Interview with basket maker Evelyn Parks

237529
Date
1978-05-09
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
"One audio cassette. Parks discusses how she learned palm frond weaving from the Girl Scouts and a beloved math teacher. She talks about May Basket customs and shows a basket that may also be used as a hat. She also discusses the three types of fronds she uses to make the baskets (cabbage palm, coconut palm, palmetto palm) and talks about learning weaving techniques from Indians and Hawaiians."
Type
Sound
Item ID
C78-54
Palm frond weaving

Pearlie Gates with her palmetto crafts

235861
Date
1979-12-14
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Fourteen color slides. Crafts included fans and hats.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S79-913 - S79-922
Palm frond weaving

Weaver Pam Solano at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival

236007
Date
1986-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Seven color slides. Palm weaving at the Crafts Demonstration area.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S86-56 - S86-63
Palm frond weaving

Palm weaver Evelyn Parks making lye soap at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival

236008
Date
1986-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Seven color slides. Palm weaving at the Crafts Demonstration area. Slides S86-68 feature folklorist Belland with Parks.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S86-64 - S86-68
Palm frond weaving

Images of the craft demonstration area at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival

236468
Date
1986-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Three proof sheets with 73 black and white images (plus negatives).
Type
Still Image
Palm frond weaving

Interview with basket maker Pearlie Gates

237849
Date
1979?
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
C80-4
Palm frond weaving

Interview with basket maker Pearlie Gates

237528
Date
1978-05-08
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Gates explains her palmetto basket weaving technique; discusses the different fronds she uses; how she finds the right fronds; talks about the patterns she uses, etc. She also discusses her life and her family's background.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C78-53
Palm frond weaving

Lance Leonard making coconut palm hats at the Florida Folk Festival - White Springs, Florida

106530
Date
1990
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA12715
Palm frond weaving

Interview with basket maker Lucille Jones

239153
Date
1979-06-17
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel. Jones discusses basket making, including the craft from her mother; selling her crafts at flea markets; gathering materials; basket styles; curing palm fronds; wire grass baskets; and her family history.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T79-6
Palm frond weaving

Interview with Ada Mickler, Interview with Jean and Libby Waldron

237362
Date
1977-05-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Difficult to hear. On side one, interview of Ada Mickler of St. Augustine, Florida, in the laundromat where she works. Mickler talks about cast nets, palmetto hats, Spanish drawnwork. Followed by interview of Jean Waldron (with her sister Libby) on palmetto and palm fans, quilts and White Springs history. Tape recorder malfunctions at the end of side one. Interview continues on side two.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C77-25
Palm frond weaving

Julian Lewis with his woven palm baskets

236079
Date
1987-06
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Thirteen color slides. The Florida Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1987 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalis, Steve Fragos, Merri Belland, and Barbara Seitz as preliminary research for a joint folk art between the Florida Folklife Program and the Florida Museum of History. The field researchers focused on those areas previously overlooked by FFP staff. The research focused on identifying folk artists and locating appropriate exhibit objects.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S92-146 - S92-158
Palm frond weaving

1986 Florida Folk Festival (1 of 17)

238606
Date
1986-05-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One video cassette (3/4" tape). 20 minutes. Nikitas and Toni Tsimouris: Nikitas performs on and Toni explains the tsabouna (Greek bagpipe); Seminole Family Camp - palm frond roofing, making ash, patchwork, dolls, sweetgrass basketry.
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
V86-1
Palm frond weaving

Ada Mickler and her palmetto hats

235954
Date
1988-10
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Twenty color slides. Images created as fieldwork for the Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program. 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. Apprentices must have had some experience in the tradition and agreed to train for at least six months. The first project director was Blanton Owen, later replaced by folklorist Peter Roller. The program was continued each year through 2003.
Type
Still Image
Palm frond weaving

Interviews of Hon Versaggi, Pam Solano, Theresa Griffin, and Thelma Pacetti on Minorcan crafts

238245
Date
1983-05-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Recorded at the Minorcan Folklife Area at the 1983 Florida Folk Festival. Versaggi (palmetto braiding), Solano, Griffin, and Pacetti (tatting) discuss Minorcan crafts. Wickman conducts a discussion on St. Augustine Minorcan handcrafts they practice. Versaggi discusses learning and practicing palmetto braiding; Griffin discusses learning and practices of and varieties of Spanish embroidery work. Pacetti discusses learning to tat (lace making) and Solano talks about palmetto hat making.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C83-42
Palm frond weaving

Palm frond hat maker Vic Simmons cutting a palm to weave a hat - Boynton Beach, Florida

108806
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA2887
Palm frond weaving

Palm frond hat maker Vic Simmons cutting a palm to weave a hat - Boynton Beach, Florida

108807
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA2888
Palm frond weaving

Palm frond hat maker Vic Simmons sizing hat to customer's head - Boynton Beach, Florida

108808
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA2889
Palm frond weaving

Palm frond hat maker Vic Simmons weaving a hat - Boynton Beach, Florida

108809
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA2890
Palm frond weaving

Palm frond hat maker Vic Simmons weaving hat for customer - Boynton Beach, Florida

108810
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA2891
Palm frond weaving

Palm frond hat maker Vic Simmons weaving hat - Boynton Beach, Florida

108811
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA2891A
Palm frond weaving

Palm frond hat maker Vic Simmons weaving hat for customer - Boynton Beach, Florida

108812
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA2892
Palm frond weaving

Palm frond hat maker Vic Simmons weaving hat - Boynton Beach, Florida

108813
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA2893
Palm frond weaving

Palm frond hat maker Vic Simmons weaving hat - Boynton Beach, Florida

108814
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA2894
Palm frond weaving

Palm frond hat maker Vic Simmons splitting a palm in order to weave a bird - Boynton Beach, Florida

108803
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA2884
Palm frond weaving

Palm frond hat maker Vic Simmons weaving a bird - Boynton Beach, Florida

108804
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA2885
Palm frond weaving

Palm frond hat maker Vic Simmons weaving a bird - Boynton Beach, Florida

108805
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA2886
Palm frond weaving

Palm frond hat maker Vic Simmons

236662
Date
1986-10-02
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Nineteen color slides. Images of Simmons, a former commerical fisher, making palm frond hats for tourists. He learned to make them in the 1960s as the result of a bet with a friend. The woman in the slides is Kimberly Wick, a customer. 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 funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. The goal was to impart an appreciation of multi-ethnic traditions and provide a sense of place to the mobile student population. The project focused on the Florida Studies component for fourth grade students. The project consisted of field research to identify local traditions and folk artists, a series of five two-day seminars to acquaint teachers with the use of folklore and folk arts, in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist, which included visits by local folk artists. In total, the project involved 15 schools with 779 students.
Type
Still Image
Palm frond weaving

Evelyn C. Parks demonstrating palmetto weaving to a young boy at the Florida Folk Festival in White Springs, Florida.

242090
Date
ca 1978
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FP78333
Palm frond weaving

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