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Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Subject is exactly "Basket makers"
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"Learned It in Back Days and Kept It: A Portrait of Lucreaty Clark," 1981

"Learned It in Back Days and Kept It: A Portrait of Lucreaty Clark," 1981

Date
1981
Description
This 1981 documentary focuses on the life of Jefferson County basket weaver Lucreaty Clark, a Florida Folk Heritage Award recipient who learned the tradition from her mother. Clark demonstrates the process, from gathering oak splits to weaving the basket. Clark describes her family history, the importance of religion in her life and in the Black community, and how people in the community have used the baskets. There is also footage of a service at Mount Moriah Primitive Baptist Church in Lamont and historical photographs and video footage of the community.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
"Learned It in Back Days and Kept It: A Portrait of Lucreaty Clark," 1981"Learned It in Back Days and Kept It: A Portrait of Lucreaty Clark," 1981moving imagesFarms -- Florida -- Jefferson County -- Lamont
Material culture
Craft
African American women
African American basket makers
Material culture
Basket makers
Artisans
Handicraft
Decorative arts
Basket making
Domestic arts
Equipment, Domestic arts
White oak basketry
Basketry
Baptism
Water -- Religious aspects
Rites of passage
Belief and custom
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