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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.
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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.
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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
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
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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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_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
Norteño 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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