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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Oral communication"
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Purim Celebration Workshop at the 1990 Florida Folk Festival (Florida Folklife Area)

Purim Celebration Workshop at the 1990 Florida Folk Festival (Florida Folklife Area)

Date
1990-05-27
Description
One reel to reel recording. Purim is a Jewish holiday celebrating the victory of the Jewish people over its enemies, as told in the Book of Esther. Literally a Celebration of Lots, it is a joyous time celebrating fun and happiness. Each year at the Florida Folk Festival, the Florida Folklife Program emphasized a particular culture, tradtions, or geographic area. In 1990, they emphasized celebrations of various Florida groups. including Haitians, Trinidadians, Greeks, and Jewish peoples.
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Hawk Jackson giving boat tour at Wakulla Springs

Hawk Jackson giving boat tour at Wakulla Springs

Date
1980
Description
Black and white 9.5 x 14 inch mounted photographic print. Images of Wakulla Springs, a popular tourist located just south of Tallahassee that offered boat tours and lodging. One of the features on the tours was Henry the Fish, a bass fish that would appear to jump over a pole when called. Hawk Jackson died in 2001.
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Writers' panel at the Zora Neale Hurston Festival

Writers' panel at the Zora Neale Hurston Festival

Date
1990-01-25
Description
One black and white proof sheet with forty-five images; thirty-five color slides. A panel discussion of Zora Neale Hurston life and work. Panel included Alice Walker and Zora's relative Lucy Hurston. This was the festival's first year.
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Interview with Venezuelan harpist Jesus Rodriguez and apprentice Ana Marie de Armas

Interview with Venezuelan harpist Jesus Rodriguez and apprentice Ana Marie de Armas

Date
1987-03-04
Description
One audio cassette. (A copy can be found in S 1640, box 22, tape 27.) A second interview can be found on tape 24. For more information on Rodrigues and Armas, see S 1644, box 3, folder 15. 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 2003.
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Just The Way It Was: Fernande Forte

Just The Way It Was: Fernande Forte

Date
1990-12-17
Description
One video recording. (VHS; 29 minutes) Just the Way It Was was a cultural group that exhibited Haitian and Jamaican culture, including dance, music, and storytelling. They also had a cable access television program in Miami. This was episode #10 of that series. Forte was a member, and here in an interview with Fuller, she describes her experiences as a Haitian storyteller. She discusses apprenticing under Liliane Louis (sponsored by the Florida Folklife Program), her family life, and life in college.
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Street vendor Tommy Walton with apprentice James Watson

Street vendor Tommy Walton with apprentice James Watson

Date
1989-08
Description
Twenty-one color slides. Tommy Walton sold hot dogs at the local baseball stadium. He would sing, dance, and tell stories while he sold the food. He often played at the Florida Folk Festival. For more information on Watson, see S 1640, box 9, folder 4. 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 2003.
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Atsuko Lefcounte teaching her apprentices about ikebana

Atsuko Lefcounte teaching her apprentices about ikebana

Date
1988-03-14
Description
One audio cassette. Master folk artist Lefcourte took on two apprentices in 1988, Levanthal and McGlamory. Ikebana (Way of the Flower) is the Japanese tradition of flower arranging. It originated in China in the 6th century. Lefcourte was born in Osaka, Japan, where she learned the art of the tea ceremony and flower arranging. She moved to Florida in 1975. For more info on Lefcourte, see S 1644, box 3, 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 folklorist Peter Roller. The program was continued each year through 2003.
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Interview with Pysanky egg decorator,  Lubow (Lu) Dochwat Gurley

Interview with Pysanky egg decorator, Lubow (Lu) Dochwat Gurley

Date
1989-04-11
Description
Sixteen color slides. Gurley talks about egg decoration; learning the craft from her mother; symbolism of the craft; and immigration from the Ukraine in 1947 to the US. For images of her eggs, see S 1680, box 1, folder 5.
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Florida Folklife Council meeting

Florida Folklife Council meeting

Date
1979-10-16
Description
This audiocassette tape contains the first meeting of the Florida Folklife Council. Present were council members Foreman, González-Pando, Goza, Jabbour, Saunders and Sugrue; Florida Department of State personnel Levitt, Kelley, Warner, Kushner, Oppenheim, Morrell, Wilkins, and McMullen; and Folklife Program staff Werndli, Beauchamp, Belland, Bulger, and Greene.
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Florida Folklife Council meeting

Florida Folklife Council meeting

Date
1979-12-05
Description
Present were Florida Folklife Council members Foreman, González-Pando, Jabbour, Saunders and Sugrue; Florida Department of State personnel Kelley and Warner; Folklife Program staff Werndli, Beauchamp, Belland, Bulger, and Greene; and visitors Hammer from the Florida Times Union and White Springs citizen Glover.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1576_t90-085Purim Celebration Workshop at the 1990 Florida Folk Festival (Florida Folklife Area)SoundActors
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Workshops (Adult education)
Demonstrations
Holidays
Jews United States
Holidays and festivals
Oral communication
Purim
Arts, Jewish
Jewish Americans
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Hawk Jackson giving boat tour at Wakulla SpringsHawk Jackson giving boat tour at Wakulla SpringsStill ImageAfrican Americans
Boats and boating
Narratives
Tall tales
Storytelling
Storytellers
Oral performance
Oral communication
Rivers
Springs
Tourism
Workplace
Workers
Labor
Glass bottom boats
Ecotourism
Wildlife watching industry
Boat driver
Tour guides (Persons)
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Writers' panel at the Zora Neale Hurston FestivalWriters' panel at the Zora Neale Hurston FestivalStill ImageAfrican Americans
Oral communication
Writing
Authors
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a_s1640_20_tape21Interview with Venezuelan harpist Jesus Rodriguez and apprentice Ana Marie de ArmasSoundApprentices
Venezuelan Americans
Harps
Interviews
Oral communication
Latinos
Children
String instruments
Teaching of folklore
Sound recordings
Harpists
Musicians
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Just The Way It Was: Fernande ForteJust The Way It Was: Fernande ForteMoving ImageApprentices
Video recording
Oral communication
Oral narratives
Storytelling
Tales
Interviews
Interviewing on television
Family history
Arts, Haitian
Haitian Americans
Jamaican Americans
Personal experience narratives
Storytellers
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Street vendor Tommy Walton with apprentice James WatsonStreet vendor Tommy Walton with apprentice James WatsonStill ImageApprentices
African Americans
Teaching of folklore
Selling
Oral communication
Oral performance
Street vendors
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a_s1640_20_tape20Atsuko Lefcounte teaching her apprentices about ikebanaSoundArtisans
Flower arrangers
Apprentices
Arts, Japanese
Flower arrangement, Japanese
Flowers
Japanese Americans
Asian American arts
Asians
Oral communication
Oral performance
Lecturers
Sound recordings
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a_s1680_02_tape05Interview with Pysanky egg decorator, Lubow (Lu) Dochwat GurleySoundArtisans
Carvers (Decorative artists)
Fieldwork
Arts, Ukrainian
Ukrainian American art
Ukrainian Americans
Decorative arts
Pysanky
Egg decoration
Eggs
Painting
Interviews
Life histories
Oral histories
Emigration and immigration
Oral communication
Family history
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a_s1576_03_c80-007Florida Folklife Council meetingSoundArts administrators
Oral communication
Folklorists
Public officers
Public officials
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a_s1576_03_c80-010Florida Folklife Council meetingSoundArts administrators
Oral communication
Folklorists
Public officers
Public officials
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