Sunday program at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 4)

239918
Date
1997-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette recording. Jerrilyn McGregory, author of Wiregrass Folklife, is interviewed by Laurie Sommers. She discusses wiregrass and the ecological threat it faces as well as Deep South traditions of "wiregrass country". She also describes the types of people she met in her research, differences between the roles for men and women in this area, the evolution of shaped-note singing and African-American funerary customs.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C97-89
Chapman, Grace

Sunday program at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tapes 3)

239917
Date
1997-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette recording. Larry Robinson (Washington, DC) is interviewed by Laurie Sommers on traditional Yoruba drum making and playing. He gives a demonstration.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C97-88
Chapman, Grace

Sunday program at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 5)

239919
Date
1997-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette recording. Amma Essandoh discusses the textile traditions of Ghana.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C97-90
Chapman, Grace

Sunday program at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 6)

239920
Date
1997-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette recording. Dorothea Kent, interviewed by Walter McKenzie, discusses pine needle basketry. Mary Johns discusses Seminole culture.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C97-91
Chapman, Grace

Sunday program at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 7)

239921
Date
1997-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette recording. Mary Johns continues from C97-91 discussing Seminole crafts.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C97-92
Chapman, Grace

Sunday program at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 8)

239922
Date
1997-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette recording. Vassar Clements, interviewed by Bob Stone, discusses his life story, how he started fiddling, his influences and the people with whom he has played fiddle.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C97-93
Chapman, Grace

Sunday program at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 9, 10)

239923
Date
1997-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassette recordings. Johns discusses his life story and talks about his family life as a boy and learning the trade. He also discussed his carved work and his hand-made tools.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C97-94
Item ID
C97-95
Chapman, Grace

Saturday performances at the 1998 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Performance & Dance Stage) (Tape 4)

240073
Date
1998-05-23
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT). The Florida State Fiddle Contest was held each year at the Festival on Saturdays (the stages varied from year to year). The winners were allowed to perform on the Main Stage that evening.
Type
Sound
Item ID
D98-47
Chapman, Grace

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