130 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Community culture"
Interview with biologist Dr. Bob Ingle

Interview with biologist Dr. Bob Ingle

Date
1986-10-09
Description
Three reel to reels. Interview with Florida marine biologist Dr. Ingle. Ingle worked for years with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission. He discusses the history of Apalachicola; the history of fishing in the area; immigration to the town; the marine biology of Apalachicola Bay; oystering; local political culture; food habits of area; his career as a marine biologist; types of boats; and changes to the local ecosystems. A partial copy of the interview can be found at the Library of Congress' American Folk Center Archive (AFS 26,782A12). Between 1986 and 1987, a partnership between the Florida Folklife Program and the American Folk Center created the Maritime Heritage Survey Project. Focusing on the Gulf and Atlantic fishing cultures, and utilizing photographs, slides, oral histories, and on-site interviews, the survey climaxed with a demonstration area at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival. The three main researchers were Nancy Nusz, Merri Belland, and project director David Taylor. Additional information on the project can be found in Taylor's project files in S 1716.
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Interview with dog trainer Vernon Harris

Interview with dog trainer Vernon Harris

Date
1984-11-13
Description
One audio cassette. Harris discusses growing up in Baldwin, and the effects turpentining and railroads have had there; local culture; hunting; dog training; and glass work. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Duval County was a joint venture between the Duval County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was started in 1984 by folklorist David Taylor with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. 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, and in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist which included visits by local folk artists. Taylor ran it until 1986. In 1988, Gregory Hansen re-initiated it with minor changes.
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Interview with fern farm worker Marie Castillo

Interview with fern farm worker Marie Castillo

Date
1985-01-20
Description
One audio cassette. Interview with fernery worker Marie Castillo, a Mexican migrant. Recorded in her kitchen, Castillo discussed Mexican migration patterns; fern farming; pinata making; religion; adjusting to Florida; family history; music; and community rites. 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.
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Interview with Harriet Pepps

Interview with Harriet Pepps

Date
1984-07-30
Description
One audio cassette. Pepps discusses Jacksonville's Greek community; the Greek Orthodox Church; her family background; Greek schools; marriages; St. John the Divine Greek Orthodox Church and its religious traditions, holy bread, church services, and its congregation. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Duval County was a joint venture between the Duval County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was started in 1984 by folklorist David Taylor with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curricula. 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,and in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist which included visits by local folk artists. Taylor ran it until 1986. In 1988, Gregory Hansen re-initiated it with minor changes.
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Interview with Myakka City assitant fire chief Paul Phillips

Interview with Myakka City assitant fire chief Paul Phillips

Date
1984-11-13
Description
One reel to reel. Phillips talks about fire fighting in Myakka, including volunteer and women fire fighters, local fires, being on call, the fire department organization, and equipment used. He also discusses the influx of new residents and local development. The Myakka Community Profile Project was conducted between October 1983 and March 1984 through a partnership with the Crowley Museum and Nature Center, and the Florida Folklife Program, funded by the Florida Endowment for the Humanities. The fieldwork and resultant booklet/slideshow, created by museum employee Robert Cottrell and folklorist Pat Waterman, was to profile the lifestyles and values of the Myakka community, located in Southwest Florida in Manatee County. See S 1682 for more information on the project.
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Interview with Myakka City postmistress Marilyn Roberts Coker

Interview with Myakka City postmistress Marilyn Roberts Coker

Date
1984-02-04
Description
One reel to reel. Coker discusses growing up in Myakka, including piano lessons, going to school, the old-timers, and the birth of her children there. She also talks about the local post office, which was a social center, as well as her job with the Federal postal service. The Myakka Community Profile Project was conducted between October 1983 and March 1984 through a partnership with the Crowley Museum and Nature Center, and the Florida Folklife Program, funded by the Florida Endowment for the Humanities. The fieldwork and resultant booklet/slideshow, created by museum employee Robert Cottrell and folklorist Pat Waterman, was to profile the lifestyles and values of the Myakka community, located in Southwest Florida in Manatee County. See S 1682 for more information on the project.
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Interview with Myakka City resident Ellen Richardson

Interview with Myakka City resident Ellen Richardson

Date
1984-06-12
Description
One reel to reel. Richardson talks about environmental concerns of Myakka City. The Myakka Community Profile Project was conducted between October 1983 and March 1984 through a partnership with the Crowley Museum and Nature Center, and the Florida Folklife Program, funded by the Florida Endowment for the Humanities. The fieldwork and resultant booklet/slideshow, created by museum employee Robert Cottrell and folklorist Pat Waterman, was to profile the lifestyles and values of the Myakka community, located in Southwest Florida in Manatee County. See S 1682 for more information on the project.
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Interview with Myakka City resident Lois Payne

Interview with Myakka City resident Lois Payne

Date
1984-06-19
Description
One reel to reel. Payne talks about life in Myakka, including turpenting, segregation, marriage practices, timber industry, leisure activities, the Ku Klux Klan, games, churches, and trains. The Myakka Community Profile Project was conducted between October 1983 and March 1984 through a partnership with the Crowley Museum and Nature Center, and the Florida Folklife Program, funded by the Florida Endowment for the Humanities. The fieldwork and resultant booklet/slideshow, created by museum employee Robert Cottrell and folklorist Pat Waterman, was to profile the lifestyles and values of the Myakka community, located in Southwest Florida in Manatee County. See S 1682 for more information on the project.
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Interview with Myakka City resident Mabry Carlton, Jr.

Interview with Myakka City resident Mabry Carlton, Jr.

Date
1984-03-05
Description
One reel to reel. Carlton discusses cattle ranching, local rails, the town of Sidell, Mabry family history, local religious services, and the screw worm epidemic of the 1930s. The Myakka Community Profile Project was conducted between October 1983 and March 1984 through a partnership with the Crowley Museum and Nature Center, and the Florida Folklife Program, funded by the Florida Endowment for the Humanities. The fieldwork and resultant booklet/slideshow, created by museum employee Robert Cottrell and folklorist Pat Waterman, was to profile the lifestyles and values of the Myakka community, located in Southwest Florida in Manatee County. See S 1682 for more information on the project.
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Interview with Myakka City resident T. Mabry Carlton

Interview with Myakka City resident T. Mabry Carlton

Date
1984-04-12
Description
Two reel to reels. Carlton discusses railroads, land holdings, dipping vats, old rural communities, the Old Myakka Trail, environmental laws, and water conservation. The Myakka Community Profile Project was conducted between October 1983 and March 1984 through a partnership with the Crowley Museum and Nature Center, and the Florida Folklife Program, funded by the Florida Endowment for the Humanities. The fieldwork and resultant booklet/slideshow, created by museum employee Robert Cottrell and folklorist Pat Waterman, was to profile the lifestyles and values of the Myakka community, located in Southwest Florida in Manatee County. See S 1682 for more information on the project.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1592_08_reel07Interview with biologist Dr. Bob IngleSoundFieldwork
Interviews
Interviewing
Oral narratives
Oral histories
Life histories
Biologists
Fishing
Food habits
Seafood gathering
Maritime life
Maritime folklore
Nature
Fishes
Oysters
Community culture
Biologist
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a_s1576_22_c86-168bInterview with dog trainer Vernon HarrisSoundFieldwork
Interviews
Oral histories
Life histories
Animals
Working dogs
Animal training
Occupational groups
Community culture
Hunting
Turpentining
Timber
Turpentine industry and trade
Railroads
Leisure
Animal trainers
Dog trainers
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a_s1714_03_tape14Interview with fern farm worker Marie CastilloSoundFarm workers
Fieldwork
Interviewing
Interviews
Oral narratives
Oral histories
Life histories
Farming
Ferns
Crops
Cookery, Mexican
Occupational groups
Occupational folklore
Mexican American cookery
Mexican Americans
Community culture
Community rites
Pinatas
Cooking and dining
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a_s1576_22_c86-173Interview with Harriet PeppsSoundDog trainers
Fieldwork
Interviews
Oral histories
Life histories
Greek Americans
Church membership
Church services
Churches
Catholics
Christianity
Community culture
Family history
Religion
Religious rites
Rites and ceremonies
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a_s1576_t85-219Interview with Myakka City assitant fire chief Paul PhillipsSoundFire fighters
Fieldwork
Interviews
Personal experience narratives
Oral histories
Community culture
Fire
Occupational folklore
Occupational training
Women fire fighters
Volunteer fire fighters
Fire extinction
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a_s1576_t85-220Interview with Myakka City postmistress Marilyn Roberts CokerSoundFieldwork
Interviews
Personal experience narratives
Oral histories
Community culture
Occupational folklore
Occupational training
Post office buildings
Postal service
Postmasters
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a_s1576_t85-226Interview with Myakka City resident Ellen RichardsonSoundFieldwork
Interviews
Personal experience narratives
Oral histories
Community culture
Environment
Pollution
Water pollution
Farming
Ecology
Agricultural ecology
Waterways
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a_s1576_t85-223Interview with Myakka City resident Lois PayneSoundFieldwork
Interviews
Personal experience narratives
Oral histories
Community culture
Turpentine industry workers
African Americans
African Americans Segregation
Timber
Turpentining
Marriage rites
Churches
Religion
Railroads
Family history
Local history
Church services
Leisure
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a_s1576_t85-197Interview with Myakka City resident Mabry Carlton, Jr.SoundFieldwork
Interviews
Ranching
Cattle
Cattle diseases
Screwworm
Screwworm Control
Family history
Religion
Community culture
Railroads
Local history
Oral histories
Personal experience narratives
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a_s1576_t85-202Interview with Myakka City resident T. Mabry CarltonSoundFieldwork
Interviews
Ranching
Cattle dip
Cattle diseases
Environment
Community identity
Family history
Local history
Community culture
Railroads
Oral histories
Personal experience narratives
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