60 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Furniture maker"
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Interview with furniture maker George Wilson

Interview with furniture maker George Wilson

Date
1983-03-28
Description
One audio cassette. Mr. Wilson discusses family history; how he learned to build furniture from his father; where his father learned; how his family became involved in building cypress furniture; moving from Tampa to Lee, Florida; how he makes his furniture; why he stays in the business; time it takes to build a chair; alteration in furniture design; other family involved in the business; experiences in the woods while cutting trees for furniture; names of furniture pieces (Nusz notes that Mr. Wilson worked as he was interviewed).
Collection
Saturday program at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 5)

Saturday program at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 5)

Date
1997-05-24
Description
One audio cassette recordings. Mr. and Mrs. Robert J. Rudd, interviewed by Dr. Jan Rosenberg, discuss Mr. Rudd's background in chair-making beginning with mangrove and then switching to cypress. They (primarily Mr. Rudd) discuss the method of building a chair and how to care for one.
Collection
Saturday performances at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Tape 4)

Saturday performances at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Tape 4)

Date
1997-05-24
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT). Mortham was Secretary of State. She presented the 1997 Florida Folk heritage Awards to Rudd (cypress furniture maker), Epstein Brothers (Klezmer musicians), Scott (herbal healer), and McBride (blues pianist).
Collection
 Reed Leonard's furniture

Reed Leonard's furniture

Date
1988-01
Description
Seventeen color slides. Examples of Reed Leonard's furniture. He is pictured in one image.
Collection
1978 Florida Folk Festival photographs

1978 Florida Folk Festival photographs

Date
1978-05
Description
Five black and white prints. P79-679 Rufus Adams of Mayo demontrating his corn shuck bottom chairs to crowds. P79-681 Queen Udell and her yo-yo quilt. Yo-yo quilt were quilts made from several circular swatches of cloth swen together. P79-682 Cabinet maker Kjell Lunestad of St. Augustine. P79-683 Reverend Thurlow Reed of Key West playing music with a conch shell. P79-684 Jay Abner in front of his restaurant in White Springs. Karl Holland of the Florida Dept. of Commerce took the photographs. He often worked for the Florida Folk Festival, in which he woudl send all unused Commerce photos to the Florida Folklife Program.
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Annie Sellers learning how to make chairs from Rufus Adams

Annie Sellers learning how to make chairs from Rufus Adams

Date
1988-03
Description
Seven black and white negatives. Rufus Adams and apprentice(stepdaughter) Annie Sellers making corn shuck bottomed chairs. Rufus Adams was born in Georgia in 1893. In 1940, Adams and his wife moved to Mayo, Florida. There he worked as a tenant tobacco farmer. From his wife he learned make corn shuck chair bottoms. He soon became known as the 'chair man.'
Collection
Billy Bryan's wood furniture

Billy Bryan's wood furniture

Date
1989-01
Description
Thirteen color slides. Images of Billy Bryan and examples of his wooden furniture.
Collection
Chair caning

Chair caning

Date
1980
Description
Thirteen color slides.
Collection
Chair maker Agnes Henry

Chair maker Agnes Henry

Date
1982
Description
One black and white print.
Collection
Chair maker Rufus Adams

Chair maker Rufus Adams

Date
1978-12
Description
One black and white print.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1576_13_c84-053Interview with furniture maker George WilsonSoundFurniture maker
Fieldwork
Interviews
Oral histories
Furniture makers
Furniture making
Cypress
Woodwork
Furniture
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a_s1576_68_c97-075Saturday program at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 5)SoundFurniture maker
Woodworkers
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Oral performance
Life histories
Interviewing
Chairs
Furniture makers
Furniture making
Cypress
Mangrove plants
Trees
Wood craft
Woodwork
Chair-makers
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a_s1576_77_d97-017Saturday performances at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Tape 4)SoundFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Singing
Bluegrass music
Stringband music
Florida. Dept. of State (1995-1999 : Mortham)
String bands
Old time music
Secretaries of State (State governments)
Public officers
Awards
Singers
Musicians
Public officer
Secretary of State
Furniture maker
Pianists
Herbalists
Bands (Music)
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Reed Leonard's furniture Reed Leonard's furnitureStill ImageFurniture maker
Woodwork
Furniture
Material culture
Wood craft
Household items
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1978 Florida Folk Festival photographs1978 Florida Folk Festival photographsStill ImageAfrican Americans
Chairs
Furniture
Cornhusk craft
Material culture
Demonstrations
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Restaurants
Cabinetwork
Carpentry
Woodwork
Quilting
Quilts
Textile arts
Chair caning
Quiltmakers
Carpenters
Cabinetmakers
Furniture maker
Musicians
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Annie Sellers learning how to make chairs from Rufus AdamsAnnie Sellers learning how to make chairs from Rufus AdamsStill ImageMaterial culture
Chairs
Furniture
Cornhusk craft
Domestic arts
Woodwork
Apprentices
Women apprentices
Fieldwork (educational method)
Craft
African Americans
Chair caning
Furniture maker
Chair-makers
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Billy Bryan's wood furnitureBilly Bryan's wood furnitureStill ImageFurniture maker
Loggers
Woodwork
Wood carving
Wood
Furniture
Household items
Material culture
Whittling
Wood craft
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Chair caningChair caningStill ImageFieldwork
Furniture makers
Material culture
Chairs
Chair caning
Furniture
Household items
Elderly, the
Furniture maker
Chair-makers
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Chair maker Agnes HenryChair maker Agnes HenryStill ImageMaterial culture
Chairs
Furniture
Household items
Furniture maker
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Chair maker Rufus AdamsChair maker Rufus AdamsStill ImageAfrican Americans
Chairs
Furniture
Cornhusk craft
Material culture
Household items
Craft
Woodwork
Chair caning
Furniture maker
Chair-makers
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