6 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Tradition Bearer is exactly "Luther, John, 1955-"
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Coach maker-wheelwright John luther and his apprentice Walter Richardson

Coach maker-wheelwright John luther and his apprentice Walter Richardson

Date
1992
Description
Six proof sheets with 190 black and white images (plus negatives). Images of Luther and Richardson making a coach (wagon) -- a reproduction of a 1903 Studebaker, once common in the Live Oak area. Luther was a German American originally from Pennsylvania, who learned wheelwrighting and coach making from the Amish. At the time, he was a farmer and veterinarian technician living in McAlpin. Richardson was a farmer, lived in Live Oak, and often used mules and wagons. For more information see S 1644, box 10, folder 6. 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
Coach maker-wheelwright John Luther and his apprentice Walter Richardson

Coach maker-wheelwright John Luther and his apprentice Walter Richardson

Date
1992
Description
107 color slides. Images of Luther and Richardson making a coach (wagon) -- a reproduction of a 1903 Studebaker, once common in the Live Oak area. Luther was a German American originally from Pennsylvania, who learned wheelwrighting and coach making from the Amish. At the time, he was a farmer and veterinarian technician living in McAlpin. Richardson was a farmer, lived in Live Oak, and often used mules and wagons. For more information see S 1644, box 10, folder 6. 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
Coaches made by John Luther

Coaches made by John Luther

Date
1991
Description
Four color prints, nd one black and white print. Luther was a German American originally from Pennsylvania, who learned wheelwrighting and coach making from the Amish. At the time, he was a farmer and veterinarian technician living in McAlpin. 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
Interview with coach maker-wheelwright John Luther

Interview with coach maker-wheelwright John Luther

Date
1992-07-26
Description
One audio cassette. An electric fan can be heard throughout. Luther discusses wagon making, his early life in Pennsylvania, and other jobs he held. Luther was a German American originally from Pennsylvania, who learned wheelwrighting and coach making from the Amish. At the time, he was a farmer and veterinarian technician living in McAlpin. Richardson was a farmer, lived in Live Oak, and often used mules and wagons. For more information see S 1644, box 10, folder 6. 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
Interview with coach maker-wheelwright John Luther

Interview with coach maker-wheelwright John Luther

Date
1991-12-15
Description
One audio cassette. Luther was a German American originally from Pennsylvania, who learned wheelwrighting and coach making from the Amish. At the time, he was a farmer and veterinarian technician living in McAlpin. Richardson was a farmer, lived in Live Oak, and often used mules and wagons. For more information see S 1644, box 10, folder 6. 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
Interview with coach maker-wheelwright John Luther

Interview with coach maker-wheelwright John Luther

Date
1992-04-05
Description
One audio cassette. Luther was a German American originally from Pennsylvania, who learned wheelwrighting and coach making from the Amish. At the time, he was a farmer and veterinarian technician living in McAlpin. Richardson was a farmer, lived in Live Oak, and often used mules and wagons. For more information see S 1644, box 10, folder 6. 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
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Coach maker-wheelwright John luther and his apprentice Walter RichardsonCoach maker-wheelwright John luther and his apprentice Walter RichardsonStill ImageWoodworkers
Fieldwork
Carriages and carts
Wagons
Transportation
Material culture
Wheels
Coaching (Transportation)
Workplace
Workshops
Apprentices
Wheelwrights
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Coach maker-wheelwright John Luther and his apprentice Walter RichardsonCoach maker-wheelwright John Luther and his apprentice Walter RichardsonStill ImageWoodworkers
Fieldwork
Carriages and carts
Wagons
Transportation
Material culture
Wheels
Coaching (Transportation)
Workplace
Workshops
Apprentices
Wheelwrights
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Coaches made by John LutherCoaches made by John LutherStill ImageWoodworkers
Apprentices
Fieldwork
Carriages and carts
Wagons
Transportation
Material culture
Wheels
Coaching (Transportation)
Wheelwrights
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a_s1640_23_tape22Interview with coach maker-wheelwright John LutherSoundWoodworkers
Fieldwork
Interviews
Carriages and carts
Wagons
Transportation
Personal experience narratives
Wheels
Coaching (Transportation)
Oral histories
Life histories
Occupational groups
Wheelwrights
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a_s1640_23_tape21Interview with coach maker-wheelwright John LutherSoundWoodworkers
Fieldwork
Interviews
Carriages and carts
Wagons
Transportation
Personal experience narratives
Wheels
Coaching (Transportation)
Oral histories
Life histories
Occupational groups
Wheelwrights
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a_s1640_23_tape20Interview with coach maker-wheelwright John LutherSoundWoodworkers
Fieldwork
Interviews
Carriages and carts
Wagons
Transportation
Personal experience narratives
Wheels
Coaching (Transportation)
Oral histories
Life histories
Occupational groups
Wheelwrights
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