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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Furniture maker"
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Wicker chair demonstration for Lake City Junior High School students

Wicker chair demonstration for Lake City Junior High School students

Date
1982-02-22
Description
One proof sheet with 19 black and white images (plus negatives). Whisnant demonstrating wicker furniture making from the back of his truck at Lake City Junior High School. 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.
Collection
Virgil Fox with his homemade furniture

Virgil Fox with his homemade furniture

Date
Description
Thirteen colors slides. Virgil Fox with furniture he made. October 1988.
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Virgil Fox making furniture with his portable sawmill

Virgil Fox making furniture with his portable sawmill

Date
1988-12
Description
Twenty-four black and white images (one photographic proof sheet) with negatives. Images of Fox making furniture with his portable sawmill at his home. Also includes some examples of his work.
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Twig furniture at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival

Twig furniture at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival

Date
31924
Description
One color slide.
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The Folklife Apprentice Area at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival

The Folklife Apprentice Area at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1987-05
Description
Sixteen 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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Scenes of the 1989 Florida Folk Festival

Scenes of the 1989 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1989-05
Description
One video recording.
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.
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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).
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Rufus and Anne Adams at their home

Rufus and Anne Adams at their home

Date
1987-03
Description
One proof sheet with 22 black and white images (plus negatives). 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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Rufus Adams with his caned-seat chairs

Rufus Adams with his caned-seat chairs

Date
1979-08
Description
Eleven color slides. Adams and his wife on his porch with a chair witt a cane bottom. Rufus Adams was born in Georgia in 1893. In 1940, he and his wife moved to Mayo, Florida. There he worked as a tenant tobacco farmer. His wife taught him to make corn shuck chair bottoms. He soon became known as the 'chair man.'
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Wicker chair demonstration for Lake City Junior High School studentsWicker chair demonstration for Lake City Junior High School studentsStill ImageFurniture maker
Children
Woodworkers
Fieldwork
Wicker furniture
Chairs
Material culture
Wood craft
Demonstrations
Teenagers
Trucks
Schools
Furniture making
Furniture makers
Woodworking tools
Woodwork
Chair-makers
Students
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Virgil Fox with his homemade furnitureVirgil Fox with his homemade furnitureStill ImageFurniture maker
Carpenters
Furniture
Household items
Material culture
Wood craft
Work
Carpentry
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Virgil Fox making furniture with his portable sawmillVirgil Fox making furniture with his portable sawmillStill ImageFurniture maker
Carpenters
Carpentry
Furniture
Woodwork
Wood craft
Material culture
Machinery
Household items
Sawmills
Saws
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Twig furniture at the 1987 Florida Folk FestivalTwig furniture at the 1987 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageFestivals
Folklife
Folklore revival festivals
Furniture
Material culture
Craft
Furniture maker
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The Folklife Apprentice Area at the 1987 Florida Folk FestivalThe Folklife Apprentice Area at the 1987 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageMusicians
Furniture maker
Welders (Persons)
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Demonstrations
Material culture
Bagpipes
Bouzouki
Greek Americans
Scottish Americans
Oyster tongs
Apprentices
Bagpipers
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Scenes of the 1989 Florida Folk FestivalScenes of the 1989 Florida Folk FestivalMoving ImageSingers
Musicians
Basket maker
Furniture maker
Embroiderers
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Patchwork
Singing
Furniture makers
Furniture making
Basket making
Basket work
Chair caning
Artisans
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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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Rufus and Anne Adams at their homeRufus and Anne Adams at their homeStill ImageFurniture maker
Fieldwork
African Americans
Chair caning
Chairs
Furniture
Tobacco
Furniture makers
Material culture
Chair-makers
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Rufus Adams with his caned-seat chairsRufus Adams with his caned-seat chairsStill ImageFurniture maker
Fieldwork
African Americans
Chair caning
Chairs
Porches
Material culture
Furniture makers
Furniture
Houses
Chair-makers
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