Willie Gillard playing the blues

234055
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One photographic proof sheet. Gillard playing guitar in front of a store at an undisclosed location.
Type
Still Image

Willie Gillard cleaning an opossum for cooking - Tampa, Florida

120859
Date
1982
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS821933

Willie Gillard cleaning an opossum for cooking - Tampa, Florida

120861
Date
1982
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS821936

Willie Gillard putting the opossum into the water - Tampa, Florida

120865
Date
1982
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS821948

Willie Gillard with a possum he is about to clean for cooking - Tampa, Florida

120850
Date
1982
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS821902

Willie Gillard cutting the feet off of the opossum - Tampa, Florida

120866
Date
1982
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS821952

Willie Gillard cutting the feet off of the opossum - Tampa, Florida

120867
Date
1982
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS821953

Willie Gillard cutting the head off of the opossum - Tampa, Florida

120868
Date
1982
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS821955

Blues guitarist Willie Gillard

234325
Date
1982
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Three black and white prints. Images of Gillard working in his convenience store, as well as playing his guitar outside.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
P82-160 - P82-162

Willie Gillard and Dessie Oliver cleaning and preparing opossum for eating

235598
Date
1982-11-15
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Sixty-seven color slides.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S82-1899 - S82-1968

Willie Gillard dropping a opossum into hot water for cleaning while Dessie Oliver looks on - Tampa, Florida

120851
Date
1982
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS821906

Interview with and music performance by blues guitarist Willie Gillard

238632
Date
1980-05-14
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Three reel to reel recordings. Born near Charleston, South Carolina, he learned guitar from a neighbor. He moved to Florida to pick oranges, and played music as a sideline. He later moved to Tampa to be a plumber. These are field recordings from the Florida Record Project. That project, along with ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T81-18
Item ID
T81-3-72
Item ID
T81-3-73

Master tapes for the Drop On Down in Florida album

240615
Date
12/03/1980
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
T80-123 and T80-124

Secular music from the Drop on Down in Florida album (Sides 1 and 2)

238061
Date
1981
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Recording of the first two sides of the FFP-produced album, Drop on Down in Florida, which was a collection of fieldwork recordings of African American music in Florida released in the early 1980s as a two-record LP.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C81-31

Copy of the Drop On Down in Florida album master recordings

238913
Date
1980-12-03
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Three reel to reels. These were copies of the master tapes (see T80-123 and T8-124) for the Florida Folklife Program album, Drop on Down in Florida, a double album comprised of field recordings from the North Florida Folklife Project and those made specifically for this album. The album featured A...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T81-25
Item ID
T81-26
Item ID
T81-14

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