Folk comic and harmonica player Leroy McDaniel at the Florida Folk Festival

234821
Date
1950
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two black and white prints.
Type
Still Image

Video recording of the 1984 Florida Folk Festival (Video 7 of 15)

240885
Date
05/25/1984 - 05/27/1984
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
V84-7

Lem Griffis telling a tall tale at the 1957 Florida Folk Festival

234337
Date
1957-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One black and white print. Lem Griffis was a story teller from Fargo, Georgia. He grew up in the Okeefenokee Swamp, and his stories were considered typical of North Florida/South Georgia.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
P82-192

Video recording of the 1984 Florida Folk Festival (Video 8 of 15)

240886
Date
05/25/1984 - 05/27/1984
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
V84-8

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)

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

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)

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*

Performers of the Pro Teatro Cubano

235105
Date
1985-07-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel.Songs by performers with Miami's Pro Teatro Cubano which present bufo theater productions (Cuban vaudeville/satirical comedies). Bufo theater was often performed in Havana before Fidel Castro came to power. Fecundo was the theater's composer, and a musician. For images Pro Teatro Cu...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T85-142

Bufo theater performing Juan (Bolito) Landa applying blackface

235102
Date
1985-07-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Eleven color slides. Juan (Bolito) Landa was an actor at Miami's Pro Teatro Cubano, which presents bufo theater productions (Cuban vaudeville/satirical comedies). Bufo theater was often performed in Havana before Fidel Castro came to power. The character Landa played was El Negrito, a trickster figu...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S87-1015 - S87-1026;

Performers at the Pro Teatro Cubano

235103
Date
1985-07-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Sixteen color slides. Images of performers at at Miami's Pro Teatro Cubano which present bufo theater productions (Cuban vaudeville/satirical comedies). Bufo theater was often performed in Havana before Fidel Castro came to power. Juan (Bolito) Landa was an actor who usally played was El Negrito, a ...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S87-1027 - S87-1043

Interview with actor/performer Juan (Bolito) Landa

235104
Date
1985-08-19
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel. Interview with Landa, an actor with Miami's Pro Teatro Cubano which present bufo theater productions (Cuban vaudeville/satirical comedies). Bufo theater was often performed in Havana before Fidel Castro came to power. Juan (Bolito) Landa was an actor who usually played was El Negr...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T85-141

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)

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

Suwannee River Jamboree radio program

238217
Date
1958
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel. Recorded during a rebroadcast of the Suwannee River Jamboree radio show (c. 1958-1962) in 1984. Between 1952 and 1962, the Suwannee River Jamboree show -- broadcast from Live Oak, Florida on WNER -- was Florida's largest and best known country music show. It was broadcast live thr...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T85-66

Photograph of a promotional advertisement featuring performers for the 1954 Suwannee River Jamboree

107852
Date
1953
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA0920

Photograph of a promotional advertisement featuring performers for the 1954 Suwannee River Jamboree

107853
Date
1953
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA0920A

Saturday performances at the 2000 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Tape 8)

240223
Date
2000-05-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT). Milner served as the emcee. Dean was born in Quincy, Florida in April 1962. After a basketball scholarship to East Central Junior College (Decatur, Mississippi), Dean began toruing clubs on the Gulf Coast. He entered the music business through a series of contests, mos...
Type
Sound
Item ID
D00-18

Saturday performances at the 2002 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Disc 8)

240991
Date
05/25/2002
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
CD02-15

Saturday performances at the 1999 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Tape 8)

240095
Date
1999-05-29
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT). (The second half of the tape consists of Sunday morning performances.) Dean was born in Quincy, Florida in April 1962. After a basketball scholarship to East Central Junior College (Decatur, Mississippi), Dean began toruing clubs on the Gulf Coast. He entered the music...
Type
Sound
Item ID
D99-15

Sunday performances at the 2000 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Tape 7)

240231
Date
2000-05-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT).  Dean was born in Quincy, Florida in April 1962. After a basketball scholarship to East Central Junior College (Decatur, Mississippi), Dean began toruing clubs on the Gulf Coast. He entered the music business through a series of contests, most significantly in 1988...
Type
Sound
Item ID
D00-26

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