Wood carver Bobby Johns

236936
Date
1993
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two color prints. Used for the 1993 Florida Folk Festival booklet.
Type
Still Image

Puerto Rican wood carver Jose Orta

236234
Date
1989-03-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Sixty color slides. Images of Orta in wood carving workshop.
Type
Still Image

Wood carver John (J.T.) Albert at the 1980 Florida Folk Festival

235879
Date
1980-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Four color slides.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S80-209 - S80-212

Canes by Bobby Johns

236444
Date
1991-04
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Four color slides. Johns won the Florida Folk Heritage Award in 1992.
Type
Still Image

Woodcarver Jogn (J.T.) Albert at work

235863
Date
1980-02-14
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Eleven color slides.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S80-14 - S80-24

Wood carver J.T. Albert and his work

235860
Date
1979-12-03
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Nine color slides. Albert displaying his wood carvings from the back of his truck. Carvings include small, painted figurines and a wood chain. Slide S79-915 is missing.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S79-913 - S79-922

Tuan and Da Nguyen, wood carvers

235815
Date
1985-07-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One proof sheet with twenty-one black and white images (plus negatives). Includes images of Tuan and his wife Da with his wood carvings. 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 ski...
Type
Still Image

Wood carver Charlie Lewis at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival

236009
Date
1986-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Twenty color slides. In 1992, Lewis posthumously won the Florida Folk Heritage Award. A frequent demonstrator at the Florida Folk Festival, he also restored a cracker house at the Forest Capital State Park in Perry, Florida.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S86-69 - S86-71; S86-159 - S86-175

Craft demonstration area at the 1988 Florida Folk Festival

236476
Date
1988-05-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two proof with 66 black and white images (plus negatives).
Type
Still Image

Carving demonstrations at the Florida Folk Festival

234523
Date
1960
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Ten black and white prints. Various images of wood carvers at the Florida Folk Festival, c. 1960s-1970s. A few of the carvers have been identified on the back of the prints, including Paul Green, and Susan Frisbee.
Type
Still Image

Tony Dell and his wood carvings

236075
Date
1987-06
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Five 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 t...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S92-109- S92-113

Charlie Malcolm carving on his porch

236100
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One color slide. Located on Hwy 131 in Columbia County. The Folk Arts in Schools Project in Columbia and Hamilton County was a joint venture between the county school systems and the Florida Folklife Program. The project consisted of field research to identify local traditions and folk artists, and...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S82-1064

Jose Orta with his religious wood carvings

236372
Date
1985-09-12
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One proof seet with 20 black and white images (plus negatives). Orta was a santeros (someone who carves Catholic saints)from Ponce, Puerto Rico. The entire family carves and pants the statues. Also an instrument maker, he came to the united State in 1979.
Type
Still Image

Woodcarver Clayborne Nelson

234229
Date
1979
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One color print.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
P79-678

Cypress sculptor Tom Gaskins on The Tonight Show

241219
Date
10/27/1987
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
FV-93

Wood carvers Bill and Dale Cooey

235915
Date
1988-04
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One proof sheet with 24 black and white prints (plus negatives). Bill Cooey, a mix of Scottish and Yuchi Indian ancestry, grew up in the panhandle where he learned pocketknife carving from his mother, a descendant of the Yuchi Indians. His nephew Dale Cooey began to learn the craft with the Apprent...
Type
Still Image

Wood carvers Bill and Dale Cooey

235916
Date
1988
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Thirty-nine color slides. Bill Cooey, who has a mix of Scottish and Yuchi Indian ancestry, grew up in the panhandle. There, he learned pocketknife carving from his mother, a descendant of the Yuchi Indians. His nephew Dale Cooey began to learn the craft with the Apprenticeship program in 1988. For...
Type
Still Image

Interview with wood carver Ed McDonnell

236626
Date
1986-12-15
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. McDonnell worked as a wood carver for the Ringling Brothers Circus Museum. 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 P...
Type
Sound
Item ID
Tape 34

Wood carver John (J.T.) Albert

233944
Date
1979-11-19
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Nineteen black and white prints. Photos of wood carver Albert with examples of his work. P79-844 includes folklorist Peggy Bulger.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
P79-833 - P79-851

Wood carver Chuck Carr making fishing lures in his garage

236240
Date
1989-06
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Four color slides.
Type
Still Image

Wood carver Jeese Aaron with his art

234105
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Thirteen black and white prints. See also S 1577, Box 16, folder 51. C. 1977
Type
Still Image
Item ID
P77-59 - P77-65

Wood carver John Albert talking to students

234365
Date
1982
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One proof sheet with thirty-five black and white images.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
P82-288

Interview with wood carver Joe McKennon

236627
Date
1986-12-12
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
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 ...
Type
Sound

Wood carver Tom Gaskins

236270
Date
1992-03-06
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One proof sheet with 24 black and white images (plus negatives). Gaskins ran a Cypress Knee Mseum, and was a 1988 Florida Heirtage Award winner. In 1992, the Palm Beach Community College contracted the Florida Folklife Program to conduct ten days of fieldwork in March 1992 around Lake Okeechobee fo...
Type
Still Image

Demonstrating wood chopping

236750
Date
1983-10-13
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Twenty-one color slides. Wood carver Lewis demonstrating how to chop wood. Part of the 1983 Folk Arts in the Schools program
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S84-642 - S84-662

Interview with sculptor Jesse J. Aaron

237344
Date
1977-01-16
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Interview reveals Aaron turned 90 on June 10, 1977. He had been carving for eight years. He discusses the craft, including tools used such as chisels, chain saws, and hatchets in his sculpting. Recorded during a photo session for Jacksonville's Florida-Times Union. Te...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C77-6

Sunday program at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 9, 10)

239923
Date
1997-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassette recordings. Johns discusses his life story and talks about his family life as a boy and learning the trade. He also discussed his carved work and his hand-made tools.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C97-94
Item ID
C97-95

Friday performances at the 2000 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 3)

240305
Date
2000-05-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. Henry Ohumukini continues from C00-64 discussing Hawaiian crafts and dance. Bobby Johns discusses Creek Indian woodcarving.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C00-65

Friday performances at the 2000 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 4)

240306
Date
2000-05-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. Stone served as emcee. Bobby Johns continues from C00-65 discussing Creek Indian woodcarving and Creek culture and names. Sammy Snell of Naples, FL, discusses hunting and swamp buggies.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C00-66

Raw footage of the 1990 Florida Folk Festival (Video 1 of 5)

241205
Date
05/26/1990
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
FV-46

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