3 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Tradition Bearer is exactly "Cooey, Bill, 1926-2014"
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Wood carvers Bill and Dale Cooey

Wood carvers Bill and Dale Cooey

Date
1988-04
Description
One proof sheet with 24 black and white prints (plus negatives). Bill Cooey, a mix of Scottish and Yuchi Indian ancestry, grew up in the panhandle where he learned pocketknife carving from his mother, a descendant of the Yuchi Indians. His nephew Dale Cooey began to learn the craft with the Apprenticeship program in 1988. For more on Bill Cooey, see S 1644, box 3, folder 1. 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
Wood carvers Bill and Dale Cooey

Wood carvers Bill and Dale Cooey

Date
1988
Description
Thirty-nine color slides. Bill Cooey, who has a mix of Scottish and Yuchi Indian ancestry, grew up in the panhandle. There, he learned pocketknife carving from his mother, a descendant of the Yuchi Indians. His nephew Dale Cooey began to learn the craft with the Apprenticeship program in 1988. For more on Bill Cooey, see S 1644, box 3, folder 1. 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
Wood carvings by Bill Cooey

Wood carvings by Bill Cooey

Date
1987-09
Description
Twelve color slides. Bill Cooey, who has a mix of Scottish and Yuchi Indian ancestry, grew up in the panhandle where he learned pocketknife carving from his mother, a descendant of Yuchi Indians. His nephew Dale Cooey started learning the craft with the Apprenticeship program in 1988. For more on Bill Cooey, see S 1644, box 3, folder 1. The Florida Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1987 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalis, Steve Fragos, Merri Belland, and Barbara Seitz as preliminary research for a joint folk art between the Florida Folklife Program and the Florida Museum of History. The field researchers focused on those areas previously overlooked by FFP staff. The research focused on identifying folk artists and locating appropriate exhibit objects.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Wood carvers Bill and Dale CooeyWood carvers Bill and Dale CooeyStill ImageApprentices
Wood carving
Teaching of folklore
Decorative arts
Craft
Woodwork
Woodworking tools
Figurines
Workshops
Carpentry tools
Pocketknives
Carvers (Decorative artists)
Wood carvers
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Wood carvers Bill and Dale CooeyWood carvers Bill and Dale CooeyStill ImageApprentices
Wood carving
Teaching of folklore
Decorative arts
Craft
Woodwork
Woodworking tools
Figurines
Workshops
Carpentry tools
Carvers (Decorative artists)
Wood carvers
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Wood carvings by Bill CooeyWood carvings by Bill CooeyStill ImageFieldwork
Wood carving
Wood craft
Figurines
Decorative arts
Woodwork
Material culture
Flutes
Wind instruments
Cypress
Carvers (Decorative artists)
Wood carvers
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