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Jose & Marvin Silva demonstrate the Toro Huaco dance for the Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program

Jose & Marvin Silva demonstrate the Toro Huaco dance for the Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program

Date
1995
Description
One audio cassette. 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.
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Sonny Treadway performing sacred steel music with a band at a House of God church

Sonny Treadway performing sacred steel music with a band at a House of God church

Date
1994-02-20
Description
One audio cassette recording. Made during the last day of the annual State Assembly of the Jewell Dominion churches of Florida. These are excerpts from a longer recording. The Sacred Steel Guitar Recording Project originated in 1992 when Florida Folklife Program folklorist Robert Stone discovered that several predominantly African American House of God churches (a sub-sect of the Pentecostal church) in the St. Petersburg area were using steel guitars in their religious services. The practice began by Willie and Troman Eason in the 1930s, and expanded upon by players such as Henry Nelson and Lorenzo Harrison. Realizing that this was a unique musical tradition, labeled Sacred Steel, the Florida Folklife Program to applied for a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to conduct fieldwork and create a music album for public dispersal. The aim of the project was to increase public awareness of the gospel steel guitar tradition, as well as document it for future generations. Matched with state funds, the grant period originally ran from October 1993 through October 1994, but was extended for another year. In that time Stone, along with sound engineers William Dudley and Mike Stapleton, interviewed and recorded several steel guitarists in the St. Petersburg area. An album entitled Sacred Steel was released in 1995. It was then re-released through an agreement with Arhoolie Records in 1997.
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Master of the Sacred Steel album

Master of the Sacred Steel album

Date
1994-10-13
Description
One audio cassette recording. Master version of the Sacred Steel album, which was released in 1995 by the Florida Folklife Program. The album is divided into two sections: side 1 is instrumentals and concerts; side 2 are church services. For more information on musicians, recording locations, and production credits, see accompanying booklet, which can be found in S 2044, box 1, folder 22. The Sacred Steel Guitar Recording Project originated in 1992 when Florida Folklife Program folklorist Robert Stone discovered that several predominantly African American House of God churches (a sub-sect of the Pentecostal church) in the St. Petersburg area were using steel guitars in their religious services. The practice began by Willie and Troman Eason in the 1930s, and expanded upon by players such as Henry Nelson and Lorenzo Harrison. Realizing that this was a unique musical tradition, labeled Sacred Steel, the Florida Folklife Program to applied for a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to conduct fieldwork and create a music album for public dispersal. The aim of the project was to increase public awareness of the gospel steel guitar tradition, as well as document it for future generations. Matched with state funds, the grant period originally ran from October 1993 through October 1994, but was extended for another year. In that time Stone, along with sound engineers William Dudley and Mike Stapleton, interviewed and recorded several steel guitarists in the St. Petersburg area. An album entitled Sacred Steel was released in 1995. It was then re-released through an agreement with Arhoolie Records in 1997.
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Sonny Treadway performing two takes of This is a Holy Church

Sonny Treadway performing two takes of This is a Holy Church

Date
1994-10-12
Description
One audio cassette recording. The Sacred Steel Guitar Recording Project originated in 1992 when Florida Folklife Program folklorist Robert Stone discovered that several predominantly African American House of God churches (a sub-sect of the Pentecostal church) in the St. Petersburg area were using steel guitars in their religious services. The practice began by Willie and Troman Eason in the 1930s, and expanded upon by players such as Henry Nelson and Lorenzo Harrison. Realizing that this was a unique musical tradition, labeled Sacred Steel, the Florida Folklife Program to applied for a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to conduct fieldwork and create a music album for public dispersal. The aim of the project was to increase public awareness of the gospel steel guitar tradition, as well as document it for future generations. Matched with state funds, the grant period originally ran from October 1993 through October 1994, but was extended for another year. In that time Stone, along with sound engineers William Dudley and Mike Stapleton, interviewed and recorded several steel guitarists in the St. Petersburg area. An album entitled Sacred Steel was released in 1995. It was then re-released through an agreement with Arhoolie Records in 1997.
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Sonny Treadway performing Hold to Gods Unchanging Hand

Sonny Treadway performing Hold to Gods Unchanging Hand

Date
1994
Description
One audio cassette recording. Rough mix recording of the song. The Sacred Steel Guitar Recording Project originated in 1992 when Florida Folklife Program folklorist Robert Stone discovered that several predominantly African American House of God churches (a sub-sect of the Pentecostal church) in the St. Petersburg area were using steel guitars in their religious services. The practice began by Willie and Troman Eason in the 1930s, and expanded upon by players such as Henry Nelson and Lorenzo Harrison. Realizing that this was a unique musical tradition, labeled Sacred Steel, the Florida Folklife Program to applied for a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to conduct fieldwork and create a music album for public dispersal. The aim of the project was to increase public awareness of the gospel steel guitar tradition, as well as document it for future generations. Matched with state funds, the grant period originally ran from October 1993 through October 1994, but was extended for another year. In that time Stone, along with sound engineers William Dudley and Mike Stapleton, interviewed and recorded several steel guitarists in the St. Petersburg area. An album entitled Sacred Steel was released in 1995. It was then re-released through an agreement with Arhoolie Records in 1997.
Collection
Aerial images of Big Cypress Seminole Indian Reservation

Aerial images of Big Cypress Seminole Indian Reservation

Date
1989-01
Description
Eighteen color slides. The images were created in part for use in an exhibit on Seminole culture at the Museum of Florida History.
Collection
Aerial images of Big Cypress Seminole Indian Reservation

Aerial images of Big Cypress Seminole Indian Reservation

Date
1989-01
Description
Thirteen color slides. The images were created in part for use in an exhibit on Seminole culture at the Museum of Florida History.
Collection
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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Alligator wrestler Richard Bowers

Alligator wrestler Richard Bowers

Date
1983-05-04
Description
Three color slides. Taken at Native Village on Hwy 441 in Hollywood, Florida.
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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.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1640_25_tape22Jose & Marvin Silva demonstrate the Toro Huaco dance for the Folk Arts Apprenticeship ProgramSoundField recordings
Latinos
Nicaraguan Americans
Masks
Folk dance
Ethic clothing
Apprentices
Pageants
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a_s2044_02_tape04Sonny Treadway performing sacred steel music with a band at a House of God churchSoundGuitarist
Singers
Fieldwork
Steel guitars
Guitar music
Performing arts
Guitarists
Music performance
African Americans
Religious songs
Religious music
Gospel songs
Gospel musicians
Gospel (Black)
Musical groups
Churches
Religion
Christianity
Protestants
Bands (Music)
Musicians
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a_s2044_02_tape06Master of the Sacred Steel albumSoundGuitarist
Singers
Audiotape recordings
Steel guitars
Guitar music
Performing arts
Guitarists
Music performance
African Americans
Religious songs
Religious music
Gospel songs
Gospel musicians
Gospel (Black)
Religion
Churches
Christianity
Concerts
Community concerts
Protestants
Church services
Prayer
Musicians
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a_s2044_02_tape07Sonny Treadway performing two takes of This is a Holy ChurchSoundGuitarist
Singers
Fieldwork
Steel guitars
Guitar music
Performing arts
Guitarists
Music performance
African Americans
Religious songs
Religious music
Gospel songs
Gospel musicians
Gospel (Black)
Bands (Music)
Musical groups
Churches
Religion
Christianity
Protestants
Musicians
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a_s2044_02_tape08Sonny Treadway performing Hold to Gods Unchanging HandSoundGuitarist
Singers
Fieldwork
Steel guitars
Guitar music
Performing arts
Guitarists
Music performance
African Americans
Religious songs
Religious music
Gospel songs
Gospel musicians
Gospel (Black)
Bands (Music)
Musical groups
Churches
Religion
Christianity
Protestants
Musicians
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Aerial images of Big Cypress Seminole Indian ReservationAerial images of Big Cypress Seminole Indian ReservationStill ImageSeminole Indians
Native Americans
Mikasuki Indians
Indian reservations
Architecture
Community culture
Dwellings
Houses
Aerial photographs
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Aerial images of Big Cypress Seminole Indian ReservationAerial images of Big Cypress Seminole Indian ReservationStill ImageSeminole Indians
Native Americans
Mikasuki Indians
Indian reservations
Architecture
Community culture
Dwellings
Houses
Aerial photographs
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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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Alligator wrestler Richard BowersAlligator wrestler Richard BowersStill ImageFieldwork
Alligators
American alligator
Animal trainers
Animals
Working animals
Native Americans
Seminole Indians
Tourism
Performers
Wrestlers
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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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