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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Collector or Fieldworker is exactly "Owen, Blanton, 1945-1998"
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Aerial views of Big Cypress Seminole Indian Reservation

Aerial views of Big Cypress Seminole Indian Reservation

Date
1985-01
Description
Nine color slides Images created as fieldwork for the apprenticeship program. The Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program began in 1983 with a NEA grant of $22,000. The program provided an opportunity for master folk artists to share technical skills and cultural knowledge with apprentices in order to keep the tradition alive. Apprentices must have had some experience in the tradition and had agreed to train for at least six months. The first project director was Blanton Owen,who was later replaced by folklorist Peter Roller. The program was continued each year through 2003.
Collection
Andrea and Sylvia Kolozsvary learning Hungarian embroidery

Andrea and Sylvia Kolozsvary learning Hungarian embroidery

Date
1985-03
Description
Seven color slides. Andrea and Sylvia apprenticed under Margaret Horvath in 1984-1985. Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program began in 1983 with a NEA grant of $22,000. The program provided an opportunity for master folk artists to share technical skills and cultural knowledge with apprentices in order to keep the tradition alive. Apprentices must have had some experience in the tradition and agreed to train for at least six months. The first project director was Blanton Owen, later replaced by folklorist Peter Roller. The program was continued each year through 2003.
Collection
Andrea and Sylvia Kolozsvary learning Hungarian embroidery from Margaret Horvath

Andrea and Sylvia Kolozsvary learning Hungarian embroidery from Margaret Horvath

Date
1985-04
Description
Two proof sheets with twenty-three black and white images (plus negatives). Andrea and Sylvia apprenticed under Margaret Horvath in 1984-1985. The Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program began in 1983 with a NEA grant of $22,000. The program provided an opportunity for master folk artists to share technical skills and cultural knowledge with apprentices in order to keep the tradition alive. Apprentices must have had some experience in the tradition and agreed to train for at least six months. The first project director was Blanton Owen, later replaced by folklorist Peter Roller. The program was continued each year through 2003.
Collection
Betty Mae Jumper sewing baskets at the Stephen Foster Center

Betty Mae Jumper sewing baskets at the Stephen Foster Center

Date
1985-01
Description
Two color slides. Images are of Jumper sewing colored thread into grass baskets. Images were created as fieldwork for the apprenticeship program. The Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program began in 1983 with a NEA grant of $22,000. The program provided an opportunity for master folk artists to share technical skills and cultural knowledge with apprentices in order to keep the tradition alive. Apprentices must have had some experience in the tradition and agreed to train for at least six months. The first project director was Blanton Owen, later replaced by folklorist Peter Roller. The program was continued each year through 2003.
Collection
Blues musician Buck Thompson playing on his porch

Blues musician Buck Thompson playing on his porch

Date
1985-02-14
Description
Thirty four color slides. Images of fifty-year old blues guitarist Buck Thompson playing tunes that he learned from the radio on his front porch. A lifelong migrant farmer, he played the juke circuit in the 1950s. A sound recording of the performance can be found in S 1714, box 6 reels 23 and 24. In winter 1985, the Bureau contracted with two folklorists to conduct a folk arts survey of the St. Johns River basin in northeastern Florida. The St. Johns River is the largest and most used river in Florida, supporting much river commerce as well as a modest amount of commercial fishing. Folklorists Mary Anne McDonald and Kathleen Figgen conducted the survey from January through March 1985 under the direction of Folklife Coordinator Blanton Owen and Bureau Chief Ormond Loomis. Documentation compiled in the survey was used to prepare and present the St. Johns River Basin Folklife Area at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival.
Collection
Blues musician Buck Thompson playing on his porch

Blues musician Buck Thompson playing on his porch

Date
1985-02-14
Description
Two reel to reel tapes. Sound recording of fifty-year old blues guitarist Buck Thompson playing tunes that he learned from the radio on his front porch. A former railroad worker, he played the juke circuit in the 1950s. Because of the recording location, sounds of traffic and pedestrians can be heard. Images of the performance can be found in S 1577, v. 27, slides 1467-1495. In winter 1985, the Bureau contracted with two folklorists to conduct a folk arts survey of the St. Johns River basin in northeastern Florida. The St. Johns River is the largest and most used river in Florida, supporting much river commerce as well as a modest amount of commercial fishing. Folklorists Mary Anne McDonald and Kathleen Figgen conducted the survey from January through March 1985 under the direction of Folklife Coordinator Blanton Owen and Bureau Chief Ormond Loomis. Documentation compiled in the survey was used to prepare and present the St. Johns River Basin Folklife Area at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival.
Collection
Blues musician Buck Thompson playing on his porch/The Trivettes playing at Fred Perry's house

Blues musician Buck Thompson playing on his porch/The Trivettes playing at Fred Perry's house

Date
1985-02
Description
One proof sheet, with 32 black and whites images (plus negatives). Twenty-six images of fifty-year old blues guitarist Buck Thompson playing tunes that he learned from the radio on his front porch. A lifelong migrant farmer, he played the juke circuit in the 1950s. A sound recording of the performance can be found in S 1714, box 6 reels 23 and 24. Also includes six images of the Trivette family playing bluegrass in Fred Perry's home in St. Augustine. Players consisted of Frank Trivette Sr.(banjo, fiddle) Frank Trivette Jr. (guitar), Doug Trivette (guitar), Buddy Beck (mandolin) and Carlos Brackett (bass). In winter 1985, the Bureau contracted with two folklorists to conduct a folk arts survey of the St. Johns River basin in northeastern Florida. The St. Johns River is the largest and most used river in Florida, supporting much river commerce as well as a modest amount of commercial fishing. Folklorists Mary Anne McDonald and Kathleen Figgen conducted the survey from January through March 1985 under the direction of Folklife Coordinator Blanton Owen and Bureau Chief Ormond Loomis. Documentation compiled in the survey was used to prepare and present the St. Johns River Basin Folklife Area at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival.
Collection
Boatbuilder Marvin Thomas

Boatbuilder Marvin Thomas

Date
1984-12
Description
Twenty color slides. Thomas on a shrimp boat and mullet boat he built. Hamilton owned both boats. Images were created as fieldwork for the apprenticeship program. The Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program began in 1983 with a NEA grant of $22,000. The program provided an opportunity for master folk artists to share technical skills and cultural knowledge with apprentices in order to keep the tradition alive. Apprentices must have had some experience in the tradition and agreed to train for at least six months. The first project director was Blanton Owen, who was later replaced by folklorist Peter Roller. The program was continued each year until 2003.
Collection
Boatbuilding in Chiefland

Boatbuilding in Chiefland

Date
1984-11
Description
Nineteen color slides. Images created as fieldwork fr the apprenticeship program. The Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program began in 1983 with a NEA grant of $22,000. The program provided an opportunity for master folk artists to share technical skills and cultural knowledge with apprentices in order to keep the tradition alive. Apprentices must have had some experience in the tradition and agreed to train for at least six months. The first project director was Blanton Owen, later replaced by folklorist Peter Roller. The program was continued each year through 2003.
Collection
Boats built by Marvin Thomas

Boats built by Marvin Thomas

Date
1984-04
Description
One proof sheet with ten images, and thirteen black and white prints, plus negatives. Images, created as fieldwork for the apprenticeship program, were of Thomas' boats as well as crab traps and trawls. The Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program began in 1983 with a NEA grant of $22,000. The program provided an opportunity for master folk artists to share technical skills and cultural knowledge with apprentices in order to keep the tradition alive. Apprentices must have had some experience in the tradition and agreed to train for at least six months. The first project director was Blanton Owen, later replaced by folklorist Peter Roller. The program was continued each year through 2003.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Aerial views of Big Cypress Seminole Indian ReservationAerial views of Big Cypress Seminole Indian ReservationStill ImageFieldwork
Aerial photographs
Landscape
Construction + architecture
Indian reservations
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Andrea and Sylvia Kolozsvary learning Hungarian embroideryAndrea and Sylvia Kolozsvary learning Hungarian embroideryStill ImageNeedleworkers
Embroiderers
Apprentices
Hungarians Americans
Embroidery
Needlework
Textile arts
Decorative arts
Material culture
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Andrea and Sylvia Kolozsvary learning Hungarian embroidery from Margaret HorvathAndrea and Sylvia Kolozsvary learning Hungarian embroidery from Margaret HorvathStill ImageNeedleworkers
Embroiderers
Apprentices
Hungarians Americans
Embroidery
Needlework
Textile arts
Decorative arts
Material culture
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Betty Mae Jumper sewing baskets at the Stephen Foster CenterBetty Mae Jumper sewing baskets at the Stephen Foster CenterStill ImageNeedleworkers
Fieldwork
Demonstrations
Needlework
Sewing
Native Americans
Seminole Indians
Baskets
Basket work
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Blues musician Buck Thompson playing on his porchBlues musician Buck Thompson playing on his porchStill ImageFieldwork
Research methods
Collecting
Porches
String instruments
Blues (Music)
African Americans
Musical tradition, African diaspora
Guitarists
Guitar
Architecture
Music performance
Guitarist
Musicians
Blues singers
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a_s1714_reel23Blues musician Buck Thompson playing on his porchSoundFieldwork
Research methods
Collecting
Sound recording
String instruments
Blues (Music)
African Americans
Musical tradition, African diaspora
Guitarists
Guitar
Guitar music
Music performance
Music
Guitarist
Musicians
Blues singers
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Blues musician Buck Thompson playing on his porch/The Trivettes playing at Fred Perry's houseBlues musician Buck Thompson playing on his porch/The Trivettes playing at Fred Perry's houseStill ImageGuitarist
Musicians
Fieldwork
Research methods
Collecting
Porches
Blues (Music)
African Americans
Musical tradition, African diaspora
Guitarists
Guitar
Architecture
Music performance
String bands
String instruments
Bluegrass musicians
Blues singers
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Boatbuilder Marvin ThomasBoatbuilder Marvin ThomasStill ImageFieldwork
Docks
Boats
Fishing Equipment and supplies
Fishers
Mullet fisheries
Shrimpers (persons)
Transportation
Maritime life
Occupational groups
Boatbuilders
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Boatbuilding in ChieflandBoatbuilding in ChieflandStill ImageFieldwork
Boatbuilding
Boating industry
Boats
Transportation
Carpentry
Material culture
Woodwork
Boatbuilders
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Boats built by Marvin ThomasBoats built by Marvin ThomasStill ImageWoodworkers
Carpenters
Fieldwork
Boats
Boatbuilding
Material culture
Woodwork
Vehicles
Carpentry
Fish traps
Trawls and trawling
Boatbuilders
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