358 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Decorative arts"
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Interviews with quilter Queenie Udell and basket maker Lucreaty Clark

Interviews with quilter Queenie Udell and basket maker Lucreaty Clark

Date
1977-05-18
Description
One audio cassette. On side 1 Udell discussed making yo yo quilts. On side 2 Clark discussed how her son gathered White Oak on the Magnolia plantation; how to split oak; how she first started and her history of making the baskets. Much of the interview with Clark was not recorded due to technical difficulties.
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Interview with doll maker Mildred Bowen

Interview with doll maker Mildred Bowen

Date
1978-05-19
Description
One audio cassette. Side 1: Mildred Bowen, who started sewing and making dolls when she was ten years old, discusses the types of dolls she makes (straight, flip, bodyline), the materials she uses (usually cotton), and detailing and decorating the dolls. Side 2: Bowen talks about the advantages of machine sewing over hand sewing, the time it takes to complete a doll, painting with liquid embroidery, and discusses the benefits of homemade dolls over store-bought dolls.
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Interview with (Toothpick King) Henry Wesley Stewart

Interview with (Toothpick King) Henry Wesley Stewart

Date
1984-09-09
Description
One audio cassette. Stewart was well-known for his toothpick art work. Born in South Carolina, he was a former messenger for WMVR Radio. He discusses origins of his toothpick artwork; various sculptures he has made; the process of making the sculptures; inspiration sources; selling objects to people such as Minnie Pearl, publisher Katherine Graham, and Liberace; tools used; and the importance of traditions. Stewart did not allow any photographs to be taken of his artwork. 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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Interview with Nuhad Farmand

Interview with Nuhad Farmand

Date
1984-12-04
Description
Two audio cassettes. Her husband Kamel is present for part of the interview. Farmand discusses moving to Florida at age 21; her father-in-law working in the South as a salesman; life in Bethlehem and South America; learning embroidery; patterns and designs; symbolism; Palestinian clothing; Ramallah-American Clubs; Palestinian community in Jacksonville; dating and marriage practices; naming traditions; her husband Kamel talked about running a grocery store and sandwich shop; Arabic music; Christianity among Palestinians; and life in the U.S. Images of Farmand can be found in S 1577, v.36. 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.
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Seminole Designs (slide and tape program)

Seminole Designs (slide and tape program)

Date
1982
Description
One audio cassette (plus three duplicate copies.) An educational audio and slide program about Seminole designs. The program was created from earlier fieldwork images and audio recordings. In the late 1970s, the FFP under the direction of Bulger created six audio and slide programs about Florida folklife for use by schools, libraries, and other organizations.
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Friday performances at the 1995 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Workshops) (Tape 3)

Friday performances at the 1995 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Workshops) (Tape 3)

Date
1995-05-26
Description
One audio cassette Jones discusses quilting and her family. She continues on FLN-4.
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Friday performances at the 1995 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Workshops) (Tape 4)

Friday performances at the 1995 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Workshops) (Tape 4)

Date
1995-05-26
Description
One audio cassette Jones discusses quilting, her family, turpentining, and rice farming. She began on FLN-3. Jumper told Seminole stories.
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Saturday performances at the 1995 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Workshops) (Tapes 4)

Saturday performances at the 1995 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Workshops) (Tapes 4)

Date
1995-05-27
Description
One audio cassette. Custer, of Lakeland, discusses fiddle music. Blanco, of Jacksonville, discusses lace making.
Collection
Saturday performances at the 1995 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Workshops) (Tapes 5)

Saturday performances at the 1995 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Workshops) (Tapes 5)

Date
1995-05-27
Description
One audio cassette. Thomas discusses song writing; and Johns discussed Creek Indians and wood carving. They both discussed the Florida Folk Heritage Awards. Louis told Haitian stories. She continues on FLN-16.
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Friday program at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 3)

Friday program at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 3)

Date
1997-05-23
Description
One audio cassette recordings. Bobby Johns, interviewed by John D'Agostino, discusses how he learned woodcarving, woodcarving itself, carved knives and the stone and metal tools he uses in his craft.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1576_01_c77-026Interviews with quilter Queenie Udell and basket maker Lucreaty ClarkSoundInterviews
African Americans
Basket making
Basket work
Basketry
Baskets
White oak
Wood craft
Quilts
Textile arts
Design
Decorative arts
Material culture
Fieldwork
Basket maker
Quiltmakers
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a_s1576_02_c78-059aInterview with doll maker Mildred BowenSoundDollmakers
Interviews
Fieldwork
Dollmaking
Dolls
Toy making
Toys
Decorative arts
Life histories
Material culture
Textile arts
Sewing
Sewing machines
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a_s1576_22_c86-167Interview with (Toothpick King) Henry Wesley StewartSoundFieldwork
Art
Woodwork
Selling
Wood craft
Toothpicks
Toothpick models
Decorative arts
Material culture
Sculpture
Artists
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a_s1576_22_c86-171Interview with Nuhad FarmandSoundFieldwork
Interviews
Sound recordings
Life histories
Oral histories
Palestinian Americans
Embroidery
Textile arts
Emigration and immigration
Decorative arts
Arab Americans
Clothing and dress
Naming practices
Marriage rites
Community enterprise
Stores, retail
Christianity
Embroiderers
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a_s1576_39_tape18Seminole Designs (slide and tape program)SoundDollmakers
Needleworkers
Education
Interviews
Ethnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Folklife
Native Americans
Fieldwork (educational method)
Dollmaking
Decorative arts
Teaching of folklore
Demonstrations
Patchwork
Design
Material culture
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a_s1576_46_fln-003Friday performances at the 1995 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Workshops) (Tape 3)SoundQuiltmakers
Needleworkers
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Workshops (Adult education)
Quilting
Quilts
Needlework
Decorative arts
Domestic arts
Oral performance
Family history
African Americans
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a_s1576_46_fln-004Friday performances at the 1995 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Workshops) (Tape 4)SoundQuiltmakers
Needleworkers
Storytellers
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Workshops (Adult education)
Quilting
Quilts
Needlework
Decorative arts
Domestic arts
Oral performance
Family history
Turpentine
Turpentining
Rice
Seminole Indians
Oral narratives
Storytelling
African Americans
Native Americans
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a_s1576_46_fln-014Saturday performances at the 1995 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Workshops) (Tapes 4)SoundFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Workshops (Adult education)
Fiddle music
Music performance
Lace and lace making
Lacemaking
Needlework
Decorative arts
Textile arts
Musicians
Fiddlers
Needleworkers
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a_s1576_46_fln-015Saturday performances at the 1995 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Workshops) (Tapes 5)SoundMusicians
Composer
Carvers (Decorative artists)
Wood carvers
Storytellers
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Workshops (Adult education)
Awards
Composers
Songs
Creek Indians
Wood carving
Wood craft
Decorative arts
Native Americans
Storytelling
Arts, Haitian
Haitian Americans
Oral narratives
Oral performance
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a_s1576_67_c97-063Friday program at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 3)SoundWood carvers
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Oral performance
Life histories
Interviewing
Wood carving
Storytelling
Wood craft
Woodworking tools
Native Americans
Decorative arts
Woodwork
Carvers (Decorative artists)
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