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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Geographic Term is exactly "Waverly (Fla.)"
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Compilation of recordings by Emmett Murray & Moses Williams from the Florida Record Project

Compilation of recordings by Emmett Murray & Moses Williams from the Florida Record Project

Date
1980-03-09
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 Murray were copied from T83-62 & T83-63, recorded March 9, 1980. Tracks by Williams were copied from T78-321, recorded April 22, 1978.
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
Interview and music performance with blues singer Moses Williams

Interview and music performance with blues singer Moses Williams

Date
1977-11-27
Description
One reel to reel recording. Williams was born 15 February 1919 in Itta Bena, Mississippi. After traveling with several acts in the 1930s/1940s, he moved to Florida to work the citrus groves. He always played the diddly bow, a one-string instrument played throughout that south that functioned as a primitive guitar. Moses talked about playing the diddly (for this recording, he hung a broom wire from the wall); performing with Sonny Boy Williams; and his life history. He played several songs. NOTE: According to the depositor's agreement, any commercial use of this recording must be cleared by Moses Williams or Dwight Devane.
Collection
Interview and music performance with blues singer Moses Williams

Interview and music performance with blues singer Moses Williams

Date
1978-04-22
Description
Two reel to reel recordings. Williams was born 15 February 1919 in Itta Bena, Mississippi. After traveling with several acts in the 1930s/1940s, he moved to Florida to work the citrus groves. He always played the diddly bow, a one-string instrument played throughout that south that functioned as a primitive guitar. Moses talked about his songs; professional nicknames; the music business; working for the Silas Green Traveling Show as a clown; how he wrote his songs; performing on Beale Street in Memphis; and the history of blues music. In addition, Williams plays several of his songs. (The reels T81-16 and T81-17 may be a duplicate recording of this interview.)
Collection
Interview with and music performance by blues musician Moses Williams

Interview with and music performance by blues musician Moses Williams

Date
1980-03-11
Description
One reel to reel recording. Moses Williams was originally from Mississippi. He moved to Florida in the 1950s. He played the diddly bow, a one-string homemade musical instrument, also called a yakedy board.
Collection
Interview with and music performance by blues musician Moses Williams

Interview with and music performance by blues musician Moses Williams

Date
1980-03-11
Description
One reel to reel recording. Moses Williams was originally from Mississippi. He moved to Florida in the 1950s. He played the diddly bow, a one-string homemade musical instrument, also called a "yakkedy board." Images from this performance can be found in S 1577, box 17, folder 78 (along with more information on the diddly bow). More from this field recording session can be found in S 1576, box 3, C80-6; and T81-15.
Collection
Moses Williams playing at a fruit stand

Moses Williams playing at a fruit stand

Date
Description
One proof sheet, with 17 black and white images. 15 January 1981. For 8x10 prints, see S 1577, Box 17, folder 126.
Collection
Moses Williams playing diddly bow for children

Moses Williams playing diddly bow for children

Date
Description
Two proof sheets with 57 black and white images, plus negatives. 15 January 1981.
Collection
Moses Williams playing the diddley bow

Moses Williams playing the diddley bow

Date
1980-03
Description
Four black and white prints. Moses Williams was originally from Mississippi. He moved to Florida in the 1950s. He played the diddly bow, a one-string homemade musical instrument, also called a "yakkedy board." Information on the instrument and on Moses Williams may be found in the folder. A recording of the performance can be found in S 1576, box 3, cassette C80-6.
Collection
Moses Williams playing the diddly bow

Moses Williams playing the diddly bow

Date
1980-03-11
Description
One audio cassette. Side two is blank. The Florida Record Project resulted in the two-album recording, Drop On Down in Florida. This was an exploration of African American musical traditions in Florida. Moses Williams was originally from Mississippi. He moved to Florida in the 1950s. He played the diddly bow, a one-string homemade musical instrument, also called a "yakkedy board." Images from this performance can be found in S 1577, box 17, folder 78 (along with more information on the diddly bow). For more from this field recording session, see S 1576, reels T81-15 and T83-86.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1576_04_c80-020Compilation of recordings by Emmett Murray & Moses Williams from the Florida Record ProjectSoundMusic--Performance
Field recordings
African Americans
Blues (Music)
Diddley bows
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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_t77-300Interview and music performance with blues singer Moses WilliamsSoundInterviewing
Interviews
Music performance
Blues (Music)
African Americans
Diddly bow
String instruments
Life histories
Oral histories
Personal experience narratives
Guitarist
Blues singers
Musicians
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a_s1576_t78-320Interview and music performance with blues singer Moses WilliamsSoundInterviewing
Interviews
Music performance
Blues (Music)
African Americans
Diddly bow
String instruments
Life histories
Oral histories
Personal experience narratives
Minstrel shows
Clowns
Traveling shows
Guitarist
Blues singers
Musicians
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a_s1576_t81-015Interview with and music performance by blues musician Moses WilliamsSoundFieldwork
African Americans
Blues (Music)
Performing arts
Music performance
Singing
Guitar music
Guitarists
String instruments
Interviews
Oral histories
Life histories
Harmonica music
Singers
Musicians
Harmonica players
Blues singers
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a_s1576_t83-086Interview with and music performance by blues musician Moses WilliamsSoundFieldwork
African Americans
Blues (Music)
Performing arts
Music performance
Singing
Guitar music
Guitarists
String instruments
Interviews
Oral histories
Life histories
Singers
Musicians
Blues singers
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Moses Williams playing at a fruit standMoses Williams playing at a fruit standStill ImageDiddly bow
African Americans
Musical instruments
Music
Performers
Performing arts
Citrus fruit industry
Stores, retail
Musicians
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Moses Williams playing diddly bow for childrenMoses Williams playing diddly bow for childrenStill ImageDiddly bow
African Americans
Music
String instruments
Children
Performing arts
Performers
Musical instruments
Singers
Musicians
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Moses Williams playing the diddley bowMoses Williams playing the diddley bowStill ImageAfrican Americans
Musical instruments
Blues (Music)
Music
Diddly bow
String instruments
Material culture
Musicians
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a_s1576_03_c80-006Moses Williams playing the diddly bowSoundMusic performance
Fieldwork
African Americans
Guitar music
Blues (Music)
Blues singers
Diddly bow
String instruments
Gospel music
Gospel songs
Gospel (Black)
Musicians
Singers
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