3690 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Special events"
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Rattlesnake Round-Up and Gopher Race

Rattlesnake Round-Up and Gopher Race

Date
1976-10-16
Description
One audio cassette. A recording of a rattlesnake round-up festival. The tape includes performances by Harry Binder and the Virginia Pardners, an interview with festival organizer Eddy Herman, sounds from the gopher races, and a rattlesnake show by Seabold of Panama City's Snake-a-torium. Rattlesnake round-ups are when a community gathers/hunts rattlesnakes in the local woods to 'clean up' the area. By the 1990s, the San Antonio Round-up, held each October, evolved into the San Antonio Rattlesnake Festival, focusing on environmental education and festival activities.
Collection
Annual Tarpon Springs International Glendi

Annual Tarpon Springs International Glendi

Date
1976-10-23
Description
Two audio cassettes. A glendi is a Greek festival, which can take the form of a fair or festival. Recording of a glendi in Tarpon Spring, including church choirs, interviews with Czechoslovakian and Greek residents, Greek and Czechoslovakian singers, and an interview with the chairman of Tarpon Springs Chamber of Commerce. Side two is blank.
Collection
Annual Masaryktown Day Celebration

Annual Masaryktown Day Celebration

Date
1976-10-24
Description
One audio cassette. Recording of dances at the Masaryktown Day celebration, including interviews with local residents. Intermittent problems with tape playback. 
Collection
Greek Orthodox Epiphany Day Church Service- St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church

Greek Orthodox Epiphany Day Church Service- St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church

Date
1976-01-06
Description
One audio cassette. Recording of a epiphany day service. The Epiphany of Our Lord is a Christian rite celebrated within the Eastern Orthodox faith. Epiphany is a Greek word meaning to make known, and refers to the visit of the Magi to Christ, thereby making him known to the world. It is the climax of the twelve days of Christmas. Tarpon Springs boasts a large Greek American community.
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Recording of the 1976 Florida Folk Festival (WJCT-FM 90)

Recording of the 1976 Florida Folk Festival (WJCT-FM 90)

Date
1976
Description
Four audio cassettes. Recording of a story on the 1976 Florida Folk Festival by Jacksonville's public radio station, WJCT-FM 90. Includes an award given to Thelma Boltin, discussion of late festival performer Bob Beers, Scottish songs, explanation of Sacred Harp Singing, stories and songs by Gamble Rogers, interviews with Al Head, Rogers, and Boltin, and various performances from the festival.
Collection
Interviews with visitors to the 1983 Florida Folk Festival

Interviews with visitors to the 1983 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1983-05
Description
One audio cassette. Features interviews with first-time and returning participants and visitors at the 1983 Florida Folk Festival on their feelings about the year's event, including an interview with Lucreaty Clark in which she remarks on the festival's history of tolerance towards people from all cultures.
Collection
1981 Florida State Fiddlers Competition

1981 Florida State Fiddlers Competition

Date
1981-10-09
Description
One audio cassette.
Collection
Interviews with young visitors to the 1983 Florida Folk Festival

Interviews with young visitors to the 1983 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1983-05-27
Description
One audio cassette. An unidentified male interviewer asks children and adults about their experiences at and feelings towards Children's Day at the Florida Folk Festival.
Collection
History of Florida Ranching Workshop at the 1984 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area/Old Marble Stage)

History of Florida Ranching Workshop at the 1984 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area/Old Marble Stage)

Date
1984-05-25
Description
Two audio cassettes. Folklorists Owen and Loomis introduces a ranching workshop on Florida ranching history, including horse stealing; cow purchase; travel; branding; cowboy "Bones" Mizell; rodeoing, and cattle drives.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1576_01_c77-001Rattlesnake Round-Up and Gopher RaceSoundRattlesnakes
Snakes
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Interviews
Races
Contests
Religious music
Old time music
Performers
Bands (Music)
Animal trainers
Musicians
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a_s1576_01_c77-002Annual Tarpon Springs International GlendiSoundPerformers
Bands (Music)
Animal trainers
Arts, Ukrainian
Ukrainian Americans
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Interviews
Gospel songs
Local history
Religious music
Arts, Greek
Greek Americans
Czechoslovakian Americans
Musicians
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a_s1576_01_c77-004Annual Masaryktown Day CelebrationSoundCzechoslovakian Americans
Arts, Czechoslovakia
Dance music
Special events
Music performance
Interviews
Dancers
Musicians
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a_s1576_01_c77-005aGreek Orthodox Epiphany Day Church Service- St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox ChurchSoundGreek Americans
Catholics
Church services
Special events
Churches
Christianity
Religion
Religious rites
Sermons
Epiphany
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a_s1576_02_c78-038Recording of the 1976 Florida Folk Festival (WJCT-FM 90)SoundFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Music performance
Radio programs
Radio
Interviews
Storytelling
Yodeling
Psaltery
Hammered dulcimer
Musical saw
Bluegrass music
Bluegrass musicians
A capella singers
Gospel (Black)
Musicians
Singers
Storytellers
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a_s1576_10_c83-099Interviews with visitors to the 1983 Florida Folk FestivalSoundInterviews
Fieldwork
Folklore revival festivals
Folk festivals
Special events
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a_s1576_10_c83-1001981 Florida State Fiddlers CompetitionSoundMusicians
Competitions
Fiddle music
Fiddling
Special events
Violin music
String instruments
Old time music
Bluegrass music
Contests
Music performance
Performing arts
Fiddlers
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a_s1576_10_c83-101Interviews with young visitors to the 1983 Florida Folk FestivalSoundInterviews
Fieldwork
Folklore revival festivals
Folk festivals
Special events
Children
Students
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a_s1576_12_c84-012Legendary Cowmen Workshop at the 1984 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area/Old Marble Stage)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Workshops (Adult education)
Occupational groups
Occupational folklore
Ranching
Working dogs
Cattle
Forums (Discussion and debate)
Working animals
Animal training
Ranchers
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a_s1576_12_c84-014History of Florida Ranching Workshop at the 1984 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area/Old Marble Stage)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Workshops (Adult education)
Occupational groups
Occupational folklore
Ranching
Florida history
Cattle
Forums (Discussion and debate)
Ranchers
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