33 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Geographic Term is exactly "Myakka City (Fla.)"
Interview with Myakka City postmistress Marilyn Roberts Coker

Interview with Myakka City postmistress Marilyn Roberts Coker

Date
1984-02-04
Description
One reel to reel. Coker discusses growing up in Myakka, including piano lessons, going to school, the old-timers, and the birth of her children there. She also talks about the local post office, which was a social center, as well as her job with the Federal postal service. 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 resident Ellen Richardson

Interview with Myakka City resident Ellen Richardson

Date
1984-06-12
Description
One reel to reel. Richardson talks about environmental concerns of Myakka City. 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 resident Larry Albritton

Interview with Myakka City resident Larry Albritton

Date
1984-02-05
Description
One reel to reel. Albritton talks about growing up in Myakka, including hunting (alligators, frogs, and rabbits), ranching, going to school, moonshining, and fishing. 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 resident Lois Payne

Interview with Myakka City resident Lois Payne

Date
1984-06-19
Description
One reel to reel. Payne talks about life in Myakka, including turpenting, segregation, marriage practices, timber industry, leisure activities, the Ku Klux Klan, games, churches, and trains. 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 resident Peter Burkart

Interview with Myakka City resident Peter Burkart

Date
1984
Description
Two reel to reels. Burkart was recent Myakka resident-- moved there c. 1977. He discusses the sense of community there, rural life, traditional practices, livestock raising, bee keeping, leisure, selling produce, and socializing. 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 resident Tom Boser

Interview with Myakka City resident Tom Boser

Date
1984
Description
One reel to reel. Recorded in Boser's home. He discusses horse shows, hog farming, and making a living off the land. 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.
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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 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 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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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1576_t85-220Interview with Myakka City postmistress Marilyn Roberts CokerSoundFieldwork
Interviews
Personal experience narratives
Oral histories
Community culture
Occupational folklore
Occupational training
Post office buildings
Postal service
Postmasters
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a_s1576_t85-226Interview with Myakka City resident Ellen RichardsonSoundFieldwork
Interviews
Personal experience narratives
Oral histories
Community culture
Environment
Pollution
Water pollution
Farming
Ecology
Agricultural ecology
Waterways
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a_s1576_t85-218Interview with Myakka City resident Larry AlbrittonSoundFarmers
Beekeepers
Fieldwork
Interviews
Personal experience narratives
Oral histories
Family history
Alligators
Distilling, Illicit
Ranching
Hunting
Hunting Anecdotes
Cookery (Alligator)
Fences
Education
Local history
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a_s1576_t85-223Interview with Myakka City resident Lois PayneSoundFieldwork
Interviews
Personal experience narratives
Oral histories
Community culture
Turpentine industry workers
African Americans
African Americans Segregation
Timber
Turpentining
Marriage rites
Churches
Religion
Railroads
Family history
Local history
Church services
Leisure
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a_s1576_t85-209Interview with Myakka City resident Peter BurkartSoundBeekeepers
Farmers
Fieldwork
Interviews
Family history
Personal experience narratives
Oral histories
Beekeeping
Community identity
Farm life
Local history
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a_s1576_t85-203Interview with Myakka City resident Tom BoserSoundFieldwork
Interviews
Horse industry
Horse shows
Horses
Environment
Community identity
Animals
Local history
Pigs
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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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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_t85-211Interview 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_t85-225Interview 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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