Sunday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Narrative Stage) (Tape 11)

239745
Date
1996-05-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. Bucuvalas served as emcee. Manuel Vega, Jr. and Manuel Vega, Sr. discuss their Cuban background and work in birdcage and giant kite lore. Topics covered include the different types of kites made and other crafts he makes including bird cages, guitars, and boats. They als...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C96-88

Mariachi Jalisco practicing

235053
Date
1986-09-04
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Five color slides. Images are of a Mexican American mariachi band practicing in Francisco Rodriques' house. Mariachi bands, which began in the Mexican state of Jalisco, were often employed to play at special events. Full bands include trumpets, violins, and guitars. Recording of performance found o...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S86-4773 - S6-4777

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

Tailor Ramon Puig in his Guayabera shirt shop

235087
Date
1985-07-10
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Fourteen color slides. (Slide 5019 is missing.) Puig cutting patterns and sewing in his tailor shop. He is making Guayaberas (short-sleeved men's shirts with embroidery that originated in Cuba.) His shop was called La Casa de Las Guayaberas. The Dade Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1986 by folklor...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S86-5012 - S86-5021; S86-5059 - S86-5063

Friday performances at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 9)

237901
Date
05/23/1986
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
T86-109

Peter Rema performing at the 1989 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

237509
Date
1989-05-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Walker served as emcee.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T89-140

Saturday performances at the 1995 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Workshops) (Tapes 11)

240592
Date
05/27/1995
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
FLN-21

Friday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Performance Stage) (Tape 2)

239750
Date
1996-05-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. McKenzie served as emcee. Remembranzas del Conuco discuss decimas or Cuban country verse as a songs with storytelling verses. It is an original composition form. The group is made up of 12 people, 2 guitars, 1 quatro, maracas, a textured gourd with scratching stick, and ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C96-93

Capirotada (Mexican bread pudding)

234884
Date
1985-03-07
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two color slides. Images of Mexican bread pudding cooked by Marie Castillo. In winter 1985, the Bureau joined with two folklorists to conduct a folk arts survey of the St. Johns River basin in northeastern Florida. The St. Johns River is the largest and most used river in Florida, supporting much r...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S85-1736 - S85-1737

Oscar Hernandez making wooden lobster traps

235089
Date
1985-07-18
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Fourteen color slides. Hernandez was an insurance worker in Cuba before immigrating to the US. He became a fisher, and then made fish and lobster traps. He made about 300 traps a year. He also fished for lobsters and crabs when not making traps. The Dade Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1986 by fo...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S86-5043 - S86-5045; S87-1069 - S87-1079

Guatamalan weaver Cruz Josefina Gomez with her work

236365
Date
1985-09
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Eleven color slides. The Gomez family live on the Miccosukee Reservation. Back strap weaving is a Mexican-Mayan tradition that involves a portable loom, allowing the weaver to work in any location. The Dade Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1985 and 1986 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalas, Nancy Nusz an...
Type
Still Image

Saturday performances at the 2006 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Disc 10)

241698
Date
05/27/2006
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
CD06-86

Sunday performances at the 2006 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Disc 5)

241708
Date
05/28/2006
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
CD06-98

Raw footage of the 1991 Florida Folk Festivals (Video 4 of 15)

238369
Date
1991-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One video recording (3/4" tape; 22 minutes) Unedited footage of the 1991 Florida Folk Festival. Footage of Gomez using a backstrap loom; Leonard making palmetto hats; and various craft demonstrations: blacksmiths, Guatemalan masks, cotton spinning, paintings, jewelry, and cooking.
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
FV-62

1986 Florida Folk Festival (2 of 17)

238607
Date
1986-05-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One video cassette (3/4" tape). 20 minutes. Bronsztein played klezmer music on the clarinet; Rodriguez played the Venezuelan harp.
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
V86-2

Hillsborough County foodways folklife fieldwork

234360
Date
1982
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One proof sheet with twenty-three black and white images. 1-8: Maurice Faedo preparing palmetto leaves for baking bread; 9-10: Casino Bakery building; 11-23: Ralph O'Brien preparing swamp cabbage. He looks for sable palms taller than fifteen feet high. Shows his stripping and extracting the cabbage,...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
P82-283

Apprenticeship area at the 1989 Florida Folk Festival

234446
Date
1985-05-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One proof sheet with twenty-six black and white images, plus negatives. 1-5: Liliane Louis and Fernande Forte learning Haitian tales; 6-10: Fernande Forte; 11-13: Carl Hansen making fishing lures; 14-16: Jason Kiel making fishing lures; 17-19: Carl Hansen and Jason Kiel; 20-23: Ana Diaz and Carmen L...
Type
Still Image

Botanica Nena in Little Havana

235872
Date
1980-06-02
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Thirty color slides. A botanica was a place where believers in Santeria could buy herbs and other supplies. Santeria is a New World version of the Yoruba religion. Catholic items such as crucifixes and statues of saints were also for sale. Slides S80-177, S80-180, S80-185, S80-189, and S80-191 are ...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S80-134 - S80-139; S80-142; S80-144 - S80-148; S80-150 - S80-152; S80-175 - S80-194

Santos wood carvings by Carlo Domingo

236077
Date
1987-10
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Fifteen color slides. The Florida Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1987 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalis, Steve Fragos, Merri Belland, and Barbara Seitz as preliminary research for a joint folk art between the Florida Folklife Program and the Florida Museum of History. The field researchers focused o...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S92-117 - S92-131

Josefina Gomez back strap weaving at Miccosukee Indian Reservation

236533
Date
1987-09
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Eighteen color slides. The Gomez family lived on the Miccosukee Reservation. Back strap weaving is a Mexican-Mayan tradition that involves a portable loom, allowing the weaver to work in any location. The Florida Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1987 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalis, Steve Fragos, Me...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
49-66

Dorothy Byrne performing ragtime songs at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage)

237073
Date
1991-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Milner served as emcee.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T91-19

Interview with farola and gigante maker Isaac Duenas with apprentices Isaac Duenas and Ramon Zepeda

240809
Date
07/31/1994
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
Tape 10

Scenes from the South Florida Folk Festival (Video 3)

240897
Date
03/23/1986
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
V86-34a

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

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

Mexican dance at the Quality Inn in Deland

234869
Date
1985-02-23
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Three reel to reels. Recording of the Latino dance band, Los Errantes de Chua Nuevo Leon, performing at a Mexican American dance in the Quality Inn. In winter 1985, the Bureau contracted with two folklorists to conduct a folk arts survey of the St. Johns River basin in northeastern Florida. The St....
Type
Sound

Interview with pinata maker Viki Grimm

235917
Date
1986-04-22
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio casette. The Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program began in 1983 with a NEA grant of $22,000. The program provided an opportunity for master folk artists to share technical skills and cultural knowledge with apprentices in order to keep the tradition alive. Apprentices must have had some exper...
Type
Sound

Sunday performances at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Reel 11)

237892
Date
05/25/1986
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
T86-55 (C86-98)

Cayo Hueso Comparsas Dancers and Band at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival

234290
Date
1991-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Twenty color slides. Images of the Cayo Hueso Comparsas dancers and band performing at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival. The dance troupe (comparsas) was founded by Emelia Fernandez in Key West. Danny Acosta led the band that accompanied the dances. The Cuban dance has African roots, and is usually pe...
Type
Still Image

Interview with Lupe Sanchez

238993
Date
1981-05-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette recording. Sanchez was a keyboardist for Grupo Sensacion. Recorded at the Cinco de Mayo Festival. The Mexican American Music Survey was created to document the musical traditions of Florida's various Mexican-American communities: Apopka, South Dade County, Immokalee, the St. Johns...
Type
Sound
Item ID
7

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