Woman playing a West African talking drum at the Zora Neale Hurston Festival of the Arts and Humanities in Eatonville, Florida.

Woman playing a West African talking drum at the Zora Neale Hurston Festival of the Arts and Humanities in Eatonville, Florida.


Image Number

  • FS99106

Year

  • 1999

Date Note

  • Photographed on January 31, 1999.

Series Title

General Note

  • The talking drum is a West African drum whose pitch can be regulated to the extent that it is said the drum "talks". The player puts the drum under one shoulder and beats the instrument with a stick, by squeezing the cording on the drum the sound of the skin changes pitch.

Rights

Photographer/Personal Author

Physical Description

  • 1 slide - col.

Subject Term

Geographic Term

Subject Corporate

Subject Meeting


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Woman playing a West African talking drum at the Zora Neale Hurston Festival of the Arts and Humanities in Eatonville, Florida.
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Chicago Manual of Style

Bucuvalas, Tina. Woman playing a West African talking drum at the Zora Neale Hurston Festival of the Arts and Humanities in Eatonville, Florida. 1999. Color slide, . State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/124218>, accessed 21 May 2019.

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Bucuvalas, Tina. Woman playing a West African talking drum at the Zora Neale Hurston Festival of the Arts and Humanities in Eatonville, Florida. 1999. Color slide. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 21 May. 2019.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/124218>.

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