Mary B. Billie in the early process of making a Seminole doll - Big Cypress Reservation, Florida

Mary B. Billie in the early process of making a Seminole doll - Big Cypress Reservation, Florida

Credit this photo: State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, http://floridamemory.com/items/show/120236
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Title

  • Mary B. Billie in the early process of making a Seminole doll - Big Cypress Reservation, Florida

Image Number

  • FS80299A

Year

  • 1980

Date Note

  • Photographed on July 15, 1980.

Series Title

General Note

  • Accompanying note: "'She makes the head first and then puts the body together. She'll make the heads like maybe she's going to make a hundred. Sometimes she makes fifty and then she cuts up the body the same amount and then she starts working on it.'"
  • Mary B. Billie has been a dollmaker since she was 17. She learned the skill by watching her mother, who had learned it from Mary's grandmother.

Photographer/Personal Author

Physical Description

  • 1 slide - col.

Subject Term

Geographic Term

Personal Subject


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