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Friday performances at the 1998 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 2)

Friday performances at the 1998 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 2)

Date
1998-05-22
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT).
Collection
Friday performances at the 1998 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 4)

Friday performances at the 1998 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 4)

Date
1998-05-22
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT). The following tapes -- D98-28 through D98-29 -- are blank. They were set aside for use on 22 May 1998, but were not needed.
Collection
Atsuko Lefcounte teaching her apprentices about ikebana

Atsuko Lefcounte teaching her apprentices about ikebana

Date
1988-03-14
Description
One audio cassette. 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.
Collection
Sunday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Narrative Stage) (Tape 14)

Sunday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Narrative Stage) (Tape 14)

Date
1996-05-26
Description
One audio cassette tape. Tozzer served as emcee. Kazuko Law (Pensacola) shares Japanese women's traditions. She describes the Tea Ceremony as teaching self-discipline and talks about the young age at which she began to learn it. She also discusses origami, which she learned from her grandparents, and ikebana (flower arranging). She also talks about coming to feel that she needed to share her Japanese heritage in the US.
Collection
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.
Collection
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.
Collection
Atsuko Lefcourte demonstrating Japanese Tea Ceremony and flower arranging (ikebana)

Atsuko Lefcourte demonstrating Japanese Tea Ceremony and flower arranging (ikebana)

Date
1986-08-23
Description
Twenty-one color slides. 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. Folk Arts in Education Project in Palm Beach County was a joint venture between the Palm Beach County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was conducted between 1986 and 1987 by folklorist Jan Rosenberg with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. The goal was to impart an appreciation of multi-ethnic traditions and provide a sense of place to the mobile student population. The project focused on the Florida Studies component for fourth grade students. 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. In total, the project involved 15 schools with 779 students.
Collection
Atsuko Lefourte performing the Japanese tea ceremony

Atsuko Lefourte performing the Japanese tea ceremony

Date
1987-03-07
Description
Ten color slides. 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 in Education Project in Palm Beach County was a joint venture between the Palm Beach County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was conducted between 1986 and 1987 by folklorist Jan Rosenberg with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. The goal was to impart an appreciation of multi-ethnic traditions and provide a sense of place to the mobile student population. The project focused on the Florida Studies component for fourth grade students. 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. In total, the project involved 15 schools with 779 students.
Collection
Demonstration of Ikebana (traditional Japanese flower arranging)

Demonstration of Ikebana (traditional Japanese flower arranging)

Date
1987-03-11
Description
Fifteen color slides. Demonstration for West Riviera Elementary School students. 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. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Palm Beach County was a joint venture between the Palm Beach County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was conducted between 1986 and 1987 by folklorist Jan Rosenberg with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. The goal was to impart an appreciation of multi-ethnic traditions and provide a sense of place to the mobile student population. The project focused on the Florida Studies component for fourth grade students. 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. In total, the project involved 15 schools with 779 students.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1576_78_d98-025Friday performances at the 1998 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 2)SoundCarvers (Decorative artists)
Wood carvers
Artists
Flower arrangers
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Oral performance
Personal experience narratives
Life histories
Fijian Americans
Arts, Fiji
Arts, Japanese
Flower arrangement, Japanese
Japanese Americans
Arts, Asian
Asian Americans
Folklorists
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a_s1576_78_d98-027Friday performances at the 1998 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 4)SoundArtists
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Oral performance
Personal experience narratives
Life histories
Russian Americans
Arts, Russian
Flower arrangement, Japanese
Arts, Asian
Asian Americans
Arts, Japanese
Japanese Americans
Flower arrangers
Priests
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a_s1640_20_tape20Atsuko Lefcounte teaching her apprentices about ikebanaSoundArtisans
Flower arrangers
Apprentices
Arts, Japanese
Flower arrangement, Japanese
Flowers
Japanese Americans
Asian American arts
Asians
Oral communication
Oral performance
Lecturers
Sound recordings
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a_s1576_64_c96-091Sunday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Narrative Stage) (Tape 14)SoundTea masters
Flower arrangers
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Oral performance
Oral narratives
Personal experience narratives
Arts, Japanese
Flower arrangement, Japanese
Japanese Americans
Japanese tea ceremony
Japanese tea masters
Arts, Asian
Asian Americans
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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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Atsuko Lefcourte demonstrating Japanese Tea Ceremony and flower arranging (ikebana)Atsuko Lefcourte demonstrating Japanese Tea Ceremony and flower arranging (ikebana)Still ImageTea masters
Flower arrangers
Fieldwork
Flower arrangement, Japanese
Flowers
Rites and ceremonies
Arts, Japanese
Japanese Americans
Asian Americans
Asian American arts
Food preparation
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Atsuko Lefourte performing the Japanese tea ceremonyAtsuko Lefourte performing the Japanese tea ceremonyStill ImageFieldwork
Flower arrangement, Japanese
Flowers
Japanese tea ceremony
Japanese tea masters
Food preparation
Drink
Japanese Americans
Arts, Japanese
Demonstrations
Flower arrangers
Tea masters
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Demonstration of Ikebana (traditional Japanese flower arranging)Demonstration of Ikebana (traditional Japanese flower arranging)Still ImageTea masters
Flower arrangers
Fieldwork
Classrooms
Schools
Elementary schools
Education
Teaching of folklore
Demonstrations
Flower arrangement, Japanese
Japanese Americans
Arts, Japanese
Arts, Asian
Asian American arts
Asian Americans
Flowers
Japanese tea ceremony
Children
Students
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