George Lewis' Jazz Funeral

253296
Date
January 1969
Collection
Video
Description
This film is footage of legendary New Orleans clarinetist George Lewis' jazz funeral. There are family members, reporters and fans present on a rainy funeral day in New Orleans. The Olympia and Eureka Jazz Bands are shown playing dirges at the cemetery before launching into an up-tempo number, compl...
Video Details
4:28; color; sound; V-172 S. 1239

CASEY CASON'S MEMORIAL SERVICE

252935
Date
1992
Collection
Video
Video Details
52:45; color; sound; V-165 P93-013
Description
This film shows Captain Owen "Casey" Cason's memorial service in Tallahassee. The service opens with Secretary of State Jim Smith speaking. Pastor Robert MacMillian of First Baptist Church in Tallahassee says a prayer, Gov. Lawton Chiles, Lt. Gov. Wayne Mixson, reporter Dick Kane and Jim Story speak...

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