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Atsuko Lefcourte interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Atsuko Lefcourte interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Date
1986-08-23
Description
Two audio cassettes. Lefcourte discusses learning the Japanese tea ceremony in Japan from her father; emigrating to the United States; the cultural meanings of ikebana and the tea ceremony; naming practices; effects of World War II on her family; clothing and rituals for the tea ceremony; and teaching it to others. Ikebana (Way of the Flower) is the Japanese tradition of flower arranging. It originated in China in the 6th century. For more info on Lefcourte, see S 1644, box 3, folder 11.
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Harry Xynides interview

Harry Xynides interview

Date
1985-01-14
Description
One audio cassette. Xynides discusses his childhood and youth in Greece as well as how he learned boat building; coming to the United States; starting his business with a boat for the Salvadore Family; his boatyard in St. Augustine and working with his son; his refusal to mass-produce his boats; shortage of male help during World War II and therefore his wife's involvement in his business; different aspects of boat building. Interview conducted during fieldwork for video documentary on Florida shrimping called Fishing All My Days, and was made by the Florida Folklife Program, and the University of Florida (WUFT-TV). A transcript of the interview can be found in S 1579, box 1, folder: C86-99 through C86-149.
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Interview with Captain Eddie Baker

Interview with Captain Eddie Baker

Date
1986-07-16
Description
Two audio cassettes. Interview with Captain Eddie Baker. Born in Georgia, Baker moved to Mayport in the 1920s, and worked as a captain for several fish houses. He discusses growing up around fishing and farming; farming techniques; learning the trade; recreational fishing; eating and cooking fish; skippering shrimp boats; economic aspects of shrimping; immigrant fishers in Mayport; regulations of fishing; World War II in Florida; bait; weather lore; superstitions and folklore; dangers of shrimping; and race relations. 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 Captain Henry Black

Interview with Captain Henry Black

Date
1983-06-03
Description
One audio cassette. Captain Henry Black discusses his early life; cowboying; working on tugboats, including the "Neptune" which was built for the Spanish-American War; navigation during WWII; adventures in sailing; socialization between tugboat crews; superstition; sea stories; weather knowledge; making castnets.
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Interview with Fred Williams

Interview with Fred Williams

Date
1983-04-16
Description
Two audio cassettes. C83-104: Williams, born in Sneads, Florida, in 1923, discusses being raised in a rural farming family in Jackson County, Florida; joining the Army and using his disabled veterans' pension to start his own farm; the character of his family; life during the "Hoover Days" of the Depression; the Wesleyan Church creating a sense of civic community; farming under President Roosevelt's government policies; serving in the military and being injured in Europe during World War Two; being disabled; family sayings; and sacred harp singing in northern Alabama. In addition, he also talks about hog killing, smoking meat, mule plowing and other routines on the farm. C83-105: Williams talks about making homemade brooms; giving homemade brooms and bonnets to the elderly; the proliferation of modern technology; physical and mental challenges involved in farming; attending church revivals and going fishing in the summertime; training mules; and serenadings, weddings, and cane grindings. In addition, he remarks upon black quartet singing, his marriage, his political career and political outlook, and his religious views, including his outlook on the bible, Israel, and his favorable regard for Jews.
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Interview with Geraldine Margerum and John Gavagan, Jr.

Interview with Geraldine Margerum and John Gavagan, Jr.

Date
1986-07-26
Description
Three audio cassettes. Interview with Geraldine Margerum, whose family were long-time Mayport fishers. She discusses growing up in North Carolina; moving to Florida in the 1930s; working at a local Jacksonville restaurant; World War II; her father-in-law; a local Duval County judge; her husband's death at sea in 1956; Mayport in 1940s and 1950s; commercial fishing; pogy fishing (Menhaden); cooking mullet; stories of local residents; drug running in Mayport; and local legends. Recorded in her home in Neptune Beach. 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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Lane Albritton demonstration at the 1994 Florida Folk Festival Folklife Area Workshop Stage

Lane Albritton demonstration at the 1994 Florida Folk Festival Folklife Area Workshop Stage

Date
1994-05-28
Description
One audio cassette. Laura Ogden served as emcee. Albritton discusses singing from the Sacred Harp while a cassette of shape note singing plays in the background. He explains how shape note singing works and its origins in between singing songs. He also tells a story about taking the Sacred Harp with him in World War II.
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Saturday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Narrative Stage) (Tape 2)

Saturday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Narrative Stage) (Tape 2)

Date
1996-05-25
Description
One audio cassette tape. Tozzer served as emcee. Margaret and Michael Horvath (Port Orange, FL) discuss their Hungarian background and traditions. They discuss embroidered items Margaret had made. Margaret discusses her past; costumes in various geographic areas of Hungary; her education as a city planner and embroidery as a social event for women in Hungary. Michael discusses his education and youth; culture; his law degree; his time as a POW in Russia; his work as a librarian in the US and the Folk Art Museum in Ormond Beach, FL. They sing a Hungarian folk song; discuss Hungarian foods and Hungarian folk tales. They tell a short folk tale: "How to Choose a Wife". Michael discusses the "rules" about folk art and keeping traditions alive.
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World War II social events at the Gainesville Recreation Service Center

World War II social events at the Gainesville Recreation Service Center

Date
Description
Twenty-one black and white images. Various images of military peronnel dances at the Gainesville Recreation Department's Service Center. During the Second World War, Thelma Boltin was the director of the Gainesville Recreation Department. In the 1950s, Boltin became director of the Florida Folk Festival. c. 1942 - 1945
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1685_06_tape06Atsuko Lefcourte interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education ProjectSoundField recordings
Interviews
Oral narratives
Florists
Asian Americans
Japanese Americans
Emigration
Tea ceremonies
Food preparation
Ritual meals
Naming ceremonies
World War, 1939-1945
Clothing
Kimonos
Tea tasters
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a_s1576_21_c86-147Harry Xynides interviewSoundField recordings
Interviews
Oral histories
Personal experience narratives
Greek Americans
Occupational folklore
Boatbuilding
Seafood industry
Boating industry
World War, 1939-1945
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a_s1592_07_fmp86-adt002Interview with Captain Eddie BakerSoundFieldwork
Interviewing
Interviews
Life histories
Sound recordings
Oral histories
Fishers
Occupational groups
Boats and boating
Seafood gathering
Family history
Maritime life
Maritime folklore
Occupational folklore
Folklore
Labor
African Americans
Family farming
Religion
Beliefs and cultures
World War, 1939-1945
Shrimpers (persons)
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a_s1576_22_c86-166Interview with Captain Henry BlackSoundFishers
Boat driver
Fieldwork
Interviews
Oral histories
Personal experience narratives
Life histories
World War, 1939-1945
Cowboys
Boat driving
Boats and boating
Weather
Netmaking
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a_s1576_10_c83-104Interview with Fred WilliamsSoundFieldwork
Interviews
Local history
Oral histories
Life histories
Personal experience narratives
Turpentine industry and trade
Turpentining
Agriculture
Farm life
Family farming
Great Depression
New Deal, 1933-1939
Musical tradition, sacred
Shape note singing
World War, 1939-1945
Broom making
Farmer
Broom makers
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a_s1592_07_fmp86-adt004Interview with Geraldine Margerum and John Gavagan, Jr.SoundFieldwork
Sound recording
Interviewing
Interviews
Life histories
Oral histories
Oral narratives
Family history
Shrimpers (persons)
Saltwater fishing
Labor
World War, 1939-1945
Cooking and dining
Seafood gathering
Cookery (Mullet)
Seafood
Folklore
Fishers
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Lane Albritton demonstration at the 1994 Florida Folk Festival Folklife Area Workshop StageLane Albritton demonstration at the 1994 Florida Folk Festival Folklife Area Workshop StagesoundShape note singers
Folk festivals
Florida Folk Festival
Music -- Performance
A capella singing
Shape note singing
Religious songs
Personal experience narratives
World War, 1939-1945
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a_s1576_63_c96-062Saturday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Narrative Stage) (Tape 2)SoundNeedleworkers
Librarians
Embroiderers
Storytellers
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Oral performance
Oral narratives
Personal experience narratives
Arts, Hungarian
Hungarians Americans
World War, 1939-1945
Embroidery
Needlework
Storytelling
Food habits
Emigration and immigration
Family history
Herbs
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World War II social events at the Gainesville Recreation Service CenterWorld War II social events at the Gainesville Recreation Service CenterStill ImageMilitary
Recreation
Dance
Special events
Women
World War, 1939-1945
Soldiers
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