86 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Agriculture"
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
Sunday performances at the 2006 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Disc 10)

Sunday performances at the 2006 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Disc 10)

Date
2006-05-28
Description
One compact disc. Fromm served as emcee.
Collection
Sunday performances at the 2006 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Disc 6)

Sunday performances at the 2006 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Disc 6)

Date
2006-05-28
Description
One compact disc. Mansfield served as emcee.
Collection
Sunday performances at the 2006 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Disc 7)

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

Date
2006-05-28
Description
One compact disc. Mansfield served as emcee.
Collection
Al Ballard interview for the Southwest Florida Folk Arts Project

Al Ballard interview for the Southwest Florida Folk Arts Project

Date
1988-01-27
Description
Two audiocassettes. Ballard was born in Myakka City, where his family dates back to 1860. His father was a beekepper, and when Al retired from the U.S. Army in 1978, he began beekeeping. In the interview, he discusses his family history with beekeeping; main prime product: honey; his business Ballard's Apiary; selling honey: methods, equipment, and buyers; handling swarms and queens; tools used; bee hive boxes; transportation; use of citrus, palmetto and mangrove for pollinating; bee bahvior and life cycle; disease control; myths about bees and honey; ideal bee weather; and Africanized bees.
Collection
Billy Sanchez interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Billy Sanchez interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Date
1987-01-17
Description
Two audio cassettes. (Note on depositor agreement that interview cannot be reproduced in newspapers.) Sanchez oversees cane burning and cutting, as well as recruiting workers for a local sugar grower. His father was rancher in Cuba, who left as political exiles in the 1960s. In the interview, he discusses recruiting cane cutters in Jamaica; training workers; pay schemes; labor camps (set-up, conditions); field burning; types of workers: head pushers, ticket writers, camp supt., demonstrators; unions in Jamaica; and working conditions.
Collection
Friday performances at the 1994 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Workshop Stage) (Tape 2)

Friday performances at the 1994 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Workshop Stage) (Tape 2)

Date
1994-05-27
Description
One audio cassette. Trask was a citrus worker from Highland City. Chancey was a storyteller from Bartow. Her session continues on C94-51.
Collection
Interview with farmers Sam and Jessie Perry

Interview with farmers Sam and Jessie Perry

Date
1980-10-29
Description
One reel to reel. Interview with farmers who were neighbors of Lucreaty Clark (she also talks on the recording). Topics include farming, farm animals, marriage, wood stoves, cane grinding, chores, railroad work, and mules. For images of Perry's farm, see S 1577, box 17, box 83.
Collection
Interview with Gene Rawls

Interview with Gene Rawls

Date
1983-05-07
Description
Two audio cassettes. Rawls, an auctioneer at a cattlemen's market in Lakeland and Tampa, talks about working in agriculture. He discusses attending auctioneering school in Iowa; learning agribusiness; having stage fright; working with and controlling crowds of people; how to begin an auction; controlling his voice; the longest sale (it started on a Thursday afternoon at 1:00 PM and ended that Wednesday at 7:00 AM); learning how to talk fast; the use of "hot shots," improvements in the quality of cattle in Florida; and methods in taking care of his voice including taking a lot of vitamin A, putting salt water in one's nose, and drinking Gatorade; and dealing with hecklers and crooks.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
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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a_s2034_05_cd06-103Sunday performances at the 2006 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Disc 10)SoundFarmers
Gardeners
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Workshops (Adult education)
Herbs
Farming
Agriculture
Food industry and trade
Organic farming
Herb farming
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a_s2034_05_cd06-099Sunday performances at the 2006 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Disc 6)SoundAuctioneers
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Oral performance
Personal experience narratives
Auctioneering
Auctions
Agriculture
Tobacco
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a_s2034_05_cd06-100Sunday performances at the 2006 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Disc 7)SoundFarmers
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
African Americans
Personal experience narratives
Workshops (Adult education)
Agriculture
Food habits
Food preparation
Cooking and dining
Butchers
Pigs
Sugarcane
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a_s1622_04_tape08Al Ballard interview for the Southwest Florida Folk Arts ProjectSoundBeekeepers
Field recordings
Beekeeping
Beehives
Honey
Apiaries
Bees (insects)
Citrus fruits
Plants
Harvesting
Agriculture
Interviews
Oral histories
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a_s1685_07_tape11Billy Sanchez interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education ProjectSoundSupervisors
Field recordings
Interviews
Oral narratives
Immigration
Cuban Americans
Sugar
Sugarcane
Agricultural implements
Agriculture
Occupational folklore
Jamaican Americans
Labor unions
Employee morale
Agricultural workers
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a_s1576_33_c94-050Friday performances at the 1994 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Workshop Stage) (Tape 2)SoundFarm workers
Storytellers
Farmers
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Oral performance
Workshops (Adult education)
Personal experience narratives
Life histories
Occupational folklore
Occupational groups
Citrus fruit industry
Citrus industry
Agriculture
Farming
Orange industry
Oral narratives
Storytelling
Tales
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a_s1576_t80-105Interview with farmers Sam and Jessie PerrySoundFieldwork
Interviews
African Americans
Family farming
Sugarcane grinding
Agriculture
Farm life
Animals
Domestic animals
Stoves, Wood
Equipment, domestic arts
Personal experience narratives
Life histories
Farmers
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a_s1576_10_c83-107Interview with Gene RawlsSoundAuctioneers
Fieldwork
Interviews
Local history
Oral histories
Life histories
Personal experience narratives
Auctioneering
Auctions
Selling
Oral performance
Agriculture
Livestock
Cattle
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