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. 

Florida Memory Project

Dan McCarty died less than a year after taking office in the early 1950s. Historian Robert Taylor has written about McCarty and discusses his life here. 

Janie Gould

Jackie Carmine was a member of the Women's Air Force Service Pilots.

Florida Photo Archives

Rupert Metzroth, now of Martin County, was confined at Camp Blanding near Starke.

Florida State Archives

Decades before the casino, cattle herds from the Apaches in the Southwest were shipped to Brighton.  

Remembering Legislature's Porkchop Gang

Sep 11, 2008

Bill Scott of Stuart was a porkchopper, the name given to legislators from rural areas, in the early 1960s.