26 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Shells"
Shell decorated graves

Shell decorated graves

Date
1987
Description
Eleven color slides. Images are dark. The Florida Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1987 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalis, Steve Frangos, 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.
Collection
Barry Master demonstrating coquina architecture at the 1983 Flordia Folk Festival

Barry Master demonstrating coquina architecture at the 1983 Flordia Folk Festival

Date
1983-05
Description
Five color slides. Coquina is a type of rock that naturally develops from discarded coquina shells. Found mostly on Anastasia Island near St. Augustine, Florida.
Collection
Interview with shell player Limone Joseph

Interview with shell player Limone Joseph

Date
1985-08-17
Description
One reel to reel tape (also copied onto audio cassette: C86-101). Interview with Po Lambi player (Haitian shell playing). The skill was used in rural Haitian villages to signal social gatherings, as work songs, and during harvesting. It is usually played with drums, and is of African origins. For Haitians, it is a symbol of their culture. He discusses learning po lambi; uses of it; life in rural Haiti; moving to the US (c. 1975); getting degree in Social Sciences; his family's reaction to his learning po lambi; history of the tradition; and teaching Haitian folklife to others. For images of Joseph, see S 1577, v. 41, S86-4721 - S86-4727. 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.
Collection
Metro-Dade Folklife Area at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival: shell player Limone Joseph

Metro-Dade Folklife Area at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival: shell player Limone Joseph

Date
1986-05-24
Description
Seven color slides. Joseph leading a po lambi (Haitian shell playing) workshop. The skill was used in rural Haitian villages to signal social gatherings, as work songs, and harvesting. It is usuaslly played with drums, and is of African origin. For Haitians, it is a symbol of their culture. For an interveiw with Joseph, see S 1576, T86-58 (C86-101). 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.
Collection
1986 Florida Folk Festival (12 of 17)

1986 Florida Folk Festival (12 of 17)

Date
1986-05-24
Description
One video cassette. (3/4" tape) 20 minutes. Po lambi was used in rural Haitian villages to signal social gatherings, as work songs, and harvesting. It is usuaslly played with drums, and is of African origin. For Haitians, it is a symbol of their culture. For an interveiw with Joseph, see S 1576, T86-58 (C86-101).
Collection
Friday performances at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Reel 1)

Friday performances at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Reel 1)

Date
1986-05-23
Description
One reel to reel recording. (Copied onto C86-65.) Joseph played Pa Lambi (conch shell). He also discusses its history and uses. He is joined by several Haitian dancers. The folklife area in 1986 focused on Miami-Dade, which stemmed from fieldwork work on the 1986 Miami-Dade Folklife Survey, conducted by Lauri Sommers, Tina Bucuvalas, and Nancy Nusz.
Collection
Friday performances at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 7)

Friday performances at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 7)

Date
1986-05-23
Description
One reel to reel recording. Bulger and Boltin served as emcees.
Collection
Saturday performances at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Reel 1)

Saturday performances at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Reel 1)

Date
1986-05-24
Description
One reel to reel recording. (Copied onto C86-76.) Friedland served as emcee. Joseph played Pa Lambi (conch shell). He also discusses its history and uses. He is joined by several Haitian dancers. The folklife area in 1986 focused on Miami-Dade, which stemmed from fieldwork work on the 1986 Miami-Dade Folklife Survey, conducted by Lauri Sommers, Tina Bucuvalas, and Nancy Nusz.
Collection
Sunday performances at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Reel 1)

Sunday performances at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Reel 1)

Date
1986-05-25
Description
One reel to reel recording. (Copied onto C86-88.) Joseph played Pa Lambi (conch shell). He also discusses its history and uses. He is joined by several Haitian dancers. The folklife area in 1986 focused on Miami-Dade, which stemmed from fieldwork work on the 1986 Miami-Dade Folklife Survey, conducted by Lauri Sommers, Tina Bucuvalas, and Nancy Nusz.
Collection
Sunday performances at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Reel 7)

Sunday performances at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Reel 7)

Date
1986-05-25
Description
One reel to reel recording. (Copied onto C86-94.) Joseph played Po Lambi (conch shell). He also discusses its history and uses. He is joined by several Haitian dancers. The folklife area in 1986 focused on Miami-Dade, which stemmed from fieldwork work on the 1986 Miami-Dade Folklife Survey, conducted by Lauri Sommers, Tina Bucuvalas, and Nancy Nusz.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Shell decorated gravesShell decorated gravesStill ImageFieldwork
Shells
Grave markers
Graves
Death rites
Community culture
Cemeteries
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Barry Master demonstrating coquina architecture at the 1983 Flordia Folk FestivalBarry Master demonstrating coquina architecture at the 1983 Flordia Folk FestivalStill ImageFolk festivals
Special events
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Demonstrations
Architecture
Occupational groups
Coquina
Shells
Rocks
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a_s1576_t86-058Interview with shell player Limone JosephSoundFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Demonstrations
Music
Latinos
Haitian Americans
Shells
Interviewing
Interviews
Life histories
Drums
Musicians
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Metro-Dade Folklife Area at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival: shell player Limone JosephMetro-Dade Folklife Area at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival: shell player Limone JosephStill ImageFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Demonstrations
Music
Latinos
Haitian Americans
Shells
Workshops (Adult education)
Musicians
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1986 Florida Folk Festival (12 of 17)1986 Florida Folk Festival (12 of 17)Moving ImageMusicians
Singers
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Singing
Shells
African Americans
Arts, Haitian
Haitian Americans
Musical instruments
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a_s1576_t86-022Friday performances at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Reel 1)SoundMusicians
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Workshops (Adult education)
Arts, Haitian
Haitian Americans
Music performance
Shells
Demonstrations
Dancers
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a_s1576_t86-107Friday performances at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 7)SoundMusicians
Singers
Drummers (Musicians)
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Music performance
Shells
Drum music
Arts, Haitian
Haitian Americans
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a_s1576_t86-033Saturday performances at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Reel 1)SoundMusicians
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Workshops (Adult education)
Arts, Haitian
Haitian Americans
Music performance
Shells
Demonstrations
Dancers
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a_s1576_t86-045Sunday performances at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Reel 1)SoundMusicians
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Workshops (Adult education)
Arts, Haitian
Haitian Americans
Music performance
Shells
Demonstrations
Dancers
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a_s1576_t86-051Sunday performances at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Reel 7)SoundMusicians
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Workshops (Adult education)
Arts, Haitian
Haitian Americans
Music performance
Shells
Demonstrations
Dancers
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