Interview with Seminole doll maker Mary Billie

Type:

Sound

Date:

06/11/1980

Item:

Audio recording

Series:

S1576

Item ID:

T80-47 - T80-48

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General Note/Comment

  • Two reel to reels. Billie discusses (through interpreter Johns) the history of Seminole dollmaking, marketing the dolls to tourists; learning the craft from her grandmother; patchwork; sweetgrass baskets; and other crafts sold to tourists. Interview used for the slide/tape program on Seminole doll-making, which can be found on tape C81-21. Images of Billie making dolls can be found in S 1577, volume 4.

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