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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Holidays"
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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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Christmas concert at the Stephen Foster Memorial

Christmas concert at the Stephen Foster Memorial

Date
1959-12-29
Description
One reel to reel recording. Songs from a Christmas concert; not a complete recording.
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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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Ethnic Women Holiday Traditions Workshop at the 1990 Florida Folk Festival (Florida Folklife Area)

Ethnic Women Holiday Traditions Workshop at the 1990 Florida Folk Festival (Florida Folklife Area)

Date
1990-05-26
Description
One reel to reel recording. Folklorist Nancy Michael led a discussion about how women from various cultures celebrate holidays. Louis was from Miami, Burrus from tarpon Springs, and Oscher from Orlando.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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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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Interview with Donnie Gader

Interview with Donnie Gader

Date
1984-10-24
Description
Four audio cassettes. C84-118: Audio is quiet on interviewer at the start. Donnie Gader recollects songs from her childhood and how she learned them, including: "Rosewood Casket"; "Lilac Trees"; "I'm a Little Curly Head" (rhyme); lullabyes; "The Shoemakers"; "Good Morning, Merry Sunshine"; songs about Jessie James; "Pollywollydoodle"; "Southern Lullabye"; discusses racial words in songs; songs learned from black community: "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot"; hymns: "Amazing Grace"; "Rock of Ages"; song about a circus bear; learning songs from school teachers; "The Raggedy Man" (poem); and others. C84-119: Donnie Gader talks about home butchering; home remedies such as cornmeal gruel, pot liquor, fevergrass, Jerusalem oat root, dog fennels, and others; the local doctor; planting by the signs; farm living and crafts; games; talks about her journal; Christmas songs such as "Up on the Housetop"; "Jolly Old St. Nicholas"; Christmas tree traditions; making kites with flour and water for glue; her father and working with him at the gristmill; changes in fashion when she was young; life during the Great Depression and afterwards; various jobs she held in a sewing factory and packaging/locker plant. C84-120: Donnie Gader begins by discussing her family history; talks about the cotton gin, gristmill, and shingle mill her family ran; milking cows and making butter; butchering and the community aspect of it; peanut boiling and the community aspect of it; learning music by ear; discusses her second husband's French/Minorcan heritage; datil peppers. C84-121: Donnie Gader discusses and sings songs such as "Frankie and Johnnie"; "After the Ball"; "Down at the Old Garden Gate"; "The Old Rusty Mill" [?]; singing in the cottonfields; racism in cotton picking; song about a bole weevil; talks about her father and family history [sounds as if she reads from her journal at times]; father's talents as a musician; sings songs he sang: "Love Lifted Me"; "What A Friend We Have in Jesus"; community "sings"; foods.
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Interview with Rabbi Yitzclok Adler

Interview with Rabbi Yitzclok Adler

Date
1984-08-16
Description
One audio cassette. Born in New York City to German parents, Adler spent most of his life in the US South. He discusses Judaism in the South including his training to be a rabbi; the art of Torah scroll writing; repairing Torah scrolls; Torah origins and interpretations; activities associated with the Sabbath; laws of Kosher; the Jewish community in Jacksonville; Jewish holidays; rites of passage: naming, circumcision, redemption of first born, bar mitzvah; significance of the synagogue; and anti-Semitism. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Duval County was a joint venture between the Duval County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was started in 1984 by folklorist David Taylor with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. The project consisted of field research to identify local traditions and folk artists, a series of five two-day seminars to acquaint teachers with the use of folklore and folk arts, and in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist which included visits by local folk artists. Taylor ran it until 1986. In 1988, Gregory Hansen re-initiated it with minor changes.
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Interview with white oak basket maker Lucreaty Clark

Interview with white oak basket maker Lucreaty Clark

Date
1980-05-07
Description
Two reel to reels. Interview with white-oak basket maker Lucreaty Clark. She talks primarily about her childhood, including stories, legends, ghost stories, childhood games, folk beliefs, working in the cotton fields, holidays, and her family.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
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_s2043_00062Christmas concert at the Stephen Foster MemorialSoundPerforming arts
Music performance
Concerts
Christmas music
Holidays
Singers
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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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a_s1576_t90-081Ethnic Women Holiday Traditions Workshop at the 1990 Florida Folk Festival (Florida Folklife Area)SoundFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Workshops (Adult education)
Demonstrations
Women
Oral communication
Holidays
Holidays and festivals
Community identity
Community culture
Folklorists
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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_s1576_15_c84-118Interview with Donnie GaderSoundFieldwork
Interviews
Life histories
Oral histories
Minorcan Americans
Minorcans
Family history
Songs
Healers
Holidays
Christmas
Gristmills
Cooking and dining
Singing
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a_s1576_23_c86-195Interview with Rabbi Yitzclok AdlerSoundFieldwork
Interviews
Oral histories
Life histories
Jewish Americans
Religion
Religious rites
Naming practices
Rites of passage
Holidays
Judaism
Churches
Synagogues
Antisemitism
Jews
Torah
Bar mitzvah
Confirmation (Jewish rite)
Scrolls
Rabbis
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a_s1576_t80-044Interview with white oak basket maker Lucreaty ClarkSoundFieldwork
Oral histories
Interviews
Personal experience narratives
African Americans
Basket making
White oak
Storytelling
Tales
Oral narratives
Games
Supernatural legends
Weather
Holidays
Cotton
Basket maker
Storytellers
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