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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Figurines"
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Jacob Sheiniuk interview for the Miami-Dade Folk Arts Survey

Jacob Sheiniuk interview for the Miami-Dade Folk Arts Survey

Date
1985-08-16
Description
One reel-to-reel tape (copied onto C86-61). Interview with metal sculptor and wood carver Sheiniuk in is home. Originally from Lithuania, he discusses learning wood carving from his father; welding in the US; themes behind his sculpture; Biblical themes; inspirations; and exhibiting his art.
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Interview with farola and gigante maker Isaac Duenas with apprentices Isaac Duenas and Ramon Zepeda

Interview with farola and gigante maker Isaac Duenas with apprentices Isaac Duenas and Ramon Zepeda

Date
1994-01-22
Description
Two audio cassettes. Apprentices Zepeda and David Duenas had to learn from Isaac Duenas to design and construct the gigante and farola figures. For more information, see S 1644, box 11, folder 22. 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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Interview with farola and gigante maker Isaac Duenas with apprentices Isaac Duenas and Ramon Zepeda

Interview with farola and gigante maker Isaac Duenas with apprentices Isaac Duenas and Ramon Zepeda

Date
1994-07-31
Description
One audio cassettes. Apprentices Zepeda and David Duenas had to learn from Isaac Duenas to design and construct the gigante and farola figures. For more information, see S 1644, box 11, folder 22. 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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Artist Pharaoh Baker with his sculptures and paintings

Artist Pharaoh Baker with his sculptures and paintings

Date
1979-08
Description
Fifteen color slides. Baker with his sculptures and paintings. Several images of Baker's paintings are included. Baker, whose first painting was a copy of a church hand fan for which he was paid five dollars when he was a child, studied art at Florida A&M University in Tallahassee. He worked for years as a professional sign painter in Lake City, but also created emotionally charged and religiously influenced paintings and sculptures on the side. Folklorist Blanton Owen has described his work as 'blues on canvas'. Baker died in 2002. For an interview with Baker, see S 1576, box 11, C84-2
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Artwork by Pharaoh Baker

Artwork by Pharaoh Baker

Date
1981-05-23
Description
Proof sheet with eleven color images (plus negatives). Also, eleven duplicate prints.
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Artwork by Pharaoh Baker

Artwork by Pharaoh Baker

Date
1987-10
Description
Thirty color slides. Baker, whose first painting was a copy of a church hand fan for which he was paid five dollars when he a child, studied art at Florida A&M University in Tallahassee. He worked for years as a professional sign painter in Lake City and made emotionally charged and religiously influenced paintings and sculptures on the side. Folklorist Blanton Owen has described his work as 'blues on canvas'. Baker died in 2002. For an interview with Baker, S1576, box 11, C84-2. 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.
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Baby quilts by Merle Barfield

Baby quilts by Merle Barfield

Date
1986-11-17
Description
Three color slides. 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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Bill and Doris Boger with their carvings and baskets

Bill and Doris Boger with their carvings and baskets

Date
1987-06
Description
Fourteen color slides. Images of Bill's wood carving, and Doris' baskets. He was from Chunn's Cove, North Carolina, and she from Alabama. For more information on them, see S 1704, box 1, folder 1. They both dabbled in many crafts. 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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Botanica Nena in Little Havana

Botanica Nena in Little Havana

Date
1980-06-02
Description
Thirty color slides. A botanica was a place where believers in Santeria could buy herbs and other supplies. Santeria is a New World version of the Yoruba religion. Catholic items such as crucifixes and statues of saints were also for sale. Slides S80-177, S80-180, S80-185, S80-189, and S80-191 are missing.
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Circus miniatures by Howard Dunn

Circus miniatures by Howard Dunn

Date
1988-03
Description
Twenty color slides. The Southwest Florida Folk Arts Project was conducted under the direction of Barbara Beauchamp in two phases: 12 November 1987 through 31 January 1988 by Debbie Fant; and in February 1988 by Nancy Nusz. Using a 35mm camera and a Sony tape recorder, and funded through a NEA grant, the two fieldworkers spoke with over fifty informants in Manatee, Sarasota, Lee, Collier, and Charlotte counties, resulting in 20 participants chosen for a special SW Florida folklife area at the 36th Annual Florida Folk Festival.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1576_t86-018Jacob Sheiniuk interview for the Miami-Dade Folk Arts SurveySoundField recordings
Metalworking
Material culture
Figurines
Jewish Americans
Lithuanian Americans
Religious art
Decorative arts
Welders
Sculpture
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a_s1640_23_tape34Interview with farola and gigante maker Isaac Duenas with apprentices Isaac Duenas and Ramon ZepedaSoundMask maker
Fieldwork
Arts, Cuban
Cuban Americans
Latinos
Masks
Figurines
Parade floats
Interviews
Oral histories
Personal experience narratives
Apprentices
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a_s1640_24_tape10Interview with farola and gigante maker Isaac Duenas with apprentices Isaac Duenas and Ramon ZepedaSoundMask maker
Fieldwork
Arts, Cuban
Cuban Americans
Latinos
Masks
Figurines
Parade floats
Interviews
Oral histories
Personal experience narratives
Apprentices
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Artist Pharaoh Baker with his sculptures and paintingsArtist Pharaoh Baker with his sculptures and paintingsStill ImageArtists
Sculptors
Painters
Fieldwork
Sculpture
Painting
Art
Decorative arts
African Americans
Figurines
Artists studios
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Artwork by Pharaoh BakerArtwork by Pharaoh BakerStill ImageArtists
Painters
Fieldwork
Painting
Art
Sculpture
Decorative arts
Figurines
Exhibits
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Artwork by Pharaoh BakerArtwork by Pharaoh BakerStill ImagePainters
Sculptors
Fieldwork
Painting
Art
Decorative arts
African Americans
Material culture
Sculpture
Figurines
Metal craft
Metal sculpture
Artists
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Baby quilts by Merle BarfieldBaby quilts by Merle BarfieldStill ImageQuiltmakers
Fieldwork
Material culture
Quilted goods
Quilts
Needlework
Textile arts
Decorative arts
Figurines
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Bill and Doris Boger with their carvings and basketsBill and Doris Boger with their carvings and basketsStill ImageWood carvers
Basket maker
Fieldwork
Craft
Shells
Decorative arts
Material culture
Pine needle crafts
Baskets
Workshops
Figurines
Wood carving
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Botanica Nena in Little HavanaBotanica Nena in Little HavanaStill ImageFieldwork
Santeria
Herbs
Figurines
Crosses
Crucifixes
Religious symbolism
Religion
Christianity
Christian art and symbolism
Specialty stores
Stores, retail
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Circus miniatures by Howard DunnCircus miniatures by Howard DunnStill ImageCarvers (Decorative artists)
Wood carvers
Fieldwork
Miniatures
Circus
Miniature craft
Figurines
Wood carving
Wood craft
Decorative arts
Material culture
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