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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Tradition Bearer is exactly "Dawson, Yasuko"
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Folk Arts Day at the Jacksonville Museum of Arts and Science

Folk Arts Day at the Jacksonville Museum of Arts and Science

Date
1985-03-29
Description
137 color slides. Performances and demonstrations at the Folk Arts Day at Jacksonville Arts and Science Museum. Performers included Arabic singer Iwais, gospel singers Buggs and the Dixie Jubilee Singers, and Korean dancer Alexander and Bae. For more images of this festival, see S 1577, volume 26, slides S85-818 - S85-830. For video recordings of this event, see videos FV-20 through FV-22, in S 1615. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Duval County was a joint venture between the Duval County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was started in 1984 by folklorist David Taylor with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. 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, and in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist which included visits by local folk artists. Taylor ran it until 1986. In 1988, Gregory Hansen re-initiated it with minor changes.
Collection
Folk Arts Day at the Museum of Science and History in Jacksonville

Folk Arts Day at the Museum of Science and History in Jacksonville

Date
1985
Description
Thirteen color slides. 818-822: Fahed Iwais performing traditional Arabic songs; 823: Mrs. J. Simoneux quilting; 824: Ann Duffy with her Ukranian eggs; 825-826: Yasuko Dawson, Japanese origami demonstration; 827-830: Gospel quartet, The Dixie Jubilees, performing. For more of this festival, see S 1577, volume 40, slides S86-4454 - S86-4590. For more images of these artisans, see S 1577, v. 36-39. For video recordings of this event, see videos FV-20 through FV-22, in S 1615. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Duval County was a joint venture between the Duval County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was started in 1984 by folklorist David Taylor with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. 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. Taylor ran it until 1986. In 1988, Gregory Hansen re-initiated it with minor changes.
Collection
Yasuko Dawson demonstrating to students how to do origami

Yasuko Dawson demonstrating to students how to do origami

Date
1985-03-19
Description
Thirty-seven color slides. Demonstration at Stockton Elementary School. Origami is the Japanese art of paperfolding to create sculptures and symbolic shapes. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Duval County was a joint venture between the Duval County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was started in 1984 by folklorist David Taylor with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curricula. 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, and in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist which included visits by local folk artists. Taylor ran it until 1986. In 1988, Gregory Hansen re-initiated it with minor changes.
Collection
Yasuko Dawson interview for the Duval County Folk Arts in Education Project

Yasuko Dawson interview for the Duval County Folk Arts in Education Project

Date
1992-08-20
Description
One audio cassette. Dawson talks about her involvement with the Duval County education project, and other projects with the Florida Folklife Program. She also discusses origami, her background, dealing with students, and other Asian arts.
Collection
Yasuko Dawson performing origami

Yasuko Dawson performing origami

Date
1991-10
Description
Seven color slides. Demonstration for fifth grade students at John E. Ford Elementary School. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Duval County was a joint venture between the Duval County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was started in 1984 by folklorist David Taylor with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. 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. Taylor ran it until 1986. In 1988, Gregory Hansen re-initiated it with minor changes.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Folk Arts Day at the Jacksonville Museum of Arts and ScienceFolk Arts Day at the Jacksonville Museum of Arts and ScienceStill ImageSpecial events
Children museums
Museums
Gospel (Black)
African Americans
Arab Americans
Korean Americans
Arts, Asian
Asian Americans
Dance
Clothing and dress
Music performance
Demonstrations
Dancers
Singers
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Folk Arts Day at the Museum of Science and History in JacksonvilleFolk Arts Day at the Museum of Science and History in JacksonvilleStill ImageCraft
Museums
Demonstrations
Children museums
Special events
Exhibits
Origami
Quilting
Gospel music
Music performance
Egg decoration
Singers
Artisans
Musicians
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Yasuko Dawson demonstrating to students how to do origamiYasuko Dawson demonstrating to students how to do origamiStill ImageSchools
Demonstrations
Classrooms
Japanese Americans
Students
Teaching of folklore
Education
Origami
Paper work
Paper art
Craft
Arts, Japanese
Asian American arts
Asian Americans
Kimonos
Clothing and dress
Art
Artisans
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a_s1618_05_tape17Yasuko Dawson interview for the Duval County Folk Arts in Education ProjectSoundOrigami
Art education
Students
Elementary schools
Interviews
Paper art
Asian Americans
Japanese Americans
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Yasuko Dawson performing origamiYasuko Dawson performing origamiStill ImageArtisans
Teaching of folklore
Education
Students
Elementary schools
Schools
Demonstrations
Paper art
Paper work
Asian Americans
Asian American arts
Japanese Americans
Arts, Japanese
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