47 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Geographic Term is exactly "Sarasota (Fla.)"
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Medicine show performer Bunny Bartok interview

Medicine show performer Bunny Bartok interview

Date
1981-10-04
Description
Bartok's father and grandfather were traveling medicine pitchmen. She described traveling medicine shows; types of pitches and performances in medicine; wintering in Florida; her family history including their emigration from Hungary. Some material from the interview was used for the public radio program Florida Home: Humorists and Health Evangelists. Copies of the radio programs can be found on audio cassette C83-85. Copied from reel-to-reels T81-110, T81-111, T81-112, T81-113, and T81-114.
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Interview with Joe McKennon

Interview with Joe McKennon

Date
1982-01-05
Description
Seven reel to reels. McKennon, a life-long circus worker, discusses his career. Topics include leaving Texas for the circus as teen; types of shows; circus traveling and transportation; tents used; differences between carnivals and circuses; history of John Ringling; the types of circuses in the 1920s and 1930s; South Florida circuses; jobs he held; medicine shows; and competition between circuses. Copied onto audiocassettes C83-17, C83-18, C83-19, C83-20, C8.-21, C83-22, and C83-23. Material used for the public radio program, Florida Home: Showtown USA. Copies of the programs can be found in S 1576, box 16, tapes C85-14.
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Penny King interview for the Southwest Florida Folk Arts Project

Penny King interview for the Southwest Florida Folk Arts Project

Date
1988-01-26
Description
One audio cassette. King learned to embroider with a treadle sewing machine by watching her mother in Greece. She discusses learning from her mother; use of the treadle sewing machine; designs; colors and materials used; threads; needles; moving to Florida (1987); products she makes; and others in her field.
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Mike Simpson interview for the Southwest Florida Folk Arts Project

Mike Simpson interview for the Southwest Florida Folk Arts Project

Date
1988-01-21
Description
One audio recording. Simpson primarily discusses the tools he uses to make instruments. He learned to make instruments (primarily violins and guitars) under a Serbian in Chicago when he was 15.
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Polish American Club of Sarasota vigilia for the Southwest Florida Folk Arts Project

Polish American Club of Sarasota vigilia for the Southwest Florida Folk Arts Project

Date
1987-12-13
Description
One audio recording. Recorded during a vigilia, a Christmas meal at which no meat is served.
Collection
George Jabbusch demonstration for the Southwest Florida Folk Arts Project

George Jabbusch demonstration for the Southwest Florida Folk Arts Project

Date
1988-01-26
Description
One audio cassette.
Collection
Interview with Panayiota (Penny) King

Interview with Panayiota (Penny) King

Date
1989-06-13
Description
Two audio cassetes.
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Interview with basket maker Jean Clark

Interview with basket maker Jean Clark

Date
1987-01-07
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.
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Interview with quilter Loretta Coblenz

Interview with quilter Loretta Coblenz

Date
1987-01-06
Description
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 program 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
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1576_07_c81-81Medicine show performer Bunny Bartok interviewSoundField recordings
Medicine shows
Interviews
Oral narratives
Carnival pitching
Hungarian Americans
Performing arts
Traveling shows
Magic tricks
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a_s1576_t82-026Interview with Joe McKennonSoundFieldwork
Interviews
Oral histories
Life histories
Personal experience narratives
Circus
Performing arts
Carnivals
Selling
Carnival pitching
Occupational folklore
Circus performers
Circus workers
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a_s1622_03_tape01Penny King interview for the Southwest Florida Folk Arts ProjectSoundField recordings
Greek Americans
Embroidery
Machine sewing
Sewing machines
Needlework
Embroidery thread
Ironing boards
Interviews
Oral narratives
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a_s1622_03_tape04Mike Simpson interview for the Southwest Florida Folk Arts ProjectSoundField recordings
Interviews
Oral narratives
Musical instrument making
Woodworking
Necked box lutes
Composite chordophones
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a_s1622_03_tape18Polish American Club of Sarasota vigilia for the Southwest Florida Folk Arts ProjectSoundField recordings
Rites
Ceremonies
Polish Americans
Religion
Religious rituals
Ritual meals
Religious holidays
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a_s1622_03_tape23Bahia Vista Mennonite Church Choir demonstration for the Southwest Florida Folk Arts ProjectSoundSinging
Church choirs
Pianos
Field recordings
Sacred music
Religious songs
A capella singing
Mennonites
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a_s1622_04_tape01George Jabbusch demonstration for the Southwest Florida Folk Arts ProjectSoundField recordings
Square dance callers
Dance calls
Speech play
Vocable music
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a_s1680_02_tape03Interview with Panayiota (Penny) KingSoundEmbroiderers
Needleworkers
Fieldwork
Arts, Greek
Embroidery
Greek Americans
Decorative arts
Domestic arts
Canning and preserving
Games
Needlework
Life histories
Oral histories
Emigration and immigration
Oral communication
Family history
Interviews
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a_s1708_04_tape04Interview with basket maker Jean ClarkSoundBasket maker
Fieldwork
Interviews
Sound recordings
Life histories
Oral histories
Basket work
Basket making
Workplace
Decorative arts
Basketry
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a_s1708_04_tape05Interview with quilter Loretta CoblenzSoundFieldwork
Quilts
Needlework
Quilted goods
Art, Mennonite
Mennonites
Decorative arts
Material culture
Interviews
Life histories
Oral histories
Quiltmakers
Needleworkers
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