Twenty color slides. This church was first visited by the Florida Folklife Program back in the late 1970s as part of the North Florida Folklife Project. The members sing in the shaped note singing tradition.
Twelve color slides. A historic park in Polk County designed to give residents a sense of pasty life in the area. Includes a church, historic homes, and an old homestead. Also two sldies of project managers Bob Bass and Carolyn Gertman.
One reel to reel recording. Stone served as the emcee. Staley worked as a contract follorist for the FFP in the 1990s, including for the Central Florida Folklife Survey (see S 1664, box 5). In the 2000s, he and Faye ran an antigue store in Micanopy.
One audio cassette. Chancey was a storyteller from Bartow. Albritton was from Lithia, Florida. Happy Land was the first song Albritton learned. All songs derive from either the BF White Sacred Harp book (Cooper Revision) or the original Sacred harp book (Denson Revision).
One reel to reel recordings. Boltin served as emcee. Fiddler Martin was from Altha. He was joined by Staley of Gainesville. Hicks was a singer-songwriter-guitarist from Tampa. Fiddler Tom Lovelace and his wife pianist Lucy Lovelace were from Brandon.
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