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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Ethnicity, Mexico"
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Friday performances at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Reel 4)

Friday performances at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Reel 4)

Date
1985-05-24
Description
One reel to reel recording. Folklorist Owens served as emcee. Corrido music consist of ballads/narrative songs that roiginated in Mexico in the mid-1800s. Folklorist Figgen served as moderator for the workshop. The workshop came out of research for the St. Johns River Survey. Grimm discussed pinata making, Castillo talked aboau farming ferns, and Castillo discussed taco making. Folklorist McDonald introduced Thompson. Thompson was from Hastings.
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The Tapia family performing at Mexican Independence Day celebration

The Tapia family performing at Mexican Independence Day celebration

Date
1985-09-13
Description
One reel to reel (copied onto audio cassette: C86-51). Recording of the Tapia family performing at a Mexican Independence Day celebration at Florida City Elementary School. (The holiday is the 16 Sept., but the school celebrated it on the 13th). 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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Recordings of the Mexican Independence Day celebrations (El Grito) at Benito Juarez Park

Recordings of the Mexican Independence Day celebrations (El Grito) at Benito Juarez Park

Date
1985-09-15
Description
Three reel to reel tapes (also on C86-121, C86-122 and C86-123) Recordings of music performances at the El Grito, the performance kick-off for Mexican Independence Day. Familia Mora Arriaga plays ranchera and mariachi music. Quinto Poder plays cumbias, polkas, and corridos. While the event celebrated actually occurred on 16 September 1810, most Mexican American communties begin observations on the 15 September with an El Grito -- a celebration featuring parades, music, and dancing. The Metro-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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Interview with pinata maker Viki Grimm

Interview with pinata maker Viki Grimm

Date
1986-04-22
Description
One audio casette. 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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Recording of Grupo Sevezz

Recording of Grupo Sevezz

Date
1993-12-15
Description
One audio cassette. Sevezz was a six-member Mexican tropical band who usually perform salsa and cumvia music. Garcia was the group's leader, who arrived in Florida from Mexico in 1978. The band began performing around 1990. Garcia was the only member who spoke English, though all members were present. The interview was recorded at his home. For more information, see file in S 1664, box 5, folder 17.
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Viki Grimm discussing pinata making

Viki Grimm discussing pinata making

Date
1985-02-24
Description
One audio cassette. Grimm demonstrating the step by step method for making a pinata -- in this case, a boat pinata. Interview recorded in her home. For images, see S 1577, v. 27, 1538-1579. In winter 1985, the Bureau contracted with two folklorists to conduct a folk arts survey of the St. Johns River basin in northeastern Florida. The St. Johns River is the largest and most used river in Florida, supporting much river commerce as well as a modest amount of commercial fishing. Folklorists Mary Anne McDonald and Kathleen Figgen conducted the survey from January through March 1985 under the direction of Folklife Coordinator Blanton Owen and Bureau Chief Ormond Loomis. Documentation compiled in the survey was used to prepare and present the St. Johns River Basin Folklife Area at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival.
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Interview with Prudenciana Gomez on Mexican American foodways

Interview with Prudenciana Gomez on Mexican American foodways

Date
1985-03-07
Description
Two audio cassettes. Interview with Prudencia Gomez on Mexican American foodways and religion. She and her family work on fern farms (herba is Spanish for fern), which were used by Mexican families for food. The interview is in Spanish. Images of the interview can be found in S 1577, v. 27, images 1633-1641. In winter 1985, the Bureau contracted with two folklorists to conduct a folk arts survey of the St. Johns River basin in northeastern Florida. The St. Johns River is the largest and most used river in Florida, supporting much river commerce as well as a modest amount of commercial fishing. Folklorists Mary Anne McDonald and Kathleen Figgen conducted the survey from January through March 1985 under the direction of Folklife Coordinator Blanton Owen and Bureau Chief Ormond Loomis. Documentation compiled in the survey was used to prepare and present the "St. Johns River Basin Folklife Area" at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival.
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Recording of a Catholic mass held in a Methodist Church in Seville

Recording of a Catholic mass held in a Methodist Church in Seville

Date
1985-03-10
Description
Two audio cassettes. Recording of a Catholic mass and baptismal service in Seville, Florida. The service was held in a Methodist Church that the Mexican American fern farmers used for Catholic services. For images, see S 1577, v. 27, slides 1742-1758. In winter 1985, the Bureau contracted with two folklorists to conduct a folk arts survey of the St. Johns River basin in northeastern Florida. The St. Johns River is the largest and most used river in Florida, supporting much river commerce as well as a modest amount of commercial fishing. Folklorists Mary Anne McDonald and Kathleen Figgen conducted the survey from January through March 1985 under the direction of Folklife Coordinator Blanton Owen and Bureau Chief Ormond Loomis. Documentation compiled in the survey was used to prepare and present the "St. Johns River Basin Folklife Area" at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival.
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Mexican dance at the Quality Inn in Deland

Mexican dance at the Quality Inn in Deland

Date
1985-02-23
Description
Three reel to reels. Recording of the Latino dance band, Los Errantes de Chua Nuevo Leon, performing at a Mexican American dance in the Quality Inn. In winter 1985, the Bureau contracted with two folklorists to conduct a folk arts survey of the St. Johns River basin in northeastern Florida. The St. Johns River is the largest and most used river in Florida, supporting much river commerce as well as a modest amount of commercial fishing. Folklorists Mary Anne McDonald and Kathleen Figgen conducted the survey from January through March 1985 under the direction of Folklife Coordinator Blanton Owen and Bureau Chief Ormond Loomis. Documentation compiled in the survey was used to prepare and present the St. Johns River Basin Folklife Area at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival.
Collection
Los Fronterizos de Matamoros and Grupo Sensacion recording session.

Los Fronterizos de Matamoros and Grupo Sensacion recording session.

Date
1995-04-09
Description
One DAT tape. The recording session took place at the home of Emilo Hernandez (a Chicano band leader), and was set up by Tomas Granado. The first band, Los Fronterizos (The Bordermen), played conjunto music and were comprised of Felix Cortez (bajo sexto), Felix Cortez, Jr. (accordion), Eduardo Cortinas (drums), Eleazar Cortez (drums), and Jesus Cortez Jr. (bass). They were a popular local band. Jesus, Sr., the band leader and accoridonist, worked as a bartender. The other band was Grupo Sensacion, a five-member Tejano/pop band led by Jose Luis Velasquez (singer/keyboard player). His daughter, Julissa Lissette also sang for the band. The Mexican American Music Survey was created to document the musical traditions of Florida's various Mexican-American communities: Apopka, South Dade County, Immokalee, the St. Johns River Basin, and Central Florida. Funded by a grant from the Lila Wallace-Reader's Digest Community Folklife Program, the survey was conducted between 1994 and 1996 by folklorist Robert Stone. Among the musical traditions were serenatas, conjunto, quinceanara ritual music, ranchera Michoacana, mariachi, norteno, Tejano, and pop music. At the end of the project, a sampler music tape was created by the Florida Folklife Program for distribution to various libraries.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1576_t85-112Friday performances at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Reel 4)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Music performance
Singing
Corridos
Performing arts
Ballads
Guitar music
Guitarists
Arts, Mexican
Mexican Americans
Folk music Mexico
Latinos
Music Latin America
Ethnicity, Mexico
Workshops (Adult education)
Pinatas
Leisure
Ferns
Oral education
Farming
Tacos
Cookery, Mexican
Cooking and dining
Agriculture
African Americans
Blues (Music)
Musicians
Singers
Bluegrass musicians
Bands (Music)
Cooks
Artisans
Guitarist
Blues singers
Farm workers
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a_s1576_t86-007The Tapia family performing at Mexican Independence Day celebrationSoundFieldwork
Holidays and festivals
Schools
Dancers
Latinos
Arts, Mexican
Folk music Mexico
Ethnicity, Mexico
Mexican Americans
Performing arts
Body movement
Music performance
Musical groups
Bands (Music)
Musicians
Singers
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a_s1576_t86-079Recordings of the Mexican Independence Day celebrations (El Grito) at Benito Juarez ParkSoundCommunity culture
Rites and ceremonies
Holidays and festivals
Performers
Performing arts
Music performance
Arts, Mexican
Mexican Americans
Mariachi
Ethnicity, Mexico
Folk music Mexico
Polka music
Bands (Music)
Musical groups
Musicians
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a_s1640_20_tape13Interview with pinata maker Viki GrimmSoundArtisans
Apprentices
Pinatas
Oral histories
Oral narratives
Interviews
Decorative arts
Craft
Life histories
Arts, Mexican
Ethnicity, Mexico
Mexican Americans
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a_s1664_07_tape53Recording of Grupo SevezzSoundFieldwork
Musical groups
Arts, Mexican
Ethnicity, Mexico
Mexican Americans
Interviews
Oral history
Bands (Music)
Musicians
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a_s1714_04_tape54Viki Grimm discussing pinata makingSoundFieldwork
Collecting
Research methods
Pinatas
Material culture
Decoration and ornament
Decorative arts
Special events
Craft
Latinos
Mexican Americans
Arts, Mexican
Ethnicity, Mexico
Art
Interviewing
Interviews
Oral narratives
Artisans
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a_s1714_04_tape63Interview with Prudenciana Gomez on Mexican American foodwaysSoundCooks
Farm workers
Fieldwork
Research methods
Interviewing
Oral narratives
Latinos
Ethnicity, Mexico
Mexican Americans
Interviews
Sound recording
Cookery, Mexican
Mexican American cookery
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a_s1714_04_tape68Recording of a Catholic mass held in a Methodist Church in SevilleSoundFieldwork
Christianity
Sound recording
Sermons
Church services
Community culture
Religion
Sermons, Spanish
Ethnicity, Mexico
Latinos
Churches
Children
Catholics
Musical instruments
Religious rites
Baptism
Baptismal sermons
Priests
Music performance
Infant baptism
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a_s1714_reel37Mexican dance at the Quality Inn in DelandSoundFieldwork
Collecting
Research methods
Dance music
Music performance
Accordions
Hotels
Special events
Community culture
Latinos
Musical instruments
Performing arts
Sound recordings
Arts, Mexican
Mexican Americans
Ethnicity, Mexico
Musical groups
Musicians
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a_s2029_01_tape08Los Fronterizos de Matamoros and Grupo Sensacion recording session.SoundSingers
Musicians
Accordionists
Fieldwork
Music performance
Latinos
Music Latin America
Arts, Mexican
Ethnicity, Mexico
Mexican Americans
Concerts
Conjunto music
Accordion music
Polka music
Bands (Music)
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