History of Suwannee County and Its Black Settlers

241221
Date
09/26/1989
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
FV-95
African Americans

Interview with Myakka City resident Lois Payne

238234
Date
1984-06-19
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
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 partnershi...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T85-223
Item ID
T85-224
African Americans

Interview with painter Pharaoh Baker

237525
Date
1978-05-03
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
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...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C78-50
African Americans

Interview with jazz musician Hal (Fess) Andrews

238865
Date
1981-11-03
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
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 radi...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T82-6
Item ID
T82-5
http://fpc.dos.state.fl.us/memory/collections/folklife/folklife

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

239904
Date
1997-05-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
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 ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C97-74
African Americans

Fourth of July celebrations at Stephen Foster Memorial (1960)

241460
Date
07/04/1960
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
00073
African Americans

Interview with blues singer/pianist Ida Goodson

238863
Date
1981-11-03
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
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 Christianit...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T82-4
Item ID
T82-3
Item ID
T82-1
Item ID
T82-2
http://fpc.dos.state.fl.us/memory/collections/folklife/folklife

Interview with Washboard Bill Cooke on entertainment in Florida

236881
Date
1987-08-18
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
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...
Type
Sound
African Americans

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