Seminole doll made by Mary Billie being held up for the camera - Big Cypress Reservation, Florida

Seminole doll made by Mary Billie being held up for the camera - Big Cypress Reservation, Florida

Credit this photo: State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, http://floridamemory.com/items/show/120271
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Title

  • Seminole doll made by Mary Billie being held up for the camera - Big Cypress Reservation, Florida

Image Number

  • FS80348A

Year

  • 1980

Date Note

  • Photographed on July 15, 1980.

Series Title

General Note

  • 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.
  • Accompanying note: "The Seminole palmetto dolls require skilled workmanship and are beautiful to look at. But, more important, they are an expression of Seminole culture -- a bridge between the Seminoles and the outside world."

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Physical Description

  • 1 slide - col.

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