Joe Dan Osceola at the Florida Folk Festival

234663
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two black and white prints. Osceola, of Hollywood Reservation, was once president of the Seminole Tribe of Florida.
Type
Still Image

Betty Mae Jumper and family at the 1968 Florida Folk Festival

234650
Date
1968-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One black and white print. Jumper, of Hollywood Seminole Reservation, was the first female leader of the Seminole Tribal Council. She was also the first to receive a high school diploma, accomplished in Cherokee, North Carolina. To the left is Lottie Shore.
Type
Still Image

Polly Billie

235179
Date
1989-01
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Six color slides. Images of Hollywood Seminole Reservation resident Polly Billie. Billie was the daughter of Nancy Billie and the grandaughter of Lottie and Frank Shore. An intevriew with her can be found in S 1595, Box 2, tapes 5-6. Similar images can be found in S 1577, v. 49, v 50. The images wer...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S89-30 - S89-34; S89-75

Polly Billie

235180
Date
1989-01
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Thirty-two color slides. Images of of Hollywood Seminole Reservation resident Polly Billie. Billie was the daughter of Nancy Billie and the grandaughter of Lottie and Frank Shore. An intevriew with her can be found in S 1595, Box 2, tapes 5-6. Similar images can be found in S 1577, v.48 and v.50. Th...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S89-254 - S89-257; S89-259 - S89-287

Polly Billie

235181
Date
1989-01
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Thirty-two color slides. Images of of Hollywood Seminole Reservation resident Polly Billie. Billie was the daughter of Nancy Billie and grandaughter of Lottie and Frank Shore. An interview with her can be found in S 1595, Box 2, tapes 5-6. Similar images can be found in S 1577, v.48 and v.49. The im...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S89-478; S89-485; S89-494

Ruby Billie interview for the Seminole Slide & Tape Project

238241
Date
1982-01-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Billie, through her interpreter Jumper, discusses making and selling dolls; the younger generation's interest in the Green Corn Dance; music and attendance at the Green Corn Dance; Seminole burial traditions for adults and children; inventing airboats (which were made from Model ...
Type
sound
Item ID
C83-38

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

James Billie interview for the Seminole Slide & Tape Project

235228
Date
1981-09-01
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Four reel-to-reel audio recordings. Interview begins on the second half of T81-87, continues on T81-85, T81-86 and concludes on T81-88. Seminole chairman Billie discusses what the Seminole Tribe is attempting to do with their museum; which aspects of their culture he is trying to preserve; artists ...
Type
sound
Item ID
T81-88
Item ID
T81-86
Item ID
T81-87a
Item ID
T81-85

Judy Bill Osceola interview for the Seminole Slide & Tape Project

235219
Date
1982-01-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio recording. Interview ends after seventeen minutes due to recording malfunction. Osceola discusses patchwork sewing including when and how th...
Description
One reel-to-reel audio recording. Interview ends after seventeen minutes due to recording malfunction. Osceola discusses patchwork sewing including wh...
Type
sound
Item ID
T82-43

Seminole Tribe Chairman James E. Billie performing at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival

234622
Date
1986-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two black and white prints. Also known as Chief Jim Billie, James Billie was elected chairman of the Seminole Tribe of Florida in 1979. It was during his chairmanship, which ended admidst controversy in 2001, that the Seminole peoples' five reservations began their profitable gambling operations. I...
Type
Still Image

Robert Osceola carving a knife

235203
Date
1982
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Five color slides. The images were created for the Florida Folklife Program's Seminole Slide and Tape Project, a program sponsored by the American Express Company in 1982-1983 to create two educational slide/tape programs for use by schools, community groups, and other educational outlets. One progr...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S83--833; S83-840; S83-842 - S83-844

Annie Jimmie sewing traditional Seminole patchwork

235205
Date
1982
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Thirty-eight color slides. Images taken at the Hollywood reservation library. The images were created for the Florida Folklife Program's Seminole Slide and Tape Project, a program sponsored by the American Express Company in 1982-1983 to create two educational slide/tape programs for use by schools,...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S83--865 - S83-902

Ruby Billie sewing traditional Seminole patchwork

235206
Date
1982
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Seven color slides. Images taken at the Hollywood reservation library. The images were created for the Florida Folklife Program's Seminole Slide and Tape Project, a program sponsored by the American Express Company in 1982-1983 to create two educational slide/tape programs for use by schools, commun...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S83--865 - S83-902

Folklorist Doris Dyen interviewing Betty Mae Jumper

235207
Date
1982
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two color slides. Images taken at the Hollywood reservation library. The images were created for the Florida Folklife Program's Seminole Slide and Tape Project, a program sponsored by the American Express Company in 1982-1983 to create two educational slide/tape programs for use by schools, communit...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S83--865 - S83-902

It's Our Way (Seminole Slide/Tape program)

238277
Date
1981
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassettes. The recordings are documentary programs on the origins and historical significance of Seminole sewing and dress, for women, men, and children. Reservation life, the Green Corn Dance, tourism are also discussed. A transcript of the slideshow can be found in S 1579, box 1.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C83-92
Item ID
C83-93

Palmetto and Sweetgrass: Seminole Basketry Traditions (Seminole Slide/Tape program)

238278
Date
1981
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassettes. (Duplicates can be found in S 1576, box 39, tapes 8-15.) The recordings are documentary programs on the origins and historical significance of Seminole sewing and dress, for women, men, and children. Reservation life, the Green Corn Dance, tourism are also discussed. A transcri...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C83-94
Item ID
C83-95

Joel Frank interview for the Seminole Video Project

235236
Date
1984-03-29
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel. Joel Frank is a Seminole educator. He discusses the present (c. 1984) state of Seminole education, as well as the history of reserva...
Description
One reel-to-reel recording. Frank is a Seminole educator. He discusses the state of Seminole education, as well as the history of reservation educat...
Type
sound
Item ID
T84-126

Interview with David Motlow

235227
Date
1981-09-01
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two reel to reels. (Copied onto C81-55 and C81-56.) Interview with Seminole cultural program administrator Motlow about Seminole heritage and history. They discuss Seminole folklore; tribal healers; teaching heritage to new generations; differences between Mikasuki (Miccosukee) and Seminoles; patchw...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T81-84
Item ID
T81-85
Item ID
T81-86
Item ID
T81-87

Interview with Polly Billie

234545
Date
1988-12
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassette recordings. Index to interview recording located in S 1595, Box 1. Interview with Seminole Polly Billie, daughter of Nancy Billie, and granddaughter of Lottie Shore. The interview was recorded at the Hollywood Reservation in Hollywood, Florida. The interview dealt mostly with fam...
Type
Sound

Interview with Annie Jimmie (interpreted by Betty Mae Jumper)

238240
Date
1982-01-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Born in the Everglades and 74 years old at the time of the interview, Jimmie (through interpreter Jumper) discusses designing and making Seminole skirts and other garmets. Jimmie describes the Seminole words for "design," "skirt" and "top," and talks about the cross design on he...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C83-37

Interview with Seminole basketmakers Alice and Robert Osceola

235225
Date
1981-11-19
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel. The Osceolas discuss basket making - - including when and how they learned the craft; patterns and designs; the choice of colors and materials (usually pine needles and/or palmetto fronds); teaching the young; selling baskets; and the basketry process. The recordings were created...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T82-52

Interview with Alligator wrestler Richard Bowers

238288
Date
1983-05-04
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassettes. Bowers, an alligator wrestler at Native Village near Hollywood Reservation, was born in Fort Lauderdale in 1955. In the interview, he discusses growing up in a rural family and learning to alligator wrestle after a 4-H agent suggested he try it. He learned the practice from J...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C83-109
Item ID
C83-110

Alice Osceola making a coil basket

235202
Date
1982
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Thirty-seven color slides. Images are of Alice Osceola making a coil grass basket. Traditionally, Seminoles baskets were shallow and woven from palmetto fronds. Circa 1930, sweetgrass baskets, inspired perhaps by African American arts, were designed to represent 'authentic' Seminole culture for the ...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S83-811 - S83-832; S83-834 - S83-839; S83-845 - S83-849

Seminole crafts at Hollywood Seminole Indian Reservation

235204
Date
1982
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Fifteen color slides. 850-851: Wooden spoon made by Robert Osceola; 852-856: Woman displaying basket and dolls; 859-861: three coil grass baskets; 862-864: The Hollywood Arts and Crafts Center. The images were created for the Florida Folklife Program's Seminole Slide and Tape Project, a program spon...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S83--833; S83-840; S83-842 - S83-844

Interview with Ruby Billie and Annie Jimmie

235218
Date
1982-01-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio recording. Extremely poor sound quality due to field recorder malfunction. Billie and Jimmie discuss (through Jumper) patchwork sewing including when and how they learned the craft; patterns; the choice of colors and fabrics; clothing styles; patchwork designs; and sewing machines. Th...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C83-33*
Item ID
T82-42

The Annual Seminole Festival

236826
Date
1988-02
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Seven color slides. Images of Seminoles performing various dances. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Palm Beach County was a joint venture between the Palm Beach County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was conducted between 1986 and 1987 by folklorist Jan Rosenberg with fundin...
Type
Still Image

Seminole Women: Polly Billie, Nancy Billie, and Lottie Shore

234547
Date
1980
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Seven proof sheets with 238 black and white images. Images taken during fieldwork for the Seminole Slide and Tape Project. Images taken on the Brighten and Hollywood Seminole Reservations of three generations of the Billie family women: Lottie Shore, Nancy Billie, and Polly Billie. Also includes im...
Type
Still Image

Four Corners of the Earth

241234
Date
1983 - 1984
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
FV-113

Seminole Women: Polly Billie, Nancy Billie, and Lottie Shore

234546
Date
1980
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Eight proof sheets with 286 black and white images. Images taken during fieldwork for the Seminole Slide and Tape Project. Images taken on the Brighten and Hollywood Seminole Reservations of three generations of the Billie family women: Lottie Shore, Nancy Billie, and Polly Billie. Also includes im...
Type
Still Image

Interview with Carol Cypress

235233
Date
1983-08-10
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Three reel to reels (also copied onto C84-112/114). Cypress talks about Seminole culture. She discusses the role of television; Mikasuki language; the effect of drainage canals on leisure activities; air conditioning; healers; marriages; parental discipline; food such as sofke and coontie palm; stic...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T84-120
Item ID
T84-121
Item ID
T84-122
Item ID
C84-112*
Item ID
C84-113*
Item ID
C84-114*

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