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Florida Folklife slide-tape presentation

Florida Folklife slide-tape presentation

Date
1980
Description
One audio cassette. An educational audio and slide program about Florida folklife. The program was created from earlier fieldwork images and audio recordings. In the late 1970s, the FFP under the direction of Bulger created six audio and slide programs about Florida folklife for use by schools, libraries, and other organizations. Copied onto reels T83-138 and T80-49.
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Interview with basket maker Dorothy Mizell

Interview with basket maker Dorothy Mizell

Date
1986-12-22
Description
One audio cassette. The Florida Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1987 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalis, Steve Frangos, Merri Belland, and Barbara Seitz as preliminary research for a joint folk arts project between the Florida Folklife Program and the Florida Museum of History. The field researchers focused on those areas previously overlooked by FFP staff. The research focused on identifying folk artists and locating appropriate exhibit objects.
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Interview with basket maker Jean Clark

Interview with basket maker Jean Clark

Date
1987-01-07
Description
One audio cassette. The Florida Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1987 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalis, Steve Frangos, Merri Belland, and Barbara Seitz as preliminary research for a joint folk art between the Florida Folklife Program and the Florida Museum of History. The field researchers focused on those areas previously overlooked by FFP staff. The research focused on identifying folk artists and locating appropriate exhibit objects.
Collection
Interview with basket maker Lucille Jones

Interview with basket maker Lucille Jones

Date
1979-06-17
Description
One reel to reel. Jones discusses basket making, including the craft from her mother; selling her crafts at flea markets; gathering materials; basket styles; curing palm fronds; wire grass baskets; and her family history.
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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 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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Interview with basketmaker Lucreaty Clark

Interview with basketmaker Lucreaty Clark

Date
1979-10-31
Description
Six reel to reels. Lucreaty Clark was a white oak basket maker, a tradition that stretched back in her family to antebellum times. In 1979, no one else was making split white oak baskets, and she presumed the tradition would die with her. (In the mid-1980s, she trained her grandson Alphonso Jennings to make white oak baskets.) T79-23: Topics included plantation work, cooking, her first marriage, her children, Brer Rabbit tales, games, and smoking beef. T79-25: Clark discusses how she chooses the white oak to make her baskets, how she splits the wood, her tools, selling the baskets, sues of the baskets, and how her parents taught her the skill. T79-26: Clark talks about raising hogs, Christmas baskets, and various basket types. T79-27: Clark talks about giving birth, weather predictions, raising her kids, snakes in the area, and her grandchildren. T79-28: Recording of Clark making a basket while she narrates throughout the process. Afterwards, she talks about -- and tells -- stories from her childhood, including ghost stories, Brer rabbit tales, and Little Red Riding Hood. T79-29: She discusses marriage and kids, midwives, losing her last child during childbirth, morning sickness, medicinal cures for childbirth pains, birthmarks, pregnancy superstitions, and how to finish a basket.
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Interview with basketmaker Lucreaty Clark

Interview with basketmaker Lucreaty Clark

Date
1980-10-29
Description
Ten reel-to-reel audiotapes, copied onto audio cassettes C81-1 through C81-9. Interview with white oak basket maker Clark. Her neighbor, Anderson, joins her for part of the interview. She discusses growing up, her family history, life in rural Florida on a farm, cooking (hogs, squirrels, nuts, greens, mussels, etc), household chores, wood stoves versus gas stones, basket making, types of oak, farming, hunting, her church, gospel music, and her conversion to Christianity. She and Anderson also sing several religious songs.
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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 Seminole basketmaker  and needle worker Ethel Santiago

Interview with Seminole basketmaker and needle worker Ethel Santiago

Date
1981-11-18
Description
Two reel to reels. Santiago discusses basket making including when and how she 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 process. She also discusses doll making, patchwork, and Seminole clothing. Finally, she tells a folk tale about rabbits. 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. Copied onto audiocassette C83-35 and C83-36. 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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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1576_05_c81-017Florida Folklife slide-tape presentationSoundEducation
Interviews
Basket making
Field recordings
Religious songs
African Americans
Whips
Shape note singing
Blues (Music)
Diddley bows
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a_s1708_05_tape07Interview with basket maker Dorothy MizellSoundFieldwork
Basket making
Baskets
Pine needle crafts
Basketry
Basket work
Containers
Material culture
Decorative arts
Interviews
Oral histories
Life histories
Sound recordings
Basket maker
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a_s1708_04_tape04Interview with basket maker Jean ClarkSoundBasket maker
Fieldwork
Interviews
Sound recordings
Life histories
Oral histories
Basket work
Basket making
Workplace
Decorative arts
Basketry
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a_s1576_t79-006Interview with basket maker Lucille JonesSoundBasket maker
Fieldwork
Interviews
Oral history
Personal experience narratives
African Americans
Basket making
Basket work
Basketry
Baskets
Weaving
Women weavers
Family history
Grass weaving
Palm frond weaving
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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_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_t79-023Interview with basketmaker Lucreaty ClarkSoundFieldwork
Interviews
African Americans
Life histories
Oral history
Personal experience narratives
White oak
Basket making
Basket work
Basketry
Baskets
Family history
Marriage
Trickster tales
Animal tales
Childbirth
Children
Supernatural legends
Beliefs and cultures
Domestic arts
Midwives
Healers
Basket maker
Storytellers
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a_s1576_t80-097Interview with basketmaker Lucreaty ClarkSoundField recordings
Oral histories
Interviews
African Americans
Basket making
Religious songs
Foodways
Domestic arts
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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_t82-050Interview with Seminole basketmaker and needle worker Ethel SantiagoSoundFieldwork
Native Americans
Ethnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Basket making
Interviewing
Interviews
Sound recordings
Sweetgrass baskets
Oral histories
Life histories
Family history
Palmetto weaving
Plants
Toys
Dolls
Clothing and dress
Storytelling
Tales
Basket maker
Needleworkers
Dollmakers
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