Guide to the Jerome Mintz films of Andalusia, Spain, 1969-1982

Summary
Collection ID:
HSFA.2011.08
Creators:
Mintz, Jerome R.
Dates:
1969-1982
Languages:
Films are in English and Spanish.
Physical Description:
104 Film reels
black-and-white color silent sound; 57,400 feet
16mm
Linear feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Edited films films by Jerome Mintz made in Casa Viejas, Andalusia, Spain: Pepe's Family, The Shoemaker, Romeria: Day of the Virgin, Carnaval de Pueblo, The Shepherd's Family, Perico: the Bowlmaker and film outtakes associated with these six titles. Collection also contains audio tapes and still photographs.
Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its creation. As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today. The information within this collection does not reflect the views of the Smithsonian Institution or Anthropology Archives, but is available in its original form to facilitate research.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Jerome R. Mintz was a professor of anthropology and Jewish studies at Indiana University. He earned a B.A. from Brooklyn College, an M.A. from the City University of New York, and a Ph.D. from Indiana University. Mintz received the National Jewish Book Award in 1993 for "Hasidic People: A Place in the New World." He also received international recognition for his work in Andalusia, Spain. His book "The Anarchists of Casas Viejas" (1982) is considered the most comprehensive account of the tragic events surrounding the 1933 uprising in the small rural town of Casas Viejas. Mintz produced six films on tradition and change in Andalusia, Spain.

Administration
Sponsor
Processing of the Jerome Mintz film collection was supported by the Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research.
Custodial History
Previously titled "Jerome Mintz Film Collection: Andalusia, Spain 1969-1982."
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Received from Carla Aviva Mintz Tavel and Betty Mintz in 2011.
Processing Information
Titles are supplied by the archivist for untitled films.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Use
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research. Please contact the archives for information on availability of access copies of audiovisual recordings. Original audiovisual material in the Human Studies Film Archives may not be played.
Preferred Citation
Jerome Mintz films of Andalusia, Spain, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Related Materials
The Jerome R. Mintz papers are in the National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.

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Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
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Andalusia (Spain) Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
Human Studies Film Archives
Museum Support Center
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Suitland 20746
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