268 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Geographic Term is exactly "Miami (Fla.)"
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Yiddish katubut (ketubah) art

Yiddish katubut (ketubah) art

Date
1979-06-15
Description
Three black and white prints with negatives. Nancy Greenberg displaying her Jewish marriage contract art, known as Katubut/Katabbah. Jewish law requires men to give women a marriage contract on their wedding day. A katubbah, usually written in Yiddish, guarantees her financial rights upon his death. The contracts are designed with art and motifs of the local Jewish community. 15 June 1979.
Collection
Yiddish comic Milt Ross being interviewed

Yiddish comic Milt Ross being interviewed

Date
1985-08
Description
One color slide. Interview with Ross can be found in S 1576, T86-15, 16. 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
Woodwork at Miccosukee Indian Reservation

Woodwork at Miccosukee Indian Reservation

Date
1987-09
Description
Seven color slides. Images are dark. 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
Woodlawn Park Cemetary

Woodlawn Park Cemetary

Date
1985-07-13
Description
Five color slides. 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
Wooden santos by Jose Orta

Wooden santos by Jose Orta

Date
1986-11
Description
Seven color slides. 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
Wood carver Jose Orta

Wood carver Jose Orta

Date
1985-07-30
Description
Seven color slides. 4989-4993: Orta holding his carvings; 4994-4995: Orta's workshop. 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
Walter Richardson singing in Miami

Walter Richardson singing in Miami

Date
1984-04-16
Description
Fifteen color slides. Images of Richardson rehearsing on the piano with an unidentified woman. A member of the Second Baptist Church of Miami, Richardson performed gospel music 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. Images of Richardson performing can be found online on the Florida Photographic website.
Collection
Walter Richardson performing at a Miami public library

Walter Richardson performing at a Miami public library

Date
1984-05-05
Description
Five color slides. Images of Richardson and his musical group from the Second Baptist Church of Miami performing at a Miami public library. The event was part of a National Endowment for the Arts-funded folklife program presented at various libraries across the state using local talent.
Collection
Wall painting at a domino park in Little Havana

Wall painting at a domino park in Little Havana

Date
1980-04-14
Description
One color slide.
Collection
W.C. Baker at his home

W.C. Baker at his home

Date
1985-07-18
Description
One color slides. 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
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Yiddish katubut (ketubah) artYiddish katubut (ketubah) artStill ImageJews
Religious art
Religion
Marriage
Marriage rites
Judaism
Jews United States
Marriage contracts
Art
Painting
Legal contract
Legal practices
Material culture
Ketubah
Arts, Jewish
Decorative arts
Artists
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Yiddish comic Milt Ross being interviewedYiddish comic Milt Ross being interviewedStill ImagePerformers
Fieldwork
Jewish Americans
Theater, Yiddish
Actors
Comedians
Entertainers
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Woodwork at Miccosukee Indian ReservationWoodwork at Miccosukee Indian ReservationStill ImageWoodworkers
Carvers (Decorative artists)
Wood carvers
Fieldwork
Ethnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Mikasuki Indians
Native Americans
Woodwork
Decorative arts
Animals
Indian reservations
Figurines
Material culture
Workplace
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Woodlawn Park CemetaryWoodlawn Park CemetaryStill ImageFieldwork
Cemeteries
Grave markers
Gravestones
Sepulchral monuments
Sepulchral slabs
Community culture
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Wooden santos by Jose OrtaWooden santos by Jose OrtaStill ImageCarvers (Decorative artists)
Wood carvers
Fieldwork
Figurines
Material culture
Wood carving
Woodwork
Wood craft
Religious art
Art and religion
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Wood carver Jose OrtaWood carver Jose OrtaStill ImageFieldwork
Latinos
Puerto Ricans
Woodwork
Material culture
Wood carving
Art
Artisans
Figurines
Workshops
Carvers (Decorative artists)
Wood carvers
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Walter Richardson singing in MiamiWalter Richardson singing in MiamiStill ImagePianos
Music performance
Singing
Gospel music
Gospel (Black)
Musical traditions, Anglo-Americans
Religious music
Christianity
African Americans
Performing arts
Libraries
Musicians
Pianists
Singers
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Walter Richardson performing at a Miami public libraryWalter Richardson performing at a Miami public libraryStill ImageAfrican Americans
Singing
Music performance
Pianos
Gospel (Black)
Gospel musicians
Religious music
Christianity
Performing arts
Libraries
Musicians
Pianists
Singers
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Wall painting at a domino park in Little HavanaWall painting at a domino park in Little HavanaStill ImageFieldwork
Art
Decorative arts
Community culture
Arts, Cuban
Painting
Murals
Mural painting and decoration
Street art
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W.C. Baker at his homeW.C. Baker at his homeStill ImageFieldwork
Musicians
African Americans
Musical tradition, African diaspora
Blues singers
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