Allen's Historical Cafe

235518
Date
1983-05-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Five color slides.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S83-2602 - S83-2606

Bluegrass music and Cracker culture promoter Carl Allen receiving Florida Folk Heritage Award

234238
Date
1990-03-17
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One proof sheet with seven black and white images, plus negatives. Images of Carl Allen receiving the Folk Heritage Award, presented by the Florida Folklife Program. Born 13 February 1918, Allen was awarded for his efforts to preserve "Cracker" culture through his restaurant and his newspaper column...
Type
Still Image

Preparing food at El Toro Taco restaurant

235060
Date
1985-08-29
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Eleven color slides. Taken at the El Toro Taco restaurant, owned by Jose Hernandez and his stepmother Esetfena Hernandez. They are preparing tacos and tortillas, with the aid of a tortilla making machine. The Metro-Dade Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1986 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalas, Nancy Nusz...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S86-4816 - S86-4826

Interview with bluegrass music and Cracker culture promoter Carl Allen

241335
Date
11/30/1993
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
Tapes 54-55

Interview with restauranteur Joan Bouington

235023
Date
1986-10-15
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassettes. Interview with seafood restaurant owner Joan Bouington. Originally from New York, her family moved to Florida when she was ten. She discusses running a restaurant (her parents ran one, The Hut, since 1943); recipes; seafood cooking; mullet; oysters; shrimp; scallops; food; local...
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

Banjoist Abner Jay in front of his restaurant in White Springs, Florida.

241982
Date
1978
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FP79684

Carl Allen, known as "Florida's #1 Cracker", after receiving a Folk Heritage award- Auburndale, Florida

107961
Date
1990
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA20317

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