WPA recordings featuring Zora Neale Hurston

238862
Date
1935
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. (Also on C87-24.) Compilation of all of the Zora Neale Hurston-related WPA recordings. The originals are housed at the Library of Congress. She worked for the WPA in 1935 and in 1939. Zora Neale Hurston was a major literary figure, known as one of the nation's preeminent African...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C85-18
Item ID
C87-24*

WPA field recordings in Jacksonville (1939 recording expedition: Herbert Halpert)

238024
Date
1939-06-18
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel. (These recordings appear at the end of the reel. The rest of the reel is another WPA expedition.)All of Zora Neale Hurston's Florida recordings can be found on C87-24, including those on this reel. These recordings were created by folklorist Halpert -- originally of New York City, ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T86-243

WPA field recordings in Jacksonville (1939 recording expedition: Herbert Halpert)

238022
Date
1939-06-18
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel. These recordings were created by folklorist Halpert -- originally of New York City, and later a pioneer in the field, in June 1939. This was part of a larger nine-state fieldwork tour of the South between 12 March and 30 June 1939. He created a total of twelve 12-inch acetate recor...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T86-244

WPA field recordings in Jacksonville and Ybor City (1939 recording expedition: Herbert Halpert)

238023
Date
1939-06-18
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel. (These recordings appear at the start of the reel. The rest of the reel is another WPA expedition.) All of Zora Neale Hurston's Florida recordings can be found on C87-24, including those on this reel. These recordings were created by folklorist Halpert -- originally of New York Cit...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T86-245

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