327 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Geographic Term is exactly "Dade County (Fla.)"
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The Spiritual Harmonizers

The Spiritual Harmonizers

Date
1984-05-05
Description
Eight color slides. Images of the six-person group the Spiritual Harmonizers performing at a Miami public library. The event was part of a National Endowment for the Arts-funded folklife program and was presented at various libraries across the state using local talent.
Collection
Walter Richardson performing at a Miami public library

Walter Richardson performing at a Miami public library

Date
1984-05-05
Description
Five color slides. Images of Richardson and his musical group from the Second Baptist Church of Miami performing at a Miami public library. The event was part of a National Endowment for the Arts-funded folklife program presented at various libraries across the state using local talent.
Collection
East Indian grape arbor

East Indian grape arbor

Date
Description
Eight color slides. 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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Irish James Kelly with apprentices Linda Gesele and  Pam Carsey

Irish James Kelly with apprentices Linda Gesele and Pam Carsey

Date
1989-08
Description
Twenty color slides. For more information on Kelly and the apprentices, see S 1640, box 8, folder 9. The Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program began in 1983 with a NEA grant of $22,000. The program provided an opportunity for master folk artists to share technical skills and cultural knowledge with apprentices in order to keep the tradition alive. Apprentices must have had some experience in the tradition and agreed to train for at least six months. The first project director was Blanton Owen, later replaced by folklorist Peter Roller. The program was continued each year through 2003.
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Just The Way It Was: Fernande Forte

Just The Way It Was: Fernande Forte

Date
1990-12-17
Description
One video recording. (VHS; 29 minutes) Just the Way It Was was a cultural group that exhibited Haitian and Jamaican culture, including dance, music, and storytelling. They also had a cable access television program in Miami. This was episode #10 of that series. Forte was a member, and here in an interview with Fuller, she describes her experiences as a Haitian storyteller. She discusses apprenticing under Liliane Louis (sponsored by the Florida Folklife Program), her family life, and life in college.
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Miami Harbor in 1923

Miami Harbor in 1923

Date
1923
Description
One black and white photographic print.
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East Indian mehndi artist Farzana Kalvert and apprentices

East Indian mehndi artist Farzana Kalvert and apprentices

Date
1989
Description
One color slide, 20 black and white negatives. The Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program began in 1983 with a NEA grant of $22,000. The program provided an opportunity for master folk artists to share technical skills and cultural knowledge with apprentices in order to keep the tradition alive. Apprentices must have had some experience in the tradition and agreed to train for at least six months. The first project director was Blanton Owen, later replaced by folklorist Peter Roller. The program was continued each year through 2003.
Collection
Fly-tying workshop

Fly-tying workshop

Date
1987-08
Description
Six color slides. 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.
Collection
Gloria Cypress doing beadwork

Gloria Cypress doing beadwork

Date
1987-09
Description
Four color slides. Images are dark. Cypress was the sister of Billy Cypress, at the time the chairman of the Miccosukee Tribe. Her father was a Seminole from Big Cypress Reservation, but her mother was Miccosukee. Raised in Miami, she moved to the reservation at age 12. 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.
Collection
Nancy Greenberg with her ketubah

Nancy Greenberg with her ketubah

Date
1985-08
Description
Three color slides. Jewish marriage contract art is also known as Katubut/Katabbah/Katubah. Jewish law requires men to give women a marriage contract on their wedding day. A ketubah, usually written in Yiddish, guarantees her financial rights upon his death. The contracts are designed with art and motifs of the local Jewish community. 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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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
The Spiritual HarmonizersThe Spiritual HarmonizersStill ImageAfrican Americans
Singing
Music performance
Musical tradition, sacred
Musical tradition, African diaspora
Gospel (Black)
Gospel musicians
Religious music
Christianity
Performing arts
Libraries
Singers
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Walter Richardson performing at a Miami public libraryWalter Richardson performing at a Miami public libraryStill ImageAfrican Americans
Singing
Music performance
Pianos
Gospel (Black)
Gospel musicians
Religious music
Christianity
Performing arts
Libraries
Musicians
Pianists
Singers
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East Indian grape arborEast Indian grape arborStill ImageAgriculture
Farm life
Crops
Farms
Arbors
Vertical gardening
Grapes
Viticulture
Vineyards
Farm workers
Migrant workers
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Irish James Kelly with apprentices Linda Gesele and Pam CarseyIrish James Kelly with apprentices Linda Gesele and Pam CarseyStill ImageApprentices
Fiddles
Fiddling
String instruments
Music performance
Arts, Irish
Irish Americans
Musical instruments
Teaching of folklore
Fiddlers
Musicians
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Just The Way It Was: Fernande ForteJust The Way It Was: Fernande ForteMoving ImageApprentices
Video recording
Oral communication
Oral narratives
Storytelling
Tales
Interviews
Interviewing on television
Family history
Arts, Haitian
Haitian Americans
Jamaican Americans
Personal experience narratives
Storytellers
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Miami Harbor in 1923Miami Harbor in 1923Still ImageArchitecture/fpc/memory/omeka_images/thumbnails/catalog_photo.jpg
East Indian mehndi artist Farzana Kalvert and apprenticesEast Indian mehndi artist Farzana Kalvert and apprenticesStill ImageArtisans
Artists
Tattoo artists
Apprentices
Indian Americans
Body art
Mehndi (Body painting)
Body painting
Indian arts
Teaching of folklore
Henna
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Fly-tying workshopFly-tying workshopStill ImageArtisans
Fieldwork
Occupational groups
Workplace
Fly fishing
Material culture
Workers
Fishing tackle
Fishing Equipment and supplies
Fishing lures
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Gloria Cypress doing beadworkGloria Cypress doing beadworkStill ImageArtisans
Fieldwork
Material culture
Ethnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Mikasuki Indians
Native Americans
Beadwork
Decorative arts
Craft
Indian reservations
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Nancy Greenberg with her ketubahNancy Greenberg with her ketubahStill ImageArtists
Fieldwork
Art
Religious art
Jewish Americans
Arts, Jewish
Jewish art and symbolism
Jews
Ketubah
Marriage contracts
Legal contract
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