Interview with railroader Tom Watson

235315
Date
1988-08-23
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassettes. Tom Watson, a railroad worker for over 30 years, worked for the Jacksonville terminal between 1950 and 1974. He then worked for Amtrak until 1988. In the interview, he discusses growing up in Jacksonville; the history of Florida rail lines and the railroad business; his career ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
Tape 8-9

Sunday performances at the 2006 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Disc 14)

241684
Date
05/28/2006
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
CD06-72

Seminole children playing traditional stickball

235172
Date
1989-01
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Fifty-one color slides. The traditional stick ball game, played by many Southeastern indigenous peoples, dates back to Precolumbian times. The game consists of a small ball made of deer hide which is struck with sticks (similar to LaCrosse in Europe) to strike a pole -- or an object on top of the po...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S89-308 - S89-358

Seminole children playing traditional stickball

235173
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Five color slides. The traditional stick ball game, played by many Southeastern indigenous peoples, dates back to Precolumbian times. The game consists of a small ball made of deer hide which is struck with sticks (similar to LaCrosse in Europe) to strike a pole -- or an object on top of the pole. T...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S89-359 - S89-361; S89-375; S89-376

Seminole children playing traditional stickball

235171
Date
1989-01
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Twenty-eight color slides. The traditional stick ball game, played by many Southeastern indigenous peoples, dates back to Precolumbian times. The game consists of a small ball made of deer hide which is struck with sticks (similar to LaCrosse in Europe) to strike a pole -- or an object on top of the...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S89-39 - S89-61; S89-66 - S89-69; S89-73

Johhny Boyd playing the hammered dulcimer in his home

235707
Date
1985-01-16
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Twenty color slides. Created as fieldwork for the apprenticeship program. The term dulcimer comes from the Latin and Greek words dulce and melos, meaning "sweet music." Unlike Appalachian (or plucked dulcimers), which date back only 200 years, hammered dulcimers (which are played by strik...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S86-1404 - S86-1423

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