97 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Ethnicity or Nationality is exactly "Jewish American"
Jaime Bronsztein performing at the First Annual South Florida Folklife Festival (1986)

Jaime Bronsztein performing at the First Annual South Florida Folklife Festival (1986)

Date
1986-03-22
Description
Five 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
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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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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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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Bar mitsvah ceremony

Bar mitsvah ceremony

Date
1985-08
Description
Five 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
Bread at Paramount bakery

Bread at Paramount bakery

Date
1985-08
Description
Two 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
Dade Senior Citizens Orchestra rehearsing

Dade Senior Citizens Orchestra rehearsing

Date
1985-08
Description
Two color slide. 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
Florette Semigran making prayer shawls (tallitot)

Florette Semigran making prayer shawls (tallitot)

Date
1985-08-15
Description
Four color slides. Images of Semigran's hand woven Jewish prayer shawls. Jewish tradition is to wear fringes on the corners of four-cornered garments. Since this is no longer a commonly worn type of garment, it is customary to wear a Tallit, a prayer shawl, during morning services. A Tallit can be made from any material and can be any color. 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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Folklorist Merri Belland interviewing Nancy Greenberg at the First Annual South Florida Folklife Festival (1986)

Folklorist Merri Belland interviewing Nancy Greenberg at the First Annual South Florida Folklife Festival (1986)

Date
1988-03
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
Gefilte fish on sale at kosher grocer

Gefilte fish on sale at kosher grocer

Date
1985-08
Description
One color slide. Kefilte fish are a traditional Jewish food that is a ball or cake of chopped fish mixed with eggs and matzah meal. The grocr wa slocated on Washington Avenue. 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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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Jaime Bronsztein performing at the First Annual South Florida Folklife Festival (1986)Jaime Bronsztein performing at the First Annual South Florida Folklife Festival (1986)Still ImageFiddlers
Musicians
Fieldwork
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Arts, Jewish
Klezmer music
Jewish Americans
Music performance
Performing arts
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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_t86-017Nancy 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_t86-021Rina 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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Bar mitsvah ceremonyBar mitsvah ceremonyStill ImageFieldwork
Rites and ceremonies
Bar mitzvah
Jewish Americans
Religion
Judaism
Jews
Rites of passage
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Bread at Paramount bakeryBread at Paramount bakeryStill ImageFieldwork
Merchants
Bread
Kosher food
Jews
Jewish Americans
Stores, retail
Cookery, Jewish
Food industry and trade
Community enterprise
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Dade Senior Citizens Orchestra rehearsingDade Senior Citizens Orchestra rehearsingStill ImageFieldwork
Music performance
Jewish Americans
Music rehearsals
Musical instruments
Musicians
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Florette Semigran making prayer shawls (tallitot)Florette Semigran making prayer shawls (tallitot)Still ImageFieldwork
Craft
Material culture
Weaving
Textile arts
Judaism
Religious art
Religion
Shawls
Jews
Women weavers
Weavers
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Folklorist Merri Belland interviewing Nancy Greenberg at the First Annual South Florida Folklife Festival (1986)Folklorist Merri Belland interviewing Nancy Greenberg at the First Annual South Florida Folklife Festival (1986)Still ImageFieldwork
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Interviewing
Jewish Americans
Artists
Folklorists
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Gefilte fish on sale at kosher grocerGefilte fish on sale at kosher grocerStill ImageFieldwork
Merchants
Fishes
Kosher food
Jews
Jewish Americans
Stores, retail
Cookery, Jewish
Food industry and trade
Community enterprise
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