28 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Geographic Term is exactly "Palatka (Fla.)"
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Happy Cole Driggers describing old photographs of 1920s shad fishing

Happy Cole Driggers describing old photographs of 1920s shad fishing

Date
1985-02-26
Description
One audio cassette. Interview with quilter Happy Driggers as she describes her family's old photographs of shad fishing in the 1920s. This tape may be listened while viewing slides S85-2522 - S85-2541, found in S 1577, v. 28. In winter 1985, the Bureau contracted with two folklorists to conduct a folk arts survey of the St. Johns River basin in northeastern Florida. The St. Johns River is the largest and most used river in Florida, supporting much river commerce as well as a modest amount of commercial fishing. Folklorists Mary Anne McDonald and Kathleen Figgen conducted the survey from January through March 1985 under the direction of Folklife Coordinator Blanton Owen and Bureau Chief Ormond Loomis. Documentation compiled in the survey was used to prepare and present the 'St. Johns River Basin Folklife Area' at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival.
Collection
Interview with bluegrass performer Don Adams

Interview with bluegrass performer Don Adams

Date
1985-02-12
Description
One audio cassette. Interview with bluegrass performer Don Adams, leader of the Adams Family Band, a bluegrass group. Not part of the local tradition, the group learned its skills from records and revivalists. They first played the Florida Folk Festival in 1979. The band consists of Don's brothers and sons. The discussion centers on how the band formed, how it learned its craft, and the various influences upon it. Adams was born and raised in Palatka. In winter 1985, the Bureau contracted with two folklorists to conduct a folk arts survey of the St. Johns River basin in northeastern Florida. The St. Johns River is the largest and most used river in Florida, supporting much river commerce as well as a modest amount of commercial fishing. Folklorists Mary Anne McDonald and Kathleen Figgen conducted the survey from January through March 1985 under the direction of Folklife Coordinator Blanton Owen and Bureau Chief Ormond Loomis. Documentation compiled in the survey was used to prepare and present the 'St. Johns River Basin Folklife Area' at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival.
Collection
Interview with commercial fisher Dave Sheffield

Interview with commercial fisher Dave Sheffield

Date
1985-02-05
Description
One audio cassette. Interview with commercial fisher Sheffield about fishing, types of tackle and methods, growing up in Satsuma, boating, fishes, market prices, changes to the St. Johns River, and the effects of water hyacinth on fish. For an interview with employers, co-workers, and the Schmidts, see tapes 28-29. In winter 1985, the Bureau contracted with two folklorists to conduct a folk arts survey of the St. Johns River basin in northeastern Florida. The St. Johns River is the largest and most used river in Florida, supporting much river commerce as well as a modest amount of commercial fishing. Folklorists Mary Anne McDonald and Kathleen Figgen conducted the survey from January through March 1985 under the direction of Folklife Coordinator Blanton Owen and Bureau Chief Ormond Loomis. Documentation compiled in the survey was used to prepare and present the 'St. Johns River Basin Folklife Area' at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival.
Collection
Interview with fisher A.P. Oliver

Interview with fisher A.P. Oliver

Date
1985-02-16
Description
Two audio cassettes. Interview with former fisher and fish house owner Oliver. Born in Oklahoma, he moved to Florida in 1910. He discusses family history; raising hogs; hunting; bass fishing; working as a fish guide since the 1930s; sports fishing; feuds between sports and commercial fishers; Florida weather; bait; and fishing tackle. In winter 1985, the Bureau contracted with two folklorists to conduct a folk arts survey of the St. Johns River basin in northeastern Florida. The St. Johns River is the largest and most used river in Florida, supporting much river commerce as well as a modest amount of commercial fishing. Folklorists Mary Anne McDonald and Kathleen Figgen conducted the survey from January through March 1985 under the direction of Folklife Coordinator Blanton Owen and Bureau Chief Ormond Loomis. Documentation compiled in the survey was used to prepare and present the 'St. Johns River Basin Folklife Area' at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival.
Collection
Interview with fisher Claude DeGolyer

Interview with fisher Claude DeGolyer

Date
1985-02-14
Description
One audio cassette. Interview with former fisher Degolyer in his trailer. Born in Kentucky, he moved to Florida when he was four by mule-drawn wagon. He grew up on Lake Okeechobee. He discusses family history; the 1926 hurricane; life in Moore Haven; boatmaking; playing music; and local dances. In winter 1985, the Bureau contracted with two folklorists to conduct a folk arts survey of the St. Johns River basin in northeastern Florida. The St. Johns River is the largest and most used river in Florida, supporting much river commerce as well as a modest amount of commercial fishing. Folklorists Mary Anne McDonald and Kathleen Figgen conducted the survey from January through March 1985 under the direction of Folklife Coordinator Blanton Owen and Bureau Chief Ormond Loomis. Documentation compiled in the survey was used to prepare and present the 'St. Johns River Basin Folklife Area' at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival.
Collection
Interview with the Schmidts, a commercial fishing family

Interview with the Schmidts, a commercial fishing family

Date
1985-02-06
Description
Two audio cassettes. Interview with a commercial fishing family, the Schmidts (father Jerome, wife Bernice, and daughter Francis). Discusses fishing, the St. Johns River, crabbing, fishing tackle and methods, fishing in Illinois and Louisiana, moving to Florida, water hyacinth, and changes to the industry. Sheffield talks about fishing, types of tackle and methods, growing up in Satsuma, boating, fish, market prices, changes to the St. Johns River, and the effects of water hyacinth on fish. For an interview with co-worker Sheffield, see tape 27. In winter 1985, the Bureau contracted with two folklorists to conduct a folk arts survey of the St. Johns River basin in northeastern Florida. The St. Johns River is the largest and most used river in Florida, supporting much river commerce as well as a modest amount of commercial fishing. Folklorists Mary Anne McDonald and Kathleen Figgen conducted the survey from January through March 1985 under the direction of Folklife Coordinator Blanton Owen and Bureau Chief Ormond Loomis. Documentation compiled in the survey was used to prepare and present the 'St. Johns River Basin Folklife Area' at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival.
Collection
Morning service at Morning Star Baptist Church

Morning service at Morning Star Baptist Church

Date
1985-02-24
Description
Two audio cassettes. Recording of a morning service. Some audio problems persist at the start of the first tape. In winter 1985, the Bureau contracted with two folklorists to conduct a folk arts survey of the St. Johns River basin in northeastern Florida. The St. Johns River is the largest and most used river in Florida, supporting much river commerce as well as a modest amount of commercial fishing. Folklorists Mary Anne McDonald and Kathleen Figgen conducted the survey from January through March 1985 under the direction of Folklife Coordinator Blanton Owen and Bureau Chief Ormond Loomis. Documentation compiled in the survey was used to prepare and present the 'St. Johns River Basin Folklife Area' at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival.
Collection
Recording of a Homecoming Service at the Greater Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church

Recording of a Homecoming Service at the Greater Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church

Date
1985-02-16
Description
Four audio reels. Recording of a homecoming service at the Greater Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church. In winter 1985, the Bureau contracted with two folklorists to conduct a folk arts survey of the St. Johns River basin in northeastern Florida. The St. Johns River is the largest and most used river in Florida, supporting much river commerce as well as a modest amount of commercial fishing. Folklorists Mary Anne McDonald and Kathleen Figgen conducted the survey from January through March 1985 under the direction of Folklife Coordinator Blanton Owen and Bureau Chief Ormond Loomis. Documentation compiled in the survey was used to prepare and present the 'St. Johns River Basin Folklife Area' at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival.
Collection
Rehearsal session of

Rehearsal session of "The First Light"

Date
1985-02-21
Description
Two reel to reel recordings. Sound recording of the rehearsal session for a church program called First Light. In winter 1985, the Bureau joined with two folklorists to conduct a folk arts survey of the St. Johns River basin in northeastern Florida. The St. Johns River is the largest and most used river in Florida, supporting a great deal of river commerce as well as a modest amount of commercial fishing. Folklorists Mary Anne McDonald and Kathleen Figgen conducted the survey from January through March 1985 under the direction of Folklife Coordinator Blanton Owen and Bureau Chief Ormond Loomis. Documentation compiled in the survey was used to prepare and present the "St. Johns River Basin Folklife Area" at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival.
Collection
Revival service at Francis Baptist Church

Revival service at Francis Baptist Church

Date
1985-02-17
Description
Two audio cassettes. Recording of revival service at the Francis Baptist Church. Francis is an unincorporated community in Palataka. In winter 1985, the Bureau contracted with two folklorists to conduct a folk arts survey of the St. Johns River basin in northeastern Florida. The St. Johns River is the largest and most used river in Florida, supporting much river commerce as well as a modest amount of commercial fishing. Folklorists Mary Anne McDonald and Kathleen Figgen conducted the survey from January through March 1985 under the direction of Folklife Coordinator Blanton Owen and Bureau Chief Ormond Loomis. Documentation compiled in the survey was used to prepare and present the 'St. Johns River Basin Folklife Area' at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1714_04_tape57Happy Cole Driggers describing old photographs of 1920s shad fishingSoundFieldwork
Photography
Fishing
Shad
Tourism
Fishers
Recreation
Family history
Oral narratives
Storytellers
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a_s1714_04_tape36Interview with bluegrass performer Don AdamsSoundFieldwork
Sound recording
Oral histories
Bluegrass music
Musicians
Life histories
Singers
Performers
Musical groups
Oral narratives
Interviews
Bluegrass musicians
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a_s1714_03_tape27Interview with commercial fisher Dave SheffieldSoundFieldwork
Interviews
Interviewing
Occupational folklore
Occupational groups
Labor
Maritime folklore
Seafood gathering
Casting (Fishing)
Oral narratives
Oral histories
Fishing
Fishing Equipment and supplies
Family history
Saltwater fishing
African Americans
Maritime life
Fishing tackle
Seining
Water hyacinth
Flora
Fishers
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a_s1714_04_tape40Interview with fisher A.P. OliverSoundFieldwork
Interviewing
Interviews
Sound recording
Fishing
Occupational groups
Fisheries
Fishing baits
Tourism
Hunting
Fishing tackle
Life histories
Oral histories
Oral narratives
Fishing Equipment and supplies
Fishing reels
Fishers
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a_s1714_04_tape39Interview with fisher Claude DeGolyerSoundFieldwork
Interviewing
Interviews
Sound recording
Folk dance
Occupational groups
Churches
Music
Family history
Old time music
Religion
Life histories
Oral histories
Oral narratives
Carpenters
Fishers
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a_s1714_03_tape28Interview with the Schmidts, a commercial fishing familySoundFieldwork
Interviews
Interviewing
Occupational folklore
Occupational groups
Labor
Maritime folklore
Seafood gathering
Casting (Fishing)
Oral narratives
Oral histories
Fishing
Fishing Equipment and supplies
Family history
Saltwater fishing
Water hyacinth
Maritime life
Fishing tackle
Crabbing
Fishers
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a_s1714_04_tape52Morning service at Morning Star Baptist ChurchSoundFieldwork
Sound recordings
Religion
Church services
Churches
Religious rites
Religious music
Protestants
Christianity
Preachers
Sermons
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a_s1714_reel31Recording of a Homecoming Service at the Greater Shiloh Missionary Baptist ChurchSoundFieldwork
Sound recording
Singers
Singing
Choirs (music)
Religious music
Gospel songs
Gospel music
Religion
Schools
Church services
Churches
Sermons
Preachers
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a_s1714_reel35Rehearsal session of "The First Light"SoundReligious music
Gospel music
Gospel musicians
Performing arts
Music rehearsals
String instruments
Guitarists
Singing
Musicians
Singers
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a_s1714_04_tape42Revival service at Francis Baptist ChurchSoundFieldwork
Religious music
Religion
Sound recording
Hymns
Music performance
Churches
Christianity
Church services
Protestants
Performing arts
Gospel music
Gospel songs
Preachers
Sermons
Oral performance
Evangelical Revival
Baptists
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