Collection ASM0605 - Sweat Records Collection

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ASM0605

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Sweat Records Collection

Date(s)

  • 1997-2015 (Creation)

Extent

21 Boxes

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Sweat Records began as a local independent music store in Miami in 2005, conceived by DJ and club promoter, Lauren (Lolo) Reskin and by former WVUM DJ and public defense attorney, Sara Yousuf. It served as not only a record store but a public event space and coffee shop, catering to the eclectic music scene in South Florida. The store was forced to temporarily relocate to the back of Churchill's pub in 2005 after the destruction caused from Hurricane Wilma and eventually moved to its new permanent location near Little Haiti. Sara Yousuf also left her role as co-owner to pursue a full-time career as a public defense attorney in 2006 and was replaced by Jason Jimenez., who came onboard as Lolo's new partner in 2007. Sweat Records continues to this day to offer a wide variety performances and events featuring both budding local artists and veteran rock bands and contribute heavily to Miami's thriving music culture.

The Sweat Records collection contains archival material documenting the history of the record store, including newspaper articles, magazines, ephemera, pamphlets company records, administrative files, personal papers from Lolo Reskin, and audio-visual material. Items are arranged categorically by series and material type.

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This collection is open for use.

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  • English

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