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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Tradition Bearer is exactly "Cayo Hueso Comparsa Dancers"
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Apprenticeships at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival

Apprenticeships at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1991-05
Description
One proof sheet with thirty-six black and white images. 1-5: Jamican tales: Lucille Fuller, Veta Plummer, Sophia Campbell; 6: Blues guitar: Tampa Blue, Joe Reiva, Michael Dodge; 7: Venezuelan harp: Jesus Rodriguez; 8-16: East Indian dance: Perema and Prya Menon; 17-18: Fiddling: Gerry Cox, Amy Cox, Bob Murphy; 19-36: Cuban dancing: Cayo Hueso Comparsa.
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Cayo Hueso Comparsa Dancers at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival

Cayo Hueso Comparsa Dancers at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1991-05-26
Description
Eleven color slides. The dance troupe (comparsas) was founded by Emelia Fernandez in Key West. Danny Acosta led the band that accompanied the dances. The Cuban dance has African roots, and is usually performed in long conga lines. Dancers dress in elaborate, ruffled outfits. The tradition began in Key West in 1938. Emelia herself arrived in Florida in 1959. She and her daughter Irene revived the dance tradition in the early 1990s.
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Cayo Hueso Comparsa Dancers in Key West

Cayo Hueso Comparsa Dancers in Key West

Date
1991-03
Description
Five color slides. The dance troupe (comparsas) was founded by Emelia Fernandez in Key West. Danny Acosta led the band that accompanied the dances. The Cuban dance has African roots, and is usually performed in long conga lines. Dancers dress in elaborate, ruffled outfits. The tradition began in Key West in 1938. Emelia herself arrived in Florida in 1959. She and her daughter revived the dance tradition in the early 1990s. 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.
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Cayo Hueso Comparsas Dancers and Band at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival

Cayo Hueso Comparsas Dancers and Band at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1991-05
Description
Twenty color slides. Images of the Cayo Hueso Comparsas dancers and band performing at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival. The dance troupe (comparsas) was founded by Emelia Fernandez in Key West. Danny Acosta led the band that accompanied the dances. The Cuban dance has African roots, and is usually performed in long conga lines. Dancers dress in elaborate, ruffled outfits. The tradition began in Key West in 1938. Emelia arrived in Florida in 1959.
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Images of the 1991 Florida Folk Festival

Images of the 1991 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1991-05-25
Description
228 color slides. Images of the 1991 Florida Folk Festival, including various folk singers (Grooms, Rogers, the Thomases), the Georgia Sea Island Singers, and participants in the Apprenticeship program. Many of these images have been described in more detail elsewhere in this database. More images from the 1991 Florida Folk Festival can be found in volume 61.
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Raw footage of the 1991 Florida Folk Festivals (Video 2 of 15)

Raw footage of the 1991 Florida Folk Festivals (Video 2 of 15)

Date
1991-05-25
Description
One video recording (3/4" tape; 22 minutes) Unedited footage of the 1991 Florida Folk Festival. Continues video FV-59 of the peformance on Stage III of Washington DC-based blues duo Wiggins and Cephas. Then extensive footage of the Cayo Huesa Comparsas Band and Dancers performing. Followed by artist Mario Sanchez discussing his paintings (hard to hear.) Then ends with the City of Dunedin Bagpipers. For the full audio recording of Cephas and Wiggins, see S 1576, D91-8.
Collection
Raw footage of the 1991 Florida Folk Festivals (Video 3 of 15)

Raw footage of the 1991 Florida Folk Festivals (Video 3 of 15)

Date
1991-05-25
Description
One video recording (3/4" tape; 22 minutes) Unedited footage of the 1991 Florida Folk Festival. Starts with the 97th Regimental String Band, then footage of the folklife tent: an autoharpist; Hunagrian needleworker Horvath, comparsa dancers Irene & Emelia Fernandez; the bell carillon; various craft tents; a guitar workshop; and the Friends of Florida Folklife tent.
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The Cayo Hueso Comparsa Dancers and Band at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival

The Cayo Hueso Comparsa Dancers and Band at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1991-05
Description
Thirty-six color slides. May 1991. Images of the Cayo Hueso Comparas Dancers and Band at the 1991 Florida Folk Fetsival. The dance troupe (comparsas) was founded by Emelia Fernandez in Key West. Danny Acosta led the band that accompanied the dances. The Cuban dance has African roots, and is usually performed in long conga lines. Dancers dress in elaborate, ruffled outfits. The tradition began in Key West in 1938. Emelia arrived in Florida in 1959.
Collection
The Cayo Hueso Comparsa Dancers and Band at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival

The Cayo Hueso Comparsa Dancers and Band at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1991-05
Description
Eight color slides. Images of the Cayo Hueso Comparas Dancers and Band at the 1991 Florida Folk Fetsival. The dance troupe (comparsas) was founded by Emelia Fernandez in Key West. Danny Acosta led the band that accompanied the dances. The Cuban dance has African roots, and is usually performed in long conga lines. Dancers dress in elaborate, ruffled outfits. The tradition began in Key West in 1938. Emelia arrived in Florida in 1959.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Apprenticeships at the 1991 Florida Folk FestivalApprenticeships at the 1991 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageApprentices
Performers
Guitarists
Guitar
String instruments
Folk dance
Fiddlers
Fiddles
Comparsa tradition
Folklore revival festivals
Arts, Cuban
Folk festivals
Storytellers
Guitarist
Harpists
Dancers
Musicians
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Cayo Hueso Comparsa Dancers at the 1991 Florida Folk FestivalCayo Hueso Comparsa Dancers at the 1991 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Arts, Cuban
Cuban Americans
Body movement
Latinos
Dance
Performing arts
Comparsa tradition
Dancers
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Cayo Hueso Comparsa Dancers in Key WestCayo Hueso Comparsa Dancers in Key WestStill ImageFieldwork
Dance
Clothing and dress
Costumes
Arts, Cuban
Cuban Americans
Comparsa tradition
Children
Body movement
Streets
Community culture
Dancers
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Cayo Hueso Comparsas Dancers and Band at the 1991 Florida Folk FestivalCayo Hueso Comparsas Dancers and Band at the 1991 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImagePerformers
Performing arts
Body movement
Dance music
Cuban Americans
Folk dance
Costumes
Comparsa tradition
Arts, Cuban
Dancers
Musical groups
Musicians
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Images of the 1991 Florida Folk FestivalImages of the 1991 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageGuitarist
Harpists
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Music performance
Singing
Guitarists
Guitar
Performing arts
Craft
Demonstrations
African Americans
Folk singers
Storytellers
Apprentices
Dancers
Fiddlers
Singers
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Raw footage of the 1991 Florida Folk Festivals (Video 2 of 15)Raw footage of the 1991 Florida Folk Festivals (Video 2 of 15)Moving ImageDancers
Artists
Painters
Bands (Music)
Guitarist
Harmonica players
Musicians
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Blues (Music)
Harmonica music
Singing
Guitar music
Performing arts
Bagpipe music
Bagpipes
Arts, Scottish
Kilts
Comparsa tradition
Arts, Cuban
Dance
Body movement
Bagpipers
Blues singers
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Raw footage of the 1991 Florida Folk Festivals (Video 3 of 15)Raw footage of the 1991 Florida Folk Festivals (Video 3 of 15)Moving ImageBands (Music)
Needleworkers
Folk festivals
Festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
String bands
Stringband music
String instruments
Old time music
Autoharp
Autoharp music
Zither
Arts, Cuban
Comparsa tradition
Tents
Signs and signboards
Retail trade
Craft
Architecture
Carillons
Workshops (Adult education)
Guitar music
Guitarists
Guitar
Needlework
Arts, Hungarian
Sewing
Dancers
Musicians
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The Cayo Hueso Comparsa Dancers and Band at the 1991 Florida Folk FestivalThe Cayo Hueso Comparsa Dancers and Band at the 1991 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageCuban Americans
Dancers
Comparsa tradition
Musical groups
Folk dance
Dance music
Costumes
Performers
Performing arts
Body movement
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The Cayo Hueso Comparsa Dancers and Band at the 1991 Florida Folk FestivalThe Cayo Hueso Comparsa Dancers and Band at the 1991 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageCuban Americans
Folk dance
Dance music
Dance
Performing arts
Performers
Costumes
Conga (dance)
Dancers
Musical groups
Musicians
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