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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Ethnicity or Nationality is exactly "Puerto Ricans"
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1st Annual South Florida Folk Festival

1st Annual South Florida Folk Festival

Date
1986-05-22
Description
One video cassette. (3/4" tape) 20 minutes. Sponsored by the Historical Museum of Southern Florida, the festival was held at the Metro-Dade Cultural Center. The festival consisted of folk demonstrations, food booths, workshops, and musical performances. Cultures and folkways exhibited included Mexican, Venezuelan, Haitian. Jamaican, Cuban, African American, and Jewish. In 1987, the name of the festival was changed to the Traditions Festival.
Collection
Ana de Diaz and Carmen Linstrom making lace at her home

Ana de Diaz and Carmen Linstrom making lace at her home

Date
1988
Description
Twenty-three black and white prints (plus negatives). Diaz learned lace making after moving to Florida from Puerto Rico in 1983. She learned from Eva Ponton in San Juan and Ana Blanco in Jacksonville. For more information on Diaz, see S 1640, box 8, folder 6. The Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program began in 1983 with a NEA grant of $22,000. The program provided an opportunity for master folk artists to share technical skills and cultural knowledge with apprentices in order to keep the tradition alive. Apprentices must have had some experience in the tradition and agreed to train for at least six months. The first project director was Blanton Owen, who was later replaced by folklorist Peter Roller. The program was continued each year through 2003.
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Ana de Diaz making lace at her home

Ana de Diaz making lace at her home

Date
1988
Description
Twelve color slides. Diaz learned lace making after moving to Florida from Puerto Rico in 1983. She learned from Eva Ponton in San Juan and Ana Blanco in Jacksonville. For more information on Diaz, see S 1640, box 8, folder 6. The Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program began in 1983 with a NEA grant of $22,000. The program provided an opportunity for master folk artists to share technical skills and cultural knowledge with apprentices in order to keep the traditions alive. Apprentices must have had some experience in the tradition and agreed to train for at least six months. The first project director was Blanton Owen, later replaced by folklorist Peter Roller. The program was continued each year through 2003.
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Cakemaker Ana Paz

Cakemaker Ana Paz

Date
1985-09
Description
Twelve color slides. Paz in the kitchen making and decorating cakes. 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
Columbia Festival

Columbia Festival

Date
1985-07-20
Description
Twenty-one color slides. Images of the Columbia Festival in Miami. Includes eight slides of Orta's wood carvings and three slides of Bustos' paintings. 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.
Collection
Emilio & Lydia Rivera interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Emilio & Lydia Rivera interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Date
1986-08-18
Description
Two audio cassettes. The Rivieras emigrated to the US in 1983, settling first in Orange, New Jersey. They raise animals and crops for cooking. They also celebrate traditional Christmas holiday, running from November through February, and include paranadas parties--visits to homes of neighbors. In the interview Lydia and Emilio discuss living in a chickee; raising chickens and rabbits; growing herbs and trees; use of herbs as food; using herbs as medicine; other medicinal cures; Puerto Rican Christmas songs (boleros, merenge); Puerto Rican musical instruments (bongo, maraccas, guiro, cuatio); and parandas.
Collection
Examples of bobbin lace

Examples of bobbin lace

Date
1988-08
Description
Sixteen color slides. Once called bone lace, bobbin lace is made using bobbins, which were used to store the thread for the lace, act as handles to move the thread, and give weight to the threads to keep tension against the pins. These slides illustrated techniques De Diaz used in her bobbin lace--based on traditional Puerto Rican designs. There are also images of various bobbin types. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Duval County was a joint venture between the Duval County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was started in 1984 by folklorist David Taylor with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. The project consisted of field research to identify local traditions and folk artists, a series of five two-day seminars to acquaint teachers with the use of folklore and folk arts, and in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist which included visits by local folk artists. Taylor ran it until 1986. In 1988, Gregory Hansen re-initiated it with minor changes.
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Interview with wood carver Jose Orta

Interview with wood carver Jose Orta

Date
1985-07-28
Description
One reel to reel. In Spanish with Orta's mother- in-law Reynardo Fernandez translating. The field notes indicate her translations were not always accurate. Orta discusses his carvings; wood used; techniques; making musical instruments; how he learned carving; and his family's involvement. 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.
Collection
Jose Orta with his religious wood carvings

Jose Orta with his religious wood carvings

Date
1985-09-12
Description
One proof seet with 20 black and white images (plus negatives). Orta was a santeros (someone who carves Catholic saints)from Ponce, Puerto Rico. The entire family carves and pants the statues. Also an instrument maker, he came to the united State in 1979.
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Metro-Dade Folklife Area at  the 1986 Florida Folk Festival: wood carver Jose Orta

Metro-Dade Folklife Area at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival: wood carver Jose Orta

Date
1986-05-24
Description
One color slide. 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.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
1st Annual South Florida Folk Festival1st Annual South Florida Folk FestivalMoving ImageSingers
Musicians
Fiddlers
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Singing
Music Latin America
Latinos
Puerto Ricans
Arts, Venezuelan
Venezuelan Americans
Arts, Irish
Irish Americans
Harp music
Fiddle music
Harpists
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Ana de Diaz and Carmen Linstrom making lace at her homeAna de Diaz and Carmen Linstrom making lace at her homeStill ImageNeedleworkers
Fieldwork
Bobbin lace
Lace bobbins
Lace and lace making
Lacemaking
Needlework
Puerto Ricans
Latinos
Decorative arts
Material culture
Tatting
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Ana de Diaz making lace at her homeAna de Diaz making lace at her homeStill ImageNeedleworkers
Fieldwork
Bobbin lace
Lace and lace making
Lace bobbins
Lacemaking
Needlework
Puerto Ricans
Latinos
Decorative arts
Material culture
Tatting
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Cakemaker Ana PazCakemaker Ana PazStill ImageFieldwork
Cake
Desserts
Latinos
Puerto Ricans
Decorative arts
Church decoration and ornament
Food preparation
Food industry and trade
Food
Cooks
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Columbia FestivalColumbia FestivalStill ImageFieldwork
Wood carving
Figurines
Material culture
Decorative arts
Decoration and ornament
Art
Festivals
Special events
Latinos
Painting
Wood carvers
Artisans
Painters
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a_s1685_07_tape03Emilio & Lydia Rivera interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education ProjectSoundCooking
Livestock
Farming
Field recordings
Interviews
Oral narratives
Puerto Ricans
Poultry
Immigration
Holidays
Christmas music
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Examples of bobbin laceExamples of bobbin laceStill ImageFieldwork
Decorative arts
Needlework
Lace and lace making
Tatting
Textile arts
Textiles
Latinos
Puerto Ricans
Lacemaking
Bobbin lace
Lace bobbins
Needleworkers
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a_s1576_t85-144Interview with wood carver Jose OrtaSoundWood carvers
Carvers (Decorative artists)
Fieldwork
Sound recordings
Interviewing
Interviews
Oral narratives
Wood carving
Puerto Ricans
Latinos
Artists
Woodwork
Art
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Jose Orta with his religious wood carvingsJose Orta with his religious wood carvingsStill ImageCarvers (Decorative artists)
Fieldwork
Puerto Ricans
Wood carving
Religious art
Art and religion
Christian art and symbolism
Latinos
Workshops
Woodworking tools
Figurines
Material culture
Wood carvers
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Metro-Dade Folklife Area at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival: wood carver Jose OrtaMetro-Dade Folklife Area at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival: wood carver Jose OrtaStill ImageFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Demonstrations
Wood carving
Wood craft
Latinos
Puerto Ricans
Wood carvers
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