Mexican dance at the Quality Inn in Deland

234869
Date
1985-02-23
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Three reel to reels. Recording of the Latino dance band, Los Errantes de Chua Nuevo Leon, performing at a Mexican American dance in the Quality Inn. In winter 1985, the Bureau contracted with two folklorists to conduct a folk arts survey of the St. Johns River basin in northeastern Florida. The St....
Type
Sound

Conjunto Azteca Tropical

257398
Date
1985-02-08
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound

Sunday service at the Mt. Moriah Missionary Baptist Church

234957
Date
1985-01-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Three audio reels. Recording of a Sunday service at the Mt. Moriah Missionary Baptist Church. In winter 1985, the Bureau contracted with two folklorists to conduct a folk arts survey of the St. Johns River basin in northeastern Florida. The St. Johns River is the largest and most used river in Flor...
Type
Sound

Fred Perry playing his fiddle

234861
Date
1985-02-13
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Recording of well-known fiddler Fred Perry playing his repertoire of old fiddle tunes. He is joined by Doug and Frank Trivette. Perry has played in the St. Johns region for over fifty years, including with bluegrass great Ralph Stanley. Also on the tape is Fred's wife Ruby. For i...
Type
Sound

Blues musician Buck Thompson playing on his porch

234865
Date
1985-02-14
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two reel to reel tapes. Sound recording of fifty-year old blues guitarist Buck Thompson playing tunes that he learned from the radio on his front porch. A former railroad worker, he played the juke circuit in the 1950s. Because of the recording location, sounds of traffic and pedestrians can be hear...
Type
Sound
Item ID
Tape 23
Item ID
Tape 24

Special program at the Congregational Holiness Church

234956
Date
1985-01-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Four audio reels. Recording of a special program at the Congregational Holiness Church, including several local singing groups. In winter 1985, the Bureau contracted with two folklorists to conduct a folk arts survey of the St. Johns River basin in northeastern Florida. The St. Johns River is the l...
Type
Sound

Revival at San Mateo Church of God

257843
Date
1985-01-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound

Interview with turpentiner Anders Woodard

234951
Date
1985-02-18
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassettes. Interview with raccoon trapper, farmer, and former tupentiner Anders Woodard. He discusses his history as a raccoon trapper; farmer; turpentiner; process of gathering the gum for turpentine; early life in Tallahassee, making syrup; use of turpentine spirits and rosin; trapping, ...
Type
Sound

Practice session for Gospel Musique at the Church of God Thru Christ

234958
Date
1985-01-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio reels. In winter 1985, the Bureau contracted with two folklorists to conduct a folk arts survey of the St. Johns River basin in northeastern Florida. The St. Johns River is the largest and most used river in Florida, supporting much river commerce as well as a modest amount of commercial ...
Type
Sound

Blues musician Buck Thompson playing at his home

234866
Date
1985-01-20
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Sound recording of fifty-year old blues guitarist Buck Thompson playing tunes that he learned from the radio at his home. A lifelong migrant farmer, he played the Florida juke circuit in the 1950s. Inebriated at the time of recording, Thompson speech is difficult to decipher at t...
Type
Sound

Interview with Camilla (Mickey) McRae

235029
Date
1986-07-30
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassettes. Interview with long-time St. Johns River resident McRae. Originally contacted as having possible information on commercial fishing in Mayport (which she did not), she discussed life upon the St. Johns River; river fishing and boating; gardening; and local history. Between 1986 a...
Type
Sound
Item ID
FMP86-ADT007
Item ID
FMP86-ADT008

Interview with Theresa Griffin

234905
Date
1985-01-17
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Interview with Minorcan Griffin about her needlework (crochet work), and her family in St. Johns County. In winter 1985, the Bureau contracted with two folklorists to conduct a folk arts survey of the St. Johns River basin in northeastern Florida. The St. Johns River is the larg...
Type
Sound

Interviewer with quilter and former juke joint cook Ruth Rowe

234908
Date
1985-01-09
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Rowe was a quilter and a former juke (jook) joint cook. In this interview, she discusses both pursuits, as well as her family history and her time with the local Home Demonstration Clubs. For images of Rowe, see S 1577, v. 28, slides 2012-2043. In winter 1985, the Bureau contrac...
Type
Sound

Martha Shearer in her home

234911
Date
1985-02-12
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. An interview with Shearer of the St. Johns area on fishing culture. Originally from Illinois, Shearer had only been in the area since the 1970s. In her field notes, folklorist McDonald remarks that the interview is unfocused, and that Shearer knew little of Florida fishing -- but...
Type
Sound

Interview with commercial fisher Tommy Noles

234913
Date
1985-02-07
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Interview with Noles about commercial fishing, regulations, fishing terminology and procedures, as well as family history and his own professional training. For images of Noles fishing, see S 1577, v. 27, slides 1400-1414; and v. 28, slides 2054-2096. In winter 1985, the Bureau ...
Type
Sound

Happy Cole Driggers describing old photographs of 1920s shad fishing

234922
Date
1985-02-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Interview with quilter Happy Driggers as she describes her family's old photographs of shad fishing in the 1920s. This tape may be listened while viewing slides S85-2522 - S85-2541, found in S 1577, v. 28. In winter 1985, the Bureau contracted with two folklorists to conduct a fo...
Type
Sound

Interview with fisher Eddie Oxendine

234928
Date
1985-02-21
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Interview with fisher Oxendine, recorded at his home. In it, he discusses his family move to Florida; fishing on the St. Johns; fauna and flora of the river, including the effects of the introduction and removal of water hyacinth; fishing methods, folklore, and equipment; hoop n...
Type
Sound

Interview with fern farm worker Marie Castillo

234934
Date
1985-01-20
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Interview with fernery worker Marie Castillo, a Mexican migrant. Recorded in her kitchen, Castillo discussed Mexican migration patterns; fern farming; pinata making; religion; adjusting to Florida; family history; music; and community rites. In winter 1985, the Bureau contract...
Type
Sound

Interview with bluegrass performer Don Adams

234942
Date
1985-02-12
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Interview with bluegrass performer Don Adams, leader of the Adams Family Band, a bluegrass group. Not part of the local tradition, the group learned its skills from records and revivalists. They first played the Florida Folk Festival in 1979. The band consists of Don's brothers a...
Type
Sound

Interview with fern grower James Taylor

234945
Date
1985-03-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Interview with fern farmer Taylor, who discusses why Pierson was the center of fern belt; history of fern farming; laborers used on such farms; labor involved in growing ferns; selling ferns; his family history; and Latino workers. In winter 1985, the Bureau contracted with two f...
Type
Sound

Interview with educator Margaret Sanchez

234946
Date
1985-03-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Interview with Seville Elementary School principal Sanchez about the local Latino/Mexican American community. Sanchez was born and raised in Colorado, and became principal in 1982. In winter 1985, the Bureau contracted with two folklorists to conduct a folk arts survey of the S...
Type
Sound

Rehearsal session of "The First Light"

234849
Date
1985-02-21
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two reel to reel recordings. Sound recording of the rehearsal session for a church program called First Light. In winter 1985, the Bureau joined with two folklorists to conduct a folk arts survey of the St. Johns River basin in northeastern Florida. The St. Johns River is the largest and most used ...
Type
Sound

Interview with commercial fisher Tommy and Cindy Noles

234914
Date
1985-02-08
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassettes. Interview with Noles and his wife Cindy Noles about commercial fishing, humorous work stories, trash fish, hydrilla, native fauna, and life as a fishing family. For images of Noles fishing, see S 1577, v. 27, sildes 1400-1414; and v. 28, slides 2054-2096. In winter 1985, the Bu...
Type
Sound

Morning service at Mt. Pisgah AME Church

234932
Date
1985-01-13
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassettes. Morning service recorded at a small cinderblock church in Hastings. Small congregation (aprox. 15), mostly over 50. The Rev. Patrick Goodluck, a new minister from British Guyana, presided. Includes much choir singing and preaching. McDonald noted that the service was more like ...
Type
Sound

Special program at the Triumph Church of God of Faith

234955
Date
1985-01-19
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Four audio reels. Reels 1 and 2 are blank. Recording of a special program at Triumph, Church of God of Faith. In winter 1985, the Bureau contracted with two folklorists to conduct a folk arts survey of the St. Johns River basin in northeastern Florida. The St. Johns River is the largest and most us...
Type
Sound

Viki Grimm making a pinata

234870
Date
1985-02-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Forty-two color slides. Grimm demonstrating the step by step method for making a pinata -- in this case, a boat pinata. The images were taken in her home. For a complete explanation, find her interview in S 1714, box 4, tape 54. Grimm, born in Mexico City, learned to make pinatas from her family. Sh...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S85-1538 - S85-1579

Happy Cole Driggers old family photographs of 1920s shad fishing

234923
Date
1920
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Slides. Images copied from the collection of family photographs of the Happy Driggers. The images are of shad fishers of the 1920s. For further description, see tape 57 in S 1714, box 4. In winter 1985, the Bureau contracted with two folklorists to conduct a folk arts survey of the St. Johns River b...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S85-2522 - S85-2541

The Trivette Family playing bluegrass

234852
Date
1985-02-13
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Twenty-seven color slides. Images of the Trivette family playing bluegrass in Fred Perry's home in St. Augustine. Players consisted of Frank Trivette Sr.(banjo, fiddle) Frank Trivette Jr. (guitar), Doug Trivette (guitar), Buddy Beck (mandolin) and Carlos Brackett (bass). Folklorists Owen Blanton and...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S85-1423 - S85-1449

Guadalupe Ramos discussing Mexican American foodways in her home

234872
Date
1985-03-04
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Seventeen color slides. Ramos with her children in her home discussing Mexican American foodways. Also includes images of religious objects in her house. The children in the slides were the offspring of fern farm workers in the area that Ramos watched. In winter 1985, the Bureau contracted with two ...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S85-1579 - S85-1595

Prudenciana Gomez in her home

234876
Date
1985-03-07
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two color slides. Images of Prudencia Gomez being interviewed about Mexican American foodways and religion. She and her family work on fern farms (herba is Spanish for fern), which were used by Mexican families for food. A recording of the interview can be found in S 1714, box 4, tapes 63-64. In win...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S85-1633 - S85-1634

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