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1984 Summer Folk Culture Seminar

1984 Summer Folk Culture Seminar

Date
1984-07-23
Description
Nine audio cassettes. Liz Simmons, folklorist and teacher from California, leads discussion with teachers on folklore and the place of jokes, legends, and games in folklore. Topics include Zora Neale Hurston; African American folklore; writing folklore; memory and expressive writing; tooth fairy stories; reinforced roles and stereotypes; politics, race and gender in folklore; teaching folklore; children's games; naming traditions; children's folklore; Jack Tales; and family folklore and stories.
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Alberta Williams making lye soap

Alberta Williams making lye soap

Date
1985-01
Description
Twenty-five color slides. Demonstrating lye soap making at Mami Agnes Elementary School. Slides 4019-4028 are in volume 38. 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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Alvin Goodvine demonstrating whip making for Melrose Elementary School students

Alvin Goodvine demonstrating whip making for Melrose Elementary School students

Date
1982-02-12
Description
One proof sheet with 18 black and white images (plus negatives). For more images, see S 1577, volume 11, slides S82-1190 through S82-1209. Goodvine was a former turpentine workers, and worked with mules all his life. He learned to make whips in 1914 from his cousin. He sold them from $15 to $30. 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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Alvin Goodvine making whips for students at Melrose Park Elementary School

Alvin Goodvine making whips for students at Melrose Park Elementary School

Date
1982-02-12
Description
Twenty color slides. Goodvine was a former turpentine workers, and worked with mules all his life. He learned to make whips in 1914 from his cousin. He sold them from $15 to $30. For more images, see S 1577, box 19, folder 25. 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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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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Anthony Brown demonstrating traditional monologues at Melrose Park Elementary School

Anthony Brown demonstrating traditional monologues at Melrose Park Elementary School

Date
1982-02-05
Description
Two color slides. For more images, see S 1577, box 19, folder 25 (proof sheet P83-71). For a recording of Brown, see S 1608, box 2, tape 4. 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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Apprenticeship exhibit at the Stephen Foster Center

Apprenticeship exhibit at the Stephen Foster Center

Date
1987-11
Description
Eight color slides. 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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Arabic music demonstration

Arabic music demonstration

Date
1985-03-05
Description
Fourteen color slides. Performing traditional Arabic music at Loretto Elementary School. 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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Atsuko Lefcourte demonstration at West Rivera Elementary School for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Atsuko Lefcourte demonstration at West Rivera Elementary School for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Date
1987-03-11
Description
Two audio cassettes. Demonstrating the Japanese tea ceremony and the associated ikebana rituals. 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.
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Basket maker Mebelen Holloway teaching pine needle basket making to Hamilton County High School students

Basket maker Mebelen Holloway teaching pine needle basket making to Hamilton County High School students

Date
Description
Sixteen color slides. Students making baskets under the tutelage of Holloway. Images also incldue teacher Hargrett helping students 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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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1576_14_c84-0931984 Summer Folk Culture SeminarSoundTeacher
Conferences and seminars series
Seminars
Teaching of folklore
Education
Teachers
Folklife
Jack tales
Marchen
Storytelling
Tales
Children
Family history
Writing
Naming practices
Jokes
Beliefs and cultures
Educators
Folklorists
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Alberta Williams making lye soapAlberta Williams making lye soapStill ImageEducation
Schools
African Americans
Demonstrations
Students
Teaching of folklore
Classrooms
Domestic arts
Soap
Lye
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Alvin Goodvine demonstrating whip making for Melrose Elementary School studentsAlvin Goodvine demonstrating whip making for Melrose Elementary School studentsStill ImageWhip maker
Children
Fieldwork
Demonstrations
Education
Classrooms
Whip making
Whips
Leather craft
African Americans
Whipcracking
Leather workers
Students
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Alvin Goodvine making whips for students at Melrose Park Elementary SchoolAlvin Goodvine making whips for students at Melrose Park Elementary SchoolStill ImageWhip maker
Leather workers
Education
Elementary schools
Teaching of folklore
Classrooms
Demonstrations
Whip making
African Americans
Whips
Leather craft
Children
Students
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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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Anthony Brown demonstrating traditional monologues at Melrose Park Elementary SchoolAnthony Brown demonstrating traditional monologues at Melrose Park Elementary SchoolStill ImageOrators
Education
Elementary schools
Teaching of folklore
Classrooms
Children
Students
Demonstrations
Oral communication
African Americans
Storytelling
Oral performance
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Apprenticeship exhibit at the Stephen Foster CenterApprenticeship exhibit at the Stephen Foster CenterStill ImageApprentices
Furniture
Furniture makers
Exhibits
Education
Woodwork
Teaching of folklore
Chair-makers
Wood craft
Photography
Baskets
Basket work
Oyster tongs
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Arabic music demonstrationArabic music demonstrationStill ImageSchools
Teaching of folklore
Demonstrations
Drums
Music performance
Performing arts
Arab Americans
Education
Drummers (Musicians)
Musicians
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a_s1685_06_tape08Atsuko Lefcourte demonstration at West Rivera Elementary School for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education ProjectSoundFlorists
Field recordings
Education
Students
Asian Americans
Japanese Americans
Ritual meals
Elementary schools
Tea ceremonies
Food preparation
Tea tasters
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Basket maker Mebelen Holloway teaching pine needle basket making to Hamilton County High School studentsBasket maker Mebelen Holloway teaching pine needle basket making to Hamilton County High School studentsStill ImageBasket maker
Education
Students
Classrooms
Schools
Teaching of folklore
Basket making
Basketry
Teachers
Teenagers
Pine needle crafts
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