259 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Occupational folklore"
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Stanley Layport interview

Stanley Layport interview

Date
1987-03-17
Description
One audio cassette. Layport discusses whip making.
Collection
Interview with rancher and whip maker

Interview with rancher and whip maker

Date
1987-03-16
Description
One audio cassette. 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 art 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.
Collection
Joe Altman interview for the Florida Folk Arts Survey

Joe Altman interview for the Florida Folk Arts Survey

Date
1987-01-02
Description
One audio cassette. Altman learned cow whip making from his aunt and other cowmen. He made 50 to 60 whips a year. 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 art 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.
Collection
Karen Spooner interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Karen Spooner interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Date
1987-09-03
Description
Two audio cassettes. Karen Spooner farmed Hub Spooner Farms with her husband John, She was from Milwaukee, Wisconsin originally, while his family had been farming the same land for several generations. Growing sugar and green beans, they were some of the only independent farmer sin the area. In the interview she discusses sugar farming; cane cutting; learning the trade; the Spooner family; migrant workers; burning fields; and the farm industry.
Collection
Billy Sanchez interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Billy Sanchez interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Date
1987-01-17
Description
Two audio cassettes. (Note on depositor agreement that interview cannot be reproduced in newspapers.) Sanchez oversees cane burning and cutting, as well as recruiting workers for a local sugar grower. His father was rancher in Cuba, who left as political exiles in the 1960s. In the interview, he discusses recruiting cane cutters in Jamaica; training workers; pay schemes; labor camps (set-up, conditions); field burning; types of workers: head pushers, ticket writers, camp supt., demonstrators; unions in Jamaica; and working conditions.
Collection
Justin Brown interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Justin Brown interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Date
1986-09-04
Description
Two audio cassettes. Brown began working for US Sugar in 1950 -- he was recruited by them in Jamaica. He was hired as a cane cutter, which was usually done by hand with a machete. By the time of the interview, he was a supervisor of cane cutters. In the interview, he discusses being recruited in Jamaica; the process of cane cutting; the gear required; the type of workers in the field; farm worker housing; other related sugar crop jobs; money earned cutting cane; his opinions of US Sugar and the sugar business; planting and harvesting the crop; and the future of the business.
Collection
Brownie Brown interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Brownie Brown interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Date
1987-09-20
Description
Two audio cassettes.
Collection
Interview with butcher Benjamin Willard Redditt

Interview with butcher Benjamin Willard Redditt

Date
1993-12-03
Description
One audio cassette. An interview with butcher Redditt. He discusses learning commercial butchering; family farm butchering; Orlando pre-Disney World; history of commercial butchers; smoking and preserving meat; and hogs as a food source. For more information, see file in S 1664, box 5, folder 31.
Collection
Interview with boot maker Steve Ryan

Interview with boot maker Steve Ryan

Date
1993-12-02
Description
One audio tape. Recorded at Ryan's Orlando home. Ryan was originally from San Diego, California, where he learned from shoemakers how to construct boots. He discusses his job history, making boots, customized boots (such as for Hank Williams, Jr), history of boot making, and his family history. For more information, see file in S 1664, box 5, folder 25.
Collection
Remembering Old Friends: A Folklife Sampler (1978-1987) and associated recordings

Remembering Old Friends: A Folklife Sampler (1978-1987) and associated recordings

Date
1992
Description
Seven audio cassettes; seven DAT tapes. This was a two-part recording released by the Florida Folklife Program [as a sequel to the 25th Anniversary of the Florida Folk Festival album] to honor the 40th Anniversary of the Florida Folk Festival. The finished album can be found on tapes 47 and 48 (on cassette) and tapes 36 and 37 (on DAT). The other tapes are various recordings of the Folk Festival from which the album's selection was made. The first 25th Anniversary album - covering the years 1953 through 1980-- can be found in S 1576, reel T83-135.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1708_04_tape11bStanley Layport interviewSoundField recordings
Occupational folklore
Whip making
Whips
Ranching
Whip braiding
Interviews
Oral narratives
Personal experience narratives
Whip maker
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a_s1708_04_tape03Interview with rancher and whip makerSoundWhip maker
Whip braider
Fieldwork
Oral histories
Life histories
Sound recordings
Interviews
Ranch life
Whip making
Whips
Whip braiding
Leather goods
Leather craft
Occupational folklore
Occupational groups
Cowboys
Ranchers
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a_s1708_04_tape02Joe Altman interview for the Florida Folk Arts SurveySoundWhip maker
Ranchers
Cowboys
Fieldwork
Whip braiding
Whip making
Interviews
Occupational groups
Ranching
Leather craft
Leather goods
Occupational folklore
Oral histories
Life histories
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a_s1685_07_tape15Karen Spooner interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education ProjectSoundFarmers
Field recordings
Interviews
Oral narratives
Occupational folklore
Agriculture
Farm life
Family history
Sugarcane
Burning of land
Green beans
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a_s1685_07_tape11Billy Sanchez interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education ProjectSoundSupervisors
Field recordings
Interviews
Oral narratives
Immigration
Cuban Americans
Sugar
Sugarcane
Agricultural implements
Agriculture
Occupational folklore
Jamaican Americans
Labor unions
Employee morale
Agricultural workers
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a_s1685_04_tape15Justin Brown interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education ProjectSoundField recordings
Farming
Sugar crops
Agricultural workers
Jamaican Americans
Immigration
Interviews
Oral histories
Occupational folklore
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a_s1685_04_tape13Brownie Brown interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education ProjectSoundHorses
Field recordings
Interviews
Oral narratives
Occupational folklore
Equestrianism
Horse racing
Horse racetracks
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a_s1664_07_tape61Interview with butcher Benjamin Willard ReddittSoundFieldwork
Interviews
Personal experience narratives
Oral histories
Life histories
Oral history
Occupational groups
Occupational folklore
Meat
Food preparation
Occupational training
Smoked meat
Family history
Family farming
Butchers
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a_s1664_07_tape59Interview with boot maker Steve RyanSoundFieldwork
Shoemaking
Occupational folklore
Occupational groups
Cowboy boots
Boots
Clothing and dress
Footwear
Interviews
Personal experience narratives
Oral history
Leather craft
Family history
Shoemakers
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a_s1664_07_tape36Remembering Old Friends: A Folklife Sampler (1978-1987) and associated recordingsSoundSound recordings
Bluegrass music
Old time music
Choir singing
Choirs (music)
Storytelling
Ethnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Native Americans
Gospel (Black)
Gospel music
Religious songs
Folk singers
Guitar music
Guitarists
Narratives
Occupational folklore
Animal sounds
Birdsongs
Fiddle music
Arts, Irish
Irish Americans
Songs, Irish
Blues (Music)
Singers
Bands (Music)
Musicians
Guitarist
Jazz musicians
Bluegrass musicians
Blues singers
Choruses
Storytellers
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