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

Interview with Dick Deuerling

242969
Date
12/13/1993
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
Tape 79

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

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

Metro-Dade Folklife Area at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival: migrant worker Mario Pozos demonstrating herbal medicine

235136
Date
1986-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Six color slides. Images of Pozos demonstrating herbal medicine. She used many of the herbs for medicinal purposes. She lived in the Dade Labor Camp. The Metro-Dade Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1986 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalas, Nancy Nusz and Laurie Sommers in order to identify folk arts and ...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S86-4925 - S86-4929

Mario Pozos with her herb and food garden

235066
Date
1986-09-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Five color slides. Images of Pozos in her herb garden. She used many of the herbs for medicinal purposes. She lived in the Dade Labor Camp. The Metro-Dade Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1986 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalas, Nancy Nusz and Laurie Sommers in order to identify folk arts and folk artis...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S86-4925 - S86-4929

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

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

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

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 migrant worker Maria Pozos

235067
Date
1985-09-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel (also copied onto cassette: C86-47). Interview with migrant worker Maria Pozos in her home in the Dade Labor Camp. She discusses herbal medicine, cures, cooking, and her family. Often hard to hear due to loud jets flying over (the camp is next-door to a US Air Force base.) The Metro...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T86-1
Item ID
C86-47*

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 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

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

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

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

Susie Billie teaching Agness Cypress Seminole herbal healing

235656
Date
1984-12
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Six proof sheets with 221 black and white images (plus negatives). Billie and Cypress were participants in the second year of the apprenticeship program. Images are of the gathering of herbs and plants, forests around the reservation, and preparing medicine. For images, see S 1577, v. 31. Also incl...
Type
Still Image

Interview with Agnes Cypress

235234
Date
1984-03-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two reel to reels. Agnes was the daughter of Seminole Susie Billie, a medicine woman. She discusses medicine; medical treatment on reservations; learning traditional medicine; Green Corn Dance; role of women in medicine; dreams; burial practices; various cures; hair styles; Mikasuki language; and ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T84-123
Item ID
T84-124

Interview with Ethel Santiago on Seminole healing and stories

238438
Date
1984
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Four reel to reels. Santiago discusses healing, medicine, gathering herbs, types of medicinal herbs used, healing training, gender roles, proper bahvior for Seminole women, trickster stories (rabbit stories), fire origin stories, the Green Corn Dance, and uses of fire. The Seminole Video Project w...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T84-130
Item ID
T84-131
Item ID
T84-132
Item ID
T84-133

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