67 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Arts, Cuban"
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African-Cuban bembe drumming

African-Cuban bembe drumming

Date
1993
Description
One black and white print.
Collection
Afro-Cuban drummer Florencia Baro and his apprentices performing

Afro-Cuban drummer Florencia Baro and his apprentices performing

Date
1989
Description
Six color slides; 18 negatives. 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, later replaced by folklorist Peter Roller. The program was continued each year through 2003.
Collection
Ana Blanco making lace

Ana Blanco making lace

Date
1988-08
Description
Seventeen color slides. Blanco won the FLorida Folk Heritage Award in 1990.
Collection
Apprentices at the 1994 Florida Folk Festival

Apprentices at the 1994 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1994-05
Description
Thirty-five color slides. Many of the slides are blurry. Images of 1994 Florida Folk Artists apprenticeship demonstrators, including white oak basket maker Jennings and Steen, and David and Isaac Duenas, who made Cuban gigantes.
Collection
Apprenticeships at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival

Apprenticeships at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1991-05
Description
One proof sheet with thirty-six black and white images. 1-5: Jamican tales: Lucille Fuller, Veta Plummer, Sophia Campbell; 6: Blues guitar: Tampa Blue, Joe Reiva, Michael Dodge; 7: Venezuelan harp: Jesus Rodriguez; 8-16: East Indian dance: Perema and Prya Menon; 17-18: Fiddling: Gerry Cox, Amy Cox, Bob Murphy; 19-36: Cuban dancing: Cayo Hueso Comparsa.
Collection
Blues singer Bo Diddley with others at the 1995 Florida Folk Festival

Blues singer Bo Diddley with others at the 1995 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1995-05-27
Description
Two proof sheets with sixty-seven black and white images, plus negatives. Images of Diddley performing on the amphitheater, along with Remembranzas del Conuco, a Cuban guajiro decima group, and Seminole singer-guitarist James Billie. Diddley was one of earliest and most influential rock and roll performer sin the 1950s, creating a riff-driven sound that can be found in contemporaries such as Buddy Holly and Rolling Stones, as well as the harder rock bands of the 1970s and 1980s. Originally a classical violinist, Diddley turned to blues and rock, eventually signing with Chess records. He was known for his live performers and influence than for his hits. One of his trademarks was a square guitar. Though born in Mississippi, by 1995, he resided in Archer, Florida. At the time, singer-guitarist Billie was president of the Seminole Tribe of Florida. The Decima musical tradition was a 10-line improvised verse dating back to the 17th Century. Diddley's performance can be found in S 1576, box 44, tapes D95-29 and D95-30.
Collection
Carlos Salazarte and Carlos Oliva interview

Carlos Salazarte and Carlos Oliva interview

Date
1981-08-17
Description
Salazarte and Oliva talk about their family histories and how they came to immigrate to the U.S. and Miami; their experiences as musicians and Latin music promoters; Little Havana; and Latin American celebrations and customs. Oliva discusses his experience with his band, Los Sobrinos del Juez (The Judge’s Nephews), and his musical directorship of the Miami Sound Machine. Copied from T81-82 & T81-83.
Collection
Cayo Hueso Comparsa Dancers at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival

Cayo Hueso Comparsa Dancers at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1991-05-26
Description
Eleven color slides. The dance troupe (comparsas) was founded by Emelia Fernandez in Key West. Danny Acosta led the band that accompanied the dances. The Cuban dance has African roots, and is usually performed in long conga lines. Dancers dress in elaborate, ruffled outfits. The tradition began in Key West in 1938. Emelia herself arrived in Florida in 1959. She and her daughter Irene revived the dance tradition in the early 1990s.
Collection
Cayo Hueso Comparsa Dancers in Key West

Cayo Hueso Comparsa Dancers in Key West

Date
1991-03
Description
Five color slides. The dance troupe (comparsas) was founded by Emelia Fernandez in Key West. Danny Acosta led the band that accompanied the dances. The Cuban dance has African roots, and is usually performed in long conga lines. Dancers dress in elaborate, ruffled outfits. The tradition began in Key West in 1938. Emelia herself arrived in Florida in 1959. She and her daughter revived the dance tradition in the early 1990s. 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, later replaced by folklorist Peter Roller. The program was continued each year through 2003.
Collection
Cayo Hueso Comparsas Dancers and Band at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival

Cayo Hueso Comparsas Dancers and Band at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1991-05
Description
Twenty color slides. Images of the Cayo Hueso Comparsas dancers and band performing at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival. The dance troupe (comparsas) was founded by Emelia Fernandez in Key West. Danny Acosta led the band that accompanied the dances. The Cuban dance has African roots, and is usually performed in long conga lines. Dancers dress in elaborate, ruffled outfits. The tradition began in Key West in 1938. Emelia arrived in Florida in 1959.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
African-Cuban bembe drummingAfrican-Cuban bembe drummingStill ImageMusicians
Fieldwork
Drums
Percussion instruments
Musical instruments
African Americans
Cuban Americans
Arts, Cuban
Performing arts
Drummers (Musicians)
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Afro-Cuban drummer Florencia Baro and his apprentices performingAfro-Cuban drummer Florencia Baro and his apprentices performingStill ImageDrummers (Musicians)
Apprentices
African Americans
Cuban Americans
Arts, Cuban
Drums
Music performance
Musicians
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Ana Blanco making laceAna Blanco making laceStill ImageNeedleworkers
Arts, Cuban
Needlework
Cuban Americans
Latinos
Lace and lace making
Decorative arts
Lacemaking
Sewing
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Apprentices at the 1994 Florida Folk FestivalApprentices at the 1994 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageArtisans
Basket maker
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Baskets
Basket making
White oak
Arts, Cuban
Masks
Paper art
Craft
Material culture
Apprentices
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Apprenticeships at the 1991 Florida Folk FestivalApprenticeships at the 1991 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageApprentices
Performers
Guitarists
Guitar
String instruments
Folk dance
Fiddlers
Fiddles
Comparsa tradition
Folklore revival festivals
Arts, Cuban
Folk festivals
Storytellers
Guitarist
Harpists
Dancers
Musicians
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Blues singer Bo Diddley with others at the 1995 Florida Folk FestivalBlues singer Bo Diddley with others at the 1995 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageGuitarist
Musical groups
Performers
Folklore revival festivals
Folk festivals
Music
Performing arts
African Americans
String instruments
Guitarists
Rock music
Musical instruments
Arts, Cuban
Cuban Americans
Ethnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Native Americans
Decimas, Cuban American (Spanish)
Blues singers
Musicians
Singers
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a_s1576_06_c81-053Carlos Salazarte and Carlos Oliva interviewSoundField recordings
Arts, Cuban
Cuban Americans
Emigration and immigration
Music business
Family history
Oral histories
Interviews
Latinos
Life histories
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Cayo Hueso Comparsa Dancers at the 1991 Florida Folk FestivalCayo Hueso Comparsa Dancers at the 1991 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Arts, Cuban
Cuban Americans
Body movement
Latinos
Dance
Performing arts
Comparsa tradition
Dancers
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Cayo Hueso Comparsa Dancers in Key WestCayo Hueso Comparsa Dancers in Key WestStill ImageFieldwork
Dance
Clothing and dress
Costumes
Arts, Cuban
Cuban Americans
Comparsa tradition
Children
Body movement
Streets
Community culture
Dancers
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Cayo Hueso Comparsas Dancers and Band at the 1991 Florida Folk FestivalCayo Hueso Comparsas Dancers and Band at the 1991 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImagePerformers
Performing arts
Body movement
Dance music
Cuban Americans
Folk dance
Costumes
Comparsa tradition
Arts, Cuban
Dancers
Musical groups
Musicians
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