101 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Artists"
Creek Indian artist Fred Beaver

Creek Indian artist Fred Beaver

Date
1958-05
Description
Seven photographic prints. Image of Fred Beaver in traditional Oklahoma Creek dress posing for photographs at the Florida Folk Festival. Beaver was a well-known painter whose ancestors were related to the Florida Seminoles. Also visible in one the images is Florida photographer Robert Leahey. Beaver often spoke at the festivals, where he also usually displayed his paintings. Included with the photographs are several pieces of correspondence between Beaver and the Festival directors.
Collection
Various Phillipine dancers at the Florida Folk Festival

Various Phillipine dancers at the Florida Folk Festival

Date
1957-05
Description
Eighteen photographic prints.
Collection
Scenes from the South Florida Folk Festival (Video 1)

Scenes from the South Florida Folk Festival (Video 1)

Date
1986-03-22
Description
One video cassette. (3/4" tape) Jesus and Henry Rodriguez on Venezuelan harp, Bati Drummers, Venezuelan parchment cards, Scull Sisters, Cuban cake decorator, Rafael Ozambela (Cuban cigar roller). 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.
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Mario Sanchez painting Birth of a Rumor

Mario Sanchez painting Birth of a Rumor

Date
1991-03
Description
One color slide. A slide of a painting by Mario Sanchez, a Florida Heritage Award winner.
Collection
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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Interview with painter Pharaoh Baker

Interview with painter Pharaoh Baker

Date
1978-05-03
Description
One audio cassette. Side 1, C78-50: Baker, born in Sneeds, Florida, discusses how he started painting seriously in his early twenties and used the GI Bill to study art at Florida A & M University from 1947 to 1949. He also describes the cotton picking trading system in which the laborers would trade coupons for finished cotton goods for payment. Baker also discusses his paintings: "The Sharecropper," "A Hero's Welcome," "Lord, Make My Burden Lighter," "The Dead Christ," "The Soul Searchers." He also talks about what has influenced his art; his school days; the murder of Emmett Till; and growing up as an African American in Jim Crow Florida. Side 2: Baker talks about his religious background and its influence in his art; how long it takes him to paint a picture; how he sculpts; the materials he uses to paint; and house and sign painting.
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Scenes from the South Florida Folk Festival (Video 2)

Scenes from the South Florida Folk Festival (Video 2)

Date
1986-03-22
Description
One video cassette. (Sony Video-8) 60 minutes. 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.
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Friday program at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 5)

Friday program at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 5)

Date
1997-05-23
Description
One audio cassette recordings. Mary Proctor, an African-American artist interviewed by Jerrilyn McGregory, discusses religious/visionary art and the moral messages in her art.
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Metro-Dade Folklife Area at 1986 Florida Folk Festival: painters Haydee and Sara Scull

Metro-Dade Folklife Area at 1986 Florida Folk Festival: painters Haydee and Sara Scull

Date
1986-05-25
Description
One color slide. Images of the Scull sisters with their paintings of pre-Castro Cuba. Miguel added 3-D figurines to some of the 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.
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Pharaoh Baker at the 1983 Florida Folk Festival

Pharaoh Baker at the 1983 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1983-05
Description
Seven color slides. Baker, whose first painting was a copy of church hand fan for which he was paid five dollars when he was a child, studied art at Florida A&M University in Tallahassee. He worked for years as a professional sign painter in Lake City, but also created emotionally charged and religiously influenced paintings and sculptures on the side. Folklorist Blanton Owen has described his work as 'blues on canvas'. Baker died in 2002.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Creek Indian artist Fred BeaverCreek Indian artist Fred BeaverStill ImageOrators
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Native Americans
Creek Indians
Photography
Clothing and dress
Costumes
Musical instruments
Artists
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Various Phillipine dancers at the Florida Folk FestivalVarious Phillipine dancers at the Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageOrators
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Native Americans
Creek Indians
Photography
Clothing and dress
Costumes
Musical instruments
Artists
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Scenes from the South Florida Folk Festival (Video 1)Scenes from the South Florida Folk Festival (Video 1)Moving ImageMusicians
Artists
Painters
Drummers (Musicians)
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Arts, Venezuelan
Venezuelan Americans
Harp music
Latinos
Music Latin America
Painting
Cake decorating
Drum music
Drum performance
Cigar makers
Harpists
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Mario Sanchez painting Birth of a RumorMario Sanchez painting Birth of a RumorStill ImageMaterial culture
Painting
Decorative arts
Painters
Artists
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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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a_s1576_02_c78-050Interview with painter Pharaoh BakerSoundInterviews
Occupational groups
Occupational training
Painting
Art
Art and religion
Life histories
Fieldwork
African Americans
Christianity
African Americans Segregation
Racism
Racial discrimination
Cotton
Sculptors
Artists
Painters
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Scenes from the South Florida Folk Festival (Video 2)Scenes from the South Florida Folk Festival (Video 2)Moving ImageFolklorists
Musicians
Artists
Painters
Artisans
Drummers (Musicians)
Cooks
Dancers
Net maker
Singers
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Arts, Jewish
Klezmer music
Clarinet music
Arts, Irish
Latinos
Music Latin America
Painting
Songs, Irish
Cake decorating
Drum music
Drum performance
Arts, Jamaican
Jamaican Americans
Dance
Pinatas
Gospel (Black)
Gospel songs
Singing
Shoe shiners
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a_s1576_67_c97-065Friday program at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 5)SoundFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Oral performance
Life histories
Interviewing
African Americans
Art
Religious art
Art and religion
Artists
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Metro-Dade Folklife Area at 1986 Florida Folk Festival: painters Haydee and Sara ScullMetro-Dade Folklife Area at 1986 Florida Folk Festival: painters Haydee and Sara ScullStill ImageFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Demonstrations
Painting
Latinos
Cuban Americans
Art
Painters
Artists
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Pharaoh Baker at the 1983 Florida Folk FestivalPharaoh Baker at the 1983 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageFolk festivals
Special events
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
African Americans
Art
Demonstrations
Painters
Artists
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