93 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Sewing"
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Recording of the Florida Star Quilters Guild

Recording of the Florida Star Quilters Guild

Date
1993-12-02
Description
Two audio cassettes. Recording of the Florida Star Quilters Guild, a 12-membber Orlando-based quilting club that originated in the Winter Park shop, the Attic Trunk. Seven of the members were present for the interviews. They discuss different quilting styles (Hawaiian, family quilting,) men and quilting, family histories, and the origins of the group. The interview took place at the Orange County Historical Museum.
Collection
Lavinia Mathis interview for the Duval County Folk Arts in Education Project

Lavinia Mathis interview for the Duval County Folk Arts in Education Project

Date
1988-08-23
Description
One audio cassette. Jacksonville native and former teacher Mathis talks about quilting in her family. She discusses growing up in Jacksonvile; learning quilting from her grandmother, a dress maker for the Canova family; teaching quilting to others; volunteering; her grandmother's dress making techniques; technique and process for making quilts; her mother's quilting; sources of ideas for patterns; use of quilts; quilting groups; and publicity for her quilts.
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Interview with Carol Cypress

Interview with Carol Cypress

Date
1983-08-10
Description
Three reel to reels (also copied onto C84-112/114). Cypress talks about Seminole culture. She discusses the role of television; Mikasuki language; the effect of drainage canals on leisure activities; air conditioning; healers; marriages; parental discipline; food such as sofke and coontie palm; stick ball game; influence of Western society upon Seminole culture; education; drug use on reservations; lullabies; traditional songs; and basket making. 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.
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Interview with Pat Diamond

Interview with Pat Diamond

Date
1983-08-10
Description
Two reel to reels (also copied onto C84-111/112). Diamond, a secretary to Seminole Chairman Jim Billie, discusses culture on Seminole reservations. Topics include native languages; expanding reservation land; marrying non-Indians; teaching culture to children; reservation and tribal politics; role of women in tribal politics; recent reservation projects; changes that bingo has brought to the reservations; cattle ranching; selling traditional crafts; role of television in Seminole lives; medicine; cultural identification; stick ball games; and tourism. 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.
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Interview with Seminole needleworker Lottie Huff

Interview with Seminole needleworker Lottie Huff

Date
1982-01-29
Description
Two reel to reels. Huff discusses (through Hall) patchwork sewing including when and how she learned the craft; patterns and designs; the choice of colors and fabrics; clothing styles; patchwork designs; and sewing machines. She also describes her childhood; her family; chickees; childhood stories; glass beads; the Green Corn Dance; and differences between Creek and Seminole peoples. The recordings were created for the Florida Folklife Program's Seminole Slide and Tape Project, a program sponsored by the American Express Company in 1982-1983 to create two educational slide/tape programs for use by schools, community groups, and other educational outlets. One program dealt with sweetgrass basket making; the other on traditional Seminole patchwork. Recordings of the finished program tapes can be found in S 1576, Box 10. Teacher guides, program scripts, and documentation of the project can be found in S 1595, Box 1.
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Interview with Mildred Tommie (with Sally May Hall interpreting)

Interview with Mildred Tommie (with Sally May Hall interpreting)

Date
1982-01-29
Description
Two reel to reels. Tommie discusses (through Hall) patchwork sewing including when and how she learned the craft; patterns and designs; the choice of colors and fabrics; clothing styles; patchwork designs; and sewing machines. She also describes her childhood; her family; the Seminole drink sofke; childhood stories; differences between Creek and Seminole peoples; hair styles; and Seminole healing. The recordings were created for the Florida Folklife Program's Seminole Slide and Tape Project, a program sponsored by the American Express Company in 1982-1983 to create two educational slide/tape programs for use by schools, community groups, and other educational outlets. One program dealt with sweetgrass basket making; the other on traditional Seminole patchwork. Recordings of the finished program tapes can be found in S 1576, Box 10. Teacher guides, program scripts, and documentation of the project can be found in S 1595, Box 1.
Collection
Interview with Ruby Billie and Annie Jimmie

Interview with Ruby Billie and Annie Jimmie

Date
1982-01-28
Description
One audio recording. Extremely poor sound quality due to field recorder malfunction. Billie and Jimmie discuss (through Jumper) patchwork sewing including when and how they learned the craft; patterns; the choice of colors and fabrics; clothing styles; patchwork designs; and sewing machines. They also describe their childhood. The recordings were created for the Florida Folklife Program's Seminole Slide and Tape Project, a program sponsored by the American Express Company in 1982-1983 to create two educational slide/tape programs for use by schools, community groups, and other educational outlets. One program dealt with sweetgrass basket making; the other with traditional Seminole patchwork. Copied onto audiocassette C83-33. Recordings of the finished program tapes can be found in S 1576, Box 10. Teacher guides, program scripts, and documentation of the project can be found in S 1595, Box 1.
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Interview with Linda and Paul Bowers

Interview with Linda and Paul Bowers

Date
1981-10-24
Description
Two reel to reels. (Copied onto audio cassettes C81-89 and C81-90.) The Bowers discuss sewing machines; patchwork; how they learned to sew traditional Seminole patterns; designs; clothing; life in Big Cypress Seminole Indian reservation; sofke; fry bread; native languages; chickees; the Green Corn Dance; male initiation rites; and cooking/eating alligators. The recordings were created for the Florida Folklife Program's Seminole Slide and Tape Project, a program sponsored by the American Express Company in 1982-1983 to create two educational slide/tape programs for use by schools, community groups, and other educational outlets. One program dealt with sweetgrass basket making; the other on traditional Seminole patchwork. Recordings of the finished program tapes can be found in S 1576, Box 10. Teacher guides, program scripts, and documentation of the project can be found in S 1595, Box 1.
Collection
Interview with pineneedle artisan Mebelen Holloway

Interview with pineneedle artisan Mebelen Holloway

Date
1978-04-28
Description
One reel to reel. Holloway, born in Miami, discusses learning pine needle crafts; tools and materials she used; types of crafts including baskets, lamps, and trays.
Collection
Friday program at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 8)

Friday program at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 8)

Date
1997-05-23
Description
One audio cassette recordings. Amma Essandoh, interviewed by John D'Agostino, discusses textile traditions from Ghana including how patterns are made, use of nuts to make designs and use of symbols in design.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1664_07_tape57Recording of the Florida Star Quilters GuildSoundQuiltmakers
Needleworkers
Fieldwork
Needlework
Domestic arts
Quilting
Quilts
Oral history
Sewing
Family history
Interviews
Life histories
Personal experience narratives
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a_s1618_04_tape06Lavinia Mathis interview for the Duval County Folk Arts in Education ProjectSoundField recordings
Needlework
Oral narratives
Quilts
Quilting
Textile processes
African Americans
Sewing
Decorative arts
Interviews
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a_s1576_t84-120Interview with Carol CypressSoundFieldwork
Interviews
Sound recordings
Ethnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Native Americans
Politics and culture
Stick ball
Ball games
Leisure
Indian Americans
Food preparation
Food habits
Material culture
Family history
Bingo
Education
Sewing
Religion
Beliefs and cultures
Women
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a_s1576_t84-118Interview with Pat DiamondSoundSecretaries
Fieldwork
Interviews
Sound recordings
Ethnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Native Americans
Politics and culture
Stick ball
Ball games
Leisure
Indian Americans
Politicians
Tourism
Material culture
Family history
Bingo
Education
Sewing
Religion
Beliefs and cultures
Women
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a_s1576_t82-046Interview with Seminole needleworker Lottie HuffSoundNeedleworkers
Tailors
Fieldwork
Native Americans
Ethnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Patchwork
Interviewing
Interviews
Sound recordings
Sewing
Oral histories
Life histories
Family history
Chickee
Clothing and dress
Beliefs and cultures
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a_s1576_t82-044Interview with Mildred Tommie (with Sally May Hall interpreting)SoundFieldwork
Native Americans
Ethnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Patchwork
Interviewing
Interviews
Sound recordings
Sewing
Oral histories
Life histories
Family history
Food habits
Clothing and dress
Beliefs and cultures
Needleworkers
Tailors
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a_s1576_t82-042Interview with Ruby Billie and Annie JimmieSoundFieldwork
Ethnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Native Americans
Interviews
Interviewing
Needlework
Patchwork
Clothing and dress
Sewing
Oral narratives
Textiles
Textile arts
Domestic arts
Equipment, domestic arts
Design
Needleworkers
Tailors
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a_s1576_t81-118Interview with Linda and Paul BowersSoundNeedleworkers
Fieldwork
Ethnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Native Americans
Interviews
Oral histories
Patchwork
Festivals
Sewing
Indian reservations
Food habits
Mikasuki language
Chickee
Alligators
Food preparation
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a_s1576_t78-325Interview with pineneedle artisan Mebelen HollowaySoundFieldwork
Interviews
Oral histories
Pine needle crafts
Craft
Decorative arts
Basket work
Basketry
Sewing
Weaving
Artisans
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a_s1576_67_c97-068Friday program at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 8)SoundNeedleworkers
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Oral performance
Life histories
Interviewing
African Americans
Arts, Ghanaian
Ghanaian Americans
Textile arts
Textiles
Domestic arts
Decorative arts
Sewing
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