47 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Geographic Term is exactly "Sarasota (Fla.)"
Greek embroiderer Penny King

Greek embroiderer Penny King

Date
1988-01
Description
Twenty-seven color slides. King learned to embroider with a treadle sewing machine by watching her mother in Greece. The Southwest Florida Folk Arts Project was conducted under the direction of Barbara Beauchamp in two phases: 12 November 1987 through 31 January 1988 by Debbie Fant; and in February 1988 by Nancy Nusz. Using a 35mm camera and a Sony tape recorder, and funded through a NEA grant,the two fieldworkers spoke with over fifty informants in Manatee, Sarasota, Lee, Collier, and Charlotte counties, resulting in 20 participants chosen for a special SW Florida folklife area at the 36th Annual Florida Folk Festival.
Collection
Interview with Panayiota (Penny) King

Interview with Panayiota (Penny) King

Date
1989-06-13
Description
Two audio cassetes.
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
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.
Collection
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.
Collection
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.
Collection
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
William "Bill" Wright interview

William "Bill" Wright interview

Date
1986-12-19
Description
One audio cassette. Wright discusses net making.
Collection
Decorative screen door ironwork

Decorative screen door ironwork

Date
1987-01-18
Description
Thirty-five color slides. Many of the images are dark--the doors are in shadow, and hard to see. 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
Florida citrus labels

Florida citrus labels

Date
1986
Description
Thirty-four color slides. These labels were used to decorate citrus crates. 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
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Greek embroiderer Penny KingGreek embroiderer Penny KingStill ImageEmbroiderers
Needleworkers
Fieldwork
Greek Americans
Arts, Greek
Embroidery
Sewing
Machinery
Sewing machines
Machine sewing
Needlework
Thread
Pressing of garments
Ironing boards
Decorative arts
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/thumbnails/catalog_photo.jpg
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
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/thumbnails/catalog_audio.jpg
a_s1622_04_tape01George Jabbusch demonstration for the Southwest Florida Folk Arts ProjectSoundField recordings
Square dance callers
Dance calls
Speech play
Vocable music
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/thumbnails/catalog_audio.jpg
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
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/thumbnails/audio.jpg
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
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/thumbnails/catalog_audio.jpg
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
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/thumbnails/catalog_audio.jpg
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
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/thumbnails/catalog_audio.jpg
a_s1708_04_tape21bWilliam "Bill" Wright interviewSoundField recordings
Interviews
Oral histories
Life histories
Occupational groups
Fishing Equipment and supplies
Fishing nets
Net makers
Netmaking
Seafood industry
Net maker
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/thumbnails/audio.jpg
Decorative screen door ironworkDecorative screen door ironworkStill ImageFieldwork
Ironwork
Metal craft
Material culture
Doors
Metal products
Metalwork
Architecture
Decorative arts
Houses
Screen doors
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/thumbnails/catalog_photo.jpg
Florida citrus labelsFlorida citrus labelsStill ImageFieldwork
Citrus fruit industry
Citrus industry
Advertising
Orange industry
Citrus fruits in art
Decorative arts
Citrus fruits Marketing
Advertisements
Commercial art
Art and industry
Citrus crate labels
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/thumbnails/catalog_photo.jpg