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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Tradition Bearer is exactly "Baker, Pharaoh, 1925-2002"
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Video recording of the 1984 Florida Folk Festival (Video 5 of 15)

Video recording of the 1984 Florida Folk Festival (Video 5 of 15)

Date
1984-05-25
Description
One video cassette (3/4" tape). Video includes Lucreaty Clark making baskets, Chanda and Kathleen Rondeau performing Irish step dances, Pharaoh Baker painting, and Ethel Santiago weaving palmetto fronds.
Collection
Sculptor Pharaoh Baker

Sculptor Pharaoh Baker

Date
1978-04-25
Description
One black and white print. McCallum created this image while working for the Center for Southern Folklife in Memphis, Tennessee.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.
Collection
Pharaoh Baker's paintings and sculptures

Pharaoh Baker's paintings and sculptures

Date
1984-05
Description
Sixty-seven color slides. Slides S86-1678 through S 86-1683 are of Baker. Slides S86-1644 through S86-1646 are of his studio. 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 of 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 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
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.
Collection
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 painting at the 1984 Florida Folk Festival

Pharaoh Baker painting at the 1984 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1984-05
Description
Two color slides.
Collection
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.
Collection
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
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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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.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Video recording of the 1984 Florida Folk Festival (Video 5 of 15)Video recording of the 1984 Florida Folk Festival (Video 5 of 15)Moving ImageDancers
Basket maker
Artists
Weavers
Folklore revival festivals
Folk festivals
Special events
Seminole Indians
Arts, Irish
Irish dance
Painting
Palmetto weaving
Stepdancing
Basket making
Basket work
Painters
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Sculptor Pharaoh BakerSculptor Pharaoh BakerStill ImageSculpture
African Americans
Art
Artisans
Material culture
Decorative arts
Sculptors
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Pharaoh Baker's paintings and sculpturesPharaoh Baker's paintings and sculpturesStill ImagePainters
Fieldwork
African Americans
Painting
Art
Artists studios
Decorative arts
Figurines
Sculpture
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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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 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 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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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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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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