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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Emigration and immigration"
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Painter Mario Sanchez

Painter Mario Sanchez

Date
Description
Four black and white prints. Images of Sanchez's paintings of Ybor City. 1977.
Collection
Interview with Kazuko Law and apprentice Chieri Espasito

Interview with Kazuko Law and apprentice Chieri Espasito

Date
1985-02-14
Description
One audio cassette. Interview with master folk artist Kasuko Law and her daughter (and apprentice) Chieri. They discuss family history and life in Japan and China (Law's father supplied the Japanse Army during the second world war); immigration to the United States in 1952; the uses of, designs for, and processes in temari making; origami; doll making; and learning and teaching temari and origami. Temari is the traditional Japanese art of decorating spheres by winding and lacing colored threads in intricate patterns around a core ball. For a transcript of the interview, see S 1640, Box 2, folder 13. 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.
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Interview with Pysanky egg decorator,  Lubow (Lu) Dochwat Gurley

Interview with Pysanky egg decorator, Lubow (Lu) Dochwat Gurley

Date
1989-04-11
Description
Sixteen color slides. Gurley talks about egg decoration; learning the craft from her mother; symbolism of the craft; and immigration from the Ukraine in 1947 to the US. For images of her eggs, see S 1680, box 1, folder 5.
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Interview with Ukrainian egg decorator Sophia Moskaluk

Interview with Ukrainian egg decorator Sophia Moskaluk

Date
1985-03-22
Description
Two audio cassettes. Sophia Moskaluk, Ukrainian egg decorator and embroiderer, describes her family background; mistreatment of her father and stepfather in the Ukraine and Europe; migrating to the United States; developing Ukrainian community in Tampa; coming to terms with her cultural heritage; the art of pysanky (Ukrainian egg decorating); preserving Ukrainian culture in the United States; St. Petersburg International Folk Fair events; describes political views among Ukrainian immigrants; compares egg decorating and regionalism in the Ukraine and the United States; discusses the use of the article "the" before "Ukraine"; the art of embroidery.
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Rough edits for the Every Island Has Its Own Song documentary

Rough edits for the Every Island Has Its Own Song documentary

Date
1987-11
Description
Six video recordings. (Beta; 20 minutes each) Early edit tapes for the documentary "Every Island Has Its Own Song," a Florida Folklife Program-produced documentary on tsabouna (Greek bagpipe) maker-player Nikitas Tsimouris and the Greek community of Tarpon Springs. Includes interviews with Tsimouris and his family, performance on the tsabouna, local sponge boats, an Epiphany Day celebration, and the Tsimoruis family at home. The tapes have gaps for narration, insert shots, and other post-production elements. For the completed documentary, see FV-112. For the original fieldwork videos, see FV-1 through FV-17 in S 1615.
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Interview with bouzouki player Spiros Skordiles

Interview with bouzouki player Spiros Skordiles

Date
1989-06-25
Description
Three audio cassettes. Much of the interview at the start is in Greek. Sokrilis discusses the bouzouki, learning to play, emigration to the US from Greece, family life, teaching the instruments to others, and festivals. Recorded at the Sponge Industry Folk Arts festival, festival sounds can be heard throughout. The festival was held June 24-25, 1989 to celebrate Tarpon Springs heritage of sponge diving, a practice that dated back to the 1890s. By 1905, when 500 Greek immigrants answered an ad to be sponge divers, the town acquired a distinctive Greek flavor, as the Greek Americans thrived in the sponge industry. At one point, Florida provided 95% of the nation's sponges. Although today over fishing and synthetic materials have undercut the sponge diving industry, the tradition lives on in Greek families, and through tourism.
Collection
Interview with Greek musician Alex Platonias

Interview with Greek musician Alex Platonias

Date
1989-06
Description
One audio cassette. Platonias discusses his life, including emigrating to New York from Greece, his family background, learning Greek music, folk dances, naming songs, sponge diving, payment customs in Greece, and education. Recorded at the Sponge Industry Folk Arts festival, which can be heard in the background. The festival was held June 24-25, 1989 to celebrate Tarpon Springs heritage of sponge diving, a practice that dated back to the 1890s. By 1905, when 500 Greek immigrants answered an ad to be sponge divers, the town acquired a distinctive Greek flavor, as the Greek Americans thrived in the sponge industry. At one point, Florida provided 95% of the nation's sponges. Although today over fishing and synthetic materials have undercut the sponge diving industry, the tradition lives on in Greek families, and through tourism.
Collection
Interview with Greek musician Phil Demas

Interview with Greek musician Phil Demas

Date
1989-06-25
Description
One audio cassette. Demas discusses moving to the US, playing music professionally, marriage, his Catholicism, customs, and local Greek life. The festival was held June 24-25, 1989 to celebrate Tarpon Springs heritage of sponge diving, a practice that dated back to the 1890s. By 1905, when 500 Greek immigrants answered an ad to be sponge divers, the town acquired a distinctive Greek flavor, as the Greek Americans thrived in the sponge industry. At one point, Florida provided 95% of the nation's sponges. Although today over fishing and synthetic materials have undercut the sponge diving industry, the tradition lives on in Greek families, and through tourism.
Collection
Interview with Greek musician Phil Demas

Interview with Greek musician Phil Demas

Date
1989-06-25
Description
One audio cassette. Greek immigrant and musician Katsanos first came to Tarpon Springs in 1919, at which time he already had his first professional record behind him. He recorded for Columbia, RCA, and Decca. He also performed around the world. He discusses playing, learning music, and life in Tarpon Springs. The festival was held June 24-25, 1989 to celebrate Tarpon Springs heritage of sponge diving, a practice that dated back to the 1890s. By 1905, when 500 Greek immigrants answered an ad to be sponge divers, the town acquired a distinctive Greek flavor, as the Greek Americans thrived in the sponge industry. At one point, Florida provided 95% of the nation's sponges. Although today over fishing and synthetic materials have undercut the sponge diving industry, the tradition lives on in Greek families, and through tourism.
Collection
Interview with John Gianaros

Interview with John Gianaros

Date
1989-06-25
Description
One audio cassette. A Greek accordion player, Gianaros discusses his life, from his birth at sea in 1905, to emigrating to the US to teaching accordion playing. He originally worked on ocean liners as a mechanic, exposing him to America. Once in the US, he worked as a chef, then music teacher. He later played on Greek language radio in the 1930s. recorded at the Sponge Industry Folk Arts festival, festival sounds can be heard throughout. The festival was held June 24-25, 1989 to celebrate Tarpon Springs heritage of sponge diving, a practice that dated back to the 1890s. By 1905, when 500 Greek immigrants answered an ad to be sponge divers, the town acquired a distinctive Greek flavor, as the Greek Americans thrived in the sponge industry. At one point, Florida provided 95% of the nation's sponges. Although today over fishing and synthetic materials have undercut the sponge diving industry, the tradition lives on in Greek families, and through tourism.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Painter Mario SanchezPainter Mario SanchezStill ImageArt
Painting
Material culture
Urban life
Emigration and immigration
Painters
Artists
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a_s1640_20_tape08Interview with Kazuko Law and apprentice Chieri EspasitoSoundArtisans
Paper art
Paper work
Fieldwork
Apprentices
Arts, Japanese
Arts, Asian
Temari
Origami
Japanese Americans
Needlework
Craft
Interviews
Decorative arts
Life histories
Family history
Emigration and immigration
Dollmaking
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a_s1680_02_tape05Interview with Pysanky egg decorator, Lubow (Lu) Dochwat GurleySoundArtisans
Carvers (Decorative artists)
Fieldwork
Arts, Ukrainian
Ukrainian American art
Ukrainian Americans
Decorative arts
Pysanky
Egg decoration
Eggs
Painting
Interviews
Life histories
Oral histories
Emigration and immigration
Oral communication
Family history
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a_s1576_23_c87-001Interview with Ukrainian egg decorator Sophia MoskalukSoundArtisans
Fieldwork
Interviews
Emigration and immigration
Personal experience narratives
Life histories
Oral histories
Arts, Ukrainian
Ukrainian Americans
Ukrainian American art
Egg decoration
Eggs
Pysanky
Family history
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Rough edits for the Every Island Has Its Own Song documentaryRough edits for the Every Island Has Its Own Song documentaryMoving ImageArtisans
Musical instrument maker
Video recording
Documentary videos
Fieldwork
Interviewing on television
Demonstrations
Craft
Music performance
Interviews
Emigration and immigration
Personal experience narratives
Oral histories
Instrument manufacture
Tsabouna
Bagpipe music
Bagpipes
Arts, Greek
Greek Americans
Songs, Greek
Calendar rites
New Year rites
Epiphany
Catholics
Bagpipers
Musicians
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a_s1576_26_c89-026Interview with bouzouki player Spiros SkordilesSoundArts, Greek
Greek Americans
Interviews
Bouzouki
Life histories
Oral histories
Emigration and immigration
String instruments
Oral narratives
Sound recordings
Guitar
Occupational groups
Apprentices
Musicians
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a_s1576_26_c89-029Interview with Greek musician Alex PlatoniasSoundArts, Greek
Greek Americans
Interviews
Local history
Life histories
Oral histories
Emigration and immigration
String instruments
Oral narratives
Sound recordings
Guitar
Musicians
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a_s1576_26_c89-027Interview with Greek musician Phil DemasSoundArts, Greek
Greek Americans
Interviews
Bouzouki
Life histories
Oral histories
Emigration and immigration
String instruments
Oral narratives
Sound recordings
Guitar
Bands (Music)
Musicians
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a_s1576_26_c89-028Interview with Greek musician Phil DemasSoundArts, Greek
Greek Americans
Interviews
Local history
Life histories
Oral histories
Emigration and immigration
String instruments
Oral narratives
Sound recordings
Guitar
Bands (Music)
Musicians
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a_s1576_25_c89-022Interview with John GianarosSoundArts, Greek
Greek Americans
Interviews
Accordion music
Life histories
Oral histories
Emigration and immigration
Radio
Oral narratives
Sound recordings
Musicians
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