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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Tradition Bearer is exactly "Brown, Justin, 1936-"
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Helicopter sugarcane crop sprayer

Helicopter sugarcane crop sprayer

Date
1987-10
Description
Six color slides. Images of a helicopter crop sprayer for sugarcane, piloted by Justin Brown. 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
Justin Brown demonstrating cane cutting to students

Justin Brown demonstrating cane cutting to students

Date
1987-04-24
Description
Eighteen color slides. Demonstration for elementary school students. Brown began working for US Sugar in 1950 -- he was recruited by them in Jamaica. He was hired as a cane cutter, which was usually done by hand with a machete. 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
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Helicopter sugarcane crop sprayerHelicopter sugarcane crop sprayerStill ImageFarm workers
Fieldwork
Farming
Sugar crops
Agriculture
Sugarcane
Machinery
Cash crops
Farms
Helicopters
Spraying
Aerial spraying and dusting in agriculture
Helicopter pilots
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Justin Brown demonstrating cane cutting to studentsJustin Brown demonstrating cane cutting to studentsStill ImageFieldwork
Classrooms
Schools
Elementary schools
Education
Teaching of folklore
Jamaican Americans
Sugar
Sugar crops
Sugarcane
Machetes
Agricultural implements
Agriculture
Occupational folklore
Occupational groups
Children
Farm workers
Students
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