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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Mexican Americans"
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Alfredo Gallegos interview for the Mexican American Music Survey

Alfredo Gallegos interview for the Mexican American Music Survey

Date
1995-05-13
Description
One audio cassette recording. Interview by Stone with deejay Gallagos, who also owns with his brother Radio Continental (1490 AM).
Collection
Carl Sharp reading poetry & Mestengo performance at the 2007 Florida Folk Festival Folklife Stage

Carl Sharp reading poetry & Mestengo performance at the 2007 Florida Folk Festival Folklife Stage

Date
2007-11-11
Description
Annette Fromm serves as emcee. Sharp reads a cowboy poem. Granado (accordion, vocals), J. Martinez (drums, vocals), Arrazola (bajo sexto, vocals), and Martinez (bass, vocals) perform as Mestengo. Granado explains their fusion of música norteña and Tejano/Tex-Mex; the genre's origins in northern Mexico; the influence of Polish and German musical styles and instrumentation, primarily the polka and the accordion; and technical aspects of the accordion and bajo sexto. The band plays a cumbia, ranchera, bolero, and huapango.
Collection
Chevere Chicano and Unimex performing at the La Primavera Festival

Chevere Chicano and Unimex performing at the La Primavera Festival

Date
1992-03-08
Description
In 1992, the Palm Beach Community College contracted the Florida Folklife Program to conduct ten days of fieldwork in March 1992 around Lake Okeechobee for a Lakefront Legacy Festival later that year (16 May 1992). Headed up by FFP folklorist Debbie Fant, and assisted by Robert Stone and Robert Shanafelt, the fieldwork involved 26 informants, slides, print images and recorded interviews. In the end, the FFP recommended seven people for festival participation.
Collection
Cinco de Mayo Festival in Immokalee

Cinco de Mayo Festival in Immokalee

Date
1996-05-04
Description
two proof sheets with 49 black and images (plus negatives). 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.
Collection
Cinco de Mayo Festival in Immokalee

Cinco de Mayo Festival in Immokalee

Date
1996-05-04
Description
108 color slides. 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.
Collection
Concert at T.G. Music Store

Concert at T.G. Music Store

Date
1994-11-13
Description
Twenty color slides. Concert by several local bands at T.G. Music Store (owned by Tomas Granado). 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.
Collection
Concert at T.G. Music Store

Concert at T.G. Music Store

Date
1994-11-13
Description
Two proof sheets with 50 black and white image s(plus negatives). Concert by several local bands at T.G. Music Store (owned by Tomas Granado). 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.
Collection
Conjunto Azteca Tropical

Conjunto Azteca Tropical

Date
1985-02-08
Description
Three audio reels. Recording of Conjunto Azteca Tropical performing. 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
Conjunto Primavera and Los Rivales del Norte  performing at the La Primavera Festival

Conjunto Primavera and Los Rivales del Norte performing at the La Primavera Festival

Date
1992-03-08
Description
In 1992, the Palm Beach Community College contracted the Florida Folklife Program to conduct ten days of fieldwork in March 1992 around Lake Okeechobee for a Lakefront Legacy Festival later that year (16 May 1992). Headed up by FFP folklorist Debbie Fant, and assisted by Robert Stone and Robert Shanafelt, the fieldwork involved 26 informants, slides, print images and recorded interviews. In the end, the FFP recommended seven people for festival participation.
Collection
Disatre performance at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church Annual Carnival

Disatre performance at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church Annual Carnival

Date
1988-11-27
Description
One audio recording. Recorded at the Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church Annual carnival.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s2029_01_tape06Alfredo Gallegos interview for the Mexican American Music SurveySoundField recordings
Interviews
Occupational folkore
Radio employees
Radio
Mexican Americans
Hispanic Americans
Broadcasters
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a_s2034_07_cd07-046Carl Sharp reading poetry & Mestengo performance at the 2007 Florida Folk Festival Folklife StagesoundFolk festivals
Florida Folk Festival
Music -- Performance
Mexican Americans
Norteño (Music)
Accordion music
Conjunto music
Cowboys -- Poetry
Cowboys -- Florida
Florida Crackers
Poetry reading
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a_s1624_03_tape05Chevere Chicano and Unimex performing at the La Primavera FestivalSoundFieldwork
Festivals
Latinos
Arts, Mexican
Mexican Americans
Concerts
Performing arts
Music performance
Music
Singing
Bands (Music)
Musical groups
Musicians
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Cinco de Mayo Festival in ImmokaleeCinco de Mayo Festival in ImmokaleeStill ImageSingers
Ballet dancers
Musicians
Festivals
Fieldwork
Cinco de Mayo (Mexican holiday)
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Holidays and festivals
Ballet
Dancers
Mexican Americans
Arts, Mexican
Latinos
Community concerts
Bands (Music)
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Cinco de Mayo Festival in ImmokaleeCinco de Mayo Festival in ImmokaleeStill ImageSingers
Ballet dancers
Musicians
Festivals
Fieldwork
Cinco de Mayo (Mexican holiday)
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Holidays and festivals
Ballet
Dancers
Mexican Americans
Arts, Mexican
Latinos
Community concerts
Bands (Music)
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Concert at T.G. Music StoreConcert at T.G. Music StoreStill ImageFieldwork
Mexican Americans
Latinos
Arts, Mexican
Performing arts
Music performance
Norteño music
Concerts
Stores, retail
Specialty stores
Singers
Bands (Music)
Musicians
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Concert at T.G. Music StoreConcert at T.G. Music StoreStill ImageFieldwork
Mexican Americans
Latinos
Arts, Mexican
Performing arts
Music performance
Norteño music
Concerts
Stores, retail
Specialty stores
Singers
Bands (Music)
Musicians
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a_s1714_reel20Conjunto Azteca TropicalSoundFieldwork
Sound recording
Arts, Mexican
Mexican Americans
Latinos
Cumbia
Musicians
Bands (Music)
Musical groups
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a_s1624_03_tape07Conjunto Primavera and Los Rivales del Norte performing at the La Primavera FestivalSoundFieldwork
Festivals
Latinos
Arts, Mexican
Mexican Americans
Concerts
Performing arts
Music performance
Music
Singing
Bands (Music)
Musical groups
Musicians
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/thumbnails/audio.jpg
a_s1622_03_tape05Disatre performance at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church Annual CarnivalSoundBands (Music)
Music ensembles
Field recordings
Mexican Americans
Music -- Performance
Performing arts
Religious festivals
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