3 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Tradition Bearer is exactly "Osceola, Alice, 1921-1998"
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Interview with Seminole basketmakers Alice and Robert Osceola

Interview with Seminole basketmakers Alice and Robert Osceola

Date
1981-11-19
Description
One reel to reel. The Osceolas discuss basket making - - including when and how they learned the craft; patterns and designs; the choice of colors and materials (usually pine needles and/or palmetto fronds); teaching the young; selling baskets; and the basketry process. The recordings were created 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
Alice Osceola making a coil basket

Alice Osceola making a coil basket

Date
1982
Description
Thirty-seven color slides. Images are of Alice Osceola making a coil grass basket. Traditionally, Seminoles baskets were shallow and woven from palmetto fronds. Circa 1930, sweetgrass baskets, inspired perhaps by African American arts, were designed to represent 'authentic' Seminole culture for the tourist trade. Over time, they became traditional. The images were created 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 with 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
Images of the 1982 Florida Folk Festival

Images of the 1982 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1981-05-23
Description
Three proof sheets with 105 black and white images (plus negatives). (Includes index sheets) Images of the performers and demonstrators of the festival. Includes singer McLean performing with Lais, Boltin, and Rogers; Seminoles Osceola, Billie, and Jumper demonstrating Seminole culture; the Shoestring Puppet Theater; carnival/medicine show performers Noell and Rodgers; clown Jim Parker; the Cross Creek Cloggers performing; Folklife Program staff Beauchamp, Bryant, and Green; and folklorists Petersen, Bulger, and Dyen.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1576_t82-052Interview with Seminole basketmakers Alice and Robert OsceolaSoundBasket maker
Needleworkers
Dollmakers
Fieldwork
Native Americans
Ethnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Basket making
Interviewing
Interviews
Sound recordings
Sweetgrass baskets
Oral histories
Life histories
Family history
Palmetto weaving
Plants
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Alice Osceola making a coil basketAlice Osceola making a coil basketStill ImageSeminole Indians
Native Americans
Indian reservations
Basket making
Basket work
Basketry
Sweetgrass baskets
Sewing
Material culture
Demonstrations
Basket maker
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Images of the 1982 Florida Folk FestivalImages of the 1982 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageMusicians
Bands (Music)
Blues singers
Cooks
Performers
Circus performers
Ventriloquists
Singers
Guitarist
Dancers
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Ventriloquism
Puppets
Clog dancing
Guitarists
Folk singers
Theatrical makeup
Cooking and dining
Seminole Indians
Native Americans
African Americans
Clowns
Folklorists
Pianists
Puppeteers
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