292 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Geographic Term is exactly "Duval County (Fla.)"
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Alberta Williams making lye soap

Alberta Williams making lye soap

Date
1985-01
Description
Twenty-five color slides. Demonstrating lye soap making at Mami Agnes Elementary School. Slides 4019-4028 are in volume 38. 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.
Collection
Ana Blanco making lace

Ana Blanco making lace

Date
1988-08
Description
Seventeen color slides. Blanco won the FLorida Folk Heritage Award in 1990.
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Ana de Diaz and Carmen Linstrom making lace at her home

Ana de Diaz and Carmen Linstrom making lace at her home

Date
1988
Description
Twenty-three black and white prints (plus negatives). Diaz learned lace making after moving to Florida from Puerto Rico in 1983. She learned from Eva Ponton in San Juan and Ana Blanco in Jacksonville. For more information on Diaz, see S 1640, box 8, folder 6. 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, who was later replaced by folklorist Peter Roller. The program was continued each year through 2003.
Collection
Ana de Diaz making lace at her home

Ana de Diaz making lace at her home

Date
1988
Description
Twelve color slides. Diaz learned lace making after moving to Florida from Puerto Rico in 1983. She learned from Eva Ponton in San Juan and Ana Blanco in Jacksonville. For more information on Diaz, see S 1640, box 8, folder 6. 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 traditions 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.
Collection
Ann Duffy demonstrating Easter egg decorating

Ann Duffy demonstrating Easter egg decorating

Date
1985-04-03
Description
Twenty color slides. Duffy, an East European, demonstrates traditional methods for decorating Easter eggs to San Pablo Elementary students. 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.
Collection
Apprentices learning gospel music

Apprentices learning gospel music

Date
1990
Description
Two color slides; 30 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.
Collection
Arabic embroidery

Arabic embroidery

Date
1985-02-14
Description
Seven color slides.
Collection
Arabic music demonstration

Arabic music demonstration

Date
1985-03-05
Description
Fourteen color slides. Performing traditional Arabic music at Loretto Elementary School. 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.
Collection
Arlington River in Duval County in 1895

Arlington River in Duval County in 1895

Date
Description
Black and white print from 1895 of the Arlington River, taken from St. Nicholas in Duval County. Donated by Thelma Boltin to the FLorida Folklife Archive.
Collection
Auctioneer Bill Myers selling off antiques

Auctioneer Bill Myers selling off antiques

Date
1984-12
Description
Seventeen color slides. Known as Colonel Bill Myers, images show him auctioning antiques at the Pioneer Auction Company on Southside Blvd. in Jacksonville. 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.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Alberta Williams making lye soapAlberta Williams making lye soapStill ImageEducation
Schools
African Americans
Demonstrations
Students
Teaching of folklore
Classrooms
Domestic arts
Soap
Lye
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Ana Blanco making laceAna Blanco making laceStill ImageNeedleworkers
Arts, Cuban
Needlework
Cuban Americans
Latinos
Lace and lace making
Decorative arts
Lacemaking
Sewing
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Ana de Diaz and Carmen Linstrom making lace at her homeAna de Diaz and Carmen Linstrom making lace at her homeStill ImageNeedleworkers
Fieldwork
Bobbin lace
Lace bobbins
Lace and lace making
Lacemaking
Needlework
Puerto Ricans
Latinos
Decorative arts
Material culture
Tatting
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Ana de Diaz making lace at her homeAna de Diaz making lace at her homeStill ImageNeedleworkers
Fieldwork
Bobbin lace
Lace and lace making
Lace bobbins
Lacemaking
Needlework
Puerto Ricans
Latinos
Decorative arts
Material culture
Tatting
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Ann Duffy demonstrating Easter egg decoratingAnn Duffy demonstrating Easter egg decoratingStill ImageEducation
Schools
Classrooms
Elementary schools
Students
Teaching of folklore
Egg decoration
Eggs
Easter eggs
Craft
Demonstrations
Painting
Holidays and festivals
Artisans
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Apprentices learning gospel musicApprentices learning gospel musicStill ImageApprentices
African Americans
Gospel (Black)
A capella singing
A capella singers
Teaching of folklore
Singers
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Arabic embroideryArabic embroideryStill ImageRug makers
Weavers
Embroiderers
Fieldwork
Rug making
Rugs
Arab Americans
Decorative arts
Textile arts
Textiles
Embroidery
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Arabic music demonstrationArabic music demonstrationStill ImageSchools
Teaching of folklore
Demonstrations
Drums
Music performance
Performing arts
Arab Americans
Education
Drummers (Musicians)
Musicians
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Arlington River in Duval County in 1895Arlington River in Duval County in 1895Still ImageRivers
Waterways
Landscape
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Auctioneer Bill Myers selling off antiquesAuctioneer Bill Myers selling off antiquesStill ImageFieldwork
Auctioneering
Occupational groups
Workplace
Selling
Oratory
Auctions
Economic practices
Antiques
Dealers (Retail trade)
Oral performance
Oral communication
Auctioneers
Orators
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