Charles Usina interview

238249
Date
1982-10-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Usina and his family talk about Minorcan work in the farming, fishing, timber, and turpentine industries.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C83-46

Folklife in Miami slide-tape presentation

238044
Date
1980
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. An educational audio and slide program entitled about the Cuban American community in South Florida. The program was created from earlier fieldwork images and audio recordings. Duplicate copies can be found in S 1576, box 39, tapes 4-7.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C81-19

W. H. Hammack interview

237521
Date
1978-02-14
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Hammack discusses his life working as a millwright and sawyer. He talks about day-to-day operations in a lumber mill, and explains sawyer terms. He also discusses his personal history and his acquaintances.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C78-43

Nellie & Leonard Hendry interview

238232
Date
1984-06-16
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel-to-reel recording. The Hendry family discuss religion in Old Myakka, including the construction and congregation of the United Methodist Church of Old Myakka.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T85-221

Mary Lipponen interview

239022
Date
1981-09-02
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Three audio cassettes. Lipponen talks about her life in Finland and the United States. Copied onto T81-92, T81-93 & T81-94.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C81-65
Item ID
C81-64
Item ID
C81-63b

Karen Kahill interview

239023
Date
1981-09-02
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassettes. Kahill, born in Koville, talks about her life in Finland and the United States. Copied onto T81-95.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C81-66

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

Frederick Benedict interview

237517
Date
1976-06-10
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Benedict discusses his personal history, the history and culture and lifestyle of those of his religion and denomination (the Old German Baptists' Brethren), and splits within the church due to changes in culture and the birth of inventions such as the telephone, cars, radios, and movies. Loud backg...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C78-36

Fernandina Beach slide-tape presentation

238045
Date
1980
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. An educational slide-tape presentation about fishing culture and the seafood industry in Fernandina Beach. The program was created from earlier fieldwork images and audio recordings. Copied onto T80-95. Duplicate copies can be found in S 1576, box 39, tapes 1-3.)
Type
Sound
Item ID
C81-20

Recordings of Rainbow Springs glass-bottom boat tours

238745
Date
1950
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel. Recordings of glass-bottom boat drivers, compiled from previous field recordings.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T83-140

Valley A. Hill interview

237522
Date
1978-03-23
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Hill, 85 years old at the time of the interview, discusses making cotton and nylon fishing nets; the different ways of casting and spreading a net; methods of catching different types of fish; tells a story about catching a shark; talks about his family's background; and describ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C78-45

Children's lore in North Florida

236222
Date
1983
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Recorded at an unidentified school in North Florida in 1983. Features 7th and 8th grade students reciting jump rope rhymes, hand-clapping games, stories, jokes, and sayings. Rhymes include "Cinderella," "Rockin' Robin," "Hambone," and "Ennie, Mennie." The child folklore includes ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
Tape 1b

Anne Pesonen interview

238066
Date
1981-09-02
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Three audio cassettes. Pesonen, who moved to the United States in 1971, talks about her life in Finland and the United States. Copied onto T81-90, T81-91 & T81-92.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C81-63a
Item ID
C81-62
Item ID
C81-61

Student interviews with Polk County residents

237516
Date
1977
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Polk County residents answer interview questions posed by folklorist DeVane and his students about their experience in the early to mid 1900s. They discuss caring for farm animals, cultivating agriculture, chores, making their own clothes, blankets, and other necessities, home remedies/medicine, int...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C78-35

Alan Jabbour at the Nick of Time Conference

331661
Date
1989-02-04
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Dale Olsen serves as emcee. Jabbour plays music from the Works Progress Administration (WPA) and discusses his background as a native Floridian from Miami. Sources for Florida folk materials are discussed and music is played, including "The Sloop John B." Jabbour continues discussing songs of variou...
Type
Sound
Item ID
c89-2b
Item ID
c89-3a

Michael Kopynec & Alexander Omelsky interview

239030
Date
1985-04-02
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Musicologists Kopynec and Professor Omelsky discuss Ukrainian music and its influences; major composers of Ukrainian folk music; different uses of music in Ukrainian culture; purposes of music in Ukrainian life; Soviet changes to Ukrainian music; instruments: cymbala and trampet...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C87-7

Master tapes for the Drop On Down in Florida album

240615
Date
12/03/1980
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
T80-123 and T80-124

Compilation of recordings by the Williams Family & Johnny Brown from the Florida Record Project

237852
Date
1978-05-10
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Williams, Ella, and Lilly were recorded in Newberry on 27 May 1978; Brown was recorded in St. Petersburg on 10 May 1978; and the shape note singers were recorded in Crestview on 18 May 1980. (For the full recording of the shape note singers, see S 1576, reels T83-82 through T83-...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C80-21

Field recordings in the Callahan neighborhood of Orlando

236196
Date
1993-04-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Three DAT tapes. Digital audio tapes (DAT) generated by fieldwork undertaken to document the folklife of the Callahan neighborhood of Orlando, Florida. Results of the fieldwork were incorporated into the "Folklife Of Central Florida" folklife theme area at the 1994 Florida Folk Festival. The tapes...
Type
Sound
Item ID
Tapes 1-3

WPA field recordings in Sebring (March-July 1940 recording expedition)

238035
Date
1940-07
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel. (Copied onto audio cassettes C90-37/38 in S 1576.) These recordings were created by FWP's folklore section between March and July 1940. A total of twenty-two 12-inch acetate records during that period. Included on this recording are fiddle music, and sining by a 101 year-old ex-sla...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C90-38*
Item ID
C90-37*
Item ID
T86-255

WPA field recordings in Jacksonville (1939 recording expedition: Herbert Halpert)

238024
Date
1939-06-18
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel. (These recordings appear at the end of the reel. The rest of the reel is another WPA expedition.)All of Zora Neale Hurston's Florida recordings can be found on C87-24, including those on this reel. These recordings were created by folklorist Halpert -- originally of New York City, ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T86-243

WPA field recordings in Key West (January 1940 recording expedition)

238031
Date
1940-01-23
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel. These recordings were created by Florida folklorist Kennedy and photographer Cook in January 1940. They created a total of eighteen 12-inch acetate records that month. On this recording Rolle plays with his band on several Bahamian folk songs. For more detailed information on the r...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T86-247

WPA field recordings in Masaryktown (1939-1940 recording expedition: Alton Morris)

238021
Date
1939-08-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
    One reel to reel. (These songs appear at the end of the reel. Recordings from another WPA expedition is at the start. These same recordings appear at the start of T86-252, as well.) These recordings were created by Morris of the University of Florida, assisted by workers of the Fl...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T86-252

WPA field recordings in Mayport and Brighton Seminole Indian Reservation (March-July 1940 recording expedition)

238034
Date
1940-06
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel. These recordings were created by FWP's folklore section between March and July 1940. A total of twenty-two 12-inch acetate records during that period. This recording includes African American shrimpers tap dancing in Mayport, and residents of Brighton Seminole Indian Reservation si...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T86-253a

William Syralia interview

239024
Date
1981-09-02
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Four audio cassettes. Syralia talks about his life in Finland and the United States, as well as his music. Copied onto T81-96, T81-97, T81-98 and T81-99.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C81-67b
Item ID
C81-70
Item ID
C81-68
Item ID
C81-69

Shape note singing at Bethlehem Primitive Baptist Church

241348
Date
1994-01-19
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One digital audiotape (DAT).
Type
sound
Item ID
Tape 78

Florida Folklife slide-tape presentation

238043
Date
1980
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. An educational audio and slide program about Florida folklife. The program was created from earlier fieldwork images and audio recordings. In the late 1970s, the FFP under the direction of Bulger created six audio and slide programs about Florida folklife for use by schools, libr...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C81-17

Selections for the Florida Folklife Program radio advertisement (aired 18 March 1982)

238744
Date
1982
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel. Music compiled from field recordings to create a radio advertisement.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T83-134

Lucreaty Clark slide-tape presentation

238042
Date
1980
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. An educational audio and slide-tape presentation entitled <em>It Will Be Gone When I Am Gone</em> about Clark and her white oak baskets. The program was created from earlier fieldwork images and audio recordings. In the late 1970s, the FFP under the direction of Bulger created si...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C81-18

Interview with circus worker Doc Art Miller

239027
Date
1981-10-16
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Copied onto reel-to-reels T81-115, T81-116, and T81-117. Some material from the interview was used for the public radio program, Florida Home: Showtown USA. Copies of the radio programs can be found in S 1576, box 16, tapes C85-14.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C81-88
Item ID
C81-87
Item ID
C81-86

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