4 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Tradition Bearer is exactly "Brill, Ruth, 1917-"
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Quilter Ruth Brill

Quilter Ruth Brill

Date
1986-09-02
Description
Twelve color slides. Folk Arts in Education Project in Palm Beach County was a joint venture between the Palm Beach County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was conducted between 1986 and 1987 by folklorist Jan Rosenberg with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. The goal was to impart an appreciation of multi-ethnic traditions and provide a sense of place to the mobile student population. The project focused on the Florida Studies component for fourth grade students. 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. In total, the project involved 15 schools with 779 students.
Collection
Ruth Brill demonstrating quilting to students in Belle Glade

Ruth Brill demonstrating quilting to students in Belle Glade

Date
1988-01-14
Description
Seven color slides. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Palm Beach County was a joint venture between the Palm Beach County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was conducted between 1986 and 1987 by folklorist Jan Rosenberg with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. The goal was to impart an appreciation of multi-ethnic traditions and provide a sense of place to the mobile student population. The project focused on the Florida Studies component for fourth grade students. 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. In total, the project involved 15 schools with 779 students.
Collection
Ruth Brill demonstration for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Ruth Brill demonstration for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Date
1986-12-11
Description
Two audio recordings. Quilter Brill, originally from Wisconsin and former teacher, presenting at two elementary schools: Palmetto Elementary School and Meadow Park Elementary School.
Collection
Ruth Brill interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Ruth Brill interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Date
1986-09-02
Description
Two audio recordings. Brill was from Wisconsin, where she taught school. In the interview, she discusses learning to quilt; teaching; receiving a degree in art; exhibiting her work; on her marriage; using a sewing machine; 4-H clubs; types of quilting; and teaching the skill.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Quilter Ruth BrillQuilter Ruth BrillStill ImageQuiltmakers
Needleworkers
Fieldwork
Quilts
Quilted goods
Needlework
Decorative arts
Material culture
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Ruth Brill demonstrating quilting to students in Belle GladeRuth Brill demonstrating quilting to students in Belle GladeStill ImageQuiltmakers
Fieldwork
Classrooms
Education
Teaching of folklore
Elementary schools
Schools
Students
Children
Quilted goods
Quilting
Demonstrations
Needlework
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a_s1685_04_tape11Ruth Brill demonstration for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education ProjectSoundQuiltmakers
Needlework
Field recordings
Quilts
Textile processes
Machine sewing
Interviews
Oral narratives
Elementary schools
School children
Students
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a_s1685_04_tape09Ruth Brill interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education ProjectSoundQuilting
Needlework
Field recordings
Quilts
Textile processes
Machine sewing
Interviews
Oral narratives
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