Friday performances at the 2003 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Disc 7)

241583
Date
05/23/2003
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
CD03-92
Indian Americans

Sunday performances at the 2004 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Disc 6)

241178
Date
05/30/2004
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
CD04-114
Indian Americans

Video of Indian dancer Nila Radhakrishnan

240873
Date
1990?
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Moving Image
Indian Americans

Interview with East Indian dancer Nila Radhakrishnan and her apprentices

257396
Date
1991-02-10
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
Tape 22
http://fpc.dos.state.fl.us/memory/collections/folklife/folklife

Interview with East Indian dancer Nila Radhakrishnan and her apprentices

257397
Date
1991-09-14
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
Tape 23
http://fpc.dos.state.fl.us/memory/collections/folklife/folklife

Flower braiding by Poornima Shantharam

235336
Date
1988-08
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Seven color slides. Shantharam was a Indian dance teacher and housewife. 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 David Taylor with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. The project consisted of field research to identify local traditions and folk artists, a series of five two-day seminars to acquaint teachers with the use of folklore and folk arts, and in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist, which included visits by local folk artists. Taylor ran it until 1986. In 1988, Gregory Hansen re-initiated it with minor changes.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S91-385 - S91-391
Indian Americans

Rice flour painting demonstration

236314
Date
1992-01
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Ten color slides. 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 David Taylor with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. The project consisted of field research to identify local traditions and folk artists, a series of five two-day seminars to acquaint teachers with the use of folklore and folk arts, in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist, which included visits by local folk artists. Taylor ran it until 1986. In 1988, Gregory Hansen re-initiated it with minor changes.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S95-56 - S95-65
Indian Americans

Jaya and Nila Radhakrishnan dancing and performing at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage)

236985
Date
1992-05-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Much of the performance was dancing to taped music -- not recorded. Nila began learning East Indian dances at the age of five. Nila is the daughter of Jaya, both whose famlies came form East India. Of the four main Indian dance styles, Nila performs in the bharata natyam style.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T92-44
Indian Americans

Jaya Radhakrishnan dancing at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage)

237057
Date
1991-05-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Hansen served as emcee. Jaya, from Dade City, demonstrated traditional East India dance.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T91-4
Indian Americans

Jaya Radhakrishnan demonstrating East Indian dancing at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage)

237074
Date
1991-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two reel to reel recordings. Milner served as emcee. Jaya performed with her son.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T91-19
Item ID
T91-20
Indian Americans

East Indian mehndi artist Farzana Kalvert and apprentices

235958
Date
1989
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One color slide, 20 black and white 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 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.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
Envelope 2
Indian Americans

Indian dancer Nila Radhakrishnan

235974
Date
1990
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One color print. Nila began learning East Indian dances at the age of five. Of the four main Indian dance styles, Nila performs in the bharata natyam style. Nila later went on to ebcome a medical doctor. 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.
Type
Still Image
Indian Americans

East Indian dancer Nila Radhakrishnan and her apprentices dancing

235982
Date
1990
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Seven black and white prints and two color 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 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.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
Envelope 3
Indian Americans

East Indian dancers Nila Radhakrishnan and her apprentices

235992
Date
1991-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
95 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 first folklorist Peter Roller, then folklorist Robert Stone. The program was continued each year through 2004.
Type
Still Image
Indian Americans

East Indian dancers at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival

234288
Date
1991-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two color slides. East Indian dancers performing at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival. A Dade City resident, Nila began learning East Indian dances at the age of five. Of the four main Indian dance styles, Nila performs in the bharata natyam style. The Menons were sisters from St. Petersburg who aprrenticed with Nila. During the apprenticeship, they learned the dance moves, the hand gestures, jewelry and clothing styles. May 1991.
Type
Still Image
Indian Americans

Friday performances at the 1998 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 1)

240052
Date
1998-05-22
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT).
Type
Sound
Item ID
D98-24
Indian Americans

Saturday performances at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage) (Reel 4)

238087
Date
1985-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Nila and mother Jaya Radhakrishnan demonstrated traditional dances from India.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T85-22
Indian Americans

Friday performances at the 2003 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Disc 10)

241586
Date
05/23/2003
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
CD03-95
Indian Americans

Sunday performances at the 2004 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Disc 1)

241173
Date
05/30/2004
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
CD04-109
Indian Americans

Jaya and Nila Radhakrishnan dancing at the 1989 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)

237400
Date
1989-05-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Devine served as emcee.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T89-36
Indian Americans

Traditional Indian dancing at the 1984 Florida Folk Festival

234712
Date
1984-05-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Nine color slides. Performing a traditional dance from India.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S85-141 - S85-148
Indian Americans

Nila and Jaya Radhakrishnan dancing at the 1989 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

237476
Date
1989-05-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Devine served as emcee.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T89-111
Item ID
T89-112
Indian Americans

Interview with East Indian folk dancer Mala Patel

235364
Date
1989-08-29
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Patel grew up in the Gujarati community in Mombasa, Kenya, where she learned three forms of East Indian dance: ras, gorbas, and Rajastani. Here she disccuses the traditional Indian dances. She also discusses Indian American communities; Indian communities in Africa; uses of folk dances; dance costumes; music for dances; teaching dance; dance competitions; and impressions of American food. 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 David Taylor with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. The project consisted of field research to identify local traditions and folk artists, a series of five two-day seminars to acquaint teachers with the use of folklore and folk arts, and in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist which included visits by local folk artists. Taylor ran it until 1986. In 1988, Gregory Hansen re-initiated it with minor changes.
Type
Sound
Item ID
Tape 8
discusses Indian American

Friday performances at the 1998 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 3)

240054
Date
1998-05-22
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT).
Type
Sound
Item ID
D98-26
Indian Americans

Sunday performances at the 1998 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 4)

240063
Date
1998-05-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT).
Type
Sound
Item ID
D98-37
http://fpc.dos.state.fl.us/memory/collections/folklife

Friday performances at the 1998 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Performance & Dance Stage) (Tape 1)

240065
Date
1998-05-22
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT).
Type
Sound
Item ID
D98-39
Indian Americans

Friday performances at the 1998 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Performance & Dance Stage) (Tape 3)

240067
Date
1998-05-22
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT).
Type
Sound
Item ID
D98-41
Indian Americans

Saturday performances at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)

237721
Date
05/23/1987
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
T87-23
Indian Americans

Sunday performances at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival (Stage III) (Reel 3)

238186
Date
1985-05-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T85-186
Indian Americans

Sunday performances at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival (Stage III) (Reel 4)

238187
Date
1985-05-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T85-187
Indian Americans

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