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

Jesse Mae Newsome gathering plants at her home for healing

235591
Date
1983-08
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Thirty-two color slides.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S83-2934 - S83-2965

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

Interview with Seminole healer Susie Billie's apprentice Mary Johns

240829
Date
07/21/1995
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
Tape 17

Sunday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Performance Stage) (Tape 11)

239786
Date
1996-05-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. Maude Scott continues from C96-128. Frank Martinez, conguero, discusses the conga and Latin folklife. He gives background and teaches strokes for conga drumming. He gives a teaching demonstration using a rumba rhythm. He also talks about the construction of congas.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C96-129

Josie Billie, Seminole medicine man

234673
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Four black and white prints. Images of Billie and his wife Lucy Tiger Billie at the Florida Folk Festival.
Type
Still Image

Interview with sisters Lela Creel, Carrie Granger, and Perl Boyett

239180
Date
1978-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Three reel to reels. The sisters, born and raised in Alabama, discuss remedies; cures; plants; cooking; foodways; and recipes.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T78-332
Item ID
T78-333
Item ID
T78-334

Interview with Seminole healer Susie Billie and her apprentice Mary Johns

240828
Date
01/25/1995
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
Tapes 7 & 16

Sunday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Performance Stage) (Tape 10)

239785
Date
1996-05-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. Cantor Joel Fox continues from C96-127 and gives a Hebrew lesson. A cantor (Latin for "singer") is often called a hazzan in the Jewish church. This person leads the synagogue in singing. Fox was from Dallas, Texas. As a teen, his family moved to Israel. While the...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C96-128

Saturday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Narrative Stage) (Tape 1)

239722
Date
1996-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. Tozzer served as emcee. Mary Johns discusses what she enjoys about Seminole culture, herbalism, Seminole stories, native language and basketry. The audience asks questions related to superstitions, rituals re: women, family life, stories and legends. She tells an excerp...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C96-61

Interview with Jamie B. Jordan

237531
Date
1978-05-15
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassettes. C78-57: Side 1: Jordan discusses dishes and foods indigenous to her household, central Northern Florida, and the rest of the South: rice and black-eyed peas, rice and tomatoes, mince meat pie, liver pudding, mustard greens and cornbread dumplings, sweet potato pie, and fruit ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C78-57
Item ID
C78-58

Interview with herbalist LaVerne Zipperer

238490
Date
1983-11-03
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Side A Ms. Zipperer talks about her early childhood and things she learned; speaks of her children and two husbands; talks about getting 5 adopted children and 16 foster children for a total of 32 children; making a living to support the family by farming and public work; family...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C84-60

Frank Shore, Medicine Man of the Seminole Indians- White Springs, Florida

124271
Date
Not after 1960
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FT9569

Herbs gathered by Susie Billie and Agnes Cypress

235702
Date
1985-04
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Twenty-two color slides. Cypress was an apprentice to Billie in order to learn Seminole herbal healing. 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 a...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S86-1295 through S86-1316

Susie Billie and apprentice Agnes Cypress gathering herbs

235735
Date
1985-04
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One proof sheet with ten images (plus 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. Appre...
Type
Still Image

Recording of Agnes Cypress and Susie Billie identifying medicinal herbs

235658
Date
1985-03-16
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassettes. Recording of Billie and Cypress identifying medicinal herbs and discussing their uses. For images of the identifications, see S 1577, v. 31. The Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program began in 1983 with a NEA grant of $22,000. The program provided an opportunity for master folk artis...
Type
Sound

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

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

Seminole healer Susie Jim Billie - Clewiston, Florida

108627
Date
1995
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA2705

Seminole healer Susie Jim Billie, right, and apprentice Mary Johns - Clewiston, Florida

108628
Date
1995
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA2706

Seminole healer Susie Jim Billie - Clewiston, Florida

108629
Date
1995
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA2707

Seminole healer Susie Jim Billie, right, discussing herbs with her apprentice Mary Johns - Clewiston, Florida

109332
Date
1994
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA3384

Seminole healer Susie Jim Billie, right, discussing herbs with her apprentice Mary Johns - Clewiston, Florida

109333
Date
1994
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA3385

Seminole healer Susie Jim Billie, right, and her apprentice Mary Johns - Clewiston, Florida

109334
Date
1994
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA3386

Seminole medicine man Josie Billie at the Florida Folk Festival - White Springs, Florida

109684
Date
Between 1960 and 1975
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA3741

Interview with Seminole healer Susie Billie

235657
Date
1985-01-18
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Billie (through Jeanette Cypress) discusses Seminole healing practices, including gathering herbs, preparing cures, gender and medicine, physical and spritutal healing, payment methods, medicine songs, and gathering herbs. She also discusses Seminole naming practices and clans. B...
Type
Sound

Recording of Agnes Cypress and Susie Billie identifying medicinal herbs

235659
Date
1985-03-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassettes. Recording of Billie and Cypress identifying medicinal herbs and discussing their uses. For images of the identifications, see S 1577, v. 31. The Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program began in 1983 with a NEA grant of $22,000. The program provided an opportunity for master folk artist...
Type
Sound

Sunday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Narrative Stage) (Tape 8)

239742
Date
1996-05-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. Tozzer served as emcee. Johns discusses Seminole traditions in storytelling, basketry and herbalism. She relates how she learned to make baskets from her grandmother and studied herbal medicine from a 100 year-old peer of her grandmother. She talks about the tribal tradi...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C96-85

Jeanette Cypress interview for the Seminole Video Project

235235
Date
1984-03-29
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel-to-reel recording. Cypress was the daughter of Agnes Cypress and granddaughter Susie Billie, both Seminole medicine women. She discusses her education; growing up at Big Cypress Seminole Indian Reservation; learning traditional medicine from her family; medicine songs; the Seminole clan s...
Type
sound
Item ID
T84-125

Susie Billie teaching Agness Cypress Seminole herbal healing

235654
Date
1984-03-16
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
140 color slides. Billie and Cypress were participants in the second year of the apprenticeship program. Images include the gathering of herbs and plants, forests around the reservation, and preparing medicine. Also includes images of folklorist Owen. The Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program began in 1...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S86-523 - S86-760

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