Interview with Cuban immigrant Aleida Martinez-Garrido

239115
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel. Interveiw with a Cuban immigrant about the Cuban American community in Miami. Topics include: Reasons for immigration; life in Cuba; Communism; Fidel Castro (and jokes/anti-Castro movements), bolita; Santeria; quince; acculturation of Cuban Americans; the Mariel boat lift on 1980....
Type
Sound
Item ID
T80-46

Interview with Marta Keen

239134
Date
1981-08-15
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Three reel to reels. T81-70: Marta Keen, a relative of Camillo Nuñez, fled to the United States from Cuba in 1962 when she was 15 years old. She discusses how her parents sent her to America as a youth as Communism spread through Cuba; her experiences when she first arrived in Florida; the...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T81-70
Item ID
T81-71
Item ID
T81-72

Interviews with members of the Salsa Express

239129
Date
1986-08-14
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Three reel to reels. T81-73: Morrison and Menendez, members of the band Salsa Express, discuss the ethnic makeup of their band (a mixture of Cuban, Puerto Rican, and Anglo American); the types of Salsa music they play; the structure of Salsa music; jazz influences in Salsa music; instruments they us...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T81-73
Item ID
T81-74
Item ID
T81-75

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