135 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Collector or Fieldworker is exactly "Taylor, David, 1951-"
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Interview with (Toothpick King) Henry Wesley Stewart

Interview with (Toothpick King) Henry Wesley Stewart

Date
1984-09-09
Description
One audio cassette. Stewart was well-known for his toothpick art work. Born in South Carolina, he was a former messenger for WMVR Radio. He discusses origins of his toothpick artwork; various sculptures he has made; the process of making the sculptures; inspiration sources; selling objects to people such as Minnie Pearl, publisher Katherine Graham, and Liberace; tools used; and the importance of traditions. Stewart did not allow any photographs to be taken of his artwork. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Duval County was a joint venture between the Duval County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was started in 1984 by folklorist David Taylor with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. The project consisted of field research to identify local traditions and folk artists, a series of five two-day seminars to acquaint teachers with the use of folklore and folk arts,and in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist which included visits by local folk artists. Taylor ran it until 1986. In 1988, Gregory Hansen re-initiated it with minor changes.
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The Golden Star Arabic Band performing at a wedding reception

The Golden Star Arabic Band performing at a wedding reception

Date
1985-05-19
Description
One audio cassette. Performance by an Arabic band performing at a wedding reception at the Ramallah-American Club. Songs are in Arabic. Group members: Fahed Iwais (lead singer); Samier Kandah (oud/lute); Sandy Bateh (tabli/drum); Maged ount (tambourine); and George Bateh (violin). Images of the band can be found in S 1577, v. 36, S86-1786 - S86-1885; of Iwais in v. 36, slides S86-1789 - S86-1804. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Duval County was a joint venture between the Duval County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was started in 1984 by folklorist David Taylor with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. The project consisted of field research to identify local traditions and folk artists, a series of five two-day seminars to acquaint teachers with the use of folklore and folk arts, and in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist, which included visits by local folk artists. Taylor ran it until 1986. In 1988, Gregory Hansen re-initiated it with minor changes.
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Interview with dog trainer Vernon Harris

Interview with dog trainer Vernon Harris

Date
1984-11-13
Description
One audio cassette. Harris discusses growing up in Baldwin, and the effects turpentining and railroads have had there; local culture; hunting; dog training; and glass work. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Duval County was a joint venture between the Duval County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was started in 1984 by folklorist David Taylor with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. The project consisted of field research to identify local traditions and folk artists, a series of five two-day seminars to acquaint teachers with the use of folklore and folk arts, and in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist which included visits by local folk artists. Taylor ran it until 1986. In 1988, Gregory Hansen re-initiated it with minor changes.
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Interview with Palestinian cook Ida Farah

Interview with Palestinian cook Ida Farah

Date
1984-12-07
Description
One audio cassette. The interview took place in Farah's Deli and Imported Foods restaurant. Farah discusses moving to Jacksonville in 1969; learning to cook from her mother; life in Palestine; early bakery experiences; the Arabic language; Arabic dining; teaching her daughter to cook; Arabic versus non-Arabic customers in deli; foods sold: grape leaves, pita bread, falafel, tabouli; making falafel; pastries; food at special events; and types of demonstrations she can do. Images of Nadia can be found in S 1577, v. 36. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Duval County was a joint venture between the Duval County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was started in 1984 by folklorist David Taylor with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. The project consisted of field research to identify local traditions and folk artists, a series of five two-day seminars to acquaint teachers with the use of folklore and folk arts,and in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist which included visits by local folk artists. Taylor ran it until 1986. In 1988, Gregory Hansen re-initiated it with minor changes.
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Interview with Nuhad Farmand

Interview with Nuhad Farmand

Date
1984-12-04
Description
Two audio cassettes. Her husband Kamel is present for part of the interview. Farmand discusses moving to Florida at age 21; her father-in-law working in the South as a salesman; life in Bethlehem and South America; learning embroidery; patterns and designs; symbolism; Palestinian clothing; Ramallah-American Clubs; Palestinian community in Jacksonville; dating and marriage practices; naming traditions; her husband Kamel talked about running a grocery store and sandwich shop; Arabic music; Christianity among Palestinians; and life in the U.S. Images of Farmand can be found in S 1577, v.36. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Duval County was a joint venture between the Duval County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was started in 1984 by folklorist David Taylor with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. The project consisted of field research to identify local traditions and folk artists, a series of five two-day seminars to acquaint teachers with the use of folklore and folk arts, in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist, which included visits by local folk artists. Taylor ran it until 1986. In 1988, Gregory Hansen re-initiated it with minor changes.
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Interview with Harriet Pepps

Interview with Harriet Pepps

Date
1984-07-30
Description
One audio cassette. Pepps discusses Jacksonville's Greek community; the Greek Orthodox Church; her family background; Greek schools; marriages; St. John the Divine Greek Orthodox Church and its religious traditions, holy bread, church services, and its congregation. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Duval County was a joint venture between the Duval County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was started in 1984 by folklorist David Taylor with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curricula. The project consisted of field research to identify local traditions and folk artists, a series of five two-day seminars to acquaint teachers with the use of folklore and folk arts,and in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist which included visits by local folk artists. Taylor ran it until 1986. In 1988, Gregory Hansen re-initiated it with minor changes.
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Interview with Jacksonville Greek festival manager William Bacalis

Interview with Jacksonville Greek festival manager William Bacalis

Date
1984-07-27
Description
One audio cassette. Bacalis, who at the time of interview a business manager at Methodist Hospital, was born in Virginia and moved to Jacksonville in 1955. He discusses his Greek parents;the Greek Orthodox Church; Greek schools; the first festival in 1978; planning for the festivals; Greek food; and maintaining Greek traditions across the generations. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Duval County was a joint venture between the Duval County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was started in 1984 by folklorist David Taylor with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. The project consisted of field research to identify local traditions and folk artists, a series of five two-day seminars to acquaint teachers with the use of folklore and folk arts, and in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist, which included visits by local folk artists. Taylor ran it until 1986. In 1988, Gregory Hansen re-initiated it with minor changes.
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Interview with tatter Concettina Barone

Interview with tatter Concettina Barone

Date
1985-03-18
Description
Two audio cassettes. Barone, born in Connecticut to Sicilian parents, is a tatter (lace maker). In the interview, she discusses learning needle work in technical schools and from her mother and learning tatting and knitting at a school club; how her mother learned traditional skills; her family's emigration to the US; growing up in a mixed-ethnic neighborhood; learning English; her courtship and marriage in Italy in 1952; moving to Florida; teaching tatting; and her process/method for teaching the skill. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Duval County was a joint venture between the Duval County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was started in 1984 by folklorist David Taylor with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. The project consisted of field research to identify local traditions and folk artists, a series of five two-day seminars to acquaint teachers with the use of folklore and folk arts, in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist, which included visits by local folk artists. Taylor ran it until 1986. In 1988, Gregory Hansen re-initiated it with minor changes.
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Manuel Fraguela interview

Manuel Fraguela interview

Date
1984-07-29
Description
One audio cassette. Fraguela was a guitar maker (luthier) from Cuba. By the time of the interview, Fraguela owned a guitar shop and taught classical guitar at Florida Junior College (now Florida Community College of Jacksonville). In the interview, he discusses life in Cuba; moving to the US in 1962; education in Havana (studied architecture); learning the luthier trade by observation; describes his first guitar; types of guitars he made: flaminco, classical guitar, and electric guitars; other woodwork: chess boards, violins, dulcimers, cabinets; history of the guitar; teaching guitar playing; and his philosophy of teaching. NOTE: According the original interview release, Fraguela stressed the interview could only be used for educational/academic purposes. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Duval County was a joint venture between the Duval County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was started in 1984 by folklorist David Taylor with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. The project consisted of field research to identify local traditions and folk artists, a series of five two-day seminars to acquaint teachers with the use of folklore and folk arts, and in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist which included visits by local folk artists. Taylor ran it until 1986. In 1988, Gregory Hansen re-initiated it with minor changes.
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Interview with musical instrument maker Dick Wagner

Interview with musical instrument maker Dick Wagner

Date
Description
Two audio cassettes. Wagner discusses his Georgia origins; his education at UNF; learning instrument making from his father as a child; repairing instruments; playing the cello and various other stringed instruments; bass, fiddle, banjo, guitar; knife making; toy making; making guitars, banjoes, violins, and dulcimers; various inlays; Stradivarius and his techniques; patterns; and prices charged. Images of Wagner can be found in S 1577, v. 37. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Duval County was a joint venture between the Duval County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was started in 1984 by folklorist David Taylor with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. The project consisted of field research to identify local traditions and folk artists, a series of five two-day seminars to acquaint teachers with the use of folklore and folk arts, and in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist which included visits by local folk artists. Taylor ran it until 1986. In 1988, Gregory Hansen re-initiated it with minor changes.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1576_22_c86-167Interview with (Toothpick King) Henry Wesley StewartSoundFieldwork
Art
Woodwork
Selling
Wood craft
Toothpicks
Toothpick models
Decorative arts
Material culture
Sculpture
Artists
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a_s1576_22_c86-168aThe Golden Star Arabic Band performing at a wedding receptionSoundFieldwork
Sound recordings
Performing arts
Music performance
Wedding ceremonies
Rites and ceremonies
Social gatherings
Arab Americans
Ethnicity, Arabic
Bands (Music)
Musical groups
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a_s1576_22_c86-168bInterview with dog trainer Vernon HarrisSoundFieldwork
Interviews
Oral histories
Life histories
Animals
Working dogs
Animal training
Occupational groups
Community culture
Hunting
Turpentining
Timber
Turpentine industry and trade
Railroads
Leisure
Animal trainers
Dog trainers
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a_s1576_22_c86-170Interview with Palestinian cook Ida FarahSoundCooks
Bakers and bakeries
Fieldwork
Interviews
Sound recordings
Life histories
Oral histories
Palestinian Americans
Food preparation
Food
Food habits
Cooking and dining
Arab Americans
Restaurants
Delicatessens
Community enterprise
Specialty stores
Emigration and immigration
Baking
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a_s1576_22_c86-171Interview with Nuhad FarmandSoundFieldwork
Interviews
Sound recordings
Life histories
Oral histories
Palestinian Americans
Embroidery
Textile arts
Emigration and immigration
Decorative arts
Arab Americans
Clothing and dress
Naming practices
Marriage rites
Community enterprise
Stores, retail
Christianity
Embroiderers
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a_s1576_22_c86-173Interview with Harriet PeppsSoundDog trainers
Fieldwork
Interviews
Oral histories
Life histories
Greek Americans
Church membership
Church services
Churches
Catholics
Christianity
Community culture
Family history
Religion
Religious rites
Rites and ceremonies
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a_s1576_22_c86-174Interview with Jacksonville Greek festival manager William BacalisSoundFieldwork
Interviews
Oral histories
Life histories
Sound recordings
Festivals
Emigration and immigration
Catholics
Greek Americans
Family history
Christianity
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a_s1576_22_c86-175Interview with tatter Concettina BaroneSoundNeedleworkers
Fieldwork
Interviews
Sound recordings
Life histories
Oral histories
Tatting
Cotton textiles
Textile arts
Italian Americans
Lace and lace making
Needlework
Sewing
Emigration and immigration
Marriage rites
Education
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a_s1576_22_c86-177Manuel Fraguela interviewSoundField recordings
Interviews
Oral narratives
Luthiers
Guitar makers
Chordophones
Musical instruments
Artisans
Woodworkers
Cuban Americans
Hispanic Americans
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a_s1576_22_c86-178Interview with musical instrument maker Dick WagnerSoundMusical instrument maker
Fieldwork
Interviews
Life histories
Oral histories
Sound recordings
Musical instruments
String instruments
Banjoes
Guitar
Guitarists
Fiddles
Bass guitars
Knifesmiths
Woodwork
Toy making
Carpentry
Music
Guitar makers
Musicians
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