3 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Bottles"
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Bottle tree in Dunn's Creek

Bottle tree in Dunn's Creek

Date
1985-01
Description
Seven color slides. A bottle tree is made when one places bottles on the ends of a bare tree's branches. In winter 1985, the Bureau contracted with two folklorists to conduct a folk arts survey of the St. Johns River basin in northeastern Florida. The St. Johns River is the largest and most used river in Florida, supporting much river commerce as well as a modest amount of commercial fishing. Folklorists Mary Anne McDonald and Kathleen Figgen conducted the survey from January through March 1985 under the direction of Folklife Coordinator Blanton Owen and Bureau Chief Ormond Loomis. Documentation compiled in the survey was used to prepare and present the 'St. Johns River Basin Folklife Area' at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival.
Collection
Martha Shearer in her home

Martha Shearer in her home

Date
Description
Three color slides. Shearer in home with various crochet goods and her glassware collection. The images were taken while Shearer was being interviewed. In winter 1985, the Bureau contracted with two folklorists to conduct a folk arts survey of the St. Johns River basin in northeastern Florida. The St. Johns River is the largest and most used river in Florida, supporting much river commerce as well as a modest amount of commercial fishing. Folklorists Mary Anne McDonald and Kathleen Figgen conducted the survey from January through March 1985 under the direction of Folklife Coordinator Blanton Owen and Bureau Chief Ormond Loomis. Documentation compiled in the survey was used to prepare and present the 'St. Johns River Basin Folklife Area' at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival.
Collection
Moses Williams playing the diddly bow at the 1980 Florida Folk Festival

Moses Williams playing the diddly bow at the 1980 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1980-05
Description
Six color slides. Moses Williams was orginally from Mississippi. He moved to Florida in the 1950s. The diddly bow was a one-string homemade musical instrument, also known as a "yakkedy board." More information on Williams and the instrument can be found in S 1577, box 17, folder 78.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Bottle tree in Dunn's CreekBottle tree in Dunn's CreekStill ImageFieldwork
Trees
Bottles
Containers
Glassware
Stained glass
Decorative arts
Domestic arts
Material culture
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Martha Shearer in her homeMartha Shearer in her homeStill ImageFieldwork
Interviewing
Bottles
Containers
Glassware
Stained glass
Crocheting
Domestic arts
Material culture
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Moses Williams playing the diddly bow at the 1980 Florida Folk FestivalMoses Williams playing the diddly bow at the 1980 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageMusicians
Fieldwork
Diddly bow
African Americans
String instruments
Music performance
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Demonstrations
Musical instruments
Bottles
Material culture
Blues singers
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