Snake Rain Dance at the 1969 Florida Folk Festival

236771
Date
1969-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Three black and white prints. Images of scouts dressed in "Indian" costume and makeup, dancing with snakes.
Type
Still Image

Anna and Charles LeRoy with snakes in Clyde Beatty circus show

115469
Date
1939
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FP82435F

Interview with Jamie B. Jordan

237531
Date
1978-05-15
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassettes. C78-57: Side 1: Jordan discusses dishes and foods indigenous to her household, central Northern Florida, and the rest of the South: rice and black-eyed peas, rice and tomatoes, mince meat pie, liver pudding, mustard greens and cornbread dumplings, sweet potato pie, and fruit ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C78-57
Item ID
C78-58

Interview with Maggie Melton

237530
Date
1978-05-09
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassettes. C78-55: Margaret (Maggie) Melton discusses snake and alligator hunting, cooking, and skinning; making birdhouses from gourds; working with hides and bones; foods unique to the Plant City area; cooking hog organs and gophers; making turtle soup; cane grinding and syrup making; ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C78-55
Item ID
C78-56

Rattlesnake Round-Up and Gopher Race

237339
Date
1976-10-16
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. A recording of a rattlesnake round-up festival. The tape includes performances by Harry Binder and the Virginia Pardners, an interview with festival organizer Eddy Herman, sounds from the gopher races, and a rattlesnake show by Seabold of Panama City's Snake-a-torium. Rattlesnake...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C77-1

Sunday performances at the 1999 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Tape 5)

240153
Date
1999-05-30
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. Crider played with Dan Peterson (bass) and Jay Roberts (fiddle). The start of his performance can be found on C99-45. Simple gifts consisted of Ray Ballinger - guitar/hammered dulcimer; Shirley Ballinger - autoharp; Pete Scalzo - bass; Kin Hum - fiddle/hammered dulcimer; Je...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C99-46

Dale Crider performing at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)

237028
Date
1992-05-23
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Crider, the emcee, filled in for the absent gospel group, the Versiteers. On a couple of songs, Bill Dillon sat in on the autoharp (chorded zither).
Type
Sound
Item ID
T92-81

Jackson County Library Program: Agriculture

238295
Date
1983-07-21
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassettes. Recording of a program for the Jackson County Library on family agriculture and turpentining for the "Pursuits and Pastimes" series. The program, led by Doris Dyen, consists of discussions on basketry; growing herbs and spices; hunting for snakes; folk games; and cul...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C83-123
Item ID
C83-124

Interview with Wakulla Springs boat driver Wilbert Gavin

238873
Date
1980-11-08
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel. Gavin discusses snakes, tourists, joking on the tours, Northerners vs. native Floridians, tall tales, rhymes, selling used cars, and white boatmen versus African American boatmen. Boat tours have been given at the springs since the late 1800s. Many of the 1980s drivers were descend...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T81-3

Friday performances at the 1995 Florida Folk Festival (Sesquicentennial Area Stage ) (Tape 5)

239703
Date
1995-05-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One digital audio tape(DAT).
Type
Sound
Item ID
D95-49

Silver Springs boat drivers Willie Marsh and William Crowell

238445
Date
1984-03-09
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassettes. C84-8: Side A Interview/talk with Willie Marsh and William Crowell as part of the Library Folklife Program; they discuss their childhood at Silver Springs as well as their work as guides at Silver Springs; driving boats at Silver Springs; tipping problems; stories told on boat t...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C84-8
Item ID
C84-9

Saturday performances at the 1982 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

238541
Date
1982-05-29
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T83-22

Saturday performances at the 1994 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Tape 1)

239612
Date
1994-05-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT). (Copied onto C94-77/78.) Singer-guitarist Crider served as the emcee. Guitarist Hardin was from New Port Richer. Folk singer Schustik lived in Sarasota. Songwriter-guitarist Suggs lived in Tallahassee. The Crabgrass Cowboys, of Seffner, consisted of Hapi, Patty, and Ll...
Type
Sound
Item ID
D94-7

Suwannee River

241222
Date
1989
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
FV-96

Sunday performances at the 2001 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Tape 7)

240363
Date
2001-05-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT). Thomas served as emcee. The Bellamy Brothers - David and Howard - were a country music duo from Darby, Florida. After they attended University of Florida, both entered the music business. David's "Spiders and Snakes" became a hit for Jim Stafford. As a duo, their first...
Type
Sound
Item ID
D01-22

Interview with cypress furniture maker Robert James Rudd

236656
Date
1986-09-14
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Three audio cassettes. A former construction worker who was born in Boynton Beach, Rudd built wicker furniture from cypress. Originally the cypress was local, but as development increased, he began acquiring the wood areas north of him. Few power tools were used to make the furniture. In the interv...
Type
Sound

Sunday afternoon performances at the 1977 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

239243
Date
1977-09-04
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Williams was a street performer from Tallahassee. Thompson was a water witcher (diviner) from Clearwater. Grooms was a University of Florida journalism professor -- as well as a singer-songwriter-guitarist. Schuman played the autoharp. Dale Crider ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-297

Interview with basketmaker Lucreaty Clark

239167
Date
1979-10-31
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Six reel to reels. Lucreaty Clark was a white oak basket maker, a tradition that stretched back in her family to antebellum times. In 1979, no one else was making split white oak baskets, and she presumed the tradition would die with her. (In the mid-1980s, she trained her grandson Alphonso Jennings...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T79-23
Item ID
T79-25
Item ID
T79-26
Item ID
T79-27
Item ID
T79-28
Item ID
T79-29

Performances at the 1973 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 4)

240801
Date
08/31/1973 - 09/01/1973
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-236

King Snake Blues Band at the 1983 Flordia Folk Festival

235534
Date
1983-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One color slide.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S83-1377

Maggie Melton's native materials

233971
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One black and white print. Native materials in Maggie Melton's house such as snake skins and gourds, used for her crafts. 2 June 1980.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
P80-251

Friday performances at the 1995 Florida Folk Festival (Stage III) (Tape 13)

240617
Date
05/26/1995
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
III-13

Friday performances at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 16)

237715
Date
05/22/1987
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
T87-17

Sunday performances at the 1983 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 14)

238807
Date
1983-05-29
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T83-206

Friday performances at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

237894
Date
05/23/1986
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
T86-103

Friday performances at the 1983 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 17)

238771
Date
1983-05-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recordings. Boltin served as emcee. Nila and her mother Jaya Radhakrishnan were from Dade City.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T83-170

Saturday performances at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival

241735
Date
05/24/1997
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
D97-8

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