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Bufo theater performing Juan (Bolito) Landa applying blackface

Bufo theater performing Juan (Bolito) Landa applying blackface

Date
1985-07-28
Description
Eleven color slides. Juan (Bolito) Landa was an actor at Miami's Pro Teatro Cubano, which presents bufo theater productions (Cuban vaudeville/satirical comedies). Bufo theater was often performed in Havana before Fidel Castro came to power. The character Landa played was El Negrito, a trickster figure who worked for Gallego, a Spanish businessman. For more of Landa and Pro Teatro Cubano, see S1577, v. 43, S87-1027 - S87-1043. For an interview with Landa, see S 1576, reel T85-141. 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
Images of the 1983 Florida Folk Festival

Images of the 1983 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1983-05-28
Description
One proof sheet with 36 black and white images (plus negatives). Includes broom maker Masters, basket maker Jones, blues singer Tom Walton, Festival director Boltin, Grooms performing with Billie and fiddler Baldwin, Slavin performing on the dulcimer, and the St. George Street players presenting a short play. Also images of puppets, the Stage III (Folklife Area) tent, and a camera operator from WUFT-TV.
Collection
Images of the 1983 Florida Folk Festival

Images of the 1983 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1983-05-28
Description
One proof sheet with 36 black and white images (plus negatives). Includes one image of folk singer-guitarist Grooms, one of blues singer McClain, one of Landon Walker sitting in the audience, seven of basket maker Jones, two of hammered dulcimer player Slavin, three of a local church choir, three of fiddler Chalford, and five of the Suwannee River Cloggers performing at the Old Marble Stage.
Collection
Images of the 1983 Florida Folk Festival

Images of the 1983 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1983-05
Description
One proof sheet with seven black and white images (plus negatives).
Collection
Images of the 1983 Florida Folk Festival

Images of the 1983 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1983-05
Description
One proof sheet with nine black and white images (plus negatives).
Collection
Images of the 1983 Florida Folk Festival

Images of the 1983 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1983-05
Description
One proof sheet with ten black and white images (plus negatives). Images of the St. George Street players, and of the White Springs bell tower.
Collection
Images of Thelma Boltin

Images of Thelma Boltin

Date
Description
Sixteen black and white prints. Various photos of Folk Festival director and performer, including performing with Gainesville Little Theater, with children at the Florida Folk Festival, and other events. c. 1950s
Collection
Interview with vaudevillian Milt Ross

Interview with vaudevillian Milt Ross

Date
1985-08-02
Description
Two reel to reel tapes (Copied onto C86-58 and C86-59). Interview with vaudeville performer (singer/comedian/mimic) Milt Ross. He discusses his education in Jewish schools; his family background; being discovered in Miami at 15 by Al Jolson; travelling with Jolson; Yiddish theater; sources of material for his act; Miami night clubs; Martha Raye; cantorial work; George Jessel; and types of shows. The term vaudeville was an American word coined in the 1840s, and refers to a variety show comprised of a series of unconnected acts (singing, comedy, dancing, etc.). 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
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.
Collection
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
1990-05-25
Description
One reel to reel recording. Cantrell served as the emcee. A play performance of the book of Esther. 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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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Bufo theater performing Juan (Bolito) Landa applying blackfaceBufo theater performing Juan (Bolito) Landa applying blackfaceStill ImageFieldwork
Cosmetics
Blackface entertainers
Minstrel shows
Theatrical makeup
Theater
Comedy
Entertainment
Performing arts
Vaudeville
Actors
Entertainers
Performers
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Images of the 1983 Florida Folk FestivalImages of the 1983 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageSingers
Musicians
Basket maker
Guitarist
Broom makers
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Television cameras
Singing
Broom making
Guitarists
Fiddling
Basket work
Basket making
Native Americans
Cherokee Indians
Seminole Indians
African Americans
Theater
Traveling theater
Acting
Tents
Puppets
Dulcimer
Actors
Fiddlers
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Images of the 1983 Florida Folk FestivalImages of the 1983 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageSingers
Musicians
Blues singers
Guitarist
Choruses
Basket maker
Fiddlers
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Guitar music
Choir singing
Choirs (music)
Basket making
African Americans
Basket work
Basketry
Theater
Traveling theater
Acting
Cherokee Indians
Folk singers
Clog dancing
Clogging
Actors
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Images of the 1983 Florida Folk FestivalImages of the 1983 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageBlacksmiths
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Acting
Theater
Traveling theater
Tools
Demonstrations
Dance
Actors
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Images of the 1983 Florida Folk FestivalImages of the 1983 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageQuiltmakers
Spinner
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Acting
Traveling theater
Theater
Quilting
Quilts
Quilted goods
Spinning
Spinning wheels
Actors
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Images of the 1983 Florida Folk FestivalImages of the 1983 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImagePerformers
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Theater
Traveling theater
Acting
Buildings
Carillons
Architecture
Towers
Bell towers
Park facilities
Actors
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Images of Thelma BoltinImages of Thelma BoltinStill ImageActing
Drama
Theater
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Storytellers
Performers
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a_s1576_t86-015Interview with vaudevillian Milt RossSoundFieldwork
Interviewing
Entertainment
Vaudeville
Oral narratives
Jewish Americans
Acting
Jokes
Theater
Singers
Family history
Yiddish language
Theater, Yiddish
Drama
Performers
Comedians
Entertainers
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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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a_s1576_t90-065Jewish Purim Play performance at the 1990 Florida Folk Festival (Florida Folklife Area)SoundActors
Performers
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Workshops (Adult education)
Demonstrations
Play
Theater
Purim
Arts, Jewish
Jewish Americans
Narratives
Judaism
Holidays and festivals
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