The Pasco County Fair

235774
Date
1978
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Thirteen color slides. Images of carnival games, barkers, commercial art associated with rides and shows, and Dr. Ed Flemming.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S78-589 - S78-598

Video recording of the 1984 Florida Folk Festival (Video 7 of 15)

240885
Date
05/25/1984 - 05/27/1984
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
V84-7

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

Video recording of the 1984 Florida Folk Festival (Video 8 of 15)

240886
Date
05/25/1984 - 05/27/1984
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
V84-8

Florida Home radio series: Showtown USA (Pre-master copy)

238275
Date
1981
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Four audio cassettes. AA "pre-master copy" recorded for the radio show documentary series. Includes excerpts of interviews with travelling show performers including Joe McKennon, Ward Hall, Bill Rogers, Mary McClain, and Eric Addams.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C83-86
Item ID
C83-87
Item ID
C83-88
Item ID
C83-89

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

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 & 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

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

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 pr...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C81-85a
Item ID
C81-84
Item ID
C81-83
Item ID
C81-82
Item ID
C81-81

Interview and music performance with blues singer Moses Williams

239172
Date
1978-04-22
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two reel to reel recordings. Williams was born 15 February 1919 in Itta Bena, Mississippi. After traveling with several acts in the 1930s/1940s, he moved to Florida to work the citrus groves. He always played the diddly bow, a one-string instrument played throughout that south that functioned as a p...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T78-320
Item ID
T78-321

Interview with circus worker Doc Art Miller

239135
Date
1981-11-13
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
T81-120: Miller discusses different types of handbills, fliers, and posters and talks about the techniques required to post them. He also discusses performing his shows during the World War Two era and relates how communists and others gave him trouble; tells a story about Rough and Ready, a town i...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C81-94*
Item ID
C81-92*
Item ID
C81-93*
Item ID
C81-91*
Item ID
T81-123
Item ID
T81-122
Item ID
T81-121
Item ID
T81-120

Florida Home radio series: Humorists and Health Evangelists (Pre-master copy)

238274
Date
1981
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. A documentary program for a radio program entitled "Humorists and Health Evangelists" for the radio series "Florida Home." Includes interviews with and performances by ventriloquists, pitchmen, and performers for medicine shows and other travelling shows, i...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C83-85

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