36 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Ethnicity or Nationality is exactly "Creek American"
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1954 Florida Folk Festival photographs

1954 Florida Folk Festival photographs

Date
1954-05
Description
Eight black and white prints. P82-36 Thelma Boltin telling a "Jack tale". P82-37 Esther Joralau, a UF graduate student, performing a Filipino dance. P82-38 Group photo of festival (including Creek Indian Fred Beaver in center). P82-39 square dancers and string band. P82-40 Jump rope demonstration. P82-41 Quilters. P82-42 Anglo UF students performing a Mexican folk dance. P82-43 Irish jigs. Mary Kennedy Kane, center. May 1954. See S 1576, reels T76-1 through T76-9, for recordings of the 1954 Florida Folk Festival
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1990 apprenticeship program master artists

1990 apprenticeship program master artists

Date
1990
Description
Seven 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.
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Basket maker Myrtle McCoy

Basket maker Myrtle McCoy

Date
1987-07-21
Description
Two color slides. McCoy uses thread to make her pine needle baskets. She lived in Marianna since 1929.
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Basketmaker Connie Palmer at her home

Basketmaker Connie Palmer at her home

Date
1989-06
Description
Four color slides.
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Bobby Johns in his workshop

Bobby Johns in his workshop

Date
1988-12
Description
37 black and white photographic prints, with negatives. Bobby Johns in his workshop in Pensacola. Photos 32-37 are of a nearby sawmill.
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Bobby Johns wood carvings

Bobby Johns wood carvings

Date
1989-01
Description
Seven color slides. Examples of Johns's work, including carved walking canes and wooden handled knives.
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Canes by Bobby Johns

Canes by Bobby Johns

Date
1991-04
Description
Four color slides. Johns won the Florida Folk Heritage Award in 1992.
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Carvers Bobby Johns and Randy Stewart

Carvers Bobby Johns and Randy Stewart

Date
1990
Description
Four color slides; 6 negatives. 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.
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Country musician Neal Pappy McCormick and daughter Juanealya with his billboard

Country musician Neal Pappy McCormick and daughter Juanealya with his billboard

Date
1994
Description
Two color prints. McCormick, a Creek Indian from a sharecropper family in Alabama and Georgia, played country and Hawaiian music in the 1930s. He gave famed country star Hank Williams his first job, and they remained lifelong friends. He also invented and patented the four-necked steel guitar. (Steel guitars at the time were also called Hawaiian guitars.) He won the 1994 Florida Folk Heritage Award.
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Country musician Neal Pappy McCormick playing the steel guitar in his home

Country musician Neal Pappy McCormick playing the steel guitar in his home

Date
1994
Description
Nine color prints. McCormick, a Creek Indian from a sharecropper family in Alabama and Georgia, played country and Hawaiian music in the 1930s. He gave famed country star Hank Williams his first job, and they remained lifelong friends. He also invented and patented the four-necked steel guitar. (Steel guitars at the time were also called Hawaiian guitars.) He won the 1994 Florida Folk Heritage Award.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
1954 Florida Folk Festival photographs1954 Florida Folk Festival photographsStill ImageFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Dance
Quilting
Storytelling
Children
Games
String instruments
Filipino Americans
Asian American arts
Asian Americans
Native Americans
Creek Indians
Storytellers
Dancers
Students
Quiltmakers
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1990 apprenticeship program master artists1990 apprenticeship program master artistsStill ImageTeaching of folklore
Dancers
Banjoists
Drummers (Musicians)
Fiddlers
Musicians
Tattoo artists
Wood carvers
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Basket maker Myrtle McCoyBasket maker Myrtle McCoyStill ImageBasket maker
Fieldwork
Basket making
Basket work
Basketry
Pine needle crafts
Baskets
Containers
Material culture
Decorative arts
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Basketmaker Connie Palmer at her homeBasketmaker Connie Palmer at her homeStill ImageBasket maker
Fieldwork
Basket making
Basketry
Children
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Bobby Johns in his workshopBobby Johns in his workshopStill ImageWood carvers
Carvers (Decorative artists)
Material culture
Woodwork
Wood carving
Artisans
Tools
Craft
Sawmills
Lumber trade
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Bobby Johns wood carvingsBobby Johns wood carvingsStill ImageWood carvers
Material culture
Woodwork
Wood craft
Wood carving
Wood
Art
Cypress
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Canes by Bobby JohnsCanes by Bobby JohnsStill ImageWoodworkers
Canes
Staffs (Sticks, canes, etc.)
Wood carving
Wood craft
Woodwork
Wood carvers
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Carvers Bobby Johns and Randy StewartCarvers Bobby Johns and Randy StewartStill ImageApprentices
Creek art
Wood carving
Wood craft
Decorative arts
Woodwork
Woodworking tools
Workshops
Native Americans
Creek Indians
Teaching of folklore
Carvers (Decorative artists)
Wood carvers
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Country musician Neal Pappy McCormick and daughter Juanealya with his billboardCountry musician Neal Pappy McCormick and daughter Juanealya with his billboardStill ImageSingers
Creek Indians
Billboards
Signs (commercial)
Signs and signboards
Native Americans
Country music
Musicians
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Country musician Neal Pappy McCormick playing the steel guitar in his homeCountry musician Neal Pappy McCormick playing the steel guitar in his homeStill ImageSingers
Creek Indians
Hawaiian guitar
String instruments
Musical instruments
Native Americans
Offices
Awards
Country music
Hats
Steel guitars
Musicians
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