77 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Plants"
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Ada Mickler and her palmetto hats

Ada Mickler and her palmetto hats

Date
1988-10
Description
Twenty color slides. Images created as fieldwork for the Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program. 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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Agricultural fields in Hastings, Florida

Agricultural fields in Hastings, Florida

Date
1982-12
Description
Six color slides.
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Al Ballard interview for the Southwest Florida Folk Arts Project

Al Ballard interview for the Southwest Florida Folk Arts Project

Date
1988-01-27
Description
Two audiocassettes. Ballard was born in Myakka City, where his family dates back to 1860. His father was a beekepper, and when Al retired from the U.S. Army in 1978, he began beekeeping. In the interview, he discusses his family history with beekeeping; main prime product: honey; his business Ballard's Apiary; selling honey: methods, equipment, and buyers; handling swarms and queens; tools used; bee hive boxes; transportation; use of citrus, palmetto and mangrove for pollinating; bee bahvior and life cycle; disease control; myths about bees and honey; ideal bee weather; and Africanized bees.
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Alonzo Curry interview for the Southwest Florida Folk Arts Project

Alonzo Curry interview for the Southwest Florida Folk Arts Project

Date
1987-11-23
Description
One audiocassette. Curry was a farmer since the 1940s. He discusses getting started in farming: clearing fields; developing his process, and deciding on crops. He also discusses his crops: watermelons, cucumbers, tomatoes; special needs for each; changes to the environment; main issue: water control; debt; financing; small farmers; plastic farming; and cattle raising (his other business).
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Artist Pam Maneeratana's carved fruit and vegetables

Artist Pam Maneeratana's carved fruit and vegetables

Date
Description
Six color slides. Images of artist Pam Maneeratara's carved fruit and vegetables. Csllerd kae Sa Luk. This is a 700-reay old craft taught to school girls in learning culinary skills. The usal motifs is floral. She uses a bird's beak knife, specially ordered from Thailand. She is not pictured. Pam's mother was the cook for Bahn Thai, a family-owned restaurant in Tallahassee.
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Atsuko Lefcourte and her apprentices demonstrating ikebana

Atsuko Lefcourte and her apprentices demonstrating ikebana

Date
1988-03
Description
Four proof sheets with 98 black and white images (plus negatives). Master folk artist Lefcourte took on two apprentices in 1988: Levanthal and McGlamory. Ikebana (Way of the Flower) is the Japanese tradition of flower arranging. It originated in China in the 6th century. Lefcourte was born in Osaka, Japan, where she learned the art of the tea ceremony and flower arranging. She moved to Florida in 1975. For more info on Lefcourte, see S 1644, box 3, folder 11. 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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Atsuko Lefcourte and her apprentices demonstrating ikebana

Atsuko Lefcourte and her apprentices demonstrating ikebana

Date
1988-03
Description
Forty-six color slides. Master folk artist Lefcourte took on two apprentices in 1988: Levanthal and McGlamory. Ikebana (Way of the Flower) is the Japanese tradition of flower arranging. It originated in China in the 6th century. Lefcourte was born in Osaka, Japan, where she learned the art of the tea ceremony and flower arranging. She moved to Florida in 1975. For more info on Lefcourte, see S 1644, box 3, folder 11. 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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Broom making in Jefferson County

Broom making in Jefferson County

Date
1982-09-21
Description
Four color slides. An unidentified woman making sage brooms.
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Cane grinding at James Johnson's home

Cane grinding at James Johnson's home

Date
1981-11-28
Description
Eighteen color slides. 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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Cane syrup-making demonstration

Cane syrup-making demonstration

Date
1981-09-01
Description
Sixty-five color slides. Demonstration of sugarcane grinding and cane syrup- making.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Ada Mickler and her palmetto hatsAda Mickler and her palmetto hatsStill ImageArtisans
Fieldwork
Palm frond weaving
Palmetto weaving
Hats
Plants
Flora
Minorcans
Craft
Material culture
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Agricultural fields in Hastings, FloridaAgricultural fields in Hastings, FloridaStill ImageArtisans
Fieldwork
Agriculture
Crops
Plants
Farming
Minorcans
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a_s1622_04_tape08Al Ballard interview for the Southwest Florida Folk Arts ProjectSoundBeekeepers
Field recordings
Beekeeping
Beehives
Honey
Apiaries
Bees (insects)
Citrus fruits
Plants
Harvesting
Agriculture
Interviews
Oral histories
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a_s1622_04_tape11Alonzo Curry interview for the Southwest Florida Folk Arts ProjectSoundField recordings
Interviews
Oral narratives
Life histories
Occupational folklore
Agricultural implements
Family farms
Farm life
Farming
Sales
Watermelons
Vegetables
Plants
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Artist Pam Maneeratana's carved fruit and vegetablesArtist Pam Maneeratana's carved fruit and vegetablesStill ImageFestivals
Folklore revival festivals
Folk festivals
Fruit
Vegetable carving
Vegetables
Plants
Decorative arts
Arts, Asian
Asian Americans
Thai Americans
Artisans
Carvers (Decorative artists)
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Atsuko Lefcourte and her apprentices demonstrating ikebanaAtsuko Lefcourte and her apprentices demonstrating ikebanaStill ImageArtisans
Flower arrangers
Apprentices
Flowers
Arts, Asian
Asian American arts
Asian Americans
Arts, Japanese
Japanese Americans
Material culture
Plants
Decorative arts
Decoration and ornament
Teaching of folklore
Flower arrangement, Japanese
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Atsuko Lefcourte and her apprentices demonstrating ikebanaAtsuko Lefcourte and her apprentices demonstrating ikebanaStill ImageArtisans
Flower arrangers
Apprentices
Flowers
Arts, Asian
Asian American arts
Asian Americans
Arts, Japanese
Japanese Americans
Material culture
Plants
Decorative arts
Decoration and ornament
Teaching of folklore
Flower arrangement, Japanese
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Broom making in Jefferson CountyBroom making in Jefferson CountyStill ImageFieldwork
Broom making
Brooms
Plants
Flora
Elderly, the
Craft
Domestic arts
Broom makers
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Cane grinding at James Johnson's homeCane grinding at James Johnson's homeStill ImageFieldwork
Cane syrup
Sugarcane
Sugarcane products
Sugarcane grinding
Milling
Cookery (syrups)
Food preparation
Plants
Wagons
Food
African Americans
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Cane syrup-making demonstrationCane syrup-making demonstrationStill ImageFestivals
Folk festivals
Demonstrations
Craft
Cane syrup
Cookery (syrups)
Sugarcane
Sugarcane products
Sugarcane grinding
Plants
Food industry and trade
Food preparation
Food
Ovens
Syrups
Syrup industry
Cooks
Farmers
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