WINK-TV story on Florida hurricanes with Frog Smith

238813
Date
1977-04-12
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One video cassette. (3/4" tape; 9 minutes) Unidentified reporter (Beth ?) interviewing storyteller and folk artist Frog Smith about Florida hurricanes. At the time, Frog was narrating Florida Yesterdays program on WINK.
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
V86-24

Valley A. Hill interview

237522
Date
1978-03-23
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Hill, 85 years old at the time of the interview, discusses making cotton and nylon fishing nets; the different ways of casting and spreading a net; methods of catching different types of fish; tells a story about catching a shark; talks about his family's background; and describ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C78-45

Del Suggs performing at the festival at the 1988 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

237580
Date
1988-05-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T88-34
Item ID
T88-35

Interview with netmaker Costa Buzier

235002
Date
1986-11-11
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassettes. Interview with Buzier at his netmaking shop by Taylor and Hepburn. He discusses his father as a fisher and shrimper; family history; learning the fishing trade; shrimping; clamming; hurricanes; oystering; local businesses; George Kirvin; recreation activities of fishers; oyster ...
Type
Sound

Saturday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Narrative Stage) (Tape 10)

239729
Date
1996-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. Stetson Kennedy (introduced by Tina Bucuvalas) discusses the WPA and projects they conducted in Florida recording early songs and stories of the state. He notes that minorities were included in the project and speaks of the contributions of Zora Neale Hurston in collecting ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C96-70

Del Suggs performing at the 1989 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

237469
Date
1989-05-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Williams served as emcee.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T89-106
Item ID
T89-107

Statue commemorating the 1928 hurricane

236815
Date
1987-10
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Four color slides. In 1928, a hurricane struck South Florida, and kiled thousands. Hardest hit were areas such as Moore Haven and Belle Glade. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Palm Beach County was a joint venture between the Palm Beach County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It...
Type
Still Image

Retired fisher Winfred Symonette

236708
Date
1987-08-31
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Mr. Symmonette came to Florida in 1912 from the Bahamas. He fished and netted until 1980. In the interview, he discuses moving to Florida; fishing in South Florida; using the moon and weather signs to gauge fishing spots; catching kingfish, mackerel, and blue fish; fish markets ...
Type
Sound

Interview with seafood dealer George Kirvin

235026
Date
1986-10-09
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassettes. Interview with well-known seafood dealer Kirvin. In 1965, he won a Governor's Award for contribution to Florida seafood. He discusses his start as a fisher and a boat captain; Apalachicola Bay; his start in dealing seafood in 1960s; local contributions and activities; Governor'...
Type
Sound

Recordings of the 1990 4th of July Celebrations

240653
Date
07/04/1990
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
1 through 6

Friday performances at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 13)

237712
Date
05/22/1987
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
T87-14

Interview with Sam Revell

237361
Date
1977-04
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Interview with longtime resident of Panacea. Revell describes how he rarely went to school as a youth in the early 1900s; how they crabbed; how a hurricane wiped out the city; and how they hunted deer and alligators. Also, Revell discusses killing and eating alligators; mules; ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C77-24b

Interview with Carmen Salvatore

236264
Date
1992-03-07
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Three cassette tapes. Salvatore was considered a pioneer in Belle Glade, and was interviewed by the FFP for local history. Born in Italy on 22 April 1896, he was a World War I vet, and a founder of Pahokee. In the interview he discusses moving to Florida in 1914, marriage, world War I, Pahokee; work...
Type
Sound

Saturday performances at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage) (Reel 2)

238085
Date
1985-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. The first reel from the Saturday performances can be found on T85-19, which also contained the end of Friday performances. Singer-songwriter Suggs was from Tallahassee. He played guitar.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T85-20

Sunday performances at the 1984 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage) (Reel 10)

238353
Date
1984-05-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Schuman played the autoharp, and was from Gainesville. A long-time Festival performer from Sarasota, Pavitt lived in Alaska by 1984, where he co-founded the Alaska Folk Festival.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T84-50

Sunday performances at the 1998 Florida Folk Festival (Azalea Stage) (Tape 6)

240012
Date
1998-05-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette recordings.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C98-89

Friday performances at the 2000 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Tape 13)

240257
Date
2000-05-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. At this time Terri Binion was recording with Daemon Records and touring with the Indigo Girls. This was her third year at the Florida Folk Festival.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C00-13

Sunday performances at the 2001 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Tapes 21-22)

240433
Date
2001-05-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassette tapes.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C01-66
Item ID
C01-67

Bobby Hicks performing Florida songs at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage)

237063
Date
1991-05-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two reel to reel recordings. Hansen served as emcee. Last performance of the day program for Friday, 24 May 1991.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T91-10
Item ID
T91-11

Burr Oak Ensemble performing at the 1990 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

237331
Date
1990-05-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Walker served as emcee. The band consisted of: Ed Hoovler, David North, and others unnamed.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T90-142

Burr Oak Ensemble performing at the 1989 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

237512
Date
1989-05-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Walker served as emcee. The band consisted of John Chambers (fiddle/harp); Kristen Williams (vocals); and Ed Hoovler (vocals/recorder).
Type
Sound
Item ID
T89-144

Bobby Hicks and Jay Wood performing at the festival at the 1988 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

237546
Date
1988-05-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T88-10

Burr Oak Ensemble performing at the festival at the 1988 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

237568
Date
1988-05-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T88-26

Interview with fisher Claude DeGolyer

234948
Date
1985-02-14
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Interview with former fisher Degolyer in his trailer. Born in Kentucky, he moved to Florida when he was four by mule-drawn wagon. He grew up on Lake Okeechobee. He discusses family history; the 1926 hurricane; life in Moore Haven; boatmaking; playing music; and local dances. In w...
Type
Sound

Recordings of the Great Gulf Coast Arts festival (Day One)

239125
Date
1980-11-01
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Eight reel to reels. Since the early 1970s, the Great Gulf Coast Arts Festival has been held each year in early November. (Only in 2004, with the damage caused by Hurricane Ivan, was the festival cancelled.) In 1980, the Florida Folklife Program offered a demonstration of the results of their West ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T80-110
Item ID
T80-108
Item ID
T80-109
Item ID
T80-111
Item ID
T80-112
Item ID
T80-113
Item ID
T80-114
Item ID
T80-115
Item ID
T80-116
Item ID
T80-117
Item ID
T80-118
Item ID
T80-119

Bobby Hicks performing at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)

237806
Date
05/22/1987
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
T87-97 - T87-98

Recordings of the Great Gulf Coast Arts festival (Day Two)

239126
Date
1980-11-02
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Seven reel to reels. Since the early 1970s, the Great Gulf Coast Arts Festival has been held each year in early November. (Only in 2004, with the damage caused by Hurricane Ivan, was the festival cancelled.) In 1980, the Florida Folklife Program offered a demonstration of the results of their West ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T80-114
Item ID
T80-115
Item ID
T80-116
Item ID
T80-117
Item ID
T80-118
Item ID
T80-119
Item ID
T80-120

Florida Sands: Stories and songs by Will McLean

237694
Date
1970
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassettes. McLean performs several of his songs, and explains the stories behind them. Many of his compositions dealt with Florida history and culture.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C79-86
Item ID
C79-85

Saturday performances at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 9)

237727
Date
05/23/1987
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
T87-29

Saturday performances at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Tape 2)

239819
Date
1996-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT).
Type
Sound
Item ID
D96-31

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