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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Geographic Term is exactly "Fort George Island (Fla.)"
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Duck decoy carver Michael Berg with his work

Duck decoy carver Michael Berg with his work

Date
1988-07
Description
Forty-nine color slides. Originally from Indiana, Berg is a self-taught wood duck decoy carver. These decoys were used for hunters and at gun ranges. Slides includes images of Berg working on his decoys, as well as examples of his work. 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 curricula. 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 oyster fisher Mike Hilchey

Interview with oyster fisher Mike Hilchey

Date
1985-08-28
Description
One audio cassette. Discusses Hilchey's family involvement in oyster fishing (going back to his great-grandfather); boat making; oyster regulation; learning oystering; descriptions of local oyster areas such as Simpson's Creek; vernacular names for oysters; names of oyster beds; oyster seasons; local oyster men; kinship ties in the business; his customers; cooking and serving oysters; and change in the business. 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
Kingsley Plantation

Kingsley Plantation

Date
1980-12-12
Description
Ten black and white prints. Kingsley Plantation was owned by several planters and slave owners, including John McQueen, John McIntosh, Zephaniah Kingsley, and Anna Kingsley. It became a state park in the 1950s, and a National Park in 1989. P80-415 Kingsley Plantation P80-416 Grounds P80-417-419 Furniture in house P80-420-422 Interior images P80-423-425 Tabby slave cabins P80-426 Woods near plantation
Collection
Material culture at Kingsley Plantation

Material culture at Kingsley Plantation

Date
1981-03
Description
Seventeen black and white slides. Kingsley Plantation, originally built in the early 1800s by John McQueen, was a Spanish Florida cotton and indigo plantation run by Zephaniah and Anna Kingsley from the 1810s through the 1830s. It contains the only surviving tabby slave quarters. Tabby was a concrete-like substance made from oyster and lime. The plantation was a state park at the time of the images. (In 1989, the property was transferred to the National Park Service.) These images demonstrate the architecture and material culture of the plantation, as well the interpretation of the site by the Florida Park Service (FPS) through their interpretive signs. Images include the plantation, its kitchen building, barn, and a close-up of tabby. Also includes two images of FPS park signs.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Duck decoy carver Michael Berg with his workDuck decoy carver Michael Berg with his workStill ImageFieldwork
Wood carving
Woodwork
Woodworking tools
Material culture
Workplace
Workshops
Occupational groups
Labor
Wood craft
Decoys
Hunting
Artisans
Decoys (Hunting)
Wildlife wood-carving
Decorative arts
Carvers (Decorative artists)
Wood carvers
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a_s1576_23_c86-197Interview with oyster fisher Mike HilcheySoundFieldwork
Interviews
Oral histories
Life histories
Oysters
Oyster fisheries
Oyster industries
Occupational groups
Occupational folklore
Seafood gathering
Seafood industry
Cooking and dining
Cookery (Seafood)
Cookery (Oysters)
Fisheries
Dealers (Retail trade)
Fishing
Fishers
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Kingsley PlantationKingsley PlantationStill ImageAgriculture
Parks
Historic parks
Cultural parks
Park facilities
Plantations
Plantation life
Architecture
Buildings
Farm buildings
Houses
Furniture
African Americans
Land use
Slavery
Slaves dwellings
Florida history
Tabby (concrete)
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Material culture at Kingsley PlantationMaterial culture at Kingsley PlantationStill ImageArchitecture
Houses
Colonial architecture
Historic parks
Cultural parks
Material culture
Tabby (concrete)
Kitchens
Signs and signboards
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