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Interviews with wheelwright Lester Hollenback with his apprentice Albert (Tico) Rubio

Interviews with wheelwright Lester Hollenback with his apprentice Albert (Tico) Rubio

Date
1991-12-14
Description
Three audio cassettes. Interviews occurred on three separate dates: tape 17 (14 December 1991), tape 18 (30 March 1992) and tape 19 (25 June 1992). They discuss their lives, how they learned their skills, and the progress they made during the apprenticeship. They performed the work at the Pioneer Settlement where Rubio worked as a blacksmith. Hollenback was originally from Illinois were he learned blacksmith and wheelwrighting from his father. Rubio was originally from New York. For more information on both of them, see S 1644, box 10, folder 5. 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
1992-04-05
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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Apprenticeship for 1992 Florida Folk Festival

Apprenticeship for 1992 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1992-05
Description
One proof sheet with thirty-four black and white images. Fieldwork for the 1992 Florida Folk Festival. 4-13: Charles Haldeman, railroader with union Pacific RailRoad; 14-17: Shoeshiner Ed Gooden St. Michael Hospital; 18-20: Sound engineer recording at Florida Folk Festival; 21: Folk festival audio log; 22: Masryktown Beseda dancers; 23-26: Festival visitors; 27-28: Apprentice Mike Stapleton of Miami and master Jospeh Arbie of Live Oak, playing accordions; 29-31: Master wheelwright Lester Hollenback of Deltona with apprentice Tico Rubio of Barberville; 32-35, 38: Accordionist Tomas Grenado; 37: Accordion apprentice Abe Avazola.
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Coach maker-wheelwright John Luther and his apprentice Walter Richardson

Coach maker-wheelwright John Luther and his apprentice Walter Richardson

Date
1992
Description
107 color slides. Images of Luther and Richardson making a coach (wagon) -- a reproduction of a 1903 Studebaker, once common in the Live Oak area. 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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Coach maker-wheelwright John luther and his apprentice Walter Richardson

Coach maker-wheelwright John luther and his apprentice Walter Richardson

Date
1992
Description
Six proof sheets with 190 black and white images (plus negatives). Images of Luther and Richardson making a coach (wagon) -- a reproduction of a 1903 Studebaker, once common in the Live Oak area. 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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Coaches made by John Luther

Coaches made by John Luther

Date
1991
Description
Four color prints, nd one black and white print. 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. 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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Fred Gatchell making a ship's wheel

Fred Gatchell making a ship's wheel

Date
1986-11-11
Description
Ten color slides. Images of Gatchell making a ship's wheel. 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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Wheelwright Lester Hollenback

Wheelwright Lester Hollenback

Date
1993
Description
One black and white print.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1640_23_tape17Interviews with wheelwright Lester Hollenback with his apprentice Albert (Tico) RubioSoundWoodworkers
Blacksmiths
Fieldwork
Wheels
Blacksmithing
Woodwork
Personal experience narratives
Woodworking tools
Workshops
Tools
Occupational groups
Occupational training
Metalwork
Interviews
Life histories
Oral histories
Apprentices
Wheelwrights
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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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Apprenticeship for 1992 Florida Folk FestivalApprenticeship for 1992 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageMaterial culture
Accordions
Demonstrations
Beseda (Dance)
Folk dance
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Audiotape recordings
Wheelwrights
Apprentices
Dancers
Musicians
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Coach maker-wheelwright John Luther and his apprentice Walter RichardsonCoach maker-wheelwright John Luther and his apprentice Walter RichardsonStill ImageWoodworkers
Fieldwork
Carriages and carts
Wagons
Transportation
Material culture
Wheels
Coaching (Transportation)
Workplace
Workshops
Apprentices
Wheelwrights
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Coach maker-wheelwright John luther and his apprentice Walter RichardsonCoach maker-wheelwright John luther and his apprentice Walter RichardsonStill ImageWoodworkers
Fieldwork
Carriages and carts
Wagons
Transportation
Material culture
Wheels
Coaching (Transportation)
Workplace
Workshops
Apprentices
Wheelwrights
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Coaches made by John LutherCoaches made by John LutherStill ImageWoodworkers
Apprentices
Fieldwork
Carriages and carts
Wagons
Transportation
Material culture
Wheels
Coaching (Transportation)
Wheelwrights
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Fred Gatchell making a ship's wheelFred Gatchell making a ship's wheelStill ImageWheelwrights
Fieldwork
Carpentry
Boats and boating
Wood craft
Woodwork
Material culture
Woodworking tools
Workshops
Wheels
Maritime life
Carpenters
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Wheelwright Lester HollenbackWheelwright Lester HollenbackStill ImageWoodworkers
Demonstrations
Occupational groups
Wheels
Transportation
Workers
Material culture
Workshops
Wheelwrights
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