24 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Alligators"
Bill Osceola Jr. wrestling alligator at 8th Annual American Indian Days festival

Bill Osceola Jr. wrestling alligator at 8th Annual American Indian Days festival

Date
1987-11-22
Description
One proof with six black and white images. The Southwest Florida Folk Arts Project was conducted under the direction of Barbara Beauchamp in two phases: 12 November 1987 through 31 January 1988 by Debbie Fant; and in February 1988 by Nancy Nusz. Using a 35mm camera and a Sony tape recorder, and funded through a NEA grant, the two fieldworkers spoke with over fifty informants in Manatee, Sarasota, Lee, Collier, and Charlotte counties, resulting in 20 participants chosen for a special SW Florida folklife area at the 36th Annual Florida Folk Festival.
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Interview with Linda and Paul Bowers

Interview with Linda and Paul Bowers

Date
1981-10-24
Description
Two reel to reels. (Copied onto audio cassettes C81-89 and C81-90.) The Bowers discuss sewing machines; patchwork; how they learned to sew traditional Seminole patterns; designs; clothing; life in Big Cypress Seminole Indian reservation; sofke; fry bread; native languages; chickees; the Green Corn Dance; male initiation rites; and cooking/eating alligators. 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.
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Interview with alligator hunter Bill Crowder

Interview with alligator hunter Bill Crowder

Date
1983-02-18
Description
One audio cassette. Interview with alligator hunter Crowder, who was licensed with the state to capture and kill nuisance alligators, including within the Suwannee River. Interview conducted at the Stephen Foster Center.
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Folklife area demonstrators and performers at the 1994 Florida Folk Festival

Folklife area demonstrators and performers at the 1994 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1994-05-28
Description
Two proof sheets with sixty black and white images (plus negatives). Each year, the Florida Folklife Program invites demonstrators and folk arts to showcase Florida folklife. In 1994, these demonstrators included musicians such as sacred harp singer Albritton, Chinese zheng player Yao, choir from Mt. Pleasant, the Calloway Sister, and the Neighborhood Blues Band; occupational groups such as citrus workers (Trask) and tourism providers (Gatorland); and dancers (the Cracker Taps).
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Glen Simmons interview at the 1993 Florida Folk Festival Folklife Area

Glen Simmons interview at the 1993 Florida Folk Festival Folklife Area

Date
1993-05-29
Description
Simmons discusses boatbuilding (including materials and methods) and alligator hunting. The interview represents the first portion of tape C93-8.
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Saturday performances at the 1999 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 9)

Saturday performances at the 1999 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 9)

Date
1999-05-29
Description
One audio cassette tape. Rufus Stratton, alligator hunter from St. Augustine, FL discusses his career as an alligator trapper (he traps nuisance alligators). According to his own record he has caught over 3,000 alligators since 1978.
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Alligator wrestler Richard Bowers

Alligator wrestler Richard Bowers

Date
1983-05-04
Description
Three color slides. Taken at Native Village on Hwy 441 in Hollywood, Florida.
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Boat tours at Wakulla Springs

Boat tours at Wakulla Springs

Date
1980-10
Description
Seventy-seven color slides. Images of boat tours at Wakulla Springs, a tourist attraction dating back to the 1930s. Many of the tours and features (such as the pole vaulting fish, a bass fish which rubs its gills on a wooden pole in the spring) date back to the 1800s. Images include the river, fauna and flora, the springs, the boat drivers and their boats, and the attraction's 1938 lodge. (Today the area is a state park.) Most of these images are duplicated in S 1577, v. 7, S81-741 - S81-820.
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Norman Padgett interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Norman Padgett interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Date
1986-10-13
Description
Two audio tapes. Padgett discusses frog hunting, commercial fishing on Lake Okeechobee, and hunting alligators. In the interview, he also discusses the history of airboating in Florida; hunting equipment and process; haul seine fishing; conservation efforts; exotic species; hydrilla; and the outlawing of gator hunting.
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Interview with Myakka City resident Larry Albritton

Interview with Myakka City resident Larry Albritton

Date
1984-02-05
Description
One reel to reel. Albritton talks about growing up in Myakka, including hunting (alligators, frogs, and rabbits), ranching, going to school, moonshining, and fishing. The Myakka Community Profile Project was conducted between October 1983 and March 1984 through a partnership with the Crowley Museum and Nature Center, and the Florida Folklife Program, funded by the Florida Endowment for the Humanities. The fieldwork and resultant booklet/slideshow, created by museum employee Robert Cottrell and folklorist Pat Waterman, was to profile the lifestyles and values of the Myakka community, located in Southwest Florida in Manatee County. See S 1682 for more information on the project.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Bill Osceola Jr. wrestling alligator at 8th Annual American Indian Days festivalBill Osceola Jr. wrestling alligator at 8th Annual American Indian Days festivalStill ImagePerformers
Wrestlers
Fieldwork
Ethnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Native Americans
Alligators
Performing arts
Entertainers
Animals
Festivals
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a_s1576_t81-118Interview with Linda and Paul BowersSoundNeedleworkers
Fieldwork
Ethnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Native Americans
Interviews
Oral histories
Patchwork
Festivals
Sewing
Indian reservations
Food habits
Mikasuki language
Chickee
Alligators
Food preparation
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a_s1576_39_tape32Interview with alligator hunter Bill CrowderSoundHunters
Fieldwork
Interviews
Occupational groups
Occupational training
Alligator hunting
Alligators
Hunting
Hunting Equipment and supplies
Hunting stories
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Folklife area demonstrators and performers at the 1994 Florida Folk FestivalFolklife area demonstrators and performers at the 1994 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Music performance
Bands (Music)
String bands
Zheng
Musical groups
Performing arts
Tourism
Alligators
African Americans
Arts, Chinese
Choirs (music)
Occupational groups
Demonstrations
Citrus industry
Singers
Performers
Musicians
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a_s1576_30_c93-008aGlen Simmons interview at the 1993 Florida Folk Festival Folklife AreasoundFolk festivals
Florida Folk Festival
Oral narratives
Boatbuilding
Alligators
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a_s1576_75_c99-084Saturday performances at the 1999 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 9)SoundFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Oral performance
Personal experience narratives
Occupational folklore
Occupational groups
Alligator hunting
Alligators
American alligator
Hunting Folklore
Hunting stories
Hunters
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Alligator wrestler Richard BowersAlligator wrestler Richard BowersStill ImageFieldwork
Alligators
American alligator
Animal trainers
Animals
Working animals
Native Americans
Seminole Indians
Tourism
Performers
Wrestlers
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Boat tours at Wakulla SpringsBoat tours at Wakulla SpringsStill ImageFieldwork
Boats
Boats and boating
Boat drivers
Boat driving
Glass bottom boats
Fishes
Rivers
Springs
Transportation
Docks
Waterways
Tour guides (Persons)
Ecotourism
Tourism
Tourists
Hotels
Alligators
Boat driver
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a_s1685_06_tape22Norman Padgett interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education ProjectSoundField recordings
Boats
Tools
Hunting equipment
Frogs (amphibians)
Hunting
Clothing
Hunting stories
Florida history
Interviews
Oral narratives
Alligators
Nature
Catfish
Fishing nets
Fishing equipment
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a_s1576_t85-218Interview with Myakka City resident Larry AlbrittonSoundFarmers
Beekeepers
Fieldwork
Interviews
Personal experience narratives
Oral histories
Family history
Alligators
Distilling, Illicit
Ranching
Hunting
Hunting Anecdotes
Cookery (Alligator)
Fences
Education
Local history
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