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1954 Florida Folk Festival photographs

1954 Florida Folk Festival photographs

Date
1954-05
Description
Eight black and white prints. P82-36 Thelma Boltin telling a "Jack tale". P82-37 Esther Joralau, a UF graduate student, performing a Filipino dance. P82-38 Group photo of festival (including Creek Indian Fred Beaver in center). P82-39 square dancers and string band. P82-40 Jump rope demonstration. P82-41 Quilters. P82-42 Anglo UF students performing a Mexican folk dance. P82-43 Irish jigs. Mary Kennedy Kane, center. May 1954. See S 1576, reels T76-1 through T76-9, for recordings of the 1954 Florida Folk Festival
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Ann Yao playing a zheng  at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage)

Ann Yao playing a zheng at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage)

Date
1992-05-22
Description
One reel to reel recording. Ernie Williams served as emcee. The Zheng is a Chinese zither, dating back to the third century BC. Yao was born in Shanghai to a musical family. In 1990 she moved to Florida, and worked with the Florida Folklife Program's apprenticeship program.

 

 

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Ann Yao playing the Chinese zither at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)

Ann Yao playing the Chinese zither at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)

Date
1992-05-22
Description
Two reel to reel recordings. Yao lived in Kissimmee, Florida. She played a mix of Chinese classical pieces, and Chinese folk songs.
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Artist Pam Maneeratana's carved fruit and vegetables

Artist Pam Maneeratana's carved fruit and vegetables

Date
Description
Six color slides. Images of artist Pam Maneeratara's carved fruit and vegetables. Csllerd kae Sa Luk. This is a 700-reay old craft taught to school girls in learning culinary skills. The usal motifs is floral. She uses a bird's beak knife, specially ordered from Thailand. She is not pictured. Pam's mother was the cook for Bahn Thai, a family-owned restaurant in Tallahassee.
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Atsuko Lefcourte and her apprentices demonstrating ikebana

Atsuko Lefcourte and her apprentices demonstrating ikebana

Date
1988-03
Description
Forty-six color slides. Master folk artist Lefcourte took on two apprentices in 1988: Levanthal and McGlamory. Ikebana (Way of the Flower) is the Japanese tradition of flower arranging. It originated in China in the 6th century. Lefcourte was born in Osaka, Japan, where she learned the art of the tea ceremony and flower arranging. She moved to Florida in 1975. For more info on Lefcourte, see S 1644, box 3, folder 11. 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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Atsuko Lefcourte and her apprentices demonstrating ikebana

Atsuko Lefcourte and her apprentices demonstrating ikebana

Date
1988-03
Description
Four proof sheets with 98 black and white images (plus negatives). Master folk artist Lefcourte took on two apprentices in 1988: Levanthal and McGlamory. Ikebana (Way of the Flower) is the Japanese tradition of flower arranging. It originated in China in the 6th century. Lefcourte was born in Osaka, Japan, where she learned the art of the tea ceremony and flower arranging. She moved to Florida in 1975. For more info on Lefcourte, see S 1644, box 3, folder 11. 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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Atsuko Lefcourte demonstrating Japanese Tea Ceremony and flower arranging (ikebana)

Atsuko Lefcourte demonstrating Japanese Tea Ceremony and flower arranging (ikebana)

Date
1986-08-23
Description
Twenty-one color slides. Ikebana (Way of the Flower) is the Japanese tradition of flower arranging. It originated in China in the 6th century. Lefcourte was born in Osaka, Japan where she learned the art of the tea ceremony and flower arranging. She moved to Florida in 1975. For more info on Lefcourte, see S 1644, box 3, folder 11. 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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Atsuko Lefcourte demonstration at West Rivera Elementary School for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Atsuko Lefcourte demonstration at West Rivera Elementary School for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Date
1987-03-11
Description
Two audio cassettes. Demonstrating the Japanese tea ceremony and the associated ikebana rituals. Ikebana (Way of the Flower) is the Japanese tradition of flower arranging. It originated in China in the 6th century. Lefcourte was born in Osaka, Japan where she learned the art of the tea ceremony and flower arranging. She moved to Florida in 1975.
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Atsuko Lefcourte interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Atsuko Lefcourte interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Date
1986-08-23
Description
Two audio cassettes. Lefcourte discusses learning the Japanese tea ceremony in Japan from her father; emigrating to the United States; the cultural meanings of ikebana and the tea ceremony; naming practices; effects of World War II on her family; clothing and rituals for the tea ceremony; and teaching it to others. Ikebana (Way of the Flower) is the Japanese tradition of flower arranging. It originated in China in the 6th century. For more info on Lefcourte, see S 1644, box 3, folder 11.
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Bon Festival at the Morikami Museum

Bon Festival at the Morikami Museum

Date
1987-08-16
Description
Eighteen color slides. The Bon Festival is the Morikami Museum version of Obon (Ullambana), a traditional three-day Japanese festival to honor the dead. Traditionally, the day ends with lighted lanterns to guide souls back to the afterlife. In additions to the lanterns, images of the Bon Festival feature folk dancing, street performers, Japanese cultural demonstrations, and Taiku drumming. The festival was held each August. 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
1954 Florida Folk Festival photographs1954 Florida Folk Festival photographsStill ImageFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Dance
Quilting
Storytelling
Children
Games
String instruments
Filipino Americans
Asian American arts
Asian Americans
Native Americans
Creek Indians
Storytellers
Dancers
Students
Quiltmakers
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a_s1576_t92-007Ann Yao playing a zheng at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage)SoundFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Performances
Music performance
Arts, Asian
Songs
Singing
Musical ensembles
Asian American arts
Asian Americans
String instruments
Arts, Chinese
Zheng
Zither
Musicians
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a_s1576_t92-062Ann Yao playing the Chinese zither at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)SoundHarpists
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Performances
Arts, Chinese
Asian Americans
Arts, Asian
Zither
String instruments
Music performance
Musicians
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Artist Pam Maneeratana's carved fruit and vegetablesArtist Pam Maneeratana's carved fruit and vegetablesStill ImageFestivals
Folklore revival festivals
Folk festivals
Fruit
Vegetable carving
Vegetables
Plants
Decorative arts
Arts, Asian
Asian Americans
Thai Americans
Artisans
Carvers (Decorative artists)
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Atsuko Lefcourte and her apprentices demonstrating ikebanaAtsuko Lefcourte and her apprentices demonstrating ikebanaStill ImageArtisans
Flower arrangers
Apprentices
Flowers
Arts, Asian
Asian American arts
Asian Americans
Arts, Japanese
Japanese Americans
Material culture
Plants
Decorative arts
Decoration and ornament
Teaching of folklore
Flower arrangement, Japanese
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Atsuko Lefcourte and her apprentices demonstrating ikebanaAtsuko Lefcourte and her apprentices demonstrating ikebanaStill ImageArtisans
Flower arrangers
Apprentices
Flowers
Arts, Asian
Asian American arts
Asian Americans
Arts, Japanese
Japanese Americans
Material culture
Plants
Decorative arts
Decoration and ornament
Teaching of folklore
Flower arrangement, Japanese
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Atsuko Lefcourte demonstrating Japanese Tea Ceremony and flower arranging (ikebana)Atsuko Lefcourte demonstrating Japanese Tea Ceremony and flower arranging (ikebana)Still ImageTea masters
Flower arrangers
Fieldwork
Flower arrangement, Japanese
Flowers
Rites and ceremonies
Arts, Japanese
Japanese Americans
Asian Americans
Asian American arts
Food preparation
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a_s1685_06_tape08Atsuko Lefcourte demonstration at West Rivera Elementary School for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education ProjectSoundFlorists
Field recordings
Education
Students
Asian Americans
Japanese Americans
Ritual meals
Elementary schools
Tea ceremonies
Food preparation
Tea tasters
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a_s1685_06_tape06Atsuko Lefcourte interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education ProjectSoundField recordings
Interviews
Oral narratives
Florists
Asian Americans
Japanese Americans
Emigration
Tea ceremonies
Food preparation
Ritual meals
Naming ceremonies
World War, 1939-1945
Clothing
Kimonos
Tea tasters
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Bon Festival at the Morikami MuseumBon Festival at the Morikami MuseumStill ImagePerformers
Drummers (Musicians)
Fieldwork
Festivals
Holidays and festivals
Japanese Americans
Arts, Japanese
Asian Americans
Asian American arts
Arts, Asian
Clothing and dress
Kimonos
Ullambana
Festivals Japan
Lanterns
Drums
Percussion instruments
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