Vance Whidden performance for the Lakefront Legacy Festival Folklife Project

236281
Date
1992-03-06
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Whidden played with a local group, the Midnight Ramblers, for years. He worked as a cowman and later for the Okeelanta Sugar Compa...
Description
Whidden (guitar, vocals, fiddle) played with a local group, the Midnight Ramblers, for years. He worked as a cowman and later for the Okeelanta Sugar ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
Tape 3

Sugarcane harvesting

236258
Date
1992-03
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Three color slides. In 1992, the Palm Beach Community College contracted the Florida Folklife Program to conduct ten days of fieldwork in March 1992 around Lake Okeechobee for a Lakefront Legacy Festival later that year (16 May 1992). Headed up by FFP folklorist Debbie Fant, and assisted by Robert ...
Type
Still Image

Murals at Lake Shore Elementary School

236261
Date
1992-03
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two color slides. In 1992, the Palm Beach Community College contracted the Florida Folklife Program to conduct ten days of fieldwork in March 1992 around Lake Okeechobee for a Lakefront Legacy Festival later that year (16 May 1992). Headed up by FFP folklorist Debbie Fant, and assisted by Robert St...
Type
Still Image

Fisher Donald Vickers being interviewed on his property

236256
Date
1992-03
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Seventeen color slides. Vickers was a long-time catfisher, who also gigged frogs to help earn more money for his family. Two images of a gate on his property with a Keep Closed sign. In the same box, folder 10, there is a transcript of the interview, but there is no tape. In 1992, the Palm Beach Co...
Type
Still Image

Gospel concert in Belle Glade

236259
Date
1992-03
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Twenty-one color slides. Images from a gospel concert in Belle Glade. In 1992, the Palm Beach Community College contracted the Florida Folklife Program to conduct ten days of fieldwork in March 1992 around Lake Okeechobee for a Lakefront Legacy Festival later that year (16 May 1992). Headed up by F...
Type
Still Image

Ironwork at Chi Chi's Designs

236260
Date
1992-03
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Nine color slides. Chi Chi's Designs was a local iron work store that made gates, fences, chairs, and othe rmetal products. In 1992, the Palm Beach Community College contracted the Florida Folklife Program to conduct ten days of fieldwork in March 1992 around Lake Okeechobee for a Lakefront Legacy ...
Type
Still Image

His Gospel Quartet performing in Belle Glade

236262
Date
1992-03
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Four color slides. For a recording of the performance, see S 1624, box 3, tape 10. In 1992, the Palm Beach Community College contracted the Florida Folklife Program to conduct ten days of fieldwork in March 1992 around Lake Okeechobee for a Lakefront Legacy Festival later that year (16 May 1992). H...
Type
Still Image

His Carmen Salvatore of Belle Glade

236263
Date
1992-03
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Three color slides. Salvatore was considered a pioneer in Belle Glade, and was interviewed by the FFP for local history. The three tapes of the interview can be found in S 1624, Box 4. In 1992, the Palm Beach Community College contracted the Florida Folklife Program to conduct ten days of fieldwork...
Type
Still Image

Paintings by Haitian artist Jonas Alcin

236265
Date
1992-03
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Nine color slides. In 1992, the Palm Beach Community College contracted the Florida Folklife Program to conduct ten days of fieldwork in March 1992 around Lake Okeechobee for a Lakefront Legacy Festival later that year (16 May 1992). Headed up by FFP folklorist Debbie Fant, and assisted by Robert S...
Type
Still Image

Murals at Lake Shore Middle School

236266
Date
1992-03
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Eleven color slides. In 1992, the Palm Beach Community College contracted the Florida Folklife Program to conduct ten days of fieldwork in March 1992 around Lake Okeechobee for a Lakefront Legacy Festival later that year (16 May 1992). Headed up by FFP folklorist Debbie Fant, and assisted by Robert...
Type
Still Image

Wooden wildlife carvings by Roswell Harrington

236267
Date
1992-03-07
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Nineteen color slides. Images of animal wood carvings (mostly of birds) in Harrington's house, a former farmer. In 1992, the Palm Beach Community College contracted the Florida Folklife Program to conduct ten days of fieldwork in March 1992 around Lake Okeechobee for a Lakefront Legacy Festival lat...
Type
Still Image

Karen Ford leading the congregation at the Miracle Deliverance Center

236269
Date
1992-03-08
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One proof sheet with 30 black and white images (plus negatives). For recording of performance see S 1624, box 3, tapes 1-2. In 1992, the Palm Beach Community College contracted the Florida Folklife Program to conduct ten days of fieldwork in March 1992 around Lake Okeechobee for a Lakefront Legacy ...
Type
Still Image

Wood carver Tom Gaskins

236270
Date
1992-03-06
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One proof sheet with 24 black and white images (plus negatives). Gaskins ran a Cypress Knee Mseum, and was a 1988 Florida Heirtage Award winner. In 1992, the Palm Beach Community College contracted the Florida Folklife Program to conduct ten days of fieldwork in March 1992 around Lake Okeechobee fo...
Type
Still Image

Prospectors Bluegrass performing at the Chalo Nitka Festival

236272
Date
1992-03-07
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Seven color slides. The Prospectors Bluegrass was begun by guitarist and singer Jack Greene with his brother and mandolin player Doug (both from North Carolina). The rest of the band consisted of Keith Bass on banjo and Clyde Greene (No relation) on bass. In 1992, the Palm Beach Community College ...
Type
Still Image

Knives made by Bobby Jones

236273
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Seven color slides. Jones was a self-taught knife maker, making the handles and blades. In 1992, the Palm Beach Community College contracted the Florida Folklife Program to conduct ten days of fieldwork in March 1992 around Lake Okeechobee for a Lakefront Legacy Festival later that year (16 May 199...
Type
Still Image

Saddle maker Carl Shantzer in his shop

236278
Date
1992-03-09
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
12 color slides. A former soybean farmer from Iowa, Shantzer has also always made horse saddles and harnesses. He moved to Moore Haven in 1981 where he supplied the local cowboys. In 1992, the Palm Beach Community College contracted the Florida Folklife Program to conduct ten days of fieldwork in M...
Type
Still Image

Fishing lure manufacturing at Sam Griffin's shop

236279
Date
1992-03-06
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
12 color slides. Sam Griffin was the son of a commercial fisher on Lake Okeechobee, who then moved in 1948 to sportsfishing. Sam began making lures to support his father's business. His business had 12 full-time employees, all females, and make 300,000 lures a year. In 1992, the Palm Beach Communit...
Type
Still Image

Musician Vance Whidden performing

236280
Date
1992-03-06
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One proof with 24 black and white images (plus negatives). Whidden played with a local group, the Midnight Ramblers, for years. He worked as a cowman and later for the Okeelanta Sugar Company. For a recoding of him, see S 1624, box 3, tape 3. In 1992, the Palm Beach Community College contracted the...
Type
Still Image

Chevere Chicano and Unimex performing at the La Primavera Festival

236274
Date
1992-03-08
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
In 1992, the Palm Beach Community College contracted the Florida Folklife Program to conduct ten days of fieldwork in March 1992 around Lake Okeechobee for a Lakefront Legacy Festival later that year (16 May 1992). Headed up by FFP folklorist Debbie Fant, and assisted by Robert Stone and Robert Shan...
Type
Sound

Tropical Manfil and Los Pamas de Jalisco performing at the La Primavera Festival

236275
Date
1992-03-08
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
In 1992, the Palm Beach Community College contracted the Florida Folklife Program to conduct ten days of fieldwork in March 1992 around Lake Okeechobee for a Lakefront Legacy Festival later that year (16 May 1992). Headed up by FFP folklorist Debbie Fant, and assisted by Robert Stone and Robert Shan...
Type
Sound

Gospel group, His Quartet, performing in Belle Glade

236282
Date
1992-03-06
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. The quartet (Hughes, Scheffler, Hughes, and Engram) sing to recorded music at a local concert. In 1992, the Palm Beach Community College contracted the Florida Folklife Program to conduct ten days of fieldwork in March 1992 around Lake Okeechobee for a Lakefront Legacy Festival ...
Type
Sound

Interview with Haitian cook Julienne Petitfrere

236284
Date
1992-03-06
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Held at the Seminole Inn in Indiantown. Julienne discusses Haiti, Haitian foodways, immigrating to the US, cooking, Easter foods, cooking grapes and goats, and Jamaican foods. In 1992, the Palm Beach Community College contracted the Florida Folklife Program to conduct ten days o...
Type
Sound

Prospectors Bluegrass performing at the Chalo Nitka Festival

236271
Date
1992-03-07
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One proof sheet with 12 black and white images (plus negatives). The Prospectors Bluegrass was begun by guitarist and singer Jack Greene with his brother and mandolin player Doug (both from North Carolina). The rest of the band consisted of Keith Bass on banjo and Clyde Greene (No relation) on bass...
Type
Still Image

Karen Ford leading the congregation at the Miracle Deliverance Center

236268
Date
1992-03-08
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassettes. In 1992, the Palm Beach Community College contracted the Florida Folklife Program to conduct ten days of fieldwork in March 1992 around Lake Okeechobee for a Lakefront Legacy Festival later that year (16 May 1992). Headed up by FFP folklorist Debbie Fant, and assisted by Robert...
Type
Sound

Conjunto Primavera and Los Rivales del Norte performing at the La Primavera Festival

236276
Date
1992-03-08
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
In 1992, the Palm Beach Community College contracted the Florida Folklife Program to conduct ten days of fieldwork in March 1992 around Lake Okeechobee for a Lakefront Legacy Festival later that year (16 May 1992). Headed up by FFP folklorist Debbie Fant, and assisted by Robert Stone and Robert Shan...
Type
Sound

The Jamesette Anniversary concert in Belle Glade

236283
Date
1992-03-08
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassettes. Held at the Lake Shore Civic Center. For as detailed decsription of the concert, see S 1624, box 1, folder 14. In 1992, the Palm Beach Community College contracted the Florida Folklife Program to conduct ten days of fieldwork in March 1992 around Lake Okeechobee for a Lakefront ...
Type
Sound

Interview with Jamaican restaurant owner Olivere Whitton

236285
Date
1992-03-06
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Held at Whitton's Islander Restaurant, he discusses Jamaica; immigrating to the US; the restaurant business; Jamaican foods and supplies (and how hard they are to get in Florida); the menu; Haitian cooking; Jamaican drinks; Latin American foods; buying foods from farmers; and ot...
Type
Sound

Robert Shanafelt's fieldwork images for the Lakefront Legacy festival

236257
Date
1992-03
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One proof sheet with 36 black and white images (plus negatives). Various fieldwork images, including His Quartet (from Clewiston; 3 images); local pioneer Salvatore (3 images); carver Harrington (5 images); a school mural (12 images); a sign for Chaka Zolo store; and a sculpture commemorating the 1...
Type
Still Image

Images of the Fiesta La Primavera in Moore Haven

236277
Date
1992-03-08
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
111 color slides. Images of the Fiesta La Primavera, including various Mexican American bands, a Florida-based Mexican dance group (Grupo Sevezz), and local Mexican American residents dancing. For recordings of the Festival, see S 1624, box 3, tapes 5-8. In 1992, the Palm Beach Community College co...
Type
Still Image

Interview with Carmen Salvatore

236264
Date
1992-03-07
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Three cassette tapes. Salvatore was considered a pioneer in Belle Glade, and was interviewed by the FFP for local history. Born in Italy on 22 April 1896, he was a World War I vet, and a founder of Pahokee. In the interview he discusses moving to Florida in 1914, marriage, world War I, Pahokee; work...
Type
Sound

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