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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Sewing"
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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 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 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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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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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.
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Alice Billie sewing in a Miami public library

Alice Billie sewing in a Miami public library

Date
1984-04-17
Description
Twenty color slides. Images of Seminole Alice Billie sewing traditional Seminole clothing at a Miami public library. Part of a National Endowment for the Arts funded folklife program, presented at various libraries across the state, using local talent. A few of the images of Billie sewing can be found on the Florida photographic Collection website.
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Alice Osceola making a coil basket

Alice Osceola making a coil basket

Date
1982
Description
Thirty-seven color slides. Images are of Alice Osceola making a coil grass basket. Traditionally, Seminoles baskets were shallow and woven from palmetto fronds. Circa 1930, sweetgrass baskets, inspired perhaps by African American arts, were designed to represent 'authentic' Seminole culture for the tourist trade. Over time, they became traditional. The images 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. 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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Ana Blanco making lace

Ana Blanco making lace

Date
1988-08
Description
Seventeen color slides. Blanco won the FLorida Folk Heritage Award in 1990.
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Annie Bert making baskets at Miccosukee Indian Reservation

Annie Bert making baskets at Miccosukee Indian Reservation

Date
1987-09
Description
Seven color slides. Images are dark. Bert was born approximately in 1925. She spoke little English. She made coiled sweetgrass baskets. Used newer grass, using cotton thread. She made basket bottoms out of palmetto fiber. The Florida Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1987 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalis, Steve Fragos, Merri Belland, and Barbara Seitz as preliminary research for a joint folk art between the Florida Folklife Program and the Florida Museum of History. The field researchers focused on those areas previously overlooked by FFP staff. The research focused on identifying folk artists and locating appropriate exhibit objects.
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Annie Jimmie sewing traditional Seminole patchwork

Annie Jimmie sewing traditional Seminole patchwork

Date
1982
Description
Thirty-eight color slides. Images taken at the Hollywood reservation library. The images 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. Recordings of the finished program tapes may 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
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
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_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_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_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_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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Alice Billie sewing in a Miami public libraryAlice Billie sewing in a Miami public libraryStill ImageEthnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Sewing
Native Americans
Textiles
Demonstrations
Textile arts
Clothing and dress
Material culture
Domestic arts
Equipment, domestic arts
Libraries
Needleworkers
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Alice Osceola making a coil basketAlice Osceola making a coil basketStill ImageSeminole Indians
Native Americans
Indian reservations
Basket making
Basket work
Basketry
Sweetgrass baskets
Sewing
Material culture
Demonstrations
Basket maker
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Ana Blanco making laceAna Blanco making laceStill ImageNeedleworkers
Arts, Cuban
Needlework
Cuban Americans
Latinos
Lace and lace making
Decorative arts
Lacemaking
Sewing
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Annie Bert making baskets at Miccosukee Indian ReservationAnnie Bert making baskets at Miccosukee Indian ReservationStill ImageNeedleworkers
Fieldwork
Material culture
Ethnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Mikasuki Indians
Native Americans
Patchwork
Decorative arts
Textile arts
Indian reservations
Sewing
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Annie Jimmie sewing traditional Seminole patchworkAnnie Jimmie sewing traditional Seminole patchworkStill ImageSeminole Indians
Native Americans
Indian reservations
Sewing
Patchwork
Textile arts
Design
Domestic arts
Material culture
Equipment, domestic arts
Demonstrations
Needlework
Textiles
Needleworkers
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