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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
Beekeeper Al Ballard

Beekeeper Al Ballard

Date
1988-01-27
Description
One proof with 21 black and white images (plus negatives). 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. 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.
Collection
Beekeeper Al Ballard

Beekeeper Al Ballard

Date
1988-01-27
Description
Fourteen color slides. 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. 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.
Collection
Sunday performances at the 2006 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Disc 13)

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

Date
2006-05-28
Description
One compact disc. Mansfield served as emcee.
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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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Beekeeper Al BallardBeekeeper Al BallardStill ImageBeekeepers
Fieldwork
Bee culture
Beekeeping
Occupational groups
Insects
Citrus
Trees
Beehives
Workers
Labor
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Beekeeper Al BallardBeekeeper Al BallardStill ImageBeekeepers
Fieldwork
Bee culture
Beekeeping
Occupational groups
Insects
Citrus
Trees
Beehives
Workers
Labor
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a_s2034_05_cd06-106Sunday performances at the 2006 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Disc 13)SoundBeekeepers
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Workshops (Adult education)
Oral narratives
Beekeeping
Bee culture
Bees & honey
Bees folklore
Beehives
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