193 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Basket maker"
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Interviews with quilter Queenie Udell and basket maker Lucreaty Clark

Interviews with quilter Queenie Udell and basket maker Lucreaty Clark

Date
1977-05-18
Description
One audio cassette. On side 1 Udell discussed making yo yo quilts. On side 2 Clark discussed how her son gathered White Oak on the Magnolia plantation; how to split oak; how she first started and her history of making the baskets. Much of the interview with Clark was not recorded due to technical difficulties.
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Interview with basket maker Lucreaty Clark

Interview with basket maker Lucreaty Clark

Date
1978-04-14
Description
One audio cassette. Side 1: Clarke, born in Jefferson County in 1904, started making white oak baskets when she was 13. She learned to do so from her parents and grandparents and discusses the types of baskets she made and explains how she makes them. She also discusses her grandparents - - who were once slaves - - and talks about the changes Lamont, Florida, has undergone throughout the years. In addition, she talks about planting and harvesting collards, peas, sweet corn, tomatoes, okra, and snap beans, and she discusses cooking collards and snap beans. Side 2: Clarke continues her discussion on foods and wild plants like the palm tree bud [??], polk salad (poisonous), elephant ears, tanion, and pepper grass. Also, she describes home remedies such as mint, ragweed, tallow, turpentine and camphos, castor oil and turpentine, cow water (for whooping cough), "Yellow Gal" (for fever), asaphidity bag. Further, she talks about growing up on a plantation, travels to Syracuse, New York, New Jersey, and Naples, Florida, talks about her relatives, and discusses finishing baskets by soaking them in water for a brown finish.
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Interview with basket maker Ella Mae Huffman

Interview with basket maker Ella Mae Huffman

Date
1978-05-03
Description
"One audio cassette. Huffman discusses the materials she uses to create the baskets, talks about the first steps used in creating the baskets, demonstrates fastening the needles together, talks about learning the craft in grade school, explains the application of shellac, and tells how long it takes to complete a basket. She also discusses life and her family's background."
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Interview with basket maker Pearlie Gates

Interview with basket maker Pearlie Gates

Date
1978-05-08
Description
One audio cassette. Gates explains her palmetto basket weaving technique; discusses the different fronds she uses; how she finds the right fronds; talks about the patterns she uses, etc. She also discusses her life and her family's background.
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Interview with basket maker Evelyn Parks

Interview with basket maker Evelyn Parks

Date
1978-05-09
Description
"One audio cassette. Parks discusses how she learned palm frond weaving from the Girl Scouts and a beloved math teacher. She talks about May Basket customs and shows a basket that may also be used as a hat. She also discusses the three types of fronds she uses to make the baskets (cabbage palm, coconut palm, palmetto palm) and talks about learning weaving techniques from Indians and Hawaiians."
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Interview with basket maker Pearlie Gates

Interview with basket maker Pearlie Gates

Date
1979
Description
One audio cassette. Pearlie Gates, born in about 1885 in Geneva, Florida, near Sanford, Florida, discusses her craft making using palmetto leaves and egg cartons. She also describes her life growing up in rural Florida.
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Palmetto and Sweetgrass: Seminole Basketry Traditions (Seminole Slide/Tape program)

Palmetto and Sweetgrass: Seminole Basketry Traditions (Seminole Slide/Tape program)

Date
1981
Description
Two audio cassettes. (Duplicates can be found in S 1576, box 39, tapes 8-15.) The recordings are documentary programs on the origins and historical significance of Seminole sewing and dress, for women, men, and children. Reservation life, the Green Corn Dance, tourism are also discussed. A transcript of the slideshow can be found in S 1577, Box 1.
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Interview with Margaret Cypress, Seminole craftswoman

Interview with Margaret Cypress, Seminole craftswoman

Date
1984-01-24
Description
One audio cassette. Margaret Cypress, 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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Interview with basket maker Margaret Garrison

Interview with basket maker Margaret Garrison

Date
1985-02-14
Description
One audio cassette. Garrison discusses growing up in South Carolina; moving to Jacksonville in 1964; learning basketry at three years old; the basket making process; use of materials: sweet grass, pine needles, palmetto; weaving; uses of baskets in home; selling baskets; types of baskets; basket making in Mt. Pleasant, SC; basket handles; and decline of the tradition. For images of Garrison, see S 1577, v. 37. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Duval County was a joint venture between the Duval County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was started in 1984 by folklorist David Taylor with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. The project consisted of field research to identify local traditions and folk artists, a series of five two-day seminars to acquaint teachers with the use of folklore and folk arts, in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist, which included visits by local folk artists. Taylor ran it until 1986. In 1988, Gregory Hansen re-initiated it with minor changes.
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Sunday performances at the 1995 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Workshops) (Tape 6)

Sunday performances at the 1995 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Workshops) (Tape 6)

Date
1995-05-28
Description
One audio cassette. Bronsztein played Klezmer music. Palmer discusses basket making, and Horvath discusses Hungarian embroidery.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1576_01_c77-026Interviews with quilter Queenie Udell and basket maker Lucreaty ClarkSoundInterviews
African Americans
Basket making
Basket work
Basketry
Baskets
White oak
Wood craft
Quilts
Textile arts
Design
Decorative arts
Material culture
Fieldwork
Basket maker
Quiltmakers
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a_s1576_02_c78-047Interview with basket maker Lucreaty ClarkSoundBasket maker
Interviews
Basket work
Basket making
Basketry
African Americans
White oak
Family history
Life histories
Agriculture
Family farming
Seed crops
Food preparation
Food habits
Plants
Flora
Harvesting
Healers
Medicine
Fieldwork
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a_s1576_02_c78-052Interview with basket maker Ella Mae HuffmanSoundBasket maker
Interviews
Fieldwork
African Americans
Basket making
Basket work
Basketry
Pine needle crafts
Life histories
Weaving
Family history
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a_s1576_02_c78-053Interview with basket maker Pearlie GatesSoundBasket maker
Artisans
Interviews
Fieldwork
Palm frond weaving
Basket making
Basket work
Basketry
Palmetto weaving
Life histories
Weaving
Family history
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a_s1576_02_c78-054Interview with basket maker Evelyn ParksSoundBasket maker
Artisans
Interviews
Fieldwork
Palm frond weaving
Basket making
Basket work
Basketry
Palmetto weaving
Life histories
Weaving
Family history
Palms
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a_s1576_02_c80-004Interview with basket maker Pearlie GatesSoundInterviews
Fieldwork
Palm frond weaving
Basket making
Basket work
Basketry
Palmetto weaving
Life histories
Weaving
Family history
Basket maker
Artisans
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a_s1576_10_c83-094Palmetto and Sweetgrass: Seminole Basketry Traditions (Seminole Slide/Tape program)SoundBasket maker
Teaching of folklore
Slideshows
Slides (Photography)
Ethnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Native Americans
Basket making
Basket work
Basketry
Sweetgrass baskets
Indian reservations
Palmetto weaving
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a_s1576_12_c84-005Interview with Margaret Cypress, Seminole craftswomanSoundBasket maker
Dollmakers
Fieldwork
Life histories
Interviews
Ethnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Basket making
Basket work
Oral histories
Dollmaking
Indian reservations
Palmetto weaving
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a_s1576_23_c86-194Interview with basket maker Margaret GarrisonSoundBasket maker
Fieldwork
Interviews
Sound recordings
African Americans
Domestic arts
Basket work
Baskets
Basket making
Basketry
Craft
Oral histories
Sweetgrass baskets
Pine needle crafts
Palmetto weaving
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a_s1576_46_fln-029Sunday performances at the 1995 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Workshops) (Tape 6)SoundBasket maker
Musicians
Embroiderers
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Workshops (Adult education)
Klezmer music
Basket making
Basket work
Embroidery
Arts, Hungarian
Hungarians Americans
Arts, Jewish
Jewish Americans
Clarinet music
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