61 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Metal craft"
Sculptor Stanley Papio's art and museum

Sculptor Stanley Papio's art and museum

Date
1977-02
Description
Eleven color slides. Known locally as Barefoot Stanley, Papio moved from Canada to Key Largo in 1948 where he began creating welded art. He eventually opened a museum at his studio to display his art.
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Saw hammerer W.H. Hammack

Saw hammerer W.H. Hammack

Date
Description
One black and white print. Hammack was a saw hammerer. Hammering a saw was done to strengthen as well as toughen the tool. 1978.
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Rodney and Corky Richards making oyster tongs

Rodney and Corky Richards making oyster tongs

Date
1987-03
Description
Thirty color slides. Rodney served as Corky's apprentice between 1986 and 1987. 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 through 2003.
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Ranching Folklife area at the 1984 Florida Folk Festival

Ranching Folklife area at the 1984 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1984-05
Description
One proof sheet with 36 black and white prints (plus negatives). Demonstrations of various aspects of Florida ranching.
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Pharaoh Baker's paintings and sculptures

Pharaoh Baker's paintings and sculptures

Date
1981-08-26
Description
Twenty-six color slides. Slides S82-976 and 987 are missng. Baker, whose first painting was a copy of church hand fan for which he was paid five dollars when just a child, studied art at Florida A&M University in Tallahassee. He worked for years as a professional sign painter in Lake City, but also created his own emotionally charged and religious influenced paintings and sculptures on the side. Folklorist Blanton Owen has described his work as 'blues on canvas'. Baker died in 2002. 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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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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Oyster shucking knife maker Loys Cain

Oyster shucking knife maker Loys Cain

Date
1986-10-14
Description
Twenty color slides. Images of Cain in his shop making an oyster shucking knife. Shucking is the removal of oysters from their shell. For more of Cain, see S 1577, Box 4, folder 5. For an interview, see S 1592, box 8, tape 10. 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 fishers demonstrate oyster tong making

Oyster fishers demonstrate oyster tong making

Date
1985-05-24
Description
Sixteen color slides. Apprentice Rodney Richards and master Corky Richards, both of Apalachicola, demonstrate how to make oyster tongs at the Florida Folk Festival.
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Oversized metal shrimp sculpture

Oversized metal shrimp sculpture

Date
1991-03
Description
Six color slides.
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Ornamental ironwork

Ornamental ironwork

Date
1987
Description
Three color slides. The Florida Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1987 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalis, Steve Fragos, Merri Belland, and Barbara Seitz as preliminary research for a joint folk art between the Florida Folklife Program and the Florida Museum of History. The field researchers focused on those areas previously overlooked by FFP staff. The research focused on identifying folk artists and locating appropriate exhibit objects.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Sculptor Stanley Papio's art and museumSculptor Stanley Papio's art and museumStill ImageWelders (Persons)
Sculptors
Fieldwork
Museums
Exhibits
Sculpture
Metal craft
Figurines
Art
Material culture
Decorative arts
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Saw hammerer W.H. HammackSaw hammerer W.H. HammackStill ImageSaws
Tools
Woodworking tools
Metal craft
Material culture
Occupational groups
Workplace
Saw hammerer
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Rodney and Corky Richards making oyster tongsRodney and Corky Richards making oyster tongsStill ImageWelders (Persons)
Fieldwork
Metal craft
Oyster tongs
Workshops
Workplace
Material culture
Seafood industry
Occupational groups
Apprentices
Teaching of folklore
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Ranching Folklife area at the 1984 Florida Folk FestivalRanching Folklife area at the 1984 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageRanchers
Whip maker
Blacksmiths
Festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Ranching
Occupational groups
Occupational folklore
Demonstrations
Horses Equipment and supplies
Horseshoes
Metal craft
Rope
Blacksmithing
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Pharaoh Baker's paintings and sculpturesPharaoh Baker's paintings and sculpturesStill ImagePainters
Fieldwork
Art
African Americans
Painting
Sculpture
Metal sculpture
Metal craft
Figurines
Arts, African
Artists
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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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Oyster shucking knife maker Loys CainOyster shucking knife maker Loys CainStill ImageFieldwork
Knives
Occupational groups
Metal craft
Knife grinding
Tools
Oyster industries
Workshops
Fishing Equipment and supplies
Artisans
Knifesmiths
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Oyster fishers demonstrate oyster tong makingOyster fishers demonstrate oyster tong makingStill ImageFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Material culture
Oyster industries
Oyster tongs
Seafood gathering
Occupational groups
Demonstrations
Fishing
Oysters
Metal craft
Tools
Fishers
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Oversized metal shrimp sculptureOversized metal shrimp sculptureStill ImageSculpture
Shrimps
Figurines
Metal craft
Art
Decorative arts
Sculptors
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Ornamental ironworkOrnamental ironworkStill ImageFieldwork
Ironwork
Metal craft
Metal sculpture
Decorative arts
Material culture
Craft
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