Interview with blacksmith Thomas Rains

237368
Date
1977
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Side 1: Rains describes how he started working as a blacksmith in 1912; talks about the projects he works on; talks about how he was born in and raised in the same home he still lives in; describes how his father was also a blacksmith and his brother taught him much of the trade...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C77-32

Interview with jazz musician Billy Rolle

240485
Date
12/10/1985
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
11

Interview with dancer Irma Gabriales

237859
Date
09/10/1985
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
T86-6

Jackson County Library Program: Agriculture

238295
Date
1983-07-21
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassettes. Recording of a program for the Jackson County Library on family agriculture and turpentining for the "Pursuits and Pastimes" series. The program, led by Doris Dyen, consists of discussions on basketry; growing herbs and spices; hunting for snakes; folk games; and cul...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C83-123
Item ID
C83-124

Interview with and music performance by harmonica player Samuel Young

235079
Date
1985-09-14
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel (also copied onto audio cassette: C86-55). Interview with harmonica player Young. Includes Young playing his harmonica. The Dade Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1986 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalas, Nancy Nusz and Laurie Sommers in order to identify folk arts and folk artists for t...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T86-11
Item ID
C86-55*

Interview with Haitian cook Julienne Petitfrere

236284
Date
1992-03-06
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Held at the Seminole Inn in Indiantown. Julienne discusses Haiti, Haitian foodways, immigrating to the US, cooking, Easter foods, cooking grapes and goats, and Jamaican foods. In 1992, the Palm Beach Community College contracted the Florida Folklife Program to conduct ten days o...
Type
Sound

Buddy Maddox program

238509
Date
1984-03-31
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassettes. Public program for NEH Library Grant: Turpentining, Blacksmithing, Castnet Making Buddy Maddox talks of growing up in the turpentining business with his father; his schooling; his marriage; working the ferry with his father; turpentine forests; blacksmithing career; cast net ma...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C84-90
Item ID
C84-91

Sunday program at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 1)

239915
Date
1997-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette recording. Willie Eason (St. Petersburg, FL), interviewed by Bob Stone, discusses sacred steel music. Continued on C97-87.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C97-86

Friday performances at the 1998 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 1)

240052
Date
1998-05-22
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT).
Type
Sound
Item ID
D98-24

Friday performances at the 1998 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 2)

240053
Date
1998-05-22
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT).
Type
Sound
Item ID
D98-25

Friday performances at the 1998 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 4)

240055
Date
1998-05-22
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT). The following tapes -- D98-28 through D98-29 -- are blank. They were set aside for use on 22 May 1998, but were not needed.
Type
Sound
Item ID
D98-27

Saturday performances at the 1998 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 4)

240059
Date
1998-05-23
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT).
Type
Sound
Item ID
D98-33

Sunday performances at the 1998 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 1)

240060
Date
1998-05-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT). Stuempfle worked for the Historical Museum of Southern Florida. Talbert was from Jacksonville. Indak Filipino and Hanson were from Tallahassee.
Type
Sound
Item ID
D98-34

Interview with rancher Joe Altman

236583
Date
1987-01-02
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Altman learned cow whip making from his aunt and other cowmen. He made 50 to 60 whips a year. The Florida Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1987 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalis, Steve Frangos, Merri Belland, and Barbara Seitz as preliminary research for a joint folk art between th...
Type
Sound

Interview with wood carver Harold Dunn

236599
Date
1986-12-12
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Three audio cassettes. The Florida Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1987 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalis, Steve Frangos, Merri Belland, and Barbara Seitz as preliminary research for a joint folk art between the Florida Folklife Program and the Florida Museum of History. The field researchers focused...
Type
Sound

Copy of the radio program Florida Sand: The Life and Works of Will McLean

237853
Date
1980
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
C80-22

Interview with and music performance by blues musician Moses Williams

238637
Date
1980-03-11
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Moses Williams was originally from Mississippi. He moved to Florida in the 1950s. He played the diddly bow, a one-string homemade musical instrument, also called a "yakkedy board." Images from this performance can be found in S 1577, box 17, folder 78 (along with more inf...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T83-86

Interview with and music performance by Ike Ward

238639
Date
1980
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Over one hundred years old at the time of the recording, Ward talks about blues music, visiting Africa after the war, and his life. In 1980, he still performed at local social functions. These are field recordings from the Florida Record Project. That project, along with ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T-83-88

Interview with and music performance by blues guitarist Sammy Lee Williams

238641
Date
1980-04-13
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Poor recording. Williams discusses moving to Florida, playing with Muddy Waters and Slim Hopper, performing for white audiences, and performs with his electric guitar and harmonica. These are field recordings from the Florida Record Project. That project, along with work ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T83-90

Friday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Narrative Stage) (Tape 4)

239712
Date
1996-05-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. Kerchmar served as emcee. Dr. Jesse Truvillion continues discussion of African-American folk music. Alfonzo Jennings discusses split oak basketry, getting into the business of basket weaving, teaching his own apprentice. He also demonstrates his weaving. Jennings talk...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C96-51

Friday performances at the 1994 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Workshop Stage) (Tape 2)

239589
Date
1994-05-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Trask was a citrus worker from Highland City. Chancey was a storyteller from Bartow. Her session continues on C94-51.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C94-50

Friday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Narrative Stage) (Tape 1)

239709
Date
1996-05-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. Kerchmar served as emcee. Curly Dekle describes cow-whip making, the origins of cow whips and how to make them. Liliane Louis, Haitian storyteller, describes the tradition of family and calling listeners. She also tells a story: Moon in the Sky. Her talk continues on ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C96-48

Friday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Narrative Stage) (Tape 9)

239717
Date
1996-05-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. Kerchmar and Tozzer served as emcees. Calvin Jones (interviewed by Jonathan Lammers) continues his discussion on Southern life and Florida archaeology. Jose Silva (interviewed by Laura Silvers) talks about toro huaco and Nicaraguan belief.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C96-56

Friday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Narrative Stage) (Tape 12)

239720
Date
1996-05-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. Kerchmar served as emcee. Ann Browning Masters continues her poetry recitation . Kazuko Law discusses Japanese women's traditions including fan gestures. The Grooms' talk continues on C96-60.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C96-59

Sunday program at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tapes 2)

239916
Date
1997-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette recording. The Willie Eason interview and song, "Roosevelt", continues from C97-86. Laurie Sommers interviews Eileen Brautman on the subject of Jewish marriage contracts.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C97-87

Friday performances at the 2001 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 3)

240436
Date
2001-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. Julia Leryon continues her performance on the zheng. Stuart Pacetti and apprentice Darrell Colee discuss fishnet making and shrimping and give a netcasting demonstration; continued on C01-71.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C01-70

Interview with Gene Rawls

238287
Date
1983-05-07
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassettes. Rawls, an auctioneer at a cattlemen's market in Lakeland and Tampa, talks about working in agriculture. He discusses attending auctioneering school in Iowa; learning agribusiness; having stage fright; working with and controlling crowds of people; how to begin an auction; co...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C83-107
Item ID
C83-108

Interview with Father Robert Baker

238894
Date
1985-02-07
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Interview begins on SIDE TWO of tape. Father Baker, priest for the Basilica Cathedral of St. Augustine, discusses the St. Augustine Blessing of the Fleet. He gives details of the strong Italian Catholic population in St. Augustine as well as a general support for religious/cult...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C86-146

Interview with Ukrainian egg decorator Sophia Moskaluk

238067
Date
1985-03-22
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassettes. Sophia Moskaluk, Ukrainian egg decorator and embroiderer, describes her family background; mistreatment of her father and stepfather in the Ukraine and Europe; migrating to the United States; developing Ukrainian community in Tampa; coming to terms with her cultural heritage; t...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C87-1
Item ID
C87-2

Interview with Greek musician Phil Demas

236146
Date
1989-06-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Demas discusses moving to the US, playing music professionally, marriage, his Catholicism, customs, and local Greek life. The festival was held June 24-25, 1989 to celebrate Tarpon Springs heritage of sponge diving, a practice that dated back to the 1890s. By 1905, when 500 Gre...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C89-27

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