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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Jamaican Americans"
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Billy Sanchez interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Billy Sanchez interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Date
1987-01-17
Description
Two audio cassettes. (Note on depositor agreement that interview cannot be reproduced in newspapers.) Sanchez oversees cane burning and cutting, as well as recruiting workers for a local sugar grower. His father was rancher in Cuba, who left as political exiles in the 1960s. In the interview, he discusses recruiting cane cutters in Jamaica; training workers; pay schemes; labor camps (set-up, conditions); field burning; types of workers: head pushers, ticket writers, camp supt., demonstrators; unions in Jamaica; and working conditions.
Collection
Caribbean Carnival in Miami

Caribbean Carnival in Miami

Date
1990-02
Description
One proof sheet with 144 black and white images (plus negatives.)
Collection
Examples of Jamaican embroidery

Examples of Jamaican embroidery

Date
1985-08
Description
Seven color slides. The Dade Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1985 and 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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Folklorist Peggy Bulger listening to Lucille Ranger-Brown tell a story at the First Annual South Florida Folklife Festival (1986)

Folklorist Peggy Bulger listening to Lucille Ranger-Brown tell a story at the First Annual South Florida Folklife Festival (1986)

Date
1986-03-22
Description
Two color slides. Sponsored by the Historical Museum of Southern Florida, the festival was held at the Metro-Dade Cultural Center. In 1987, the name of the festival was changed to the Traditions Festival.
Collection
Friday performances at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Reel 2)

Friday performances at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Reel 2)

Date
1986-05-23
Description
One reel to reel recordings. C(Copied onto C86-66.) End of Josepg Limone's peformance (see T86-22). Ranger-Brown told several stories, sang "Island in the Sun," and demonstrates various dances. The folklife area in 1986 focused on Miami-Dade, which stemmed from fieldwork work on the 1986 Miami-Dade Folklife Survey, conducted by Lauri Sommers, Tina Bucuvalas, and Nancy Nusz.
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Friday performances at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Reel 9)

Friday performances at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Reel 9)

Date
1986-05-23
Description
One reel to reel recordings. (Copied onto C86-73.) Ranger-Brown sings, tells Jamaican, and demonstrates traditional dances tor ecorded music. The folklife area in 1986 focused on Miami-Dade, which stemmed from fieldwork work on the 1986 Miami-Dade Folklife Survey, conducted by Lauri Sommers, Tina Bucuvalas, and Nancy Nusz.
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Friday performances at the 1998 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Tape 2)

Friday performances at the 1998 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Tape 2)

Date
1998-05-22
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT).
Collection
Friday performances at the 1999 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 12)

Friday performances at the 1999 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 12)

Date
1999-05-28
Description
One audio cassette tape. Michael Berg of Tallahassee, FL, interviewed by Bob Stone, discusses carving and making decoys out of cork and wood. He describes the procedures for carving. Lucille Fuller of Jamaica discusses her background and how she began telling stories in Jamaica. She tells a story about Brother Nansi and a Pot (spider [Nansi] who takes on human characteristics fills empty pot with food).
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Friday performances at the 1999 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 13)

Friday performances at the 1999 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 13)

Date
1999-05-28
Description
One audio cassette tape. Lucille Fuller continues (see C99-74) her story about Nansi and the pot and gives the moral of the story, which is obedience. She also discusses how the term, Nansi, came about.
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Friday performances at the 1999 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Tape 1)

Friday performances at the 1999 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Tape 1)

Date
1999-05-28
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT). Welch was the 47th Jeannie With Light Brown Hair.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1685_07_tape11Billy Sanchez interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education ProjectSoundSupervisors
Field recordings
Interviews
Oral narratives
Immigration
Cuban Americans
Sugar
Sugarcane
Agricultural implements
Agriculture
Occupational folklore
Jamaican Americans
Labor unions
Employee morale
Agricultural workers
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Caribbean Carnival in MiamiCaribbean Carnival in MiamiStill ImageDancers
Holidays and festivals
Arts, Jamaican
Food
Cooking and dining
Jamaican Americans
Community culture
Community rites
Haitian Americans
African Americans
Food preparation
Dance
Special events
Cooks
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Examples of Jamaican embroideryExamples of Jamaican embroideryStill ImageEmbroiderers
Needleworkers
Fieldwork
Embroidery
Needlework
Jamaican Americans
Decorative arts
Textile arts
Textiles
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Folklorist Peggy Bulger listening to Lucille Ranger-Brown tell a story at the First Annual South Florida Folklife Festival (1986)Folklorist Peggy Bulger listening to Lucille Ranger-Brown tell a story at the First Annual South Florida Folklife Festival (1986)Still ImageFieldwork
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Jamaican Americans
Oral performance
Storytelling
Folklorists
Storytellers
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a_s1576_t86-023Friday performances at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Reel 2)SoundSingers
Dancers
Storytellers
Musicians
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Workshops (Adult education)
Arts, Jamaican
Jamaican Americans
Music performance
Storytelling
Dance
Demonstrations
Arts, Haitian
Shells
Haitian Americans
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a_s1576_t86-030Friday performances at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Reel 9)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Workshops (Adult education)
Arts, Jamaican
Jamaican Americans
Music performance
Storytelling
Dance
Demonstrations
Musical groups
Music Latin America
Salsa (music)
Calypso music
Singers
Dancers
Storytellers
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a_s1576_77_d98-002Friday performances at the 1998 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Tape 2)SoundSingers
Musicians
Musical groups
Dancers
Storytellers
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Singing
Bands (Music)
Steel drum (Musical instrument)
Drum music
Drum performance
Trinidadians
Storytelling
Arts, Haitian
Haitian Americans
Arts, Jamaican
Jamaican Americans
Children
Drummers (Musicians)
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a_s1576_75_c99-074Friday performances at the 1999 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 12)SoundWood carvers
Woodworkers
Storytellers
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Oral performance
Oral narratives
Personal experience narratives
Storytelling
Decoys
Decoys (Hunting)
Carvers (Decorative artists)
Wildlife wood-carving
Wood carving
Arts, Jamaican
Jamaican Americans
Animal tales
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a_s1576_75_c99-075Friday performances at the 1999 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 13)SoundStorytellers
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Oral performance
Oral narratives
Personal experience narratives
Storytelling
Arts, Jamaican
Jamaican Americans
Animal tales
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a_s1576_78_d99-001Friday performances at the 1999 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Tape 1)SoundSingers
Musicians
Storytellers
Dancers
Children
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Singing
Students
Choruses
Patriotic songs
Elementary schools
Arts, Haitian
Haitian Americans
Arts, Jamaican
Jamaican Americans
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