36 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Geographic Term is exactly "Homestead (Fla.)"
Interview with boat builder Glen Simmons

Interview with boat builder Glen Simmons

Date
1991-11-25
Description
Two audio cassettes. Simmons discusses boatbuilding and his lfie. For more information see S 1644, box 10, folder 11. 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 first folklorist Peter Roller, then folklorist Robert Stone. The program was continued each year through 2004.
Collection
Interview with boat builder Glen Simmons

Interview with boat builder Glen Simmons

Date
1992-06-29
Description
Two audio cassettes. 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 first folklorist Peter Roller, then folklorist Robert Stone. The program was continued each year through 2004.
Collection
Irma Gabriales interview for the Miami-Dade Folklife Survey

Irma Gabriales interview for the Miami-Dade Folklife Survey

Date
1985-09-10
Description
One reel to reel, copied onto cassette tape C86-50. Interview conducted in Gabriales home. She discusses life in Mexico, learning to dance, moving to the United States at age ten, studying fina arts in school, types of dance, pinata making, and Mexican music. For some of the recording, a lawn mower can be heard in the background.
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Lobster traps

Lobster traps

Date
1985-09-04
Description
Six color slides. Images of wooden lobster traps, built by James Lawrence, an auto mechanic. He sold them out the back of his pick-up truck (also pictured.) 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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Local musicians performing early morning Mother's Day serenatas.

Local musicians performing early morning Mother's Day serenatas.

Date
1995-05-14
Description
Twelve color slides. Images of Los Fuerza del Norte (Tomas Granado, David Avalos, and Guadalupe Rivera) performing traditional serenatas for mothers on Mother's Day. Also visible is sound engineer Paul Butterfield, who worked with folklorist Stone to create field recordings. The Mexican American Music Survey was created to document the musical traditions of Florida's various Mexican-American communities: Apopka, South Dade County, Immokalee, the St. Johns River Basin, and Central Florida. Funded by a grant from the Lila Wallace-Reader's Digest Community Folklife Program, the survey was conducted between 1994 and 1996 by folklorist Robert Stone. Among the musical traditions were serenatas, conjunto, quinceanara ritual music, ranchera Michoacana, mariachi, norteno, Tejano, and pop music. At the end of the project, a sampler music tape was created by the Florida Folklife Program for distribution to various libraries.
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Maria Pozos interview for the Miami-Dade Folklife Survey

Maria Pozos interview for the Miami-Dade Folklife Survey

Date
1985-09-05
Description
One reel-to-reel tape (copied onto C86-47). Interview with migrant laborer Pozos in her home in the Dade Labor Camp. She discusses herbal medicine, cures, cooking, and her family. Often hard to hear due to loud jets flying over (the camp is next-door to a US Air Force base).
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Mariachi Jalisco practicing

Mariachi Jalisco practicing

Date
1986-09-04
Description
Five color slides. Images are of a Mexican American mariachi band practicing in Francisco Rodriques' house. Mariachi bands, which began in the Mexican state of Jalisco, were often employed to play at special events. Full bands include trumpets, violins, and guitars. Recording of performance found on T86-76 and C86-120 in S 1576. 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.
Collection
Mario Pozos with her herb and food garden

Mario Pozos with her herb and food garden

Date
1986-09-05
Description
Five color slides. Images of Pozos in her herb garden. She used many of the herbs for medicinal purposes. She lived in the Dade Labor Camp. 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.
Collection
Metro Dade Folk Arts, 1985-1986

Metro Dade Folk Arts, 1985-1986

Date
1985-08-21
Description
One proof sheet with twenty-one black and white images. Images of South Florida/Dade County folklife. 1-4: D.A. Patel's trees; 5-14: Glade skiff built by Glen Simmons of Florida City; 15-18: Crab traps by Jim Lawrence of Homestead; 19-21: Mariachi player Francisco Rodriguez.
Collection
Migrant farmers harvesting sweet potatoes

Migrant farmers harvesting sweet potatoes

Date
1985-09-06
Description
Thirteen color slides. Images are of Latino migrant workers harvesting sweet potatos; also includes images of pickers and tractor drivers. 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.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1640_23_tape23Interview with boat builder Glen SimmonsSoundWoodworkers
Fieldwork
Interviews
Boatbuilding
Skiffs
Transportation
Waterways
Boats and boating
Personal experience narratives
Woodwork
Oral history
Oral narratives
Wood craft
Boatbuilders
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a_s1640_23_tape25Interview with boat builder Glen SimmonsSoundWoodworkers
Fieldwork
Interviews
Boatbuilding
Skiffs
Transportation
Waterways
Boats and boating
Personal experience narratives
Woodwork
Oral history
Oral narratives
Wood craft
Boatbuilders
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a_s1576_t86-006Irma Gabriales interview for the Miami-Dade Folklife SurveySoundField recordings
Interviews
Oral narratives
Dance
Latinos
Mexican Americans
PiƱatas
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Lobster trapsLobster trapsStill ImageMaritime life
Fish traps
Woodwork
Carpentry
Selling
Trucks
Fishing Equipment and supplies
Lobsters
Seafood industry
Automobile mechanics
Carpenters
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Local musicians performing early morning Mother's Day serenatas.Local musicians performing early morning Mother's Day serenatas.Still ImageMusicians
Fieldwork
Mexican Americans
Latinos
Serenades
Performing arts
Music performance
Serenatas
Mothers Day Songs and music
Arts, Mexican
Recording equipment
Sound recording
Bands (Music)
Singers
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a_s1576_t86-001Maria Pozos interview for the Miami-Dade Folklife SurveySoundPlants
Interviews
Field recordings
Oral narratives
Cooking
Foodways
Herbs
Folk beliefs
Complementary and alternative medicine
Mexican Americans
Migrant labor
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Mariachi Jalisco practicingMariachi Jalisco practicingStill ImageMusical ensembles
Latinos
Mexican Americans
Music performance
Guitarists
Guitar
String instruments
Performing arts
Horns (instruments)
Wind instruments
Trumpets
Musical instruments
Mariachi
Mariachi music
Ethnicity, Mexico
Bands (Music)
Musical groups
Musicians
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Mario Pozos with her herb and food gardenMario Pozos with her herb and food gardenStill ImagePlants
Herbs
Latinos
Mexican Americans
Beliefs and cultures
Alternative medicine
Natural medicine
Migrant workers
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Metro Dade Folk Arts, 1985-1986Metro Dade Folk Arts, 1985-1986Still ImageCrab fisheries Equipment and supplies
Boats
Boatbuilding
Fish trapping
Fishing
Trees
Material culture
Mariachi music
Music
Boatbuilders
Fishers
Musicians
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Migrant farmers harvesting sweet potatoesMigrant farmers harvesting sweet potatoesStill ImageLatinos
Farm life
Agriculture
Tractors
Farming
Farms
Labor
Workers
Migrants
Occupational groups
Crops
Migrant workers
Farm workers
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