Rasta Samba Gynin in the recording studio

236347
Date
1985-08
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Five color slide. Folklorist Sommers is pictured with the band. 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 Festival. The traditions are mainly Haitian, Jamaican, Mexican, Bahamian, Cuban and Jewish and cover a wide range of skills and art forms.
Type
Still Image
Sommers, Laurie K.

Performances of the South Florida Bluegrass Association's monthly meeting

236330
Date
1985-08
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Ten color slides.
Type
Still Image
Sommers, Laurie K.

Image of Jewish buinesses at 1500 Black Washington Avenue

236334
Date
1985-08
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One color slide. 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 Festival. The traditions are mainly Haitian, Jamaican, Mexican, Bahamian, Cuban and Jewish and cover a wide range of skills and art forms.
Type
Still Image
Sommers, Laurie K.

Bread at Paramount bakery

236336
Date
1985-08
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two color slides. 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 Festival. The traditions are mainly Haitian, Jamaican, Mexican, Bahamian, Cuban and Jewish and cover a wide range of skills and art forms.
Type
Still Image
Sommers, Laurie K.

Tropical Juice and Sandwich Shop

236339
Date
1985-09
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One color slide. Owned by William Picard. 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 Festival. The traditions are mainly Haitian, Jamaican, Mexican, Bahamian, Cuban and Jewish and cover a wide range of skills and art forms.
Type
Still Image
Sommers, Laurie K.

Dade Senior Citizens Orchestra rehearsing

236349
Date
1985-08
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two color slide. 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 Festival. The traditions are mainly Haitian, Jamaican, Mexican, Bahamian, Cuban and Jewish and cover a wide range of skills and art forms.
Type
Still Image
Sommers, Laurie K.

Vaudevillian Girard Vinson demonstrating a trick

236351
Date
1985-08
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two color slides. 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 Festival. The traditions are mainly Haitian, Jamaican, Mexican, Bahamian, Cuban and Jewish and cover a wide range of skills and art forms.
Type
Still Image
Sommers, Laurie K.

Bar mitsvah ceremony

236355
Date
1985-08
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Five color slides. 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 Festival. The traditions are mainly Haitian, Jamaican, Mexican, Bahamian, Cuban and Jewish and cover a wide range of skills and art forms.
Type
Still Image
Sommers, Laurie K.

Our Lady of Lebanon Mini Festival

236357
Date
1985-08
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Thirteen color slides. 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 Festival. The traditions are mainly Haitian, Jamaican, Mexican, Bahamian, Cuban and Jewish and cover a wide range of skills and art forms.
Type
Still Image
Sommers, Laurie K.

Queen of Dominican Festival

236360
Date
1985-08-18
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Nine color slides. 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 Festival. The traditions are mainly Haitian, Jamaican, Mexican, Bahamian, Cuban and Jewish and cover a wide range of skills and art forms.
Type
Still Image
Sommers, Laurie K.

Examples of Jamaican embroidery

236368
Date
1985-08
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Seven color slides. 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 Festival. The traditions are mainly Haitian, Jamaican, Mexican, Bahamian, Cuban and Jewish and cover a wide range of skills and art forms.
Type
Still Image
Sommers, Laurie K.

Songwriter Gordon Rouse and wife Carrie

236329
Date
1985-08-07
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two color slides. Images of ordon Rouse, composer of the popular Orange Blossom Special, most famously recorded in the 1960s by Johnny Cash. His wife Carrie stands behind him. Taken at the time of his intevriew; see T86-84, 85 (S 1576).
Type
Still Image
Sommers, Laurie K.

Rabbi Rami Shapiro

236332
Date
1985-09-06
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two color slides. A rabbi with Temple Beth-Or at his office. An interview can be found in S 1576, T86-99 and T86-100. 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 Festival. The traditions are mainly Haitian, Jamaican, Mexican, Bahamian, Cuban and Jewish and cover a wide range of skills and art forms.
Type
Still Image
Sommers, Laurie K.

Yiddish comic Milt Ross being interviewed

236350
Date
1985-08
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One color slide. Interview with Ross can be found in S 1576, T86-15, 16. 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 Festival. The traditions are mainly Haitian, Jamaican, Mexican, Bahamian, Cuban and Jewish and cover a wide range of skills and art forms.
Type
Still Image
Sommers, Laurie K.

Vaudevillian Harry Kalikow performing at Washington Manor Home

236352
Date
1985-08
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Three color slides. 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 Festival. The traditions are mainly Haitian, Jamaican, Mexican, Bahamian, Cuban and Jewish and cover a wide range of skills and art forms.
Type
Still Image
Sommers, Laurie K.

Roy lee Walker popping rags at Dadeland Saks men's department

236358
Date
1985-09
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two color slides. 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 Festival. The traditions are mainly Haitian, Jamaican, Mexican, Bahamian, Cuban and Jewish and cover a wide range of skills and art forms.
Type
Still Image
Sommers, Laurie K.

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 Festival. The traditions are mainly Haitian, Jamaican, Mexican, Bahamian, Cuban and Jewish and cover a wide range of skills and art forms.
Type
Still Image
Sommers, Laurie K.

Jamaican Folk Revue in performance

236369
Date
1985-08
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Eight color slides. 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 Festival. The traditions are mainly Haitian, Jamaican, Mexican, Bahamian, Cuban and Jewish and cover a wide range of skills and art forms.
Type
Still Image
Sommers, Laurie K.

Sunday program at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 4)

239918
Date
1997-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette recording. Jerrilyn McGregory, author of Wiregrass Folklife, is interviewed by Laurie Sommers. She discusses wiregrass and the ecological threat it faces as well as Deep South traditions of "wiregrass country". She also describes the types of people she met in her research, differences between the roles for men and women in this area, the evolution of shaped-note singing and African-American funerary customs.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C97-89
Sommers, Laurie K.

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 folk arts and folk artists for the special folklife area at the 34th Annual Florida Folk Festival. The traditions are mainly Haitian, Jamaican, Mexican, Bahamian, Cuban and Jewish and cover a wide range of skills and art forms.
Type
Still Image
Sommers, Laurie K.

Jacob Sheiniuk with his metal sculptures

235074
Date
1985-08-16
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Ten color slides. Metal sculptor and wood carver Sheiniuk with examples of his work. Sheiniuk is originally from Lithuania. 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, Bahamian, Cuban and Jewish and cover a wide range of skills and art forms.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S86-4975 - S86-4984
Sommers, Laurie K.

Artisan Jacob Sheiniuk with his art work

236331
Date
1985-08-16
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two color slides. Metal sculptor and wood carver Sheiniuk with two examples of his work. Sheiniuk was originally from Lithuania. More images can be found in S 1577, v. 42. An interview can be found in S 1576, T86-18. 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 Festival. The traditions are mainly Haitian, Jamaican, Mexican, Bahamian, Cuban and Jewish and cover a wide range of skills and art forms.
Type
Still Image
Sommers, Laurie K.

Needleworker Helen Scharf making kippots (skullcap)

236333
Date
1985-08
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Six color slides. Images of Scharf making kippots (Jewish skullcaps or yarmulkes) in her home. 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 Festival. The traditions are mainly Haitian, Jamaican, Mexican, Bahamian, Cuban and Jewish and cover a wide range of skills and art forms.
Type
Still Image
Sommers, Laurie K.

Gefilte fish on sale at kosher grocer

236335
Date
1985-08
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One color slide. Kefilte fish are a traditional Jewish food that is a ball or cake of chopped fish mixed with eggs and matzah meal. The grocr wa slocated on Washington Avenue. 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 Festival. The traditions are mainly Haitian, Jamaican, Mexican, Bahamian, Cuban and Jewish and cover a wide range of skills and art forms.
Type
Still Image
Sommers, Laurie K.

Howard Goren making bread at Goren's Vienese Bakery

236337
Date
1985-09
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Six color slides. 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 Festival. The traditions are mainly Haitian, Jamaican, Mexican, Bahamian, Cuban and Jewish and cover a wide range of skills and art forms.
Type
Still Image
Sommers, Laurie K.

Haitian band playing at the Notre Dame d'Haiti

236338
Date
1985-08
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Three color slides. The Notre Dame d'Haiti was a Haitian Catholic church in Miami. Images are dark. 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 Festival. The traditions are mainly Haitian, Jamaican, Mexican, Bahamian, Cuban and Jewish and cover a wide range of skills and art forms.
Type
Still Image
Sommers, Laurie K.

Cuban music performed live on WQBA

236340
Date
1985-08
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Eight color slides. A few of the images are dark. 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 Festival. The traditions are mainly Haitian, Jamaican, Mexican, Bahamian, Cuban and Jewish and cover a wide range of skills and art forms.
Type
Still Image
Sommers, Laurie K.

The Scull Sisters dancing in Little Havana

236341
Date
1985-08
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Three color slides. The Scull sisters were popular Cuban painters in Miami. They were twins, and often dressed identical. They are dancing with Facundo Rivera. 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 Festival. The traditions are mainly Haitian, Jamaican, Mexican, Bahamian, Cuban and Jewish and cover a wide range of skills and art forms.
Type
Still Image
Sommers, Laurie K.

Santeria dressmaker Carmen Pla

236342
Date
1985-09
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two color slides. Pla with a designed dress and Santeria headpiece (ochun). Santeria is a Cuban version of the Yoruba religion. 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 Festival. The traditions are mainly Haitian, Jamaican, Mexican, Bahamian, Cuban and Jewish and cover a wide range of skills and art forms.
Type
Still Image
Sommers, Laurie K.

Limone Joseph demonstrates polambi

236343
Date
1985-08
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two color slides. The Po lambi was a Haitian musical instrument. The skill was used in rural Haitian villages to signal social gatherings, as work songs, and harvetsing. It is usuaslly played with drums, and is of African origins. For Haitians, it is a symbol of their culture. 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 Festival. The traditions are mainly Haitian, Jamaican, Mexican, Bahamian, Cuban and Jewish and cover a wide range of skills and art forms.
Type
Still Image
Sommers, Laurie K.

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