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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Oral history"
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Albert and Jessie DeVane interview

Albert and Jessie DeVane interview

Date
1958-07-24
Description
One reel to reel recording. The DeVanes were considered experts on Florida's Seminole Indians. They arranged many of the Seminole performers at the Florida Folk Festival.
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Florida Yesterday: Untitled episode

Florida Yesterday: Untitled episode

Date
1977
Description
One video recording. (3/4" tape; 26 minutes) An untitled episode of the WINK-produced show, Florida Yesterday. (May be the first show). Features Frog on a boat, telling family stories of growing in South Georgia and Florida. See V86-58 for the unedited raw footage.
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Interview with basketmaker Lucreaty Clark

Interview with basketmaker Lucreaty Clark

Date
1979-10-31
Description
Six reel to reels. Lucreaty Clark was a white oak basket maker, a tradition that stretched back in her family to antebellum times. In 1979, no one else was making split white oak baskets, and she presumed the tradition would die with her. (In the mid-1980s, she trained her grandson Alphonso Jennings to make white oak baskets.) T79-23: Topics included plantation work, cooking, her first marriage, her children, Brer Rabbit tales, games, and smoking beef. T79-25: Clark discusses how she chooses the white oak to make her baskets, how she splits the wood, her tools, selling the baskets, sues of the baskets, and how her parents taught her the skill. T79-26: Clark talks about raising hogs, Christmas baskets, and various basket types. T79-27: Clark talks about giving birth, weather predictions, raising her kids, snakes in the area, and her grandchildren. T79-28: Recording of Clark making a basket while she narrates throughout the process. Afterwards, she talks about -- and tells -- stories from her childhood, including ghost stories, Brer rabbit tales, and Little Red Riding Hood. T79-29: She discusses marriage and kids, midwives, losing her last child during childbirth, morning sickness, medicinal cures for childbirth pains, birthmarks, pregnancy superstitions, and how to finish a basket.
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Interview with bluegrass music and Cracker culture promoter Carl Allen

Interview with bluegrass music and Cracker culture promoter Carl Allen

Date
1993-11-30
Description
Two audio tapes. Recorded in Allen's home. Born 13 February 1918, Allen was awarded for his efforts to preserve "Cracker" culture through his restaurant and his newspaper columns. He also promoted bluegrass music throughout Florida with his restaurant, Allen's Historical Cafe, which featured live bluegrass music. In 1990, he won the Florida Folk Heritage Award. In the interview, he discusses his life history, and focused upon his mother's 'Cracker' cooking, including various recipes. He also discusses his time as a cowboy, citrus farming, and a hobo. He also describes what constitutes a Florida Cracker. For more information, see file in S 1664, box 5, folder 10.
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Interview with boat builder Glen Simmons

Interview with boat builder Glen Simmons

Date
1991-11-25
Description
Two audio cassettes. Simmons discusses boatbuilding and his lfie. For more information see S 1644, box 10, folder 11. The Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program began in 1983 with a NEA grant of $22,000. The program provided an opportunity for master folk artists to share technical skills and cultural knowledge with apprentices in order to keep the tradition alive. Apprentices must have had some experience in the tradition and agreed to train for at least six months. The first project director was Blanton Owen, later replaced by first folklorist Peter Roller, then folklorist Robert Stone. The program was continued each year through 2004.
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Interview with boat builder Glen Simmons

Interview with boat builder Glen Simmons

Date
1992-06-29
Description
Two audio cassettes. The Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program began in 1983 with a NEA grant of $22,000. The program provided an opportunity for master folk artists to share technical skills and cultural knowledge with apprentices in order to keep the tradition alive. Apprentices must have had some experience in the tradition and agreed to train for at least six months. The first project director was Blanton Owen, later replaced by first folklorist Peter Roller, then folklorist Robert Stone. The program was continued each year through 2004.
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Interview with boat builder Glen Simmons

Interview with boat builder Glen Simmons

Date
1992-04-01
Description
Two audio cassettes. The Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program began in 1983 with a NEA grant of $22,000. The program provided an opportunity for master folk artists to share technical skills and cultural knowledge with apprentices in order to keep the tradition alive. Apprentices must have had some experience in the tradition and agreed to train for at least six months. The first project director was Blanton Owen, later replaced by first folklorist Peter Roller, then folklorist Robert Stone. The program was continued each year through 2004.
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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.
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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.
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Interview with comparsa dancers Irene and Emelia Fernandez

Interview with comparsa dancers Irene and Emelia Fernandez

Date
1991-05-25
Description
Two audio cassettes. Emelia Fernandez and her daughter Irene discusses their lives and the comparsas tradition. Fernandez founded a comparsas dance troupe in Key West. Danny Acosta led the band that accompanied the dances. The Cuban dance has African roots, and is usually performed in long conga lines. Dancers dress in elaborate, ruffled outfits. The tradition began in Key West in 1938. Emelia herself arrived in Florida in 1959. She and her daughter Irene revived the dance tradition in the early 1990s. For images of their performance, see S 1577, v. 60, slides S92-557 - S92-567. The Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program began in 1983 with a NEA grant of $22,000. The program provided an opportunity for master folk artists to share technical skills and cultural knowledge with apprentices in order to keep the tradition alive. Apprentices must have had some experience in the tradition and agreed to train for at least six months. The first project director was Blanton Owen, later replaced by folklorist Peter Roller. The program was continued each year through 2004.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s2043_00056Albert and Jessie DeVane interviewSoundInterviews
Oral histories
Oral history
Life histories
Personal experience narratives
Florida history
Seminole Indians
Authors
Historian
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Florida Yesterday: Untitled episodeFlorida Yesterday: Untitled episodeMoving ImageTelevision
Family history
Florida history
Tall tales
Oral narratives
Oral performance
Oral history
Personal experience narratives
Boats and boating
Storytelling
Storytellers
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a_s1576_t79-023Interview with basketmaker Lucreaty ClarkSoundFieldwork
Interviews
African Americans
Life histories
Oral history
Personal experience narratives
White oak
Basket making
Basket work
Basketry
Baskets
Family history
Marriage
Trickster tales
Animal tales
Childbirth
Children
Supernatural legends
Beliefs and cultures
Domestic arts
Midwives
Healers
Basket maker
Storytellers
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a_s1664_07_tape54Interview with bluegrass music and Cracker culture promoter Carl AllenSoundRestaurateurs
Fieldwork
Food
Food industry and trade
Food preparation
Cowboys
Restaurants
Merchants
Life histories
Interviews
Personal experience narratives
Oral history
Citrus industry
Cooking and dining
Desserts
Journalists
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a_s1640_23_tape23Interview with boat builder Glen SimmonsSoundWoodworkers
Fieldwork
Interviews
Boatbuilding
Skiffs
Transportation
Waterways
Boats and boating
Personal experience narratives
Woodwork
Oral history
Oral narratives
Wood craft
Boatbuilders
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a_s1640_23_tape25Interview with boat builder Glen SimmonsSoundWoodworkers
Fieldwork
Interviews
Boatbuilding
Skiffs
Transportation
Waterways
Boats and boating
Personal experience narratives
Woodwork
Oral history
Oral narratives
Wood craft
Boatbuilders
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a_s1640_23_tape27Interview with boat builder Glen SimmonsSoundWoodworkers
Fieldwork
Interviews
Boatbuilding
Skiffs
Transportation
Waterways
Boats and boating
Personal experience narratives
Woodwork
Oral history
Oral narratives
Wood craft
Boatbuilders
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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_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_s1640_22_tape07Interview with comparsa dancers Irene and Emelia FernandezSoundFieldwork
Interviews
Dance
Performing arts
Arts, Cuban
Cuban Americans
Latinos
Life histories
Personal experience narratives
Comparsa tradition
Conga (dance)
Oral history
Family history
Costumes
Clothing and dress
Dancers
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