Interview with and peformance by harpist Jesus Rodriguez

235152
Date
1985-08-21
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel tape. (Copied onto C86-119.) Venezuelan harpist Rodriguez was entirely self-taught. During the interview, he discusses how he learned to play the harp; coming to the US in 1973; how harps are made; harp songs; and his career. The Venezuelan harp was introduced to South American by ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T86-77
Item ID
C86-119*

The Makley Family at the 1978 Florida Folk Festival

234817
Date
1978-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two black and white prints.
Type
Still Image

Autoharp players at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival

234284
Date
1991-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two color slides. Three autoharp players (chorded zither) at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival.
Type
Still Image

Venezuelan harpist at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival

234287
Date
1991-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two color slides. Harpist Jesus Rodirguez performing at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival. May 1991.
Type
Still Image

Fred Whitlow's tent at the 1988 Florida Folk Festival

233820
Date
1988-05-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two color slides. Fred Whitlow's tent at the Florida Folklife Festival. Whitlow made mouth harps (Jews harp) -- he is not visible.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S89-665 - S89-666

Folklife in Jacksonville

234270
Date
1994-08-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One proof sheet with 36 black and white images. Images of North Florida Folklife. 1-6: Jesus Rodriguez playing the Venezuelen harp. 7-12: Ana Maria de Arnes playing Venezuelen harp; 13-28: Pine needle baskets in Jacksonville; 29-34: Reba Harrison, Pauline Hidges, and Dorothea Kent making pine needl...
Type
Still Image

Folklife demonstrations at the Governor's Scholar Program at Lake City Community College

234266
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One proof sheet with thrity-six black and white images, plus negatives. July 11-12 -- no year documented.
Type
Still Image

Recording of harpist Jose Palmi

240865
Date
06/27/1993
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
Tape 22

Ceili dance at the Irish Cultural Association of Jacksonville

236505
Date
1991-03-16
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two proof sheets with 72 black and white images (plus negatives).
Type
Still Image

Autoharpist Clay Jones performing at the 1978 Florida Folk Festival

234336
Date
1978-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One black and white print. Clay Jones playing the autoharp at the 1978 Florida Folk Festival. The autoharp is a string instrument, much like the zither, that is played on one's lap. It first appeared in the 1880s.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
P82-191

Singers Winnifred and Jacob Moon at the Florida Folk Festival

234826
Date
1957
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Four black and white prints. The Moons were a folk duo. Jacob was born in Alabama, and Winnifred was born in Monticello, Florida.
Type
Still Image

Images from the 1987 Traditions Festival in Miami

235829
Date
1987-03
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One proof sheet with 36 black and white images (plus negatives).
Type
Still Image

1986 Florida Folk Festival (2 of 17)

238607
Date
1986-05-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One video cassette (3/4" tape). 20 minutes. Bronsztein played klezmer music on the clarinet; Rodriguez played the Venezuelan harp.
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
V86-2

Metro-Dade Folklife Area at 1986 Florida Folk Festival: Venezuelan harpist Jesus Rodriguez

235122
Date
1986-05-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Three 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, Mexica...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S86-4678 - S86-4680

Peter Rema performing at the 1989 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

237509
Date
1989-05-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Walker served as emcee.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T89-140

Sunday performances at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Reel 11)

237892
Date
05/25/1986
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
T86-55 (C86-98)

Sunday performances at the 1998 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 5)

240064
Date
1998-05-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT).
Type
Sound
Item ID
D98-38

Venezuelan harpist Jesus Rodriguez training apprentice Ana Marie de Armas

235924
Date
1988-03
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two proof sheets with 50 black and white images (plus negatives); nine black and white prints and three color prints. For more information on Rodrigues and Armas, see S 1644, box 3, folder 15. The Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program began in 1983 with a NEA grant of $22,000. The program provided an op...
Type
Still Image

Venezuelan harpist Jesus Rodriguez training apprentice Ana Marie de Armas

235925
Date
1988-03
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Forty-five color slides. For more information on Rodrigues and Armas, see S 1644, box 3, folder 15. 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 appre...
Type
Still Image

Jesus Rodriguez and Cecilia Santos playing the Venezuelan harp

235983
Date
1990
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Three black and white prints. 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...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
Envelope 4

Sunday performances at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Reel 4)

237885
Date
05/25/1986
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
T86-48 (C86-91)

Harpist Jesus Rodriguez performing at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage)

237067
Date
1991-05-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two reel to reel recordings. Devine served as emcee.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T91-13
Item ID
T91-14

Folklife in South Florida

234299
Date
1985-08
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One proof sheet with twenty-four black and white images. 1: Limone Joseph playing Haitian music; 2-5: Salma Sinclair, Lebanese/Jamaican, of West Palm Beach making peas and rice; 6-7: Salma Sinclair embroidering; 8-9: Miami architecture; 10-11: Jesus Rodriguez, of Miami, playing the Venezuelan harp; ...
Type
Still Image

Venezuelan band at the El Torito Restaurant

236363
Date
1985-09
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Seven 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, Jamaic...
Type
Still Image

Recording of Venezuelan Jesus Rodriguez and his apprentice Cecilia Santos discussing their apprenticeship

240761
Date
02/05/1991
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
Tape 24

Harpist Jesus Rodriguez teaching apprentice Cecilia Santos

235994
Date
1991-04
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Three proof sheets with 108 black and white images (plus 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 tra...
Type
Still Image

Harpist Jesus Rodriguez teaching apprentice Cecilia Santos

235995
Date
1991-02
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Forty-four 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...
Type
Still Image

Irish harpist Clare Flemming performing for students

236292
Date
1992-03
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Four color slides. Flemming was from Ireland, but made a special appearance through the Irish Cultural Association. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Duval County was a joint venture between the Duval County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was started in 1984 by folklorist Da...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S94-47 - S94-50

Friday performances at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Reel 3)

237864
Date
05/23/1986
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
T86-24 (C86-67)

Recording of Jesus Rodriguez and Cecilia Santos playing the Venezuelan harp

240760
Date
06/17/1991
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
Tapes 25-26

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