37 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Cypress"
George Wilson making cypress furniture

George Wilson making cypress furniture

Date
1983-03-28
Description
Thirteen color slides. George Wilson, with his wife Sue, making cypress furniture.
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Hank Whisnant demonstrating cypress furniture making for students at Lake City Junior High School, East

Hank Whisnant demonstrating cypress furniture making for students at Lake City Junior High School, East

Date
1982-02-22
Description
Twenty-eight color slides. Working outside from the back of his pick-up truck, Whisnant demonstrated furniture making from cypress. 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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Nell Brodus making cypress furniture at the Florida Folk Festival

Nell Brodus making cypress furniture at the Florida Folk Festival

Date
1987-05-24
Description
Eighteen color slides. Nell Brodus making cypress furniture at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival.
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O.B. Osceola carving a canoe at the 1978 Florida Folk Festival

O.B. Osceola carving a canoe at the 1978 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1978-05
Description
One black and white print. Seminole O.B. Osceola demonstrating traditional canoe carving at the 1978 Florida Folk Festival. Canoes were traditionally carved out of cypress trees.
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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.
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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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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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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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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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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.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
George Wilson making cypress furnitureGeorge Wilson making cypress furnitureStill ImageFieldwork
Material culture
Chairs
Furniture
Cypress
Wood craft
Woodwork
Woodworking tools
Workplace
Chair-makers
Furniture maker
Woodworkers
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Hank Whisnant demonstrating cypress furniture making for students at Lake City Junior High School, EastHank Whisnant demonstrating cypress furniture making for students at Lake City Junior High School, EastStill ImageFurniture maker
Education
Schools
Teaching of folklore
Teenagers
Furniture makers
Students
Demonstrations
Furniture
Wicker furniture
Cypress
Chairs
Chair-makers
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Nell Brodus making cypress furniture at the Florida Folk FestivalNell Brodus making cypress furniture at the Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Furniture
Material culture
Woodwork
Carpentry
Demonstrations
Cypress
Household items
Furniture maker
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O.B. Osceola carving a canoe at the 1978 Florida Folk FestivalO.B. Osceola carving a canoe at the 1978 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageCanoes
Wood carving
Boats
Woodwork
Woodworking tools
Demonstrations
Native Americans
Seminole Indians
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Trees
Cypress
Boatbuilders
Wood carvers
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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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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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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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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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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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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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