96 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Geographic Term is exactly "St. Augustine (Fla.)"
Meeting of the Florida Folklife Council, 11-12 December 1990

Meeting of the Florida Folklife Council, 11-12 December 1990

Date
1990-12-11
Description
Seven audio cassettes. Tapes 30-33 are in box 2; tapes 34-36 are in box 3. Held at the Historic Pensacola Preservation office in Pensacola. Council Members present: Randall Reed, David Jumper, Kathy Monahan (chair), Miguel Brutos, Diana Jarvis Godwin; Members absent: Jan Milner, Yvonne Tucker; Florida Folklife Program Staff: Ormond Loomis (Director), Iris Green (secretary), Riki Saltzman (arts administrator), Debbie Fant (historian). For minutes and details of the meeting, see the S 1717, box 1, folder 4. 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, 9-10 October 1985

Meeting of the Florida Folklife Council, 9-10 October 1985

Date
1985-10-09
Description
One audio cassette. Council Members present: Ron Foreman (Chair), E. W. Carswell (Vice Chair), Catherine Sugrue, Louise Gopher (representing Jim Billie); Council Members absent: Cubby Whitehead, (two vacancies); Florida Folklife Program Staff: Ormond Loomis (Director), Peggy Bulger (Folklife Programs Administrator), Kip Lornell (Folklife Specialist), Merri Belland (Folk Arts Coordinator), Nancy Nusz (Folk Arts Coordinator), Blanton Owen (Folklife Specialist), Barbara Beauchamp (Folk Arts Coordinator), Sherry Tamburo (Vann) (Clerk/Typist III); Visitors: Andrea Graham. For minutes and details of the meeting, see the S 1579, box 1, folder: Indexes for C85-1 through C80-51. And copies of tapes for this meeting (though not the minutes) can be found in S 1717, box 2. 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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Tuesday evening performances at the 1955 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

Tuesday evening performances at the 1955 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

Date
1955-05-03
Description
One reel to reel. Boltin served as the emcee. See the festival program in S 1619, box 1 for more detailed information of the festival performers and activities not recorded.
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Vicki Smith interview for the Duval County Folk Arts in Education Project

Vicki Smith interview for the Duval County Folk Arts in Education Project

Date
1989-02-16
Description
One audio cassette. Smith builds traps for Clark's Fish Camp in Jacksonville. At the time of the interview, she had just learned the crabbing trade. She discusses making traps; types of traps; crab seasons; commercial fishers; Clark's Fish Camp; and other fish camps.
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WPA field recordings at Jacksonville, Tarpon Springs, St. Augustine, and Slavia (1939-1940 recording expedition: Alton Morris)

WPA field recordings at Jacksonville, Tarpon Springs, St. Augustine, and Slavia (1939-1940 recording expedition: Alton Morris)

Date
1939-08-26
Description
One reel to reel. These recordings were created by Morris of the University of Florida, assisted by workers of the Florida Writers Project (including photographer Robert Cook), in 1939 and 1940. He created 14 12-inch acetate records in total. On this recording, Morris recorded Greek singers in Tarpon Springs and Jacksonville, Minorcans in St. Augustine, and unidentified singers from the Czechoslovakian community of Slavia, founded in 1911. For more detailed information on the recordings, see S 1579, box 3, for copies of the original LOC indexes. The Works Progress Administration (WPA) – after 1939, the Works Projects Administration – was a work-relief program created in 1935 by the Roosevelt Administration that employed over 8.5 million people between 1935 and 1943. One of its programs was the Federal Writers Project (FWP), which included the Folklore Section. This section conducted fieldwork, recording songs, traditions, and stories across the nation. Originally created to gather material for the American Guide Series, but later emphasis was placed upon fieldwork for preservation of folk traditions for future use. In Florida, the FWP was based out of Jacksonville, and directed by historian Carita Doggett Corse. Folklorist Stetson Kennedy directed the Florida Folklife section. Seven recording expeditions were conducted in Florida. Two were conducted between 1935 and 1937, before the creation of the Florida Folklore Section: one by Alan Lomax and Zora Neale Hurston, and the other by John and Ruby Lomax. After 1939, five more were conducted by Florida’s FWP staff: Kennedy, Hurston, Robert Cook, Alton Morris, Corse, Robert Cornwell, John Filareton, and Herbert Halpert (of the Joint Committee on Folk Art’s Southern Recording Expedition.) Recording equipment was loaned to Florida’s WPA program by the Library of Congress’ Archive of the American Folk Song (later the American Folk Center). The field recordings were made on acetate disks, usually recorded at 78 rpm (although occasionally at 33 rpm). Because these disks were shipped from Washington DC to Florida, then to the recording site, and then back to Washington, these disks often were not of the highest sonic quality. Several had surface scratches and many had various recording speeds. In 1986, the FFP staff made copies of many of these recordings onto reel to reels for inclusion to the Florida Folklife Archive. The originals are still housed with the Library of Congress.
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Ada Mickler and her palmetto hats

Ada Mickler and her palmetto hats

Date
1988-10
Description
Twenty color slides. Images created as fieldwork for the Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program. The Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program began in 1983 with a NEA grant of $22,000. The program provided an opportunity for master folk artists to share technical skills and cultural knowledge with apprentices in order to keep the tradition alive. Apprentices must have had some experience in the tradition and agreed to train for at least six months. The first project director was Blanton Owen, later replaced by folklorist Peter Roller. The program was continued each year through 2003.
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Anne Lunestad weaving cotton at the Florida Folk Festival, 1970s

Anne Lunestad weaving cotton at the Florida Folk Festival, 1970s

Date
1970
Description
Twelve black and white prints. Anne Lunestad, of St. Augustine, often weaved and spun cotton on the Florida Folk Festival's main stage as other acts performed. She was married to Kjell Lunestad, a cabinet maker who often demonstrated his craft at festivals as well.
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Blessing of the Fleet in St. Augustine

Blessing of the Fleet in St. Augustine

Date
1986-08-11
Description
Thirty-six black and white prints, plus negatives. Images of the Blessing of the Fleet, including images of WUFT-TV staff Saperstein and Williams filming the proceedings. Activities included a religious processional, a parade of boats, and spectators at the docks. Footage was used for the shrimping folklife documentary, Fishing All My Days.
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Blues musician Buck Thompson playing on his porch/The Trivettes playing at Fred Perry's house

Blues musician Buck Thompson playing on his porch/The Trivettes playing at Fred Perry's house

Date
1985-02
Description
One proof sheet, with 32 black and whites images (plus negatives). Twenty-six images of fifty-year old blues guitarist Buck Thompson playing tunes that he learned from the radio on his front porch. A lifelong migrant farmer, he played the juke circuit in the 1950s. A sound recording of the performance can be found in S 1714, box 6 reels 23 and 24. Also includes six images of the Trivette family playing bluegrass in Fred Perry's home in St. Augustine. Players consisted of Frank Trivette Sr.(banjo, fiddle) Frank Trivette Jr. (guitar), Doug Trivette (guitar), Buddy Beck (mandolin) and Carlos Brackett (bass). 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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Bob Patterson performing at the Florida Folk Festival

Bob Patterson performing at the Florida Folk Festival

Date
1977
Description
Two black and white prints. One of Patterson on a porch, one of him performing at the Florida Folk Festival. Patterson was a songwriter and storyteller from St. Augustine. He began in music with the rock-folk band Elizabeth in the 1960s, with which he penned the hit "Mary Ann." By the 1980s and 1990s, Patterson performed with his wife Joline.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1717_02_tape030Meeting of the Florida Folklife Council, 11-12 December 1990SoundPublic officer
Meetings
Folklife
Folklore
Arts administrators
Oral communication
Public officers
Public officials
Folklorists
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a_s1576_16_c85-009Meeting of the Florida Folklife Council, 9-10 October 1985SoundPublic officer
Meetings
Folklife
Folklore
Arts administrators
Oral communication
Public officers
Public officials
Folklorists
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a_s1576_t77-033Tuesday evening performances at the 1955 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)SoundSingers
Dancers
Musicians
Fiddlers
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Music performance
Performing arts
Dance
Gospel songs
Singing
Students
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a_s1618_05_tape10Vicki Smith interview for the Duval County Folk Arts in Education ProjectSoundRestaurant workers
Crabbing
Field recordings
Oral narratives
Interviews
Seafood
Fish markets
Fish traps
Restaurants
Crab traps
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a_s1576_t86-225WPA field recordings at Jacksonville, Tarpon Springs, St. Augustine, and Slavia (1939-1940 recording expedition: Alton Morris)SoundFieldwork
New Deal, 1933-1939
Interviews
Public service employment
Folklorists
Public welfare
United States. Work Projects Administration
Arts, Greek
Greek Americans
A capella singers
Performing arts
A capella singing
Music performance
Singing
Arts, Czechoslovakia
Czechoslovakian Americans
Songs, Greek
Songs, Slavic
Minorcans
Minorcan Americans
Love songs
Christmas music
Carols
Musicians
Singers
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Ada Mickler and her palmetto hatsAda Mickler and her palmetto hatsStill ImageArtisans
Fieldwork
Palm frond weaving
Palmetto weaving
Hats
Plants
Flora
Minorcans
Craft
Material culture
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Anne Lunestad weaving cotton at the Florida Folk Festival, 1970sAnne Lunestad weaving cotton at the Florida Folk Festival, 1970sStill ImageSpinner
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Women weavers
Weaving
Cotton textiles
Material culture
Demonstrations
Spinning wheels
Textile arts
Weavers
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Blessing of the Fleet in St. AugustineBlessing of the Fleet in St. AugustineStill ImageFieldwork
Documentary videos
Boats
Trawlers (Vessels)
Rivers
Seafood industry
Occupational groups
Video recording
Churches
Religious rites
Religion
Television cameras
Catholics
Parades
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Blues musician Buck Thompson playing on his porch/The Trivettes playing at Fred Perry's houseBlues musician Buck Thompson playing on his porch/The Trivettes playing at Fred Perry's houseStill ImageGuitarist
Musicians
Fieldwork
Research methods
Collecting
Porches
Blues (Music)
African Americans
Musical tradition, African diaspora
Guitarists
Guitar
Architecture
Music performance
String bands
String instruments
Bluegrass musicians
Blues singers
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Bob Patterson performing at the Florida Folk FestivalBob Patterson performing at the Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Guitarists
Guitar
Musical instruments
Singing
Music performance
Performing arts
Singers
Storytellers
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