70 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Geographic Term is exactly "West Palm Beach (Fla.)"
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Edgar & Ora Archambeau interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Edgar & Ora Archambeau interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Date
1987-04-07
Description
Four audio cassettes. Tape 6 is the first tape in the series, followed by 1 through 3. The Archambeaus were shop owners on Worth Avenue in West Palm Beach. Over the years they collected memorabilia and stories about the history of the area. Orignally from Morristown, New Jersey, they moved to Florida in the late 1940s.
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Mary Brandenburg interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Mary Brandenburg interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Date
1987-08-28
Description
One audio cassette. Brandenburg was originally from Pennsylvania; her family was part of the Gaudy Dutch, famous for their hex paintings. She discusses basket making; types of baskets (pine needle, willow); designs; lids and handles; her family history; learning the art from her mother; moving to Florida; and uses of her baskets.
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Ruth Brill demonstration for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Ruth Brill demonstration for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Date
1986-12-11
Description
Two audio recordings. Quilter Brill, originally from Wisconsin and former teacher, presenting at two elementary schools: Palmetto Elementary School and Meadow Park Elementary School.
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Brownie Brown interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Brownie Brown interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Date
1987-09-20
Description
Two audio cassettes.
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Xiomala Carmona & Nery Castillo demonstration for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Xiomala Carmona & Nery Castillo demonstration for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Date
1986-08-09
Description
One audio cassette. Xiomala Carmona and her daughter Ana learned paper craft in Santiago, Cuba while Nery Castillo and her daughter Vicia learned paper folding in Honduras. Nery was the sister-in-law to Xiomala.
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Elbita Crosby interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Elbita Crosby interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Date
1986-10-08
Description
One audio cassette. Crosby made belts, hats, wallets, etc. She discusses treating leather; learning the craft; choosing designs; types of materials created for her home; burning leather; El Salvador versus Mexican styles; and crocheting.
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Washboard Bill Cooke storytelling for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Washboard Bill Cooke storytelling for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Date
1988-01-02
Description
Two audio cassettes. Cooke telling a story of travelling on trains on his birthday during the Great Depression. Born in Dupont, just south of St. Augustine, on 4 July. His mother ran a jook joint, where he was first exposed to music and dance. He hoboed, played street music, worked for railways, and played at nightclubs in South Florida. In 1956, he made a recording with Pete Seeger and Sonny Terry called Washboard Country Band. In 1992, he won the Florida Folk Heritage Award.
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Bea Hernandez demonstration at Meadow Park Elementary School  for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Bea Hernandez demonstration at Meadow Park Elementary School for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Date
1986-12-04
Description
One audio cassette. Demonstration for Mrs. Thomas fourth grade class. Hernandez's son Jose was in this class. She fried green bananas (platanos).
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Rick Herpel interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Rick Herpel interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Date
1987-07-30
Description
One audio cassette. Herpel, owner of Herpel Cast Floor Tile and Stone Company, discusses his family history in Connecticut; the founding of the business in 1948 by his father, Henry; types of rock used; making stone tiles, grave markers, houses, and other masonry projects; moving to Florida to cash in on development; types of tiles; casting stone and tiles; his workers; his employment career; and learning the trade.
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DJ KJ & MC Kooley C demonstration on WPOM radio station for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

DJ KJ & MC Kooley C demonstration on WPOM radio station for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Date
1986-10-10
Description
One audio cassette. DJ KJ and MC Kooley C discuss rap; the evolution of the art; song writing; beat box; uses of rap; campaign against drugs; educational uses of; and various rap styles.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1685_04_tape01Edgar & Ora Archambeau interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education ProjectSoundField recordings
Interviews
Life histories
Oral histories
Personal experience narratives
Local history
Selling
Retail stores
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a_s1685_04_tape05Mary Brandenburg interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education ProjectSoundBasket making
Field recordings
German Americans
Interviews
Baskets
Pine straw
Family history
Oral narratives
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a_s1685_04_tape11Ruth Brill demonstration for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education ProjectSoundQuiltmakers
Needlework
Field recordings
Quilts
Textile processes
Machine sewing
Interviews
Oral narratives
Elementary schools
School children
Students
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a_s1685_04_tape13Brownie Brown interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education ProjectSoundHorses
Field recordings
Interviews
Oral narratives
Occupational folklore
Equestrianism
Horse racing
Horse racetracks
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a_s1685_05_tape02Xiomala Carmona & Nery Castillo demonstration for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education ProjectSoundField recordings
Cuban Americans
Honduran Americans
Children
Paper art
Art techniques
Decorative arts
Paper flowers
Papier mâché
Storytelling
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a_s1685_05_tape03Elbita Crosby interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education ProjectSoundLeatherworking
Field recordings
Salvadoran Americans
Crocheting
Manufacturing processes
Leather
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a_s1685_05_tape04Washboard Bill Cooke storytelling for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education ProjectSoundField recordings
Interviews
African Americans
Tales
Personal experience narratives
Oral narratives
Trains
Storytelling
Music
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a_s1685_05_tape08Bea Hernandez demonstration at Meadow Park Elementary School for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education ProjectSoundField recordings
Colombian Americans
Cooking
Elementary schools
Foodways
Bananas
Food preparation
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a_s1685_05_tape09Rick Herpel interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education ProjectSoundMerchants
Executives
Field recordings
Interviews
Oral narratives
Business
Family history
Community enterprise
Stone structures
Stone, cast
Mason
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a_s1685_05_tape16DJ KJ & MC Kooley C demonstration on WPOM radio station for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education ProjectSoundRap music
Field recordings
African Americans
Interviews
Radio interviews
Radio programs
Music--Performance
A capella singing
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