21 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Ethnicity or Nationality is exactly "Arab Americans"
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Interview with Palestinian cook Ida Farah

Interview with Palestinian cook Ida Farah

Date
1984-12-07
Description
One audio cassette. The interview took place in Farah's Deli and Imported Foods restaurant. Farah discusses moving to Jacksonville in 1969; learning to cook from her mother; life in Palestine; early bakery experiences; the Arabic language; Arabic dining; teaching her daughter to cook; Arabic versus non-Arabic customers in deli; foods sold: grape leaves, pita bread, falafel, tabouli; making falafel; pastries; food at special events; and types of demonstrations she can do. Images of Nadia can be found in S 1577, v. 36. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Duval County was a joint venture between the Duval County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was started in 1984 by folklorist David Taylor with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. The project consisted of field research to identify local traditions and folk artists, a series of five two-day seminars to acquaint teachers with the use of folklore and folk arts,and in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist which included visits by local folk artists. Taylor ran it until 1986. In 1988, Gregory Hansen re-initiated it with minor changes.
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Folk Arts Day at the Museum of Science and History in Jacksonville

Folk Arts Day at the Museum of Science and History in Jacksonville

Date
1985
Description
Thirteen color slides. 818-822: Fahed Iwais performing traditional Arabic songs; 823: Mrs. J. Simoneux quilting; 824: Ann Duffy with her Ukranian eggs; 825-826: Yasuko Dawson, Japanese origami demonstration; 827-830: Gospel quartet, The Dixie Jubilees, performing. For more of this festival, see S 1577, volume 40, slides S86-4454 - S86-4590. For more images of these artisans, see S 1577, v. 36-39. For video recordings of this event, see videos FV-20 through FV-22, in S 1615. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Duval County was a joint venture between the Duval County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was started in 1984 by folklorist David Taylor with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. The project consisted of field research to identify local traditions and folk artists, a series of five two-day seminars to acquaint teachers with the use of folklore and folk arts, in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist, which included visits by local folk artists. Taylor ran it until 1986. In 1988, Gregory Hansen re-initiated it with minor changes.
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Friday performances at the 1982 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)

Friday performances at the 1982 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)

Date
1982-05-28
Description
One reel to reel recording. The Batehs were from Jacksonville.
Collection
Friday performances at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival (Stage III) (Reel 6)

Friday performances at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival (Stage III) (Reel 6)

Date
1985-05-24
Description
One reel to reel recording.
Collection
Interview with Nuhad Farmand

Interview with Nuhad Farmand

Date
1984-12-04
Description
Two audio cassettes. Her husband Kamel is present for part of the interview. Farmand discusses moving to Florida at age 21; her father-in-law working in the South as a salesman; life in Bethlehem and South America; learning embroidery; patterns and designs; symbolism; Palestinian clothing; Ramallah-American Clubs; Palestinian community in Jacksonville; dating and marriage practices; naming traditions; her husband Kamel talked about running a grocery store and sandwich shop; Arabic music; Christianity among Palestinians; and life in the U.S. Images of Farmand can be found in S 1577, v.36. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Duval County was a joint venture between the Duval County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was started in 1984 by folklorist David Taylor with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. The project consisted of field research to identify local traditions and folk artists, a series of five two-day seminars to acquaint teachers with the use of folklore and folk arts, in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist, which included visits by local folk artists. Taylor ran it until 1986. In 1988, Gregory Hansen re-initiated it with minor changes.
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Our Lady of Lebanon Mini Festival

Our Lady of Lebanon Mini Festival

Date
1985-08
Description
Thirteen color slides. 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.
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The Golden Star Arabic Band performing at a wedding reception

The Golden Star Arabic Band performing at a wedding reception

Date
1985-05-19
Description
One audio cassette. Performance by an Arabic band performing at a wedding reception at the Ramallah-American Club. Songs are in Arabic. Group members: Fahed Iwais (lead singer); Samier Kandah (oud/lute); Sandy Bateh (tabli/drum); Maged ount (tambourine); and George Bateh (violin). Images of the band can be found in S 1577, v. 36, S86-1786 - S86-1885; of Iwais in v. 36, slides S86-1789 - S86-1804. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Duval County was a joint venture between the Duval County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was started in 1984 by folklorist David Taylor with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. The project consisted of field research to identify local traditions and folk artists, a series of five two-day seminars to acquaint teachers with the use of folklore and folk arts, and in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist, which included visits by local folk artists. Taylor ran it until 1986. In 1988, Gregory Hansen re-initiated it with minor changes.
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Wedding reception at the Ramallah-American Club

Wedding reception at the Ramallah-American Club

Date
1985-05-19
Description
Ten color slides. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Duval County was a joint venture between the Duval County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was started in 1984 by folklorist David Taylor with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curricula. The project consisted of field research to identify local traditions and folk artists, a series of five two-day seminars to acquaint teachers with the use of folklore and folk arts, and in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist which included visits by local folk artists. Taylor ran it until 1986. In 1988, Gregory Hansen re-initiated it with minor changes.
Collection
Golden Star Arabic Band performing at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival

Golden Star Arabic Band performing at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1985-05-24
Description
Five color slides.
Collection
Saturday performances at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival (Stage III) (Reel 12)

Saturday performances at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival (Stage III) (Reel 12)

Date
1985-05-25
Description
One reel to reel recording. Folklorist Bulger served as emcee.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1576_22_c86-170Interview with Palestinian cook Ida FarahSoundCooks
Bakers and bakeries
Fieldwork
Interviews
Sound recordings
Life histories
Oral histories
Palestinian Americans
Food preparation
Food
Food habits
Cooking and dining
Arab Americans
Restaurants
Delicatessens
Community enterprise
Specialty stores
Emigration and immigration
Baking
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Folk Arts Day at the Museum of Science and History in JacksonvilleFolk Arts Day at the Museum of Science and History in JacksonvilleStill ImageCraft
Museums
Demonstrations
Children museums
Special events
Exhibits
Origami
Quilting
Gospel music
Music performance
Egg decoration
Singers
Artisans
Musicians
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a_s1576_t83-016Friday performances at the 1982 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Singing
String bands
Stringband music
Old time music
Bluegrass music
Arab Americans
Singers
Bluegrass musicians
Musicians
Bands (Music)
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a_s1576_t85-162Friday performances at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival (Stage III) (Reel 6)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Music performance
Performing arts
Arab Americans
Ethnicity, Arabic
Arabs music
Bands (Music)
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a_s1576_22_c86-171Interview with Nuhad FarmandSoundFieldwork
Interviews
Sound recordings
Life histories
Oral histories
Palestinian Americans
Embroidery
Textile arts
Emigration and immigration
Decorative arts
Arab Americans
Clothing and dress
Naming practices
Marriage rites
Community enterprise
Stores, retail
Christianity
Embroiderers
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Our Lady of Lebanon Mini FestivalOur Lady of Lebanon Mini FestivalStill ImageFieldwork
Rites and ceremonies
Festivals
Lebanese Americans
Community culture
Food preparation
Outdoor cookery
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a_s1576_22_c86-168aThe Golden Star Arabic Band performing at a wedding receptionSoundFieldwork
Sound recordings
Performing arts
Music performance
Wedding ceremonies
Rites and ceremonies
Social gatherings
Arab Americans
Ethnicity, Arabic
Bands (Music)
Musical groups
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Wedding reception at the Ramallah-American ClubWedding reception at the Ramallah-American ClubStill ImageFieldwork
Wedding ceremonies
Weddings
Palestinian Americans
Arab Americans
Musical instruments
Dance
Rites and ceremonies
Special events
Ethnicity, Arabic
Dancers
Bands (Music)
Musical groups
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Golden Star Arabic Band performing at the 1985 Florida Folk FestivalGolden Star Arabic Band performing at the 1985 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Performing arts
Performers
Music performance
Arab Americans
Musical instruments
String instruments
Bands (Music)
Musical groups
Musicians
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a_s1576_t85-180Saturday performances at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival (Stage III) (Reel 12)SoundFolklorists
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Music performance
Performing arts
String bands
Stringband music
Old time music
Bluegrass music
Arabs music
Arab Americans
Ethnicity, Arabic
Bands (Music)
Bluegrass musicians
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