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Interview with coach maker-wheelwright John Luther

Interview with coach maker-wheelwright John Luther

Date
1992-04-05
Description
One audio cassette. Luther was a German American originally from Pennsylvania, who learned wheelwrighting and coach making from the Amish. At the time, he was a farmer and veterinarian technician living in McAlpin. Richardson was a farmer, lived in Live Oak, and often used mules and wagons. For more information see S 1644, box 10, folder 6. 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 first folklorist Peter Roller, then folklorist Robert Stone. The program was continued each year through 2004.
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Interview with coach maker-wheelwright John Luther

Interview with coach maker-wheelwright John Luther

Date
1991-12-15
Description
One audio cassette. Luther was a German American originally from Pennsylvania, who learned wheelwrighting and coach making from the Amish. At the time, he was a farmer and veterinarian technician living in McAlpin. Richardson was a farmer, lived in Live Oak, and often used mules and wagons. For more information see S 1644, box 10, folder 6. 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 first folklorist Peter Roller, then folklorist Robert Stone. The program was continued each year through 2004.
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Interview with coach maker-wheelwright John Luther

Interview with coach maker-wheelwright John Luther

Date
1992-07-26
Description
One audio cassette. An electric fan can be heard throughout. Luther discusses wagon making, his early life in Pennsylvania, and other jobs he held. Luther was a German American originally from Pennsylvania, who learned wheelwrighting and coach making from the Amish. At the time, he was a farmer and veterinarian technician living in McAlpin. Richardson was a farmer, lived in Live Oak, and often used mules and wagons. For more information see S 1644, box 10, folder 6. 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 first folklorist Peter Roller, then folklorist Robert Stone. The program was continued each year through 2004.
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Interview with horse trainer Patricia Duvall

Interview with horse trainer Patricia Duvall

Date
1993-09-29
Description
One audio cassette. Duvall, who owned Percheron horse (improted from France), was trained by Amish farmers in Ohio (who also use Percheron horses) on traditional horse training and farmwork techniques. In the interview, Duvall discusses the horses (traits, uses of, and qualities), harnessing techniques, training, driving, and wagons. The interview was created as fieldwork for the 1993 Rural Folklfie Days, in which Duvall participated as a demonstrator.
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1914 WWI Bomber plane at the Orlando International Airport

1914 WWI Bomber plane at the Orlando International Airport

Date
1979
Description
One black and white print. A 1914 Caudron Bomber bi-plane as part of the Wings and Wheels exhibit at the Orlando International Airport. 1979.
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Apalachicola oysterers

Apalachicola oysterers

Date
1986-10-30
Description
Twenty-two color slides. 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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Bateau boat built by Mitch Free

Bateau boat built by Mitch Free

Date
1982-10
Description
One black and white print. A bateau boat is the same as a johnboat.
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Belle of the Suwannee boat rides

Belle of the Suwannee boat rides

Date
1978
Description
Two color slides. Images of the river boat, and the sign advertising it.
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Boat builder Glen Simmons on his Evergaldes skiff

Boat builder Glen Simmons on his Evergaldes skiff

Date
1989-03-25
Description
Sixty color slides. Images of Simmons demonstrating his wooden skiff in the Everglades. Simmons was one of the last makers of wooden Everglades skiffs, which were used to fish and hunt in the shallow wetlands of South Florida. A self described 'gladesman,' Simmons grew up near the Everglades hunting, boating, and fishing. His skiff measures 18-18 feet, and are 2 feet wide. They are flat bottomed and propelled with use of a pole by a driver standing up in the boat's middle. Simmons began building them at age 12. He is also the author of a book, 'Gladesmen' from 1998. For an interview of Simmons, see S 1576, T86-2 and T86-3 (C86-48).
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Boat builder Glen Simmons with his apprentice Donald Edward

Boat builder Glen Simmons with his apprentice Donald Edward

Date
1992
Description
121 color slides. Images of Simmons and Ogden building an Everglades skiff. Also of Simmons boating in the Everglades. For more information see S 1644, box 10, 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 first folklorist Peter Roller, then folklorist Robert Stone. The program was continued each year through 2004.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1640_23_tape20Interview with coach maker-wheelwright John LutherSoundWoodworkers
Fieldwork
Interviews
Carriages and carts
Wagons
Transportation
Personal experience narratives
Wheels
Coaching (Transportation)
Oral histories
Life histories
Occupational groups
Wheelwrights
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a_s1640_23_tape21Interview with coach maker-wheelwright John LutherSoundWoodworkers
Fieldwork
Interviews
Carriages and carts
Wagons
Transportation
Personal experience narratives
Wheels
Coaching (Transportation)
Oral histories
Life histories
Occupational groups
Wheelwrights
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a_s1640_23_tape22Interview with coach maker-wheelwright John LutherSoundWoodworkers
Fieldwork
Interviews
Carriages and carts
Wagons
Transportation
Personal experience narratives
Wheels
Coaching (Transportation)
Oral histories
Life histories
Occupational groups
Wheelwrights
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a_s1656_02_tape06Interview with horse trainer Patricia DuvallSoundHorse trainers
Horse owners
Fieldwork
Horses
Horses Equipment and supplies
Wagons
Transportation
Animals
Draft animals
Working animals
Bridles
Percheron horse
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1914 WWI Bomber plane at the Orlando International Airport1914 WWI Bomber plane at the Orlando International AirportStill ImageMaterial culture
Transportation
Exhibits
Machinery
Airplanes
Aircraft
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Apalachicola oysterersApalachicola oysterersStill ImageFieldwork
Occupational groups
Oyster fisheries
Oyster industries
Boats and boating
Skiffs
Maritime life
Labor
Transportation
Waterways
Saltwater fishing
Workers
Fishers
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Bateau boat built by Mitch FreeBateau boat built by Mitch FreeStill ImageBoats
Johnboats
Transportation
Boatbuilding
Material culture
Carpentry
Woodwork
Boatbuilders
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Belle of the Suwannee boat ridesBelle of the Suwannee boat ridesStill ImageBoats
Boats and boating
Rivers
Waterways
Transportation
Tourism
Tourists
Signs (commercial)
Signs and signboards
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Boat builder Glen Simmons on his Evergaldes skiffBoat builder Glen Simmons on his Evergaldes skiffStill ImageFieldwork
Wetlands
Natural areas
National parks and reserves
Boats and boating
Skiffs
Transportation
Waterways
Wilderness areas
National protected areas systems
Woodwork
Boatbuilders
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Boat builder Glen Simmons with his apprentice Donald EdwardBoat builder Glen Simmons with his apprentice Donald EdwardStill ImageFieldwork
Boatbuilding
Skiffs
Transportation
Waterways
Boats and boating
Material culture
Woodwork
Woodworking tools
Workshops
Wood craft
Wetlands
Apprentices
Boatbuilders
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