Oral history with Vivian Hall Boston

240477
Date
01/28/1990
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
13

Oral history with Harriett Mosley

240479
Date
01/27/1990
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
16

Oral history with Annie Lue Davis

240478
Date
01/27/1990
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
14-15

Oral history with Mildred Board

240476
Date
01/26/1990
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
12

Oral history with John French

240475
Date
1990-01-02
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
11

Zora Neale Hurston Festival in 1991

234248
Date
1991-01
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One proof sheet with thirty-six black and white prints. Zora Neale Hurston was a major literary figure, known as one of the nation's preeminent African American writers. She was from Eatonville. Now, each January, the town holds a festival in her honor. 1-4: Festival organizer David Closson; 5-6: Co...
Type
Still Image

Gabriel Brown playing guitar as Rochelle French and Zora Neale Hurston listen- Eatonville, Florida

107444
Date
1935
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA0514

Saturday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Narrative Stage) (Tape 10)

239729
Date
1996-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. Stetson Kennedy (introduced by Tina Bucuvalas) discusses the WPA and projects they conducted in Florida recording early songs and stories of the state. He notes that minorities were included in the project and speaks of the contributions of Zora Neale Hurston in collecting ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C96-70

Zora Neale Hurston Festival in 1991

234247
Date
1991-01
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One proof sheet with thirty-six black and white images. Zora Neale Hurston was a major literary figure, known as one of the nation's preeminent African American writers. She was from Eatonville. Now, each January, the town holds a festival in her honor. 1-2: Jamie Lee Harell; 3-4: Orlando School of ...
Type
Still Image

Zora Neale Hurston's grave site

236551
Date
1987
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Four color slides. Zora Neale Hurston was a major literary figure, known as one of the nation's preeminent African American writers, with such titles as Their Eyes Were Watching God. She was from Eatonville, and had studied anthropology under Franz Boaz. In 1959, after suffering a stroke, Hurston ...
Type
Still Image

Gabriel Brown & Rochelle French performance for the WPA Federal Writers' Project

296522
Date
1935-06
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two reel-to-reel tapes. Brown (guitar, vocals) and French (guitar, vocals) perform blues songs. These recordings were made as part of the first Works Progress Administration's (WPA) Federal Writers' Project (FWP) recording expedition in Florida, conducted by Lomax, Hurston, and Barnicle. These re...
Type
sound
Item ID
T86-235a
Item ID
T86-234c

Unidentified young African American girls performance for the WPA Federal Writers' Project

296523
Date
1935-06
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
First part of one reel-to-reel tape. A group of unidentified African American girls perform children's songs unaccompanied. These recordings were made as part of the first Works Progress Administration's (WPA) Federal Writers' Project (FWP) recording expedition in Florida, conducted by Lomax, Hurs...
Type
sound
Item ID
T86-234a

Unidentified Eatonville Methodist church service & musical performance for the WPA Federal Writers' Project

296632
Date
1935-06
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Second part of one reel-to-reel tape. Jones, Marshall, Henry, and Goldie perform religious songs accompanied by unidentified singers. Rev. Haynes and a visiting pastor conduct a religious service for an unidentified Methodist church in Eatonville, Fla. These recordings were made as part of the fir...
Type
sound
Item ID
T86-234b

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 Calhoun County (1935 recording expedition)

238001
Date
1935
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel. (A audio cassette of Zora Neale Hurston's performances can be found on S 1576, C87-24; and an unnumbered tape in box 41.) These recordings were from the 1935 expedition by Lomax, Hurston, and Barnicle in Calhoun County. This was the first of several WPA recording expeditions in Flo...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T86-237

Interview with Stetson Kennedy

238740
Date
1981-09-22
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Three reel to reel recordings. In the interview, Kennedy discusses Stanley Papio; the WPA and the Federal Writers Project; working with anthropologist/writer Zora Neale Hurston; Carita Doggett Corse; collecting folklife during the 1930s; painter Mario Sanchez; his many books; infiltrating the KKK; w...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T81-101
Item ID
T81-100
Item ID
T81-116

Storytellers at the 1994 Florida Folk Festival (Storytelling Auditorium) (Saturday)

239562
Date
1994-05-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Six audio cassette recordings. Storytellers spoke between 10:00am and 2pm at the Storytelling Auditorium. The coordinator was Peggy Smith. (The Storytelling Tent area, coordinated by Nancy Case, and featuring some of the same storytellers, was not recorded.) Larkin, of Atlanta, spoke twice; the firs...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C94-34
Item ID
C94-35
Item ID
C94-36
Item ID
C94-37
Item ID
C94-38
Item ID
C94-39

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 Eatonville and Belle Glade (1935 recording expedition)

237999
Date
1935
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
T86-235

WPA field recordings in Belle Glade (1935 recording expedition)

238000
Date
1935
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
T86-236

WPA field recordings in Calhoun County and Raiford (the 1935, and the 1936-1937 recording expeditions)

238002
Date
1935
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel. (Copied onto audio cassette C87-23; and an unnumbered tape in Box 41, in S 1576) These recordings were from the 1935 expedition by Lomax, Hurston, and Barnicle in Calhoun County, and John Lomax's 1936 expedition at the Florida State Prison in Raiford. These were the first of sever...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T86-256

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

Recording of the In the Nick of Time Conference on Florida Folklife and the WPA

239145
Date
1989-02-04
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
"Eleven audio cassettes. Recording of a conference regarding the value of the WPA (and the Florida Writer's Project) to Florida Folklife. The fieldwork conducted by the WPA from 1935 through 1943 can be found at the Library of Congress, as well as duplicates in S 1576. (Use this database to locate t...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C89-1
Item ID
C89-2
Item ID
C89-3
Item ID
C89-4
Item ID
C89-5
Item ID
C89-6
Item ID
C89-7
Item ID
C89-8
Item ID
C89-9
Item ID
C89-10
Item ID
C89-11

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