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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Canoes"
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Interview with boat builder Glen Simmons

Interview with boat builder Glen Simmons

Date
1985-09-05
Description
Two reel to reels (copied onto audio cassette: C86-48 and C86-158.) Interview with Everglades native, hunter, and boat builder Simmons. He discusses hunting alligators; trapping otters and other animals; trading with Seminole Indians; life during the Depression; Everglades drainage; building skiffs; dug out canoes; and camping in the Everglades. The Metro-Dade Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1986 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalas, Nancy Nusz and Laurie Sommers in order to identify folk arts and folk artists for the special folklife area at the 34th Annual Florida Folk Festival. The traditions are mainly Haitian, Jamaican, Mexican, Bahamian, Cuban and Jewish and cover a wide range of skills and art forms.
Collection
O.B. Osceola making cypress canoe

O.B. Osceola making cypress canoe

Date
1978-05
Description
One black and white print. Also duplicated elsewhere. Osceola digging out a cypress log to make a canoe.
Collection
Osceola family

Osceola family

Date
Description
Two black and white prints. The Osceola family at the Stephen Foster Center building a canoe. 1978.
Collection
Demonstration of Seminole Indian canoes and beadwork

Demonstration of Seminole Indian canoes and beadwork

Date
Description
Two black and white prints. Demonstration of Seminole canoe-making and beadwork. The Osceola family was from Naples, Florida. 15 June 1979
Collection
O.B. Osceola carving a canoe at the 1978 Florida Folk Festival

O.B. Osceola carving a canoe at the 1978 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1978-05
Description
One black and white print. Seminole O.B. Osceola demonstrating traditional canoe carving at the 1978 Florida Folk Festival. Canoes were traditionally carved out of cypress trees.
Collection
Friday performances at the 2000 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 5)

Friday performances at the 2000 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 5)

Date
2000-05-26
Description
One audio cassette tape. Stone served as emcee. Sammy Snell continues from C00-66 discussing swamp buggies. Mary Johns discusses Seminole patchwork, growing up in the swamps, dug-out canoes and herbal medicine.
Collection
James E. Billie and family

James E. Billie and family

Date
1985
Description
One color print. Used a Christmas card by the Billies in 1985.
Collection
Seminole canoe makers Bobby Henry and apprentice Danny Wilcox

Seminole canoe makers Bobby Henry and apprentice Danny Wilcox

Date
1988
Description
Three black and white prints, and two color prints. Wilcox served as apprentice to Henry in 1988. Henry grew up on the Tamiami Trail, and learned canoe making from his father. For more on Wilcox and Henry, see S 1644, box 3, folder 9. The Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program began in 1983 with a NEA grant of $22,000. The program provided an opportunity for master folk artists to share technical skills and cultural knowledge with apprentices in order to keep the tradition alive. Apprentices must have had some experience in the tradition and agreed to train for at least six months. The first project director was Blanton Owen, later replaced by folklorist Peter Roller. The program was continued each year through 2003.
Collection
Florida Folklife Area at the 1978 Florida Folk Festival

Florida Folklife Area at the 1978 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1978-05
Description
82 color slides. Each year, the Florida Folk Festival features Florida folk artists in a special area. Often there is a theme to the area. In 1978, folk artists incldued Osceola (1025-1030); Udell (1031-1033); Clark (1034-1035); Hammack (1040-1042) Blackbay (1043-1048); Terry (1049-1052); Holloway (1053-1056); Rivers (1057); Melton (1064-1066); Rojas (1067-1073); Hill (1074-1080); Sheppard (1081); Brown (1084-1090) and Williams (1091-1098).
Collection
Saturday performances at the 2001 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tapes 9-10)

Saturday performances at the 2001 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tapes 9-10)

Date
2001-05-26
Description
Two audio cassette tapes. Richard Seaman, old-time fiddler, discusses his youth and musical types such as the waltz and the hoe-down. ". Bobby Henry, Seminole canoemaker, is also interviewed.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1576_t86-002Interview with boat builder Glen SimmonsSoundBoatbuilders
Fieldwork
Sound recordings
Life histories
Oral histories
Oral narratives
Boatbuilding
Boats and boating
Wetland animals
Swamp animals
Wetlands
Swamps
Nature
Seminole Indians
Native Americans
Alligators
Skiffs
Canoes
Hunting
Animal traps
Trapping
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O.B. Osceola making cypress canoeO.B. Osceola making cypress canoeStill ImageBoatbuilding
Canoes
Cypress
Seminole Indians
Boatbuilders
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Osceola familyOsceola familyStill ImageBoats
Woodwork
Canoes
Material culture
Transportation
Wood craft
Native Americans
Seminole Indians
Boatbuilders
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Demonstration of Seminole Indian canoes and beadworkDemonstration of Seminole Indian canoes and beadworkStill ImageBoats and boating
Boatbuilding
Beadwork
Canoes
Boats
Seminole Indians
Jewelry
Material culture
Craft
Cypress
Woodwork
Boatbuilders
Artisans
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O.B. Osceola carving a canoe at the 1978 Florida Folk FestivalO.B. Osceola carving a canoe at the 1978 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageCanoes
Wood carving
Boats
Woodwork
Woodworking tools
Demonstrations
Native Americans
Seminole Indians
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Trees
Cypress
Boatbuilders
Wood carvers
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a_s1576_82_c00-067Friday performances at the 2000 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 5)SoundCarvers (Decorative artists)
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Oral performance
Personal experience narratives
Seminole Indians
Native Americans
Patchwork
Canoes
Life histories
Hunting
Hunting Equipment and supplies
Hunting stories
Hunters
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James E. Billie and familyJames E. Billie and familyStill ImageFieldwork
Indian reservations
Canoes
Boats
Children
Clothing and dress
Native Americans
Ethnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
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Seminole canoe makers Bobby Henry and apprentice Danny WilcoxSeminole canoe makers Bobby Henry and apprentice Danny WilcoxStill ImageFieldwork
Apprentices
Canoes
Ethnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Native Americans
Cypress
Boatbuilding
Woodwork
Material culture
Indian reservations
Boatbuilders
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Florida Folklife Area at the 1978 Florida Folk FestivalFlorida Folklife Area at the 1978 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageFolk festivals
Demonstrations
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Folklife
Basket making
Musicians
Diddly bow
African Americans
Blues singers
Canoes
Seminole Indians
Needlework
Saws
Whip making
Broom makers
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a_s1576_87_c01-084Saturday performances at the 2001 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tapes 9-10)SoundFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Oral performance
Fiddle music
Old time music
Life histories
Fiddling
Canoes
Woodwork
Fiddlers
Musicians
Boatbuilders
Woodworkers
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