Floridays

Janie Gould hosts and produces “Floridays,” an award-winning weekly show that’s now in its fourth year.  She has interviewed a wide cross-section of Floridians about life in the Sunshine State, on such  topics as mullet migration, lobster harvesting, early television, colorful politicians, roadside oddities, cattle ranching, farming, home remedies and numerous other topics. “Floridays” airs every Friday at 7:20 a.m. and 6:01 p.m. on the radio at 88.9 FM or online at wqcs.org.  Past shows can be accessed by visiting the website and clicking on Audio Archive and then Programs. 

Janie Gould

Pioneer businessman Axel Hallstrom left a voluminous written record of his life, including a meticulous day book. Archivist Marian Newbold and a team of Swedish-speaking

translators have been studying the papers, some of which were found in coat pockets and dresser drawers. 

Dallas Yates, now retired, was hired by the Indian River County sheriff in the early 1960s.

Sarah Prado's grandfather, Sam Coutant, is credited with printing Stuart's first regular publication.

Alice Walters Wallace talked about growing up during Miami's boom years in this interview recorded in 2009. She died in 2013 at the age of 90. 

Remembering an old-Florida tourist camp

Mar 3, 2009
Indian River County Historical Society, Archive Center, Indian River County Library

The proprietor says some guests came for the season with "two shirts and $20."

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