Preparing food at El Toro Taco restaurant

235060
Date
1985-08-29
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Eleven color slides. Taken at the El Toro Taco restaurant, owned by Jose Hernandez and his stepmother Esetfena Hernandez. They are preparing tacos and tortillas, with the aid of a tortilla making machine. The Metro-Dade Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1986 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalas, Nancy Nusz...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S86-4816 - S86-4826

Saturday performances at the 2006 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Disc 8)

241696
Date
05/27/2006
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
CD06-84

Interview with fern farm worker Marie Castillo

234934
Date
1985-01-20
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Interview with fernery worker Marie Castillo, a Mexican migrant. Recorded in her kitchen, Castillo discussed Mexican migration patterns; fern farming; pinata making; religion; adjusting to Florida; family history; music; and community rites. In winter 1985, the Bureau contract...
Type
Sound

Interview with migrant worker Maria Pozos

235067
Date
1985-09-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel (also copied onto cassette: C86-47). Interview with migrant worker Maria 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.) The Metro...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T86-1
Item ID
C86-47*

Interview with Prudenciana Gomez on Mexican American foodways

234877
Date
1985-03-07
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassettes. Interview with Prudencia Gomez on Mexican American foodways and religion. She and her family work on fern farms (herba is Spanish for fern), which were used by Mexican families for food. The interview is in Spanish. Images of the interview can be found in S 1577, v. 27, images ...
Type
Sound

Friday performances at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Reel 4)

238133
Date
1985-05-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Folklorist Owens served as emcee. Corrido music consist of ballads/narrative songs that roiginated in Mexico in the mid-1800s. Folklorist Figgen served as moderator for the workshop. The workshop came out of research for the St. Johns River Survey. Grimm discussed pinata...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T85-112

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