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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Geographic Term is exactly "Pinellas County (Fla.)"
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Meeting of the Florida Folklife Council, 22 February 1985

Meeting of the Florida Folklife Council, 22 February 1985

Date
1985-02-22
Description
Two audio cassettes. Council Members present: E.W. Carswell (Chairman), Jeanette Cypress, Mick Moloney, Catherine Sugrue, Patricia Waterman; Council Members absent: Ronald C. Foreman, William H. Green; Florida Folklife Programs Staff: Ormond H. Loomis (Director), Irish C. Greene (Secretary), Barbara Beauchamp (Folklife Programs Administrator), Peggy Bulger (Folklife Programs Administrator), Blanton Owen (Folk Arts Coordinator), Nancy Nusz (Folk Arts Coordinator), Eric Larsen (Folklife Specialist), Andrea Graham (Folklife Specialist); Visitors: Ernie Williams (Florida Folklore Society). For minutes and details of the meeting, see the S 1579, box 1, folder: Indexes for C84-102 through C84-125. The Florida Folklife Council (FFC) was created by legislation in 1979 (79-322, SB 1203) within the Department of State to advise the Secretary of State on issues relating to folk arts and folk life as well as stimulate and encourage statewide public interest and participation in folk arts and folklore, sponsor conferences and workshops throughout the state, and make recommendations for the development of a statewide Florida Folk Arts program. The Florida Folklife Council consists of seven members appointed by the Secretary of State for four-year terms.
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Meeting of the Florida Folklife Council, 29 November 1984

Meeting of the Florida Folklife Council, 29 November 1984

Date
1984-11-29
Description
Two audio cassettes. Council Members present: E.W. Carswell (Chairman), Ronald C. Foreman, William H. Green, Mick Moloney, Catherine Sugrue, Patricia Waterman; Council Members absent: Jeanette Cypress; Florida Folklife Programs Staff: Ormond Loomis (Director), Iris C. Greene (Secretary), Peggy Bulger (Folklife Programs Administrator), Blanton Owen (Folk Arts Coordinator), David Taylor (Consultant to the Bureau of Florida Folklife); Visitors: Pat Jasper (Consultant to NEA Folk Arts Program; Texas), Lee Ellen Friedland (Folklorist, Pennsylvania), JuDee Pettijohn (Division of Cultural Affairs), Thelma Boltin (Consultant to the Bureau of Florida Folklife). For minutes and details of the meeting, see the S 1579, box 1, folder: Indexes for C84-102 through C84-125. The Florida Folklife Council (FFC) was created by legislation in 1979 (79-322, SB 1203) within the Department of State to advise the Secretary of State on issues relating to folk arts and folk life as well as stimulate and encourage statewide public interest and participation in folk arts and folklore, sponsor conferences and workshops throughout the state, and make recommendations for the development of a statewide Florida Folk Arts program. The Florida Folklife Council consists of seven members appointed by the Secretary of State for four-year terms.
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Interview with Ukrainian historians John Kohut and Professor Tahasky

Interview with Ukrainian historians John Kohut and Professor Tahasky

Date
1985-03-18
Description
Two audio cassettes. C87-3: John Kohut discusses the history of Ukraine and the division of modern Ukraine; differences between the Roman Catholic and Russian Orthodox churches; Soviet effect on traditional cultures; Ukrainian immigration to the United States and Canada; Taras Shevchenko, national hero; Ukrainian traditions; his family history and their immigration to the U.S. in the 1800s; differences between Russians and Ukrainians; differences between American and Ukrainian eggs. Mr. Tahaksy joins Mr. Kohut for a discussion on religious history; Soviet deportation of priests and oppression of Catholics; hierarchy of Ukrainian Catholic Church; Ukrainian organizations and means of communication. C87-4: John Kohut discusses other Ukrainian organizations in North America; church hall as community meeting place; writings of Ukrainian dissidents; Ukrainian immigration to the U.S. in the 1920s; national hero Shevchenko writing songs that the church performs; national holidays and customs; location of Ukrainians throughout United States.
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Interview with Ukrainian embroiderers

Interview with Ukrainian embroiderers

Date
1985-04-02
Description
One audio cassette. (The first part of the interview was on C87-5, which is missing.) Alla Barabolak and Stephanie Cehelska discuss Ukrainian embroidery and differences/variety within the art; manner in which each of them learned to embroider; post-WWII changes in embroidery; pysanky [egg] decoration; trypylian designs; lack of interest in Ukrainian culture on the part of later generations; woodcarving; wedding traditions and wedding bread.
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Michael Kopynec & Alexander Omelsky interview

Michael Kopynec & Alexander Omelsky interview

Date
1985-04-02
Description
One audio cassette. Musicologists Kopynec and Professor Omelsky discuss Ukrainian music and its influences; major composers of Ukrainian folk music; different uses of music in Ukrainian culture; purposes of music in Ukrainian life; Soviet changes to Ukrainian music; instruments: cymbala and trampeta; importance of church in Ukrainian music and culture.
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Easter service at Epiphany of Our Lord Ukrainian Church

Easter service at Epiphany of Our Lord Ukrainian Church

Date
1985-03-10
Description
One audio cassette. Ukrainian Church hymns recorded inside the Church; hymns are not interpreted.
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Interview with Greek diving helmet maker Antonio Lerios and Nick Toth

Interview with Greek diving helmet maker Antonio Lerios and Nick Toth

Date
1985-07-24
Description
One audio cassette. Interview with Antonios Lerios and his grandson Nicholas Toth on the family business of making diving helmets. They discuss Lerios's background and innovations he made in the diving helmets. For a transcript of the interview, see S 1579, box 1.
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Interview with John Gianaros

Interview with John Gianaros

Date
1989-06-25
Description
One audio cassette. A Greek accordion player, Gianaros discusses his life, from his birth at sea in 1905, to emigrating to the US to teaching accordion playing. He originally worked on ocean liners as a mechanic, exposing him to America. Once in the US, he worked as a chef, then music teacher. He later played on Greek language radio in the 1930s. recorded at the Sponge Industry Folk Arts festival, festival sounds can be heard throughout. The festival was held June 24-25, 1989 to celebrate Tarpon Springs heritage of sponge diving, a practice that dated back to the 1890s. By 1905, when 500 Greek immigrants answered an ad to be sponge divers, the town acquired a distinctive Greek flavor, as the Greek Americans thrived in the sponge industry. At one point, Florida provided 95% of the nation's sponges. Although today over fishing and synthetic materials have undercut the sponge diving industry, the tradition lives on in Greek families, and through tourism.
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Interview with sponge diving helmet maker Anthony Lerios

Interview with sponge diving helmet maker Anthony Lerios

Date
1989-06-25
Description
Three audio cassettes. Born 3 December 1902, Lerios was a Greek immigrant who made sponge diving helmets. He arrived in Tarpons Springs in 1913 to work in a machine shop. He soon owned his own, and made helmets. Also made and fixed engines and pumps. He also discussing making helmets, changes in the sponge industry, his health, training his grandson Nick Toth as an apprentice in helmet making, and local Greek culture. Nick Toth helped his grandfather throughout the interview. Continued on C89-24 and C89-35. Recorded at the Sponge Industry Folk Arts festival, festival sounds can be heard throughout. The festival was held June 24-25, 1989 to celebrate Tarpon Springs heritage of sponge diving, a practice that dated back to the 1890s. By 1905, when 500 Greek immigrants answered an ad to be sponge divers, the town acquired a distinctive Greek flavor, as the Greek Americans thrived in the sponge industry. At one point, Florida provided 95% of the nation's sponges. Although today over fishing and synthetic materials have undercut the sponge diving industry, the tradition lives on in Greek families, and through tourism.
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Interview with bouzouki player Spiros Skordiles

Interview with bouzouki player Spiros Skordiles

Date
1989-06-25
Description
Three audio cassettes. Much of the interview at the start is in Greek. Sokrilis discusses the bouzouki, learning to play, emigration to the US from Greece, family life, teaching the instruments to others, and festivals. Recorded at the Sponge Industry Folk Arts festival, festival sounds can be heard throughout. The festival was held June 24-25, 1989 to celebrate Tarpon Springs heritage of sponge diving, a practice that dated back to the 1890s. By 1905, when 500 Greek immigrants answered an ad to be sponge divers, the town acquired a distinctive Greek flavor, as the Greek Americans thrived in the sponge industry. At one point, Florida provided 95% of the nation's sponges. Although today over fishing and synthetic materials have undercut the sponge diving industry, the tradition lives on in Greek families, and through tourism.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1576_15_c84-122Meeting of the Florida Folklife Council, 22 February 1985SoundPublic officer
Meetings
Folklife
Folklore
Arts administrators
Oral communication
Public officers
Public officials
Folklorists
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a_s1576_15_c84-124Meeting of the Florida Folklife Council, 29 November 1984SoundPublic officer
Meetings
Folklife
Folklore
Arts administrators
Oral communication
Public officers
Public officials
Folklorists
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a_s1576_23_c87-003Interview with Ukrainian historians John Kohut and Professor TahaskySoundHistorian
Fieldwork
Interviews
Emigration and immigration
Ukraine
Ukraine History
Folklore and history
Arts, Ukrainian
Ukrainian Americans
Ukrainian American art
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a_s1576_23_c87-006Interview with Ukrainian embroiderersSoundEmbroiderers
Fieldwork
Interviews
Oral histories
Embroidery
Pysanky
Egg decoration
Arts, Ukrainian
Ukrainian Americans
Ukrainian American art
Textile arts
Family history
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a_s1576_23_c87-007Michael Kopynec & Alexander Omelsky interviewSoundField recordings
Interviews
Musicology
Religion
Ukrainian Americans
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a_s1576_23_c87-008Easter service at Epiphany of Our Lord Ukrainian ChurchSoundFieldwork
Easter
Music
Hymns
Easter service
Religion
Arts, Ukrainian
Ukrainian Americans
Church services
Christianity
Choruses
Choir singing
Choirs (music)
Religious songs
Oral performance
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a_s1576_23_c87-009Interview with Greek diving helmet maker Antonio Lerios and Nick TothSoundDiving helmet maker
Metal-workers
Fieldwork
Interviews
Greek Americans
Helmets
Diving Equipment and supplies
Fishing Equipment and supplies
Metal craft
Occupational groups
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a_s1576_25_c89-022Interview with John GianarosSoundArts, Greek
Greek Americans
Interviews
Accordion music
Life histories
Oral histories
Emigration and immigration
Radio
Oral narratives
Sound recordings
Musicians
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a_s1576_25_c89-023Interview with sponge diving helmet maker Anthony LeriosSoundDiving helmet maker
Arts, Greek
Greek Americans
Interviews
Sponge divers
Sponges
Life histories
Oral histories
Emigration and immigration
Helmets
Oral narratives
Sound recordings
Metal craft
Occupational groups
Apprentices
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a_s1576_26_c89-026Interview with bouzouki player Spiros SkordilesSoundArts, Greek
Greek Americans
Interviews
Bouzouki
Life histories
Oral histories
Emigration and immigration
String instruments
Oral narratives
Sound recordings
Guitar
Occupational groups
Apprentices
Musicians
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