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  • Shooting Creek

    Shooting Creek

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1966-11-26
  • L&N Mobile

    L&N Mobile

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (1 minute, 40 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A railroad work song, sung while lining track. The singer, "Uncle" Bradley Eberhard, a work-crippled, 66-year-old African American, worked more than a quarter of a century in railroad work gangs and is still proud of his role as singer when the men were laying track. ...

    • Contributor: Eberhard, Bradley, Uncle - Corse, Carita Doggett - Cornwall, Robert - Eberhard, Bradley (Uncle)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-07-26
  • Arkansas Traveler

    Arkansas Traveler

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1967-10-28
  • Men's Traditional Contest Song (Warm-Up)

    Men's Traditional Contest Song (Warm-Up)

    • Contributor: Tai Piah Singers - Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-14
  • Children's Sermon

    Children's Sermon

    Field Recordings. Spoken Word. sound recording | 1 sound disc ( 53 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A sermon preached by children playing church. Rather than preach from the Bible, the children would use "The House that Jack built." The singer, aged 39, grew up in South Jacksonville, Florida. She is a blind student of WPA instructor Rev. H. W. Stuckey. Performance ...

    • Contributor: Jackson, Irene - Halpert, Herbert - Kennedy, Stetson - [Kennedy, Stetson]
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-18
  • Under the Mountain

    Under the Mountain

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc ( 51 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | The Slavia colony in Florida was established by Slovaks who had first settled in Cleveland in 1912. Performance Note: "Under the Mountain" (vocals) performed by a group of young people at St. Luke's Lutheran Church, Slavia, Florida, on August 31, 1939. Performers referred to elsewhere as ...

    • Contributor: Unidentified Young People - Morris, Alton Chester - Morris, Alton C. - Group of Young People
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-31
  • Captain's Mule (Part 2 of 2)

    Captain's Mule (Part 2 of 2)

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (1 minute, 43 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A mule-skinning song sung in the hard roads camp. It would be sung during the day, to give the muleskinners more energy. The singer, age 30, learned it while working as a waterboy (aged 15-16) in middle Florida. He was born in Georgia and reared ...

    • Contributor: Hazelhurst, Harold - Halpert, Herbert - Kennedy, Stetson - [Kennedy, Stetson]
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-18
  • [Breakdown in A]

    [Breakdown in A]

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1967-05-06
  • Phylis Stole the Ham

    Phylis Stole the Ham

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc ( 24 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | Sung to the tune of "Old Grey came a-tearing out the wilderness. Performance Note: "Phylis Stole the Ham" (vocals with accordion) performed by Robert Butler at Key West, Florida, on January 23, 1940. Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Bulter, Robert - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert - Butler, Robert - Rolle, Theodore (Tea Roll) - Unidentified Bahaman
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-01-23
  • Tiny Tots' Fancy Dance Contest Song ("Run fast.")

    Tiny Tots' Fancy Dance Contest Song ("Run fast.")

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-13
  • Bonefish

    Bonefish

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc ( 49 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | Bahamian Bahamian fish peddler Greek American man A Bahamian folksong. Performance Note: "Bonefish" (vocals with accordion) performed by an unidentified Bahamian at Key West, Florida, on January 23, 1940. Performer referred to elsewhere as unidentified Bahamian Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Unidentified Performer - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert - Unidentified Bahamian - Unidentified Bahaman
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-01-23
  • Special for Two Girls Who Danced in the Arena for the First Time

    Special for Two Girls Who Danced in the Arena for the First Time

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-13
  • Tail Dancers' Song

    Tail Dancers' Song

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-14
  • [High Yellow]

    [High Yellow]

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1967-05-06
  • Tiny Tots' Traditional Cloth Dance Contest Song (Warm-Up) ("The people are making a circle and are protecting their little ones.")

    Tiny Tots' Traditional Cloth Dance Contest Song (Warm-Up) ("T...

    • Contributor: Tai Piah Singers - Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-13
  • Hethu'shka Song

    Hethu'shka Song

    • Contributor: Host Drum - Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-14
  • Santa Anna's Retreat

    Santa Anna's Retreat

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1966-08-27
  • Wish I Was a Single Man Again

    Wish I Was a Single Man Again

    Field Recordings. Spoken Word. Instrumental Music. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (2 minutes, 21 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A set-calling song for dances. The singer, a 43-year-old blind preacher of the Missionary Baptist Church and WPA instructor for the blind, grew up on a farm in Lee County, South Carolina. Performance Note: "Wish I Was a Single Man Again" ...

    • Contributor: Stuckey, Harden W. - Halpert, Herbert - Kennedy, Stetson - [Kennedy, Stetson] - Stuckey, Rev. Harden W. (H. W.) - Stucky, Rev. Harden W. - Stuckey, Rev. H. W.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-18
  • Emcee Makes Announcements Following Grand Finale

    Emcee Makes Announcements Following Grand Finale

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl - Wolfe, Clifford, Sr.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-13
  • Emcee Urges War Dancers to Move Along and Announces that the Grand Entry will Begin

    Emcee Urges War Dancers to Move Along and Announces that the ...

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl - Wolfe, Clifford, Sr.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-13
  • Emcee Makes Announcements Following General Dancing

    Emcee Makes Announcements Following General Dancing

    • Contributor: Wolfe, Clifford, Sr. - Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-13
  • Contest Song (Warm-Up)

    Contest Song (Warm-Up)

    • Contributor: Tai Piah Singers - Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-14
  • Emcee Calls Little Boy Fancy Dancers and Men Judges

    Emcee Calls Little Boy Fancy Dancers and Men Judges

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl - Wolfe, Clifford, Sr.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-13
  • Emcee Calls Junior Girl Shawl Dancers

    Emcee Calls Junior Girl Shawl Dancers

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl - Wolfe, Clifford, Sr.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-13
  • Emcee Announces Women Traditional Cloth Dancers and Pendleton Blanket Raffle

    Emcee Announces Women Traditional Cloth Dancers and Pendleton...

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl - Wolfe, Clifford, Sr.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-14
  • Orala, orala

    Orala, orala

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (2 minutes, 17 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A plowing song from the city of Nitra, Slovakia. The singer, Rev. S. M. (Stephen M.) Tuhy, is the pastor of the Lutheran Church of Slavia, Florida. The Slavia colony in Florida was established by Slovaks who had first settled in Cleveland in 1912. Performance ...

    • Contributor: Tuhy, Stephen M., Rev - Morris, Alton Chester - Morris, Alton C. - Tuhy, Rev. Stephen M. (S. M.) - Tuhy, Rev. S. M.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-31
  • Anatoliki Melodia

    Anatoliki Melodia

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (1 minute, 55 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | Violin Solo, a Turkish Arabian classic, originated in Asia Minor. The violinist is a student at the University of Tampa. Tarpon Springs was settled by Greek sponge fishers in 1905. The sound quality of this recording is extremely poor. It has been included online because ...

    • Contributor: Bessis, Soterios - Fuller, Bonnie - Filareton, John - Violin - Piano - Bassis, Soterios
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-05-12
  • Miss Martinez Cockroach and Mr. Perez Mouse

    Miss Martinez Cockroach and Mr. Perez Mouse

    Field Recordings. Spoken Word. sound recording | 1 sound disc (3 minutes, 16 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | Evelia Andux, age 11, daughter of Evelio Andux, tells a different version of the same story her father told. Ybor City, now a neighborhood within Tampa, was settled in 1886 by Cuban cigar manufacturers under the leadership of Vicente Martínez de Ybor. The cigar ...

    • Contributor: Andux, Evelia - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-24
  • Emcee Announces the End of the Gourd Dance and Thanks Gourd Dancers and Gourd Dance Singers

    Emcee Announces the End of the Gourd Dance and Thanks Gourd D...

    • Contributor: Wolfe, Clifford, Sr. - Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-13
  • Ron Thomas Speaks on Behalf of Rufus White

    Ron Thomas Speaks on Behalf of Rufus White

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl - Thomas, Ron
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-14
  • Commentary on Hethu'shka Song (Call Number: AFC 1986/038: 0440)

    Commentary on Hethu'shka Song (Call Number: AFC 1986/038: 0440)

    • Contributor: White, Rufus - Jabbour, Alan - McIntyre, Laurel
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1999-07-21
  • Commentary on Grand Entry Song (Call Number: AFC 1986/038: 0388)

    Commentary on Grand Entry Song (Call Number: AFC 1986/038: 0388)

    • Contributor: White, Rufus - Jabbour, Alan - McIntyre, Laurel
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1999-07-20
  • Fromajadas

    Fromajadas

    Field Recordings. Instrumental Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc (4 minutes, 36 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | Miss Stella Burke, of St. Augustine, Florida, will sing 'Fromajadas,' which is a Minorcan folksong, sung on Easter Eve by bands of singers while asking for cheesecake." Minorcans, from the island of Minorca, off the coast of Spain, first came to Florida in 1768, ...

    • Contributor: Burke, Stella - Morris, Alton Chester - Corse, Carita Doggett - Morris, Alton C. - [Corse, Carita Doggett]
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-09-25
  • Untitled

    Untitled

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc ( 54 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | Crew of "The Boys," a 108-foot menhaden (or pogey) fishing boat of Mayport, Florida, commanded by Captain J. C. Willard. Crew of "The Boys," a 108-foot menhaden (or pogey) fishing boat of Mayport, Florida, commanded by Captain J. C. Willard. Shrimphouse workers The sound quality of ...

    • Contributor: Unidentified Performers - Corse, Carita Doggett - Cornwall, Robert - Unidentified Group
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-07-01
  • Shortning Bread

    Shortning Bread

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Jabbour, Karen Singer - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1967-07-17
  • Pescador

    Pescador

    Field Recordings. Spoken Word. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc ( 22 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | Bahamian Bahamian fish peddler Greek American man The call of a Bahamian fish peddler. Performance Note: "Pescador" (vocals) performed by an unidentified Bahamian fish peddler at Key West, Florida, on January 18, 1940. Performer referred to elsewhere as unidentified Bahamian fish peddler Sound Recording ...

    • Contributor: Unidentified Performer - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert - Unidentified Bahamian Fish Peddler
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-01-18
  • Emcee Comments on Expertise of Judges and Thanks Men Fancy Dancers

    Emcee Comments on Expertise of Judges and Thanks Men Fancy Da...

    • Contributor: Wolfe, Clifford, Sr. - Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-14
  • Emcee Calls Other Judges

    Emcee Calls Other Judges

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl - Wolfe, Clifford, Sr.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-13
  • Emcee Calls Tiny Tot Traditional Dancers

    Emcee Calls Tiny Tot Traditional Dancers

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl - Wolfe, Clifford, Sr.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-13
  • Halkiticos, Sousta

    Halkiticos, Sousta

    Field Recordings. Instrumental Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc (1 minute, 32 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A classic dance of the Island of Halki, originated on the Asia Minor Coast three to four thousand years ago. The natives adopted this dance, when the only musical instrument which we now know was a small lyra, still used by these Islanders and ...

    • Contributor: Kaletizis, George - Peronis, Louis - Perris, Charylaos "Harry" - Filareton, John - Lavouto - Violin - Perris, Charylaos (Harry) - Santouri (Cymbal) - Kapsalos, Louis - Perris, Harris - Parris, Harry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-05-12
  • Commentary on Grand Finale Song

    Commentary on Grand Finale Song

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - White, Rufus - McIntyre, Laurel
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1999-07-21
  • Whipman's Song

    Whipman's Song

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-14
  • Commentary on Hethu'shka Song (Call Number: AFC 1986/038: 0390)

    Commentary on Hethu'shka Song (Call Number: AFC 1986/038: 0390)

    • Contributor: McIntyre, Laurel - White, Rufus - Jabbour, Alan
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1999-07-20
  • Joe Mows

    Joe Mows

    Field Recordings. Interviews. Spoken Word. sound recording | 1 sound disc (1 minute, 5 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | Jack describes methods of killing the Joe Mows (good luck items, also known as "Mojos," said to be helpful in winning at gambling games) of other players in a skin (card) game. A Joe Mow can be killed by throwing salt or carrying ...

    • Contributor: Jack - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert - Johnson, Berry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-19
  • Let's Shake It

    Let's Shake It

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (2 minutes, 53 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A Negro track-lining chant, learned at a railroad camp in [Callahan?] (North Florida) in 1935. Zora Neale Hurston, originally of Eatonville, Florida, was already a published novelist and folklorist when she took a job with the Federal Writers' Project in Florida. Performance Note: "Let's Shake ...

    • Contributor: Hurston, Zora Neale - Halpert, Herbert - Kennedy, Stetson - [Kennedy, Stetson]
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-18
  • Old Black Mammy's Lullaby

    Old Black Mammy's Lullaby

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (2 minutes, 9 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | Mrs. Isabel Barnwell, age 85, was raised on Nueva Esperanza (New Hope) Plantation in Nassau County, Florida. She explains the meaning of "We Hab a Jest Gawd" and sings a song she learned from her "mammy" (a slave serving as nursemaid) when she was very ...

    • Contributor: Barnwell, Isabel - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-14
  • Greasy String

    Greasy String

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1967-05-06
  • Dinah

    Dinah

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Jabbour, Karen Singer - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1967-07-17
  • Un Punto Cubano

    Un Punto Cubano

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (1 minute, 40 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | Sung by Martin Noriega, age 51, of Cuban parentage. Ybor City, now a neighborhood within Tampa, was settled in 1886 by Cuban cigar manufacturers under the leadership of Vicente Martínez de Ybor. The cigar companies moved from Key West to avoid unionization of their workers. ...

    • Contributor: Noriega, Martin - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-26
  • Emcee Teaches Omaha to Non-Indians

    Emcee Teaches Omaha to Non-Indians

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl - Wolfe, Clifford, Sr.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-14
  • [Quince Dillion's High-D Reel]

    [Quince Dillion's High-D Reel]

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1967-10-28
  • Contest Song

    Contest Song

    • Contributor: Host Drum - Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-14
  • Women's Traditional Cloth Contest Song

    Women's Traditional Cloth Contest Song

    • Contributor: Tai Piah Singers - Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-14
  • Duermate mi niña

    Duermate mi niña

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc ( 23 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | An ancient lullaby which has remained popular among the Cuban people and their descendants in Key West. Sung by a pupil at the San Carlos Institute, a grammar school in Key West owned and operated by the Cuban government, with classes taught in both English and ...

    • Contributor: Rodriguez, Alva - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert - Rodriguez, Alba
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-01-22
  • Wax Cylinder Hethu'shka Song - 1983 Pow-Wow

    Wax Cylinder Hethu'shka Song - 1983 Pow-Wow

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-13
  • Tobacco Is a Noxious Weed

    Tobacco Is a Noxious Weed

    Field Recordings. Spoken Word. sound recording | 1 sound disc ( 31 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A Conch axiom. The performer, an 84-year-old blind man, was born in the Bahamas and emigrated to Florida ca. 1911. The term "Conch," while now more widely used to refer to a native of Key West, Florida, originally referred to British settlers of the Bahama ...

    • Contributor: Roberts, Wilbur - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-01-15
  • Introduction to Philoptochos Society recordings

    Introduction to Philoptochos Society recordings

    Field Recordings. Spoken Word. sound recording | 1 sound disc ( 24 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | All those numbers have been tested and tried out in Tarpon Springs services, over the dedication of the Philoptochos Greek Center in Tarpon Springs, with all the Grecian and all ancient numbers, which is about two years past and long ago. John Filareton, the announcer ...

    • Contributor: Filareton, John
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-05-12
  • I'm Going to Georgia

    I'm Going to Georgia

    Field Recordings. Interviews. Spoken Word. sound recording | 1 sound disc (6 minutes, 32 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A turpentine worker's song. Cull Stacey, a 56-year-old turpentine worker born in Rockingham, North Carolina, describes the song and the turpentine industry but does not sing. The sound quality of this recording is poor. Performance Note: "I'm Going to Georgia" (spoken) performed by ...

    • Contributor: Stacey, Cull - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-01
  • Bellamena

    Bellamena

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc ( 42 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | Bahamian Bahamian fish peddler Greek American man A Bahamian folksong, commemorating the role of Caribbean vessels in "rum-running," or transporting alcohol, to the United States during Prohibition (1919-1933). The 18th amendment to the Constitution, known as the Volstead Act, or Prohibition Act, had outlawed the manufacture ...

    • Contributor: Unidentified Performer - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert - Unidentified Bahamian - Unidentified Bahaman
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-01-23
  • Ellenico Nanourisma

    Ellenico Nanourisma

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc ( 27 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | Greeks, along with Italians and Minorcans, first came to Florida in 1768, led by Dr. Andrew Turnbull. Turnbull settled New Smyrna Beach, Florida. When the colony came to an end in 1777, the settlers relocated to St. Augustine. Performance Note: "Ellenico Nanourisma" (vocals) performed by John ...

    • Contributor: Castrounis, John - Morris, Alton Chester - Corse, Carita Doggett - Morris, Alton C. - [Corse, Carita Doggett]
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-10-04
  • Prídi, Janícko milený

    Prídi, Janícko milený

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (1 minute, 26 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A two-part song. The Slavia colony in Florida was established by Slovaks who had first settled in Cleveland in 1912. Performance Note: "Prídi, Janícko milený" (vocals) performed by Julia Jakubcin, and Rev. Stephen M. (S. M.) Tuhy at St. Luke's Lutheran Church, Slavia, Florida, on ...

    • Contributor: Jakubcin, Julia - Tuhy, Stephen M., Rev - Morris, Alton Chester - Morris, Alton C. - Tuhy, Rev. Stephen M. (S. M.) - Tuhy, Rev. S. M.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-31
  • Emcee Introduces Famous Omaha Baseball Pitcher

    Emcee Introduces Famous Omaha Baseball Pitcher

    • Contributor: Wolfe, Clifford, Sr. - Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-14
  • Emcee Announces that Mary Mitchell Has Shawls to Give to the San Juan Pueblo Women

    Emcee Announces that Mary Mitchell Has Shawls to Give to the ...

    • Contributor: Wolfe, Clifford, Sr. - Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-14
  • Louie Says Thank You

    Louie Says Thank You

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl - Louie
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-13
  • Emcee Introduces Jack Chase, Calls Ruby Bellinger, and Asks That a Vehicle (55G 975) be Moved

    Emcee Introduces Jack Chase, Calls Ruby Bellinger, and Asks T...

    • Contributor: Wolfe, Clifford, Sr. - Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-14
  • Junior Boys' Fancy Dance Contest Song ("Duck and run.")

    Junior Boys' Fancy Dance Contest Song ("Duck and run.")

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl - Host Drum
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-13
  • [Polka in G]

    [Polka in G]

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Jabbour, Karen Singer - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1966-06-18
  • The Route

    The Route

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1966-11-26
  • Commentary on Junior Boys' Fancy Dance Contest Song (Warm-Up) (Call Number: AFC 1986/038: 0485)

    Commentary on Junior Boys' Fancy Dance Contest Song (Warm-Up)...

    • Contributor: White, Rufus - McIntyre, Laurel - Jabbour, Alan
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1999-07-21
  • Hethu'shka Song ("The spirit is around.")

    Hethu'shka Song ("The spirit is around.")

    • Contributor: Wolfe, Clifford, Sr. - Fleischhauer, Carl - Host Drum
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-13
  • Mama Don't Want No Peas, No Rice

    Mama Don't Want No Peas, No Rice

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (3 minutes, 15 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A song from Nassau, the Bahama Islands, sung at jumping dances and fire dances. According to Zora Neale Hurston, "They're great songmakers, and their tunes are decidedly more African than the ones made by the Negroes in America. They make songs so rapidly, they say, ...

    • Contributor: Hurston, Zora Neale - Halpert, Herbert - Kennedy, Stetson - [Kennedy, Stetson]
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-18
  • [Sandy River Belle]

    [Sandy River Belle]

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1966-11-26
  • Emcee Calls the First Half of the Men Traditional Dancers and Asks that the People Selling Tickets for the Cedar Chest, Clock, and Drum Hide Bring Them to the Speaker Stand

    Emcee Calls the First Half of the Men Traditional Dancers and...

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl - Wolfe, Clifford, Sr.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-14
  • Love Somebody (fragment)

    Love Somebody (fragment)

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1967-10-28
  • Betsy

    Betsy

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1966-11-26
  • When Sweet Marie Was Sweet Sixteen

    When Sweet Marie Was Sweet Sixteen

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Jabbour, Karen Singer - Reed, Henry - Ball, Ernest R. - Moore, Raymon
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1967-07-17
  • Joe Mows, Witches and Hants

    Joe Mows, Witches and Hants

    Field Recordings. Interviews. Spoken Word. sound recording | 1 sound disc (6 minutes, 41 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | Stetson Kennedy asks Jack about other superstitious tokens. Jack never has been able to tell why people tie dimes or strings around their necks--if he has a dime he spends it. A nutmeg on a string around one's neck is supposed to be ...

    • Contributor: Jack - Johnson, Berry - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-19
  • Emcee's Assistant Calls Second Half of Men Fancy Dancers

    Emcee's Assistant Calls Second Half of Men Fancy Dancers

    • Contributor: Wolfe, Clifford, Sr. - Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-14
  • Myjava

    Myjava

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (2 minutes, 44 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | An old song about the singer's hometown in Czechoslovakia. Masaryktown, named for Thomas G. Masaryk, the first president (1918-1935) of the Czechoslovak Republic, is a community near Tampa settled by Czech farmers in 1924. The sound quality of this recording is extremely poor. It has ...

    • Contributor: Prácher, Elizabeth - Morris, Alton Chester - Morris, Alton C.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-28
  • Hog-Eyed Man

    Hog-Eyed Man

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1966-08-27
  • Women's Traditional Buckskin Dance Contest Song (Warm-Up) ("The soldier placed a flag in the land to which he traveled.")

    Women's Traditional Buckskin Dance Contest Song (Warm-Up) ("T...

    • Contributor: Tai Piah Singers - Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-14
  • The Story of Juan José (Explanation)

    The Story of Juan José (Explanation)

    Field Recordings. Interviews. Spoken Word. sound recording | 1 sound disc (1 minute, 3 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A discussion of the origins of "The Story of Juan José." Ybor City, now a neighborhood within Tampa, was settled in 1886 by Cuban cigar manufacturers under the leadership of Vicente Martínez de Ybor. The cigar companies moved from Key West to avoid ...

    • Contributor: Noriega, Martin - Andux, Esther - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert - Andux, Evelia - Rollato, Esther - Pollato, Esther
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-25
  • Emcee Announces that the Head Judge Has Asked that the Contestants Dance Again

    Emcee Announces that the Head Judge Has Asked that the Contes...

    • Contributor: Wolfe, Clifford, Sr. - Host Drum - Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-14
  • Oh Mr. Brown

    Oh Mr. Brown

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (1 minute, 5 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A Nassau song from the Bahamas, sung when jumping the fire dance. "The fire dance is some sort of African survival in the West Indies, and they beat the drums and sing these little songs." Zora Neale Hurston, here interviewed by Dr. Carita Doggett Corse ...

    • Contributor: Hurston, Zora Neale - Halpert, Herbert - Kennedy, Stetson - Corse, Carita Doggett - [Kennedy, Stetson] - Hurston, Zora Hurston - Halpert, Hurston
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-18
  • Emcee Urges War Dances to Move Along Again

    Emcee Urges War Dances to Move Along Again

    • Contributor: Wolfe, Clifford, Sr. - Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-13
  • Folding Down the Sheets

    Folding Down the Sheets

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Jabbour, Karen Singer - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1966-06-18
  • Albert Pappan is Head Judge

    Albert Pappan is Head Judge

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-13
  • Women's Traditional Cloth Contest Song (Warm-Up)

    Women's Traditional Cloth Contest Song (Warm-Up)

    • Contributor: Tai Piah Singers - Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-14
  • Maroulli

    Maroulli

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (5 minutes, 24 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A Greek folksong. Tarpon Springs was settled by Greek sponge fishers in 1905. Performance Note: "Maroulli" (vocals with fiddle, santouri (cymbal), and mandola) performed by Charles M. Brown, Louis Peronis, violin, Charylaos (Harry) Perris, George Kafezio, mandola, at Tarpon Springs, Florida, on August 26, 1939. ...

    • Contributor: Brown, Charles M. - Peronis, Louis - Perris, Charylaos "Harry" - Kafezio, George - Morris, Alton Chester - Cook, Robert Harrison - Kennedy, Stetson - Morris, Alton C. - Cook, Robert - Violin - Perris, Charylaos (Harry) - Santouri (Cymbal) - Mandola - Brown, Chas. M. - Perris, Harris - Parris, Harry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-26
  • Commentary on Honoring Song (Call Number: AFC 1986/038: 0418)

    Commentary on Honoring Song (Call Number: AFC 1986/038: 0418)

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - McIntyre, Laurel - White, Rufus
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1999-07-21
  • Commentary on Hethu'shka Song (Call Number: AFC 1986/038: 0415)

    Commentary on Hethu'shka Song (Call Number: AFC 1986/038: 0415)

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - McIntyre, Laurel - White, Rufus
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1999-07-21
  • Bývávalo, bývávalo dobre

    Bývávalo, bývávalo dobre

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (1 minute, 41 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A Slavic round song, led by Rev. S. M. (Stephen M.) Tuhy, pastor of the Lutheran Church of Slavia, Florida. The Slavia colony in Florida was established by Slovaks who had first settled in Cleveland in 1912. Performance Note: "Bývávalo, bývávalo dobre" (vocals) performed by ...

    • Contributor: Unidentified Young People - Tuhy, Stephen M., Rev - Morris, Alton Chester - Morris, Alton C. - Group of Young People - Tuhy, Rev. Stephen M. (S. M.) - Tuhy, Rev. S. M.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-09-01
  • Emcee Calls His Aunt and Uncle

    Emcee Calls His Aunt and Uncle

    • Contributor: Wolfe, Clifford, Sr. - Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-13
  • Test of acetate steel needles

    Test of acetate steel needles

    Field Recordings. Spoken Word. sound recording | 1 sound disc ( 16 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | Robert Cook tests the scratch level of acetate steel needles. Performance Note: "Test of acetate steel needles" (spoken) performed at Office of the Aycock & Lindsey Turpentine Camp, Cross City, Florida, on August 19, 1939. Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-19
  • General Dancing Song

    General Dancing Song

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl - Host Drum - Wolfe, Clifford, Sr.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-13
  • Emcee Announces Cedar Chest Raffle, A Two Step, and Three Remaining Specials

    Emcee Announces Cedar Chest Raffle, A Two Step, and Three Rem...

    • Contributor: Wolfe, Clifford, Sr. - Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-14
  • Emcee Calls Levi Parker and Alfred Gilpin Speaks on Behalf of the Whipman

    Emcee Calls Levi Parker and Alfred Gilpin Speaks on Behalf of...

    • Contributor: Wolfe, Clifford, Sr. - Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-14
  • Love Somebody

    Love Somebody

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Jabbour, Karen Singer - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1966-06-18
  • If Something Sees Something

    If Something Sees Something

    Field Recordings. Spoken Word. sound recording | 1 sound disc ( 38 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A Conch riddle. The performer, an 84-year-old blind man, was born in the Bahamas and emigrated to Florida ca. 1911. The term "Conch," while now more widely used to refer to a native of Key West, Florida, originally referred to British settlers of the Bahama ...

    • Contributor: Roberts, Wilbur - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-01-15
  • Emcee Calls Tiny Tot Shawl Dancers

    Emcee Calls Tiny Tot Shawl Dancers

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl - Wolfe, Clifford, Sr.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-13