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Federal Writers' Project of Florida
Material on an expedition to record and film folklore of Key West. The first item is a memorandum dated April 20, 1939 that was sent from the headquarters of the Federal Writers' Project in Florida to the National Folklore Director of the Federal Writers' Project. In it, Stetson Kennedy discusses the need to capture on sound recording and film the distinctive language and culture of Key West. The second item is a list compiled by Kennedy of the recordings he and Robert Cook made In January 1940 of Key West folk songs.
Folk songs, Florida, Key West, Folklore
Folk songs; Folklore
Florida; Key West; Florida; Key West
University of South Florida USF
Kennedy, Stetson and Federal Writers' Project of the Work Projects Administration for the State of Florida, "Recording folklore in Key West" (1939). Tampa WPA Office Papers. 17.