30 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Herbs"
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Botanica Nena in Little Havana

Botanica Nena in Little Havana

Date
1980-06-02
Description
Thirty color slides. A botanica was a place where believers in Santeria could buy herbs and other supplies. Santeria is a New World version of the Yoruba religion. Catholic items such as crucifixes and statues of saints were also for sale. Slides S80-177, S80-180, S80-185, S80-189, and S80-191 are missing.
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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.
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Folk medicine practitioner Jessie Newsome

Folk medicine practitioner Jessie Newsome

Date
1984-03
Description
Four color slides. Images of Newsome with children and with herbs. She heals and makes cures using herbs and native plants.
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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.
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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 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.
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Interview with Ethel Santiago on Seminole healing and stories

Interview with Ethel Santiago on Seminole healing and stories

Date
1984
Description
Four reel to reels. Santiago discusses healing, medicine, gathering herbs, types of medicinal herbs used, healing training, gender roles, proper bahvior for Seminole women, trickster stories (rabbit stories), fire origin stories, the Green Corn Dance, and uses of fire. The Seminole Video Project was a joint project between the Florida Folklife Program and WFSU-TV. Completed in Spring 1984, and financed by a Florida Endowment for the Humanities grant with the support of the Seminole Tribe of Florida, the project culminated in a thirty-minute documentary entitled "Four Corners of the Earth" which profiled Ethel Santiago, a Seminole craftswoman and Tribal representative. The program addressed such issues as cultural retention within contemporary society; the role of women in Seminole society; traditional Seminole foods, arts, and medicine; and the changing emphasis on clan affiliations. The project covered Seminoles on the Big Cypress and Hollywood Reservations and at Immokalee, Florida. Raw video footage, along with the finished product, can be found in S 1615, V84-16 through V-84-24. Images from the project can be found in S 1577, v. 23, slides S83-2994 - S83-3020.
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.
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Interview with sisters Lela Creel, Carrie Granger, and Perl Boyett

Interview with sisters Lela Creel, Carrie Granger, and Perl Boyett

Date
1978-05-25
Description
Three reel to reels. The sisters, born and raised in Alabama, discuss remedies; cures; plants; cooking; foodways; and recipes.
Collection
Maria Pozos interview for the Miami-Dade Folklife Survey

Maria Pozos interview for the Miami-Dade Folklife Survey

Date
1985-09-05
Description
One reel-to-reel tape (copied onto C86-47). Interview with migrant laborer Pozos in her home in the Dade Labor Camp. She discusses herbal medicine, cures, cooking, and her family. Often hard to hear due to loud jets flying over (the camp is next-door to a US Air Force base).
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Botanica Nena in Little HavanaBotanica Nena in Little HavanaStill ImageFieldwork
Santeria
Herbs
Figurines
Crosses
Crucifixes
Religious symbolism
Religion
Christianity
Christian art and symbolism
Specialty stores
Stores, retail
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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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Folk medicine practitioner Jessie NewsomeFolk medicine practitioner Jessie NewsomeStill ImageAfrican Americans
Alternative medicine
Natural medicine
Medicine
Herbs
Health
Homeopathy
Flora
Plants
Healer
Herbalists
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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 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_t84-130Interview with Ethel Santiago on Seminole healing and storiesSoundHealer
Storytellers
Fieldwork
Documentary videos
Interviews
Ethnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Indian reservations
Native Americans
Alternative medicine
Medicine & culture
Demonstrations
Natural medicine
Healers
Herbs
Flora
Plants
Fire
Religious rites
Beliefs and cultures
Animal tales
Trickster tales
Storytelling
Fables
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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_t78-332Interview with sisters Lela Creel, Carrie Granger, and Perl BoyettSoundFieldwork
Interviews
Life histories
Oral histories
Healers
Health
Herbs
Domestic arts
Natural medicine
Food habits
Cooking and dining
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a_s1576_t86-001Maria Pozos interview for the Miami-Dade Folklife SurveySoundPlants
Interviews
Field recordings
Oral narratives
Cooking
Foodways
Herbs
Folk beliefs
Complementary and alternative medicine
Mexican Americans
Migrant labor
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