Kitchen band performs at the King Neptune Frolics festival - Sarasota, Florida

88036
Date
1975
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
C682595

Kitchen band performs at the King Neptune Frolics festival - Sarasota, Florida

88037
Date
1975
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
C682596

Woman washing laundry

154625
Date
1939
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
N046715

End of William "Washboard Bill" Cooke's washboard showing a photograph of him

111210
Date
1993
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA5424

Celebration Express - William "Washboard Bill" Cooke

238835
Date
1980
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One video recording. (1/2" tape; 7 minutes) David Holt discusses W. Palm Beach, "Washboard" Bill and David Holt play music together (on washboard and spoons), "Washboard Bill" discusses coming to Palm Beach County.
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
V88-1

"Washboard" Bill Cooke interview at the 1993 Florida Folk Festival Folklife Area

239375
Date
1993-05-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassette recordings. NKwanda Jah is the interviewer. On C93-3, Cooke tells stories about traveling the railroads as a hobo during the 1930s; beginning his career as a washboard musician after World War II in 1946; problems with living in Palm Beach; and working for the Seaboard Air Line R...
Type
sound
Item ID
C93-3
Item ID
C93-4

Woman doing laundry in north central Florida.

322839
Date
196-
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
ROH0211

Washboard Bill Cooke performing at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)

237030
Date
1992-05-23
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Crider served as the emcee. Cooke was 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.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T92-83

Picture taken for a souvenir book of Tanney Berjeron putting a halter on a horse

124263
Date
Not after 1970
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FT8836

Folklife Genre: Cajun & Zydeco

273957
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
The term "Cajun" is a slang nickname for the descendants of the French Acadians, who settled in southern Louisiana in the 18th century. Zydeco is a form of dance music developed by black Creoles in the same region. The term "creole" has varying meanings depending on time period and location, but in ...
Type
interactive resource

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

Interview with Washboard Bill Cooke about his music

236882
Date
1987-07-30
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. 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 discuss...
Type
Sound

William "Washboard Bill" Cooke poses with his washboard and cymbals

111211
Date
1993
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA5425

William "Washboard Bill" Cooke with his intruments

111213
Date
1993
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA5427

White Springs FFA String Band performing at the 1959 Florida Folk Festival- White Springs, Florida

115177
Date
1959
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FP516176

Musician Washboard Bill Cooke and his washboard instrument- West Palm Beach, Florida

109099
Date
1987
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA3150

Musician Washboard Bill Cooke visiting Lake Park Elementary School - Lake Park, Florida

109195
Date
1987
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA3246

Musicians performing at Church of God of Prophecy- Miccosukee, Florida

115445
Date
1981
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FP8218

William "Washboard Bill" Cooke poses with his instruments

111209
Date
1993
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA5423

"Washboard Bill" Cooke at the 1995 Florida Folk Festival- White Springs, Florida

105825
Date
1995
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
F201844

Musician Washboard Bill Cooke playing the washboard - West Palm Beach, Florida.

109101
Date
1987
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA3152

Washboard Bill Cooke playing "street music" - White Springs, Florida

123584
Date
1992
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS921110

Washboard Bill Cooke playing "street music" - White Springs, Florida

123586
Date
1992
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS921112

Musician Washboard Bill Cooke playing his washboard - West Palm Beach, Florida.

109098
Date
1987
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA3149

Musician Washboard Bill Cooke playing the ukelele at Lake Park Elementary School - Lake Park, Florida.

109196
Date
1987
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA3247

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