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Yasuko Dawson performing origami

Yasuko Dawson performing origami

Date
1991-10
Description
Seven color slides. Demonstration for fifth grade students at John E. Ford Elementary School. 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 curriculum. 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. Taylor ran it until 1986. In 1988, Gregory Hansen re-initiated it with minor changes.
Collection
Yasuko Dawson interview for the Duval County Folk Arts in Education Project

Yasuko Dawson interview for the Duval County Folk Arts in Education Project

Date
1992-08-20
Description
One audio cassette. Dawson talks about her involvement with the Duval County education project, and other projects with the Florida Folklife Program. She also discusses origami, her background, dealing with students, and other Asian arts.
Collection
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
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
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
Sunday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Performance Stage) (Tape 8)

Sunday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Performance Stage) (Tape 8)

Date
1996-05-26
Description
One audio cassette tape. Kazuko Law and Wako Kai continue from C96-125. Linda Spitzer, Jewish storyteller tells a story about a rabbi who always has a story for any circumstance. She also tells the following: "Grandpa's Nigan [?]"; "Rabbi Akiba and the Malachim"; "Herschall the Tailor". Question and Answer session.
Collection
Sunday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Performance Stage) (Tape 7)

Sunday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Performance Stage) (Tape 7)

Date
1996-05-26
Description
One audio cassette tape. Irene Matsangos and the Greek dancers continue from C96-124. Kazuko Law and Wako Kai perform Japanese dance: Heisei Iwai; Okasa Wakari Bushi; Heisei Raman; "Moonlight at the Ruined Castle"; Kawachi Otoko Busiti".
Collection
Sunday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Performance Stage) (Tape 1)

Sunday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Performance Stage) (Tape 1)

Date
1996-05-26
Description
One audio cassette tape. McKenzie served as emcee. Liliane Nerette Louis, Haitian storyteller, tells "Knick Knack" (a story about a "stupid" family) and a "Bouki" story. She also talks about mother's day in Haiti as well as some Haitian history and culture (such as stories being passed down through women). Kazuko Law and Wako Kai perform Japanese dance (Dionna Godwin of Gulf Breeze, FL, interprets). They perform: traditional wedding dance; Okasa Wakari Bushi (farewell dance); Honan Ondo (folk dance for harvest); Heisei Iwai (dance wishing peace and happiness from Emperor); Kawachi Otoko Busiti (dance about the life of a flamboyant man; they perform this dance twice with audience participation).
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
Sunday performances at the 2001 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Performance & Dance Stage) (Tape 2)

Sunday performances at the 2001 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Performance & Dance Stage) (Tape 2)

Date
2001-05-27
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT).
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Yasuko Dawson performing origamiYasuko Dawson performing origamiStill ImageArtisans
Teaching of folklore
Education
Students
Elementary schools
Schools
Demonstrations
Paper art
Paper work
Asian Americans
Asian American arts
Japanese Americans
Arts, Japanese
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a_s1618_05_tape17Yasuko Dawson interview for the Duval County Folk Arts in Education ProjectSoundOrigami
Art education
Students
Elementary schools
Interviews
Paper art
Asian Americans
Japanese Americans
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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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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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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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a_s1576_65_c96-126Sunday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Performance Stage) (Tape 8)SoundDancers
Storytellers
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Asian American arts
Dance
Arts, Jewish
Jewish Americans
Storytelling
Dance music
Arts, Japanese
Japanese Americans
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a_s1576_65_c96-125Sunday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Performance Stage) (Tape 7)SoundDancers
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Asian American arts
Dance
Apprentices
Arts, Greek
Greek Americans
Dance music
Arts, Japanese
Japanese Americans
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a_s1576_65_c96-119Sunday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Performance Stage) (Tape 1)SoundDancers
Storytellers
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Oral performance
Storytelling
Oral narratives
Tales
Arts, Haitian
Haitian Americans
Asian Americans
Arts, Japanese
Japanese Americans
Dance
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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_88_d01-030Sunday performances at the 2001 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Performance & Dance Stage) (Tape 2)SoundFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Workshops (Adult education)
Demonstrations
Flamenco music
Guitar music (Flamenco)
Music Latin America
Guitarists
Latinos
Dance music
Arts, Japanese
Japanese Americans
Arts, Asian
Asian Americans
Guitarist
Musicians
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