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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Retail stores"
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Allen O'Neal interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Allen O'Neal interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Date
1988-02-23
Description
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.
Collection
Edgar & Ora Archambeau interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Edgar & Ora Archambeau interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Date
1987-04-07
Description
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.
Collection
Santo & Tony Mongoli interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Santo & Tony Mongoli interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Date
1987-08-05
Description
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.
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a_s1685_06_tape21Allen O'Neal interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education ProjectSoundAdministration
Businesspeople
Field recordings
Interviews
Oral narratives
Company stores
Sugar
Retail stores
Selling
Food shopping
Agricultural workers
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a_s1685_04_tape01Edgar & Ora Archambeau interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education ProjectSoundField recordings
Interviews
Life histories
Oral histories
Personal experience narratives
Local history
Selling
Retail stores
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a_s1685_06_tape11Santo & Tony Mongoli interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education ProjectSoundField recordings
Shoes (footwear)
Interviews
Shoe stores
Retail stores
Community businesses
Italian Americans
Machinery
Apprentices
Emigration
Shoemaking
Oral narratives
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