Audio Recording Interview with Mine ("Minnie") Somi Kubose about Japanese tea ceremony, Chicago, Illinois, part 1 (version 2)
Interview with Mine ("Minnie") Somi Kubose about Japanese tea ceremony, Chicago, Illinois, part 1 (version 2)
About this Item
- Interview with Mine ("Minnie") Somi Kubose about Japanese tea ceremony, Chicago, Illinois, part 1 (version 2)
- Choi, Chungmoo (Collector)
- Kubose, Mine, Mrs. (Interviewee)
Created / Published
- Chicago, Illinois, June 15, 1977
- - Japanese Americans
- - Ethnography
- - Interviews
- - Illinois -- Chicago
- - Mrs. Kubose #1 (speed slowed), part 1
- - Part 1 (version 2, probably re-recorded) of a 3-part Interview with Mrs. Mine ("Minnie") Somi Kubose about the Japanese tea ceremony, recorded at the Buddhist Temple of Chicago, 4641 N. Racine Ave; the fieldworker’s notes report problems in making the recording (the speed is irregular) and, during the field project, she re-recorded parts 1 and 2 in an attempt to correct the speed; both the original and rerecorded versions are included in the collection; the fieldworker’s notes for part 1 list these topics: Mine ("Minnie") Somi Kubose’s life history and her exposure to the tea ceremony and how she learned it; about the tea name and the tea schools; about the tea ceremony in Japan and among the Japanese Americans in Chicago; about the motivation for learning and practicing the tea ceremony; what is important in teaching the ceremony, aesthetics and mental training; the four principles of the tea ceremony (aesthetics).
- audiocassette, C-60
Call Number/Physical Location
- Call number: AFC 1981/004: AFS 20742a
- MBRS Shelflist: RYA 0760
- Field Project Identifier: CH77-T218-C
- Chicago Ethnic Arts Project collection (AFC 1981/004)
- American Folklife Center
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Credit line: Chicago Ethnic Arts Project collection (AFC 1981/004), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
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Chicago citation style:
Choi, Chungmoo, and Mine Kubose. Interview with Mine "Minnie" SomiKubose about Japanese tea ceremony, Chicago, Illinois, part 1 version 2. Chicago, Illinois, 1977. Audio. https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1981004_afs20742a/.
APA citation style:
Choi, C. & Kubose, M. (1977) Interview with Mine "Minnie" SomiKubose about Japanese tea ceremony, Chicago, Illinois, part 1 version 2. Chicago, Illinois. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1981004_afs20742a/.
MLA citation style:
Choi, Chungmoo, and Mine Kubose. Interview with Mine "Minnie" SomiKubose about Japanese tea ceremony, Chicago, Illinois, part 1 version 2. Chicago, Illinois, 1977. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afc1981004_afs20742a/>.