267 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Geographic Term is exactly "Miami (Fla.)"
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1st Annual South Florida Folk Festival

1st Annual South Florida Folk Festival

Date
1986-05-22
Description
One video cassette. (3/4" tape) 20 minutes. Sponsored by the Historical Museum of Southern Florida, the festival was held at the Metro-Dade Cultural Center. The festival consisted of folk demonstrations, food booths, workshops, and musical performances. Cultures and folkways exhibited included Mexican, Venezuelan, Haitian. Jamaican, Cuban, African American, and Jewish. In 1987, the name of the festival was changed to the Traditions Festival.
Collection
Afro-Cuban drummer Florencia Baro and his apprentices performing

Afro-Cuban drummer Florencia Baro and his apprentices performing

Date
1989
Description
Six color slides; 18 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
Alice Billie sewing in a Miami public library

Alice Billie sewing in a Miami public library

Date
1984-04-17
Description
Twenty color slides. Images of Seminole Alice Billie sewing traditional Seminole clothing at a Miami public library. Part of a National Endowment for the Arts funded folklife program, presented at various libraries across the state, using local talent. A few of the images of Billie sewing can be found on the Florida photographic Collection website.
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Annie Bert making baskets at Miccosukee Indian Reservation

Annie Bert making baskets at Miccosukee Indian Reservation

Date
1987-09
Description
Seven color slides. Images are dark. Bert was born approximately in 1925. She spoke little English. She made coiled sweetgrass baskets. Used newer grass, using cotton thread. She made basket bottoms out of palmetto fiber. 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
Art deco buildings in Miami

Art deco buildings in Miami

Date
1978
Description
Six color slides.
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Artie Miller making sails

Artie Miller making sails

Date
1987-11
Description
Three 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
Artisan Jacob Sheiniuk with his art work

Artisan Jacob Sheiniuk with his art work

Date
1985-08-16
Description
Two color slides. Metal sculptor and wood carver Sheiniuk with two examples of his work. Sheiniuk was originally from Lithuania. More images can be found in S 1577, v. 42. An interview can be found in S 1576, T86-18. 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.
Collection
Bar mitsvah ceremony

Bar mitsvah ceremony

Date
1985-08
Description
Five color slides. 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.
Collection
Basket workshop in Miami

Basket workshop in Miami

Date
1981-05
Description
Ten color slides. Todd and Santiago conducting a grass basket making workshop in Miami. The images were created for the Florida Folklife Program's Seminole Slide and Tape Project, a program sponsored by the American Express Company in 1982-1983 to create two educational slide/tape programs for use by schools, community groups, and other educational outlets. One program dealt with sweetgrass basket making; the other on traditional Seminole patchwork. Recordings of the finished program tapes can be found in S 1576, Box 10. Teacher guides, program scripts, and documentation of the project can be found in S 1595, Box 1.
Collection
Billy Bowlegs III

Billy Bowlegs III

Date
1960
Description
Two color slides. A famed Seminole hunting guide and healer, Billy Bowlegs III lived to 102. He demonstrated Seminole culture at several of the early Florida Folk Festivals. Recordings of Bowlegs can be found in S 1576. The images were gathered for the Florida Folklife Program's Seminole Slide and Tape Project, a program sponsored by the American Express Company in 1982-1983 to create two educational slide/tape programs for use by schools, community groups, and other educational outlets. One program dealt with sweetgrass basket making; the other on traditional Seminole patchwork. Recordings of the finished program tapes can be found in S 1576, Box 10. Teacher guides, program scripts, and documentation of the project can be found in S 1595, Box 1.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
1st Annual South Florida Folk Festival1st Annual South Florida Folk FestivalMoving ImageSingers
Musicians
Fiddlers
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Singing
Music Latin America
Latinos
Puerto Ricans
Arts, Venezuelan
Venezuelan Americans
Arts, Irish
Irish Americans
Harp music
Fiddle music
Harpists
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Afro-Cuban drummer Florencia Baro and his apprentices performingAfro-Cuban drummer Florencia Baro and his apprentices performingStill ImageDrummers (Musicians)
Apprentices
African Americans
Cuban Americans
Arts, Cuban
Drums
Music performance
Musicians
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Alice Billie sewing in a Miami public libraryAlice Billie sewing in a Miami public libraryStill ImageEthnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Sewing
Native Americans
Textiles
Demonstrations
Textile arts
Clothing and dress
Material culture
Domestic arts
Equipment, domestic arts
Libraries
Needleworkers
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Annie Bert making baskets at Miccosukee Indian ReservationAnnie Bert making baskets at Miccosukee Indian ReservationStill ImageNeedleworkers
Fieldwork
Material culture
Ethnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Mikasuki Indians
Native Americans
Patchwork
Decorative arts
Textile arts
Indian reservations
Sewing
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Art deco buildings in MiamiArt deco buildings in MiamiStill ImageFieldwork
Architecture
Buildings
Art deco
Structures
Stuccowork
Urban planning
Settlement patterns
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Artie Miller making sailsArtie Miller making sailsStill ImageSailmakers
Fieldwork
Occupational groups
Workplace
Sails
Material culture
Workers
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Artisan Jacob Sheiniuk with his art workArtisan Jacob Sheiniuk with his art workStill ImageWood carvers
Sculptors
Fieldwork
Decorative arts
Metal sculpture
Carvers (Decorative artists)
Material culture
Lithuanian Americans
Art
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Bar mitsvah ceremonyBar mitsvah ceremonyStill ImageFieldwork
Rites and ceremonies
Bar mitzvah
Jewish Americans
Religion
Judaism
Jews
Rites of passage
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Basket workshop in MiamiBasket workshop in MiamiStill ImageFieldwork
Workshops (Adult education)
Basket making
Baskets
Basketry
Native Americans
Demonstrations
Grass weaving
Basket maker
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Billy Bowlegs IIIBilly Bowlegs IIIStill ImageEthnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Clothing and dress
Native Americans
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