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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Tradition Bearer is exactly "Grimm, Viki (Victoria), 1935-"
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Friday performances at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Reel 4)

Friday performances at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Reel 4)

Date
1985-05-24
Description
One reel to reel recording. Folklorist Owens served as emcee. Corrido music consist of ballads/narrative songs that roiginated in Mexico in the mid-1800s. Folklorist Figgen served as moderator for the workshop. The workshop came out of research for the St. Johns River Survey. Grimm discussed pinata making, Castillo talked aboau farming ferns, and Castillo discussed taco making. Folklorist McDonald introduced Thompson. Thompson was from Hastings.
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Interview with pinata maker Victoria Grimm

Interview with pinata maker Victoria Grimm

Date
1992-06-26
Description
Two audio cassettes. The location for the intevriew was not noted.
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Interview with pinata maker Viki Grimm

Interview with pinata maker Viki Grimm

Date
1986-04-22
Description
One audio casette. 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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Mexican pinatas made by Victoria Grimm and her apprentices

Mexican pinatas made by Victoria Grimm and her apprentices

Date
1986-05-02
Description
Seven color slides. Grimm's apprentices were Maria Garza and Raquel Herrera. Grimm, born in Mexico City, learned to make pinatas from her family. She made two types: ones made completely of papier-mache, and ones with clay pots covered in papier-mache. Pinatas were used during posada celebrations, Mexican Christmas traditions that was observed the nine days before the holiday to represent Mary and Joseph's trek to Bethlehem. 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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Pinatas by Vicki Grimm

Pinatas by Vicki Grimm

Date
1986-02
Description
Six color slides. 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.
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Pinatas by Victoria Grimm

Pinatas by Victoria Grimm

Date
1986-02
Description
31 color slides.
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Victoria Grimm and her apprentices with their pinatas

Victoria Grimm and her apprentices with their pinatas

Date
1987-01-28
Description
Two proof sheets with 33 black and white images (plus negatives). Grimm's apprentices were Maria Garza and Raquel Herrera. Grimm, born in Mexico City, learned to make pinatas from her family. She made two types: ones completely of papier-mache, and ones with clay pots covered in papier-mache. Pinatas were used during the posada celebrations, a Mexican Christmas tradition that was observed the nine days before the holiday to represent Mary and Joseph's trek to Bethlehem. 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
Viki Grimm discussing pinata making

Viki Grimm discussing pinata making

Date
1985-02-24
Description
One audio cassette. Grimm demonstrating the step by step method for making a pinata -- in this case, a boat pinata. Interview recorded in her home. For images, see S 1577, v. 27, 1538-1579. In winter 1985, the Bureau contracted with two folklorists to conduct a folk arts survey of the St. Johns River basin in northeastern Florida. The St. Johns River is the largest and most used river in Florida, supporting much river commerce as well as a modest amount of commercial fishing. Folklorists Mary Anne McDonald and Kathleen Figgen conducted the survey from January through March 1985 under the direction of Folklife Coordinator Blanton Owen and Bureau Chief Ormond Loomis. Documentation compiled in the survey was used to prepare and present the St. Johns River Basin Folklife Area at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival.
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Viki Grimm making a pinata

Viki Grimm making a pinata

Date
1985-02-24
Description
Forty-two color slides. Grimm demonstrating the step by step method for making a pinata -- in this case, a boat pinata. The images were taken in her home. For a complete explanation, find her interview in S 1714, box 4, tape 54. Grimm, born in Mexico City, learned to make pinatas from her family. She made two types: ones completely of papier-mache, and ones with clay pots covered in papier-mache. Pinatas were used during the posada celebrations, a Mexican Christmas tradition that was observed the nine days before the holiday to represent Mary and Joseph's trek to Bethlehem. In winter 1985, the Bureau contracted with two folklorists to conduct a folk arts survey of the St. Johns River basin in northeastern Florida. The St. Johns River is the largest and most used river in Florida, supporting much river commerce as well as a modest amount of commercial fishing. Folklorists Mary Anne McDonald and Kathleen Figgen conducted the survey from January through March 1985 under the direction of Folklife Coordinator Blanton Owen and Bureau Chief Ormond Loomis. Documentation compiled in the survey was used to prepare and present the 'St. Johns River Basin Folklife Area' at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1576_t85-112Friday performances at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Reel 4)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Music performance
Singing
Corridos
Performing arts
Ballads
Guitar music
Guitarists
Arts, Mexican
Mexican Americans
Folk music Mexico
Latinos
Music Latin America
Ethnicity, Mexico
Workshops (Adult education)
Pinatas
Leisure
Ferns
Oral education
Farming
Tacos
Cookery, Mexican
Cooking and dining
Agriculture
African Americans
Blues (Music)
Musicians
Singers
Bluegrass musicians
Bands (Music)
Cooks
Artisans
Guitarist
Blues singers
Farm workers
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a_s1640_23_tape15Interview with pinata maker Victoria GrimmSoundArtisans
Fieldwork
Interviews
Arts, Mexican
Mexican Americans
Latinos
Pinatas
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a_s1640_20_tape13Interview with pinata maker Viki GrimmSoundArtisans
Apprentices
Pinatas
Oral histories
Oral narratives
Interviews
Decorative arts
Craft
Life histories
Arts, Mexican
Ethnicity, Mexico
Mexican Americans
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Mexican pinatas made by Victoria Grimm and her apprenticesMexican pinatas made by Victoria Grimm and her apprenticesStill ImageArtisans
Apprentices
Pinatas
Arts, Mexican
Ethnicity, Mexico
Mexican Americans
Decorative arts
Decoration and ornament
Paper art
Paper work
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Pinatas by Vicki GrimmPinatas by Vicki GrimmStill ImageArtisans
Fieldwork
Pinatas
Decoration and ornament
Decorative arts
Paper art
Paper work
Craft
Material culture
Arts, Mexican
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Pinatas by Victoria GrimmPinatas by Victoria GrimmStill ImageArtisans
Fieldwork
Arts, Mexican
Pinatas
Paper work
Paper art
Decorative arts
Decoration and ornament
Material culture
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Victoria Grimm and her apprentices with their pinatasVictoria Grimm and her apprentices with their pinatasStill ImageArtisans
Apprentices
Pinatas
Decorative arts
Arts, Mexican
Mexican Americans
Latinos
Papier-mache
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a_s1714_04_tape54Viki Grimm discussing pinata makingSoundFieldwork
Collecting
Research methods
Pinatas
Material culture
Decoration and ornament
Decorative arts
Special events
Craft
Latinos
Mexican Americans
Arts, Mexican
Ethnicity, Mexico
Art
Interviewing
Interviews
Oral narratives
Artisans
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Viki Grimm making a pinataViki Grimm making a pinataStill ImageFieldwork
Collecting
Research methods
Pinatas
Material culture
Decoration and ornament
Decorative arts
Special events
Craft
Latinos
Mexican Americans
Arts, Mexican
Ethnicity, Mexico
Art
Artisans
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