48 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Ethnicity or Nationality is exactly "Jamaican Americans"
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Caribbean Carnival in Miami

Caribbean Carnival in Miami

Date
1990-02
Description
One proof sheet with 144 black and white images (plus negatives.)
Collection
Examples of Jamaican embroidery

Examples of Jamaican embroidery

Date
1985-08
Description
Seven 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.
Collection
Folklorist Peggy Bulger listening to Lucille Ranger-Brown tell a story at the First Annual South Florida Folklife Festival (1986)

Folklorist Peggy Bulger listening to Lucille Ranger-Brown tell a story at the First Annual South Florida Folklife Festival (1986)

Date
1986-03-22
Description
Two color slides. Sponsored by the Historical Museum of Southern Florida, the festival was held at the Metro-Dade Cultural Center. In 1987, the name of the festival was changed to the Traditions Festival.
Collection
Friday performances at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Reel 2)

Friday performances at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Reel 2)

Date
1986-05-23
Description
One reel to reel recordings. C(Copied onto C86-66.) End of Josepg Limone's peformance (see T86-22). Ranger-Brown told several stories, sang "Island in the Sun," and demonstrates various dances. The folklife area in 1986 focused on Miami-Dade, which stemmed from fieldwork work on the 1986 Miami-Dade Folklife Survey, conducted by Lauri Sommers, Tina Bucuvalas, and Nancy Nusz.
Collection
Friday performances at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Reel 9)

Friday performances at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Reel 9)

Date
1986-05-23
Description
One reel to reel recordings. (Copied onto C86-73.) Ranger-Brown sings, tells Jamaican, and demonstrates traditional dances tor ecorded music. The folklife area in 1986 focused on Miami-Dade, which stemmed from fieldwork work on the 1986 Miami-Dade Folklife Survey, conducted by Lauri Sommers, Tina Bucuvalas, and Nancy Nusz.
Collection
Friday performances at the 1999 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 13)

Friday performances at the 1999 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 13)

Date
1999-05-28
Description
One audio cassette tape. Lucille Fuller continues (see C99-74) her story about Nansi and the pot and gives the moral of the story, which is obedience. She also discusses how the term, Nansi, came about.
Collection
Friday performances at the 2003 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Disc 1)

Friday performances at the 2003 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Disc 1)

Date
2003-05-23
Description
One compact disc. McNeil served as emcee. Frances-Fuller did not use a microphone, so it is hard to hear.
Collection
Friday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Performance Stage) (Tape 5)

Friday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Performance Stage) (Tape 5)

Date
1996-05-24
Description
One audio cassette tape. McKenzie served as emcee. Lucille Francis Fuller, of Jamaica, a storyteller, discusses Jamaican topography - rivers, sea and sand. She also refers to storytelling as one of the few entertainments in Jamaica. She tells a story about Nanci and spiders.
Collection
Interview of Bill Butler with the Key West Junkanoos Band

Interview of Bill Butler with the Key West Junkanoos Band

Date
1977-01-25
Description
One audio cassette. Recorded at Butler's Key West home. Butler discusses the woman who formed the band; the instruments he plays; the kind of music the band plays; playing for funerals and parades; nicknames for people in the band; the origins of the band's name; and discusses his brother and father.
Collection
Interview with Jamaican restaurant owner Olivere Whitton

Interview with Jamaican restaurant owner Olivere Whitton

Date
1992-03-06
Description
One audio cassette. Held at Whitton's Islander Restaurant, he discusses Jamaica; immigrating to the US; the restaurant business; Jamaican foods and supplies (and how hard they are to get in Florida); the menu; Haitian cooking; Jamaican drinks; Latin American foods; buying foods from farmers; and other foods prepared there. In 1992, the Palm Beach Community College contracted the Florida Folklife Program to conduct ten days of fieldwork in March 1992 around Lake Okeechobee for a Lakefront Legacy Festival later that year (16 May 1992). Headed up by FFP folklorist Debbie Fant, and assisted by Robert Stone and Robert Shanafelt, the fieldwork involved 26 informants, slides, print images and recorded interviews. In the end, the FFP recommended seven people for festival participation.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Caribbean Carnival in MiamiCaribbean Carnival in MiamiStill ImageDancers
Holidays and festivals
Arts, Jamaican
Food
Cooking and dining
Jamaican Americans
Community culture
Community rites
Haitian Americans
African Americans
Food preparation
Dance
Special events
Cooks
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Examples of Jamaican embroideryExamples of Jamaican embroideryStill ImageEmbroiderers
Needleworkers
Fieldwork
Embroidery
Needlework
Jamaican Americans
Decorative arts
Textile arts
Textiles
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Folklorist Peggy Bulger listening to Lucille Ranger-Brown tell a story at the First Annual South Florida Folklife Festival (1986)Folklorist Peggy Bulger listening to Lucille Ranger-Brown tell a story at the First Annual South Florida Folklife Festival (1986)Still ImageFieldwork
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Jamaican Americans
Oral performance
Storytelling
Folklorists
Storytellers
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a_s1576_t86-023Friday performances at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Reel 2)SoundSingers
Dancers
Storytellers
Musicians
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Workshops (Adult education)
Arts, Jamaican
Jamaican Americans
Music performance
Storytelling
Dance
Demonstrations
Arts, Haitian
Shells
Haitian Americans
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a_s1576_t86-030Friday performances at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Reel 9)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Workshops (Adult education)
Arts, Jamaican
Jamaican Americans
Music performance
Storytelling
Dance
Demonstrations
Musical groups
Music Latin America
Salsa (music)
Calypso music
Singers
Dancers
Storytellers
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a_s1576_75_c99-075Friday performances at the 1999 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 13)SoundStorytellers
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Oral performance
Oral narratives
Personal experience narratives
Storytelling
Arts, Jamaican
Jamaican Americans
Animal tales
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a_s2034_04_cd03-086Friday performances at the 2003 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Disc 1)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Oral performance
Storytelling
African Americans
Arts, Jamaican
Jamaican Americans
Oral narratives
Tales
Storytellers
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a_s1576_64_c96-096Friday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Performance Stage) (Tape 5)SoundStorytellers
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Oral performance
Storytelling
African Americans
Arts, Jamaican
Jamaican Americans
Oral narratives
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a_s1576_01_c77-011Interview of Bill Butler with the Key West Junkanoos BandSoundInterviewing
Interviews
Performers
Performing arts
Oral narratives
Life histories
Jamaican Americans
Parades
African Americans
Bands (Music)
Musicians
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a_s1624_03_tape04Interview with Jamaican restaurant owner Olivere WhittonSoundRestaurateurs
Fieldwork
Cookery, Jamaican
Jamaican Americans
Cooking and dining
Cooks
Occupational groups
Emigration and immigration
Interviews
Life histories
Oral histories
Sound recordings
Restaurants
Community enterprise
Cookery, Haitian
Drink
Menus
Dinners and dining
Merchants
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