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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
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
Bill and Doris Boger with their carvings and baskets

Bill and Doris Boger with their carvings and baskets

Date
1987-06
Description
Fourteen color slides. Images of Bill's wood carving, and Doris' baskets. He was from Chunn's Cove, North Carolina, and she from Alabama. For more information on them, see S 1704, box 1, folder 1. They both dabbled in many crafts. 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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Florida architecture: Architecture of White Springs

Florida architecture: Architecture of White Springs

Date
1978-04
Description
Thirty-four color slides. Images of White Springs architecture, focusing on natural elements such as rocks, stones, and shells. Missing are slides S78-765, 779, 782.
Collection
Florida architecture: St. Augustine structures

Florida architecture: St. Augustine structures

Date
1978-05
Description
Ten color slides. Images of various colonial structures in St. Augustine focusing on coquina (a shellrock found in the area). Slides S78-86 and S78-869 are missing.
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.
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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.
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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
Rev. Thurlow Weed performing at the 1978 Florida Folk Festival

Rev. Thurlow Weed performing at the 1978 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1978-05
Description
One black and white print. Weed was from Key West.
Collection
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
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
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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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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Bill and Doris Boger with their carvings and basketsBill and Doris Boger with their carvings and basketsStill ImageWood carvers
Basket maker
Fieldwork
Craft
Shells
Decorative arts
Material culture
Pine needle crafts
Baskets
Workshops
Figurines
Wood carving
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Florida architecture: Architecture of White SpringsFlorida architecture: Architecture of White SpringsStill ImageFieldwork
Architecture
Bricks
Stone structures
Stone
Rocks
Material culture
Construction + architecture
Houses
Shells
Porches
Dwellings
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Florida architecture: St. Augustine structuresFlorida architecture: St. Augustine structuresStill ImageFieldwork
Architecture
Coquina
Stone structures
Stone walls
Shells
Colonial architecture
Windows
Buildings
Structures
Community culture
Bricks
Chimneys
Mortar
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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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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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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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Rev. Thurlow Weed performing at the 1978 Florida Folk FestivalRev. Thurlow Weed performing at the 1978 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageFestivals
Folklore revival festivals
Shells
Music performance
Musical instruments
Performing arts
Music
Musicians
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Shell decorated gravesShell decorated gravesStill ImageFieldwork
Shells
Grave markers
Graves
Death rites
Community culture
Cemeteries
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