Interview with alligator hunter Bill Crowder

240473
Date
02/18/1983
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
32

Interview with grist miller S. M. Blackmon

238489
Date
1983-06-29
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Mr. Blackman discusses learning how to run grist mill; background of his property; discusses how the mill works; differences between old process and new (grist mill is running in background during interview).
Type
Sound
Item ID
C84-59

Meeting of the Southeastern Regional Conference for Public Sector Folklorists: Final Reports

238266
Date
1981-12-13
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassettes. Much of the recording is difficult to hear - - often too soft. Discussion members discuss grant funding, self-criticism amongst folk life educators, coordinating college internships, funding proposals, money management funding, and other topics.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C83-75
Item ID
C83-76

Interview with butcher Benjamin Willard Redditt

241342
Date
12/03/1993
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
Tape 61

Southeastern Regional Conference for Public Sector Folklorists, NEA Report

238263
Date
1981-12-12
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Recording begins with a child singing. The meeting itself deals with interacting with the National Endowment for the Arts. Discussion members talk about NEA budget cuts under the Reagan administration; a new head of the NEA administrator; and other issues related to the NEA....
Type
Sound
Item ID
C83-69

Sunday performances at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Reel 10)

237799
Date
05/24/1987
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
T87-91

Folklorist Doris Dyen interview for public radio

238260
Date
1982-08-18
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Dyen describes the diverse nature of her work as a folklorist; her academic background; fieldwork; her mission as a folklorist; making the people she interviews feel comfortable; her professional interest in ethnomusicology; and studying sacred harp singing.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C83-62

Meeting of the Southeastern Regional Conference for Public Sector Folklorists: Group #4-The Festival: Issues and Concerns of the Presenter

238265
Date
1983-12-11
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassettes. Much of the recording is difficult to hear - - often too soft. Discussion group members discuss integrating folk tales and other folk arts into school educational programs. They also talk about educational goals, funding, studies on how to present an accurate picture of folk ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C83-73
Item ID
C83-74

Meeting of Southeastern Regional Conference for Public Sector Folklorists: Group #1- The Money Question

238261
Date
1983-12-11
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassettes. Marshall was a group leader. Members of the group discuss the dynamic nature of traditions; public and private fundraising; marketing educational materials; grant writing; the National Endowment for the Arts; lobbying; and other issues.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C83-63
Item ID
C83-64

Interview with whip braider Claude Sheppard

237526
Date
1978-05-03
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
"One audio cassette. Side 1: Sheppard discusses how he began to braid whips and gives step-by-step instructions for starting whips. He also talks about his knowledge of Florida history and the use of the whip in Florida history, his trademark, his whip acts, and an accident driving cattle. ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C78-51

Practicing rodeo roping

235667
Date
1984-03
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One proof sheets with 14 black and white images (plus negatives). Practicing roping jigs for rodeo training. Created as fieldwork for both the apprenticeship program and the Florida Folk Festival. The Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program began in 1983 with a NEA grant of $22,000. The program provided a...
Type
Still Image

Interview with midwife Annie Mae Taylor

239152
Date
1979-06-06
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel. Taylor discusses her life and career as a midwife. Topics include family history; training with a local doctor; childbirth; medicinal treatments; pre-natal care; her first delivery in 1953; complications in childbirth including tearing, placenta, twins, and breached births; birth-...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T79-5

Meeting of the Southeastern Regional Conference for Public Sector Folklorists.: Group #3: Public Folklife Programs and the Needs of the Folk

238264
Date
1983-12-11
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Three audio cassettes. Dyen was the group leader. Discussion group members talk about various churches' interest in preserving folk cultures; differences in aesthetic values; problems in funding folk study projects; using folklife collection as a way to make marginalized groups feel a sense of cult...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C83-70
Item ID
C83-71
Item ID
C83-72

Interview with Wakulla Springs boat driver Wilbert Gavin

238873
Date
1980-11-08
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel. Gavin discusses snakes, tourists, joking on the tours, Northerners vs. native Floridians, tall tales, rhymes, selling used cars, and white boatmen versus African American boatmen. Boat tours have been given at the springs since the late 1800s. Many of the 1980s drivers were descend...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T81-3

Wakulla Springs jungle cruise boat tour by George Bowers

238879
Date
1980-11-09
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel. Recording of a jungle cruise tour conducted by Bower. He discusses various animals, birds, and trees on the tour, history of the attraction, legends of the springs, and other natural features. Boat tours have been given at the springs on since the late 1800s. Many of the 1980s driv...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T81-9

Meeting of Southeastern Regional Conference for Public Sector Folklorists: Group #2: Effects of Public Folklife Programming

238262
Date
1981-12-11
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Four audio cassettes. Bulger and Willet were group leaders. Some parts of the recording are difficult to hear- the recording is too soft. Group members discuss folklorists' responsibilities in terms of their treatment towards folk artists and craftspeople; folk informants' goals in their interac...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C83-65
Item ID
C83-66
Item ID
C83-67
Item ID
C83-68

Interview with leather worker Bob Dellis

240780
Date
12/14/1992
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
Tapes 2-3

Interview with leather worker Bob Dellis

240781
Date
07/28/1993
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
Tape 5

Interview with leather worker Bob Dellis

240782
Date
04/16/1993
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
Tape 4

Interview with Myakka City postmistress Marilyn Roberts Coker

238231
Date
1984-02-04
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel. Coker discusses growing up in Myakka, including piano lessons, going to school, the old-timers, and the birth of her children there. She also talks about the local post office, which was a social center, as well as her job with the Federal postal service. The Myakka Community Pro...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T85-220

Friday performances at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Reel 1)

237769
Date
05/22/1987
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
T87-61

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

Interview with painter Pharaoh Baker

237525
Date
1978-05-03
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Side 1, C78-50: Baker, born in Sneeds, Florida, discusses how he started painting seriously in his early twenties and used the GI Bill to study art at Florida A & M University from 1947 to 1949. He also describes the cotton picking trading system in which the laborers would...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C78-50

Interview with Wakulla Springs glass-bottom boat driver Luke Smith

238746
Date
1981
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two reel to reels. Interview begins on T83-142. Luke Smith drove boats at Wakulla Springs (a tourist attraction located near Tallahassee) from the 1920s through the early 1980s. In the interview, he discusses creating boat tours, his family history, how he learned the tours and taught others, the hi...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T83-141
Item ID
T83-142

Wakulla Springs jungle cruise boat tours by Wilbert Gavin

238876
Date
1980-11-08
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two reel to reels. Recordings of two jungle cruise tours conducted by Gavin. He discusses various animals, birds, and trees on the tour, history of the attraction, legends of the springs, and other natural features. Boat tours have been given at the springs on since the late 1800s. Many of the 1980...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T81-7
Item ID
T81-12

Wakulla Springs glass bottom boat tours (and interview) by Tommy (Hawk) Jackson

238878
Date
1980-11-09
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two reel to reels. Recordings of two glass-bottom boat tour spiels conducted by Jackson. He discusses various animals, birds, and trees on the tour, history of the attraction, legends of the springs, Henry the pole vaulting fish, and other natural features. Boat tours have been given at the springs...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T81-8
Item ID
T81-11

Friday performances at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Reel 3)

237772
Date
05/22/1987
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
T87-63

Wakulla Springs glass bottom boat tour (and interview) by James A. Moretz

238871
Date
1980-11-08
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel. Features a glass bottom boat tour spiel conducted by Moretz. He discusses various animals, birds, and trees on the tour, history of the attraction, legends of the springs, and other natural features. Afterwards, he gives a brief interview in which he talks about working at Wakulla,...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T81-1

Wakulla Springs glass-bottom boat tour (and interview) by Donald (Frog) Edwards

238872
Date
1980-11-08
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel. Features a glass-bottom boat tour spiel conducted by Edwards. He discusses various animals, birds, and trees on the tour, history of the attraction, legends of the springs, Henry the pole vaulting fish, and other natural features. Afterwards, he gives a brief interview in which he ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T81-2

Wakulla Springs glass bottom boat tour by Wilbert Gavin

238874
Date
1980-11-08
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel. Features a glass-bottom boat tour spiel conducted by Gavin. He discusses various animals, birds, and trees on the tour, history of the attraction, legends of the springs, Henry the pole vaulting fish, and other natural features. Boat tours have been given at the springs on since t...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T81-4

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