87 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Local history"
Friday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Narrative Stage) (Tape 2)

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

Date
1996-05-24
Description
One audio cassette tape. Kerchmar served as emcee. Liliane Louis, Haitian storyteller, talks about the history of stories and tells: "The Smart-Ugly Student" and "The Charcoal Man". Sally Jones discusses her child hood in the White Springs area and talks about African-American culture, self-sufficiency and farming processes. Jones talk continues on C96-50.
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Friday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Narrative Stage) (Tape 3)

Friday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Narrative Stage) (Tape 3)

Date
1996-05-24
Description
One audio cassette tape. Kerchmar served as emcee. Sally Jones discusses quilting and answers questions about her father and handling mules. Dr. Jesse Truvillion discusses African-American family lore, "Texas Big Thicket, African-American folk music, preserving his father's recordings, recordings by John Lomax and a pitch chant to work to. Trullion talk continues on C96-51.
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Interview with Camilla (Mickey) McRae

Interview with Camilla (Mickey) McRae

Date
1986-07-30
Description
Two audio cassettes. Interview with long-time St. Johns River resident McRae. Originally contacted as having possible information on commercial fishing in Mayport (which she did not), she discussed life upon the St. Johns River; river fishing and boating; gardening; and local history. Between 1986 and 1987, a partnership between the Florida Folklife Program and the American Folk Center created the Maritime Heritage Survey Project. Focusing on the Gulf and Atlantic fishing cultures, and utilizing photographs, slides, oral histories, and on-site interviews, the survey climaxed with a demonstration area at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival. Also available on reel to reel (reels 6-7). The three main researchers were Nancy Nusz, Merri Belland, and project director David Taylor. Additional information on the project can be found in Taylor's project files in S 1716.
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Interview with Carmen Salvatore

Interview with Carmen Salvatore

Date
1992-03-07
Description
Three cassette tapes. Salvatore was considered a pioneer in Belle Glade, and was interviewed by the FFP for local history. Born in Italy on 22 April 1896, he was a World War I vet, and a founder of Pahokee. In the interview he discusses moving to Florida in 1914, marriage, world War I, Pahokee; work as a fisher; the arrival of roads in 1925; local culture; ethnic conflicts in Florida and New York; farming; work on the local school board in the 1930s; Everglades drainage; Belle Glade history; hunting; bootlegging; the 1928 hurricane; Internal Improvement Board; and early South Florida residents. 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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Interview with DeSoto county historian Howard Melton

Interview with DeSoto county historian Howard Melton

Date
1987-01-19
Description
Six audio cassettes. Melton was a De Soto County historian, was a contact for several folk artists in De Soto County for folklorist Steve Frangos. The Florida Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1987 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalis, Steve Frangos, Merri Belland, and Barbara Seitz as preliminary research for a joint folk arts project between the Florida Folklife Program and the Florida Museum of History. The field researchers focused on those areas previously overlooked by FFP staff. The research focused on identifying folk artists and locating appropriate exhibit objects.
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Interview with fisher Albert Gufford

Interview with fisher Albert Gufford

Date
1986-08-08
Description
Two audio cassettes. Interview with retired fisher and charter boat captain Gufford in his home in Mayport. He discusses fishing; making fishing tackle (lead fishing weights); boating; tourism; sports fishers; rum running during Prohibition; drug smuggling; and local history. Throughout the recording, a loud electric fan can be heard blowing. Between 1986 and 1987, a partnership between the Florida Folklife Program and the American Folk Center created the Maritime Heritage Survey Project. Focusing on the Gulf and Atlantic fishing cultures, and utilizing photographs, slides, oral histories, and on-site interviews, the survey climaxed with a demonstration area at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival. Also available on reel to reel (reels 6-7). The three main researchers were Nancy Nusz, Merri Belland, and project director David Taylor. Additional information on the project can be found in Taylor's project files in S 1716.
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Interview with Fred Williams

Interview with Fred Williams

Date
1983-04-16
Description
Two audio cassettes. C83-104: Williams, born in Sneads, Florida, in 1923, discusses being raised in a rural farming family in Jackson County, Florida; joining the Army and using his disabled veterans' pension to start his own farm; the character of his family; life during the "Hoover Days" of the Depression; the Wesleyan Church creating a sense of civic community; farming under President Roosevelt's government policies; serving in the military and being injured in Europe during World War Two; being disabled; family sayings; and sacred harp singing in northern Alabama. In addition, he also talks about hog killing, smoking meat, mule plowing and other routines on the farm. C83-105: Williams talks about making homemade brooms; giving homemade brooms and bonnets to the elderly; the proliferation of modern technology; physical and mental challenges involved in farming; attending church revivals and going fishing in the summertime; training mules; and serenadings, weddings, and cane grindings. In addition, he remarks upon black quartet singing, his marriage, his political career and political outlook, and his religious views, including his outlook on the bible, Israel, and his favorable regard for Jews.
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Interview with local historian George Lane

Interview with local historian George Lane

Date
1987-03-02
Description
Two audio cassettes. The Florida Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1987 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalis, Steve Frangos, Merri Belland, and Barbara Seitz as preliminary research for a joint folk arts project between the Florida Folklife Program and the Florida Museum of History. The field researchers focused on those areas previously overlooked by FFP staff. The research focused on identifying folk artists and locating appropriate exhibit objects.
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Interview with Myakka City resident T. Mabry Carlton

Interview with Myakka City resident T. Mabry Carlton

Date
1984-04-12
Description
Two reel to reels. Carlton discusses railroads, land holdings, dipping vats, old rural communities, the Old Myakka Trail, environmental laws, and water conservation. The Myakka Community Profile Project was conducted between October 1983 and March 1984 through a partnership with the Crowley Museum and Nature Center, and the Florida Folklife Program, funded by the Florida Endowment for the Humanities. The fieldwork and resultant booklet/slideshow, created by museum employee Robert Cottrell and folklorist Pat Waterman, was to profile the lifestyles and values of the Myakka community, located in Southwest Florida in Manatee County. See S 1682 for more information on the project.
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Interview with oyster shuckers Virginia Duggar and Nanette Lolley

Interview with oyster shuckers Virginia Duggar and Nanette Lolley

Date
1986-10-10
Description
Two audio cassettes. Interview with oyster shuckers Duggar and Lolley. They discuss family history; George Kirvin (Duggar's first boss); local oysters; job conditions; shucking; how they learned the craft; Loys Cain; tools for shucking; and fishing superstitions. Between 1986 and 1987, a partnership between the Florida Folklife Program and the American Folk Center created the Maritime Heritage Survey Project. Focusing on the Gulf and Atlantic fishing cultures, and utilizing photographs, slides, oral histories, and on-site interviews, the survey climaxed with a demonstration area at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival. Also available on reel to reel (reels 6-7). The three main researchers were Nancy Nusz, Merri Belland, and project director David Taylor. Additional information on the project can be found in Taylor's project files in S 1716.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1576_63_c96-049Friday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Narrative Stage) (Tape 2)SoundStorytellers
Farmers
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Oral performance
Oral narratives
Personal experience narratives
Life histories
Local history
Family farming
African Americans
Farm life
Arts, Haitian
Storytelling
Haitian Americans
Family history
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a_s1576_63_c96-050Friday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Narrative Stage) (Tape 3)SoundStorytellers
Needleworkers
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Oral performance
Oral narratives
Personal experience narratives
Life histories
Local history
Quilting
African Americans
Needlework
Folklore collections
Storytelling
Folklorists
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a_s1592_07_fmp86-adt007Interview with Camilla (Mickey) McRaeSoundFieldwork
Interviewing
Interviews
Oral histories
Oral narratives
Life histories
Fishing
Recreation
Rivers
Flora
Local history
Boats and boating
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a_s1624_03_tape13Interview with Carmen SalvatoreSoundFieldwork
Local history
Italian Americans
Elderly, the
Emigration and immigration
Florida history
Oral histories
Oral communication
Interviewing
Interviews
Oral narratives
Personal experience narratives
Life histories
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a_s1708_05_tape01Interview with DeSoto county historian Howard MeltonSoundFieldwork
Oral histories
Life histories
Sound recordings
Interviews
Family history
Florida history
Historians
Local history
Historian
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a_s1592_07_fmp86-adt012Interview with fisher Albert GuffordSoundFieldwork
Interviewing
Interviews
Oral histories
Oral narratives
Life histories
Fishing
Recreation
Rivers
Boats and boating
Local history
Tourism
Tourists
Fishing Equipment and supplies
Fishing tackle
Fishing weights
Charter boat fishing
Boats and boating Chartering
Smuggling
Charter boat captains
Fishers
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a_s1576_10_c83-104Interview with Fred WilliamsSoundFieldwork
Interviews
Local history
Oral histories
Life histories
Personal experience narratives
Turpentine industry and trade
Turpentining
Agriculture
Farm life
Family farming
Great Depression
New Deal, 1933-1939
Musical tradition, sacred
Shape note singing
World War, 1939-1945
Broom making
Farmer
Broom makers
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a_s1708_04_tape31Interview with local historian George LaneSoundFieldwork
Oral histories
Life histories
Sound recordings
Interviews
Florida history
Local history
Historian
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a_s1576_t85-202Interview with Myakka City resident T. Mabry CarltonSoundFieldwork
Interviews
Ranching
Cattle dip
Cattle diseases
Environment
Community identity
Family history
Local history
Community culture
Railroads
Oral histories
Personal experience narratives
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a_s1592_06_tape08Interview with oyster shuckers Virginia Duggar and Nanette LolleySoundFieldwork
Interviewing
Interviews
Oral histories
Oral narratives
Life histories
Fishing
Seafood gathering
Seafood industry
Shrimpers (persons)
Stores, retail
Boats and boating
Mullet fisheries
Dealers (Retail trade)
Local history
Family history
Mullet fishing
Oyster tongs
Oyster shucking
Weather
Shuckers
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