Thirty-seven color slides of the Jacksonville Irish Dancers performing at the Jacksonville Landing, a shopping mall on the St. Johns River. Images taken during research for the 1991 Florida Folk Festival.
Fifteen color slides. Mary Marshall was a Ceili music performer, a form of Irish music that developed in the 1850s to accompany informal dances in rural Irish villages. The word derived from "le chiele," which meant to gather together for a chat. Today, those parties are called ceilidhes.
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