259 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Occupational folklore"
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Alonzo Curry interview for the Southwest Florida Folk Arts Project

Alonzo Curry interview for the Southwest Florida Folk Arts Project

Date
1987-11-23
Description
One audiocassette. Curry was a farmer since the 1940s. He discusses getting started in farming: clearing fields; developing his process, and deciding on crops. He also discusses his crops: watermelons, cucumbers, tomatoes; special needs for each; changes to the environment; main issue: water control; debt; financing; small farmers; plastic farming; and cattle raising (his other business).
Collection
Big Bend Folklife demonstrations at the 1981 Florida State Fair

Big Bend Folklife demonstrations at the 1981 Florida State Fair

Date
1981-02-13
Description
Seven reel to reels. Recordings of the folklife demonstration booths at the Florida State Fair. Informants at the Big Bend Folklife Area include Wakulla Springs boat drivers (Jackson/Gavin) and the Polka Sweethearts.
Collection
Billy Howell interview at the 1993 Florida Folk Festival Folklife Area

Billy Howell interview at the 1993 Florida Folk Festival Folklife Area

Date
1993-05-30
Description
One audio cassette. NKwanda Jah is the interviewer. Howell gives a brief family background. He explains the turpentine business, homesteading, and other industries in North Florida. He gives some background on attending school in Port St. Joe, Fla. and working for the St. Joe Paper Company for forty-two years. He discusses his collection of railroad paraphernalia and how he acquired an interest in railway work because of his father, a news butch on the Apalachicola Northern Railroad. He explains that he never referred to railroad section workers as "gandy dancers," but instead as "section gangs." He shares his perception of race relations among railway workers, explaining that section foremen were usually white and the workers were African American. The tape cuts outs momentarily at 14:50. Howell discusses labor when he first entered the work force, including his work in the Coast Guard. He discusses his work photographing railroads.
Collection
Buddy Maddox program

Buddy Maddox program

Date
1984-03-31
Description
Two audio cassettes. Public program for NEH Library Grant: Turpentining, Blacksmithing, Castnet Making Buddy Maddox talks of growing up in the turpentining business with his father; his schooling; his marriage; working the ferry with his father; turpentine forests; blacksmithing career; cast net making; fishing.
Collection
Camilla Collins presentation at the Folk Culture in the South: Women's Contributions seminar

Camilla Collins presentation at the Folk Culture in the South: Women's Contributions seminar

Date
1989-07-23
Description
Three audio cassettes. This recording has a restriction set by Collins: no reporductions, quotations, or distributioon can be performed with her voice and information. Florida folklorist Collins discusses the occupational folklife and culture, including factories, textile mills, employee-boss relations, Xerox lore, weather and the work environment, and occupational language.
Collection
Champion Paper employees interview for the Forest Industries Project

Champion Paper employees interview for the Forest Industries Project

Date
1989-01-13
Description
One audio cassette. Interview with Champion Paper employees Wiggins, Williams, and Kennedy. They discuss the details of their occupational duties and experiences in the workplace.
Collection
Clyde Foster interview for the Forest Industries Project

Clyde Foster interview for the Forest Industries Project

Date
1989-01-09
Description
One audio cassette. Poor sonic quality. Foster discusses growing up in Munson, where his father ran a general store. He describes buying timber to be cut into logs and for chipping into pulpwood, and timber cruising.
Collection
David Faison glass-bottom boat tour demonstration for the Big Bend Folklife Survey

David Faison glass-bottom boat tour demonstration for the Big Bend Folklife Survey

Date
1980
Description
One audio cassette. Faison & Klotz briefly discuss how they learned the tour's spiel and how long they had worked as a tour guide. Faison then leads a jungle cruise tour.
Collection
Demonstrations of ranching traditions

Demonstrations of ranching traditions

Date
1983
Description
One audio cassette Recordings of storyteller Frog Smith and cowboy singer Jim Bob Tinsley demonstrating cowboy/ranching folklore. These were used as demonstration during library folklife programs.
Collection
Doc Bennett interview for the St. Johns River Survey

Doc Bennett interview for the St. Johns River Survey

Date
1985-01-18
Description
One audio cassette. Interview with life-long fisherman and Florida native Doc Bennett. He discusses making a living in the Great Depression (farming and fishing); nets and seining; shad and catfishing; church; local fish fries; state regulations; sports fishing; changes in the St. Johns River; fishing methods and equipment; and how he learned to fish. He is hard of hearing so often had to have questions repeated. His memory was fading by time of interview. 
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1622_04_tape11Alonzo Curry interview for the Southwest Florida Folk Arts ProjectSoundField recordings
Interviews
Oral narratives
Life histories
Occupational folklore
Agricultural implements
Family farms
Farm life
Farming
Sales
Watermelons
Vegetables
Plants
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a_s1576_t81-027Big Bend Folklife demonstrations at the 1981 Florida State FairSoundFestivals
Fairs
Demonstrations
Craft
Folklife
Boat drivers
Occupational folklore
African Americans
Public speaking
Polka music
Oral narratives
Polka
Performing arts
Music performance
Boat driver
Folklorists
Bands (Music)
Musical groups
Tour guides (Persons)
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a_s1576_30_c93-018Billy Howell interview at the 1993 Florida Folk Festival Folklife AreasoundRailroads Employees
Folk festivals
Florida Folk Festival
Railroads
Occupational folklore
Railway workers
Oral narratives
Interviews
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a_s1576_14_c84-090Buddy Maddox programSoundBlacksmiths
Turpentiners
Net maker
Libraries
Life histories
Oral histories
Occupational folklore
Occupational groups
Turpentine industry workers
Turpentining
Blacksmithing
Net makers
Fishing nets
Maritime life
Florida history
Fishers
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a_s1712_01_tape02bCamilla Collins presentation at the Folk Culture in the South: Women's Contributions seminarSoundConferences and seminars series
Seminars
Folklore
Folklife
Occupational groups
Occupational folklore
Storytelling
Tales
Employee employee relations
Lecturers
Teaching of folklore
Workshops (Adult education)
Museums
Employee employer relations
Folklorists
Oral communication
Labor
Workplace
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a_s1625_05_tape06Champion Paper employees interview for the Forest Industries ProjectSoundMillers
Interviews
Forestry
Forestry workers
Occupational folklore
Oral histories
Oral narratives
Field recordings
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a_s1625_05_tape05Clyde Foster interview for the Forest Industries ProjectSoundForestry
Occupational folklore
Oral histories
Interviews
Lumber
Timber
Field recordings
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a_s1576_11_c83-131David Faison glass-bottom boat tour demonstration for the Big Bend Folklife SurveySoundBoating
Excursion boats
Tour guides
Oral performance
Jokes
Occupational folklore
Springs (bodies of water)
Field recordings
Ecotourism
Storytelling
Interviews
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a_s1576_39_tape29Demonstrations of ranching traditionsSoundStorytellers
Singers
Guitarist
Fieldwork
Teaching of folklore
Ranch life
Storytelling
Cowboys
Guitar music
Country music
Tales
Audiotape recordings
Occupational folklore
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a_s1714_03_tape09Doc Bennett interview for the St. Johns River SurveySoundField recordings
Interviews
Oral narratives
Fishing
Seine nets
Net makers
Occupational folklore
Fishing equipment
Catfish
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