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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Librarians"
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Saturday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Narrative Stage) (Tape 2)

Saturday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Narrative Stage) (Tape 2)

Date
1996-05-25
Description
One audio cassette tape. Tozzer served as emcee. Margaret and Michael Horvath (Port Orange, FL) discuss their Hungarian background and traditions. They discuss embroidered items Margaret had made. Margaret discusses her past; costumes in various geographic areas of Hungary; her education as a city planner and embroidery as a social event for women in Hungary. Michael discusses his education and youth; culture; his law degree; his time as a POW in Russia; his work as a librarian in the US and the Folk Art Museum in Ormond Beach, FL. They sing a Hungarian folk song; discuss Hungarian foods and Hungarian folk tales. They tell a short folk tale: "How to Choose a Wife". Michael discusses the "rules" about folk art and keeping traditions alive.
Collection
Evelyn Coskey interview for the Duval County Folk Arts in Education Project

Evelyn Coskey interview for the Duval County Folk Arts in Education Project

Date
1988-06-29
Description
One audio casette. A third-generation Polish American originally from New Jersey, Coskey discusses Polish American folk arts, especially pysanky. Pysanky (East European egg decoration)is created when patterns are drawn on eggs with wax, which then protects the covered areas from the dye that is applied. By repeating this process with different colors of dye, a multi-colored pattern is built up. She also discusses Polish calendar rites; Polish holidays; Polish Americans; and books she has written.
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Interview with storyteller Linda Chancey

Interview with storyteller Linda Chancey

Date
1993-12-16
Description
One audio cassette. Chancey was a librarian and storyteller. She discusses her childhood, her library work, adapting stories for audiences, and tells two stories. For more information, see file in S 1664, box 5, folder 13.
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Evelyn Coskey demonstrating Polish egg decoration (pysanky)

Evelyn Coskey demonstrating Polish egg decoration (pysanky)

Date
1988-06
Description
Twenty-five color slides. Pysanky (East European egg decration)is created when patterns are drawn on eggs with wax, which then protects the covered areas from the dye that is applied. By repeating this process with different colors of dye, a multi-colored pattern is built up. 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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a_s1576_63_c96-062Saturday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Narrative Stage) (Tape 2)SoundNeedleworkers
Librarians
Embroiderers
Storytellers
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Oral performance
Oral narratives
Personal experience narratives
Arts, Hungarian
Hungarians Americans
World War, 1939-1945
Embroidery
Needlework
Storytelling
Food habits
Emigration and immigration
Family history
Herbs
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a_s1618_04_tape21Evelyn Coskey interview for the Duval County Folk Arts in Education ProjectSoundLibrarians
Artisans
Field recordings
Oral narratives
Interviews
Polish Americans
Easter eggs
Egg decoration
Painting
Calendar rites
Pysanky
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a_s1664_07_tape60Interview with storyteller Linda ChanceySoundLibrarians
Interviews
Storytelling
Tales
Personal experience narratives
Narratives
Life histories
Fieldwork
Oral history
Family history
Storytellers
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Evelyn Coskey demonstrating Polish egg decoration (pysanky)Evelyn Coskey demonstrating Polish egg decoration (pysanky)Still ImageFieldwork
Art
Artists
Decorative arts
Craft
Easter eggs
Eggs
Egg decoration
Painting
Design
Holidays
Pysanky
Polish Americans
Librarians
Artisans
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