Vaudevillian Girard Vinson demonstrating a trick

236351
Date
1985-08
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two color slides. The Dade Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1985 and 1986 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalas, Nancy Nusz and Laurie Sommers in order to identify folk arts and folk artists for the special folklife area at the 34th Annual Florida Folk Festival. The traditions are mainly Haitian, Jamaican...
Type
Still Image

Yiddish comic Milt Ross being interviewed

236350
Date
1985-08
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One color slide. Interview with Ross can be found in S 1576, T86-15, 16. The Dade Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1985 and 1986 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalas, Nancy Nusz and Laurie Sommers in order to identify folk arts and folk artists for the special folklife area at the 34th Annual Florida Fol...
Type
Still Image

Vaudevillian Harry Kalikow performing at Washington Manor Home

236352
Date
1985-08
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Three color slides. The Dade Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1985 and 1986 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalas, Nancy Nusz and Laurie Sommers in order to identify folk arts and folk artists for the special folklife area at the 34th Annual Florida Folk Festival. The traditions are mainly Haitian, Jamaic...
Type
Still Image

Sunday performances at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 15)

237942
Date
05/25/1986
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
T86-148

Interview with medicine show performers Bob and Mae Noell

239025
Date
1981
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Eight reel to reels. Some material from the interviews was used for the public radio program, Florida Home: Showtown USA. Copied onto C81-73, C81-74, C81-75, C81-76, C81-77, C81-78, C81-79 & C81-80.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T81-102
Item ID
T81-103
Item ID
T81-104
Item ID
T81-105
Item ID
T81-106
Item ID
T81-107
Item ID
T81-108
Item ID
T81-109

Performance of an old-time medicine show

238884
Date
1982-01-31
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Four reel to reels. Copied onto audiocassettes C83-29, C83-30, C83-31, and C83-32. Some material from the performance was used for the public radio program, Florida Home: Showtown USA. Copy of the programs can be found on C85-14.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T82-41
Item ID
T82-40
Item ID
T82-39
Item ID
T82-38

Stand-up comedian Mitt Ross at his home - North Miami Beach, Florida

111485
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA5706

Girard Vinson demonstrating his vaudeville trick - Miami Beach, Florida

111486
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA5707

Girard Vinson demonstrating his vaudeville trick - Miami Beach, Florida

111487
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA5708

Metro-Dade Folklife Area at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival: vaudeville performers Harry and Lillian Kalikow

235123
Date
1986-05-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Twelve color slides. Of Russian Jewish heritage, Harry Kalikow had been performing vaudeville since he was 13. He moved to Miami in 1958 and became a nightclub comedian. He and Lillian performed songs and jokes at the festival. He is at the mike, and she on the piano. The term vaudeville was an Amer...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S86-4681 - S86-4692

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

Harry Kalikow entertaining at Washington Manor Home - Hollywood, Florida

111488
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA5709

Friday performances at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Reel 4)

237865
Date
05/23/1986
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
T86-25 (C86-68)

Friday performances at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Reel 11)

237871
Date
05/23/1986
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
T86-32 (C86-75)

Florida Home radio series: Humorists and Health Evangelists (Pre-master copy)

238274
Date
1981
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. A documentary program for a radio program entitled &quot;Humorists and Health Evangelists&quot; for the radio series &quot;Florida Home.&quot; Includes interviews with and performances by ventriloquists, pitchmen, and performers for medicine shows and other travelling shows, i...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C83-85

Recording of a performance and interview with vaudeville performers Harry and Lillian Kalikow

235124
Date
1985-08-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Three reel to reel tapes (also copied onto C86-140 and C86-57). A recording of Harry Kalikow with his wife, Lillian, on piano, performing vaudedille routines. Followed by an interview with both. Harry discussed learning vaudeville; getting started in the business; his career; examples of songs and j...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T86-101
Item ID
T86-13
Item ID
T86-14
Item ID
C86-140*
Item ID
C86-57*

Saturday performances at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Reels 3 & 4)

237874
Date
05/24/1986
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
T86-35 - T86-36 (C86-78 and C86-79)

Saturday performances at the 1982 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Reel 10)

238573
Date
1982-05-29
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Ida Goodson and Mary McClain (also known as "Diamond Teeth" and "Walking Mary") play together for the first time. Mary McClain was the half sister of blues legend Bessie Smith.<br />
Type
Sound
Item ID
T83-52

Suwannee River Playboys at WNER Radio in Live Oak- Live Oak, Florida

107868
Date
1984
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA0937

Leroy McDaniel, right, performing at the Florida Folk Festival - White Springs, Florida

109917
Date
195-
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA3998

Interview with vaudevillian Milt Ross

235135
Date
1985-08-02
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two reel to reel tapes (Copied onto C86-58 and C86-59). Interview with vaudeville performer (singer/comedian/mimic) Milt Ross. He discusses his education in Jewish schools; his family background; being discovered in Miami at 15 by Al Jolson; travelling with Jolson; Yiddish theater; sources of materi...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T86-15
Item ID
T86-16
Item ID
C86-58*
Item ID
C86-59*

Sunday performances at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Reel 3)

237884
Date
05/25/1986
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
T86-47 (C86-90)

Sunday performances at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Reel 2)

237883
Date
05/25/1986
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
T86-46 (C86-89)

Sunday performances at the 1982 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Reels 6-8)

238578
Date
1982-05-30
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Three reel to reel recordings. Folklorist Bulger served as emcee. Performance of an old fashioned medicine show, including a bird show, clown, Punch and Judy show, a ventriloquist, rope tricks, and blues music.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T83-59
Item ID
T83-60
Item ID
T83-61

Interview with blues singer Marie Buggs

235294
Date
1984-11-08
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Born in Deer Park, Florida, in a turpentine camp in 1918, Buggs learned blues from her uncle Blind Blake and blues records. Much of this interview is a repeat of an earlier one (see C86-180/181), also by David Taylor. Here in addition to her early life and career, Buggs discusse...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C86-182

Little Bennie Cox, left, and Leroy McDaniel of the Suwannee River Jamboree radio show - Live Oak, Florida

109918
Date
195-
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA3999

Metro-Dade Folklife Area at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival: Poet and dancer Lucille Ranger Brown

235119
Date
1986-05-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Twenty color slides. Ranger-Brown reciting her poems about rural life in Jamaica. Never written down, the poems demonstrate Jamaican dialects and culture. She had performed on television with comedian Jerry Lewis, and was awarded a medal by Jamaica's prime minister for contributions to Jamaican cult...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S86-4641 - S86-4660

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