Sunday performances at the 2006 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Disc 13)

241716
Date
05/28/2006
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
CD06-106

Beekeeper Al Ballard

236395
Date
1988-01-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Fourteen color slides. Ballard was born in Myakka City, where his family dates back to 1860. His father was a beekepper, and when Al retired from the U.S. Army in 1978, he began beekeeping. The Southwest Florida Folk Arts Project was conducted under the direction of Barbara Beauchamp in two phases:...
Type
Still Image

Friday performances at the 2000 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 2)

240304
Date
2000-05-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. L.L. Lanier (interviewed by Martin) discusses tupelo honey and beekeeping. Henry Ohumukini (interviewed by Stone) discusses Hawaiian crafts and dance.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C00-64

Beekeeper Al Ballard

236396
Date
1988-01-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One proof with 21 black and white images (plus negatives). Ballard was born in Myakka City, where his family dates back to 1860. His father was a beekepper, and when Al retired from the U.S. Army in 1978, he began beekeeping. The Southwest Florida Folk Arts Project was conducted under the direction...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
Envelope #1

Interview with beekeeper Al Ballard

236397
Date
1988-01-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassettes. Ballard was born in Myakka City, where his family dates back to 1860. His father was a beekepper, and when Al retired from the U.S. Army in 1978, he began beekeeping. In the interview, he discusses his family history with beekeeping; main prime product: honey; his business Ball...
Type
Sound

1990 Rural Folklife Days

233835
Date
1990-11
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Three photographic proof sheets, with 99 black and white images. Index available with sheets. Sheet 1: Images 1-23: Unidentified people making lye soap Images 27-30, 31-33,35: Marie Navis making cane sugar Images 34, 36: Ruby Shaw making peanut brittle Sheet 2 Images 2-13:
Type
Still Image

Interview with Myakka City resident Peter Burkart

238224
Date
1984
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two reel to reels. Burkart was recent Myakka resident-- moved there c. 1977. He discusses the sense of community there, rural life, traditional practices, livestock raising, bee keeping, leisure, selling produce, and socializing. The Myakka Community Profile Project was conducted between October 1...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T85-209
Item ID
T85-210

Interview with Myakka City residents Brian and Irene Carlton

238228
Date
1984-11-12
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two reel to reels. The Carltons discuss farm life, hog raising and branding, keeping bees, canning foods, cooking fish roe, picking strawberries and blueberries, raising horses, and controlled buring of land. The Myakka Community Profile Project was conducted between October 1983 and March 1984 thr...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T85-216
Item ID
T85-217

Interview with Myakka City resident Larry Albritton

238229
Date
1984-02-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel. Albritton talks about growing up in Myakka, including hunting (alligators, frogs, and rabbits), ranching, going to school, moonshining, and fishing. The Myakka Community Profile Project was conducted between October 1983 and March 1984 through a partnership with the Crowley Museu...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T85-218

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