Children's lore in North Florida

236222
Date
1983
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Recorded at an unidentified school in North Florida in 1983. Features 7th and 8th grade students reciting jump rope rhymes, hand-clapping games, stories, jokes, and sayings.
Type
Sound
Hand-clapping games

Children's games at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival

236461
Date
1985-05-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two proofs with 58 black and white images (plus negatives).
Type
Still Image
Hand-clapping games

Student folklore demonstrations at South Hamilton Elementary School

240481
Date
05/18/1982
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
14-15
Hand-clapping games

Student folklore demonstrations at Taylor County Junior High School (7th graders)

238492
Date
1983-10-11
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Side A Students demonstrate rhymes; jump rope rhymes; hand clapping games. Side B Students hear and tell scary stories
Type
Sound
Item ID
C84-62
Hand-clapping games

Student folklore demonstrations at Summers Elementary School (Chuck Hardy's 4th Grade class)

238496
Date
1983
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. There are some sound problems early in tape. Students share hand clapping games, jump rope songs, and scary stories.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C84-66
Hand-clapping games

Student folklore demonstrations in Monticello (8th graders)

238502
Date
1983-12-09
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Students share hand clapping game rhymes; dance; song: "Slow Jam"; cheer; and story.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C84-72
Hand-clapping games

Student folklore demonstrations at Madison Primary School (3rd graders)

238491
Date
1983-10-06
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Side A Students tell their name stories. Side B Students demonstrate hand clapping games; jump rope rhymes and other rhymes; do tricks; tell jokes and scary stories.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C84-61
Hand-clapping games

Children's games at Niblack Elementary School

236128
Date
1981-11-16
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Images of the students can be found in S 1577, volume 12. The Folk Arts in Schools Project in Columbia and Hamilton County was a joint venture between the county school systems and the Florida Folklife Program. The project consisted of field research to identify local traditions and folk artists, and in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist, which included visits by local folk artists.
Type
Sound
Hand-clapping games

Friday performances at the 1984 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage) (Reel 1)

238308
Date
1984-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Opening performances, including remarks by folklorist and Folklife Program director Loomis and festival director Boltin; jump rope and handclapping games by students, and sea songs by the Deep Water Family (from Jacksonville: Steve, Mike, and Cindy Nash). The Drifting Cowboys performed cowboy songs, and consisted of Bob & Dottie Tinsley, and Jim Robinson.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T84-3
Hand-clapping games

Student folklore demonstrations at Suwannee Elementary School (Ms. Roberta Richmond's 4th grade class)

238495
Date
1983-09-14
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Side A Students tell scary stories. Side B Students share jump rope rhymes and a hand clapping game rhyme.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C84-65
Hand-clapping games

Student folklore at North Hamilton County Elementary School

236127
Date
1982-05-17
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Audio cassette. Recording of students Jacqueline Mathis's fourth grade class demonstrating student folklife: stories, rhymes, hand clapping games, family traditions and possessions. Their teacher can be heard prompting them. The Folk Arts in Schools Project in Columbia and Hamilton County was a joint venture between the county school systems and the Florida Folklife Program. The project consisted of field research to identify local traditions and folk artists, and in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist, which included visits by local folk artists.
Type
Sound
Hand-clapping games

Hand clapping games at North Hamilton County Elementary School

236124
Date
1982-05-18
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Sixteen color slides. Jacqueline Mathis's fourth grade class. A recording of the games can be found in S1608, box 2, tape 2. The Folk Arts in Schools Project in Columbia and Hamilton County was a joint venture between the county school systems and the Florida Folklife Program. The project consisted of field research to identify local traditions and folk artists, and in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist, which included visits by local folk artists.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S82-1374 - S82-1380
Hand clapping games

Copy of the recording: Children's Folklore: Kid to Kid From Generation to Generation

238269
Date
1981
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. (Also on C84-116) Created by the Florida State Museum (today, the Florida Museum of Natural History) at the University of Florida, this is a copyrighted recording of children folklore, including hand clap games, jokes, stories, jump rope rhymes, sayings, and counting games. Rogers tells a story of girl campers.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C83-79
Hand-clapping games

Student folklore demonstrations at Hamilton County Middle School (Barbara Butler's 5th grade class)

238517
Date
1983-11-17
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Students introduce themselves and share rhymes, jump rope rhymes, rhymes for hand clapping games, and counting-out games. Rhymes listed include: "Rockin' Robin"; "Down In the Valley"; "One Bright Day in the Middle of the Night"; "Milk Shake"; "Teddy Bear"; "Itsy Bitsy Candy Lady"; "Cinderella"; "Peppermint Stick"; "One Potato, Two Potato"; "Archie, Parchie"; "Bubble Gum"; "Humpty Dumpty"; "Garbage Man"; "Get in the Car"; "My Momma, Your Momma"; "I Struck a Match".
Type
Sound
Item ID
C84-107
Hand-clapping games

Friday performances at the 1982 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Reel 1)

238563
Date
1982-05-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Folklorist Marshall introduced and explained jump rope games, demonstrated by local children.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T83-43
Hand-clapping games

Recordings of children's folklore (Children's Folklore Area)

238849
Date
1985-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Four audio cassettes. Recordings of students and children telling stories (mostly ghost stories), riddles, rhymes, and jokes in the Children's Folklife Area. Because Friday was designated as Children's Day, a special area was set up to capture children's folklore. More recordings of children on that day can be found on C85-21 through C85-24, box 16, S 1576.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C85-21
Item ID
C85-22
Item ID
C85-23
Item ID
C85-24
Hand-clapping games

Loretto Elementary students demonstrating folk traditions

235286
Date
1985-02-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Twenty-seven color slides. Students demonstrating their own folklore: clapping and string games, and sharing family heirlooms. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Duval County was a joint venture between the Duval County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was started in 1984 by folklorist David Taylor with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. The project consisted of field research to identify local traditions and folk artists, a series of five two-day seminars to acquaint teachers with the use of folklore and folk arts,and in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist, which included visits by local folk artists. Taylor ran it until 1986. In 1988, Gregory Hansen re-initiated it with minor changes.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
C86-4375 - S86-4401
Hand-clapping games

Jennings Senior Center residents at North Hamilton County Elementary School

236125
Date
1982-05-19
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Twelve color slides. Jacqueline Mathis's fourth grade class. Cromer discusses her upbringing, Maxwell demonstrating traditional domestic skills, and Murphy talking about farming. The Folk Arts in Schools Project in Columbia and Hamilton County was a joint venture between the county school systems and the Florida Folklife Program. The project consisted of field research to identify local traditions and folk artists, and in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist, which included visits by local folk artists.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S82-1374 - S82-1380
Hand-clapping games

Elementary students performing at the festival at the 1988 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

237539
Date
1988-05-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T88-3
Hand-clapping games

Students demonstrating folk traditions at Northshore Elementary School

235355
Date
1985-01-30
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Sixteen color slides. Students demonstrating dancing, making paper objects (paper planes), and shoe lacing. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Duval County was a joint venture between the Duval County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was started in 1984 by folklorist David Taylor with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. The project consisted of field research to identify local traditions and folk artists, a series of five two-day seminars to acquaint teachers with the use of folklore and folk arts, and in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist, which included visits by local folk artists. Taylor ran it until 1986. In 1988, Gregory Hansen re-initiated it with minor changes.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S86-4416 - S86-4431
Hand-clapping games

Saturday performances at the 1999 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 3)

240185
Date
1999-05-29
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. Girl Scout Group #648, of Lake City, FL, and troup leader Robin Weir discuss activities that the Girl Scouts are involved in. The Scouts demonstrate hand games: "Mrs. Mary Mack", "Down in the Bay", "Four Short Neck Buzzards" and "Banzoo". They also demonstrate jump rope games and string games such as "witch's broom" and "cat's cradle".
Type
Sound
Item ID
C99-78
Hand-clapping games

Friday performances at the 1983 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

238755
Date
1983-05-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Opening performances of the 1983 Florida Folk Festival.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T83-154
Hand-clapping games

Student folklore at the Melrose Elementary School

236134
Date
1982-02-02
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Students in Mrs. Barrett's 4th grade class sharing verbal folklore, including riddles, jokes, and beliefs and legends. For images, see S 1577, box 19, folder 25. The Folk Arts in Schools Project in Columbia and Hamilton County was a joint venture between the county school systems and the Florida Folklife Program. The project consisted of field research to identify local traditions and folk artists, and in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist, which included visits by local folk artists.
Type
Sound
Hand-clapping games

Student folk traditions at Loretto Elementary School

235295
Date
1985-03-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassettes. Recording of fourth grade students presenting their own folk traditions, consisting primarily of hand clapping games, rhymes, jokes, riddles, and several rap songs. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Duval County was a joint venture between the Duval County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was started in 1984 by folklorist David Taylor with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. The project consisted of field research to identify local traditions and folk artists, a series of five two-day seminars to acquaint teachers with the use of folklore and folk arts, and in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist, which included visits by local folk artists. Taylor ran it until 1986. In 1988, Gregory Hansen re-initiated it with minor changes.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C86-184
Item ID
C86-185
Hand-clapping games

Student folk traditions at Harbor View Elementary School

235296
Date
1985-11-20
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Recording of fourth grade students presenting their own folk traditions, consisting primarily of hand clapping games, rhymes, cheers, riddles, and several rap songs. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Duval County was a joint venture between the Duval County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was started in 1984 by folklorist David Taylor with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. The project consisted of field research to identify local traditions and folk artists, a series of five two-day seminars to acquaint teachers with the use of folklore and folk arts, and in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist which included visits by local folk artists. Taylor ran it until 1986. In 1988, Gregory Hansen re-initiated it with minor changes.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C86-186
Hand-clapping games

Student folk traditions at Oceanway Elementary School

235297
Date
1985-11-07
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Recording of fourth grade students presenting their own folk traditions, consisting primarily of hand clapping games, rhymes, cheers, riddles, and several rap songs. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Duval County was a joint venture between the Duval County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was started in 1984 by folklorist David Taylor with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. The project consisted of field research to identify local traditions and folk artists, a series of five two-day seminars to acquaint teachers with the use of folklore and folk arts, and in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist which included visits by local folk artists. Taylor ran it until 1986. In 1988, Gregory Hansen re-initiated it with minor changes.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C86-187
Hand-clapping games

Student folk traditions at Northside Elementary School

235298
Date
1985-01-29
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Recording of fourth grade students presenting their own folk traditions, consisting primarily of hand clapping games, rhymes, cheers, riddles, and several rap songs. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Duval County was a joint venture between the Duval County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was started in 1984 by folklorist David Taylor with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. The project consisted of field research to identify local traditions and folk artists, a series of five two-day seminars to acquaint teachers with the use of folklore and folk arts, and in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist, which included visits by local folk artists. Taylor ran it until 1986. In 1988, Gregory Hansen re-initiated it with minor changes.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C86-188
Hand-clapping games

Student folk traditions at Mami Agnes Jones Elementary School

235299
Date
1985-01-04
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Recording of fourth grade students presenting their own folk traditions, consisting primarily of hand clapping games, rhymes, cheers, riddles, and several rap songs. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Duval County was a joint venture between the Duval County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was started in 1984 by folklorist David Taylor with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. The project consisted of field research to identify local traditions and folk artists, a series of five two-day seminars to acquaint teachers with the use of folklore and folk arts, and in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist which included visits by local folk artists. Taylor ran it until 1986. In 1988, Gregory Hansen re-initiated it with minor changes.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C86-189
Hand-clapping games

Friday evening performances at the 1956 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

239513
Date
1956-05-04
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Detailed information on the performers can be found on the 1956 festival program, located in S 1619, box 1. Frank Lyman was the leader of the Promenaders, based out of Beaufort, SC. <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-41
Hand-clapping games

Friday morning performances at the 1954 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

239530
Date
1954-05-07
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel. Knott served as the emcee. The second half of the reel consists of Friday evening performances. Detailed information on the performers can be found on the 1954 festival program, located in S 1619, box 1.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T76-4
Hand-clapping games

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