5 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Fieldworker is exactly "Owen, Blanton, 1945-1998"
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David Parker Bennett interview for the Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program

David Parker Bennett interview for the Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program

Date
1985-02-21
Description
One audio cassette. Bennett was a fiddler and folklorist. He wrote his Master's thesis at the University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill) in 1940: A Study in Fiddle Tunes From Western North Carolina. In the interview, Bennett discusses his research, fellow bluegrass and old-time musicians, and recording various musicians.
Collection
Douglas Thompson interview

Douglas Thompson interview

Date
1983-12-09
Description
One audio cassette. NOTE: The audio is very poor for Thompson (interviewer Owen is clear.) Thompson, one-time foreman for the El Maximo Ranch (starting in 1938), discusses ranching; the use of dogs and whips; changes to the industry over the 20th Century; Seminole ranching; tick eradication and cattle vats; effects of fencing; cow camps; cattle drives; encroachment by the citrus industry on the land; and rodeos. For another interview, see S 1576, C84-7. For images, see S 1577, v. 32. Interview conducted as fieldwork for the apprenticeship program.
Collection
Douglas Thompson interview

Douglas Thompson interview

Date
1984-02-16
Description
One audio cassette. Thompson, one-time foreman for the El Maximo Ranch (starting in 1938), discusses cattle ranching; disease control measures such as cattle dipping (for tick fever and screwworm); cattle raising; work conditions; race and gender in ranching; typical day on a ranch; food and housing on ranches; branding and marking; pasture improvements; rodeos; and use of the term cowboys. For another interview, see S 1576, C83-139. For images, see S 1577, v. 32. Interview conducted as fieldwork for the apprenticeship program.
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
Nikitas Tsimouris demonstrating the tsampouna

Nikitas Tsimouris demonstrating the tsampouna

Date
1985-01-26
Description
One reel-to-reel recording.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1640_20_tape06David Parker Bennett interview for the Folk Arts Apprenticeship ProgramSoundField recordings
Interviews
Folklore
Research, theory, and methodology
Fiddles
String instruments
Folk musicians
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a_s1576_11_c83-139Douglas Thompson interviewSoundField recordings
Interviews
Ranching
Oral narratives
Occupational folklore
Citrus industry
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a_s1576_12_c84-007Douglas Thompson interviewSoundField recordings
Interviews
Ranching
Oral narratives
Livestock industry
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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_t87-001Nikitas Tsimouris demonstrating the tsampounaSoundField recordings
Music -- Performance
Folk music
Greek Americans
Double chanter bagpipes
Reed instruments
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