Sells-Floto Circus train unloading

115485
Date
19--?
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FP82436I

Barnes Circus train wreck

115483
Date
19--
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FP82436G

Men standing by Barnum & Bailey circus railroad car

115464
Date
19--
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FP82435A

Barnes Circus train accident

115484
Date
1925
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FP82436H

Postcard of the Orange Blossom Special

236931
Date
1930
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two prints, four slides, and negatives. All are of one postcard of the train, the Orange Blossom Special; later immortalized in a popular song written by Irving Rouse.
Type
Still Image

Mother and child by the B. and O. Railroad's first passenger train

107752
Date
1961
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA0828A

Mother and child standing by 1875 Baldwin steam engine

107753
Date
1961
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA0828B

Mother and child standing by Northern Pacific's first engine

107755
Date
1961
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA0829B

The Gandy Dancers

236932
Date
1993
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two prints: one black and white, the other color. The dancers were: C. Wright, John Mealing, Charlie Vinson, Allen Jones, and Elder Brown. One image also features folklorist Beth Higgs. Gandy dancers were railroad workers who used call-and-response work songs to keep workers moving fast in laying t...
Type
Still Image

Photograph of Jupiter, one of the first trans-continental train engines

107436
Date
1961
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA0505

First Engine to cross Continent - Promontory Point, Utah - Pulled Leland Stanford Train.

107754
Date
1961
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA0829A

Florida Yesterday: Folklore & Superstition (master tape)

238815
Date
1977-02-15
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One video cassette. (3/4" tape, 56 minutes) Frog Smith sitting in Mercer's Country Store telling stories of his family and childhood for store patrons. For more footage, see V86-30 and V86-29.
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
V86-26

Florida Yesterday: Folklore; Superstitions

240895
Date
02/15/1977
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
V86-30

Last wood-burning steam locomotive to run in South Florida - Jerome, Florida

107760
Date
1954
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA0831B

Wood-burning steam locomotive #22 in shop for new flues - Jerome, Florida

107761
Date
19--
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA0832A

Billy Howell interview at the 1993 Florida Folk Festival Folklife Area

296310
Date
1993-05-29
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Howell answers audience questions about the railroad memorabilia he has on display, including his telegraph machine. He discusses his father's career on the Apalachicola Northern Railroad, and his experiences working on and riding the railroads in his youth. He also explains w...
Type
sound
Item ID
C93-9c

Friday performances at the 1984 Florida Folk Festival (Stage III) (Reel 9)

238406
Date
1984-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T84-70

Sunday performances at the 1999 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Tape 15)

240163
Date
1999-05-30
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C99-56

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

Washboard Bill Cooke story: A Hobo's Birthday

236883
Date
1988-01-02
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassettes. Cooke telling a story of travelling on trains on his birthday during the Great Depression. Born in Dupont, just south of St. Augustine, on 4 July. His mother ran a jook joint, where he was first exposed to music and dance. He hoboed, played street music, worked for railways, and...
Type
Sound

Interview with Myakka City resident Lois Payne

238234
Date
1984-06-19
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel. Payne talks about life in Myakka, including turpenting, segregation, marriage practices, timber industry, leisure activities, the Ku Klux Klan, games, churches, and trains. The Myakka Community Profile Project was conducted between October 1983 and March 1984 through a partnershi...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T85-223
Item ID
T85-224

Florida Yesterday: Sawmill and Folklore & Superstitions

238817
Date
1977
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One video cassette. (3/4" tape; 47 minutes) (See V86-30 for master version of Superstitions & Folklore episode; for B-roll and raw footage, see V86-56 and V86-26) Sawmill: 23 minutes; edited A-roll footage of Frog Smith talking with sawmill worker Joe Hendry at Jerome Lumber Company. They disc...
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
V86-29

Dowling & Camp train hauling lumber - Slater Region, Florida

107750
Date
1940
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA0827A

Gospel Workshop in Miami

238213
Date
1984
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two reel to reel recordings. Workshop on African American gospel music, led by folklorist Loomis. Included musical performances by the Spiritual Harmonizers and Walter Richardson and Company, as well as lectures, and audience questions. The recordings do have speed problems, especially at the end o...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T85-155
Item ID
T85-156

Friday performances at the 2001 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Tape 5)

240346
Date
2001-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT).
Type
Sound
Item ID
D01-5

William (Washboard Bill) Cooke talking to students in Lake Park

236870
Date
1988-02-04
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Four color slides. Cooke, born July 4 1905 near St. Augustine, spent much of his life performing: in jook joints, on the street, on trains, and later in some of the top clubs of South Florida. In these images, he talks with elementary students about his career and music. The Folk Arts in Education...
Type
Still Image

Interview with Lloyd Earl McMullian, Sr.

238284
Date
1983-04-16
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassettes. C83-102: Macmillan discussed how Two Egg, Florida, and Paramour, Florida, were named; his birth in Grand Ridge, Florida, in 1910; his and his father's work in turpentining; getting into the farming business after the turpentining industry's decline; farming with mules and, late...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C83-102
Item ID
C83-103

Interview with Washboard Bill Cooke

236880
Date
1987-08-10
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassettes. Recorded at his home. Born in Dupont, just south of St. Augustine, on 4 July. His mother ran a jook joint, where he was first exposed to music and dance. He hoboed, played street music, worked for railways, and played at nightclubs in South Florida. In the interviews, he discus...
Type
Sound

Saturday afternoon performances at the 1965 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

239348
Date
1965-05-08
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. <p>&nbsp;</p> Download reel <a href="&quot;http://www.floridamemory.com/Collections/folklife/FFF-MP3/1965/T77-153aSideOne.mp3&quot;">T77-153a part one</a> and <a href="&quot;http://www.floridamemory.com/Collections/folklife/FFF-MP3/1965/T77-153aSid...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-153a

Interview with Washboard Bill Cooke on entertainment in Florida

236881
Date
1987-08-18
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Recorded at his home. Cooke discusses black entertainment in Florida. Born in Dupont, just south of St. Augustine, on 4 July, Cooke worked as a street performer, a jook joint musician, a nightclub entertainer, and a railway worker. His mother ran a jook joint, where he was first...
Type
Sound

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