The Versiteers performance at the Folk Culture in the South: Women's Contributions seminar

236228
Date
1989-07-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Folklorist Gregory Hansen introduces the Versiteers, a gospel group from Jacksonville. The group performs traditional African American gospel and spiritual songs. They also discuss the meaning of the songs, types of gospel music, how they learned their craft, and African American worshiping. Recorde...
Type
Sound
Item ID
Tape 14

The Wind That Shakes the Barley performing Scottish and English songs at the 1988 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

237594
Date
1988-05-29
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Williams served as emcee.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T88-47

The Wind That Shakes the Barley performing at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)

237826
Date
05/24/1987
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
T87-121

Saturday performances at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 10)

237916
Date
05/24/1986
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
T86-123

Evening Program at the Old Marble Stage (Tape 5)

236195
Date
1995-10-21
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One DAT tape. There were two programs (morning and evening) for the 1995 Songs Along the Suwannee concert, recorded onto five DAT tapes.
Type
Sound

Saturday performances at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area/Stage III) (Tape 7)

240544
Date
05/25/1991
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
D91-13

Friday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Performance Stage) (Tape 10)

239758
Date
1996-05-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C96-101

Sample of the Versiteers music

236442
Date
1992
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. A sampling of several songs by the Versiteers including Noah and God is Good to Me. The Versiteers were a black gospel a capella singing group. They consisted of Harry Mae Anthony, Artie Brooks, Myrtle Barton, L.V. Starling, and Belinda Carter. The recording was made to demonstr...
Type
Sound

Serpent Stone performing at the 1989 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

237456
Date
1989-05-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Walker served as emcee. The band was from Coral Gables, and led by Harry Bernstein.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T89-93
Item ID
T89-94

Sunday performances at the 2003 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Disc 6)

241511
Date
05/25/2003
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
CD03-23

Saturday performances at the 2003 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Disc 5)

241594
Date
05/24/2003
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
CD03-103

Louise Sanders presentation at the 1986 Summer Folk Culture Seminar

239040
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Louise Sanders tells various stories and sings songs, including: "The Blind Child", "My Father is a Drunkard", "The Orphan Child", "The Engineer's Child", "The Letter Edged in Black", "The Drinking House Over the Way",...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C87-22

Ken Skeens playing guitar at the "Songs Along the Suwannee" concert- White Springs, Florida

105847
Date
1995
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
F2019236

Singer Bob Tinsley performing cowboy songs at the Ocala Public Library

234769
Date
1984-03-09
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Eight color slides. Tinsley singing cowboys songs at the Ocala Public Library, accompanied by his wife Lottie in some images. This was part of a National Endowment for the Arts-funded folklife program across the state, using local talent at various libraries. Recordings of his performance can be fo...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S85-654 - S85-661

Singer Bob Tinsley performing cowboy songs at the Ocala Public Library

234770
Date
1984-03-09
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Eight color slides. Tinsley singing cowboys songs at the Ocala Public Library, accompanied by his wife Lottie in some images. This was part of a National Endowment for the Arts-funded folklife program across the state, using local talent at various libraries. Images of Tinsley performing can be fo...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C84-10
Item ID
C84-11

Saturday performances at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 4)

237722
Date
05/23/1987
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
T87-24

Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: St. Petersburg Male Chorus (15-minute program)

241255
Date
Jan 1963
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
62-3-25

Folklife People: Richard Williams

297286
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Richard Williams was born in 1887 in Jonesville, Florida, about 12 miles west of Gainesville. By his early teens, Williams was playing dance music on the guitar for local parties held on neighboring farms in Alachua County and in area phosphate camps. It was in these camps that he learned songs from...
Type
interactive resource

Bobby Hicks performing Florida songs at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage)

237063
Date
1991-05-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two reel to reel recordings. Hansen served as emcee. Last performance of the day program for Friday, 24 May 1991.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T91-10
Item ID
T91-11

Dorothy Byrne performing ragtime songs at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage)

237073
Date
1991-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Milner served as emcee.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T91-19

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

237078
Date
1991-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two reel to reel recordings. Milner served as emcee.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T91-23

Steve Stange and Allen Watkins performing

238273
Date
1983
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Performances of Steve Stange and Allen Watkins: Banjo instrumental and instrumental and vocal performances on mandolin and guitar. Features performances of "Do Balloons Go to Heaven," Irish fiddle tunes, and "You Are My Sunshine." Some of the songs are perfo...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C83-84

Scenes of the 1987 Florida Folk Festival (Video 4)

238829
Date
1987-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One video recording.
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
V87-4

Scenes of the 1987 Florida Folk Festival (Video 5)

238830
Date
1987-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One video recording.
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
V87-5

Preparing railroad tracks for Gandy Dancers at 1993 Florida Folk Festival

236924
Date
1993-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Thirty color slides. Gandy dancers were railroad workers who used call-and-response work songs to keep workers moving fast in laying track. Often called lining songs.
Type
Still Image

The Gandy Dancers at the 1993 Florida Folk Festival

236930
Date
1993-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One video tape (also copied onto a SONY mini Video8). Features the Gandy Dancers demonstrating work songs used when laying rail track. Also features CSX workers preparing the tracks at the festival used in the demonstration.
Type
Moving Image

The Gandy Dancers

236932
Date
1993
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two prints: one black and white, the other color. The dancers were: C. Wright, John Mealing, Charlie Vinson, Allen Jones, and Elder Brown. One image also features folklorist Beth Higgs. Gandy dancers were railroad workers who used call-and-response work songs to keep workers moving fast in laying t...
Type
Still Image

Vgo performing at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)

237023
Date
1992-05-23
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Dudley served as emcee. Vgo was also known as Philip Terry, of Safety Harbor. He specialized in osbcure 19th century songs.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T92-77

Maria Henderson performance at the 1957 Florida Folk Festival Main Stage

320467
Date
1957-05-04
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Second part of one audiotape recording. Thelma Boltin serves as emcee. Henderson was from Alachua, Fla.
Type
sound
Item ID
T77-60b

Planning meeting for the Triumphant Gospel Singers Association reunion

238255
Date
1981-06-11
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. The meeting includes practice sessions in which church members sing a variety of gospel songs including, "Yes, We're Going to Walk that Milky White Way," "If You are a Witness," "Talkin' About a Child that Do Love Jesus," "Woah, Children, Look ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C83-55

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