247 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Woodwork"
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 Reed Leonard's furniture

Reed Leonard's furniture

Date
1988-01
Description
Seventeen color slides. Examples of Reed Leonard's furniture. He is pictured in one image.
Collection
1978 Florida Folk Festival photographs

1978 Florida Folk Festival photographs

Date
1978-05
Description
Five black and white prints. P79-679 Rufus Adams of Mayo demontrating his corn shuck bottom chairs to crowds. P79-681 Queen Udell and her yo-yo quilt. Yo-yo quilt were quilts made from several circular swatches of cloth swen together. P79-682 Cabinet maker Kjell Lunestad of St. Augustine. P79-683 Reverend Thurlow Reed of Key West playing music with a conch shell. P79-684 Jay Abner in front of his restaurant in White Springs. Karl Holland of the Florida Dept. of Commerce took the photographs. He often worked for the Florida Folk Festival, in which he woudl send all unused Commerce photos to the Florida Folklife Program.
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1984 Florida Folk Festival

1984 Florida Folk Festival

Date
Description
One proof sheet with 33 black and white images. 1-2: Main stage perfromances 3-5: Funkaroos performing; 6-10: Bill Nichols demonstrating woodworking; 11-12: Burr Oak Elementary singing; 13-17: Green Grass Revival band on main stage during rain; 18: pottery craft area; 19: Travelling exhibit sign; 20-22: Tony and Lucy Lovelace performing; 23-24: Information booth; 25-26: Humane Society Booth; 27-28: Main stage 29-32: Green Grass Revival band on mainstage; 33: The Funkaroos backstage. Date: 27 May 1984.
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Annie Sellers learning how to make chairs from Rufus Adams

Annie Sellers learning how to make chairs from Rufus Adams

Date
1988-03
Description
Seven black and white negatives. Rufus Adams and apprentice(stepdaughter) Annie Sellers making corn shuck bottomed chairs. Rufus Adams was born in Georgia in 1893. In 1940, Adams and his wife moved to Mayo, Florida. There he worked as a tenant tobacco farmer. From his wife he learned make corn shuck chair bottoms. He soon became known as the 'chair man.'
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Apprenticeship exhibit at the Stephen Foster Center

Apprenticeship exhibit at the Stephen Foster Center

Date
1987-11
Description
Eight 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.
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Baskets by Harlan Baxter

Baskets by Harlan Baxter

Date
1987-08
Description
Fifteen color slides. Two slides (S92-747 and 748) are of Baxter's own sawmill. 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 project between the Florida Folklife Program and the Florida Museum of History. The field researchers focused on areas previously overlooked by FFP staff. The research focused on identifying folk artists and locating appropriate exhibit objects.
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Bateau boat built by Mitch Free

Bateau boat built by Mitch Free

Date
1982-10
Description
One black and white print. A bateau boat is the same as a johnboat.
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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
Billy Bryan's wood furniture

Billy Bryan's wood furniture

Date
1989-01
Description
Thirteen color slides. Images of Billy Bryan and examples of his wooden furniture.
Collection
Boat builder Glen Simmons on his Evergaldes skiff

Boat builder Glen Simmons on his Evergaldes skiff

Date
1989-03-25
Description
Sixty color slides. Images of Simmons demonstrating his wooden skiff in the Everglades. Simmons was one of the last makers of wooden Everglades skiffs, which were used to fish and hunt in the shallow wetlands of South Florida. A self described 'gladesman,' Simmons grew up near the Everglades hunting, boating, and fishing. His skiff measures 18-18 feet, and are 2 feet wide. They are flat bottomed and propelled with use of a pole by a driver standing up in the boat's middle. Simmons began building them at age 12. He is also the author of a book, 'Gladesmen' from 1998. For an interview of Simmons, see S 1576, T86-2 and T86-3 (C86-48).
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Reed Leonard's furniture Reed Leonard's furnitureStill ImageFurniture maker
Woodwork
Furniture
Material culture
Wood craft
Household items
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1978 Florida Folk Festival photographs1978 Florida Folk Festival photographsStill ImageAfrican Americans
Chairs
Furniture
Cornhusk craft
Material culture
Demonstrations
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Restaurants
Cabinetwork
Carpentry
Woodwork
Quilting
Quilts
Textile arts
Chair caning
Quiltmakers
Carpenters
Cabinetmakers
Furniture maker
Musicians
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1984 Florida Folk Festival1984 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Performing arts
Music
String bands
Woodwork
Musical ensembles
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Annie Sellers learning how to make chairs from Rufus AdamsAnnie Sellers learning how to make chairs from Rufus AdamsStill ImageMaterial culture
Chairs
Furniture
Cornhusk craft
Domestic arts
Woodwork
Apprentices
Women apprentices
Fieldwork (educational method)
Craft
African Americans
Chair caning
Furniture maker
Chair-makers
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Apprenticeship exhibit at the Stephen Foster CenterApprenticeship exhibit at the Stephen Foster CenterStill ImageApprentices
Furniture
Furniture makers
Exhibits
Education
Woodwork
Teaching of folklore
Chair-makers
Wood craft
Photography
Baskets
Basket work
Oyster tongs
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Baskets by Harlan BaxterBaskets by Harlan BaxterStill ImageBasket maker
Fieldwork
Basket work
Basket making
Decorative arts
Basketry
Material culture
Containers
Baskets
Woodwork
Sawmills
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Bateau boat built by Mitch FreeBateau boat built by Mitch FreeStill ImageBoats
Johnboats
Transportation
Boatbuilding
Material culture
Carpentry
Woodwork
Boatbuilders
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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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Billy Bryan's wood furnitureBilly Bryan's wood furnitureStill ImageFurniture maker
Loggers
Woodwork
Wood carving
Wood
Furniture
Household items
Material culture
Whittling
Wood craft
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Boat builder Glen Simmons on his Evergaldes skiffBoat builder Glen Simmons on his Evergaldes skiffStill ImageFieldwork
Wetlands
Natural areas
National parks and reserves
Boats and boating
Skiffs
Transportation
Waterways
Wilderness areas
National protected areas systems
Woodwork
Boatbuilders
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