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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Woodwork"
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Interview with furniture maker George Wilson

Interview with furniture maker George Wilson

Date
1983-03-28
Description
One audio cassette. Mr. Wilson discusses family history; how he learned to build furniture from his father; where his father learned; how his family became involved in building cypress furniture; moving from Tampa to Lee, Florida; how he makes his furniture; why he stays in the business; time it takes to build a chair; alteration in furniture design; other family involved in the business; experiences in the woods while cutting trees for furniture; names of furniture pieces (Nusz notes that Mr. Wilson worked as he was interviewed).
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Interview with (Toothpick King) Henry Wesley Stewart

Interview with (Toothpick King) Henry Wesley Stewart

Date
1984-09-09
Description
One audio cassette. Stewart was well-known for his toothpick art work. Born in South Carolina, he was a former messenger for WMVR Radio. He discusses origins of his toothpick artwork; various sculptures he has made; the process of making the sculptures; inspiration sources; selling objects to people such as Minnie Pearl, publisher Katherine Graham, and Liberace; tools used; and the importance of traditions. Stewart did not allow any photographs to be taken of his artwork. 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,and 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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Interview with musical instrument maker Dick Wagner

Interview with musical instrument maker Dick Wagner

Date
Description
Two audio cassettes. Wagner discusses his Georgia origins; his education at UNF; learning instrument making from his father as a child; repairing instruments; playing the cello and various other stringed instruments; bass, fiddle, banjo, guitar; knife making; toy making; making guitars, banjoes, violins, and dulcimers; various inlays; Stradivarius and his techniques; patterns; and prices charged. Images of Wagner can be found in S 1577, v. 37. 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, and 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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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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Sunday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Narrative Stage) (Tape 3-4)

Sunday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Narrative Stage) (Tape 3-4)

Date
1996-05-26
Description
Two audio cassette tapes. Tozzer served as emcee. Walter McKenzie, Laurel Dabbs, Charles Parker and Paul Greene discuss woodcarving as folk art. McKenzie remembers Dan Marshal (The session is a tribute to him). Laurel Dabbs discusses functional decoy construction. Paul Greene discusses his early days at the Folk Festival. Woodcarving as artistic, contemporary and as a folk art is discussed as well as specific aspects of the craft such as cornstack carving and whittling.
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Friday program at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 3)

Friday program at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 3)

Date
1997-05-23
Description
One audio cassette recordings. Bobby Johns, interviewed by John D'Agostino, discusses how he learned woodcarving, woodcarving itself, carved knives and the stone and metal tools he uses in his craft.
Collection
Friday program at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 7)

Friday program at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 7)

Date
1997-05-23
Description
One audio cassette recordings. Alphonso Jennings, an African-American split-oak basket maker interviewed by Jerrilyn McGregory, discusses making white oak baskets, how it is done, what types of tools he uses and the amount of wood and time that go into making baskets.
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Saturday program at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 5)

Saturday program at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 5)

Date
1997-05-24
Description
One audio cassette recordings. Mr. and Mrs. Robert J. Rudd, interviewed by Dr. Jan Rosenberg, discuss Mr. Rudd's background in chair-making beginning with mangrove and then switching to cypress. They (primarily Mr. Rudd) discuss the method of building a chair and how to care for one.
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Sunday program at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 9, 10)

Sunday program at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 9, 10)

Date
1997-05-25
Description
Two audio cassette recordings. Johns discusses his life story and talks about his family life as a boy and learning the trade. He also discussed his carved work and his hand-made tools.
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Sunday program at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tapes 13-14)

Sunday program at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tapes 13-14)

Date
1997-05-25
Description
Two audio cassette recordings. Bob Kogut, violin maker, discusses the craft of violin making.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1576_13_c84-053Interview with furniture maker George WilsonSoundFurniture maker
Fieldwork
Interviews
Oral histories
Furniture makers
Furniture making
Cypress
Woodwork
Furniture
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a_s1576_22_c86-167Interview with (Toothpick King) Henry Wesley StewartSoundFieldwork
Art
Woodwork
Selling
Wood craft
Toothpicks
Toothpick models
Decorative arts
Material culture
Sculpture
Artists
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a_s1576_22_c86-178Interview with musical instrument maker Dick WagnerSoundMusical instrument maker
Fieldwork
Interviews
Life histories
Oral histories
Sound recordings
Musical instruments
String instruments
Banjoes
Guitar
Guitarists
Fiddles
Bass guitars
Knifesmiths
Woodwork
Toy making
Carpentry
Music
Guitar makers
Musicians
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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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a_s1576_64_c96-080Sunday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Narrative Stage) (Tape 3-4)SoundCarvers (Decorative artists)
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Oral performance
Oral narratives
Personal experience narratives
Decoys
Decoys (Hunting)
Wildlife wood-carving
Wood carving
Wood craft
Woodwork
Artisans
Wood carvers
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a_s1576_67_c97-063Friday program at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 3)SoundWood carvers
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Oral performance
Life histories
Interviewing
Wood carving
Storytelling
Wood craft
Woodworking tools
Native Americans
Decorative arts
Woodwork
Carvers (Decorative artists)
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a_s1576_67_c97-067Friday program at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 7)SoundBasket maker
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Oral performance
Life histories
Interviewing
African Americans
Basket making
Basket work
Basketry
White oak
Woodwork
Wood craft
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a_s1576_68_c97-075Saturday program at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 5)SoundFurniture maker
Woodworkers
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Oral performance
Life histories
Interviewing
Chairs
Furniture makers
Furniture making
Cypress
Mangrove plants
Trees
Wood craft
Woodwork
Chair-makers
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a_s1576_68_c97-094Sunday program at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 9, 10)SoundCarvers (Decorative artists)
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Oral performance
Life histories
Interviewing
Creek Indians
Native Americans
Wood carving
Woodworking tools
Woodwork
Decorative arts
Wood carvers
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a_s1576_68_c97-098Sunday program at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tapes 13-14)SoundWoodworkers
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Oral performance
Violin
Interviewing
Instrument manufacture
String instruments
Workshops (Adult education)
Woodwork
Musical instrument maker
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