Migrant workers relaxing outside labor camp shelters - Belle Glade, Florida

26420
Date
1941
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
RC02682
Original image caption; Agricultural workers in front of their metal shelters at Okeechobee

African American baby being given a bath at a migrant labor camp - Belle Glade, Florida

26440
Date
1941
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
RC02703
Photographed at the utility building of the Okeechobee Migratory Labor Camp.

Painting by Robert Butler of Seminole Polly Parker.

262622
Date
1989
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS89258
Polly Parker (Emateloye) was captured by the U.S. Army near Lake Okeechobee during the Third

Senator Johnson explaining parliamentary mixup to others - Tallahassee, Florida

42730
Date
1961
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
RC21696
sliced 500 square miles of Lake Okeechobee off Palm Beach county and distribute them among four small

Polly Parker, Survivor

295140
Date
2013-12-03
Collection
Blog Posts
her people near Lake Okeechobee. Parker survived the perilous trek and her family lives on today

Conjunto Primavera and Los Rivales del Norte performing at the La Primavera Festival

236276
Date
03/08/1992
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
days of fieldwork in March 1992 around Lake Okeechobee for a Lakefront Legacy Festival later that year

Gospel group, His Quartet, performing in Belle Glade

236282
Date
03/06/1992
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
to conduct ten days of fieldwork in March 1992 around Lake Okeechobee for a Lakefront Legacy Festival later

Interview with Haitian cook Julienne Petitfrere

236284
Date
03/06/1992
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
of fieldwork in March 1992 around Lake Okeechobee for a Lakefront Legacy Festival later that year (16 May 1992

Land by the Gallon

295250
Collection
Blog Posts
Everglades, Everglades Drainage District, Internal Improvement Fund, Lake Okeechobee, land sales

SEMINOLE INDIANS

253437
Date
Late 1950s
Collection
Video
Video Details
31:02; b&w; sound and silent; V-201 FLEA001; S. 1579; Media 1979-4
Lake Okeechobee (Fla.)

Florida Yesterday: Music (master version) & Sawmill (raw footage)

241251
Date
1977
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
FV-27
and dangers of sawmills, child labor, and tools involved. Discuss working in Wassau, Kenansville, Okeechobee

Sunday performances at the 1995 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Tape 6)

239675
Date
05/28/1995
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
D95-36
Hold Back the Waters of Lake Okeechobee

Sunday program at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Kids Place Stage)

239847
Date
05/25/1997
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
C97-13 through C97-17
Lake Okeechobee

Saturday performances at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Tape 4)

239958
Date
05/24/1997
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
D97-17
Okeechobee Waltz

Interview with fisher Claude DeGolyer

234948
Date
02/14/1985
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
moved to Florida when he was four by mule-drawn wagon. He grew up on Lake Okeechobee. He discusses

Evening Program at the Old Marble Stage (Tape 3)

236193
Date
10/21/1995
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
They Damned Okeechobee

Robert Shanafelt's fieldwork images for the Lakefront Legacy festival

236257
Date
Mar 1992
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Still Image
days of fieldwork in March 1992 around Lake Okeechobee for a Lakefront Legacy Festival later that year

Karen Ford leading the congregation at the Miracle Deliverance Center

236268
Date
03/08/1992
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Program to conduct ten days of fieldwork in March 1992 around Lake Okeechobee for a Lakefront Legacy

Images of the Fiesta La Primavera in Moore Haven

236277
Date
03/08/1992
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Still Image
contracted the Florida Folklife Program to conduct ten days of fieldwork in March 1992 around Lake Okeechobee

Recording of musician Vance Whidden performing

236281
Date
03/06/1992
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
of fieldwork in March 1992 around Lake Okeechobee for a Lakefront Legacy Festival later that year (16 May 1992

The Jamesette Anniversary concert in Belle Glade

236283
Date
03/08/1992
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Folklife Program to conduct ten days of fieldwork in March 1992 around Lake Okeechobee for a Lakefront

Interview with Jamaican restaurant owner Olivere Whitton

236285
Date
03/06/1992
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
to conduct ten days of fieldwork in March 1992 around Lake Okeechobee for a Lakefront Legacy Festival later

Interview frog and alligator hunter Norman Padgett

236666
Date
10/13/1986
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Two audio tapes. Padgett discusses frog hunting, commercial fishing on Lake Okeechobee

Sunday evening performances at the 1978 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 4)

239070
Date
05/28/1978
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
T80-27
Euthrophic Old Lake Okeechobee

Sunday performances at the 1998 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Tape 7)

240050
Date
05/24/1998
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
D98-22
Lake Okeechobee

Sunday performances at the 2001 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Tape 7)

240363
Date
05/27/2001
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
D01-22
Hold Back the Waters of Lake Okeechobee

The Everglades Traveler

295142
Date
2013-12-13
Collection
Blog Posts
Okeechobee, May 1919 The John K. Small Collection (M83-2), held by the State Archives of Florida, consists

Tamiami Trail, A.K.A. U.S. 41 (Officially Opened April 25, 1928)

252639
Date
April 25, 1928
Collection
Blog Posts
peninsula south of Lake Okeechobee was largely unknown, except to the Seminoles themselves. Through repeated

Interview with Carmen Salvatore

236264
Date
03/07/1992
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
in March 1992 around Lake Okeechobee for a Lakefront Legacy Festival later that year (16 May 1992). Headed

MAY, William

168637
Date
1918
Collection
Confederate Pension Applications
County
Okeechobee Co
Service Unit
Louisiana
Application Number
A04871
Wife's Maiden Name
Loflin
Wife's First Name
Artia
Okeechobee Co

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