Images of a Miami Beach mikveh

236354
Date
1985-09
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Three color slides. A mikveh ('collection') is a ritual pool (collection) of water used to immerse the body in order to remove impurity. Also spelled mikvah. The Dade Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1985 and 1986 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalas, Nancy Nusz and Laurie Sommers in order to identify fo...
Type
Still Image

Interview with an unidentified santero and Cuban immigrant Cookqui Hernandez

239113
Date
1980-04-02
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Four reel to reels. Santeria is a New World version of the African-based Yoruba religion that was combined with elements of Catholicism. Bulger interviews an unnamed Santero, a priest within the Santeria religion. They discuss the origins of the religions, various rituals and beliefs, botanicas, h...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T80-38
Item ID
T80-39
Item ID
T80-40
Item ID
T80-41

Exterior of Jewish 'Mikvah', or ritual bath - Miami Beach, Florida

111491
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA5712

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