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Publisher

Federal Writers' Project of Florida

Publication Date

January 1939

Abstract

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.

Keywords

Folk songs, Florida, Key West, Folklore

Subject: topical

Folk songs; Folklore

Subject: geographic

Florida; Key West; Florida; Key West

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text

Holding Location

University of South Florida USF

Identifier

W27-00289

Recording folklore in Key West

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