Recordings of the Basement to Attic Conference

Date: February 7, 1986

Source: S1576 , Container 17 , C86-13, C86-14, C86-15, C86-16, C86-17, C86-18, C86-19, C86-20, C86-21, C86-22, C86-23, C86-24, C86-25, C86-26, C86-27, C86-28, C86-29, C86-30, C86-31, C86-32, C86-33, C86-34

Type: Sound

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  • 22 audio cassettes. (Tapes C86-22 through C86-34 are found in box 18.) A conference co-sponsored by the Florida Folklife Program and the Jacksonville Museum of Science and History that dealt with collecting and researching folklife and folklore. The recordings cover the various sessions, workshops, and keynote speakers that covered all aspects of folklife research. Speakers and topics included; What is folklore (Yerkovich/Loomis/Waterman); Reasons for collecting (Kennedy); Folklore (Bulger); archaeology (FSU professor Marrinnan); oral history (Waterman); ethnomusicology (Olsen); cultural geography (Lamme); Ethics in collecting (Kennedy/Foreman/Waterman/Olsen/Bulger); WPA collecting (Kennedy); education and folklore in schools (Nusz); Zora Neale Hurston (Reaver); Keynote speech on folklife collecting (Ives of Maine); technological issues (Walker/Young); and videotaping folklife (Larsen). In addition,. Marie Buggs, Judge Corbin, and Thelma sing and tell stories. For more information on topics, detailed tape indexes, see the index sheets located in S 1579, box 1, folder: "C86-1 through C86-98."

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