56 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Geographic Term is exactly "Collier County (Fla.)"
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Alice Billie and Rosie Billie pounding corn

Alice Billie and Rosie Billie pounding corn

Date
1989-01
Description
Twenty-four color slides. Sisters Alice and Rosie billie pounding corn kernels into meal using a wooden mortar and pestle. The images were created in part for use in an exhibit on Seminole culture at the Museum of Florida History.
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Bill Osceola Jr. wrestling alligator at 8th Annual American Indian Days festival

Bill Osceola Jr. wrestling alligator at 8th Annual American Indian Days festival

Date
1987-11-22
Description
Four color slides. 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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Bill Osceola Jr. wrestling alligator at 8th Annual American Indian Days festival

Bill Osceola Jr. wrestling alligator at 8th Annual American Indian Days festival

Date
1987-11-22
Description
One proof with six black and white images. 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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Billy Osceola and Josie Billie weaving ceremonial shirts

Billy Osceola and Josie Billie weaving ceremonial shirts

Date
1979-06-27
Description
One 8 x 10 color print. Portrait of Seminoles Billy Osceola and Josie Billie weaving ceremonial clothing.
Collection
Cinco de Mayo Festival in Immokalee

Cinco de Mayo Festival in Immokalee

Date
1996-05-04
Description
108 color slides. The Mexican American Music Survey was created to document the musical traditions of Florida's various Mexican-American communities: Apopka, South Dade County, Immokalee, the St. Johns River Basin, and Central Florida. Funded by a grant from the Lila Wallace-Reader's Digest Community Folklife Program, the survey was conducted between 1994 and 1996 by folklorist Robert Stone. Among the musical traditions were serenatas, conjunto, quinceanara ritual music, ranchera Michoacana, mariachi, norteno, Tejano, and pop music. At the end of the project, a sampler music tape was created by the Florida Folklife Program for distribution to various libraries.
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Cinco de Mayo Festival in Immokalee

Cinco de Mayo Festival in Immokalee

Date
1996-05-04
Description
two proof sheets with 49 black and images (plus negatives). The Mexican American Music Survey was created to document the musical traditions of Florida's various Mexican-American communities: Apopka, South Dade County, Immokalee, the St. Johns River Basin, and Central Florida. Funded by a grant from the Lila Wallace-Reader's Digest Community Folklife Program, the survey was conducted between 1994 and 1996 by folklorist Robert Stone. Among the musical traditions were serenatas, conjunto, quinceanara ritual music, ranchera Michoacana, mariachi, norteno, Tejano, and pop music. At the end of the project, a sampler music tape was created by the Florida Folklife Program for distribution to various libraries.
Collection
Citrus grove on SR 29

Citrus grove on SR 29

Date
1987
Description
Three color slides. 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.
Collection
Copy of <em>Gator Tales</em> by Lonnie Jolson

Copy of Gator Tales by Lonnie Jolson

Date
1981
Description
One audio cassette. Because this was a commercial, copyrighted recording, no copies can be made from it. It can only be listened to in the research room.
Collection
Ethel Santiago teaching Margaret Cypress sweetgrass basket making

Ethel Santiago teaching Margaret Cypress sweetgrass basket making

Date
1984-02
Description
Three proof sheets with 78 black and white images (plus negatives). Santiago and Cypress were among the first participants in the Florida Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program in 1983-1984. As a master folk artist, Santiago taught Cypress how to make sweetgrass baskets. Images include them gathering sweetgrass, weaving baskets, and of Owen transcribing tapes at the reservation. 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 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,who was later replaced by folklorist Peter Roller. The program was held each year until 2003.
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Folk singer Don Grooms performing at the 8th Annual American Indian Days (1987)

Folk singer Don Grooms performing at the 8th Annual American Indian Days (1987)

Date
1987-11-22
Description
One color print. Grooms, born in Waynesville, North Caroline to a Applachian/Cherokee family, was an associate professor of telecommunications at the University of Florida (1962-1993). He was also news director for WUFT-TV. He was better known, however, for his songwriting and folk festival performances. A part of the Florida Folk scene of the 1960s and 1970s, he regularly performed with McLean, Gamble Rogers, Paul Champion, and Jim Ballew. He died 30 January 1998.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Alice Billie and Rosie Billie pounding cornAlice Billie and Rosie Billie pounding cornStill ImageSeminole Indians
Mikasuki Indians
Corn
Native Americans
Indian reservations
Food preparation
Food habits
Pestles
Cooks
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Bill Osceola Jr. wrestling alligator at 8th Annual American Indian Days festivalBill Osceola Jr. wrestling alligator at 8th Annual American Indian Days festivalStill ImagePerformers
Wrestlers
Fieldwork
Ethnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Native Americans
Alligators
Performing arts
Entertainers
Animals
Festivals
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Bill Osceola Jr. wrestling alligator at 8th Annual American Indian Days festivalBill Osceola Jr. wrestling alligator at 8th Annual American Indian Days festivalStill ImagePerformers
Wrestlers
Fieldwork
Ethnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Native Americans
Alligators
Performing arts
Entertainers
Animals
Festivals
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Billy Osceola and Josie Billie weaving ceremonial shirtsBilly Osceola and Josie Billie weaving ceremonial shirtsStill ImageSeminole Indians
Weaving
Clothing and dress
Clothing
Woven goods
Craft
Decorative arts
Textile arts
Textiles
Weavers
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Cinco de Mayo Festival in ImmokaleeCinco de Mayo Festival in ImmokaleeStill ImageSingers
Ballet dancers
Musicians
Festivals
Fieldwork
Cinco de Mayo (Mexican holiday)
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Holidays and festivals
Ballet
Dancers
Mexican Americans
Arts, Mexican
Latinos
Community concerts
Bands (Music)
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Cinco de Mayo Festival in ImmokaleeCinco de Mayo Festival in ImmokaleeStill ImageSingers
Ballet dancers
Musicians
Festivals
Fieldwork
Cinco de Mayo (Mexican holiday)
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Holidays and festivals
Ballet
Dancers
Mexican Americans
Arts, Mexican
Latinos
Community concerts
Bands (Music)
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Citrus grove on SR 29Citrus grove on SR 29Still ImageFieldwork
Roads
Citrus
Citrus fruit industry
Trees
Fauna
Agriculture
Plants
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a_s1576_05_c81-028Copy of&nbsp;<em>Gator Tales</em>&nbsp;by Lonnie JolsonSoundSound recordings
Singer-songwriter music
Country music
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Ethel Santiago teaching Margaret Cypress sweetgrass basket makingEthel Santiago teaching Margaret Cypress sweetgrass basket makingStill ImageBasket maker
Apprentices
Fieldwork
Teaching of folklore
Basket making
Sweetgrass baskets
Native Americans
Seminole Indians
Ethnicity, Seminole
Material culture
Plants
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Folk singer Don Grooms performing at the 8th Annual American Indian Days (1987)Folk singer Don Grooms performing at the 8th Annual American Indian Days (1987)Still ImageSingers
Guitarist
Fieldwork
Indian reservations
Chickee
Guitar
Bass guitars
Folk singers
Native Americans
Singing
Guitarists
Children
Festivals
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