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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Polish Americans"
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Saturday afternoon performances at the 1960 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

Saturday afternoon performances at the 1960 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

Date
1960-05-07
Description
One reel to reel recording. Detailed information on the performers can be found on the 1960 festival program, located in S 1619, box 1. Garland was the 1960 Jeanie With the Light Brown Hair winner. Woodward played the musicla saw.
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Evelyn Coskey interview for the Duval County Folk Arts in Education Project

Evelyn Coskey interview for the Duval County Folk Arts in Education Project

Date
1988-06-29
Description
One audio casette. A third-generation Polish American originally from New Jersey, Coskey discusses Polish American folk arts, especially pysanky. Pysanky (East European egg decoration)is created when patterns are drawn on eggs with wax, which then protects the covered areas from the dye that is applied. By repeating this process with different colors of dye, a multi-colored pattern is built up. She also discusses Polish calendar rites; Polish holidays; Polish Americans; and books she has written.
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Polish American Club of Sarasota vigilia for the Southwest Florida Folk Arts Project

Polish American Club of Sarasota vigilia for the Southwest Florida Folk Arts Project

Date
1987-12-13
Description
One audio recording. Recorded during a vigilia, a Christmas meal at which no meat is served.
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Lottie Wojtkiewicz interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Lottie Wojtkiewicz interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Date
1986-10-11
Description
Two audio cassettes. Wojtkiewicz discusses growing up in Wisconsin; hunting and cooking wild mushrooms; effects of Prohibition on cooking; her Polish (Warsaw area) ancestors; baking cookies and bread; baking and frosting/icing cakes; moving to Chicago in 1939; moving to Florida in 1969; and working with dolls.
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Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program:Highlights of the 1962 Florida Folk Festival

Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program:Highlights of the 1962 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1963
Description
One reel to reel recording (28 minutes) A selection of highlights from the 1962 Florida Folk festival; created to preview and advertise the 1963 festival. Includes a choir group identified only as "Polish Choir". These programs were created in the early 1960s by the Stephen Foster Memorial to promote the park and its activities, as well as to educate the public about Stephen Foster and Florida folk music.
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Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Folk Music (30-minute version)

Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Folk Music (30-minute version)

Date
1964-02
Description
One reel to reel recording (27:30 minutes). Music from various folk festivals. There is also a 15-minute version. These radio programs were created in the early 1960s by the Stephen Foster Memorial to promote the park and its activities, as well as to educate the public about Stephen Foster and Florida folk music.
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Evelyn Coskey demonstrating Polish egg decoration (pysanky)

Evelyn Coskey demonstrating Polish egg decoration (pysanky)

Date
1988-06
Description
Twenty-five color slides. Pysanky (East European egg decration)is created when patterns are drawn on eggs with wax, which then protects the covered areas from the dye that is applied. By repeating this process with different colors of dye, a multi-colored pattern is built up. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Duval County was a joint venture between the Duval County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was started in 1984 by folklorist David Taylor with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. The project consisted of field research to identify local traditions and folk artists, a series of five two-day seminars to acquaint teachers with the use of folklore and folk arts, and in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist which included visits by local folk artists. Taylor ran it until 1986. In 1988, Gregory Hansen re-initiated it with minor changes.
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Polish cook Lottie Wojtkiewicz making babka

Polish cook Lottie Wojtkiewicz making babka

Date
1986-10-11
Description
Eight color slides. Babka is a Polish dessert, a cross between cake and sweet bread. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Palm Beach County was a joint venture between the Palm Beach County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was conducted between 1986 and 1987 by folklorist Jan Rosenberg with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. The goal was to impart an appreciation of multi-ethnic traditions and provide a sense of place to the mobile student population. The project focused on the Florida Studies component for fourth grade students. The project consisted of field research to identify local traditions and folk artists, a series of five two-day seminars to acquaint teachers with the use of folklore and folk arts, in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist, which included visits by local folk artists. In total, the project involved 15 schools with 779 students.
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Pulaski Day Festival

Pulaski Day Festival

Date
1986-10-12
Description
Thirteen color slides. In 1929, the U.S. Congress desginated October 11 as Pulaski Day to honor the contributions of Polish general Casimir Pulaski to the American Revolution. Today, it is often a celebration of Polish American culture. Folk Arts in Education Project in Palm Beach County was a joint venture between the Palm Beach County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was conducted between 1986 and 1987 by folklorist Jan Rosenberg with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. The goal was to impart an appreciation of multi-ethnic traditions and provide a sense of place to the mobile student population. The project focused on the Florida Studies component for fourth grade students. The project consisted of field research to identify local traditions and folk artists, a series of five two-day seminars to acquaint teachers with the use of folklore and folk arts, in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist, which included visits by local folk artists. In total, the project involved 15 schools with 779 students.
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Tarpon Springs International Glendi

Tarpon Springs International Glendi

Date
1976-09-23
Description
Twenty color slides. A glendi is a Greek festival, which can take the form of a fair or festival. S77-1: Mt. Moriah AME Church Choir; S77-2 Ukranian Choir of St. Petersburg; S77-3 Polish dancers; S77-5-8: Czechoslovakian choir; S77-9: Frank Vetricek in costume; S77-10: Czechoslovakian food: S77-11: Helen Cantonis in Greek costume; S77-12 - S77-14: Greek dancers; S77-15 - S77-17: Polish dancers; S77-18: Israeli dancers; S77-19: American food booth; S77-20: Ukranian food booth.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1576_t77-098aSaturday afternoon performances at the 1960 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Singing
Scouts and scouting
Fiddle music
Fiddling
Bluegrass music
Musical saws
Saws, musical
Polish Americans
Old time music
Country music
Cowboys
Students
Fiddlers
Children
Choruses
Girl Scouts
Musicians
Singers
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a_s1618_04_tape21Evelyn Coskey interview for the Duval County Folk Arts in Education ProjectSoundLibrarians
Artisans
Field recordings
Oral narratives
Interviews
Polish Americans
Easter eggs
Egg decoration
Painting
Calendar rites
Pysanky
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a_s1622_03_tape18Polish American Club of Sarasota vigilia for the Southwest Florida Folk Arts ProjectSoundField recordings
Rites
Ceremonies
Polish Americans
Religion
Religious rituals
Ritual meals
Religious holidays
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a_s1685_07_tape32Lottie Wojtkiewicz interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education ProjectSoundNeedlework
Field recordings
Dollmaking
Interviews
Oral narratives
Decorative arts
Clothing
Cooking
Polish Americans
Desserts
Baking
Cake decorating
Baked goods
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a_s2042_sfm_24Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program:Highlights of the 1962 Florida Folk FestivalSoundSingers
Musicians
Radio
Radio announcing
Radio programs
Folk singers
Seminole Indians
Festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Folk festivals
Advertising, Public service
Choruses
Polish Americans
Choir singing
Choirs (music)
Performing arts
Music performance
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a_s2042_sfm_45Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Folk Music (30-minute version)SoundMusicians
Students
Radio
Documentaries Radio
Radio programs, Public service
Performing arts
Singing
Choruses
Folk festivals
Choir singing
Music performance
Radio announcing
Advertising, Public service
Polish Americans
Dutch Americans
Singers
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Evelyn Coskey demonstrating Polish egg decoration (pysanky)Evelyn Coskey demonstrating Polish egg decoration (pysanky)Still ImageFieldwork
Art
Artists
Decorative arts
Craft
Easter eggs
Eggs
Egg decoration
Painting
Design
Holidays
Pysanky
Polish Americans
Librarians
Artisans
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Polish cook Lottie Wojtkiewicz making babkaPolish cook Lottie Wojtkiewicz making babkaStill ImageCooks
Fieldwork
Polish Americans
Cooking and dining
Cookware
Cookery, Polish
Bread
Desserts
Kitchens
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Pulaski Day FestivalPulaski Day FestivalStill ImageFieldwork
Polish Americans
Festivals
Holidays and festivals
Calendar rites
Community culture
Costumes
Clothing and dress
Dancers
Folk dance
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Tarpon Springs International GlendiTarpon Springs International GlendiStill ImageFieldwork
Festivals
Special events
Choirs (music)
Dancers
Singers
Material culture
Food
Food preparation
Polish Americans
Ukrainian Americans
Greek Americans
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