33 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Geographic Term is exactly "Myakka City (Fla.)"
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Hendry family interview

Hendry family interview

Date
1984-04-16
Description
Four reel-to-reel recordings. The Hendry family discuss moving to the area, their neighbors, the local community, church services, quilting bees, games, making cane syrup and candy, hunting, spring wells, cooking (e.g. chitterlings, goats, gopher tortoises), making charcoal, and several humorous stories of living in Myakka.
Collection
Interview with Myakka City resident T. Mabry Carlton

Interview with Myakka City resident T. Mabry Carlton

Date
1984-04-12
Description
Two reel to reels. Carlton discusses railroads, land holdings, dipping vats, old rural communities, the Old Myakka Trail, environmental laws, and water conservation. 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 Brian and Irene Carlton

Interview with Myakka City residents Brian and Irene Carlton

Date
1984-11-12
Description
Two reel to reels. The Carltons discuss farm life, hog raising and branding, keeping bees, canning foods, cooking fish roe, picking strawberries and blueberries, raising horses, and controlled buring of 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.
Collection
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 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.
Collection
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.
Collection
Mabry Carlton, Jr. interview for the Myakka Community Profile Project

Mabry Carlton, Jr. interview for the Myakka Community Profile Project

Date
1984-03-05
Description
One reel to reel. Carlton discusses cattle ranching, local rails, the town of Sidell, Mabry family history, local religious services, and the screw worm epidemic of the 1930s.
Collection
Nellie & Leonard Hendry interview

Nellie & Leonard Hendry interview

Date
1984-06-16
Description
One reel-to-reel recording. The Hendry family discuss religion in Old Myakka, including the construction and congregation of the United Methodist Church of Old Myakka.
Collection
Al Ballard interview for the Southwest Florida Folk Arts Project

Al Ballard interview for the Southwest Florida Folk Arts Project

Date
1988-01-27
Description
Two audiocassettes. Ballard was born in Myakka City, where his family dates back to 1860. His father was a beekepper, and when Al retired from the U.S. Army in 1978, he began beekeeping. In the interview, he discusses his family history with beekeeping; main prime product: honey; his business Ballard's Apiary; selling honey: methods, equipment, and buyers; handling swarms and queens; tools used; bee hive boxes; transportation; use of citrus, palmetto and mangrove for pollinating; bee bahvior and life cycle; disease control; myths about bees and honey; ideal bee weather; and Africanized bees.
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Interview with Myakka City assitant fire chief Paul Phillips

Interview with Myakka City assitant fire chief Paul Phillips

Date
1984-11-13
Description
One reel to reel. Phillips talks about fire fighting in Myakka, including volunteer and women fire fighters, local fires, being on call, the fire department organization, and equipment used. He also discusses the influx of new residents and local development. 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_t85-205Hendry family interviewSoundField recordings
Interviews
Oral histories
Foodways
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a_s1576_t85-202Interview with Myakka City resident T. Mabry CarltonSoundFieldwork
Interviews
Ranching
Cattle dip
Cattle diseases
Environment
Community identity
Family history
Local history
Community culture
Railroads
Oral histories
Personal experience narratives
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a_s1576_t85-216Interview with Myakka City residents Brian and Irene CarltonSoundFieldwork
Interviews
Personal experience narratives
Oral histories
Livestock brands
Pigs
Horses
Burning of land
Prescribed burning
Bee culture
Beekeeping
Farm life
Cookery (Mullet)
Canning and preserving
Fishes Eggs
Farmers
Beekeepers
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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_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_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_s1576_t85-197Mabry Carlton, Jr. interview for the Myakka Community Profile ProjectSoundField recordings
Interviews
Cattle ranching
Animal diseases
Blowflies
Pests
Pest control
Community culture
Railroads
Local history
Oral narratives
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a_s1576_t85-221Nellie & Leonard Hendry interviewSoundField recordings
Interviews
Oral histories
Local histories
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a_s1622_04_tape08Al Ballard interview for the Southwest Florida Folk Arts ProjectSoundBeekeepers
Field recordings
Beekeeping
Beehives
Honey
Apiaries
Bees (insects)
Citrus fruits
Plants
Harvesting
Agriculture
Interviews
Oral histories
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a_s1576_t85-219Interview with Myakka City assitant fire chief Paul PhillipsSoundFire fighters
Fieldwork
Interviews
Personal experience narratives
Oral histories
Community culture
Fire
Occupational folklore
Occupational training
Women fire fighters
Volunteer fire fighters
Fire extinction
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