Folklife Showcase

Folklife Showcase


Photo Collection


FOLKLIFE SHOWCASE (Photographsof items on display at the Levy Building in Hammond, Louisiana, October 19, 1985.)

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1 Oct. 19, 1985 3 x 5 1 original 35mm color negative

Collection of old pipes, loaned by Mr. & Mrs. Alex Berey to the Levy Building. (148)

2 Oct. 19, 1985 3 x 5 1 original 35mm color negative

Hungarian wine and water containers that workers took to the field (149), loaned by Mr. & Mrs. Alex Berey. Cast metal tobacco cutter (147), loaned by Carriage House Antiques. Cypress wood planter from Bogalusa (158), loaned by the Southeast Louisiana Flea Market.

3 Oct. 19, 1985 3 x 5 1 original 35mm color negative

Camphor wood candle holder (150B). Cedar wood candle holder (150C). Two handmade print sunbonnets loaned by Curt and Irene Blackwell (152). Wise man, hand formed, and glazed and fired made and loaned by Mary Anne Viator (157). Round ecru cotton crocheted table cover made by Mrs. Florence Morrison and loaned by James and Marjorie Morrison (159). Laminated oak handturned barrell bookends (150E) made by Watson A. Hauptmann and loaned by John E. Robinson. Turtle crib quit (119B) made and loaned by Celeste Layrisson. Pecan wood candle holder (150D). Lidded container bisque fired (161) made and loaned by Sonia Battiste. Pecan wood candle holder (150A). (150-150D) made by Jim McNees, woodturned and loaned by John E. Robinson.

4 Oct. 19, 1985 3 x 5 1 original 35mm color negative

Wedding dress worn by Marion Wolf in 1954, also worn by Mary Ellen Snell (175) designed and made by Mrs. Grace Guichet and loaned by Marion B. Wolf. Italian Festival Poster (1985) depicting a picture of a bride and groom; a rosary is on the bridal table, made by Kim Howes Zabbia and loaned by the Independence Italian Festival Museum (174). A St. Joseph Day Altar is to the left of the birde.

5 Oct. 19, 1985 3 x 5 1 original 35mm color negative

Prieu-deux, kneeler from the old confessional (176), loaned by Independence Italian Festival Museum.

6 Oct. 19, 1985 3 x 5 1 original 35mm color negative

Bow saw with vine handle (52), made and loaned by Ned Richardson. Two man cross cut saw (46), blade narrowed from years of sharpening, loaned by Curt and Irene Blackwell. Hand auger with screw tipped bit (48), loaned by Curt and Irene Blackwell. Saw holder used when sharpening saw (47), loaned by Curt and Irene Blackwell. Two man cast iron post hole digger (screw type), wood pole fits into top hole so two men can turn digger using the pole (49), loaned by Curt and Irene Blackwell. Handforged head, single bit hand axe (44), loaned by Curt and Irene Blackwell. Draw knife used to peel bark from logs (45), loaned by Curt and Irene Blackwell. Scythe with long wooden handel, metal blade for cutting grass, hay or weeds (53), loaned by Curt and Irene Blackwell. Froe for making shingles (40A), loaned by Curt and Irene Blackwell. Froe blade without handle (40B), loaned by Wilson Jenkins. Goat yoke of wild cherry and willow with hand forged pins and hitch (42), made by Traveling Tinker from Osyka, Mississippi and loaned by Judith Black-Woods.

FOLKLIFE SHOWCASE-Continued

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7 Oct. 19, 1985 3 x 5 1 original 35mm color negative

Full view of a St. Joseph Day Altar, made by Lucy Mike King, assisted by Veda Graziano and Lena Hodges (177)

8 Oct. 19, 1985 3 x 5 1 original 35mm color negative

Close-up view of Cypress lake skiff (19), made and loaned by Tom Colvin.

9 Oct. 19, 1985 3 x 5 1 original 35mm color negative

Full view of Cypress lake skiff (19), made and loaned by Tom Colvin.

10 Oct. 19, 1985 3 x 5 1 original 35mm color negative

Full view of Cypress lake skiff (19), made and loaned by Tom Colvin.

11 Oct. 19, 1985 3 x 5 1 original 35mm color negative

Hungarian Bible copyrighted 1909, belonging to Rev. Alex Bartus who took the newly purchased Bible with him to the seminary, loaned by the Bartus Family (M). Hungarian cookbook, loaned by the Bartus Family (K). Sausage stuffer over 75 years old for Hungarian sausages, loaned by Mike Duczer and the Hungarian Cultural Association.

12. Oct. 19, 1985 3 x 5 1 original 35mm color negative

The Shrimpers (20), print by Terry Frisbie.

13 Oct. 19, 1985 3 x 5 1 original 35mm color negative

Cypress lake skiff (19), made and loaned by Tom Colvin. Handcarved duck decoys of cypress knees (23), loaned by John and Gloria Ross.

14 Oct. 19, 1985 3 x 5 1 original 35mm color negative

Bow saw with vine handle (52), made and loaned by Ned Richardson.

15 Oct. 19, 1985 3 x 5 1 original 35mm color negative

Wooden chicken coop to transport chickens to marker (59), loaned by Southeast Louisiana Flea Market. Old milk can, labeled H. R. Bruce, Hammond, La., Grade A, loaned by the Southeast Louisiana Flea Market. Wooden slat egg carrier (56), loaned by Southeast Louisiana Flea Market. Brown and white stoneware jug for water or wine (57), loaned by the Independence Italian Festival Museum. Old mule back chair, cowhide seat (55), loaned by Irene and Curt Blackwell.

16 Oct. 19, 1985 3 x 5 1 original 35mm color negative

Double oxen yoke of wood (65), loaned by Carriage House Antiques. Hungarian strawberry label done in tapestry (66), loaned by Mr. & Mrs. Alex Berey. Sugarcane knives (64), loaned by Curt and Irene Blackwell. Pitcher pump (61) from Willie and Katie Finch, loaned by Independence Italian Festival Museum.

FOLKLIFE SHOWCASE-Continued

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17 Oct. 19, 1985 3 x 5 1 original 35mm color negative

Sausage stuffer on wood slab (78), loaned by John E. Robinson. Sausage maker (77), loaned by Frank Anzalone. Decorated dairy cow skull (79), loaned by Judith Black-Wood. "Flit Gun" (76), loaned by the Southeast Louisiana Flea Market. One horse plow (73), loaned by the Independence Italian Festival Museum.

18 Oct. 19, 1985 3 x 5 1 original 35mm color negative

Wood strawberry crate, 16 boxes (pt.), loaned by the Independence Italian Festival Museum.

19 Oct. 19, 1985 3 x 5 1 original 35mm color negative

Wood strawberry crate, 11 boxes and picker’s coupon (68), loaned by Mrs. J. Fresina and the Independence Italian Festival Museum. Strawberry Hand Carry of wood (67), made by Johnny Payne, Albany farmer and loaned by Judith Black-Wood. Two man long tongs (70), loaned by the Southeast Louisiana Flea Market.

20 Oct. 19, 1985 3 x 5 1 original 35mm color negative

Old crank type wall telephone from Bogalusa (145), loaned by the Southeast Louisiana Flea Market. Hand saw oil painting depicting swamp scene (143), made and loaned by Dot Perrin. Rose crochet spread of cotton (142), made and loaned by Amy Bergeron. Handcrafted Adirondack arm chair of cypress (146), made by Ami Woods and Jay Viator, loaned by Judy Black-Woods. Laminated box and lid (141) by Jim McNees, loaned by John E. Robinson. Cypress knee lamp on cypress board base (140), loaned by Judith Black-Woods.

21 Oct. 19, 1985 3 x 5 1 original 35mm color negative

Triangle and rod (162B), Small gauge (162G), handing hook (162H), Small draw knife (162I), made and loaned by James W. Jenkins.

22 Oct. 19, 1985 3 x 5 1 original 35mm color negative

Candelabra (162A), Branding iron (162C), Firepoker (162D), Cooking fork (162E), Two Steak turners (162F), made and loaned by James W. Jenkins.

23 & 24 Oct. 19, 1985 3 x 5 1 of each original 35mm color negative

Rough pine timber is hand-morticed and pegged. This old piece came from a local warehouse. Photograph of Mr. Jenkins at work in his shop (162J), loaned by James W. Jenks. Polyester quilt.

25 Oct. 19, 1985 3 x 5 1 original 35mm color negative

Close-up view of a cast metal tobacco cutter (247), loaned by Carriage House Antiques.

26 Oct. 19, 1985 3 x 5 1 original 35mm color negative

Overall view of the items on display along one wall of the Levy Building

FOLKLIFE SHOWCASE-Continued

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27 & 28 Oct. 19, 1985 3 x 5 1 of each original 35mm color negative

Boat building tools: Ship carpenter’s bevel (1), Draw knife (2), Model skiff (3), Caulking mallet (4), Small axe, single bit (5), Caulking iron (6), Small square (7), Small bevel (8), Wooden plane (9), Wood scraper (10), Skeletal skiff model (11), Foot adz (12), Hand saw (13), Half model (3rd dimensional blueprint) (14), Pirogue adz (15), Small pirogue (16), Push pole (17), Small pirogue (cypress dug-out) and paddle (18), made and loaned by Tom Colvin.

29 Oct. 19, 1985 3 x 5 1 original 35mm color negative

Indian culture of the area is incredibly old. The collection of shards (pottery pieces) seen here was found in this area. You can see the many ways they decorated their pots. Also there are arrow heads, boiling stones (they were heated in the fire and dropped hot into the clay pots of liquid), pipes and trade items like shell and teeth of animals, loaned by John Welles.

30 & 31 Oct. 19, 1985 3 x 5 1 of each original 35mm color negative

Cypress lake skiff (19), loaned by tom Colvin. Limb line (30), made and loaned by John E. Robinson. Handcarved duck decoys of cypress knees (23), loaned by John and Gloria Ross.

32 Oct. 19, 1985 3 x 5 1 original 35mm color negative

Log Cabin model (54), craftsman unknown, loaned by James and Marjorie Morrison.

33 Oct. 19, 1985 3 x 5 1 original 35mm color negative

Wooden maul used for striking the froe (41), loaned Sief, Goat yoke of wild cherry and willow with hand forged pins and hitch (42), made by Traveling Tinker from Osyka, Mississippi and loaned by Judith Black-Woods. Hand forged head, single bit hand axe (43), loaned by Curt and Irene Blackwell.

34 & 35 Oct. 19, 1985 3 x 5 1 original 35mm color negative

Rocking chair hand caned in octagonal lace pattern (167B), made and loaned by Rev. Burl Dampier. Ladder back chair hand caned in woven herring-bone pattern (167A), made and loaned by Rev. Burl Dampier. Flat reed basket, reed basket, reed basket with wood bottom (166D, E, F). Antique hearthside chair with woven seat (165), loaned by John and Gloria Ross. "My Father and the Blacksmith--Symbolic of Strength and Gentleness" print (63), made and loaned by Terry Frisbie. Hungarian embroidered runner and apron (169), loaned by Mr. & Mrs. Alex Berey. Photograph of Mr. Jenkins at work in his shop (162J), loaned by Mr. James W. Jenkins. Heart pine 6 x 14 timber--mortise and tenon with peg circa 1890-1900 hand hewn from brick and timber warehouse (164), loaned by Judith Black-Woods. Coil basket of jute and raffia (166C), made and loaned by Priscilla Gebauer. Antique pine needle basket (166B), loaned by Priscilla Gebauer. Polyester quilt of original design (172), made and loaned by Amy Bergeron. Fan design coverlet (171), made by Mrs. Ella Smith and loaned by Elouise Seay. Handstitched quilt cover of original design (170), made and loaned by Celeste Layrisson.

FOLKLIFE SHOWCASE-Continued

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36 Oct. 19, 1985 3 x 5 1 original 35mm color negative

"The Lady of the Strawberries" (63A), made by Father Dominick Tamburello, O. P. and loaned by Ginger Romero. "Ponchatoula Berry Farmer" print (63), made and loaned by Terri Frisbie. Photograph "Loading Berries" Independence (62), loaned by the Independence Italian Festival Museum. Wooden chicken coop to transport chickens to market (59), loaned by the Southeast Louisiana Flea Market. Pitcher pump (61) from Willie and Katie Finch, loaned by Independence Italian Festival Museum.

37 Oct. 19, 1985 3 x 5 1 original 35mm color negative

Double oxen yoke. Hungarian strawberry label done in tapestry. Sugarcane knives. Pitcher pump. Wooden chicken coop to transport chickens to market. Wood strawberry crate. Strawberry hand carry of wood. Ponchatoula Berry Farmer print. Photograph "Loading Berries" Independence.

38 Oct. 19, 1985 3 x 5 1 original 35mm color negative

Wooden chicken coop to transport chickens to market. Old milk can. Wooden slat egg carrier. Brown and white stoneware jug for water or wine. Old mule back chair, cowhide seat. Long cabin model.

39 Oct. 19, 1985 3 x 5 1 original 35mm color negative

Same as pictures #21, #22, and #35.

40 & 41 Oct. 19, 1985 3 x 5 1 original 35mm color negative

Horse Hames (75), loaned by the Southeast Louisiana Flea Market. One horse plow (73), loaned by the Independence Italian Festival Museum. Canned goods consisting of 8 jars of preserves, jams and jellies, 2 qts. peas, 1 qt. okra and ½ gal. pickles. Wood strawberry crates. Decorated dairy cow skull (79), made by Old Hippie and loaned by Judith Black-Woods. Sausage stuffer on wood slab (78), loaned by John E. Robinson. Beam and balance cotton scales (74), loaned by Curt and Irene Blackwell. Sausage maker (77), Frank Anzalone, loaned by Independence Italian Festival Museum. "Flit Gun" (76), loaned by the Southeast Louisiana Flea Market.

42 Oct. 19, 1985 3 x 5 1 original 35mm color negative

One horse plow. Wood strawberry crate. Sausage stuffer on wood slab. Sausage maker. "Flit Gun." Beam and balance cotton scales.

43 Oct. 19, 1985 3 x 5 1 original 35mm color negative

Large wheeled coffee grinder (81), loaned by Independence Italian Festival Museum. Picture, dried wild Queen Anne Lace, made and loaned by Dot Perrin. Wood bowl. Herbs (110). Herbal touch and smell display with folk uses and descriptions. Uses indicated on the bags are old folklore and are not intended to prescriptive purposes, made by Jane Dunn.

FOLKLIFE SHOWCASE-Continued

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44 Oct. 19, 1985 3 x 5 1 original 35mm color negative

Large wheeled coffee grinder. Photograph, dried wild Queen Anne Lace. Parker coffee grinder on wood (83), loaned by Southeast La. Flea Market. Stoneware butter churn with wooden paddles (86), loaned by Blackwells. Hand silk screen cloth (108), made and loaned by Midge White. Meat grinder with plates (84), loaned by Blackwells. Pitcher with seed flower arrangements (85), loaned by Rev. Burl Dampier. Dazey butter churn (87), loaned by Blackwells. Crude wood rolling pin (88), loaned by the Southeast La. Flea Market. Corn shuck mop, 100 years old (99A), loaned by Blackwells.

45 Oct. 19, 1985 3 x 5 1 original 35mm color negative

Handmade pine ice box, 1920 (102), loaned by the Southeast Louisiana Flea Market. Hand woven wild muscadine vine basket with dried plant arrangement (105), loaned by Mary Anne Viator. Metal Coca Cola carrier, 6 pack (104), loaned by the Southeast Louisiana Flea Market. Ice saw (103), loaned by Curt and Irene Blackwell. Handmade broom sage brooms (101), made and loaned by Curt and Irene Blackwell. Washboard. Ice tongs (96), loaned by Frank Anzalone and Independence Italian Festival Museum. Ice Tongs (97), loaned by Curt and Irene Blackwell. Cast iron corn stick pan (95), loaned by John E. Robinson. Gourd dipper (94), Frank Anzalone, loaned by Independence Italian Festival Museum. Old cast iron skillet (98), loaned by John E. Robinson.

46 Oct. 19, 1985 3 x 5 1 original 35mm color negative

Handmade pine ice box, 1920. Hand woven wild muscadine vine basket with dried plant arrangement. Metal Coca Cola carrier, 6 pack. Washboard with glass ribs (100A), loaned by Blackwell. Washboard with metal ribs (100B), loaned by Carriage House Antiques. Handmade broom sage brooms (101), made and loaned by Curt and Irene Blackwell.

47 & 48 Oct. 19, 1985 3 x 5 1 original 35mm color negative

Group of Hungarian embroidered pieces (111), made and loaned by Ruby Novak.

49 Oct. 19, 1985 3 x 5 1 original 35mm color negative

Pencil sketch, Hungarian Presbyterian Church (112B), loaned by Alex C. Bartus.

50 Oct. 19, 1985 3 x 5 1 original 35mm color negative

Homemade long white lace-trimmed dress (128), loaned by Curt and Irene Blackwell. Handmade white crochet rectangular doilies (134), loaned by the Independence Italian Festival Museum. Handmade round doily made by Inez Layrisson from cloth 150 years old (135), made and loaned by Inez Layrisson. Pillow cover, cathedral window pattern (136), made and loaned by Amy Bergeron.

51 Oct. 19, 1985 3 x 5 1 original 35mm color negative

Appliqued rose coverlet (125), made by Ella Smith and loaned by Louise Seay. "The Guess What Piece," Ouber family (123), loaned by the Southeast La. Flea Market. Cypress lamp base with hand painted grapes, made and loaned by Mary Anne Viator. Dolls, 46 years old (116A & 116B), loaned by Elouise Seay. Handcrafted cradle C-W. O. (Bill) Burns (118), loaned by Mrs. Robert Jackson. Crib quilt, square in square, flying geese border (119A), made and loaned by Celeste Layrisson. Crib quilt, pinwheel design (121), made and loaned by Celeste Layrisson. Photograph of "Louie" Layrisson, father of Eddie Layrisson (122), loaned by Celeste Layrisson.



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