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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Tailoring"
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Annie Jimmie interview

Annie Jimmie interview

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.
Collection
Tailor Ramon Puig in his Guayabera shirt shop

Tailor Ramon Puig in his Guayabera shirt shop

Date
1985-07-10
Description
Fourteen color slides. (Slide 5019 is missing.) Puig cutting patterns and sewing in his tailor shop. He is making Guayaberas (short-sleeved men's shirts with embroidery that originated in Cuba.) His shop was called La Casa de Las Guayaberas. The Dade Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1986 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalas, Nancy Nusz and Laurie Sommers in order to identify folk arts and folk artists for the special folklife area at the 34th Annual Florida Folk Festival. The traditions are mainly Haitian, Jamaican, Mexican, Bahamian, Cuban and Jewish and cover a wide range of skills and art forms.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1576_08_c83-037Annie Jimmie interviewSoundField recordings
Interviews
Oral narratives
Native Americans
Seminole Indians
Chickees
Clothing
Patchwork
Textile processes
Sewing
Needlework
Mikasuki language
Tailoring
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Tailor Ramon Puig in his Guayabera shirt shopTailor Ramon Puig in his Guayabera shirt shopStill ImageFieldwork
Clothing
Clothing and dress
Guayabera shirts
Shirts, Mens
Mens shirt industry
Cuban Americans
Latinos
Clothing trade
Tailoring
Occupational groups
Workplace
Merchants
Tailors
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