Richard Williams and family are copied from T78-328 & T78-329, recorded May 27, 1978; tracks by Brown & N. L. Williams are copied from T78-326, recorded May 28, 1978; "Trot Along, My Honey" copied from T78-322, recorded April 22, 1978; "Angel Band" copied from T78-350, recorded October 29, 1978; "Wade in the Water" copied from T78-318, recorded April 16, 1978.           
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Don Grooms performance on "Folkways" radio show on WRUF-FM

Don Grooms performance on "Folkways" radio show on WRUF-FM

Date
1970
Description
Recording of a radio program from WRUF-FM. Jimmie the Kid Coleman serves as emcee. Includes music performances and stories by Grooms.
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Ella Mae Huffman interview for the North Florida Folklife Project

Ella Mae Huffman interview for the North Florida Folklife Project

Date
1978-05-03
Description
One audio cassette. Huffman discusses the materials she uses to create the baskets, talks about the first steps used in creating the baskets, demonstrates fastening the needles together, talks about learning the craft in grade school, explains the application of shellac, and tells how long it takes to complete a basket. She also discusses life and her family's background.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Minorcan Cultural Exchange Tour at University of FloridaMinorcan Cultural Exchange Tour at University of FloridaMoving ImageFolklorists
Fieldwork
Minorcan Americans
Minorcans
Documentary videos
Performing arts
Music performance
Singing
Choir singing
Choirs (music)
Dance
Choruses
Singers
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Will McLean Memorial ServiceWill McLean Memorial ServiceMoving ImageGuitarist
Composer
Memorials
Video recording
Memorialization
Tributes
Death rites
Folk singers
Public speaking
Singing
Sing alongs
Personal experience narratives
Autoharp music
Guitar music
Composers
Songs
Performances
Performing arts
Humor
Oral narratives
Seminole Indians
Florida history
Musicians
Singers
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a_s1576_10_c83-1001981 Florida State Fiddlers CompetitionSoundMusicians
Competitions
Fiddle music
Fiddling
Special events
Violin music
String instruments
Old time music
Bluegrass music
Contests
Music performance
Performing arts
Fiddlers
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a_s1576_01_c77-005bAnnie Coleman interviewSoundInterviews
Oral narratives
Quilting
Life histories
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a_s1576_02_c78-051Claude Sheppard interview for the North Florida Folklife ProjectSoundWhips
Braiding
Interviews
Field recordings
Oral narratives
Leatherworking
Leather
Ranching
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a_s1576_04_c80-021Compilation of recordings by the Williams Family & Johnny Brown from the Florida Record ProjectSoundMusic -- Performance
Field recordings
African Americans
Blues (Music)
Shape note singing
Gospel music
Religious songs
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a_s1576_03_c80-002Compilation of recordings from the North Florida Folklife ProjectSoundMusic -- Performance
Field recordings
African Americans
Blues (Music)
Diddley bows
Old-time music
Fiddle tunes
Gospel music
Religious songs
Rural blues
Banjo music
Folk music -- United States
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a_s1576_03_c80-001Compilation of recordings from the North Florida Folklife ProjectSoundMusic -- Performance
Field recordings
African Americans
Blues (Music)
Rural blues
Diddley bows
Gospel music
Religious songs
Shape note singing
A capella singing
Sacred Harp, Cooper Revision
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a_s1576_03_c79-079aDon Grooms performance on "Folkways" radio show on WRUF-FMSoundRadio programs
Folk music -- United States
Music -- Performance
Cherokee Indians
Singer-songwriter music
Country music
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a_s1576_02_c78-052Ella Mae Huffman interview for the North Florida Folklife ProjectSoundBasket making
Interviews
Field recordings
African Americans
Baskets
Pine straw
Oral narratives
Weaving
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