41 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Ethnicity or Nationality is exactly "German American"
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Autoharp player Charley Groth and his apprentice Cheryl Belanger

Autoharp player Charley Groth and his apprentice Cheryl Belanger

Date
1991-06-21
Description
Two DAT tapes. This was the third visit by folklorist Stone; recorded at Groth's residence. Consists of a rehearsal (tape 14) and an interview with Groth (tape 14 and 15). 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 2004.
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Dr. Marcus Miller interview

Dr. Marcus Miller interview

Date
1976-06-08
Description
Miller, a family practioner, is the author of Roots by the River (1973), a history of the Old German Baptist Brethern in Miami County, Ohio. He talks about his family's history and religious background and the characteristics of various denominations: the traditional Old German Baptist Brethren, the progressive Brethren Church, and the conservative Church of the Brethren. Talks about splits in the German Baptist Church over automobiles and other issues, their opposition to the paying preachers and the establishment of Sunday schools, and some members' choice not to use electricity. He also discusses young people in the church, bible education at home, divisions within the church, friendliness in the church, bans on rubber tires, women making their own dresses, and encouraging beard-wearing in men. He describes children who leave the church, marriage outside the church, the enthusiasm of converts, the Old Brethern in Salida, California, and the use of and choosing of proper automobiles. Miller was born in Montgomery, Ohio.
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German American Social Club Chorus rehearsal for the Southwest Florida Folk Arts Project

German American Social Club Chorus rehearsal for the Southwest Florida Folk Arts Project

Date
1987-11-30
Description
One audiocassette.
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Interview with circus performer Erik Adams

Interview with circus performer Erik Adams

Date
1982-01-06
Description
One reel to reel. Adams was an animal trainer and circus performer. In the interview, he discusses training dogs and chimpanzees; the differences between carnivals and circuses; types of circus performers; and life in the traveling circus. Copied onto audiocassette C83-26. Material used for the public radio program, Florida Home: Showtown USA. Copies of the programs can be found in S 1576, box 16, tapes C85-14.
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Interview with wood carver Harold Dunn

Interview with wood carver Harold Dunn

Date
1986-12-12
Description
Three audio cassettes. The Florida Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1987 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalis, Steve Frangos, Merri Belland, and Barbara Seitz as preliminary research for a joint folk art between the Florida Folklife Program and the Florida Museum of History. The field researchers focused on those areas previously overlooked by FFP staff. The research focused on identifying folk artists and locating appropriate exhibit objects.
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Recording of a music rehearsal by autoharp player Charley Groth and his apprentice Cheryl Belanger

Recording of a music rehearsal by autoharp player Charley Groth and his apprentice Cheryl Belanger

Date
1991-05-05
Description
One DAT tape. 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 2004.
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Recordings of the 1987 Summer Folk Culture Seminar

Recordings of the 1987 Summer Folk Culture Seminar

Date
1987-07-13
Description
Ten audio cassettes. (The final tape appears to be blank.) The theme for this year was Seminole Indian folklore. The main speaker was Dr. Rayna Green, director of the American Indian Program with the Smithsonian Institute. A graduate from the Indian university folklife program, she researched and wrote on Native American culture and images. She also taught at several universities, and published several books. Other speakers included traditional healer Jeanette Cypress and Seminole Tribe of Florida president James Billie.
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Elsie Winkelmann interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Elsie Winkelmann interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Date
1986-09-05
Description
One audio cassette. Winkelmann was born in Munich, Germany, and at 19 emigrated to the United States to study cooking. Although she originally learned to cook from her mother. In the interview, she discusses various German food styles; various recipes; cooking with vegetables; making sauerkraut; preserves; German butchers; desserts; potato dumplings and pancakes.
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Erna Papard interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Erna Papard interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Date
1986-08-19
Description
Two audio cassettes. Parpard describes growing up in Heidelburg, Germany; learning embroidery and knitting from her mother and grandmother; types of stitching; items made (dolls, clothes, slippers); childhood and schooling during 1930s Germany; Polish farm workers; her mother's death; taking care of her grandmother; emigrating to the US in 1937, and to Florida in 1960; dollmaking; writing poetry; and teaching embroidery to her grandchildren.
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Field recording of Oktoberfest Palm Beach for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Field recording of Oktoberfest Palm Beach for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Date
1986-10-04
Description
One audio cassette. Recoding of music and demonstrations at the American German Club of the Palm Beaches.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1640_22_tape14Autoharp player Charley Groth and his apprentice Cheryl BelangerSoundFieldwork
Apprentices
Zither
Autoharp
String instruments
Musical instruments
German Americans
Women apprentices
Music rehearsals
Old time music
Country music
Interviews
Life histories
Personal experience narratives
Harpists
Musicians
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a_s1576_03_c79-087Dr. Marcus Miller interviewSoundInterviews
Oral histories
Baptists, German
German Americans
Protestants
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a_s1622_03_tape19German American Social Club Chorus rehearsal for the Southwest Florida Folk Arts ProjectSoundField recordings
Rehearsals
German Americans
Choirs
Christmas carols
Christmas music
Christmas
Religious holidays
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a_s1576_t82-035Interview with circus performer Erik AdamsSoundFieldwork
Interviews
Oral histories
Life histories
Personal experience narratives
Animal training
Apes
Performing arts
Chimpanzees
Circus
Carnivals
Dogs
Traveling theater
Dog trainers
Entertainers
Animal trainers
Circus performers
Circus workers
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a_s1708_04_tape06Interview with wood carver Harold DunnSoundFieldwork
Circus wagons
Material culture
Wagons
Woodwork
Wood carving
Decorative arts
Wood craft
Woodworking tools
Workshops
Miniatures
Miniature craft
Oral histories
Life histories
Sound recordings
Interviews
Carvers (Decorative artists)
Wood carvers
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a_s1640_22_tape16Recording of a music rehearsal by autoharp player Charley Groth and his apprentice Cheryl BelangerSoundFieldwork
Zither
Autoharp
String instruments
Musical instruments
German Americans
Women apprentices
Music rehearsals
Old time music
Country music
Apprentices
Harpists
Musicians
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a_s1576_38_tape17Recordings of the 1987 Summer Folk Culture SeminarSoundConferences and seminars series
Seminars
Teaching of folklore
Education
Teachers
Folklife
Native Americans
Seminole Indians
Storytelling
Tales
Teacher
Educators
Folklorists
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a_s1685_07_tape31Elsie Winkelmann interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education ProjectSoundField recordings
Interviews
Oral narratives
German Americans
Cooking
Emigration
Desserts
Dumplings
Food preparation
Fermenting
Quick breads
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a_s1685_06_tape28Erna Papard interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project SoundEmbroidery
Knitting
Needlework
Field recordings
Interviews
Oral narratives
Clothing
Life histories
Dollmaking
Emigration
Family history
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a_s1685_06_tape20Field recording of Oktoberfest Palm Beach for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education ProjectSoundCooks
Field recordings
Food festivals
German Americans
Music--Performance
Food preparation
Beer festivals
Oktoberfest
Community identity
Special events
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