Doyle Rigdon reading cowboy poetry at the 2007 Florida Folk Festival Folklife Stage

298421
Date
2007-11-10
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Annette Fromm serves as emcee. Rigdon reads cowboy poetry and tells stories.
Type
sound
Item ID
CD07-33
Florida Folklife Program

Cracker foodways and poetry demonstration at the 2007 Florida Folk Festival Folklife Stage

298416
Date
2007-11-10
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Robert "Bob" Stone serves as emcee. The Cracker foodways demonstration is off microphone and inaudible. H. Douglas (harmonica) concludes the demonstration with a performance of "Amazing Grace." Due to the demonstration ending early, Rigdon fills time by reciting some Cracker cowboy poetry and telling stories.
Type
sound
Item ID
CD07-28
Florida Folklife Program

Carl Sharp reading cowboy poetry at the 2007 Florida Folk Festival Folklife Stage

298418
Date
2007-11-10
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Tina Bucuvalas serves as emcee. Sharp reads cowboy poetry.
Type
sound
Item ID
CD07-30
Florida Folklife Program

Carl Sharp & Doyle Rigdon reading cowboy poetry at the 2007 Florida Folk Festival Folklife Stage

298427
Date
2007-11-10
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Annette Fromm serves as emcee. Sharp and Rigdon read cowboy poetry.
Type
sound
Item ID
CD07-39
Florida Folklife Program

Carl Sharp & Doyle Rigdon reading cowboy poetry at the 2007 Florida Folk Festival Folklife Stage (First reading)

298432
Date
2007-11-11
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Robert "Bob" Stone serves as emcee. Sharp and Rigdon read cowboy poetry and tell stories.
Type
sound
Item ID
CD07-44
Florida Folklife Program

Carl Sharp & Doyle Rigdon reading cowboy poetry at the 2007 Florida Folk Festival Folklife Stage (Second reading)

298439
Date
2007-11-11
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Robert "Bob" Stone serves as emcee. Sharp and Rigdon read cowboy poetry.
Type
sound
Item ID
CD07-51
Florida Folklife Program

Carl Sharp & Doyle Rigdon reading cowboy poetry at the 2007 Florida Folk Festival Folklife Stage (Third reading)

298441
Date
2007-11-11
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Robert "Bob" Stone serves as emcee. Sharp and Rigdon read cowboy poetry.
Type
sound
Item ID
CD07-53
Florida Folklife Program

Carl Sharp reading poetry & Mestengo performance at the 2007 Florida Folk Festival Folklife Stage

298434
Date
2007-11-11
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Annette Fromm serves as emcee. Sharp reads a cowboy poem. Granado (accordion, vocals), J. Martinez (drums, vocals), Arrazola (bajo sexto, vocals), and Martinez (bass, vocals) perform as Mestengo. Granado explains their fusion of música norteña and Tejano/Tex-Mex; the genre's origins in northern Mexico; the influence of Polish and German musical styles and instrumentation, primarily the polka and the accordion; and technical aspects of the accordion and bajo sexto. The band plays a cumbia, ranchera, bolero, and huapango.
Type
sound
Item ID
CD07-46
poetry & Mestengo performance

Lucille Ranger-Brown reciting poetry at the Florida Folk Festival - White Springs, Florida

122407
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS864643
Folklife Collection.

Lucille Ranger-Brown reciting poetry at the Florida Folk Festival - White Springs, Florida

122408
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS864645
Folklife Collection.

Lucille Ranger-Brown reciting poetry at the Florida Folk Festival - White Springs, Florida

122409
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS864647
Folklife Collection.

Lucille Ranger-Brown reading Jamaican poetry at the Florida Folk Festival - White Springs, Florida

122410
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS864649
Folklife Collection.

Cora McKinney speaking and singing at the Stephen Foster Center in 1963

239211
Date
1963-03-31
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel. McKinney, who retired from teaching in 1936, talked about growing up in Florida, sang, and recited poetry.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-266
http://fpc.dos.state.fl.us/memory/collections/folklife/folklife

Saturday performances at the 1994 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Workshop Stage) (Tape 7)

239599
Date
1994-05-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Ogden was the emcee. Valada was the author of Poetically Just us. She and Tina Flewellyn, both of Longwood, explained their concept of stoetry -- poetic stories.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C94-60
Florida Folklife Program

Sunday program at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 12)

239925
Date
1997-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette recording. Mary Proctor (Tallahassee, FL), interviewed by John D'Agostino, discusses her work as an artist and her life stories. She reads two pieces of poetry: "Amazing Grace" and "Grandmother".
Type
Sound
Item ID
C97-97
reads two pieces of poetry

Jacksonville Folklife Competition winners at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage)

237056
Date
1991-05-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Hansen served as emcee.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T91-3
Narrative poetry

A Cowboy's Prayer

238505
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Dekle reads A Cowboy's Prayer. Location and date of recording unknown.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C84-86
http://fpc.dos.state.fl.us/memory/collections/folklife

Friday performances at the 2001 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Performance & Dance Stage) (Tape 2)

240365
Date
2001-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT). Salavitich played the gusle, a bowed, stringed instrument.
Type
Sound
Item ID
D01-24
http://fpc.dos.state.fl.us/memory/collections/folklife

Friday performances at the 1994 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Workshop Stage) (Tape 4)

239591
Date
1994-05-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Chancey was a storyteller from Bartow. Valada was the author of Poetically Just us. She and Tina Flewellyn explained their concept of stoetry -- poetic stories.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C94-52
Florida Folklife Program

Sunday performances at the 1994 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Workshop Stage) (Tape 1)

239600
Date
1994-05-29
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Ogden was the emcee. Valada was the author of Poetically Just us. She and Tina Flewellyn, both of Longwood, explained their concept of stoetry -- poetic stories. Chancey was a storyteller from Bartow.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C94-61
Florida Folklife Program

Metro-Dade Folklife Area at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival: Poet and dancer Lucille Ranger Brown

235119
Date
1986-05-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Twenty color slides. Ranger-Brown reciting her poems about rural life in Jamaica. Never written down, the poems demonstrate Jamaican dialects and culture. She had performed on television with comedian Jerry Lewis, and was awarded a medal by Jamaica's prime minister for contributions to Jamaican culture in 1984. The Dade Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1986 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalas, Nancy Nusz and Laurie Sommers in order to identify folk arts and folk artists for the special folklife area at the 34th Annual Florida Folk Festival. The traditions are mainly Haitian, Jamaican, Mexican, Bahamian, Cuban and Jewish and cover a wide range of skills and art forms.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S86-4641 - S86-4660
Miami-Dade Folklife

Whip maker Claude Sheppard holding up motivational poem - Gainesville, Florida

119813
Date
1978
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS78955
Folklife Collection.

Whip maker Claude Sheppard holding up motivational poem - Gainesville, Florida

119814
Date
1978
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS78958A
Folklife Collection.

Saturday performances at the 1995 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Workshops) (Tapes 10)

240591
Date
05/27/1995
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
FLN-20
Florida Folklife Program

Sunday performances at the 1995 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Workshops) (Tape 3)

240596
Date
05/28/1995
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
FLN-26
Florida Folklife Program

Sunday performances at the 1995 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Workshops) (Tape 4)

240597
Date
05/28/1995
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
FLN-27
Florida Folklife Program

Sunday performances at the 1995 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Workshops) (Tape 8)

240601
Date
05/28/1995
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
FLN-31
Florida Folklife Program

Folklife People: Jaya Radhakrishnan

273983
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Jaya Radhakrishnan performs traditional Indian music. Indian folk and classical music comes in many forms. Some songs may tell epic tales, while others may express poetry about love, religion, or nature with corresponding dances; additional forms may feature lengthy instrumental improvisations. The songs Jaya Radhakrishnan performs are primarily in the Carnatic style and span many centuries. Accompanied by the drone of her harmonium and percussion from her son, Jaya Radhakrishnan shared a rich repertoire of Indian folk songs with audiences at the Florida Folk Festival.
Type
interactive resource
/collections/folklife/people/?id=radhakrishnan

The Fiddle Contest & Heritage Award winners announced at the 2007 Florida Folk Festival Amphitheater

296209
Date
2007-11-10
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Wayne Martin serves as emcee. T. Staley of the Florida Fiddle Association introduces the winners of the fiddle contest: Williams (Junior Winner), L. Staley (Youth Division Winner), Weiss (Contemporary Winner), and Kalischmidt/Weiss (Twin Winners). Weiss accompanies Williams on guitar during "Fisher's Hornpipe." T. Staley (guitar) accompanies L. Staley on "Franklin Gavin's Reel." Abraham (guitar) accompanies Weiss on "Horseshoes and Rainbows." The Hamilton Stompers basketball team are recognized for winning a gold medal at the Special Olympics. Dr. Tina Bucuvalas, State Folklorist of Florida, presents the Florida Folk Heritage Awards to Haitian cultural advocate Jean-Marie Denis, norteño accordionist Tomás Granado, and Haitian sculptor Almann Ulysse. Grando performs two songs and is accompanied by his band, Mestengo. Cracker cowboy poet, Sharp, reads poetry.
Type
Sound
Item ID
CD07-6
Poetry reading

Friday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Narrative Stage) (Tape 10)

239718
Date
1996-05-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. Kerchmar served as emcee. Meliton and Martha Perdomo perform Cuban decimas: sample decimas by José Donates, Melitón Perdomo, and Asbies Benites (who is 12 years old). Ann Browning Masters recites new poems honoring Minorcans and more. Masters poetry continues on C96-58.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C96-57
http://fpc.dos.state.fl.us/memory/collections/folklife

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