6560 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Contributor is exactly "Florida Folklife Program"
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Alligator wrestling at Gatorland

Alligator wrestling at Gatorland

Date
1994-02-22
Description
Two proof sheets and 24 black and white images (plus negatives). Images taken at the Gatorland tourist attraction.
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Interview with Alligator wrestler Richard Bowers

Interview with Alligator wrestler Richard Bowers

Date
1983-05-04
Description
Two audio cassettes. Bowers, an alligator wrestler at Native Village near Hollywood Reservation, was born in Fort Lauderdale in 1955. In the interview, he discusses growing up in a rural family and learning to alligator wrestle after a 4-H agent suggested he try it. He learned the practice from Johnny Buck, an old alligator wrestler. He explains how he received his first job from Chairman Billie and says never had any serious injuries. In addition, he discusses the relationship that grew between the Seminoles and alligators; how the Seminoles view alligator wrestling; how the capture the alligators; codes and regulations; the biggest alligator he wrestled (one that was 10 feet long); alligators' differing personalities and their aggressiveness; praying to thank the alligator after a wrestling match; wrestling techniques and other issues.
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Palm weaver Pearlie Gates at her home

Palm weaver Pearlie Gates at her home

Date
Description
15 black and white prints, with negatives. Photos of Ms. Gates at her home weaving palm fronds, with examples of her work.
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Basketry workshop led by folklorist Merri Belland

Basketry workshop led by folklorist Merri Belland

Date
1981-09-03
Description
Eleven color slides.
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Community Traditions Workshop participants

Community Traditions Workshop participants

Date
1995-01
Description
Eleven color slides. Images of participants posing in front of the Stephen Foster Museum in White Springs. Participants included employees and volunteers from: Association to Preserve African American Society History (Orlando); Blacks Archives (FAMU); and the Black Historical Preservation Society (West Palm Beach). In January 1995, the Florida Folklife Program held a workshop to instruct local citizens how to document their community's folk traditions. The workshop's theme was African American Heritage Documentation. Paperwork for the workshop can be found in S 1679, folder 6. Videotapes produced by workshop participants can be found in folder 8; audiotapes in folder 9.
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Folklorist Doris Dyen shape note presentation at the Jackson County Public Library

Folklorist Doris Dyen shape note presentation at the Jackson County Public Library

Date
1983-07-21
Description

One audio cassette. Presentation at the Jackson County Public Library in Marianna, made in connection with the Pursuits and Pastimes exhibit about shape note singing. Dyen, a folklorist with the Florida Folklife Program, leads a conversation on fiddling and square dancing traditions. She discusses "Possum Day," held the first weekend of August; The Sacred Harp; the significance of all-day shape note singings; and fellowship. She also plays a slide-tape presentation about shape note singers in Polk county, which can be found on C81-22. In addition to the discussion, the participants also perform.

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Recording of the 1985 Summer Folk Culture Seminar

Recording of the 1985 Summer Folk Culture Seminar

Date
1985-07-15
Description
Ten audio cassettes. Recordings of a seminar regarding teaching folklore in the class room (in the previous years, the seminars were called Folklife in the Classroom Teachers Seminar.) The theme of the two-day seminar was storytelling. Several folklorists gave talks on various aspects of storytelling folklore: David Taylor (storytelling); Pat Waterman (folklife research on stories); Susan Sink (legends and tales); Ethel Glover (storytelling methods); and Thelma Boltin (examples of stories). Storyteller Betty Mae Jumper's presentation can be found on T85-100 through T85-103.
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Workshop participants recording music at the St. Luke Freewill Baptist Church

Workshop participants recording music at the St. Luke Freewill Baptist Church

Date
1995-01-11
Description
Two proof sheets with 36 black and white images. Images of participants recording music at the St Luke Freewill Baptist Church in White Springs, including operating video and audio equipment, as well as at the Stephen Foster Center learning fieldwork skills. Participants included employees and volunteers from: Association to Preserve African American Society History (Orlando); Blacks Archives (FAMU); and the Black Historical Preservation Society (West Palm Beach). In January 1995, the Florida Folklife Program held a workshop to instruct local citizens how to document their community's folk traditions. The workshop's theme was African American Heritage Documentation. Paperwork for the workshop can be found in S 1679, folder 6. Videotapes produced by workshop participants can be found in folder 8; audiotapes in folder 9.
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Hubert Whitworth in his net making shop

Hubert Whitworth in his net making shop

Date
1982-10
Description
One black and white print.
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Alan Lomax at the Nick of Time Conference

Alan Lomax at the Nick of Time Conference

Date
1989-02-04
Description
Dale Olsen serves as emcee. Lomax discusses the background of what had been said previously in the conference; the "century of the common man"; various people involved with the Works Progress Administration's (WPA) including Franklin D. and Eleanor Roosevelt; archives and records; Woody Guthrie and his song, "Going Where the Climate Suits My Clothes"; WPA writers and John Lomax's involvement in the beginning of the Slave Narrative Collection; difficulties and risks in gathering folklore; importance of folklore to the public sector; fieldwork with African-Americans; Zora Neale Hurston and performs one of the songs she collected; Stetson Kennedy and his work with the WPA; the dangers of fieldwork; importance of oldest documents; living in the black community; African instruments; and songs he collected (particularly blues).
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Alligator wrestling at GatorlandAlligator wrestling at GatorlandStill ImageWrestlers
Fieldwork
Alligators
Animals
Attractions
Tourism
Performing arts
Performers
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a_s1576_10_c83-109Interview with Alligator wrestler Richard BowersSoundWrestlers
Performers
Fieldwork
Interviews
Local history
Oral histories
Life histories
Personal experience narratives
Seminole Indians
Indian reservations
Alligators
Animals
Performing arts
Occupational groups
Occupational training
Tourism
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Palm weaver Pearlie Gates at her homePalm weaver Pearlie Gates at her homeStill ImageWoven goods
Material culture
Weaving
Palms
Palmetto weaving
Weavers
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Basketry workshop led by folklorist Merri BellandBasketry workshop led by folklorist Merri BellandStill ImageWorkshops (Adult education)
Education
Basket making
Teaching of folklore
Baskets
Basketry
Material culture
Demonstrations
Basket maker
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Community Traditions Workshop participantsCommunity Traditions Workshop participantsStill ImageWorkshops (Adult education)
Education
Teaching of folklore
Folklorists
Community culture
African Americans
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a_s1576_11_c83-122Folklorist Doris Dyen shape note presentation at the Jackson County Public LibrarySoundWorkshops (Adult education)
Libraries
Oral education
Shape note singing
Religious songs
Music -- Performance
Sacred Harp, Cooper Revision
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a_s1576_17_c85-025Recording of the 1985 Summer Folk Culture SeminarSoundWorkshops (Adult education)
Storytelling
Teaching of folklore
Conferences and seminars series
Tales
Legends
Folklife
Personal experience narratives
Narratives
Teachers
Educators
Fieldwork (educational method)
Folklorists
Storytellers
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Workshop participants recording music at the St. Luke Freewill Baptist ChurchWorkshop participants recording music at the St. Luke Freewill Baptist ChurchStill ImageWorkshops (Adult education)
Education
Teaching of folklore
Folklorists
Community culture
African Americans
Fieldwork
Fieldwork (educational method)
Baptist church buildings
Churches
Sound recording
Video recording
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Hubert Whitworth in his net making shopHubert Whitworth in his net making shopStill ImageWorkshops
Occupational groups
Fishing nets
Netmaking
Material culture
Textile arts
Textiles
Woven goods
Net maker
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a_s1576_25_c89-004bAlan Lomax at the Nick of Time ConferenceSoundWorks Progress Administration's (WPA)
Folkore
Oral histories
African-Americans
Fieldwork
Blues (Music)
Folk songs
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