61 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Metal craft"
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Blacksmith Thomas Rains

Blacksmith Thomas Rains

Date
Description
Four black and white prints, with negatives. c. 1977 See also S 1577, Box 16, folders 102. 106, and 58.
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Blacksmith Thomas Rains talking about his craft

Blacksmith Thomas Rains talking about his craft

Date
Description
Two black and white prints. 17 April 1978. See also S 1577, Box 6, folders 106, 58, 20.
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Images from the North Florida Folklife Project

Images from the North Florida Folklife Project

Date
Description
Five proof sheets with 178 black and white images. P78-286, 290 Blacksmith Thomas Rains in Monticello (36 images each) P78-287 Basket maker Lucreaty Clark in Lamont (34 images) P78-288, 289 Mt. Zion Holiness Church in White Springs (36 images each) c. 1978
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Thomas Rains demonstrating blacksmithing to students

Thomas Rains demonstrating blacksmithing to students

Date
1982-09
Description
Twenty-five color slides.
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Antonio Lerios and apprentice Nick Toth making dive helmets

Antonio Lerios and apprentice Nick Toth making dive helmets

Date
1986-02-24
Description
Thirty-four color slides. Lerios began making diving helmets for sponge divers in 1913 in Tarpon Springs. When he was in his 80s, he decided to retire. In the meantime, Toth, fresh with a degree from University of Florida, decided to learn the trade, and he worked as an apprentice for Lerios. By 1992 when Lerios died, Toth had assumed control of the business. Diving helmets date back to the early 1900s. Once Greek divers began diving for sponges in Tarpon Springs in 1905, the diving helmet industry in Florida began. The helmets allow divers to walk into deep water to gather sponges. For more history of Lerios and Toth diving helmets, see: http://www.divinghelmets.com/pages/history.html 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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Unidentified aluminum folk art

Unidentified aluminum folk art

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Description
Sixteen color slides. Images of aluminum folk art. No identification of location, date, or creator.
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Corky Richards making oyster tongs

Corky Richards making oyster tongs

Date
1986-11-06
Description
One contact sheet with thirty-six black and white images. Images of Corky Richards making oyster tongs. He also worked as a cabinetmaker. More images can be found in S 1577, v. 45. Between 1986 and 1987, a partnership between the Florida Folklife Program and the American Folk Center created the Maritime Heritage Survey Project. Focusing on the Gulf and Atlantic fishing cultures, and utilizing photographs, slides, oral histories, and on-site interviews, the survey climaxed with a demonstration area at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival. The three main researchers were Nancy Nusz, Merri Belland, and project director David Taylor. Additional information on the project can be found in Taylor's project files in S 1716.
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Oyster shucking knife maker Loys Cain

Oyster shucking knife maker Loys Cain

Date
1986-10-14
Description
One contact sheet with thirty-six images. Images of Loys in his shop making an oyster shucking knife. Shucking is the removal of oysters from their shell. For more of Cain, see S 1577, v. 46. Between 1986 and 1987, a partnership between the Florida Folklife Program and the American Folk Center created the Maritime Heritage Survey Project. Focusing on the Gulf and Atlantic fishing cultures, and utilizing photographs, slides, oral histories, and on-site interviews, the survey climaxed with a demonstration area at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival. The three main researchers were Nancy Nusz, Merri Belland, and project director David Taylor. Additional information on the project can be found in Taylor's project files in S 1716.
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Tony Lerios and apprentice Nick Toth making diving helmets

Tony Lerios and apprentice Nick Toth making diving helmets

Date
1985-07
Description
Two proof sheets with 46 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, who was later replaced by folklorist Peter Roller. The program was continued each year until 2003.
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Wooden carvings by Payton Bembry, Sr

Wooden carvings by Payton Bembry, Sr

Date
1981-09-08
Description
Thirteen color slides. Slide S82-1007 is missing. 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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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Blacksmith Thomas RainsBlacksmith Thomas RainsStill ImageAfrican Americans
Blacksmithing
Work
Occupational groups
Metal craft
Material culture
Blacksmiths
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Blacksmith Thomas Rains talking about his craftBlacksmith Thomas Rains talking about his craftStill ImageAfrican Americans
Metal craft
Blacksmithing
Oral narratives
Occupational groups
Occupational folklore
Material culture
Blacksmiths
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Images from the North Florida Folklife ProjectImages from the North Florida Folklife ProjectStill ImageAfrican Americans
Churches
Church services
Church membership
Religious rites
Christianity
Basket making
Baskets
Woven goods
Metal craft
Material culture
Blacksmithing
Workplace
Containers
Domestic arts
Basket maker
Blacksmiths
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Thomas Rains demonstrating blacksmithing to studentsThomas Rains demonstrating blacksmithing to studentsStill ImageAfrican Americans
Blacksmithing
Metal craft
Demonstrations
Workshops
Workplace
Students
Teaching of folklore
Fieldwork (educational method)
Education
Blacksmiths
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Antonio Lerios and apprentice Nick Toth making dive helmetsAntonio Lerios and apprentice Nick Toth making dive helmetsStill ImageApprentices
Diving Equipment and supplies
Greek Americans
Helmets
Metal craft
Sponge fisheries
Workplace
Workshops
Teaching of folklore
Copper
Metal products
Artisans
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Unidentified aluminum folk artUnidentified aluminum folk artStill ImageArt
Material culture
Metal craft
Aluminum
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Corky Richards making oyster tongsCorky Richards making oyster tongsStill ImageArtisans
Welders (Persons)
Fieldwork
Oyster tongs
Fishing Equipment and supplies
Metal craft
Material culture
Workshops
Workplace
Labor
Tools
Occupational groups
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Oyster shucking knife maker Loys CainOyster shucking knife maker Loys CainStill ImageArtisans
Fieldwork
Knives
Occupational groups
Metal craft
Knife grinding
Tools
Oyster industries
Workshops
Fishing Equipment and supplies
Knifesmiths
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Tony Lerios and apprentice Nick Toth making diving helmetsTony Lerios and apprentice Nick Toth making diving helmetsStill ImageArtisans
Fieldwork
Diving
Sponge divers
Sponge fisheries
Helmets
Metal craft
Apprentices
Workshops
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Wooden carvings by Payton Bembry, SrWooden carvings by Payton Bembry, SrStill ImageArtists
Wood carvers
Fieldwork
Art
Wood carving
Wood craft
Woodwork
Sculpture
Metal craft
Figurines
Animals
Material culture
Decorative arts
Carvers (Decorative artists)
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