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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Emigration and immigration"
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Anne Pesonen interview

Anne Pesonen interview

Date
1981-09-02
Description
Three audio cassettes. Pesonen, who moved to the United States in 1971, talks about her life in Finland and the United States. Copied onto T81-90, T81-91 & T81-92.
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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.
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Hallan Daphnis interview

Hallan Daphnis interview

Date
1981-08-17
Description
One audio cassette. Daphnis, a radio announcer for the Compas Creole radio show, discusses why he immigrated to the United States; his education in the U.S.; his work with the H.A.C.A.D., Haitian American Community Association of Dade; the Little Havana neighborhood; traditional celebrations; Haitian folk music; the similarities between Little Haiti in Miami and Haiti itself; trends in Haitian immigration to the U.S.; negative stories put out by the media about Haitians, especially regarding voodoo; the arts and Haitian artists; local Haitian restaurants in Little Haiti, etc. Copied from T81-80, though the reel is missing
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Interview with Carmen Salvatore

Interview with Carmen Salvatore

Date
1992-03-07
Description
Three cassette tapes. Salvatore was considered a pioneer in Belle Glade, and was interviewed by the FFP for local history. Born in Italy on 22 April 1896, he was a World War I vet, and a founder of Pahokee. In the interview he discusses moving to Florida in 1914, marriage, world War I, Pahokee; work as a fisher; the arrival of roads in 1925; local culture; ethnic conflicts in Florida and New York; farming; work on the local school board in the 1930s; Everglades drainage; Belle Glade history; hunting; bootlegging; the 1928 hurricane; Internal Improvement Board; and early South Florida residents. In 1992, the Palm Beach Community College contracted the Florida Folklife Program to conduct ten days of fieldwork in March 1992 around Lake Okeechobee for a Lakefront Legacy Festival later that year (16 May 1992). Headed up by FFP folklorist Debbie Fant, and assisted by Robert Stone and Robert Shanafelt, the fieldwork involved 26 informants, slides, print images and recorded interviews. In the end, the FFP recommended seven people for festival participation.
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Interview with Cuban cigar maker Raphael Martinez

Interview with Cuban cigar maker Raphael Martinez

Date
1980-04-02
Description
Three reel to reels. The interview is in Spanish, with Hernandez translating. Reel T80-43 has the original interview in Spanish. Reel T80-42 has an English translation. Reel T80-43b is a duplicate of T80-43. Martinez discusses emigrating from Cuba to Florida in 1962; making cigars; cigar factories in South Florida; the cigar making process; lectors (people who read out loud while workers rolled cigars); gender roles in the business; and the differences in Tampa and Miami cigars. Excerpts from the interview can be found on T80-94. Interview conducted for a slide/tape program on Cuban-Americans, a copy of which can be found on T80-95.
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Interview with Cuban immigrant Aleida Martinez-Garrido

Interview with Cuban immigrant Aleida Martinez-Garrido

Date
1980
Description
One reel to reel. Interveiw with a Cuban immigrant about the Cuban American community in Miami. Topics include: Reasons for immigration; life in Cuba; Communism; Fidel Castro (and jokes/anti-Castro movements), bolita; Santeria; quince; acculturation of Cuban Americans; the Mariel boat lift on 1980. Interview conducted for a slide/tape program on Cuban-Americans, a copy of which can be found on T80-95.
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Interview with Director of Latin American Studies at the University of Florida, Dr.  Helen Safa

Interview with Director of Latin American Studies at the University of Florida, Dr. Helen Safa

Date
1982-06-28
Description
Two audio cassettes. (Copy can be found in S 1576, box 39, tape 31.) Safa was director of the Center of Latin American Studies, 1980-1985. A Columbia University graduate, Safa taught at UF until 1997. She has written extensively about gender and Latin America. In the interview she discusses Latin American influences on Florida and its culture. Side 1 (C82-1): Safa discusses "quince" celebrations, godparents, New Year's Traditions, the close relationship between Florida and the Caribbean, the history of Caribbean immigration in the U.S. and Florida; and modern-day Cuban, Haitian, and Puerto-Rican immigration. Also, Safa presents a historical sketch of Caribbean cultures; Chango, Santeria, and Voodoo religions in Caribbean culture. Side 2 (C82-1): Safa discusses cultural assimilation amongst Caribbean immigrants in the U.S.; rites of passage and celebrations used to reaffirm group identity; "Quinces;" the outlawing of Santeria and other religions in Cuba after the revolution; different US immigrant groups' identification with their Caribbean heritages, like in New York and Miami. Side 1 (C82-2): Safa compares Miami's cultural assimilation when compared with countries like China and India; Cuban immigrants in Florida who immigrated to the US before the 1960s, during Battista's governance; studies on the Mariel boatlift; and Cuban Mafia groups who moved to Florida after Castro's takeover and their role in Florida's exile anti-Castro organizations. She also talks about the importance of retaining traditions for immigrants; the political and economic crises in Caribbean countries; and the immigrants' viewpoints on America.
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Interview with Haitian cook Julienne Petitfrere

Interview with Haitian cook Julienne Petitfrere

Date
1992-03-06
Description
One audio cassette. Held at the Seminole Inn in Indiantown. Julienne discusses Haiti, Haitian foodways, immigrating to the US, cooking, Easter foods, cooking grapes and goats, and Jamaican foods. In 1992, the Palm Beach Community College contracted the Florida Folklife Program to conduct ten days of fieldwork in March 1992 around Lake Okeechobee for a Lakefront Legacy Festival later that year (16 May 1992). Headed up by FFP folklorist Debbie Fant, and assisted by Robert Stone and Robert Shanafelt, the fieldwork involved 26 informants, slides, print images and recorded interviews. In the end, the FFP recommended seven people for festival participation.
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Interview with Jamaican restaurant owner Olivere Whitton

Interview with Jamaican restaurant owner Olivere Whitton

Date
1992-03-06
Description
One audio cassette. Held at Whitton's Islander Restaurant, he discusses Jamaica; immigrating to the US; the restaurant business; Jamaican foods and supplies (and how hard they are to get in Florida); the menu; Haitian cooking; Jamaican drinks; Latin American foods; buying foods from farmers; and other foods prepared there. In 1992, the Palm Beach Community College contracted the Florida Folklife Program to conduct ten days of fieldwork in March 1992 around Lake Okeechobee for a Lakefront Legacy Festival later that year (16 May 1992). Headed up by FFP folklorist Debbie Fant, and assisted by Robert Stone and Robert Shanafelt, the fieldwork involved 26 informants, slides, print images and recorded interviews. In the end, the FFP recommended seven people for festival participation.
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Interview with Marta Keen

Interview with Marta Keen

Date
1981-08-15
Description
Three reel to reels. T81-70: Marta Keen, a relative of Camillo Nuñez, fled to the United States from Cuba in 1962 when she was 15 years old. She discusses how her parents sent her to America as a youth as Communism spread through Cuba; her experiences when she first arrived in Florida; the diminishment of religion in Cuba; Santeria; Camillo Nuñez's fair-skinned mother; and quince parties in the U.S. T81-71: Keen discusses Cubans' and her own reaction to Cubans who came to America on the Mariel boatlift in the 1980s; family togetherness; her religious faith and the religious faith she'd like for her children; Cuban lullabies and songs; Christmas and Christmas Eve in Cuba; and Cuban music. T81-72: Keen and Nuñez discuss their relatives' educational and professional backgrounds; their attitudes towards Haitian immigrants; painting; and acquiring American traditions while retaining their native Cuban culture as well. Copied onto C81-41, C81-42 & C81-43.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1576_06_c81-061Anne Pesonen interviewSoundField recordings
Interviews
Oral histories
Life histories
Personal experience narratives
Finnish Americans
Emigration and immigration
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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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a_s1576_06_c81-051aHallan Daphnis interviewSoundField recordings
Haitian Americans
Emigration and immigration
Arts, Haitian
Radio broadcasters
Radio announcing
Interviews
Latinos
Life histories
Oral histories
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a_s1624_03_tape13Interview with Carmen SalvatoreSoundFieldwork
Local history
Italian Americans
Elderly, the
Emigration and immigration
Florida history
Oral histories
Oral communication
Interviewing
Interviews
Oral narratives
Personal experience narratives
Life histories
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a_s1576_t80-042Interview with Cuban cigar maker Raphael MartinezSoundFieldwork
Oral histories
Interviews
Personal experience narratives
Cigar industry
Cuban Americans
Latinos
Cigar making
Emigration and immigration
Occupational groups
Factories
Labor
Tobacco
Workplace
Gender roles
Cigar makers
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a_s1576_t80-046Interview with Cuban immigrant Aleida Martinez-GarridoSoundFieldwork
Oral histories
Interviews
Personal experience narratives
Santeria
Jokes
Cuban Americans
Latinos
Cuba
Emigration and immigration
Religion
Politics and culture
Political movements
Communism
Castro, Fidel, 1926-
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a_s1576_06_c82-001Interview with Director of Latin American Studies at the University of Florida, Dr. Helen SafaSoundFieldwork
Interviews
Latinos
Universities and colleges
Universities and colleges Faculty
Emigration and immigration
Spanish language
Holidays and festivals
Haitian Americans
Cuban Americans
Puerto Ricans
Mexican Americans
Beliefs and cultures
Politics and culture
Florida history
Executives
Educators
College teachers
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a_s1624_03_tape09Interview with Haitian cook Julienne PetitfrereSoundFieldwork
Cookery, Haitian
Haitian Americans
Cooking and dining
Occupational groups
Emigration and immigration
Interviews
Life histories
Oral histories
Sound recordings
Cooks
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a_s1624_03_tape04Interview with Jamaican restaurant owner Olivere WhittonSoundRestaurateurs
Fieldwork
Cookery, Jamaican
Jamaican Americans
Cooking and dining
Cooks
Occupational groups
Emigration and immigration
Interviews
Life histories
Oral histories
Sound recordings
Restaurants
Community enterprise
Cookery, Haitian
Drink
Menus
Dinners and dining
Merchants
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a_s1576_t81-070Interview with Marta KeenSoundFieldwork
Arts, Cuban
Cuban Americans
Emigration and immigration
Christmas
Family history
Oral histories
Interviews
Latinos
Life histories
Holidays and festivals
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