131 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Community culture"
Sorted by Thumbnail
Field recordings in the Callahan neighborhood of Orlando

Field recordings in the Callahan neighborhood of Orlando

Date
1993-04-24
Description
Three DAT tapes. Digital audio tapes (DAT) generated by fieldwork undertaken to document the folklife of the Callahan neighborhood of Orlando, Florida. Results of the fieldwork were incorporated into the "Folklife Of Central Florida" folklife theme area at the 1994 Florida Folk Festival. The tapes feature African-American hymn lining and blues, folk tales, and children's games. Images of the project can be found in folder 1.
Collection
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.
Collection
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.
Collection
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.
Collection
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.
Collection
Mexican dance at the Quality Inn in Deland

Mexican dance at the Quality Inn in Deland

Date
1985-02-23
Description
Three reel to reels. Recording of the Latino dance band, Los Errantes de Chua Nuevo Leon, performing at a Mexican American dance in the Quality Inn. 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
Music program at the Church of God in Christ, Pompey's Temple

Music program at the Church of God in Christ, Pompey's Temple

Date
1985-01-20
Description
Three audio cassettes. Recording of a music program at the Church of God in Christ, Pompey's Temple. For images of the service, see S 1577, v. 27, slides 1973-1988. 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
Oral history with Annie Lue Davis

Oral history with Annie Lue Davis

Date
1990-01-27
Description
Two audio cassettes. Recorded in her home, Davis talks about her life, community life in Eatonville, and Zora Neale Hurston. Nusz conducted several interviews for the first Zora Neale Hurston Festival held at the end of January of 1990.
Collection
Oral history with Harriett Mosley

Oral history with Harriett Mosley

Date
1990-01-27
Description
One audio cassette. Mosley talks about her life, community life in Eatonville, and Zora Neale Hurston. Nusz conducted several interviews for the first Zora Neale Hurston Festival held at the end of January of 1990.
Collection
Oral history with John French

Oral history with John French

Date
1990-01-02
Description
One audio cassette. French was born in Jacksonville but grew up in Eatonville. He talks about his life, life in Eatonville, and Zora Neale Hurston. His memory was very poor. Nusz conducted several interviews for the first Zora Neale Hurston Festival held at the end of January of 1990.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1711_01_tape01Field recordings in the Callahan neighborhood of OrlandoSoundFieldwork
African Americans
Sound recordings
Community culture
Neighborhoods
Urban life
Blues (Music)
Guitar music
Hymns
Tales
Storytelling
Religious music
Religious songs
Hymn lining
Storytellers
Blues singers
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/thumbnails/audio.jpg
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
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/thumbnails/audio.jpg
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
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/thumbnails/audio.jpg
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
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/thumbnails/audio.jpg
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
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/thumbnails/audio.jpg
a_s1714_reel37Mexican dance at the Quality Inn in DelandSoundFieldwork
Collecting
Research methods
Dance music
Music performance
Accordions
Hotels
Special events
Community culture
Latinos
Musical instruments
Performing arts
Sound recordings
Arts, Mexican
Mexican Americans
Ethnicity, Mexico
Musical groups
Musicians
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/thumbnails/audio.jpg
a_s1714_03_tape11Music program at the Church of God in Christ, Pompey's TempleSoundSingers
Musicians
Fieldwork
Buildings
Gospel music
Music
Churches
Christianity
African Americans
Community culture
Religion
Church services
Gospel songs
Protestants
Religious music
Religious rites
Gospel (Black)
Drums
Children
Musical ensembles
Music performance
Performing arts
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/thumbnails/audio.jpg
a_s1576_38_tape14Oral history with Annie Lue DavisSoundFieldwork
Interviews
African Americans
Oral histories
Oral narratives
Life histories
Community culture
Family history
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/thumbnails/audio.jpg
a_s1576_38_tape16Oral history with Harriett MosleySoundFieldwork
Interviews
African Americans
Oral histories
Oral narratives
Life histories
Community culture
Family history
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/thumbnails/audio.jpg
a_s1576_38_tape11Oral history with John FrenchSoundFieldwork
Interviews
African Americans
Oral histories
Oral narratives
Life histories
Community culture
Church services
Family history
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/thumbnails/audio.jpg
Questions and Feedback Form
Please provide your name
Please provide a valid email address
Please provide a valid phone number
Please provide a comment

Please note:
Under Florida law, email addresses are public records. If you do not want your email address released in response to a public records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead, contact this office by phone or in writing.