Walking cane making workshop led by Bobby Johns

234480
Date
1991-04
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Thirty-six color slides. Images of a walking cane- making workshop led by Creek American artist and carver Bobby Johns (in cowboy hat in photos.)
Type
Still Image

Basketmaker Connie Palmer at her home

236241
Date
1989-06
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Four color slides.
Type
Still Image

Creek Indian ceremonial drum

234395
Date
1980
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One black and white print.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
P82-354

Creek pine needle baskets

235484
Date
1980
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Thirty-seven color slides.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S82-1840 - S82-1876

Canes by Bobby Johns

236444
Date
1991-04
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Four color slides. Johns won the Florida Folk Heritage Award in 1992.
Type
Still Image

Wood carver Bobby Johns

236936
Date
1993
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two color prints. Used for the 1993 Florida Folk Festival booklet.
Type
Still Image

Bobby Johns wood carvings

233887
Date
1989-01
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Seven color slides. Examples of Johns's work, including carved walking canes and wooden handled knives.
Type
Still Image

Joseph and Letha McGee dressed in Creek dress

235479
Date
1980
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Eleven color slides. The McGee family, including images of Creek baskets and clothing.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S82-1777; S82-1887 - S82-1896

Creek sashes and pine needle crafts

235485
Date
1980
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Seven color slides.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S82-1878 - S82-1882; S82-1885 - S82-1886

Bobby Johns in his workshop

233836
Date
1988-12
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
37 black and white photographic prints, with negatives. Bobby Johns in his workshop in Pensacola. Photos 32-37 are of a nearby sawmill.
Type
Still Image

Lulla Wise's wood carvings

233858
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Fourteen color slides. Examples of Creek Indian Lulla Wise's work--including totem poles, wooden bowls and sculptures. Many of the pieces use animal motifs.
Type
Still Image

Various Phillipine dancers at the Florida Folk Festival

234602
Date
1957-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Eighteen photographic prints.
Type
Still Image

Thelma Boltin with Jimmy Driftwood and Fred Beaver

236181
Date
1960
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One color print. Located in envelope #3. From a gorup shot of seven people. two of the men are wearing 'Rockefeller for Governor' hats. Features Boltin, Driftwood, and Beaver. This image was originally part of a scrapbook kept by Boltin.
Type
Still Image

Basket maker Myrtle McCoy

236524
Date
1987-07-21
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two color slides. McCoy uses thread to make her pine needle baskets. She lived in Marianna since 1929.
Type
Still Image

Interview with Pearlie Gerturde Rolin

239121
Date
1980-08-21
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel. Born and raised near Atmore, Rolin was interviewed regarding Creek culture. She remembered little, but discussed a Georgia "powwow" she attended. She sang one song.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T80-86

Creek dancers at the Great Gulf Coast Arts festival

235377
Date
1981-01-19
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Eighteen color slides. Images are of a Creek Indian dance demonstration, with traditional Creek Indian dress.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S81-40 - S 81-57

Pineneedle baskets by Connie Palmer

236542
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Fifteen color slides. The Florida Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1987 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalis, Steve Fragos, Merri Belland, and Barbara Seitz as preliminary research for a joint folk art between the Florida Folklife Program and the Florida Museum of History. The field researchers focused o...
Type
Still Image

Images of the Craft Demonstration Area

234316
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Fourteen color slides. Images from the craft demonstration area. 1-5: Marion Jones making lace; 6: D. Gurley decorating Ukranian eggs; 7-9: Anne Lunestad spinning cotton; 10-14: Ruth Hogan demonstrating Creek Indian weaving.
Type
Still Image

Saturday performances at the 1995 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Workshops) (Tapes 5)

240586
Date
05/27/1995
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
FLN-15

Sunday program at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 9, 10)

239923
Date
1997-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassette recordings. Johns discusses his life story and talks about his family life as a boy and learning the trade. He also discussed his carved work and his hand-made tools.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C97-94
Item ID
C97-95

Friday performances at the 2000 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 3)

240305
Date
2000-05-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. Henry Ohumukini continues from C00-64 discussing Hawaiian crafts and dance. Bobby Johns discusses Creek Indian woodcarving.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C00-65

Saturday performances at the 2000 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 10)

240325
Date
2000-05-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. Bobby and Mary Johns discuss Native American traditions. Mary focuses on Seminole life and patchwork used in making Seminole skirts. Bobby focuses on his life as a person of Muskogee/Scottish descent in the Georgian Okefenokee Swamp and woodcarving.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C00-85

Country musician Neal Pappy McCormick playing the steel guitar in his home

236449
Date
1994
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Nine color prints. McCormick, a Creek Indian from a sharecropper family in Alabama and Georgia, played country and Hawaiian music in the 1930s. He gave famed country star Hank Williams his first job, and they remained lifelong friends. He also invented and patented the four-necked steel guitar. (St...
Type
Still Image

Country musician Neal Pappy McCormick and daughter Juanealya with his billboard

236450
Date
1994
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two color prints. McCormick, a Creek Indian from a sharecropper family in Alabama and Georgia, played country and Hawaiian music in the 1930s. He gave famed country star Hank Williams his first job, and they remained lifelong friends. He also invented and patented the four-necked steel guitar. (Ste...
Type
Still Image

Demo tape for Country musician Neal Pappy McCormick

236451
Date
1994
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Created for nomination for a Florida Folk Heritage Award. McCormick, a Creek Indian from a sharecropper family in Alabama and Georgia, played country and Hawaiian music in the 1930s. He gave famed country star Hank Williams his first job, and they remained lifelong friends. He a...
Type
Sound

Creek Indian artist Fred Beaver

234601
Date
1958-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Seven photographic prints. Image of Fred Beaver in traditional Oklahoma Creek dress posing for photographs at the Florida Folk Festival. Beaver was a well-known painter whose ancestors were related to the Florida Seminoles. Also visible in one the images is Florida photographer Robert Leahey. Beave...
Type
Still Image

Mary Nell Bailey demonstrating Creek Indian pine needle baskets

235914
Date
1988
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Four black and white prints. The Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program began in 1983 with a NEA grant of $22,000. The program provided an opportunity for master folk artists to share technical skills and cultural knowledge with apprentices in order to keep the tradition alive. Apprentices must have had ...
Type
Still Image

Carvers Bobby Johns and Randy Stewart

235960
Date
1990
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Four color slides; 6 negatives. The Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program began in 1983 with a NEA grant of $22,000. The program provided an opportunity for master folk artists to share technical skills and cultural knowledge with apprentices in order to keep the tradition alive. Apprentices must have h...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
Envelope 4

1990 apprenticeship program master artists

235962
Date
1990
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Seven color slides. The Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program began in 1983 with a NEA grant of $22,000. The program provided an opportunity for master folk artists to share technical skills and cultural knowledge with apprentices in order to keep the tradition alive. Apprentices must have had some exper...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
Envelope 6

Don Grooms at the 1988 Florida Folk Festival

236478
Date
1988-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Seven black and white prints. Grooms, born in Waynesville, North Caroline to a Applachian/Cherokee family, was an associate professor of telecommunications at the University of Florida (1962-1993). He was also news director for WUFT-TV. He was better known, however, for his songwriting and folk fes...
Type
Still Image

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