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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Ferns"
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Duplicate imges from the 1985 St. Johns River Survey

Duplicate imges from the 1985 St. Johns River Survey

Date
1985
Description
Six black and whites (plus negatives). Images were made from slides created by folklorist Figgen during the St. Johns River Survey. All were labeled P86-5. Includes image of Vicki Grimm making pinatas, fern farm (from S85-1654), Mexican Americans dancing at party (from S85-1527), Pinatas for sale (from S85-1857), painting of the Virgin of Guadalupe (from S85-1640), and of men playing dominoes (from S85-1096). 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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Fern Farm

Fern Farm

Date
1985-03-01
Description
One proof sheet, with 31 black & white image s(plus negatives). Images of Marie Castillo, Rosario Reyes, and Jose Luis Caro harvesting ferns. a typical fern farm owned by Bonnie Jones, located in an area known as the fern belt. Ferns were often used by Mexican Americans as food additives, called herba. In winter 1985, the Bureau joined 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.
Collection
Fern Farm

Fern Farm

Date
1985-03-01
Description
Twenty color slides. Images of a typical fern farm owned by Bonnie Jones, located in an area known as the fern belt. The ferns are under plastic wrap to protect them from freezing. Many of the plants are brown from the recent January freeze. Ferns were often used by Mexican Americans as food additives, called herba. In winter 1985, the Bureau joined 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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Friday performances at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Reel 4)

Friday performances at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Reel 4)

Date
1985-05-24
Description
One reel to reel recording. Folklorist Owens served as emcee. Corrido music consist of ballads/narrative songs that roiginated in Mexico in the mid-1800s. Folklorist Figgen served as moderator for the workshop. The workshop came out of research for the St. Johns River Survey. Grimm discussed pinata making, Castillo talked aboau farming ferns, and Castillo discussed taco making. Folklorist McDonald introduced Thompson. Thompson was from Hastings.
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Interview with fern farm worker Marie Castillo

Interview with fern farm worker Marie Castillo

Date
1985-01-20
Description
One audio cassette. Interview with fernery worker Marie Castillo, a Mexican migrant. Recorded in her kitchen, Castillo discussed Mexican migration patterns; fern farming; pinata making; religion; adjusting to Florida; family history; music; and community rites. 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 fern grower James Taylor

Interview with fern grower James Taylor

Date
1985-03-05
Description
One audio cassette. Interview with fern farmer Taylor, who discusses why Pierson was the center of fern belt; history of fern farming; laborers used on such farms; labor involved in growing ferns; selling ferns; his family history; and Latino workers. 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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Susie Billie teaching Agness Cypress Seminole herbal healing

Susie Billie teaching Agness Cypress Seminole herbal healing

Date
1984-03-16
Description
140 color slides. Billie and Cypress were participants in the second year of the apprenticeship program. Images include the gathering of herbs and plants, forests around the reservation, and preparing medicine. Also includes images of folklorist Owen. 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.
Collection
Susie Billie teaching Agness Cypress Seminole herbal healing

Susie Billie teaching Agness Cypress Seminole herbal healing

Date
1984-12
Description
Six proof sheets with 221 black and white images (plus negatives). Billie and Cypress were participants in the second year of the apprenticeship program. Images are of the gathering of herbs and plants, forests around the reservation, and preparing medicine. For images, see S 1577, v. 31. Also includes images of folklorist Owen. 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 until 2003.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Duplicate imges from the 1985 St. Johns River SurveyDuplicate imges from the 1985 St. Johns River SurveyStill ImageArtisans
Farmers
Fieldwork
Dominoes
Pinatas
Material culture
Agriculture
Ferns
Latinos
Recreation
Leisure
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Fern FarmFern FarmStill ImageFieldwork
Occupational groups
Farms
Ferns
Herbs
Mexican Americans
Flora
Agriculture
Plants
Harvesting
Farm workers
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Fern FarmFern FarmStill ImageFieldwork
Farming
Ferns
Flora
Agriculture
Plants
Food habits
Mexican American cookery
Farmer
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a_s1576_t85-112Friday performances at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Reel 4)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Music performance
Singing
Corridos
Performing arts
Ballads
Guitar music
Guitarists
Arts, Mexican
Mexican Americans
Folk music Mexico
Latinos
Music Latin America
Ethnicity, Mexico
Workshops (Adult education)
Pinatas
Leisure
Ferns
Oral education
Farming
Tacos
Cookery, Mexican
Cooking and dining
Agriculture
African Americans
Blues (Music)
Musicians
Singers
Bluegrass musicians
Bands (Music)
Cooks
Artisans
Guitarist
Blues singers
Farm workers
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a_s1714_03_tape14Interview with fern farm worker Marie CastilloSoundFarm workers
Fieldwork
Interviewing
Interviews
Oral narratives
Oral histories
Life histories
Farming
Ferns
Crops
Cookery, Mexican
Occupational groups
Occupational folklore
Mexican American cookery
Mexican Americans
Community culture
Community rites
Pinatas
Cooking and dining
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a_s1714_04_tape62Interview with fern grower James TaylorSoundFieldwork
Interviewing
Interviews
Sound recording
Labor
Occupational groups
Ferns
Crops
Farm life
Agriculture
Farming
Life histories
Oral histories
Oral narratives
Farmer
Farm workers
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Susie Billie teaching Agness Cypress Seminole herbal healingSusie Billie teaching Agness Cypress Seminole herbal healingStill ImageHealer
Apprentices
Teaching of folklore
Native Americans
Seminole Indians
Ethnicity, Seminole
Herbs
Plants
Flora
Alternative medicine
Healers
Natural medicine
Forests and forestry
Ferns
Cooking and dining
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Susie Billie teaching Agness Cypress Seminole herbal healingSusie Billie teaching Agness Cypress Seminole herbal healingStill ImageHealer
Herbalists
Apprentices
Teaching of folklore
Native Americans
Seminole Indians
Ethnicity, Seminole
Herbs
Healers
Plants
Flora
Alternative medicine
Natural medicine
Forests and forestry
Ferns
Cooking and dining
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