Folklife in the Florida Parishes Book


Photo Collection


FOLKLIFE IN THE FLORIDA PARISHES BOOK

Pix # Date of Pix Size of Pix No. of Pix Kind of image Negative

1 1980s. 5 x 7 2 original B&W print 1 ½ x 2 ¼ B&W

Maudie Simeon reading her Bible in her home in Livingston, Louisiana. Photograph appears on the cover of the book. Photo by Maida Owens.

2 1980s. 5 x 7 1 original B&W print none

Dick Wall looks on as his sons paint a shrimp boat. Photograph appears on page 10 of book. Photo by Maida Ownes.

3 1980s. 5 x 7 2 original B&W print 1 ½ x 2 ¼B&W

Richardson family from Centreville, Mississippi with white oak baskets they made displayed at Audubon Pilgrimage Rural Homestead. Photographs appears on page 13 of book. Photo by Susan Davis.

4 1980s. 5 x 7 2 original B&W print none

5 1980s. 5 x 7 1 original B&W print none

A member of the Richardson family making a white oak basket at Audubon Pilgrimage Rural Homestead. Photo by Susan Davis.

6 1980s. 5 x 7 1 original B&W print none

A cottage used by the Big Oak Hunting Club. Photographs appears on page 17 of the book. Photo by Susan Davis.

7 1980s. 5 x 7 3 original B&W print none

Turlie Richardson of Solitude, Louisiana hold up a quilt she made. Photography appears on page 18 of book. Photo by Susan Davis.

8 1980s. 5 x 7 2 original B&W print none

Jewish Cemetery in St. Francisville, Louisiana. Photograph appears on page 23 of book. Photo by Susan Davis.

9 1980s. 5 x 7 2 original B&W print none

Kernan Hall shows how syrup is moved by a homemade dipper from one compartment to the next. Photograph appears on page 25 of the book. Photo by Susan Davis.

10 1980s. 5 x 7 3 original B&W print none

Kernan Hall standing in his sugar cane syrup shed. Photo by Susan Davis.

11 1980s. 5 x 7 1 original B&W print none

Kernan Hall with his sugar cane grinder. Photo by Susan Davis.

12 1980s. 5 x 7 1 original B&W print none

Willie London twisting corn shucks. Photograph appears on page 29 of book. Photo by Susan Davis.

FOLKLIFE IN THE FLORIDA PARISHES BOOK-Continued

Pix # Date of Pix Size of Pix No. of Pix Kind of image Negative

13 1980s. 5 x 7 1 original B&W print 1 ½ x 2 ¼ B&W

Irene Blackwell displaying brooms she made with straw and twine. Photograph appears on page 36 of book. Photo by Nicholas R. Spitzer.

14 1980s. 5 x 7 1 original B&W print none

Chairs showing both cane and woven seat bottom work done by Susan McGuire in Mandeville, Louisiana. Photograph appears on page 36 of book. Photo by Nancy Bernstein.

15 1980s 5 x 7 2 original B&W print none

Susan McGuire caning a chair. Photo by Nancy Bernstein.

16 1980s 5 x 7 3 original B&W print none

Harold Chambers with saddle forms. Photograph appears on pg. 41 of book. Photo by Maida Owens.

17 1980s 5 x 7 1 original B&W print 1 ½ x 2 ¼ B&W

Carl "Dump" Metz riving cypress shingles with a mallet and froe. Photograph appears on page 45 of book. Photo by Susan Davis.

18 1980s 5 x 7 3 original B&W print none

Carl "Dump" Metz trimming cypress shingle edges. Photo by Susan Davis.

19 1980s 5 x 7 1 original B&W print none

20 1980s 5 x 7 1 original B&W print none

Trudeau Plantation where Tunica Treasure was discovered. House has upland South, West Indian, and Spanish influences. No. 19 is a full front view. No. 20 is a side view. Photographs appear on page 46 of book. Photos by Susan Davis.

21 1980s 5 x 7 1 original B&W print none

Willie London exhibits his finished corn shuck purse. Photograph appears on page 47 of book. Photo by Susan Davis.

22 1980s 5 x 7 1 original B&W print none

Chair seat woven by Freddie London of white oak strips. Photo by Susan Davis.

23 1980s. 5 x 7 1 original B&W print none

Yo-Yo quilt and pillows made by Turlie Richardson of Solitude, Louisiana. Photograph appears on page 48 of book. Photo by Susan Davis.

24 1980s. 5 x 7 1 original B&W print none

Mrs. Welch of St. Francisville, Louisiana with one of her oldest scrap quilts. Photograph appears on page 48 of book. Photo by Susan Davis.

FOLKLIFE IN THE FLORIDA PARISHES BOOK-Continued

Pix # Date of Pix Size of Pix No. of Pix Kind of image Negative

25 1980s. 5 x 7 1 original B&W print none

A member of the Richardson family making white oak basket at Audubon Pilgrimage Rural Homestead. Photograph appears on page 49 of book. Photo by Susan Davis.

26 1980s 5 x 7 2 original B&W print none

Freddie London on his front porch with white oak baskets he made. Photograph appears on page 50 of book. Photo by Susan Davis.

27 1980s 5 x 7 6 original B&W print none

Booker T. Owens with white oak baskets. Photograph appears on page 57 of book. Photo by Nancy Bernstein and Terry Seelinger.

28 1980s 5 x 7 1 original B&W print none

Typical St. Joseph Altar which is set up in the former Mater Dolorosa Catholic Church in Independence, Louisiana, which is now a museum. Photograph appears on page 84 of book.

29 1980s 5 x 7 2 original B&W print none

Victoria Navarro displays a traditional loaf of bread for St. Joseph Altar. Breads are baked in various shapes to depict religious symbols. This bread was part of an altar at the Mater Dolorosa Catholic church in Independence, Louisiana. Photograph appears on page 86 of book.

30 1980s 5 x 7 1 original B&W print none

31 1980s 5 x 7 1 original B&W print none

Auction House Band of East Baton Rouge Parish: Ellis King, bass; Arthur Sharp, guitar; Tommy King (seated), guitar; and Curt Blackwell, fiddle. Photograph No. 30 appears on page 90 of book. Photos by Terry Seelinger.

32 1980s 5 x 7 1 original B&W print none

Mickey Forrester of Bluff Creek playing the fiddle he made by hand. Photo by Susan Davis.

33 1980s 5 x 7 3 original B&W print none

Exterior of the Jesus Name Apostolic Temple, a black church in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Photograph appears on page 98 of book. Photo by Joyce Jackson.

34 1980s 5 x 7 2 original B&W print none

Exterior of Abundant Life Tabernacle in Baton Rouge, La. known for its signs, "Wonders! Miracles! Blessings! Preaching! Healing! Special Powers! and Gospel Music!" Photograph appears on page 99.

35 1980s 5 x 7 1 original B&W print none

Afton Villa Baptist Church in the Felicianas.

36 1980s 5 x 7 2 original B&W print 1 ½ x 2 ¼ B&W

McCoy and Nora Berthelot of French Settlement, Louisiana, showing peppers in their garden. Photograph appears on page 116 of book. Photo by Maida Owens.

FOLKLIFE IN THE FLORIDA PARISHES BOOK-Continued

Pix # Date of Pix Size of Pix No. of Pix Kind of image Negative

37 1980s 5 x 7 2 original B&W print 1 ½ x 2 ¼ B&W

J. D. Warner checks the contents of his smokehouse located on his property near Franklinton, Louisiana. Photograph appears on page 119 of book. Photo by Nancy Bernstein and Terry Seelinger.

38 1980s 5 x 7 1 original B&W print none

Harold Chambers, saddle maker, looks on as Tommy Bales works on a saddle. Photograph appears on page 139 of book. Photo by Maida Owens.

39 1980s 5 x 7 1 original B&W print 1 ½ x 2 ¼ B&W

Cleve Hopper and his mule "Jack" represent many occupational traditions which center around the raising of animals for farming, hunting, or sport. Photograph appears on back cover of book. Photo by Susan Davis.

40 1980s 8 x 10 1 original B&W print none

A quilter shows off her handiwork at the 1985 Louisiana Folklife Festival. She is located in front of the fence of the Old State Capitol in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Photo by Lawrence A. Mann.

41 1980s 8 x 10 2 original B&W print 1 ½ x 2 ¼ B&W (2)

Elijah Harris weaves a basket at the 1985 Folklife Festival.

42 1980s 8 x 10 1 original B&W print 1 ½ x 2 ¼ B&W

Irene Blackwell shows handle to Marjorie Morrison and John Robinson at the 1985 Folklife Festival in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

43 & 44 1980s 8 x 10 1 of each original B&W print none

Entertainers at the Folklife Festival in Baton Rouge.

45 1980s 8 x 10 1 original B&W print none

Boogie Bill performing at the Louisiana Folklife Festival in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Photo by Lawrence A. Mann.