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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.
Collection
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.
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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 farmer Alonzo Curry, Sr.

Interview with farmer Alonzo Curry, Sr.

Date
1987-11-23
Description
One audio cassette. Curry was a farmer since the 1940s. He discusses getting started in farming: clearing fields; developing his process, and deciding on crops. He also discusses his crops: watermelons, cucumbers, tomatoes; special needs for each; changes to the environment; main issue: water control; debt; financing; small farmers; plastic farming; and cattle raising (his other business). The Southwest Florida Folk Arts Project was conducted under the direction of Barbara Beauchamp in two phases: 12 November 1987 through 31 January 1988 by Debbie Fant; and in February 1988 by Nancy Nusz. Using a 35mm camera and a Sony tape recorder, and funded through a NEA grant, the two fieldworkers spoke with over fifty informants in Manatee, Sarasota, Lee, Collier, and Charlotte counties, resulting in 20 participants chosen for a special SW Florida folklife area at the 36th Annual Florida Folk Festival.
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Interview with fern grower James Taylor

Interview with fern grower James Taylor

Date
1985-03-05
Description
One audio cassette. Interview with fern farmer Taylor, who discusses why Pierson was the center of fern belt; history of fern farming; laborers used on such farms; labor involved in growing ferns; selling ferns; his family history; and Latino workers. In winter 1985, the Bureau contracted with two folklorists to conduct a folk arts survey of the St. Johns River basin in northeastern Florida. The St. Johns River is the largest and most used river in Florida, supporting much river commerce as well as a modest amount of commercial fishing. Folklorists Mary Anne McDonald and Kathleen Figgen conducted the survey from January through March 1985 under the direction of Folklife Coordinator Blanton Owen and Bureau Chief Ormond Loomis. Documentation compiled in the survey was used to prepare and present the 'St. Johns River Basin Folklife Area' at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival.
Collection
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.
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
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
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
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1576_09_c83-046Charles Usina interviewSoundField recordings
Interviews
Oral narratives
Farm life
Agriculture
Minorcan Americans
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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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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_s1622_04_tape11Interview with farmer Alonzo Curry, Sr.SoundFieldwork
Sound recordings
Interviews
Oral histories
Life histories
Oral narratives
Occupational groups
Occupational folklore
Agricultural implements
Agriculture
Family farming
Farm life
Farmers
Farms
Farming
Cash crops
Selling
Watermelons
Vegetables
Plants
Water pollution
Environment
Farmer
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a_s1714_04_tape62Interview with fern grower James TaylorSoundFieldwork
Interviewing
Interviews
Sound recording
Labor
Occupational groups
Ferns
Crops
Farm life
Agriculture
Farming
Life histories
Oral histories
Oral narratives
Farmer
Farm workers
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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_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_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_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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