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
Jump rope rhymes

Student folklore demonstrations at South Hamilton Elementary School

240481
Date
05/18/1982
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
14-15
Jump rope rhymes

Ft. White Fourth Grade Class

238481
Date
1983-10
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Students and teachers discuss family photographs brought in by students; scary stories; games and rhymes; jump rope rhymes.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C84-50
Jump rope rhymes

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
Jump rope rhymes

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
Jump rope rhymes

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
Jump rope rhymes

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
Jump rope rhymes

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
Jump rope rhymes

School children performing jump rope games

236221
Date
1985-05-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
14 color slides. Many of the images are dark.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S86-475 - S86-488
Jump rope rhymes

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
Jump rope rhymes

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
Jump rope rhymes

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
Jump rope rhymes

Student folklore demonstrations at Summers Elementary School

238500
Date
1983
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Students talk about family photographs; tell stories and scary stories; jump rope games. Sound is poor.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C84-70
Jump rope rhymes

Student reading a rhyme while another student jumped rope - White Springs, Florida

120748
Date
1982
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS821316
Jump rope rhymes

Saturday afternoon performances at the 1954 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

239534
Date
1954-05-08
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel. The first half of the reel consists of Friday evening performances; the remainder of the reel consists of Saturday evening performances. Knott served as the emcee. Detailed information on the performers can be found on the 1954 festival program, located in S 1619, box 1.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T76-6
Jump rope rhymes (Jasper

Interview with Merle Rodgers on Jamaican games and food

236907
Date
1986-08-19
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassettes. Rodgers grew up in Kingston, Jamaican before moving to New York City. As an adult, she moved to Florida. She discusses children's games such as The Wolf and Zim,Zim,Zee; jump rope rhymes; children songs; holidays such as Jamaican Independence Day (Jonkonnu); ball games; and chanting games. She also discusses Jamaican foodways. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Palm Beach County was a joint venture between the Palm Beach County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was conducted between 1986 and 1987 by folklorist Jan Rosenberg with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. The goal was to impart an appreciation of multi-ethnic traditions and provide a sense of place to the mobile student population. The project focused on the Florida Studies component for fourth grade students. 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, in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist, which included visits by local folk artists. In total, the project involved 15 schools with 779 students.
Type
Sound
Jump rope rhymes

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
Jump rope rhymes

Selections for the Florida Folklife Program radio advertisement (aired 18 March 1982)

238744
Date
1982
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel. Music compiled from field recordings to create a radio advertisement.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T83-134
Jump rope rhymes

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
Jump rope rhymes

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
Jump rope rhymes

Children playing jump rope in the Children's Folklore Area at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival - White Springs, Florida

110351
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA4456
Jump rope rhymes

Children playing jump rope in the Children's Folklore Area at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival - White Springs, Florida

110352
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA4457
Jump rope rhymes

Children playing jump rope in the Children's Folklore Area at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival - White Springs, Florida

110353
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA4458
Jump rope rhymes

Children playing jump rope in the Children's Folklore Area at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival - White Springs, Florida

110358
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA4463
Jump rope rhymes

Children playing jump rope in the Children's Folklore Area at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival - White Springs, Florida

110365
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA4470
Jump rope rhymes

Saturday performances at the 1999 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 11)

240193
Date
1999-05-29
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. Michael Berg continues his discussion of decoys and duck hunting from C99-85. Girl Scout Troup #648 of Lake City, FL demonstrates jump rope tricks and string games. Jump rope games include: "Ice Cream", "Cinderella", "Tiny Tim", "Tea and Coffee" and "Teddy Bear". String games include "cat's cradle" and "witch's broom".
Type
Sound
Item ID
C99-86
Jump rope rhymes

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
Jump rope rhymes

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
Jump rope rhymes

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
Jump rope rhymes

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
Jump rope rhymes

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