Circus worker Joe McKennon

235410
Date
1982-09-15
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Eleven color slides. McKennon died in 2001. Images are of McKennon in his Sarasota home with marionette puppets.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S82-1 - S82-11

Interview with wood carver Joe McKennon

236627
Date
1986-12-12
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. The Florida Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1987 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalis, Steve Frangos, Merri Belland, and Barbara Seitz as preliminary research for a joint folk art between the Florida Folklife Program and the Florida Museum of History. The field researchers focused on ...
Type
Sound

Florida Home radio series: Showtown USA (Pre-master copy)

238275
Date
1981
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Four audio cassettes. AA "pre-master copy" recorded for the radio show documentary series. Includes excerpts of interviews with travelling show performers including Joe McKennon, Ward Hall, Bill Rogers, Mary McClain, and Eric Addams.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C83-86
Item ID
C83-87
Item ID
C83-88
Item ID
C83-89

Interview with Joe McKennon

238870
Date
1982-01-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Seven reel to reels. McKennon, a life-long circus worker, discusses his career. Topics include leaving Texas for the circus as teen; types of shows; circus traveling and transportation; tents used; differences between carnivals and circuses; history of John Ringling; the types of circuses in the 19...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T82-29
Item ID
T82-30
Item ID
T82-31
Item ID
T82-32
Item ID
T82-28
Item ID
T82-27
Item ID
T82-26

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