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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Family history"
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Vivian Hall Boston oral history for the Zora Neale Hurston Festival

Vivian Hall Boston oral history for the Zora Neale Hurston Festival

Date
1990-01-28
Description
One audio cassette. Recorded in her home, Boston 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
Videos of still photographs for the Every Island Has Its Own Song documentary

Videos of still photographs for the Every Island Has Its Own Song documentary

Date
1987
Description
One video recording (3/4 tape; 16 minutes) Video of Tsimouris family photographs for use in the Every Island Has Its Own Song documentary. Images include life in Greece and Florida, the Tsimouris family (swimming, vacationing, weddings, and family gatherings), the St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, and scenes of Greece. The finished product was a co-production of WEDO-TV and the FFP, it was funded in part by the Florida Endowment for the Humanities. Offenbach narrated. Folklorist Michael wrote and produced, and Yvonne Bryant was assistant producer.
Collection
Totch Brown interview for the Southwest Florida Folk Arts Project

Totch Brown interview for the Southwest Florida Folk Arts Project

Date
1987-11-18
Description
Two audiocassettes. Brown, a lifelong resident and retired stone crabber, wrote a book of his life in 1993 called Totch: A Life in the Everglades. He discusses trapping, selling, storing, cleaning, and cooking stone crabs, including when, where, and how to catch; making the wooden traps; financing his ventures; and other crabbers in the area. He also discusses fishing industry; cooking mullet; drug smuggling in the Everglades (marijuana); use of baits; family history; and local history.
Collection
The Perez family in Key West

The Perez family in Key West

Date
1986-11
Description
Eleven color slides. Perez family on a porch in Key West; plus images of a few old family photographs. 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
The Makley Family at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Crossroads Stage - Festival History)

The Makley Family at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Crossroads Stage - Festival History)

Date
1992-05-24
Description
One audio cassette recording. Merri McKenzie interviews Makley Family of Jacksonville, FL on their musical tradition of yodeling; first appearance at the Folk Festival in 1972; Makleys perform "Swiss Chalet" and "Sleep, Baby, Sleep". Mrs. Makley discusses the history of yodeling and its presence in cowboy music, particularly "Cattle Song", "Cowboy's Sweetheart" (with "Sailor's Sweetheart" verses). The Makleys consist of Elroyce Howard Makley (or Mrs. Makley - autoharp), Gail Makley Maynard, Ruth Makley Mason, Bettina Makely Johns (guitar), Natalie (Makley) Miniard (age 15), Stephen Makley (age 12), Sarah Johns (age 10). Because this was the 40th festival, the Crossroads area was partly devoted to performers who contributed to the festival's past and development.
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Sunday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Narrative Stage) (Tape 5)

Sunday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Narrative Stage) (Tape 5)

Date
1996-05-26
Description
One audio cassette tape. Kerchmar served as emcee. Sally Jones discusses various topics including her background in White Springs; lessons she learned from recycling practices; quilting; her opinion of welfare; passing on the quilting tradition; her great-grandfather who was a slave and; the Freedom Bell.
Collection
Sunday performances at the 2001 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 1)

Sunday performances at the 2001 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 1)

Date
2001-05-27
Description
One audio cassette tape. Tozzer and Bucuvalas served as emcee. Martha Jones, Jenny Shore and Mary Johns lead a Seminole Family Camp Roundtable. Serbian dancers, Serbska Kruna, led by Robert and Irina Lasic make up the second interview on the tape.
Collection
Student folklore demonstrations at Suwannee Elementary School (Ms. Roberta Richmond's 4th grade class)

Student folklore demonstrations at Suwannee Elementary School (Ms. Roberta Richmond's 4th grade class)

Date
1983-09-09
Description
One audio cassette. Students give name derivations and tell why their family moved to Florida; family history.
Collection
Student folklore demonstrations at Summers Elementary School (Blanche Pearson's 4th grade class)

Student folklore demonstrations at Summers Elementary School (Blanche Pearson's 4th grade class)

Date
1983-10-21
Description
One audio cassette. Students discuss the origins of their names and why they moved to Florida; some also discuss their nicknames and their origins.
Collection
Student folklore demonstrations at Summers Elementary School

Student folklore demonstrations at Summers Elementary School

Date
1983
Description
One audio cassette. Students talk about family photographs; tell stories and scary stories; jump rope games. Sound is poor.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1576_38_tape13Vivian Hall Boston oral history for the Zora Neale Hurston FestivalSoundField recordings
Interviews
African Americans
Oral histories
Oral narratives
Life histories
Community culture
Family history
Education
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Videos of still photographs for the Every Island Has Its Own Song documentaryVideos of still photographs for the Every Island Has Its Own Song documentaryMoving ImageMusicians
Documentary videos
Photography
Bagpipes
Tsabouna
Material culture
Instrument manufacture
Musical instruments
Arts, Greek
Greek Americans
Family history
Epiphany
Religious rites
Religious symbolism
Religious art
Catholics
Religion
Stained glass
Church buildings
Church decoration and ornament
Bagpipers
Musical instrument maker
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a_s1622_04_tape06Totch Brown interview for the Southwest Florida Folk Arts ProjectSoundFishers
Field recordings
Interviews
Oral narratives
Family history
Local history
Crabbing
Crabs
Crab traps
Fish traps
Seafood
Fish markets
Fishing equipment
Fishes
Mullet (fishes)
Food preparation
Drug smuggling
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The Perez family in Key WestThe Perez family in Key WestStill ImageFieldwork
Latinos
Photography
Architecture
Porches
Family history
Material culture
Houses
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a_s1576_29_c92-011The Makley Family at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Crossroads Stage - Festival History) SoundMusical groups
Singers
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Oral narratives
Oral histories
Interviews
Workshops (Adult education)
Yodeling
Singing
Family history
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a_s1576_64_c96-082Sunday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Narrative Stage) (Tape 5)SoundQuiltmakers
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Oral performance
Oral narratives
Personal experience narratives
Quilted goods
Quilting
Needlework
Community culture
Local history
Slavery
African Americans
Family history
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a_s1576_87_c01-088Sunday performances at the 2001 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 1)SoundDancers
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Oral performance
Family history
Arts, Serbian
Dance
Seminole Indians
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a_s1576_13_c84-064Student folklore demonstrations at Suwannee Elementary School (Ms. Roberta Richmond's 4th grade class)SoundFieldwork
Schools
Classrooms
Demonstrations
Storytelling
Family history
Naming practices
Children
Students
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a_s1576_13_c84-068Student folklore demonstrations at Summers Elementary School (Blanche Pearson's 4th grade class)SoundFieldwork
Schools
Classrooms
Family history
Storytelling
Naming practices
Children
Students
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a_s1576_13_c84-070Student folklore demonstrations at Summers Elementary SchoolSoundFieldwork
Schools
Classrooms
Family history
Storytelling
Supernatural legends
Jump rope rhymes
Children
Students
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