Saturday performances at the 2006 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Disc 13)

241701
Date
05/27/2006
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
CD06-89

Interview with Stetson Kennedy

238740
Date
1981-09-22
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Three reel to reel recordings. In the interview, Kennedy discusses Stanley Papio; the WPA and the Federal Writers Project; working with anthropologist/writer Zora Neale Hurston; Carita Doggett Corse; collecting folklife during the 1930s; painter Mario Sanchez; his many books; infiltrating the KKK; w...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T81-101
Item ID
T81-100
Item ID
T81-116

Interview with blacksmith Thomas Rains

237524
Date
1978-04-17
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Side 1, C78-48: Rains, born December 24, 1894, discusses wrought ironwork. He learned the trade from his father, a former slave from Americus, Georgia. Rains began the practice himself in 1912. He discusses his work on wagons, wheels, and tools and talks of how he does rest...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C78-48
Item ID
C78-49

Pete Seeger Concert

239222
Date
1977-05-21
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two reel to reels. Recording of a free concert at the Stephen Foster Center, and sponsored by the Florida Folklife Program, by famed folk singer Pete Seeger. Born in 1919 in New York City, Seeger began collecting folk songs in the 1930s. After a stint at Harvard where he was studying journalism, he...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-284
Item ID
T77-285

Interview with shrimpers Robert Lannon and Jean Vangoidstnoven (aka Capt. Van)

238896
Date
1984-07-22
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Robert Lannon discusses the Fernandina shrimping industry in its early days (1930s?); differences between prices for shrimp then and now; shrimp becoming more of a commercial product for export to other cities in the US such as New York and the importance of Italian (Italian-Am...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C86-148

Interview with railroader Tom Watson

235315
Date
1988-08-23
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassettes. Tom Watson, a railroad worker for over 30 years, worked for the Jacksonville terminal between 1950 and 1974. He then worked for Amtrak until 1988. In the interview, he discusses growing up in Jacksonville; the history of Florida rail lines and the railroad business; his career ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
Tape 8-9

Interview with sugar farmer Billy Sanchez

236856
Date
1987-01-17
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassettes. (Note on depositor agreement that interview can not be reproduced in newspapers.) Sanchez oversees cane burning and cutting, as well as recruiting workers for a local sugar grower. His father was rancher in Cuba, who left as political exiles in the 1960s. In the interview, he d...
Type
Sound

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