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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.
Collection
Friday performances at the 2001 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Performance & Dance Stage) (Tape 1)

Friday performances at the 2001 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Performance & Dance Stage) (Tape 1)

Date
2001-05-25
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT). Pacetti and Colee were not on microphone, so are hard to hear. Gold worked for NASA's education division.
Collection
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).
Collection
Interview with Director of Latin American Studies at the University of Florida, Dr.  Helen Safa

Interview with Director of Latin American Studies at the University of Florida, Dr. Helen Safa

Date
1982-06-28
Description
Two audio cassettes. (Copy can be found in S 1576, box 39, tape 31.) Safa was director of the Center of Latin American Studies, 1980-1985. A Columbia University graduate, Safa taught at UF until 1997. She has written extensively about gender and Latin America. In the interview she discusses Latin American influences on Florida and its culture. Side 1 (C82-1): Safa discusses "quince" celebrations, godparents, New Year's Traditions, the close relationship between Florida and the Caribbean, the history of Caribbean immigration in the U.S. and Florida; and modern-day Cuban, Haitian, and Puerto-Rican immigration. Also, Safa presents a historical sketch of Caribbean cultures; Chango, Santeria, and Voodoo religions in Caribbean culture. Side 2 (C82-1): Safa discusses cultural assimilation amongst Caribbean immigrants in the U.S.; rites of passage and celebrations used to reaffirm group identity; "Quinces;" the outlawing of Santeria and other religions in Cuba after the revolution; different US immigrant groups' identification with their Caribbean heritages, like in New York and Miami. Side 1 (C82-2): Safa compares Miami's cultural assimilation when compared with countries like China and India; Cuban immigrants in Florida who immigrated to the US before the 1960s, during Battista's governance; studies on the Mariel boatlift; and Cuban Mafia groups who moved to Florida after Castro's takeover and their role in Florida's exile anti-Castro organizations. She also talks about the importance of retaining traditions for immigrants; the political and economic crises in Caribbean countries; and the immigrants' viewpoints on America.
Collection
Interview with educator Margaret Sanchez

Interview with educator Margaret Sanchez

Date
1985-03-05
Description
One audio cassette. Interview with Seville Elementary School principal Sanchez about the local Latino/Mexican American community. Sanchez was born and raised in Colorado, and became principal in 1982. 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 English professor Guy Miles

Interview with English professor Guy Miles

Date
1988-09-16
Description
One audio cassette. Guy Miles was a professor of English at the University of Florida from 1957 to 1972 and was an authority on southern folklife. He was born in Dresden, Tennessee in 1908 and served in the Air Force during World War II. In 1959, he and his wife Faye bought a farm in Evinston, a small community about fifteen miles south of Gainesville, near Cross Creek. In 1967, one of their neighbors in Evinston, an elderly African American woman named Eliza Washington, asked Guy to set down what she wanted the community to know about her when she died. Guy recorded her and later used her words at her funeral service. Subsequently, Guy and several of his students started recording the "talk" of local people, launching a project that was to last twenty years and generate over 700 reel-to-reel tapes. Miles was interested in recording the folklife of people through their own telling of their experiences, in the way people really said it. He recorded several main "talkers" from 1967 to 1987, providing a wealth of information on the country life of the area past and present, and relating the values, beliefs, and world view of the community through individual expression. In the interview, Miles talks about his research, his audio recordings collection, fieldwork techniques, and his life history. Miles passed away in November of 1988. The Guy Miles Collection (S 1709) consists of 727 reel to reel recordings of Miles' interviews with local residents. They have also been copied on to CDs as well as .wav files, available for public use in the Florida State Archives research room.
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Interview with Myakka City teacher Charlotte Tucker

Interview with Myakka City teacher Charlotte Tucker

Date
1984-06-20
Description
One reel to reel. Tucker talks about education in Myakka City, as well as her reaction to Florida, and the local community as a newly arrived resident (in the 1960s). 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 Thelma Boltin

Interview with Thelma Boltin

Date
1978-10-30
Description
One audio cassette. Thelma Boltin describes her youth, college studies, and her career as a folklorist and committee member and later director of the Florida Folk Festival.
Collection
Joel Frank interview for the Seminole Video Project

Joel Frank interview for the Seminole Video Project

Date
1984-03-29
Description
One reel to reel. Joel Frank is a Seminole educator. He discusses the present (c. 1984) state of Seminole education, as well as the history of reservation education; recruiting educated Seminoles for employment; alternative education programs; goals of reservation education; and cultural education. The Seminole Video Project was a joint project between the Florida Folklife Program and WFSU-TV. Completed in Spring 1984, and financed by a Florida Endowment for the Humanities grant with the support of the Seminole Tribe of Florida, the project culminated in a thirty-minute documentary entitled "Four Corners of the Earth" which profiled Ethel Santiago, a Seminole craftswoman and Tribal representative. The program addressed such issues as cultural retention within contemporary society; the role of women in Seminole society; traditional Seminole foods, arts, and medicine; and the changing emphasis on clan affiliations. The project covered Seminoles on the Big Cypress and Hollywood Reservations and at Immokalee, Florida. Raw video footage, along with the finished product, can be found in S 1615, V84-16 through V-84-24. Images from the project can be found in S 1577, v. 23, slides S83-2994 - S83-3020.
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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.
Collection
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_s1576_88_d01-023Friday performances at the 2001 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Performance & Dance Stage) (Tape 1)SoundArtisans
Educators
Net maker
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Origami
Paper art
Paper work
Arts, Japanese
Asian American arts
Minorcan Americans
Education
Occupational folklore
Occupational groups
Netmaking
Fishing nets
Net makers
Maritime folklore
Space flight
Manned space flight
Navigation (Astronautics)
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration
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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_06_c82-001Interview with Director of Latin American Studies at the University of Florida, Dr. Helen SafaSoundFieldwork
Interviews
Latinos
Universities and colleges
Universities and colleges Faculty
Emigration and immigration
Spanish language
Holidays and festivals
Haitian Americans
Cuban Americans
Puerto Ricans
Mexican Americans
Beliefs and cultures
Politics and culture
Florida history
Executives
Educators
College teachers
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a_s1714_04_tape61Interview with educator Margaret SanchezSoundFieldwork
Interviewing
Interviews
Sound recording
Labor
Occupational groups
Education
Teachers
Teaching
Elementary school principals
Life histories
Oral histories
Oral narratives
Schools
Curricula
Pedagogy
Educators
School principals
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a_s1576_25_c88-030Interview with English professor Guy MilesSoundCollege teachers
Educators
Fieldwork
Interviews
Interviewing
Collecting
Folklore collections
Family history
Oral histories
Personal experience narratives
Audiotape recordings
Life histories
Regional dialects
Sound recordings
Recording equipment
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a_s1576_t85-225Interview with Myakka City teacher Charlotte TuckerSoundTeacher
Fieldwork
Interviews
Personal experience narratives
Oral histories
Community culture
Teachers
Teaching
Education
Students
Schools
Churches
Religion
Railroads
Family history
Local history
Church services
Leisure
Educators
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a_s1576_02_c79-068Interview with Thelma BoltinSoundOrators
Folklorists
Interviews
Fieldwork
Folk festivals
Performing arts
Life histories
Education
Folklore revival festivals
Storytelling
Educators
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Joel Frank interview for the Seminole Video ProjectJoel Frank interview for the Seminole Video ProjectsoundEducators
Field recordings
Interviews
Oral narratives
Seminole Indians
Native Americans
Tribal lands
Education
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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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