Audio Recordings Introduction to Florida Folklore Recording Expedition

Format Audio Recordings
Contributors Cook, Robert
Cook, Robert Harrison
Kennedy, Stetson
Dates 1939
Location Florida
United States
Ybor City
Language English
Subjects Announcements
Field Recordings
Hillsborough County
Spoken Word
Tampa, Florida
Ybor City
Introduction to Florida Folklore Recording Expedition
Contributor Names
Kennedy, Stetson (collector)
Cook, Robert Harrison (collector)
Kennedy, Stetson (speaker)
Created / Published
Ybor City, Florida, 1939-08-27.
Subject Headings
-  Announcements
-  United States -- Florida -- Ybor City -- place of recording
Field recordings
Spoken word
-  This Florida folklore recording expedition is jointly sponsored by the Library of Congress, the WPA Florida Music Project, and the WPA Florida Writers' Project. This record is being made in Tampa, Florida, August 27, 1939. Stetson Kennedy is the interviewer/operator."
-  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.
-  Performance Note: "Introduction to Florida Folklore Recording Expedition" (spoken) performed at Ybor City, Florida, on August 27, 1939.
sound recording
sound disc
1 sound disc ( 21 seconds) : analog ; 12 in.
AFC 1939/013: AFS 03536 A01 DLC-AFC American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
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