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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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Mexican pinatas made by Victoria Grimm and her apprentices

Mexican pinatas made by Victoria Grimm and her apprentices

Date
1986-05-02
Description
Seven color slides. Grimm's apprentices were Maria Garza and Raquel Herrera. Grimm, born in Mexico City, learned to make pinatas from her family. She made two types: ones made completely of papier-mache, and ones with clay pots covered in papier-mache. Pinatas were used during posada celebrations, Mexican Christmas traditions that was observed the nine days before the holiday to represent Mary and Joseph's trek to Bethlehem. 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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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 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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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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Catholic mass held in a Methodist Church in Seville

Catholic mass held in a Methodist Church in Seville

Date
1985-03-10
Description
Twenty-seven color slides. Images of a Catholic mass and baptismal service in Seville, Florida. The mass was held in a Methodist Church that the Mexican American fern farmer used for Catholic services. For a recording of the service, see S 1714, box 4, tapes 68-69. 1742-1743: The Methodist Church exterior; 1444-1748: Chuck Bard and Francisco Espino playing music; 1749-1751: Bard leading singing; 1752-1753: Blessing child; 1754, 1756: Narvaez giving communion; 1755: baptising child; 1756-1757: Mother and child; 1806-1813: church parishioners; 1814-1815: Father Narvaez. 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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Guadalupe Ramos discussing Mexican American foodways in her home

Guadalupe Ramos discussing Mexican American foodways in her home

Date
1985-03-04
Description
Seventeen color slides. Ramos with her children in her home discussing Mexican American foodways. Also includes images of religious objects in her house. The children in the slides were the offspring of fern farm workers in the area that Ramos watched. 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
Forty color slides. Images of a Mexican American dance at a Quality Inn, hosted by the Castillo family. Includes dancers and the musicians, Los Errentes de Chua Nuevo Leon, providing the dance music. 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.
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Mexican Independence celebrations at Florida City Elementary School

Mexican Independence celebrations at Florida City Elementary School

Date
1985-09-13
Description
Eighteen color slides Images of Mexican Independence Day celebrations (the holiday is the 16 Sept, but the school celebrated it on the 13th). Includes dancers, students, and singers. 4943-4945: students; 4646-4950: Guadalajara Dance studio; 4951-4959: Fidel Tapia and the Tapia family. For a recording of the Tapia family, see S 1576, T86-7 (C86-51). 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.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
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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Mexican pinatas made by Victoria Grimm and her apprenticesMexican pinatas made by Victoria Grimm and her apprenticesStill ImageArtisans
Apprentices
Pinatas
Arts, Mexican
Ethnicity, Mexico
Mexican Americans
Decorative arts
Decoration and ornament
Paper art
Paper work
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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_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_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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Catholic mass held in a Methodist Church in SevilleCatholic mass held in a Methodist Church in SevilleStill ImageFieldwork
Christianity
Structures
Buildings
Church services
Community culture
Religion
Church architecture
Ethnicity, Mexico
Latinos
Churches
Church buildings
Catholics
Musical instruments
Religious rites
Baptism
Baptismal sermons
Priests
Church attendance
Infant baptism
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Guadalupe Ramos discussing Mexican American foodways in her homeGuadalupe Ramos discussing Mexican American foodways in her homeStill ImageFieldwork
Research methods
Interviewing
Food
Food habits
Tools
Catholics
Religious art
Christianity
Cooking and dining
Children
Mexican Americans
Ethnicity, Mexico
Mexican American cookery
Cooks
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Mexican dance at the Quality Inn in DelandMexican dance at the Quality Inn in DelandStill ImageFieldwork
Collecting
Research methods
Dance
Accordions
Hotels
Special events
Community culture
Latinos
Body movement
Musical groups
Arts, Mexican
Mexican Americans
Ethnicity, Mexico
Bands (Music)
Dancers
Musicians
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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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Mexican Independence celebrations at Florida City Elementary SchoolMexican Independence celebrations at Florida City Elementary SchoolStill ImageFieldwork
Holidays and festivals
Schools
Singers
Latinos
Arts, Mexican
Folk music Mexico
Ethnicity, Mexico
Mexican Americans
Performing arts
Body movement
Music performance
Dancers
Musicians
Students
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