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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 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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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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Saturday program at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 5)

Saturday program at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 5)

Date
1997-05-24
Description
One audio cassette recordings. Mr. and Mrs. Robert J. Rudd, interviewed by Dr. Jan Rosenberg, discuss Mr. Rudd's background in chair-making beginning with mangrove and then switching to cypress. They (primarily Mr. Rudd) discuss the method of building a chair and how to care for one.
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Bobby Johns wood carvings

Bobby Johns wood carvings

Date
1989-01
Description
Seven color slides. Examples of Johns's work, including carved walking canes and wooden handled knives.
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Corbitt Cypress Company sawmill in Jasper, Florida

Corbitt Cypress Company sawmill in Jasper, Florida

Date
Description
Proof sheet with 37 black and white images (located in envelope 1). Index included.
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Corbitt Cypress Company's mulching mill in Jasper, Florida

Corbitt Cypress Company's mulching mill in Jasper, Florida

Date
32513
Description
One photographic print with 37 black and white images (located in enevelope 3). Includes negatives and an index. Images of Corbitt Cypress Company's mulching operations. Supervisor Barbara Dye is pictured in images 30-31.
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Cypress fuirniture maker Robert James Rudd looking for cypress trees

Cypress fuirniture maker Robert James Rudd looking for cypress trees

Date
1987-01-31
Description
Twenty color slides. A former construction worker, Rudd built wicker furniture from cypress. Originally the cypress was local, but as development increased, he began acquiring the wood areas north of him. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Palm Beach County was a joint venture between the Palm Beach County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was conducted between 1986 and 1987 by folklorist Jan Rosenberg with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. The goal was to impart an appreciation of multi-ethnic traditions and provide a sense of place to the mobile student population. The project focused on the Florida Studies component for fourth grade students. The project consisted of field research to identify local traditions and folk artists, a series of five two-day seminars to acquaint teachers with the use of folklore and folk arts, in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist, which included visits by local folk artists. In total, the project involved 15 schools with 779 students.
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Cypress fuirniture maker Robert James Rudd looking for cypress trees

Cypress fuirniture maker Robert James Rudd looking for cypress trees

Date
Description
Six color slides. A former construction worker, Rudd built wicker furniture from cypress. Originally the cypress was local, but as development increased, he began acquiring the wood areas north of him. More of the images can be found in S 1685, volume 2. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Palm Beach County was a joint venture between the Palm Beach County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was conducted between 1986 and 1987 by folklorist Jan Rosenberg with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. The goal was to impart an appreciation of multi-ethnic traditions and provide a sense of place to the mobile student population. The project focused on the Florida Studies component for fourth grade students. The project consisted of field research to identify local traditions and folk artists, a series of five two-day seminars to acquaint teachers with the use of folklore and folk arts, in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist, which included visits by local folk artists. In total, the project involved 15 schools with 779 students.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
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_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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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_s1576_68_c97-075Saturday program at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 5)SoundFurniture maker
Woodworkers
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Oral performance
Life histories
Interviewing
Chairs
Furniture makers
Furniture making
Cypress
Mangrove plants
Trees
Wood craft
Woodwork
Chair-makers
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Bobby Johns wood carvingsBobby Johns wood carvingsStill ImageWood carvers
Material culture
Woodwork
Wood craft
Wood carving
Wood
Art
Cypress
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Corbitt Cypress Company sawmill in Jasper, FloridaCorbitt Cypress Company sawmill in Jasper, FloridaStill ImageSawmills
Wood
Sawmilling
Cypress
Trees
Work
Timber
Occupational groups
Milling
Logging
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Corbitt Cypress Company's mulching mill in Jasper, FloridaCorbitt Cypress Company's mulching mill in Jasper, FloridaStill ImageLoggers
Cypress
Trees
Mulching
Machinery
Mills
Milling
Material culture
Work
Wood
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Cypress fuirniture maker Robert James Rudd looking for cypress treesCypress fuirniture maker Robert James Rudd looking for cypress treesStill ImageFurniture maker
Woodworkers
Fieldwork
Cypress
Swamps
Wetlands
Environment
Trees
Nature
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Cypress fuirniture maker Robert James Rudd looking for cypress treesCypress fuirniture maker Robert James Rudd looking for cypress treesStill ImageFurniture maker
Woodworkers
Fieldwork
Cypress
Swamps
Wetlands
Environment
Trees
Nature
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