15 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Palestinian Americans"
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Needleworker Nadia Michael in Jacksonville

Needleworker Nadia Michael in Jacksonville

Date
1986-03
Description
Thirty black and white negatives. Images of Palestinian American Nadia Michael sewing at her home.
Collection
Nuhad Farmand demonstrating Palestinian embroidery

Nuhad Farmand demonstrating Palestinian embroidery

Date
1985-03-05
Description
Twenty-one color slides. Demonstrating Palestinian emboridery and clothing at Loretto Elementary School. An interview with Farmand can be found in S 1576, Box 22, C86-171/172. 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, 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
Palestinian embroidery by Nadia Michaels

Palestinian embroidery by Nadia Michaels

Date
1986-04-29
Description
Fourteen color slides. 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.
Collection
Palestinian Wedding Traditions

Palestinian Wedding Traditions

Date
1985-11-07
Description
One video recording. (VHS; 1:50:00) A video of a wedding between Musa Kamel and Georgina Marie on 7 November 1985 at the National Shrine of St. George Melkite-Greek Catholic Church in Birmingham, Alabama. Includes the ceremony, the reception, and ends with the married couple walking into their hotel room.
Collection
Wedding reception at the Ramallah-American Club

Wedding reception at the Ramallah-American Club

Date
1985-05-19
Description
Ten color slides. 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
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Needleworker Nadia Michael in JacksonvilleNeedleworker Nadia Michael in JacksonvilleStill ImageEmbroidery
Folklife
Palestinian Americans
Sewing
Needlework
Textile arts
Textiles
Embroiderers
Needleworkers
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Nuhad Farmand demonstrating Palestinian embroideryNuhad Farmand demonstrating Palestinian embroideryStill ImageSchools
Students
Children
Teaching of folklore
Demonstrations
Palestinian Americans
Embroidery
Textile arts
Needlework
Decorative arts
Arab Americans
Clothing and dress
Musicians
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Palestinian embroidery by Nadia MichaelsPalestinian embroidery by Nadia MichaelsStill ImageEmbroiderers
Fieldwork
Embroidery
Needlework
Palestinian Americans
Textile arts
Decorative arts
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Palestinian Wedding TraditionsPalestinian Wedding TraditionsMoving ImageVideo recording
Wedding ceremonies
Weddings
Marriage service
Marriage celebrants
Marriage rites
Rites and ceremonies
Rites of passage
Community culture
Community rites
Arab Americans
Ethnicity, Arabic
Palestinian Americans
Catholics
Church buildings
Church services
Churches
Dance
Cake
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Wedding reception at the Ramallah-American ClubWedding reception at the Ramallah-American ClubStill ImageFieldwork
Wedding ceremonies
Weddings
Palestinian Americans
Arab Americans
Musical instruments
Dance
Rites and ceremonies
Special events
Ethnicity, Arabic
Dancers
Bands (Music)
Musical groups
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