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Record Group Number: 000158
Series/Collection Number: .S 1579
Creator: Bureau of Florida Folklife Programs. Florida Folklife Archive
Title, Dates: Indexes and accession registers to the audio tapes, video tapes, photographs, and slides of the Florida Folklife Archive, 1935-2001.
Amount: 6.17 cubic ft.
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Organization/Arrangement: Arranged by format (reel-to-reel tape, cassette tape, digital tape, video tape, and slide), then chronological.
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Summary:     This series contains the tape log indexes and the accession registers for the audio tapes, video tapes, photographs, and slides of the Florida Folklife Archives from 1935 to 1995, with the audio recordings for the Florida Folk Festival extending through 2001. The materials referenced in these recordings date back to the Works Progress Administration (WPA) recordings made in the 1930's and include recordings from most if not all of the Florida Folklife Festivals from 1954 through 2001.

    The indexed audio and video tapes consist of reel-to-reel, cassette, digital audio tapes, and video tapes. These formats are indexed by format and year accessioned (T-year for reel-to-reel, C-year for cassette, D-year for digital, V-year for video).

    The index sheets list the tape or accession number, the collector (person, group, or organization collecting the material), the informant (the performer(s) or person(s) being interviewed), date and place of recording, and specific equipment used. The bottom half of the sheet is divided into three columns: Time (Foot), Superscore; Place Names, Proper Names, Extraneous Noises, Etcetera.; and, Subjects Discussed. These list the length of performances or interviews recorded, who or what was being recorded, and the material being recorded (songs, stories, interview subject).

    The accession registers cover the above indexed materials as well as photographs (P-year), slides (S-year), media or 16mm film (Media-year), periodicals (PER-year), phonographic records (PR-year), and photographs (P-year).

    Also included are completed Tape Worksheet files. These forms contain much of the same information included on the index sheets, except they also list the subject under which the material from the tapes are cataloged and the person cataloging the materials for the Folklife Archive.

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Subject Access Fields: Folk festivals Florida
Folk music Florida
Folk songs Florida
Oral tradition
Folklore Florida
Folklore Performance Florida
Machine-readable artifacts. aat
Audio tapes. aat
Audio cassettes. aat
Sound recordings. aat
Video recordings. aat
Photographs. aat
Slides. aat
Motion pictures. aat
Phonograph records. aat
Periodicals. aat
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