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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Easter eggs"
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Ann Duffy demonstrating Easter egg decorating

Ann Duffy demonstrating Easter egg decorating

Date
1985-04-03
Description
Twenty color slides. Duffy, an East European, demonstrates traditional methods for decorating Easter eggs to San Pablo Elementary students. 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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Evelyn Coskey demonstrating Polish egg decoration (pysanky)

Evelyn Coskey demonstrating Polish egg decoration (pysanky)

Date
1988-06
Description
Twenty-five color slides. Pysanky (East European egg decration)is created when patterns are drawn on eggs with wax, which then protects the covered areas from the dye that is applied. By repeating this process with different colors of dye, a multi-colored pattern is built up. 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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Evelyn Coskey interview for the Duval County Folk Arts in Education Project

Evelyn Coskey interview for the Duval County Folk Arts in Education Project

Date
1988-06-29
Description
One audio casette. A third-generation Polish American originally from New Jersey, Coskey discusses Polish American folk arts, especially pysanky. Pysanky (East European egg decoration)is created when patterns are drawn on eggs with wax, which then protects the covered areas from the dye that is applied. By repeating this process with different colors of dye, a multi-colored pattern is built up. She also discusses Polish calendar rites; Polish holidays; Polish Americans; and books she has written.
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Interview with wood worker John Cross

Interview with wood worker John Cross

Date
1985-04-03
Description
Twenty color slides. Duffy, an East European, demonstrates traditional methods for decorating Easter eggs to San Pablo Elementary students. 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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Jomarie Monsorno interview for the Duval County Folk Arts in Education Project

Jomarie Monsorno interview for the Duval County Folk Arts in Education Project

Date
1988-08-03
Description
One audio tape. Monsorno discusses growing up in New York and Connecticut; learning egg decorating from her aunt; how dyes are made; teaching her daughter egg decorating; the decorating process; traditional patterns; the Ukranian-American community in Jacksonville; and uses of the eggs.
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Lu Gurley and her Ukrainian decorated eggs

Lu Gurley and her Ukrainian decorated eggs

Date
1987-03
Description
One proof sheet with 9 black and white images (plus negatives). Gurley was born in a village in the Ukraine, where she learned traditional egg decorating (pysanky). Her family emigrated to the US just after World War II, and moved to Florida in 1973 (first White Springs, later St. Petersburg). Using a stylus called a kystka, she draws the designs with wax, then dips the egg into various paints for the many colors used.
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Ola Kryway & apprentice Mary Martin interview for the Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program

Ola Kryway & apprentice Mary Martin interview for the Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program

Date
1994-01-24
Description
One audio cassette. Apprentice Martin was funded to learn from pysanky artist Kryway Ukrainian egg decorating, including preparing/selecting eggs, drawing design, dyeing, and the meaning of designs.
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Olga Byk interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Olga Byk interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Date
1988-01-27
Description
One audio cassette. Byk's family emigrated in the 1910s to the US from the Ukraine, originally settling in Cleveland. She discusses various types of foods (soups, pyrohy, borscht, pumpernickel bread). She also discusses moving to Florida in 1978, and traditional Ukrainian egg decorating (pysanky).
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Ann Duffy demonstrating Easter egg decoratingAnn Duffy demonstrating Easter egg decoratingStill ImageEducation
Schools
Classrooms
Elementary schools
Students
Teaching of folklore
Egg decoration
Eggs
Easter eggs
Craft
Demonstrations
Painting
Holidays and festivals
Artisans
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Evelyn Coskey demonstrating Polish egg decoration (pysanky)Evelyn Coskey demonstrating Polish egg decoration (pysanky)Still ImageFieldwork
Art
Artists
Decorative arts
Craft
Easter eggs
Eggs
Egg decoration
Painting
Design
Holidays
Pysanky
Polish Americans
Librarians
Artisans
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a_s1618_04_tape21Evelyn Coskey interview for the Duval County Folk Arts in Education ProjectSoundLibrarians
Artisans
Field recordings
Oral narratives
Interviews
Polish Americans
Easter eggs
Egg decoration
Painting
Calendar rites
Pysanky
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Interview with wood worker John CrossInterview with wood worker John CrossStill ImageEducation
Schools
Classrooms
Elementary schools
Students
Teaching of folklore
Egg decoration
Eggs
Easter eggs
Craft
Demonstrations
Painting
Holidays and festivals
Artisans
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a_s1618_04_tape01Jomarie Monsorno interview for the Duval County Folk Arts in Education ProjectSoundField recordings
Interviews
Oral narratives
Egg decoration
Easter eggs
Decorative arts
Ukrainian Americans
Dyeing
Local histories
Pysanky
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Lu Gurley and her Ukrainian decorated eggsLu Gurley and her Ukrainian decorated eggsStill ImageArtisans
Festivals
Folk festivals
Easter eggs
Demonstrations
Egg decoration
Eggs
Painting
Material culture
Decorative arts
Pysanky
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a_s1640_24_tape26Ola Kryway & apprentice Mary Martin interview for the Folk Arts Apprenticeship ProgramSoundField recordings
Pysanky
Egg decoration
Easter eggs
Interviews
Decorative arts
Arts, Ukrainian
Apprentices
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a_s1685_04_tape17Olga Byk interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education ProjectSoundArtisans
Field recordings
Interviews
Oral narratives
Ukrainian Americans
Easter eggs
Food preparation
Pysanky
Egg decoration
Foodways
Cooking
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