Interview with Comparsa musican and dancer Al Boza

237349
Date
1977-01-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Boza describes his personal history and the Comparsa carnivals in Key West. He helped train the dancers and musicians who participated in the carnivals.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C77-12b

Carnival worker at his game booth

119713
Date
Not after 1978
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS78594

The Pasco County Fair

235774
Date
1978
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Thirteen color slides. Images of carnival games, barkers, commercial art associated with rides and shows, and Dr. Ed Flemming.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S78-589 - S78-598

Interview with circus worker Ward Hall

238869
Date
1982-01-07
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel. (Also copied on C95-46, as well as C83-16) Ward, a carnival pitchman, and circus worker, discusses his career. Topics include pitching; carnivals; circuses; selling techniques; and performing in circuses. The material was featured in two episodes for the public radio program, Flor...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T82-25

Storytelling of Haitian Pre-Lent Carnivals at the 1990 Florida Folk Festival (Florida Folklife Area)

237265
Date
1990-05-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Each year at the Florida Folk Festival, the Florida Folklife Program emphasized a particular culture, tradtions, or geographic area. In 1990, they emphasized celebrations of various Florida groups. including Haitians, Trinidadians, Greeks, and Jewish peoples.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T90-82

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

Images of a Purim carnival at the Jacksonville Jewish Center

236492
Date
1990-03
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One proof sheet with 36 black and white images (plus negatives.) Purim is a Jewish holiday celebrating the victory of the Jewish people over its enemies, as told in the Book of Esther. Literally a Celebration of Lots, it is a joyous time celebrating fun and happiness.
Type
Still Image

Purim carnival celebrations in Orlando

236493
Date
1990-03
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Three proof sheet with 108 black and white images (plus negatives.) Purim is a Jewish holiday celebrating the victory of the Jewish people over its enemies, as told in the Book of Esther. Literally a Celebration of Lots, it is a joyous time celebrating fun and happiness.
Type
Still Image

Purim carnival celebrations in Maitland

236494
Date
1990-03
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Three proof sheet with 108 black and white images (plus negatives.) Purim is a Jewish holiday celebrating the victory of the Jewish people over its enemies, as told in the Book of Esther. Literally a Celebration of Lots, it is a joyous time celebrating fun and happiness.
Type
Still Image

Purim carnival celebrations in Longwood

236495
Date
1990-03
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One proof sheet with 36 black and white images (plus negatives.) Purim is a Jewish holiday celebrating the victory of the Jewish people over its enemies, as told in the Book of Esther. Literally a Celebration of Lots, it is a joyous time celebrating fun and happiness.
Type
Still Image

Interview with performer Wayne Murray

238868
Date
1982-01-07
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
<p>Three reel to reels. Murray, an actor, carnival pitchman, and comic, discusses his career. Topics include jokes; Yiddish theater; acting; medicine shows; traveling theaters; comedians; pitching at carnivals and fairs; performing on the radio; moving to Florida in 1969; the differences between vau...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T82-24
Item ID
T82-23
Item ID
T82-22

Interview with Joe McKennon

238870
Date
1982-01-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Seven reel to reels. McKennon, a life-long circus worker, discusses his career. Topics include leaving Texas for the circus as teen; types of shows; circus traveling and transportation; tents used; differences between carnivals and circuses; history of John Ringling; the types of circuses in the 19...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T82-29
Item ID
T82-30
Item ID
T82-31
Item ID
T82-32
Item ID
T82-28
Item ID
T82-27
Item ID
T82-26

Trinidadian Carnival Traditions Workshop at the 1990 Florida Folk Festival (Florida Folklife Area)

237270
Date
1990-05-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Speakers were from Miami. They discuss Trinidadian music, carnival masks, and festival costumes. Each year at the Florida Folk Festival, the Florida Folklife Program emphasized a particular culture, tradtions, or geographic area. In 1990, they emphasized celebrations of...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T90-87

Trinidadian Carnival Traditions Workshop at the 1990 Florida Folk Festival (Florida Folklife Area)

237253
Date
1990-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Each year at the Florida Folk Festival, the Florida Folklife Program emphasized a particular culture, tradtions, or geographic area. In 1990, they emphasized celebrations of various Florida groups. including Haitians, Trinidadians, Greeks, and Jewish peoples.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T90-70

Caribbean Carnival Traditions Workshop at the 1990 Florida Folk Festival (Florida Folklife Area)

237261
Date
1990-05-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. year at the Florida Folk Festival, the Florida Folklife Program emphasized a particular culture, tradtions, or geographic area. In 1990, they emphasized celebrations of various Florida groups. including Haitians, Trinidadians, Greeks, and Jewish peoples.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T90-78

Trinidadian Carnival Traditions Workshop at the 1990 Florida Folk Festival (Florida Folklife Area)

237260
Date
1990-05-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Reyes discussed music, and Roberts discussed making masks for Trinidadian carnival celebrations. Each year at the Florida Folk Festival, the Florida Folklife Program emphasized a particular culture, tradtions, or geographic area. In 1990, they emphasized celebrations o...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T90-77

Recordings of the Magnum Band at the Miami Community Center

239131
Date
1981-08-16
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel. Difficult to hear- recording too soft. Pasquet discusses music-playing in his family; the style of music Magnum Band plays; the structure and types of different music; Yonbroul, a Haitian dance; typical Haitian instruments; members of the band; Cubans and Salsa music; playing drum...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T81-79

Interview with circus worker Doc Art Miller

239027
Date
1981-10-16
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Copied onto reel-to-reels T81-115, T81-116, and T81-117. 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.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C81-88
Item ID
C81-87
Item ID
C81-86

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 &amp; 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

Ethnic Men Holiday Traditions Workshop at the 1990 Florida Folk Festival (Florida Folklife Area)

237271
Date
1990-05-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Discussion of how men from various cultures (Jewish, Haitian, Greek, and Trinidadian) celebrate holidays and special events. Gombos was from Tarpon Springs, Shapiro from Orlando, Cousuillant and Reyes from Miami. Each year at the Florida Folk Festival, the Florida Folkl...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T90-88

Interview with circus worker Doc Art Miller

239135
Date
1981-11-13
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
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 i...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C81-94*
Item ID
C81-92*
Item ID
C81-93*
Item ID
C81-91*
Item ID
T81-123
Item ID
T81-122
Item ID
T81-121
Item ID
T81-120

Junkanoos playing calypso music - White Springs, Florida

121242
Date
1983
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS831401

Junkanoos playing calypso music - White Springs, Florida

121243
Date
1983
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS831402

Junkanoos playing calypso music - White Springs, Florida

121244
Date
1983
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS831403

Junkanoos playing calypso music - White Springs, Florida

121251
Date
1983
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS831468

Junkanoos playing calypso music - White Springs, Florida

121252
Date
1983
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS831469

Support materials for the 1990 Folklife Area: Ethnic Celebrations

241332
Date
Nov 1989
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
Tape 35

Saturday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Narrative Stage) (Tape 5-6)

239725
Date
1996-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassette tapes. Tozzer served as emcee. C96-65: Val Serrante discusses Trinidad, drumming and steel drumming with Steve Stuempfle (folklorist from S. Florida). He explains various types of drums and how to get the tones used. He discusses the range of his playing abilities; how drums a...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C96-65
Item ID
C96-66

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