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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Ethnicity or Nationality is exactly "German American"
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Baskets by Mary Brandenburg

Baskets by Mary Brandenburg

Date
1987-08-28
Description
Nine color slides. Brandenburg was originally from Pennsylvania. 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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Mary Brandenburg with her baskets and dolls

Mary Brandenburg with her baskets and dolls

Date
1987-09
Description
Twenty-three color slides. The hamper in S92-173-176 was made by her grandfather; and the pineneedle baskets in S92-183-186 were made by her mother. Brandenburg was orignally from Pennsylvania. The Florida Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1987 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalis, Steve Fragos, 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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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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Circus miniatures by Howard Dunn

Circus miniatures by Howard Dunn

Date
1988-03
Description
Twenty color slides. The Southwest Florida Folk Arts Project was conducted under the direction of Barbara Beauchamp in two phases: 12 November 1987 through 31 January 1988 by Debbie Fant; and in February 1988 by Nancy Nusz. Using a 35mm camera and a Sony tape recorder, and funded through a NEA grant, the two fieldworkers spoke with over fifty informants in Manatee, Sarasota, Lee, Collier, and Charlotte counties, resulting in 20 participants chosen for a special SW Florida folklife area at the 36th Annual Florida Folk Festival.
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Harold Dunn with his circus wood carvings

Harold Dunn with his circus wood carvings

Date
Description
One proof with 30 black and white images (plus negatives). The Southwest Florida Folk Arts Project was conducted under the direction of Barbara Beauchamp in two phases: 12 November 1987 through 31 January 1988 by Debbie Fant; and in February 1988 by Nancy Nusz. Using a 35mm camera and a Sony tape recorder, and funded through a NEA grant,the two fieldworkers spoke with over fifty informants in Manatee, Sarasota, Lee, Collier, and Charlotte counties, resulting in 20 participants chosen for a special SW Florida folklife area at the 36th Annual Florida Folk Festival.
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Harold Dunn with his circus wood carvings

Harold Dunn with his circus wood carvings

Date
1988-01
Description
Sixty-five color slides. The Southwest Florida Folk Arts Project was conducted under the direction of Barbara Beauchamp in two phases: 12 November 1987 through 31 January 1988 by Debbie Fant; and in February 1988 by Nancy Nusz. Using a 35mm camera and a Sony tape recorder, and funded through a NEA grant,the two fieldworkers spoke with over fifty informants in Manatee, Sarasota, Lee, Collier, and Charlotte counties, resulting in 20 participants chosen for a special SW Florida folklife area at the 36th Annual Florida Folk Festival.
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Recordings of the 1987 Summer Folk Culture Seminar

Recordings of the 1987 Summer Folk Culture Seminar

Date
1987-07-13
Description
Ten audio cassettes. (The final tape appears to be blank.) The theme for this year was Seminole Indian folklore. The main speaker was Dr. Rayna Green, director of the American Indian Program with the Smithsonian Institute. A graduate from the Indian university folklife program, she researched and wrote on Native American culture and images. She also taught at several universities, and published several books. Other speakers included traditional healer Jeanette Cypress and Seminole Tribe of Florida president James Billie.
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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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Oktoberfest at the American German Club in Lantana

Oktoberfest at the American German Club in Lantana

Date
1986-10-04
Description
Forty-two 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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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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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Baskets by Mary BrandenburgBaskets by Mary BrandenburgStill ImageBasket maker
Fieldwork
German Americans
Material culture
Basket work
Baskets
Basketry
Pine needle crafts
Containers
Domestic arts
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Mary Brandenburg with her baskets and dollsMary Brandenburg with her baskets and dollsStill ImageBasket maker
Fieldwork
Baskets
Basketry
Containers
Material culture
Basket work
Domestic arts
Dolls
Cornhusk craft
Pine needle crafts
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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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Circus miniatures by Howard DunnCircus miniatures by Howard DunnStill ImageCarvers (Decorative artists)
Wood carvers
Fieldwork
Miniatures
Circus
Miniature craft
Figurines
Wood carving
Wood craft
Decorative arts
Material culture
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Harold Dunn with his circus wood carvingsHarold Dunn with his circus wood carvingsStill ImageCarvers (Decorative artists)
Fieldwork
Wood carving
Material culture
Decorative arts
Woodwork
Miniatures
Miniature craft
Figurines
Circus
Wood carvers
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Harold Dunn with his circus wood carvingsHarold Dunn with his circus wood carvingsStill ImageCarvers (Decorative artists)
Fieldwork
Wood carving
Material culture
Decorative arts
Woodwork
Miniatures
Miniature craft
Figurines
Circus
Wood carvers
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a_s1576_38_tape17Recordings of the 1987 Summer Folk Culture SeminarSoundConferences and seminars series
Seminars
Teaching of folklore
Education
Teachers
Folklife
Native Americans
Seminole Indians
Storytelling
Tales
Teacher
Educators
Folklorists
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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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Oktoberfest at the American German Club in LantanaOktoberfest at the American German Club in LantanaStill ImageCooks
Fieldwork
Festivals
German Americans
Music performance
Performing arts
Food preparation
Beer
Oktoberfest
Calendar rites
Music, German
Community culture
Community concerts
Special events
Music
Musicians
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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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