15 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Geographic Term is exactly "Union County (Fla.)"
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Images of an old homestead (dog-trot house)

Images of an old homestead (dog-trot house)

Date
1981-08-27
Description
One proof sheet with 18 black and white images (plus negatives). Detailed images of a 'cracker' home located on Eugene Roger's property. Details of the buildings construction and architecture. For more images see S 1577, volume 11, slides S82-952 through S82-969. The Folk Arts in Schools Project in Columbia and Hamilton County was a joint venture between the county school systems and the Florida Folklife Program. The project consisted of field research to identify local traditions and folk artists, and in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist, which included visits by local folk artists.
Collection
John and Ruby Lomax's Southern States Recording Trip Recordings (1939: Raiford and Newberry, Fla.)

John and Ruby Lomax's Southern States Recording Trip Recordings (1939: Raiford and Newberry, Fla.)

Date
1939-06-01
Description
One reel to reel. (Copied onto audio cassette C90-35/36 in S 1576). These recordings were created during John and Ruby Lomax's 1939 recording trip through the South. Touring eleven states, the husband and wife team gathered material for the Library of Congress's Archive of the American Folk Song (today the Archive of Folk Culture in the American Folklife Center). They were not working for the WPA at the time, as is sometimes thought; but they visited two of the same sites the recorded at during their 1936-1937 WPA trip to Florida. In these recordings the Lomaxes visited the Florida State Prison at Raiford in Union County (June 2-5); and Mrs. Griffin's home in Newberry (June 1). They recorded a total of 63 songs on acetate discs (the entire trip netted a full 267 discs, with over 600 titles). See the online exhibit for more about that 1939 expedition at http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/lohtml/lohome.html (Also see other the reels of the 1939 trip: T86-242/243/223). In S 1579, box 3, there are copies of the original LOC indexes. In 1986, the FFP staff made copies of many of these recordings onto reel to reels for inclusion to the Florida Folklife Archive. The originals are still housed with the Library of Congress.
Collection
John and Ruby Lomax's Southern States Recording Trip Recordings (1939: Raiford, Fla.)

John and Ruby Lomax's Southern States Recording Trip Recordings (1939: Raiford, Fla.)

Date
1939-06-02
Description
One reel to reel. (Copied onto an unnumbered audio cassette in S 1576, box 41). These recordings were created during John and Ruby Lomax's 1939 recording trip through the South. Touring eleven states, the husband and wife team gathered material for the Library of Congress's Archive of the American Folk Song (today the Archive of Folk Culture in the American Folklife Center). They were not working for the WPA at the time, as is sometimes thought; but they visited two of the same sites they recorded at during their 1936-1937 WPA trip to Florida. In these recordings the Lomaxes visited the Florida State Prison at Raiford in Union County (June 2-5). They recorded a total of 63 songs on acetate discs in Florida (the entire trip netted a full 267 discs, with over 600 titles). See the online exhibit for more about that 1939 expedition at http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/lohtml/lohome.html (Also see other the reels of the 1939 trip: T86-241/243/223). For more detailed information on the recordings, see S 1579, box 3, for copies of the original LOC indexes. In 1986, the FFP staff made copies of many of these recordings onto reel to reels for inclusion to the Florida Folklife Archive. The originals are still housed with the Library of Congress.
Collection
John and Ruby Lomax's Southern States Recording Trip Recordings (1939: Raiford, Fla.)

John and Ruby Lomax's Southern States Recording Trip Recordings (1939: Raiford, Fla.)

Date
1939-06-02
Description
One reel to reel. (Copied onto an unnumbered audio cassette in S 1576, box 41). These recordings were created during John and Ruby Lomax's 1939 recording trip through the South. Touring eleven states, the husband and wife team gathered material for the Library of Congress's Archive of the American Folk Song (today the Archive of Folk Culture in the American Folklife Center). They were not working for the WPA at the time, as is sometimes thought; but they visited two of the same sites the recorded at during their 1936-1937 WPA trip to Florida. In these recordings the Lomaxes visited the Florida State Prison at Raiford in Union County (June 2-5). They recorded a total of 63 songs on acetate discs in Florida (the entire trip netted a full 267 discs, with over 600 titles). See the online exhibit for more about that 1939 expedition at http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/lohtml/lohome.html (Also see other the reels of the 1939 trip: T86-241/242/223).For more detailed information on the recordings, see S 1579, box 3, for copies of the original LOC indexes. In 1986, the FFP staff made copies of many of these recordings onto reel to reels for inclusion to the Florida Folklife Archive. The originals are still housed with the Library of Congress.
Collection
Logging crew in Lake Butler, Florida

Logging crew in Lake Butler, Florida

Date
32518
Description
One photographic proof sheet with 24 black and white images (located in envelope 2). Includes negatives and an index. Images of a logging crew in Lake Butler, Florida. The tractors are known as skidders.
Collection
Logging crew in Lake Butler, Florida

Logging crew in Lake Butler, Florida

Date
32518
Description
One photographic proof sheet with 24 black and white images (located in envelope 2). Includes negatives and an index. Images of a logging crew in Lake Butler, Florida. The tractors are known as skidders.
Collection
Old homestead (dog-trot house)

Old homestead (dog-trot house)

Date
1981-08-27
Description
Eighteen color slides. Various images of a 'cracker' home, complete with a tin roof, located on Roger's property. For more images, see S 1577, box 19, fodler 25. The Folk Arts in Schools Project in Columbia and Hamilton County was a joint venture between the county school systems and the Florida Folklife Program. The project consisted of field research to identify local traditions and folk artists, and in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist, which included visits by local folk artists.
Collection
Tatter Mildred Rivers

Tatter Mildred Rivers

Date
1979
Description
Sixteen black and white prints. Tatting is a form of embroidery used to create lace.
Collection
Tatter Mildred Rivers

Tatter Mildred Rivers

Date
1978-04
Description
Ten color slides.
Collection
WPA field recordings at the Florida State Prison in Union County  (1936-1937 recording expedition)

WPA field recordings at the Florida State Prison in Union County (1936-1937 recording expedition)

Date
1936
Description
One reel to reel. These recordings were created during the 1936-1937 expedition led by John Lomax. In these recordings he visited the Florida State Prison at Raiford in Union County These were the second of several WPA recording expeditions in Florida. At the time Lomax was in charge of the folklife section of the Federal Writers Project. He left that position in 1938, and in 1939 returned to Florida (including to Raiford and Alachua County). See the online exhibit about that 1939 expedition at http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/lohtml/lohome.html For more detailed information on the recordings, see S 1579, box 3, for copies of the original LOC indexes. The Works Progress Administration (WPA) – after 1939, the Works Projects Administration – was a work-relief program created in 1935 by the Roosevelt Administration that employed over 8.5 million people between 1935 and 1943. One of its programs was the Federal Writers Project (FWP), which included the Folklore Section. This section conducted fieldwork, recording songs, traditions, and stories across the nation. Originally created to gather material for the American Guide Series, but later emphasis was placed upon fieldwork for preservation of folk traditions for future use. In Florida, the FWP was based out of Jacksonville, and directed by historian Carita Doggett Corse. Folklorist Stetson Kennedy directed the Florida Folklife section. Seven recording expeditions were conducted in Florida. Two were conducted between 1935 and 1937, before the creation of the Florida Folklore Section: one by Alan Lomax and Zora Neale Hurston, and the other by John and Ruby Lomax. After 1939, five more were conducted by Florida’s FWP staff: Kennedy, Hurston, Robert Cook, Alton Morris, Corse, Robert Cornwell, John Filareton, and Herbert Halpert (of the Joint Committee on Folk Art’s Southern Recording Expedition.) Recording equipment was loaned to Florida’s WPA program by the Library of Congress’ Archive of the American Folk Song (later the American Folk Center). The field recordings were made on acetate disks, usually recorded at 78 rpm (although occasionally at 33 rpm). Because these disks were shipped from Washington DC to Florida, then to the recording site, and then back to Washington, these disks often were not of the highest sonic quality. Several had surface scratches and many had various recording speeds. In 1986, the FFP staff made copies of many of these recordings onto reel to reels for inclusion to the Florida Folklife Archive. The originals are still housed with the Library of Congress.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Images of an old homestead (dog-trot house)Images of an old homestead (dog-trot house) Still ImageFieldwork
Architecture
Woodwork
Porches
Metal roofing
Roofing, tin
Buildings
Dwellings
Structures
Frame buildings
Windows
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a_s1576_t86-241bJohn and Ruby Lomax's Southern States Recording Trip Recordings (1939: Raiford and Newberry, Fla.)SoundFieldwork
Archives
Interviews
Public service employment
Folklorists
Library of Congress
Jails
Gospel music
Old time music
A capella singers
Performing arts
A capella singing
Music performance
Singing
Blues singers
Gospel songs
Blues (Music)
Male prisoners
Women prisoners
Prisons
African Americans
Arts in prisons
Singers
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a_s1576_t86-242John and Ruby Lomax's Southern States Recording Trip Recordings (1939: Raiford, Fla.)SoundFieldwork
Archives
Interviews
Public service employment
Folklorists
Library of Congress
Jails
Gospel music
Old time music
A capella singers
Performing arts
A capella singing
Music performance
Singing
Blues singers
Gospel songs
Blues (Music)
Male prisoners
Women prisoners
Prisons
African Americans
Arts in prisons
Singers
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/thumbnails/audio.jpg
a_s1576_t86-243aJohn and Ruby Lomax's Southern States Recording Trip Recordings (1939: Raiford, Fla.)SoundFieldwork
Archives
Interviews
Public service employment
Folklorists
Library of Congress
Jails
Gospel music
Old time music
A capella singers
Performing arts
A capella singing
Music performance
Singing
Blues singers
Gospel songs
Blues (Music)
Male prisoners
Women prisoners
Prisons
African Americans
Arts in prisons
Singers
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Logging crew in Lake Butler, FloridaLogging crew in Lake Butler, FloridaStill ImageMaterial culture
Occupational groups
Trees
Tree felling
Tools
Timber
Chain saws
Lumber trade
Machinery
Tractors
Forests and forestry
Land use
Work
Workers
Labor
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Logging crew in Lake Butler, FloridaLogging crew in Lake Butler, FloridaStill ImageLoggers
Material culture
Occupational groups
Trees
Tree felling
Tools
Timber
Chain saws
Lumber trade
Machinery
Tractors
Forests and forestry
Work
Workers
Labor
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Old homestead (dog-trot house)Old homestead (dog-trot house)Still ImageFieldwork
Architecture
Houses
Material culture
Structures
Dwellings
Porches
Windows
Wood craft
Frame buildings
Roofing, tin
Metal roofing
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/thumbnails/catalog_photo.jpg
Tatter Mildred RiversTatter Mildred RiversStill ImageTatting
Embroidery
Lace and lace making
Textile arts
Material culture
Textiles
Sewing
Needlework
Decorative arts
Embroiderers
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Tatter Mildred RiversTatter Mildred RiversStill ImageNeedleworkers
Fieldwork
Lace and lace making
Lacemaking
Needlework
Textile arts
Textiles
Material culture
Craft
Sewing
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a_s1576_t86-238WPA field recordings at the Florida State Prison in Union County (1936-1937 recording expedition)SoundFieldwork
New Deal, 1933-1939
Interviews
Public service employment
Folklorists
Public welfare
United States. Work Projects Administration
Gospel music
Old time music
A capella singers
Performing arts
A capella singing
Music performance
Singing
Sermons
Gospel songs
Prayer
African Americans
Arts in prisons
Male prisoners
Women prisoners
Jails
Singers
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