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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "White oak"
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Basket maker Lucreaty Clark and carver John Albert talking with students

Basket maker Lucreaty Clark and carver John Albert talking with students

Date
1981-03
Description
One video cassette (3/4" tape). 40 minutes.
Collection
I Learned It In Back Days and Kept It

I Learned It In Back Days and Kept It

Date
1981
Description
One video cassette (VHS) 28:46 minutes A documentary of white oak basket maker Lucreaty Clark. Grammley narrated. Bulger and Dyen were co-producers. A co-production of the FFP and WJCT, it was funded in part by the Florida Endowment for the Humanities and the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Collection
Raw footage of the 1991 Florida Folk Festivals (Video 1 of 15)

Raw footage of the 1991 Florida Folk Festivals (Video 1 of 15)

Date
1991-05-25
Description
One video recording (3/4" tape; 22 minutes) Unedited footage (some of it contains no audio) of the 1991 Florida Folk Festival. Include images of the entrance sign, various crafts and artisans (jewelry, blacksmith, chair making) and performers. Dinella and Geiger perform several unidentified songs at the Old Marble Stage; Washington DC-based duo Cephas and Wiggins perform several blues songs at the Folklife Area/Stage III, as did pianist McBride. For recordings of performances, see S 1576: Cephas & Wiggins (D91-8); McBride (D91-7), and Dinella & Geiger (T91-72).
Collection
Excerpts from Florida Folklife fieldwork recordings

Excerpts from Florida Folklife fieldwork recordings

Date
1978-04-14
Description
One reel to reel. Excerpts from three fieldwork interviews by Bulger and McCallum. The complete interviews can be found on recordings T79-5 (Taylor); C78-47 (Clark); and C78-51 (Sheppard).
Collection
Friday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Narrative Stage) (Tape 4)

Friday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Narrative Stage) (Tape 4)

Date
1996-05-24
Description
One audio cassette tape. Kerchmar served as emcee. Dr. Jesse Truvillion continues discussion of African-American folk music. Alfonzo Jennings discusses split oak basketry, getting into the business of basket weaving, teaching his own apprentice. He also demonstrates his weaving. Jennings talk continues on C96-52.
Collection
Friday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Narrative Stage) (Tape 5)

Friday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Narrative Stage) (Tape 5)

Date
1996-05-24
Description
One audio cassette tape. Kerchmar served as emcee. Jennings continues his discussion of split oak basketry with a demonstration of small basket weaving. McCormick, steel guitar player, discusses how he taught himself to play, his homemade steel guitar and talks about being on the road. McCormick's talk continues on C96-53.
Collection
Friday program at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 7)

Friday program at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 7)

Date
1997-05-23
Description
One audio cassette recordings. Alphonso Jennings, an African-American split-oak basket maker interviewed by Jerrilyn McGregory, discusses making white oak baskets, how it is done, what types of tools he uses and the amount of wood and time that go into making baskets.
Collection
Interview with basket maker Lucreaty Clark

Interview with basket maker Lucreaty Clark

Date
1978-04-14
Description
One audio cassette. Side 1: Clarke, born in Jefferson County in 1904, started making white oak baskets when she was 13. She learned to do so from her parents and grandparents and discusses the types of baskets she made and explains how she makes them. She also discusses her grandparents - - who were once slaves - - and talks about the changes Lamont, Florida, has undergone throughout the years. In addition, she talks about planting and harvesting collards, peas, sweet corn, tomatoes, okra, and snap beans, and she discusses cooking collards and snap beans. Side 2: Clarke continues her discussion on foods and wild plants like the palm tree bud [??], polk salad (poisonous), elephant ears, tanion, and pepper grass. Also, she describes home remedies such as mint, ragweed, tallow, turpentine and camphos, castor oil and turpentine, cow water (for whooping cough), "Yellow Gal" (for fever), asaphidity bag. Further, she talks about growing up on a plantation, travels to Syracuse, New York, New Jersey, and Naples, Florida, talks about her relatives, and discusses finishing baskets by soaking them in water for a brown finish.
Collection
Interview with basketmaker Lucreaty Clark

Interview with basketmaker Lucreaty Clark

Date
1979-10-31
Description
Six reel to reels. Lucreaty Clark was a white oak basket maker, a tradition that stretched back in her family to antebellum times. In 1979, no one else was making split white oak baskets, and she presumed the tradition would die with her. (In the mid-1980s, she trained her grandson Alphonso Jennings to make white oak baskets.) T79-23: Topics included plantation work, cooking, her first marriage, her children, Brer Rabbit tales, games, and smoking beef. T79-25: Clark discusses how she chooses the white oak to make her baskets, how she splits the wood, her tools, selling the baskets, sues of the baskets, and how her parents taught her the skill. T79-26: Clark talks about raising hogs, Christmas baskets, and various basket types. T79-27: Clark talks about giving birth, weather predictions, raising her kids, snakes in the area, and her grandchildren. T79-28: Recording of Clark making a basket while she narrates throughout the process. Afterwards, she talks about -- and tells -- stories from her childhood, including ghost stories, Brer rabbit tales, and Little Red Riding Hood. T79-29: She discusses marriage and kids, midwives, losing her last child during childbirth, morning sickness, medicinal cures for childbirth pains, birthmarks, pregnancy superstitions, and how to finish a basket.
Collection
Interview with white oak basket maker Alphonso Jennings with apprentice Michael Steen

Interview with white oak basket maker Alphonso Jennings with apprentice Michael Steen

Date
1994-01-15
Description
One audio cassette. Apprentice Steen agreed to learn from Jennings to select, cut, split, and shape white oak strips, and weave them into baskets: four small trash baskets, one market basket, one Easter basket, one laundry basket, and one cotton basket. For more information on Noble, see S 1644, box 11, folder 26. 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, and then Robert Stone. The program was continued each year through 2004.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Basket maker Lucreaty Clark and carver John Albert talking with studentsBasket maker Lucreaty Clark and carver John Albert talking with studentsMoving ImageBasket maker
Fieldwork
Elementary schools
Classrooms
Basket making
African Americans
Basket work
Wood carvers
Wood carving
White oak
Carvers (Decorative artists)
Children
Students
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I Learned It In Back Days and Kept ItI Learned It In Back Days and Kept ItMoving ImageBasket maker
Documentary videos
Video recording
Television
Interviewing on television
African Americans
Elderly, the
White oak
Basket making
Basket work
Basketry
Baskets
Interviews
Fieldwork
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Raw footage of the 1991 Florida Folk Festivals (Video 1 of 15)Raw footage of the 1991 Florida Folk Festivals (Video 1 of 15)Moving ImageFestivals
Folklore revival festivals
Folk festivals
Performing arts
Blues (Music)
Piano music (Blues)
Pianists
African Americans
Folk singers
Singing
Guitar music
Harmonica music
Basket making
Basket work
Basketry
White oak
Blacksmithing
Jewelry making
Craft
Singers
Musicians
Guitarist
Basket maker
Blues singers
Harmonica players
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a_s1576_t79-013Excerpts from Florida Folklife fieldwork recordingsSoundBasket maker
Whip maker
Fieldwork
Interviews
Midwifery
Whip making
Whips
Basket making
White oak
Midwives
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a_s1576_63_c96-051Friday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Narrative Stage) (Tape 4)SoundStorytellers
Basket maker
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Oral performance
Oral narratives
Personal experience narratives
Life histories
Basket making
White oak
African Americans
Needlework
Folklore collections
Storytelling
Weaving
Basket work
Folklorists
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a_s1576_63_c96-052Friday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Narrative Stage) (Tape 5)SoundMusicians
Basket maker
Guitarist
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Oral performance
Oral narratives
Personal experience narratives
Life histories
Basket making
White oak
African Americans
Steel guitars
Music business
Guitarists
Occupational groups
Weaving
Basket work
Occupational folklore
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a_s1576_67_c97-067Friday program at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 7)SoundBasket maker
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Oral performance
Life histories
Interviewing
African Americans
Basket making
Basket work
Basketry
White oak
Woodwork
Wood craft
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a_s1576_02_c78-047Interview with basket maker Lucreaty ClarkSoundBasket maker
Interviews
Basket work
Basket making
Basketry
African Americans
White oak
Family history
Life histories
Agriculture
Family farming
Seed crops
Food preparation
Food habits
Plants
Flora
Harvesting
Healers
Medicine
Fieldwork
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a_s1576_t79-023Interview with basketmaker Lucreaty ClarkSoundFieldwork
Interviews
African Americans
Life histories
Oral history
Personal experience narratives
White oak
Basket making
Basket work
Basketry
Baskets
Family history
Marriage
Trickster tales
Animal tales
Childbirth
Children
Supernatural legends
Beliefs and cultures
Domestic arts
Midwives
Healers
Basket maker
Storytellers
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a_s1640_24_tape16Interview with white oak basket maker Alphonso Jennings with apprentice Michael SteenSoundBasket maker
Fieldwork
Apprentices
White oak
Basket making
African Americans
Basket work
Basketry
Baskets
Weaving
Axes
Tools
Wood craft
Woodwork
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