Gandy dancers performing railroad work at the Florida Folk Festival- White Springs, Florida

Gandy dancers performing railroad work at the Florida Folk Festival- White Springs, Florida


Image Number

  • FA1510628

Year

  • 1993

Date Note

  • Photographed on May 25, 1993.

Series Title

General Note

  • Gandy dancers were railroad workers who used call-and-response work songs to keep workers moving fast in laying track. These songs were often called "lining" songs. Their exhibit, complete with railroad tracks, was sponsored by CSX Transportation. The dancers were C. Wright, John Mealing, Charlie Vinson, Allen Jones, and Elder Brown.

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Photographer/Personal Author

Physical Description

  • 1 slide - col.

Subject Term

Geographic Term

Subject Corporate

Subject Meeting


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Gandy dancers performing railroad work at the Florida Folk Festival- White Springs, Florida
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Chicago Manual of Style

Stone, Robert L., 1944-. Gandy dancers performing railroad work at the Florida Folk Festival- White Springs, Florida. 1993. Color slide, . State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/106867>, accessed 16 November 2018.

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Stone, Robert L., 1944-. Gandy dancers performing railroad work at the Florida Folk Festival- White Springs, Florida. 1993. Color slide. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 16 Nov. 2018.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/106867>.

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(State Archives of Florida/Stone)