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
http://fpc.dos.state.fl.us/memory/collections/folklife/folklife

Recording of a radio broadcast from University of Northern Iowa: Music in the Air

238857
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. NOTE: Because the copyright of the recording is undetermined, no copies can be made of the tape. Copy of a music program on KUNI 91FM, a public radio station at the University of Northern Iowa, Cedar falls, Iowa.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C85-13
Public radio

Florida Home: Everyday Treasure

240487
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
29-31
Public radio

Florida Folkways

241352
Date
1961?
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
60-1-2
Public radio

15-minute Programs

241353
Date
1961?
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
61-2-2
Public radio

Interview with folklorist Dave Closson and Ormond Loomis for public radio

238258
Date
1982-08-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
<p>One audio cassette. Side A, Interview of Dave Closson: The hard copy transcript and cassette recording of this interview only feature Closson's responses. They do not include the interviewer's questions. Closson discusses what constitutes tradition (traditionality); defines the term "folk;" and talks about studying minority groups, folklorists' sense of objectivity, the geographical scope of the Florida Folklife Program, producing folk studies for both scholars and the public, folk differences in Florida, and the Florida Folk Festival.</p> <p>Side B, Interview of Ormond Loomis: The hard copy transcript and cassette recording of this interview only feature Loomis&rsquo;s responses. They do not include the interviewer&rsquo;s questions. Loomis discusses a fur and hide trading company in western Florida; the Great Gulf Coast Arts Festival; uses for Florida folklife studies; stereotypes about folk culture (which many automatically consider as being rural, regressive, and Appalachian or of the deep South); cultural group identities; defining and preserving folklore; tradition bearers; and valuing forms of informal education.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>
Type
Sound
Item ID
C83-60
Public radio

Interview with folklorist Merri Belland and archivist Bob McNeil for public radio

238259
Date
1982-08-18
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
<p>One audio cassette. Part A, Interview with Merri Belland: Belland discusses her start at the Florida Folklife Program center in White Springs. She previously worked as an artist for a grant project teaching traditional arts and crafts and eventually took on duties as a folklorist. She also talks about working on the Florida Basketry project; fieldwork; problems as a folklorist; maintaining a sense of objectivity; training; the different ways in which folklorists and artists view material culture; motives behind working in crafts; the role she sees for herself as a folklorist; young people and traditional crafts; passing down culture through food.</p> <p>Part B, Interview with Bob McNeil: McNeil discusses his start working as an archivist at the Stephen Foster Center. He talks about the organizing systems he uses at the archives; the archives&rsquo; holdings; what he considers the mission of the Stephen Foster Folk Center; sea stories; and the public and journalists&rsquo; use of the center&rsquo;s folk materials.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>
Type
Sound
Item ID
C83-61
Public radio

Deidre Berger interviewing Sadie Bell Cooper : Lake City, Florida

115891
Date
1982
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FP8350
Folklife Collection.

Florida Home: The Music You Have Inside

240486
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
27-28
Public radio

Florida Home: Sauna and Sisu

238861
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. (Duplicate located in S 1576, box 37, tape 26.) Part four 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 Finnish American communities.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C85-17
Public radio

Folk Festival Highlights

241354
Date
1961?
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
61-2-3
Public radio

Interview with folklorists Peggy Bulger and Barbara Beauchamp for public radio

238257
Date
1982-08-18
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. On side A, Folklorist Peggy Bulger discusses the nature of folklore and folklife; talks about her objectives as a folklorist; and explains how she conducts her studies. Bulger talks about the Florida Folklife Program; her role as an advocate for folk artists and folk culture; how she identifies folk artists and folk culture; providing analysis and evaluation of the information she collects; folklife programs such as Florida Folk Festival, television documentaries and video programs, slide/tape programs for schools, exhibits, and record albums. In addition, she talks about what drove her interest in folklore and discusses how she became a folklorist and explains how folklife traditions are found in all parts of life. On side B, Barbara Beauchamp, a participant in the first Florida Folk Festivals of the 1950s, discusses her family history and her home; the first attendees and organizers of the event, such as Fuller Warren, Thelma Boltin, Sarah Gertrude Knott, Ada Miller, Mrs. W.A. Saunders, and Alton Morris; the founding of the Stephen Foster folklife center in White Springs, Florida; and the performers in the earliest festivals, such as the Beseda Dancers from Masaryktown, Florida, and Greek performers from Tarpon Springs. In addition, she talks about the Fox Hollow folk festival; local hotels; and the Old Marble Stage at the Stephen Foster Center.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C83-58
collects; folklife programs

Interview with folklorist John Marshall

238069
Date
1982-06-30
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audiocassette. Interview with folklorist Marshall for a radio program on Florida folklife. He discusses his mission as a folklorist; how he defines folklife; and how other countries view the study of folklore. Copied onto C82-3, but that audiocassette tape is missing.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C83-59
Public radio

Peggy Bulger and Betsy Peterson interview

238070
Date
1982-06-30
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Interview with folklorists Bulger and Peterson for a radio program on Florida folklife. They discuss their missions as folklorists; how they define folklore and folklife, and their professional roles in the discipline. Duplicate copy can be found in S 1576, box 39, tape 30.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C82-4
Public radio

Florida Home: Showtown USA

238858
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. (Duplicates located in S 1576, box 37, tapes 22 & 23.) Part two 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 circuses and other traveling shows.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C85-14
Public radio

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
Public radio

Florida Home: I Started With the Blues

238860
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. (Duplicates located in S 1576, box 37, tapes 24 & 25.) Part three 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 minstrel shows and the blues.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C85-16
Public radio

Florida Folk Sampler radio program for the 1984 Florida Folk Festival (WLRN-FM)

240474
Date
1984
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
33
Public radio

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
Florida Folklife Program

Interview with medicine show performers Bob and Mae Noell

239025
Date
1981
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Eight reel to reels. Some material from the interviews was used for the public radio program, Florida Home: Showtown USA. Copied onto C81-73, C81-74, C81-75, C81-76, C81-77, C81-78, C81-79 &amp; C81-80.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T81-102
Item ID
T81-103
Item ID
T81-104
Item ID
T81-105
Item ID
T81-106
Item ID
T81-107
Item ID
T81-108
Item ID
T81-109
http://fpc.dos.state.fl.us/memory/collections/folklife/folklife

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 &amp; C83-28. Material used for the public radio program, Florida Home: Showtown USA. Copies of the programs can be found &nbsp;on C85-14.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T82-37
Item ID
T82-36
http://fpc.dos.state.fl.us/memory/collections/folklife/folklife

Performance of an old-time medicine show

238884
Date
1982-01-31
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Four reel to reels. Copied onto audiocassettes C83-29, C83-30, C83-31, and C83-32. Some material from the performance was used for the public radio program, Florida Home: Showtown USA. Copy of the programs can be found on C85-14.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T82-41
Item ID
T82-40
Item ID
T82-39
Item ID
T82-38
http://fpc.dos.state.fl.us/memory/collections/folklife/folklife

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, Florida Home, on traveling entertainment. Copies of the programs can be found on C85-14.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T82-25
http://fpc.dos.state.fl.us/memory/collections/folklife/folklife

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 public radio program, Florida Home: Showtown USA. Copies of the programs can be found in S 1576, box 16, tapes C85-14.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T82-35
http://fpc.dos.state.fl.us/memory/collections/folklife/folklife

Copy of the radio program Florida Sand: The Life and Works of Will McLean

237853
Date
1980
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
C80-22
http://fpc.dos.state.fl.us/memory/Collections/folklife/folklife

Recordings of the Folk Show

240488
Date
1987-08-02
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
20 audio cassettes. NOTE: Due to copyright issues, duplications will not be made. Patrons may only listen to recordings in the research room. The Folk Show was a weekly radio show broadcast between August 1987 through January 1988, and was hosted by Butterfield. The show featured an eclectic mix of primarily Florida folk music, including commercial recordings, live recordings, interviews, and folk-related announcements.
Type
Sound
Item ID
FS-1 - FS-20
Public radio

Medicine show performer Bunny Bartok interview

239026
Date
1981-10-04
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Bartok's father and grandfather were traveling medicine pitchmen. She described traveling medicine shows; types of pitches and performances in medicine; wintering in Florida; her family history including their emigration from Hungary. Some material from the interview was used for the public radio program Florida Home: Humorists and Health Evangelists. Copies of the radio programs can be found on audio cassette C83-85. Copied from reel-to-reels T81-110, T81-111, T81-112, T81-113, and T81-114.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C81-85a
Item ID
C81-84
Item ID
C81-83
Item ID
C81-82
Item ID
C81-81
the interview was used for the public

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 vaudeville and burlesque; and learning the craft. Provides several examples of his material. Copied onto audiocassettes C83-13, C83-14, and C83-15; as well as tapes 16 and 17 in box 40 of series 1576.</p> <p>Material used for a public radio on traveling entertainment, a copy of which can be found on audiocassette C95-43. &nbsp;</p>
Type
Sound
Item ID
T82-24
Item ID
T82-23
Item ID
T82-22
http://fpc.dos.state.fl.us/memory/collections/folklife/folklife

Florida Blues Radio Show on WJCT (Jacksonville)

238039
Date
1981
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel. (Copied onto audio cassette C81-11; reel T81-13B) A radio show -- jointly produced by WJCT and the FFP -- tracing the origins and evolution of blues music centering on Florida musicians. Created by using earlier FFP recordings. Includes recordings of prisoners singing the blues together while laboring and performances of &quot;Baby Please Don't Go&quot; and &quot;I'm a Stranger Here&quot; by Blind Johnny Brown of St. Petersburg, Florida. Includes commentary by Florida folklorists and Florida blues musicians.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T81-13
Public radio

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 1920s and 1930s; South Florida circuses; jobs he held; medicine shows; and competition between circuses. Copied onto audiocassettes C83-17, C83-18, C83-19, C83-20, C8.-21, C83-22, and C83-23. Material used for the public radio program, Florida Home: Showtown USA. Copies of the programs can be found in S 1576, box 16, tapes C85-14.
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
for the public radio program, Florida

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