26 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Geographic Term is exactly "Lafayette County (Fla.)"
Little Galilee Church in Mayo, Florida

Little Galilee Church in Mayo, Florida

Date
1988-03
Description
Four black and white negatives. Images of the Little Galilee Church in Mayo, Florida.
Collection
Old barn and outbuildings

Old barn and outbuildings

Date
1983-06-16
Description
Six color slides.
Collection
Preparing swamp cabbage

Preparing swamp cabbage

Date
1983-07-27
Description
Thirteen color slides. Field reserach for the 1983 Folk Arts in the Schools program. Three women cutting, shredding, amd making swamp cabbage salad, made from the herats of sabal palms.
Collection
Quilter Annie McCall with students

Quilter Annie McCall with students

Date
1983-09-16
Description
Twenty-one color slides. Quilter Annie McCall demonstrating quiltmaking to students at Lafayette County High School. Part of the 1983 Folk Arts in the Schools program.
Collection
Quilter Julie Hughes with her bowtie quilt

Quilter Julie Hughes with her bowtie quilt

Date
1988-09-28
Description
Four color slides. 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
Rufus Adams and his corn shuck bottom chairs

Rufus Adams and his corn shuck bottom chairs

Date
1978-05
Description
Sixteen black and white images. Rufus Adams, with his wife, on his porch with chair he made. Rufus Adams was born in Georgia in 1893. In 1940, Adams and his wife moved to Mayo, Florida. There he worked as a tenant tobacco farmer. From his wife he learned make corn shuck chair bottoms. He soon became known as the 'chair man.' See also S 1577, box 11, folder 10.
Collection
Rufus Adams apprentice Annie Sellers with a corn shuck bottom chair

Rufus Adams apprentice Annie Sellers with a corn shuck bottom chair

Date
1988
Description
Three black and white prints, and one color print. Rufus Adams was born in Georgia in 1893. In 1940, Adams and his wife moved to Mayo, Florida. There he worked as a tenant tobacco farmer. From his wife he learned make corn shuck chair bottoms. He soon became known as the 'chair man.' Sellers was his stepdaughter. 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
Rufus Adams at his home making corn shuck chair bottoms

Rufus Adams at his home making corn shuck chair bottoms

Date
1978-04
Description
Six color slides. Slide S78-805 is missing. Rufus Adams was born in Georgia in 1893. In 1940, Adams and his wife moved to Mayo, Florida. There he worked as a tenant tobacco farmer. From his wife he learned make corn shuck chair bottoms. He soon became known as the 'chair man.'
Collection
Rufus Adams demonstrating his corn shuck bottom chairs

Rufus Adams demonstrating his corn shuck bottom chairs

Date
1978-05
Description
One black and white print. Rufus Adams from Mayo making cornshuck bottom chairs. Rufus Adams was born in Georgia in 1893. In 1940, Adams and his wife moved to Mayo, Florida. There he worked as a tenant tobacco farmer. From his wife he learned make corn shuck chair bottoms. He soon became known as the 'chair man.'
Collection
Rufus Adams making corn shuck bottom chairs

Rufus Adams making corn shuck bottom chairs

Date
1979-06-15
Description
Eight black and white prints. Images of Rufus Adams with his wife, both from Mayo, demonstrating how to make corn shuck bottom chairs. Rufus Adams was born in Georgia in 1893. In 1940, Adams and his wife moved to Mayo, Florida. There he worked as a tenant tobacco farmer. From his wife he learned make corn shuck chair bottoms. He soon became known as the 'chair man.'
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Little Galilee Church in Mayo, FloridaLittle Galilee Church in Mayo, FloridaStill ImageArchitecture
Churches
Wooden churches
Religion
Christianity
Material culture
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Old barn and outbuildingsOld barn and outbuildingsStill ImageFieldwork
Barns
Architecture
Buildings
Structures
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Preparing swamp cabbagePreparing swamp cabbageStill ImageCooks
Food preparation
Cooking and dining
Food habits
Palms
Fieldwork
Research methods
Cabbage palmetto
Cookery (cabbage)
Salads
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Quilter Annie McCall with studentsQuilter Annie McCall with studentsStill ImageQuiltmakers
Material culture
Students
Quilts
Textile arts
Quilting
Needlework
Demonstrations
Education
Schools
Classrooms
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Quilter Julie Hughes with her bowtie quiltQuilter Julie Hughes with her bowtie quiltStill ImageQuiltmakers
Needleworkers
Fieldwork
Quilted goods
Quilts
Needlework
Textile arts
Decorative arts
Material culture
Sewing
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Rufus Adams and his corn shuck bottom chairsRufus Adams and his corn shuck bottom chairsStill ImageMaterial culture
Chairs
Cornhusk craft
Furniture
Porches
Houses
Household items
Domestic arts
Chair caning
Chair-makers
Furniture makers
Furniture maker
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Rufus Adams apprentice Annie Sellers with a corn shuck bottom chairRufus Adams apprentice Annie Sellers with a corn shuck bottom chairStill ImageFurniture maker
African Americans
Chair caning
Chairs
Furniture
Apprentices
Material culture
Furniture making
Chair-makers
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Rufus Adams at his home making corn shuck chair bottomsRufus Adams at his home making corn shuck chair bottomsStill ImageFurniture maker
Fieldwork
African Americans
Chairs
Furniture makers
Furniture
Chair caning
Cornhusk craft
Material culture
Houses
Porches
Chair-makers
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Rufus Adams demonstrating his corn shuck bottom chairsRufus Adams demonstrating his corn shuck bottom chairsStill ImageChairs
Material culture
Furniture
Cornhusk craft
African Americans
Folk festivals
Festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Demonstrations
Chair caning
Chair-makers
Furniture makers
Furniture making
Furniture maker
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Rufus Adams making corn shuck bottom chairsRufus Adams making corn shuck bottom chairsStill ImageFurniture
Material culture
Chairs
Craft
Cornhusk craft
African Americans
Corn
Demonstrations
Chair caning
Chair-makers
Furniture making
Furniture maker
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