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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Basket work"
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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.
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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 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 pineneedle artisan Mebelen Holloway

Interview with pineneedle artisan Mebelen Holloway

Date
1978-04-28
Description
One reel to reel. Holloway, born in Miami, discusses learning pine needle crafts; tools and materials she used; types of crafts including baskets, lamps, and trays.
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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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Saturday performances at the 1998 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 1)

Saturday performances at the 1998 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 1)

Date
1998-05-23
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT).
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Alfonso Jennings discussing white oak baskets at the 1990 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)

Alfonso Jennings discussing white oak baskets at the 1990 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)

Date
1990-05-25
Description
One reel to reel recording. Hansen served as the emcee. Jennings learned to make baskets from white oak strips from his grandmother, Lucreaty Clark. He talks about how to make baskets.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
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_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_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_t78-325Interview with pineneedle artisan Mebelen HollowaySoundFieldwork
Interviews
Oral histories
Pine needle crafts
Craft
Decorative arts
Basket work
Basketry
Sewing
Weaving
Artisans
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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_78_d98-030Saturday performances at the 1998 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 1)SoundQuiltmakers
Needleworkers
Whip maker
Rodeo performers
Basket maker
Musicians
Bands (Music)
Artisans
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Oral performance
Personal experience narratives
Life histories
Paper art
Paper work
Paper lanterns
Filipino Americans
Quilting
Arts, Asian
Asian Americans
Needlework
Seminole Indians
Basket making
Basket work
Native Americans
Ranching
Rodeo
Whipcracking
African Americans
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a_s1576_t90-004aAlfonso Jennings discussing white oak baskets at the 1990 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)SoundBasket maker
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
African Americans
Basket work
Basket making
Basketry
Demonstrations
Oral performance
Oral communication
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