86 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Agriculture"
Interview with Lloyd Earl McMullian, Sr.

Interview with Lloyd Earl McMullian, Sr.

Date
1983-04-16
Description
Two audio cassettes. C83-102: Macmillan discussed how Two Egg, Florida, and Paramour, Florida, were named; his birth in Grand Ridge, Florida, in 1910; his and his father's work in turpentining; getting into the farming business after the turpentining industry's decline; farming with mules and, later, with tractors in the 1930s; raising peanuts, soy beans, and corn; his son's work in cattle farming; blacksmithing; canning and preserving food; and magic and omens in farming. He also tell stories about voting Republican due to promises of racial equality and talks about "Hoover Days" and the Depression; old farming sayings and practices; and making moonshine from cane skimmings. C83-103: McMullian discusses visiting the Florida Folk Festival; collecting antique engines as a hobby; the turpentining process; tally calls and tally boards; "raking" trees; enjoying his work in the turpentine industry; bank loans; and trains and business transportation. In addition, he tells a story about the first toilet he ever saw and talks about losing crops in droughts and from nematodes; his father's employment in a large farm; fiddle and piano music and dances; Sacred Harp music; African-Americans; square dancing and clogging; serenades, housewarmings, and quilting parties; and farming in cold weather.
Collection
Interview with Minorcan potato farmer Willis Solano

Interview with Minorcan potato farmer Willis Solano

Date
1983-05-27
Description
One audio cassette. Recorded at the Minorcan Folklife Area at the 1983 Florida Folk Festival. Solano, a Minorcan potato farmer who had farmed them since he was eighteen years old, discusses fertilizing, irrigating, and clearing soil for growing Irish potatoes.
Collection
Interview with Myakka City residents Joe and Libby Warner

Interview with Myakka City residents Joe and Libby Warner

Date
1984-04-14
Description
Three reel to reels. The Warners, longtime Myakka ranchers, talk about cattle ranching, rodeos, raising horses and cattle, cattle diseases, butchering and canning meat, coprorate versus family ranching, fencing land, turpentining, timber, rounding up cattle, rural development, and the history of cows in Manatee county. The Myakka Community Profile Project was conducted between October 1983 and March 1984 through a partnership with the Crowley Museum and Nature Center, and the Florida Folklife Program, funded by the Florida Endowment for the Humanities. The fieldwork and resultant booklet/slideshow, created by museum employee Robert Cottrell and folklorist Pat Waterman, was to profile the lifestyles and values of the Myakka community, located in Southwest Florida in Manatee County. See S 1682 for more information on the project.
Collection
Jackson County Library Program: Agriculture

Jackson County Library Program: Agriculture

Date
1983-07-21
Description
Two audio cassettes. Recording of a program for the Jackson County Library on family agriculture and turpentining for the "Pursuits and Pastimes" series. The program, led by Doris Dyen, consists of discussions on basketry; growing herbs and spices; hunting for snakes; folk games; and cultural differences amongst ethnic groups. Includes talks by Fred Williams and Lloyd McMullian. On tape C83-124, McMullian discusses hog farming; preparing and curing hogs; President Hoover and life during the Great Depression; African Americans and voting; company stores; and ways to farm and uses for turpentine.
Collection
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
Saturday performances at the 2006 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Disc 12)

Saturday performances at the 2006 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Disc 12)

Date
2006-05-27
Description
One compact disc. Fromm served as emcee. Falcon did the introductions. Thropp dicussed vine culture and wine making. Thropp was from log Cabin Farm and Vineyards.
Collection
Saturday performances at the 2006 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Disc 13)

Saturday performances at the 2006 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Disc 13)

Date
2006-05-27
Description
One compact disc. Falcon served as emcee. Falcon and Stone interviewed Moreno and Granado of the Farm Workers Assn.
Collection
Saturday performances at the 2006 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Disc 2)

Saturday performances at the 2006 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Disc 2)

Date
2006-05-27
Description
One compact disc. NOTE--the recording is very poor. Mansfield served as emcee. Van Landingham discussed working with mules.
Collection
Saturday performances at the 2006 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Disc 4)

Saturday performances at the 2006 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Disc 4)

Date
2006-05-28
Description
One compact disc. Mansfield served as emcee. Rollins discusses the introduction of tropical fruits into Florida agriculture.
Collection
Saturday performances at the 2006 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Disc 7)

Saturday performances at the 2006 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Disc 7)

Date
2006-05-27
Description
One compact disc. Stone served as emcee. Martin interviewed Conner. Conner was Florida Commissioner of Agriculture from 1960 to 1990. Born in Starke, Florida on 17 December 1928, Doyle Conner's service in Florida government began in 1950 when he was elected to Florida's House of Representatives while a sophomore at the University of Florida working towards his Bachelor of Science degree in agriculture. In 1956, Conner was named Speaker of the House, the youngest person to ever serve in that capacity. He was first elected Commissioner of Agriculture in 1960, and was re-elected commissioner for the next seven elections. Conner retired from that office in 1990. Here Conner discusses the issues he dealt while Commissioner and the state of Florida agriculture in 2006.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1576_10_c83-102Interview with Lloyd Earl McMullian, Sr.SoundTurpentiners
Farmer
Fieldwork
Interviews
Local history
Oral histories
Life histories
Personal experience narratives
Turpentine industry and trade
Turpentining
Agriculture
Farm life
Family farming
Great Depression
Tractors
Mules
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a_s1576_08_c83-044Interview with Minorcan potato farmer Willis SolanoSoundFolklore revival festivals
Interviews
Oral histories
Personal experience narratives
Farm life
Agriculture
Minorcan Americans
Farming
Potatoes
Farmers
Potato growers
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a_s1576_t85-211Interview with Myakka City residents Joe and Libby WarnerSoundRanchers
Fieldwork
Interviews
Family history
Personal experience narratives
Oral histories
Ranch life
Ranching
Farm life
Local history
Cattle diseases
Screwworm
Fences
Agriculture
Turpentining
Meat
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a_s1576_11_c83-123Jackson County Library Program: AgricultureSoundFarmers
Turpentiners
Folklife
Workshops (Adult education)
Teaching of folklore
Libraries
Oral education
Agriculture
Great Depression
Turpentine industry workers
Public speaking
Turpentining
Life histories
Occupational groups
Occupational folklore
Farming
Folklorists
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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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a_s2034_05_cd06-088Saturday performances at the 2006 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Disc 12)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Workshops (Adult education)
Women vintners
Agriculture
Wine
Occupational groups
Grapes
Vintners
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a_s2034_05_cd06-089Saturday performances at the 2006 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Disc 13)SoundFarmers
Migrant workers
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Workshops (Adult education)
Agriculture
Migrants
Latinos
Labor unions
Occupational groups
Mexican Americans
Farm life
Farming
Interviews
Farm workers
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a_s2034_05_cd06-078Saturday performances at the 2006 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Disc 2)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Farm life
Mules
Agriculture
Workshops (Adult education)
Working animals
Domestic animals
Oral narratives
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a_s2034_05_cd06-080Saturday performances at the 2006 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Disc 4)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Oral performance
Workshops (Adult education)
Agriculture
Fruit
Plants
Farming
Citrus industry
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a_s2034_05_cd06-083Saturday performances at the 2006 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Disc 7)SoundPublic officer
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Personal experience narratives
Workshops (Adult education)
Oral narratives
Agriculture
Interviews
Public officers
Public officials
Florida history
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