Interview with Charlie Mae Williams

238483
Date
1983-03-18
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Side A Williams discusses her life history and family history; canning traditions and methods for preserving. Side B She discusses where she learned to can; her early education; making cane syrup.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C84-52
Family history

Student folklore demonstrations at Suwannee Elementary School (Ms. Roberta Richmond's 4th grade class)

238494
Date
1983-09-09
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Students give name derivations and tell why their family moved to Florida; family history.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C84-64
Family history

Interview with boot maker Steve Ryan

241334
Date
12/02/1993
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
Tape 59
making, and his family history

Florida Yesterday: Untitled episode (raw footage)

238822
Date
1977-01-13
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One video cassette. (3/4" tape; 47 minutes) Raw footage featuring Frog Smith sitting in a chair near a canal, discussing his family history. Displays one of his paintings, depicting the railroad in Levy County from 1911.
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
V86-56
Family history

Interview with quilter Alva Gaston

238482
Date
1983-03-14
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Side A Alva Gaston discusses family history; quilting; other crafts/traditions passed down through her family; canning - fig preserves. Side B Alva Gaston discusses preserving; cutting sugar cane; local cane grinding (Annie Sue and P.K. Powell); her father's blacksmith shop; family remedies.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C84-51
family history; quilting

Interview with basket maker Lucille Jones

239153
Date
1979-06-17
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel. Jones discusses basket making, including the craft from her mother; selling her crafts at flea markets; gathering materials; basket styles; curing palm fronds; wire grass baskets; and her family history.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T79-6
Family history

Interview with Lottie Shore

234542
Date
1988-12
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette recording. Index to interview recording located in S 1595, Box 1, folder 1. Interview with Seminole Lottie Shore, with Nancy Billie serving as the translator for folklorist Nancy Michael. The interview was recorded at the Brighton Reservation in Okeechobee, Florida. They discussed religion, the Green Corn Dance, beadwork, clothing, sewing, and family history. The recording was conducted in part for use in an exhibit on Seminole culture at the Museum of Florida History.
Type
Sound
Family history

Saturday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Narrative Stage) (Tape 8)

239727
Date
1996-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. Curly Dekle discusses rodeos, cattle ranges, and care of cattle including rounding up cattle and cattle-dipping, early rodeos and changes in rodeo. He also discusses his family history and the history of Florida Crackers.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C96-68
family history and the history

Interview with fiddler Clayton Raulerson

241340
Date
12/06/1993
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
Tapes 65-66
Family history

Morgan family at the Stephen Foster Center

234276
Date
1991-04
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One proof sheet with eighteen black and white images, plus negatives. Images of the Morgan family at the Stephen Foster Center gathered under tents. Unclear what the occasion is.
Type
Still Image
Family history

Interview with midwife Annie Mae Taylor

239152
Date
1979-06-06
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel. Taylor discusses her life and career as a midwife. Topics include family history; training with a local doctor; childbirth; medicinal treatments; pre-natal care; her first delivery in 1953; complications in childbirth including tearing, placenta, twins, and breached births; birth-related superstitions; labor pains; and monetary charges. Bonnie Carden, another midwife, also joins in towards the end of the interview.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T79-5
Family history

Interview with Panayiota (Penny) King

236237
Date
1989-06-13
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassetes.
Type
Sound
Item ID
Tape 3-4
Family history

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 Crowley Museum and Nature Center, and the Florida Folklife Program, funded by the Florida Endowment for the Humanities. The fieldwork and resultant booklet/slideshow, created by museum employee Robert Cottrell and folklorist Pat Waterman, was to profile the lifestyles and values of the Myakka community, located in Southwest Florida in Manatee County. See S 1682 for more information on the project.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T85-197
http://fpc.dos.state.fl.us/memory/collections/folklife/folklife

Oral history with Vivian Hall Boston

240477
Date
01/28/1990
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
13
Family history

Oral history with Harriett Mosley

240479
Date
01/27/1990
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
16
Family history

Friday performances at the 1995 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Workshops) (Tape 3)

240575
Date
05/26/1995
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
FLN-3
Family history

Interview with storyteller Linda Chancey

241336
Date
12/16/1993
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
Tape 60
Family history

Interview with hymn liner Troy Demps

241333
Date
12/01/1993
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
Tape 56
discusses his family history

Mike Berg demonstration at the 2007 Florida Folk Festival Folklife Stage

299302
Date
2007-11-09
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Tina Bucuvalas serves as emcee. Berg discusses his family history of decoy making in Michigan. He explains the materials and processes involved, as well as how they have remained the same since moving to Jacksonville, Fla.
Type
Sound
Item ID
CD07-18
family history of decoy making

Student folklore demonstrations at Summers Elementary School (Blanche Pearson's 4th grade class)

238498
Date
1983-10-21
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Students discuss the origins of their names and why they moved to Florida; some also discuss their nicknames and their origins.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C84-68
Family history

Student folklore demonstrations at Eastside Elementary School (4th graders)

238499
Date
1983-10-21
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Students discuss the origins of their names and why they moved to Florida.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C84-69
Family history

Student folklore demonstrations at Summers Elementary School

238500
Date
1983
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Students talk about family photographs; tell stories and scary stories; jump rope games. Sound is poor.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C84-70
Family history

Student folklore demonstrations at Ft. White Elementary School (4th graders)

238501
Date
1983-10-21
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Students discuss the origins of their names and why they moved to Florida.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C84-71
Family history

Florida Yesterday: Untitled episode

238365
Date
1977
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One video recording. (3/4" tape; 26 minutes) An untitled episode of the WINK-produced show, Florida Yesterday. (May be the first show). Features Frog on a boat, telling family stories of growing in South Georgia and Florida. See V86-58 for the unedited raw footage.
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
FV-30
Family history

Florida Yesterday: Folklore & Superstition (master tape)

238815
Date
1977-02-15
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One video cassette. (3/4" tape, 56 minutes) Frog Smith sitting in Mercer's Country Store telling stories of his family and childhood for store patrons. For more footage, see V86-30 and V86-29.
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
V86-26
Family history

Florida Yesterday: Superstitutions (raw footage)

238825
Date
1977
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One video cassette. (1/2" tape; 62 minutes) Filmed in Smith's home office as he tells various ghost stories and explains local superstitions. Includes many takes, cut-aways, and B-roll. First half of the completed episode can be found on V86-30; the second half can be found on FV-24.
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
V86-59
Family history

Iris Murray interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

236903
Date
1988-02-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Murray discusses growing up Jewish in Belle Glade, including dealing with racism, cultural traditions, and family history.
Type
Sound
Item ID
Tape 16
Florida Folklife Program

Oral history with Annie Lue Davis

240478
Date
01/27/1990
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
14-15
Family history

Interview with basket maker Pearlie Gates

237849
Date
1979?
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
C80-4
http://fpc.dos.state.fl.us/memory/collections/folklife/folklife

Oral history with Mildred Board

240476
Date
01/26/1990
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
12
Family history

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