51 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Event Name is exactly "Big Bend Folklife Survey"
Joe Klotz glass bottom boat tour at Silver Springs for the Big Bend Folklife Survey

Joe Klotz glass bottom boat tour at Silver Springs for the Big Bend Folklife Survey

Date
1980
Description
One audio cassette. Klotz discusses various animals on the tour, such as pea foul, giraffes, monkeys, turkeys, ostriches, meat-eating birds; zebras, camels, sheep, and spider monkeys. In addition, he talks about special diets for certain species in wildlife refuges.
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Jungle cruise boat tour by Donald "Frog" Edwards at Wakulla Springs for the Big Bend Folklife Survey

Jungle cruise boat tour by Donald "Frog" Edwards at Wakulla Springs for the Big Bend Folklife Survey

Date
1980-11-08
Description
One reel to reel. Features a jungle cruise tour spiel conducted by Edwards. He discusses various animals, birds, and trees on the tour, history of the attraction, legends of the springs, and other natural features. Boat tours have been given at the springs on since the late 1800s. Many of the 1980s drivers were descendents of those early drivers, and provide some of the same folk tales. The springs was developed as a tourist attraction in the 1930s (and became a Florida state park in 1987.) Images of the drivers can be found in S 1577, v. 7.
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Jungle cruise boat tour by George Bowers at Wakulla Springs for the Big Bend Folklife Survey

Jungle cruise boat tour by George Bowers at Wakulla Springs for the Big Bend Folklife Survey

Date
1980-11-09
Description
One reel to reel. Recording of a jungle cruise tour conducted by Bower. He discusses various animals, birds, and trees on the tour, history of the attraction, legends of the springs, and other natural features. Boat tours have been given at the springs on since the late 1800s. Many of the 1980s drivers were descendents of those early drivers, and provide some of the same folk tales. The springs was developed as a tourist attraction in the 1930s (and became a Florida state park in 1987.) Images of the drivers can be found in S 1577, v. 7.
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Jungle cruise boat tour by James A. Moretz at Wakulla Springs for the Big Bend Folklife Survey

Jungle cruise boat tour by James A. Moretz at Wakulla Springs for the Big Bend Folklife Survey

Date
1980-11-08
Description
One reel to reel. This was the second boat tour by Moretz recorded by the FFP -- the first can be found on T81-1. Features a jungle cruise tour spiel conducted by Moretz. He discusses various animals, birds, and trees on the tour, history of the attraction, legends of the springs, and other natural features. Boat tours have been given at the springs on since the late 1800s. Many of the 1980s drivers were descendents of those early drivers, and provide some of the same folk tales. The springs was developed as a tourist attraction in the 1930s (and became a Florida state park in 1987.) Images of the drivers can be found in S 1577, v. 7.
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Wakulla Springs glass bottom boat tours (and interview) by Tommy (Hawk) Jackson

Wakulla Springs glass bottom boat tours (and interview) by Tommy (Hawk) Jackson

Date
1980-11-09
Description
Two reel to reels. Recordings of two glass-bottom boat tour spiels conducted by Jackson. He discusses various animals, birds, and trees on the tour, history of the attraction, legends of the springs, Henry the pole vaulting fish, and other natural features. Boat tours have been given at the springs on since the late 1800s. Many of the 1980s drivers were descendents of those early drivers, and provide some of the same folk tales. One tale/feature was Henry the Pole Vaulting Fish, a bass fish that jumped over a pole (actually scratching its gills). The springs was developed as a tourist attraction in the 1930s (and became a Florida state park in 1987.) Images of some of the drivers can be found in S 1577, v. 7.
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Wakulla Springs jungle cruise boat tours by Wilbert Gavin

Wakulla Springs jungle cruise boat tours by Wilbert Gavin

Date
1980-11-08
Description
Two reel to reels. Recordings of two jungle cruise tours conducted by Gavin. He discusses various animals, birds, and trees on the tour, history of the attraction, legends of the springs, and other natural features. Boat tours have been given at the springs on since the late 1800s. Many of the 1980s drivers were descendents of those early drivers, and provide some of the same folk tales. The springs was developed as a tourist attraction in the 1930s (and became a Florida state park in 1987.) Images of the drivers can be found in S 1577, v. 7.
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Wilbert Gavin interview for the Big Bend Folklife Survey

Wilbert Gavin interview for the Big Bend Folklife Survey

Date
1980-11-08
Description
One reel to reel. Gavin discusses snakes, tourists, joking on the tours, Northerners vs. native Floridians, tall tales, rhymes, selling used cars, and white boatmen versus African American boatmen. Boat tours have been given at the springs since the late 1800s. Many of the 1980s drivers were descendents of those early drivers, and provide some of the same folk tales. The springs was developed as a tourist attraction in the 1930s, and became a Florida state park in 1987. Images of the drivers can be found in S 1577, v. 7.
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Recording of the Compas Creole radio show

Recording of the Compas Creole radio show

Date
1981
Description
One audio cassette. Much of the recording is in French Creole and Spanish.
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Artificial worms

Artificial worms

Date
1980
Description
One proof sheet with thirty-six black and white images. Woody Woodward and Al Jones with plastic worms Woodward made as fishing lures. Woodward, with Al Jones, made artificial fishing worms out of plastic for sale in Happy's Bait and Tackle Shop in Inverness. Begun in the 1960s, the idea came to Woody and Al when they noticed that fish only struck worms that floated at the surface by their tails. Therefore, they made a lure to imitate that behavior.
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Big Bend Folklife demonstrations at the 1981 Florida State Fair

Big Bend Folklife demonstrations at the 1981 Florida State Fair

Date
1981-08-31
Description
Seventy-seven color slides. Folklife demonstration booths at the Florida State Fair. Culled from informants at the Big Bend Folklife Area, demonstrations include pysanky egg decoration, Wakulla Springs boat drivers (Jackson), wood carving (fishing lures by Woodward and Jones), and polka music by the Polka Sweethearts.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1576_11_c83-130Joe Klotz glass bottom boat tour at Silver Springs for the Big Bend Folklife SurveySoundBoat operators
Excursion boats
Boating
Tour guides
Tourism workers
Jokes
Occupational folklore
Springs
Field recordings
Ecotourism
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a_s1576_t81-006Jungle cruise boat tour by Donald "Frog" Edwards at Wakulla Springs for the Big Bend Folklife SurveySoundBoat driver
Orators
Field recordings
Boats and boating
Oral performance
Ecotourism
Tourism
Tours
Boat drivers
Springs
Attractions
Interviews
Waterways
Occupational folklore
Tour guides (Persons)
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a_s1576_t81-009Jungle cruise boat tour by George Bowers at Wakulla Springs for the Big Bend Folklife SurveySoundField recordings
Boats and boating
Oral performance
Ecotourism
Tourism
Tours
Boat drivers
Springs
Attractions
Interviews
Waterways
Occupational folklore
Boat driver
Orators
Tour guides (Persons)
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a_s1576_t81-005Jungle cruise boat tour by James A. Moretz at Wakulla Springs for the Big Bend Folklife SurveySoundBoat operators
Field recordings
Boating
Ecotourism
Tour guides
Springs
Interviews
Occupational folklore
Excursion boats
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a_s1576_t81-008Wakulla Springs glass bottom boat tours (and interview) by Tommy (Hawk) JacksonSoundBoat driver
Orators
Fieldwork
Boats and boating
Oral performance
Ecotourism
Tourism
Tours
Boat drivers
Transportation
Springs
Attractions
Interviews
Waterways
Fauna
Flora
Occupational folklore
Occupational training
Glass bottom boats
Tour guides (Persons)
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a_s1576_t81-007Wakulla Springs jungle cruise boat tours by Wilbert GavinSoundBoat driver
Orators
Fieldwork
Boats and boating
Oral performance
Ecotourism
Tourism
Tours
Boat drivers
Transportation
Springs
Attractions
Interviews
Waterways
Fauna
Flora
Occupational folklore
Occupational training
Tour guides (Persons)
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a_s1576_t81-003Wilbert Gavin interview for the Big Bend Folklife SurveySoundField recordings
Boating
Ecotourism
Tourism workers
Tour guides
Boat operators
Interviews
Occupational folklore
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a_s1576_05_c81-036Recording of the Compas Creole radio showSoundDisc jockeys
Fieldwork
Radio announcing
Radio programs
Radio stations
Arts, Haitian
Haitian Americans
Radio broadcasters
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Artificial wormsArtificial wormsStill ImageMaterial culture
Fishing lures
Fishing Equipment and supplies
Worms
Baitworms
Fishing baits
Artisans
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Big Bend Folklife demonstrations at the 1981 Florida State FairBig Bend Folklife demonstrations at the 1981 Florida State FairStill ImageFestivals
Fairs
Demonstrations
Craft
Folklife
Boat drivers
Occupational folklore
African Americans
Teaching of folklore
Egg decoration
Eggs
Polka
Fishing Equipment and supplies
Fishing lures
Wood carving
Music performance
Wood carvers
Musical groups
Artisans
Boat driver
Bands (Music)
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