25 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Entertainment"
Images of various circuses

Images of various circuses

Date
1920
Description
Three proof sheets with 98 black and white images. Copies of old images of various circuses across the country.
Collection
Interview with vaudevillian Milt Ross

Interview with vaudevillian Milt Ross

Date
1985-08-02
Description
Two reel to reel tapes (Copied onto C86-58 and C86-59). Interview with vaudeville performer (singer/comedian/mimic) Milt Ross. He discusses his education in Jewish schools; his family background; being discovered in Miami at 15 by Al Jolson; travelling with Jolson; Yiddish theater; sources of material for his act; Miami night clubs; Martha Raye; cantorial work; George Jessel; and types of shows. The term vaudeville was an American word coined in the 1840s, and refers to a variety show comprised of a series of unconnected acts (singing, comedy, dancing, etc.). 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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Main stage performers at the 1988 Florida Folk Festival

Main stage performers at the 1988 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1988-05
Description
One proof sheet with 21 black and white images, plus negatives. Various performers on the main stage at the Florida Folk Festival. No index for images.
Collection
Medicine show in Tarpon Springs

Medicine show in Tarpon Springs

Date
1982
Description
Two proof sheets, with 40 black and white images. Images of the Noells performing a medicine show, with students assisting.
Collection
One Man Band

One Man Band

Date
Description
Black and white print from the Florida Photographic Collection. c. 1910s
Collection
Performers at the Pro Teatro Cubano

Performers at the Pro Teatro Cubano

Date
1985-07-28
Description
Sixteen color slides. Images of performers at at Miami's Pro Teatro Cubano which present bufo theater productions (Cuban vaudeville/satirical comedies). Bufo theater was often performed in Havana before Fidel Castro came to power. Juan (Bolito) Landa was an actor who usally played was El Negrito, a trickster figure who worked for Gallego, a Spanish businessman. Fecundo was the theater's composer, and a musician. The other performers were unidentified. For more of Landa and Pro Teatro Cubano, see S1577, v. 43, S87-1015 - S87-1026. For an interview with Landa, see S 1576, reel T86-141; for interveiw with Fecundo and the other performers, see reel T85-142. 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
Performers of the Pro Teatro Cubano

Performers of the Pro Teatro Cubano

Date
1985-07-28
Description
One reel to reel.Songs by performers with Miami's Pro Teatro Cubano which present bufo theater productions (Cuban vaudeville/satirical comedies). Bufo theater was often performed in Havana before Fidel Castro came to power. Fecundo was the theater's composer, and a musician. For images Pro Teatro Cubano, see S1577, v. 43, S87-1015 - S87-1036. For an interview with Juan Landa, another performer, see S 1576, reel T86-141. 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
Recording of a professional wrestling match in Tampa

Recording of a professional wrestling match in Tampa

Date
Description
Many details about the recording, including date, location, and wrestlers' names, are unidentified.
Collection
Salsa Express publicity photo

Salsa Express publicity photo

Date
Description
One photographic print. Promotional photograph for "Salsa Express." April 1982.
Collection
Seminole children playing traditional stickball

Seminole children playing traditional stickball

Date
1989-01
Description
Fifty-one color slides. The traditional stick ball game, played by many Southeastern indigenous peoples, dates back to Precolumbian times. The game consists of a small ball made of deer hide which is struck with sticks (similar to LaCrosse in Europe) to strike a pole -- or an object on top of the pole. The game often is embued with religious and political meanings. Similar images can be found in S 1577, v. 48 and v 50. The images were created in part for use in an exhibit on Seminole culture at the Museum of Florida History.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Images of various circusesImages of various circusesStill ImageClowns
Animal trainers
Circus
Circus wagons
Animal training
Animals
Elephants
Tents
Occupational groups
Entertainment
Circus performers
Circus workers
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a_s1576_t86-015Interview with vaudevillian Milt RossSoundFieldwork
Interviewing
Entertainment
Vaudeville
Oral narratives
Jewish Americans
Acting
Jokes
Theater
Singers
Family history
Yiddish language
Theater, Yiddish
Drama
Performers
Comedians
Entertainers
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Main stage performers at the 1988 Florida Folk FestivalMain stage performers at the 1988 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageSpecial events
Festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Folk festivals
Music
Entertainers
Entertainment
Performers
Performing arts
Musicians
Singers
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Medicine show in Tarpon SpringsMedicine show in Tarpon SpringsStill ImagePerforming arts
Entertainment
Medicine shows
Special events
Students
Children
Performers
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One Man BandOne Man BandStill ImageMusic
Performers
Entertainment
African Americans
Musicians
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Performers at the Pro Teatro CubanoPerformers at the Pro Teatro CubanoStill ImageFieldwork
Composers
Blackface entertainers
Performing arts
Theatrical makeup
Theater
Comedy
Entertainment
Composer
Actors
Entertainers
Performers
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a_s1576_t85-142Performers of the Pro Teatro CubanoSoundFieldwork
Sound recordings
Blackface entertainers
Performing arts
Theatrical makeup
Theater
Comedy
Entertainment
Interviewing
Interviews
Oral histories
Actors
Entertainers
Performers
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a_s1576_t77-265Recording of a professional wrestling match in TampaSoundWrestlers
Athletes
Performers
Sportscasters
Entertainers
Performing arts
Wrestling
Wrestling matches
Entertainment
Sports
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Salsa Express publicity photoSalsa Express publicity photoStill ImageSingers
Musicians
Performers
Advertising
Entertainment
Entertainers
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Seminole children playing traditional stickballSeminole children playing traditional stickballStill ImageSeminole Indians
Mikasuki Indians
Native Americans
Games
Leisure
Indian reservations
Contests
Ball games
Stick ball
Play areas
Play
Entertainment
Sports
Children
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