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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Rites and ceremonies"
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1986 Florida Folk Heritage Award ceremony

1986 Florida Folk Heritage Award ceremony

Date
1986-07-30
Description
Twenty color slides. Held in the Capitol rotunda, the Florida Folk Heritage Awards were given to McClain, Edward Flemming, and Morgan. The ceremony also included dancing and music. Based on recommendations from the Florida Folklife Council, the Secretary of State confers Florida Folk Heritage Awards annually. The awards are given to outstanding folk artists and folk culture advocates who have made long-standing contributions to the folk cultural resources of the state. Established in 1985, the program parallels the National Heritage Fellowships.
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Atsuko Lefcourte demonstrating Japanese Tea Ceremony and flower arranging (ikebana)

Atsuko Lefcourte demonstrating Japanese Tea Ceremony and flower arranging (ikebana)

Date
1986-08-23
Description
Twenty-one color slides. Ikebana (Way of the Flower) is the Japanese tradition of flower arranging. It originated in China in the 6th century. Lefcourte was born in Osaka, Japan where she learned the art of the tea ceremony and flower arranging. She moved to Florida in 1975. For more info on Lefcourte, see S 1644, box 3, folder 11. Folk Arts in Education Project in Palm Beach County was a joint venture between the Palm Beach County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was conducted between 1986 and 1987 by folklorist Jan Rosenberg with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. The goal was to impart an appreciation of multi-ethnic traditions and provide a sense of place to the mobile student population. The project focused on the Florida Studies component for fourth grade students. The project consisted of field research to identify local traditions and folk artists, a series of five two-day seminars to acquaint teachers with the use of folklore and folk arts, in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist, which included visits by local folk artists. In total, the project involved 15 schools with 779 students.
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Bar mitsvah ceremony

Bar mitsvah ceremony

Date
1985-08
Description
Five color slides. The Dade Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1985 and 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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Birthday party for folk program employee Bob McNeil at the Stephen Foster Center

Birthday party for folk program employee Bob McNeil at the Stephen Foster Center

Date
1982-05
Description
Six color slides.
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Celebration of Ermita de la Caridad

Celebration of Ermita de la Caridad

Date
1985-09-07
Description
Twenty color slides. Celebration of the Ermita (La Virgin) de la Caridad, held at the Miami Stadium. Images are hard to see- they were taken a distance away. The Metro-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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Copies of 1957 Mayport photos

Copies of 1957 Mayport photos

Date
1957
Description
Nineteen black and white slides. Images of shrimp boats, a memorial service, and shrimpers in Mayport, ca. 1957. Copied from the family photographs of Geraldine Gabagen Margerum. Between 1986 and 1987, a partnership between the Florida Folklife Program and the American Folk Center created the Maritime Heritage Survey Project. Focusing on Gulf and Atlantic fishing cultures, and utilizing photographs, slides, oral histories, and on-site interviews, the survey climaxed with a demonstration area at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival. The three main researchers were Nancy Nusz, Merri Belland, and project director David Taylor. Additional information on the project may be found in Taylor's project files in S 1716.
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Dedication ceremony for the Minorcan Cultural Exchange Tour at the Bal Harbor Hotel

Dedication ceremony for the Minorcan Cultural Exchange Tour at the Bal Harbor Hotel

Date
1983-10-06
Description
Twenty-nine color slides. 14-16: Firestone and Rubio; 17: Firestone, Rubio, and Bulger; 18: Capella Davidson choir; 19-38: dedication ceremony. The Minorcan Cultural Exchange Tour, which ran from 10/6-13/1983, was created through an agreement between the Florida Dept. of State and the Mediterranean island of Minorca to celebrate Florida's two hundred year Minorcan heritage. First brought over as workers for a British plantation in the 1770s, most soon escaped the harsh working conditions and settled in St. Augustine. The tour was organized by Secretary of State George Firestone, the Bureau of Florida Folklife (Bulger, Belland, Loomis), Division of Historical Resources (Jean Lee and Paul Weaver) and the Florida Museum of History (Pat Wickman). The tour, with 140 performers and delegates from Minorca, consisted of a series of public performances and emerged out of the smaller program, the Minorcan Heritage Week held in May 1983. The tour traveled from St. Augustine, to the University of Florida, to EPCOT, to Cypress Gardens, then finally to Miami for departure back to Spain. Some records for the tour can be found in S 1578, Box 3, folder 81.
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Departure of the participants of the Minorcan Cultural Exchange Tour

Departure of the participants of the Minorcan Cultural Exchange Tour

Date
1984-10-10
Description
Eleven color slides. 400-401: At the airport 515-417: Peggy Bulger, Jean Lee, Ormond Loomis, Pat Wickman; 418-422: Tour buses. The Minorcan Cultural Exchange Tour, which ran from 10/6-13/1983, was created through an agreement between Florida Dept. of State and Minorca to celebrate Florida's two hundred year Minorcan heritage. First brought over as workers for a British plantation in the 1770s, most soon escaped the harsh working conditions and settled in St. Augustine. The tour, organized by Secretary of State George Firestone, the Bureau of Florida Folklife (Bulger, Belland, Loomis), Division of Historical Resources (Jean Lee and Paul Weaver) and the Florida Museum of History (Pat Wickman). The tour, with 140 performers and delegates from Minorca, consisted of a series of public performances and emerged out of the smaller program, the Minorcan Heritage Week held in May 1983. The tour traveled from St. Augustine, to the University of Florida, to EPCOT, to Cypress Gardens, then finally to Miami for departure back to Spain. Some records for the tour can be found in S 1578, Box 3, folder 81.
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Fieldwork for Every Island Has Its Own Song: Nikitas Tsimouris at Epiphany Celebration (Video 35)

Fieldwork for Every Island Has Its Own Song: Nikitas Tsimouris at Epiphany Celebration (Video 35)

Date
1987-11
Description
One video cassette. 20 minutes. (Copy found on FV-14, S 1615.) Shots of the Tsimouris family celebrating Epiphany. Created for the Every Island Has Its Own Song project. The finished product was a documentary about Nikitas Tsimouris, a Greek bagpipe player, and his family, and the Tarpon Springs Greek community he lived in. A co-production of WEDO-TV and the FFP, it was funded in part by the Florida Endowment for the Humanities. Offenbach narrated. Folklorist Michael researched, wrote and produced, and Yvonne Bryant was assistant producer.
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Fieldwork for Every Island Has Its Own Song: Tarpon Springs Epiphany Celebration (Video 36-40)

Fieldwork for Every Island Has Its Own Song: Tarpon Springs Epiphany Celebration (Video 36-40)

Date
1988-01-06
Description
Five video cassettes. (20 minutes each) (Copy of videos 36, 37, 28 found on FV-15; copies of videos 39 & 40 found on FV-16, S 1615.) The Epiphany of Our Lord is a Christian rite celebrated within the Eastern Orthodox faith. Epiphany is a Greek word meaning to make known, and refers to the visit of the Magi to Christ,thereby making him known to the world. It is the climax of the twelve days of Christmas. Tarpon Springs boasts a large Greek American community. Created for the Every Island Has Its Own Song project. The finished product was a documentary about Nikitas Tsimouris, a Greek bagpipe player, and his family, and the Tarpon Springs Greek community he lived in. A co-production of WEDO-TV and the FFP, it was funded in part by the Florida Endowment for the Humanities. Offenbach narrated. Folklorist Michael researched, wrote and produced, and Yvonne Bryant was assistant producer.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
1986 Florida Folk Heritage Award ceremony1986 Florida Folk Heritage Award ceremonyStill ImageArtisans
Basket maker
Cooks
African Americans
Awards
Blues singers
Rites and ceremonies
Public officials
Public officers
String bands
Clogging
Dancers
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Atsuko Lefcourte demonstrating Japanese Tea Ceremony and flower arranging (ikebana)Atsuko Lefcourte demonstrating Japanese Tea Ceremony and flower arranging (ikebana)Still ImageTea masters
Flower arrangers
Fieldwork
Flower arrangement, Japanese
Flowers
Rites and ceremonies
Arts, Japanese
Japanese Americans
Asian Americans
Asian American arts
Food preparation
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Bar mitsvah ceremonyBar mitsvah ceremonyStill ImageFieldwork
Rites and ceremonies
Bar mitzvah
Jewish Americans
Religion
Judaism
Jews
Rites of passage
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Birthday party for folk program employee Bob McNeil at the Stephen Foster CenterBirthday party for folk program employee Bob McNeil at the Stephen Foster CenterStill ImageSpecial events
Cooking and dining
Social gatherings
Calendar rites
Rites and ceremonies
Folklorists
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Celebration of Ermita de la CaridadCelebration of Ermita de la CaridadStill ImageReligion
Religious rites
Christianity
Catholics
Community culture
Calendar rites
Rites and ceremonies
Latinos
Cuban Americans
Priests
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Copies of 1957 Mayport photosCopies of 1957 Mayport photosStill ImageFieldwork
Boats and boating
Trawls and trawling
Special events
Fishing Equipment and supplies
Rites and ceremonies
Seafood gathering
Workplace
Occupational groups
Fishers
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Dedication ceremony for the Minorcan Cultural Exchange Tour at the Bal Harbor HotelDedication ceremony for the Minorcan Cultural Exchange Tour at the Bal Harbor HotelStill ImageSpecial events
Cultural exchanges
Exchange of persons programs
Rites and ceremonies
Dedications
Public speaking
Choir singing
A capella singing
Public officials
Hotels
Folklorists
Singers
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Departure of the participants of the Minorcan Cultural Exchange TourDeparture of the participants of the Minorcan Cultural Exchange TourStill ImageSpecial events
Rites and ceremonies
Tourists
Tourism
Airports
Performing arts
Music performance
Choir singing
Choirs (music)
Dancers
Minorcans
Singers
Folklorists
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Fieldwork for Every Island Has Its Own Song: Nikitas Tsimouris at Epiphany Celebration (Video 35)Fieldwork for Every Island Has Its Own Song: Nikitas Tsimouris at Epiphany Celebration (Video 35)Moving ImageFieldwork
Epiphany
Greek Americans
Rites and ceremonies
Calendar rites
Religious rites
Christianity
Catholics
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Fieldwork for Every Island Has Its Own Song: Tarpon Springs Epiphany Celebration (Video 36-40)Fieldwork for Every Island Has Its Own Song: Tarpon Springs Epiphany Celebration (Video 36-40)Moving ImageFieldwork
Epiphany
Greek Americans
Rites and ceremonies
Calendar rites
Religious rites
Christianity
Catholics
Parades
Diving
Crosses
Dance
Costumes
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