119 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Workshops"
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Antonio Lerios and apprentice Nick Toth making dive helmets

Antonio Lerios and apprentice Nick Toth making dive helmets

Date
1986-02-24
Description
Thirty-four color slides. Lerios began making diving helmets for sponge divers in 1913 in Tarpon Springs. When he was in his 80s, he decided to retire. In the meantime, Toth, fresh with a degree from University of Florida, decided to learn the trade, and he worked as an apprentice for Lerios. By 1992 when Lerios died, Toth had assumed control of the business. Diving helmets date back to the early 1900s. Once Greek divers began diving for sponges in Tarpon Springs in 1905, the diving helmet industry in Florida began. The helmets allow divers to walk into deep water to gather sponges. For more history of Lerios and Toth diving helmets, see: http://www.divinghelmets.com/pages/history.html 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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Basket maker Jean Clark and her work

Basket maker Jean Clark and her work

Date
1986-12-31
Description
Eighteen color slides. Images are very dark and difficult to see. 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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Bill and Doris Boger with their carvings and baskets

Bill and Doris Boger with their carvings and baskets

Date
1987-06
Description
Fourteen color slides. Images of Bill's wood carving, and Doris' baskets. He was from Chunn's Cove, North Carolina, and she from Alabama. For more information on them, see S 1704, box 1, folder 1. They both dabbled in many crafts. 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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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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Blacksmith Roger Neer in his workshop

Blacksmith Roger Neer in his workshop

Date
1987-09-08
Description
Fifteen color slides. Making and fitting hirseshoes. Neer grew up on a dairy farm in Ohio. Begn blacksmithing and horsehoeing in 1976. Moved to Florida in 1982. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Palm Beach County was a joint venture between the Palm Beach County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was conducted between 1986 and 1987 by folklorist Jan Rosenberg with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. The goal was to impart an appreciation of multi-ethnic traditions and provide a sense of place to the mobile student population. The project focused on the Florida Studies component for fourth grade students. 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. In total, the project involved 15 schools with 779 students.
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Blacksmith Thomas Rains in his shop

Blacksmith Thomas Rains in his shop

Date
1978-04
Description
Seven color slides.
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Blacksmith Thomas Rains in his workshop

Blacksmith Thomas Rains in his workshop

Date
1977
Description
Forty color slides. Images of Rains in his blacksmith workshop. Also includes images of his home. Finally, several images feature folklorist Peggy Bulger interviewing Rains.
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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.
Collection
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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Boat builder Herman Wells in his shop

Boat builder Herman Wells in his shop

Date
1987
Description
Nine color slides. Images of Wells building a boat and displaying fishing nets. 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.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Antonio Lerios and apprentice Nick Toth making dive helmetsAntonio Lerios and apprentice Nick Toth making dive helmetsStill ImageApprentices
Diving Equipment and supplies
Greek Americans
Helmets
Metal craft
Sponge fisheries
Workplace
Workshops
Teaching of folklore
Copper
Metal products
Artisans
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Basket maker Jean Clark and her workBasket maker Jean Clark and her workStill ImageBasket maker
Fieldwork
Palms
Trees
Material culture
Workshops
Basket work
Basket making
Workplace
Decorative arts
Basketry
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Bill and Doris Boger with their carvings and basketsBill and Doris Boger with their carvings and basketsStill ImageWood carvers
Basket maker
Fieldwork
Craft
Shells
Decorative arts
Material culture
Pine needle crafts
Baskets
Workshops
Figurines
Wood carving
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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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Blacksmith Roger Neer in his workshopBlacksmith Roger Neer in his workshopStill ImageBlacksmiths
Metal-workers
Fieldwork
Blacksmithing
Metal craft
Metalwork
Occupational groups
Workshops
Workplace
Tools
Horseshoes
Horse industry
Horseshoers
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Blacksmith Thomas Rains in his shopBlacksmith Thomas Rains in his shopStill ImageBlacksmiths
Fieldwork
Blacksmithing
Metal craft
Occupational groups
Tools
Workshops
Workplace
Labor
African Americans
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Blacksmith Thomas Rains in his workshopBlacksmith Thomas Rains in his workshopStill ImageBlacksmiths
Fieldwork
Blacksmithing
Metal craft
Material culture
Workplace
African Americans
Workshops
Architecture
Folklorists
Research methods
Occupational groups
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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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Boat builder Herman Wells in his shopBoat builder Herman Wells in his shopStill ImageFieldwork
Boats
Maritime life
Boatbuilding
Occupational groups
Material culture
Woodwork
Carpentry
Wood craft
Workshops
Fishing nets
Boatbuilders
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