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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Geographic Term is exactly "Pierson (Fla.)"
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Interview with fern farm worker Marie Castillo

Interview with fern farm worker Marie Castillo

Date
1985-01-20
Description
One audio cassette. Interview with fernery worker Marie Castillo, a Mexican migrant. Recorded in her kitchen, Castillo discussed Mexican migration patterns; fern farming; pinata making; religion; adjusting to Florida; family history; music; and community rites. 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.
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Interview with fern grower James Taylor

Interview with fern grower James Taylor

Date
1985-03-05
Description
One audio cassette. Interview with fern farmer Taylor, who discusses why Pierson was the center of fern belt; history of fern farming; laborers used on such farms; labor involved in growing ferns; selling ferns; his family history; and Latino workers. 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.
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Interview with Prudenciana Gomez on Mexican American foodways

Interview with Prudenciana Gomez on Mexican American foodways

Date
1985-03-07
Description
Two audio cassettes. Interview with Prudencia Gomez on Mexican American foodways and religion. She and her family work on fern farms (herba is Spanish for fern), which were used by Mexican families for food. The interview is in Spanish. Images of the interview can be found in S 1577, v. 27, images 1633-1641. 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
Sunday morning service at the Church of God, Holiness

Sunday morning service at the Church of God, Holiness

Date
1985-02-10
Description
Two audio cassettes. 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.
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Capirotada (Mexican bread pudding)

Capirotada (Mexican bread pudding)

Date
1985-03-07
Description
Two color slides. Images of Mexican bread pudding cooked by Marie Castillo. 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 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
Duplicate imges from the 1985 St. Johns River Survey

Duplicate imges from the 1985 St. Johns River Survey

Date
1985
Description
Six black and whites (plus negatives). Images were made from slides created by folklorist Figgen during the St. Johns River Survey. All were labeled P86-5. Includes image of Vicki Grimm making pinatas, fern farm (from S85-1654), Mexican Americans dancing at party (from S85-1527), Pinatas for sale (from S85-1857), painting of the Virgin of Guadalupe (from S85-1640), and of men playing dominoes (from S85-1096). 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.
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Fern Farm

Fern Farm

Date
1985-03-01
Description
One proof sheet, with 31 black & white image s(plus negatives). Images of Marie Castillo, Rosario Reyes, and Jose Luis Caro harvesting ferns. a typical fern farm owned by Bonnie Jones, located in an area known as the fern belt. Ferns were often used by Mexican Americans as food additives, called herba. 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 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
Fern Farm

Fern Farm

Date
1985-03-01
Description
Twenty color slides. Images of a typical fern farm owned by Bonnie Jones, located in an area known as the fern belt. The ferns are under plastic wrap to protect them from freezing. Many of the plants are brown from the recent January freeze. Ferns were often used by Mexican Americans as food additives, called herba. 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 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
Images of Marie Castillo's home

Images of Marie Castillo's home

Date
1985-03-03
Description
Twelve color slides. Images of Marie Castillo's home, including clothing, furniture, religious objects, appliances, and decorations. 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
Images of the Mexican Independence Day celebration

Images of the Mexican Independence Day celebration

Date
1995-09-16
Description
One proof sheet with six black and white images. Images of the Mexican Independence Day celebration (celebrated 16 September). The Mexican American Music Survey was created to document the musical traditions of Florida's various Mexican-American communities: Apopka, South Dade County, Immokalee, the St. Johns River Basin, and Central Florida. Funded by a grant from the Lila Wallace-Reader's Digest Community Folklife Program, the survey was conducted between 1994 and 1996 by folklorist Robert Stone. Among the musical traditions were serenatas, conjunto, quinceanara ritual music, ranchera Michoacana, mariachi, norteno, Tejano, and pop music. At the end of the project, a sampler music tape was created by the Florida Folklife Program for distribution to various libraries.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1714_03_tape14Interview with fern farm worker Marie CastilloSoundFarm workers
Fieldwork
Interviewing
Interviews
Oral narratives
Oral histories
Life histories
Farming
Ferns
Crops
Cookery, Mexican
Occupational groups
Occupational folklore
Mexican American cookery
Mexican Americans
Community culture
Community rites
Pinatas
Cooking and dining
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a_s1714_04_tape62Interview with fern grower James TaylorSoundFieldwork
Interviewing
Interviews
Sound recording
Labor
Occupational groups
Ferns
Crops
Farm life
Agriculture
Farming
Life histories
Oral histories
Oral narratives
Farmer
Farm workers
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a_s1714_04_tape63Interview with Prudenciana Gomez on Mexican American foodwaysSoundCooks
Farm workers
Fieldwork
Research methods
Interviewing
Oral narratives
Latinos
Ethnicity, Mexico
Mexican Americans
Interviews
Sound recording
Cookery, Mexican
Mexican American cookery
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a_s1714_03_tape33Sunday morning service at the Church of God, HolinessSoundFieldwork
Sound recording
Church services
Churches
Religious music
Christianity
Sermons
Religious rites
Protestants
Choir singing
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Capirotada (Mexican bread pudding)Capirotada (Mexican bread pudding)Still ImageFieldwork
Food
Food habits
Mexican American cookery
Pots
Cookware
Bread
Bread puddings
Desserts
Puddings
Cooks
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Duplicate imges from the 1985 St. Johns River SurveyDuplicate imges from the 1985 St. Johns River SurveyStill ImageArtisans
Farmers
Fieldwork
Dominoes
Pinatas
Material culture
Agriculture
Ferns
Latinos
Recreation
Leisure
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Fern FarmFern FarmStill ImageFieldwork
Occupational groups
Farms
Ferns
Herbs
Mexican Americans
Flora
Agriculture
Plants
Harvesting
Farm workers
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Fern FarmFern FarmStill ImageFieldwork
Farming
Ferns
Flora
Agriculture
Plants
Food habits
Mexican American cookery
Farmer
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Images of Marie Castillo's homeImages of Marie Castillo's homeStill ImageFieldwork
Dwellings
Material culture
Latinos
Mexican Americans
Furniture
Hats
Religious art
Painting
Household items
Farm workers
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Images of the Mexican Independence Day celebrationImages of the Mexican Independence Day celebrationStill ImageMusicians
Fieldwork
Independence Day (Mexico)
Holidays and festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Community rites
Mariachi
Folk dance
Latinos
Arts, Mexican
Mexican Americans
Accordionists
Bands (Music)
Dancers
Students
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