Rev. Thurlow Weed performing at the 1978 Florida Folk Festival

234656
Date
1978-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One black and white print. Weed was from Key West.
Type
Still Image

Interview with conch shell player Rev. Thurlow Weed

237357
Date
1977-01-30
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Interview on side 1, music performance on side 2. Thurlow describes how he doesn't use music notes to play the conch shell; how shells are used for communication on boats in Key West, Bahamas, Hawaii; how he holds a BA in music; and how he plays the instrument. He also demonstra...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C77-21

Saturday morning performances at the 1978 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 5)

239051
Date
1978-05-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Bouwhuizen was a teacher in Tampa. Weed, of Key West, played the conch shell. McGhee, of Lake City, played the autoharp (chorded zither). The New Sand Mountain Wildcats consisted of Rob Levine, Ernie Williams, Darelyn Caudill, Bill Dudley, Jim Str...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T80-9

Saturday evening performances at the 1978 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)

239056
Date
1978-05-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Mark was from St. Augustine. His set was started on T80-12. The travelers were from Lake City, and consisted of Buddy Harvey (bass), Claudie Johns (guitar), and Skip Johns (banjo). Weed, of Key West, played the conch shell. Johnson and Wickman wer...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T80-13

Sunday afternoon performances at the 1978 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

239064
Date
1978-05-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Patterson was from St. Augustine. Williams was a street musician from Tallahassee. Weed, of Key West, played the conch shell.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T80-21

1978 Florida Folk Festival photographs

234230
Date
1978-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Five black and white prints. P79-679 Rufus Adams of Mayo demontrating his corn shuck bottom chairs to crowds. P79-681 Queen Udell and her yo-yo quilt. Yo-yo quilt were quilts made from several circular swatches of cloth swen together. P79-682 Cabinet maker Kjell Lunestad of St. Augustine. P79-683 Re...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
P79-679 - P79-684

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