|a_s1685_06_tape21||Allen O'Neal interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project||Sound||Administration|
Allen O'Neal interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project
- One audio cassette. O'Neal first came to Florida in 1969 from Tennessee, where ran a grocery store. In the interview, he discusses running a commissary for US Sugar, including goods sold; why commissaries developed; the sugar industry; descriptions of the workers; the workers food habits; and how commissaries have changed.
|a_s1685_04_tape01||Edgar & Ora Archambeau interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project||Sound||Field recordings|
Personal experience narratives
Edgar & Ora Archambeau interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project
- Four audio cassettes. Tape 6 is the first tape in the series, followed by 1 through 3. The Archambeaus were shop owners on Worth Avenue in West Palm Beach. Over the years they collected memorabilia and stories about the history of the area. Orignally from Morristown, New Jersey, they moved to Florida in the late 1940s.
|a_s1685_06_tape11||Santo & Tony Mongoli interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project||Sound||Field recordings|
Santo & Tony Mongoli interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project
- Two audio cassettes. S. Mongoli discusses learning shoemaking in Sicily from his father; emigrating to the US in 1930 to Hartforf, Conn.; apprenticing to learn the trade; types of repairs; the shoe making process; his shops; moving to Florida in 1958; other jobs; and customer service. He retired from full-time cobbling in 1975. T. Mongoli discusses learning the business, running his shop; the need for image; and the changing nature of the business.