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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Mexican Americans"
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Scenes from the South Florida Folk Festival (Video 4)

Scenes from the South Florida Folk Festival (Video 4)

Date
1986-03-22
Description
One video cassette. 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
Scenes from the South Florida Folk Festival (Video 5)

Scenes from the South Florida Folk Festival (Video 5)

Date
1986-03-23
Description
One video cassette. (Sony Video-8) 60 minutes. 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
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
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
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
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Scenes from the South Florida Folk Festival (Video 4)Scenes from the South Florida Folk Festival (Video 4)Moving ImageMusicians
Harpists
Artisans
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Mariachi music
Arts, Mexican
Arts, Irish
Latinos
Music Latin America
Mexican Americans
Songs, Irish
Fiddle music
Shoe shiners
Reels
Klezmer music
Arts, Jewish
Clarinet music
Jewish Americans
Ketubah
Marriage contracts
Bands (Music)
Folklorists
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Scenes from the South Florida Folk Festival (Video 5)Scenes from the South Florida Folk Festival (Video 5)Moving ImageMusicians
Harpists
Artisans
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Mariachi music
Arts, Mexican
Latinos
Music Latin America
Mexican Americans
Haitian Americans
Drum music
Arts, Haitian
Bands (Music)
Folklorists
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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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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
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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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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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