19 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Circus performers"
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1992 Florida Folk Festival

1992 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1992-05
Description
One proof sheet with thirty-six black and white prints. Various images of the 1992 Florida Folk Festival, including the Sarasota and the FSU circuses, and the Masaryktown Beseda dancers.
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Circus music

Circus music

Date
Description
Three audio cassettes. Includes "Carson Barnes Side Show 1982," "Old Victor and Columbia Albums," " 'Day at the Circus,' General Records 1938" and "Carson And Barnes Circus 1982" on C-83-82; "Gnaro July 30 [recordings of music and promotional performances from circuses]," on C-83-83; and "Circus Music-copy," on C-83-83b. These are copyrighted recordings, and can not be duplicated.
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Craft demonstration area at the 1988 Florida Folk Festival

Craft demonstration area at the 1988 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1988-05-28
Description
Two proof with 66 black and white images (plus negatives).
Collection
Florida Home: Showtown USA

Florida Home: Showtown USA

Date
1985
Description
One audio cassette. (Duplicates located in S 1576, box 37, tapes 22 & 23.) Part two of a six-part radio series produced by the Florida Folklife Program and WJCT-FM (Jacksonville) that explored traditional arts and culture in Florida. This episode dealt with circuses and other traveling shows.
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Hillsborough County circus

Hillsborough County circus

Date
Description
One proof sheet with nine black and white images, plus negatives. c. 1982
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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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Images of various circuses

Images of various circuses

Date
1920
Description
Three proof sheets with 98 black and white images. Copies of old images of various circuses across the country.
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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.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
1992 Florida Folk Festival1992 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Beseda (Dance)
Body movement
Circus
Performers
Performing arts
Entertainers
Entertainment
Dancers
Circus performers
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a_s1576_10_c83-082Circus musicSoundMusic performance
Sound recordings
Circus
Circus performers
Circus music
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Craft demonstration area at the 1988 Florida Folk FestivalCraft demonstration area at the 1988 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageCarvers (Decorative artists)
Folklore revival festivals
Folk festivals
Festivals
Demonstrations
Craft
Performing arts
Performers
Wood carving
Circus performers
Fiddlers
Musicians
Wood carvers
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a_s1576_16_c85-014Florida Home: Showtown USASoundPublic radio
Radio
Radio programs
Interviews
Entertainment
Circus
Circus performers
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Hillsborough County circusHillsborough County circusStill ImageCircus
Performing arts
Performers
Circus performers
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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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Images of various circusesImages of various circusesStill ImageClowns
Animal trainers
Circus
Circus wagons
Animal training
Animals
Elephants
Tents
Occupational groups
Entertainment
Circus performers
Circus workers
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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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