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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Holidays"
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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.
Collection
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 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.
Collection
Jan Rosenberg presentation at the Folk Culture in the South: Women's Contributions seminar

Jan Rosenberg presentation at the Folk Culture in the South: Women's Contributions seminar

Date
1989-07-27
Description
Folklorist Rosenberg discusses Jewish folklife; including the religion; temples; religious rites, practices, and art; Jewish stories, jokes, and life rituals; world, US, and Florida Jews; food; gender and Judaism; misconceptions of folklife; researching Jewish folklife; and Jewish Americans in the South. Recorded at the Jacksonville Museum of Science and History. Funded by the Florida Endowment of the humanities, the seminar series featured presentations by Bureau of Florida Folklife Programs staff and area specialists discussing the study of folk culture; folk traditions in Florida; women's occupational culture and lore; and the folk culture and lore of Hispanic, Jewish, and African-American women, including customs, beliefs, family and social relations, folk tales and jokes, and musical traditions and styles.
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Mother's Day Serenatas radio broadcast

Mother's Day Serenatas radio broadcast

Date
1995-05-14
Description
Two audio cassettes. (Copied from a DAT tape -- FX95-5-3 -- which is not found in the collection.) This is a field recording of a radio broadcast (Radio Continental 1430AM) that began at 6am. it consisted of Mother's Day serenades, an long-term Mexican tradition that usually invovled musicians performing below a mother's window. Tomas Granado re-established the practice in the Homestead area. The station was owned by Amando and Alfredo Gallegos. La Fuerza del Norte consisted of Granado, David Avalos, Guadalupe Rivera, and Berto Espinoza. Los Errentes de Chua Nuevo Leon consisted of Alberto Espinoza, Juan Rivera, Leonal Pedraza, and Alberto Espinoza. The Mexican American Music Survey was created to document the musical traditions of Florida's various Mexican-American communities: Apopka, South Dade County, Immokalee, the St. Johns River Basin, and Central Florida. Funded by a grant from the Lila Wallace-Reader's Digest Community Folklife Program, the survey was conducted between 1994 and 1996 by folklorist Robert Stone. Among the musical traditions were serenatas, conjunto, quinceanara ritual music, ranchera Michoacana, mariachi, norteno, Tejano, and pop music. At the end of the project, a sampler music tape was created by the Florida Folklife Program for distribution to various libraries.
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Performance by Gamble Rogers

Performance by Gamble Rogers

Date
1977-07-04
Description
One audio cassette. Audio is very low.
Collection
Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Christmas music (15-minute version)

Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Christmas music (15-minute version)

Date
1963-12
Description
One reel to reel recording (14:05 minutes). Moore was a folk singer from Denver. The Sterrett Family, of Gainesville, consisted of Dr. Delbert Sterrett (music professor at University of Florida), his wife (also a music teacher), and children Jamie, Vickie, and Tyler. There is also a 30-minute version. These radio programs were created in the early 1960s by the Stephen Foster Memorial to promote the park and its activities, as well as to educate the public about Stephen Foster and Florida folk music.
Collection
Student interviews with Polk County residents

Student interviews with Polk County residents

Date
1977
Description
Polk County residents answer interview questions posed by folklorist DeVane and his students about their experience in the early to mid 1900s. They discuss caring for farm animals, cultivating agriculture, chores, making their own clothes, blankets, and other necessities, home remedies/medicine, interacting with neighbors, simple machines in farm communities, inventions and new technologies, primary and secondary schools, holidays, natural & man-made disasters, etc.
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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.
Collection
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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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s2043_00062Christmas concert at the Stephen Foster MemorialSoundPerforming arts
Music performance
Concerts
Christmas music
Holidays
Singers
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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_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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a_s1712_01_tape08bJan Rosenberg presentation at the Folk Culture in the South: Women's Contributions seminarSoundJewish Americans
Religious identity
Rites and ceremonies
Judaism
Women in Judaism
Oral histories
Holidays
Religious rituals
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a_s2029_01_tape04Mother's Day Serenatas radio broadcastSoundFieldwork
Music performance
Radio programs
Radio stations
Radio broadcasters
Holidays
Calendar rites
Singing
Arts, Mexican
Folk music Mexico
Mexican Americans
Music Latin America
Latinos
Mothers Day
Mothers Day Songs and music
Songs
Serenades
Rites and ceremonies
NorteƱo music
Serenatas
Spanish language
Musicians
Bands (Music)
Singers
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a_s1576_01_c77-031Performance by Gamble RogersSoundMusicians
Holidays
Holidays and festivals
Fourth of July
Music performance
Storytelling
Tales
Singing
Singers
Storytellers
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a_s2042_sfm_33Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Christmas music (15-minute version)SoundRadio
Documentaries Radio
Radio programs, Public service
Performing arts
Singing
Choruses
Christmas music
Christmas
Music performance
Radio announcing
Advertising, Public service
Folk singers
Holidays
Carols
Carols, German
Singers
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a_s1576_02_c78-035Student interviews with Polk County residentsSoundInterviews
Field recordings
Farm life
Folk medicine
Quality of worklife
Oral histories
Technology
Education
Holidays
Disasters
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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_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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