47 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Geographic Term is exactly "Sarasota (Fla.)"
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Mennonite toys

Mennonite toys

Date
1982-10-09
Description
Nine color slides. Toys made by Ezra, from the Mennonite community in Sarasota. Mennonites are a religious sect that derive from the larger Anabaptist (re-baptized) movement. Mennonites originally formed in 1525 in Zurich, Switzerland. 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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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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Interview with basket maker Jean Clark

Interview with basket maker Jean Clark

Date
1987-01-07
Description
One audio cassette. 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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Circus miniatures by Howard Dunn

Circus miniatures by Howard Dunn

Date
1988-03
Description
Twenty color slides. The Southwest Florida Folk Arts Project was conducted under the direction of Barbara Beauchamp in two phases: 12 November 1987 through 31 January 1988 by Debbie Fant; and in February 1988 by Nancy Nusz. Using a 35mm camera and a Sony tape recorder, and funded through a NEA grant, the two fieldworkers spoke with over fifty informants in Manatee, Sarasota, Lee, Collier, and Charlotte counties, resulting in 20 participants chosen for a special SW Florida folklife area at the 36th Annual Florida Folk Festival.
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Harold Dunn with his circus wood carvings

Harold Dunn with his circus wood carvings

Date
1988-01
Description
Sixty-five color slides. The Southwest Florida Folk Arts Project was conducted under the direction of Barbara Beauchamp in two phases: 12 November 1987 through 31 January 1988 by Debbie Fant; and in February 1988 by Nancy Nusz. Using a 35mm camera and a Sony tape recorder, and funded through a NEA grant,the two fieldworkers spoke with over fifty informants in Manatee, Sarasota, Lee, Collier, and Charlotte counties, resulting in 20 participants chosen for a special SW Florida folklife area at the 36th Annual Florida Folk Festival.
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Harold Dunn with his circus wood carvings

Harold Dunn with his circus wood carvings

Date
Description
One proof with 30 black and white images (plus negatives). The Southwest Florida Folk Arts Project was conducted under the direction of Barbara Beauchamp in two phases: 12 November 1987 through 31 January 1988 by Debbie Fant; and in February 1988 by Nancy Nusz. Using a 35mm camera and a Sony tape recorder, and funded through a NEA grant,the two fieldworkers spoke with over fifty informants in Manatee, Sarasota, Lee, Collier, and Charlotte counties, resulting in 20 participants chosen for a special SW Florida folklife area at the 36th Annual Florida Folk Festival.
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Jay Starka playing steel drums at the 1970 Florida Folk Festival

Jay Starka playing steel drums at the 1970 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1970-05
Description
One black and white print. Starka was from Sarasota.
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Circus worker Joe McKennon

Circus worker Joe McKennon

Date
1982-09-15
Description
Eleven color slides. McKennon died in 2001. Images are of McKennon in his Sarasota home with marionette puppets.
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Greek embroiderer Panayiota (Penny) King

Greek embroiderer Panayiota (Penny) King

Date
1988
Description
Seventeen 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.
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Greek embroiderer Penny King

Greek embroiderer Penny King

Date
1988-01
Description
One proof with 19 black and white images (plus negatives). King learned to embroider with a treadle sewing machine by watching her mother in Greece. The Southwest Florida Folk Arts Project was conducted under the direction of Barbara Beauchamp in two phases: 12 November 1987 through 31 January 1988 by Debbie Fant; and in February 1988 by Nancy Nusz. Using a 35mm camera and a Sony tape recorder, and funded through a NEA grant,the two fieldworkers spoke with over fifty informants in Manatee, Sarasota, Lee, Collier, and Charlotte counties, resulting in 20 participants chosen for a special SW Florida folklife area at the 36th Annual Florida Folk Festival.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Mennonite toysMennonite toysStill ImageArtisans
Model builders
Fieldwork
Art, Mennonite
Mennonites
Anabaptists
Toys
Wagons
Craft
Material culture
Woodwork
Wheels
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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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a_s1708_04_tape04Interview with basket maker Jean ClarkSoundBasket maker
Fieldwork
Interviews
Sound recordings
Life histories
Oral histories
Basket work
Basket making
Workplace
Decorative arts
Basketry
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Circus miniatures by Howard DunnCircus miniatures by Howard DunnStill ImageCarvers (Decorative artists)
Wood carvers
Fieldwork
Miniatures
Circus
Miniature craft
Figurines
Wood carving
Wood craft
Decorative arts
Material culture
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Harold Dunn with his circus wood carvingsHarold Dunn with his circus wood carvingsStill ImageCarvers (Decorative artists)
Fieldwork
Wood carving
Material culture
Decorative arts
Woodwork
Miniatures
Miniature craft
Figurines
Circus
Wood carvers
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Harold Dunn with his circus wood carvingsHarold Dunn with his circus wood carvingsStill ImageCarvers (Decorative artists)
Fieldwork
Wood carving
Material culture
Decorative arts
Woodwork
Miniatures
Miniature craft
Figurines
Circus
Wood carvers
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Jay Starka playing steel drums at the 1970 Florida Folk FestivalJay Starka playing steel drums at the 1970 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageDrummers (Musicians)
Festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Drums
Percussion instruments
Music performance
Musical instruments
Performing arts
Musicians
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Circus worker Joe McKennonCircus worker Joe McKennonStill ImageDwellings
Marionettes
Puppets
Fieldwork
Elderly, the
Circus workers
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Greek embroiderer Panayiota (Penny) KingGreek embroiderer Panayiota (Penny) KingStill ImageEmbroiderers
Needleworkers
Fieldwork
Needlework
Embroidery
Greek Americans
Decorative arts
Textile arts
Sewing
Clothing
Arts, Greek
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Greek embroiderer Penny KingGreek embroiderer Penny KingStill ImageEmbroiderers
Needleworkers
Fieldwork
Greek Americans
Arts, Greek
Embroidery
Sewing
Machinery
Sewing machines
Machine sewing
Needlework
Thread
Pressing of garments
Ironing boards
Decorative arts
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