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Images from the Sponge Industry Folk Arts Festival

Images from the Sponge Industry Folk Arts Festival

Date
1989-06-24
Description
61 color slides. Images of musicans (many are dark), sponge diving helmet makers Toth and Lerios, crafts, and various speakers. The festival was held June 24-25, 1989 to celebrate Tarpon Springs heritage of sponge diving, a practice that dated back to the 1890s. By 1905, when 500 Greek immigrants answered an ad to be sponge divers, the town acquired a distinctive Greek flavor, as the Greek Americans thrived in the sponge industry. At one point, Florida provided 95% of the nation's sponges. Although today over fishing and synthetic materials have undercut the sponge diving industry, the tradition lives on in Greek families, and through tourism.
Collection
Performers at the Sponge Industry Folk Arts Festival

Performers at the Sponge Industry Folk Arts Festival

Date
1989-06-24
Description
Twenty-two color slides. Many of the images are dark (peformers -- not all identified--performed under a tent). The festival was held June 24-25, 1989 to celebrate Tarpon Springs heritage of sponge diving, a practice that dated back to the 1890s. By 1905, when 500 Greek immigrants answered an ad to be sponge divers, the town acquired a distinctive Greek flavor, as the Greek Americans thrived in the sponge industry. At one point, Florida provided 95% of the nation's sponges. Although today over fishing and synthetic materials have undercut the sponge diving industry, the tradition lives on in Greek families, and through tourism.
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The Folklife Apprentice Area at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival

The Folklife Apprentice Area at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1987-05
Description
Sixteen color slides. The Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program began in 1983 with a NEA grant of $22,000. The program provided an opportunity for master folk artists to share technical skills and cultural knowledge with apprentices in order to keep the tradition alive. Apprentices must have had some experience in the tradition and agreed to train for at least six months. The first project director was Blanton Owen, later replaced by folklorist Peter Roller. The program was continued each year through 2003.
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Music samples for the 1986-1987 Folk Arts Apprenticeship Exhibit

Music samples for the 1986-1987 Folk Arts Apprenticeship Exhibit

Date
Description
One eight-track cassette. Used for an exhibit, contains Skordilis on bouzouki and Keith on the bagpipe. The Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program began in 1983 with a NEA grant of $22,000. The program provided an opportunity for master folk artists to share technical skills and cultural knowledge with apprentices in order to keep the tradition alive. Apprentices must have had some experience in the tradition and agreed to train for at least six months. The first project director was Blanton Owen, later replaced by folklorist Peter Roller, and then Robert Stone. The program was continued each year through 2004.
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Spiros Skordilis, Emmanuel Gonates, and Nick Polemis playing the bouzouki

Spiros Skordilis, Emmanuel Gonates, and Nick Polemis playing the bouzouki

Date
1987-04
Description
Two proof sheets with 72 images (plus negatives). The Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program began in 1983 with a NEA grant of $22,000. The program provided an opportunity for master folk artists to share technical skills and cultural knowledge with apprentices in order to keep the tradition alive. Apprentices must have had some experience in the tradition and agreed to train for at least six months. The first project director was Blanton Owen, later replaced by folklorist Peter Roller. The program was continued each year through 2003.
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Bouzoukis player Jimmy Szaris

Bouzoukis player Jimmy Szaris

Date
1987-01
Description
One proof sheet with 11 black and white images (plus negatives). The Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program began in 1983 with a NEA grant of $22,000. The program provided an opportunity for master folk artists to share technical skills and cultural knowledge with apprentices in order to keep the tradition alive. Apprentices must have had some experience in the tradition and agreed to train for at least six months. The first project director was Blanton Owen, who was later replaced by folklorist Peter Roller. The program was continued each year through 2003.
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Friday performances at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 14)

Friday performances at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 14)

Date
1987-05-22
Description
One reel to reel recording. Williams and Boltin served as emcee. The Culbreath Family Band was from Cortez, Florida. Folklorist Roller introduced Skordilis and his apprentice Gonatos, both of whom were from Tarpon Springs.
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Friday performances at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

Friday performances at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

Date
1987-05-22
Description
One reel to reel recording. Roller served as emcee. Skordilis performed with apprentice Gonatos playing Greek bouzouki music. Bouzoukis are Greek musical instruments equipped with three strings, and played like a guitar.
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Friday performances at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)

Friday performances at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)

Date
1987-05-22
Description
One reel to reel recording. Folklorist Roller served as emcee. Bouzoukis are Greek musical instruments equipped with three strings, and played like a guitar. Boltin told several stories, demonstrated a wooden puppet, then sang with Fitchen.
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Playing the bouzouki at the Florida Folk Festival

Playing the bouzouki at the Florida Folk Festival

Date
1987-05-24
Description
Twelve color slides. Bouzoukis are Greek musical instruments equipped with three strings, and played like a guitar. The images are of Spiros Skordu and apprentice Emanuel Gonatos playing the bouzouki in the craft demonstration area.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Images from the Sponge Industry Folk Arts FestivalImages from the Sponge Industry Folk Arts FestivalStill ImageMusicians
Arts, Greek
Greek Americans
Folk festivals
Special events
Demonstrations
Musical instruments
Hides and skins
Bouzouki
Helmets
Craft
Sponge divers
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Performers at the Sponge Industry Folk Arts FestivalPerformers at the Sponge Industry Folk Arts FestivalStill ImageMusicians
Arts, Greek
Greek Americans
Bouzouki
Musical instruments
Bands (Music)
Music performance
Performing arts
Performers
Folk festivals
Special events
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The Folklife Apprentice Area at the 1987 Florida Folk FestivalThe Folklife Apprentice Area at the 1987 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageMusicians
Furniture maker
Welders (Persons)
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Demonstrations
Material culture
Bagpipes
Bouzouki
Greek Americans
Scottish Americans
Oyster tongs
Apprentices
Bagpipers
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a_s1640_26_tape01Music samples for the 1986-1987 Folk Arts Apprenticeship ExhibitSoundMusic performance
Bagpipe music
Arts, Greek
Greek Americans
Bouzouki
Arts, Scottish
Scottish Americans
Exhibits
Musicians
Bagpipers
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Spiros Skordilis, Emmanuel Gonates, and Nick Polemis playing the bouzoukiSpiros Skordilis, Emmanuel Gonates, and Nick Polemis playing the bouzoukiStill ImageGreek Americans
Apprentices
String instruments
Arts, Greek
Musical instruments
Music
Bouzouki
Music performance
Teaching of folklore
Musicians
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Bouzoukis player Jimmy SzarisBouzoukis player Jimmy SzarisStill ImageFieldwork
Bouzouki
Greek Americans
Arts, Greek
Musical instruments
Music performance
Musicians
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a_s1576_t87-015Friday performances at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 14)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Music performance
String bands
Stringband music
Old time music
Arts, Greek
Greek Americans
Songs, Greek
Bouzouki
Musicians
Apprentices
Bands (Music)
Singers
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a_s1576_t87-003Friday performances at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Music performance
Bagpipes
Storytelling
Tall tales
Imitating nature
Oral performance
Animal sounds
Birdsongs
Arts, Greek
Greek Americans
Bouzouki
Songs, Greek
Storytellers
Apprentices
Bagpipers
Musicians
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a_s1576_t87-004Friday performances at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Music performance
Arts, Greek
Greek Americans
Bouzouki
Guitar music
Tales
Storytelling
Puppets
Toys
Singing
Singers
Storytellers
Apprentices
Musicians
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Playing the bouzouki at the Florida Folk FestivalPlaying the bouzouki at the Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageBouzouki
Apprentices
Greek Americans
Musical instruments
String instruments
Folklore revival festivals
Folk festivals
Demonstrations
Performing arts
Music
Musicians
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