41 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Ethnicity or Nationality is exactly "German American"
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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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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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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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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American German Club dancing at the I Am An American

American German Club dancing at the I Am An American

Date
1986-08-16
Description
Eighteen color slides. 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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Autoharp player Charley Groth and his apprentice Cheryl Belanger

Autoharp player Charley Groth and his apprentice Cheryl Belanger

Date
1991-05
Description
105 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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Autoharp player Charley Groth and his apprentice Cheryl Belanger

Autoharp player Charley Groth and his apprentice Cheryl Belanger

Date
1991-06-21
Description
Two DAT tapes. This was the third visit by folklorist Stone; recorded at Groth's residence. Consists of a rehearsal (tape 14) and an interview with Groth (tape 14 and 15). 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 2004.
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Chorded zither player Charley Groth with his apprentice

Chorded zither player Charley Groth with his apprentice

Date
1990
Description
Six black and white prints. The chorded zither is also called the autoharp. 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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Chorded zither player Charlie Groth and his apprentice Cheryl Belanger

Chorded zither player Charlie Groth and his apprentice Cheryl Belanger

Date
1991-05
Description
Two proof sheets with 72 black and white images (plus negatives). The chorded zither, invented in the nineteenth century in Germany, is also called an autoharp. 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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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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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
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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a_s1685_06_tape28Erna Papard interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education ProjectSoundEmbroidery
Knitting
Needlework
Field recordings
Interviews
Oral narratives
Clothing
Life histories
Dollmaking
Emigration
Family history
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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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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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American German Club dancing at the I Am An AmericanAmerican German Club dancing at the I Am An AmericanStill ImageFieldwork
Festivals
Folk dance
German Americans
Clothing and dress
Stepdancing
Dancers
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Autoharp player Charley Groth and his apprentice Cheryl BelangerAutoharp player Charley Groth and his apprentice Cheryl BelangerStill ImageFieldwork
Apprentices
Zither
Autoharp
String instruments
Musical instruments
German Americans
Teaching of folklore
Harpists
Musicians
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a_s1640_22_tape14Autoharp player Charley Groth and his apprentice Cheryl BelangerSoundFieldwork
Apprentices
Zither
Autoharp
String instruments
Musical instruments
German Americans
Women apprentices
Music rehearsals
Old time music
Country music
Interviews
Life histories
Personal experience narratives
Harpists
Musicians
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Chorded zither player Charley Groth with his apprenticeChorded zither player Charley Groth with his apprenticeStill ImageFieldwork
Apprentices
Teaching of folklore
Zither
Autoharp
German Americans
Music performance
String instruments
Musical instruments
Musicians
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Chorded zither player Charlie Groth and his apprentice Cheryl BelangerChorded zither player Charlie Groth and his apprentice Cheryl BelangerStill ImageFieldwork
Apprentices
Zither
Musical instruments
String instruments
German Americans
Music performance
Teaching of folklore
Musicians
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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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