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Karen Spooner interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Karen Spooner interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Date
1987-09-03
Description
Two audio cassettes. Karen Spooner farmed Hub Spooner Farms with her husband John, She was from Milwaukee, Wisconsin originally, while his family had been farming the same land for several generations. Growing sugar and green beans, they were some of the only independent farmer sin the area. In the interview she discusses sugar farming; cane cutting; learning the trade; the Spooner family; migrant workers; burning fields; and the farm industry.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1685_07_tape15Karen Spooner interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education ProjectSoundFarmers
Field recordings
Interviews
Oral narratives
Occupational folklore
Agriculture
Farm life
Family history
Sugarcane
Burning of land
Green beans
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