54 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Geographic Term is exactly "Broward County (Fla.)"
Images of Toro Huaco Nicaraguan dancer Jose Silva and his apprentice Marvin Silva

Images of Toro Huaco Nicaraguan dancer Jose Silva and his apprentice Marvin Silva

Date
1995
Description
One proof sheet with 33 black and white images (plus negatives). Marvin Silva was funded to learn from Jose Silva how to prepare for and perform the Toro Huaco. This was a traditional pageant that combined costumes, masks, dance and ritual. It is a mixture of Spanish and Nagual Maya traditions. For more information, see S 1644, box 12, folder 3. 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, and then Robert Stone. The program was continued each year through 2004.
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Images of Toro Huaco Nicaraguan dancer Jose Silva and his apprentice Marvin Silva

Images of Toro Huaco Nicaraguan dancer Jose Silva and his apprentice Marvin Silva

Date
1995
Description
Five color prints. Marvin Silva was funded to learn from Jose Silva how to prepare for and perform the Toro Huaco. This was a traditional pageant that combined costumes, masks, dance and ritual. It is a mixture of Spanish and Nagual Maya traditions. 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, and then Robert Stone. The program was continued each year through 2004.
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Images of Toro Huaco Nicaraguan dancer Jose Silva and his apprentice Marvin Silva

Images of Toro Huaco Nicaraguan dancer Jose Silva and his apprentice Marvin Silva

Date
1995-02-12
Description
Three proof sheets with 92 black and white images (plus negatives). Marvin Silva was funded to learn from Jose Silva how to prepare for and perform the Toro Huaco. This was a traditional pageant that combined costumes, masks, dance and ritual. It is a mixture of Spanish and Nagual Maya traditions. 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, and then Robert Stone. The program was continued each year through 2004.
Collection
Images of Toro Huaco Nicaraguan dancer Jose Silva and his apprentice Marvin Silva

Images of Toro Huaco Nicaraguan dancer Jose Silva and his apprentice Marvin Silva

Date
1993-07
Description
44 color slides. Marvin Silva was funded to learn from Jose Silva how to prepare for and perform the Toro Huaco. This was a traditional pageant that combined costumes, masks, dance and ritual. It is a mixture of Spanish and Nagual Maya traditions. For more information, see S 1644, box 12, folder 3. 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, and then Robert Stone. The program was continued each year through 2004.
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Images of Toro Huaco Nicaraguan dancer Jose Silva and his apprentice Marvin Silva

Images of Toro Huaco Nicaraguan dancer Jose Silva and his apprentice Marvin Silva

Date
1995-07-23
Description
25 color slides. Marvin Silva was funded to learn from Jose Silva how to prepare for and perform the Toro Huaco. This was a traditional pageant that combined costumes, masks, dance and ritual. It is a mixture of Spanish and Nagual Maya traditions. For more information, see S 1644, box 12, folder 3. 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, and then Robert Stone. The program was continued each year through 2004.
Collection
Interview with Alligator wrestler Richard Bowers

Interview with Alligator wrestler Richard Bowers

Date
1983-05-04
Description
Two audio cassettes. Bowers, an alligator wrestler at Native Village near Hollywood Reservation, was born in Fort Lauderdale in 1955. In the interview, he discusses growing up in a rural family and learning to alligator wrestle after a 4-H agent suggested he try it. He learned the practice from Johnny Buck, an old alligator wrestler. He explains how he received his first job from Chairman Billie and says never had any serious injuries. In addition, he discusses the relationship that grew between the Seminoles and alligators; how the Seminoles view alligator wrestling; how the capture the alligators; codes and regulations; the biggest alligator he wrestled (one that was 10 feet long); alligators' differing personalities and their aggressiveness; praying to thank the alligator after a wrestling match; wrestling techniques and other issues.
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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.
Collection
Interview with David Motlow

Interview with David Motlow

Date
1981-09-01
Description
Two reel to reels. (Copied onto C81-55 and C81-56.) Interview with Seminole cultural program administrator Motlow about Seminole heritage and history. They discuss Seminole folklore; tribal healers; teaching heritage to new generations; differences between Mikasuki (Miccosukee) and Seminoles; patchwork; doll making; and native languages (Muskogee and Miccosukee). Also includes the start of an interview with Jim Billie. 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 Polly Billie

Interview with Polly Billie

Date
1988-12
Description
Two audio cassette recordings. Index to interview recording located in S 1595, Box 1. Interview with Seminole Polly Billie, daughter of Nancy Billie, and granddaughter of Lottie Shore. The interview was recorded at the Hollywood Reservation in Hollywood, Florida. The interview dealt mostly with family relations and growing up on a reservation. Also discussed Seminole culture, such as fishing and education. There is also a transcript of a second interview (no tape recording in collection) with Polly Billie located in S 1595, Box 1, folder 6. The recording was conducted in part for use in an exhibit on Seminole culture at the Museum of Florida History.
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Interview with Seminole basketmaker Tommie Jumper (with Judy Bill Osceola interpreting)

Interview with Seminole basketmaker Tommie Jumper (with Judy Bill Osceola interpreting)

Date
1981-11-17
Description
One reel to reel. Jumper discusses (through Osceola) basket making - - including when and how she learned the craft; patterns and designs; the choice of colors and materials (usually pine needles and/or palmetto fronds); teaching the young; selling baskets; and the process. 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. Copied onto audiocassette C83-34. 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
Images of Toro Huaco Nicaraguan dancer Jose Silva and his apprentice Marvin SilvaImages of Toro Huaco Nicaraguan dancer Jose Silva and his apprentice Marvin SilvaStill ImageFieldwork
Latinos
Arts, Nicaraguan
Nicaraguan Americans
Masks
Dance
Costumes
Clothing and dress
Apprentices
Dancers
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Images of Toro Huaco Nicaraguan dancer Jose Silva and his apprentice Marvin SilvaImages of Toro Huaco Nicaraguan dancer Jose Silva and his apprentice Marvin SilvaStill ImageFieldwork
Latinos
Arts, Nicaraguan
Nicaraguan Americans
Masks
Dance
Costumes
Clothing and dress
Apprentices
Dancers
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Images of Toro Huaco Nicaraguan dancer Jose Silva and his apprentice Marvin SilvaImages of Toro Huaco Nicaraguan dancer Jose Silva and his apprentice Marvin SilvaStill ImageFieldwork
Latinos
Arts, Nicaraguan
Nicaraguan Americans
Masks
Dance
Costumes
Clothing and dress
Apprentices
Dancers
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Images of Toro Huaco Nicaraguan dancer Jose Silva and his apprentice Marvin SilvaImages of Toro Huaco Nicaraguan dancer Jose Silva and his apprentice Marvin SilvaStill ImageFieldwork
Latinos
Arts, Nicaraguan
Nicaraguan Americans
Masks
Dance
Costumes
Clothing and dress
Apprentices
Dancers
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Images of Toro Huaco Nicaraguan dancer Jose Silva and his apprentice Marvin SilvaImages of Toro Huaco Nicaraguan dancer Jose Silva and his apprentice Marvin SilvaStill ImageFieldwork
Latinos
Arts, Nicaraguan
Nicaraguan Americans
Masks
Dance
Costumes
Clothing and dress
Apprentices
Dancers
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a_s1576_10_c83-109Interview with Alligator wrestler Richard BowersSoundWrestlers
Performers
Fieldwork
Interviews
Local history
Oral histories
Life histories
Personal experience narratives
Seminole Indians
Indian reservations
Alligators
Animals
Performing arts
Occupational groups
Occupational training
Tourism
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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_t81-084Interview with David MotlowSoundFieldwork
Native Americans
Ethnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Florida history
Interviewing
Interviews
Sound recordings
Mikasuki language
Oral histories
Life histories
Beliefs and cultures
Basket maker
Needleworkers
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a_s1595_02_tape05Interview with Polly BillieSoundTeacher
Seminole Indians
Family history
Oral histories
Education
Schools
Native Americans
Fishing
Food habits
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a_s1576_t82-049Interview with Seminole basketmaker Tommie Jumper (with Judy Bill Osceola interpreting)SoundFieldwork
Native Americans
Ethnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Basket making
Interviewing
Interviews
Sound recordings
Basketry
Oral histories
Life histories
Family history
Palmetto weaving
Plants
Beliefs and cultures
Basket maker
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