13 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Belief systems"
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Botanica Santeria storefront

Botanica Santeria storefront

Date
Description
One black and white print. Image of the Santeria Botanica storefront. This was a place where believers in Santeria can buy herbs and other supplies. Santeria is a Cuban version of the Yoruba religion. 1979. See also S 1577, box 17, folder 28 (P79-807, P79-808).
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Folk medicine demonstration at Jasper elementary

Folk medicine demonstration at Jasper elementary

Date
1983-11
Description
Five color slides. Demonstration on folk medicine at Jasper Elementary. Part of the 1983 Folk Arts in the Schools program
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Friday performances at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Reel 8)

Friday performances at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Reel 8)

Date
1987-05-22
Description
One reel to reel recording. Traditional Beliefs in Fishing Industry workshop: Commerical fishers (Fulsom from Apalachicola, and Smith from Port St. Joe) discussed superstitutions, beliefs, and ideas of good and bad luck int he fishing industry. The folklife area in 1987 focused on Maritime folklife, which stemmed from Taylor's work on the 1986 Maritime Heritage Project, and cooperative project between the FFP and the Library of Congress.
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Gospel Workshop in Miami

Gospel Workshop in Miami

Date
1984
Description
Two reel to reel recordings. Workshop on African American gospel music, led by folklorist Loomis. Included musical performances by the Spiritual Harmonizers and Walter Richardson and Company, as well as lectures, and audience questions. The recordings do have speed problems, especially at the end of T85-156.
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Interview with Jamie B. Jordan

Interview with Jamie B. Jordan

Date
1978-05-15
Description
Two audio cassettes. C78-57: Side 1: Jordan discusses dishes and foods indigenous to her household, central Northern Florida, and the rest of the South: rice and black-eyed peas, rice and tomatoes, mince meat pie, liver pudding, mustard greens and cornbread dumplings, sweet potato pie, and fruit cobblers. She also explains how to make hog's headcheese. In addition, she talks about preparing and eating polk salad greens, snakes, alligators, raccoon, gopher turtle, frogs' legs, etc. Side 2: Jordan talks about okra, planting by the moon and on Good Friday, Dog Days, delivering babies, home remedies, and root doctors. C78-58: Side 1: On her belief in witchcraft, her feelings on root doctors, on people poisoned and cured by witchcraft, a hurricane that hit Miami in 1927/1928, poisoning with snakes, and palm readers. In addition, Jordan discusses cures for boils, labor pains, childbirth, midwives, morning sickness, etc. Side 2: Jordan talks about her sister's illness and treatment by root doctors, her experiences at the Red Barn restaurant, and an FBI investigation on locals in her area.
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Interview with netmaker Costa Buzier

Interview with netmaker Costa Buzier

Date
1986-11-11
Description
Two audio cassettes. Interview with Buzier at his netmaking shop by Taylor and Hepburn. He discusses his father as a fisher and shrimper; family history; learning the fishing trade; shrimping; clamming; hurricanes; oystering; local businesses; George Kirvin; recreation activities of fishers; oyster canning; Apalachicola life; learning to make nets; net making tools and methods; shrimp trawls; net mending; weather folklore; superstitions; and netmakers like Billy Burbank. Between 1986 and 1987, a partnership between the Florida Folklife Program and the American Folk Center created the Maritime Heritage Survey Project. Focusing on the Gulf and Atlantic fishing cultures, and utilizing photographs, slides, oral histories, and on-site interviews, the survey climaxed with a demonstration area at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival. The three main researchers were Nancy Nusz, Merri Belland, and project director David Taylor. Additional information on the project can be found in Taylor's project files in S 1716.
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Prema Kumar interview for the Duval County Folk Arts in Education Project

Prema Kumar interview for the Duval County Folk Arts in Education Project

Date
1988-08-16
Description
One audio cassette. Prema grew up in Madras, India and moved to the US in 1975. She and her husband run an Asian grocery store. Kumar discusses growing up in India; life in the USA; running an Asian grocery store; Kolam: designs, origins, process, and uses of; Shankaranth (sun worship); other Indian arts; needlework; fabric painting; traditions at the Jacksonville Indian Community; Hinduism; and Indian diversity. Kolam is a traditional Indian art form. It consists of patterns and design created on a flat surface using rice and rice flour trickled with fingers. This was traditionally performed each morning by Indian women outside their home, partly as decoration, partly for use as a bird feeder.
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Santeria Botanica store front in Miami

Santeria Botanica store front in Miami

Date
Description
Two black and white prints. Santeria Botanica's storefront -- a place where believers in Santeria can buy herbs and other supplies. Santeria is a Cuban version of the Yoruba religion. 3 August 1979 See also S 1577, box 16, folder 134.
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Saturday performances at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Reel 2)

Saturday performances at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Reel 2)

Date
1987-05-23
Description
One reel to reel recording. Weather Beliefs in the Fishing Industry Workshop: Commerical fishers (Buzier from Apalachicola, Noles from Crescent City, and Singleton from Mayport) discussed superstitutions, beliefs, and methods of predicitng maritime weather. The folklife area in 1987 focused on Maritime folklife, which stemmed from Taylor's work on the 1986 Maritime Heritage Project, and cooperative project between the FFP and the Library of Congress.
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Saturday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Narrative Stage) (Tape 1)

Saturday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Narrative Stage) (Tape 1)

Date
1996-05-25
Description
One audio cassette tape. Tozzer served as emcee. Mary Johns discusses what she enjoys about Seminole culture, herbalism, Seminole stories, native language and basketry. The audience asks questions related to superstitions, rituals re: women, family life, stories and legends. She tells an excerpt from a story on Seminole migration and how they got their name. The audience asks questions about actors and speaking realistic language.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Botanica Santeria storefrontBotanica Santeria storefrontStill ImageMaterial culture
Stores, retail
Religion
Mysticism
Specialty stores
Belief systems
Beliefs and cultures
Santeria
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Folk medicine demonstration at Jasper elementaryFolk medicine demonstration at Jasper elementaryStill ImageStudents
Demonstrations
Beliefs and cultures
Belief systems
Education
Schools
Practices
Medicine
Natural medicine
Alternative medicine
Health
Healers
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a_s1576_t87-068Friday performances at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Reel 8)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Workshops (Adult education)
Maritime life
Seafood industry
Occupational folklore
Occupational groups
Storytelling
Belief systems
Oral narratives
Beliefs and cultures
Fishers
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a_s1576_t85-155Gospel Workshop in MiamiSoundFolklorists
Singers
Musical groups
Workshops (Adult education)
Gospel (Black)
Gospel music
Gospel songs
African Americans
Interviews
Libraries
Singing
A capella singers
Personal experience narratives
A capella singing
Religious music
Belief systems
Christianity
Religion
Music performance
Performing arts
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a_s1576_02_c78-057Interview with Jamie B. JordanSoundInterviews
Fieldwork
Cooking and dining
Food preparation
Food habits
Life histories
Beliefs and cultures
Fauna
Belief systems
Alternative medicine
Medicine & culture
Domestic arts
Cooks
Healers
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a_s1592_06_tape16Interview with netmaker Costa BuzierSoundFieldwork
Sound recordings
Netmaking
Nets
Fishing nets
Occupational groups
Textile arts
Maritime life
Interviewing
Interviews
Life histories
Oral histories
Oral narratives
Family history
Weather
Ethnometeorology
Beliefs and cultures
Belief systems
Occupational folklore
Shrimpers (persons)
Boats
Hurricanes
Net maker
Fishers
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a_s1618_04_tape20Prema Kumar interview for the Duval County Folk Arts in Education ProjectSoundMerchants
Field recordings
Folk art
Decorative arts
Crafts
Indian Americans
Rice
Belief systems
Grocery stores
Interviews
Oral narratives
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Santeria Botanica store front in MiamiSanteria Botanica store front in MiamiStill ImageStores, retail
Specialty stores
Religion
Santeria
Mysticism
Belief systems
Material culture
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a_s1576_t87-073Saturday performances at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Reel 2)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Workshops (Adult education)
Maritime life
Seafood industry
Occupational folklore
Occupational groups
Weather
Belief systems
Oral narratives
Beliefs and cultures
Fishers
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a_s1576_63_c96-061Saturday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Narrative Stage) (Tape 1)SoundBasket maker
Storytellers
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Oral performance
Oral narratives
Personal experience narratives
Seminole Indians
Native Americans
Health
Alternative medicine
Storytelling
Belief systems
Beliefs and cultures
Family history
Herbs
Healers
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