94 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Wood carving"
Wood carvings by Bill Cooey

Wood carvings by Bill Cooey

Date
1987-09
Description
Twelve color slides. Bill Cooey, who has a mix of Scottish and Yuchi Indian ancestry, grew up in the panhandle where he learned pocketknife carving from his mother, a descendant of Yuchi Indians. His nephew Dale Cooey started learning the craft with the Apprenticeship program in 1988. For more on Bill Cooey, see S 1644, box 3, folder 1. 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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Wood carving workshop at the Stephen Foster Center

Wood carving workshop at the Stephen Foster Center

Date
1991-04-13
Description
One proof sheet with thirty-seven black and white images. Images of a carving workshop directed by Bobby Johns at the Stephen Foster Center in White Springs. Johns can be seen in images 9 through 11.
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Wood carvers Bill and Dale Cooey

Wood carvers Bill and Dale Cooey

Date
1988-04
Description
One proof sheet with 24 black and white prints (plus negatives). Bill Cooey, a mix of Scottish and Yuchi Indian ancestry, grew up in the panhandle where he learned pocketknife carving from his mother, a descendant of the Yuchi Indians. His nephew Dale Cooey began to learn the craft with the Apprenticeship program in 1988. For more on Bill Cooey, see S 1644, box 3, folder 1. 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.
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Wood carvers Bill and Dale Cooey

Wood carvers Bill and Dale Cooey

Date
1988
Description
Thirty-nine color slides. Bill Cooey, who has a mix of Scottish and Yuchi Indian ancestry, grew up in the panhandle. There, he learned pocketknife carving from his mother, a descendant of the Yuchi Indians. His nephew Dale Cooey began to learn the craft with the Apprenticeship program in 1988. For more on Bill Cooey, see S 1644, box 3, folder 1. 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.
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Wood carver Jose Orta

Wood carver Jose Orta

Date
1985-07-30
Description
Seven color slides. 4989-4993: Orta holding his carvings; 4994-4995: Orta's workshop. The Dade Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 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.
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Wood carver John Albert talking to students

Wood carver John Albert talking to students

Date
1982
Description
One proof sheet with thirty-five black and white images.
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Wood carver John Albert demonstrating to students

Wood carver John Albert demonstrating to students

Date
1982-10
Description
One proof sheet with thirty-seven black and white images. Images of John Albert demonstrating wood carving to students in Hillsborough County as part of the Folk Arts in the Schools program. October 1982. Biographical information on Albert, born 1920 in Brandon, Florida, can be found in S 1613.
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Wood carver John (J.T.) Albert at the 1980 Florida Folk Festival

Wood carver John (J.T.) Albert at the 1980 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1980-05
Description
Four color slides.
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Wood carver John (J.T.) Albert

Wood carver John (J.T.) Albert

Date
1979-11-19
Description
Nineteen black and white prints. Photos of wood carver Albert with examples of his work. P79-844 includes folklorist Peggy Bulger.
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Wood carver Jeese Aaron with his art

Wood carver Jeese Aaron with his art

Date
Description
Thirteen black and white prints. See also S 1577, Box 16, folder 51. C. 1977
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Wood carvings by Bill CooeyWood carvings by Bill CooeyStill ImageFieldwork
Wood carving
Wood craft
Figurines
Decorative arts
Woodwork
Material culture
Flutes
Wind instruments
Cypress
Carvers (Decorative artists)
Wood carvers
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Wood carving workshop at the Stephen Foster CenterWood carving workshop at the Stephen Foster CenterStill ImageDemonstrations
Wood carving
Material culture
Woodwork
Woodworking tools
Wood craft
Workshops (Adult education)
Folklife
Wood carvers
Carvers (Decorative artists)
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Wood carvers Bill and Dale CooeyWood carvers Bill and Dale CooeyStill ImageApprentices
Wood carving
Teaching of folklore
Decorative arts
Craft
Woodwork
Woodworking tools
Figurines
Workshops
Carpentry tools
Pocketknives
Carvers (Decorative artists)
Wood carvers
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Wood carvers Bill and Dale CooeyWood carvers Bill and Dale CooeyStill ImageApprentices
Wood carving
Teaching of folklore
Decorative arts
Craft
Woodwork
Woodworking tools
Figurines
Workshops
Carpentry tools
Carvers (Decorative artists)
Wood carvers
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Wood carver Jose OrtaWood carver Jose OrtaStill ImageFieldwork
Latinos
Puerto Ricans
Woodwork
Material culture
Wood carving
Art
Artisans
Figurines
Workshops
Carvers (Decorative artists)
Wood carvers
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Wood carver John Albert talking to studentsWood carver John Albert talking to studentsStill ImageMaterial culture
Wood carving
Students
Pedagogy
Education
Classrooms
Teaching of folklore
Schools
Artisans
Wood carvers
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Wood carver John Albert demonstrating to studentsWood carver John Albert demonstrating to studentsStill ImageWood carving
Wood craft
Woodworking tools
Children
Students
Education
Craft
Classrooms
Pedagogy
Schools
Teaching of folklore
Teaching
Oral education
Wood carvers
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Wood carver John (J.T.) Albert at the 1980 Florida Folk FestivalWood carver John (J.T.) Albert at the 1980 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageCarvers (Decorative artists)
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Wood carving
Wood craft
Demonstrations
Figurines
Material culture
Wood carvers
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Wood carver John (J.T.) AlbertWood carver John (J.T.) AlbertStill ImageWoodwork
Wood carving
Wood
Wood craft
Material culture
Art
Decorative arts
Sculpture
Fieldwork
Folklorists
Wood carvers
Carvers (Decorative artists)
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Wood carver Jeese Aaron with his artWood carver Jeese Aaron with his artStill ImageWood carving
Material culture
Art
Wood craft
Woodwork
Decorative arts
Wood carvers
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