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1984 Summer Folk Culture Seminar

1984 Summer Folk Culture Seminar

Date
1984-07-23
Description
Nine audio cassettes. Liz Simmons, folklorist and teacher from California, leads discussion with teachers on folklore and the place of jokes, legends, and games in folklore. Topics include Zora Neale Hurston; African American folklore; writing folklore; memory and expressive writing; tooth fairy stories; reinforced roles and stereotypes; politics, race and gender in folklore; teaching folklore; children's games; naming traditions; children's folklore; Jack Tales; and family folklore and stories.
Collection
Cora McKinney speaking and singing at the Stephen Foster Center in 1963

Cora McKinney speaking and singing at the Stephen Foster Center in 1963

Date
1963-03-31
Description
One reel to reel. McKinney, who retired from teaching in 1936, talked about growing up in Florida, sang, and recited poetry.
Collection
Fieldwork for Every Island Has Its Own Song: Interview with Emmanuel Gombos (Video 22-23)

Fieldwork for Every Island Has Its Own Song: Interview with Emmanuel Gombos (Video 22-23)

Date
1987-11
Description
Two video cassettes. 20 minutes. (Copy can be found on FV-10, S 1615.) Emmanuel Gombos (influential church lay leader and local high school Greek teacher) on the unique Greek heritage of Tarpon Springs; scenes of local Greek organizations. Created for the Every Island Has Its Own Song project. The finished product was a documentary about Nikitas Tsimouris, a Greek bagpipe player, and his family, and the Tarpon Springs Greek community he lived in. A co-production of WEDO-TV and the FFP, it was funded in part by the Florida Endowment for the Humanities. Offenbach narrated. Folklorist Michael researched, wrote and produced, and Yvonne Bryant was assistant producer.
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Flower braiding by Poornima Shantharam

Flower braiding by Poornima Shantharam

Date
1988-08
Description
Seven color slides. Shantharam was a Indian dance teacher and housewife. 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.
Collection
Friday performances at the 2003 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Disc 5)

Friday performances at the 2003 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Disc 5)

Date
2003-05-23
Description
One compact disc. McNeil served as emcee. This was a demonstration of the School of Arts and Science after-school. Teacher Taluga played the dulcimer.
Collection
Ft. White Fourth Grade Class

Ft. White Fourth Grade Class

Date
1983-10
Description
One audio cassette. Students and teachers discuss family photographs brought in by students; scary stories; games and rhymes; jump rope rhymes.
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Games and folklife demonstrations at South Hamilton Elementary School

Games and folklife demonstrations at South Hamilton Elementary School

Date
1982-05-18
Description
One proof sheet with 21 black and white images (plus negatives, and six duplicate prints) Images of students participating in jump-rope and hand-clapping games at South Hamilton Elementary school. (These activities were recorded, and can be found in S 1576, box 40, tapes 14 & 15.) Also contains images of Edward Murphy (with teacher Jacqueline Mathis) discussing farm tools and his fiddle; and Ossie Maxwell and others from the Jennings Senior Citizens Center talking with students. The Folk Arts in Schools Project in Columbia and Hamilton County was a joint venture between the county school systems and the Florida Folklife Program. The project consisted of field research to identify local traditions and folk artists, and in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist, which included visits by local folk artists.
Collection
Interview with Myakka City teacher Charlotte Tucker

Interview with Myakka City teacher Charlotte Tucker

Date
1984-06-20
Description
One reel to reel. Tucker talks about education in Myakka City, as well as her reaction to Florida, and the local community as a newly arrived resident (in the 1960s). 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
Interview with Polly Billie

Interview with Polly Billie

Date
1988-12
Description
Two audio cassette recordings. Index to interview recording located in S 1595, Box 1. Interview with Seminole Polly Billie, daughter of Nancy Billie, and granddaughter of Lottie Shore. The interview was recorded at the Hollywood Reservation in Hollywood, Florida. The interview dealt mostly with family relations and growing up on a reservation. Also discussed Seminole culture, such as fishing and education. There is also a transcript of a second interview (no tape recording in collection) with Polly Billie located in S 1595, Box 1, folder 6. The recording was conducted in part for use in an exhibit on Seminole culture at the Museum of Florida History.
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Kolam art by Prema Kumar and Menea Venkateswaran

Kolam art by Prema Kumar and Menea Venkateswaran

Date
1988-08
Description
Seventeen color slides. Kolam is a traditional Indian art form. It consists of patterns and design created on a flat surface using rice and rice flour trickled with fingers. This was traditionally performed each morning by Indian women outside their home, partly as decoration, partly for use as a bird feeder. Kumar, an Indian grocer, and Venkateswaran demonstrates kolam art. 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.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1576_14_c84-0931984 Summer Folk Culture SeminarSoundTeacher
Conferences and seminars series
Seminars
Teaching of folklore
Education
Teachers
Folklife
Jack tales
Marchen
Storytelling
Tales
Children
Family history
Writing
Naming practices
Jokes
Beliefs and cultures
Educators
Folklorists
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a_s1576_t77-266Cora McKinney speaking and singing at the Stephen Foster Center in 1963SoundFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Oral histories
Special events
Oral performance
Oral narratives
Oral poetry
Local history
Singing
Singers
Teacher
Storytellers
Poets
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Fieldwork for Every Island Has Its Own Song: Interview with Emmanuel Gombos (Video 22-23)Fieldwork for Every Island Has Its Own Song: Interview with Emmanuel Gombos (Video 22-23)Moving ImageTeacher
Fieldwork
Interviews
Teachers
Local history
Emigration and immigration
Greek Americans
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Flower braiding by Poornima ShantharamFlower braiding by Poornima ShantharamStill ImageFieldwork
Plants
Flowers
Decorative arts
Craft
Arts, Asian
Indian Americans
Indian arts
Dancers
Teacher
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a_s2034_04_cd03-090Friday performances at the 2003 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Disc 5)SoundDancers
Teacher
Singers
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Dance
Old time music
Singing
Demonstrations
Students
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a_s1576_13_c84-050Ft. White Fourth Grade ClassSoundTeacher
Storytellers
Fieldwork
Elementary schools
Storytelling
Teachers
Teaching of folklore
Ghosts
Jump rope rhymes
Games
Supernatural legends
Children
Students
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Games and folklife demonstrations at South Hamilton Elementary SchoolGames and folklife demonstrations at South Hamilton Elementary SchoolStill ImageTeacher
Fiddlers
Fieldwork
Elementary schools
Schools
Elderly, the
Demonstrations
Games
Jump rope rhymes
Jump ropes
Hand-clapping games
Recreation
Play areas
Play
Leisure
Tools
Fiddles
Older people
Children
Farmers
Students
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a_s1576_t85-225Interview with Myakka City teacher Charlotte TuckerSoundTeacher
Fieldwork
Interviews
Personal experience narratives
Oral histories
Community culture
Teachers
Teaching
Education
Students
Schools
Churches
Religion
Railroads
Family history
Local history
Church services
Leisure
Educators
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a_s1595_02_tape05Interview with Polly BillieSoundTeacher
Seminole Indians
Family history
Oral histories
Education
Schools
Native Americans
Fishing
Food habits
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Kolam art by Prema Kumar and Menea VenkateswaranKolam art by Prema Kumar and Menea VenkateswaranStill ImageFieldwork
Art
Artists
Decorative arts
Craft
Arts, Asian
Indian Americans
Indian arts
Rice
Design
Kolam (House marks)
Dancers
Teacher
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