Polish Americans dressed in costume

119474
Date
1976
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS7716A

Polish American women in costume

119468
Date
1976
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS7715A

Polish American women at a food booth

119435
Date
1976
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS7710A

Helen Cantonis and another costumed Polish American woman

119442
Date
1976
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS7711A

Polish American dancers

119443
Date
1976
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS7712

Recording of a vigilia at the Polish American Club of Sarasota

236420
Date
1987-12-13
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio recording. Recorded during a vigilia, a Christmas meal at which no meat is served. 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. Usin...
Type
Sound

Interview with pysanky egg decorator Evelyn Coskey

235340
Date
1988-06-29
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio casette. A third-generation Polish American originally from New Jersey, Coskey discusses Polish American folk arts, especially pysanky. Pysanky (East European egg decoration)is created when patterns are drawn on eggs with wax, which then protects the covered areas from the dye that is app...
Type
Sound
Item ID
Tape 21

Polish singers performing at the 1960 Florida Folk Festival

234837
Date
1960-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two black and white prints.
Type
Still Image

Polish cook Lottie Wojtkiewicz - Boynton Beach, Florida

108853
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA2931A

Pulaski Day Festival

236664
Date
1986-10-12
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Thirteen color slides. In 1929, the U.S. Congress desginated October 11 as Pulaski Day to honor the contributions of Polish general Casimir Pulaski to the American Revolution. Today, it is often a celebration of Polish American culture. Folk Arts in Education Project in Palm Beach County was a join...
Type
Still Image

Evelyn Coskey demonstrating Polish egg decoration (pysanky)

235339
Date
1988-06
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Twenty-five color slides. Pysanky (East European egg decration)is created when patterns are drawn on eggs with wax, which then protects the covered areas from the dye that is applied. By repeating this process with different colors of dye, a multi-colored pattern is built up. The Folk Arts in Educat...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S91-392 - S91-414

Polish cook Lottie Wojtkiewicz making babka

236663
Date
1986-10-11
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Eight color slides. Babka is a Polish dessert, a cross between cake and sweet bread. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Palm Beach County was a joint venture between the Palm Beach County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was conducted between 1986 and 1987 by folklorist Jan Ros...
Type
Still Image

Interview with cook Lottie Wojtkiewicz

236800
Date
1986-10-11
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassettes. In the interview she discusses growing up in Wisconsin; hunting and cooking wild mushrooms; effects of Prohibition on cooking; her Polish (Warsaw area) ancestors; baking cookies and bread; baking and frosting/icing cakes; moving to Chicago in 1939; moving to Florida in 1969; an...
Type
Sound

Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program:Highlights of the 1962 Florida Folk Festival

238397
Date
1963
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording (28 minutes) A selection of highlights from the 1962 Florida Folk festival; created to preview and advertise the 1963 festival. Includes a choir group identified only as "Polish Choir". These programs were created in the early 1960s by the Stephen Foster Memoria...
Type
Sound
Item ID
62-3-29

Polish singers of Belleview, led by Reverend Blys- White Springs, Florida

106068
Date
1962
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
F8896253

Polish "Mazur" dancers at the 1960 Florida Folk Festival- White Springs, Florida

124236
Date
1960
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FT11644

Dolls dressed by Lottie Wojtkiewicz

236799
Date
1987-10-01
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Five color slides. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Palm Beach County was a joint venture between the Palm Beach County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was conducted between 1986 and 1987 by folklorist Jan Rosenberg with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to ad...
Type
Still Image

Tarpon Springs International Glendi

235738
Date
1976-09-23
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Twenty color slides. A glendi is a Greek festival, which can take the form of a fair or festival. S77-1: Mt. Moriah AME Church Choir; S77-2 Ukranian Choir of St. Petersburg; S77-3 Polish dancers; S77-5-8: Czechoslovakian choir; S77-9: Frank Vetricek in costume; S77-10: Czechoslovakian food: S77-11:...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S77-1 - S77-20

American Polish Club Chorus performing at Pulaski Day Festival - Lake Worth, Florida

108857
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA2933A

Polish dancers John and Linda Belak performing at Pulaski Day Festival - Lake Worth, Florida

108859
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA2934A

Joe Konwinski wearing the Polish eagle emblem - Lake Worth, Florida

108861
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA2935A

Polish dancers John and Linda Belak performing at Pulaski Day Festival - Lake Worth, Florida

108863
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA2936A

Polish dancers performing at Pulaski Day Festival - Lake Worth, Florida

108865
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA2937A

Polish dancers performing at Pulaski Day Festival - Lake Worth, Florida

108867
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA2938A

Polish dancers performing at Pulaski Day Festival - Lake Worth, Florida

108869
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA2939A

Polish dancers performing at Pulaski Day Festival - Lake Worth, Florida

108871
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA2940A

Polish dancer performing at the Florida Folk Festival - White Springs, Florida

109956
Date
19--
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA4038

Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Folk Music (30-minute version)

241317
Date
Feb 1964
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
63-4-19 (30-minutes)

Saturday afternoon performances at the 1960 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

239462
Date
1960-05-07
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Detailed information on the performers can be found on the 1960 festival program, located in S 1619, box 1. Garland was the 1960 Jeanie With the Light Brown Hair winner. Woodward played the musicla saw.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-98

Polish Singers from Belleview performing at the 1960 Florida Folk Festival - White Springs, Florida

109955
Date
1960
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA4037

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