101 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Ethnicity, Seminole"
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Albert Devane with Seminoles Billy Bowlegs III and Josie Billie at the Florida Folk Festival

Albert Devane with Seminoles Billy Bowlegs III and Josie Billie at the Florida Folk Festival

Date
1950
Description
One color print. Located in envelope #2.
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Alice Billie sewing in a Miami public library

Alice Billie sewing in a Miami public library

Date
1984-04-17
Description
Twenty color slides. Images of Seminole Alice Billie sewing traditional Seminole clothing at a Miami public library. Part of a National Endowment for the Arts funded folklife program, presented at various libraries across the state, using local talent. A few of the images of Billie sewing can be found on the Florida photographic Collection website.
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Annie Bert making baskets at Miccosukee Indian Reservation

Annie Bert making baskets at Miccosukee Indian Reservation

Date
1987-09
Description
Seven color slides. Images are dark. Bert was born approximately in 1925. She spoke little English. She made coiled sweetgrass baskets. Used newer grass, using cotton thread. She made basket bottoms out of palmetto fiber. The Florida Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1987 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalis, Steve Fragos, 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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Betty Mae Jumper performing at the 1975 Florida Folk Festival

Betty Mae Jumper performing at the 1975 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1975-08
Description
Nine color slides.
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Betty Mae Jumper speaking at the Stephen Foster Center amphitheater

Betty Mae Jumper speaking at the Stephen Foster Center amphitheater

Date
1990
Description
One color print. Jumper, of Hollywood Seminole Reservation, was the first female leader of the Seminole Tribal Council. She was also the first to receive a high school diploma, accomplished in Cherokee, North Carolina. She won the 1994 Florida Folk Heritage Award posthumously.
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Bill Osceola Jr. wrestling alligator at 8th Annual American Indian Days festival

Bill Osceola Jr. wrestling alligator at 8th Annual American Indian Days festival

Date
1987-11-22
Description
Four color slides. The Southwest Florida Folk Arts Project was conducted under the direction of Barbara Beauchamp in two phases: 12 November 1987 through 31 January 1988 by Debbie Fant; and in February 1988 by Nancy Nusz. Using a 35mm camera and a Sony tape recorder, and funded through a NEA grant, the two fieldworkers spoke with over fifty informants in Manatee, Sarasota, Lee, Collier, and Charlotte counties, resulting in 20 participants chosen for a special SW Florida folklife area at the 36th Annual Florida Folk Festival.
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Bill Osceola Jr. wrestling alligator at 8th Annual American Indian Days festival

Bill Osceola Jr. wrestling alligator at 8th Annual American Indian Days festival

Date
1987-11-22
Description
One proof with six black and white images. The Southwest Florida Folk Arts Project was conducted under the direction of Barbara Beauchamp in two phases: 12 November 1987 through 31 January 1988 by Debbie Fant; and in February 1988 by Nancy Nusz. Using a 35mm camera and a Sony tape recorder, and funded through a NEA grant, the two fieldworkers spoke with over fifty informants in Manatee, Sarasota, Lee, Collier, and Charlotte counties, resulting in 20 participants chosen for a special SW Florida folklife area at the 36th Annual Florida Folk Festival.
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Billy Bowlegs III

Billy Bowlegs III

Date
1960
Description
Two color slides. A famed Seminole hunting guide and healer, Billy Bowlegs III lived to 102. He demonstrated Seminole culture at several of the early Florida Folk Festivals. Recordings of Bowlegs can be found in S 1576. The images were gathered for the Florida Folklife Program's Seminole Slide and Tape Project, a program sponsored by the American Express Company in 1982-1983 to create two educational slide/tape programs for use by schools, community groups, and other educational outlets. One program dealt with sweetgrass basket making; the other on traditional Seminole patchwork. Recordings of the finished program tapes can be found in S 1576, Box 10. Teacher guides, program scripts, and documentation of the project can be found in S 1595, Box 1.
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Blues singer Bo Diddley with others at the 1995 Florida Folk Festival

Blues singer Bo Diddley with others at the 1995 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1995-05-27
Description
Two proof sheets with sixty-seven black and white images, plus negatives. Images of Diddley performing on the amphitheater, along with Remembranzas del Conuco, a Cuban guajiro decima group, and Seminole singer-guitarist James Billie. Diddley was one of earliest and most influential rock and roll performer sin the 1950s, creating a riff-driven sound that can be found in contemporaries such as Buddy Holly and Rolling Stones, as well as the harder rock bands of the 1970s and 1980s. Originally a classical violinist, Diddley turned to blues and rock, eventually signing with Chess records. He was known for his live performers and influence than for his hits. One of his trademarks was a square guitar. Though born in Mississippi, by 1995, he resided in Archer, Florida. At the time, singer-guitarist Billie was president of the Seminole Tribe of Florida. The Decima musical tradition was a 10-line improvised verse dating back to the 17th Century. Diddley's performance can be found in S 1576, box 44, tapes D95-29 and D95-30.
Collection
Details of chickee construction

Details of chickee construction

Date
1984
Description
Eight black and white prints. Details of a Seminole chickee. Images taken at Scott Ranch, north of Lake Okeechobee -- site of a Green Corn Dance ceremony.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Albert Devane with Seminoles Billy Bowlegs III and Josie Billie at the Florida Folk FestivalAlbert Devane with Seminoles Billy Bowlegs III and Josie Billie at the Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageFestivals
Folklore revival festivals
Folk festivals
Native Americans
Ethnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Clothing and dress
Hats
Patchwork
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Alice Billie sewing in a Miami public libraryAlice Billie sewing in a Miami public libraryStill ImageEthnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Sewing
Native Americans
Textiles
Demonstrations
Textile arts
Clothing and dress
Material culture
Domestic arts
Equipment, domestic arts
Libraries
Needleworkers
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Annie Bert making baskets at Miccosukee Indian ReservationAnnie Bert making baskets at Miccosukee Indian ReservationStill ImageNeedleworkers
Fieldwork
Material culture
Ethnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Mikasuki Indians
Native Americans
Patchwork
Decorative arts
Textile arts
Indian reservations
Sewing
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Betty Mae Jumper performing at the 1975 Florida Folk FestivalBetty Mae Jumper performing at the 1975 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageNeedleworkers
Orators
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Ethnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Native Americans
Demonstrations
Public speaking
Needlework
Sewing
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Betty Mae Jumper speaking at the Stephen Foster Center amphitheaterBetty Mae Jumper speaking at the Stephen Foster Center amphitheaterStill ImageStorytellers
Orators
Public speaking
Ethnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Native Americans
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Bill Osceola Jr. wrestling alligator at 8th Annual American Indian Days festivalBill Osceola Jr. wrestling alligator at 8th Annual American Indian Days festivalStill ImagePerformers
Wrestlers
Fieldwork
Ethnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Native Americans
Alligators
Performing arts
Entertainers
Animals
Festivals
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Bill Osceola Jr. wrestling alligator at 8th Annual American Indian Days festivalBill Osceola Jr. wrestling alligator at 8th Annual American Indian Days festivalStill ImagePerformers
Wrestlers
Fieldwork
Ethnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Native Americans
Alligators
Performing arts
Entertainers
Animals
Festivals
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Billy Bowlegs IIIBilly Bowlegs IIIStill ImageEthnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Clothing and dress
Native Americans
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Blues singer Bo Diddley with others at the 1995 Florida Folk FestivalBlues singer Bo Diddley with others at the 1995 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageGuitarist
Musical groups
Performers
Folklore revival festivals
Folk festivals
Music
Performing arts
African Americans
String instruments
Guitarists
Rock music
Musical instruments
Arts, Cuban
Cuban Americans
Ethnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Native Americans
Decimas, Cuban American (Spanish)
Blues singers
Musicians
Singers
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Details of chickee constructionDetails of chickee constructionStill ImageFieldwork
Ranches
Chickee
Thatch roofs
Architecture
Structures
Native Americans
Ethnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Buildings
Woodwork
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