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

Quilter Lela Lewis

236683
Date
1987-05-15
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Fourteen color slides. Lewis, a retired nurse, learned quilting as a child in Cordelia, Georgia from her mother and grandmother. She moved to Riviera beach in 1939. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Palm Beach County was a joint venture between the Palm Beach County School System and the Florid...
Type
Still Image

Interview with quilter Grace Pruitt

236798
Date
1987-09-21
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio casettes. Pruitt was from New Jersey, and learned needlework from her mother and great-grandmother. In the interview, she discusses her family; watching her great-grandmother quilt; her education; her marriage in 1939; moving to Florida in 1968; various quilt designs; the process of quilt...
Type
Sound

Comparsa dancer Irene Fernandez at the Queen Cafe

235969
Date
1991-03
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Eight color slides. Fernandez was a comparsa dancer, a skill she learned from her mother Emelia Fernandez, under whom she apprencticed. She also worked as a registered nurse. More information on Fernandez (mother and daughter) can be found in S 1644, box 10, fodler 13. Murphy was her apprentice in ...
Type
Still Image

Harry Kalikow entertaining at Washington Manor Home - Hollywood, Florida

111488
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA5709

Portrait of quilt maker Lela Lewis - Riviera Beach, Florida

108835
Date
1987
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA2916

Quilt made by Lela Lewis - Riviera Beach, Florida

108837
Date
1987
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA2918

Teddy bear covered with quilt made by Lela Lewis - Riviera Beach, Florida

108838
Date
1987
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA2919

Quilt made by Lela Lewis - Riviera Beach, Florida

108836
Date
1987
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA2917

Quilt made by Lela Lewis - Riviera Beach, Florida

108839
Date
1987
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA2920

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