Southern New England Traditional Arts Apprenticeship Program, Year 15, 2012-2013

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2012 - 2013 (Bulk dates)

The collection comprises materials generated and collected by Lynne Williamson, Director of the CT Cultural Heritage Arts Program, during fieldwork and program activities with artists involved in this round of the Southern New England Traditional Arts Apprenticeship Program.  The program was based at the Institute for Community Research in Hartford at this time. Items include digital images and video of artists’ teaching sessions and their public presentations, recorded by Williamson. Also included are master and apprentice work samples submitted with applications, biographical and other manuscripts and flyers.

Creator and/or Contributor
Lynne Williamson (creator), Gideon Ampeire (contributor), Barnabas Nkore (contributor), Daniel Boucher (contributor), Richmond, Trudie Lamb (contributor), Candyce Testa (contributor), Saul Ahola (contributor), Stanislaus Renard (contributor), Ioanida Costache (contributor), Ivelisse Pabon (contributor), Daphne Board (contributor), Lisa Davidson (contributor), Christine Anderson (contributor), John Chambers (contributor)
Scope and Content Note

Artists’ communities and art forms represented in the apprenticeship for this round are: Puerto Rican African doll making; French Canadian fiddle playing; Roma fiddle playing; Finnish fiddle playing; traditional shoe making (cordwaining); Connecticut Native American storytelling; Ugandan folk songs

(VHS tapes)
English (Languages)
Other Subject Headings
Uganda songs Lango (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
songs Ganda Uganda (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
Romanies Music (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
Folk dance music Finland (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
Folk music Quebec (Province) (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
cloth dolls (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Character dolls (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
orthopedic shoes (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
shoemakers (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
storytelling (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
Native stories (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
Geographic Coverage
Connecticut (-)
Massachusetts (-)
Rhode Island (-)
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