3 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Tradition Bearer is exactly "Spreckelsen, Elizabeth, 1923-"
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Elizabeth Spreckelsen learning Hungarian embroidery from Margaret Horvath

Elizabeth Spreckelsen learning Hungarian embroidery from Margaret Horvath

Date
1985-03-06
Description
One proof sheet with thirty-four black and white images (plus negatives). Spreckelsen apprenticed under Margaret Horvath in 1984-1985. For an interview with Spreckelsen and Horvath, see S 1640, Box 20, tape 10. 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 folklorist Peter Roller. The program was continued each year through 2003.
Collection
Interview with Hungarian embroiderers Margaret Horvath and Elizabeth Spreckelsen

Interview with Hungarian embroiderers Margaret Horvath and Elizabeth Spreckelsen

Date
1985-03-06
Description
One audio cassette. Spreckelsen apprenticed under Margaret Horvath in 1984-1985. Horvath was a Hungarian and moved to the U.S. in 1970. Spreckelsen was from a German American family in New York City. They discuss immigration; family history; learning embroidery; types of Hungarian embroidery; designs; and teaching embroidery. For a transcript, see S 1640, box 2, folder 9. 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 folklorist Peter Roller. The program was continued each year through 2003.
Collection
Margaret Horvath teaching Hungarian embroidery to apprentice Elizabeth Spreckelsen

Margaret Horvath teaching Hungarian embroidery to apprentice Elizabeth Spreckelsen

Date
1985-03
Description
Sixteen color slides. 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 folklorist Peter Roller. The program was continued each year through 2003.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Elizabeth Spreckelsen learning Hungarian embroidery from Margaret HorvathElizabeth Spreckelsen learning Hungarian embroidery from Margaret HorvathStill ImageNeedleworkers
Embroiderers
Apprentices
Hungarians Americans
Embroidery
Needlework
Textile arts
Decorative arts
Material culture
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a_s1640_20_tape10Interview with Hungarian embroiderers Margaret Horvath and Elizabeth SpreckelsenSoundNeedleworkers
Embroiderers
Apprentices
Interviews
Sound recordings
Emigration and immigration
Family history
Embroidery
Needlework
German Americans
Hungarians Americans
Teaching of folklore
Textile arts
Decorative arts
Design
Life histories
Oral histories
Occupational groups
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Margaret Horvath teaching Hungarian embroidery to apprentice Elizabeth SpreckelsenMargaret Horvath teaching Hungarian embroidery to apprentice Elizabeth SpreckelsenStill ImageNeedleworkers
Apprentices
Women apprentices
Hungarians Americans
Needlework
Decorative arts
Embroidery
Teaching of folklore
Textile arts
Material culture
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