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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Tradition Bearer is exactly "Rodgers, Bill"
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Bill Rodgers dressed as a pirate at the 1982 Florida Folk Festival

Bill Rodgers dressed as a pirate at the 1982 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1982-05
Description
Four color slides. For more of Rodgers at the 1982 festival, see S 1577, v. 7.
Collection
Bill Rodgers' circus and costume store

Bill Rodgers' circus and costume store

Date
1982
Description
Seven color slides.
Collection
Florida Home radio series: Showtown USA (Pre-master copy)

Florida Home radio series: Showtown USA (Pre-master copy)

Date
1981
Description
Four audio cassettes. AA "pre-master copy" recorded for the radio show documentary series. Includes excerpts of interviews with travelling show performers including Joe McKennon, Ward Hall, Bill Rogers, Mary McClain, and Eric Addams.
Collection
Images of the 1982 Florida Folk Festival

Images of the 1982 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1981-05-23
Description
Three proof sheets with 105 black and white images (plus negatives). (Includes index sheets) Images of the performers and demonstrators of the festival. Includes singer McLean performing with Lais, Boltin, and Rogers; Seminoles Osceola, Billie, and Jumper demonstrating Seminole culture; the Shoestring Puppet Theater; carnival/medicine show performers Noell and Rodgers; clown Jim Parker; the Cross Creek Cloggers performing; Folklife Program staff Beauchamp, Bryant, and Green; and folklorists Petersen, Bulger, and Dyen.
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Interview with circus performer Bill Rodgers

Interview with circus performer Bill Rodgers

Date
1982-01-06
Description
Two reel to reels. Rodgers discusses his life in the circus. Topics include clowns; training for the circus; traveling; ring masters; and training birds. Copied onto audiocassettes C83-27 & C83-28. Material used for the public radio program, Florida Home: Showtown USA. Copies of the programs can be found  on C85-14.
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Saturday performances at the 1982 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Reel 10)

Saturday performances at the 1982 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Reel 10)

Date
1982-05-29
Description
One reel to reel recording. Ida Goodson and Mary McClain (also known as "Diamond Teeth" and "Walking Mary") play together for the first time. Mary McClain was the half sister of blues legend Bessie Smith.
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Sunday performances at the 1982 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Reels 6-8)

Sunday performances at the 1982 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Reels 6-8)

Date
1982-05-30
Description
Three reel to reel recordings. Folklorist Bulger served as emcee. Performance of an old fashioned medicine show, including a bird show, clown, Punch and Judy show, a ventriloquist, rope tricks, and blues music.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Bill Rodgers dressed as a pirate at the 1982 Florida Folk FestivalBill Rodgers dressed as a pirate at the 1982 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Costumes
Clothing and dress
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Bill Rodgers' circus and costume storeBill Rodgers' circus and costume storeStill ImageSpecialty stores
Selling
Stores, retail
Circus
Costumes
Clothing
Merchants
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a_s1576_10_c83-086Florida Home radio series: Showtown USA (Pre-master copy)SoundPerformers
Entertainers
Singers
Music performance
Traveling shows
Humor
Jokes
Medicine shows
Traveling theater
Performing arts
Radio programs
Documentaries Radio
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Images of the 1982 Florida Folk FestivalImages of the 1982 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageMusicians
Bands (Music)
Blues singers
Cooks
Performers
Circus performers
Ventriloquists
Singers
Guitarist
Dancers
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Ventriloquism
Puppets
Clog dancing
Guitarists
Folk singers
Theatrical makeup
Cooking and dining
Seminole Indians
Native Americans
African Americans
Clowns
Folklorists
Pianists
Puppeteers
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a_s1576_t82-036Interview with circus performer Bill RodgersSoundFieldwork
Interviews
Oral histories
Life histories
Personal experience narratives
Animal training
Birds
Performing arts
Clowns
Circus
Carnivals
Entertainers
Animal trainers
Circus performers
Circus workers
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a_s1576_t83-052Saturday performances at the 1982 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Reel 10)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Singing
Musicians
Ventriloquism
Medicine shows
Humor
Jokes
Blues (Music)
Blues singers
Piano music (Blues)
Performers
Ventriloquists
Comedians
Singers
Pianists
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a_s1576_t83-059Sunday performances at the 1982 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Reels 6-8)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Ventriloquism
Blues (Music)
Puppets
African Americans
Medicine shows
Humor
Punch and Judy
Puppet theater
Ropework
Jokes
Singers
Guitarist
Clowns
Ventriloquists
Comedians
Performers
Blues singers
Musicians
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