87 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Flora"
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Interview with basket maker Lucreaty Clark

Interview with basket maker Lucreaty Clark

Date
1978-04-14
Description
One audio cassette. Side 1: Clarke, born in Jefferson County in 1904, started making white oak baskets when she was 13. She learned to do so from her parents and grandparents and discusses the types of baskets she made and explains how she makes them. She also discusses her grandparents - - who were once slaves - - and talks about the changes Lamont, Florida, has undergone throughout the years. In addition, she talks about planting and harvesting collards, peas, sweet corn, tomatoes, okra, and snap beans, and she discusses cooking collards and snap beans. Side 2: Clarke continues her discussion on foods and wild plants like the palm tree bud [??], polk salad (poisonous), elephant ears, tanion, and pepper grass. Also, she describes home remedies such as mint, ragweed, tallow, turpentine and camphos, castor oil and turpentine, cow water (for whooping cough), "Yellow Gal" (for fever), asaphidity bag. Further, she talks about growing up on a plantation, travels to Syracuse, New York, New Jersey, and Naples, Florida, talks about her relatives, and discusses finishing baskets by soaking them in water for a brown finish.
Collection
Interviews and recordings of Homosassa Springs tour boat drivers

Interviews and recordings of Homosassa Springs tour boat drivers

Date
1981-07-30
Description
Two audio cassettes. C81-34 consists of a recording of Strube's boat tour. The second tape (C81-35) features Strube and ther drivers discussing their tours and the park. The tour guides discuss the park's natural foliage, plus the birds, a hippopotamus, crocodiles, and other animals that also make up the park.
Collection
Interview with herbalist LaVerne Zipperer

Interview with herbalist LaVerne Zipperer

Date
1983-11-03
Description
One audio cassette. Side A Ms. Zipperer talks about her early childhood and things she learned; speaks of her children and two husbands; talks about getting 5 adopted children and 16 foster children for a total of 32 children; making a living to support the family by farming and public work; family property they live on; discusses various herbal remedies treating ailments such as infection, venereal disease, pneumonia, burns, colds; homemade shampoo; planting by the moon; talks about her parents' backgrounds; Indian and Spanish backgrounds in her family; family tradition of net making; husband taught her farming, she taught him net-making; talks about her grandmother's Indian herbal cures; strange cures. Side B Discusses natural cures further; discusses natural vs. non-natural childbirth; delivering 4 of her grandchildren; delivering animal babies; talks about making hoghead cheese.
Collection
Saturday program at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 1)

Saturday program at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 1)

Date
1997-05-24
Description
One audio cassette recordings. Dr. Maude Scott, with a Ph.D in herbal study from Alabama, is interviewed by Bob Stone. She discusses her background as well as herbs and how they are good for various aspects of one's health. Her focus seems to be on homeopathic remedies. She also talks about her mentor from Alabama, Lloyd Clayton. Amma Essandoh discusses textile traditions from Ghana. She especially discusses how textile patterns and designs, what one wears, communicates things about that person's life.
Collection
Sunday program at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 4)

Sunday program at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 4)

Date
1997-05-25
Description
One audio cassette recording. Jerrilyn McGregory, author of Wiregrass Folklife, is interviewed by Laurie Sommers. She discusses wiregrass and the ecological threat it faces as well as Deep South traditions of "wiregrass country". She also describes the types of people she met in her research, differences between the roles for men and women in this area, the evolution of shaped-note singing and African-American funerary customs.
Collection
Wakulla Springs glass-bottom boat tour (and interview) by Donald (Frog) Edwards

Wakulla Springs glass-bottom boat tour (and interview) by Donald (Frog) Edwards

Date
1980-11-08
Description
One reel to reel. Features a glass-bottom boat tour spiel conducted by Edwards. He discusses various animals, birds, and trees on the tour, history of the attraction, legends of the springs, Henry the pole vaulting fish, and other natural features. Afterwards, he gives a brief interview in which he talks about working at Wakulla, past work experience, the other boat guides, Henry the pole-vaulting fish, and how he learned the trade. Boat tours have been given at the springs on since the late 1800s. Many of the 1980s drivers were descendents of those early drivers, and provide some of the same folk tales. One tale/feature was Henry the Pole Vaulting Fish, a bass fish that jumped over a pole (actually scratching its gills). The springs was developed as a tourist attraction in the 1930s (and became a Florida state park in 1987.) Images of some of the drivers can be found in S 1577, v. 7.
Collection
Interview with Wakulla Springs boat driver Wilbert Gavin

Interview with Wakulla Springs boat driver Wilbert Gavin

Date
1980-11-08
Description
One reel to reel. Gavin discusses snakes, tourists, joking on the tours, Northerners vs. native Floridians, tall tales, rhymes, selling used cars, and white boatmen versus African American boatmen. Boat tours have been given at the springs since the late 1800s. Many of the 1980s drivers were descendents of those early drivers, and provide some of the same folk tales. The springs was developed as a tourist attraction in the 1930s, and became a Florida state park in 1987. Images of the drivers can be found in S 1577, v. 7.
Collection
Wakulla Springs glass bottom boat tour by Wilbert Gavin

Wakulla Springs glass bottom boat tour by Wilbert Gavin

Date
1980-11-08
Description
One reel to reel. Features a glass-bottom boat tour spiel conducted by Gavin. He discusses various animals, birds, and trees on the tour, history of the attraction, legends of the springs, Henry the pole vaulting fish, and other natural features. Boat tours have been given at the springs on since the late 1800s. Many of the 1980s drivers were descendents of those early drivers, and provide some of the same folk tales. One tale/feature was Henry the Pole Vaulting Fish, a bass fish that jumped over a pole (actually scratching its gills). The springs was developed as a tourist attraction in the 1930s (and became a Florida state park in 1987.) Images of some of the drivers can be found in S 1577, v. 7.
Collection
Wakulla Springs jungle cruise boat tour by James A. Moretz

Wakulla Springs jungle cruise boat tour by James A. Moretz

Date
1980-11-08
Description
One reel to reel. This was the second boat tour by Moretz recorded by the FFP -- the first can be found on T81-1. Features a jungle cruise tour spiel conducted by Moretz. He discusses various animals, birds, and trees on the tour, history of the attraction, legends of the springs, and other natural features. Boat tours have been given at the springs on since the late 1800s. Many of the 1980s drivers were descendents of those early drivers, and provide some of the same folk tales. The springs was developed as a tourist attraction in the 1930s (and became a Florida state park in 1987.) Images of the drivers can be found in S 1577, v. 7.
Collection
Wakulla Springs jungle cruise boat tour by Donald (Frog) Edwards

Wakulla Springs jungle cruise boat tour by Donald (Frog) Edwards

Date
1980-11-08
Description
One reel to reel. Features a jungle cruise tour spiel conducted by Edwards. He discusses various animals, birds, and trees on the tour, history of the attraction, legends of the springs, and other natural features. Boat tours have been given at the springs on since the late 1800s. Many of the 1980s drivers were descendents of those early drivers, and provide some of the same folk tales. The springs was developed as a tourist attraction in the 1930s (and became a Florida state park in 1987.) Images of the drivers can be found in S 1577, v. 7.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1576_02_c78-047Interview with basket maker Lucreaty ClarkSoundBasket maker
Interviews
Basket work
Basket making
Basketry
African Americans
White oak
Family history
Life histories
Agriculture
Family farming
Seed crops
Food preparation
Food habits
Plants
Flora
Harvesting
Healers
Medicine
Fieldwork
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a_s1576_05_c81-034Interviews and recordings of Homosassa Springs tour boat driversSoundFieldwork
Boat drivers
Boat driving
Boats and boating
Springs
Fishes
Fauna
Flora
Interviews
Tours
Tourism
Ecotourism
Boat driver
Tour guides (Persons)
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a_s1576_13_c84-060Interview with herbalist LaVerne ZippererSoundHerbalists
Fieldwork
Interviews
Oral histories
Life histories
Marriage
Health
Herbs
Flora
Diseases
Childbirth
Family history
Natural childbirth
Healers
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a_s1576_67_c97-071Saturday program at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 1)SoundNeedleworkers
Herbalists
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Oral performance
Life histories
Interviewing
Herbs
Alternative medicine
Medicine & culture
Natural medicine
Healers
Flora
Plants
Arts, Ghanaian
African Americans
Ghanaian Americans
Needlework
Textiles
Textile arts
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a_s1576_68_c97-089Sunday program at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 4)SoundAuthors
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Oral performance
Life histories
Interviewing
Flora
Wiregrass
Grasses
Ecology
Environment
Plants
Shape note singing
Folklife
Folklorists
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a_s1576_t81-002Wakulla Springs glass-bottom boat tour (and interview) by Donald (Frog) EdwardsSoundFieldwork
Boats and boating
Oral performance
Ecotourism
Tourism
Tours
Boat drivers
Transportation
Springs
Attractions
Interviews
Waterways
Fauna
Flora
Occupational folklore
Occupational training
Boat driver
Orators
Tour guides (Persons)
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a_s1576_t81-003Interview with Wakulla Springs boat driver Wilbert GavinSoundFieldwork
Boats and boating
Oral performance
Ecotourism
Tourism
Tours
Boat drivers
Transportation
Springs
Attractions
Interviews
Waterways
Fauna
Flora
Occupational folklore
Occupational training
Boat driver
Orators
Tour guides (Persons)
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a_s1576_t81-004Wakulla Springs glass bottom boat tour by Wilbert GavinSoundBoat driver
Orators
Fieldwork
Boats and boating
Oral performance
Ecotourism
Tourism
Tours
Boat drivers
Transportation
Springs
Attractions
Interviews
Waterways
Fauna
Flora
Occupational folklore
Occupational training
Glass bottom boats
Tour guides (Persons)
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a_s1576_t81-005Wakulla Springs jungle cruise boat tour by James A. MoretzSoundBoat driver
Orators
Fieldwork
Boats and boating
Oral performance
Ecotourism
Tourism
Tours
Boat drivers
Transportation
Springs
Attractions
Interviews
Waterways
Fauna
Flora
Occupational folklore
Occupational training
Tour guides (Persons)
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a_s1576_t81-006Wakulla Springs jungle cruise boat tour by Donald (Frog) EdwardsSoundBoat driver
Orators
Fieldwork
Boats and boating
Oral performance
Ecotourism
Tourism
Tours
Boat drivers
Transportation
Springs
Attractions
Interviews
Waterways
Fauna
Flora
Occupational folklore
Occupational training
Tour guides (Persons)
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