87 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Agriculture"
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Interview with basket maker Lucreaty Clark

Interview with basket maker Lucreaty Clark

Date
1978-04-14
Description
One audio cassette. Side 1: Clarke, born in Jefferson County in 1904, started making white oak baskets when she was 13. She learned to do so from her parents and grandparents and discusses the types of baskets she made and explains how she makes them. She also discusses her grandparents - - who were once slaves - - and talks about the changes Lamont, Florida, has undergone throughout the years. In addition, she talks about planting and harvesting collards, peas, sweet corn, tomatoes, okra, and snap beans, and she discusses cooking collards and snap beans. Side 2: Clarke continues her discussion on foods and wild plants like the palm tree bud [??], polk salad (poisonous), elephant ears, tanion, and pepper grass. Also, she describes home remedies such as mint, ragweed, tallow, turpentine and camphos, castor oil and turpentine, cow water (for whooping cough), "Yellow Gal" (for fever), asaphidity bag. Further, she talks about growing up on a plantation, travels to Syracuse, New York, New Jersey, and Naples, Florida, talks about her relatives, and discusses finishing baskets by soaking them in water for a brown finish.
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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.
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Charles Usina interview

Charles Usina interview

Date
1982-10-27
Description
One audio cassette. Usina and his family talk about Minorcan work in the farming, fishing, timber, and turpentine industries.
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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.
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Interview with Fred Williams

Interview with Fred Williams

Date
1983-04-16
Description
Two audio cassettes. C83-104: Williams, born in Sneads, Florida, in 1923, discusses being raised in a rural farming family in Jackson County, Florida; joining the Army and using his disabled veterans' pension to start his own farm; the character of his family; life during the "Hoover Days" of the Depression; the Wesleyan Church creating a sense of civic community; farming under President Roosevelt's government policies; serving in the military and being injured in Europe during World War Two; being disabled; family sayings; and sacred harp singing in northern Alabama. In addition, he also talks about hog killing, smoking meat, mule plowing and other routines on the farm. C83-105: Williams talks about making homemade brooms; giving homemade brooms and bonnets to the elderly; the proliferation of modern technology; physical and mental challenges involved in farming; attending church revivals and going fishing in the summertime; training mules; and serenadings, weddings, and cane grindings. In addition, he remarks upon black quartet singing, his marriage, his political career and political outlook, and his religious views, including his outlook on the bible, Israel, and his favorable regard for Jews.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Friday performances at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Reel 4)

Friday performances at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Reel 4)

Date
1985-05-24
Description
One reel to reel recording. Folklorist Owens served as emcee. Corrido music consist of ballads/narrative songs that roiginated in Mexico in the mid-1800s. Folklorist Figgen served as moderator for the workshop. The workshop came out of research for the St. Johns River Survey. Grimm discussed pinata making, Castillo talked aboau farming ferns, and Castillo discussed taco making. Folklorist McDonald introduced Thompson. Thompson was from Hastings.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1576_02_c78-047Interview with basket maker Lucreaty ClarkSoundBasket maker
Interviews
Basket work
Basket making
Basketry
African Americans
White oak
Family history
Life histories
Agriculture
Family farming
Seed crops
Food preparation
Food habits
Plants
Flora
Harvesting
Healers
Medicine
Fieldwork
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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_09_c83-046Charles Usina interviewSoundField recordings
Interviews
Oral narratives
Farm life
Agriculture
Minorcan Americans
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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_10_c83-104Interview with Fred WilliamsSoundFieldwork
Interviews
Local history
Oral histories
Life histories
Personal experience narratives
Turpentine industry and trade
Turpentining
Agriculture
Farm life
Family farming
Great Depression
New Deal, 1933-1939
Musical tradition, sacred
Shape note singing
World War, 1939-1945
Broom making
Farmer
Broom makers
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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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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_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_t85-112Friday performances at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Reel 4)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Music performance
Singing
Corridos
Performing arts
Ballads
Guitar music
Guitarists
Arts, Mexican
Mexican Americans
Folk music Mexico
Latinos
Music Latin America
Ethnicity, Mexico
Workshops (Adult education)
Pinatas
Leisure
Ferns
Oral education
Farming
Tacos
Cookery, Mexican
Cooking and dining
Agriculture
African Americans
Blues (Music)
Musicians
Singers
Bluegrass musicians
Bands (Music)
Cooks
Artisans
Guitarist
Blues singers
Farm workers
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