Culture

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1. Interview with Japanese flower arranger Atsuko Lefcourte (Download)

Recorded: August 23, 1986 by Jan Rosenberg (Florida Folklife Program)
Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project
West Palm Beach, Palm Beach County, Florida
(S1685, box 6, tape 6)

Atsuko Lefcourte discussing Japanese flower arranging, which was part of the ancient tea ceremony.


2. Interview with Japanese flower arranger Atsuko Lefcourte, selection two (Download)

Recorded: August 23, 1986 by Jan Rosenberg (Florida Folklife Program)
Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project
West Palm Beach, Palm Beach County, Florida
(S1685, box 6, tape 6)

Atsuko Lefcourte discussing Japanese flower arranging, which was part of the ancient tea ceremony.


3. Interview with Japanese flower arranger Atsuko Lefcourte, selection three (Download)

Recorded: August 23, 1986 by Jan Rosenberg (Florida Folklife Program)
Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project
West Palm Beach, Palm Beach County, Florida
(S1685, box 6, tape 6)

Atsuko Lefcourte discussing Japanese flower arranging, which was part of the ancient tea ceremony.


4. Interview with East Indian dancer Nila Radhakrishnan (Download)

Recorded: February 10, 1991 by Robert Stone (Florida Folklife Program)
Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program
Dade City, Florida
(S 1640, box 22, tape 22)

Interview with East Indian dancer Nila Radhakrishnan and her apprentices about teaching/learning Indian dance.


5. Limone Joseph (Download)

Recorded: August 17, 1985 by Laurie K. Sommers (Florida Folklife Program)
1985 Florida Folk Festival
White Springs, Florida
(S1576, reel T86-58)

Limone (Li-Moan-Ay) Joseph discusses the Po Lambi, a musical instrument made out a conch shell. It was used in Haiti for music and also for communication, including use by enslaved Haitians during slave revolts.


6. Interview with Iris Murray (Download)

Recorded: February 5, 1988 by Jan Rosenberg (Florida Folklife Program)
Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project
West Palm Beach, Florida
(S 1685, box 6, tape 16)

Interview with Iris Murray on Jewish culture in South Florida.


7. Alligator Dance - Billy Bowlegs III (Download)

Recorded: May 8, 1954 by Foster Barnes (Stephen Foster Center)
1954 Florida Folk Festival
White Springs, Florida
(S 1576, reel T76-6)


8. Interview with pysanky artist Ola Kryway (Download)

Recorded: January 24, 1994
Folk Arts Apprenticeship
Titusville, Florida
(S 1640, box 24, tape 26)