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Folk medicine demonstration at Jasper elementary

Folk medicine demonstration at Jasper elementary

Date
1983-11
Description
Five color slides. Demonstration on folk medicine at Jasper Elementary. Part of the 1983 Folk Arts in the Schools program
Collection
Herbs gathered by Susie Billie and Agnes Cypress

Herbs gathered by Susie Billie and Agnes Cypress

Date
1985-04
Description
Twenty-two color slides. Cypress was an apprentice to Billie in order to learn Seminole herbal healing. 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.
Collection
Images from Hamilton County: quiltyer Bessie Webb and healer Jessie Mae Newsome

Images from Hamilton County: quiltyer Bessie Webb and healer Jessie Mae Newsome

Date
1979-05-27
Description
One proof sheet with 20 black and white images plus negatives).
Collection
Images of Seminole healer Susie Billie and her apprentice Mary Johns

Images of Seminole healer Susie Billie and her apprentice Mary Johns

Date
1995
Description
One proof sheet with 35 black and white images (plus negatives). Images of Billie and Johns at Billie's home on the couch. Johns was funded to learn from Billie traditional Seminole herbal medicine including preparation of herbs, herbal treatments, healing songs, and the historical background. 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, and then Robert Stone. The program was continued each year through 2004.
Collection
Images of Seminole healer Susie Billie and her apprentice Mary Johns

Images of Seminole healer Susie Billie and her apprentice Mary Johns

Date
1995-01
Description
16 color slides. Images of Billie and Johns at Billie's home on the couch. Johns was funded to learn from Billie traditional Seminole herbal medicine including preparation of herbs, herbal treatments, healing songs, and the historical background. 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, and then Robert Stone. The program was continued each year through 2004.
Collection
Images of the 1983 Florida Folk Festival

Images of the 1983 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1983-05
Description
One proof sheet with 35 black and white images (plus negatives). Includes images of tobacco drying, Scaff and Estelle McGauley quilting, Newsome and Poole demonstrating herbal healing, Bullard and Stormant demonstrating tobacco farming, and Jennings & Clark with their white oak baskets.
Collection
Interview with an unidentified santero and Cuban immigrant Cookqui Hernandez

Interview with an unidentified santero and Cuban immigrant Cookqui Hernandez

Date
1980-04-02
Description
Four reel to reels. Santeria is a New World version of the African-based Yoruba religion that was combined with elements of Catholicism. Bulger interviews an unnamed Santero, a priest within the Santeria religion. They discuss the origins of the religions, various rituals and beliefs, botanicas, healing, and the roles of men and women in the religion. The interview is in Spanish, with Hernandez translating. There is also a short interview with Hernandez about emigrating to the United States from Cuba. Interview conducted for a slide/tape program on Cuban-Americans, a copy of which can be found on T80-95.
Collection
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
Interview with basketmaker Lucreaty Clark

Interview with basketmaker Lucreaty Clark

Date
1979-10-31
Description
Six reel to reels. Lucreaty Clark was a white oak basket maker, a tradition that stretched back in her family to antebellum times. In 1979, no one else was making split white oak baskets, and she presumed the tradition would die with her. (In the mid-1980s, she trained her grandson Alphonso Jennings to make white oak baskets.) T79-23: Topics included plantation work, cooking, her first marriage, her children, Brer Rabbit tales, games, and smoking beef. T79-25: Clark discusses how she chooses the white oak to make her baskets, how she splits the wood, her tools, selling the baskets, sues of the baskets, and how her parents taught her the skill. T79-26: Clark talks about raising hogs, Christmas baskets, and various basket types. T79-27: Clark talks about giving birth, weather predictions, raising her kids, snakes in the area, and her grandchildren. T79-28: Recording of Clark making a basket while she narrates throughout the process. Afterwards, she talks about -- and tells -- stories from her childhood, including ghost stories, Brer rabbit tales, and Little Red Riding Hood. T79-29: She discusses marriage and kids, midwives, losing her last child during childbirth, morning sickness, medicinal cures for childbirth pains, birthmarks, pregnancy superstitions, and how to finish a basket.
Collection
Interview with Donnie Gader

Interview with Donnie Gader

Date
1984-10-24
Description
Four audio cassettes. C84-118: Audio is quiet on interviewer at the start. Donnie Gader recollects songs from her childhood and how she learned them, including: "Rosewood Casket"; "Lilac Trees"; "I'm a Little Curly Head" (rhyme); lullabyes; "The Shoemakers"; "Good Morning, Merry Sunshine"; songs about Jessie James; "Pollywollydoodle"; "Southern Lullabye"; discusses racial words in songs; songs learned from black community: "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot"; hymns: "Amazing Grace"; "Rock of Ages"; song about a circus bear; learning songs from school teachers; "The Raggedy Man" (poem); and others. C84-119: Donnie Gader talks about home butchering; home remedies such as cornmeal gruel, pot liquor, fevergrass, Jerusalem oat root, dog fennels, and others; the local doctor; planting by the signs; farm living and crafts; games; talks about her journal; Christmas songs such as "Up on the Housetop"; "Jolly Old St. Nicholas"; Christmas tree traditions; making kites with flour and water for glue; her father and working with him at the gristmill; changes in fashion when she was young; life during the Great Depression and afterwards; various jobs she held in a sewing factory and packaging/locker plant. C84-120: Donnie Gader begins by discussing her family history; talks about the cotton gin, gristmill, and shingle mill her family ran; milking cows and making butter; butchering and the community aspect of it; peanut boiling and the community aspect of it; learning music by ear; discusses her second husband's French/Minorcan heritage; datil peppers. C84-121: Donnie Gader discusses and sings songs such as "Frankie and Johnnie"; "After the Ball"; "Down at the Old Garden Gate"; "The Old Rusty Mill" [?]; singing in the cottonfields; racism in cotton picking; song about a bole weevil; talks about her father and family history [sounds as if she reads from her journal at times]; father's talents as a musician; sings songs he sang: "Love Lifted Me"; "What A Friend We Have in Jesus"; community "sings"; foods.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Folk medicine demonstration at Jasper elementaryFolk medicine demonstration at Jasper elementaryStill ImageStudents
Demonstrations
Beliefs and cultures
Belief systems
Education
Schools
Practices
Medicine
Natural medicine
Alternative medicine
Health
Healers
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Herbs gathered by Susie Billie and Agnes CypressHerbs gathered by Susie Billie and Agnes CypressStill ImageHealer
Herbalists
Fieldwork
Herbs
Flora
Plants
Healers
Medicine
Natural medicine
Seminole Indians
Native Americans
Indian reservations
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Images from Hamilton County: quiltyer Bessie Webb and healer Jessie Mae NewsomeImages from Hamilton County: quiltyer Bessie Webb and healer Jessie Mae NewsomeStill ImageQuiltmakers
Needleworkers
Herbalists
Fieldwork
Flora
Plants
African Americans
Quilting
Quilts
Herbs
Trees
Harvesting
Healers
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Images of Seminole healer Susie Billie and her apprentice Mary JohnsImages of Seminole healer Susie Billie and her apprentice Mary JohnsStill ImageFieldwork
Apprentices
Seminole Indians
Ethnicity, Seminole
Native Americans
Health
Elderly, the
Healers
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Images of Seminole healer Susie Billie and her apprentice Mary JohnsImages of Seminole healer Susie Billie and her apprentice Mary JohnsStill ImageFieldwork
Apprentices
Seminole Indians
Ethnicity, Seminole
Native Americans
Health
Elderly, the
Healers
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Images of the 1983 Florida Folk FestivalImages of the 1983 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageDancers
Healers
Herbalists
Basket maker
Quiltmakers
Farmers
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Quilted goods
Quilting
Needlework
Tobacco
Flora
Cash crops
Herbs
Demonstrations
Quilts
African Americans
Baskets
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a_s1576_t80-038Interview with an unidentified santero and Cuban immigrant Cookqui HernandezSoundSanteros
Healers
Fieldwork
Oral histories
Interviews
Personal experience narratives
Santeria
Religion
Cuban Americans
Latinos
Religious rites
Emigration and immigration
Catholics
Saints
Santerios
Purity, Ritual
Specialty stores
Beliefs and cultures
Spanish language
Health
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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_t79-023Interview with basketmaker Lucreaty ClarkSoundFieldwork
Interviews
African Americans
Life histories
Oral history
Personal experience narratives
White oak
Basket making
Basket work
Basketry
Baskets
Family history
Marriage
Trickster tales
Animal tales
Childbirth
Children
Supernatural legends
Beliefs and cultures
Domestic arts
Midwives
Healers
Basket maker
Storytellers
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a_s1576_15_c84-118Interview with Donnie GaderSoundFieldwork
Interviews
Life histories
Oral histories
Minorcan Americans
Minorcans
Family history
Songs
Healers
Holidays
Christmas
Gristmills
Cooking and dining
Singing
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