Sunday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Narrative Stage) (Tape 5)

239739
Date
1996-05-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. Kerchmar served as emcee. Sally Jones discusses various topics including her background in White Springs; lessons she learned from recycling practices; quilting; her opinion of welfare; passing on the quilting tradition; her great-grandfather who was a slave and; the Freedom Bell.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C96-82
http://fpc.dos.state.fl.us/memory/Collections/folklife

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

240415
Date
2001-05-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. Koontz served s emcee. Tony Demps, Frank Spaulding and Eddie Banks discuss and perform African-American hymn lining. They focus particularly on the history of hymn-lining in the African-American community, its role during slavery and in obtaining freedom.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C01-46
role during slavery

The Georgia Sea Island Singers, Frankie and Doug Quimby

109872
Date
198-
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA3953
Folklife Collection

Frankie Quimby from the Georgia Sea Island Singers performing slave songs and spirituals at John E. Ford Elementary School

123992
Date
1992
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS9541
Folklife Collection

Georgia Sea Island Singers performing slave songs and spirituals at John E. Ford Elementary School - Jacksonville, Florida

124004
Date
1992
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS9545
Folklife Collection

Georgia Sea Island Singers performing slave songs and spirituals at John E. Ford Elementary School - Jacksonville, Florida

124005
Date
1992
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS9546
Folklife Collection

Georgia Sea Island Singers performing slave songs and spirituals at John E. Ford Elementary School - Jacksonville, Florida

124006
Date
1992
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS9547
Folklife Collection

Interview with blacksmith Thomas Rains

237524
Date
1978-04-17
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Side 1, C78-48: Rains, born December 24, 1894, discusses wrought ironwork. He learned the trade from his father, a former slave from Americus, Georgia. Rains began the practice himself in 1912. He discusses his work on wagons, wheels, and tools and talks of how he does restoration work for historical societies. Side 2, C78-48: Rains discusses his philosophy on life, making decorative hinges and tie backs; making unusual items; making white oak baskets; work on the farm, etc. Side 1, C78-49: Discusses his family, his blacksmith shop and equipment, his church, his membership in the Farmers' Union, Elizabethan Missionary Baptist Church, exhibiting for fairs and events, shoeing horses, etc.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C78-48
Item ID
C78-49
http://fpc.dos.state.fl.us/memory/collections/folklife/folklife

Sunday performances at the 1955 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

234070
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. Dawson was a former slave, and talks about her early life briefly before singing. According to the 1930 census, she was born in 1856 and lived in Genoa in Hamilton County. <br />
Type
Sound
Item ID
T76-11
http://fpc.dos.state.fl.us/memory/collections/folklife

Dr. Marcus Miller interview

237518
Date
1976-06-08
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Miller, a family practioner, is the author of <em>Roots by the River</em> (1973), a history of the Old German Baptist Brethern in Miami County, Ohio. On side 1 of the audio cassette, he discusses the culture of his church, the Old German Baptists Brethren Church. He describes his church's stance on a variety of cultural issues and explains their stance on television and radio for entertainment, airplanes, electrical appliances, musical instruments; describes their use of music in worship; talks about their views on particular occupations, the Revolutionary War, taxes, and the separation of church and government. On side 2, Miller continues his conversation with Bulger on his religion's lifestyle and stance on issues. Covers the difference in doctrines and teachings between churches in eastern and western U.S. brotherhoods and the church's position on slavery, the Civil War, wars and conscientious-objecting, civil lawsuits, taxes meant to fund wars, Social Security, art, photography, alcohol and tobacco use, education, roles for women, marriage and birth control. He also describes rituals in the church like conversion, baptism, and the love feast.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C78-37
Florida Folklife Program

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