Puerto Rican wood carver Jose Orta

236234
Date
1989-03-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Sixty color slides. Images of Orta in wood carving workshop.
Type
Still Image
Puerto Ricans

Sunday performances at the 2003 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Disc 8)

241607
Date
05/25/2003
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
CD03-116
Puerto Ricans

Cakemaker Ana Paz

236362
Date
1985-09
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Twelve color slides. Paz in the kitchen making and decorating cakes. 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 Fe...
Type
Still Image
Puerto Ricans

Jose Orta with his religious wood carvings

236372
Date
1985-09-12
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One proof seet with 20 black and white images (plus negatives). Orta was a santeros (someone who carves Catholic saints)from Ponce, Puerto Rico. The entire family carves and pants the statues. Also an instrument maker, he came to the united State in 1979.
Type
Still Image
Puerto Ricans

Sunday performances at the 2004 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Disc 5)

241177
Date
05/30/2004
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
CD04-113
Puerto Ricans

Metro-Dade Folklife Area at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival: wood carver Jose Orta

235129
Date
1986-05-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One color slide. 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, Mexican, ...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S86-4707
Puerto Ricans

Sunday performances at the 1999 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 2)

240195
Date
1999-05-30
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. Rosa Anna Torruella of Puerto Rico discusses her youth in Puerto Rico and learning to make lace from her grandmother. She discusses the importance of a good pattern in making lace, as well as the history of lace and how types of lace are determined.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C99-88
Puerto Ricans

Wood carver Jose Orta

235082
Date
1985-07-30
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Seven color slides. 4989-4993: Orta holding his carvings; 4994-4995: Orta's workshop. 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 ...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S86-4989 - S86-4995
Puerto Ricans

1st Annual South Florida Folk Festival

238627
Date
1986-05-22
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One video cassette. (3/4" tape) 20 minutes. Sponsored by the Historical Museum of Southern Florida, the festival was held at the Metro-Dade Cultural Center. The festival consisted of folk demonstrations, food booths, workshops, and musical performances. Cultures and folkways exhibited included...
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
V86-22
Puerto Ricans

Interview with wood carver Jose Orta

235086
Date
1985-07-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel. In Spanish with Orta's mother- in-law Reynardo Fernandez translating. The field notes indicate her translations were not always accurate. Orta discusses his carvings; wood used; techniques; making musical instruments; how he learned carving; and his family's involvement. The Dade ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T85-144
Puerto Ricans

Ana de Diaz making lace at her home

235937
Date
1988
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Twelve color slides. Diaz learned lace making after moving to Florida from Puerto Rico in 1983. She learned from Eva Ponton in San Juan and Ana Blanco in Jacksonville. For more information on Diaz, see S 1640, box 8, folder 6. The Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program began in 1983 with a NEA grant of $...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S95-374 - S95-385
Puerto Ricans

Jose Orta carving wood santos figurines- Miami, Florida

106970
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA158346
Folklife Collection

Jose Orta carving wood santos figurines- Miami, Florida

106978
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA158472
Folklife Collection.

The Rivera Family at Greenacres City

236638
Date
1986-08-18
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Nine color slides. The Riveras emigrated to the US in 1983, settling first in Orange, New Jersey. They raise animals and crops for cooking. They also celebrate traditional Christmas holiday, running from November through February, and include paranadas parties--visits to homes of neighbors. The fam...
Type
Still Image
of Puerto Rican life

Interview with the Emilio and Lydia Rivera

236642
Date
1986-08-18
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassettes. The Rivieras emigrated to the US in 1983, settling first in Orange, New Jersey. They raise animals and crops for cooking. They also celebrate traditional Christmas holiday, running from November through February, and include paranadas parties--visits to homes of neighbors. In t...
Type
Sound
; Puerto Rican Christmas songs

Examples of bobbin lace

235304
Date
1988-08
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Sixteen color slides. Once called bone lace, bobbin lace is made using bobbins, which were used to store the thread for the lace, act as handles to move the thread, and give weight to the threads to keep tension against the pins. These slides illustrated techniques De Diaz used in her bobbin lace--b...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S91-50 - S91-65
Puerto Ricans

The Rivera family demonstrating to students how to build a chickee

236852
Date
1987-03-09
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Ten color slides. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Palm Beach County was a joint venture between the Palm Beach County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was conducted between 1986 and 1987 by folklorist Jan Rosenberg with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add...
Type
Still Image
Puerto Ricans

Cheers and handclaps

236908
Date
1986-12-07
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Denise and Vivian were cousins who lived next door to folklorist Rosenberg. Each day, Rosenberg heard them sing and perform memorized cheers. She recorded them as a representation of childhood traditions in the Boynton Beach area. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Palm Beach...
Type
Sound
Puerto Ricans

Ana de Diaz and Carmen Linstrom making lace at her home

235953
Date
1988
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Twenty-three black and white prints (plus negatives). Diaz learned lace making after moving to Florida from Puerto Rico in 1983. She learned from Eva Ponton in San Juan and Ana Blanco in Jacksonville. For more information on Diaz, see S 1640, box 8, folder 6. The Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program be...
Type
Still Image
Puerto Ricans

Ana de Diaz making Puerto Rican bobbin lace as Camen Lindstrom looks on- Duval County, Florida

107032
Date
1989
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA1651
Puerto Rican bobbin lace

Ana de Diaz making Puerto Rican bobbin lace- Duval County, Florida

107026
Date
1989
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA1645
Puerto Rican bobbin lace

Ana de Diaz making Puerto Rican bobbin lace- Duval County, Florida

107027
Date
1989
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA1646
Puerto Rican bobbin lace

Ana de Diaz making Puerto Rican bobbin lace- Duval County, Florida

107028
Date
1989
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA1647
Puerto Rican bobbin lace

Ana de Diaz making Puerto Rican bobbin lace- Duval County, Florida

107029
Date
1989
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA1648
Puerto Rican bobbin lace

Ana de Diaz making Puerto Rican bobbin lace- Duval County, Florida

107030
Date
1989
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA1649
Puerto Rican bobbin lace

Ana de Diaz making Puerto Rican bobbin lace- Duval County, Florida

107031
Date
1989
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA1650
Puerto Rican bobbin lace

Images of the 1988 Traditions Festival

236388
Date
1988-04-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Fifty-six color slides. Sponsored by the Historical Museum of Southern Florida, the festival was held at the Metro-Dade Cultural Center. The festival consisted of folk demonstrations, food booths, workshops, and musical performances. Cultures and folkways exhibited included Seminole, Venezuelan, Gua...
Type
Still Image
American, and Puerto Rican. Many

Columbia Festival

235090
Date
1985-07-20
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Twenty-one color slides. Images of the Columbia Festival in Miami. Includes eight slides of Orta's wood carvings and three slides of Bustos' paintings. 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 fol...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S86-5049 - S86-5058; S87-1044 - S87-1054
Puerto Ricans

Puerto Rico Latin Sound performing salsa music at John E Ford Elementary School

236291
Date
1992-07
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Seventeen color slides. Demonstration for fifth grade students at John E. Ford Elementary School. Images of students dancing. 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 fol...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S94-30 - S94-46
Puerto Ricans

Interview with Director of Latin American Studies at the University of Florida, Dr. Helen Safa

238068
Date
1982-06-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassettes. (Copy can be found in S 1576, box 39, tape 31.) Safa was director of the Center of Latin American Studies, 1980-1985. A Columbia University graduate, Safa taught at UF until 1997. She has written extensively about gender and Latin America. In the interview she discusses Latin Am...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C82-1
Item ID
C82-2
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