26 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Shells"
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
Maggie Melton with her native materials craft

Maggie Melton with her native materials craft

Date
1979-11
Description
Seventeen color slides. Melton with her native material crafts, including gourds, rattlesnake hides, turtle shells, and other shells.
Collection
Limone Joseph demonstrates polambi

Limone Joseph demonstrates polambi

Date
1985-08
Description
Two color slides. The Po lambi was a Haitian musical instrument. The skill was used in rural Haitian villages to signal social gatherings, as work songs, and harvetsing. It is usuaslly played with drums, and is of African origins. For Haitians, it is a symbol of their culture. 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.
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
Interview with conch shell player Rev. Thurlow Weed

Interview with conch shell player Rev. Thurlow Weed

Date
1977-01-30
Description
One audio cassette. Interview on side 1, music performance on side 2. Thurlow describes how he doesn't use music notes to play the conch shell; how shells are used for communication on boats in Key West, Bahamas, Hawaii; how he holds a BA in music; and how he plays the instrument. He also demonstrates playing the conch shell.
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Interview with Amish artists Menno and Idah Ebersol

Interview with Amish artists Menno and Idah Ebersol

Date
1987-01-02
Description
One audio cassette. 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 project 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
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
Friday performances at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Reel 5)

Friday performances at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Reel 5)

Date
1986-05-23
Description
One reel to reel recording. Copied onto C86-69. Joseph plays po lambi (conch shell). He also discusses its history and uses. Andre Max and George Edmond play drums and rhythm sticks. Gavilarine Moraville dances. Jaime Bronsztein, born 1940 plays traditional Jewish wedding songs, klezmer music. 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.
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Friday performances at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Reel 2)

Friday performances at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Reel 2)

Date
1986-05-23
Description
One reel to reel recordings. C(Copied onto C86-66.) End of Josepg Limone's peformance (see T86-22). Ranger-Brown told several stories, sang "Island in the Sun," and demonstrates various dances. 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.
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Friday performances at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Reel 10)

Friday performances at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Reel 10)

Date
1986-05-23
Description
One reel to reel recording. Copied onto C86-74. Jesus Rodriguez on Venezuelan harp, Henry Rodriguez on maracas, and Nelson Zuleta on quatro. Joseph played po lambi (conch shell). He also discusses its history and uses. Andre Max and George Edmond play drums and rhythm sticks. Gavilarine Moraville performs traditional Haitian dances. 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
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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Maggie Melton with her native materials craftMaggie Melton with her native materials craftStill ImageArtisans
Fieldwork
Craft
Material culture
Nature
Rattlesnakes
Shells
Sea turtles
Gourds
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Limone Joseph demonstrates polambiLimone Joseph demonstrates polambiStill ImageFieldwork
Musical instruments
Music performance
Shells
Haitian Americans
African Americans
Arts, Haitian
Musicians
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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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a_s1576_01_c77-021Interview with conch shell player Rev. Thurlow WeedSoundShells
Interviews
Oral narratives
Musical instruments
Life histories
Music performance
Oral histories
Musicians
Preachers
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a_s1708_04_tape09Interview with Amish artists Menno and Idah EbersolSoundFieldwork
Oral histories
Life histories
Sound recordings
Interviews
Art, Mennonite
Mennonites
Quilted goods
Quilting
Needlework
Shells
Carpentry
Carpenters
Quiltmakers
Needleworkers
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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_t86-026Friday performances at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Reel 5)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Workshops (Adult education)
Arts, Haitian
Haitian Americans
Music performance
Shells
Arts, Venezuelan
Venezuelan Americans
Harp music
Musicians
Harpists
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a_s1576_t86-023Friday performances at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Reel 2)SoundSingers
Dancers
Storytellers
Musicians
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Workshops (Adult education)
Arts, Jamaican
Jamaican Americans
Music performance
Storytelling
Dance
Demonstrations
Arts, Haitian
Shells
Haitian Americans
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a_s1576_t86-031Friday performances at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Reel 10)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Arts, Haitian
Music performance
Shells
Musical groups
Music Latin America
Harp music
Haitian Americans
Venezuelan Americans
Arts, Venezuelan
Latinos
Musicians
Dancers
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