Deer hunting club in Green Cove Springs

234850
Date
1985-02-22
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Twelve color slides. Images of deer hunters and their families at a hunting club preparing deer meat (venison) for dinner. In winter 1985, the Bureau joined with two folklorists to conduct a folk arts survey of the St. Johns River basin in northeastern Florida. The St. Johns River is the largest an...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S85-1450 - S85-1461

Franklin Purvis and his hunting tack

235427
Date
1982-09-22
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Fifteen color slides.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S82-719 - S82-729; S2-747 - S82-750

Luther "Buddy" Roberts - Homestead, Florida.

118924
Date
1999
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS11221

Interview with alligator hunter Bill Crowder

240473
Date
02/18/1983
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
32

Saturday performances at the 1999 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 9)

240191
Date
1999-05-29
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. Rufus Stratton, alligator hunter from St. Augustine, FL discusses his career as an alligator trapper (he traps nuisance alligators). According to his own record he has caught over 3,000 alligators since 1978.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C99-84

L.A. Edenfield and his hunting dogs - White Springs, Florida

121966
Date
1982
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS85697

Friday performances at the 2000 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 4)

240306
Date
2000-05-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. Stone served as emcee. Bobby Johns continues from C00-65 discussing Creek Indian woodcarving and Creek culture and names. Sammy Snell of Naples, FL, discusses hunting and swamp buggies.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C00-66

Friday performances at the 2000 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 5)

240307
Date
2000-05-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. Stone served as emcee. Sammy Snell continues from C00-66 discussing swamp buggies. Mary Johns discusses Seminole patchwork, growing up in the swamps, dug-out canoes and herbal medicine.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C00-67

Sunday performances at the 2000 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 2)

240329
Date
2000-05-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. Rufus Stratton discusses gator hunting and its history. He answers questions from the audience.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C00-89

Saturday performances at the 2006 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Disc 9)

241697
Date
05/27/2006
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
CD06-85

Saturday performances at the 1999 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 10)

240192
Date
1999-05-29
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. Rufus Stratton continues from C99-84 answering audience questions. Michael Berg discusses decoys and decoy carving. He discusses how he began making decoys and the materials he uses to make them such as basswood and custom carving knives. He also discusses duck-hunting a...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C99-85

Frog hunter Norman Padgett standing next to his garage and shop - West Palm Beach, Florida

108877
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA2943A

Folklorist Laura Ogden with Nettie Ward

237196
Date
1993-12-03
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Thirteen color slides. Ogden with one of Ward's homemade pies. Ogden teaches anthropology at Florida International University. She was also the author of Gladesmen: Gators Hunters, Moonshiners, and Skiffer (1998) with Glen Simmons.
Type
Still Image

Norman Padgett getting ready to go frog hunting - West Palm Beach, Florida

108875
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA2942A

Interview with hunter Buddy Beck

234952
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassettes. Interview with hunter and deer hunting dog breeder Buddy Beck. On the side, he also plays bluegrass music on the mandolin with the Trivette family. Born in Live Oak, he discusses family history; raising dogs; hunting; mandolins; the Trivette family; and bluegrass music. In wint...
Type
Sound

Frog hunter Norman Padgett

236665
Date
1986-10-13
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Twelve color slides. A former fisher, Padgett is seen with his airboat, his frog hunting head gear and tools (gigs, slickers) -- and his garage. He had been frog hunting since he was a child. He also hunted alligators. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Palm Beach County was a joint venture betw...
Type
Still Image

Interview frog and alligator hunter Norman Padgett

236666
Date
1986-10-13
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio tapes. Padgett discusses frog hunting, commercial fishing on Lake Okeechobee, and hunting alligators. In the interview, he also discusses the history of airboating in Florida; hunting equipment and process; haul seine fishing; conservation efforts; exotic species; hydrilla; and the outlaw...
Type
Sound

Friday performances at the 1999 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Performance & Dance Stage) (Tape 3)

241932
Date
05/29/1999
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
D99-25

Friday performances at the 1999 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 3)

240172
Date
1999-05-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. Folklorist Sommers interviews Cummings and Hattaway, both of Bienville Plantation, about hunting and fishing traditions.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C99-65

Friday performances at the 2000 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 11)

240313
Date
2000-05-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. Stone served as emcee. Stuart Pacetti, from St. Johns County, discusses Minorcan vs. English style nets and frog gigging; including the methods of gigging and the types of gigs used. He also discusses gator hunting methods.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C00-73

Leisure sports and fishing workshop at the 1989 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Stage)

237440
Date
1989-05-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two reel to reel recordings. Sawin served as emcee. They discuss earthworm catching (including earthworm grunting), catching and selling gopher tortoises, types of fish bait, catching suckerfish, and other fishing folklore. They also disucss hunting, and alligator hunting, as well as insects and p...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T89-82
Item ID
T89-83

Saturday performances at the 2003 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Disc 7)

241596
Date
05/24/2003
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
CD03-105

Folklife Subject: Florida Crackers

274012
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
The origin of the term "Florida Cracker" is somewhat in dispute. Some say it refers to the cracking sound made by the whips used by early white settlers to herd their cattle. Others say the term comes from the use of cracked corn in making moonshine, a common activity on the Florida frontier. Either...
Type
interactive resource

Interview with turpentiner Anders Woodard

234951
Date
1985-02-18
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassettes. Interview with raccoon trapper, farmer, and former tupentiner Anders Woodard. He discusses his history as a raccoon trapper; farmer; turpentiner; process of gathering the gum for turpentine; early life in Tallahassee, making syrup; use of turpentine spirits and rosin; trapping, ...
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

Friday performances at the 2000 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Tape 8)

240213
Date
2000-05-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT).
Type
Sound
Item ID
D00-8

Saturday performances at the 1999 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 11)

240193
Date
1999-05-29
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. Michael Berg continues his discussion of decoys and duck hunting from C99-85. Girl Scout Troup #648 of Lake City, FL demonstrates jump rope tricks and string games. Jump rope games include: "Ice Cream", "Cinderella", "Tiny Tim", "Tea and...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C99-86

Duck decoy carver Michael Berg with his work

235303
Date
1988-07
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Forty-nine color slides. Originally from Indiana, Berg is a self-taught wood duck decoy carver. These decoys were used for hunters and at gun ranges. Slides includes images of Berg working on his decoys, as well as examples of his work. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Duval County was a joint ...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S91-01 - S91-49

Nigerian acrobatic dancers Augustine (r) and Felix Omeben - North Miami, Florida

108410
Date
Between 1993 and 1994
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA2476

Nigerian acrobatic dancers Augustine (r) and Felix Omeben - North Miami, Florida

108411
Date
Between 1993 and 1994
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA2477

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