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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Event Name is exactly "Florida Folk Festival"
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Barry Masters interview at the 1983 Florida Folk Festival

Barry Masters interview at the 1983 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1983-05-23
Description
One audio cassette. Masters discusses construction with coquina, a limestone rock unique to the eastern coast of Florida. He also discusses building stucco coquina and the high cost of building structures with coquina. Coquina is a type of rock that naturally develops from discarded coquina shells. Found mostly on Anastasia Island near St. Augustine, Florida.
Collection
Bill Crowder interview

Bill Crowder interview

Date
1983-02-18
Description
One audio cassette. Interview with alligator hunter Crowder, who was licensed with the state to capture and kill nuisance alligators, including within the Suwannee River. Interview conducted at the Stephen Foster Center.
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Bill Dillon performing at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)

Bill Dillon performing at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)

Date
1987-05-22
Description
One reel to reel recording. Dudley served as emcee (and joined in on guitar on some of the songs)
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Bill Dillon performing at the 1990 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

Bill Dillon performing at the 1990 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

Date
1990-05-27
Description
Two reel to reel recording. Cooley served as emcee.
Collection
Billy Howell interview at the 1993 Florida Folk Festival Folklife Area

Billy Howell interview at the 1993 Florida Folk Festival Folklife Area

Date
1993-05-30
Description
One audio cassette. NKwanda Jah is the interviewer. Howell gives a brief family background. He explains the turpentine business, homesteading, and other industries in North Florida. He gives some background on attending school in Port St. Joe, Fla. and working for the St. Joe Paper Company for forty-two years. He discusses his collection of railroad paraphernalia and how he acquired an interest in railway work because of his father, a news butch on the Apalachicola Northern Railroad. He explains that he never referred to railroad section workers as "gandy dancers," but instead as "section gangs." He shares his perception of race relations among railway workers, explaining that section foremen were usually white and the workers were African American. The tape cuts outs momentarily at 14:50. Howell discusses labor when he first entered the work force, including his work in the Coast Guard. He discusses his work photographing railroads.
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Bobby Hicks performing at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)

Bobby Hicks performing at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)

Date
1987-05-22
Description
Two reel to reel recordings. Devine served as emcee.
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Bucksnort Barndance Band performing for the Cross Creek Cloggers at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)

Bucksnort Barndance Band performing for the Cross Creek Cloggers at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)

Date
1987-05-23
Description
One reel to reel recording. Devine served as emcee.
Collection
Burr Oak Ensemble performing at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)

Burr Oak Ensemble performing at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)

Date
1992-05-23
Description
One reel to reel recording. Crider served as the emcee.
Collection
Cajun music and dance workshop at the 1990 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)

Cajun music and dance workshop at the 1990 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)

Date
1990-05-27
Description
Four reel to reel recordings. Murray served as the emcee.
Collection
Charlie Vinson interview at the 1993 Florida Folk Festival Folklife Area

Charlie Vinson interview at the 1993 Florida Folk Festival Folklife Area

Date
1993-05-30
Description
One cassette tape. NKwanda Jah interviews Vinson, a member of the Gandy Dancers from Birmingham, Ala., who discusses his work on the railroads. Other members of the Gandy Dancers were present and can be heard in the background. Vinson gives some geneaological history before discussing his work for United States Steel beginning in 1947. He explains that most firemen on the railroads are left-handed due to the need to fire left handed. He describes working on bridge gangs across Alabama and Georgia, including a story about encountering a snake while working on one of the bridges. He discusses his life since retirement and working with the Gandy Dancers. Vinson recounts working with white workers on the bridge gangs. He explains the importance of the human element in railway work, and the role of the railroad companies in employing African Americans. He describes greasing his face with Vaseline to keep his skin from peeling.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1576_08_c83-040Barry Masters interview at the 1983 Florida Folk FestivalSoundFolk festivals
Interviews
Oral narratives
Florida Folk Festival
Building materials
Coquina
Stone buildings
Seashells
Rocks
Masonry
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a_s1576_39_tape32Bill Crowder interviewSoundHunters
Fieldwork
Interviews
Occupational groups
Occupational training
Alligator hunting
Alligators
Hunting
Hunting Equipment and supplies
Hunting stories
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a_s1576_t87-095Bill Dillon performing at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Music performance
Old time music
Singing
Autoharp music
Zither
Singers
Musicians
Harpists
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a_s1576_t90-136bBill Dillon performing at the 1990 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)SoundFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Folk singers
Singing
Musicians
Singers
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a_s1576_30_c93-018Billy Howell interview at the 1993 Florida Folk Festival Folklife AreasoundRailroads Employees
Folk festivals
Florida Folk Festival
Railroads
Occupational folklore
Railway workers
Oral narratives
Interviews
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a_s1576_t87-097bBobby Hicks performing at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Music performance
Singing
Folk singers
Guitar music
Singers
Musicians
Guitarist
Composer
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a_s1576_t87-112Bucksnort Barndance Band performing for the Cross Creek Cloggers at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Music performance
String bands
Stringband music
Clogging
Dance music
Musicians
Singers
Bands (Music)
Dancers
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a_s1576_t92-083bBurr Oak Ensemble performing at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)SoundFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Performances
Old time music
String bands
Music performance
Musical groups
Bands (Music)
Musicians
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a_s1576_t90-033Cajun music and dance workshop at the 1990 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)SoundSingers
Musicians
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Music performance
Performing arts
Dance
Dance music
Zydeco music
Cajuns
Cajun music
Folk dancing, Cajun
Demonstrations
Workshops (Adult education)
Dancers
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a_s1576_30_c93-021Charlie Vinson interview at the 1993 Florida Folk Festival Folklife AreasoundRailroads Employees
Dancers
Folk festivals
Florida Folk Festival
Railroads
Oral narratives
Railway workers
Interviews
African Americans
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