30 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Geographic Term is exactly "Hollywood (Fla.)"
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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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Artist Guy Le Bree

Artist Guy Le Bree

Date
1983
Description
One print and one negative.
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Folklorist Doris Dyen interviewing Betty Mae Jumper

Folklorist Doris Dyen interviewing Betty Mae Jumper

Date
1982
Description
Two 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 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.
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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.
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Interview with Carol Cypress

Interview with Carol Cypress

Date
1983-08-10
Description
Three reel to reels (also copied onto C84-112/114). Cypress talks about Seminole culture. She discusses the role of television; Mikasuki language; the effect of drainage canals on leisure activities; air conditioning; healers; marriages; parental discipline; food such as sofke and coontie palm; stick ball game; influence of Western society upon Seminole culture; education; drug use on reservations; lullabies; traditional songs; and basket making. The Seminole Video Project was a joint project between the Florida Folklife Program and WFSU-TV. Completed in Spring 1984, and financed by a Florida Endowment for the Humanities grant with the support of the Seminole Tribe of Florida, the project culminated in a thirty-minute documentary entitled "Four Corners of the Earth" which profiled Ethel Santiago, a Seminole craftswoman and Tribal representative. The program addressed such issues as cultural retention within contemporary society; the role of women in Seminole society; traditional Seminole foods, arts, and medicine; and the changing emphasis on clan affiliations. The project covered Seminoles on the Big Cypress and Hollywood Reservations and at Immokalee, Florida. Raw video footage, along with the finished product, can be found in S 1615, V84-16 through V-84-24. Images from the project can be found in S 1577, v. 23, slides S83-2994 - S83-3020.
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Interview with Pat Diamond

Interview with Pat Diamond

Date
1983-08-10
Description
Two reel to reels (also copied onto C84-111/112). Diamond, a secretary to Seminole Chairman Jim Billie, discusses culture on Seminole reservations. Topics include native languages; expanding reservation land; marrying non-Indians; teaching culture to children; reservation and tribal politics; role of women in tribal politics; recent reservation projects; changes that bingo has brought to the reservations; cattle ranching; selling traditional crafts; role of television in Seminole lives; medicine; cultural identification; stick ball games; and tourism. The Seminole Video Project was a joint project between the Florida Folklife Program and WFSU-TV. Completed in Spring 1984, and financed by a Florida Endowment for the Humanities grant with the support of the Seminole Tribe of Florida, the project culminated in a thirty-minute documentary entitled "Four Corners of the Earth" which profiled Ethel Santiago, a Seminole craftswoman and Tribal representative. The program addressed such issues as cultural retention within contemporary society; the role of women in Seminole society; traditional Seminole foods, arts, and medicine; and the changing emphasis on clan affiliations. The project covered Seminoles on the Big Cypress and Hollywood Reservations and at Immokalee, Florida. Raw video footage, along with the finished product, can be found in S 1615, V84-16 through V-84-24. Images from the project can be found in S 1577, v. 23, slides S83-2994 - S83-3020.
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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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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
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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Artist Guy Le BreeArtist Guy Le BreeStill ImageFieldwork
Portraits
Artists
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Folklorist Doris Dyen interviewing Betty Mae JumperFolklorist Doris Dyen interviewing Betty Mae JumperStill ImageSeminole Indians
Native Americans
Indian reservations
Audiotape recordings
Sound recording
Interviewing
Fieldwork
Oral communication
Research methods
Needleworkers
Folklorists
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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_t84-120Interview with Carol CypressSoundFieldwork
Interviews
Sound recordings
Ethnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Native Americans
Politics and culture
Stick ball
Ball games
Leisure
Indian Americans
Food preparation
Food habits
Material culture
Family history
Bingo
Education
Sewing
Religion
Beliefs and cultures
Women
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a_s1576_t84-118Interview with Pat DiamondSoundSecretaries
Fieldwork
Interviews
Sound recordings
Ethnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Native Americans
Politics and culture
Stick ball
Ball games
Leisure
Indian Americans
Politicians
Tourism
Material culture
Family history
Bingo
Education
Sewing
Religion
Beliefs and cultures
Women
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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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