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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Ironing boards"
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Greek embroiderer Penny King

Greek embroiderer Penny King

Date
1988-01
Description
Twenty-seven color slides. King learned to embroider with a treadle sewing machine by watching her mother in Greece. The Southwest Florida Folk Arts Project was conducted under the direction of Barbara Beauchamp in two phases: 12 November 1987 through 31 January 1988 by Debbie Fant; and in February 1988 by Nancy Nusz. Using a 35mm camera and a Sony tape recorder, and funded through a NEA grant,the two fieldworkers spoke with over fifty informants in Manatee, Sarasota, Lee, Collier, and Charlotte counties, resulting in 20 participants chosen for a special SW Florida folklife area at the 36th Annual Florida Folk Festival.
Collection
Greek embroiderer Penny King

Greek embroiderer Penny King

Date
1988-01
Description
One proof with 19 black and white images (plus negatives). King learned to embroider with a treadle sewing machine by watching her mother in Greece. The Southwest Florida Folk Arts Project was conducted under the direction of Barbara Beauchamp in two phases: 12 November 1987 through 31 January 1988 by Debbie Fant; and in February 1988 by Nancy Nusz. Using a 35mm camera and a Sony tape recorder, and funded through a NEA grant,the two fieldworkers spoke with over fifty informants in Manatee, Sarasota, Lee, Collier, and Charlotte counties, resulting in 20 participants chosen for a special SW Florida folklife area at the 36th Annual Florida Folk Festival.
Collection
Penny King interview for the Southwest Florida Folk Arts Project

Penny King interview for the Southwest Florida Folk Arts Project

Date
1988-01-26
Description
One audio cassette. King learned to embroider with a treadle sewing machine by watching her mother in Greece. She discusses learning from her mother; use of the treadle sewing machine; designs; colors and materials used; threads; needles; moving to Florida (1987); products she makes; and others in her field.
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Greek embroiderer Penny KingGreek embroiderer Penny KingStill ImageEmbroiderers
Needleworkers
Fieldwork
Greek Americans
Arts, Greek
Embroidery
Sewing
Machinery
Sewing machines
Machine sewing
Needlework
Thread
Pressing of garments
Ironing boards
Decorative arts
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Greek embroiderer Penny KingGreek embroiderer Penny KingStill ImageEmbroiderers
Needleworkers
Fieldwork
Greek Americans
Arts, Greek
Embroidery
Sewing
Machinery
Sewing machines
Machine sewing
Needlework
Thread
Pressing of garments
Ironing boards
Decorative arts
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a_s1622_03_tape01Penny King interview for the Southwest Florida Folk Arts ProjectSoundField recordings
Greek Americans
Embroidery
Machine sewing
Sewing machines
Needlework
Embroidery thread
Ironing boards
Interviews
Oral narratives
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