25 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Ethnicity, Mexico"
Mexican thrift store in Seville, Florida

Mexican thrift store in Seville, Florida

Date
1985-03-10
Description
Two color slides. Images of a Mexican thrift store on the outskirts of Seville, Florida. 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.
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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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Mexican Pentecostal-Holiness Church in Seville

Mexican Pentecostal-Holiness Church in Seville

Date
1985-03-10
Description
Two color slides. Images of the Mexican Pentecostal-Holiness Church, a storefront church in Seville, Florida. For more images of the church, see S 1577, v. 27, images 1687-1715; for recording of its service, see S 1714, box 4, tapes 66-67. 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.
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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 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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Mariachi Jalisco practicing

Mariachi Jalisco practicing

Date
1986-09-04
Description
Five color slides. Images are of a Mexican American mariachi band practicing in Francisco Rodriques' house. Mariachi bands, which began in the Mexican state of Jalisco, were often employed to play at special events. Full bands include trumpets, violins, and guitars. Recording of performance found on T86-76 and C86-120 in S 1576. 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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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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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.
Collection
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.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Mexican thrift store in Seville, FloridaMexican thrift store in Seville, FloridaStill ImageFieldwork
Architecture
Structures
Buildings
Stores, retail
Community culture
Community enterprise
Signs (commercial)
Ethnicity, Mexico
Latinos
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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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Mexican Pentecostal-Holiness Church in SevilleMexican Pentecostal-Holiness Church in SevilleStill ImageFieldwork
Architecture
Structures
Buildings
Stores, retail
Community culture
Community enterprise
Church architecture
Ethnicity, Mexico
Latinos
Churches
Church buildings
Protestant church buildings
Protestants
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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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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 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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Mariachi Jalisco practicingMariachi Jalisco practicingStill ImageMusical ensembles
Latinos
Mexican Americans
Music performance
Guitarists
Guitar
String instruments
Performing arts
Horns (instruments)
Wind instruments
Trumpets
Musical instruments
Mariachi
Mariachi music
Ethnicity, Mexico
Bands (Music)
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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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_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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