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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Tradition Bearer is exactly "Edwards, Donald"
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Boat builder Glen Simmons with his apprentice Donald Edward

Boat builder Glen Simmons with his apprentice Donald Edward

Date
1992
Description
Seven proof sheets with 226 black and white images (plus negatives). Images of Simmons and Ogden building an Everglades skiff. Also of Simmons boating in the Everglades. For more information see S 1644, box 10, folder 11. 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 first folklorist Peter Roller, then folklorist Robert Stone. The program was continued each year through 2004.
Collection
Boat builder Glen Simmons with his apprentice Donald Edward

Boat builder Glen Simmons with his apprentice Donald Edward

Date
1992
Description
121 color slides. Images of Simmons and Ogden building an Everglades skiff. Also of Simmons boating in the Everglades. For more information see S 1644, box 10, folder 11. 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 first folklorist Peter Roller, then folklorist Robert Stone. The program was continued each year through 2004.
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Wakulla Springs glass-bottom boat tour (and interview) by Donald (Frog) Edwards

Wakulla Springs glass-bottom boat tour (and interview) by Donald (Frog) Edwards

Date
1980-11-08
Description
One reel to reel. Features a glass-bottom boat tour spiel conducted by Edwards. He discusses various animals, birds, and trees on the tour, history of the attraction, legends of the springs, Henry the pole vaulting fish, and other natural features. Afterwards, he gives a brief interview in which he talks about working at Wakulla, past work experience, the other boat guides, Henry the pole-vaulting fish, and how he learned the trade. Boat tours have been given at the springs on since the late 1800s. Many of the 1980s drivers were descendents of those early drivers, and provide some of the same folk tales. One tale/feature was Henry the Pole Vaulting Fish, a bass fish that jumped over a pole (actually scratching its gills). The springs was developed as a tourist attraction in the 1930s (and became a Florida state park in 1987.) Images of some of the drivers can be found in S 1577, v. 7.
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Wakulla Springs jungle cruise boat tour by Donald (Frog) Edwards

Wakulla Springs jungle cruise boat tour by Donald (Frog) Edwards

Date
1980-11-08
Description
One reel to reel. Features a jungle cruise tour spiel conducted by Edwards. He discusses various animals, birds, and trees on the tour, history of the attraction, legends of the springs, and other natural features. Boat tours have been given at the springs on since the late 1800s. Many of the 1980s drivers were descendents of those early drivers, and provide some of the same folk tales. The springs was developed as a tourist attraction in the 1930s (and became a Florida state park in 1987.) Images of the drivers can be found in S 1577, v. 7.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Boat builder Glen Simmons with his apprentice Donald EdwardBoat builder Glen Simmons with his apprentice Donald EdwardStill ImageFieldwork
Boatbuilding
Skiffs
Transportation
Waterways
Boats and boating
Material culture
Woodwork
Woodworking tools
Workshops
Wood craft
Wetlands
Apprentices
Boatbuilders
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Boat builder Glen Simmons with his apprentice Donald EdwardBoat builder Glen Simmons with his apprentice Donald EdwardStill ImageFieldwork
Boatbuilding
Skiffs
Transportation
Waterways
Boats and boating
Material culture
Woodwork
Woodworking tools
Workshops
Wood craft
Wetlands
Apprentices
Boatbuilders
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a_s1576_t81-002Wakulla Springs glass-bottom boat tour (and interview) by Donald (Frog) EdwardsSoundFieldwork
Boats and boating
Oral performance
Ecotourism
Tourism
Tours
Boat drivers
Transportation
Springs
Attractions
Interviews
Waterways
Fauna
Flora
Occupational folklore
Occupational training
Boat driver
Orators
Tour guides (Persons)
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a_s1576_t81-006Wakulla Springs jungle cruise boat tour by Donald (Frog) EdwardsSoundBoat driver
Orators
Fieldwork
Boats and boating
Oral performance
Ecotourism
Tourism
Tours
Boat drivers
Transportation
Springs
Attractions
Interviews
Waterways
Fauna
Flora
Occupational folklore
Occupational training
Tour guides (Persons)
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