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Record Group Number: 000158
Series/Collection Number: .S 1712
Creator: Bureau of Florida Folklife Programs. Florida Folklife Archive
Title, Dates: "Women's Contributions" seminar audio tapes and logs, 1989.
Amount: 0.33 cubic ft.
Medium Included: audiotapes
Organization/Arrangement: Chronological according to the sequence of presentations at the seminar.
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Terms Governing Use: SPECIAL USE CONDITIONS: Camilla Collins tapes may not be used for publication, distribution, or quotation, as per informant depositor agreement between Collins and the Bureau of Florida Folklife Programs.
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Summary:     This series contains fourteen audio cassette tapes and supporting materials documenting presentations at a Florida Endowment for the Humanities seminar, "Folk Culture in the South: Women's Contributions," held September 29, 1989 at the Jacksonville Museum of Science and History.  The seminar featured presentations by Bureau of Florida Folklife Programs staff and area specialists in discussing the study of folk culture; folk traditions in Florida; women's occupational culture and lore; and the folk culture and lore of Hispanic, Jewish, and African-American women, including customs, beliefs, family and social relations, folk tales and jokes, and musical traditions and styles.  The seminar ended with a discussion with and performance by the Versateers, an African-American quartet- style gospel group.
    In addition to the tapes, the series includes tape logs providing the names of the presenters and the topics discussed on each tape; and informant depositor agreements by which the guest speakers authorized the Bureau of Florida Folklife Programs to maintain custody of tapes of their presentations.
Finding Aids: Searchable index to sound recordings available online at http://www.floridamemory.com/PhotographicCollection/ #
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Subject Access Fields: Folk music groups Florida
Folk music Florida
Folk singers Florida
Folk songs Florida
Folklore Florida
Folklore Study and teaching Florida
Gospel music Florida
Jews Florida
African American women.
African Americans Folklore. Florida
Hispanic Americans Folklore Florida
Hispanic Americans Social life and customs Florida
Women Florida
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