Blues singer Mary McClain

234430
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two proof sheets with thirty-seven black and white images. P82-406: 1-3: Old photographs of McLain's mother; 4: Bessie Smith; 5: old photograph of McLain; 6: unidentified; 7:-20: Images of Bulger interviewing McLain. P82-407: 1-5: Images of the casts of various stage shows; 6-7: William Earl, King o...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
P82-406 - P82-407

Performers of the Pro Teatro Cubano

235105
Date
1985-07-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel.Songs by performers with Miami's Pro Teatro Cubano which present bufo theater productions (Cuban vaudeville/satirical comedies). Bufo theater was often performed in Havana before Fidel Castro came to power. Fecundo was the theater's composer, and a musician. For images Pro Teatro Cu...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T85-142

Bufo theater performing Juan (Bolito) Landa applying blackface

235102
Date
1985-07-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Eleven color slides. Juan (Bolito) Landa was an actor at Miami's Pro Teatro Cubano, which presents bufo theater productions (Cuban vaudeville/satirical comedies). Bufo theater was often performed in Havana before Fidel Castro came to power. The character Landa played was El Negrito, a trickster figu...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S87-1015 - S87-1026;

Performers at the Pro Teatro Cubano

235103
Date
1985-07-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Sixteen color slides. Images of performers at at Miami's Pro Teatro Cubano which present bufo theater productions (Cuban vaudeville/satirical comedies). Bufo theater was often performed in Havana before Fidel Castro came to power. Juan (Bolito) Landa was an actor who usally played was El Negrito, a ...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S87-1027 - S87-1043

Interview with actor/performer Juan (Bolito) Landa

235104
Date
1985-08-19
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel. Interview with Landa, an actor with Miami's Pro Teatro Cubano which present bufo theater productions (Cuban vaudeville/satirical comedies). Bufo theater was often performed in Havana before Fidel Castro came to power. Juan (Bolito) Landa was an actor who usually played was El Negr...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T85-141

Saturday evening performances at the 1960 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

239464
Date
1960-05-07
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Detailed information on the performers can be found on the 1960 festival program, located in S 1619, box 1. The minstrel show featured dancers, singers, and performers made up in blackface. It was directed by Flemming.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-99

Interview with Washboard Bill Cooke on entertainment in Florida

236881
Date
1987-08-18
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Recorded at his home. Cooke discusses black entertainment in Florida. Born in Dupont, just south of St. Augustine, on 4 July, Cooke worked as a street performer, a jook joint musician, a nightclub entertainer, and a railway worker. His mother ran a jook joint, where he was first...
Type
Sound

Juan "Bolito" Landa putting on "black face" - Miami, Florida

122659
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS871019

Juan "Bolito" Landa putting on "black face" - Miami, Florida

122660
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS871020

Juan "Bolito" Landa putting on "black face" - Miami, Florida

122661
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS871022

Juan "Bolito" Landa putting on "black face" - Miami, Florida

122662
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS871023

Juan "Bolito" Landa putting on "black face" - Miami, Florida

122663
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS871024

Juan "Bolito" Landa putting on "black face" - Miami, Florida

122664
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS871025

Juan "Bolito" Landa putting on "black face" - Miami, Florida

122665
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS871026

Juan "Bolito" Landa posing in "black face" with Olga Ganay-Aherne and a woman - Miami, Florida

122668
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS871034

Juan "Bolito" Landa posing in "black face" with an unidentified man - Miami, Florida

122666
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS871029

Juan "Bolito" Landa, in blackface, and Facundo Rivero, center, with an unidentified man - Miami, Florida

122667
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS871033

Juan "Bolito" Landa putting on "black face" for a Cuban variety show - Miami, Florida

106321
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA1151

Juan "Bolito" Landa putting on "black face" for a Cuban variety show - Miami, Florida

106328
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA1152

Juan "Bolito" Landa in "blackface" make-up for a Cuban variety show - Miami, Florida

106329
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA1153

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