103 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Wood carvers"
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1986 Florida Folk Festival (17 of 17)

1986 Florida Folk Festival (17 of 17)

Date
1986-05-24
Description
One video cassette. (3/4" tape) 20 minutes. Lee Ellen Friedland, Limone Joseph and Po Lambi, Grupo Canaveral; Metro Dade Crafts Area: piñatas, Rafael Ozambela (Cuban cigars), The Scull Sisters (painting), Jose Ortí (woodcarving), Glen Simmons (boat making).
Collection
1990 apprenticeship program master artists

1990 apprenticeship program master artists

Date
1990
Description
Seven color slides. 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.
Collection
Artisan Jacob Sheiniuk with his art work

Artisan Jacob Sheiniuk with his art work

Date
1985-08-16
Description
Two color slides. Metal sculptor and wood carver Sheiniuk with two examples of his work. Sheiniuk was originally from Lithuania. More images can be found in S 1577, v. 42. An interview can be found in S 1576, T86-18. The Dade Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1985 and 1986 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalas, Nancy Nusz and Laurie Sommers in order to identify folk arts and folk artists for the special folklife area at the 34th Annual Florida Folk Festival. The traditions are mainly Haitian, Jamaican, Mexican, Bahamian, Cuban and Jewish and cover a wide range of skills and art forms.
Collection
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
Big Bend Folklife demonstrations at the 1981 Florida State Fair

Big Bend Folklife demonstrations at the 1981 Florida State Fair

Date
1981-08-31
Description
Seventy-seven color slides. Folklife demonstration booths at the Florida State Fair. Culled from informants at the Big Bend Folklife Area, demonstrations include pysanky egg decoration, Wakulla Springs boat drivers (Jackson), wood carving (fishing lures by Woodward and Jones), and polka music by the Polka Sweethearts.
Collection
Bill and Doris Boger with their carvings and baskets

Bill and Doris Boger with their carvings and baskets

Date
1987-06
Description
Fourteen color slides. Images of Bill's wood carving, and Doris' baskets. He was from Chunn's Cove, North Carolina, and she from Alabama. For more information on them, see S 1704, box 1, folder 1. They both dabbled in many crafts. The Florida Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1987 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalis, Steve Fragos, Merri Belland, and Barbara Seitz as preliminary research for a joint folk art between the Florida Folklife Program and the Florida Museum of History. The field researchers focused on those areas previously overlooked by FFP staff. The research focused on identifying folk artists and locating appropriate exhibit objects.
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Bill Nichols carving wood at the 1983 Florida Folk Festivals

Bill Nichols carving wood at the 1983 Florida Folk Festivals

Date
1983-05
Description
One black and white print. Bill Nichols, of Orange Park, was a wood carver. He also demonstrated the use of old wood working tools.
Collection
Bobby Johns in his workshop

Bobby Johns in his workshop

Date
1988-12
Description
37 black and white photographic prints, with negatives. Bobby Johns in his workshop in Pensacola. Photos 32-37 are of a nearby sawmill.
Collection
Bobby Johns wood carvings

Bobby Johns wood carvings

Date
1989-01
Description
Seven color slides. Examples of Johns's work, including carved walking canes and wooden handled knives.
Collection
Canes by Bobby Johns

Canes by Bobby Johns

Date
1991-04
Description
Four color slides. Johns won the Florida Folk Heritage Award in 1992.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
1986 Florida Folk Festival (17 of 17)1986 Florida Folk Festival (17 of 17)Moving ImageArtists
Boatbuilders
Musicians
Musical groups
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Wood carvers
Painting
Painters
Arts, Haitian
Haitian Americans
Cigar making
Pinatas
Boatbuilding
Carvers (Decorative artists)
Cigar makers
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1990 apprenticeship program master artists1990 apprenticeship program master artistsStill ImageTeaching of folklore
Dancers
Banjoists
Drummers (Musicians)
Fiddlers
Musicians
Tattoo artists
Wood carvers
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Artisan Jacob Sheiniuk with his art workArtisan Jacob Sheiniuk with his art workStill ImageWood carvers
Sculptors
Fieldwork
Decorative arts
Metal sculpture
Carvers (Decorative artists)
Material culture
Lithuanian Americans
Art
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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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Big Bend Folklife demonstrations at the 1981 Florida State FairBig Bend Folklife demonstrations at the 1981 Florida State FairStill ImageFestivals
Fairs
Demonstrations
Craft
Folklife
Boat drivers
Occupational folklore
African Americans
Teaching of folklore
Egg decoration
Eggs
Polka
Fishing Equipment and supplies
Fishing lures
Wood carving
Music performance
Wood carvers
Musical groups
Artisans
Boat driver
Bands (Music)
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Bill and Doris Boger with their carvings and basketsBill and Doris Boger with their carvings and basketsStill ImageWood carvers
Basket maker
Fieldwork
Craft
Shells
Decorative arts
Material culture
Pine needle crafts
Baskets
Workshops
Figurines
Wood carving
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Bill Nichols carving wood at the 1983 Florida Folk FestivalsBill Nichols carving wood at the 1983 Florida Folk FestivalsStill ImageWood carvers
Carvers (Decorative artists)
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Wood carving
Woodworking tools
Woodwork
Wood craft
Artisans
Tools
Demonstrations
Workshops
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Bobby Johns in his workshopBobby Johns in his workshopStill ImageWood carvers
Carvers (Decorative artists)
Material culture
Woodwork
Wood carving
Artisans
Tools
Craft
Sawmills
Lumber trade
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Bobby Johns wood carvingsBobby Johns wood carvingsStill ImageWood carvers
Material culture
Woodwork
Wood craft
Wood carving
Wood
Art
Cypress
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Canes by Bobby JohnsCanes by Bobby JohnsStill ImageWoodworkers
Canes
Staffs (Sticks, canes, etc.)
Wood carving
Wood craft
Woodwork
Wood carvers
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