Ike Ward performing in front of shotgun shack

234028
Date
1981-01
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One proof sheet with 22 black and white images, plus negatives.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
P81-117
Florida Record Project

Ike Ward performing

234039
Date
1981-01
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Black and white print. Duplicated in S 1577, Box 17, folder 117.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
P82-24
Florida Record Project

Emmett Murray playing in Belle Glade

234036
Date
1980-05-10
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Six black and white prints. Duplicated in S 1577, Box 17, folder 48.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
P82-10 - P82-15
Florida Record Project

Interview with and music performance by blues musician Moses Williams

238916
Date
1980-03-11
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Moses Williams was originally from Mississippi. He moved to Florida in the 1950s. He played the diddly bow, a one-string homemade musical instrument, also called a yakedy board.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T81-15
Florida Record Project

Florida-Alabama Progressive Singing Convention

234031
Date
1980-05-18
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Four proof sheets with 85 black and white images, plus negatives. The convention was founded in 1928, and performs four times a year. Shaped Note singing was an a capella style of church music that utilized shapes to represent notes (fa-so-la-mi) for untrained and even illiterate church members. Onl...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
P81-121 - P81-124
Florida Record Project

Interview with and music performance by blues guitarist Leroy Green

238631
Date
1980-05-06
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two reel to reel recordings. These are field recordings from the Florida Record Project. That project, along with work for the North Florida Project, resulted in the two-album recording, Drop On Down in Florida.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T83-70
Item ID
T83-71
Florida Record Project

Fiddle tunes by Horace Fletcher

238634
Date
1980-03-15
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two reel to reel recordings. Only a few of the songs titles were provided.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T83-77
Item ID
T83-78
Florida Record Project

Interview with and music performance by blues musician Moses Williams

238637
Date
1980-03-11
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Moses Williams was originally from Mississippi. He moved to Florida in the 1950s. He played the diddly bow, a one-string homemade musical instrument, also called a "yakkedy board." Images from this performance can be found in S 1577, box 17, folder 78 (along with more inf...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T83-86
Florida Record Project

Interview with and music performance by Ike Ward

238639
Date
1980
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Over one hundred years old at the time of the recording, Ward talks about blues music, visiting Africa after the war, and his life. In 1980, he still performed at local social functions. These are field recordings from the Florida Record Project. That project, along with ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T-83-88
Florida Record Project

Interview with and music performance by blues guitarist Sammy Lee Williams

238641
Date
1980-04-13
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Poor recording. Williams discusses moving to Florida, playing with Muddy Waters and Slim Hopper, performing for white audiences, and performs with his electric guitar and harmonica. These are field recordings from the Florida Record Project. That project, along with work ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T83-90
Florida Record Project

Recording of a service at the Miccosukee Church of God of Prophecy

238912
Date
1980-05-11
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. These are field recordings from the Florida Record Project. That project, along with work for the North Florida Project, resulted in the two-album recording, Drop On Down in Florida.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T81-24
Florida Record Project

Williams Family performance for the Florida Record Project

237841
Date
03/16/1980
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
C80-5
Florida Record Project

Interview with and music performance by blues guitarist Willie Gillard

238632
Date
1980-05-14
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Three reel to reel recordings. Born near Charleston, South Carolina, he learned guitar from a neighbor. He moved to Florida to pick oranges, and played music as a sideline. He later moved to Tampa to be a plumber. These are field recordings from the Florida Record Project. That project, along with ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T81-18
Item ID
T81-3-72
Item ID
T81-3-73
Florida Record Project

Recording of a service at the Testerina Primitive Baptist Church

238640
Date
1980-05-11
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two reel to reel recordings. These are field recordings from the Florida Record Project. That project, along with work for the North Florida Project, resulted in the two-album recording, Drop On Down in Florida. <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>
Type
Sound
Item ID
T83-89
Item ID
T81-23
Florida Record Project

Master tapes for the Drop On Down in Florida album

240615
Date
12/03/1980
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
T80-123 and T80-124
Florida Record Project

Blues guitarist Emmett Murray playing in Pahokee

238040
Date
1980-04-08
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Murray's "Mobile Blues" was featured on the FFP-produced recording "Drop on Down in Florida," a double LP that featured traditional African American music in the state. For another recording with Murray, see reels T83-62 through T83-64, in S 1576.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C81-15
Florida Record Project

Recording of the Pleasant Grove Mid-Union Seven Shape Note Singing Convention

238638
Date
1980-05-11
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Shaped Note singing was an a capella style of church music that utilized shapes to represent notes (fa-so-la-mi) for untrained and even illiterate church members. Only four notes were used in the hymns. An old Anglican practice, English colonists first brought the traditi...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T83-87
Florida Record Project

Secular music from the Drop on Down in Florida album (Sides 1 and 2)

238061
Date
1981
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Recording of the first two sides of the FFP-produced album, Drop on Down in Florida, which was a collection of fieldwork recordings of African American music in Florida released in the early 1980s as a two-record LP.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C81-31
Florida Record Project

Sacred music from the Drop on Down in Florida album (Sides 3 and 4)

238062
Date
1981
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Recording of the last two sides of the FFP-produced album, Drop on Down in Florida, which was a collection of fieldwork recordings of African American music in Florida released in the early 1980s as a two-record LP.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C81-32
Florida Record Project

Interview with and music performance by blues guitarist Emmett Murray

238629
Date
1980-04-08
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Three reel to reel recordings. Murray was born in 1911 in Moultrie, Goergia. He moved to Florida in the 1930s to work the cane fields, but soon moved to other agricultural jobs. He often played songs learned from records in local white clubs and at parties during the 1930s and 1940s. In 1980, he sti...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T83-62
Item ID
T83-63
Item ID
T83-64
Florida Record Project

Singing by the Church of God in Christ

238635
Date
1980-05-04
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Three reel to reel recordings. These are field recordings from the Florida Record Project. That project, along with work for the North Florida Project, resulted in the two-album recording, Drop On Down in Florida.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T83-79
Item ID
T83-80
Item ID
T83-81
Florida Record Project

Copy of the Drop On Down in Florida album master recordings

238913
Date
1980-12-03
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Three reel to reels. These were copies of the master tapes (see T80-123 and T8-124) for the Florida Folklife Program album, Drop on Down in Florida, a double album comprised of field recordings from the North Florida Folklife Project and those made specifically for this album. The album featured A...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T81-25
Item ID
T81-26
Item ID
T81-14
Florida Record Project

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
Florida Record Project

Recording of the Florida-Alabama Progressive Seven Shape Note Singing Convention

238636
Date
1980-05-18
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Six reel to reel recordings. The convention was founded in 1928, and performs four times a year. Shaped Note singing was an a capella style of church music that utilized shapes to represent notes (fa-so-la-mi) for untrained and even illiterate church members. Only four notes were used in the hymns. ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T83-82
Item ID
T83-83
Item ID
T83-84
Item ID
T83-85
Item ID
T81-21
Item ID
T81-22
Florida Record Project

Where the Palm Trees Shake at Night: Blues Music from the Florida Folklife Collection

253653
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
The music presented on Where the Palm Trees Shake at Night was selected from hundreds of hours of Florida Folk Festival performances and field recordings spanning 25 years, from 1977-2002. Alongside the down-home folk traditions of Emmett Murray, Richard Williams, and Moses Williams are performance...
Type
Sound
Vane Florida Record Project: Drop

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
Florida Record Project

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