Interview with circus performer Erik Adams

238882
Date
1982-01-06
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
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 pub...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T82-35

Interview with circus performer Bill Rodgers

238883
Date
1982-01-06
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
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 ca...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T82-37
Item ID
T82-36

Alligator wrestler Richard Bowers

235517
Date
1983-05-04
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Three color slides. Taken at Native Village on Hwy 441 in Hollywood, Florida.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S83-2599 - S83-2601

Clyde Beatty circus elephants and handlers

115473
Date
19--
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FP82435J

Circus elephants reared up in a row with handlers standing in front of them

115482
Date
19--
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FP82436F

James Ambrose demonstrating livestock folklore at the 1983 Florida Folk Festival

235540
Date
1983-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Five color slides.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S83-1438 - S83-1440; S83-1447; S83-1774

Clyde Beatty circus animal trainer with his head in an elephant's mouth

115471
Date
19--
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FP82435H

Clyde Beatty performing with his big cats

115476
Date
1941
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FP82435M

Clyde Beatty performing with lion

115486
Date
19--
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FP82436K

Barbara Lentz performing her circus animal act at the Florida Folk Festival- White Springs, Florida

105776
Date
1992
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
F201512

Interview with dog trainer Vernon Harris

235290
Date
1984-11-13
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Harris discusses growing up in Baldwin, and the effects turpentining and railroads have had there; local culture; hunting; dog training; and glass work. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Duval County was a joint venture between the Duval County School System and the Florida ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C86-168

Interview with horse trainer Brownie Brown

236912
Date
1987-09-20
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Three audio cassettes. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Palm Beach County was a joint venture between the Palm Beach County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was conducted between 1986 and 1987 by folklorist Jan Rosenberg with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts t...
Type
Sound

Barbara Simmons getting ready to perform her circus animal act at the Florida Folk Festival- White Springs, Florida

105774
Date
1992
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
F2015115

Rattlesnake Round-Up and Gopher Race

237339
Date
1976-10-16
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
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...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C77-1

Barbara Simmons with Pebbles and Bam Bam from her circus animal act - White Springs, Florida

105777
Date
1992
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
F2015128

Annual Tarpon Springs International Glendi

237340
Date
1976-10-23
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
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 Spr...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C77-2
Item ID
C77-3

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