37 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Cypress"
Hank Whisnant demonstrating cypress furniture making for students at Lake City Junior High School, East

Hank Whisnant demonstrating cypress furniture making for students at Lake City Junior High School, East

Date
1982-02-22
Description
Twenty-eight color slides. Working outside from the back of his pick-up truck, Whisnant demonstrated furniture making from cypress. The Folk Arts in Schools Project in Columbia and Hamilton County was a joint venture between the county school systems and the Florida Folklife Program. The project consisted of field research to identify local traditions and folk artists, and in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist, which included visits by local folk artists.
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Interview with Ethel Santiago on Seminole cooking and food

Interview with Ethel Santiago on Seminole cooking and food

Date
1984
Description
Three reel to reels. Santiago discuss and demonstrates Seminole cooking. She discusses fry bread, sofkee, clan systems, proper creation and maintenance of log fireplaces (use cypress and oak), boiling, proper welcoming of guests, role of men and women and children in food preparation, cooking training, use of corn, cooking in different weather, use of fire, and stories/beliefs connected with cooking. The Seminole Video Project was a joint project between the Florida Folklife Program and WFSU-TV. Completed in Spring 1984, and financed by a Florida Endowment for the Humanities grant with the support of the Seminole Tribe of Florida, the project culminated in a thirty-minute documentary entitled "Four Corners of the Earth" which profiled Ethel Santiago, a Seminole craftswoman and Tribal representative. The program addressed such issues as cultural retention within contemporary society; the role of women in Seminole society; traditional Seminole foods, arts, and medicine; and the changing emphasis on clan affiliations. The project covered Seminoles on the Big Cypress and Hollywood Reservations and at Immokalee, Florida. Raw video footage, along with the finished product, can be found in S 1615, V84-16 through V-84-24. Images from the project can be found in S 1577, v. 23, slides S83-2994 - S83-3020.
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Interview with furniture maker George Wilson

Interview with furniture maker George Wilson

Date
1983-03-28
Description
One audio cassette. Mr. Wilson discusses family history; how he learned to build furniture from his father; where his father learned; how his family became involved in building cypress furniture; moving from Tampa to Lee, Florida; how he makes his furniture; why he stays in the business; time it takes to build a chair; alteration in furniture design; other family involved in the business; experiences in the woods while cutting trees for furniture; names of furniture pieces (Nusz notes that Mr. Wilson worked as he was interviewed).
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Interview with Maybelle (Stokes) Parker

Interview with Maybelle (Stokes) Parker

Date
1985-02-12
Description
One audio cassette. Interview with Mrs. Maybelle Stokes Parker, a former fish house owner on the St. Johns River. She discusses the effects of sport fishing on the commercial fish trade; fishing regulations; water hyacinths; Depression-era life; her husband's early work in timber; seining; catfishing; and running a fishhouse. In winter 1985, the Bureau contracted with two folklorists to conduct a folk arts survey of the St. Johns River basin in northeastern Florida. The St. Johns River is the largest and most used river in Florida, supporting much river commerce as well as a modest amount of commercial fishing. Folklorists Mary Anne McDonald and Kathleen Figgen conducted the survey from January through March 1985 under the direction of Folklife Coordinator Blanton Owen and Bureau Chief Ormond Loomis. Documentation compiled in the survey was used to prepare and present the 'St. Johns River Basin Folklife Area' at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival.
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Interview with woodworker Tom Gaskins, owner of the Cypress Knee Museum

Interview with woodworker Tom Gaskins, owner of the Cypress Knee Museum

Date
1987-01-15
Description
Four audio cassettes. 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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Nell Brodus making cypress furniture at the Florida Folk Festival

Nell Brodus making cypress furniture at the Florida Folk Festival

Date
1987-05-24
Description
Eighteen color slides. Nell Brodus making cypress furniture at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival.
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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.
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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.
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Painter Pharaoh Baker and Cypress furniture

Painter Pharaoh Baker and Cypress furniture

Date
1979-05-27
Description
One proof sheet (plus negatives). Baker with his art work at his home (taken by Belland). Cypress furniture made by Whisnant (taken by Marhsall). For more images of Whisnant's furniture, see S 1577, volume 11, slides S82-947 - S82-951. The Folk Arts in Schools Project in Columbia and Hamilton County was a joint venture between the county school systems and the Florida Folklife Program. The project consisted of field research to identify local traditions and folk artists, and in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist, which included visits by local folk artists.
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Robert Rudd and his apprentice Neil Brooks making bent cypress furniture

Robert Rudd and his apprentice Neil Brooks making bent cypress furniture

Date
1986-10
Description
109 color slides. Rudd and Brooks making wicker (bent cypress) furniture. Includes images of the entire process from gathering cypress tress and cutting the wood to constructing the furniture and finally having them on display at the Stephen Foster Center. Slides S93-05, S93-06, S93-16, and S93-66 are missing. 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, who was later replaced by folklorist Peter Roller. The program was continued each year through 2003.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Hank Whisnant demonstrating cypress furniture making for students at Lake City Junior High School, EastHank Whisnant demonstrating cypress furniture making for students at Lake City Junior High School, EastStill ImageFurniture maker
Education
Schools
Teaching of folklore
Teenagers
Furniture makers
Students
Demonstrations
Furniture
Wicker furniture
Cypress
Chairs
Chair-makers
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a_s1576_t84-127Interview with Ethel Santiago on Seminole cooking and foodSoundFieldwork
Documentary videos
Interviews
Ethnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Indian reservations
Native Americans
Food preparation
Cooking and dining
Demonstrations
Seminole cookery
Corn
Bread
Fireplaces
Fire
Religious rites
Cypress
Oak
Pots
Storytelling
Clans
Cookware
Cookery (Corn)
Boiling (Cookery)
Beliefs and cultures
Cooks
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a_s1576_13_c84-053Interview with furniture maker George WilsonSoundFurniture maker
Fieldwork
Interviews
Oral histories
Furniture makers
Furniture making
Cypress
Woodwork
Furniture
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a_s1714_04_tape35Interview with Maybelle (Stokes) ParkerSoundFieldwork
Interviewing
Interviews
Sound recording
Labor
Occupational groups
Fisheries
Selling
Specialty stores
Maritime life
Stores, retail
Life histories
Oral histories
Oral narratives
Rivers
Water hyacinth
Timber
Cypress
Seining
Fishers
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a_s1708_04_tape12Interview with woodworker Tom Gaskins, owner of the Cypress Knee MuseumSoundFieldwork
Museum collection
Museums
Cypress
Woodwork
Trees
Decorative arts
Exhibits
Material culture
Tourism
Oral histories
Oral narratives
Life histories
Interviews
Sound recordings
Woodworkers
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Nell Brodus making cypress furniture at the Florida Folk FestivalNell Brodus making cypress furniture at the Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Furniture
Material culture
Woodwork
Carpentry
Demonstrations
Cypress
Household items
Furniture maker
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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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O.B. Osceola making cypress canoeO.B. Osceola making cypress canoeStill ImageBoatbuilding
Canoes
Cypress
Seminole Indians
Boatbuilders
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Painter Pharaoh Baker and Cypress furniturePainter Pharaoh Baker and Cypress furnitureStill ImageArtists
Furniture maker
Fieldwork
Sculpture
Art
African Americans
Decorative arts
Painting
Furniture
Cypress
Chairs
Material culture
Wood craft
Woodwork
Painters
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Robert Rudd and his apprentice Neil Brooks making bent cypress furnitureRobert Rudd and his apprentice Neil Brooks making bent cypress furnitureStill ImageFurniture maker
Woodworkers
Fieldwork
Furniture
Furniture makers
Cypress
Chairs
Woodwork
Apprentices
Material culture
Flora
Plants
Wicker furniture
Chair-makers
Exhibits
Tree felling
Trees
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