archival original 57,400 feet sound b&w color 16mm
Supplementary materials: audio tapes, still photographs
Motion pictures (visual works)
The Jerome R. Mintz papers are in the National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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.
Donated by Carla Aviva Mintz Tavel and Betty Mintz in 2011.
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.
Courtesy of Jerome Mintz
Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, MD