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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
 Fieldwork for Every Island Has Its Own Song: Interview with Angelo Angelatos (Video 8)

Fieldwork for Every Island Has Its Own Song: Interview with Angelo Angelatos (Video 8)

Date
1987-11
Description
One video cassette. 20 minutes. (Copy can be found on FV-5, S 1615.) Interview with Angelo Agelatos at WLVU Greek radio, Tarpon-Clearwater; discusses the importance of Greek radio to the Greek-American community. Created for the Every Island Has Its Own Song project. The finished product was a documentary about Nikitas Tsimouris, a Greek bagpipe player, and his family, and the Tarpon Springs Greek community he lived in. A co-production of WEDO-TV and the FFP, it was funded in part by the Florida Endowment for the Humanities. Offenbach narrated. Folklorist Michael researched, wrote and produced, and Yvonne Bryant was assistant producer.
Collection
Bufo theater performing Juan (Bolito) Landa applying blackface

Bufo theater performing Juan (Bolito) Landa applying blackface

Date
1985-07-28
Description
Eleven color slides. Juan (Bolito) Landa was an actor at Miami's Pro Teatro Cubano, which presents bufo theater productions (Cuban vaudeville/satirical comedies). Bufo theater was often performed in Havana before Fidel Castro came to power. The character Landa played was El Negrito, a trickster figure who worked for Gallego, a Spanish businessman. For more of Landa and Pro Teatro Cubano, see S1577, v. 43, S87-1027 - S87-1043. For an interview with Landa, see S 1576, reel T85-141. 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
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.
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
1992 Florida Folk Festival

1992 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1992-05
Description
One proof sheet with thirty-six black and white prints. Various images of the 1992 Florida Folk Festival, including the Sarasota and the FSU circuses, and the Masaryktown Beseda dancers.
Collection
Filming Airport '77 at Wakulla Springs

Filming Airport '77 at Wakulla Springs

Date
Description
One black and white print.
Collection
One Man Band

One Man Band

Date
Description
Black and white print from the Florida Photographic Collection. c. 1910s
Collection
The Bucksnort Barndance Band at the 1980 Florida Folk Festival

The Bucksnort Barndance Band at the 1980 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1980-05
Description
One black and white print. The group formed in 1975 in Hawthorne, Florida. Usually performing with the Cross Creek Cloggers, they perform nineteenth century dance music. Members include Gail Rogers (fiddle), Brent Baldwin (guitar), Dwight Rogers (banjo), and Mike Kemp (fiddle).
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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Fieldwork for Every Island Has Its Own Song: Interview with Angelo Angelatos (Video 8) Fieldwork for Every Island Has Its Own Song: Interview with Angelo Angelatos (Video 8)Moving ImageFieldwork
Interviews
Greek Americans
Radio announcing
Radio public speaking
Radio stations
Entertainment
Radio broadcasters
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Bufo theater performing Juan (Bolito) Landa applying blackfaceBufo theater performing Juan (Bolito) Landa applying blackfaceStill ImageFieldwork
Cosmetics
Blackface entertainers
Minstrel shows
Theatrical makeup
Theater
Comedy
Entertainment
Performing arts
Vaudeville
Actors
Entertainers
Performers
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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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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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1992 Florida Folk Festival1992 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Beseda (Dance)
Body movement
Circus
Performers
Performing arts
Entertainers
Entertainment
Dancers
Circus performers
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Filming Airport '77 at Wakulla SpringsFilming Airport '77 at Wakulla SpringsStill ImageMotion pictures
Motion picture locations
Entertainment
Actors
Springs
Land use
Motion picture studios
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One Man BandOne Man BandStill ImageMusic
Performers
Entertainment
African Americans
Musicians
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The Bucksnort Barndance Band at the 1980 Florida Folk FestivalThe Bucksnort Barndance Band at the 1980 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageMusical instruments
Performing arts
Music
String bands
Performers
String instruments
Entertainment
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Musicians
Musical groups
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