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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Geographic Term is exactly "West Palm Beach (Fla.)"
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Sylvia Gracia making a Mickey Mouse pinata

Sylvia Gracia making a Mickey Mouse pinata

Date
1988-01
Description
Twenty-seven color slides. Images of Garcia making piñata that is the head of Mickey Mouse. Garcia first made a piñata in 1968. She then began making them as a hobby. She makes them from cardboard covered in paper. She was born in Camaguey, Cuba. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Palm Beach County was a joint venture between the Palm Beach County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was conducted between 1986 and 1987 by folklorist Jan Rosenberg with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. The goal was to impart an appreciation of multi-ethnic traditions and provide a sense of place to the mobile student population. The project focused on the Florida Studies component for fourth grade students. 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. In total, the project involved 15 schools with 779 students.
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WPA mural of the Barefoot Mailman in the West Palm Beach Post Office

WPA mural of the Barefoot Mailman in the West Palm Beach Post Office

Date
1987-09-23
Description
Three color slides. Painted in 1940 as part of the Federal Arts Project of the Works Progress Administration (WPA)by artist Stevan Dohanos. The three paintings were part of a six-panel narrative series about James Hamilton, known locally as the Barefoot Mailman. He delivered mail in the then wild South Florida environs. He died in 1887 while on the job. Artist Dohanos of Ohio was known for his 100-plus Saturday Evening Post covers. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Palm Beach County was a joint venture between the Palm Beach County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was conducted between 1986 and 1987 by folklorist Jan Rosenberg with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. The goal was to impart an appreciation of multi-ethnic traditions and provide a sense of place to the mobile student population. The project focused on the Florida Studies component for fourth grade students. 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. In total, the project involved 15 schools with 779 students.
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Auctioneers Gene and John Larison

Auctioneers Gene and John Larison

Date
1987-08-07
Description
Nine color slides. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Palm Beach County was a joint venture between the Palm Beach County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was conducted between 1986 and 1987 by folklorist Jan Rosenberg with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. The goal was to impart an appreciation of multi-ethnic traditions and provide a sense of place to the mobile student population. The project focused on the Florida Studies component for fourth grade students. 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. In total, the project involved 15 schools with 779 students.
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Middle East Bakery, Inc.

Middle East Bakery, Inc.

Date
1987-08-14
Description
Twenty color slides. Images of baking factory for the Middle East Bakery, including images of dough being mixed, shaped, and cooked. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Palm Beach County was a joint venture between the Palm Beach County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was conducted between 1986 and 1987 by folklorist Jan Rosenberg with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. The goal was to impart an appreciation of multi-ethnic traditions and provide a sense of place to the mobile student population. The project focused on the Florida Studies component for fourth grade students. 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. In total, the project involved 15 schools with 779 students.
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Tulipan Bakery

Tulipan Bakery

Date
1987-08-17
Description
Five color slides. Images of a Cuban bakery, with its customers and cakes/baked goods. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Palm Beach County was a joint venture between the Palm Beach County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was conducted between 1986 and 1987 by folklorist Jan Rosenberg with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. The goal was to impart an appreciation of multi-ethnic traditions and provide a sense of place to the mobile student population. The project focused on the Florida Studies component for fourth grade students. 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. In total, the project involved 15 schools with 779 students.
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Performers at the 3rd Annual Labor Day Bluegrass and County Music Jamboree

Performers at the 3rd Annual Labor Day Bluegrass and County Music Jamboree

Date
1986-08-31
Description
Four color slides. Folk Arts in Education Project in Palm Beach County was a joint venture between the Palm Beach County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was conducted between 1986 and 1987 by folklorist Jan Rosenberg with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. The goal was to impart an appreciation of multi-ethnic traditions and provide a sense of place to the mobile student population. The project focused on the Florida Studies component for fourth grade students. 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. In total, the project involved 15 schools with 779 students.
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Baskets by Mary Brandenburg

Baskets by Mary Brandenburg

Date
1987-08-28
Description
Nine color slides. Brandenburg was originally from Pennsylvania. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Palm Beach County was a joint venture between the Palm Beach County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was conducted between 1986 and 1987 by folklorist Jan Rosenberg with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. The goal was to impart an appreciation of multi-ethnic traditions and provide a sense of place to the mobile student population. The project focused on the Florida Studies component for fourth grade students. 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. In total, the project involved 15 schools with 779 students.
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Details of a quilt by Grace Pruitt

Details of a quilt by Grace Pruitt

Date
1987
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.
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Mary Brandenburg with her baskets and dolls

Mary Brandenburg with her baskets and dolls

Date
1987-09
Description
Twenty-three color slides. The hamper in S92-173-176 was made by her grandfather; and the pineneedle baskets in S92-183-186 were made by her mother. Brandenburg was orignally from Pennsylvania. 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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Mary Brandenburg interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Mary Brandenburg interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Date
1987-08-28
Description
One audio cassette. Brandenburg was originally from Pennsylvania; her family was part of the Gaudy Dutch, famous for their hex paintings. She discusses basket making; types of baskets (pine needle, willow); designs; lids and handles; her family history; learning the art from her mother; moving to Florida; and uses of her baskets.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Sylvia Gracia making a Mickey Mouse pinataSylvia Gracia making a Mickey Mouse pinataStill ImageArtisans
Fieldwork
Arts, Cuban
Cuban Americans
Pinatas
Decoration and ornament
Decorative arts
Paper art
Papier-mache
Material culture
Craft
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WPA mural of the Barefoot Mailman in the West Palm Beach Post OfficeWPA mural of the Barefoot Mailman in the West Palm Beach Post OfficeStill ImageArtists
Fieldwork
Painting
Mural painting and decoration
Murals
New Deal, 1933-1939
United States. Work Projects Administration
Postal service
Post office buildings
Art
Decorative arts
Painters
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Auctioneers Gene and John LarisonAuctioneers Gene and John LarisonStill ImageAuctioneers
Fieldwork
Auctioneering
Auctions
Antiques
Furniture
Material culture
Selling
Occupational groups
Oral performance
Oral communication
Orators
Oratory
Economic practices
Workplace
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Middle East Bakery, Inc.Middle East Bakery, Inc.Still ImageBakers and bakeries
Fieldwork
Occupational groups
Machinery
Bread
Cooking and dining
Cookware
Community enterprise
Baking
Food preparation
Workers
Labor
Work
Food industry and trade
Cooks
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Tulipan BakeryTulipan BakeryStill ImageBakers and bakeries
Cooks
Fieldwork
Baked products
Bakery
Cuban Americans
Latinos
Food preparation
Cake
Desserts
Community enterprise
Specialty stores
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Performers at the 3rd Annual Labor Day Bluegrass and County Music JamboreePerformers at the 3rd Annual Labor Day Bluegrass and County Music JamboreeStill ImageBands (Music)
Musical groups
Fieldwork
Festivals
Music performance
Concerts
Musicians
String bands
Performing arts
Bluegrass musicians
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Baskets by Mary BrandenburgBaskets by Mary BrandenburgStill ImageBasket maker
Fieldwork
German Americans
Material culture
Basket work
Baskets
Basketry
Pine needle crafts
Containers
Domestic arts
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Details of a quilt by Grace PruittDetails of a quilt by Grace PruittStill ImageBasket maker
Fieldwork
Quilting
Quilts
Design
Material culture
Decorative arts
Domestic arts
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Mary Brandenburg with her baskets and dollsMary Brandenburg with her baskets and dollsStill ImageBasket maker
Fieldwork
Baskets
Basketry
Containers
Material culture
Basket work
Domestic arts
Dolls
Cornhusk craft
Pine needle crafts
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a_s1685_04_tape05Mary Brandenburg interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education ProjectSoundBasket making
Field recordings
German Americans
Interviews
Baskets
Pine straw
Family history
Oral narratives
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