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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Chair-makers"
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Annie Sellers learning how to make chairs from Rufus Adams

Annie Sellers learning how to make chairs from Rufus Adams

Date
1988-03
Description
Seven black and white negatives. Rufus Adams and apprentice(stepdaughter) Annie Sellers making corn shuck bottomed chairs. Rufus Adams was born in Georgia in 1893. In 1940, Adams and his wife moved to Mayo, Florida. There he worked as a tenant tobacco farmer. From his wife he learned make corn shuck chair bottoms. He soon became known as the 'chair man.'
Collection
Apprenticeship exhibit at the Stephen Foster Center

Apprenticeship exhibit at the Stephen Foster Center

Date
1987-11
Description
Eight color slides. 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.
Collection
Basket makers and doll makers in North Florida

Basket makers and doll makers in North Florida

Date
1979-05-27
Description
"Twenty-four black and whites prints (all 8x10, and mounted) These images were used for an exhibit. From folder 33: 83-99 Thelma Boltin in White Springs 83-100 Delafean making a doll in Live Oak. 83-101 Evelyn Johnson with a sewing basket, Lake City 83-102 Unknown person making a melon basket in White Springs 83-103 Grace Langdale, with square dance dolls in White Springs 83-104 Unknown quilter working at the Crafts Guild in White Springs 83-105 Linda Thomas at a loom in White Springs From folder 34: 83-106 Linda Waldron with gourd head dolls in White Springs 83-107 Madge Taylor, with cross-stitch quilt, in White Springs 83-108 Mary Boorman in White Springs 83-109 Mildred Bowman, dollmaker, in Jasper 83-110 Barbara Ceryak and her basket, White Springs 83-111 Bertha Burnham with a basket of dolls in White Springs From folder 35: 83-112 Midge Boorman and her dog, Jackpot, in White Springs 83-113 Mary Boorman making dolls in White Springs 83-114 Nancy Morgan teaching patchwork sewing, White Springs 83-115 Dolls made by Bertha Burnham in White Springs 83-116 Quilt Show in White Springs 83-117 Grace Langdale and Bertha Burnham caning a chair in White Springs From folder 36: 83-118 Quilters at the Suwannee River Crafts Guild in White Springs 83-119 Louise Lord with Quilt in Live Oak 83-120 Elizabeth Maltby making a basket in White Springs 83-121 Basket maker Clara Harris in White Springs 83-122 Chair caner Agnes Henry in White Springs 83-123 Nancy Morgan with quilt in White Springs"
Collection
Caned chair

Caned chair

Date
1980
Description
One color prints (plus one black and white print and negatives.) Duplicate of slide S82-1802.
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Chair bottoming demostration at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival

Chair bottoming demostration at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1986-05
Description
Four color slides. Adding cane and corn husk bottoms to chairs in the Crafts Demonstration area.
Collection
Chair caning

Chair caning

Date
1980
Description
Thirteen color slides.
Collection
Chair maker Rufus Adams

Chair maker Rufus Adams

Date
1978-12
Description
One black and white print.
Collection
Chairmaker Rufus Adams at the 1977 Florida Folk Festival

Chairmaker Rufus Adams at the 1977 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1977-05
Description
One black and white print. Image of Rufus Adams, of Mayo, demonstrating how to make cornhusk bottom chairs at the 1977 Florida Folk Festival. Rufus Adams was born in Georgia in 1893. In 1940, Adams and his wife moved to Mayo, Florida. There he worked as a tenant tobacco farmer. From his wife he learned make corn shuck chair bottoms. He soon became known as the 'chair man.'
Collection
Children's Day at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival

Children's Day at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1991-05-24
Description
One proof sheets with 36 black and white images (plus negatives).
Collection
Corn husk chair bottom

Corn husk chair bottom

Date
1983-04-19
Description
Three color slides.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Annie Sellers learning how to make chairs from Rufus AdamsAnnie Sellers learning how to make chairs from Rufus AdamsStill ImageMaterial culture
Chairs
Furniture
Cornhusk craft
Domestic arts
Woodwork
Apprentices
Women apprentices
Fieldwork (educational method)
Craft
African Americans
Chair caning
Furniture maker
Chair-makers
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Apprenticeship exhibit at the Stephen Foster CenterApprenticeship exhibit at the Stephen Foster CenterStill ImageApprentices
Furniture
Furniture makers
Exhibits
Education
Woodwork
Teaching of folklore
Chair-makers
Wood craft
Photography
Baskets
Basket work
Oyster tongs
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Basket makers and doll makers in North FloridaBasket makers and doll makers in North FloridaStill ImageBasket maker
Dollmakers
Needleworkers
Chair-makers
Fieldwork
Dolls
Toys
Basket making
Basket work
Baskets
Dogs
Teaching
Sewing
Patchwork
Chair caning
Quilts
Quilt patterns
Chairs
Domestic arts
Decorative arts
Material culture
Equipment, domestic arts
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Caned chairCaned chairStill ImageChair-makers
Furniture
Chair caning
Chairs
Material culture
Domestic arts
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Chair bottoming demostration at the 1986 Florida Folk FestivalChair bottoming demostration at the 1986 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageArtisans
Chair-makers
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Demonstrations
Craft
Chair caning
Chairs
Furniture
Cornhusk craft
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Chair caningChair caningStill ImageFieldwork
Furniture makers
Material culture
Chairs
Chair caning
Furniture
Household items
Elderly, the
Furniture maker
Chair-makers
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Chair maker Rufus AdamsChair maker Rufus AdamsStill ImageAfrican Americans
Chairs
Furniture
Cornhusk craft
Material culture
Household items
Craft
Woodwork
Chair caning
Furniture maker
Chair-makers
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Chairmaker Rufus Adams at the 1977 Florida Folk FestivalChairmaker Rufus Adams at the 1977 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageFurniture maker
Demonstrations
Furniture
Chairs
Cornhusk craft
African Americans
Craft
Material culture
Folklore revival festivals
Folk festivals
Chair caning
Furniture making
Chair-makers
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Children's Day at the 1991 Florida Folk FestivalChildren's Day at the 1991 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageWeavers
Chair-makers
Basket maker
Dollmakers
Storytellers
Folklore revival festivals
Folk festivals
Festivals
Weaving
Basket making
Basket work
Blacksmithing
Chair caning
Material culture
Demonstrations
Flutes
Musical instrument maker
Decoys
Craft
Storytelling
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Corn husk chair bottomCorn husk chair bottomStill ImageFieldwork
Material culture
Chairs
Furniture
Cornhusk craft
Household items
Chair-makers
Furniture maker
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