Florida Home: Humorists and Health Evangelists

238859
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette (Duplicate located in S 1576, box 37, tape 21.) Part one of a six-part radio series produced by the Florida Folklife Program and WJCT-FM (Jacksonville) that explored traditional arts and culture in Florida. This episode dealt with medicine shows.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C85-15
Murray, Wayne

Florida Home radio series: Humorists and Health Evangelists (Pre-master copy)

238274
Date
1981
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. A documentary program for a radio program entitled "Humorists and Health Evangelists" for the radio series "Florida Home." Includes interviews with and performances by ventriloquists, pitchmen, and performers for medicine shows and other travelling shows, i...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C83-85
Murray, Wayne

Saturday performances at the 1982 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Reel 10)

238573
Date
1982-05-29
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Ida Goodson and Mary McClain (also known as "Diamond Teeth" and "Walking Mary") play together for the first time. Mary McClain was the half sister of blues legend Bessie Smith.<br />
Type
Sound
Item ID
T83-52
Murray, Wayne

Interview with performer Wayne Murray

238868
Date
1982-01-07
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
<p>Three reel to reels. Murray, an actor, carnival pitchman, and comic, discusses his career. Topics include jokes; Yiddish theater; acting; medicine shows; traveling theaters; comedians; pitching at carnivals and fairs; performing on the radio; moving to Florida in 1969; the differences between vau...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T82-24
Item ID
T82-23
Item ID
T82-22
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