120 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Mexican Americans"
Fern Farm

Fern Farm

Date
1985-03-01
Description
One proof sheet, with 31 black & white image s(plus negatives). Images of Marie Castillo, Rosario Reyes, and Jose Luis Caro harvesting ferns. a typical fern farm owned by Bonnie Jones, located in an area known as the fern belt. Ferns were often used by Mexican Americans as food additives, called herba. 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
Friday performances at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Reel 2)

Friday performances at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Reel 2)

Date
1985-05-24
Description
One reel to reel recording. Owen served as emcee. Owen served as emcee. Corrido music consist of ballads/narrative songs that roiginated in Mexico in the mid-1800s. The Shotgun Bluegrass Band consisted of Ronnie Kierce (bass), Gary Wilkins (banjo), Ricki King (mandolin), Platt Drew (guitar), and Nile Hord (fiddle).
Collection
Friday performances at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Reel 3)

Friday performances at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Reel 3)

Date
1985-05-24
Description
One reel to reel recording. Folklorist Owens served as emcee. The Shotgun Bluegrass band consisted of Ronnie Kierce (bass), Gary Wilkins (banjo), Ricki King (mandolin), Platt Drew (guitar), and Nile Hord (fiddle). Corrido music consist of ballads/narrative songs that originated in Mexico in the mid-1800s. Figgen introduced the brothers.
Collection
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.
Collection
Friday performances at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Performance & Dance Stage) (Tape 1)

Friday performances at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Performance & Dance Stage) (Tape 1)

Date
1997-05-23
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT).
Collection
Friday performances at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Tape 5)

Friday performances at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Tape 5)

Date
1997-05-23
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT). Between 6:30 and 7:45, the Florida Folklife Program presented that year's participants in the apprenticeship program.  Tomas Granado performed Mexican Norteno music.
Collection
Friday performances at the 1998 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Tape 3)

Friday performances at the 1998 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Tape 3)

Date
1998-05-22
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT).
Collection
Friday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Performance Stage) (Tape 7)

Friday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Performance Stage) (Tape 7)

Date
1996-05-24
Description
One audio cassette tape. McKenzie served as emcee. Kazuko Law and Wako Kai continue from C96-97 with their Japanese narrative dance troop. They perform a folk dance about a man who like sto live the high life and Kawachi Otoko Bushi. There is a time for audience participation and a description of things in the folklife building. Catalina Trunk describes the Mexican celebrations of Day of the Dead and death traditions in different parts of Mexico.
Collection
Friday program at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 10)

Friday program at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 10)

Date
1997-05-23
Description
One audio cassette recordings. Side A: Catalina Delgado, a trunk and Mexican paper artist and Eileen Brautman, a Jewish paper artist are interviewed by Laurie Sommers. Delgado discusses paper-cutting techniques and how designs are made. Brautman explains traditional and contemporary calligraphy and paper cutting according to the European tradition. She tells of making stories from the Bible, use of animals and other designs and the making of a Ketubah (Jewish marriage contract). Side B: Sonny Treadway (Deerfield Beach, FL), sacred steel guitarist is interviewed by Laurie Sommers. He discusses sacred steel guitar and gospel music as well as his musical influences such as his father, other family members and church musicians. He plays by ear and has written several original songs.
Collection
Grupo Seuezz dance band

Grupo Seuezz dance band

Date
1993-12-15
Description
One proof sheet and 2 black and white images (plus negatives).
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Fern FarmFern FarmStill ImageFieldwork
Occupational groups
Farms
Ferns
Herbs
Mexican Americans
Flora
Agriculture
Plants
Harvesting
Farm workers
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a_s1576_t85-110Friday performances at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Reel 2)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Music performance
Singing
Guitar music
Performing arts
Country music
Arts, Mexican
Folk music Mexico
Mexican Americans
Corridos
Ballads
Bluegrass music
Old time music
String bands
Stringband music
Musicians
Singers
Guitarist
Folklorists
Bands (Music)
Bluegrass musicians
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a_s1576_t85-111Friday performances at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Reel 3)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Music performance
Singing
Performing arts
Corridos
Ballads
Guitar music
Arts, Mexican
Folk music Mexico
Mexican Americans
Bluegrass music
Old time music
String bands
Stringband music
Musicians
Singers
Bands (Music)
Folklorists
Bluegrass musicians
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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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a_s1576_76_d97-001Friday performances at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Performance & Dance Stage) (Tape 1)SoundSingers
Guitarist
Musicians
Dancers
Storytellers
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Singing
Guitar music
Steel guitars
Gospel (Black)
Gospel music
Gospel musicians
Religious songs
African Americans
Arts, Japanese
Japanese Americans
Dance music
Folk dance
Marimba
Maya arts
Mayans
Arts, Mexican
Mexican Americans
Animal tales
Storytelling
Seminole Indians
Oral performance
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a_s1576_77_d97-027Friday performances at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Tape 5)SoundFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Singing
Conjunto music
Old time music
Guitar music
NorteƱo music
Arts, Mexican
Mexican Americans
Fiddle music
Songs, Irish
Irish Americans
Folk music Mexico
Mayans
Serbian Americans
African Americans
Drum performance
Calypso music
Bluegrass music
Stringband music
Musicians
Singers
Fiddlers
Bluegrass musicians
Apprentices
Bands (Music)
Drummers (Musicians)
Priests
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a_s1576_77_d98-003Friday performances at the 1998 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Tape 3)SoundSingers
Musicians
Dancers
Guitarist
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Singing
Polka music
Guitar music
Folk singers
Arts, Mexican
Mexican Americans
Latinos
Folk music Mexico
Spanish language
Dance music
Arts, Cuban
Cuban Americans
Bands (Music)
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a_s1576_64_c96-098Friday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Performance Stage) (Tape 7)SoundDancers
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Dance music
Oral communication
Mexican Americans
Burial rites
Death rites
Arts, Japanese
Japanese Americans
Asian Americans
Dance
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a_s1576_67_c97-070Friday program at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 10)SoundArtisans
Artists
Musicians
Guitarist
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Oral performance
Life histories
Interviewing
Arts, Jewish
Jewish Americans
Jewish art and symbolism
Ketubah
Calligraphy
Marriage contracts
Decorative arts
Arts, Mexican
Mexican Americans
Paper art
African Americans
Steel guitars
Musical tradition, sacred
Gospel (Black)
Gospel musicians
Gospel music
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Grupo Seuezz dance bandGrupo Seuezz dance bandStill ImageFieldwork
Arts, Mexican
Mexican Americans
Latinos
Bands (Music)
Musical groups
Musicians
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