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Raw footage of the 1989 Florida Folk Festival (Video 1 of 4)

Raw footage of the 1989 Florida Folk Festival (Video 1 of 4)

Date
1985-05-27
Description
One video recording. (3/4" tape; 19 minutes) Video of the 1989 Florida Folk Festival. Footage of the Florida Folklife Program's apprentice tent. Hanson and his apprentice Keil demonstrate how to make fly-fishing hooks and lures. Diaz and Lindstrom demonstrated lace bobbin. And Famed irish fiddler Kelly and his two apprentices, Carsey and Gesele, play an Irish fiddle tune. 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 2004.
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Raw footage of the 1991 Florida Folk Festivals (Video 3 of 15)

Raw footage of the 1991 Florida Folk Festivals (Video 3 of 15)

Date
1991-05-25
Description
One video recording (3/4" tape; 22 minutes) Unedited footage of the 1991 Florida Folk Festival. Starts with the 97th Regimental String Band, then footage of the folklife tent: an autoharpist; Hunagrian needleworker Horvath, comparsa dancers Irene & Emelia Fernandez; the bell carillon; various craft tents; a guitar workshop; and the Friends of Florida Folklife tent.
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Scenes of the 1987 Florida Folk Festival (Video 6)

Scenes of the 1987 Florida Folk Festival (Video 6)

Date
1987-05
Description
One video recording. Video is poor in spots. J.P. "Curly" Dekle and Macclenny (whip making and demo), Lu Gurley (Ukrainian egg decorating), sewing, Mary Mourey (pine needle baskets), Ruth Hogan (Creek Indian sash weaving).
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Seminole Video Project: Dr. Hilton

Seminole Video Project: Dr. Hilton

Date
1984-03
Description
One video cassette. (3/4" tape) Includes antiago on sewing, patchwork, clothing, dolls, baskets, Immokalee, and Dr. Hilton on medicine, Ingram Billie, Burt Frazier, Suzie Billie, Buffalo Jim. 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. Sound recordings of the interviews can be found in S 1576, T84-111 - T84-133 and C84-108 - C84-115. Images can be found in S 1577, volume 23.
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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.
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Interview with Annie Jimmie (interpreted by Betty Mae Jumper)

Interview with Annie Jimmie (interpreted by Betty Mae Jumper)

Date
1982-01-27
Description
One audio cassette. Born in the Everglades and 74 years old at the time of the interview, Jimmie (through interpreter Jumper) discusses designing and making Seminole skirts and other garmets. Jimmie describes the Seminole words for "design," "skirt" and "top," and talks about the cross design on her skirt, other types of skirt designs, sewing with strips of colorful cloth, rick-rac, teaching her children and grandchildren the craft, and men in the tribe who sew, like Jimmie Osceola. In addition, she discusses the Green Corn Dance, playing the stickball game, women hunters, gardening, singing Christian songs, learning to sew from her mother, and living in a chickee.
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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 doll maker Mildred Bowen

Interview with doll maker Mildred Bowen

Date
1978-05-19
Description
One audio cassette. Side 1: Mildred Bowen, who started sewing and making dolls when she was ten years old, discusses the types of dolls she makes (straight, flip, bodyline), the materials she uses (usually cotton), and detailing and decorating the dolls. Side 2: Bowen talks about the advantages of machine sewing over hand sewing, the time it takes to complete a doll, painting with liquid embroidery, and discusses the benefits of homemade dolls over store-bought dolls.
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Interview with Greek embroiderer Peny King

Interview with Greek embroiderer Peny King

Date
1988-01-26
Description
One audio cassette. King learned to embroider with a treadle sewing machine by watching her mother in Greece. She discusses learning from her mother; use of the treadle sewing machine; designs; colors and materials used; threads; needles; moving to Florida (1987); products she makes; and others in her field. The Southwest Florida Folk Arts Project was conducted under the direction of Barbara Beauchamp in two phases: 12 November 1987 through 31 January 1988 by Debbie Fant; and in February 1988 by Nancy Nusz. Using a 35mm camera and a Sony tape recorder, and funded through a NEA grant, the two fieldworkers spoke with over fifty informants in Manatee, Sarasota, Lee, Collier, and Charlotte counties, resulting in 20 participants chosen for a special SW Florida folklife area at the 36th Annual Florida Folk Festival.
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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
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Raw footage of the 1989 Florida Folk Festival (Video 1 of 4)Raw footage of the 1989 Florida Folk Festival (Video 1 of 4)Moving ImageFishers
Artisans
Needleworkers
Video recording
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Demonstrations
Women apprentices
Fly fishing
Fishing tackle
Fishhooks
Fishing Equipment and supplies
Fishing baits
Bobbin lace
Lace and lace making
Lace bobbins
Lacemaking
Sewing
Needlework
Decorative arts
Decoration and ornament
Fiddle music
String instruments
Fiddles
Arts, Irish
Songs, Irish
Fiddling
Apprentices
Fiddlers
Musicians
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Raw footage of the 1991 Florida Folk Festivals (Video 3 of 15)Raw footage of the 1991 Florida Folk Festivals (Video 3 of 15)Moving ImageBands (Music)
Needleworkers
Folk festivals
Festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
String bands
Stringband music
String instruments
Old time music
Autoharp
Autoharp music
Zither
Arts, Cuban
Comparsa tradition
Tents
Signs and signboards
Retail trade
Craft
Architecture
Carillons
Workshops (Adult education)
Guitar music
Guitarists
Guitar
Needlework
Arts, Hungarian
Sewing
Dancers
Musicians
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Scenes of the 1987 Florida Folk Festival (Video 6)Scenes of the 1987 Florida Folk Festival (Video 6)Moving ImageWhip maker
Rodeo performers
Artisans
Weavers
Basket maker
Needleworkers
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Craft
Basket making
Basket work
Baskets
Basketry
Whip making
Whips
Pine needle crafts
Arts, Ukrainian
Pysanky
Egg decoration
Sewing
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Seminole Video Project: Dr. HiltonSeminole Video Project: Dr. HiltonMoving ImagePhysicians
Needleworkers
Fieldwork
Documentary videos
Ethnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Native Americans
Indian reservations
Medicine
Medicine & culture
Basket work
Basketry
Dolls
Clothing
Sewing
Patchwork
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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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a_s1576_08_c83-037Interview with Annie Jimmie (interpreted by Betty Mae Jumper)SoundFieldwork
Interviews
Oral histories
Personal experience narratives
Native Americans
Ethnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Chickee
Clothing and dress
Clothing trade
Patchwork
Textile arts
Sewing
Design
Mikasuki language
Tailors
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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_02_c78-059aInterview with doll maker Mildred BowenSoundDollmakers
Interviews
Fieldwork
Dollmaking
Dolls
Toy making
Toys
Decorative arts
Life histories
Material culture
Textile arts
Sewing
Sewing machines
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a_s1622_03_tape01Interview with Greek embroiderer Peny KingSoundEmbroiderers
Needleworkers
Fieldwork
Greek Americans
Arts, Greek
Embroidery
Sewing
Machinery
Sewing machines
Machine sewing
Needlework
Thread
Pressing of garments
Ironing boards
Decorative arts
Interviews
Oral histories
Life histories
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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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