RICHES Podcast Documentaries, Episode 55: Apopka Farmworkers, Part One

Dublin Core

Title

RICHES Podcast Documentaries, Episode 55: Apopka Farmworkers, Part One

Alternative Title

Apopka Farmworkers Podcast

Subject

Podcasts
Documentaries
Apopka (Fla.)
Farmworkers
Nuns--Political activity--United States
Agricultural laborers--Florida
Labor unions--Florida

Description

Episode 55, Part 1 of RICHES Podcast Documentaries: Apopka Farmworkers. RICHES Podcast Documentaries are short form narrative documentaries that explore Central Florida history and are locally produced. These podcasts can involve the participation or cooperation of local area partners.

Episode 55 features interviews with Linda Lee and Geraldine Mathew, two women who worked as farmworkers in Apopka in the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s. Lee and Matthew discuss the social conditions of African-American farmworkers and the role of a number of Catholic nuns in launching the Office for Farmworker Ministry. Farmworkers like Geraldine Mathew and Linda Lee along with the Office for Farmworker Ministry successfully organized numerous programs and protests to improve the lives of local area farmers.

Abstract

In part one, Linda Lee and Geraldine Matthew tell me about growing as farmworkers and the role of a handful of Catholic nuns had in launching the Office for Farmworker Ministry. Farmworkers like Geraldine Mathew and Linda Lee along with the Office for Farmworker Ministry successfully organized numerous programs and protests to improve the lives of local area farmers.

Creator

Cassanello, Robert

Source

Original 18-minute and 58-second podcast by Robert A. Cassanello, June 16, 2013: "RICHES Podcast Documentaries, Episode 55: Apopka Farmworkers, Part One." RICHES Podcast Documentaries, Orlando, Florida.

Date Created

ca. 2013

Date Copyrighted

2013-06-14

Contributor

Lee, Linda
Mathew, Geraldine

Is Part Of

RICHES Podcast Documentaries, Orlando, Florida.
RICHES Podcast Documentaries Collection, RICHES Podcast Documentaries Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Requires

Multimedia software, such as QuickTime.

Format

audio/mp3

Extent

26.1 MB

Medium

18-minute and 58-second podcast

Language

eng

Type

Sound/Podcast

Coverage

Apopka, Florida

Spatial Coverage

28.68675, -81.513276

Temporal Coverage

1968-01-01/1987-12-31

Accrual Method

Donation

Mediator

History Teacher
Civics/Government Teacher
Economics Teacher
Geography Teacher

Provenance

Originally created by Robert A. Cassanello and published by RICHES of Central Florida.

Contributing Project

Curator

Cepero, Laura

Digital Collection

Source Repository

External Reference

"Lake Apopka Farmworker Memorial Quilt." Lake Apopka Farmworker Memorial Quilt Project. http://apopkaquiltproject.blogspot.com/.

Sound/Podcast Item Type Metadata

Original Format

1 audio podcast

Duration

18 minutes and 58 seconds

Bit Rate/Frequency

192 kbps

Locations

Categories