41 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Ethnicity or Nationality is exactly "German American"
Dr. Marcus Miller interview

Dr. Marcus Miller interview

Date
1976-06-08
Description
Miller, a family practioner, is the author of Roots by the River (1973), a history of the Old German Baptist Brethern in Miami County, Ohio. He talks about his family's history and religious background and the characteristics of various denominations: the traditional Old German Baptist Brethren, the progressive Brethren Church, and the conservative Church of the Brethren. Talks about splits in the German Baptist Church over automobiles and other issues, their opposition to the paying preachers and the establishment of Sunday schools, and some members' choice not to use electricity. He also discusses young people in the church, bible education at home, divisions within the church, friendliness in the church, bans on rubber tires, women making their own dresses, and encouraging beard-wearing in men. He describes children who leave the church, marriage outside the church, the enthusiasm of converts, the Old Brethern in Salida, California, and the use of and choosing of proper automobiles. Miller was born in Montgomery, Ohio.
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Duck decoy carver Michael Berg with his work

Duck decoy carver Michael Berg with his work

Date
1988-07
Description
Forty-nine color slides. Originally from Indiana, Berg is a self-taught wood duck decoy carver. These decoys were used for hunters and at gun ranges. Slides includes images of Berg working on his decoys, as well as examples of his work. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Duval County was a joint venture between the Duval County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was started in 1984 by folklorist David Taylor with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curricula. The project consisted of field research to identify local traditions and folk artists, a series of five two-day seminars to acquaint teachers with the use of folklore and folk arts, and in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist, which included visits by local folk artists. Taylor ran it until 1986. In 1988, Gregory Hansen re-initiated it with minor changes.
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Elsie Winkelmann interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Elsie Winkelmann interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Date
1986-09-05
Description
One audio cassette. Winkelmann was born in Munich, Germany, and at 19 emigrated to the United States to study cooking. Although she originally learned to cook from her mother. In the interview, she discusses various German food styles; various recipes; cooking with vegetables; making sauerkraut; preserves; German butchers; desserts; potato dumplings and pancakes.
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Embroiderer Erna Papard

Embroiderer Erna Papard

Date
1986-08-19
Description
Nine color slides. Papard grew up in Heidelburg, Germany, where she elarned traditional German embroidery from her mother and grandmother. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Palm Beach County was a joint venture between the Palm Beach County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was conducted between 1986 and 1987 by folklorist Jan Rosenberg with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. The goal was to impart an appreciation of multi-ethnic traditions and provide a sense of place to the mobile student population. The project focused on the Florida Studies component for fourth grade students. The project consisted of field research to identify local traditions and folk artists, a series of five two-day seminars to acquaint teachers with the use of folklore and folk arts, in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist, which included visits by local folk artists. In total, the project involved 15 schools with 779 students.
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Erna Papard interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Erna Papard interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Date
1986-08-19
Description
Two audio cassettes. Parpard describes growing up in Heidelburg, Germany; learning embroidery and knitting from her mother and grandmother; types of stitching; items made (dolls, clothes, slippers); childhood and schooling during 1930s Germany; Polish farm workers; her mother's death; taking care of her grandmother; emigrating to the US in 1937, and to Florida in 1960; dollmaking; writing poetry; and teaching embroidery to her grandchildren.
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Erna Parpard demonstrating German folk arts

Erna Parpard demonstrating German folk arts

Date
1986-12-08
Description
Seven color slides. Parpard grew up in Heidelburg, Germany, where she learned traditional German embroidery from her mother and grandmother. For the class, she also demonstrated cooking and knitting. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Palm Beach County was a joint venture between the Palm Beach County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was conducted between 1986 and 1987 by folklorist Jan Rosenberg with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. The goal was to impart an appreciation of multi-ethnic traditions and provide a sense of place to the mobile student population. The project focused on the Florida Studies component for fourth grade students. The project consisted of field research to identify local traditions and folk artists, a series of five two-day seminars to acquaint teachers with the use of folklore and folk arts, in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist, which included visits by local folk artists. In total, the project involved 15 schools with 779 students.
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F.W. (Shorty) Bedenbaugh at the 1960 Florida Folk Festival

F.W. (Shorty) Bedenbaugh at the 1960 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1960-05
Description
One black and white print. Bednebaugh playing a banjo made from a hub of a Model T Ford. Bedenbaugh was also the Columbia County State Legislator (from 1945 to 1963).
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Field recording of Oktoberfest Palm Beach for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Field recording of Oktoberfest Palm Beach for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Date
1986-10-04
Description
One audio cassette. Recoding of music and demonstrations at the American German Club of the Palm Beaches.
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German American Social Club Chorus rehearsal for the Southwest Florida Folk Arts Project

German American Social Club Chorus rehearsal for the Southwest Florida Folk Arts Project

Date
1987-11-30
Description
One audiocassette.
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Harold Dunn and his circus wagon wood carvings

Harold Dunn and his circus wagon wood carvings

Date
1986-12-12
Description
Thirty-eight color slides. Images of circus wagons carvings by Harold Dunn. Slides are dark. The Florida Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1987 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalis, Steve Frangos, Merri Belland, and Barbara Seitz as preliminary research for a joint folk art between the Florida Folklife Program and the Florida Museum of History. The field researchers focused on those areas previously overlooked by FFP staff. The research focused on identifying folk artists and locating appropriate exhibit objects.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1576_03_c79-087Dr. Marcus Miller interviewSoundInterviews
Oral histories
Baptists, German
German Americans
Protestants
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Duck decoy carver Michael Berg with his workDuck decoy carver Michael Berg with his workStill ImageFieldwork
Wood carving
Woodwork
Woodworking tools
Material culture
Workplace
Workshops
Occupational groups
Labor
Wood craft
Decoys
Hunting
Artisans
Decoys (Hunting)
Wildlife wood-carving
Decorative arts
Carvers (Decorative artists)
Wood carvers
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a_s1685_07_tape31Elsie Winkelmann interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education ProjectSoundField recordings
Interviews
Oral narratives
German Americans
Cooking
Emigration
Desserts
Dumplings
Food preparation
Fermenting
Quick breads
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Embroiderer Erna PapardEmbroiderer Erna PapardStill ImageEmbroiderers
Knitters (Persons)
Needleworkers
Fieldwork
Knitted lace
Knitting
Needlework
Material culture
Clothing
Dolls
Dollmaking
Lace and lace making
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a_s1685_06_tape28Erna Papard interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project SoundEmbroidery
Knitting
Needlework
Field recordings
Interviews
Oral narratives
Clothing
Life histories
Dollmaking
Emigration
Family history
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Erna Parpard demonstrating German folk artsErna Parpard demonstrating German folk artsStill ImageEmbroiderers
Needleworkers
Fieldwork
Embroidery
Knitting
Schools
Elementary schools
Teaching of folklore
Education
Demonstrations
Classrooms
German Americans
Children
Students
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F.W. (Shorty) Bedenbaugh at the 1960 Florida Folk FestivalF.W. (Shorty) Bedenbaugh at the 1960 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Singers
Singing
Music performance
Banjoes
Banjoists
Musicians
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a_s1685_06_tape20Field recording of Oktoberfest Palm Beach for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education ProjectSoundCooks
Field recordings
Food festivals
German Americans
Music--Performance
Food preparation
Beer festivals
Oktoberfest
Community identity
Special events
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a_s1622_03_tape19German American Social Club Chorus rehearsal for the Southwest Florida Folk Arts ProjectSoundField recordings
Rehearsals
German Americans
Choirs
Christmas carols
Christmas music
Christmas
Religious holidays
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Harold Dunn and his circus wagon wood carvingsHarold Dunn and his circus wagon wood carvingsStill ImageFieldwork
Circus wagons
Material culture
Wagons
Woodwork
Wood carving
Decorative arts
Wood craft
Woodworking tools
Workshops
Miniatures
Miniature craft
Carvers (Decorative artists)
Wood carvers
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