- Florida Folklife Collection
- One audio cassette. Jacksonville native discusses his career playing blues piano. Topics include learning piano from his mother; gospel music; jazz; piano styles: gospel, blues, jazz; Jacksonville piano players; local clubs; bands he played with; playing in North Florida; and equipment used. For a images him performing, see S 1577, v. 55. A follow up interview with McBride can be found in S 1618, box 5, tape 14. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Duval County was a joint venture between the Duval County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was started in 1984 by folklorist David Taylor with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. The project consisted of field research to identify local traditions and folk artists, a series of five two-day seminars to acquaint teachers with the use of folklore and folk arts, and in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist, which included visits by local folk artists. Taylor ran it until 1986. In 1988, Gregory Hansen re-initiated it with minor changes.
- Tape 17