117 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Event Name is exactly "St. Johns River Survey"
Blues musician Buck Thompson playing on his porch

Blues musician Buck Thompson playing on his porch

Date
1985-02-14
Description
Two reel to reel tapes. Sound recording of fifty-year old blues guitarist Buck Thompson playing tunes that he learned from the radio on his front porch. A former railroad worker, he played the juke circuit in the 1950s. Because of the recording location, sounds of traffic and pedestrians can be heard. Images of the performance can be found in S 1577, v. 27, slides 1467-1495. In winter 1985, the Bureau contracted with two folklorists to conduct a folk arts survey of the St. Johns River basin in northeastern Florida. The St. Johns River is the largest and most used river in Florida, supporting much river commerce as well as a modest amount of commercial fishing. Folklorists Mary Anne McDonald and Kathleen Figgen conducted the survey from January through March 1985 under the direction of Folklife Coordinator Blanton Owen and Bureau Chief Ormond Loomis. Documentation compiled in the survey was used to prepare and present the St. Johns River Basin Folklife Area at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival.
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Blues musician Buck Thompson playing on his porch/The Trivettes playing at Fred Perry's house

Blues musician Buck Thompson playing on his porch/The Trivettes playing at Fred Perry's house

Date
1985-02
Description
One proof sheet, with 32 black and whites images (plus negatives). Twenty-six images of fifty-year old blues guitarist Buck Thompson playing tunes that he learned from the radio on his front porch. A lifelong migrant farmer, he played the juke circuit in the 1950s. A sound recording of the performance can be found in S 1714, box 6 reels 23 and 24. Also includes six images of the Trivette family playing bluegrass in Fred Perry's home in St. Augustine. Players consisted of Frank Trivette Sr.(banjo, fiddle) Frank Trivette Jr. (guitar), Doug Trivette (guitar), Buddy Beck (mandolin) and Carlos Brackett (bass). In winter 1985, the Bureau contracted with two folklorists to conduct a folk arts survey of the St. Johns River basin in northeastern Florida. The St. Johns River is the largest and most used river in Florida, supporting much river commerce as well as a modest amount of commercial fishing. Folklorists Mary Anne McDonald and Kathleen Figgen conducted the survey from January through March 1985 under the direction of Folklife Coordinator Blanton Owen and Bureau Chief Ormond Loomis. Documentation compiled in the survey was used to prepare and present the St. Johns River Basin Folklife Area at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival.
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Boatbuilder Squeaky Mullis with his boats

Boatbuilder Squeaky Mullis with his boats

Date
1985-01-16
Description
Six color slides. Mullis in his workshop with boats he was building. Mullis was a self-taught boatbuilder who learned the craft by imitating Myron Warr's boats. He uses both wood and fiberglass for his boats. His boat bulding business was called Hulls by Mullis. In winter 1985, the Bureau contracted with two folklorists to conduct a folk arts survey of the St. Johns River basin in northeastern Florida. The St. Johns River is the largest and most used river in Florida, supporting much river commerce as well as a modest amount of commercial fishing. Folklorists Mary Anne McDonald and Kathleen Figgen conducted the survey from January through March 1985 under the direction of Folklife Coordinator Blanton Owen and Bureau Chief Ormond Loomis. Documentation compiled in the survey was used to prepare and present the 'St. Johns River Basin Folklife Area' at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival.
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Boats in Myron Warr's shop

Boats in Myron Warr's shop

Date
1985-01
Description
Thirteen color slides. In winter 1985, the Bureau contracted with two folklorists to conduct a folk arts survey of the St. Johns River basin in northeastern Florida. The St. Johns River is the largest and most used river in Florida, supporting much river commerce as well as a modest amount of commercial fishing. Folklorists Mary Anne McDonald and Kathleen Figgen conducted the survey from January through March 1985 under the direction of Folklife Coordinator Blanton Owen and Bureau Chief Ormond Loomis. Documentation compiled in the survey was used to prepare and present the St. Johns River Basin Folklife Area at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival.
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Bottle tree in Dunn's Creek

Bottle tree in Dunn's Creek

Date
1985-01
Description
Seven color slides. A bottle tree is made when one places bottles on the ends of a bare tree's branches. In winter 1985, the Bureau contracted with two folklorists to conduct a folk arts survey of the St. Johns River basin in northeastern Florida. The St. Johns River is the largest and most used river in Florida, supporting much river commerce as well as a modest amount of commercial fishing. Folklorists Mary Anne McDonald and Kathleen Figgen conducted the survey from January through March 1985 under the direction of Folklife Coordinator Blanton Owen and Bureau Chief Ormond Loomis. Documentation compiled in the survey was used to prepare and present the 'St. Johns River Basin Folklife Area' at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival.
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Capirotada (Mexican bread pudding)

Capirotada (Mexican bread pudding)

Date
1985-03-07
Description
Two color slides. Images of Mexican bread pudding cooked by Marie Castillo. In winter 1985, the Bureau joined with two folklorists to conduct a folk arts survey of the St. Johns River basin in northeastern Florida. The St. Johns River is the largest and most used river in Florida, supporting much river commerce as well as a modest amount of commercial fishing. Folklorists Mary Anne McDonald and Kathleen Figgen conducted the survey from January through March 1985 under the direction of Folklife Coordinator Blanton Owen and Bureau Chief Ormond Loomis. Documentation compiled in the survey was used to prepare and present the "St. Johns River Basin Folklife Area" at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival.
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Catfisher Eddie Oxendine in his yard

Catfisher Eddie Oxendine in his yard

Date
1985-02-21
Description
Ten color slides. Images of catfisher and skinner Oxendine, with his son Kenny, in his backyard and his boat. The boat was built by Warr in 1976. Oxendine was a third generation fisher; his grandparents moved to Florida form North Carolina. For an interview with Oxendine see S 1714, box 4, tape 48. In winter 1985, the Bureau contracted with two folklorists to conduct a folk arts survey of the St. Johns River basin in northeastern Florida. The St. Johns River is the largest and most used river in Florida, supporting much river commerce as well as a modest amount of commercial fishing. Folklorists Mary Anne McDonald and Kathleen Figgen conducted the survey from January through March 1985 under the direction of Folklife Coordinator Blanton Owen and Bureau Chief Ormond Loomis. Documentation compiled in the survey was used to prepare and present the 'St. Johns River Basin Folklife Area' at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival.
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Catholic mass held in a Methodist Church in Seville

Catholic mass held in a Methodist Church in Seville

Date
1985-03-10
Description
Twenty-seven color slides. Images of a Catholic mass and baptismal service in Seville, Florida. The mass was held in a Methodist Church that the Mexican American fern farmer used for Catholic services. For a recording of the service, see S 1714, box 4, tapes 68-69. 1742-1743: The Methodist Church exterior; 1444-1748: Chuck Bard and Francisco Espino playing music; 1749-1751: Bard leading singing; 1752-1753: Blessing child; 1754, 1756: Narvaez giving communion; 1755: baptising child; 1756-1757: Mother and child; 1806-1813: church parishioners; 1814-1815: Father Narvaez. In winter 1985, the Bureau contracted with two folklorists to conduct a folk arts survey of the St. Johns River basin in northeastern Florida. The St. Johns River is the largest and most used river in Florida, supporting much river commerce as well as a modest amount of commercial fishing. Folklorists Mary Anne McDonald and Kathleen Figgen conducted the survey from January through March 1985 under the direction of Folklife Coordinator Blanton Owen and Bureau Chief Ormond Loomis. Documentation compiled in the survey was used to prepare and present the "St. Johns River Basin Folklife Area" at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival.
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Coles family dock in Welaka, ca. 1920s

Coles family dock in Welaka, ca. 1920s

Date
1920
Description
Fifteen color slides. Copies of old photographs from Nick Cole's collection of his family dock in the 1920s. The copies were made in Feb. 1986. In winter 1985, the Bureau contracted with two folklorists to conduct a folk arts survey of the St. Johns River basin in northeastern Florida. The St. Johns River is the largest and most used river in Florida, supporting much river commerce as well as a modest amount of commercial fishing. Folklorists Mary Anne McDonald and Kathleen Figgen conducted the survey from January through March 1985 under the direction of Folklife Coordinator Blanton Owen and Bureau Chief Ormond Loomis. Documentation compiled in the survey was used to prepare and present the 'St. Johns River Basin Folklife Area' at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival.
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Commercial fishing for shad in the St. Johns River

Commercial fishing for shad in the St. Johns River

Date
1985-02-07
Description
151 color slides. Images of commercial fishers Sheffield and the Schmidt family catching, hauling, and cleaning shad (and some flounder). They would fish the St. Johns River and then take their catches back to the fishhouse for processing. The Schmidts were from Illinois originally, and Sheiffield was a native of Floridia. For an interview with the Schmidts, see S 1714, Box 3, tapes 28-29; for Sheffield, see tape 27.. In winter 1985, the Bureau contracted with two folklorists to conduct a folk arts survey of the St. Johns River basin in northeastern Florida. The St. Johns River is the largest and most used river in Florida, supporting much river commerce as well as a modest amount of commercial fishing. Folklorists Mary Anne McDonald and Kathleen Figgen conducted the survey from January through March 1985 under the direction of Folklife Coordinator Blanton Owen and Bureau Chief Ormond Loomis. Documentation compiled in the survey was used to prepare and present the 'St. Johns River Basin Folklife Area' at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1714_reel23Blues musician Buck Thompson playing on his porchSoundFieldwork
Research methods
Collecting
Sound recording
String instruments
Blues (Music)
African Americans
Musical tradition, African diaspora
Guitarists
Guitar
Guitar music
Music performance
Music
Guitarist
Musicians
Blues singers
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Blues musician Buck Thompson playing on his porch/The Trivettes playing at Fred Perry's houseBlues musician Buck Thompson playing on his porch/The Trivettes playing at Fred Perry's houseStill ImageGuitarist
Musicians
Fieldwork
Research methods
Collecting
Porches
Blues (Music)
African Americans
Musical tradition, African diaspora
Guitarists
Guitar
Architecture
Music performance
String bands
String instruments
Bluegrass musicians
Blues singers
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Boatbuilder Squeaky Mullis with his boatsBoatbuilder Squeaky Mullis with his boatsStill ImageFieldwork
Boatbuilding
Boats
Workshops
Wood craft
Woodwork
Material culture
Carpentry
Maritime life
Boatbuilders
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Boats in Myron Warr's shopBoats in Myron Warr's shopStill ImageFieldwork
Collecting
Research methods
Material culture
Woodwork
Wood craft
Workshops
Boats and boating
Transportation
Maritime life
Maritime folklore
Waterways
Boatbuilders
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Bottle tree in Dunn's CreekBottle tree in Dunn's CreekStill ImageFieldwork
Trees
Bottles
Containers
Glassware
Stained glass
Decorative arts
Domestic arts
Material culture
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Capirotada (Mexican bread pudding)Capirotada (Mexican bread pudding)Still ImageFieldwork
Food
Food habits
Mexican American cookery
Pots
Cookware
Bread
Bread puddings
Desserts
Puddings
Cooks
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Catfisher Eddie Oxendine in his yardCatfisher Eddie Oxendine in his yardStill ImageFieldwork
African Americans
Catfishes
Boats
Maritime life
Fishing Equipment and supplies
Fishing tackle
Children
Workplace
Occupational groups
Fishers
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Catholic mass held in a Methodist Church in SevilleCatholic mass held in a Methodist Church in SevilleStill ImageFieldwork
Christianity
Structures
Buildings
Church services
Community culture
Religion
Church architecture
Ethnicity, Mexico
Latinos
Churches
Church buildings
Catholics
Musical instruments
Religious rites
Baptism
Baptismal sermons
Priests
Church attendance
Infant baptism
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Coles family dock in Welaka, ca. 1920sColes family dock in Welaka, ca. 1920sStill ImageFieldwork
Photography
Docks
Water hyacinth
Boats and boating
Waterways
Rivers
Maritime life
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Commercial fishing for shad in the St. Johns RiverCommercial fishing for shad in the St. Johns RiverStill ImageFieldwork
Rivers
Boats and boating
Waterways
Occupational groups
Labor
Workplace
Seafood gathering
Casting (Fishing)
Fishhooks
Fishes
Fishing
Fishing Equipment and supplies
Fishing tackle
Saltwater fishing
African Americans
Maritime life
Docks
Fishers
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