Children of Congregation Beth Am in Purim play - Maitland, Florida

110893
Date
1990
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA5070

Children of Congregation Beth Am in Purim play - Maitland, Florida

110894
Date
1990
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA5071

Children of Congregation Beth Am in Purim play - Maitland, Florida

110895
Date
1990
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA5072

Children of Congregation Beth Am in Purim play - Maitland, Florida

110896
Date
1990
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA5073

Children of Congregation Beth Am in Purim play - Maitland, Florida

110897
Date
1990
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA5074

Peggy Bulger at the Nick of Time Conference

331957
Date
1989-02-04
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Dale Olsen serves as emcee. Bulger discusses the establishment of the Federal Writers' Project (FWP); the search for useable past and bicentennial celebration; American Folklife Preservation Act; establishment of the Florida Folklife Programs and the FWP. She discusses ethnic hatred and strength; hi...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C89-9

Tom Harvely water witching (dowsing)

234413
Date
1982-10
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One black and white print. Water witching, or dowsing, is the act of locating water sources through extrasensory perceptions, often signaled by the twitching of a piece of wood held in the hand.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
P82-377

Saturday performances at the 1999 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Tape 6)

240136
Date
1999-05-29
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. Steel guitar player Brownell recorded for EMI and RCA, and performed with many acts including Willie Nelson.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C99-27

Interview with whip braider Claude Sheppard

237526
Date
1978-05-03
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
"One audio cassette. Side 1: Sheppard discusses how he began to braid whips and gives step-by-step instructions for starting whips. He also talks about his knowledge of Florida history and the use of the whip in Florida history, his trademark, his whip acts, and an accident driving cattle. ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C78-51

Sunday performances at the 1982 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Reels 6-8)

238578
Date
1982-05-30
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Three reel to reel recordings. Folklorist Bulger served as emcee. Performance of an old fashioned medicine show, including a bird show, clown, Punch and Judy show, a ventriloquist, rope tricks, and blues music.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T83-59
Item ID
T83-60
Item ID
T83-61

Recording of a performance and interview with vaudeville performers Harry and Lillian Kalikow

235124
Date
1985-08-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Three reel to reel tapes (also copied onto C86-140 and C86-57). A recording of Harry Kalikow with his wife, Lillian, on piano, performing vaudedille routines. Followed by an interview with both. Harry discussed learning vaudeville; getting started in the business; his career; examples of songs and j...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T86-101
Item ID
T86-13
Item ID
T86-14
Item ID
C86-140*
Item ID
C86-57*

Interview with circus employee Wesley Brown

235361
Date
1988-08-15
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. A thirty-year veteran of Florida circuses, Brown, by the time of the interview, spent his time repairing circus wagons. He discusses working for Eastern Airlines; move to Jacksonville in 1932; his early interest in circuses; types of circuses he watched as young man; types of c...
Type
Sound
Item ID
Tape 2

The Ranching Demonstration Area at the 1984 Florida Folk Festival

234844
Date
1984-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Fifty-nine color slides. 1331: Children on a barrel bull; 1332-1334: Blacksmith Buddy Page; 1335-1341: Glen Nettles with cows in brush with dogs; 1342-1347: Rancher Sylvester on horse driving cattle; 1348-1356: Sylvester with cow dogs holding cattle in pens; 1357-1362: Sylvester branding cattle with...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S85-1331 - S85-1389

Interview with bluegrass performer E. Gordon Rouse

235154
Date
1985-08-07
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two reel to reel tapes. (Copied onto C86-125/126.) Interview with bluegrass composer and performer E. Gordon Rouse (with his wife Carrie), famed as the co-author (with brother Erwin) of the Orange Blossom Special. The Rouse Brothers, originally from North Carolina, settled permanently in Florida in ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T86-85
Item ID
T86-84
Item ID
C86-125*
Item ID
C86-126*

Interview and music performance with blues singer Moses Williams

239246
Date
1977-11-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. 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 pr...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-300

Metro-Dade Folklife Area at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival: vaudeville performers Harry and Lillian Kalikow

235123
Date
1986-05-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Twelve color slides. Of Russian Jewish heritage, Harry Kalikow had been performing vaudeville since he was 13. He moved to Miami in 1958 and became a nightclub comedian. He and Lillian performed songs and jokes at the festival. He is at the mike, and she on the piano. The term vaudeville was an Amer...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S86-4681 - S86-4692

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

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

239049
Date
1978-05-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. At the time Evelyn lived in Petersburg, New York. Popular on the folk circuit in the 1960s, she performed with late husband Bob (and later daughter Martha)as the popular folk act, the Beers Family. They were sent in 1968 by the U.S. Dept. of State...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T80-7

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

Anne Lunestad weaving cotton at the Florida Folk Festival, 1970s

234572
Date
1970
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Twelve black and white prints. Anne Lunestad, of St. Augustine, often weaved and spun cotton on the Florida Folk Festival's main stage as other acts performed. She was married to Kjell Lunestad, a cabinet maker who often demonstrated his craft at festivals as well.
Type
Still Image

Monday performances at the 1981 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

238947
Date
1981-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Schuman played the autoharp; and Fontana the banjo. Their performance began on T81-61. 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 grove...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T81-62

Examples of bobbin lace

235304
Date
1988-08
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Sixteen color slides. Once called bone lace, bobbin lace is made using bobbins, which were used to store the thread for the lace, act as handles to move the thread, and give weight to the threads to keep tension against the pins. These slides illustrated techniques De Diaz used in her bobbin lace--b...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S91-50 - S91-65

Friday performances at the 1994 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Concert Stage) (Tape 3)

239643
Date
1994-05-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT). Clark served as emcee. Two Hits and a Miss featured Marge Hill (bass), Robert Hall (banjo), and Ned Hugh Bass (fiddle). They were from St. Cloud. Mt. Pleasant Choir were based out of Orlando. The Calloway Sisters, of Winter Haven, consisted of Mary, Ruby, Catherine, Eth...
Type
Sound
Item ID
D94-37

Sunday evening performances at the 1978 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 4)

239070
Date
1978-05-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. The Peyton Brothers (John Dan, Mike, and Lee) were from Jacksonville, and played for the Southern Appalachian Cloggers. At the time Evelyn lived in Petersburg, New York. Popular on the folk circuit in the 1960s, she performed with late husband Bob...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T80-27

Saturday performances at the 2003 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Disc 15)

241550
Date
05/24/2003
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
CD03-59

Sunday performances at the 2003 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Disc 8)

241564
Date
05/25/2003
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
CD03-73

Recordings of the 1985 Suwannee River Jamboree

234847
Date
1985-09-14
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassettes. Two recordings of the 1985 Suwannee River Jamboree homecoming held at the Stephen Foster State Cultural Center. These recordings were made to broadcast on radio programs. Between 1952 and 1959, the Suwannee River Jamboree radio show -- broadcast from Live Oak, Florida on WNER ...
Type
Sound

Suwannee River Jamboree radio program

238217
Date
1958
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel. Recorded during a rebroadcast of the Suwannee River Jamboree radio show (c. 1958-1962) in 1984. Between 1952 and 1962, the Suwannee River Jamboree show -- broadcast from Live Oak, Florida on WNER -- was Florida's largest and best known country music show. It was broadcast live thr...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T85-66

Florida Folk Festival History Workshop at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Crossroads Stage - Festival History)

239314
Date
1992-05-23
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Three audio cassette recordings. C92-8: Dale Crider talks about Project Wild and sings "To Be Wild"; talks about Will McLean. Merri McKenzie interviews Jay and Peggy Smith, Bill and Jean Hewitt and Dr. Russel Reaver about the early days of the Florida Folk Festival and even about the tim...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C92-8
Item ID
C92-9
Item ID
C92-10

Friday evening performances at the 1979 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

238646
Date
1979-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Bagpiper Hamilton, from Starke and a Florida Times-Union reporter, played first. The Bucksnort Barndance Band and the cloggers were both from Gainesville. Kloiber, at the time a law student at the University of Virginia, was from West Palm Beach; G...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T83-94

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