Florida Folklife Archive

235793
Date
1978-04
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Four color slides. Images of the Folklife Archive vertical file and of Folklife receptionist Charlotte Perry. The program was located at the Stephen Foster Center in White Springs.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S78-798 - S78-799; S78-1179 - S78-1180
Perry, Charlotte

Valley A. Hill interview

237522
Date
1978-03-23
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Hill, 85 years old at the time of the interview, discusses making cotton and nylon fishing nets; the different ways of casting and spreading a net; methods of catching different types of fish; tells a story about catching a shark; talks about his family's background; and describes the 1926 hurricane that hit Miami.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C78-45
Perry, Charlotte

Interview with Nancy and Ray Morgan on making hog's head cheese and fiddling

237520
Date
1977-11-08
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Side 1: Interview of Nancy Morgan: Morgan discusses both making hog's headcheese and her life's history. She talks about how long she had been making the head cheese, butchering hogs, the parts she uses, how she boils the head, dressing the hog, and special recipes like liver pudding, chitlins and cracklins, pig's feet, and beef tripe, etc. She also describes growing up in Fargo, Georgia, related weather and insects, her family's ethnic heritage, and talks about how her father taught her old songs and performed at various venues. She sings "Little Orphan Girl" and "Wake Up Jacob" without instrumentals. Side 2: Interview of Ray Morgan, with Nancy Morgan: [Difficult to hear-voices indistinct.] Ray Morgan talks about how he and Nancy met and on making and playing gourd fiddles. Plays the gourd and regular fiddle.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C78-42
Perry, Charlotte

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