36 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Geographic Term is exactly "Homestead (Fla.)"
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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.
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.
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Alfredo Gallegos interview for the Mexican American Music Survey

Alfredo Gallegos interview for the Mexican American Music Survey

Date
1995-05-13
Description
One audio cassette recording. Interview by Stone with deejay Gallagos, who also owns with his brother Radio Continental (1490 AM).
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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The Florida Mexican American Music Survey sampler tape pre-production copy

The Florida Mexican American Music Survey sampler tape pre-production copy

Date
1996
Description
One audiocassette tape. The music from the sampler tape is the result of the Mexican American Music Survey, an attempt to document the musical traditions of Florida's various Mexican American communities in Apopka, South Dade County, Immokalee, the St. Johns River Basin, and Central Florida. Among the styles and genres represented on the audiocassette are cumbia, conjunto, quinceañera ritual music, ranchera, mariachi, norteño, tejano, and pop.
On tracks 1 and 2, La Fuerza del Norte (Granado, Avalos, G. Rivera, Espinoza, Jr.) perform a corrido and a ranchera at Irene Gaure's quinceañera reception in Homestead on November 12, 1994.
On tracks 3 and 4, Grupo Cassanova perform cumbias in Homestead on November 13, 1994.
On tracks 5 and 6, Los Halcones de Michoacán (Mondragon, Valdez, Abonce) perform a vals and a ranchera in Homestead on November 13, 1994.
On tracks 7 and 8, Animación del Norte perform a vals and a huapango in Homestead on November 13, 1994.
On tracks 9 and 10, La Fuerza del Norte perform a ranchera and a valsiada for a Mother's Day serenata in Homestead on May 14, 1995.
On track 11 through 13, Alviso, Rocha, and G. Rivera perform a valsiada, La Fuerza del Norte perform a ranchera, and Los Herrantes de Nuevo Leon (Espinoza,Sr., J. Rivera, Pedraza, Espinoza, Jr.) perform a chotis for a live Mother's Day broadcast on Radio Continental in Homestead on May 14, 1995.
On tracks 14 and 15, Los Fronterizos de Matamoros (the Cortez family) perform a polka and a cumbia norteña in Immokalle on April 13, 1995.
On tracks 16 and 17, Grupo Energía perform a banda medley and a pop song in Immokalee on April 13, 1995.
On tracks 18 through 20, Marimba Mayalandia, led by Rafael Rivera, perform a vals, son jalisciense, and a bolero in Orlando on May 18, 1996.
On tracks 21 and 22, Father Rojas conducts a mass and Robert Rivera, Castillo, Vargas, and Duque perform a canción for Xochitl Moreno's quinceañera at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Apopka on July 6, 1996.
On track 23, Grupo Elegancia performs a vals for Moreno's quinceañera reception at the John H. Bridges Community Center in Apopka on July 6, 1996.
On track 24, the Treviño family, the Gutierrez family, and Hernandez perform a traditional Mexican hymn at El Shaddai Pentecostal Church in Seville on April 14, 1996.
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Boat builder Glen Simmons with his apprentice Donald Edward

Boat builder Glen Simmons with his apprentice Donald Edward

Date
1992
Description
121 color slides. Images of Simmons and Ogden building an Everglades skiff. Also of Simmons boating in the Everglades. 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
Boat builder Glen Simmons with his apprentice Donald Edward

Boat builder Glen Simmons with his apprentice Donald Edward

Date
1992
Description
Seven proof sheets with 226 black and white images (plus negatives). Images of Simmons and Ogden building an Everglades skiff. Also of Simmons boating in the Everglades. 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.
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Concert at T.G. Music Store

Concert at T.G. Music Store

Date
1994-11-13
Description
Twenty color slides. Concert by several local bands at T.G. Music Store (owned by Tomas Granado). 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.
Collection
Concert at T.G. Music Store

Concert at T.G. Music Store

Date
1994-11-13
Description
Two proof sheets with 50 black and white image s(plus negatives). Concert by several local bands at T.G. Music Store (owned by Tomas Granado). 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.
Collection
Images of Mother's Day serenatas radio broadcast performances

Images of Mother's Day serenatas radio broadcast performances

Date
1995-05-14
Description
Sixteen color slides. Three bands performing serenatas for a Mother's Day broadcast. Traditionally, these songs were performed outside of a mother's window. Tomas Granado was responsible for re-establishing the tradition in Homestead. 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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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
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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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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a_s2029_01_tape06Alfredo Gallegos interview for the Mexican American Music SurveySoundField recordings
Interviews
Occupational folkore
Radio employees
Radio
Mexican Americans
Hispanic Americans
Broadcasters
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a_s1576_t86-006Irma Gabriales interview for the Miami-Dade Folklife SurveySoundField recordings
Interviews
Oral narratives
Dance
Latinos
Mexican Americans
Piñatas
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a_s2029_01_c01The Florida Mexican American Music Survey sampler tape pre-production copySoundField recordings
Music--Performance
Mexican Americans
Folk music--Mexico
Ritual firsts
Quinceañera parties
Norteño music
Mother's Day
Marimbas
Tejano music
Button-key accordion
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Boat builder Glen Simmons with his apprentice Donald EdwardBoat builder Glen Simmons with his apprentice Donald EdwardStill ImageFieldwork
Boatbuilding
Skiffs
Transportation
Waterways
Boats and boating
Material culture
Woodwork
Woodworking tools
Workshops
Wood craft
Wetlands
Apprentices
Boatbuilders
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Boat builder Glen Simmons with his apprentice Donald EdwardBoat builder Glen Simmons with his apprentice Donald EdwardStill ImageFieldwork
Boatbuilding
Skiffs
Transportation
Waterways
Boats and boating
Material culture
Woodwork
Woodworking tools
Workshops
Wood craft
Wetlands
Apprentices
Boatbuilders
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Concert at T.G. Music StoreConcert at T.G. Music StoreStill ImageFieldwork
Mexican Americans
Latinos
Arts, Mexican
Performing arts
Music performance
Norteño music
Concerts
Stores, retail
Specialty stores
Singers
Bands (Music)
Musicians
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Concert at T.G. Music StoreConcert at T.G. Music StoreStill ImageFieldwork
Mexican Americans
Latinos
Arts, Mexican
Performing arts
Music performance
Norteño music
Concerts
Stores, retail
Specialty stores
Singers
Bands (Music)
Musicians
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Images of Mother's Day serenatas radio broadcast performancesImages of Mother's Day serenatas radio broadcast performancesStill ImageFieldwork
Radio stations
Radio announcing
Arts, Mexican
Performing arts
Music performance
Mexican Americans
Latinos
Mothers Day Songs and music
Serenatas
Bands (Music)
Musicians
Singers
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