Detail of crochet.

115593
Date
1982
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FP8314

Czechoslavakian singing

238752
Date
1980-11-17
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two reel to reel recordings. Singing (in Czechoslavakian) and interview with an unidentified resident of Masaryktown. Most of the songs she sang were unidentified.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T83-136
Item ID
T83-137

Saturday performances at the 1982 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Reel 8)

238571
Date
1982-05-29
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Folklorist Peterson served as emcee.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T83-50

Ida Goodson performing with the Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church choir

238751
Date
1981-12-02
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. (Also on T82-18, T82-54 through T82-56). For images of the recording session, see S 1577, volume 22.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T83-147

Interview with circus worker Doc Art Miller

239027
Date
1981-10-16
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Copied onto reel-to-reels T81-115, T81-116, and T81-117. Some material from the interview was used for the public radio program, Florida Home: Showtown USA. Copies of the radio programs can be found in S 1576, box 16, tapes C85-14.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C81-88
Item ID
C81-87
Item ID
C81-86

Interview with circus performer Bill Rodgers

238883
Date
1982-01-06
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two reel to reels. Rodgers discusses his life in the circus. Topics include clowns; training for the circus; traveling; ring masters; and training birds. Copied onto audiocassettes C83-27 & C83-28. Material used for the public radio program, Florida Home: Showtown USA. Copies of the programs ca...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T82-37
Item ID
T82-36

Interview with circus worker Ward Hall

238869
Date
1982-01-07
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel. (Also copied on C95-46, as well as C83-16) Ward, a carnival pitchman, and circus worker, discusses his career. Topics include pitching; carnivals; circuses; selling techniques; and performing in circuses. The material was featured in two episodes for the public radio program, Flor...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T82-25

Interview with circus performer Erik Adams

238882
Date
1982-01-06
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel. Adams was an animal trainer and circus performer. In the interview, he discusses training dogs and chimpanzees; the differences between carnivals and circuses; types of circus performers; and life in the traveling circus. Copied onto audiocassette C83-26. Material used for the pub...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T82-35

Ida Goodson recording session

238750
Date
1981-12-03
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two reel to reel recordings (also on T82-19, T82-21). Recoding session at Club Royal on Alcaniz Street. The band consisted of: James Franklin Davis (trumpet); John Boller (sax); Clyde Andrew (drums); Harold Andrews (bass).
Type
Sound
Item ID
T83-146
Item ID
T83-148

Maria Birchfield and Benia Birchfield holding up a crochet spread - Saint Augustine, Florida

115567
Date
1982
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FP8313

Maria Birchfield and Benia Birchfield holding up a pineapple crochet tablecloth - Saint Augustine, Florida

115749
Date
1982
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FP8318

Meeting of the Florida Folklife Council, 30 April 1982

238514
Date
1982-04-30
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassettes. Council Members present: Catherine Sugrue (Chairman), E.W. Carswell, Ronald Foreman; Council Members absent: James Billie, Miguel Gonzalez-Pando (ill); Alan Jabbour; Lillian Saunders (resigned); Florida Folklife Program Staff: David Closson (Director), Iris Greene (Secretary),...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C84-104a
Item ID
C84-104b

Interview with jazz musician Jimmy Cox

238867
Date
1981-11-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Three reel to reels. Interview with Pensacola-based jazz musician Cox, a trombone player. From Texas, Cox learned to play while in high school. He traveled with several bands, and moved to Pensacola in 1935. Cox discusses various musicians (including Count Basie, Benny Moton, and Earl Hines); tourin...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T82-11
Item ID
T82-9
Item ID
T82-10

Ida Goodson performing with the Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church choir

238866
Date
1981-11-04
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two reel to reel recordings. For another recording session, see T83-147.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T82-7
Item ID
T82-8

Saturday performances at the 1982 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Reel 7)

238570
Date
1982-05-29
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Folklorist Petersen served as emcee.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T83-49b

Interview with jazz musician Hal (Fess) Andrews

238865
Date
1981-11-03
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two reel to reels. Poor audio quality in some areas. Interview with Pensacola-based jazz musician Andrews. He discusses learning music; attending Tuskegee Institute; teaching chemistry in Pensacola; varities of jazz music; working with artists like Cab Calloway and Duke Ellington; working for a radi...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T82-6
Item ID
T82-5

Ida Goodson recording session (masters)

238749
Date
1981-12-01
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Four reel to reel recordings. (Also found on T82-15 through T82-17, and T82-20) The recording studio was at Channel 23-TV, Pensacola Junior College.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T83-143
Item ID
T83-144
Item ID
T83-145
Item ID
T83-149

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

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

Interview with blues singer/pianist Ida Goodson

238864
Date
1981-11-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Three reel to reels. A second interview with singer and pianist Ida Goodson (the first can be found on T82-1 through T82-4). Born and raised in Pensacola, she toured and recorded with various blues and jazz bands in the late 1920s and 1930s, and later worked for a lumber company for 35 years, while ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T82-12
Item ID
T82-13
Item ID
T82-14

Interview with blues singer Mary McClain

238881
Date
1982-08-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two reel to reels. Known as Diamond Teeth Mary for the jewels she placed in her teeth in the 1940s, Mary was born in West Virginia, and always claimed to be the half sister of fellow blues singer Bessie Smith. In 1918, she moved to Florida's Gulf Coast. During her later years, she lived in Bradento...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T82-33
Item ID
T82-34

Friday performances at the 1982 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 5)

238537
Date
1982-05-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. This was the opening of the 1982 Florida Folk Festival. Closson was the director of the Florida Folklife Program. The Shoestring Puppet Theater was based out of Jacksonville. Boltin served as the emcee. Baldwin was followed by the Niblack Elementary School. Hoslton was a...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T83-18

Meeting of the Florida Folklife Council, 9 December 1981

238513
Date
1981-12-09
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassettes. Council Members present: Catherine Sugrue, Lillian Saunders, Ronald Foreman, E.W. Carswell; Council Members absent: James Billie, Alan Jabbour, Miguel Gonzalez-Pando; Florida Folklife Program Staff: Lee Warner (Acting Director), Merri Belland (Folk Arts Coordinator), Peggy Bul...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C84-103a
Item ID
C84-103b

Interview with blues singer/pianist Ida Goodson

238863
Date
1981-11-03
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Four reel to reels. Interview with singer and pianist Ida Goodson. Born and raised in Pensacola, she toured and recorded with various blues and jazz bands in the late 1920s and 1930s, and later worked for a lumber company for 35 years, while still playing the nightclubs. She converted to Christianit...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T82-4
Item ID
T82-3
Item ID
T82-1
Item ID
T82-2

Interview with circus worker Doc Art Miller

239135
Date
1981-11-13
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
T81-120: Miller discusses different types of handbills, fliers, and posters and talks about the techniques required to post them. He also discusses performing his shows during the World War Two era and relates how communists and others gave him trouble; tells a story about Rough and Ready, a town i...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C81-94*
Item ID
C81-92*
Item ID
C81-93*
Item ID
C81-91*
Item ID
T81-123
Item ID
T81-122
Item ID
T81-121
Item ID
T81-120

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