4 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Snakes"
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Interview with Maggie Melton

Interview with Maggie Melton

Date
1978-05-09
Description
Two audio cassettes. C78-55: Margaret (Maggie) Melton discusses snake and alligator hunting, cooking, and skinning; making birdhouses from gourds; working with hides and bones; foods unique to the Plant City area; cooking hog organs and gophers; making turtle soup; cane grinding and syrup making; candy pulls; fishing nets made from burlap sacks; and teas used for home remedies. C78-56: Melton discusses making things from nature; fishing for and cooking scallops; gardening during a full moon; making jewelry from bones; preparing snake hides; and making belts.
Collection
Rattlesnake Round-Up and Gopher Race

Rattlesnake Round-Up and Gopher Race

Date
1976-10-16
Description
One audio cassette. A recording of a rattlesnake round-up festival. The tape includes performances by Harry Binder and the Virginia Pardners, an interview with festival organizer Eddy Herman, sounds from the gopher races, and a rattlesnake show by Seabold of Panama City's Snake-a-torium. Rattlesnake round-ups are when a community gathers/hunts rattlesnakes in the local woods to 'clean up' the area. By the 1990s, the San Antonio Round-up, held each October, evolved into the San Antonio Rattlesnake Festival, focusing on environmental education and festival activities.
Collection
Snake Rain Dance at the 1969 Florida Folk Festival

Snake Rain Dance at the 1969 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1969-05
Description
Three black and white prints. Images of scouts dressed in "Indian" costume and makeup, dancing with snakes.
Collection
Suwannee River

Suwannee River

Date
1989
Description
One video recording (VHS; 40 minutes) Created by the Northeast Florida Institute for Science, Mathematics and Computers of University of North Florida, and the Florida Community College of Jacksonville, the documentary traces the natural and cultural history of the Suwannee River from its source in the Okeefenokee Swamp to the Gulf of Mexico. Funded through a grant by the Florida Dept. of Education, topics include the relationship between the river, local springs, and the aquifer, as well as human activities along its banks including the Florida Folk Festival, the Battle of Olustee, Stephen Foster, and phosphate mining. Includes footage of Fitchen, Makley, and Slavin performing at the Florida Folk Festival. Also includes much discussion of the natural features and wildlife of the river. It was narrated by Bill Massie, with music by Landon Walker. The video was produced, directed, and co-written by Dr. Ray Bowman.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1576_02_c78-055Interview with Maggie MeltonSoundArtisans
Interviews
Fieldwork
Snakes
Belts (Clothing)
Animals
Alligators
Leather goods
Life histories
Hunting
Fauna
Food preparation
Jewelry making
Turtles
Domestic arts
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a_s1576_b01_tape77-001Rattlesnake Round-Up and Gopher RaceSoundRattlesnakes
Snakes
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Interviews
Races
Contests
Religious music
Old time music
Performers
Bands (Music)
Animal trainers
Musicians
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Snake Rain Dance at the 1969 Florida Folk FestivalSnake Rain Dance at the 1969 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Costumes
Indian dance
Boy Scouts
Snakes
Dancers
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Suwannee RiverSuwannee RiverMoving ImageSingers
Musicians
Documentary videos
Video recording
Florida history
Folklore and history
Rivers
Local history
Environment
Folk festivals
Occupational folklore
Springs
Wetlands
Flora
Fauna
United States History Civil War, 1861-1865
Phosphate mines and mining
Steamboats
Performing arts
Autoharp music
Singing
Alligators
Birds
Snakes
Fishes
Historical reenactments
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