80 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Flora"
Recording of Agnes Cypress and Susie Billie identifying medicinal herbs

Recording of Agnes Cypress and Susie Billie identifying medicinal herbs

Date
1985-03-28
Description
Two audio cassettes. Recording of Billie and Cypress identifying medicinal herbs and discussing their uses. For images of the identifications, see S 1577, v. 31. 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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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.
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Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Flowers and Shrubs

Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Flowers and Shrubs

Date
1961
Description
One reel to reel recording (11:51). Program on the daylilies (hemerocallis) grown at the 243-acre Stephen Foster Memorial. Park manager and curator Foster Barnes, who was also an avid gardener, discusses the flower. These programs were created in the early 1960s by the Stephen Foster Memorial to promote the park and its activities, as well as to educate the public about Stephen Foster and Florida folk music.
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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.
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Wakulla Springs glass bottom boat tours (and interview) by Tommy (Hawk) Jackson

Wakulla Springs glass bottom boat tours (and interview) by Tommy (Hawk) Jackson

Date
1980-11-09
Description
Two reel to reels. Recordings of two glass-bottom boat tour spiels conducted by Jackson. 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.
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Wakulla Springs jungle cruise boat tours by Wilbert Gavin

Wakulla Springs jungle cruise boat tours by Wilbert Gavin

Date
1980-11-08
Description
Two reel to reels. Recordings of two jungle cruise tours conducted by Gavin. 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.
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Ada Mickler and her palmetto hats

Ada Mickler and her palmetto hats

Date
1988-10
Description
Twenty color slides. Images created as fieldwork for the Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program. 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, later replaced by folklorist Peter Roller. The program was continued each year through 2003.
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Arthur Bailey inspecting and marking a logging site

Arthur Bailey inspecting and marking a logging site

Date
1989-01
Description
Twenty-one color slides. Bailey was a timber cruiser --a person hired by a wood products company, or a government employee, who locates standing crops of timber and estimates their yield of lumber.
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Boat driver Captain Fred Jokler giving a glass bottom boat tour at Silver Springs

Boat driver Captain Fred Jokler giving a glass bottom boat tour at Silver Springs

Date
1980
Description
One proof sheet with thirty-six black and white images. Images of a glass bottom boat tour at Silver Springs, a popular tourist attraction in Central Florida. These images document a typical river boat tour at the park. Date: Fall 1980.
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Boat driver Captain Spil giving a glass bottom boat tour at Silver Springs

Boat driver Captain Spil giving a glass bottom boat tour at Silver Springs

Date
1980
Description
One proof sheet with thirty-six black and white images. Images of a glass bottom boat tour at Silver Springs, a popular tourist attraction in Central Florida. These images document a typical river boat tour at the park. Date: Fall 1980.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1640_20_tape04Recording of Agnes Cypress and Susie Billie identifying medicinal herbsSoundInterviews
Sound recordings
Ethnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Native Americans
Healers
Health
Herbs
Plants
Flora
Medicine
Natural medicine
Alternative medicine
Healer
Herbalists
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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_s2042_sfm_05Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Flowers and ShrubsSoundPark managers
Gardeners
Horticulturalists
Radio
Radio programs, Public service
Radio programs
Plants
Gardens
Gardening
Flora
Flowers
Daylilies
Hemerocallis fulva
Interviewing on radio
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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_t81-008Wakulla Springs glass bottom boat tours (and interview) by Tommy (Hawk) JacksonSoundBoat 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_t81-007Wakulla Springs jungle cruise boat tours 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
Tour guides (Persons)
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Ada Mickler and her palmetto hatsAda Mickler and her palmetto hatsStill ImageArtisans
Fieldwork
Palm frond weaving
Palmetto weaving
Hats
Plants
Flora
Minorcans
Craft
Material culture
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Arthur Bailey inspecting and marking a logging siteArthur Bailey inspecting and marking a logging siteStill ImageLoggers
Fieldwork
Forests and forestry
Flora
Occupational groups
Workplace
Trees
Timber
Pine
Nature
Labor
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Boat driver Captain Fred Jokler giving a glass bottom boat tour at Silver SpringsBoat driver Captain Fred Jokler giving a glass bottom boat tour at Silver SpringsStill ImageBoats
Springs
Ecotourism
Tourism
Tourists
Rivers
Flora
Workers
Workplace
Labor
Storytellers
Wildlife watching industry
Occupational groups
Oral performance
Oral communication
Glass bottom boats
Boat driver
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Boat driver Captain Spil giving a glass bottom boat tour at Silver SpringsBoat driver Captain Spil giving a glass bottom boat tour at Silver SpringsStill ImageBoats
Springs
Ecotourism
Tourism
Tourists
Rivers
Flora
Workers
Workplace
Labor
Storytellers
Wildlife watching industry
Occupational groups
Oral performance
Oral communication
Glass bottom boats
Boat driver
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