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

Recording of a tent revival at the Church of God

238238
Date
1983-06-30
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
T85-228

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

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

John Flaherty horseshoeing (farrier)

236392
Date
1987-12
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Sixteen color slides. A Texas native, he learned to horseshoe in the U.S. Army in 1952, and moved to Florida after his discharge to take a 3-year farrier apprenticeship. The Southwest Florida Folk Arts Project was conducted under the direction of Barbara Beauchamp in two phases: 12 November 1987 th...
Type
Still Image

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

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

Interview with Myakka City teacher Charlotte Tucker

238235
Date
1984-06-20
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel. Tucker talks about education in Myakka City, as well as her reaction to Florida, and the local community as a newly arrived resident (in the 1960s). The Myakka Community Profile Project was conducted between October 1983 and March 1984 through a partnership with the Crowley Museu...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T85-225

John Flaherty horseshoeing (farrier)

236393
Date
1987-12
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One proof with 14 black and white images. A Texas native, he learned to horseshoe in the U.S. Army in 1952, and moved to Florida after his discharge to take a 3-year farrier apprenticeship. The Southwest Florida Folk Arts Project was conducted under the direction of Barbara Beauchamp in two phases:...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
Envelope #2

Beekeeper Al Ballard

236396
Date
1988-01-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One proof with 21 black and white images (plus negatives). 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...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
Envelope #1

Interview with Myakka City postmistress Marilyn Roberts Coker

238231
Date
1984-02-04
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel. Coker discusses growing up in Myakka, including piano lessons, going to school, the old-timers, and the birth of her children there. She also talks about the local post office, which was a social center, as well as her job with the Federal postal service. The Myakka Community Pro...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T85-220

Interview with Myakka City residents Brian and Irene Carlton

238228
Date
1984-11-12
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two reel to reels. The Carltons discuss farm life, hog raising and branding, keeping bees, canning foods, cooking fish roe, picking strawberries and blueberries, raising horses, and controlled buring of land. The Myakka Community Profile Project was conducted between October 1983 and March 1984 thr...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T85-216
Item ID
T85-217

Interview with Myakka City resident T. Mabry Carlton

238221
Date
1984-04-12
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two reel to reels. Carlton discusses railroads, land holdings, dipping vats, old rural communities, the Old Myakka Trail, environmental laws, and water conservation. The Myakka Community Profile Project was conducted between October 1983 and March 1984 through a partnership with the Crowley Museum ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T85-202
Item ID
T85-204

Interview with Myakka City residents Fleta Carlton, Myrtle Mae, and Anna Carlton

238220
Date
1984
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Three reel to reels. Fleta Carlton (along with Anna Carlton and Myrtle Mae) discusses life in early 20th Century Myakka. Included are discussions of holiday celebrations, making cane syrup, local traditions, the first bathroom in the area, hunting, food procurement, the arrival of paved roads and ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T85-199
Item ID
T85-200
Item ID
T85-201

Interview with Myakka City residents Joe and Libby Warner

238225
Date
1984-04-14
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Three reel to reels. The Warners, longtime Myakka ranchers, talk about cattle ranching, rodeos, raising horses and cattle, cattle diseases, butchering and canning meat, coprorate versus family ranching, fencing land, turpentining, timber, rounding up cattle, rural development, and the history of c...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T85-211
Item ID
T85-212
Item ID
T85-213

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