94 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Wood carving"
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Carvers Bobby Johns and Randy Stewart

Carvers Bobby Johns and Randy Stewart

Date
1990
Description
Four color slides; 6 negatives. 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
1988-04
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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Art by John Durham

Art by John Durham

Date
1987
Description
Nine color prints. 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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Wooden carvings by Payton Bembry, Sr

Wooden carvings by Payton Bembry, Sr

Date
1981-09-08
Description
Thirteen color slides. Slide S82-1007 is missing. 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.
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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.
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O.B. Osceola carving a canoe at the 1978 Florida Folk Festival

O.B. Osceola carving a canoe at the 1978 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1978-05
Description
One black and white print. Seminole O.B. Osceola demonstrating traditional canoe carving at the 1978 Florida Folk Festival. Canoes were traditionally carved out of cypress trees.
Collection
Interview with wood worker John Cross

Interview with wood worker John Cross

Date
1984-12-04
Description
One audio cassette. Cross, a former railroader and sea merchant, discusses Bryceville, Florida; his father, a machinist, millwright, and Baldwin Chief of Police; work as a cattle rancher; hog hunting; working for the railroads; carpentry; traditional woodworking tools: drawing knife, planes, shaving horse, spoke shave; whip maker, and Curly Dekle. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Duval County was a joint venture between the Duval County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was started in 1984 by folklorist David Taylor with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. The project consisted of field research to identify local traditions and folk artists, a series of five two-day seminars to acquaint teachers with the use of folklore and folk arts, in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist, which included visits by local folk artists. Taylor ran it until 1986. In 1988, Gregory Hansen re-initiated it with minor changes.
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Circus miniatures by Howard Dunn

Circus miniatures by Howard Dunn

Date
1988-03
Description
Twenty color slides. The Southwest Florida Folk Arts Project was conducted under the direction of Barbara Beauchamp in two phases: 12 November 1987 through 31 January 1988 by Debbie Fant; and in February 1988 by Nancy Nusz. Using a 35mm camera and a Sony tape recorder, and funded through a NEA grant, the two fieldworkers spoke with over fifty informants in Manatee, Sarasota, Lee, Collier, and Charlotte counties, resulting in 20 participants chosen for a special SW Florida folklife area at the 36th Annual Florida Folk Festival.
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Craft demonstration area at the 1988 Florida Folk Festival

Craft demonstration area at the 1988 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1988-05-28
Description
Two proof with 66 black and white images (plus negatives).
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Carvers Bobby Johns and Randy StewartCarvers Bobby Johns and Randy StewartStill ImageApprentices
Creek art
Wood carving
Wood craft
Decorative arts
Woodwork
Woodworking tools
Workshops
Native Americans
Creek Indians
Teaching of folklore
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
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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Art by John DurhamArt by John DurhamStill ImageArtisans
Fieldwork
Baskets
Hats
Palmetto weaving
Material culture
Wood carving
Boats
Decorative arts
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Wooden carvings by Payton Bembry, SrWooden carvings by Payton Bembry, SrStill ImageArtists
Wood carvers
Fieldwork
Art
Wood carving
Wood craft
Woodwork
Sculpture
Metal craft
Figurines
Animals
Material culture
Decorative arts
Carvers (Decorative artists)
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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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O.B. Osceola carving a canoe at the 1978 Florida Folk FestivalO.B. Osceola carving a canoe at the 1978 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageCanoes
Wood carving
Boats
Woodwork
Woodworking tools
Demonstrations
Native Americans
Seminole Indians
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Trees
Cypress
Boatbuilders
Wood carvers
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a_s1576_23_c86-196Interview with wood worker John CrossSoundCarpenters
Fieldwork
Sound recordings
Interviews
Life histories
Oral histories
Woodwork
Railroads
Maritime life
Wood craft
Hunting
Woodworking tools
Wood carving
Whip making
Family history
Ranching
Community culture
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Circus miniatures by Howard DunnCircus miniatures by Howard DunnStill ImageCarvers (Decorative artists)
Wood carvers
Fieldwork
Miniatures
Circus
Miniature craft
Figurines
Wood carving
Wood craft
Decorative arts
Material culture
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Craft demonstration area at the 1988 Florida Folk FestivalCraft demonstration area at the 1988 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageCarvers (Decorative artists)
Folklore revival festivals
Folk festivals
Festivals
Demonstrations
Craft
Performing arts
Performers
Wood carving
Circus performers
Fiddlers
Musicians
Wood carvers
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