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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Ethnicity, Mexico"
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Virgen de Gaudalupe altar

Virgen de Gaudalupe altar

Date
1985-03-08
Description
Nine color slides. Images of a religious painting by Rey Reyes Castillo for use as an altar. 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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Viki Grimm making a pinata

Viki Grimm making a pinata

Date
1985-02-24
Description
Forty-two color slides. Grimm demonstrating the step by step method for making a pinata -- in this case, a boat pinata. The images were taken in her home. For a complete explanation, find her interview in S 1714, box 4, tape 54. Grimm, born in Mexico City, learned to make pinatas from her family. She made two types: ones completely of papier-mache, and ones with clay pots covered in papier-mache. Pinatas were used during the posada celebrations, a Mexican Christmas tradition that was observed the nine days before the holiday to represent Mary and Joseph's trek to Bethlehem. 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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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.
Collection
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.
Collection
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.
Collection
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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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.
Collection
Prudenciana Gomez in her home

Prudenciana Gomez in her home

Date
1985-03-07
Description
Two color slides. Images of Prudencia Gomez being interviewed about 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. A recording of the interview can be found in S 1714, box 4, tapes 63-64. In winter 1985, the Bureau joined 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
Preparing food at El Toro Taco restaurant

Preparing food at El Toro Taco restaurant

Date
1985-08-29
Description
Eleven color slides. Taken at the El Toro Taco restaurant, owned by Jose Hernandez and his stepmother Esetfena Hernandez. They are preparing tacos and tortillas, with the aid of a tortilla making machine. 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
Oil painting of the Virgen de Gaudalupe

Oil painting of the Virgen de Gaudalupe

Date
1985-03-04
Description
Eighteen color slides. Images of a religious painting by the children of Maria Castillo, a recent arrival to Florida. The image of the Virgen de Gaudalupe was made on December 12, 1982 because the Castillos did not have their church available to hold the Virgin's feast. In winter 1985, the Bureau joined 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 a great amount of river commerce and 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.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Virgen de Gaudalupe altarVirgen de Gaudalupe altarStill ImageFieldwork
Research methods
Art
Artifacts
Religious art
Religion
Catholics
Painting
Christianity
Arts, Mexican
Ethnicity, Mexico
Mexican Americans
Art and religion
Children
Painters
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Viki Grimm making a pinataViki Grimm making a pinataStill ImageFieldwork
Collecting
Research methods
Pinatas
Material culture
Decoration and ornament
Decorative arts
Special events
Craft
Latinos
Mexican Americans
Arts, Mexican
Ethnicity, Mexico
Art
Artisans
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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_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_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_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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Prudenciana Gomez in her homePrudenciana Gomez in her homeStill ImageFieldwork
Research methods
Interviewing
Oral narratives
Latinos
Ethnicity, Mexico
Mexican Americans
Cooks
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Preparing food at El Toro Taco restaurantPreparing food at El Toro Taco restaurantStill ImageRestaurants
Food
Food industry and trade
Food preparation
Community culture
Community enterprise
Latinos
Cookery, Mexican
Ethnicity, Mexico
Mexican American cookery
Mexican Americans
Machinery
Material culture
Tortillas
Restaurateurs
Cooks
Merchants
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Oil painting of the Virgen de GaudalupeOil painting of the Virgen de GaudalupeStill ImageFieldwork
Research methods
Art
Artifacts
Religious art
Religion
Catholics
Painting
Christianity
Arts, Mexican
Ethnicity, Mexico
Mexican Americans
Art and religion
Children
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