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Images of the Florida Folk Arts Conference

Images of the Florida Folk Arts Conference

Date
1978-01-14
Description
57 black and white prints. Images are from a folklife conference held at White Springs January 14-15, 1978. Hosted by the Florida Folklife Program at the Stephen Foster Center (SFC), the conference included folklorists and historians from the Library of Congress (LOC), Smithsonian Institute (SI), University of Florida, as well as throughout Florida and the South. The archives also houses a video of the conference -- V-192. Images include Thelma Boltin (P78-193,194,196,197,199, 224); Tom Norman, director of the Division of Cultural Affairs (P78-181); Sally Yerkovich of the NEA, Georganne Fletcher, and Alan Jabbour, director of the American Folklife Center (P78-184); Charles Bron (P78-185); P178-186, 190, 232 Foxfire books author George Reynolds (P78-186, 190, 232); Yerkovich, Fletcher (P78-191); Fletcher, Jabour, Syd Blackman of Tifton, Georgia's Art Exposition (P78-192); Trustee Mrs. Sanders of the Stephen Foster Center (P78-195); Tim Lewis and Bob Williams (P78-198); ethnomusicologist Dale Olsen (P78-200, 226); Boltin and John Herrman (P78-201); Yerkovich and Blackman (P78-203); Ted Grame and Jabour (P78-204); Ralph Rinzler of the SI and Ralph Boggs (P78-206); Jaboru and Fletcher (P78-207); Blackman (P78-208, 233); Olsen (P78-209-210); Samuel Proctor, UF history professor, and Yerkovich (P78-201); Norman (P78-213); Boggs and Morris (P78-214); Boggs (P78-215-234); FFP director Peggy Bulger (P78-216, 233); Boggs and Morris (P78-217-218); Jabour (P78-219); Charles Hall of Agrirama (P78-220); Morris (P78-221); Dr. William Ferris of Yale's Center of Southern Folklife (P78-222); Fletcher (P78-225); Pat Waterman from the University of South Florida (P78-227); Seminole Indian oral historian R. Thomas King (P78-228); Yerkovich (P78-229); Proctor (P78-230); Rinzler (P78-231); and the White Springs Quilt made by Nancy Morgan (P78-235-237).
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Jean Ritchie concert at the Florida Folk Arts Conference

Jean Ritchie concert at the Florida Folk Arts Conference

Date
1978-01-16
Description
Two reel to reel recordings. The first part of the concert is on T78-314, while the second part is on side 2 of T78-313. A concert by famed Appalachian dulcimer player Ritchie that was hosted by the Florida Folklife Program at the Stephen Foster Center as part of the Florida Folk Arts Conference that included folklorists and historians from the Library of Congress (LOC), Smithsonian Institute (SI), University of Florida, as well as throughout Florida and the South. Florida Folk festival director Boltin emceed the concert, and spoke briefly about Stephen Foster. Recordings of the rest of conference can be found on T78-301 through T78-312. Ritchie was born in Viper, Kentucky to a family that preserved and sang many old time (mountain) songs -- many dating back to England and Scotland -- numbering by Ritchie's count to well over 300. Raised within the Appalachian-based musical tradition, Ritchie graduated from the University of Kentucky in 1946, after which she moved to New York City as a social worker. While there, she became involved in the emerging folk revival scene, performing the old family songs on her dulcimer and autoharp. She recorded for the newly-created Elektra Records, starting in 1952. By the 1960s, she was a well-respected and sought after performer and authority of Appalachian music. For other Ritchie recordings, see reels T77-262 and T79-1.
Collection
Recordings of the Florida Folk Arts Conference

Recordings of the Florida Folk Arts Conference

Date
1978-01-14
Description
Nine reel to reel recordings. Hosted by the Florida Folklife Program at the Stephen Foster Center (SFC), the conference included folklorists and historians from the Library of Congress (LOC), Smithsonian Institute (SI), University of Florida, as well as throughout Florida and the South. T78-301: John Roberts, director of the Stephen Foster Center makes opening remarks, along with Norman and Bulger. Session on the History of Florida Folklife by Bulger, Dr. Alton Morris, Dr. Ralph Boggs, and Florida Folk Festival director Thelma Boltin. T78-302: Boltin presentation continued. Plus answer and questions of the session. Session on Current Florida Folklife Program with Dr. Proctor talking on the Oral History Program at the University of Florida. T78-303: Questions for Proctor. Session continues with Dale Olsen talking about Florida ethnomusicology studies, and Bulger on the Florida Folklife Program. T78-304: Bulger continues. Session on the National and Regional centers of folklife with Georganne Fletcher from the Southern Federation of State Arts Agencies; Jabbour from the American Folklife Center; Blackman from Agrirama; and Yerkovich from the NEA. T78-305: Yerkovich continues. Session of Folklore and the Media with Charles Brown of the Folk Arts Media Project of the Charleston Communication Center; and George Reynolds, author of Foxfire. T78-306: Reynolds continues. Bill Ferris speaks on the Center of Southern Folklore. Shows film entitled Four Women Artists. T78-307: Session on Collecting folklife with Ralph Rinzler on the American Folklife Festival; and R. Thomas King on the Florida State Museum. T78-308: King continues. Theodore Grame on the Study Center for American Musicl Pluralism. T78-309: Session on presenting folklife with Pat Waterman on the Applied Anthropology Program at USF; Charles Hall on Agrirama; and Thomson on the Southern Folklore Quarterly. Final session on recommendations, led by Flemming and Bulger. Three concerts were presented in connection with the conference: The McClain Family on 15 January at the Stephen Foster Center (see T78-310); and Jean Ritchie, Alan Jabour, and the Bucksnort Barndance Band at the Lake City American Legion Hall on 14 January (see T78-311 through T78-313); and Jean Ritchie at the Stephen Foster Center on 16 January 1978 (T78-313 and T78-314.) For images from the conference, see S 1577, box 16, folder 33. For a film of the conference, see S 1615, video V-192.
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Suwannee Soiree at the Florida Folk Arts Conference

Suwannee Soiree at the Florida Folk Arts Conference

Date
1978-01-14
Description
Three reel to reel recordings. A concert and dance hosted by the Florida Folklife Program at the American Legion Center in Lake City as part of the Florida Folk Arts Conference that included folklorists and historians from the Library of Congress (LOC), Smithsonian Institute (SI), University of Florida, as well as throughout Florida and the South. Featured famed Appalachian dulcimer player Ritchie, the string band Bucksnort Barndance Band performing square dance tunes, flutist (and scholar) Olsen, and fiddler (and folklorist) Rinzler. Recordings of the rest of conference can be found on T78-301 through T78-310 and T78-314.
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The McLain Family performing at the Florida Folk Arts Conference

The McLain Family performing at the Florida Folk Arts Conference

Date
1978-01-15
Description
One reel to reel recording. Hosted by the Florida Folklife Program at the Stephen Foster Center (SFC), the McClains played as part of the Florida Folk Arts Conference that included folklorists and historians from the Library of Congress (LOC), Smithsonian Institute (SI), University of Florida, as well as throughout Florida and the South. Boltin emceed the concert. The band consisted of: Raymond K. (father), Raymond W. (son), Alice (daughter), and Ruth McClain (daughter), and Al White (son-in-law). Recordings of the rest of conference can be found on T78-301 through T78-309; and T78-311 through T78-314.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Images of the Florida Folk Arts ConferenceImages of the Florida Folk Arts ConferenceStill ImageSpecial events
Academic disciplines
Folklife
Folklore
Meetings
Forums (Discussion and debate)
Historians
Teaching of folklore
Conferences and seminars series
Historian
Educators
Public officer
Arts administrators
Ethnomusicologists
Anthropologists
Authors
Folklorists
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a_s1576_t78-313Jean Ritchie concert at the Florida Folk Arts ConferenceSoundSpecial events
Conferences and seminars series
Concerts
Music performance
Old time music
Performing arts
Singing
Dulcimer
Dulcimer music
Gospel music
Religious music
Religious songs
Singers
Musicians
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a_s1576_t78-301Recordings of the Florida Folk Arts ConferenceSoundSpecial events
Academic disciplines
Folklife
Folklore
Meetings
Forums (Discussion and debate)
Historians
Teaching of folklore
Conferences and seminars series
Historian
Educators
Public officer
Arts administrators
Ethnomusicologists
Anthropologists
Authors
Folklorists
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a_s1576_t78-311Suwannee Soiree at the Florida Folk Arts ConferenceSoundSpecial events
Conferences and seminars series
Concerts
Music performance
Performing arts
Singing
Bluegrass music
Old time music
String bands
Stringband music
Gospel music
Flute music
Dulcimer music
Square dancing
Dance music
Singers
Fiddlers
Bands (Music)
Flute players
Musicians
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a_s1576_t78-310The McLain Family performing at the Florida Folk Arts ConferenceSoundSpecial events
Conferences and seminars series
Concerts
Music performance
Performing arts
Singing
Bluegrass music
Old time music
String bands
Stringband music
Gospel music
Singers
Bands (Music)
Musicians
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