Jackson County Library Program: What is Folklife

238293
Date
1983-07-20
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassettes. Presentation at the Jackson County Public Library in Marianna, in connection with the Pursuits and Pastimes exhibit, about folklife. Dyen, a folklorist with the Florida Bureau of Folklife, explains the profession using the Panhandle area as her example. Dyen discusses ethnic gr...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C83-121

The Jamaican Folk Revue at Miami's Unity Center

235146
Date
1985-07-31
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel tape. (Copied onto C86-112) Recording of "A Cultural Extravaganza" at the Independence '85 Jamaica festival. The recording features poet and dancer Lucille Ranger Brown. The Jamaican Folk Revue was formed in 1972 by Norma Darby in Miami to promote Jamaican music and dance. The Dade ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T86-70
Item ID
C86-112*

The Jamaican Folk Revue at the Florida International University campus

235147
Date
1985-07-29
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel tape. (Copied onto C86-113.) Recording of the Jamaican Folk Revue at the Independence '85 Jamaica festival, feauring poet and dancer Lucille Ranger Brown. The event took place at a cocktail party at the Bay Vista Campus at Florida International University. Also includes interveiws ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T86-71
Item ID
C86-113*

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 cult...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S86-4641 - S86-4660

Interview with English professor Guy Miles

239143
Date
1988-09-16
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Guy Miles was a professor of English at the University of Florida from 1957 to 1972 and was an authority on southern folklife. He was born in Dresden, Tennessee in 1908 and served in the Air Force during World War II. In 1959, he and his wife Faye bought a farm in Evinston, a s...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C88-30

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