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
1982
Description
Five color slides. Rains standing next to his log house.
Collection
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

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
1978-04
Description
Seven color slides.
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 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
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
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Interview with blacksmith Thomas Rains

Interview with blacksmith Thomas Rains

Date
1978-04-17
Description
One audio cassette. Side 1, C78-48: Rains, born December 24, 1894, discusses wrought ironwork. He learned the trade from his father, a former slave from Americus, Georgia. Rains began the practice himself in 1912. He discusses his work on wagons, wheels, and tools and talks of how he does restoration work for historical societies. Side 2, C78-48: Rains discusses his philosophy on life, making decorative hinges and tie backs; making unusual items; making white oak baskets; work on the farm, etc. Side 1, C78-49: Discusses his family, his blacksmith shop and equipment, his church, his membership in the Farmers' Union, Elizabethan Missionary Baptist Church, exhibiting for fairs and events, shoeing horses, etc.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Blacksmith Thomas RainsBlacksmith Thomas RainsStill ImageFieldwork
African Americans
Houses
Dwellings
Architecture
Blacksmithing
Log buildings
Structures
Buildings
Blacksmiths
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Blacksmith Thomas RainsBlacksmith Thomas RainsStill ImageAfrican Americans
Blacksmithing
Work
Occupational groups
Metal craft
Material culture
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 ImageBlacksmiths
Fieldwork
Blacksmithing
Metal craft
Occupational groups
Tools
Workshops
Workplace
Labor
African Americans
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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
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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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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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a_s1576_02_c78-048Interview with blacksmith Thomas RainsSoundInterviews
Metalwork
Occupational groups
Occupational training
Blacksmithing
Metal craft
Family history
Life histories
Metal products
Slavery
African Americans
Labor
Labor unions
Fieldwork
Blacksmiths
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