114 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Collector or Fieldworker is exactly "Owen, Blanton, 1945-1998"
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Interview with musicians Troy and Lucy Lovelace

Interview with musicians Troy and Lucy Lovelace

Date
1983-11-11
Description
One audio cassette. Troy and Lucy Lovelace discuss their history; Troy's early years in North Carolina learning to play on a fiddle made from a cigar box; major influences on his playing; an opportunity to play in Nashville which he turned down; meeting Lucy; Lucy's musical ability; places they've played in Florida; relationship with Florida folk musicians such as Gayle and Dwight Rodgers, Clyde Davis, and Alexa Jaffers; differences between bluegrass and folk music as they play it; how they settled in Florida. Before the end of the interview, the couple also plays music.
Collection
Performance by banjoist Dale Webber

Performance by banjoist Dale Webber

Date
1983-11-29
Description
One audio cassette.
Collection
Pharaoh Baker and Ellis Wright interview for the Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program

Pharaoh Baker and Ellis Wright interview for the Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program

Date
1984-01-12
Description
One audio cassette. Baker served as a master artist to apprentice Wright in the 1984-1985 apprenticeship program. In the interview, they discuss learning painting; where they paint; subjects and inspirations; influences (Picasso, Van Gogh, El Greco); sculpture; African American culture; the goals of an artist; various mediums; and art perspectives. The Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program began in 1983 with a NEA grant of $22,000. The program provided an opportunity for master folk artists to share technical skills and cultural knowledge with apprentices in order to keep the tradition alive. Apprentices must have had some experience in the tradition and agreed to train for at least six months. The first project director was Blanton Owen, later replaced by folklorist Peter Roller. The program was continued each year through 2003.
Collection
Margaret Cypress interview

Margaret Cypress interview

Date
1984-01-24
Description
One audio cassette. Cypress, a Seminole craftswoman, describes her early childhood in Florida, and at the Cherokee and Oklahoma Boarding Schools for Indians; speaking Miccosukee and learning English; early experiences with Seminole crafts such as sweetgrass basketry; learning crafts throught the apprenticeship program; marriage; working in the fields; differences between her mother's basketry and that which is done in the program; pay for her work; her family; crafts she works on such as basketry and dolls; customers for Seminole crafts from the Arts and Crafts Chickee at Immokalee Reservation; difficulty of making palmetto baskets; types of transportation she and her family used when she was young (i.e. "Everglades Bag, Everglades Suitcase", hitching train rides, airplane rides to school in Oklahoma); more on her family including her cousin Ethel, also a craftswoman; more on school and life as a young woman; her work for the Seminole Tribe Community Health Representative.
Collection
Interview with Greek diving helmet maker Antonio Lerios and Nick Toth

Interview with Greek diving helmet maker Antonio Lerios and Nick Toth

Date
1985-07-24
Description
One audio cassette. Interview with Antonios Lerios and his grandson Nicholas Toth on the family business of making diving helmets. They discuss Lerios's background and innovations he made in the diving helmets. For a transcript of the interview, see S 1579, box 1.
Collection
Interview with Ethel Santiago on Seminole cooking and food

Interview with Ethel Santiago on Seminole cooking and food

Date
1984
Description
Three reel to reels. Santiago discuss and demonstrates Seminole cooking. She discusses fry bread, sofkee, clan systems, proper creation and maintenance of log fireplaces (use cypress and oak), boiling, proper welcoming of guests, role of men and women and children in food preparation, cooking training, use of corn, cooking in different weather, use of fire, and stories/beliefs connected with cooking. The Seminole Video Project was a joint project between the Florida Folklife Program and WFSU-TV. Completed in Spring 1984, and financed by a Florida Endowment for the Humanities grant with the support of the Seminole Tribe of Florida, the project culminated in a thirty-minute documentary entitled "Four Corners of the Earth" which profiled Ethel Santiago, a Seminole craftswoman and Tribal representative. The program addressed such issues as cultural retention within contemporary society; the role of women in Seminole society; traditional Seminole foods, arts, and medicine; and the changing emphasis on clan affiliations. The project covered Seminoles on the Big Cypress and Hollywood Reservations and at Immokalee, Florida. Raw video footage, along with the finished product, can be found in S 1615, V84-16 through V-84-24. Images from the project can be found in S 1577, v. 23, slides S83-2994 - S83-3020.
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Interview with Ethel Santiago on Seminole healing and stories

Interview with Ethel Santiago on Seminole healing and stories

Date
1984
Description
Four reel to reels. Santiago discusses healing, medicine, gathering herbs, types of medicinal herbs used, healing training, gender roles, proper bahvior for Seminole women, trickster stories (rabbit stories), fire origin stories, the Green Corn Dance, and uses of fire. The Seminole Video Project was a joint project between the Florida Folklife Program and WFSU-TV. Completed in Spring 1984, and financed by a Florida Endowment for the Humanities grant with the support of the Seminole Tribe of Florida, the project culminated in a thirty-minute documentary entitled "Four Corners of the Earth" which profiled Ethel Santiago, a Seminole craftswoman and Tribal representative. The program addressed such issues as cultural retention within contemporary society; the role of women in Seminole society; traditional Seminole foods, arts, and medicine; and the changing emphasis on clan affiliations. The project covered Seminoles on the Big Cypress and Hollywood Reservations and at Immokalee, Florida. Raw video footage, along with the finished product, can be found in S 1615, V84-16 through V-84-24. Images from the project can be found in S 1577, v. 23, slides S83-2994 - S83-3020.
Collection
Interview with and performance by hammer dulcimer player Johnny Boyd

Interview with and performance by hammer dulcimer player Johnny Boyd

Date
1984-12-07
Description
One reel to reel.
Collection
Nikitas Tsimouris demonstrating the tsampouna

Nikitas Tsimouris demonstrating the tsampouna

Date
1985-01-26
Description
One reel-to-reel recording.
Collection
Interview with Kathleen and Chanda Rondeau

Interview with Kathleen and Chanda Rondeau

Date
1984-05-05
Description
One audio cassette. Interview with Kathleen Rondeau and her daughter Chanda about learning stepdancing. Chanda worked as an apprentice with her mother. They discuss learning step dancing (jigs, horn pipes, and reels); immigration from Ireland; lack of Irish dancing in Florida; Irish dance music; and the Gaelic language. The Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program began in 1983 with a NEA grant of $22,000. The program provided an opportunity for master folk artists to share technical skills and cultural knowledge with apprentices in order to keep the tradition alive. Apprentices must have had some experience in the tradition and agreed to train for at least six months. The first project director was Blanton Owen, who was later replaced by folklorist Peter Roller. The program was continued each year through 2003.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1576_11_c83-138Interview with musicians Troy and Lucy LovelaceSoundSingers
Musicians
Pianists
Fieldwork
Interviews
Bluegrass musicians
Performing arts
Fiddling
Old time music
Pianos
Life histories
Oral histories
Fiddlers
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a_s1576_11_c83-140Performance by banjoist Dale WebberSoundMusicians
Music performance
Performing arts
Banjo music
Old time music
Bluegrass musicians
Banjoists
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a_s1576_11_c84-002Pharaoh Baker and Ellis Wright interview for the Folk Arts Apprenticeship ProgramSoundPainters
Sculptors
Fieldwork
African Americans
Apprentices
Interviews
Life histories
Oral histories
Teaching of folklore
Painting
Art
Sculpture
Artists studios
Artists
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a_s1576_12_c84-005Margaret Cypress interviewSoundBasket making
Dolls (toys)
Field recordings
Oral narratives
Interviews
Weaving
Seminole Indians
Tribal lands
Palmetto
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a_s1576_23_c87-009Interview with Greek diving helmet maker Antonio Lerios and Nick TothSoundDiving helmet maker
Metal-workers
Fieldwork
Interviews
Greek Americans
Helmets
Diving Equipment and supplies
Fishing Equipment and supplies
Metal craft
Occupational groups
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a_s1576_t84-127Interview with Ethel Santiago on Seminole cooking and foodSoundFieldwork
Documentary videos
Interviews
Ethnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Indian reservations
Native Americans
Food preparation
Cooking and dining
Demonstrations
Seminole cookery
Corn
Bread
Fireplaces
Fire
Religious rites
Cypress
Oak
Pots
Storytelling
Clans
Cookware
Cookery (Corn)
Boiling (Cookery)
Beliefs and cultures
Cooks
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a_s1576_t84-130Interview with Ethel Santiago on Seminole healing and storiesSoundHealer
Storytellers
Fieldwork
Documentary videos
Interviews
Ethnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Indian reservations
Native Americans
Alternative medicine
Medicine & culture
Demonstrations
Natural medicine
Healers
Herbs
Flora
Plants
Fire
Religious rites
Beliefs and cultures
Animal tales
Trickster tales
Storytelling
Fables
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a_s1576_t84-134Interview with and performance by hammer dulcimer player Johnny BoydSoundFieldwork
Oral histories
Interviews
Music performance
Performing arts
String instruments
Dulcimer music
Hammer dulcimer
Old time music
Gospel music
Musicians
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a_s1576_t87-001Nikitas Tsimouris demonstrating the tsampounaSoundField recordings
Music -- Performance
Folk music
Greek Americans
Double chanter bagpipes
Reed instruments
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a_s1640_03_tape01Interview with Kathleen and Chanda RondeauSoundFieldwork
Apprentices
Women apprentices
Interviews
Oral communication
Irish Americans
Irish dance
Dance
Reels
Jigs
Dance music
Irish language
Emigration and immigration
Teaching of folklore
Dancers
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