97 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Ethnicity or Nationality is exactly "Jewish American"
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Interview with vaudevillian Milt Ross

Interview with vaudevillian Milt Ross

Date
1985-08-02
Description
Two reel to reel tapes (Copied onto C86-58 and C86-59). Interview with vaudeville performer (singer/comedian/mimic) Milt Ross. He discusses his education in Jewish schools; his family background; being discovered in Miami at 15 by Al Jolson; travelling with Jolson; Yiddish theater; sources of material for his act; Miami night clubs; Martha Raye; cantorial work; George Jessel; and types of shows. The term vaudeville was an American word coined in the 1840s, and refers to a variety show comprised of a series of unconnected acts (singing, comedy, dancing, etc.). 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.
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Nancy Greenberg interview for the Miami-Dade Folklife Survey

Nancy Greenberg interview for the Miami-Dade Folklife Survey

Date
1985-08-22
Description
One reel-to-reel tape (Copied onto C86-60). Greenberg, a ketubah maker, describes the process of making a Jewish marriage contract art. Jewish marriage contract art is also known as katubut/katabbah/katubah. Jewish law requires men to give women a marriage contract on their wedding day. A ketubah, usually written in Yiddish, guarantees the wife financial rights upon her husband's death. The contracts are designed with art and motifs of the local Jewish community. In the interview she discusses her education (Masters in Arts); her family history; history of ketubah; process for creating them; Jewish marriage rites; training she recieved; and contract styles.
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Jacob Sheiniuk interview for the Miami-Dade Folk Arts Survey

Jacob Sheiniuk interview for the Miami-Dade Folk Arts Survey

Date
1985-08-16
Description
One reel-to-reel tape (copied onto C86-61). Interview with metal sculptor and wood carver Sheiniuk in is home. Originally from Lithuania, he discusses learning wood carving from his father; welding in the US; themes behind his sculpture; Biblical themes; inspirations; and exhibiting his art.
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Interview with weaver Florette Semigran

Interview with weaver Florette Semigran

Date
1985-08-15
Description
Two reel to reels (plus copied onto audio cassettes: C86-62/63). Interview with Semigram about weaving Jewish prayer shawls. She discusses her family; learning to weave; moving to Miami in 1974; Tallitots; Jewish law; and other weavings she creates. 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.
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Rina Kramer interview for the Miami-Dade Folklife Survey

Rina Kramer interview for the Miami-Dade Folklife Survey

Date
1985-09-12
Description
One reel to reel, copied onto cassette tape C86-64. Interview conducted in Kramer's home. She discusses the role of cooking in a Sephardic Jewish home, various kosher foods, making meatballs and couscous, use of spices, the differences between Florida the Tunisian Sephardic community in Paris (where she grew up), catering for Miami's Jewish community, and foods associated with Jewish holidays.
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Friday performances at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Reel 4)

Friday performances at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Reel 4)

Date
1986-05-23
Description
One reel to reel recordings. (Copied onto C86-68.) Images from their performance can be found in S 1577, v. 41, slides S86-4681 through S86-4692. 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.
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Friday performances at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Reel 6)

Friday performances at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Reel 6)

Date
1986-05-23
Description
One reel to reel recording. (Copied onto C86-70.) Bronsztein played traditional Jewish wedding songs. After his performance, Kalikow played a short, spontaneous performance on piano. 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.
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Friday performances at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Reel 11)

Friday performances at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Reel 11)

Date
1986-05-23
Description
One reel to reel recordings. (Copied onto C86-75.) 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.
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Saturday performances at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Reels 3 & 4)

Saturday performances at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Reels 3 & 4)

Date
1986-05-24
Description
Two reel to reel recordings. (Copied onto C86-78 and C86-79.) 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.
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Saturday performances at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Reel 8)

Saturday performances at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Reel 8)

Date
1986-05-24
Description
One reel to reel recording. (Copied onto C86-83) Bronsztein played traditional Jewish songs. 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.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1576_t86-015Interview with vaudevillian Milt RossSoundFieldwork
Interviewing
Entertainment
Vaudeville
Oral narratives
Jewish Americans
Acting
Jokes
Theater
Singers
Family history
Yiddish language
Theater, Yiddish
Drama
Performers
Comedians
Entertainers
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a_s1576_t86-017Nancy Greenberg interview for the Miami-Dade Folklife SurveySoundField recordings
Contracts
Marriage
Weddings
Jewish Americans
Jewish law
Religious art
Interviews
Oral narratives
Life histories
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a_s1576_t86-018Jacob Sheiniuk interview for the Miami-Dade Folk Arts SurveySoundField recordings
Metalworking
Material culture
Figurines
Jewish Americans
Lithuanian Americans
Religious art
Decorative arts
Welders
Sculpture
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a_s1576_t86-019Interview with weaver Florette SemigranSoundFieldwork
Interviewing
Interviews
Sound recordings
Life histories
Oral histories
Jews
Religious art
Family history
Judaism
Religion
Decorative arts
Weavers
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a_s1576_t86-021Rina Kramer interview for the Miami-Dade Folklife SurveySoundField recordings
Interviews
Life histories
Oral narratives
Food preparation
Kosher foods
Cooking
Jewish Americans
Ritual foods
Emigration
Religious holidays
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a_s1576_t86-025Friday performances at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Reel 4)SoundPerformers
Comedians
Musicians
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Workshops (Adult education)
Russian Americans
Vaudeville
Music performance
Arts, Jewish
Jewish Americans
Jokes
Piano music
Comedy
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a_s1576_t86-027aFriday performances at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Reel 6)SoundMusicians
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Workshops (Adult education)
Arts, Jewish
Jewish Americans
Music performance
Klezmer music
Demonstrations
Piano music
Clarinet music
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a_s1576_t86-032Friday performances at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Reel 11)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Workshops (Adult education)
Russian Americans
Vaudeville
Music performance
Arts, Jewish
Jewish Americans
Jokes
Piano music
Comedy
Performers
Comedians
Musicians
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a_s1576_t86-035Saturday performances at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Reels 3 & 4)SoundPerformers
Comedians
Musicians
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Workshops (Adult education)
Russian Americans
Vaudeville
Music performance
Arts, Jewish
Jewish Americans
Jokes
Piano music
Comedy
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a_s1576_t86-040Saturday performances at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Reel 8)SoundMusicians
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Workshops (Adult education)
Arts, Jewish
Jewish Americans
Klezmer music
Demonstrations
Music performance
Musical groups
Music Latin America
Salsa (music)
Calypso music
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