141 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Ethnicity or Nationality is exactly "Cuban American"
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1990 apprenticeship program master artists

1990 apprenticeship program master artists

Date
1990
Description
Seven color slides. 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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African-Cuban bembe drumming

African-Cuban bembe drumming

Date
1993
Description
One black and white print.
Collection
Afro-Cuban drummer Florencia Baro and his apprentices performing

Afro-Cuban drummer Florencia Baro and his apprentices performing

Date
1989
Description
Six color slides; 18 negatives. 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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Ana Blanco interview for the Duval County Folk Arts in Education Project

Ana Blanco interview for the Duval County Folk Arts in Education Project

Date
1988-07-21
Description
One audio cassette. Blanco disscuses living in Cuba until 1962; learning lace making; teaching others and doing festivals; process and items made in Cuba; bobbin lace; lace making techniques; patterns; bobbing; stitches; English and Spanish lace; machine-made lace; uses of her lace; and lace making in Jacksonville.
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Ana Blanco making lace

Ana Blanco making lace

Date
1988-08
Description
Seventeen color slides. Blanco won the FLorida Folk Heritage Award in 1990.
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Barbequing a pig (lechon) for Fourth of July

Barbequing a pig (lechon) for Fourth of July

Date
1988-07
Description
Fourteen color slides. Cooking a whole pig (lechon) in a cinder-block pit in the yard.
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Billy Sanchez explainging sugar cane growing and cutting

Billy Sanchez explainging sugar cane growing and cutting

Date
1987-04-28
Description
Seventeen color slides. Images of Sanchez talking one on one with students. Sanchez oversees cane burning and cutting, as well as recruiting workers for a local sugar grower. His father was rancher in Cuba, who left as political exiles in the 1960s. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Palm Beach County was a joint venture between the Palm Beach County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was conducted between 1986 and 1987 by folklorist Jan Rosenberg with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. The goal was to impart an appreciation of multi-ethnic traditions and provide a sense of place to the mobile student population. The project focused on the Florida Studies component for fourth grade students. 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. In total, the project involved 15 schools with 779 students.
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Billy Sanchez interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Billy Sanchez interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Date
1987-01-17
Description
Two audio cassettes. (Note on depositor agreement that interview cannot be reproduced in newspapers.) Sanchez oversees cane burning and cutting, as well as recruiting workers for a local sugar grower. His father was rancher in Cuba, who left as political exiles in the 1960s. In the interview, he discusses recruiting cane cutters in Jamaica; training workers; pay schemes; labor camps (set-up, conditions); field burning; types of workers: head pushers, ticket writers, camp supt., demonstrators; unions in Jamaica; and working conditions.
Collection
Blues singer Bo Diddley with others at the 1995 Florida Folk Festival

Blues singer Bo Diddley with others at the 1995 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1995-05-27
Description
Two proof sheets with sixty-seven black and white images, plus negatives. Images of Diddley performing on the amphitheater, along with Remembranzas del Conuco, a Cuban guajiro decima group, and Seminole singer-guitarist James Billie. Diddley was one of earliest and most influential rock and roll performer sin the 1950s, creating a riff-driven sound that can be found in contemporaries such as Buddy Holly and Rolling Stones, as well as the harder rock bands of the 1970s and 1980s. Originally a classical violinist, Diddley turned to blues and rock, eventually signing with Chess records. He was known for his live performers and influence than for his hits. One of his trademarks was a square guitar. Though born in Mississippi, by 1995, he resided in Archer, Florida. At the time, singer-guitarist Billie was president of the Seminole Tribe of Florida. The Decima musical tradition was a 10-line improvised verse dating back to the 17th Century. Diddley's performance can be found in S 1576, box 44, tapes D95-29 and D95-30.
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Botanica Nena in Little Havana

Botanica Nena in Little Havana

Date
1980-06-02
Description
Thirty color slides. A botanica was a place where believers in Santeria could buy herbs and other supplies. Santeria is a New World version of the Yoruba religion. Catholic items such as crucifixes and statues of saints were also for sale. Slides S80-177, S80-180, S80-185, S80-189, and S80-191 are missing.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
1990 apprenticeship program master artists1990 apprenticeship program master artistsStill ImageTeaching of folklore
Dancers
Banjoists
Drummers (Musicians)
Fiddlers
Musicians
Tattoo artists
Wood carvers
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African-Cuban bembe drummingAfrican-Cuban bembe drummingStill ImageMusicians
Fieldwork
Drums
Percussion instruments
Musical instruments
African Americans
Cuban Americans
Arts, Cuban
Performing arts
Drummers (Musicians)
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Afro-Cuban drummer Florencia Baro and his apprentices performingAfro-Cuban drummer Florencia Baro and his apprentices performingStill ImageDrummers (Musicians)
Apprentices
African Americans
Cuban Americans
Arts, Cuban
Drums
Music performance
Musicians
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a_s1618_04_tape02Ana Blanco interview for the Duval County Folk Arts in Education ProjectSoundNeedlework
Field recordings
Interviews
Oral narratives
Lace making
Cuban Americans
Bobbin lace
Emigration
Latinos
Textile art
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Ana Blanco making laceAna Blanco making laceStill ImageNeedleworkers
Arts, Cuban
Needlework
Cuban Americans
Latinos
Lace and lace making
Decorative arts
Lacemaking
Sewing
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Barbequing a pig (lechon) for Fourth of JulyBarbequing a pig (lechon) for Fourth of JulyStill ImageFieldwork
Cooking and dining
Barbecue cookery
Pigs
Outdoor cookery
Cookery, Cuban
Cookery (Pork)
Pork
Cuban Americans
Latinos
Fourth of July
Holidays
Community culture
Cooks
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Billy Sanchez explainging sugar cane growing and cuttingBilly Sanchez explainging sugar cane growing and cuttingStill ImageFieldwork
Classrooms
Schools
Elementary schools
Education
Occupational training
Cuban Americans
Sugar
Sugar crops
Sugarcane
Oral education
Agricultural implements
Agriculture
Occupational folklore
Occupational groups
Children
Farm workers
Students
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a_s1685_07_tape11Billy Sanchez interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education ProjectSoundSupervisors
Field recordings
Interviews
Oral narratives
Immigration
Cuban Americans
Sugar
Sugarcane
Agricultural implements
Agriculture
Occupational folklore
Jamaican Americans
Labor unions
Employee morale
Agricultural workers
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Blues singer Bo Diddley with others at the 1995 Florida Folk FestivalBlues singer Bo Diddley with others at the 1995 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageGuitarist
Musical groups
Performers
Folklore revival festivals
Folk festivals
Music
Performing arts
African Americans
String instruments
Guitarists
Rock music
Musical instruments
Arts, Cuban
Cuban Americans
Ethnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Native Americans
Decimas, Cuban American (Spanish)
Blues singers
Musicians
Singers
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Botanica Nena in Little HavanaBotanica Nena in Little HavanaStill ImageFieldwork
Santeria
Herbs
Figurines
Crosses
Crucifixes
Religious symbolism
Religion
Christianity
Christian art and symbolism
Specialty stores
Stores, retail
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