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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Tradition Bearer is exactly "Bert, Minnie, 1948-"
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Images of the 1988 Traditions Festival

Images of the 1988 Traditions Festival

Date
1988-04-24
Description
Fifty-six color slides. Sponsored by the Historical Museum of Southern Florida, the festival was held at the Metro-Dade Cultural Center. The festival consisted of folk demonstrations, food booths, workshops, and musical performances. Cultures and folkways exhibited included Seminole, Venezuelan, Guatemalan, Haitian, Cuban, African American, and Puerto Rican. Many of these images have been described in more detail elsewhere in the database. In 1986, it was called the South Florida Folklife Festival, but the name was changed to Traditions Festival in 1987.
Collection
Traditional patchwork by Jennie Billie and Minnie Bert

Traditional patchwork by Jennie Billie and Minnie Bert

Date
1989-08
Description
Fifty-three color slides. Billie and her apprentice Bert making traditonal Seminole/Mikasuki patchwork. 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 skills and cultural knowledge with apprentices in order to keep the tradition alive. Apprentices must have had some experience in the tradition and agreed to train for at least six months. The first project director was Blanton Owen, later replaced by folklorist Peter Roller. The program was continued each year through 2003.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Images of the 1988 Traditions FestivalImages of the 1988 Traditions FestivalStill ImageFieldwork
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Music performance
Concerts
Guatemalan Americans
Puerto Ricans
Venezuelan Americans
Latinos
Haitian Americans
Weaving
Bands (Music)
Salsa (music)
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Traditional patchwork by Jennie Billie and Minnie BertTraditional patchwork by Jennie Billie and Minnie BertStill ImageStorytellers
Fieldwork
Mikasuki Indians
Native Americans
Patchwork
Textiles
Apprentices
Decorative arts
Material culture
Sewing
Needlework
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