Saw player Aubrey Dunscombe at the 1953 Florida Folk Festival

234661
Date
1953-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Five black and white prints.
Type
Still Image
Musical saws

Music performance by folk singer Lynn Wadley

235368
Date
1989-08-15
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Recording of Wadley playing musical saws and the dulcimer. Includes some discussion of the dulcimer and musical saw. For an interview with Wadley, see S 1618, box 5, tape 11. 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
Tape 12
musical saws and the dulcimer

Lynn Wadley playing the musical saw at the 1989 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Stage)

237419
Date
1989-05-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Sawin served as emcee.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T89-61
Musical saws

Lynn Wadley playing the musical saw at the 1989 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Stage)

237423
Date
1989-05-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Rosenberg served as emcee. She was joined by guitarist Doug Pease.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T89-66
Musical saws

Lynn Wadley playing the musical saw at the 1989 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Stage)

237434
Date
1989-05-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Rosenberg served as emcee. She was joined by guitarist Doug Pease.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T89-77
Musical saws

L. J. Slavin and friends performing at the festival at the 1988 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

237563
Date
1988-05-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Included Slavin (musical saw and fiddle); T.J. Wangerman (mandolin); and Doug Gauss (guitar).
Type
Sound
Item ID
T88-22
Musical saws

Friday performances at the 2001 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Tape 1)

240374
Date
2001-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. Groth served as emcee. Chuck Chafin played guitar, and Elmore Harper played the musical saw.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C01-1
Musical saws

Friday performances at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Reel 2)

237771
Date
05/22/1987
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
T87-62
Musical saws

Friday performances at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Reel 7)

237776
Date
05/22/1987
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
T87-67
Musical saws

Sunday afternoon performances at the 1968 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 5)

239272
Date
1968-05-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-206
http://fpc.dos.state.fl.us/memory/Collections/folklife

Saturday performances at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Reel 5)

237784
Date
05/23/1987
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
T87-76
Musical saws

Saturday performances at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Reel 10)

237789
Date
05/23/1987
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
T87-81
Musical saws

Sunday performances at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Reel 3)

237792
Date
05/24/1987
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
T87-84
Musical saws

Sunday performances at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Reel 8)

237797
Date
05/24/1987
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
T87-89
Musical saws

Demonstrations at a folk festival in Jacksonville

236296
Date
1990-04
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Nine color slides. 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, 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
S94-109 - S94-117
Musical saws

Saturday performances at the 1984 Florida Folk Festival (Stage III) (Reel 13)

238419
Date
1984-05-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. GReen Grass Revival were from St. Petersburg.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T84-83
Musical saws

Saturday performances at the 1999 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Tape 4)

240134
Date
1999-05-29
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. : Index sheet describes how Harper plays the two saws. He plays the baritone saw with a violin bow and the tenor saw with fishing line and fishing weights. The tenor saw is described as a little shorter than the baritone and it has a higher pitch.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C99-25
Musical saws

Saturday performances at the 2006 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Disc 2)

241656
Date
05/27/2006
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
CD06-44
http://fpc.dos.state.fl.us/memory/Collections/folklife

Sunday afternoon performances at the 1968 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)

239270
Date
1968-05-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-204
http://fpc.dos.state.fl.us/memory/Collections/folklife

Sunday performances at the 1956 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

239524
Date
1956-05-06
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.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-51
http://fpc.dos.state.fl.us/memory/collections/folklife

Interview with musician Lynn Wadley

235367
Date
1989-08-15
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Wadley first became involved in folk music during her first marriage. She played guitar, dulcimer, autoharp, and was learning musical saw playing. She discusses learning folk music; influences; instruments played; song writing; performing; playing at the Florida Folk Festival; Florida-based songs; and learnign the musical saw. For a recording of Wadley playing, see S 1618, box 5, tape 12. 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
Tape 11
, and was learning musical saw playing

Sunday performances at the 1960 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

239467
Date
1960-05-08
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as the emcee. Detailed information on the performers can be found on the 1960 festival program, located in S 1619, box 1. Garland was the 1960 Jeannie With Light Brown Hair. Woodward played the musical saw.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-101
Musical saw (Woodward)

Lynn Wadley, Sarah Cameron, and Marshall Dukes performing Stephen Foster songs at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage)

237062
Date
1991-05-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two reel to reel recordings. Hansen served as emcee. Wadley played the musical saw and the dulcimer; Dukes and Cameron played piano and keyboard.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T91-9
Item ID
T91-10
Musical saws

Friday evening performances at the 1978 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 4)

239045
Date
1978-05-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. McLean also wrote the poem, My Soul is a Hawk. Dunscombe resided and Gainesville, and had played the saw for over 50 years by 1978. Rogers was from St. Augustine. His performance is continued on T80-5.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T80-4
Musical saws

Sunday afternoon performances at the 1978 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)

239065
Date
1978-05-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Rogers was from St. Augustine. Dunscombe played the saw. Johnson and Wickman played Civil War songs.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T80-22
Musical saws

Sunday performances at the 1955 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 4)

234072
Date
1955-05-01
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel. Boltin served as the emcee. See the festival program in S 1619, box 1 for more detailed information of the festival performers and activities not recorded. <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-12b
http://fpc.dos.state.fl.us/memory/collections/folklife

Monday performances at the 1979 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

238661
Date
1979-05-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. The Smiths were from Jacksonville. Dunscombe was from Gainesville. The Osceolas made an announcement about a Seminole dance. The rest of Gamble Rogers' performance can be found on T83-109.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T83-108
http://fpc.dos.state.fl.us/memory/collections/folklife

Friday morning performances of the 1968 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

239232
Date
1968-05-03
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-180
http://fpc.dos.state.fl.us/memory/Collections/folklife

Saturday afternoon performances at the 1960 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

239462
Date
1960-05-07
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Detailed information on the performers can be found on the 1960 festival program, located in S 1619, box 1. Garland was the 1960 Jeanie With the Light Brown Hair winner. Woodward played the musicla saw.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-98
http://fpc.dos.state.fl.us/memory/collections/folklife

Friday evening performances at the 1979 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

238644
Date
1979-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Dunscombe was from Gainesville, he had been playing the saw for 50 years by 1979, and the festival for 25 years. Called the Musical Carpenter, he was a retired UF professor. Guitarist-singer Bullard was from White Springs. The Travelers were based out of Lake City, the band consisted of Skip (banjo), Claudie (Skip's father; guitar), and Buddy Harvey (Skip's cousin; bass). Buddy taught in Duval County, and Skip and his father owned a TV shop. From Branford, this was Fox's first festival performance. He played since the 1930s. In 1932 on WJBU, he was known as Eddie Fox. The Kellys were from Palatka. From Brooksville, Miller was the daughter of Ed Flemming.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T83-92
http://fpc.dos.state.fl.us/memory/collections/folklife

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