Audio Recording Fromajadas
About this Item
- Morris, Alton Chester (Collector)
- Corse, Carita Doggett, b. 1892 (Collector)
- Burke, Stella (Performer)
Created / Published
- St. Augustine, Florida
- - Minorcan Americans
- - Minorcan Americans--Music
- - Instrumental music
- - United States -- Florida -- St. Johns County -- St. Augustine
- Instrumental music
- - 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, along with Italians and Greeks, led by Dr. Andrew Turnbull. Turnbull settled New Smyrna Beach, Florida. When the colony came to an end in 1777, the Minorcan sett
- - Performance Note: "Fromajadas" (vocals) performed by Stella Burke at St. Augustine, Florida, on September 25, 1939.
- Sound disc : analog ; 12 in.
Call Number/Physical Location
- AFC 1939/026: AFS 03545 B01
- Alton C. Morris Florida WPA recordings (AFC 1939/026)
- American Folklife Center
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- Resettlement Administration Recordings Collection (AFC 1939/016), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
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- Alton C. Morris Florida WPA recordings (AFC 1939/026), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
- Florida WPA Recordings, 1940 (AFC 1940/011), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
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Chicago citation style:
Morris, Alton Chester, Carita Doggett Corse, and Stella Burke. Fromajadas. St. Augustine, Florida, 1939. Audio. https://www.loc.gov/item/flwpa000294/.
APA citation style:
Morris, A. C., Corse, C. D. & Burke, S. (1939) Fromajadas. St. Augustine, Florida. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/flwpa000294/.
MLA citation style:
Morris, Alton Chester, Carita Doggett Corse, and Stella Burke. Fromajadas. St. Augustine, Florida, 1939. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/flwpa000294/>.