7 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Tradition Bearer is exactly "Gomez, Cruz Josefina, 1945-"
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Children's Day at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival

Children's Day at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1991-05-24
Description
One proof sheets with 36 black and white images (plus negatives).
Collection
Guatamalan back strap weaving

Guatamalan back strap weaving

Date
1987-09
Description
Eight color slides. The Gomez family live on the Miccosukee Reservation. Back strap weaving is a Mexican-Mayan tradition that involves a portable loom, allowing the weaver to work in any location. 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 those areas previously overlooked by FFP staff. The research focused on identifying folk artists and locating appropriate exhibit objects.
Collection
Guatamalan weaver Cruz Josefina Gomez with her work

Guatamalan weaver Cruz Josefina Gomez with her work

Date
1985-09
Description
Eleven color slides. The Gomez family live on the Miccosukee Reservation. Back strap weaving is a Mexican-Mayan tradition that involves a portable loom, allowing the weaver to work in any location. The Dade Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1985 and 1986 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalas, Nancy Nusz and Laurie Sommers in order to identify folk arts and folk artists for the special folklife area at the 34th Annual Florida Folk Festival. The traditions are mainly Haitian, Jamaican, Mexican, Bahamian, Cuban and Jewish and cover a wide range of skills and art forms.
Collection
Guatemalan weaver Cruz Josefina Gomez at the Miccosukee Reservation

Guatemalan weaver Cruz Josefina Gomez at the Miccosukee Reservation

Date
1985-09
Description
Sixteen color slides. Gomez was a Guatemalan Mayan living with her family in a chickee in the Miccosukee Seminole Indian Reservation. She and her daughters weaved and sold their goods onsite. The Dade Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1986 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalas, Nancy Nusz and Laurie Sommers in order to identify folk arts and folk artists for the special folklife area at the 34th Annual Florida Folk Festival. The traditions are mainly Haitian, Jamaican, Mexican, Bahamian, Cuban and Jewish and cover a wide range of skills and art forms.
Collection
Images from the First Annual South Florida Folklife Festival (1986)

Images from the First Annual South Florida Folklife Festival (1986)

Date
1986-03-22
Description
199 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 Mexican, Venezuelan, Haitian. Jamaican, Cuban, African American, and Jewish. Many of these images have been described in more detail elsewhere in the database. In 1987, the name of the festival was changed to the Traditions Festival.
Collection
Josefina Gomez back strap weaving at Miccosukee Indian Reservation

Josefina Gomez back strap weaving at Miccosukee Indian Reservation

Date
1987-09
Description
Eighteen color slides. The Gomez family lived on the Miccosukee Reservation. Back strap weaving is a Mexican-Mayan tradition that involves a portable loom, allowing the weaver to work in any location. 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 those areas previously overlooked by FFP staff. The research focused on identifying folk artists and locating appropriate exhibit objects.
Collection
Raw footage of the 1991 Florida Folk Festivals (Video 4 of 15)

Raw footage of the 1991 Florida Folk Festivals (Video 4 of 15)

Date
1991-05-25
Description
One video recording (3/4" tape; 22 minutes) Unedited footage of the 1991 Florida Folk Festival. Footage of Gomez using a backstrap loom; Leonard making palmetto hats; and various craft demonstrations: blacksmiths, Guatemalan masks, cotton spinning, paintings, jewelry, and cooking.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Children's Day at the 1991 Florida Folk FestivalChildren's Day at the 1991 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageWeavers
Chair-makers
Basket maker
Dollmakers
Storytellers
Folklore revival festivals
Folk festivals
Festivals
Weaving
Basket making
Basket work
Blacksmithing
Chair caning
Material culture
Demonstrations
Flutes
Musical instrument maker
Decoys
Craft
Storytelling
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Guatamalan back strap weavingGuatamalan back strap weavingStill ImageFieldwork
Mayans
Native Americans
Guatemalan Americans
Weaving
Demonstrations
Material culture
Decorative arts
Looms
Maya arts
Weavers
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Guatamalan weaver Cruz Josefina Gomez with her workGuatamalan weaver Cruz Josefina Gomez with her workStill ImageBakers and bakeries
Cooks
Fieldwork
Weavers
Women weavers
Guatemalan Americans
Native Americans
Mayans
Textile arts
Textiles
Decorative arts
Indian reservations
Clothing and dress
Clothing
Maya arts
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Guatemalan weaver Cruz Josefina Gomez at the Miccosukee ReservationGuatemalan weaver Cruz Josefina Gomez at the Miccosukee ReservationStill ImageFieldwork
Mayans
Guatemalan Americans
Native Americans
Indian reservations
Weaving
Textile arts
Latinos
Textiles
Selling
Ethnic markets
Material culture
Design
Maya arts
Weavers
Needleworkers
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Images from the First Annual South Florida Folklife Festival (1986)Images from the First Annual South Florida Folklife Festival (1986)Still ImageFieldwork
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Demonstrations
Folklife
Concerts
Music performance
Craft
Latinos
Arts, Mexican
Haitian Americans
Jamaican Americans
African Americans
Mexican Americans
Jewish Americans
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Josefina Gomez back strap weaving at Miccosukee Indian ReservationJosefina Gomez back strap weaving at Miccosukee Indian ReservationStill ImageWeavers
Needleworkers
Fieldwork
Material culture
Textile arts
Mayans
Guatemalan Americans
Looms
Women weavers
Textiles
Decorative arts
Indian reservations
Equipment, domestic arts
Maya arts
Design
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Raw footage of the 1991 Florida Folk Festivals (Video 4 of 15)Raw footage of the 1991 Florida Folk Festivals (Video 4 of 15)Moving ImageWeavers
Spinner
Painters
Artists
Blacksmiths
Video recording
Television
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Palmetto weaving
Hats
Demonstrations
Women weavers
Weaving
Spinning wheels
Blacksmithing
Jewelry
Tents
Decorative arts
Painting
Food preparation
Cookware
Masks
Cooks
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