Saturday performances at the 2003 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Disc 5)

241500
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
CD03-12

Hotel manager of The Breakers talking with students

236858
Date
1987-05-07
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Six color slides. Talking to students about running The Breakers, a Gilded Age hotel in South Florida. He was born in 1917 in St. Augustine to one of Florida's oldest families: the Solanos. He retired as assistant manager in 1983. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Palm Beach County was a joint ...
Type
Still Image

Field trip to Herpel Cast Floor Tile and Stone Company factory

236861
Date
1987-11
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Twenty color slides. Students from Loxahatchee Groves Elementary School. Images of the factory, examples of floor tiles, and Martha and Henry Herpel giving tours. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Palm Beach County was a joint venture between the Palm Beach County School System and the Florida ...
Type
Still Image

Olga Hamblett showing tatting (lacemaking) to elementary school students

236862
Date
1987-11
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Twenty color slides. Demonstrating at two different schools: Loxahatchee Groves and H.L. Johnson elementary schools. A French art that many perform in Colombia. She learned from a classmate (Ana Rita) at a Colombian Catholic school as a child. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Palm Beach County...
Type
Still Image

Student folklore presentations

236863
Date
1987-12
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Fifteen color slides. Students presenting their own folk art. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Palm Beach County was a joint venture between the Palm Beach County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was conducted between 1986 and 1987 by folklorist Jan Rosenberg with funding fro...
Type
Still Image

Interview with Rick Herpel, owner of Herpel Cast Floor Tile and Stone Company

236886
Date
1987-07-30
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. The company was founded in 1948 by Rick's father Henry. They made stone tiles, grave markers, houses, and other masonry projects. In the interview, Rick Herpel discusses his family history in Connecticut; the business; types of rock used; types of projects; moving to Florida to ...
Type
Sound

Interview with quilter Margaret Isom

236887
Date
1987-08-07
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Originally from Kansas, she moved from Washington DC to Boynton Beach, Florida in 1974. In the interview she discusses learning quilting from a cousin; uses of quilts in her home; types of quilts and designs; joining the Boynton Beach Library Quilters Club in 1984; and techniqu...
Type
Sound

Interview with US Sugar commissary manager Allen O'Neal

236905
Date
1988-02-23
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. O'Neal first came to Florida in 1969 from Tennessee, where ran a grocery store. In the interview, he discusses running a commissary for US Sugar, including goods sold; why commissaries developed; the sugar industry; descriptions of the workers; the workers food habits; and how c...
Type
Sound

Friday performances at the 1998 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Tape 1)

240029
Date
1998-05-22
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT). Bullock was the assistant director of the Florida Park Service. In 2003, he became diretor of the Florida Park Service.
Type
Sound
Item ID
D98-1

Sunday performances at the 1958 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

239494
Date
1958-05-04
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Detailed information on the performers can be found on the 1958 festival program, located in S 1619, box 1. McMullen was the festival director. Adams was a judge; McMullen was the festival director. Collins speech was recorded, and played by tape r...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-77

Interview with Director of Latin American Studies at the University of Florida, Dr. Helen Safa

238068
Date
1982-06-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassettes. (Copy can be found in S 1576, box 39, tape 31.) Safa was director of the Center of Latin American Studies, 1980-1985. A Columbia University graduate, Safa taught at UF until 1997. She has written extensively about gender and Latin America. In the interview she discusses Latin Am...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C82-1
Item ID
C82-2

Meeting of the Florida Folklife Council, 30 November 1980

238512
Date
1980-11-30
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassettes. Council Members present: Catherine Sugrue, Ron Foreman, E.W. "Judge" Carswell; Council Members absent: James Billie, Alan Jabbour, Lillian Saunders, Miguel Gonzalez-Pando; Florida Folklife Program Staff: Phillip A. Werndli (Director), Charles McNeil (Archive Assista...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C84-102a
Item ID
C84-102b

Saturday performances at the 1979 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

238647
Date
1979-05-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Tillinghast was from Statesville, N.C. Lee & Peggy Kelly were from Palatka. From Jacksonville, Jay & Peggy Smith played the festival since 1959. Jay was an insurance executive, and Peggy taught in Duval County schools. From Ft. Myers, Moore...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T83-95

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