3 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Event Name is exactly "Apprenticeships and Community Culture"
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Annie Sellers learning how to make chairs from Rufus Adams

Annie Sellers learning how to make chairs from Rufus Adams

Date
1988-03
Description
Seven black and white negatives. Rufus Adams and apprentice(stepdaughter) Annie Sellers making corn shuck bottomed chairs. Rufus Adams was born in Georgia in 1893. In 1940, Adams and his wife moved to Mayo, Florida. There he worked as a tenant tobacco farmer. From his wife he learned make corn shuck chair bottoms. He soon became known as the 'chair man.'
Collection
Cecilia Compor

Cecilia Compor

Date
1990-10
Description
Five color slides. Images of Cecilia Compor's Mehndi designs in Miami.
Collection
Election night tombstones

Election night tombstones

Date
1990-10
Description
Seven color slides. Images of "gravestones" placed in front a White Springs restaurant for the losing candidate in a local election.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Annie Sellers learning how to make chairs from Rufus AdamsAnnie Sellers learning how to make chairs from Rufus AdamsStill ImageMaterial culture
Chairs
Furniture
Cornhusk craft
Domestic arts
Woodwork
Apprentices
Women apprentices
Fieldwork (educational method)
Craft
African Americans
Chair caning
Furniture maker
Chair-makers
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Cecilia ComporCecilia ComporStill ImageMehndi (Body painting)
Body painting
Art
Body art
Painting
Painters
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Election night tombstonesElection night tombstonesStill ImageElections
Politics and culture
Voting
Material culture
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