Zora Neale Hurston Festival in 1991

234248
Date
1991-01
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One proof sheet with thirty-six black and white prints. Zora Neale Hurston was a major literary figure, known as one of the nation's preeminent African American writers. She was from Eatonville. Now, each January, the town holds a festival in her honor. 1-4: Festival organizer David Closson; 5-6: Co...
Type
Still Image

Public workshop on Florida Folk Festival policy (Miami)

240470
Date
10/31/1982
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
27-29

Florida Folklife Program director David Closson with "Diamond Teeth" Mary McClain at the 1982 Florida Folk Festival.

320901
Date
1982
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FP8244407

Meeting of the Florida Folklife Council, 30 April 1982

238514
Date
1982-04-30
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassettes. Council Members present: Catherine Sugrue (Chairman), E.W. Carswell, Ronald Foreman; Council Members absent: James Billie, Miguel Gonzalez-Pando (ill); Alan Jabbour; Lillian Saunders (resigned); Florida Folklife Program Staff: David Closson (Director), Iris Greene (Secretary),...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C84-104a
Item ID
C84-104b

Public workshop on Florida Folk Festival policy (Tampa)

240471
Date
11/07/1982
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
30-32

Interview with folklorist Dave Closson and Ormond Loomis for public radio

238258
Date
1982-08-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
<p>One audio cassette. Side A, Interview of Dave Closson: The hard copy transcript and cassette recording of this interview only feature Closson's responses. They do not include the interviewer's questions. Closson discusses what constitutes tradition (traditionality); defines the term "folk;" a...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C83-60

Public Forum on the 1982 Florida Folk Festival

238276
Date
1982-04-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassettes. A meeting featuring council member Ronald Foreman; David Closson, the Director of the Florida Folklife Program; folklorist Peggy Bulger; a representative from the Florida Secretary of State's office; and former folk festival organizer Thelma Boltin. They met to hear public comm...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C83-90
Item ID
C83-91

Friday performances at the 1982 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 5)

238537
Date
1982-05-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. This was the opening of the 1982 Florida Folk Festival. Closson was the director of the Florida Folklife Program. The Shoestring Puppet Theater was based out of Jacksonville. Boltin served as the emcee. Baldwin was followed by the Niblack Elementary School. Hoslton was a...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T83-18

Meeting of the Florida Folklife Council, 9 December 1981

238513
Date
1981-12-09
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassettes. Council Members present: Catherine Sugrue, Lillian Saunders, Ronald Foreman, E.W. Carswell; Council Members absent: James Billie, Alan Jabbour, Miguel Gonzalez-Pando; Florida Folklife Program Staff: Lee Warner (Acting Director), Merri Belland (Folk Arts Coordinator), Peggy Bul...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C84-103a
Item ID
C84-103b

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