158 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Family history"
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Interview with storyteller Cecil Gunter

Interview with storyteller Cecil Gunter

Date
1976-12
Description
One audio cassette. From Caladonia, Mississippi. Gunter talked about how he once outran the Highway Patrol; told a story an old man thought to be crazy in their neighborhood; spoke about white woman who raised him when he was young; described the near-enslavement she endured as a child; and spoke of segregation in the South and race relations in the North.
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Interview with basket maker Lucreaty Clark

Interview with basket maker Lucreaty Clark

Date
1978-04-14
Description
One audio cassette. Side 1: Clarke, born in Jefferson County in 1904, started making white oak baskets when she was 13. She learned to do so from her parents and grandparents and discusses the types of baskets she made and explains how she makes them. She also discusses her grandparents - - who were once slaves - - and talks about the changes Lamont, Florida, has undergone throughout the years. In addition, she talks about planting and harvesting collards, peas, sweet corn, tomatoes, okra, and snap beans, and she discusses cooking collards and snap beans. Side 2: Clarke continues her discussion on foods and wild plants like the palm tree bud [??], polk salad (poisonous), elephant ears, tanion, and pepper grass. Also, she describes home remedies such as mint, ragweed, tallow, turpentine and camphos, castor oil and turpentine, cow water (for whooping cough), "Yellow Gal" (for fever), asaphidity bag. Further, she talks about growing up on a plantation, travels to Syracuse, New York, New Jersey, and Naples, Florida, talks about her relatives, and discusses finishing baskets by soaking them in water for a brown finish.
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Interview with blacksmith Thomas Rains

Interview with blacksmith Thomas Rains

Date
1978-04-17
Description
One audio cassette. Side 1, C78-48: Rains, born December 24, 1894, discusses wrought ironwork. He learned the trade from his father, a former slave from Americus, Georgia. Rains began the practice himself in 1912. He discusses his work on wagons, wheels, and tools and talks of how he does restoration work for historical societies. Side 2, C78-48: Rains discusses his philosophy on life, making decorative hinges and tie backs; making unusual items; making white oak baskets; work on the farm, etc. Side 1, C78-49: Discusses his family, his blacksmith shop and equipment, his church, his membership in the Farmers' Union, Elizabethan Missionary Baptist Church, exhibiting for fairs and events, shoeing horses, etc.
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Interview with basket maker Pearlie Gates

Interview with basket maker Pearlie Gates

Date
1978-05-08
Description
One audio cassette. Gates explains her palmetto basket weaving technique; discusses the different fronds she uses; how she finds the right fronds; talks about the patterns she uses, etc. She also discusses her life and her family's background.
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Interview with basket maker Evelyn Parks

Interview with basket maker Evelyn Parks

Date
1978-05-09
Description
"One audio cassette. Parks discusses how she learned palm frond weaving from the Girl Scouts and a beloved math teacher. She talks about May Basket customs and shows a basket that may also be used as a hat. She also discusses the three types of fronds she uses to make the baskets (cabbage palm, coconut palm, palmetto palm) and talks about learning weaving techniques from Indians and Hawaiians."
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Interview with basket maker Pearlie Gates

Interview with basket maker Pearlie Gates

Date
1979
Description
One audio cassette. Pearlie Gates, born in about 1885 in Geneva, Florida, near Sanford, Florida, discusses her craft making using palmetto leaves and egg cartons. She also describes her life growing up in rural Florida.
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Carlos Salazarte and Carlos Oliva interview

Carlos Salazarte and Carlos Oliva interview

Date
1981-08-17
Description
Salazarte and Oliva talk about their family histories and how they came to immigrate to the U.S. and Miami; their experiences as musicians and Latin music promoters; Little Havana; and Latin American celebrations and customs. Oliva discusses his experience with his band, Los Sobrinos del Juez (The Judge’s Nephews), and his musical directorship of the Miami Sound Machine. Copied from T81-82 & T81-83.
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Interview with circus worker Doc Art Miller

Interview with circus worker Doc Art Miller

Date
1981-10-16
Description
Copied onto reel-to-reels T81-115, T81-116, and T81-117. Some material from the interview was used for the public radio program, Florida Home: Showtown USA. Copies of the radio programs can be found in S 1576, box 16, tapes C85-14.
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Interview with quilter Alva Gaston

Interview with quilter Alva Gaston

Date
1983-03-14
Description
One audio cassette. Side A Alva Gaston discusses family history; quilting; other crafts/traditions passed down through her family; canning - fig preserves. Side B Alva Gaston discusses preserving; cutting sugar cane; local cane grinding (Annie Sue and P.K. Powell); her father's blacksmith shop; family remedies.
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Interview with Charlie Mae Williams

Interview with Charlie Mae Williams

Date
1983-03-18
Description
One audio cassette. Side A Williams discusses her life history and family history; canning traditions and methods for preserving. Side B She discusses where she learned to can; her early education; making cane syrup.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1576_01_c77-013Interview with storyteller Cecil GunterSoundInterviewing
Interviews
Family history
Storytelling
Oral narratives
Life histories
Tales
African Americans
Storytellers
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a_s1576_02_c78-047Interview with basket maker Lucreaty ClarkSoundBasket maker
Interviews
Basket work
Basket making
Basketry
African Americans
White oak
Family history
Life histories
Agriculture
Family farming
Seed crops
Food preparation
Food habits
Plants
Flora
Harvesting
Healers
Medicine
Fieldwork
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a_s1576_02_c78-048Interview with blacksmith Thomas RainsSoundInterviews
Metalwork
Occupational groups
Occupational training
Blacksmithing
Metal craft
Family history
Life histories
Metal products
Slavery
African Americans
Labor
Labor unions
Fieldwork
Blacksmiths
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a_s1576_02_c78-053Interview with basket maker Pearlie GatesSoundBasket maker
Artisans
Interviews
Fieldwork
Palm frond weaving
Basket making
Basket work
Basketry
Palmetto weaving
Life histories
Weaving
Family history
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a_s1576_02_c78-054Interview with basket maker Evelyn ParksSoundBasket maker
Artisans
Interviews
Fieldwork
Palm frond weaving
Basket making
Basket work
Basketry
Palmetto weaving
Life histories
Weaving
Family history
Palms
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a_s1576_02_c80-004Interview with basket maker Pearlie GatesSoundInterviews
Fieldwork
Palm frond weaving
Basket making
Basket work
Basketry
Palmetto weaving
Life histories
Weaving
Family history
Basket maker
Artisans
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a_s1576_06_c81-053Carlos Salazarte and Carlos Oliva interviewSoundField recordings
Arts, Cuban
Cuban Americans
Emigration and immigration
Music business
Family history
Oral histories
Interviews
Latinos
Life histories
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a_s1576_07_c81-086Interview with circus worker Doc Art MillerSoundField recordings
Medicine shows
Interviews
Personal experience narratives
Carnivals
Carnival pitching
Circus performers
Circus workers
Performing arts
Family history
Traveling shows
Oral histories
Circus
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a_s1576_13_c84-051Interview with quilter Alva GastonSoundFieldwork
Interviews
Oral histories
Family history
Canning and preserving
Sugarcane grinding
Sugarcane products
Quilting
Quiltmakers
Needleworkers
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a_s1576_13_c84-052Interview with Charlie Mae WilliamsSoundFieldwork
Interviews
Oral histories
Family history
Canning and preserving
Sugarcane grinding
Sugarcane products
Cane syrup
Cookery (syrups)
Life histories
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