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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Geographic Term is exactly "Homestead (Fla.)"
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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
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.
Collection
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.
Collection
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).
Collection
Mother's Day Serenades

Mother's Day Serenades

Date
1995-05-14
Description
One DAT tape. Recordings of various serenatas (Mother's Day serenades) in the Mexican American community in Homestead. Dating back to Mexico, serenatas were usually performed below the window of a mother. Tomas Granado re-established the practice in the Homestead area. At the time, Granado performed as many as 40 each Mother's Day. 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
Mother's Day Serenatas radio broadcast

Mother's Day Serenatas radio broadcast

Date
1995-05-14
Description
Two audio cassettes. (Copied from a DAT tape -- FX95-5-3 -- which is not found in the collection.) This is a field recording of a radio broadcast (Radio Continental 1430AM) that began at 6am. it consisted of Mother's Day serenades, an long-term Mexican tradition that usually invovled musicians performing below a mother's window. Tomas Granado re-established the practice in the Homestead area. The station was owned by Amando and Alfredo Gallegos. La Fuerza del Norte consisted of Granado, David Avalos, Guadalupe Rivera, and Berto Espinoza. Los Errentes de Chua Nuevo Leon consisted of Alberto Espinoza, Juan Rivera, Leonal Pedraza, and Alberto Espinoza. 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
Recording of broadcast on Radio Continental (1430 AM)

Recording of broadcast on Radio Continental (1430 AM)

Date
1992-03
Description
One audio cassette. 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
Recording of Norteno accordion player Tomas Granado with apprentice Abraham Arrazola

Recording of Norteno accordion player Tomas Granado with apprentice Abraham Arrazola

Date
1991-11-25
Description
Two audio cassettes. Granado played Norteno music, named for its North Mexico origins. The genre can include corridos and rancheras. Both musicians played the button accordion. For more information on both musicians, see S 1644, box 10, folder 3. 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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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
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_t86-011Interview 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_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
Piñatas
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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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a_s2029_01_tape09Mother's Day SerenadesSoundFieldwork
Arts, Mexican
Folk music Mexico
Mexican Americans
Music Latin America
Music performance
Latinos
Serenades
Serenatas
Songs
Mothers Day Songs and music
Mothers Day
Singers
Musicians
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a_s2029_01_tape04Mother's Day Serenatas radio broadcastSoundFieldwork
Music performance
Radio programs
Radio stations
Radio broadcasters
Holidays
Calendar rites
Singing
Arts, Mexican
Folk music Mexico
Mexican Americans
Music Latin America
Latinos
Mothers Day
Mothers Day Songs and music
Songs
Serenades
Rites and ceremonies
Norteño music
Serenatas
Spanish language
Musicians
Bands (Music)
Singers
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a_s1640_23_tape08Recording of broadcast on Radio Continental (1430 AM)SoundFieldwork
Radio
Arts, Mexican
Mexican Americans
Performing arts
Music performance
Accordions
Latinos
Music Latin America
Norteño music
Radio broadcasters
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a_s1640_23_tape09Recording of Norteno accordion player Tomas Granado with apprentice Abraham ArrazolaSoundFieldwork
Arts, Mexican
Mexican Americans
Performing arts
Music performance
Accordions
Latinos
Music Latin America
Norteño music
Musicians
Accordionists
Apprentices
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