Sunday program at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 8)

239922
Date
1997-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette recording. Vassar Clements, interviewed by Bob Stone, discusses his life story, how he started fiddling, his influences and the people with whom he has played fiddle.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C97-93

Sunday program at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 9, 10)

239923
Date
1997-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassette recordings. Johns discusses his life story and talks about his family life as a boy and learning the trade. He also discussed his carved work and his hand-made tools.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C97-94
Item ID
C97-95

Sunday program at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 11)

239924
Date
1997-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette recording. Edward Keeney (originally from Donegal, Ireland; now from New Port Richey, FL) and his apprentice Jane Wells Scott (Monticello, FL) are interviewed by Laurie Sommers. They discuss Irish fiddling and how they each began fiddling.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C97-96

Sunday program at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 12)

239925
Date
1997-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette recording. Mary Proctor (Tallahassee, FL), interviewed by John D'Agostino, discusses her work as an artist and her life stories. She reads two pieces of poetry: "Amazing Grace" and "Grandmother".
Type
Sound
Item ID
C97-97

Friday performances at the 2000 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 5)

240307
Date
2000-05-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. Stone served as emcee. Sammy Snell continues from C00-66 discussing swamp buggies. Mary Johns discusses Seminole patchwork, growing up in the swamps, dug-out canoes and herbal medicine.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C00-67

Friday performances at the 2000 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 6)

240308
Date
2000-05-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. Stone served as emcee. Mary Johns continues from C00-67 discussing Seminole culture, Seminole-Miccosukee differences, early schooling and herbal medicine.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C00-68

Saturday performances at the 2000 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 1)

240316
Date
2000-05-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. Stone served as emcee. Ronnie Dale Lee, a member of the Sacred Harp/shape note singing Lee family, discusses wood crafts such as bread bowls, walking sticks and toy boats made out of tupelo. He also discusses his family from Hoboken, GA, shaped note singing and railroading...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C00-76

Friday performances at the 2001 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 1)

240434
Date
2001-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. Stuempfle served as emcee. George Robertson discusses the making of balsa wood surfboards. Charley Dean discusses making saddles by hand, the original McLellan Saddle and its use in the United States artillery/cavalry.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C01-68

Friday performances at the 2001 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 4)

240437
Date
2001-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. Stuart Pacetti and apprentice Darrell Colee continue from C01-70 discussing netmaking and the use of nets as well as cooking. Charley Dean discusses saddlemaking; continued on C01-72.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C01-71

Friday performances at the 2001 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 5)

240438
Date
2001-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. Charley Dean continues from C01-70 discussing saddlemaking. Joe "Wormy" Wasserman (interviewed by Bob Stone) discusses ranching, cowhunting, screw flies and buzzards.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C01-72

Friday performances at the 2001 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 6)

240439
Date
2001-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. Joe Wasserman continues from C01-72. Tom Massa discusses motorcycle leatherwork.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C01-73

Jacob Sheiniuk with his metal sculptures

235074
Date
1985-08-16
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Ten color slides. Metal sculptor and wood carver Sheiniuk with examples of his work. Sheiniuk is originally from Lithuania. The Dade Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1986 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalas, Nancy Nusz and Laurie Sommers in order to identify folk arts and folk artists for the special fo...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S86-4975 - S86-4984

Interview with saddlemaker Jim (J.D.) Cauley

235714
Date
1983-06-20
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. The interview took place at J.D.'s Feed and Saddle Store. He discusses saddle making; history of ranching in Florida; woods burning; cattle drives; saddle types; saddle patterns; tools used for making saddles; teaching nephew David Cauley how to make saddles; stampeding; rodeos;...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C83-113

Interview with Stephen Foster expert and curator Fletcher Hodges (1959)

241411
Date
10/05/1959
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
00061

Interview with netmaker Buford Golden

240480
Date
11/12/1986
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
1-4

Interview with oysterer Jeff Hewett

240484
Date
11/12/1986
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
18

Recording of the Florida Star Quilters Guild

241339
Date
12/02/1993
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
Tapes 57-58

Interview with fiddler Clayton Raulerson

241340
Date
12/06/1993
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
Tapes 65-66

Interview with Ida Sessions

238286
Date
1983-05-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Sessions, a quilter, was born in Winston County, Alabama, and was eighty-two years old at the time of the interview. In the interview, she discusses coming to Winter Garden, Florida, in the 1920s; learning to quilt from her mother; the tools and methods used in quilting; and qu...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C83-106

Glass bottom boat drivers Willie Marsh and William Crowel

234768
Date
1984-03-09
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassettes. Images of two former Silver Springs boat drivers being interviewed by folklorist Nancy Nusz at the Marion County Public Library. Both in their 80s at the time, Marsh and Crowel had driven glass bottom boats at the theme park since its opening in the 1920s. Sound recordings of t...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S85-662 - S85-665

Mary Frances Johns making Seminole dolls

236230
Date
1989-03-22
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Interview with Johns about Seminole dollmaking. But she also talks about growing up on the Tamiami Trail, living in a chickee, the foodways of her family, patchwork, education, basketmaking, and her family history. For images of Johns, and the interview, see S 1680 box 1, fodler...
Type
Sound

Interview with Pysanky egg decorator, Lubow (Lu) Dochwat Gurley

236236
Date
1989-04-11
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Sixteen color slides. Gurley talks about egg decoration; learning the craft from her mother; symbolism of the craft; and immigration from the Ukraine in 1947 to the US. For images of her eggs, see S 1680, box 1, folder 5.
Type
Sound
Item ID
Tape 5

Interview with rancher and whip maker

236614
Date
1987-03-16
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

Recording of the Fort Ogden Ladies Group

236616
Date
1987-01-21
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. The group consisted of local needleworkers who met at the local school house. 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 Folkli...
Type
Sound

Interview with Archbishop Nickolus Ilnyckyj

236620
Date
1987-04-12
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Ilnyckyj was a retired Ukrainian bishop from Fort Port, Florida. 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 an...
Type
Sound

Bluegrass performance by several sugar cane cookers

236630
Date
1987-03-17
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 whip braider Claude Sheppard

237526
Date
1978-05-03
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
"One audio cassette. Side 1: Sheppard discusses how he began to braid whips and gives step-by-step instructions for starting whips. He also talks about his knowledge of Florida history and the use of the whip in Florida history, his trademark, his whip acts, and an accident driving cattle. ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C78-51

Interview with basket maker Ella Mae Huffman

237527
Date
1978-05-03
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
"One audio cassette. Huffman discusses the materials she uses to create the baskets, talks about the first steps used in creating the baskets, demonstrates fastening the needles together, talks about learning the craft in grade school, explains the application of shellac, and tells how long...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C78-52

Interview with basket maker Evelyn Parks

237529
Date
1978-05-09
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
"One audio cassette. Parks discusses how she learned palm frond weaving from the Girl Scouts and a beloved math teacher. She talks about May Basket customs and shows a basket that may also be used as a hat. She also discusses the three types of fronds she uses to make the baskets (cabbage p...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C78-54

Interview with Maggie Melton

237530
Date
1978-05-09
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassettes. C78-55: Margaret (Maggie) Melton discusses snake and alligator hunting, cooking, and skinning; making birdhouses from gourds; working with hides and bones; foods unique to the Plant City area; cooking hog organs and gophers; making turtle soup; cane grinding and syrup making; ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C78-55
Item ID
C78-56

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