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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Wicker furniture"
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Wicker chair demonstration for Lake City Junior High School students

Wicker chair demonstration for Lake City Junior High School students

Date
1982-02-22
Description
One proof sheet with 19 black and white images (plus negatives). Whisnant demonstrating wicker furniture making from the back of his truck at Lake City Junior High School. 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.
Collection
Robert James Rudd interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Robert James Rudd interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Date
1986-09-14
Description
Three audio cassettes. A former construction worker who was born in Boynton Beach, Rudd built wicker furniture from cypress. Originally the cypress was local, but as development increased, he began acquiring the wood areas north of him. Few power tools were used to make the furniture. In the interview he discusses his father's furniture making career; types of furniture made; tools used; selling furniture; growing during the Depression in South Florida; Cedar Key; the loss of timber sources; the Florida East Coast railway; his career in the US Navy; frog and alligator hunting; snakes; and furniture made from grapevine.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Wicker chair demonstration for Lake City Junior High School studentsWicker chair demonstration for Lake City Junior High School studentsStill ImageFurniture maker
Children
Woodworkers
Fieldwork
Wicker furniture
Chairs
Material culture
Wood craft
Demonstrations
Teenagers
Trucks
Schools
Furniture making
Furniture makers
Woodworking tools
Woodwork
Chair-makers
Students
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a_s1685_07_tape08Robert James Rudd interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education ProjectSoundFurniture makers
Woodcarvers
Field recordings
Furniture
Wicker furniture
Interviews
Woodworking shops
Carpentry
Chairs
Cypress trees
Oral narratives
Great Depression
Hunting
Local history
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