Maggie Melton with her native materials craft

235859
Date
1979-11
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Seventeen color slides. Melton with her native material crafts, including gourds, rattlesnake hides, turtle shells, and other shells.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S79-868 - S79-884

Turtle shooter on a shrimp net

236202
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Four color slides. The turtle shooter was to allow large fish and turtles out of the net during trawling. Today it is known as a TED (Turtle Exclusion Device). Photos taken during fieldwork for video documentary on Florida shrimping called Fishing All My Days, and was made by the Florida Folklife P...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S86-294 - S86-297

Saturday performances at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Reel 13)

237975
Date
05/24/1986
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
T86-195

Rattlesnake Round-up

235739
Date
1976-10-16
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Seventeen color slides. Rattlesnake round-ups are when a community gathers/hunts rattlesnakes in the local woods to 'clean up' the area. By the 1990s, the San Antonio Round-up, held each October, evolved into the San Antonio Rattlesnake Festival, focusing on environmental education and festival act...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S77-21 - S77-39

Interview with Earnest (Popeye) Thompson

235049
Date
1986-10-10
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Recording of fisher Thompson. He discusses fishing for red snapper and sharks; sponging; hunting sea turtles; boat types; local businesses; and his poems. Between 1986 and 1987, a partnership between the Florida Folklife Program and the American Folk Center created the Maritime ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
Tape 24

Interview with Maggie Melton

237530
Date
1978-05-09
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassettes. C78-55: Margaret (Maggie) Melton discusses snake and alligator hunting, cooking, and skinning; making birdhouses from gourds; working with hides and bones; foods unique to the Plant City area; cooking hog organs and gophers; making turtle soup; cane grinding and syrup making; ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C78-55
Item ID
C78-56

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 1984 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage) (Reel 18)

238342
Date
1984-05-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Schuman joined the Thomases (of Lake Wales) on the autoharp. Wayne Martin played the fiddle for the Back Porch Cloggers.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T84-38

Unidentified Seminole woman cooking food at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival - White Springs, Florida

123071
Date
1987
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS891081

Seminole Indian prepared food being cooked at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival - White Springs, Florida

123072
Date
1987
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS891083

Unidentified Seminole woman cooking food at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival - White Springs, Florida

123074
Date
1987
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS891092

Seminole Indian food being prepared at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival - White Springs, Florida

123076
Date
1987
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS891094

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

237417
Date
1989-05-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. 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.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T89-59
Item ID
T89-60

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

237430
Date
1989-05-27
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.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T89-71
Item ID
T89-72

Jake Stone with "Turtle shooter" on a shrimp net - South Daytona, Florida

60165
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
fs86294

View of "Turtle shooter" on a shrimp net - South Daytona, Florida

60166
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
fs86296

Seminole woman preparing turtle for cooking at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival - White Springs, Florida

110562
Date
1987
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA4671

Seminole women preparing turtle for cooking at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival - White Springs, Florida

110563
Date
1987
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA4672

Seminole women preparing turtle for cooking at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival - White Springs, Florida

110564
Date
1987
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA4673

Seminole women preparing turtle for cooking at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival - White Springs, Florida

110565
Date
1987
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA4674

Turtle grilling at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival - White Springs, Florida

110566
Date
1987
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA4675

Turtle grilling at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival - White Springs, Florida

110567
Date
1987
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA4676

Seminole woman grilling turtle at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival - White Springs, Florida

110568
Date
1987
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA4677

Friday performances at the 1999 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Tape 2)

240082
Date
1999-05-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT).
Type
Sound
Item ID
D99-2

Friday performances at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage) (Reel 6)

238071
Date
1985-05-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Rogers served as emcee. Hicks sang his original songs about Florida culture and Webber (banjo) played several old time music songs. Frank & Ann Thomas's performance continue son T85-7.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T85-6

Friday performances at the 1993 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Tape 1)

240489
Date
05/28/1993
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
D93-1

Saturday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Performance Stage) (Tape 4)

239764
Date
1996-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. Carpenter continues from C96-105. Liliane Louis (Miami, FL), Haitian storyteller talks about learning stories from her mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C96-107

Friday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Narrative Stage) (Tape 6)

239714
Date
1996-05-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. Kerchmar served as emcee. Neal "Pappy" McCormick continues discussing his road tours. Scarlett Young, the daughter of popular Seminole storyteller Betty Mae Jumper, talks about Seminole stories. Young's talk continues on C96-53.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C96-53

Saturday program at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 8)

239908
Date
1997-05-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette recordings. Scarlett Young (Hollywood, FL), Seminole storyteller, is interviewed by John D'Agostino. She discusses her home on the reservation and learning stories from her grandmother. She tells "Turtle and Rabbit", a story related to the South Florida environment. ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C97-78

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