97 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Ethnicity or Nationality is exactly "Jewish American"
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Yiddish katubut (ketubah) art

Yiddish katubut (ketubah) art

Date
1979-06-15
Description
Three black and white prints with negatives. Nancy Greenberg displaying her Jewish marriage contract art, known as Katubut/Katabbah. Jewish law requires men to give women a marriage contract on their wedding day. A katubbah, usually written in Yiddish, guarantees her financial rights upon his death. The contracts are designed with art and motifs of the local Jewish community. 15 June 1979.
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Yiddish comic Milt Ross being interviewed

Yiddish comic Milt Ross being interviewed

Date
1985-08
Description
One color slide. Interview with Ross can be found in S 1576, T86-15, 16. 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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Vaudevillian Harry Kalikow performing at Washington Manor Home

Vaudevillian Harry Kalikow performing at Washington Manor Home

Date
1985-08
Description
Three 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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Vaudevillian Girard Vinson demonstrating a trick

Vaudevillian Girard Vinson demonstrating a trick

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.
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Uriel Goldsmith making ketubah

Uriel Goldsmith making ketubah

Date
1989-03-23
Description
Ten color slides. Images of Goldsmith making Ketubah in his studio. Jewish marriage contract art is known as Ketubah (Katubut/Katabbah/Katubah). Jewish law requires men to give women a marriage contract on their wedding day. A katubah, usually written in Yiddish, guarantees her financial rights upon his death. The contracts are designed with art and motifs of the local Jewish community. For an interview with Goldsmith, see S 1680, box 2, tapes 6-7.
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The Kineret Dancers performing at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage)

The Kineret Dancers performing at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage)

Date
1992-05-24
Description
One reel to reel recording. Tammy Murray served as the emcee. Israeli dance group -- performing to recorded music -- led by Susie Rudder of Gainesville. Group consisted of nine dancers in Israeli outfits (skirts and trousers). Perform traditional Jewish dances.
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The Kineret Dancers  performing at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)

The Kineret Dancers performing at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)

Date
1991-05-26
Description
One reel to reel recording. Devine served as the emcee.
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The Jaime Bronsztein Band performing at a traditional Jewish wedding

The Jaime Bronsztein Band performing at a traditional Jewish wedding

Date
1985-08-26
Description
Three reel to reel tapes. (Copied onto C86-135/136/137.) Recorded at Temple Beth Israel. They were a klezmer band which played traditional Jewish songs for weddings and other traditional ceremonies. 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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Support materials for the 1990 Folklife Area: Ethnic Celebrations

Support materials for the 1990 Folklife Area: Ethnic Celebrations

Date
1989-11
Description
One audio cassette. Research conducted through the NEA to create the 1990 Florida Folklife Area, the theme of which was Ethnic Celebrations. The Epiphany of Our Lord is a Christian rite celebrated within the Eastern Orthodox faith. Epiphany is a Greek word meaning to make known, and refers to the visit of the Magi to Christ, thereby making him known to the world. It is the climax of the twelve days of Christmas. Tarpon Springs boasts a large Greek American community. Images of the celebration can be found in S 1664, box 2, folder 1. Purim is a Jewish holiday celebrating the victory of the Jewish people over its enemies, as told in the Book of Esther. Literally a Celebration of Lots, it is a joyous time celebrating fun and happiness.
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Sunday program at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tapes 2)

Sunday program at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tapes 2)

Date
1997-05-25
Description
One audio cassette recording. The Willie Eason interview and song, "Roosevelt", continues from C97-86. Laurie Sommers interviews Eileen Brautman on the subject of Jewish marriage contracts.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Yiddish katubut (ketubah) artYiddish katubut (ketubah) artStill ImageJews
Religious art
Religion
Marriage
Marriage rites
Judaism
Jews United States
Marriage contracts
Art
Painting
Legal contract
Legal practices
Material culture
Ketubah
Arts, Jewish
Decorative arts
Artists
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Yiddish comic Milt Ross being interviewedYiddish comic Milt Ross being interviewedStill ImagePerformers
Fieldwork
Jewish Americans
Theater, Yiddish
Actors
Comedians
Entertainers
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Vaudevillian Harry Kalikow performing at Washington Manor HomeVaudevillian Harry Kalikow performing at Washington Manor HomeStill ImagePerformers
Fieldwork
Jewish Americans
Theater, Yiddish
Actors
Comedians
Entertainers
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Vaudevillian Girard Vinson demonstrating a trickVaudevillian Girard Vinson demonstrating a trickStill ImagePerformers
Fieldwork
Jewish Americans
Theater, Yiddish
Actors
Comedians
Entertainers
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Uriel Goldsmith making ketubahUriel Goldsmith making ketubahStill ImageFieldwork
Artists studios
Judaism
Religious rites
Religious art
Marriage contracts
Arts, Jewish
Jewish Americans
Jewish art and symbolism
Decorative arts
Ketubah
Artists
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a_s1576_t92-045aThe Kineret Dancers performing at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage)SoundFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Performances
Israeli Americans
Arts, Jewish
Jewish Americans
Dance
Dance music
Dancers
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a_s1576_t91-091The Kineret Dancers performing at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)SoundDancers
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Dance music
Dance
Arts, Jewish
Jews United States
Jewish Americans
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a_s1576_t86-094The Jaime Bronsztein Band performing at a traditional Jewish weddingSoundFieldwork
Wedding ceremonies
Weddings
Special events
Marriage rites
Rites and ceremonies
Religious rites
Religious music
Arts, Jewish
Jewish Americans
Jews
Music performance
Sound recordings
Klezmer music
Musical groups
Bands (Music)
Musicians
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a_s1664_07_tape35Support materials for the 1990 Folklife Area: Ethnic CelebrationsSoundSingers
Musicians
Storytellers
Fieldwork
Greek Americans
Epiphany
Religious rites
Religion
Christianity
Catholics
Community culture
Community rites
Holidays and festivals
Special events
Purim
Play
Calendar rites
Arts, Haitian
Haitian Americans
Carnivals
Arts, Jewish
Jewish Americans
Judaism
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a_s1576_68_c97-087Sunday program at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tapes 2)SoundSingers
Musicians
Guitarist
Artists
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Oral performance
Life histories
Interviewing
African Americans
Steel guitars
Guitar music
Gospel (Black)
Gospel music
Gospel musicians
Religious music
Religious songs
Personal experience narratives
Arts, Jewish
Jewish Americans
Jewish art and symbolism
Ketubah
Marriage contracts
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