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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Carpentry"
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Interview with Amish artists Menno and Idah Ebersol

Interview with Amish artists Menno and Idah Ebersol

Date
1987-01-02
Description
One audio cassette. 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 project 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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Interview with boatbuilder Bobby Shiver

Interview with boatbuilder Bobby Shiver

Date
1986-11-03
Description
Two audio cassettes. Interview with the boat builder at his boat shop. Shiver discusses early life in Franklin County; family fishing; hunting; learning to build boats; types of boats; boatbuilding techniques and materials; timber; uses of boats; religion; and the economics of boat building. Copy of the interview can also be found at the Library of Congress' American Folklife Archive (AFS 26,806A18-42, B). Between 1986 and 1987, a partnership between the Florida Folklife Program and the American Folk Center created the Maritime Heritage Survey Project. Focusing on the Gulf and Atlantic fishing cultures, and utilizing photographs, slides, oral histories, and on-site interviews, the survey climaxed with a demonstration area at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival. The three main researchers were Nancy Nusz, Merri Belland, and project director David Taylor. Additional information on the project can be found in Taylor's project files in S 1716.
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O. B. Osceola, Sr. interview for the Southwest Florida Folk Arts Project

O. B. Osceola, Sr. interview for the Southwest Florida Folk Arts Project

Date
1987-11-22
Description
One audio cassette. Recorded at the 8th Annual American Indian Days festival. Discusses the difference between reservation and 'independent' Seminoles; his father Cory Osceola; building chickees for a living; other jobs; selling Seminole food such as fry bread; cooking fry bread; selecting vendors for the festival; and difference between Miccosukee and Seminole peoples.
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Allen R. Symonette interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Allen R. Symonette interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Date
1987-10-13
Description
Two audio casettes. Symonette, the son of pioneer Palm Beach fisher Winifred Symonette, was born in Rivera Beach, and fished until 1966. By the time of the interview, he was a carpenter. He discusses learning fishing from his father at 6; the fishing industry in the 1930s through 1960s; boating; seasonal fishing; types of fishes caught; gill netting; regulations; tackle involved; and moving to carpentry in the 1960s.
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Interview with musical instrument maker Dick Wagner

Interview with musical instrument maker Dick Wagner

Date
Description
Two audio cassettes. Wagner discusses his Georgia origins; his education at UNF; learning instrument making from his father as a child; repairing instruments; playing the cello and various other stringed instruments; bass, fiddle, banjo, guitar; knife making; toy making; making guitars, banjoes, violins, and dulcimers; various inlays; Stradivarius and his techniques; patterns; and prices charged. Images of Wagner can be found in S 1577, v. 37. 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 curriculum. 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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Robert James Rudd interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Robert James Rudd interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Date
1986-09-14
Description
Three audio cassettes. A former construction worker who was born in Boynton Beach, Rudd built wicker furniture from cypress. Originally the cypress was local, but as development increased, he began acquiring the wood areas north of him. Few power tools were used to make the furniture. In the interview he discusses his father's furniture making career; types of furniture made; tools used; selling furniture; growing during the Depression in South Florida; Cedar Key; the loss of timber sources; the Florida East Coast railway; his career in the US Navy; frog and alligator hunting; snakes; and furniture made from grapevine.
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1978 Florida Folk Festival photographs

1978 Florida Folk Festival photographs

Date
1978-05
Description
Five black and white prints. P79-679 Rufus Adams of Mayo demontrating his corn shuck bottom chairs to crowds. P79-681 Queen Udell and her yo-yo quilt. Yo-yo quilt were quilts made from several circular swatches of cloth swen together. P79-682 Cabinet maker Kjell Lunestad of St. Augustine. P79-683 Reverend Thurlow Reed of Key West playing music with a conch shell. P79-684 Jay Abner in front of his restaurant in White Springs. Karl Holland of the Florida Dept. of Commerce took the photographs. He often worked for the Florida Folk Festival, in which he woudl send all unused Commerce photos to the Florida Folklife Program.
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Bateau boat built by Mitch Free

Bateau boat built by Mitch Free

Date
1982-10
Description
One black and white print. A bateau boat is the same as a johnboat.
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Boat builder Herman Wells in his shop

Boat builder Herman Wells in his shop

Date
1987
Description
Nine color slides. Images of Wells building a boat and displaying fishing nets. Between 1986 and 1987, a partnership between the Florida Folklife Program and the American Folk Center created the Maritime Heritage Survey Project. Focusing on the Gulf and Atlantic fishing cultures, and utilizing photographs, slides, oral histories, and on-site interviews, the survey climaxed with a demonstration area at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival. The three main researchers were Nancy Nusz, Merri Belland, and project director David Taylor. Additional information on the project can be found in Taylor's project files in S 1716.
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Boatbuilder Squeaky Mullis with his boats

Boatbuilder Squeaky Mullis with his boats

Date
1985-01-16
Description
Six color slides. Mullis in his workshop with boats he was building. Mullis was a self-taught boatbuilder who learned the craft by imitating Myron Warr's boats. He uses both wood and fiberglass for his boats. His boat bulding business was called Hulls by Mullis. 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.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1708_04_tape09Interview with Amish artists Menno and Idah EbersolSoundFieldwork
Oral histories
Life histories
Sound recordings
Interviews
Art, Mennonite
Mennonites
Quilted goods
Quilting
Needlework
Shells
Carpentry
Carpenters
Quiltmakers
Needleworkers
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a_s1592_06_tape14Interview with boatbuilder Bobby ShiverSoundFieldwork
Boatbuilding
Boats and boating
Carpentry
Sound recording
Wood craft
Woodwork
Oral histories
Transportation
Fishers
Interviews
Fishing
Maritime life
Interviewing
Occupational groups
Family history
Boating industry
Maritime folklore
Carpenters
Boatbuilders
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a_s1622_03_tape22O. B. Osceola, Sr. interview for the Southwest Florida Folk Arts ProjectSoundCarpentry
Field recordings
Interviews
Seminole Indians
Indigenous peoples
Oral narratives
Life histories
Chickees
Food preparation
Family history
Miccosukee Indians
Florida history
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a_s1685_07_tape17Allen R. Symonette interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education ProjectSoundCarpentry
Field recordings
Fishing
Interviews
Oral narratives
Fishing nets
Gillnets
Fishing equipment
Fishing boats
Seafaring life
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a_s1576_22_c86-178Interview with musical instrument maker Dick WagnerSoundMusical instrument maker
Fieldwork
Interviews
Life histories
Oral histories
Sound recordings
Musical instruments
String instruments
Banjoes
Guitar
Guitarists
Fiddles
Bass guitars
Knifesmiths
Woodwork
Toy making
Carpentry
Music
Guitar makers
Musicians
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a_s1685_07_tape08Robert James Rudd interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education ProjectSoundFurniture makers
Woodcarvers
Field recordings
Furniture
Wicker furniture
Interviews
Woodworking shops
Carpentry
Chairs
Cypress trees
Oral narratives
Great Depression
Hunting
Local history
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1978 Florida Folk Festival photographs1978 Florida Folk Festival photographsStill ImageAfrican Americans
Chairs
Furniture
Cornhusk craft
Material culture
Demonstrations
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Restaurants
Cabinetwork
Carpentry
Woodwork
Quilting
Quilts
Textile arts
Chair caning
Quiltmakers
Carpenters
Cabinetmakers
Furniture maker
Musicians
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Bateau boat built by Mitch FreeBateau boat built by Mitch FreeStill ImageBoats
Johnboats
Transportation
Boatbuilding
Material culture
Carpentry
Woodwork
Boatbuilders
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Boat builder Herman Wells in his shopBoat builder Herman Wells in his shopStill ImageFieldwork
Boats
Maritime life
Boatbuilding
Occupational groups
Material culture
Woodwork
Carpentry
Wood craft
Workshops
Fishing nets
Boatbuilders
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Boatbuilder Squeaky Mullis with his boatsBoatbuilder Squeaky Mullis with his boatsStill ImageFieldwork
Boatbuilding
Boats
Workshops
Wood craft
Woodwork
Material culture
Carpentry
Maritime life
Boatbuilders
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