23 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Tradition Bearer is exactly "Baker, Pharaoh, 1925-2002"
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Images of the 1983 Florida Folklife Festival

Images of the 1983 Florida Folklife Festival

Date
1983-05
Description
One proof sheet with 36 black and white images (plus negatives). Includes images of the Minorcan Folklife Area, the Food Pavilion, various festival signs, and puppets of the Shoestring Puppeteers; as well as Boltin with Beers-Burstine, the Suwannee River Cloggers, the Back Porch Cloggers, Tom Walton, and Lamey with his wooden toys.
Collection
Painter Pharaoh Baker and Cypress furniture

Painter Pharaoh Baker and Cypress furniture

Date
1979-05-27
Description
One proof sheet (plus negatives). Baker with his art work at his home (taken by Belland). Cypress furniture made by Whisnant (taken by Marhsall). For more images of Whisnant's furniture, see S 1577, volume 11, slides S82-947 - S82-951. The Folk Arts in Schools Project in Columbia and Hamilton County was a joint venture between the county school systems and the Florida Folklife Program. The project consisted of field research to identify local traditions and folk artists, and in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist, which included visits by local folk artists.
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Painter Pharaoh Baker at his studio with his works

Painter Pharaoh Baker at his studio with his works

Date
1978
Description
Thirty-seven color slides. Baker, with his wife, at his studio. Also includes several images of his paintings and sculptures. Baker, whose first painting was a copy of a church hand fan for which he was paid five dollars when he was a child, studied art at Florida A&M University in Tallahassee. He worked for years as a professional sign painter in Lake City, but also created emotionally charged and religiously influenced paintings and sculptures on the side. Folklorist Blanton Owen has described his work as 'blues on canvas'. Baker died in 2002. For an interview with Baker, see S 1576, box 11, C84-2.
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Painters Frog Smith and Pharaoh Baker exhibit at the Stephen Foster Center

Painters Frog Smith and Pharaoh Baker exhibit at the Stephen Foster Center

Date
1982
Description
Thirty-six color slides. Paintings by Baker and Smith were displayed at the Stephen Foster Center for a month-long exhibit.
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Painters Pharaoh Baker and Ellis Wright in the studio

Painters Pharaoh Baker and Ellis Wright in the studio

Date
1984-04
Description
One proof sheet with 36 black and white prints (plus negatives). Baker and Wright were among the first participants in the apprenticeship program, 1983-1984. Master artist Baker taught Wright painting. Images were created in Baker's studio. Baker, whose first painting was a copy of a church hand fan for which he was paid five dollars when he was a child, studied art at Florida A&M University in Tallahassee. He worked for years as a professional sign painter in Lake City, but also created emotionally charged and religiously influenced paintings and sculptures on the side. Folklorist Blanton Owen has described his work as 'blues on canvas'. Baker died in 2002. 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 skill 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 until 2003.
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Pharaoh Baker at the 1983 Florida Folk Festival

Pharaoh Baker at the 1983 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1983-05
Description
Seven color slides. Baker, whose first painting was a copy of a church hand fan for which he was paid five dollars when he a child, studied art at Florida A&M University in Tallahassee. He worked for years as a professional sign painter in Lake City, but also created emotionally charged and religiously influenced paintings and sculptures on the side. Folklorist Blanton Owen has described his work as 'blues on canvas'. Baker died in 2002.
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Pharaoh Baker at the 1983 Florida Folk Festival

Pharaoh Baker at the 1983 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1983-05
Description
Seven color slides. Baker, whose first painting was a copy of church hand fan for which he was paid five dollars when he was a child, studied art at Florida A&M University in Tallahassee. He worked for years as a professional sign painter in Lake City, but also created emotionally charged and religiously influenced paintings and sculptures on the side. Folklorist Blanton Owen has described his work as 'blues on canvas'. Baker died in 2002.
Collection
Pharaoh Baker painting at the 1984 Florida Folk Festival

Pharaoh Baker painting at the 1984 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1984-05
Description
Two color slides.
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Pharaoh Baker's paintings and sculptures

Pharaoh Baker's paintings and sculptures

Date
1981-08-26
Description
Twenty-six color slides. Slides S82-976 and 987 are missng. Baker, whose first painting was a copy of church hand fan for which he was paid five dollars when just a child, studied art at Florida A&M University in Tallahassee. He worked for years as a professional sign painter in Lake City, but also created his own emotionally charged and religious influenced paintings and sculptures on the side. Folklorist Blanton Owen has described his work as 'blues on canvas'. Baker died in 2002. The Folk Arts in Schools Project in Columbia and Hamilton County was a joint venture between the county school systems and the Florida Folklife Program. The project consisted of field research to identify local traditions and folk artists, and in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist, which included visits by local folk artists.
Collection
Pharaoh Baker's paintings and sculptures

Pharaoh Baker's paintings and sculptures

Date
1984-05
Description
Eighteen color slides. Baker served as a master artist in the 1984-1985 apprenticeship program. For an interview with Baker and his apprentice (Ellis Wright) see S 1576, Box 11, tape C84-2. Baker, whose first painting was a copy of a church hand fan for which he was paid five dollars when he was a child, studied art at Florida A&M University in Tallahassee. He worked for years as a professional sign painter in Lake City, but also created his own emotionally charged and religiously influenced paintings and sculptures on the side. Folklorist Blanton Owen has described his work as 'blues on canvas'. Baker died in 2002. 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.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Images of the 1983 Florida Folklife FestivalImages of the 1983 Florida Folklife FestivalStill ImageSingers
Musicians
Street vendors
Artists
Painters
Weavers
Net maker
Toymakers
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Clog dancing
Clogging
Net makers
Netmaking
Minorcan Americans
Signs and signboards
Public speaking
Dinners and dining
Puppets
Toys
Dancers
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Painter Pharaoh Baker and Cypress furniturePainter Pharaoh Baker and Cypress furnitureStill ImageArtists
Furniture maker
Fieldwork
Sculpture
Art
African Americans
Decorative arts
Painting
Furniture
Cypress
Chairs
Material culture
Wood craft
Woodwork
Painters
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Painter Pharaoh Baker at his studio with his worksPainter Pharaoh Baker at his studio with his worksStill ImagePainters
Sculptors
Fieldwork
Art
African Americans
Painting
Decorative arts
Material culture
Workplace
Sculpture
Figurines
Artists
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Painters Frog Smith and Pharaoh Baker exhibit at the Stephen Foster CenterPainters Frog Smith and Pharaoh Baker exhibit at the Stephen Foster CenterStill ImagePainters
Exhibits
Art
Painting
Sculpture
Figurines
African Americans
Artists
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Painters Pharaoh Baker and Ellis Wright in the studioPainters Pharaoh Baker and Ellis Wright in the studioStill ImagePainters
Fieldwork
Apprentices
Teaching of folklore
African Americans
Painting
Art
Workplace
Workshops
Artists
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Pharaoh Baker at the 1983 Florida Folk FestivalPharaoh Baker at the 1983 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageFolk festivals
Special events
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
African Americans
Art
Demonstrations
Painters
Artists
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Pharaoh Baker at the 1983 Florida Folk FestivalPharaoh Baker at the 1983 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageFolk festivals
Special events
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
African Americans
Art
Demonstrations
Painters
Artists
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Pharaoh Baker painting at the 1984 Florida Folk FestivalPharaoh Baker painting at the 1984 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Artists
Painting
African Americans
Painters
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Pharaoh Baker's paintings and sculpturesPharaoh Baker's paintings and sculpturesStill ImagePainters
Fieldwork
Art
African Americans
Painting
Sculpture
Metal sculpture
Metal craft
Figurines
Arts, African
Artists
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Pharaoh Baker's paintings and sculpturesPharaoh Baker's paintings and sculpturesStill ImageSculptors
Painters
Fieldwork
Painting
Art
Sculpture
Figurines
African Americans
Decorative arts
Material culture
Artists
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