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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Religious art"
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Interview with weaver Florette Semigran

Interview with weaver Florette Semigran

Date
1985-08-15
Description
Two reel to reels (plus copied onto audio cassettes: C86-62/63). Interview with Semigram about weaving Jewish prayer shawls. She discusses her family; learning to weave; moving to Miami in 1974; Tallitots; Jewish law; and other weavings she creates. The Dade Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 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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Jacob Sheiniuk interview for the Miami-Dade Folk Arts Survey

Jacob Sheiniuk interview for the Miami-Dade Folk Arts Survey

Date
1985-08-16
Description
One reel-to-reel tape (copied onto C86-61). Interview with metal sculptor and wood carver Sheiniuk in is home. Originally from Lithuania, he discusses learning wood carving from his father; welding in the US; themes behind his sculpture; Biblical themes; inspirations; and exhibiting his art.
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Nancy Greenberg interview for the Miami-Dade Folklife Survey

Nancy Greenberg interview for the Miami-Dade Folklife Survey

Date
1985-08-22
Description
One reel-to-reel tape (Copied onto C86-60). Greenberg, a ketubah maker, describes the process of making a Jewish marriage contract art. Jewish marriage contract art is also known as katubut/katabbah/katubah. Jewish law requires men to give women a marriage contract on their wedding day. A ketubah, usually written in Yiddish, guarantees the wife financial rights upon her husband's death. The contracts are designed with art and motifs of the local Jewish community. In the interview she discusses her education (Masters in Arts); her family history; history of ketubah; process for creating them; Jewish marriage rites; training she recieved; and contract styles.
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Friday program at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 5)

Friday program at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 5)

Date
1997-05-23
Description
One audio cassette recordings. Mary Proctor, an African-American artist interviewed by Jerrilyn McGregory, discusses religious/visionary art and the moral messages in her art.
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Interview with ketubah maker Uriel Goldsmith

Interview with ketubah maker Uriel Goldsmith

Date
1989-03-24
Description
Two audio cassettes. Interview with Goldsmith speaking about Ketubah making in his studio. He also talks about growing up in New York, Jewish caligraphy, history Jewish marriage contracts, Jewish art and symbolism, meaning of colors, and materials used in his art. Jewish marriage contract art is known as Ketubah (Katubut/Katabbah/Katubah). Jewish law requires men to give women a marriage contract on their wedding day. A katubah, usually written in Yiddish, guarantees her financial rights upon his death. The contracts are designed with art and motifs of the local Jewish community. For images of Goldsmith and his ketubah, see S 1680, box 1, folder 2.
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Jewish Purim Play performance at the 1990 Florida Folk Festival (Florida Folklife Area)

Jewish Purim Play performance at the 1990 Florida Folk Festival (Florida Folklife Area)

Date
1990-05-26
Description
One reel to reel recording. Purim is a Jewish holiday celebrating the victory of the Jewish people over its enemies, as told in the Book of Esther. Literally a Celebration of Lots, it is a joyous time celebrating fun and happiness. Each year at the Florida Folk Festival, the Florida Folklife Program emphasized a particular culture, tradtions, or geographic area. In 1990, they emphasized celebrations of various Florida groups. including Haitians, Trinidadians, Greeks, and Jewish peoples.
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Demonstrations at the 1979 Florida Folk Festival

Demonstrations at the 1979 Florida Folk Festival

Date
Description
"One black and white print, and 16 color prints, with negatives. Various demonstrations at the 1979 Florida Folk Festival. P79-772 Bertha Sconion (Miami) with cornshuck brooms P79-773, P79-774 Rufus Adams (Mayo) making cornshuck bottom chairs P79-775, P79-776 Nancy Greenberg (Miami) with her Yiddish Katabut (Jewish marriage contracts) P79-777, P79-778 Pedro Gomez (Miami)rolling cigars P79-779 Iva Campbell (Miami) and her pine needle crafts P79-780 Rhyne Moldes rolling cigar P79-781 Tina and Juanita Osceola (Naples) doing beadwork P79-782 Azzie Johnson, Bertha Sconions and Phyllis Eisman with grass weaving crafts P79-783 Azzie Johnson with grass doll P79-784 Quilt made by Ruth Sheppard (Gainesville) P79-785 Lucreaty Clark (Jefferson County) P79-786 O.B. Osceola (Naples) P79-787 Guitar made by Paris Banchetti (Miami) May 1979"
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Florette Semigran making prayer shawls (tallitot)

Florette Semigran making prayer shawls (tallitot)

Date
1985-08-15
Description
Four color slides. Images of Semigran's hand woven Jewish prayer shawls. Jewish tradition is to wear fringes on the corners of four-cornered garments. Since this is no longer a commonly worn type of garment, it is customary to wear a Tallit, a prayer shawl, during morning services. A Tallit can be made from any material and can be any color. The Dade Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 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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Greek icon paintings by Hope Odzak

Greek icon paintings by Hope Odzak

Date
1987
Description
Four color prints. The Florida Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1987 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalis, Steve Fragos, Merri Belland, and Barbara Seitz as preliminary research for a joint folk art between the Florida Folklife Program and the Florida Museum of History. The field researchers focused on those areas previously overlooked by FFP staff. The research focused on identifying folk artists and locating appropriate exhibit objects.
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Guadalupe Ramos discussing Mexican American foodways in her home

Guadalupe Ramos discussing Mexican American foodways in her home

Date
1985-03-04
Description
Seventeen color slides. Ramos with her children in her home discussing Mexican American foodways. Also includes images of religious objects in her house. The children in the slides were the offspring of fern farm workers in the area that Ramos watched. 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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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1576_t86-019Interview with weaver Florette SemigranSoundFieldwork
Interviewing
Interviews
Sound recordings
Life histories
Oral histories
Jews
Religious art
Family history
Judaism
Religion
Decorative arts
Weavers
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a_s1576_t86-018Jacob Sheiniuk interview for the Miami-Dade Folk Arts SurveySoundField recordings
Metalworking
Material culture
Figurines
Jewish Americans
Lithuanian Americans
Religious art
Decorative arts
Welders
Sculpture
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a_s1576_t86-017Nancy Greenberg interview for the Miami-Dade Folklife SurveySoundField recordings
Contracts
Marriage
Weddings
Jewish Americans
Jewish law
Religious art
Interviews
Oral narratives
Life histories
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a_s1576_67_c97-065Friday program at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 5)SoundFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Oral performance
Life histories
Interviewing
African Americans
Art
Religious art
Art and religion
Artists
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a_s1680_02_tape06Interview with ketubah maker Uriel GoldsmithSoundFieldwork
Interviews
Judaism
Religious rites
Religious art
Marriage contracts
Arts, Jewish
Jewish Americans
Jewish art and symbolism
Decorative arts
Ketubah
Life histories
Oral histories
Oral communication
Sound recordings
Artists
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a_s1576_t90-079Jewish Purim Play performance at the 1990 Florida Folk Festival (Florida Folklife Area)SoundActors
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Workshops (Adult education)
Demonstrations
Arts, Jewish
Jewish Americans
Theater
Religious art
Holidays and festivals
Play
Judaism
Purim
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Demonstrations at the 1979 Florida Folk FestivalDemonstrations at the 1979 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageFestivals
Folklore revival festivals
Folk festivals
Craft
Demonstrations
Domestic arts
Decorative arts
African Americans
Cornhusk craft
Furniture
Religious art
Marriage contracts
Jews United States
Guitar
Quilts
Seminole Indians
Artisans
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Florette Semigran making prayer shawls (tallitot)Florette Semigran making prayer shawls (tallitot)Still ImageFieldwork
Craft
Material culture
Weaving
Textile arts
Judaism
Religious art
Religion
Shawls
Jews
Women weavers
Weavers
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Greek icon paintings by Hope OdzakGreek icon paintings by Hope OdzakStill ImagePainters
Artists
Fieldwork
Painting
Iconography
Icons
Religious art
Art and religion
Christian art and symbolism
Christianity
Decorative arts
Material culture
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Guadalupe Ramos discussing Mexican American foodways in her homeGuadalupe Ramos discussing Mexican American foodways in her homeStill ImageFieldwork
Research methods
Interviewing
Food
Food habits
Tools
Catholics
Religious art
Christianity
Cooking and dining
Children
Mexican Americans
Ethnicity, Mexico
Mexican American cookery
Cooks
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