14 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Tradition Bearer is exactly "Billie, Susie, 1900-2002"
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Folklife Apprentice Tent at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival

Folklife Apprentice Tent at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1985-05-26
Description
Seven color slides. 1193: Apprentice tent; 1194: Susie Billie and Agnes Cypress; 1195: George Pilatos playing tsabouna; 1196: Pilatos, Nikitas, Tony, and Debbie Tsimouris. 1197-1199: Kazuko Law -- Tamari (an ancient Japanese embroidery style).
Collection
Herbs gathered by Susie Billie and Agnes Cypress

Herbs gathered by Susie Billie and Agnes Cypress

Date
1985-04
Description
Twenty-two color slides. Cypress was an apprentice to Billie in order to learn Seminole herbal healing. The Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program began in 1983 with a NEA grant of $22,000. The program provided an opportunity for master folk artists to share technical skills and cultural knowledge with apprentices in order to keep the tradition alive. Apprentices must have had some experience in the tradition and agreed to train for at least six months. The first project director was Blanton Owen, later replaced by folklorist Peter Roller. The program was continued each year through 2003.
Collection
Images from the 1985 Florida Folk Heritage Awards ceremony

Images from the 1985 Florida Folk Heritage Awards ceremony

Date
1985
Description
Five proofs with 132 black and white images (plus negatives). This was the first year the award was given out. Held at the Florida State Capitol, Secretary of State George Firestone handed awards out to Boltin, Clark, Billie, Saunders, and Frog Smith. Florida Folklife Program folklorists Bulger and Taylor were also on hand. Other folk artists also were there performing, such as Greek bagpiper Tsimouris.
Collection
Images of Seminole healer Susie Billie and her apprentice Mary Johns

Images of Seminole healer Susie Billie and her apprentice Mary Johns

Date
1995-01
Description
16 color slides. Images of Billie and Johns at Billie's home on the couch. Johns was funded to learn from Billie traditional Seminole herbal medicine including preparation of herbs, herbal treatments, healing songs, and the historical background. The Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program began in 1983 with a NEA grant of $22,000. The program provided an opportunity for master folk artists to share technical skills and cultural knowledge with apprentices in order to keep the tradition alive. Apprentices must have had some experience in the tradition and agreed to train for at least six months. The first project director was Blanton Owen, later replaced by folklorist Peter Roller, and then Robert Stone. The program was continued each year through 2004.
Collection
Images of Seminole healer Susie Billie and her apprentice Mary Johns

Images of Seminole healer Susie Billie and her apprentice Mary Johns

Date
1995
Description
One proof sheet with 35 black and white images (plus negatives). Images of Billie and Johns at Billie's home on the couch. Johns was funded to learn from Billie traditional Seminole herbal medicine including preparation of herbs, herbal treatments, healing songs, and the historical background. The Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program began in 1983 with a NEA grant of $22,000. The program provided an opportunity for master folk artists to share technical skills and cultural knowledge with apprentices in order to keep the tradition alive. Apprentices must have had some experience in the tradition and agreed to train for at least six months. The first project director was Blanton Owen, later replaced by folklorist Peter Roller, and then Robert Stone. The program was continued each year through 2004.
Collection
Interview with Seminole healer Susie Billie and her apprentice Mary Johns

Interview with Seminole healer Susie Billie and her apprentice Mary Johns

Date
1995-01-25
Description
Two audio cassettes. Images of Billie and Johns at Billie's home on the couch. Johns was funded to learn from Billie traditional Seminole herbal medicine including preparation of herbs, herbal treatments, healing songs, and the historical background. The Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program began in 1983 with a NEA grant of $22,000. The program provided an opportunity for master folk artists to share technical skills and cultural knowledge with apprentices in order to keep the tradition alive. Apprentices must have had some experience in the tradition and agreed to train for at least six months. The first project director was Blanton Owen, later replaced by folklorist Peter Roller, and then Robert Stone. The program was continued each year through 2004.
Collection
Recording of Agnes Cypress and Susie Billie identifying medicinal herbs

Recording of Agnes Cypress and Susie Billie identifying medicinal herbs

Date
1985-03-28
Description
Two audio cassettes. Recording of Billie and Cypress identifying medicinal herbs and discussing their uses. For images of the identifications, see S 1577, v. 31. The Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program began in 1983 with a NEA grant of $22,000. The program provided an opportunity for master folk artists to share technical skills and cultural knowledge with apprentices in order to keep the tradition alive. Apprentices must have had some experience in the tradition and agreed to train for at least six months. The first project director was Blanton Owen, who was later replaced by folklorist Peter Roller. The program was continued each year until 2003.
Collection
Recording of Agnes Cypress and Susie Billie identifying medicinal herbs

Recording of Agnes Cypress and Susie Billie identifying medicinal herbs

Date
1985-03-16
Description
Two audio cassettes. Recording of Billie and Cypress identifying medicinal herbs and discussing their uses. For images of the identifications, see S 1577, v. 31. The Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program began in 1983 with a NEA grant of $22,000. The program provided an opportunity for master folk artists to share technical skills and cultural knowledge with apprentices in order to keep the tradition alive. Apprentices must have had some experience in the tradition and agreed to train for at least six months. The first project director was Blanton Owen, who was later replaced by folklorist Peter Roller. The program was continued each year until 2003.
Collection
Saturday performances at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage) (Reel 6)

Saturday performances at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage) (Reel 6)

Date
1985-05-25
Description
One reel to reel recording. Presentation of the Florida Folk Heritage Awards. This was the first year that Florida Folk Heritage Award was presented. Winners were Susie Billie, Thelma Boltin, Lucreaty Clark, Lillian Saunders, and E.A. Frog Smith. Loomis, Carswell, and Waterman presented the awards. Bagpiper Hamilton played before the ceremony. There was also a second ceremony held in Tallahassee (see S1664, box 1, folder 5 for images of that Tallahassee ceremony.)
Collection
Scenes from Alice Billie and Rosie Billie family camp

Scenes from Alice Billie and Rosie Billie family camp

Date
1989-01
Description
Fifty-four color slides. Scenes from sisters Alice and Rosie Billie's camp compound in Ochopee. 413-419: Seminole child bathing (Addie Billie great-grandson); 420-423: cattle grazing; 424-440: dinner cooking over an open fire; 441-442: family compound; 443: Agness Cypress with pestle; 444-459:Rosie and Alice Billie; 469-471: Susie Billie pounding corn with mortar and pestle; 472-477: Sweet grass drying for basket making; 478: Alice Billie using her metal corn grinder. The images were created in part for use in an exhibit on Seminole culture at the Museum of Florida History.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Folklife Apprentice Tent at the 1985 Florida Folk FestivalFolklife Apprentice Tent at the 1985 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Apprentices
Tsabouna
Musicians
Musical instruments
Seminole Indians
Craft
Demonstrations
Greek Americans
Arts, Asian
Tamari
Embroidery
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Herbs gathered by Susie Billie and Agnes CypressHerbs gathered by Susie Billie and Agnes CypressStill ImageHealer
Herbalists
Fieldwork
Herbs
Flora
Plants
Healers
Medicine
Natural medicine
Seminole Indians
Native Americans
Indian reservations
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Images from the 1985 Florida Folk Heritage Awards ceremonyImages from the 1985 Florida Folk Heritage Awards ceremonyStill ImageAwards
Public officers
Public officials
Demonstrations
Craft
Folklorists
Secretaries of State (State governments)
Florida. Dept. of State (1979-1987 : Firestone)
African Americans
Bagpipers
Tsabouna
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Images of Seminole healer Susie Billie and her apprentice Mary JohnsImages of Seminole healer Susie Billie and her apprentice Mary JohnsStill ImageFieldwork
Apprentices
Seminole Indians
Ethnicity, Seminole
Native Americans
Health
Elderly, the
Healers
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Images of Seminole healer Susie Billie and her apprentice Mary JohnsImages of Seminole healer Susie Billie and her apprentice Mary JohnsStill ImageFieldwork
Apprentices
Seminole Indians
Ethnicity, Seminole
Native Americans
Health
Elderly, the
Healers
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a_s1640_25_tape07Interview with Seminole healer Susie Billie and her apprentice Mary JohnsSoundFieldwork
Apprentices
Seminole Indians
Ethnicity, Seminole
Native Americans
Health
Elderly, the
Healers
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a_s1640_20_tape04Recording of Agnes Cypress and Susie Billie identifying medicinal herbsSoundInterviews
Sound recordings
Ethnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Native Americans
Healers
Health
Herbs
Plants
Flora
Medicine
Natural medicine
Alternative medicine
Healer
Herbalists
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a_s1640_20_tape02Recording of Agnes Cypress and Susie Billie identifying medicinal herbsSoundHealer
Herbalists
Interviews
Sound recordings
Ethnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Native Americans
Alternative medicine
Medicine
Nature
Natural medicine
Herbs
Naming practices
Health
Plants
Healers
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a_s1576_t85-024Saturday performances at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage) (Reel 6)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Awards
African Americans
Seminole Indians
Speeches, addresses, etc.
Rites and ceremonies
Musicians
Storytellers
Basket maker
Artists
Painters
Bagpipers
Folklorists
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Scenes from Alice Billie and Rosie Billie family campScenes from Alice Billie and Rosie Billie family campStill ImageSeminole Indians
Mikasuki Indians
Native Americans
Cattle
Indian reservations
Dwellings
Houses
Women
Children
Sweetgrass baskets
Chickee
Food preparation
Corn
Pestles
Architecture
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