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Interview with hunter Buddy Beck
- Two audio cassettes. Interview with hunter and deer hunting dog breeder Buddy Beck. On the side, he also plays bluegrass music on the mandolin with the Trivette family. Born in Live Oak, he discusses family history; raising dogs; hunting; mandolins; the Trivette family; and bluegrass music. In winter 1985, the Bureau contracted with two folklorists to conduct a folk arts survey of the St. Johns River basin in northeastern Florida. The St. Johns River is the largest and most used river in Florida, supporting much river commerce as well as a modest amount of commercial fishing. Folklorists Mary Anne McDonald and Kathleen Figgen conducted the survey from January through March 1985 under the direction of Folklife Coordinator Blanton Owen and Bureau Chief Ormond Loomis. Documentation compiled in the survey was used to prepare and present the 'St. Johns River Basin Folklife Area' at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival.