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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Carnivals"
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Caribbean Carnival Traditions Workshop at the 1990 Florida Folk Festival (Florida Folklife Area)

Caribbean Carnival Traditions Workshop at the 1990 Florida Folk Festival (Florida Folklife Area)

Date
1990-05-26
Description
One reel to reel recording. year at the Florida Folk Festival, the Florida Folklife Program emphasized a particular culture, tradtions, or geographic area. In 1990, they emphasized celebrations of various Florida groups. including Haitians, Trinidadians, Greeks, and Jewish peoples.
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Ethnic Men Holiday Traditions Workshop at the 1990 Florida Folk Festival (Florida Folklife Area)

Ethnic Men Holiday Traditions Workshop at the 1990 Florida Folk Festival (Florida Folklife Area)

Date
1990-05-27
Description
One reel to reel recording. Discussion of how men from various cultures (Jewish, Haitian, Greek, and Trinidadian) celebrate holidays and special events. Gombos was from Tarpon Springs, Shapiro from Orlando, Cousuillant and Reyes from Miami. Each year at the Florida Folk Festival, the Florida Folklife Program emphasized a particular culture, tradtions, or geographic area. In 1990, they emphasized celebrations of various Florida groups. including Haitians, Trinidadians, Greeks, and Jewish peoples.
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Images of a Purim carnival at the Jacksonville Jewish Center

Images of a Purim carnival at the Jacksonville Jewish Center

Date
1990-03
Description
One proof sheet with 36 black and white images (plus negatives.) Purim is a Jewish holiday celebrating the victory of the Jewish people over its enemies, as told in the Book of Esther. Literally a Celebration of Lots, it is a joyous time celebrating fun and happiness.
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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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Interview with circus performer Erik Adams

Interview with circus performer Erik Adams

Date
1982-01-06
Description
One reel to reel. Adams was an animal trainer and circus performer. In the interview, he discusses training dogs and chimpanzees; the differences between carnivals and circuses; types of circus performers; and life in the traveling circus. Copied onto audiocassette C83-26. Material used for the public radio program, Florida Home: Showtown USA. Copies of the programs can be found in S 1576, box 16, tapes C85-14.
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Interview with circus worker Doc Art Miller

Interview with circus worker Doc Art Miller

Date
1981-11-13
Description
T81-120: Miller discusses different types of handbills, fliers, and posters and talks about the techniques required to post them. He also discusses performing his shows during the World War Two era and relates how communists and others gave him trouble; tells a story about Rough and Ready, a town in New York, and other stories; describes other acts and describes a card trick and a "pitch;" and talks about devising the tricks, overcoming stage fright, and government sanctions against gambling. T81-121: Miller discusses raising a tent; code words identifying an authentic show person; paying employees with tobacco and food during the Depression; playing a pirated silent film version of Uncle Tom's Cabin; being hassled for putting up his show posters; and playing money games like the shell game and "Innocents Trap." T81-122: Miller discusses finding sponsors and tent space for circuses and carnivals; tells stories about jobs he's held; talks about writing for the "Band Wagon;" and talks about living statue acts and "spectacle" acts circuses used to open their shows. T81-123: Miller discusses waterproofing circus tents; an accident in which a circus tent caught fire and caused the deaths of several, including a young girl; and the menagerie tent. Copied onto cassettes C81-91, C81-92, C81-93 & C81-94. Some material from the interview was used for the public radio program, Florida Home: Showtown USA. Copies of the radio programs can be found in S 1576, box 16, tapes C85-14.
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Interview with circus worker Doc Art Miller

Interview with circus worker Doc Art Miller

Date
1981-10-16
Description
Copied onto reel-to-reels T81-115, T81-116, and T81-117. Some material from the interview was used for the public radio program, Florida Home: Showtown USA. Copies of the radio programs can be found in S 1576, box 16, tapes C85-14.
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Interview with circus worker Ward Hall

Interview with circus worker Ward Hall

Date
1982-01-07
Description
One reel to reel. (Also copied on C95-46, as well as C83-16) Ward, a carnival pitchman, and circus worker, discusses his career. Topics include pitching; carnivals; circuses; selling techniques; and performing in circuses. The material was featured in two episodes for the public radio program, Florida Home, on traveling entertainment. Copies of the programs can be found on C85-14.
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Interview with Comparsa musican and dancer Al Boza

Interview with Comparsa musican and dancer Al Boza

Date
1977-01-26
Description
One audio cassette. Boza describes his personal history and the Comparsa carnivals in Key West. He helped train the dancers and musicians who participated in the carnivals.
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Interview with Joe McKennon

Interview with Joe McKennon

Date
1982-01-05
Description
Seven reel to reels. McKennon, a life-long circus worker, discusses his career. Topics include leaving Texas for the circus as teen; types of shows; circus traveling and transportation; tents used; differences between carnivals and circuses; history of John Ringling; the types of circuses in the 1920s and 1930s; South Florida circuses; jobs he held; medicine shows; and competition between circuses. Copied onto audiocassettes C83-17, C83-18, C83-19, C83-20, C8.-21, C83-22, and C83-23. Material used for the public radio program, Florida Home: Showtown USA. Copies of the programs can be found in S 1576, box 16, tapes C85-14.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1576_t90-078Caribbean Carnival Traditions Workshop at the 1990 Florida Folk Festival (Florida Folklife Area)SoundArtisans
Storytellers
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Workshops (Adult education)
Demonstrations
Trinidadians
Masks
Steel drum (Musical instrument)
Holidays and festivals
Carnivals
Drummers (Musicians)
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a_s1576_t90-088Ethnic Men Holiday Traditions Workshop at the 1990 Florida Folk Festival (Florida Folklife Area)SoundFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Workshops (Adult education)
Demonstrations
Carnivals
Holidays and festivals
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Images of a Purim carnival at the Jacksonville Jewish CenterImages of a Purim carnival at the Jacksonville Jewish CenterStill ImageHolidays and festivals
Jewish Americans
Religious rites
Judaism
Carnivals
Performing arts
Purim
Children
Performers
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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_t82-035Interview with circus performer Erik AdamsSoundFieldwork
Interviews
Oral histories
Life histories
Personal experience narratives
Animal training
Apes
Performing arts
Chimpanzees
Circus
Carnivals
Dogs
Traveling theater
Dog trainers
Entertainers
Animal trainers
Circus performers
Circus workers
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a_s1576_t81-120Interview with circus worker Doc Art MillerSoundField recordings
Medicine shows
Interviews
Personal experience narratives
Carnivals
Carnival pitching
Circus performers
Circus workers
Performing arts
Family history
Traveling shows
Oral histories
Circus
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a_s1576_07_c81-086Interview with circus worker Doc Art MillerSoundField recordings
Medicine shows
Interviews
Personal experience narratives
Carnivals
Carnival pitching
Circus performers
Circus workers
Performing arts
Family history
Traveling shows
Oral histories
Circus
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a_s1576_t82-025Interview with circus worker Ward HallSoundFieldwork
Interviews
Oral histories
Life histories
Personal experience narratives
Circus
Performing arts
Carnivals
Selling
Carnival pitching
Occupational folklore
Circus performers
Circus workers
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a_s1576_01_c77-012bInterview with Comparsa musican and dancer Al BozaSoundDancers
Interviewing
Interviews
Music
Comparsa tradition
Oral narratives
Life histories
Carnivals
Festivals
Dance
Musicians
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a_s1576_t82-026Interview with Joe McKennonSoundFieldwork
Interviews
Oral histories
Life histories
Personal experience narratives
Circus
Performing arts
Carnivals
Selling
Carnival pitching
Occupational folklore
Circus performers
Circus workers
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