Tatter Pauline Pittenger

234519
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One black and white print. Tatting involves the making of lace. Pittenger was from Bradenton. Images are undated.
Type
Still Image

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

Down a Lonesome Road: A History of Cortez, Florida

241220
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
FV-94

Punch and Judy puppet shows at the Florida Folk Festival

234684
Date
1959
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Five black and white prints. Whitehead, of Bradenton, presented Punch and Judy puppet shows for children at the Florida Folk Festival. He was trained by folklorist Richard Chase.
Type
Still Image

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

Whips by Richard Kersey

236579
Date
1986-12-23
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Ten color slides. The images are dark and hard to see. The Florida Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1987 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalis, Steve Frangos, Merri Belland, and Barbara Seitz as preliminary research for a joint folk art between the Florida Folklife Program and the Florida Museum of Histor...
Type
Still Image

Whips by Walter Mann

236580
Date
1986-12-23
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Nine color slides. The images are dark and hard to see. The Florida Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1987 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalis, Steve Frangos, Merri Belland, and Barbara Seitz as preliminary research for a joint folk art between the Florida Folklife Program and the Florida Museum of Histo...
Type
Still Image

Rancher and cowman Joe Altman

236582
Date
1987-01-02
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Three color slides. Images are dark. The Florida Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1987 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalis, Steve Frangos, Merri Belland, and Barbara Seitz as preliminary research for a joint folk art between the Florida Folklife Program and the Florida Museum of History. The field resea...
Type
Still Image

Blues singer Mary McClain

234430
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two proof sheets with thirty-seven black and white images. P82-406: 1-3: Old photographs of McLain's mother; 4: Bessie Smith; 5: old photograph of McLain; 6: unidentified; 7:-20: Images of Bulger interviewing McLain. P82-407: 1-5: Images of the casts of various stage shows; 6-7: William Earl, King o...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
P82-406 - P82-407

Interview with rancher and whip maker Walter Mann

236581
Date
1986-12-21
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio recording. The Florida Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1987 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalis, Steve Frangos, Merri Belland, and Barbara Seitz as preliminary research for a joint folk arts project between the Florida Folklife Program and the Florida Museum of History. The field researchers f...
Type
Sound

Interview with rancher Richard Kersey

236623
Date
1986-12-23
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. The Florida Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1987 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalis, Steve Frangos, Merri Belland, and Barbara Seitz as preliminary research for a joint folk art between the Florida Folklife Program and the Florida Museum of History. The field researchers focused on...
Type
Sound

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

Old Myakka Community Review meeting

238226
Date
1984-05-02
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel. Recording of a meeting with local Myakka residents to review the progress of the project. 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, fund...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T85-214

Old Myakka Community Review meeting

238227
Date
1984-06-30
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel. Recording of a meeting with local Myakka residents to review the progress of the project. 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, fund...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T85-215

Interview with Myakka City resident Larry Albritton

238229
Date
1984-02-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel. Albritton talks about growing up in Myakka, including hunting (alligators, frogs, and rabbits), ranching, going to school, moonshining, and fishing. The Myakka Community Profile Project was conducted between October 1983 and March 1984 through a partnership with the Crowley Museu...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T85-218

Interview with Myakka City residents Irene and Brian Carlton

238233
Date
1984-06-18
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two reel to reel. The Carltons talk about gardening and cooking in Myakka. 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 t...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T85-222
Item ID
T85-231

Interview with Myakka City resident Ellen Richardson

238236
Date
1984-06-12
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel. Richardson talks about environmental concerns of Myakka City. 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 ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T85-226

Recording of an auction in Myakka city

238237
Date
1984-02-04
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel. 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/slides...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T85-227

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

Images of maritime life in Cortez, Florida

235036
Date
1986-12-02
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Fifiteen color slides. Images of the waterfront area at Cortez, Florida. Between 1986 and 1987, a partnership between the Florida Folklife Program and the American Folk Center created the Maritime Heritage Survey Project. Focusing on the Gulf and Atlantic fishing cultures, and utilizing photographs...
Type
Still Image

Netmaking in Cortez, Florida

235037
Date
1986-12-02
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Fifteen color slides. Images of nets, netmending, and net making tools in Cortez. Includes four images of J. K. Jones mending a net. Between 1986 and 1987, a partnership between the Florida Folklife Program and the American Folk Center created the Maritime Heritage Survey Project. Focusing on the G...
Type
Still Image

Blues singer Mary McClain at her home

235411
Date
1982
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Eight color slides. Includes images of McClain at her home and with her husband, and also images of her old photographs. Known as Diamond Teeth Mary for the jewels she placed in her teeth in the 1940s, Mary was born in West Virginia, and always claimed to be the half sister of fellow blues singer Be...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S82-12 - S82-19

Beekeeper Al Ballard

236395
Date
1988-01-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Fourteen color slides. Ballard was born in Myakka City, where his family dates back to 1860. His father was a beekepper, and when Al retired from the U.S. Army in 1978, he began beekeeping. The Southwest Florida Folk Arts Project was conducted under the direction of Barbara Beauchamp in two phases:...
Type
Still Image

Pine needle baskets by Edith Furnish

236403
Date
1987-12
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Eight color slides. The Southwest Florida Folk Arts Project was conducted under the direction of Barbara Beauchamp in two phases: 12 November 1987 through 31 January 1988 by Debbie Fant; and in February 1988 by Nancy Nusz. Using a 35mm camera and a Sony tape recorder, and funded through a NEA grant...
Type
Still Image

Second interview with shrimper Bernie Colvin

318476
Date
1984-08-08
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Colvin discusses his personal history and how he got into the shrimping business. He also describes his first shrimping trip and changes in the industry over time; fishing and its benefits during World War II; Candy and Jimmy Carden, net makers; his son Earl, also a shrimper; communication and cama...
Type
sound
Item ID
C86-149

First interview with shrimper Bernie Colvin

238893
Date
1984-08-07
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassettes. C86-145: Bernie Colvin discusses his shrimping experiences, including changes that have occurred in the business over the years;...
Description
Colvin discusses his shrimping experiences, including changes that have occurred in the business over the years; shrimping in the Bay around Panama Ci...
Type
sound
Item ID
C86-145

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 rancher Joe Altman

236583
Date
1987-01-02
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Altman learned cow whip making from his aunt and other cowmen. He made 50 to 60 whips a year. The Florida Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1987 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalis, Steve Frangos, Merri Belland, and Barbara Seitz as preliminary research for a joint folk art between th...
Type
Sound

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 Lois Payne

238234
Date
1984-06-19
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel. Payne talks about life in Myakka, including turpenting, segregation, marriage practices, timber industry, leisure activities, the Ku Klux Klan, games, churches, and trains. The Myakka Community Profile Project was conducted between October 1983 and March 1984 through a partnershi...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T85-223
Item ID
T85-224

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