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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Tradition Bearer is exactly "Ballard, Al, 1936-"
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Al Ballard interview for the Southwest Florida Folk Arts Project

Al Ballard interview for the Southwest Florida Folk Arts Project

Date
1988-01-27
Description
Two audiocassettes. Ballard was born in Myakka City, where his family dates back to 1860. His father was a beekepper, and when Al retired from the U.S. Army in 1978, he began beekeeping. In the interview, he discusses his family history with beekeeping; main prime product: honey; his business Ballard's Apiary; selling honey: methods, equipment, and buyers; handling swarms and queens; tools used; bee hive boxes; transportation; use of citrus, palmetto and mangrove for pollinating; bee bahvior and life cycle; disease control; myths about bees and honey; ideal bee weather; and Africanized bees.
Collection
Beekeeper Al Ballard

Beekeeper Al Ballard

Date
1988-01-27
Description
Fourteen color slides. Ballard was born in Myakka City, where his family dates back to 1860. His father was a beekepper, and when Al retired from the U.S. Army in 1978, he began beekeeping. The Southwest Florida Folk Arts Project was conducted under the direction of Barbara Beauchamp in two phases: 12 November 1987 through 31 January 1988 by Debbie Fant; and in February 1988 by Nancy Nusz. Using a 35mm camera and a Sony tape recorder, and funded through a NEA grant,the two fieldworkers spoke with over fifty informants in Manatee, Sarasota, Lee, Collier, and Charlotte counties, resulting in 20 participants chosen for a special SW Florida folklife area at the 36th Annual Florida Folk Festival.
Collection
Beekeeper Al Ballard

Beekeeper Al Ballard

Date
1988-01-27
Description
One proof with 21 black and white images (plus negatives). Ballard was born in Myakka City, where his family dates back to 1860. His father was a beekepper, and when Al retired from the U.S. Army in 1978, he began beekeeping. The Southwest Florida Folk Arts Project was conducted under the direction of Barbara Beauchamp in two phases: 12 November 1987 through 31 January 1988 by Debbie Fant; and in February 1988 by Nancy Nusz. Using a 35mm camera and a Sony tape recorder, and funded through a NEA grant,the two fieldworkers spoke with over fifty informants in Manatee, Sarasota, Lee, Collier, and Charlotte counties, resulting in 20 participants chosen for a special SW Florida folklife area at the 36th Annual Florida Folk Festival.
Collection
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a_s1622_04_tape08Al Ballard interview for the Southwest Florida Folk Arts ProjectSoundBeekeepers
Field recordings
Beekeeping
Beehives
Honey
Apiaries
Bees (insects)
Citrus fruits
Plants
Harvesting
Agriculture
Interviews
Oral histories
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Beekeeper Al BallardBeekeeper Al BallardStill ImageBeekeepers
Fieldwork
Bee culture
Beekeeping
Occupational groups
Insects
Citrus
Trees
Beehives
Workers
Labor
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Beekeeper Al BallardBeekeeper Al BallardStill ImageBeekeepers
Fieldwork
Bee culture
Beekeeping
Occupational groups
Insects
Citrus
Trees
Beehives
Workers
Labor
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