Florida Home radio series: Humorists and Health Evangelists (Pre-master copy)

238274
Date
1981
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. A documentary program for a radio program entitled "Humorists and Health Evangelists" for the radio series "Florida Home." Includes interviews with and performances by ventriloquists, pitchmen, and performers for medicine shows and other travelling shows, i...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C83-85

Florida Home: Humorists and Health Evangelists

238859
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette (Duplicate located in S 1576, box 37, tape 21.) Part one of a six-part radio series produced by the Florida Folklife Program and WJCT-FM (Jacksonville) that explored traditional arts and culture in Florida. This episode dealt with medicine shows.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C85-15

White Springs springhouse in 1900

234429
Date
1900
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two black and white prints. These images date back to when White Springs was used as a tourist attraction and a health resort.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
P82-404 - P82-405

Midwife Annie Mae Taylor

235856
Date
1979-10
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Six color slides. More slides of Taylor from this time can be found in S 1577, v. 3.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S79-625 - S79-630

Folk medicine practitioner Jessie Newsome

234779
Date
1984-03
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Four color slides. Images of Newsome with children and with herbs. She heals and makes cures using herbs and native plants.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S85-814 - S85-817

Midwife Annie Mae Taylor with her doctor's bag

235855
Date
1979-10
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Eighteen color slides. More slides from this time can be found in S 1577, v. 4.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S79-607 - S79-624

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

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

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

Sunday performances at the 2003 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Disc 6)

241605
Date
05/25/2003
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
CD03-114

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

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

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

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

Captain Eddie Baker

234963
Date
1986-07-22
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Nine color slides. Images of Captain Eddie Baker at the Mayport docks. The boat behind him is the Miss Alice, named for his wife. He once captained that boat before health issues retired him. At the time, he was the oldest fisher in Mayport. Between 1986 and 1987, a partnership between the Florida F...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S88-147 - S88-155

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

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

Medicine show performer Bunny Bartok interview

239026
Date
1981-10-04
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Bartok's father and grandfather were traveling medicine pitchmen. She described traveling medicine shows; types of pitches and performances in medicine; wintering in Florida; her family history including their emigration from Hungary. Some material from the interview was used for the public radio pr...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C81-85a
Item ID
C81-84
Item ID
C81-83
Item ID
C81-82
Item ID
C81-81

The Colonial Hotel on the grounds of White Springs- White Springs, Florida

115335
Date
Not after 1973
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FP80360

The Colonial Hotel on the grounds of White Springs- White Springs, Florida

115336
Date
Not after 1973
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FP80361

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

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

Interview with Margaret Cypress, Seminole craftswoman

238443
Date
1984-01-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Margaret Cypress, Seminole craftswoman describes her early childhood in Florida, and at the Cherokee and Oklahoma Boarding Schools for Indians; speaking Miccosukee and learning English; early experiences with Seminole crafts such as sweetgrass basketry; learning crafts throught ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C84-5

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

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

Saturday program at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 1)

239901
Date
1997-05-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette recordings. Dr. Maude Scott, with a Ph.D in herbal study from Alabama, is interviewed by Bob Stone. She discusses her background as well as herbs and how they are good for various aspects of one's health. Her focus seems to be on homeopathic remedies. She also talks about her ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C97-71

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

Interview with sponge diving helmet maker Anthony Lerios

236144
Date
1989-06-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Three audio cassettes. Born 3 December 1902, Lerios was a Greek immigrant who made sponge diving helmets. He arrived in Tarpons Springs in 1913 to work in a machine shop. He soon owned his own, and made helmets. Also made and fixed engines and pumps. He also discussing making helmets, changes in t...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C89-23
Item ID
C89-24
Item ID
C89-25

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