Student interviews with Polk County residents

237516
Date
1977
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Polk County residents answer interview questions posed by folklorist DeVane and his students about their experience in the early to mid 1900s. They discuss caring for farm animals, cultivating agriculture, chores, making their own clothes, blankets, and other necessities, home remedies/medicine, int...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C78-35

Richard Williams interview & performance

237369
Date
1977-08-08
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassettes. The interviewers ask Williams about his early musical influences, his background, his experiences working in phosphate mines and ...
Description
Two audio cassettes. Bulger and DeVane ask Williams about his early musical influences, his background, his experiences working in phosphate mines, f...
Type
sound
Item ID
C77-34
Item ID
C77-33

Florida Folklife Council meeting

237845
Date
1980-04-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Present were Florida Folklife Council members Foreman, González-Pando, Jones, Saunders and Sugrue; Folklife Program staff Werndli, Beauchamp, Belland, Bulger, Loomis, Dyen, McNeil, DeVane and Greene; and visitors Doswell from the Jasper News and Fichera from the Lake City Reporter.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C80-14

Williams Family performance for the North Florida Folklife Project

239178
Date
1978-05-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two reel-to-reel audio tapes. This recording documents fieldwork conducted by DeVane and B. McCallum in conjunction with the North Florida Folklife P...
Description
Two reel-to-reel audio tapes. See also a second interview and music performance by Williams and Ella Mae Wilson on reels T83-65 through T83-69, in S ...
Type
sound
Item ID
T78-329
Item ID
T78-328

Shape note singing at Bethlehem Primitive Baptist Church

238633
Date
1980-03-30
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Three audiotape reels. Old Chicora is a ghost town on the borderline of Polk and Hillsborough counties, south of the present day towns of Lithia and Mulberry.
Type
sound
Item ID
T83-76
Item ID
T83-74
Item ID
T83-75

Compilation of recordings by the Williams Family & Johnny Brown from the Florida Record Project

237852
Date
1978-05-10
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Williams, Ella, and Lilly were recorded in Newberry on 27 May 1978; Brown was recorded in St. Petersburg on 10 May 1978; and the shape note singers were recorded in Crestview on 18 May 1980. (For the full recording of the shape note singers, see S 1576, reels T83-82 through T83-...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C80-21

Williams Family performance for the Florida Record Project

238630
Date
1980-03-16
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Six reel-to-reel audio tapes. This recording documents fieldwork conducted by DeVane and B. McCallum in conjunction with the Florida Record Project. R. McCallum serves as recordist. R. Williams (guitar, vocals) informally performs folk blues and gospel songs with his daughter, Wilson (vocals) and ...
Type
sound
Item ID
T83-67
Item ID
T83-68
Item ID
T83-69
Item ID
T81-19
Item ID
T83-66
Item ID
T83-65

Compilation of recordings from the North Florida Folklife Project

237838
Date
1978
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
This audiocassette tape was composed of selections from field recordings for the North Florida Folklife Project and the Florida Record Project. Tracks 1-4 were featured on the Florida Folklife Program's compilation of African American musical traditions throughout Florida,&nbsp;<em>Drop on Down in F...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C80-1

Southeast Alabama and Florida Union Sacred Harp Singing Convention

239123
Date
1980-08-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
<p>Five audiotape reels. In addition to the Cooper revision of <em>The Sacred Harp</em>, particpants at the convention also sing from&nbsp;<em>The Colored Sacred Harp</em>, a 1934 collection of original shape note compositions by black singers compiled by Judge Jackson (1883-1958). His son, Japheth ...
Type
sound
Item ID
T80-93
Item ID
T80-92
Item ID
T80-91
Item ID
T80-89
Item ID
T80-90

Compilation of recordings from the North Florida Folklife Project

237839
Date
1978
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
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, <em>Drop on Down in Florida</em>. The tracks by Brown ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C80-2

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