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Orlando Memory Visits the Zora! Outdoor Festival of the Arts 2012

ABOVE: Outreach team members Amanda and Caitlin at the Orlando Memory table during the Zora! Outdoor Festival of the Arts.

The Orange County Library System shared information about the Orlando Memory project with visitors to the Zora! Outdoor Festival of the Arts 2012. As part of this outreach effort, the team spoke with festival visitors and Eatonville residents about their memories of the festival and living in historic Eatonville, Florida. The Eatonville Branch of the Orange County Library System is in the middle of the festivities and presented storytelling and face painting to visitors.


ABOVE: Photo of Pam Baez taken during the Zora! Outdoor Festival of the Arts on Friday, January 27, 2012.

LISTEN (4:35) Pam Baez

 


ABOVE: Photo of Shanequa Bernard taken during the Zora! Outdoor Festival of the Arts on Friday, January 27, 2012.

LISTEN (8:18) Shanequa Bernard

 

Caitlin speaks with Central Florida resident Dijon Brett for the Orlando Memory project during the Zora! Outdoor Festival of the Arts.

LISTEN (1:42) Dejon Brett

 


ABOVE: Photo of Cecelia Chambers taken during the Zora! Outdoor Festival of the Arts on Saturday, January 28, 2012.

LISTEN (1:10) Cecelia Chambers

 


ABOVE: Photo of Samuel Charlton taken in front of his business, Personalized Frames, Inc., during the Zora! Outdoor Festival of the Arts on Friday, January 27, 2012.

ABOVE: Samuel Charlton interview during the Zora! Outdoor Festival of the Arts on Friday, January 27, 2012.

 

ABOVE: Photo of Lonnie Graham taken inside the Zora Neale Hurston National Museum of Fine Arts during the Zora! Outdoor Festival of the Arts on Saturday, January 28, 2012. Mr. Graham is standing with one of his pieces from the “I’m Going to Eatonville” exhibition at the museum.

LISTEN (6:13) Lonnie Graham

 

Caitlin speaks with Robert Harris for the Orlando Memory project during the Zora! Outdoor Festival of the Arts in Eatonville, Florida.

LISTEN (2:27 ) Robert Harris

 


ABOVE: Photo of Constance Hills taken during the Zora! Outdoor Festival of the Arts on Saturday, January 28, 2012.

LISTEN (1:21)  Constance Hills

 


ABOVE: Photo of Devy Jefferson taken during the Zora! Outdoor Festival of the Arts on Friday, January 27, 2012.

 

Caitlin speaks with Central Florida resident Yvette Jones for the Orlando Memory project during the Zora! Outdoor Festival of the Arts in Eatonville, Florida.

LISTEN (1:20) Yvette Jones

 


ABOVE: Photo of Francine Kelly, Zumba instructor, and her students. Taken at the Zora! Outdoor Festival of the Arts 2012.

LISTEN (13:58) Francine Kelly

 

ABOVE: Photo of Claudia Moon taken during the Zora! Outdoor Festival of the Arts on Saturday, January 28, 2012.

 

ABOVE: Caitlin interviewing Barry Nager for Orlando Memory during the Zora! Outdoor Festival on Jan. 28, 2012.

LISTEN (1:41)  Barry Nager 

 


ABOVE: Photo of Linda Pitts taken during the Zora! Outdoor Festival of the Arts on Saturday, January 28, 2012.

LISTEN (3:24) Linda Pitts

 

Shane speaks with Verdelle Walker for the Orlando Memory project during the Zora! Outdoor Festival of the Arts in Eatonville, Florida. Ms. Walker is a frequent visitor to the Zora! festival and is a retired librarian and storyteller.

LISTEN (3:02)  Verdelle Walker

 

Verdelle Walker discusses her involvement with the Council of Elders in Broward County. The group wrote a book called Across the Tracks with Dr. Gwendolyn Hankerson that contains oral history accounts.

LISTEN (1:08) Verdelle Walker

 

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Amanda and Caitlin at the Orlando Memory table

Outreach team members Amanda and Caitlin at the Orlando Memory table during the Zora! Outdoor Festival of the Arts.

Preparing to conduct an interview

Caitlin prepares to conduct an interview with Barry Nager for Orlando Memory.

Interviewing Barry Nager

Caitlin interviewing Barry Nager for Orlando Memory during the Zora! Outdoor Festival on Jan. 28, 2012.

Mr. Bill the Storyteller at Zora!

Mr. Bill tells stories to a captive audience at the Zora! festival on Jan. 28, 2012.

Mr. Bill and Turtle

Mr. Bill entertains Amanda at the Orlando Memory table during the Zora! festival on Jan. 28, 2012.

Vendors Booths Open During the Zora! Festival

Saturday, January 28, 2012: mid-morning at the Zora! Outdoor Festival of the Arts. Vendors booths are open and the crowd is growing!

Outdoor Stage at Zora! Festival

Saturday, January 28, 2012: Visitors to the Zora! festival enjoy music and other entertainment on the outdoor stage.

Food at the Zora! Festival

Saturday, January 28, 2012: One of the many delicious things to eat at the Zora! festival.

Pam Baez at the Zora! Festival

Photo of Pam Baez taken during the Zora! Outdoor Festival of the Arts on Friday, January 27, 2012.

Shanequa Bernard at the Zora! Festival

Photo of Shanequa Bernard taken during the Zora! Outdoor Festival of the Arts on Friday, January 27, 2012.

Cecelia Chambers at the Zora! Festival

Photo of Cecelia Chambers taken during the Zora! Outdoor Festival of the Arts on Saturday, January 28, 2012.

Samuel Charlton in front of his business

Photo of Samuel Charlton taken in front of his business, Personalized Frames, Inc., during the Zora! Outdoor Festival of the Arts on...

Lonnie Graham

Photo of Lonnie Graham taken inside the Zora Neale Hurston National Museum of Fine Arts during the Zora! Outdoor Festival of the...

Constance Hills at the Zora! Festival

Photo of Constance Hills taken during the Zora! Outdoor Festival of the Arts on Saturday, January 28, 2012.

Devy Jefferson at the Zora! Outdoor Festival of the Arts 2012

Photo of Devy Jefferson taken during the Zora! Outdoor Festival of the Arts on Friday, January 27, 2012.

Francine Kelly and Her Zumba Group at the Zora! Festival

Photo of Francine Kelly, Zumba instructor, and her students. Taken at the Zora! Outdoor Festival of the Arts 2012.

Claudia Moon at the Zora! Outdoor Festival of the Arts 2012

Photo of Claudia Moon taken during the Zora! Outdoor Festival of the Arts on Saturday, January 28, 2012.

Barry Nager at the Zora! Festival

Photo of Barry Nager taken during the Zora! Outdoor Festival of the Arts on Saturday, January 28, 2012.

Linda Pitts at the Zora! Festival

Photo of Linda Pitts taken during the Zora! Outdoor Festival of the Arts on Saturday, January 28, 2012.

Interview with Pam Baez

Friday, January 27, 2012: Brittany talks to Central Florida resident Pam Baez for the Orlando Memory project during the Zora! Outdoor Festival of the Arts.




Interview with Shanequa Bernard

Friday, January 27, 2012: Brittany talks to Central Florida resident and UCF student Shanequa Bernard for the Orlando Memory project. (Interview length: 08:18.)




Interview with Dijon Brett

Saturday, January 28, 2012: Caitlin speaks with Central Florida resident Dijon Brett for the Orlando Memory project during the Zora! Outdoor Festival of the Arts.




Interview with Cecelia Chambers

Saturday, January 28, 2012: Caitlin speaks with Cecelia Chambers for the Orlando Memory project during the Zora! Outdoor Festival of the Arts in Eatonville, Florida.




Interview with Lonnie Graham

Saturday, January 28, 2012: Shane speaks with Lonnie Graham for the Orlando Memory project during the Zora! Outdoor Festival of the Arts in Eatonville, Florida. Mr. Graham is the Guest Currator of the Zora Neale Hurston National Museum of Fine Arts in Eatonville, Florida. He discussed the museum, known as "The Hurston," and his connection to Eatonville. He shared his perspective on what makes Eatonville a unique place.




Interview with Robert Harris

Saturday, January 28, 2012: Caitlin speaks with Robert Harris for the Orlando Memory project during the Zora! Outdoor Festival of the Arts in Eatonville, Florida.




Interview with Constance Hills

Saturday, January 28, 2012: Caitlin speaks with Central Florida resident Constance Hills for the Orlando Memory project during the Zora! Outdoor Festival of the Arts in Eatonville, Florida.




Interview with Yvette Jones

Saturday, January 28, 2012: Caitlin speaks with Central Florida resident Yvette Jones for the Orlando Memory project during the Zora! Outdoor Festival of the Arts in Eatonville, Florida.




Interview with Francine Kelly and Her Zumba Group

Friday, January 27, 2012: Brittany speaks with Francine Kelly, Zumba instructor, and her group of students for the Orlando Memory project during the Zora! Outdoor Festival of the Arts.




Interview with Barry Nager

Saturday, January 28, 2012: Caitlin talks to Central Florida resident Barry Nager for the Orlando Memory project during Zora! Outdoor Festival of the Arts.




Interview with Linda Pitts

Saturday, January 28, 2012: Shane speaks with Linda Pitts for the Orlando Memory project during the Zora! Outdoor Festival of the Arts in Eatonville, Florida. Linda moved to Eatonville in 1984 and shares her memories of living in the historic town and visiting the festival over the past two decades. Linda attends Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church and enjoys the sense of community and fellowship in Eatonville.




Interview with Verdelle Walker

Saturday, January 28, 2012: Shane speaks with Verdelle Walker for the Orlando Memory project during the Zora! Outdoor Festival of the Arts in Eatonville, Florida. Ms. Walker is a frequent visitor to the Zora! festival and is a retired librarian and storyteller.




Verdelle Walker Discusses the Council of Elders in Broward County

Saturday, January 28, 2012: Verdelle Walker discusses her involvement with the Council of Elders in Broward County. The group wrote a book called Across the Tracks with Dr. Gwendolyn Hankerson that contains oral history accounts.




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