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Record Group Number: 000158
Series/Collection Number: .S 1595
Creator: Bureau of Florida Folklife Programs. Florida Folklife Archive
Title, Dates: Seminole slide/tape project records, 1981-1988.
Amount: 0.50 cubic ft.
Medium Included: photographs ((negatives, contact sheets) )
audiotapes cassettes    ((negatives, contact sheets) )
photo slides ((negatives, contact sheets) )
Organization/Arrangement: Alphabetical.
Terms Governing Use:
Summary:     This series consists of records related to the production by the Bureau of Florida Folklife Programs of educational slide/tape programs on the Seminole and Mikasuki (Miccosukee) Indians.  The programs were designed for use by schools, libraries, and service organizations.  Information for the projects was gathered on visits to the four Seminole Indians reservations in Florida: Hollywood, Big Cypress, Brighton, and Immokalee; and to the Mikasuki reservation along the Tamiami Trail.

    The materials contained in the collection include cassette tapes of interviews with Seminoles; interview transcripts; photographs and slides; tape and slide indexes and/or logs; background research; informant information sheets; teachers' guides to the slide/tape programs; press releases; and brochure artwork.  Subject matter includes Seminole history; Seminole and Mikasuki language; folk medicine; education; family/clan relationships; folk songs; personal stories; patchwork and traditional Seminole designs; folk tales; foodways; and basketry.

Finding Aids: Searchable index to images and sound recordings available online at #
Folder listing available. 0
Additional Physical Form: Photographic negative.
Reproduction Note: Transcript.
Location of Originals/Duplicates:
Associated Materials: For related materials, see Series S1576, Audio Recordings of Florida Folk Festival Performances and Other Folk Events, includes audio tapes used for the slide/tape programs (C-83-35; C-83-36; T-81-55 thru T-81-60; T-81-118; T-81-119; and T-82-42 thru T-82-53) and Series S1577, Photographs and Slides of Folk Arts, Artisans and Performers, includes copies of the slides used in the slide/tape project (in slide volumes 18 and 19) as well as slide/tape program slide carousels.
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Subject Access Fields: Seminole Indians History
Seminole Indians Education
Seminole Indians Food
Seminole Indians Family relationships
Seminole language
Oral biography.
Folk medicine Florida
Folk songs Florida
Mikasuki Indians.
Folklore Florida
Basket making Florida
Indians of North America Florida
Transcripts. aat
Oral histories. aat
Photographs. aat
Audio cassettes. aat
Slides. aat
Brighton Reservation (Fla.)
Immokalee Reservation (Fla.)
Hollywood Indian Reservation (Fla.)
Big Cypress Reservation (Fla.)
Mikasuki Reservation (Fla.)
Tamiami Trail (Fla.)
Added Entries Bureau of Florida Folklife Programs
Florida Folklife Program