242 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Collector or Fieldworker is exactly "Stone, Robert, 1944-"
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Xochitl Moreno's quinceanera

Xochitl Moreno's quinceanera

Date
1996-07-06
Description
57 color slides. The Mexican American Music Survey was created to document the musical traditions of Florida's various Mexican-American communities: Apopka, South Dade County, Immokalee, the St. Johns River Basin, and Central Florida. Funded by a grant from the Lila Wallace-Reader's Digest Community Folklife Program, the survey was conducted between 1994 and 1996 by folklorist Robert Stone. Among the musical traditions were serenatas, conjunto, quinceanara ritual music, ranchera Michoacana, mariachi, norteno, Tejano, and pop music. At the end of the project, a sampler music tape was created by the Florida Folklife Program for distribution to various libraries.
Collection
Wood carver Tom Gaskins

Wood carver Tom Gaskins

Date
1992-03-06
Description
One proof sheet with 24 black and white images (plus negatives). Gaskins ran a Cypress Knee Mseum, and was a 1988 Florida Heirtage Award winner. In 1992, the Palm Beach Community College contracted the Florida Folklife Program to conduct ten days of fieldwork in March 1992 around Lake Okeechobee for a Lakefront Legacy Festival later that year (16 May 1992). Headed up by FFP folklorist Debbie Fant, and assisted by Robert Stone and Robert Shanafelt, the fieldwork involved 26 informants, slides, print images and recorded interviews. In the end, the FFP recommended seven people for festival participation.
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Willie Eason performing steel guitar music at his home

Willie Eason performing steel guitar music at his home

Date
1994-01-16
Description
One audio cassette recording. This tape consisted of excerpts of a longer recording of Eason, recorded at his home. The Sacred Steel Guitar Recording Project originated in 1992 when Florida Folklife Program folklorist Robert Stone discovered that several predominantly African American House of God churches (a sub-sect of the Pentecostal church) in the St. Petersburg area were using steel guitars in their religious services. The practice began by Willie and Troman Eason in the 1930s, and expanded upon by players such as Henry Nelson and Lorenzo Harrison. Realizing that this was a unique musical tradition, labeled Sacred Steel, the Florida Folklife Program to applied for a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to conduct fieldwork and create a music album for public dispersal. The aim of the project was to increase public awareness of the gospel steel guitar tradition, as well as document it for future generations. Matched with state funds, the grant period originally ran from October 1993 through October 1994, but was extended for another year. In that time Stone, along with sound engineers William Dudley and Mike Stapleton, interviewed and recorded several steel guitarists in the St. Petersburg area. An album entitled Sacred Steel was released in 1995. It was then re-released through an agreement with Arhoolie Records in 1997.
Collection
Wheelwright Lester Hollenback with his apprentice Albert (Tico) Rubio

Wheelwright Lester Hollenback with his apprentice Albert (Tico) Rubio

Date
1992-01
Description
Nine proof sheets with 324 black and white images (plus negatives). Images of Hollenback and his apprentice Rubio making historic wheels. They performed the work at the Pioneer Settlement where Rubio worked as a blacksmith. Hollenback was originally from Illinois were he learned blacksmith and wheelwrighting from his father. Rubio was originally from New York. For more information on both of them, see S 1644, box 10, folder 5. 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 first folklorist Peter Roller, then folklorist Robert Stone. The program was continued each year through 2004.
Collection
Wheelwright Lester Hollenback with his apprentice Albert (Tico) Rubio

Wheelwright Lester Hollenback with his apprentice Albert (Tico) Rubio

Date
1992
Description
53 color slides. Images of Hollenback and his apprentice Rubio making historic wheels. They performed the work at the Pioneer Settlement where Rubio worked as a blacksmith. Hollenback was originally from Illinois were he learned blacksmith and wheelwrighting from his father. Rubio was originally from New York. For more information on both of them, see S 1644, box 10, folder 5. 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 first folklorist Peter Roller, then folklorist Robert Stone. The program was continued each year through 2004.
Collection
Wheelwright Lester Hollenback with his apprentice Albert (Tico) Rubio

Wheelwright Lester Hollenback with his apprentice Albert (Tico) Rubio

Date
1992
Description
Four color prints. Images of Hollenback and his apprentice Rubio making historic wheels. They performed the work at the Pioneer Settlement where Rubio worked as a blacksmith. Hollenback was originally from Illinois were he learned blacksmith and wheelwrighting from his father. Rubio was originally from New York. For more information on both of them, see S 1644, box 10, folder 5. 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 first folklorist Peter Roller, then folklorist Robert Stone. The program was continued each year through 2004.
Collection
Walking cane making workshop led by Bobby Johns

Walking cane making workshop led by Bobby Johns

Date
1991-04
Description
Thirty-six color slides. Images of a walking cane- making workshop led by Creek American artist and carver Bobby Johns (in cowboy hat in photos.)
Collection
Venezuelan harpist at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival

Venezuelan harpist at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1991-05
Description
Two color slides. Harpist Jesus Rodirguez performing at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival. May 1991.
Collection
Various performers at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival

Various performers at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1991-05
Description
Thirty-six color slides. Images of various performers at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival, including The Junkaroos, Buddy Chase, Danny Acosta, Harold Pelote, and the Young Junkaroos.
Collection
Vance Whidden performance for the Lakefront Legacy Festival Folklife Project

Vance Whidden performance for the Lakefront Legacy Festival Folklife Project

Date
1992-03-06
Description
One audio cassette. Whidden played with a local group, the Midnight Ramblers, for years. He worked as a cowman and later for the Okeelanta Sugar Company. For images, see S 1624, box 32, fodler 13. In 1992, the Palm Beach Community College contracted the Florida Folklife Program to conduct ten days of fieldwork in March 1992 around Lake Okeechobee for a Lakefront Legacy Festival later that year (16 May 1992). Headed up by FFP folklorist Debbie Fant, and assisted by Robert Stone and Robert Shanafelt, the fieldwork involved 26 informants, slides, print images and recorded interviews. In the end, the FFP recommended seven people for festival participation.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Xochitl Moreno's quinceaneraXochitl Moreno's quinceaneraStill ImageSingers
Musicians
Fieldwork
Quinceanera (Social custom)
Rites of passage
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Singing
Birthday rites
Mexican Americans
Latinos
Bands (Music)
Religious rites
Priests
Teenagers
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Wood carver Tom GaskinsWood carver Tom GaskinsStill ImageFieldwork
Cypress
Workshops
Woodwork
Material culture
Carvers (Decorative artists)
Wood carvers
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a_s2044_02_tape01Willie Eason performing steel guitar music at his homeSoundGuitarist
Singers
Fieldwork
Steel guitars
Guitar music
Performing arts
Guitarists
Music performance
African Americans
Religious songs
Religious music
Gospel songs
Gospel musicians
Gospel (Black)
Musicians
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Wheelwright Lester Hollenback with his apprentice Albert (Tico) RubioWheelwright Lester Hollenback with his apprentice Albert (Tico) RubioStill ImageWoodworkers
Blacksmiths
Fieldwork
Wheels
Blacksmithing
Woodwork
Material culture
Woodworking tools
Workshops
Tools
Occupational groups
Occupational training
Metalwork
Transportation
Apprentices
Wheelwrights
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Wheelwright Lester Hollenback with his apprentice Albert (Tico) RubioWheelwright Lester Hollenback with his apprentice Albert (Tico) RubioStill ImageWoodworkers
Blacksmiths
Fieldwork
Wheels
Blacksmithing
Woodwork
Material culture
Woodworking tools
Workshops
Tools
Occupational groups
Occupational training
Metalwork
Transportation
Apprentices
Wheelwrights
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Wheelwright Lester Hollenback with his apprentice Albert (Tico) RubioWheelwright Lester Hollenback with his apprentice Albert (Tico) RubioStill ImageWoodworkers
Blacksmiths
Fieldwork
Wheels
Blacksmithing
Woodwork
Material culture
Woodworking tools
Workshops
Tools
Occupational groups
Occupational training
Metalwork
Transportation
Apprentices
Wheelwrights
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Walking cane making workshop led by Bobby JohnsWalking cane making workshop led by Bobby JohnsStill ImageWood carving
Woodwork
Wood craft
Artisans
Canes
Native Americans
Woodworking tools
Workshops (Adult education)
Education
Pedagogy
Wood carvers
Carvers (Decorative artists)
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Venezuelan harpist at the 1991 Florida Folk FestivalVenezuelan harpist at the 1991 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageHarps
String instruments
Musical instruments
Performing arts
Performers
Latinos
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Harpists
Musicians
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Various performers at the 1991 Florida Folk FestivalVarious performers at the 1991 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Performing arts
Musical groups
Dancers
African Americans
Children
Performers
Singers
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a_s1624_03_tape03Vance Whidden performance for the Lakefront Legacy Festival Folklife ProjectSoundMusicians
Guitarist
Fiddlers
Fieldwork
Fiddle tunes
Music -- Performance
Country music
Old-time music
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