41 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Ethnicity or Nationality is exactly "German American"
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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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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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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Coach maker-wheelwright John luther and his apprentice Walter Richardson

Coach maker-wheelwright John luther and his apprentice Walter Richardson

Date
1992
Description
Six proof sheets with 190 black and white images (plus negatives). Images of Luther and Richardson making a coach (wagon) -- a reproduction of a 1903 Studebaker, once common in the Live Oak area. 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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Coach maker-wheelwright John Luther and his apprentice Walter Richardson

Coach maker-wheelwright John Luther and his apprentice Walter Richardson

Date
1992
Description
107 color slides. Images of Luther and Richardson making a coach (wagon) -- a reproduction of a 1903 Studebaker, once common in the Live Oak area. 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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Coaches made by John Luther

Coaches made by John Luther

Date
1991
Description
Four color prints, nd one black and white print. 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. 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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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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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 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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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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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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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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Coach maker-wheelwright John luther and his apprentice Walter RichardsonCoach maker-wheelwright John luther and his apprentice Walter RichardsonStill ImageWoodworkers
Fieldwork
Carriages and carts
Wagons
Transportation
Material culture
Wheels
Coaching (Transportation)
Workplace
Workshops
Apprentices
Wheelwrights
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Coach maker-wheelwright John Luther and his apprentice Walter RichardsonCoach maker-wheelwright John Luther and his apprentice Walter RichardsonStill ImageWoodworkers
Fieldwork
Carriages and carts
Wagons
Transportation
Material culture
Wheels
Coaching (Transportation)
Workplace
Workshops
Apprentices
Wheelwrights
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Coaches made by John LutherCoaches made by John LutherStill ImageWoodworkers
Apprentices
Fieldwork
Carriages and carts
Wagons
Transportation
Material culture
Wheels
Coaching (Transportation)
Wheelwrights
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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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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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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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