7 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Christmas"
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Festival of Trees

Festival of Trees

Date
1986-12-07
Description
Eight color slides. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Palm Beach County was a joint venture between the Palm Beach County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was conducted between 1986 and 1987 by folklorist Jan Rosenberg with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. The goal was to impart an appreciation of multi-ethnic traditions and provide a sense of place to the mobile student population. The project focused on the Florida Studies component for fourth grade students. The project consisted of field research to identify local traditions and folk artists, a series of five two-day seminars to acquaint teachers with the use of folklore and folk arts, in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist, which included visits by local folk artists. In total, the project involved 15 schools with 779 students.
Collection
Interview with Donnie Gader

Interview with Donnie Gader

Date
1984-10-24
Description
Four audio cassettes. C84-118: Audio is quiet on interviewer at the start. Donnie Gader recollects songs from her childhood and how she learned them, including: "Rosewood Casket"; "Lilac Trees"; "I'm a Little Curly Head" (rhyme); lullabyes; "The Shoemakers"; "Good Morning, Merry Sunshine"; songs about Jessie James; "Pollywollydoodle"; "Southern Lullabye"; discusses racial words in songs; songs learned from black community: "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot"; hymns: "Amazing Grace"; "Rock of Ages"; song about a circus bear; learning songs from school teachers; "The Raggedy Man" (poem); and others. C84-119: Donnie Gader talks about home butchering; home remedies such as cornmeal gruel, pot liquor, fevergrass, Jerusalem oat root, dog fennels, and others; the local doctor; planting by the signs; farm living and crafts; games; talks about her journal; Christmas songs such as "Up on the Housetop"; "Jolly Old St. Nicholas"; Christmas tree traditions; making kites with flour and water for glue; her father and working with him at the gristmill; changes in fashion when she was young; life during the Great Depression and afterwards; various jobs she held in a sewing factory and packaging/locker plant. C84-120: Donnie Gader begins by discussing her family history; talks about the cotton gin, gristmill, and shingle mill her family ran; milking cows and making butter; butchering and the community aspect of it; peanut boiling and the community aspect of it; learning music by ear; discusses her second husband's French/Minorcan heritage; datil peppers. C84-121: Donnie Gader discusses and sings songs such as "Frankie and Johnnie"; "After the Ball"; "Down at the Old Garden Gate"; "The Old Rusty Mill" [?]; singing in the cottonfields; racism in cotton picking; song about a bole weevil; talks about her father and family history [sounds as if she reads from her journal at times]; father's talents as a musician; sings songs he sang: "Love Lifted Me"; "What A Friend We Have in Jesus"; community "sings"; foods.
Collection
Interview with Marta Keen

Interview with Marta Keen

Date
1981-08-15
Description
Three reel to reels. T81-70: Marta Keen, a relative of Camillo Nuñez, fled to the United States from Cuba in 1962 when she was 15 years old. She discusses how her parents sent her to America as a youth as Communism spread through Cuba; her experiences when she first arrived in Florida; the diminishment of religion in Cuba; Santeria; Camillo Nuñez's fair-skinned mother; and quince parties in the U.S. T81-71: Keen discusses Cubans' and her own reaction to Cubans who came to America on the Mariel boatlift in the 1980s; family togetherness; her religious faith and the religious faith she'd like for her children; Cuban lullabies and songs; Christmas and Christmas Eve in Cuba; and Cuban music. T81-72: Keen and Nuñez discuss their relatives' educational and professional backgrounds; their attitudes towards Haitian immigrants; painting; and acquiring American traditions while retaining their native Cuban culture as well. Copied onto C81-41, C81-42 & C81-43.
Collection
Recording of a rehearsal for the German American Social Club Chorus

Recording of a rehearsal for the German American Social Club Chorus

Date
1987-11-30
Description
One audio cassette. 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
Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Christmas music (15-minute version)

Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Christmas music (15-minute version)

Date
1963-12
Description
One reel to reel recording (14:05 minutes). Moore was a folk singer from Denver. The Sterrett Family, of Gainesville, consisted of Dr. Delbert Sterrett (music professor at University of Florida), his wife (also a music teacher), and children Jamie, Vickie, and Tyler. There is also a 30-minute version. These radio programs were created in the early 1960s by the Stephen Foster Memorial to promote the park and its activities, as well as to educate the public about Stephen Foster and Florida folk music.
Collection
Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Christmas music (30-minute vesion)

Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Christmas music (30-minute vesion)

Date
1963-12
Description
One reel to reel recording (28:20 minutes). Moore was a folk singer from Denver. The Sterrett Family, of Gainesville, consisted of Dr. Delbert Sterrett (music professor at University of Florida), his wife (also a music teacher), and children Jamie, Vickie, and Tyler. There is also a 15-minute version. These radio programs were created in the early 1960s by the Stephen Foster Memorial to promote the park and its activities, as well as to educate the public about Stephen Foster and Florida folk music.
Collection
Ukrainian American Christmas Eve dinner

Ukrainian American Christmas Eve dinner

Date
1987-12
Description
Twenty-seven color slides. Images of a Ukrainian Christmas celebration, including dining, music and singing, traditional decorations, and the lighting of the candles. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Palm Beach County was a joint venture between the Palm Beach County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was conducted between 1986 and 1987 by folklorist Jan Rosenberg with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. The goal was to impart an appreciation of multi-ethnic traditions and provide a sense of place to the mobile student population. The project focused on the Florida Studies component for fourth grade students. The project consisted of field research to identify local traditions and folk artists, a series of five two-day seminars to acquaint teachers with the use of folklore and folk arts, in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist, which included visits by local folk artists. In total, the project involved 15 schools with 779 students.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Festival of TreesFestival of TreesStill ImageFieldwork
Festivals
Holidays and festivals
Trees
Christmas
Decoration and ornament
Decorative arts
Christmas trees
Plants
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a_s1576_15_c84-118Interview with Donnie GaderSoundFieldwork
Interviews
Life histories
Oral histories
Minorcan Americans
Minorcans
Family history
Songs
Healers
Holidays
Christmas
Gristmills
Cooking and dining
Singing
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a_s1576_t81-070Interview with Marta KeenSoundFieldwork
Arts, Cuban
Cuban Americans
Emigration and immigration
Christmas
Family history
Oral histories
Interviews
Latinos
Life histories
Holidays and festivals
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a_s1622_03_tape19Recording of a rehearsal for the German American Social Club ChorusSoundFieldwork
Music rehearsals
Sound recordings
German Americans
Choir singing
Carols, German
Holidays
Carols
Christmas
Christmas music
Singers
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a_s2042_sfm_33Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Christmas music (15-minute version)SoundRadio
Documentaries Radio
Radio programs, Public service
Performing arts
Singing
Choruses
Christmas music
Christmas
Music performance
Radio announcing
Advertising, Public service
Folk singers
Holidays
Carols
Carols, German
Singers
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a_s2042_sfm_34Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Christmas music (30-minute vesion)SoundRadio
Documentaries Radio
Radio programs, Public service
Performing arts
Singing
Choruses
Christmas music
Christmas
Music performance
Radio announcing
Advertising, Public service
Folk singers
Holidays
Carols
Carols, German
Singers
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Ukrainian American Christmas Eve dinnerUkrainian American Christmas Eve dinnerStill ImageFieldwork
Christmas
Ukrainian Americans
Cooking and dining
Holidays and festivals
Calendar rites
Dinners and dining
Children
Violinists
String instruments
Singing
Christian art and symbolism
Candelabra
Decorative arts
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