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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Geographic Term is exactly "Dade County (Fla.)"
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Haitian storyteller Liliane Louis

Haitian storyteller Liliane Louis

Date
1985-08-03
Description
Two reel to reel tapes. Recording of Louis telling various Haitian stories. 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.
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Hallan Daphnis interview

Hallan Daphnis interview

Date
1981-08-17
Description
One audio cassette. Daphnis, a radio announcer for the Compas Creole radio show, discusses why he immigrated to the United States; his education in the U.S.; his work with the H.A.C.A.D., Haitian American Community Association of Dade; the Little Havana neighborhood; traditional celebrations; Haitian folk music; the similarities between Little Haiti in Miami and Haiti itself; trends in Haitian immigration to the U.S.; negative stories put out by the media about Haitians, especially regarding voodoo; the arts and Haitian artists; local Haitian restaurants in Little Haiti, etc. Copied from T81-80, though the reel is missing
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Ilusión 60 performance at Club Bosque

Ilusión 60 performance at Club Bosque

Date
1985-08-12
Description
Two reel-to-reel tapes, copied onto audiocassettes C86-114 and C86-115. Ilusión 60, a six-piece Cuban charanga ensemble, performs a cha-cha-cha, a merengue, a bolero, and various salsa tunes at a Miami supper club called Club Bosque. The evening is a tribute to Rivero, a well known pianist and composer in Miami. Rivero and vocalist La India de Oriente join the ensemble for Rivero's original compositions, "Virgen de Regla" and "Eleguá (El Niño de Atocha)." Vocalist Macuye joins the ensemble on the last three tracks.
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Interview with and music performance by harmonica player Samuel Young

Interview with and music performance by harmonica player Samuel Young

Date
1985-09-14
Description
One reel to reel (also copied onto audio cassette: C86-55). Interview with harmonica player Young. Includes Young playing his harmonica. 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.
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Interview with and peformance by harpist Jesus Rodriguez

Interview with and peformance by harpist Jesus Rodriguez

Date
1985-08-21
Description
One reel to reel tape. (Copied onto C86-119.) Venezuelan harpist Rodriguez was entirely self-taught. During the interview, he discusses how he learned to play the harp; coming to the US in 1973; how harps are made; harp songs; and his career. The Venezuelan harp was introduced to South American by the Spanish, and it retains many archaic features not found in classical harps today. 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.

 

 

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Interview with and performance by Haitian singer-composer Kiki Wainwright

Interview with and performance by Haitian singer-composer Kiki Wainwright

Date
1985-08-04
Description
Two reel to reel tapes. (Copied onto C86-108/109) Interview with Wainwright. He discusses dancing and singing in Haiti; forming in a dance troupe; his career in Miami; writing songs; and singers in Haiti. Also includes Wainwright performing ten songs. NOTE: According to the depositor agreement, Wainwright's performances can not be used for commercial purposes. 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.
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Interview with bluegrass performer E. Gordon Rouse

Interview with bluegrass performer E. Gordon Rouse

Date
1985-08-07
Description
Two reel to reel tapes. (Copied onto C86-125/126.) Interview with bluegrass composer and performer E. Gordon Rouse (with his wife Carrie), famed as the co-author (with brother Erwin) of the Orange Blossom Special. The Rouse Brothers, originally from North Carolina, settled permanently in Florida in the 1940s. They performed as a hillbilly act, including original bluegrass songs, jokes, and stories. Rouse discusses family history; learning music; early country and bluegrass music; writing Orange Blossom Special; his performing career; working with Johnny Cash; Miami theaters; the break-up of the Rouse Brothers; and recent work. 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.
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Interview with blues singer W.C. Baker

Interview with blues singer W.C. Baker

Date
1985-09-10
Description
Two reel to reel tapes. (Copied onto C86-132/133.) Interview with blues singer and Dixieland jazz musician William C. Baker. Born in Live Oak, Baker was a blues singer known as Big Boy Baker in the 1930s-1950s. He recorded numerous records in Florida and Chicago, and even won Amateur Night at the Apollo in 1948. He moved to Miami in the 1950s. After a car accident in the 1950s, he switched to Dixieland jazz, and formed the Dixie Cooperates. He discusses starting out in music in Live Oak; his musical influences; black life in North Florida; moving to Chicago; life in Pompano Beach; appearing on radio in Fort Lauderdale (WFTL); recording 78rpm albums in Miami; various Florida night clubs; forming his band; his car accident; and Dixieland jazz. For a performance by Baker and his band, see S 1576, T86-88 - T86-90. For more information, see the fieldnotes on W.C. Baker in S 1628, Box 1, folder 10. 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.
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Interview with boat builder Glen Simmons

Interview with boat builder Glen Simmons

Date
1985-09-05
Description
Two reel to reels (copied onto audio cassette: C86-48 and C86-158.) Interview with Everglades native, hunter, and boat builder Simmons. He discusses hunting alligators; trapping otters and other animals; trading with Seminole Indians; life during the Depression; Everglades drainage; building skiffs; dug out canoes; and camping in the Everglades. 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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Interview with Cuban cigar maker Raphael Martinez

Interview with Cuban cigar maker Raphael Martinez

Date
1980-04-02
Description
Three reel to reels. The interview is in Spanish, with Hernandez translating. Reel T80-43 has the original interview in Spanish. Reel T80-42 has an English translation. Reel T80-43b is a duplicate of T80-43. Martinez discusses emigrating from Cuba to Florida in 1962; making cigars; cigar factories in South Florida; the cigar making process; lectors (people who read out loud while workers rolled cigars); gender roles in the business; and the differences in Tampa and Miami cigars. Excerpts from the interview can be found on T80-94. Interview conducted for a slide/tape program on Cuban-Americans, a copy of which can be found on T80-95.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1576_t85-147Haitian storyteller Liliane LouisSoundFieldwork
Tales
Storytelling
Arts, Haitian
Haitian Americans
African Americans
Oral narratives
Storytellers
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a_s1576_06_c81-051aHallan Daphnis interviewSoundField recordings
Haitian Americans
Emigration and immigration
Arts, Haitian
Radio broadcasters
Radio announcing
Interviews
Latinos
Life histories
Oral histories
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a_s1576_t86-072Ilusión 60 performance at Club BosqueSoundField recordings
Music -- Performance
Cubans
Charanga
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a_s1576_t86-011Interview with and music performance by harmonica player Samuel YoungSoundFieldwork
Harmonica music
Harmonicas
Wind instruments
African Americans
Interviews
Oral histories
Life histories
Music performance
Musical instruments
Sound recordings
Blues (Music)
Blues singers
Musicians
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a_s1576_t86-077Interview with and peformance by harpist Jesus RodriguezSoundFieldwork
Music performance
Latinos
Harp music
Performers
Performing arts
Venezuelan Americans
String instruments
Harps
Oral histories
Life histories
Interviews
Harpists
Musicians
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a_s1576_t86-066Interview with and performance by Haitian singer-composer Kiki WainwrightSoundFieldwork
Haitian Americans
Composers
African Americans
Music
Performing arts
Calypso music
Music business
Interviewing
Interviews
Oral histories
Music performance
Musicians
Social workers
Singers
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a_s1576_t86-084Interview with bluegrass performer E. Gordon RouseSoundFieldwork
Oral histories
Performing arts
Performers
Life histories
Bluegrass music
String bands
Musical traditions, Anglo-Americans
Interviewing
Interviews
Composers
Composer
Bluegrass musicians
Musicians
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a_s1576_t86-091Interview with blues singer W.C. BakerSoundBlues singers
Fieldwork
Interviews
Jazz songs
Blues (Music)
African Americans
Old time music
Dixieland music
Music performance
Performing arts
Singing
Life histories
Oral histories
Bands (Music)
Musical groups
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a_s1576_t86-002Interview with boat builder Glen SimmonsSoundBoatbuilders
Fieldwork
Sound recordings
Life histories
Oral histories
Oral narratives
Boatbuilding
Boats and boating
Wetland animals
Swamp animals
Wetlands
Swamps
Nature
Seminole Indians
Native Americans
Alligators
Skiffs
Canoes
Hunting
Animal traps
Trapping
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a_s1576_t80-042Interview with Cuban cigar maker Raphael MartinezSoundFieldwork
Oral histories
Interviews
Personal experience narratives
Cigar industry
Cuban Americans
Latinos
Cigar making
Emigration and immigration
Occupational groups
Factories
Labor
Tobacco
Workplace
Gender roles
Cigar makers
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