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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Decorative arts"
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Carvers Bobby Johns and Randy Stewart

Carvers Bobby Johns and Randy Stewart

Date
1990
Description
Four color slides; 6 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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Wood carvers Bill and Dale Cooey

Wood carvers Bill and Dale Cooey

Date
1988
Description
Thirty-nine color slides. Bill Cooey, who has a mix of Scottish and Yuchi Indian ancestry, grew up in the panhandle. There, he learned pocketknife carving from his mother, a descendant of the Yuchi Indians. His nephew Dale Cooey began to learn the craft with the Apprenticeship program in 1988. For more on Bill Cooey, see S 1644, box 3, folder 1. 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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Wood carvers Bill and Dale Cooey

Wood carvers Bill and Dale Cooey

Date
1988-04
Description
One proof sheet with 24 black and white prints (plus negatives). Bill Cooey, a mix of Scottish and Yuchi Indian ancestry, grew up in the panhandle where he learned pocketknife carving from his mother, a descendant of the Yuchi Indians. His nephew Dale Cooey began to learn the craft with the Apprenticeship program in 1988. For more on Bill Cooey, see S 1644, box 3, folder 1. 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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Art by John Durham

Art by John Durham

Date
1987
Description
Nine color prints. 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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Atsuko Lefcourte and her apprentices demonstrating ikebana

Atsuko Lefcourte and her apprentices demonstrating ikebana

Date
1988-03
Description
Four proof sheets with 98 black and white images (plus negatives). Master folk artist Lefcourte took on two apprentices in 1988: Levanthal and McGlamory. Ikebana (Way of the Flower) is the Japanese tradition of flower arranging. It originated in China in the 6th century. Lefcourte was born in Osaka, Japan, where she learned the art of the tea ceremony and flower arranging. She moved to Florida in 1975. For more info on Lefcourte, see S 1644, box 3, folder 11. 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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Atsuko Lefcourte and her apprentices demonstrating ikebana

Atsuko Lefcourte and her apprentices demonstrating ikebana

Date
1988-03
Description
Forty-six color slides. Master folk artist Lefcourte took on two apprentices in 1988: Levanthal and McGlamory. Ikebana (Way of the Flower) is the Japanese tradition of flower arranging. It originated in China in the 6th century. Lefcourte was born in Osaka, Japan, where she learned the art of the tea ceremony and flower arranging. She moved to Florida in 1975. For more info on Lefcourte, see S 1644, box 3, folder 11. 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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Bob Dellis teaching apprentice Kitt Maynard about carving designs in leather boots

Bob Dellis teaching apprentice Kitt Maynard about carving designs in leather boots

Date
1992-01
Description
79 color slides. Images of Dellis with apprentice Maynard in his workshop. Dellis was a long-time leather worker originally born and trained in leather carver in Texas. He made belts, boots, saddles, and other leather carvings. Maynard was funded to learn to carve leather including design, layout, cutting, beveling, dying, painting, lacing and preserving. To complete her training, she had to complete three pieces. More images of the two can be found in S1577, volume 68. For more information on Dellis and Maynard, see S 1644, box 11, folder 6. 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, and then Robert Stone. The program was continued each year through 2004.
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Donnie Gader with her palmetto crafts

Donnie Gader with her palmetto crafts

Date
1982-12
Description
Three color slides.
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Edie Mahalik painting eggs at the 1984 Florida Folk Festival

Edie Mahalik painting eggs at the 1984 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1984-05
Description
One color print (plus one black and white print and negatives). Duplicate of slide S85-550.
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Egg decoration at the Big Bend Folklife Area at the Florida State Fair

Egg decoration at the Big Bend Folklife Area at the Florida State Fair

Date
1981-08-31
Description
Two color prints (plus two black and white prints and negatives.) Duplicate of slides S81-202 and S81-203.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Carvers Bobby Johns and Randy StewartCarvers Bobby Johns and Randy StewartStill ImageApprentices
Creek art
Wood carving
Wood craft
Decorative arts
Woodwork
Woodworking tools
Workshops
Native Americans
Creek Indians
Teaching of folklore
Carvers (Decorative artists)
Wood carvers
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Wood carvers Bill and Dale CooeyWood carvers Bill and Dale CooeyStill ImageApprentices
Wood carving
Teaching of folklore
Decorative arts
Craft
Woodwork
Woodworking tools
Figurines
Workshops
Carpentry tools
Carvers (Decorative artists)
Wood carvers
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Wood carvers Bill and Dale CooeyWood carvers Bill and Dale CooeyStill ImageApprentices
Wood carving
Teaching of folklore
Decorative arts
Craft
Woodwork
Woodworking tools
Figurines
Workshops
Carpentry tools
Pocketknives
Carvers (Decorative artists)
Wood carvers
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Art by John DurhamArt by John DurhamStill ImageArtisans
Fieldwork
Baskets
Hats
Palmetto weaving
Material culture
Wood carving
Boats
Decorative arts
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Atsuko Lefcourte and her apprentices demonstrating ikebanaAtsuko Lefcourte and her apprentices demonstrating ikebanaStill ImageArtisans
Flower arrangers
Apprentices
Flowers
Arts, Asian
Asian American arts
Asian Americans
Arts, Japanese
Japanese Americans
Material culture
Plants
Decorative arts
Decoration and ornament
Teaching of folklore
Flower arrangement, Japanese
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Atsuko Lefcourte and her apprentices demonstrating ikebanaAtsuko Lefcourte and her apprentices demonstrating ikebanaStill ImageArtisans
Flower arrangers
Apprentices
Flowers
Arts, Asian
Asian American arts
Asian Americans
Arts, Japanese
Japanese Americans
Material culture
Plants
Decorative arts
Decoration and ornament
Teaching of folklore
Flower arrangement, Japanese
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Bob Dellis teaching apprentice Kitt Maynard about carving designs in leather bootsBob Dellis teaching apprentice Kitt Maynard about carving designs in leather bootsStill ImageArtisans
Leather workers
Apprentices
Leather craft
Leather goods
Teaching of folklore
Workshops
Boots
Cowboy boots
Shoes
Clothing
Design
Decorative arts
Carvers (Decorative artists)
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Donnie Gader with her palmetto craftsDonnie Gader with her palmetto craftsStill ImageArtisans
Fieldwork
Palmetto weaving
Palms
Craft
Decorative arts
Minorcans
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Edie Mahalik painting eggs at the 1984 Florida Folk FestivalEdie Mahalik painting eggs at the 1984 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageArtisans
Festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Folk festivals
Egg decoration
Eggs
Decorative arts
Decoration and ornament
Painting
Arts, Czechoslovakia
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Egg decoration at the Big Bend Folklife Area at the Florida State FairEgg decoration at the Big Bend Folklife Area at the Florida State FairStill ImageArtisans
Demonstrations
Fairs
Egg decoration
Eggs
Decorative arts
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