13 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Tradition Bearer is exactly "Rains, Thomas, 1894-1990"
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Blacksmith Thomas Rains

Blacksmith Thomas Rains

Date
Description
Four black and white prints, with negatives. c. 1977 See also S 1577, Box 16, folders 102. 106, and 58.
Collection
Blacksmith Thomas Rains talking about his craft

Blacksmith Thomas Rains talking about his craft

Date
Description
Two black and white prints. 17 April 1978. See also S 1577, Box 6, folders 106, 58, 20.
Collection
Images from the North Florida Folklife Project

Images from the North Florida Folklife Project

Date
Description
Five proof sheets with 178 black and white images. P78-286, 290 Blacksmith Thomas Rains in Monticello (36 images each) P78-287 Basket maker Lucreaty Clark in Lamont (34 images) P78-288, 289 Mt. Zion Holiness Church in White Springs (36 images each) c. 1978
Collection
Thomas Rains demonstrating blacksmithing to students

Thomas Rains demonstrating blacksmithing to students

Date
1982-09
Description
Twenty-five color slides.
Collection
Blacksmith Thomas Rains

Blacksmith Thomas Rains

Date
Description
One black and white print. December 1978. See also S 1577, Box 16, folders 102, 20, 58.
Collection
Blacksmith Thomas Rains in his shop

Blacksmith Thomas Rains in his shop

Date
Description
One black and white print. Rains learned his craft from his father, who was a former slave. 1978 See also S 1577, box 16, folder 20, 102, 106
Collection
Blacksmith Thomas Rains in his shop

Blacksmith Thomas Rains in his shop

Date
1978-04
Description
Seven color slides.
Collection
Blacksmith Thomas Rains in his workshop

Blacksmith Thomas Rains in his workshop

Date
1977
Description
Forty color slides. Images of Rains in his blacksmith workshop. Also includes images of his home. Finally, several images feature folklorist Peggy Bulger interviewing Rains.
Collection
Blacksmith Thomas Rains on a front porch

Blacksmith Thomas Rains on a front porch

Date
1983
Description
One black and white print.
Collection
Interview with blacksmith Thomas Rains

Interview with blacksmith Thomas Rains

Date
1977
Description
One audio cassette. Side 1: Rains describes how he started working as a blacksmith in 1912; talks about the projects he works on; talks about how he was born in and raised in the same home he still lives in; describes how his father was also a blacksmith and his brother taught him much of the trade; talks about how he gets business for his shop. On Side 2, he discusses shoeing horses; sharpening; tractors; using hickory to make ax handles.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Blacksmith Thomas RainsBlacksmith Thomas RainsStill ImageAfrican Americans
Blacksmithing
Work
Occupational groups
Metal craft
Material culture
Blacksmiths
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Blacksmith Thomas Rains talking about his craftBlacksmith Thomas Rains talking about his craftStill ImageAfrican Americans
Metal craft
Blacksmithing
Oral narratives
Occupational groups
Occupational folklore
Material culture
Blacksmiths
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Images from the North Florida Folklife ProjectImages from the North Florida Folklife ProjectStill ImageAfrican Americans
Churches
Church services
Church membership
Religious rites
Christianity
Basket making
Baskets
Woven goods
Metal craft
Material culture
Blacksmithing
Workplace
Containers
Domestic arts
Basket maker
Blacksmiths
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Thomas Rains demonstrating blacksmithing to studentsThomas Rains demonstrating blacksmithing to studentsStill ImageAfrican Americans
Blacksmithing
Metal craft
Demonstrations
Workshops
Workplace
Students
Teaching of folklore
Fieldwork (educational method)
Education
Blacksmiths
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Blacksmith Thomas RainsBlacksmith Thomas RainsStill ImageBlacksmithing
Metal craft
Horseshoes
Occupational groups
Work
Labor
Material culture
Blacksmiths
Horseshoers
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Blacksmith Thomas Rains in his shopBlacksmith Thomas Rains in his shopStill ImageBlacksmithing
African Americans
Metal craft
Occupational groups
Material culture
Workplace
Tools
Blacksmiths
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/thumbnails/catalog_photo.jpg
Blacksmith Thomas Rains in his shopBlacksmith Thomas Rains in his shopStill ImageBlacksmiths
Fieldwork
Blacksmithing
Metal craft
Occupational groups
Tools
Workshops
Workplace
Labor
African Americans
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/thumbnails/catalog_photo.jpg
Blacksmith Thomas Rains in his workshopBlacksmith Thomas Rains in his workshopStill ImageBlacksmiths
Fieldwork
Blacksmithing
Metal craft
Material culture
Workplace
African Americans
Workshops
Architecture
Folklorists
Research methods
Occupational groups
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Blacksmith Thomas Rains on a front porchBlacksmith Thomas Rains on a front porchStill ImageBlacksmiths
Fieldwork
African Americans
Porches
Swings
Occupational groups
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a_s1576_01_c77-032Interview with blacksmith Thomas RainsSoundBlacksmiths
Interviews
Oral histories
Life histories
Oral narratives
African Americans
Blacksmithing
Metal craft
Metalwork
Occupational groups
Horseshoers
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