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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Cypress"
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Wood carvings by Susan Yohn

Wood carvings by Susan Yohn

Date
1985-02-09
Description
Nineteen color slides. Images of carvings by Susan Yohn, a self-taught wood carver and artist. Her carvings painted figurines and busts made from cypress knees. There are also three images of Yohn in her workshop (1874-1876). In winter 1985, the Bureau joined 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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Wood carvings by Bill Cooey

Wood carvings by Bill Cooey

Date
1987-09
Description
Twelve color slides. Bill Cooey, who has a mix of Scottish and Yuchi Indian ancestry, grew up in the panhandle where he learned pocketknife carving from his mother, a descendant of Yuchi Indians. His nephew Dale Cooey started learning the craft with the Apprenticeship program in 1988. For more on Bill Cooey, see S 1644, box 3, folder 1. The Florida Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1987 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalis, Steve Fragos, Merri Belland, and Barbara Seitz as preliminary research for a joint folk art 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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Wood carver Tom Gaskins

Wood carver Tom Gaskins

Date
1992-03-06
Description
One proof sheet with 24 black and white images (plus negatives). Gaskins ran a Cypress Knee Mseum, and was a 1988 Florida Heirtage Award winner. In 1992, the Palm Beach Community College contracted the Florida Folklife Program to conduct ten days of fieldwork in March 1992 around Lake Okeechobee for a Lakefront Legacy Festival later that year (16 May 1992). Headed up by FFP folklorist Debbie Fant, and assisted by Robert Stone and Robert Shanafelt, the fieldwork involved 26 informants, slides, print images and recorded interviews. In the end, the FFP recommended seven people for festival participation.
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Tom Gaskins at his cypress museum

Tom Gaskins at his cypress museum

Date
1987-11-22
Description
Twenty-five color slides. Gaskins owned a cypress craft museum. Images of him in his work shop, and a sign at the museum. The Florida Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1987 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalis, Steve Fragos, 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 areas previously overlooked by FFP staff. The research focused on identifying folk artists and locating appropriate exhibit objects.
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Seminole canoe makers Bobby Henry and apprentice Danny Wilcox

Seminole canoe makers Bobby Henry and apprentice Danny Wilcox

Date
1988
Description
Three black and white prints, and two color prints. Wilcox served as apprentice to Henry in 1988. Henry grew up on the Tamiami Trail, and learned canoe making from his father. For more on Wilcox and Henry, see S 1644, box 3, folder 9. 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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Sculptor Jesse J. Aaron with his work

Sculptor Jesse J. Aaron with his work

Date
1976-12
Description
Twenty color slides.
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Saturday program at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 5)

Saturday program at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 5)

Date
1997-05-24
Description
One audio cassette recordings. Mr. and Mrs. Robert J. Rudd, interviewed by Dr. Jan Rosenberg, discuss Mr. Rudd's background in chair-making beginning with mangrove and then switching to cypress. They (primarily Mr. Rudd) discuss the method of building a chair and how to care for one.
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Robert Rudd and his apprentice Neil Brooks making bent cypress furniture

Robert Rudd and his apprentice Neil Brooks making bent cypress furniture

Date
1986-10
Description
109 color slides. Rudd and Brooks making wicker (bent cypress) furniture. Includes images of the entire process from gathering cypress tress and cutting the wood to constructing the furniture and finally having them on display at the Stephen Foster Center. Slides S93-05, S93-06, S93-16, and S93-66 are missing. 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, who was later replaced by folklorist Peter Roller. The program was continued each year through 2003.
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Painter Pharaoh Baker and Cypress furniture

Painter Pharaoh Baker and Cypress furniture

Date
1979-05-27
Description
One proof sheet (plus negatives). Baker with his art work at his home (taken by Belland). Cypress furniture made by Whisnant (taken by Marhsall). For more images of Whisnant's furniture, see S 1577, volume 11, slides S82-947 - S82-951. 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.
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O.B. Osceola making cypress canoe

O.B. Osceola making cypress canoe

Date
1978-05
Description
One black and white print. Also duplicated elsewhere. Osceola digging out a cypress log to make a canoe.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Wood carvings by Susan YohnWood carvings by Susan YohnStill ImageFieldwork
Wood carving
Wood craft
Artists
Artisans
Art
Material culture
Figurines
Cypress
Sculpture
Carvers (Decorative artists)
Wood carvers
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Wood carvings by Bill CooeyWood carvings by Bill CooeyStill ImageFieldwork
Wood carving
Wood craft
Figurines
Decorative arts
Woodwork
Material culture
Flutes
Wind instruments
Cypress
Carvers (Decorative artists)
Wood carvers
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Wood carver Tom GaskinsWood carver Tom GaskinsStill ImageFieldwork
Cypress
Workshops
Woodwork
Material culture
Carvers (Decorative artists)
Wood carvers
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Tom Gaskins at his cypress museumTom Gaskins at his cypress museumStill ImageWoodworkers
Woodwork
Cypress
Museums
Wood
Wood craft
Workshops
Workplace
Material culture
Signs and signboards
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Seminole canoe makers Bobby Henry and apprentice Danny WilcoxSeminole canoe makers Bobby Henry and apprentice Danny WilcoxStill ImageFieldwork
Apprentices
Canoes
Ethnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Native Americans
Cypress
Boatbuilding
Woodwork
Material culture
Indian reservations
Boatbuilders
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Sculptor Jesse J. Aaron with his workSculptor Jesse J. Aaron with his workStill ImageCarvers (Decorative artists)
Wood carvers
Fieldwork
Art
Wood carving
Artists
Wood craft
Woodwork
Figurines
Sculpture
Material culture
Cypress
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a_s1576_68_c97-075Saturday program at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 5)SoundFurniture maker
Woodworkers
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Oral performance
Life histories
Interviewing
Chairs
Furniture makers
Furniture making
Cypress
Mangrove plants
Trees
Wood craft
Woodwork
Chair-makers
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Robert Rudd and his apprentice Neil Brooks making bent cypress furnitureRobert Rudd and his apprentice Neil Brooks making bent cypress furnitureStill ImageFurniture maker
Woodworkers
Fieldwork
Furniture
Furniture makers
Cypress
Chairs
Woodwork
Apprentices
Material culture
Flora
Plants
Wicker furniture
Chair-makers
Exhibits
Tree felling
Trees
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Painter Pharaoh Baker and Cypress furniturePainter Pharaoh Baker and Cypress furnitureStill ImageArtists
Furniture maker
Fieldwork
Sculpture
Art
African Americans
Decorative arts
Painting
Furniture
Cypress
Chairs
Material culture
Wood craft
Woodwork
Painters
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O.B. Osceola making cypress canoeO.B. Osceola making cypress canoeStill ImageBoatbuilding
Canoes
Cypress
Seminole Indians
Boatbuilders
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