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Interview with Jamaican restaurant owner Olivere Whitton

Interview with Jamaican restaurant owner Olivere Whitton

Date
1992-03-06
Description
One audio cassette. Held at Whitton's Islander Restaurant, he discusses Jamaica; immigrating to the US; the restaurant business; Jamaican foods and supplies (and how hard they are to get in Florida); the menu; Haitian cooking; Jamaican drinks; Latin American foods; buying foods from farmers; and other foods prepared there. In 1992, the Palm Beach Community College contracted the Florida Folklife Program to conduct ten days of fieldwork in March 1992 around Lake Okeechobee for a Lakefront Legacy Festival later that year (16 May 1992). Headed up by FFP folklorist Debbie Fant, and assisted by Robert Stone and Robert Shanafelt, the fieldwork involved 26 informants, slides, print images and recorded interviews. In the end, the FFP recommended seven people for festival participation.
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Interview with Palestinian cook Ida Farah

Interview with Palestinian cook Ida Farah

Date
1984-12-07
Description
One audio cassette. The interview took place in Farah's Deli and Imported Foods restaurant. Farah discusses moving to Jacksonville in 1969; learning to cook from her mother; life in Palestine; early bakery experiences; the Arabic language; Arabic dining; teaching her daughter to cook; Arabic versus non-Arabic customers in deli; foods sold: grape leaves, pita bread, falafel, tabouli; making falafel; pastries; food at special events; and types of demonstrations she can do. Images of Nadia can be found in S 1577, v. 36. 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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Interview with restauranteur Joan Bouington

Interview with restauranteur Joan Bouington

Date
1986-10-15
Description
Two audio cassettes. Interview with seafood restaurant owner Joan Bouington. Originally from New York, her family moved to Florida when she was ten. She discusses running a restaurant (her parents ran one, The Hut, since 1943); recipes; seafood cooking; mullet; oysters; shrimp; scallops; food; local history; and local fishers. 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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Interview with Wagner Lalanne

Interview with Wagner Lalanne

Date
1985-07-30
Description
One reel to reel tape. (Copied onto C86-107) Lalanne discusses moving to Miami; conservatory training; learning music; playing professionally in Haiti; how the music has changed in U.S.; Caribbean influences; and current songs. Recorded at the Aux Palmiste Restaurant. The Dade Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1986 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalas, Nancy Nusz and Laurie Sommers in order to identify folk arts and folk artists for the special folklife area at the 34th Annual Florida Folk Festival. The traditions are mainly Haitian, Jamaican, Mexican, Bahamian, Cuban and Jewish and cover a wide range of skills and art forms.
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The 3 Superstars performing

The 3 Superstars performing

Date
1985-08-02
Description
Two reel to reel tapes. (Copied onto C86-105/106) Performance by the 3 Superstars, a Haitian Calypso band, performing at the Aux Palmiste Restaurant. The band consisted of Wagner Lallane on keyboards, Lucien Romelus on steel drums, and Rodrigue Millien on bass and vocals. The Dade Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1986 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalas, Nancy Nusz and Laurie Sommers in order to identify folk arts and folk artists for the special folklife area at the 34th Annual Florida Folk Festival. The traditions are mainly Haitian, Jamaican, Mexican, Bahamian, Cuban and Jewish and cover a wide range of skills and art forms.
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Fu-Yung Chang interview for the Duval County Folk Arts in Education Project

Fu-Yung Chang interview for the Duval County Folk Arts in Education Project

Date
1988-06-21
Description
One audio cassette. Born in Taiwan, Chang constructed small sculptures from rice dough. This art goes back over 2000 years in China, though it is rare to find an practitioner of it. Chang learned from a master artist in Taiwan. In the interview, he discusses his immigration to US; education; work in China; cooking; opening a restaurant in US; rice dough sculpting; training with a master artist; sculpting subjects; tools for sculpting; and status of art in the USA.
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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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The 3 Superstars performing at Aux Palmiste

The 3 Superstars performing at Aux Palmiste

Date
1985-07-26
Description
Two reel to reel tapes. (Copied onto C86-103/104) Performance by the 3 Superstars, a Haitian Calypso band, performing at the Aux Palmiste Restaurant. The band consisted of Wagner Lallane on keyboards, Lucien Romelus on steel drums, and Rodrigue Millien on bass and vocals. The Dade Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1986 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalas, Nancy Nusz and Laurie Sommers in order to identify folk arts and folk artists for the special folklife area at the 34th Annual Florida Folk Festival. The traditions are mainly Haitian, Jamaican, Mexican, Bahamian, Cuban and Jewish and cover a wide range of skills and art forms.
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Vicki Smith interview for the Duval County Folk Arts in Education Project

Vicki Smith interview for the Duval County Folk Arts in Education Project

Date
1989-02-16
Description
One audio cassette. Smith builds traps for Clark's Fish Camp in Jacksonville. At the time of the interview, she had just learned the crabbing trade. She discusses making traps; types of traps; crab seasons; commercial fishers; Clark's Fish Camp; and other fish camps.
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1978 Florida Folk Festival photographs

1978 Florida Folk Festival photographs

Date
1978-05
Description
Five black and white prints. P79-679 Rufus Adams of Mayo demontrating his corn shuck bottom chairs to crowds. P79-681 Queen Udell and her yo-yo quilt. Yo-yo quilt were quilts made from several circular swatches of cloth swen together. P79-682 Cabinet maker Kjell Lunestad of St. Augustine. P79-683 Reverend Thurlow Reed of Key West playing music with a conch shell. P79-684 Jay Abner in front of his restaurant in White Springs. Karl Holland of the Florida Dept. of Commerce took the photographs. He often worked for the Florida Folk Festival, in which he woudl send all unused Commerce photos to the Florida Folklife Program.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1624_03_tape04Interview with Jamaican restaurant owner Olivere WhittonSoundRestaurateurs
Fieldwork
Cookery, Jamaican
Jamaican Americans
Cooking and dining
Cooks
Occupational groups
Emigration and immigration
Interviews
Life histories
Oral histories
Sound recordings
Restaurants
Community enterprise
Cookery, Haitian
Drink
Menus
Dinners and dining
Merchants
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a_s1576_22_c86-170Interview with Palestinian cook Ida FarahSoundCooks
Bakers and bakeries
Fieldwork
Interviews
Sound recordings
Life histories
Oral histories
Palestinian Americans
Food preparation
Food
Food habits
Cooking and dining
Arab Americans
Restaurants
Delicatessens
Community enterprise
Specialty stores
Emigration and immigration
Baking
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a_s1592_06_tape01Interview with restauranteur Joan BouingtonSoundFieldwork
Seafood industry
Restaurants
Interviewing
Interviews
Oral histories
Life histories
Oral narratives
Cooking and dining
Seafood
Food industry and trade
Food preparation
Food habits
Cookery (Mullet)
Cookery (Seafood)
Menus
Cookery (Alligator)
Restaurateurs
Merchants
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a_s1576_t86-065Interview with Wagner LalanneSoundFieldwork
Haitian Americans
Bands (Music)
Restaurants
Music
Performing arts
Calypso music
Music business
Interviewing
Interviews
Oral histories
Musicians
Singers
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a_s1576_t86-063The 3 Superstars performingSoundFieldwork
Haitian Americans
Restaurants
Music performance
Performing arts
Calypso music
Drums
Bands (Music)
Musical groups
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a_s1618_05_tape01Fu-Yung Chang interview for the Duval County Folk Arts in Education ProjectSoundSculptures
Field recordings
Asian Americans
Cooking
Food
Rice
Restaurants
Interviews
Oral narratives
Food preparation
Education
Immigration
Taiwanese
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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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The 3 Superstars performing at Aux Palmiste The 3 Superstars performing at Aux Palmiste SoundFieldwork
Haitian Americans
Restaurants
Music performance
Performing arts
Calypso music
Drums
Bands (Music)
Musical groups
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a_s1618_05_tape10Vicki Smith interview for the Duval County Folk Arts in Education ProjectSoundRestaurant workers
Crabbing
Field recordings
Oral narratives
Interviews
Seafood
Fish markets
Fish traps
Restaurants
Crab traps
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1978 Florida Folk Festival photographs1978 Florida Folk Festival photographsStill ImageAfrican Americans
Chairs
Furniture
Cornhusk craft
Material culture
Demonstrations
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Restaurants
Cabinetwork
Carpentry
Woodwork
Quilting
Quilts
Textile arts
Chair caning
Quiltmakers
Carpenters
Cabinetmakers
Furniture maker
Musicians
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