Interview with basket maker Evelyn Parks

Date: May 9, 1978

Source: S1576 , Container 2 , C78-54

Type: Sound

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  • "One audio cassette. Parks discusses how she learned palm frond weaving from the Girl Scouts and a beloved math teacher. She talks about May Basket customs and shows a basket that may also be used as a hat. She also discusses the three types of fronds she uses to make the baskets (cabbage palm, coconut palm, palmetto palm) and talks about learning weaving techniques from Indians and Hawaiians."

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