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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Research methods"
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Recordings of the Basement to Attic Conference

Recordings of the Basement to Attic Conference

Date
1986-02-07
Description
22 audio cassettes. (Tapes C86-22 through C86-34 are found in box 18.) A conference co-sponsored by the Florida Folklife Program and the Jacksonville Museum of Science and History that dealt with collecting and researching folklife and folklore. The recordings cover the various sessions, workshops, and keynote speakers that covered all aspects of folklife research. Speakers and topics included; What is folklore (Yerkovich/Loomis/Waterman); Reasons for collecting (Kennedy); Folklore (Bulger); archaeology (FSU professor Marrinnan); oral history (Waterman); ethnomusicology (Olsen); cultural geography (Lamme); Ethics in collecting (Kennedy/Foreman/Waterman/Olsen/Bulger); WPA collecting (Kennedy); education and folklore in schools (Nusz); Zora Neale Hurston (Reaver); Keynote speech on folklife collecting (Ives of Maine); technological issues (Walker/Young); and videotaping folklife (Larsen). In addition,. Marie Buggs, Judge Corbin, and Thelma sing and tell stories. For more information on topics, detailed tape indexes, see the index sheets located in S 1579, box 1, folder: "C86-1 through C86-98."
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Old Myakka Community Review meeting

Old Myakka Community Review meeting

Date
1984-05-02
Description
One reel to reel. Recording of a meeting with local Myakka residents to review the progress of the project. The Myakka Community Profile Project was conducted between October 1983 and March 1984 through a partnership with the Crowley Museum and Nature Center, and the Florida Folklife Program, funded by the Florida Endowment for the Humanities. The fieldwork and resultant booklet/slideshow, created by museum employee Robert Cottrell and folklorist Pat Waterman, was to profile the lifestyles and values of the Myakka community, located in Southwest Florida in Manatee County. See S 1682 for more information on the project.
Collection
Old Myakka Community Review meeting

Old Myakka Community Review meeting

Date
1984-06-30
Description
One reel to reel. Recording of a meeting with local Myakka residents to review the progress of the project. The Myakka Community Profile Project was conducted between October 1983 and March 1984 through a partnership with the Crowley Museum and Nature Center, and the Florida Folklife Program, funded by the Florida Endowment for the Humanities. The fieldwork and resultant booklet/slideshow, created by museum employee Robert Cottrell and folklorist Pat Waterman, was to profile the lifestyles and values of the Myakka community, located in Southwest Florida in Manatee County. See S 1682 for more information on the project.
Collection
Reproductions of Florida-related recordings from the Library of Congress

Reproductions of Florida-related recordings from the Library of Congress

Date
1949
Description

Seven reel to reels. The originals are housed at the Library of Congress (LOC). These copies were made in 1986, when staff from the Florida Folklife Program visited the LOC to duplicate its Florida-related WPA recordings. These recordings range in time from the late 1940s through the 1970s, and were created out of several projects.

T86-227: 1949. Recordings made by Dr. Alton Morris in Jacksonville and Panama City (AFS 9915); 1962. Unidentified various made by Thelma Boltin (AFS 13,992-14,021); 1963. Recordings of Cora McKinney made by Thelma Boltin (AFS 13,992-14,021); 1971. Recordings of Stewart Jones nade by Thelma Boltin (AFS 18,091)

T86-228: 1954 recording of Harry Jumper performing Seminole stories and songs; recorded by Peelle in Polk County;

T86-229 - T86-232: Recordings created by Pinkston for his 1975 PhD dissertation on rural African American religious practices; completed at the University of Miami.

T86-232 (second half) and T86-233: Recordings from the American Folklife Center's Georgia Folklife Project, done in 1979 by folklorist Adler. For detailed information on the recordings, see the indexes in S 1579, box 3.

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Recording of the Maritime Project Meeting

Recording of the Maritime Project Meeting

Date
1987-03-03
Description
Four audio cassettes. Meeting between project participants and the project's advisory committee to review and revise the project's publication, Documenting Maritime Folklife: An Introductory Guide. In addition to a discussion of the Florida Maritime Project, the recordings provide insight into disciplinary debates over the nature of folklife. Includes discussion of amateur versus professional folklorists/researchers, the use of oral history, the project's aims and goals, the philosophy and politics behind folklife, and the conflicts between history, anthropology, and folklife. Participants include maritime historian, Fleetwood, historians Hickerson and Morris, archaeologist Miller, anthropologists Parades, Wickman, and Stewart, biologist Scott, folklorists Gilmore, Johnson, Taylor, Michael, and Loomis. Between 1986 and 1987, a partnership between the Florida Folklife Program and the American Folk Center created the Maritime Heritage Survey Project. Focusing on the Gulf and Atlantic fishing cultures, and utilizing photographs, slides, oral histories, and on-site interviews, the survey climaxed with a demonstration area at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival. Also available on reel to reel (reels 6-7). The three main researchers were Nancy Nusz, Merri Belland, and project director David Taylor. Additional information on the project can be found in Taylor's project files in S 1716.
Collection
Recording of the Maritime Project Meeting

Recording of the Maritime Project Meeting

Date
1987-03-03
Description
Four audio cassettes. Meeting between project participants and the project's advisory committee to review and revise the project's publication: Documenting Maritime Folklife: An Introductory Guide. In addition to a discussion of the Florida Maritime Project, the recordings provide insight into disciplinary debates over the validity of folklife. Includes discussion of amateur versus professional folklorists/researchers, the use of oral history, the project's aims and goals, the philosophy and politics behind folklife, and the conflicts between history, anthropology, and folklife. Participants include maritime historian, Fleetwood, historians Hickerson and Morris, archaeologist Miller, anthropologists Parades, Wickman, and Stewart, biologist Scott, folklorists Gilmore, Johnson, Taylor, Michael, and Loomis. An online copy of the publication can be found at: http://www.loc.gov/folklife/maritime/ Between 1986 and 1987, a partnership between the Florida Folklife Program and the American Folk Center created the Maritime Heritage Survey Project. Focusing on the Gulf and Atlantic fishing cultures, and utilizing photographs, slides, oral histories, and on-site interviews, the survey climaxed with a demonstration area at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival. Also available on reel to reel (reels 6-7). The three main researchers were Nancy Nusz, Merri Belland, and project director David Taylor. Additional information on the project can be found in Taylor's project files in S 1716.
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Blues musician Buck Thompson playing at his home

Blues musician Buck Thompson playing at his home

Date
1985-01-20
Description
One audio cassette. Sound recording of fifty-year old blues guitarist Buck Thompson playing tunes that he learned from the radio at his home. A lifelong migrant farmer, he played the Florida juke circuit in the 1950s. Inebriated at the time of recording, Thompson speech is difficult to decipher at times. The tape cuts off several times at Thompson's request. Additional recordings of Thompson can be found in S 1714, box 6, reels 23-24. In winter 1985, the Bureau contracted with two folklorists to conduct a folk arts survey of the St. Johns River basin in northeastern Florida. The St. Johns River is the largest and most used river in Florida, supporting much river commerce as well as a modest amount of commercial fishing. Folklorists Mary Anne McDonald and Kathleen Figgen conducted the survey from January through March 1985 under the direction of Folklife Coordinator Blanton Owen and Bureau Chief Ormond Loomis. Documentation compiled in the survey was used to prepare and present the St. Johns River Basin Folklife Area at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival.
Collection
Fred Perry playing his fiddle

Fred Perry playing his fiddle

Date
1985-02-13
Description
One audio cassette. Recording of well-known fiddler Fred Perry playing his repertoire of old fiddle tunes. He is joined by Doug and Frank Trivette. Perry has played in the St. Johns region for over fifty years, including with bluegrass great Ralph Stanley. Also on the tape is Fred's wife Ruby. For images of the performance, see slides S85-1496 - S85-1498 in S 1577, V. 27. In winter 1985, the Bureau contracted with two folklorists to conduct a folk arts survey of the St. Johns River basin in northeastern Florida. The St. Johns River is the largest and most used river in Florida, supporting much river commerce as well as a modest amount of commercial fishing. Folklorists Mary Anne McDonald and Kathleen Figgen conducted the survey from January through March 1985 under the direction of Folklife Coordinator Blanton Owen and Bureau Chief Ormond Loomis. Documentation compiled in the survey was used to prepare and present the St. Johns River Basin Folklife Area at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival.
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Viki Grimm discussing pinata making

Viki Grimm discussing pinata making

Date
1985-02-24
Description
One audio cassette. Grimm demonstrating the step by step method for making a pinata -- in this case, a boat pinata. Interview recorded in her home. For images, see S 1577, v. 27, 1538-1579. In winter 1985, the Bureau contracted with two folklorists to conduct a folk arts survey of the St. Johns River basin in northeastern Florida. The St. Johns River is the largest and most used river in Florida, supporting much river commerce as well as a modest amount of commercial fishing. Folklorists Mary Anne McDonald and Kathleen Figgen conducted the survey from January through March 1985 under the direction of Folklife Coordinator Blanton Owen and Bureau Chief Ormond Loomis. Documentation compiled in the survey was used to prepare and present the St. Johns River Basin Folklife Area at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival.
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Interview with Prudenciana Gomez on Mexican American foodways

Interview with Prudenciana Gomez on Mexican American foodways

Date
1985-03-07
Description
Two audio cassettes. Interview with Prudencia Gomez on Mexican American foodways and religion. She and her family work on fern farms (herba is Spanish for fern), which were used by Mexican families for food. The interview is in Spanish. Images of the interview can be found in S 1577, v. 27, images 1633-1641. In winter 1985, the Bureau contracted with two folklorists to conduct a folk arts survey of the St. Johns River basin in northeastern Florida. The St. Johns River is the largest and most used river in Florida, supporting much river commerce as well as a modest amount of commercial fishing. Folklorists Mary Anne McDonald and Kathleen Figgen conducted the survey from January through March 1985 under the direction of Folklife Coordinator Blanton Owen and Bureau Chief Ormond Loomis. Documentation compiled in the survey was used to prepare and present the "St. Johns River Basin Folklife Area" at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1576_17_c86-013Recordings of the Basement to Attic ConferenceSoundFieldwork
Conferences and seminars series
Workshops (Adult education)
Research methods
Teaching of folklore
Education
Blues singers
Blues (Music)
Storytelling
Archaeology
Collecting
Folklore collections
Museums
Oral history
Oral tradition
Folklore
Folklife
Tales
Singing
Ethics
Ethnocentrism
Storytellers
Archaeologists
Anthropologists
Singers
Folklorists
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a_s1576_t85-214Old Myakka Community Review meetingSoundFieldwork
Meetings
Forums (Discussion and debate)
Public speaking
Research methods
Folklorists
Review of research
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a_s1576_t85-215Old Myakka Community Review meetingSoundFieldwork
Meetings
Forums (Discussion and debate)
Public speaking
Research methods
Folklorists
Review of research
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a_s1576_t86-227Reproductions of Florida-related recordings from the Library of CongressSoundFieldwork
Research methods
Interviews
Sound recordings
Folklorists
Religious music
African Americans
Singers
Religious rites
Old time music
Performing arts
Singing
Music performance
Ethnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Tales
Storytelling
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a_s1592_07_tape01Recording of the Maritime Project MeetingSoundMeetings
Forums (Discussion and debate)
Folklife
Folklore
Teaching of folklore
Public officials
Historians
Local history
Oral histories
Research methods
Fishing
Maritime folklore
Maritime life
Academic disciplines
Fieldwork
Review of research
Historian
Public officer
Archaeologists
Anthropologists
Folklorists
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a_s1592_07_tape16Recording of the Maritime Project MeetingSoundMeetings
Forums (Discussion and debate)
Folklife
Teaching of folklore
Historians
Oral histories
Local history
Research methods
Fieldwork
Oral communication
Academic disciplines
Maritime folklore
Review of research
Historian
Public officer
Anthropologists
Folklorists
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a_s1714_03_tape10Blues musician Buck Thompson playing at his homeSoundFieldwork
Research methods
Collecting
Sound recording
String instruments
Blues (Music)
African Americans
Musical tradition, African diaspora
Guitarists
Guitar
Guitar music
Music performance
Music
Guitarist
Musicians
Blues singers
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a_s1714_04_tape38Fred Perry playing his fiddleSoundFieldwork
Sound recording
Research methods
Fiddle music
Fiddling
Fiddles
String instruments
Musical instruments
Bluegrass music
Old time music
Musicians
Bluegrass musicians
Fiddlers
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a_s1714_04_tape54Viki Grimm discussing pinata makingSoundFieldwork
Collecting
Research methods
Pinatas
Material culture
Decoration and ornament
Decorative arts
Special events
Craft
Latinos
Mexican Americans
Arts, Mexican
Ethnicity, Mexico
Art
Interviewing
Interviews
Oral narratives
Artisans
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a_s1714_04_tape63Interview with Prudenciana Gomez on Mexican American foodwaysSoundCooks
Farm workers
Fieldwork
Research methods
Interviewing
Oral narratives
Latinos
Ethnicity, Mexico
Mexican Americans
Interviews
Sound recording
Cookery, Mexican
Mexican American cookery
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