41 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Ethnicity or Nationality is exactly "German American"
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Interview with coach maker-wheelwright John Luther

Interview with coach maker-wheelwright John Luther

Date
1992-04-05
Description
One audio cassette. Luther was a German American originally from Pennsylvania, who learned wheelwrighting and coach making from the Amish. At the time, he was a farmer and veterinarian technician living in McAlpin. Richardson was a farmer, lived in Live Oak, and often used mules and wagons. For more information see S 1644, box 10, folder 6. 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 first folklorist Peter Roller, then folklorist Robert Stone. The program was continued each year through 2004.
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Interview with coach maker-wheelwright John Luther

Interview with coach maker-wheelwright John Luther

Date
1991-12-15
Description
One audio cassette. Luther was a German American originally from Pennsylvania, who learned wheelwrighting and coach making from the Amish. At the time, he was a farmer and veterinarian technician living in McAlpin. Richardson was a farmer, lived in Live Oak, and often used mules and wagons. For more information see S 1644, box 10, folder 6. 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 first folklorist Peter Roller, then folklorist Robert Stone. The program was continued each year through 2004.
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Interview with coach maker-wheelwright John Luther

Interview with coach maker-wheelwright John Luther

Date
1992-07-26
Description
One audio cassette. An electric fan can be heard throughout. Luther discusses wagon making, his early life in Pennsylvania, and other jobs he held. Luther was a German American originally from Pennsylvania, who learned wheelwrighting and coach making from the Amish. At the time, he was a farmer and veterinarian technician living in McAlpin. Richardson was a farmer, lived in Live Oak, and often used mules and wagons. For more information see S 1644, box 10, folder 6. 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 first folklorist Peter Roller, then folklorist Robert Stone. The program was continued each year through 2004.
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Mary Brandenburg interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Mary Brandenburg interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Date
1987-08-28
Description
One audio cassette. Brandenburg was originally from Pennsylvania; her family was part of the Gaudy Dutch, famous for their hex paintings. She discusses basket making; types of baskets (pine needle, willow); designs; lids and handles; her family history; learning the art from her mother; moving to Florida; and uses of her baskets.
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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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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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Interview with wood carver Harold Dunn

Interview with wood carver Harold Dunn

Date
1986-12-12
Description
Three audio cassettes. 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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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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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1640_23_tape20Interview with coach maker-wheelwright John LutherSoundWoodworkers
Fieldwork
Interviews
Carriages and carts
Wagons
Transportation
Personal experience narratives
Wheels
Coaching (Transportation)
Oral histories
Life histories
Occupational groups
Wheelwrights
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a_s1640_23_tape21Interview with coach maker-wheelwright John LutherSoundWoodworkers
Fieldwork
Interviews
Carriages and carts
Wagons
Transportation
Personal experience narratives
Wheels
Coaching (Transportation)
Oral histories
Life histories
Occupational groups
Wheelwrights
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a_s1640_23_tape22Interview with coach maker-wheelwright John LutherSoundWoodworkers
Fieldwork
Interviews
Carriages and carts
Wagons
Transportation
Personal experience narratives
Wheels
Coaching (Transportation)
Oral histories
Life histories
Occupational groups
Wheelwrights
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a_s1685_04_tape05Mary Brandenburg interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education ProjectSoundBasket making
Field recordings
German Americans
Interviews
Baskets
Pine straw
Family history
Oral narratives
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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_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_s1708_04_tape06Interview with wood carver Harold DunnSoundFieldwork
Circus wagons
Material culture
Wagons
Woodwork
Wood carving
Decorative arts
Wood craft
Woodworking tools
Workshops
Miniatures
Miniature craft
Oral histories
Life histories
Sound recordings
Interviews
Carvers (Decorative artists)
Wood carvers
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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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