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1984 Summer Folk Culture Seminar

1984 Summer Folk Culture Seminar

Date
1984-07-23
Description
Nine audio cassettes. Liz Simmons, folklorist and teacher from California, leads discussion with teachers on folklore and the place of jokes, legends, and games in folklore. Topics include Zora Neale Hurston; African American folklore; writing folklore; memory and expressive writing; tooth fairy stories; reinforced roles and stereotypes; politics, race and gender in folklore; teaching folklore; children's games; naming traditions; children's folklore; Jack Tales; and family folklore and stories.
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Camilla Collins presentation at the Folk Culture in the South: Women's Contributions seminar

Camilla Collins presentation at the Folk Culture in the South: Women's Contributions seminar

Date
1989-07-23
Description
Three audio cassettes. This recording has a restriction set by Collins: no reporductions, quotations, or distributioon can be performed with her voice and information. Florida folklorist Collins discusses the occupational folklife and culture, including factories, textile mills, employee-boss relations, Xerox lore, weather and the work environment, and occupational language.
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Images of the Florida Folk Arts Conference

Images of the Florida Folk Arts Conference

Date
1978-01-14
Description
57 black and white prints. Images are from a folklife conference held at White Springs January 14-15, 1978. Hosted by the Florida Folklife Program at the Stephen Foster Center (SFC), the conference included folklorists and historians from the Library of Congress (LOC), Smithsonian Institute (SI), University of Florida, as well as throughout Florida and the South. The archives also houses a video of the conference -- V-192. Images include Thelma Boltin (P78-193,194,196,197,199, 224); Tom Norman, director of the Division of Cultural Affairs (P78-181); Sally Yerkovich of the NEA, Georganne Fletcher, and Alan Jabbour, director of the American Folklife Center (P78-184); Charles Bron (P78-185); P178-186, 190, 232 Foxfire books author George Reynolds (P78-186, 190, 232); Yerkovich, Fletcher (P78-191); Fletcher, Jabour, Syd Blackman of Tifton, Georgia's Art Exposition (P78-192); Trustee Mrs. Sanders of the Stephen Foster Center (P78-195); Tim Lewis and Bob Williams (P78-198); ethnomusicologist Dale Olsen (P78-200, 226); Boltin and John Herrman (P78-201); Yerkovich and Blackman (P78-203); Ted Grame and Jabour (P78-204); Ralph Rinzler of the SI and Ralph Boggs (P78-206); Jaboru and Fletcher (P78-207); Blackman (P78-208, 233); Olsen (P78-209-210); Samuel Proctor, UF history professor, and Yerkovich (P78-201); Norman (P78-213); Boggs and Morris (P78-214); Boggs (P78-215-234); FFP director Peggy Bulger (P78-216, 233); Boggs and Morris (P78-217-218); Jabour (P78-219); Charles Hall of Agrirama (P78-220); Morris (P78-221); Dr. William Ferris of Yale's Center of Southern Folklife (P78-222); Fletcher (P78-225); Pat Waterman from the University of South Florida (P78-227); Seminole Indian oral historian R. Thomas King (P78-228); Yerkovich (P78-229); Proctor (P78-230); Rinzler (P78-231); and the White Springs Quilt made by Nancy Morgan (P78-235-237).
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Jean Ritchie concert at the Florida Folk Arts Conference

Jean Ritchie concert at the Florida Folk Arts Conference

Date
1978-01-16
Description
Two reel to reel recordings. The first part of the concert is on T78-314, while the second part is on side 2 of T78-313. A concert by famed Appalachian dulcimer player Ritchie that was hosted by the Florida Folklife Program at the Stephen Foster Center as part of the Florida Folk Arts Conference that included folklorists and historians from the Library of Congress (LOC), Smithsonian Institute (SI), University of Florida, as well as throughout Florida and the South. Florida Folk festival director Boltin emceed the concert, and spoke briefly about Stephen Foster. Recordings of the rest of conference can be found on T78-301 through T78-312. Ritchie was born in Viper, Kentucky to a family that preserved and sang many old time (mountain) songs -- many dating back to England and Scotland -- numbering by Ritchie's count to well over 300. Raised within the Appalachian-based musical tradition, Ritchie graduated from the University of Kentucky in 1946, after which she moved to New York City as a social worker. While there, she became involved in the emerging folk revival scene, performing the old family songs on her dulcimer and autoharp. She recorded for the newly-created Elektra Records, starting in 1952. By the 1960s, she was a well-respected and sought after performer and authority of Appalachian music. For other Ritchie recordings, see reels T77-262 and T79-1.
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Louise Sanders presentation at the 1986 Summer Folk Culture Seminar

Louise Sanders presentation at the 1986 Summer Folk Culture Seminar

Date
1989-07-10
Description
Nine audio cassettes. The theme this year was "Folklife and Immigration." C89-31: Nancy Nusz and Ormond Loomis open the Seminar. Olivia Cadaval is the primary speaker. She opens with a discussion of her family's background and traditions as immigrants. She also discusses her ethnicity as a Latin American; layers of identity; definitions of culture; folk culture and folklife; festivals; aesthetic use of space; identity through items and structures; participant view of folk culture; institutions within the community; material culture and how it is meaningful to us; elite, popular, and folk culture as a continuum. C89-32: Olivia Cadaval continues her discussion focusing on time concept; pop pressure; defines folk culture-groups/communities; ethnicity and material culture; "built environment"; extended family in the neighborhood, community, home, occupation, religion, society, etc.; regionalism; border traditions; stereotypes. She approaches these subjects from a Latin American perspective referring to terms such as comadres and copadres, and subjects such as the Virgen de Guadalupe. C89-33: Olivia Cadaal continues her discussion on stereotypes focusing on such subjects as virgins; significant plants; Spanish bayonet; the piƱata. Nancy Nusz conducts/discusses community building. Olivia Cadaval on the immigrant home. C89-34: Continuation of Olivia Cadaval on the immigrant home; discussion of occupational traditions including Curly Dekle and whipmaking; Haitian traditions; society at work; hierarchies; illustration of traditional occupations. C89-35: Discussion of occupations is continued. Ricki Saltzman discusses folk religion and Jewish folklore and ethnicity; foodways in religion; the Jewish religious year and generational upbringing; Jewish cookbooks as showing community value; variation differences between ideal and reality; festive foodways; wedding, birthday, and funeral customs. Specific aspects of the topics mentioned include Eastern Europe; the Passover/Easter; Torah; Mezuzah. C89-36: Riki Saltzman continues her discussion with ways to get children and their families to use/investigate folklore; ritual comparison (Kwanza is used as an example). Seminar attendees form groups of three, interview one another, and discuss results. Olivia Cadaval discusses folk examples of today; shows video clips of neighborhood celebrations seen and discussed; ethnic community celebrations (Corpus Christi, Holy Cross, and comparsa used as examples). C89-37: Olivia Cadaval continues discussion of community celebrations and material culture; toys. She reviews folk culture and material culture and discusses it as applied to folk art (Seminole art used as example). C89-38: Nancy Nusz continues discussion of folk art and discusses examples such as the Quetzal (bird symbolic of Guatemala). Slides are shown. There is an indication that a machine breaks part way into Side B - the index sheet does not specify whether it is tape recorder or slide machine. C89-39: Slideshow of folk artisans discussed.
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Louise Sanders presentation at the 1986 Summer Folk Culture Seminar

Louise Sanders presentation at the 1986 Summer Folk Culture Seminar

Date
Description
One audio cassette. Louise Sanders tells various stories and sings songs, including: "The Blind Child", "My Father is a Drunkard", "The Orphan Child", "The Engineer's Child", "The Letter Edged in Black", "The Drinking House Over the Way", "On that Bright and Shining Shore". She also discusses riddles and songs for children. The second side of the tape contains a discussion between Peter Roller and Louise Sanders on "Black Sheep".
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Meeting of Southeastern Regional Conference for Public Sector Folklorists: Group #1- The Money Question

Meeting of Southeastern Regional Conference for Public Sector Folklorists: Group #1- The Money Question

Date
1983-12-11
Description
Two audio cassettes. Marshall was a group leader. Members of the group discuss the dynamic nature of traditions; public and private fundraising; marketing educational materials; grant writing; the National Endowment for the Arts; lobbying; and other issues.
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Meeting of Southeastern Regional Conference for Public Sector Folklorists: Group #2: Effects of Public Folklife Programming

Meeting of Southeastern Regional Conference for Public Sector Folklorists: Group #2: Effects of Public Folklife Programming

Date
1981-12-11
Description
Four audio cassettes. Bulger and Willet were group leaders. Some parts of the recording are difficult to hear- the recording is too soft. Group members discuss folklorists' responsibilities in terms of their treatment towards folk artists and craftspeople; folk informants' goals in their interaction with folklorists; the analysis of folk material; public presentation of folk culture; apprenticeship programs; advancing professionally in state government; religious values; and other related topics.
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Meeting of the Southeastern Regional Conference for Public Sector Folklorists: Final Reports

Meeting of the Southeastern Regional Conference for Public Sector Folklorists: Final Reports

Date
1981-12-13
Description
Two audio cassettes. Much of the recording is difficult to hear - - often too soft. Discussion members discuss grant funding, self-criticism amongst folk life educators, coordinating college internships, funding proposals, money management funding, and other topics.
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Meeting of the Southeastern Regional Conference for Public Sector Folklorists: Group #4-The Festival: Issues and Concerns of the Presenter

Meeting of the Southeastern Regional Conference for Public Sector Folklorists: Group #4-The Festival: Issues and Concerns of the Presenter

Date
1983-12-11
Description
Two audio cassettes. Much of the recording is difficult to hear - - often too soft. Discussion group members discuss integrating folk tales and other folk arts into school educational programs. They also talk about educational goals, funding, studies on how to present an accurate picture of folk life and history, and the evaluation of such educational programs.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1576_14_c84-0931984 Summer Folk Culture SeminarSoundTeacher
Conferences and seminars series
Seminars
Teaching of folklore
Education
Teachers
Folklife
Jack tales
Marchen
Storytelling
Tales
Children
Family history
Writing
Naming practices
Jokes
Beliefs and cultures
Educators
Folklorists
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a_s1712_01_tape02bCamilla Collins presentation at the Folk Culture in the South: Women's Contributions seminarSoundConferences and seminars series
Seminars
Folklore
Folklife
Occupational groups
Occupational folklore
Storytelling
Tales
Employee employee relations
Lecturers
Teaching of folklore
Workshops (Adult education)
Museums
Employee employer relations
Folklorists
Oral communication
Labor
Workplace
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Images of the Florida Folk Arts ConferenceImages of the Florida Folk Arts ConferenceStill ImageSpecial events
Academic disciplines
Folklife
Folklore
Meetings
Forums (Discussion and debate)
Historians
Teaching of folklore
Conferences and seminars series
Historian
Educators
Public officer
Arts administrators
Ethnomusicologists
Anthropologists
Authors
Folklorists
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a_s1576_t78-313Jean Ritchie concert at the Florida Folk Arts ConferenceSoundSpecial events
Conferences and seminars series
Concerts
Music performance
Old time music
Performing arts
Singing
Dulcimer
Dulcimer music
Gospel music
Religious music
Religious songs
Singers
Musicians
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a_s1576_24_c89-031Louise Sanders presentation at the 1986 Summer Folk Culture SeminarSoundFolklorists
Conferences and seminars series
Teaching of folklore
Workshops (Adult education)
Forums (Discussion and debate)
Educators
Performing arts
Latinos
Emigration and immigration
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a_s1576_24_c87-022Louise Sanders presentation at the 1986 Summer Folk Culture SeminarSoundSingers
Storytellers
Conferences and seminars series
Teaching of folklore
Workshops (Adult education)
Singing
Educators
Performing arts
Riddles
Songs
Storytelling
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a_s1576_09_c83-063Meeting of Southeastern Regional Conference for Public Sector Folklorists: Group #1- The Money QuestionSoundConferences and seminars series
Public service employment
Public officers
Meetings
Occupational groups
Workshops
Folklife
Occupational training
Teaching of folklore
Folklorists
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a_s1576_09_c83-065Meeting of Southeastern Regional Conference for Public Sector Folklorists: Group #2: Effects of Public Folklife ProgrammingSoundConferences and seminars series
Public service employment
Public officers
Meetings
Occupational groups
Workshops
Folklife
Occupational training
Teaching of folklore
Folklorists
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a_s1576_09_c83-075Meeting of the Southeastern Regional Conference for Public Sector Folklorists: Final ReportsSoundConferences and seminars series
Public service employment
Public officers
Meetings
Occupational groups
Workshops
Folklife
Occupational training
Teaching of folklore
Folklorists
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a_s1576_09_c83-073Meeting of the Southeastern Regional Conference for Public Sector Folklorists: Group #4-The Festival: Issues and Concerns of the PresenterSoundConferences and seminars series
Public service employment
Public officers
Meetings
Occupational groups
Workshops
Folklife
Occupational training
Teaching of folklore
Folklorists
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