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American German Club dancing at the I Am An American

American German Club dancing at the I Am An American

Date
1986-08-16
Description
Eighteen color slides. 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.
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Autoharp player Charley Groth and his apprentice Cheryl Belanger

Autoharp player Charley Groth and his apprentice Cheryl Belanger

Date
1991-06-21
Description
Two DAT tapes. This was the third visit by folklorist Stone; recorded at Groth's residence. Consists of a rehearsal (tape 14) and an interview with Groth (tape 14 and 15). 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 2004.
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Autoharp player Charley Groth and his apprentice Cheryl Belanger

Autoharp player Charley Groth and his apprentice Cheryl Belanger

Date
1991-05
Description
105 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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Baskets by Mary Brandenburg

Baskets by Mary Brandenburg

Date
1987-08-28
Description
Nine color slides. Brandenburg was originally from Pennsylvania. 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.
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Chorded zither player Charley Groth with his apprentice

Chorded zither player Charley Groth with his apprentice

Date
1990
Description
Six black and white prints. The chorded zither is also called the autoharp. 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
Chorded zither player Charlie Groth and his apprentice Cheryl Belanger

Chorded zither player Charlie Groth and his apprentice Cheryl Belanger

Date
1991-05
Description
Two proof sheets with 72 black and white images (plus negatives). The chorded zither, invented in the nineteenth century in Germany, is also called an autoharp. 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
Dr. Marcus Miller interview

Dr. Marcus Miller interview

Date
1976-06-08
Description
Miller, a family practioner, is the author of Roots by the River (1973), a history of the Old German Baptist Brethern in Miami County, Ohio. He talks about his family's history and religious background and the characteristics of various denominations: the traditional Old German Baptist Brethren, the progressive Brethren Church, and the conservative Church of the Brethren. Talks about splits in the German Baptist Church over automobiles and other issues, their opposition to the paying preachers and the establishment of Sunday schools, and some members' choice not to use electricity. He also discusses young people in the church, bible education at home, divisions within the church, friendliness in the church, bans on rubber tires, women making their own dresses, and encouraging beard-wearing in men. He describes children who leave the church, marriage outside the church, the enthusiasm of converts, the Old Brethern in Salida, California, and the use of and choosing of proper automobiles. Miller was born in Montgomery, Ohio.
Collection
Dr. Marcus Miller interview

Dr. Marcus Miller interview

Date
1976-06-08
Description
Miller, a family practioner, is the author of Roots by the River (1973), a history of the Old German Baptist Brethern in Miami County, Ohio. On side 1 of the audio cassette, he discusses the culture of his church, the Old German Baptists Brethren Church. He describes his church's stance on a variety of cultural issues and explains their stance on television and radio for entertainment, airplanes, electrical appliances, musical instruments; describes their use of music in worship; talks about their views on particular occupations, the Revolutionary War, taxes, and the separation of church and government. On side 2, Miller continues his conversation with Bulger on his religion's lifestyle and stance on issues. Covers the difference in doctrines and teachings between churches in eastern and western U.S. brotherhoods and the church's position on slavery, the Civil War, wars and conscientious-objecting, civil lawsuits, taxes meant to fund wars, Social Security, art, photography, alcohol and tobacco use, education, roles for women, marriage and birth control. He also describes rituals in the church like conversion, baptism, and the love feast.
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Elsie Winkelmann interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Elsie Winkelmann interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Date
1986-09-05
Description
One audio cassette. Winkelmann was born in Munich, Germany, and at 19 emigrated to the United States to study cooking. Although she originally learned to cook from her mother. In the interview, she discusses various German food styles; various recipes; cooking with vegetables; making sauerkraut; preserves; German butchers; desserts; potato dumplings and pancakes.
Collection
Erna Parpard demonstrating German folk arts

Erna Parpard demonstrating German folk arts

Date
1986-12-08
Description
Seven color slides. Parpard grew up in Heidelburg, Germany, where she learned traditional German embroidery from her mother and grandmother. For the class, she also demonstrated cooking and knitting. 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
American German Club dancing at the I Am An AmericanAmerican German Club dancing at the I Am An AmericanStill ImageFieldwork
Festivals
Folk dance
German Americans
Clothing and dress
Stepdancing
Dancers
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a_s1640_22_tape14Autoharp player Charley Groth and his apprentice Cheryl BelangerSoundFieldwork
Apprentices
Zither
Autoharp
String instruments
Musical instruments
German Americans
Women apprentices
Music rehearsals
Old time music
Country music
Interviews
Life histories
Personal experience narratives
Harpists
Musicians
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Autoharp player Charley Groth and his apprentice Cheryl BelangerAutoharp player Charley Groth and his apprentice Cheryl BelangerStill ImageFieldwork
Apprentices
Zither
Autoharp
String instruments
Musical instruments
German Americans
Teaching of folklore
Harpists
Musicians
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Baskets by Mary BrandenburgBaskets by Mary BrandenburgStill ImageBasket maker
Fieldwork
German Americans
Material culture
Basket work
Baskets
Basketry
Pine needle crafts
Containers
Domestic arts
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Chorded zither player Charley Groth with his apprenticeChorded zither player Charley Groth with his apprenticeStill ImageFieldwork
Apprentices
Teaching of folklore
Zither
Autoharp
German Americans
Music performance
String instruments
Musical instruments
Musicians
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Chorded zither player Charlie Groth and his apprentice Cheryl BelangerChorded zither player Charlie Groth and his apprentice Cheryl BelangerStill ImageFieldwork
Apprentices
Zither
Musical instruments
String instruments
German Americans
Music performance
Teaching of folklore
Musicians
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a_s1576_03_c79-087Dr. Marcus Miller interviewSoundInterviews
Oral histories
Baptists, German
German Americans
Protestants
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a_s1576_02_c78-037Dr. Marcus Miller interviewSoundInterviews
Oral histories
Baptists, German
German Americans
Field recordings
Protestants
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a_s1685_07_tape31Elsie Winkelmann interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education ProjectSoundField recordings
Interviews
Oral narratives
German Americans
Cooking
Emigration
Desserts
Dumplings
Food preparation
Fermenting
Quick breads
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Erna Parpard demonstrating German folk artsErna Parpard demonstrating German folk artsStill ImageEmbroiderers
Needleworkers
Fieldwork
Embroidery
Knitting
Schools
Elementary schools
Teaching of folklore
Education
Demonstrations
Classrooms
German Americans
Children
Students
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