23 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Furniture makers"
Duplicate images from the Folk Arts in the Schools project (Columbia County)

Duplicate images from the Folk Arts in the Schools project (Columbia County)

Date
1982
Description
Five black and white negatives. These are duplicates of slides from the Folk Arts in the Schools project for Columbia County. (S82-1215 -- chair maker Whisnant; S82-1155 & S82-1156 -- quilter Mebelen Holloway; S82-1186 -- storyteller Cooper; S82-1282 -- Suwannee River Crafts Guild.) 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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Hank Whisnant demonstrating cypress furniture making for students at Lake City Junior High School, East

Hank Whisnant demonstrating cypress furniture making for students at Lake City Junior High School, East

Date
1982-02-22
Description
Twenty-eight color slides. Working outside from the back of his pick-up truck, Whisnant demonstrated furniture making from cypress. 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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Images of the 1983 Florida Folk Festival

Images of the 1983 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1983-05-28
Description
One proof sheet with 36 black and white images (plus negatives). Includes images of McLean and friends (Champion, Lais, Schuman), the New Sand Mountain Wildcats, Baker's booth, the Minorcan Folklife Area, furniture maker Ira Kohn, and Walton and McClain performing on the main stage.
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Ned Johnson caning chairs at the 1984 Florida Folk Festival

Ned Johnson caning chairs at the 1984 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1984-05
Description
Eight color slides.
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Robert Rudd and his apprentice Neil Brooks making bent cypress furniture

Robert Rudd and his apprentice Neil Brooks making bent cypress furniture

Date
1986-10
Description
109 color slides. Rudd and Brooks making wicker (bent cypress) furniture. Includes images of the entire process from gathering cypress tress and cutting the wood to constructing the furniture and finally having them on display at the Stephen Foster Center. Slides S93-05, S93-06, S93-16, and S93-66 are missing. 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, who was later replaced by folklorist Peter Roller. The program was continued each year through 2003.
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Robert Rudd and his apprentice Neil Brooks making cypress furniture

Robert Rudd and his apprentice Neil Brooks making cypress furniture

Date
1986-11
Description
Four proof sheets with 96 black and white images (plus negatives). 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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Rufus Adams and his corn shuck bottom chairs

Rufus Adams and his corn shuck bottom chairs

Date
1978-05
Description
Sixteen black and white images. Rufus Adams, with his wife, on his porch with chair he made. 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.' See also S 1577, box 11, folder 10.
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Rufus Adams at his home making corn shuck chair bottoms

Rufus Adams at his home making corn shuck chair bottoms

Date
1978-04
Description
Six color slides. Slide S78-805 is missing. 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.'
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Rufus Adams demonstrating his corn shuck bottom chairs

Rufus Adams demonstrating his corn shuck bottom chairs

Date
1978-05
Description
One black and white print. Rufus Adams from Mayo making cornshuck bottom 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.'
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Rufus Adams teaching apprentice Annie Sellers how to make corn shuck bottom chairs

Rufus Adams teaching apprentice Annie Sellers how to make corn shuck bottom chairs

Date
1988-03
Description
Thirty-one color slides. 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 to make corn shuck chair bottoms. He soon became known as the 'chair man.' Sellers was his stepdaughter. 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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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Duplicate images from the Folk Arts in the Schools project (Columbia County)Duplicate images from the Folk Arts in the Schools project (Columbia County)Still ImageQuiltmakers
Needleworkers
Furniture maker
Chair-makers
Fieldwork
Quilting
Quilts
Material culture
Decorative arts
Needlework
Furniture
Furniture makers
Demonstrations
Storytellers
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Hank Whisnant demonstrating cypress furniture making for students at Lake City Junior High School, EastHank Whisnant demonstrating cypress furniture making for students at Lake City Junior High School, EastStill ImageFurniture maker
Education
Schools
Teaching of folklore
Teenagers
Furniture makers
Students
Demonstrations
Furniture
Wicker furniture
Cypress
Chairs
Chair-makers
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Images of the 1983 Florida Folk FestivalImages of the 1983 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageMusicians
Singers
Guitarist
Ranchers
Blues singers
Furniture maker
Woodworkers
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Singing
African Americans
Guitarists
Minorcan Americans
Folk singers
Furniture makers
Furniture making
Dancers
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Ned Johnson caning chairs at the 1984 Florida Folk FestivalNed Johnson caning chairs at the 1984 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Material culture
Chairs
Furniture makers
Furniture
Craft
Canes
Furniture maker
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Robert Rudd and his apprentice Neil Brooks making bent cypress furnitureRobert Rudd and his apprentice Neil Brooks making bent cypress furnitureStill ImageFurniture maker
Woodworkers
Fieldwork
Furniture
Furniture makers
Cypress
Chairs
Woodwork
Apprentices
Material culture
Flora
Plants
Wicker furniture
Chair-makers
Exhibits
Tree felling
Trees
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Robert Rudd and his apprentice Neil Brooks making cypress furnitureRobert Rudd and his apprentice Neil Brooks making cypress furnitureStill ImageFurniture maker
Carpenters
Fieldwork
Furniture
Apprentices
Wicker furniture
Furniture makers
Woodwork
Woodworking tools
Carpentry
Carpentry tools
Teaching of folklore
Material culture
Chair-makers
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Rufus Adams and his corn shuck bottom chairsRufus Adams and his corn shuck bottom chairsStill ImageMaterial culture
Chairs
Cornhusk craft
Furniture
Porches
Houses
Household items
Domestic arts
Chair caning
Chair-makers
Furniture makers
Furniture maker
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Rufus Adams at his home making corn shuck chair bottomsRufus Adams at his home making corn shuck chair bottomsStill ImageFurniture maker
Fieldwork
African Americans
Chairs
Furniture makers
Furniture
Chair caning
Cornhusk craft
Material culture
Houses
Porches
Chair-makers
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Rufus Adams demonstrating his corn shuck bottom chairsRufus Adams demonstrating his corn shuck bottom chairsStill ImageChairs
Material culture
Furniture
Cornhusk craft
African Americans
Folk festivals
Festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Demonstrations
Chair caning
Chair-makers
Furniture makers
Furniture making
Furniture maker
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Rufus Adams teaching apprentice Annie Sellers how to make corn shuck bottom chairsRufus Adams teaching apprentice Annie Sellers how to make corn shuck bottom chairsStill ImageFurniture maker
African Americans
Chair caning
Chairs
Furniture
Apprentices
Material culture
Furniture making
Furniture makers
Chair-makers
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