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African American dancers and singers at the Florida Folk Festival

African American dancers and singers at the Florida Folk Festival

Date
1957-05
Description
Nineteen black and white prints. Images of various African American church and school choral groups performing at the Florida Folk Festival.
Collection
Moses Williams playing his diddly bow for students

Moses Williams playing his diddly bow for students

Date
1982-10
Description
One proof sheet with thirty-seven black and white images. Images of Moses Williams playing his diddly bow -- a one-string guitar-like instrument used for blues music -- for students in Hillsborough County for the Florida Folk Arts in the Schools program. Biographical information on Moses Williams can be found in S 1613.
Collection
Stanton High School students performing at the Florida Folk Festival

Stanton High School students performing at the Florida Folk Festival

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
Black and white photograph. Students from Stanton High School, at the time an African American school in Jacksonville, performing spirituals at the Florida Folk Festival.
Collection
East Indian dancer Jaya Radhakrishnan and apprentices

East Indian dancer Jaya Radhakrishnan and apprentices

Date
1990
Description
Three color slides; 24 negatives. 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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Fiddler George Custer with apprentice Andrew Cook

Fiddler George Custer with apprentice Andrew Cook

Date
1990
Description
Four black and white prints. Cook was Custer's grandson. 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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Fiddlers Andrew Cook and George Custer

Fiddlers Andrew Cook and George Custer

Date
1990
Description
Two color slides; 12 negatives. Cook served as an apprentice to Custer. He was also his grandson. 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
Interview with Venezuelan harpist Jesus Rodriguez and apprentice Ana Marie de Armas

Interview with Venezuelan harpist Jesus Rodriguez and apprentice Ana Marie de Armas

Date
1987-03-04
Description
One audio cassette. (A copy can be found in S 1640, box 22, tape 27.) A second interview can be found on tape 24. For more information on Rodrigues and Armas, see S 1644, box 3, folder 15. 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
Demonstrations of student paper art

Demonstrations of student paper art

Date
1990-06
Description
Fourteen color slides. 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, 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.
Collection
Interview with community volunteer Mary Ware

Interview with community volunteer Mary Ware

Date
1988-01-23
Description
One audio cassette. Ware was a very active community volunteer, working primarily with children making 'scrap crafts' (her term for the crafts made from discarded items such as bottles.) She was a church organist for 62 years, and tuaght piano lessons. In the interview, she discusses her volunteer work; local history; types of crafts she made; teaching children; and her ideas on growing old. 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.
Collection
Soap making at South Hamilton County Elementary School

Soap making at South Hamilton County Elementary School

Date
1982-03-18
Description
Nineteen color slides. The Folk Arts in Schools Project in Columbia and Hamilton County was a joint venture between the county school systems and the Florida Folklife Program. The project consisted of field research to identify local traditions and folk artists, and in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist, which included visits by local folk artists.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
African American dancers and singers at the Florida Folk FestivalAfrican American dancers and singers at the Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageAfrican Americans
Children
A capella singing
Costumes
Students
Performing arts
Dancers
Singers
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Moses Williams playing his diddly bow for studentsMoses Williams playing his diddly bow for studentsStill ImageAfrican Americans
Musical instruments
String instruments
Diddly bow
Demonstrations
Blues (Music)
Students
Classrooms
Schools
Education
Pedagogy
Teaching of folklore
Children
Musicians
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Stanton High School students performing at the Florida Folk FestivalStanton High School students performing at the Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageAfrican Americans
Spirituals (Songs)
Performing arts
Singing
Children
Singers
Students
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East Indian dancer Jaya Radhakrishnan and apprenticesEast Indian dancer Jaya Radhakrishnan and apprenticesStill ImageApprentices
Dance
Indian dance
Children
Body movement
Teaching of folklore
Dancers
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Fiddler George Custer with apprentice Andrew CookFiddler George Custer with apprentice Andrew CookStill ImageApprentices
Fiddling
String instruments
Teaching of folklore
Musical instruments
Fiddles
Music
Children
Fiddlers
Musicians
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Fiddlers Andrew Cook and George CusterFiddlers Andrew Cook and George CusterStill ImageApprentices
Fiddles
Fiddling
Violin
Children
Teaching of folklore
Music performance
String instruments
Musical instruments
Musicians
Fiddlers
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a_s1640_20_tape21Interview with Venezuelan harpist Jesus Rodriguez and apprentice Ana Marie de ArmasSoundApprentices
Venezuelan Americans
Harps
Interviews
Oral communication
Latinos
Children
String instruments
Teaching of folklore
Sound recordings
Harpists
Musicians
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Demonstrations of student paper artDemonstrations of student paper artStill ImageArtisans
Teaching of folklore
Education
Elementary schools
Paper art
Paper work
Demonstrations
Children
Paper airplanes
Paper hat making
Students
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a_s1622_04_tape12Interview with community volunteer Mary WareSoundArtisans
Fieldwork
Sound recordings
Interviews
Oral histories
Life histories
Oral narratives
Children
Craft
Pianos
Elderly, the
Volunteers
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Soap making at South Hamilton County Elementary SchoolSoap making at South Hamilton County Elementary SchoolStill ImageArtisans
Elementary schools
Education
Students
Soap
Lye
Teaching of folklore
Classrooms
Children
Pots
Cookware
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