27 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Shells"
Interview with Amish artists Menno and Idah Ebersol

Interview with Amish artists Menno and Idah Ebersol

Date
1987-01-02
Description
One audio cassette. The Florida Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1987 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalis, Steve Frangos, Merri Belland, and Barbara Seitz as preliminary research for a joint folk art project between the Florida Folklife Program and the Florida Museum of History. The field researchers focused on those areas previously overlooked by FFP staff. The research focused on identifying folk artists and locating appropriate exhibit objects.
Collection
Interview with Barry Masters on coquina construction

Interview with Barry Masters on coquina construction

Date
1983-05-23
Description
One audio cassette. Recorded at the Minorcan Folklife Area at the 1983 Florida Folk Festival. Masters discusses construction with coquina, a limestone rock unique to the eastern coast of Florida. He also discusses building stucco coquina and the high cost of building structures with coquina. Coquina is a type of rock that naturally develops from discarded coquina shells. Found mostly on Anastasia Island near St. Augustine, Florida. For images of Masters, see S 1577, v. 20, slides S83-1418 - S83-1420; S83-1424; S83-1425.
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Interview with conch shell player Rev. Thurlow Weed

Interview with conch shell player Rev. Thurlow Weed

Date
1977-01-30
Description
One audio cassette. Interview on side 1, music performance on side 2. Thurlow describes how he doesn't use music notes to play the conch shell; how shells are used for communication on boats in Key West, Bahamas, Hawaii; how he holds a BA in music; and how he plays the instrument. He also demonstrates playing the conch shell.
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Interview with shell player Limone Joseph

Interview with shell player Limone Joseph

Date
1985-08-17
Description
One reel to reel tape (also copied onto audio cassette: C86-101). Interview with Po Lambi player (Haitian shell playing). The skill was used in rural Haitian villages to signal social gatherings, as work songs, and during harvesting. It is usually played with drums, and is of African origins. For Haitians, it is a symbol of their culture. He discusses learning po lambi; uses of it; life in rural Haiti; moving to the US (c. 1975); getting degree in Social Sciences; his family's reaction to his learning po lambi; history of the tradition; and teaching Haitian folklife to others. For images of Joseph, see S 1577, v. 41, S86-4721 - S86-4727. 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.
Collection
Limone Joseph demonstrates polambi

Limone Joseph demonstrates polambi

Date
1985-08
Description
Two color slides. The Po lambi was a Haitian musical instrument. The skill was used in rural Haitian villages to signal social gatherings, as work songs, and harvetsing. It is usuaslly played with drums, and is of African origins. For Haitians, it is a symbol of their culture. The Dade Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1985 and 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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Maggie Melton with her native materials craft

Maggie Melton with her native materials craft

Date
1979-11
Description
Seventeen color slides. Melton with her native material crafts, including gourds, rattlesnake hides, turtle shells, and other shells.
Collection
Metro-Dade Folklife Area at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival: shell player Limone Joseph

Metro-Dade Folklife Area at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival: shell player Limone Joseph

Date
1986-05-24
Description
Seven color slides. Joseph leading a po lambi (Haitian shell playing) workshop. The skill was used in rural Haitian villages to signal social gatherings, as work songs, and harvesting. It is usuaslly played with drums, and is of African origin. For Haitians, it is a symbol of their culture. For an interveiw with Joseph, see S 1576, T86-58 (C86-101). 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.
Collection
Rev. Thurlow Weed performing at the 1978 Florida Folk Festival

Rev. Thurlow Weed performing at the 1978 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1978-05
Description
One black and white print. Weed was from Key West.
Collection
Saturday evening performances at the 1978 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)

Saturday evening performances at the 1978 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)

Date
1978-05-27
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Mark was from St. Augustine. His set was started on T80-12. The travelers were from Lake City, and consisted of Buddy Harvey (bass), Claudie Johns (guitar), and Skip Johns (banjo). Weed, of Key West, played the conch shell. Johnson and Wickman were also from St. Augustine. Their set continues on T80-14.
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Saturday morning performances at the 1978 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 5)

Saturday morning performances at the 1978 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 5)

Date
1978-05-27
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Bouwhuizen was a teacher in Tampa. Weed, of Key West, played the conch shell. McGhee, of Lake City, played the autoharp (chorded zither). The New Sand Mountain Wildcats consisted of Rob Levine, Ernie Williams, Darelyn Caudill, Bill Dudley, Jim Strickland, and Shelli Yaeger. This was the first festival.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1708_04_tape09Interview with Amish artists Menno and Idah EbersolSoundFieldwork
Oral histories
Life histories
Sound recordings
Interviews
Art, Mennonite
Mennonites
Quilted goods
Quilting
Needlework
Shells
Carpentry
Carpenters
Quiltmakers
Needleworkers
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a_s1576_08_c83-040Interview with Barry Masters on coquina constructionSoundFolklore revival festivals
Interviews
Oral histories
Personal experience narratives
Construction + architecture
Coquina
Stone structures
Shells
Rocks
Mason
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a_s1576_01_c77-021Interview with conch shell player Rev. Thurlow WeedSoundShells
Interviews
Oral narratives
Musical instruments
Life histories
Music performance
Oral histories
Musicians
Preachers
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a_s1576_t86-058Interview with shell player Limone JosephSoundFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Demonstrations
Music
Latinos
Haitian Americans
Shells
Interviewing
Interviews
Life histories
Drums
Musicians
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Limone Joseph demonstrates polambiLimone Joseph demonstrates polambiStill ImageFieldwork
Musical instruments
Music performance
Shells
Haitian Americans
African Americans
Arts, Haitian
Musicians
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Maggie Melton with her native materials craftMaggie Melton with her native materials craftStill ImageArtisans
Fieldwork
Craft
Material culture
Nature
Rattlesnakes
Shells
Sea turtles
Gourds
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Metro-Dade Folklife Area at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival: shell player Limone JosephMetro-Dade Folklife Area at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival: shell player Limone JosephStill ImageFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Demonstrations
Music
Latinos
Haitian Americans
Shells
Workshops (Adult education)
Musicians
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Rev. Thurlow Weed performing at the 1978 Florida Folk FestivalRev. Thurlow Weed performing at the 1978 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageFestivals
Folklore revival festivals
Shells
Music performance
Musical instruments
Performing arts
Music
Musicians
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a_s1576_t80-013Saturday evening performances at the 1978 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)SoundSingers
Guitarist
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Singing
Guitar music
Bluegrass music
Shells
Old time music
Stringband music
Musicians
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a_s1576_t80-009Saturday morning performances at the 1978 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 5)SoundSingers
Dancers
Bands (Music)
Guitarist
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Singing
Shells
Old time music
Storytelling
Autoharp music
Dance music
Guitar music
Animal tales
Trickster tales
Musicians
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