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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Mural painting and decoration"
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Murals at Lake Shore Elementary School

Murals at Lake Shore Elementary School

Date
1992-03
Description
Two color slides. In 1992, the Palm Beach Community College contracted the Florida Folklife Program to conduct ten days of fieldwork in March 1992 around Lake Okeechobee for a Lakefront Legacy Festival later that year (16 May 1992). Headed up by FFP folklorist Debbie Fant, and assisted by Robert Stone and Robert Shanafelt, the fieldwork involved 26 informants, slides, print images and recorded interviews. In the end, the FFP recommended seven people for festival participation.
Collection
Murals at Lake Shore Middle School

Murals at Lake Shore Middle School

Date
1992-03
Description
Eleven color slides. In 1992, the Palm Beach Community College contracted the Florida Folklife Program to conduct ten days of fieldwork in March 1992 around Lake Okeechobee for a Lakefront Legacy Festival later that year (16 May 1992). Headed up by FFP folklorist Debbie Fant, and assisted by Robert Stone and Robert Shanafelt, the fieldwork involved 26 informants, slides, print images and recorded interviews. In the end, the FFP recommended seven people for festival participation.
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Robert Shanafelt's fieldwork images for the Lakefront Legacy festival

Robert Shanafelt's fieldwork images for the Lakefront Legacy festival

Date
1992-03
Description
One proof sheet with 36 black and white images (plus negatives). Various fieldwork images, including His Quartet (from Clewiston; 3 images); local pioneer Salvatore (3 images); carver Harrington (5 images); a school mural (12 images); a sign for Chaka Zolo store; and a sculpture commemorating the 1928 hurricane. In 1992, the Palm Beach Community College contracted the Florida Folklife Program to conduct ten days of fieldwork in March 1992 around Lake Okeechobee for a Lakefront Legacy Festival later that year (16 May 1992). Headed up by FFP folklorist Debbie Fant, and assisted by Robert Stone and Robert Shanafelt, the fieldwork involved 26 informants, slides, print images and recorded interviews. In the end, the FFP recommended seven people for festival participation.
Collection
Valley View Farms packing house

Valley View Farms packing house

Date
1988-03
Description
Three color slides. On the side of the packing house is a mural painting of a Chinese dragon swimming in the ocean. 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.
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Wall painting at a domino park in Little Havana

Wall painting at a domino park in Little Havana

Date
1980-04-14
Description
One color slide.
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WPA mural of the Barefoot Mailman in the West Palm Beach Post Office

WPA mural of the Barefoot Mailman in the West Palm Beach Post Office

Date
1987-09-23
Description
Three color slides. Painted in 1940 as part of the Federal Arts Project of the Works Progress Administration (WPA)by artist Stevan Dohanos. The three paintings were part of a six-panel narrative series about James Hamilton, known locally as the Barefoot Mailman. He delivered mail in the then wild South Florida environs. He died in 1887 while on the job. Artist Dohanos of Ohio was known for his 100-plus Saturday Evening Post covers. 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.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Murals at Lake Shore Elementary SchoolMurals at Lake Shore Elementary SchoolStill ImageFieldwork
Murals
Mural painting and decoration
Painting
Art
Elementary schools
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Murals at Lake Shore Middle SchoolMurals at Lake Shore Middle SchoolStill ImagePainters
Fieldwork
Art
Arts, African
African Americans
Haitian Americans
Painting
Murals
Mural painting and decoration
Schools
Artists
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Robert Shanafelt's fieldwork images for the Lakefront Legacy festivalRobert Shanafelt's fieldwork images for the Lakefront Legacy festivalStill ImagePainters
Carvers (Decorative artists)
Fieldwork
A capella singers
Elderly, the
Mural painting and decoration
Murals
Signs (commercial)
Sculpture
Art
Singers
Wood carvers
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Valley View Farms packing houseValley View Farms packing houseStill ImageFieldwork
Agriculture
Packing-houses
Architecture
Community enterprise
Food industry and trade
Mural painting and decoration
Dragons
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Wall painting at a domino park in Little HavanaWall painting at a domino park in Little HavanaStill ImageFieldwork
Art
Decorative arts
Community culture
Arts, Cuban
Painting
Murals
Mural painting and decoration
Street art
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WPA mural of the Barefoot Mailman in the West Palm Beach Post OfficeWPA mural of the Barefoot Mailman in the West Palm Beach Post OfficeStill ImageArtists
Fieldwork
Painting
Mural painting and decoration
Murals
New Deal, 1933-1939
United States. Work Projects Administration
Postal service
Post office buildings
Art
Decorative arts
Painters
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