33 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Geographic Term is exactly "Myakka City (Fla.)"
John Flaherty interview for the Southwest Florida Folk Arts Project

John Flaherty interview for the Southwest Florida Folk Arts Project

Date
1987-12-17
Description
Two audio cassettes. Interview took place at Freckle Fanny Farm. Recorded as he was shoeing horses. A Texas native, he learned to horseshoe in the U.S. Army in 1952, and moved to Florida after his discharge to take a 3-year farrier apprenticeship. He discusses methods of horseshoer; why horseshoe; the process; tools used; foundering; why Florida's envrionment is tough for horses; the farrier trade; and certification of the trade.
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John Flaherty horseshoeing (farrier)

John Flaherty horseshoeing (farrier)

Date
1987-12
Description
Sixteen color slides. A Texas native, he learned to horseshoe in the U.S. Army in 1952, and moved to Florida after his discharge to take a 3-year farrier apprenticeship. The Southwest Florida Folk Arts Project was conducted under the direction of Barbara Beauchamp in two phases: 12 November 1987 through 31 January 1988 by Debbie Fant; and in February 1988 by Nancy Nusz. Using a 35mm camera and a Sony tape recorder, and funded through a NEA grant,the two fieldworkers spoke with over fifty informants in Manatee, Sarasota, Lee, Collier, and Charlotte counties, resulting in 20 participants chosen for a special SW Florida folklife area at the 36th Annual Florida Folk Festival.
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John Flaherty horseshoeing (farrier)

John Flaherty horseshoeing (farrier)

Date
1987-12
Description
One proof with 14 black and white images. A Texas native, he learned to horseshoe in the U.S. Army in 1952, and moved to Florida after his discharge to take a 3-year farrier apprenticeship. The Southwest Florida Folk Arts Project was conducted under the direction of Barbara Beauchamp in two phases: 12 November 1987 through 31 January 1988 by Debbie Fant; and in February 1988 by Nancy Nusz. Using a 35mm camera and a Sony tape recorder, and funded through a NEA grant,the two fieldworkers spoke with over fifty informants in Manatee, Sarasota, Lee, Collier, and Charlotte counties, resulting in 20 participants chosen for a special SW Florida folklife area at the 36th Annual Florida Folk Festival.
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Interview with rancher Richard Kersey

Interview with rancher Richard Kersey

Date
1986-12-23
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 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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Interview with rancher Joe Altman

Interview with rancher Joe Altman

Date
1987-01-02
Description
One audio cassette. Altman learned cow whip making from his aunt and other cowmen. He made 50 to 60 whips a year. 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 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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Interview with rancher and whip maker Walter Mann

Interview with rancher and whip maker Walter Mann

Date
1986-12-21
Description
One audio recording. 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.
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.
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Interview with Myakka City residents Joe and Libby Warner

Interview with Myakka City residents Joe and Libby Warner

Date
1984-04-14
Description
Three reel to reels. The Warners, longtime Myakka ranchers, talk about cattle ranching, rodeos, raising horses and cattle, cattle diseases, butchering and canning meat, coprorate versus family ranching, fencing land, turpentining, timber, rounding up cattle, rural development, and the history of cows in Manatee county. 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.
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Interview with Myakka City residents Irene and Brian Carlton

Interview with Myakka City residents Irene and Brian Carlton

Date
1984-06-18
Description
Two reel to reel. The Carltons talk about gardening and cooking in Myakka. 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.
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Interview with Myakka City residents Fleta Carlton, Myrtle Mae, and Anna Carlton

Interview with Myakka City residents Fleta Carlton, Myrtle Mae, and Anna Carlton

Date
1984
Description
Three reel to reels. Fleta Carlton (along with Anna Carlton and Myrtle Mae) discusses life in early 20th Century Myakka. Included are discussions of holiday celebrations, making cane syrup, local traditions, the first bathroom in the area, hunting, food procurement, the arrival of paved roads and telephones, sacred music, churches, domestic arts like butter making and washing clothes, milking cows, and cooking. 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
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1622_03_tape02John Flaherty interview for the Southwest Florida Folk Arts ProjectSoundRanching
Field recordings
Horseshoes
Horses
Tack (equipment)
Working animals
Draft animals
Ranch life
Farriers
Interviews
Oral narratives
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John Flaherty horseshoeing (farrier)John Flaherty horseshoeing (farrier)Still ImageRanchers
Fieldwork
Horseshoes
Occupational groups
Horses
Horses Equipment and supplies
Domestic animals
Draft animals
Workers
Labor
Ranch life
Ranching
Horseshoers
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John Flaherty horseshoeing (farrier)John Flaherty horseshoeing (farrier)Still ImageRanchers
Fieldwork
Horseshoes
Occupational groups
Horses
Horses Equipment and supplies
Domestic animals
Draft animals
Workers
Labor
Ranch life
Ranching
Horseshoers
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a_s1708_04_tape29Interview with rancher Richard KerseySoundWhip maker
Fieldwork
Oral histories
Life histories
Sound recordings
Interviews
Ranch life
Whip making
Whip braiding
Cowboys
Ranchers
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a_s1708_04_tape02Interview with rancher Joe AltmanSoundWhip maker
Ranchers
Cowboys
Fieldwork
Whip braiding
Whip making
Interviews
Occupational groups
Ranching
Leather craft
Leather goods
Occupational folklore
Oral histories
Life histories
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a_s1708_04_tape33Interview with rancher and whip maker Walter MannSoundFieldwork
Whip braiding
Sound recordings
Oral histories
Life histories
Ranching
Leather craft
Leather goods
Occupational folklore
Interviews
Whip maker
Ranchers
Cowboys
Whip braider
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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_s1576_t85-211Interview with Myakka City residents Joe and Libby WarnerSoundRanchers
Fieldwork
Interviews
Family history
Personal experience narratives
Oral histories
Ranch life
Ranching
Farm life
Local history
Cattle diseases
Screwworm
Fences
Agriculture
Turpentining
Meat
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a_s1576_t85-222Interview with Myakka City residents Irene and Brian CarltonSoundFieldwork
Interviews
Personal experience narratives
Oral histories
Community culture
Gardening
Gardens
Plants
Vegetable gardening
Kitchen gardens
Churches
Religion
Pigs
Cookery (Pork)
Cooking and dining
Corn bread
Okra
Cookery (Okra)
Gardeners
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a_s1576_t85-199Interview with Myakka City residents Fleta Carlton, Myrtle Mae, and Anna CarltonSoundFieldwork
Interviews
Community culture
Domestic arts
Cooking and dining
Cows
Musical tradition, sacred
Family history
Soap
Food habits
Food preparation
Local history
Farm life
Sugarcane grinding
Laundry
Leisure
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