Interview with Minorcan potato farmer Willis Solano

238247
Date
1983-05-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Recorded at the Minorcan Folklife Area at the 1983 Florida Folk Festival. Solano, a Minorcan potato farmer who had farmed them since he was eighteen years old, discusses fertilizing, irrigating, and clearing soil for growing Irish potatoes.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C83-44

Interview with Myakka City resident Tom Boser

238222
Date
1984
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel. Recorded in Boser's home. He discusses horse shows, hog farming, and making a living off the land. The Myakka Community Profile Project was conducted between October 1983 and March 1984 through a partnership with the Crowley Museum and Nature Center, and the Florida Folklife Prog...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T85-203

Myakka Community Profile Project slide show master recording

238239
Date
1984
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two reel to reels. (Duplicate copies can be found in S 1576, box 39, tapes 22-26.) The Myakka Community Profile Project was conducted between October 1983 and March 1984 through a partnership with the Crowley Museum and Nature Center, and the Florida Folklife Program, funded by the Florida Endowmen...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T85-229
Item ID
T85-230

Hendry family interview

238223
Date
1984-04-16
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Four reel-to-reel recordings. The Hendry family discuss moving to the area, their neighbors, the local community, church services, quilting bees, games, making cane syrup and candy, hunting, spring wells, cooking (e.g. chitterlings, goats, gopher tortoises), making charcoal, and several humorous st...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T85-207
Item ID
T85-208
Item ID
T85-206
Item ID
T85-205

Interview with Minorcan ranchers Willis Solano and Albert Triay

238242
Date
1983-05-23
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Recorded at the Minorcan Folklife Area at the 1983 Florida Folk Festival. Solano and Triay discuss Minorcan ranching traditions. They talk about the different types of cows they have worked with; the reasons behind branding cows and marking their ears; and other ranching-relate...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C83-39

Interview with Myakka City resident Mabry Carlton, Jr.

238218
Date
1984-03-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel. Carlton discusses cattle ranching, local rails, the town of Sidell, Mabry family history, local religious services, and the screw worm epidemic of the 1930s. The Myakka Community Profile Project was conducted between October 1983 and March 1984 through a partnership with the Crowl...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T85-197

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 resident T. Mabry Carlton

238221
Date
1984-04-12
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two reel to reels. Carlton discusses railroads, land holdings, dipping vats, old rural communities, the Old Myakka Trail, environmental laws, and water conservation. The Myakka Community Profile Project was conducted between October 1983 and March 1984 through a partnership with the Crowley Museum ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T85-202
Item ID
T85-204

Interview with Myakka City residents Joe and Libby Warner

238219
Date
1984-08-14
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel. The Warners discuss cattle ranching, the horse industry, treating various animal diseases, controlled burning of area, fire seasons, Bee Island, and the local reaction to the construction of a dam. The Myakka Community Profile Project was conducted between October 1983 and March ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T85-198

Interview with Myakka City residents Fleta Carlton, Myrtle Mae, and Anna Carlton

238220
Date
1984
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Three reel to reels. Fleta Carlton (along with Anna Carlton and Myrtle Mae) discusses life in early 20th Century Myakka. Included are discussions of holiday celebrations, making cane syrup, local traditions, the first bathroom in the area, hunting, food procurement, the arrival of paved roads and ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T85-199
Item ID
T85-200
Item ID
T85-201

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