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.

Jose Orta carving a santo - Miami, Florida

111599
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA5820
Folklife Collection.

Jose Orta carving a santo - Miami, Florida

111600
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA5821
Folklife Collection.

Jose Orta carving a santo - Miami, Florida

111601
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA5822
Folklife Collection.

Jose Orta carving a santo - Miami, Florida

111602
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA5823
Folklife Collection.

Jose Orta carving a santo - Miami, Florida

111603
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA5824
Folklife Collection.

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
negatives). Orta was a santeros

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, healing, and the roles of men and women in the religion. The interview is in Spanish, with Hernandez translating. There is also a short interview with Hernandez about emigrating to the United States from Cuba. Interview conducted for a slide/tape program on Cuban-Americans, a copy of which can be found on T80-95.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T80-38
Item ID
T80-39
Item ID
T80-40
Item ID
T80-41
with an unidentified santero and Cuban

Santo carved by Jose Orta - Miami, Florida

111604
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA5825
Folklife Collection

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

111714
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA5936
Folklife Collection

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

111703
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA5924
Folklife Collection

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

111711
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA5933
Folklife Collection.

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

111713
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA5935
Folklife Collection

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