Jose Orta carving wood santos figurines- Miami, Florida

106970
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA158346

Jose Orta carving wood santos figurines- Miami, Florida

106978
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA158472

Jose Orta carving a santo - Miami, Florida

111599
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA5820

Jose Orta carving a santo - Miami, Florida

111600
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA5821

Jose Orta carving a santo - Miami, Florida

111601
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA5822

Jose Orta carving a santo - Miami, Florida

111602
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA5823

Jose Orta carving a santo - Miami, Florida

111603
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA5824

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

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

Santo carved by Jose Orta - Miami, Florida

111604
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA5825

Santos carved by Jose Orta on display at the Traditions Festival - Miami, Florida

111714
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA5936

Jose Orta displaying his wood carvings at the Traditions Festival - Miami, Florida

111703
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA5924

Jose Orta demonstrating wood-carving at the Traditions Festival - Miami, Florida

111711
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA5933

Jose Orta and unidentified artisan demonstrating wood-carving at the Traditions Festival - Miami, Florida

111713
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA5935

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