81 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Woodworking tools"
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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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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.
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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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Interviews with wheelwright Lester Hollenback with his apprentice Albert (Tico) Rubio

Interviews with wheelwright Lester Hollenback with his apprentice Albert (Tico) Rubio

Date
1991-12-14
Description
Three audio cassettes. Interviews occurred on three separate dates: tape 17 (14 December 1991), tape 18 (30 March 1992) and tape 19 (25 June 1992). They discuss their lives, how they learned their skills, and the progress they made during the apprenticeship. They performed the work at the Pioneer Settlement where Rubio worked as a blacksmith. Hollenback was originally from Illinois were he learned blacksmith and wheelwrighting from his father. Rubio was originally from New York. For more information on both of them, see S 1644, box 10, folder 5. 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 first folklorist Peter Roller, then folklorist Robert Stone. The program was continued each year through 2004.
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Interview with wood carver Harold Dunn

Interview with wood carver Harold Dunn

Date
1986-12-12
Description
Three audio cassettes. The Florida Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1987 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalis, Steve Frangos, 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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Basket maker Lucreaty Clark

Basket maker Lucreaty Clark

Date
1983
Description
One black and white print (and negative). Clark with axe to create white oak strips for basket making.
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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.
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Boat builder Glen Simmons with his apprentice Donald Edward

Boat builder Glen Simmons with his apprentice Donald Edward

Date
1992
Description
Seven proof sheets with 226 black and white images (plus negatives). Images of Simmons and Ogden building an Everglades skiff. Also of Simmons boating in the Everglades. For more information see S 1644, box 10, folder 11. 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 first folklorist Peter Roller, then folklorist Robert Stone. The program was continued each year through 2004.
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Boat builder Glen Simmons with his apprentice Donald Edward

Boat builder Glen Simmons with his apprentice Donald Edward

Date
1992
Description
121 color slides. Images of Simmons and Ogden building an Everglades skiff. Also of Simmons boating in the Everglades. For more information see S 1644, box 10, folder 11. 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 first folklorist Peter Roller, then folklorist Robert Stone. The program was continued each year through 2004.
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Bobby Shiver building an oyster skiff in his shop

Bobby Shiver building an oyster skiff in his shop

Date
1986-10-30
Description
72 color slides. Images of Shiver building an oyster skiff in his Eastpoint shop over a three week period. Skiffs are small, light rowing or sailing boats. More images can be found in S 1592, Box 4; as well as at the Library of Congress' American Folklife Archive (AFS 26,807). Between 1986 and 1987, a partnership between the Florida Folklife Program and the American Folk Center created the Maritime Heritage Survey Project. Focusing on the Gulf and Atlantic fishing cultures, and utilizing photographs, slides, oral histories, and on-site interviews, the survey climaxed with a demonstration area at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival. The three main researchers were Nancy Nusz, Merri Belland, and project director David Taylor. Additional information on the project can be found in Taylor's project files in S 1716.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
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_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_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_s1640_23_tape17Interviews with wheelwright Lester Hollenback with his apprentice Albert (Tico) RubioSoundWoodworkers
Blacksmiths
Fieldwork
Wheels
Blacksmithing
Woodwork
Personal experience narratives
Woodworking tools
Workshops
Tools
Occupational groups
Occupational training
Metalwork
Interviews
Life histories
Oral histories
Apprentices
Wheelwrights
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a_s1708_04_tape06Interview with wood carver Harold DunnSoundFieldwork
Circus wagons
Material culture
Wagons
Woodwork
Wood carving
Decorative arts
Wood craft
Woodworking tools
Workshops
Miniatures
Miniature craft
Oral histories
Life histories
Sound recordings
Interviews
Carvers (Decorative artists)
Wood carvers
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Basket maker Lucreaty ClarkBasket maker Lucreaty ClarkStill ImageBasket maker
Fieldwork
African Americans
Axes
Tools
Woodworking tools
White oak
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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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Boat builder Glen Simmons with his apprentice Donald EdwardBoat builder Glen Simmons with his apprentice Donald EdwardStill ImageFieldwork
Boatbuilding
Skiffs
Transportation
Waterways
Boats and boating
Material culture
Woodwork
Woodworking tools
Workshops
Wood craft
Wetlands
Apprentices
Boatbuilders
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Boat builder Glen Simmons with his apprentice Donald EdwardBoat builder Glen Simmons with his apprentice Donald EdwardStill ImageFieldwork
Boatbuilding
Skiffs
Transportation
Waterways
Boats and boating
Material culture
Woodwork
Woodworking tools
Workshops
Wood craft
Wetlands
Apprentices
Boatbuilders
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Bobby Shiver building an oyster skiff in his shopBobby Shiver building an oyster skiff in his shopStill ImageFieldwork
Boatbuilding
Boats and boating
Carpentry
Wood craft
Woodwork
Woodworking tools
Transportation
Workplace
Workshops
Material culture
Maritime life
Labor
Occupational groups
Skiffs
Boating industry
Maritime folklore
Boatbuilders
Carpenters
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