16 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Geographic Term is exactly "Jackson County (Fla.)"
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Baby quilts by Merle Barfield

Baby quilts by Merle Barfield

Date
1986-11-17
Description
Three color slides. 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.
Collection
Basket maker Myrtle McCoy

Basket maker Myrtle McCoy

Date
1987-07-21
Description
Two color slides. McCoy uses thread to make her pine needle baskets. She lived in Marianna since 1929.
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Dilmore family grist mill

Dilmore family grist mill

Date
1982-10
Description
One black and white print.
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Fieldwork images from Jackson County for the Library Folklife Program

Fieldwork images from Jackson County for the Library Folklife Program

Date
1983-04-16
Description
One proof sheet with 36 black and white images (plus negatives). Images 1 through 11 are of farmer Earl McMullian's antique engines, his barn, and his mule plow. Lived in in Two Egg, Florida. Images 12 through 14 are of broom maker Fred Williams and his wife, of Grand Ridge, Florida, at their home. Images 15 through 36 are of the Pilgrim's Rest Primitive Baptist Church in Graceville, Florida. Includes image sof church members, a church service (very dark), the church, its cemetery, and a church picnic.
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Folklorist Doris Dyen shape note presentation at the Jackson County Public Library

Folklorist Doris Dyen shape note presentation at the Jackson County Public Library

Date
1983-07-21
Description

One audio cassette. Presentation at the Jackson County Public Library in Marianna, made in connection with the Pursuits and Pastimes exhibit about shape note singing. Dyen, a folklorist with the Florida Folklife Program, leads a conversation on fiddling and square dancing traditions. She discusses "Possum Day," held the first weekend of August; The Sacred Harp; the significance of all-day shape note singings; and fellowship. She also plays a slide-tape presentation about shape note singers in Polk county, which can be found on C81-22. In addition to the discussion, the participants also perform.

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Forest industries in North Florida

Forest industries in North Florida

Date
1989-01
Description
Two proof sheets with 64 black and images, plus negatives. Found in envelope 2. Proof sheet 1: 5-20: Mr. Nachtrab's cypress furniture workshop in Jackson County; 21-36: Woodwork by Pete Moitoee of Defuniak Springs. Proof sheet 2: 7-28: Lumber mill in Harold, Florida; 29-36: Woodwork by Ray Congleton of Cantonment, Florida, including ox carts and chairs.
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Fred Williams demonstrating broom making

Fred Williams demonstrating broom making

Date
1983-07-20
Description
Twelve color slides. Broom making demonstration at the Marianna public library.
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Fred Williams demonstrating broom making

Fred Williams demonstrating broom making

Date
1983-07-20
Description
Eighteen color slides. Turpentine tools displayed at the Marianna public library.
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Furniture by Arthur Henderson

Furniture by Arthur Henderson

Date
1986-11-15
Description
Three color slides. 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.
Collection
Interview with Fred Williams

Interview with Fred Williams

Date
1983-04-16
Description
Two audio cassettes. C83-104: Williams, born in Sneads, Florida, in 1923, discusses being raised in a rural farming family in Jackson County, Florida; joining the Army and using his disabled veterans' pension to start his own farm; the character of his family; life during the "Hoover Days" of the Depression; the Wesleyan Church creating a sense of civic community; farming under President Roosevelt's government policies; serving in the military and being injured in Europe during World War Two; being disabled; family sayings; and sacred harp singing in northern Alabama. In addition, he also talks about hog killing, smoking meat, mule plowing and other routines on the farm. C83-105: Williams talks about making homemade brooms; giving homemade brooms and bonnets to the elderly; the proliferation of modern technology; physical and mental challenges involved in farming; attending church revivals and going fishing in the summertime; training mules; and serenadings, weddings, and cane grindings. In addition, he remarks upon black quartet singing, his marriage, his political career and political outlook, and his religious views, including his outlook on the bible, Israel, and his favorable regard for Jews.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Baby quilts by Merle BarfieldBaby quilts by Merle BarfieldStill ImageQuiltmakers
Fieldwork
Material culture
Quilted goods
Quilts
Needlework
Textile arts
Decorative arts
Figurines
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Basket maker Myrtle McCoyBasket maker Myrtle McCoyStill ImageBasket maker
Fieldwork
Basket making
Basket work
Basketry
Pine needle crafts
Baskets
Containers
Material culture
Decorative arts
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Dilmore family grist millDilmore family grist millStill ImageMills
Structures
Material culture
Millers
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Fieldwork images from Jackson County for the Library Folklife ProgramFieldwork images from Jackson County for the Library Folklife ProgramStill ImageFieldwork
Farm buildings
Barns
Plows
Engines
Farm engines
Portable engines
Houses
Elderly, the
Primitive Baptists
Church services
Cemeteries
Grave markers
Gravestones
Sepulchral monuments
Burial rites
Baptist church buildings
Christianity
Religion
Church architecture
Broom makers
Farmers
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a_s1576_11_c83-122Folklorist Doris Dyen shape note presentation at the Jackson County Public LibrarySoundWorkshops (Adult education)
Libraries
Oral education
Shape note singing
Religious songs
Music -- Performance
Sacred Harp, Cooper Revision
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Forest industries in North FloridaForest industries in North FloridaStill ImageCarpenters
Sawmill workers
Furniture maker
Material culture
Wood craft
Woodwork
Woodworking tools
Workshops
Cypress
Furniture
Chairs
Sawmills
Sawmilling
Workers
Workplace
Lumber trade
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Fred Williams demonstrating broom makingFred Williams demonstrating broom makingStill ImageBrooms
Broom making
Brooms and brushes
Demonstrations
Libraries
Cornhusk craft
Material culture
Workshops (Adult education)
Broom makers
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Fred Williams demonstrating broom makingFred Williams demonstrating broom makingStill ImageTools
Turpentine
Turpentine industry and trade
Demonstrations
Libraries
Turpentining
Material culture
Workshops (Adult education)
Turpentiners
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Furniture by Arthur HendersonFurniture by Arthur HendersonStill ImageFurniture maker
Carpenters
Cabinetmakers
Fieldwork
Material culture
Furniture
Woodwork
Cabinetwork
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a_s1576_10_c83-104Interview with Fred WilliamsSoundFieldwork
Interviews
Local history
Oral histories
Life histories
Personal experience narratives
Turpentine industry and trade
Turpentining
Agriculture
Farm life
Family farming
Great Depression
New Deal, 1933-1939
Musical tradition, sacred
Shape note singing
World War, 1939-1945
Broom making
Farmer
Broom makers
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