Medicine show performer Bunny Bartok interview

Date: October 4, 1981

Source: S1576 , Container 7 , C81-81, C81-82, C81-83, C81-84, C81-85a

Folk Survey: Florida Home Radio Project

Type: Sound

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Description

Bartok's father and grandfather were traveling medicine pitchmen. She described traveling medicine shows; types of pitches and performances in medicine; wintering in Florida; her family history including their emigration from Hungary. Some material from the interview was used for the public radio program Florida Home: Humorists and Health Evangelists. Copies of the radio programs can be found on audio cassette C83-85. Copied from reel-to-reels T81-110, T81-111, T81-112, T81-113, and T81-114.

1981 Florida Folk Festival Program

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T81-34Friday performances at the 1981 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)
T81-35Friday performances at the 1981 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)
T81-36Friday performances at the 1981 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)
T81-37Friday performances at the 1981 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 4)
T81-38Friday performances at the 1981 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 6)
T81-39Friday performances at the 1981 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 6)
T81-40Saturday performances at the 1981 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)
T81-41Saturday performances at the 1981 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)
T81-42Saturday performances at the 1981 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)
T81-43Saturday performances at the 1981 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 4)
T81-44Saturday performances at the 1981 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 5)
T81-45Saturday performances at the 1981 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 6)
T81-46Saturday performances at the 1981 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 7)
T81-47Saturday performances at the 1981 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 8)
T81-48Saturday performances at the 1981 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 9)
T81-55Sunday performances at the 1981 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 6)
T81-56Sunday performances at the 1981 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 7)
T81-65Monday performances at the 1981 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 5)
C81-85aMedicine show performer Bunny Bartok interview

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