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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Holidays"
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Purim Celebration Workshop at the 1990 Florida Folk Festival (Florida Folklife Area)

Purim Celebration Workshop at the 1990 Florida Folk Festival (Florida Folklife Area)

Date
1990-05-27
Description
One reel to reel recording. Purim is a Jewish holiday celebrating the victory of the Jewish people over its enemies, as told in the Book of Esther. Literally a Celebration of Lots, it is a joyous time celebrating fun and happiness. Each year at the Florida Folk Festival, the Florida Folklife Program emphasized a particular culture, tradtions, or geographic area. In 1990, they emphasized celebrations of various Florida groups. including Haitians, Trinidadians, Greeks, and Jewish peoples.
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July Fourth celebrations, 1980

July Fourth celebrations, 1980

Date
1980-07-04
Description
Thirty-five black and white prints. Every year, the Stephen Foster Memorial and the Florida Folklife Bureau host a July Fourth ceremony with games, food, and music. P80-274 Phil Werndli, park manager, and singer Will McLean; P80-275, 276, Shaped note singer Hugh McGraw; P80-277-279 Dr. Don Rapp with kids, juggling workshop; P80-280, 281 folklorist Ormond Loomis in a tractor greasing pole; P80-282, 283 kids climbing greased pole; P80-284-287 water balloon fights; P80-288-292 pecan rolling contest; P80-293-297 Suwannee River Cloggers performing; P80-298-299 Jim and Peggy Strickland singing with guitars; P80-300-302 Civil War re-enactors; P80-303-307 basketry workshop; P80-308-309 pecan rolling contest (blurry).
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Fourth of July celebrations at Stephen Foster Memorial (1960)

Fourth of July celebrations at Stephen Foster Memorial (1960)

Date
1960-07-04
Description
One reel to reel recording. The audio quality is poor. Held at Powell Hall because of heavy rains. Boltin emceed the event. Cliff Walden was a radio personality on WGGG in Gainesville. U.S. Rep. Matthews represented the 8th Congressional District from 1953 to 1967. He spoke on patriotism and the need for "states rights" -- but his speech suffers from audio resulting from damage to the reel to reel and is difficult to hear.
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Fourth of July celebrations at Stephen Foster Memorial (1963)

Fourth of July celebrations at Stephen Foster Memorial (1963)

Date
1963-07-04
Description
Two reel to reel recordings.
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Fourth of July celebrations at Stephen Foster Memorial (1964)

Fourth of July celebrations at Stephen Foster Memorial (1964)

Date
1964-07-04
Description
Boltin served as emcee for the event. The event was held inside the bell tower due to unexpected rain. The Big Bend Musicians were Frank Noegel (on a home-made banjo), Dr. John Green, Claude Bedenbaugh, and Fred Jones. Carol Epperson sang as a substitute for her ill mother. And she played piano for Pursley, making his Stephen Foster memorial debut. McMullen was a member of the Stephen Foster Memorial Commission as well as the Hamilton County Chamber of Commerce and former White Springs mayor. In 1998 he received a Florida Folk Heritage Award from the Florida Dept. of State.
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Emilio & Lydia Rivera interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Emilio & Lydia Rivera interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Date
1986-08-18
Description
Two audio cassettes. The Rivieras emigrated to the US in 1983, settling first in Orange, New Jersey. They raise animals and crops for cooking. They also celebrate traditional Christmas holiday, running from November through February, and include paranadas parties--visits to homes of neighbors. In the interview Lydia and Emilio discuss living in a chickee; raising chickens and rabbits; growing herbs and trees; use of herbs as food; using herbs as medicine; other medicinal cures; Puerto Rican Christmas songs (boleros, merenge); Puerto Rican musical instruments (bongo, maraccas, guiro, cuatio); and parandas.
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1981 July Fourth Celebration

1981 July Fourth Celebration

Date
1981-07-04
Description
Eighty-four color slides. Images of the annual July Fourth celebration in 1981. Includes images of games (652-653, 656-667, 615-617, 673-675), crafts (632-648), food (618-627), performers like Frank and Ann Thomas (676-680, 684-687), Gamble Rogers (672), and gospel singers (649-651).
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Aphrodite Karatinos interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Aphrodite Karatinos interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Date
1987-07-22
Description
One audio cassette. Karatinos came to the US in 1938 from Greece, and moved to Palm Beach in 1945. She discusses moving to the US; the Greek community in Florida; Greek businesses; community center; Greek traditions; food ways; differences in folk traditions from her generation and her grandchildren; Greek celebrations and holidays; and Greek music.
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Merle Rodgers interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Merle Rodgers interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Date
1986-08-19
Description
Two audio cassettes. Rodgers grew up in Kingston, Jamaican before moving to New York City. As an adult, she moved to Florida. She discusses children's games such as The Wolf and Zim, Zim, Zee; jump rope rhymes; children songs; holidays such as Jamaican Independence Day (Jonkonnu); ball games; and chanting games. She also discusses Jamaican foodways. 
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Saraswathi Venkatasubban interview for the Duval County Folk Arts in Education Project

Saraswathi Venkatasubban interview for the Duval County Folk Arts in Education Project

Date
1989-01-06
Description
One audio cassette. Venkatasubban discusses the annual celebration of Lakshmi Pooja she holds each year. Celebrated in the Andrapradesh region of India, it is the worship of the goddess Lakshmi, the consort of Vishnu, and it involves prayers, chants, and family visitations. Venkatasubban discusses the festival and its origins and meanings; her early life in South India; other Indian ceremonies and holidays; Indian foods; Indian traditions; and Jacksonville Indian community.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1576_t90-085Purim Celebration Workshop at the 1990 Florida Folk Festival (Florida Folklife Area)SoundActors
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Workshops (Adult education)
Demonstrations
Holidays
Jews United States
Holidays and festivals
Oral communication
Purim
Arts, Jewish
Jewish Americans
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July Fourth celebrations, 1980July Fourth celebrations, 1980Still ImageChildren
Holidays
Holidays and festivals
Festivals
Games
Demonstrations
Music
Folklorists
Folk singers
Clog dancing
Dancers
Musicians
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a_s2043_00073Fourth of July celebrations at Stephen Foster Memorial (1960)SoundConcerts
Music performance
Performing arts
Fourth of July
Holidays
Public officers
Public officials
Oral performance
Humor
African Americans Segregation
Old time music
Country music
Children
Speeches, addresses, etc.
Foster, Stephen Collins, 1826-1864
Storytellers
Judges
Orators
Musicians
Legislators United States
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a_s2043_00147Fourth of July celebrations at Stephen Foster Memorial (1963)SoundConcerts
Music performance
Performing arts
Fourth of July
Holidays
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a_s2043_00183Fourth of July celebrations at Stephen Foster Memorial (1964)SoundConcerts
Music performance
Performing arts
Fourth of July
Holidays
Singing
Patriotic songs
Foster, Stephen Collins, 1826-1864
Banjo music
Fiddle music
Old time music
Speeches, addresses, etc.
Oral performance
Occasional speeches
Judges
Musicians
Storytellers
Orators
Singers
Banjoists
Fiddlers
Pianists
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a_s1685_07_tape03Emilio & Lydia Rivera interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education ProjectSoundCooking
Livestock
Farming
Field recordings
Interviews
Oral narratives
Puerto Ricans
Poultry
Immigration
Holidays
Christmas music
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1981 July Fourth Celebration1981 July Fourth CelebrationStill ImageFestivals
Holidays
Holidays and festivals
Fourth of July
Special events
Food
Craft
Demonstrations
Games
Music performance
Performing arts
Gospel (Black)
Children
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a_s1685_05_tape11Aphrodite Karatinos interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education ProjectSoundField recordings
Interviews
Oral narratives
Emigration
Greek Americans
Community identity
Holidays
Folk music
Foodways
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a_s1685_07_tape05Merle Rodgers interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education ProjectSoundField recordings
Cooking
Jamaican Americans
Immigration
Oral narratives
Interviews
Ball games
Children's songs
Entertainment and recreation
Chanting
Jump rope rhymes
Junkanoo
Holidays
Foodways
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a_s1618_05_tape09Saraswathi Venkatasubban interview for the Duval County Folk Arts in Education ProjectSoundField recordings
Oral narratives
Interviews
Indian Americans
Ethnic festivals
Holidays
Foodways
Folk beliefs
Hinduism
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