Interview with basket maker Evelyn Parks

Type:

Sound

Date:

05/09/1978

Item:

Audio recording

Container:

2

Series:

S1576

Item ID:

C78-54

General Note/Comment

  • "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 palm, coconut palm, palmetto palm) and talks about learning weaving techniques from Indians and Hawaiians."

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