Glen Simmons interview at the 1993 Florida Folk Festival Folklife Area

296305
Date
1993-05-29
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Simmons discusses boatbuilding (including materials and methods) and alligator hunting. The interview represents the first portion of tape C93-8.
Type
sound
Item ID
C93-8a

Mike Berg demonstration at the 2007 Florida Folk Festival Folklife Stage

299302
Date
2007-11-09
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Tina Bucuvalas serves as emcee. Berg discusses his family history of decoy making in Michigan. He explains the materials and processes involved, as well as how they have remained the same since moving to Jacksonville, Fla.
Type
Sound
Item ID
CD07-18

Craft demonstration area at the 1990 Florida Folk Festival

236058
Date
1990-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Nineteen color slides.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S92-985 - S92-1004

Billy Bowlegs III at the Florida Folk Festival

236712
Date
1950
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Four color slides. Images of Seminole patriarch Billy Bowlegs III at the Florida Folk festival in the 1950s. Bowlegs was famous as a hunting guide in the early twentieth century. Before dying in 1965 at his Brighton Seminole Reservation home, Bowlegs participated in every Florida Folk Festival.
Type
Still Image

Duck decoys made by Mike Berg - Jacksonville, Florida

107009
Date
1989
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA1626

Duck decoys made by Mike Berg - Jacksonville, Florida

107010
Date
1989
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA1627

Blue billed duck decoy made by Mike Berg - Jacksonville, Florida

123255
Date
1988
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS9108

Blue billed duck decoy made by Mike Berg - Jacksonville, Florida

123305
Date
1988
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS9125

Duck decoy made by Mike Berg - Jacksonville, Florida

123318
Date
1988
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS9129

Duck decoys made by Mike Berg - Jacksonville, Florida

123329
Date
1988
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS9132

Storytellers at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Storytelling Tent) (Saturday)

239843
Date
1997-05-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
14 audio cassette recordings. Storytellers spoke between 10:00am and 5pm at the Storytelling Tent. (The Storytelling Auditorium area, which featured some of the same storytellers, was not recorded.) Bruce served as the emcee. Several of the storytellers also sang songs.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C97-112
Item ID
C97-113
Item ID
C97-114
Item ID
C97-115
Item ID
C97-116
Item ID
C97-117
Item ID
C97-118
Item ID
C97-119
Item ID
C97-120
Item ID
C97-121
Item ID
C97-122
Item ID
C97-123
Item ID
C97-124
Item ID
C97-125

Storytellers at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Storytelling Tent) (Saturday)

239707
Date
1996-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
17 audio cassette recordings. Storytellers spoke between 10:00am and 5pm at the Storytelling Tent. (The Storytelling Auditorium area, which featured some of the same storytellers, was not recorded.) Case, Wiseman, and Nesmith served as the emcees. Several of the storytellers also sang songs. Patters...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C96-17
Item ID
C96-18
Item ID
C96-15
Item ID
C96-16
Item ID
C96-19
Item ID
C96-20
Item ID
C96-21
Item ID
C96-22
Item ID
C96-23
Item ID
C96-24
Item ID
C96-25
Item ID
C96-26
Item ID
C96-27
Item ID
C96-28
Item ID
C96-29
Item ID
C96-30
Item ID
C96-31

Storytellers at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Storytelling Tent) (Friday)

239842
Date
1997-05-23
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
11 audio cassette recordings. Storytellers spoke between 10:00am and 5pm at the Storytelling Tent. (The Storytelling Auditorium area, which featured some of the same storytellers, was not recorded.) Newsom served as the emcee. Several of the storytellers also sang songs. Moye and Hendricks both lab...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C97-101
Item ID
C97-102
Item ID
C97-103
Item ID
C97-104
Item ID
C97-105
Item ID
C97-106
Item ID
C97-107
Item ID
C97-108
Item ID
C97-109
Item ID
C97-110
Item ID
C97-111

Storytellers at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Storytelling Tent) (Sunday)

239844
Date
1997-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
15 audio cassette recordings. Storytellers spoke between 10:00am and 5pm at the Storytelling Tent. (The Storytelling Auditorium area, which featured some of the same storytellers, was not recorded.) Newsom, Moye, and Henricks served as the emcees. Several of the storytellers also sang songs.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C97-126
Item ID
C97-127
Item ID
C97-128
Item ID
C97-129
Item ID
C97-130
Item ID
C97-131
Item ID
C97-132
Item ID
C97-133
Item ID
C97-134
Item ID
C97-135
Item ID
C97-136
Item ID
C97-137
Item ID
C97-138
Item ID
C97-139
Item ID
C97-140

Interview with boat builder Glen Simmons

235069
Date
1985-09-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two reel to reels (copied onto audio cassette: C86-48 and C86-158.) Interview with Everglades native, hunter, and boat builder Simmons. He discusses hunting alligators; trapping otters and other animals; trading with Seminole Indians; life during the Depression; Everglades drainage; building skiffs...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T86-2
Item ID
T86-3
Item ID
C86-48*
Item ID
C86-158*

Friday performances at the 1999 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Performance & Dance Stage) (Tape 1)

240104
Date
1999-05-29
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT).
Type
Sound
Item ID
D99-23

Saturday performances at the 2000 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 3)

240318
Date
2000-05-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. Stone served as emcee. The Rodenberry Family (Mrs. Bernice Roddenberry and daughters: Betty Owens, Doris Lloyd, Katherine Lett, Debbie Todd, Judy Drury, Latrell McDowell and Sheila Carter) perform the several Sacred Harp/shape note pieces. They also discuss gator hunting an...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C00-78

Blue Bill duck decoys by Mike Berg - Jacksonville, Florida.

123254
Date
1988
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS9107

Mike Berg making a duck decoy - Jacksonville, Florida.

123256
Date
1988
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS9109

Mike Berg making a duck decoy - Jacksonville, Florida.

123257
Date
1988
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS9110

Mike Berg making a duck decoy - Jacksonville, Florida.

123260
Date
1988
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS9111

Mike Berg making a duck decoy - Jacksonville, Florida.

123265
Date
1988
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS9113

Mike Berg carving the head of a duck decoy - Jacksonville, Florida.

123271
Date
1988
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS9115

Mike Berg carving a duck decoy - Jacksonville, Florida.

123278
Date
1988
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS9120

Interview with fisher A.P. Oliver

234949
Date
1985-02-16
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassettes. Interview with former fisher and fish house owner Oliver. Born in Oklahoma, he moved to Florida in 1910. He discusses family history; raising hogs; hunting; bass fishing; working as a fish guide since the 1930s; sports fishing; feuds between sports and commercial fishers; Florid...
Type
Sound

Interview with rancher Harris W. Fussell

238289
Date
1983-05-07
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassettes. Fussell, a rancher, was born three miles north of Polk City in a log cabin. In the interview, he discusses his family's background in ranching and hunting; people in his community working doing roadwork for one week a year in order to pay their taxes; raising cattle and hogs; ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C83-111
Item ID
C83-112

Interview with wood worker John Cross

235256
Date
1984-12-04
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Cross, a former railroader and sea merchant, discusses Bryceville, Florida; his father, a machinist, millwright, and Baldwin Chief of Police; work as a cattle rancher; hog hunting; working for the railroads; carpentry; traditional woodworking tools: drawing knife, planes, shavi...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C86-196

Interview with dog trainer Vernon Harris

235290
Date
1984-11-13
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Harris discusses growing up in Baldwin, and the effects turpentining and railroads have had there; local culture; hunting; dog training; and glass work. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Duval County was a joint venture between the Duval County School System and the Florida ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C86-168

Duck decoy carver Michael Berg with his work

235303
Date
1988-07
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Forty-nine color slides. Originally from Indiana, Berg is a self-taught wood duck decoy carver. These decoys were used for hunters and at gun ranges. Slides includes images of Berg working on his decoys, as well as examples of his work. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Duval County was a joint ...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S91-01 - S91-49

Boat builder Glen Simmons on his Evergaldes skiff

236233
Date
1989-03-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Sixty color slides. Images of Simmons demonstrating his wooden skiff in the Everglades. Simmons was one of the last makers of wooden Everglades skiffs, which were used to fish and hunt in the shallow wetlands of South Florida. A self described 'gladesman,' Simmons grew up near the Everglades huntin...
Type
Still Image

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