Playing the diddly bow for students

234367
Date
1982-10
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One proof sheet with thirty-three black and white images.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
P82-289

Moses Williams playing diddly bow for children

234029
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two proof sheets with 57 black and white images, plus negatives. 15 January 1981.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
P81-118 - P81-119

Moses Williams playing the diddly bow

234035
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Seven black and white prints. See also proof sheets in S 1577, Box 17, folder 116. (P81-116)
Type
Still Image
Item ID
P82-3 - P82-9

Moses Williams playing at a fruit stand

234027
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One proof sheet, with 17 black and white images. 15 January 1981. For 8x10 prints, see S 1577, Box 17, folder 126.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
P81-116

Fieldwork for the Folklife in the Schools in Hillsborough County

234345
Date
1982-10
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One proof sheet with 21 black and white images, plus negatives. Images of El Sol Cigar shop, Ed's Real Pit BBQ, Wanda Bean, Richard Williams, and diddly bow players Moses Williams.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
P82-267

Moses Williams playing the diddly bow at the 1981 Florida Folk Festival

235391
Date
1981-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Six color slides.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S81-413 - S81-414; S81-464 - S81-467

Moses Williams making and playing a diddly bow for students

234350
Date
1982-10
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One proof sheet with thirty-six black and white images. Images of Moses Williams making a diddly bow, then playing it for students in Hillsborough County. These images were created as part of the Florida Folk Arts in the Schools program. Biographical information on Williams can be found in S 1613.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
P82-272

Images of the 1984 Pioneer Days Folk Festival in Orlando

234776
Date
1984-11-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Eight color slides. 761-766: syrup making; 767-768: Moses Williams playing the diddly bow.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S85-752 - S85-760

Centerstage Show

238602
Date
1984-06-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One video cassette. (1/2" tape) 20 minutes. Includes a discussion with Hugh Southern on political and economical aspects of folklife programs; Moses Williams performing with the dddley bow and O.B. Osceola on dug-out canoes.
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
V85-2

Moses Williams playing the diddley bow

233990
Date
1980-03
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Four black and white prints. Moses Williams was originally from Mississippi. He moved to Florida in the 1950s. He played the diddly bow, a one-string homemade musical instrument, also called a "yakkedy board." Information on the instrument and on Moses Williams may be found in the folder. A recordin...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
P80-380 - P80-383

Blues performer Moses Williams performing for students

238596
Date
1984
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One video cassette (3/4" tape). 45 minutes. Williams answers students' questions about his diddley bow and his life, little bit on folk medicine, string figures, homemade instruments.
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
V84-33

Moses Williams playing his diddly bow for students

234347
Date
1982-10
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One proof sheet with thirty-seven black and white images. Images of Moses Williams playing his diddly bow -- a one-string guitar-like instrument used for blues music -- for students in Hillsborough County for the Florida Folk Arts in the Schools program. Biographical information on Moses Williams ca...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
P82-269

Compilation for the American Folklore Society

237686
Date
1978-10
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Music performance for the American Folklore Society annual meeting.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C79-74

Saturday performances at the 1982 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Reel 9)

238572
Date
1982-05-29
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T83-51

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

Moses Williams playing his diddley bow

235777
Date
1978
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Ten color slides. Williams playing blues music on his diddley bow at an unspecified location. Also includes an image of him talking with folklorist Dwight Devane. A diddley bow is a one-string instrument usually used for blues music. It is often played with an empty beer bottle. Williams performed ...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S78-626 - S78-635

Interview and music performance with blues singer Moses Williams

238915
Date
1978-02
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two reel to reel recordings. Moses talk about his songs; professional nicknames; history of the song Apple Core; and performances of some his compositions. (This interview may be a duplicate recording of T78-320 and T78-321, which took place on 22 April 1978.)
Type
Sound
Item ID
T81-16
Item ID
T81-17

Images of the 1981 Florida Folk Festival

235403
Date
1981-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
218 color slides. Images of dancers, singers, puppeteers, basket makers, weavers, park staff, clogging, carvers, audiences, and the faciliies at the 1981 Florida Folk Festival. Some of these images have been described in more detail in other database entries.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S81-385 - S81-603

Raw Footage of 1978 Florida Folk Festival

238600
Date
1978-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One video cassette (3/4" tape). 20 minutes.
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
V84-37

Interview with and music performance by blues musician Moses Williams

238916
Date
1980-03-11
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Moses Williams was originally from Mississippi. He moved to Florida in the 1950s. He played the diddly bow, a one-string homemade musical instrument, also called a yakedy board.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T81-15

Moses Williams playing the diddly bow at the 1980 Florida Folk Festival

235875
Date
1980-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Six color slides. Moses Williams was orginally from Mississippi. He moved to Florida in the 1950s. The diddly bow was a one-string homemade musical instrument, also known as a "yakkedy board." More information on Williams and the instrument can be found in S 1577, box 17, folder 78.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S80-195 - S80-200

Interview with and music performance by blues musician Moses Williams

238637
Date
1980-03-11
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Moses Williams was originally from Mississippi. He moved to Florida in the 1950s. He played the diddly bow, a one-string homemade musical instrument, also called a "yakkedy board." Images from this performance can be found in S 1577, box 17, folder 78 (along with more inf...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T83-86

Monday performances at the 1978 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 6)

239079
Date
1978-05-29
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. <p>&nbsp;</p>
Type
Sound
Item ID
T80-36

1981 Florida Folk Festival

234056
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Four proof sheets with 87 images. P82-93 1-4 festival crowds 5-9 Ida Goodson with children 10-16 Secretary of State George Firestone with Thelma Boltin 17-20 Children P82-94 1-3 Ida Goodson playing piano 4-14 Beseda dancers from Masaryktown 15 Buckshot Barndancers 16-20 Unidentified P82-95 1 Uniden...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
P82-93 - P82-96

Recordings of the Folk Show

240488
Date
1987-08-02
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
20 audio cassettes. NOTE: Due to copyright issues, duplications will not be made. Patrons may only listen to recordings in the research room. The Folk Show was a weekly radio show broadcast between August 1987 through January 1988, and was hosted by Butterfield. The show featured an eclectic mix of...
Type
Sound
Item ID
FS-1 - FS-20

1978 Florida Folk Festival

238594
Date
1978-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One video cassette (3/4&quot; tape). Produced by WJCT-TV. Includes music performances and interviews with net maker Hill, dug-out canoe maker Osceola, festival organizer Boltin, and state folklorist Bulger.
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
V84-31

Sunday performances at the 1982 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)

238553
Date
1982-05-30
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T83-34

Saturday afternoon performances at the 1980 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)

239090
Date
1980-05-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T80-61

Interview and music performance with blues singer Moses Williams

239246
Date
1977-11-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Williams was born 15 February 1919 in Itta Bena, Mississippi. After traveling with several acts in the 1930s/1940s, he moved to Florida to work the citrus groves. He always played the diddly bow, a one-string instrument played throughout that south that functioned as a pr...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-300

Master tapes for the Drop On Down in Florida album

240615
Date
12/03/1980
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
T80-123 and T80-124

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