6 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Fieldworker is exactly "Owen, Blanton, 1945-1998"
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Susie Billie interview for the Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program

Susie Billie interview for the Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program

Date
1985-01-18
Description
One audio cassette. Jeanette Cypress translates for Billie. Billie discusses Seminole healing practices, including gathering herbs, preparing cures, gender and medicine, physical and spritutal healing, payment methods, medicine songs, and gathering herbs. She also discusses Seminole naming practices and clans. Billie served as a master artist to apprentice Agnes Cypress.
Collection
Nikitas Tsimouris demonstrating the tsampouna

Nikitas Tsimouris demonstrating the tsampouna

Date
1985-01-26
Description
One reel-to-reel recording.
Collection
Margaret Cypress interview

Margaret Cypress interview

Date
1984-01-24
Description
One audio cassette. Cypress, a Seminole craftswoman, describes her early childhood in Florida, and at the Cherokee and Oklahoma Boarding Schools for Indians; speaking Miccosukee and learning English; early experiences with Seminole crafts such as sweetgrass basketry; learning crafts throught the apprenticeship program; marriage; working in the fields; differences between her mother's basketry and that which is done in the program; pay for her work; her family; crafts she works on such as basketry and dolls; customers for Seminole crafts from the Arts and Crafts Chickee at Immokalee Reservation; difficulty of making palmetto baskets; types of transportation she and her family used when she was young (i.e. "Everglades Bag, Everglades Suitcase", hitching train rides, airplane rides to school in Oklahoma); more on her family including her cousin Ethel, also a craftswoman; more on school and life as a young woman; her work for the Seminole Tribe Community Health Representative.
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Douglas Thompson interview

Douglas Thompson interview

Date
1983-12-09
Description
One audio cassette. NOTE: The audio is very poor for Thompson (interviewer Owen is clear.) Thompson, one-time foreman for the El Maximo Ranch (starting in 1938), discusses ranching; the use of dogs and whips; changes to the industry over the 20th Century; Seminole ranching; tick eradication and cattle vats; effects of fencing; cow camps; cattle drives; encroachment by the citrus industry on the land; and rodeos. For another interview, see S 1576, C84-7. For images, see S 1577, v. 32. Interview conducted as fieldwork for the apprenticeship program.
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Douglas Thompson interview

Douglas Thompson interview

Date
1984-02-16
Description
One audio cassette. Thompson, one-time foreman for the El Maximo Ranch (starting in 1938), discusses cattle ranching; disease control measures such as cattle dipping (for tick fever and screwworm); cattle raising; work conditions; race and gender in ranching; typical day on a ranch; food and housing on ranches; branding and marking; pasture improvements; rodeos; and use of the term cowboys. For another interview, see S 1576, C83-139. For images, see S 1577, v. 32. Interview conducted as fieldwork for the apprenticeship program.
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David Parker Bennett interview for the Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program

David Parker Bennett interview for the Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program

Date
1985-02-21
Description
One audio cassette. Bennett was a fiddler and folklorist. He wrote his Master's thesis at the University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill) in 1940: A Study in Fiddle Tunes From Western North Carolina. In the interview, Bennett discusses his research, fellow bluegrass and old-time musicians, and recording various musicians.
Collection
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a_s1640_20_tape01Susie Billie interview for the Folk Arts Apprenticeship ProgramSoundInterviews
Field recordings
Indigenous peoples
Seminole Indians
Native Americans
Complementary and alternative medicine
Traditional knowledge
Folk medicine
Herbs
Naming ceremonies
Clans
Medicinal plants
Healers
Mikasuki language
Herbalists
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a_s1576_t87-001Nikitas Tsimouris demonstrating the tsampounaSoundField recordings
Music -- Performance
Folk music
Greek Americans
Double chanter bagpipes
Reed instruments
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a_s1576_12_c84-005Margaret Cypress interviewSoundBasket making
Dolls (toys)
Field recordings
Oral narratives
Interviews
Weaving
Seminole Indians
Tribal lands
Palmetto
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a_s1576_11_c83-139Douglas Thompson interviewSoundField recordings
Interviews
Ranching
Oral narratives
Occupational folklore
Citrus industry
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a_s1576_12_c84-007Douglas Thompson interviewSoundField recordings
Interviews
Ranching
Oral narratives
Livestock industry
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a_s1640_20_tape06David Parker Bennett interview for the Folk Arts Apprenticeship ProgramSoundField recordings
Interviews
Folklore
Research, theory, and methodology
Fiddles
String instruments
Folk musicians
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