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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Ethnicity or Nationality is exactly "Italian American"
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Ann Thomas and Jeanie Fitchen at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage)

Ann Thomas and Jeanie Fitchen at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage)

Date
1992-05-22
Description
One reel to reel recording. Ernie Williams served as emcee.
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Bluegrass jam session at Wayne Fannings residence in Jacksonville

Bluegrass jam session at Wayne Fannings residence in Jacksonville

Date
1988-07-29
Description
One audio cassette. For an interview with Piccalo, see S 1618, box 4, tape 13. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Duval County was a joint venture between the Duval County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was started in 1984 by folklorist David Taylor with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. The project consisted of field research to identify local traditions and folk artists, a series of five two-day seminars to acquaint teachers with the use of folklore and folk arts, and in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist which included visits by local folk artists. Taylor ran it until 1986. In 1988, Gregory Hansen re-initiated it with minor changes.
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Friday performances at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Reel 5)

Friday performances at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Reel 5)

Date
1986-05-23
Description
One reel to reel recording. Williams served as emcee.
Collection
Friday performances at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)

Friday performances at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)

Date
1987-05-22
Description
One reel to reel recording. Folklorist Roller served as emcee. Bouzoukis are Greek musical instruments equipped with three strings, and played like a guitar. Boltin told several stories, demonstrated a wooden puppet, then sang with Fitchen.
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Friday performances at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Tape 8)

Friday performances at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Tape 8)

Date
1996-05-24
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT). Fitchen served as emcee.
Collection
Interview with Carmen Salvatore

Interview with Carmen Salvatore

Date
1992-03-07
Description
Three cassette tapes. Salvatore was considered a pioneer in Belle Glade, and was interviewed by the FFP for local history. Born in Italy on 22 April 1896, he was a World War I vet, and a founder of Pahokee. In the interview he discusses moving to Florida in 1914, marriage, world War I, Pahokee; work as a fisher; the arrival of roads in 1925; local culture; ethnic conflicts in Florida and New York; farming; work on the local school board in the 1930s; Everglades drainage; Belle Glade history; hunting; bootlegging; the 1928 hurricane; Internal Improvement Board; and early South Florida residents. In 1992, the Palm Beach Community College contracted the Florida Folklife Program to conduct ten days of fieldwork in March 1992 around Lake Okeechobee for a Lakefront Legacy Festival later that year (16 May 1992). Headed up by FFP folklorist Debbie Fant, and assisted by Robert Stone and Robert Shanafelt, the fieldwork involved 26 informants, slides, print images and recorded interviews. In the end, the FFP recommended seven people for festival participation.
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Interview with fisher Angelo Fichera

Interview with fisher Angelo Fichera

Date
1986-11-05
Description
Two reel to reels (also copied onto audio cassette). Interview with fisher Angelo Fichera, whose family came from Sicily. He fished for oysters, clams, shrimps, and sturgeon. He discusses Italian and Greek communities in Apalachicola; his fisher father; oystering; fishing boats; mullet and sturgeon fishing; using nets; local businesses; and local fishers. Also a copy can be found in the Library of Congress' American Folk Archive (AFS 26,808). Between 1986 and 1987, a partnership between the Florida Folklife Program and the American Folk Center created the Maritime Heritage Survey Project. Focusing on the Gulf and Atlantic fishing cultures, and utilizing photographs, slides, oral histories, and on-site interviews, the survey climaxed with a demonstration area at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival. Also available on reel to reel (reels 6-7). The three main researchers were Nancy Nusz, Merri Belland, and project director David Taylor. Additional information on the project can be found in Taylor's project files in S 1716.
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Interview with tatter Concettina Barone

Interview with tatter Concettina Barone

Date
1985-03-18
Description
Two audio cassettes. Barone, born in Connecticut to Sicilian parents, is a tatter (lace maker). In the interview, she discusses learning needle work in technical schools and from her mother and learning tatting and knitting at a school club; how her mother learned traditional skills; her family's emigration to the US; growing up in a mixed-ethnic neighborhood; learning English; her courtship and marriage in Italy in 1952; moving to Florida; teaching tatting; and her process/method for teaching the skill. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Duval County was a joint venture between the Duval County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was started in 1984 by folklorist David Taylor with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. The project consisted of field research to identify local traditions and folk artists, a series of five two-day seminars to acquaint teachers with the use of folklore and folk arts, in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist, which included visits by local folk artists. Taylor ran it until 1986. In 1988, Gregory Hansen re-initiated it with minor changes.
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Jack Piccalo and Richard Seaman performance for the Duval County Folk Arts in Education Project

Jack Piccalo and Richard Seaman performance for the Duval County Folk Arts in Education Project

Date
1988-08-08
Description
One audio cassette. Recording of Piccalo, a self-taught Italian American bluegrass musician, and Seaman playing bluegrass and old-time fiddles tunes.
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Jack Piccalo interview for the Duval County Folk Arts in Education Project

Jack Piccalo interview for the Duval County Folk Arts in Education Project

Date
1988-07-29
Description
One audio cassette. Piccalo is a self-taught bluegrass fiddler and banjo player. In the interview he discusses his start in West Virginia; his job as a hardware salesman; learning bluegrass banjo playing styles; bluegrass music; old time music vs. bluegrass music; various bands he has played with; the Jacksonville music scene; the hillbilly image of the music; and local musicians.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1576_t92-008Ann Thomas and Jeanie Fitchen at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage)SoundMusicians
Singers
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Performances
Music performance
Folk singers
Songs
Guitar music
Tales
Storytelling
Storytellers
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a_s1618_04_tape14Bluegrass jam session at Wayne Fannings residence in JacksonvilleSoundMusicians
Banjoists
Fieldwork
Italian Americans
Music performance
String instruments
Fiddles
Performing arts
Musical traditions, Anglo-Americans
Musical ensembles
Banjoes
Banjo music
Music business
Bands (Music)
Old time music
String bands
Bluegrass musicians
Fiddlers
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a_s1576_t86-170Friday performances at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Reel 5)SoundSingers
Musicians
Guitarist
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Music performance
Guitar music
Folk singers
Guitarists
Singing
Dulcimer music
Children
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a_s1576_t87-004Friday performances at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Music performance
Arts, Greek
Greek Americans
Bouzouki
Guitar music
Tales
Storytelling
Puppets
Toys
Singing
Singers
Storytellers
Apprentices
Musicians
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a_s1576_76_d96-008Friday performances at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Tape 8)SoundFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Singing
Blues (Music)
African Americans
Folk singers
Guitar music
Piano music (Blues)
Storytelling
Singers
Guitarist
Musicians
Pianists
Blues singers
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a_s1624_03_tape13Interview with Carmen SalvatoreSoundFieldwork
Local history
Italian Americans
Elderly, the
Emigration and immigration
Florida history
Oral histories
Oral communication
Interviewing
Interviews
Oral narratives
Personal experience narratives
Life histories
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a_s1592_08_reel05Interview with fisher Angelo FicheraSoundFieldwork
Interviewing
Interviews
Oral histories
Oral narratives
Life histories
Fishing
Greek Americans
Italian Americans
Boats and boating
Oyster fisheries
Seafood gathering
Sturgeon fisheries
Sturgeon fishing
Sturgeons
Mullet fisheries
Mullet fishing
Fishing nets
Fishers
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a_s1576_22_c86-175Interview with tatter Concettina BaroneSoundNeedleworkers
Fieldwork
Interviews
Sound recordings
Life histories
Oral histories
Tatting
Cotton textiles
Textile arts
Italian Americans
Lace and lace making
Needlework
Sewing
Emigration and immigration
Marriage rites
Education
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a_s1618_05_tape07Jack Piccalo and Richard Seaman performance for the Duval County Folk Arts in Education ProjectSoundField recordings
Music--Performance
Fiddle tunes
String band music
Old time music
Bluegrass music
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a_s1618_04_tape13Jack Piccalo interview for the Duval County Folk Arts in Education ProjectSoundMusic
Banjos
Field recordings
Italian Americans
Interviews
Chordophones
Fiddles
Oral narratives
Fiddle tunes
Music industry
Bands (music)
Old time music
String band music
Bluegrass music
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