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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Japanese Americans"
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Video of Japanese dancer Kazuko Law

Video of Japanese dancer Kazuko Law

Date
Description
One video cassette. Law performs the Wisteria Dance, Seven Hat Dance, Crow Dance, and Celebrations for New Emperor.
Collection
Atsuko Lefcourte demonstrating Japanese Tea Ceremony and flower arranging (ikebana)

Atsuko Lefcourte demonstrating Japanese Tea Ceremony and flower arranging (ikebana)

Date
1986-08-23
Description
Twenty-one color slides. Ikebana (Way of the Flower) is the Japanese tradition of flower arranging. It originated in China in the 6th century. Lefcourte was born in Osaka, Japan where she learned the art of the tea ceremony and flower arranging. She moved to Florida in 1975. For more info on Lefcourte, see S 1644, box 3, folder 11. 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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Demonstration of Ikebana (traditional Japanese flower arranging)

Demonstration of Ikebana (traditional Japanese flower arranging)

Date
1987-03-11
Description
Fifteen color slides. Demonstration for West Riviera Elementary School students. Ikebana (Way of the Flower) is the Japanese tradition of flower arranging. It originated in China in the 6th century. Lefcourte was born in Osaka, Japan where she learned the art of the tea ceremony and flower arranging. She moved to Florida in 1975. 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
Sunday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Narrative Stage) (Tape 14)

Sunday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Narrative Stage) (Tape 14)

Date
1996-05-26
Description
One audio cassette tape. Tozzer served as emcee. Kazuko Law (Pensacola) shares Japanese women's traditions. She describes the Tea Ceremony as teaching self-discipline and talks about the young age at which she began to learn it. She also discusses origami, which she learned from her grandparents, and ikebana (flower arranging). She also talks about coming to feel that she needed to share her Japanese heritage in the US.
Collection
Friday performances at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Performance & Dance Stage) (Tape 1)

Friday performances at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Performance & Dance Stage) (Tape 1)

Date
1997-05-23
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT).
Collection
Sunday program at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Kids Place Stage)

Sunday program at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Kids Place Stage)

Date
1997-05-25
Description
Five audio cassette recordings. The Kids stage started at 9am and ran through 4pm. (Although the recordings do not start until 10am.) One Heart was from Monticello, and featured Sam, Sally, and John Worley. Just The Way It Is was a Haitian dance group. Paige, Kregan, and Under the Waterlilies were from Jacksonville.
Collection
Musical instrument maker Dick Wagner playing for students

Musical instrument maker Dick Wagner playing for students

Date
1985-01
Description
Twenty-seven color slides. Images are of Wagner playing instruments that he made for students at Mami Agnes Elementary School, including a banjo, guitar, and fiddle. An interview with Wagner can be found in S 1576, Box 22, C86-178/179. Slides 1924 and 1925 are close-up images of his guitar and banjo. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Duval County was a joint venture between the Duval County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was started in 1984 by folklorist David Taylor with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curricula. 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, and in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist which included visits by local folk artists. Taylor ran it until 1986. In 1988, Gregory Hansen re-initiated it with minor changes.
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Yasuko Dawson demonstrating to students how to do origami

Yasuko Dawson demonstrating to students how to do origami

Date
1985-03-19
Description
Thirty-seven color slides. Demonstration at Stockton Elementary School. Origami is the Japanese art of paperfolding to create sculptures and symbolic shapes. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Duval County was a joint venture between the Duval County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was started in 1984 by folklorist David Taylor with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curricula. 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, and in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist which included visits by local folk artists. Taylor ran it until 1986. In 1988, Gregory Hansen re-initiated it with minor changes.
Collection
Friday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Narrative Stage) (Tape 11)

Friday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Narrative Stage) (Tape 11)

Date
1996-05-24
Description
One audio cassette tape. Kerchmar served as emcee. Ann Browning Masters continues her poetry recitation . Kazuko Law discusses Japanese women's traditions including fan gestures. Law's talk continues on C96-59.
Collection
Bon Festival at the Morikami Museum

Bon Festival at the Morikami Museum

Date
1987-08-16
Description
Eighteen color slides. The Bon Festival is the Morikami Museum version of Obon (Ullambana), a traditional three-day Japanese festival to honor the dead. Traditionally, the day ends with lighted lanterns to guide souls back to the afterlife. In additions to the lanterns, images of the Bon Festival feature folk dancing, street performers, Japanese cultural demonstrations, and Taiku drumming. The festival was held each August. 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
Video of Japanese dancer Kazuko LawVideo of Japanese dancer Kazuko LawMoving ImageVideo recording
Body movement
Arts, Japanese
Japanese Americans
Arts, Asian
Asian Americans
Asian American arts
Dance
Dancers
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Atsuko Lefcourte demonstrating Japanese Tea Ceremony and flower arranging (ikebana)Atsuko Lefcourte demonstrating Japanese Tea Ceremony and flower arranging (ikebana)Still ImageTea masters
Flower arrangers
Fieldwork
Flower arrangement, Japanese
Flowers
Rites and ceremonies
Arts, Japanese
Japanese Americans
Asian Americans
Asian American arts
Food preparation
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Demonstration of Ikebana (traditional Japanese flower arranging)Demonstration of Ikebana (traditional Japanese flower arranging)Still ImageTea masters
Flower arrangers
Fieldwork
Classrooms
Schools
Elementary schools
Education
Teaching of folklore
Demonstrations
Flower arrangement, Japanese
Japanese Americans
Arts, Japanese
Arts, Asian
Asian American arts
Asian Americans
Flowers
Japanese tea ceremony
Children
Students
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a_s1576_64_c96-091Sunday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Narrative Stage) (Tape 14)SoundTea masters
Flower arrangers
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Oral performance
Oral narratives
Personal experience narratives
Arts, Japanese
Flower arrangement, Japanese
Japanese Americans
Japanese tea ceremony
Japanese tea masters
Arts, Asian
Asian Americans
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a_s1576_76_d97-001Friday performances at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Performance & Dance Stage) (Tape 1)SoundSingers
Guitarist
Musicians
Dancers
Storytellers
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Singing
Guitar music
Steel guitars
Gospel (Black)
Gospel music
Gospel musicians
Religious songs
African Americans
Arts, Japanese
Japanese Americans
Dance music
Folk dance
Marimba
Maya arts
Mayans
Arts, Mexican
Mexican Americans
Animal tales
Storytelling
Seminole Indians
Oral performance
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a_s1576_66_c97-013Sunday program at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Kids Place Stage)SoundSingers
Drummers (Musicians)
Bands (Music)
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Oral performance
Oral narratives
Storytelling
Narratives
String bands
Seminole Indians
Tales
Music performance
Arts, Japanese
Haitian Americans
Japanese Americans
Asian Americans
Drum music
Dance
Storytellers
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Musical instrument maker Dick Wagner playing for studentsMusical instrument maker Dick Wagner playing for studentsStill ImageSchools
Demonstrations
Classrooms
Japanese Americans
Students
Teaching of folklore
Education
Origami
Paper work
Paper art
Craft
Arts, Japanese
Asian American arts
Asian Americans
Kimonos
Clothing and dress
Art
Musical instrument maker
Musicians
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Yasuko Dawson demonstrating to students how to do origamiYasuko Dawson demonstrating to students how to do origamiStill ImageSchools
Demonstrations
Classrooms
Japanese Americans
Students
Teaching of folklore
Education
Origami
Paper work
Paper art
Craft
Arts, Japanese
Asian American arts
Asian Americans
Kimonos
Clothing and dress
Art
Artisans
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a_s1576_63_c96-058Friday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Narrative Stage) (Tape 11)SoundPoets
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Oral performance
Oral narratives
Personal experience narratives
Life histories
Arts, Japanese
Japanese Americans
Arts, Asian
Asian Americans
Minorcan Americans
Poetry
Poetic language
Children
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Bon Festival at the Morikami MuseumBon Festival at the Morikami MuseumStill ImagePerformers
Drummers (Musicians)
Fieldwork
Festivals
Holidays and festivals
Japanese Americans
Arts, Japanese
Asian Americans
Asian American arts
Arts, Asian
Clothing and dress
Kimonos
Ullambana
Festivals Japan
Lanterns
Drums
Percussion instruments
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