Lake Mystic Baptist Church gravestones

233868
Date
1989-01
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Six color slides. Images of gravestones at a church cemetery in Bristol, Florida.
Type
Still Image

Louise Sanders singing at the 1984 Florida Folk Festival

236764
Date
1984-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Ten color slides. Louise Sanders telling stories and sayings on the main stage.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S85-45 - S85-54

Water witcher Lonnie Morgan

236785
Date
1958
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Three black and white prints. Morgan demonstrating water witching, the search for water sources use a divination stick -- an old folk tradition.
Type
Still Image

Tom Harvely water witching (dowsing)

234413
Date
1982-10
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One black and white print. Water witching, or dowsing, is the act of locating water sources through extrasensory perceptions, often signaled by the twitching of a piece of wood held in the hand.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
P82-377

Jessie Mae Newsome demonstrating folk medicine at the 1983 Florida Folk Festival

235578
Date
1983-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Four color slides.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S83-1930 - S83-1931; S83-2185; S83-2186

Folk medicine demonstration at Jasper elementary

236756
Date
1983-11
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Five color slides. Demonstration on folk medicine at Jasper Elementary. Part of the 1983 Folk Arts in the Schools program
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S84-704 - S 84-713

Botanica Santeria storefront

234231
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One black and white print. Image of the Santeria Botanica storefront. This was a place where believers in Santeria can buy herbs and other supplies. Santeria is a Cuban version of the Yoruba religion. 1979. See also S 1577, box 17, folder 28 (P79-807, P79-808).
Type
Still Image
Item ID
P79-686

Florida Yesterday: Superstitutions (raw footage)

238825
Date
1977
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One video cassette. (1/2" tape; 62 minutes) Filmed in Smith's home office as he tells various ghost stories and explains local superstitions. Includes many takes, cut-aways, and B-roll. First half of the completed episode can be found on V86-30; the second half can be found on FV-24.
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
V86-59

Interview with Lottie Shore

234541
Date
1988-12
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette recording. Index to interview recording located in S 1595, Box 1, folder 1. Interview with Seminole Lottie Shore, with Nancy Billie serving as the translator for folklorist Nancy Michael. The interview was recorded at the Brighton Reservation in Okeechobee, Florida. They discusse...
Type
Sound

Interview with Lottie Shore

234542
Date
1988-12
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette recording. Index to interview recording located in S 1595, Box 1, folder 1. Interview with Seminole Lottie Shore, with Nancy Billie serving as the translator for folklorist Nancy Michael. The interview was recorded at the Brighton Reservation in Okeechobee, Florida. They discusse...
Type
Sound

Shrimping Documentary - Interview with Rudy Backman

240909
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
V86-46

Shrimping Documentary - Carden Net Shop

240911
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
V86-48

Saturday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Narrative Stage) (Tape 9)

239728
Date
1996-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. Lolly Ferro discusses Filipino culture, topography and history. He also discusses what brought many Filipinos to the United States and the close-knit nature of Filipino families. He talks about their traditions, Rondalla bands and answers questions on oral fairy tales.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C96-69

Saturday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Narrative Stage) (Tape 15)

239734
Date
1996-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. Omialadora Ajamu (introduced by Brent Tozzer) talks of her experiences in Archer and of an annual festival honoring African culture. She also discusses African beliefs in the supernatural and the importance of cowry shells as money and in spiritual life.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C96-75

Mario Pozos with her herb and food garden

235066
Date
1986-09-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Five color slides. Images of Pozos in her herb garden. She used many of the herbs for medicinal purposes. She lived in the Dade Labor Camp. The Metro-Dade Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1986 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalas, Nancy Nusz and Laurie Sommers in order to identify folk arts and folk artis...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S86-4925 - S86-4929

Haitian Botanica storefront

236346
Date
1985-08
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One color slide. This was a place where believers in Santeria can buy herbs and other supplies. Santeria is a Cuban version of the Yoruba religion. The Dade Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1985 and 1986 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalas, Nancy Nusz and Laurie Sommers in order to identify folk arts an...
Type
Still Image

Sunday performances at the 2003 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Disc 11)

241610
Date
05/25/2003
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
CD03-119

Student superstitions at the Hamilton County High School

236129
Date
1981-11-02
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Images of the students can be found in S 1577, volume 12. The Folk Arts in Schools Project in Columbia and Hamilton County was a joint venture between the county school systems and the Florida Folklife Program. The project consisted of field research to identify local traditions...
Type
Sound

Fieldwork for Every Island Has Its Own Song: Father Tryfon Theophilopolus (Videos 5-6)

240927
Date
Nov 1987 - Dec 1987
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
V89-18 - V89-19

Blessing of the Water for the Dead

236138
Date
1989-06-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Twenty color slides. The festival was held June 24-25, 1989 to celebrate Tarpon Springs heritage of sponge diving, a practice that dated back to the 1890s. By 1905, when 500 Greek immigrants answered an ad to be sponge divers, the town acquired a distinctive Greek flavor, as the Greek Americans thr...
Type
Still Image

Interview with Santeria priest Ernesto Pichardo

235128
Date
1985-08-15
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two reel to reel tapes. Interview with Pichardo about Santeria. He discusses Santeria dancing, medicine, food, and philosophy; origins of Santeria; Santeria under Batista, Castro, and in Miami; African origins; apprenticeships; and present customs. The Dade Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1986 by ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T85-146
Item ID
T85-145

Interview with midwife Annie Mae Taylor

239152
Date
1979-06-06
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel. Taylor discusses her life and career as a midwife. Topics include family history; training with a local doctor; childbirth; medicinal treatments; pre-natal care; her first delivery in 1953; complications in childbirth including tearing, placenta, twins, and breached births; birth-...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T79-5

Friday performances at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Reel 8)

237777
Date
05/22/1987
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
T87-68

Saturday performances at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Reel 2)

237781
Date
05/23/1987
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
T87-73

Sunday performances at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Reel 6)

237795
Date
05/24/1987
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
T87-87

1984 Summer Folk Culture Seminar

238511
Date
1984-07-23
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Nine audio cassettes. Liz Simmons, folklorist and teacher from California, leads discussion with teachers on folklore and the place of jokes, legends, and games in folklore. Topics include Zora Neale Hurston; African American folklore; writing folklore; memory and expressive writing; tooth fairy st...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C84-93
Item ID
C84-94
Item ID
C84-95
Item ID
C84-96
Item ID
C84-97
Item ID
C84-98
Item ID
C84-99
Item ID
C84-100
Item ID
C84-101

Friday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Narrative Stage) (Tape 9)

239717
Date
1996-05-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. Kerchmar and Tozzer served as emcees. Calvin Jones (interviewed by Jonathan Lammers) continues his discussion on Southern life and Florida archaeology. Jose Silva (interviewed by Laura Silvers) talks about toro huaco and Nicaraguan belief.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C96-56

Student folklore at the Melrose Elementary School

236134
Date
1982-02-02
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Students in Mrs. Barrett's 4th grade class sharing verbal folklore, including riddles, jokes, and beliefs and legends. For images, see S 1577, box 19, folder 25. The Folk Arts in Schools Project in Columbia and Hamilton County was a joint venture between the county school system...
Type
Sound

Tuesday morning performances at the 1955 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)

234088
Date
1955-05-03
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel. Boltin served as the emcee. See the festival program in S 1619, box 1 for more detailed information of the festival performers and activities not recorded. Reaver was a professor at Florida State University.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-28

Interview with an unidentified santero and Cuban immigrant Cookqui Hernandez

239113
Date
1980-04-02
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Four reel to reels. Santeria is a New World version of the African-based Yoruba religion that was combined with elements of Catholicism. Bulger interviews an unnamed Santero, a priest within the Santeria religion. They discuss the origins of the religions, various rituals and beliefs, botanicas, h...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T80-38
Item ID
T80-39
Item ID
T80-40
Item ID
T80-41

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