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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Ethnicity or Nationality is exactly "Jewish American"
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Interview with rabbi Rami Shapiro

Interview with rabbi Rami Shapiro

Date
1985-09-06
Description
Two reel to reel tapes. (Copied onto C86-139). Interview with rabbi Rami Shapiro, recorded at Temple Beth-Or. He discusses growing up in Massachusetts; his family history; training to be a rabbi; folk tales ("wonder tales") from his family; examples of these tales; and examples of other Jewish stories and folklore. The interview was interrupted several times by telephone calls. 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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Interview with Rina Kramer on Jewish cooking

Interview with Rina Kramer on Jewish cooking

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. The Metro-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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Interview with traditional Jewish musician Jaime Bronsztein

Interview with traditional Jewish musician Jaime Bronsztein

Date
1985-09-11
Description
Two reel to reel tapes. (Copied onto C86-137/138.) Interview with the traditional Jewish musician, recorded at a local shopping mall. Bronsztein discusses learning music; playing in Latin America and Israel; various Jewish musical bands; playing the clarinet; klezmer music; Jewish songs; playing for Jewish ceremonies; and life in Miami. 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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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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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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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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Recording of a performance and interview with vaudeville performers Harry and Lillian Kalikow

Recording of a performance and interview with vaudeville performers Harry and Lillian Kalikow

Date
1985-08-28
Description
Three reel to reel tapes (also copied onto C86-140 and C86-57). A recording of Harry Kalikow with his wife, Lillian, on piano, performing vaudedille routines. Followed by an interview with both. Harry discussed learning vaudeville; getting started in the business; his career; examples of songs and jokes; and his move to Florida. Lillian discussed learning piano (by ear); playing for silent movies; and performing with Harry. Of Russian Jewish heritage, Harry Kalikow had been performing vaudeville since the age of 13. He moved to Miami in 1958 as a nightclub comedian. His act consisted of songs, jokes, and piano solos. 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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Recordings of the First Annual South Florida Folk Festival (Day One)

Recordings of the First Annual South Florida Folk Festival (Day One)

Date
1986-03-22
Description
Six audio cassettes. 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. Stock and Sommers served as emcees. Mariachi Jalisco consisted of: Francisco Rodriguez, guitar; Gabriel Mateo, trumpet; José Areano, guitarón; Hector Varel, trumpet; Pablo Martinez, vihuela. The Billy Rolle Jazz Band consisted of: Billy Rolle, alto and tenor sax; Noel Cruz, electric piano; Robert Cooper, string bass; Al Greers, drums.
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Recordings of the First Annual South Florida Folk Festival (Day Two)

Recordings of the First Annual South Florida Folk Festival (Day Two)

Date
1986-03-23
Description
Six audio cassettes. 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. Stock and Sommers served as emcees. Mariachi Jalisco consisted of: Francisco Rodriguez, guitar; Gabriel Mateo, trumpet; José Areano, guitarón; Hector Varel, trumpet; Pablo Martinez, vihuela. The Billy Rolle Jazz Band consisted of: Billy Rolle, alto and tenor sax; Noel Cruz, electric piano; Robert Cooper, string bass; Al Greers, drums. The bata drummers consisted of: Rinaldo Pena, drum; Arturo Pena, drum; Cerresta Quinzano, drum; Ernesto Pichardo, vocals. Bronsztein played the clarinet, while Bracha joined him on electric piano.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1576_t86-099Interview with rabbi Rami ShapiroSoundFieldwork
Interviewing
Interviews
Life histories
Oral histories
Jews
Folklore
Jewish Americans
Education
Tales
Religion
Family history
Storytelling
Rabbis
Storytellers
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a_s1576_t86-021Interview with Rina Kramer on Jewish cookingSoundFieldwork
Interviews
Life histories
Oral histories
Food preparation
Kosher food
Cooking and dining
Cookery, Jewish
Jewish Americans
Personal experience narratives
Jews United States
Food habits
Emigration and immigration
Holidays
Cooks
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a_s1576_t86-097Interview with traditional Jewish musician Jaime BronszteinSoundMusicians
Fieldwork
Interviewing
Interviews
Life histories
Oral histories
Jews
Arts, Jewish
Jewish Americans
Education
Klezmer music
Music business
Rites and ceremonies
Wind instruments
Clarinet
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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_t86-019Interview 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_t86-018Jacob 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_t86-101Recording of a performance and interview with vaudeville performers Harry and Lillian KalikowSoundFieldwork
Vaudeville
Performing arts
Sound recordings
Performances
Comedy
Music
Jokes
Piano music
Singing
Songs
Singers
Jewish Americans
Russian Americans
Interviews
Interviewing
Oral histories
Life histories
Comedians
Musicians
Performers
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a_s1576_17_c86-001Recordings of the First Annual South Florida Folk Festival (Day One)SoundFieldwork
Folklore revival festivals
Folk festivals
Performances
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Concerts
Klezmer music
Arts, Venezuelan
Harp music
Jazz music
Mariachi music
Arts, Haitian
Drum music
Arts, Irish
Storytelling
Fiddle music
A capella singers
A capella singing
Singers
Musicians
Jazz musicians
Storytellers
Bands (Music)
Musical groups
Fiddlers
Shoe shiners
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a_s1576_17_c86-007Recordings of the First Annual South Florida Folk Festival (Day Two)SoundFieldwork
Folklore revival festivals
Folk festivals
Performances
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Concerts
Klezmer music
Arts, Venezuelan
Harp music
Jazz music
Mariachi music
Arts, Haitian
Drum music
Arts, Irish
Storytelling
Fiddle music
A capella singers
A capella singing
Jí­baro (Puerto Rican identity)
Clarinet music
Singers
Musicians
Jazz musicians
Storytellers
Bands (Music)
Musical groups
Fiddlers
Shoe shiners
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