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Fourth of July celebrations at Stephen Foster Memorial (1960)

Fourth of July celebrations at Stephen Foster Memorial (1960)

Date
1960-07-04
Description
One reel to reel recording. The audio quality is poor. Held at Powell Hall because of heavy rains. Boltin emceed the event. Cliff Walden was a radio personality on WGGG in Gainesville. U.S. Rep. Matthews represented the 8th Congressional District from 1953 to 1967. He spoke on patriotism and the need for "states rights" -- but his speech suffers from audio resulting from damage to the reel to reel and is difficult to hear.
Collection
History of Suwannee County and Its Black Settlers

History of Suwannee County and Its Black Settlers

Date
1989-09-26
Description
One video recording (VHS; 2 hours) Created by Chestine Epps Curry for the Suwannee County Historical County for Black History month. Includes a re-enactment of emancipation, interview with Charles Shelton author of book on the county and the son of Jessie Reddick Shelton, who was the county's oldest resident (she died at 105), the local NAACP, remarks by the Suwannee County school superintendent and other local leaders, students at Douglas High School, and the local sewing club. Included with the video are handwritten notes by folklorist Beth Higgs. Suwannee County.
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Interview with blues singer/pianist Ida Goodson

Interview with blues singer/pianist Ida Goodson

Date
1981-11-03
Description
Four reel to reels. Interview with singer and pianist Ida Goodson. Born and raised in Pensacola, she toured and recorded with various blues and jazz bands in the late 1920s and 1930s, and later worked for a lumber company for 35 years, while still playing the nightclubs. She converted to Christianity in 1960 and began playing gospel music. In the interview, she discusses her family; her sisters experiences in the music business; learning to play piano; her first song; blues, Dixieland, and jazz music in the 1920s and 1930s; touring Alabama and Georgia in the 1930s; Florida nightclubs; her marriage in 1927; her children's involvement in music; growing up in the Baptist Church and her religious reawakening in the 1960s; recording in New Orleans; games she played as a child; and May Day and Mardi Gras celebrations in Pensacola. Copied onto audiocassettes C83-1, C83-2, C83-3, and C83-4.
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Interview with jazz musician Hal (Fess) Andrews

Interview with jazz musician Hal (Fess) Andrews

Date
1981-11-03
Description
Two reel to reels. Poor audio quality in some areas. Interview with Pensacola-based jazz musician Andrews. He discusses learning music; attending Tuskegee Institute; teaching chemistry in Pensacola; varities of jazz music; working with artists like Cab Calloway and Duke Ellington; working for a radio station in New York City; leading a big band in the 1940s and 1950s; and various nightclubs in the Pensacola area. Copied onto audiocassettes C83-5 & C83-6.  
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Interview with Myakka City resident Lois Payne

Interview with Myakka City resident Lois Payne

Date
1984-06-19
Description
One reel to reel. Payne talks about life in Myakka, including turpenting, segregation, marriage practices, timber industry, leisure activities, the Ku Klux Klan, games, churches, and trains. The Myakka Community Profile Project was conducted between October 1983 and March 1984 through a partnership with the Crowley Museum and Nature Center, and the Florida Folklife Program, funded by the Florida Endowment for the Humanities. The fieldwork and resultant booklet/slideshow, created by museum employee Robert Cottrell and folklorist Pat Waterman, was to profile the lifestyles and values of the Myakka community, located in Southwest Florida in Manatee County. See S 1682 for more information on the project.
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Interview with painter Pharaoh Baker

Interview with painter Pharaoh Baker

Date
1978-05-03
Description
One audio cassette. Side 1, C78-50: Baker, born in Sneeds, Florida, discusses how he started painting seriously in his early twenties and used the GI Bill to study art at Florida A & M University from 1947 to 1949. He also describes the cotton picking trading system in which the laborers would trade coupons for finished cotton goods for payment. Baker also discusses his paintings: "The Sharecropper," "A Hero's Welcome," "Lord, Make My Burden Lighter," "The Dead Christ," "The Soul Searchers." He also talks about what has influenced his art; his school days; the murder of Emmett Till; and growing up as an African American in Jim Crow Florida. Side 2: Baker talks about his religious background and its influence in his art; how long it takes him to paint a picture; how he sculpts; the materials he uses to paint; and house and sign painting.
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Interview with Washboard Bill Cooke on entertainment in Florida

Interview with Washboard Bill Cooke on entertainment in Florida

Date
1987-08-18
Description
One audio cassette. Recorded at his home. Cooke discusses black entertainment in Florida. Born in Dupont, just south of St. Augustine, on 4 July, Cooke worked as a street performer, a jook joint musician, a nightclub entertainer, and a railway worker. His mother ran a jook joint, where he was first exposed to music and dance. In the interviews, he discusses jook joints; Florida minstrel acts such as Florida Blossom, Rabbit Foot, and Silas Green; black vaudeville in Florida; Ringling Brothers circus; segregation in theaters and entertainment; blackface; national entertainers he knew such as Amos and Andy, Step'n Fetchit, and Al Jolson; racism in advertising; and Pullman Porters he knew. In 1956, he made a recording with Pete Seeger and Sonny Terry called Washboard Country Band. In 1992, he won the Florida Folk Heritage Award. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Palm Beach County was a joint venture between the Palm Beach County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was conducted between 1986 and 1987 by folklorist Jan Rosenberg with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. The goal was to impart an appreciation of multi-ethnic traditions and provide a sense of place to the mobile student population. The project focused on the Florida Studies component for fourth grade students. The project consisted of field research to identify local traditions and folk artists, a series of five two-day seminars to acquaint teachers with the use of folklore and folk arts, in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist, which included visits by local folk artists. In total, the project involved 15 schools with 779 students.
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Saturday program at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 4)

Saturday program at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 4)

Date
1997-05-24
Description
One audio cassette recordings. Sax Kari (a.k.a. "Candied Yams") is interviewed by Brent Tozzer. He discusses his childhood in New Orleans and the blues and jazz influences on his life (such as Benny Goodman and Charlie Christian). He speaks about learning music (specifically piano from Fats Waller) and early groups in which he played. He also discusses the various terms used for African-Americans and their changes over time as well as growing up during the Depression and his first job with the WPA.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s2043_00073Fourth of July celebrations at Stephen Foster Memorial (1960)SoundConcerts
Music performance
Performing arts
Fourth of July
Holidays
Public officers
Public officials
Oral performance
Humor
African Americans Segregation
Old time music
Country music
Children
Speeches, addresses, etc.
Foster, Stephen Collins, 1826-1864
Storytellers
Judges
Orators
Musicians
Legislators United States
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History of Suwannee County and Its Black SettlersHistory of Suwannee County and Its Black SettlersMoving ImageAuthors
Students
Public officer
African Americans
Education
Interviews
Documentary videos
Florida history
Local history
African Americans Segregation
Schools
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a_s1576_t82-001Interview with blues singer/pianist Ida GoodsonSoundFieldwork
Interviews
Oral histories
Life histories
African Americans
Blues (Music)
Piano music (Blues)
Personal experience narratives
Jazz music
Family history
Churches
Religious music
Vaudeville
Baptists
Nightclubs
Holidays and festivals
Mardi Gras
Calendar rites
Music business
May Day
Racial segregation
African Americans Segregation
Great Depression
Medicine shows
Gospel music
Gospel (Black)
Religion
Christianity
Singers
Pianists
Women jazz musicians
Blues singers
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a_s1576_t82-005Interview with jazz musician Hal (Fess) AndrewsSoundFieldwork
Interviews
Oral histories
Life histories
African Americans
Big band music
Musicians
Education
Personal experience narratives
Jazz music
Ragtime music
Ragtime songs
Teachers
Radio stations
Dance music
Nightclubs
African Americans Segregation
Jazz songs
Popular songs
Music business
Music performance
Jazz musicians
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a_s1576_t85-223Interview with Myakka City resident Lois PayneSoundFieldwork
Interviews
Personal experience narratives
Oral histories
Community culture
Turpentine industry workers
African Americans
African Americans Segregation
Timber
Turpentining
Marriage rites
Churches
Religion
Railroads
Family history
Local history
Church services
Leisure
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a_s1576_02_c78-050Interview with painter Pharaoh BakerSoundInterviews
Occupational groups
Occupational training
Painting
Art
Art and religion
Life histories
Fieldwork
African Americans
Christianity
African Americans Segregation
Racism
Racial discrimination
Cotton
Sculptors
Artists
Painters
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a_s1685_05_tape34Interview with Washboard Bill Cooke on entertainment in FloridaSoundSingers
Storytellers
Fieldwork
Interviews
African Americans
Sound recordings
Oral histories
Life histories
Personal experience narratives
Juke joints
Music business
Storytelling
Music performance
Minstrel shows
Trains
Jokes
Blackface entertainers
Entertainers
Florida history
Occupational groups
Television
Theater
Theatrical makeup
Racism
Racial segregation
Advertising
African Americans Segregation
Motion picture theaters
Vaudeville
Musicians
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a_s1576_68_c97-074Saturday program at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 4)SoundFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Oral performance
Life histories
Interviewing
African Americans
Jazz songs
Jazz music
Blues (Music)
United States. Work Projects Administration
African Americans Segregation
Great Depression
New Deal, 1933-1939
Jazz musicians
Musicians
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