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Interview with oyster shucking knife maker Loys Cain

Interview with oyster shucking knife maker Loys Cain

Date
1986-10-14
Description
One audio cassette. Interview with Cain, who made oyster shucking knives. He was born on 15 October, 1909 in Lynn Haven, Florida. Shucking is the removal of oysters from their shell. For images of Cain, see S 1577, v. 46; and S 1592, box 4, folder 1. 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. 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 tool maker Steve Galloway

Interview with tool maker Steve Galloway

Date
1987-03-17
Description
One audio cassette. Galloway was born in Georgia, and moved to Florida in the 1920s. He made various tools. 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 arts 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.
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Jesse J. Aaron interview

Jesse J. Aaron interview

Date
1977-01-16
Description
One audio cassette. Interview reveals Aaron turned 90 on June 10, 1977. He had been carving for eight years. He discusses the craft, including tools used such as chisels, chain saws, and hatchets in his sculpting. Recorded during a photo session for Jacksonville's Florida-Times Union. Technical problems with tape.
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Monday performances at the 1979 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

Monday performances at the 1979 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

Date
1979-05-28
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. The Smiths were from Jacksonville. Dunscombe was from Gainesville. The Osceolas made an announcement about a Seminole dance. The rest of Gamble Rogers' performance can be found on T83-109.
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Interview with leather worker Bob Dellis

Interview with leather worker Bob Dellis

Date
1993-04-16
Description
Two audio cassettes. Dellis was a long-time leather worker originally born and trained in leather carver in Texas. He made belts, boots, saddles, and other leather carvings. For more information on Dellis, see S 1644, box 11, folder 6. The Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program began in 1983 with a NEA grant of $22,000. The program provided an opportunity for master folk artists to share technical skills and cultural knowledge with apprentices in order to keep the tradition alive. Apprentices must have had some experience in the tradition and agreed to train for at least six months. The first project director was Blanton Owen, later replaced by folklorist Peter Roller. The program was continued each year through 2004.
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Interview with leather worker Bob Dellis

Interview with leather worker Bob Dellis

Date
1992-12-14
Description
Two audio cassettes. Dellis was a long-time leather worker originally born and trained in leather carver in Texas. He made belts, boots, saddles, and other leather carvings. For more information on Dellis, see S 1644, box 11, folder 6. The Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program began in 1983 with a NEA grant of $22,000. The program provided an opportunity for master folk artists to share technical skills and cultural knowledge with apprentices in order to keep the tradition alive. Apprentices must have had some experience in the tradition and agreed to train for at least six months. The first project director was Blanton Owen, later replaced by folklorist Peter Roller. The program was continued each year through 2004.
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Interview with leather worker Bob Dellis

Interview with leather worker Bob Dellis

Date
1993-07-28
Description
One audio cassette. Dellis was a long-time leather worker originally born and trained in leather carver in Texas. He made belts, boots, saddles, and other leather carvings. For more information on Dellis, see S 1644, box 11, folder 6. The Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program began in 1983 with a NEA grant of $22,000. The program provided an opportunity for master folk artists to share technical skills and cultural knowledge with apprentices in order to keep the tradition alive. Apprentices must have had some experience in the tradition and agreed to train for at least six months. The first project director was Blanton Owen, later replaced by folklorist Peter Roller. The program was continued each year through 2004.
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Interview with oysterer Jeff Hewett

Interview with oysterer Jeff Hewett

Date
1986-11-12
Description
One audio cassette. Interview with oysterer Hewett. Between 1986 and 1987, a partnership between the Florida Folklife Program and the American Folk Center created the Maritime Heritage Survey Project. Focusing on 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. The three main researchers were Nancy Nusz, Merri Belland, and project director David Taylor. Additional information on the project may be found in Taylor's project files in S 1716.
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Interview with saddlemaker Jim (J.D.) Cauley

Interview with saddlemaker Jim (J.D.) Cauley

Date
1983-06-20
Description
One audio cassette. The interview took place at J.D.'s Feed and Saddle Store. He discusses saddle making; history of ranching in Florida; woods burning; cattle drives; saddle types; saddle patterns; tools used for making saddles; teaching nephew David Cauley how to make saddles; stampeding; rodeos; and methods of making saddles. David later was an apprenticeship under J.D. for the Folklife program, 1984-1985.
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Interview with saddlemakers David Cauley and J.D. Cauley

Interview with saddlemakers David Cauley and J.D. Cauley

Date
1985-03-06
Description
One audio cassette. David Cauley served as an apprentice under his uncle J.D. in 1984-1985. The interview took place at J.D.'s Feed and Saddle Store. They discuss saddle making (the process, tools, and learning the craft); leather work tools; types of saddles; ranching; saddle trees and other equipment; and the effect of factory-made saddles upon the craft. For a transcript of the interview, see S 1640, box 1, folder 7. For a 1983 interview with J.D., see S 1577, box 11, tape C83-113. The Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program began in 1983 with a NEA grant of $22,000. The program provided an opportunity for master folk artists to share technical skills and cultural knowledge with apprentices in order to keep the tradition alive. Apprentices must have had some experience in the tradition and agreed to train for at least six months. The first project director was Blanton Owen, later replaced by folklorist Peter Roller. The program was continued each year through 2003.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1592_06_tape12Interview with oyster shucking knife maker Loys CainSoundFieldwork
Knives
Occupational groups
Metal craft
Knife grinding
Tools
Oyster industries
Workshops
Fishing Equipment and supplies
Interviews
Oral histories
Oral narratives
Life histories
Artisans
Knifesmiths
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a_s1708_04_tape11aInterview with tool maker Steve GallowaySoundFieldwork
Oral histories
Life histories
Sound recordings
Interviews
Tools
Brooms
Broom makers
Woodwork
Carpenters
Woodworkers
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a_s1576_01_c77-006Jesse J. Aaron interviewSoundInterviews
Oral narratives
Sculpting
Woodcarvers
Folk art
Tools
Field recordings
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a_s1576_t83-108Monday performances at the 1979 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Singing
Musical saws
Saws, musical
Tools
Seminole Indians
Native Americans
Storytelling
Tales
Oral narratives
Oral performance
Guitar music
Folk singers
Musicians
Singers
Guitarist
Storytellers
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a_s1640_24_tape04Interview with leather worker Bob DellisSoundApprentices
Fieldwork
Interviews
Personal experience narratives
Leather craft
Leather goods
Occupational groups
Occupational training
Tools
Saddlery
Design
Belts (Clothing)
Saddles
Oral histories
Carvers (Decorative artists)
Leather workers
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a_s1640_24_tape02Interview with leather worker Bob DellisSoundApprentices
Fieldwork
Interviews
Personal experience narratives
Leather craft
Leather goods
Occupational groups
Occupational training
Tools
Saddlery
Design
Belts (Clothing)
Saddles
Oral histories
Carvers (Decorative artists)
Leather workers
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a_s1640_24_tape05Interview with leather worker Bob DellisSoundApprentices
Fieldwork
Interviews
Personal experience narratives
Leather craft
Leather goods
Occupational groups
Occupational training
Tools
Saddlery
Design
Belts (Clothing)
Saddles
Oral histories
Carvers (Decorative artists)
Leather workers
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a_s1576_40_tape18Interview with oysterer Jeff HewettSoundFishers
Fieldwork
Interviews
Occupational groups
Oral histories
Oral narratives
Life histories
Occupational folklore
Family history
Maritime folklore
Maritime life
Oyster fisheries
Oyster tongs
Oyster industries
Tools
Fishing Equipment and supplies
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a_s1576_11_c83-113Interview with saddlemaker Jim (J.D.) CauleySoundLeather workers
Saddle maker
Interviews
Sound recordings
Life histories
Oral histories
Leather craft
Leather goods
Saddles
Saddlery
Horses Equipment and supplies
Horse industry
Rodeo
Ropework
Cattle
Livestock industry
Ranching
Tools
Occupational groups
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a_s1640_20_tape07Interview with saddlemakers David Cauley and J.D. CauleySoundLeather workers
Saddle maker
Apprentices
Saddles
Saddlery
Horses Equipment and supplies
Leather craft
Leather goods
Material culture
Workplace
Workshops
Teaching of folklore
Tools
Interviews
Sound recordings
Ranch life
Ranching
Horse industry
Occupational groups
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