14 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Tradition Bearer is exactly "Bowlegs, Billy, III, 1862-1965"
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Albert Devane with Seminoles Billy Bowlegs III and Josie Billie at the Florida Folk Festival

Albert Devane with Seminoles Billy Bowlegs III and Josie Billie at the Florida Folk Festival

Date
1950
Description
One color print. Located in envelope #2.
Collection
Billy Bowlegs III

Billy Bowlegs III

Date
1960
Description
Two color slides. A famed Seminole hunting guide and healer, Billy Bowlegs III lived to 102. He demonstrated Seminole culture at several of the early Florida Folk Festivals. Recordings of Bowlegs can be found in S 1576. The images were gathered for the Florida Folklife Program's Seminole Slide and Tape Project, a program sponsored by the American Express Company in 1982-1983 to create two educational slide/tape programs for use by schools, community groups, and other educational outlets. One program dealt with sweetgrass basket making; the other on traditional Seminole patchwork. Recordings of the finished program tapes can be found in S 1576, Box 10. Teacher guides, program scripts, and documentation of the project can be found in S 1595, Box 1.
Collection
Billy Bowlegs III at the Florida Folk Festival

Billy Bowlegs III at the Florida Folk Festival

Date
1950
Description
Four color slides. Images of Seminole patriarch Billy Bowlegs III at the Florida Folk festival in the 1950s. Bowlegs was famous as a hunting guide in the early twentieth century. Before dying in 1965 at his Brighton Seminole Reservation home, Bowlegs participated in every Florida Folk Festival.
Collection
Film of the 1961 Florida Folk Festival

Film of the 1961 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1961-05-21
Description
One 16mm film. 25 minutes. Sound & silent. (User copy can be found on video V-199 FLDA002) This film contains footage of participants and performers at the 1961 Florida Folk Festival held at the Stephen Foster Memorial in White Springs, Florida. It opens with the artist and Oklahoma Creek Indian Fred Beaver standing on the banks of the Suwannee River, recounting the history of the Seminole Indians and the origin of the Suwannee River 's name. Next, four Seminoles sing in the native Seminole language. Through translator Frank Shore, Seminole Billy Tiger explains how he uses a medicine branch to cure the mentally ill. Jessie DeVane of Lake Placid talks with Seminole Chief Billy Bowlegs III about his adventures hunting bear, deer and turkey. Nancy, Mary Jane and Molly Shore, daughters of Seminole Frank Shore, sing "Jesus Loves Me" in their native language. A group of young men from Tarpon Springs dressed in traditional Greek attire dance. Whip-crackers Curly Dekle and Claude Sheppard demonstrate tricks. There are additional shots of visitors touring the park. The film ends with a choir dressed in period costumes singing. Produced by Peter Elgar Productions.
Collection
Friday evening performances at the 1962 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

Friday evening performances at the 1962 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

Date
1962-05-04
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin (and Kirkland) served as emcee. Gautam, a Nepalese American student at the University of Florida, played the Nepalese drum. It was Bowlegs' 100th birthday party (according to the proceedings).

 

 

Collection
Images from the 1954 Florida Folk Festival

Images from the 1954 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1954-05-06
Description
Eight black and white prints. P82-44 Josie Billie, Billy Bowlegs III, Fred Beaver P82-45 Billy Bowlegs III, Fred Beaver P82-46 Fred Beaver and his art work P82-47 Group photo: Josie Billie, two people, unidentified, Billy Bowlegs III, unidentified, Fred Beaver, Alton Morris P82-48 Square dancers and string band, with Fred Beaver onstage P82-49 African American gospel choir performing P82-50 Square dancers and pianist P82-51 Ruth Neal of Gainesville singing and playing guitar. Fred Beaver was a Creek Indian artist from Oklahoma. Billy Bowlegs and Josie Billie were members of the Florida Seminole people. For recordings of the 1954 Florida Folk Festival, see S 1576, reels T76-1 though T76-9.
Collection
Saturday afternoon performances at the 1954 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

Saturday afternoon performances at the 1954 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

Date
1954-05-08
Description
One reel to reel. The first half of the reel consists of Friday evening performances; the remainder of the reel consists of Saturday evening performances. Knott served as the emcee. Detailed information on the performers can be found on the 1954 festival program, located in S 1619, box 1.
Collection
Saturday evening performances at the 1954 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

Saturday evening performances at the 1954 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

Date
1954-05-08
Description
One reel to reel. The first half of the reel consists of Friday evening and Saturday morning performances. Knott served as the emcee. Detailed information on the performers can be found on the 1954 festival program, located in S 1619, box 1.
Collection
Saturday evening performances at the 1956 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 4)

Saturday evening performances at the 1956 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 4)

Date
1956-05-05
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Detailed information on the performers can be found on the 1956 festival program, located in S 1619, box 1. The Indonesian Folk Dance Trio were students at the University of Florida.
Collection
Saturday evening performances at the 1958 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

Saturday evening performances at the 1958 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

Date
1958-05-03
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Detailed information on the performers can be found on the 1958 festival program, located in S 1619, box 1.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Albert Devane with Seminoles Billy Bowlegs III and Josie Billie at the Florida Folk FestivalAlbert Devane with Seminoles Billy Bowlegs III and Josie Billie at the Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageFestivals
Folklore revival festivals
Folk festivals
Native Americans
Ethnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Clothing and dress
Hats
Patchwork
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Billy Bowlegs IIIBilly Bowlegs IIIStill ImageEthnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Clothing and dress
Native Americans
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Billy Bowlegs III at the Florida Folk FestivalBilly Bowlegs III at the Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Demonstrations
Seminole Indians
Clothing and dress
Native Americans
Older men
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Film of the 1961 Florida Folk FestivalFilm of the 1961 Florida Folk FestivalMoving ImageFestivals
Folklore revival festivals
Folk festivals
Music performance
Dancers
Folk dance
Whipcracking
Seminole Indians
Native Americans
Mikasuki language
Creek Indians
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a_s1576_t77-118Friday evening performances at the 1962 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Drum music
Singing
Nepalese Americans
Drum performance
Native Americans
Creek Indians
Seminole Indians
Birthday rites
Calendar rites
Choruses
Storytelling
Animal tales
Trickster tales
Singers
Children
Drummers (Musicians)
Musicians
Students
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Images from the 1954 Florida Folk FestivalImages from the 1954 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Dance
Choir singing
Performers
Demonstrations
Seminole Indians
Native Americans
Art
Creek Indians
Painting
Painters
Musicians
Guitarist
Singers
Artists
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a_s1576_t76-006bSaturday afternoon performances at the 1954 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Music performance
Folk singers
Performing arts
Seminole Indians
Creek Indians
Native Americans
Singing
Dance
Indian arts
Jump rope rhymes
Fiddle music
African Americans
Singers
Fiddlers
Musicians
Storytellers
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a_s1576_t76-006cSaturday evening performances at the 1954 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Music performance
Folk singers
Performing arts
Seminole Indians
Creek Indians
Native Americans
Singing
Dance
Indian arts
Square dance
Square dancing
Guitar music
Singers
Dancers
Musicians
Town criers
Guitarist
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a_s1576_t77-049Saturday evening performances at the 1956 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 4)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Singing
Fiddle music
Musical tradition, sacred
Dance
Shape note singing
A capella singers
A capella singing
Religious songs
Gospel songs
Whipcracking
Indonesian Americans
Arts, Indonesian
Asian Americans
Fiddlers
Rodeo performers
Dancers
Musicians
Singers
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a_s1576_t77-075Saturday evening performances at the 1958 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Guitar music
Singing
Folk singers
Old time music
Dance
Seminole Indians
Native Americans
Oral narratives
Singers
Accordionists
Dancers
Guitarist
Musicians
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