80 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Flora"
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.
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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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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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Boat driver David Faison giving a jungle cruise tour at Silver Springs

Boat driver David Faison giving a jungle cruise tour at Silver Springs

Date
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 George Bower river tour at Wakulla Springs

Boat Driver George Bower river tour at Wakulla Springs

Date
1980
Description
One proof sheet with thirty-six black and white images. Images of a boat at Wakulla Springs, a popular tourist attraction located just south of Tallahassee. These images document George Bowers, originally of Macon, Georgia, giving a river boat tour. This tour travelled a mile or so down the Wakulla River to showcase the natural fauna and flora of the springs. In 1986, the site became a state park. 1-3, 5-8, 10-12, 15-18, 21-23: Geroge Bower giving tour; 4, 13-14: Alligator on river; 9: Anhinga (snake bird/water turkey); 19: Tarzan tree; 20: River view: 24-31: Springs and the tour boats: 32-36: Equipment in boat. Date: Fall 1980.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
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_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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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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Boat driver David Faison giving a jungle cruise tour at Silver SpringsBoat driver David Faison giving a jungle cruise tour at Silver SpringsStill ImageBoats
Springs
Ecotourism
Tourism
Tourists
Rivers
Flora
Workers
Workplace
Labor
Storytellers
Wildlife watching industry
Occupational groups
Oral performance
Oral communication
African Americans
Glass bottom boats
Boat driver
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Boat Driver George Bower river tour at Wakulla SpringsBoat Driver George Bower river tour at Wakulla SpringsStill ImageBoats
Tourism
Tourists
Springs
Waterways
Rivers
Flora
Fauna
Oral performance
Alligators
Anhinga
Birds
Landscape
Ecotourism
Wildlife watching industry
Storytellers
Storytelling
Workplace
Workers
Occupational groups
Boat driver
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