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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Local history"
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Artist E. A. (Frog) Smith at the 1983 Florida Folk Festival

Artist E. A. (Frog) Smith at the 1983 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1983-05
Description
Three color slides.
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Carrabell School House

Carrabell School House

Date
1983-03-28
Description
Two color slides. The school was named for two families in the community: Carraway and Belle. The school closed circa 1922.
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Florida Heritage Award winner Myrtle Dudley

Florida Heritage Award winner Myrtle Dudley

Date
1991-03
Description
Eight color slides. Images of Margaret Dudley winning the Florida Heritage Award in March 1991.
Collection
Former principal and local historian Spencer Pompey discussing Black History month

Former principal and local historian Spencer Pompey discussing Black History month

Date
1988-02-11
Description
Eleven color slides. Pompey, a native FLoridian from Live Oak, was a local historian and retired school principal. He was also invovled in local politics. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Palm Beach County was a joint venture between the Palm Beach County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was conducted between 1986 and 1987 by folklorist Jan Rosenberg with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. The goal was to impart an appreciation of multi-ethnic traditions and provide a sense of place to the mobile student population. The project focused on the Florida Studies component for fourth grade students. 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, in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist, which included visits by local folk artists. In total, the project involved 15 schools with 779 students.
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His Carmen Salvatore of Belle Glade

His Carmen Salvatore of Belle Glade

Date
1992-03
Description
Three color slides. Salvatore was considered a pioneer in Belle Glade, and was interviewed by the FFP for local history. The three tapes of the interview can be found in S 1624, Box 4. In 1992, the Palm Beach Community College contracted the Florida Folklife Program to conduct ten days of fieldwork in March 1992 around Lake Okeechobee for a Lakefront Legacy Festival later that year (16 May 1992). Headed up by FFP folklorist Debbie Fant, and assisted by Robert Stone and Robert Shanafelt, the fieldwork involved 26 informants, slides, print images and recorded interviews. In the end, the FFP recommended seven people for festival participation.
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Morgan family at the Stephen Foster Center

Morgan family at the Stephen Foster Center

Date
1991-04
Description
One proof sheet with eighteen black and white images, plus negatives. Images of the Morgan family at the Stephen Foster Center gathered under tents. Unclear what the occasion is.
Collection
Sign for the Barefoot Mailman

Sign for the Barefoot Mailman

Date
1986-08-19
Description
Two color slides. Traditionally, Hypoluxo was the Seminole word for Lake Worth. In the 1800s, a post office was established at the town, and Kentucky-native Andrew Garnett was hired as the mail deliverer. Author Theadore Pratt later referred to him as the 'barefoot mailman.' The Folk Arts in Education Project in Palm Beach County was a joint venture between the Palm Beach County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was conducted between 1986 and 1987 by folklorist Jan Rosenberg with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. The goal was to impart an appreciation of multi-ethnic traditions and provide a sense of place to the mobile student population. The project focused on the Florida Studies component for fourth grade students. 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, in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist, which included visits by local folk artists. In total, the project involved 15 schools with 779 students.
Collection
Statue commemorating the 1928 hurricane

Statue commemorating the 1928 hurricane

Date
1987-10
Description
Four color slides. In 1928, a hurricane struck South Florida, and kiled thousands. Hardest hit were areas such as Moore Haven and Belle Glade. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Palm Beach County was a joint venture between the Palm Beach County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was conducted between 1986 and 1987 by folklorist Jan Rosenberg with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. The goal was to impart an appreciation of multi-ethnic traditions and provide a sense of place to the mobile student population. The project focused on the Florida Studies component for fourth grade students. 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, in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist, which included visits by local folk artists. In total, the project involved 15 schools with 779 students.
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William (Washboard Bill) Cooke talking to students in Lake Park

William (Washboard Bill) Cooke talking to students in Lake Park

Date
1988-02-04
Description
Four color slides. Cooke, born July 4 1905 near St. Augustine, spent much of his life performing: in jook joints, on the street, on trains, and later in some of the top clubs of South Florida. In these images, he talks with elementary students about his career and music. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Palm Beach County was a joint venture between the Palm Beach County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was conducted between 1986 and 1987 by folklorist Jan Rosenberg with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. The goal was to impart an appreciation of multi-ethnic traditions and provide a sense of place to the mobile student population. The project focused on the Florida Studies component for fourth grade students. 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, in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist, which included visits by local folk artists. In total, the project involved 15 schools with 779 students.
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Annual Tarpon Springs International Glendi

Annual Tarpon Springs International Glendi

Date
1976-10-23
Description
Two audio cassettes. A glendi is a Greek festival, which can take the form of a fair or festival. Recording of a glendi in Tarpon Spring, including church choirs, interviews with Czechoslovakian and Greek residents, Greek and Czechoslovakian singers, and an interview with the chairman of Tarpon Springs Chamber of Commerce. Side two is blank.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Artist E. A. (Frog) Smith at the 1983 Florida Folk FestivalArtist E. A. (Frog) Smith at the 1983 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageArtists
Folk festivals
Festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Storytelling
Florida history
Public speaking
Elderly, the
Local history
Oral performance
Storytellers
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Carrabell School HouseCarrabell School HouseStill ImageFieldwork
Architecture
Buildings
Structures
Community culture
Education
Schoolhouse
Schools
Local history
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Florida Heritage Award winner Myrtle DudleyFlorida Heritage Award winner Myrtle DudleyStill ImageAwards
Storytellers
Local history
Folklore
Mason
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Former principal and local historian Spencer Pompey discussing Black History monthFormer principal and local historian Spencer Pompey discussing Black History monthStill ImageHistorian
Fieldwork
Classrooms
Education
Teaching of folklore
Elementary schools
Schools
Students
Children
Florida history
Local history
Historians
African Americans
School principals
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His Carmen Salvatore of Belle GladeHis Carmen Salvatore of Belle GladeStill ImageFieldwork
Local history
Italian Americans
Elderly, the
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Morgan family at the Stephen Foster CenterMorgan family at the Stephen Foster CenterStill ImageTents
Local history
Family history
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Sign for the Barefoot MailmanSign for the Barefoot MailmanStill ImageFieldwork
Signs and signboards
Local history
Art
Community culture
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Statue commemorating the 1928 hurricaneStatue commemorating the 1928 hurricaneStill ImageFieldwork
Sculpture
Statues
Figurines
Stone carving
Stone structures
Memorials
Memorialization
Monuments
Florida history
Local history
Hurricanes
Community culture
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William (Washboard Bill) Cooke talking to students in Lake ParkWilliam (Washboard Bill) Cooke talking to students in Lake ParkStill ImageEntertainers
Singers
Musicians
Fieldwork
Classrooms
Education
Teaching of folklore
Elementary schools
Schools
Students
Children
Street vendors
Local history
Demonstrations
African Americans
Performing arts
Music performance
Singing
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a_s1576_01_c77-002Annual Tarpon Springs International GlendiSoundPerformers
Bands (Music)
Animal trainers
Arts, Ukrainian
Ukrainian Americans
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Interviews
Gospel songs
Local history
Religious music
Arts, Greek
Greek Americans
Czechoslovakian Americans
Musicians
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