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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Event Name is exactly "Florida Folk Heritage Award"
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1986 Florida Folk Heritage Award Ceremony for Mary McClain

1986 Florida Folk Heritage Award Ceremony for Mary McClain

Date
1986
Description
One proof sheet with 18 black and white images (plus negatives). Award ceremony for blues singer Mary McClain. Known as Diamond Teeth Mary for the jewels she placed in her teeth in the 1940s, Mary was born in West Virginia, and always claimed to be the half sister of fellow blues singer Bessie Smith. In 1918, she moved to Florida's Gulf Coast. During her later years, she lived in Bradenton, Florida. Although McClain was a popular performer in the 1920s and 1930s, she stopped performing the blues for many years. She was rediscovered by the Florida Folklife Program in the 1980s. In 1986, she won the Florida Folk Heritage Award in 1986. She died on 4 April 2000.
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1992 Florida Folk Heritage Award ceremony for the Versiteers

1992 Florida Folk Heritage Award ceremony for the Versiteers

Date
1992-08-21
Description
Audio cassette recording. Approximately one hour. The Versiteers were a black gospel a capella singing group. They consisted of Harry Mae Anthony, Artie Brooks, Myrtle Barton, L.V. Starling, and Belinda Carter. The recording was made at the New Berlin Baptist Church during a ceremony awarding the Versiteers the Florida Folk Heritage Award for 1992. The recording includes the awards ceremony, as well as church services and gospel singing. Performers include The Versiteers, The Harbor Lights, Rev. Marcus King, and the New St. James Choir. Included in the folder is a recording log listing all the songs and speakers. See also S 1723, box 1 for photographs of the ceremony.
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A 45 record (single) by Frank Thomas and Friends

A 45 record (single) by Frank Thomas and Friends

Date
1979
Description
One audio record (a 45 single). Published by Great Southern Records in 1979. Thomas wrote both songs. He won the 1993 Florida Folk Heritage Award.
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Ana Blanco making lace

Ana Blanco making lace

Date
1988-08
Description
Seventeen color slides. Blanco won the FLorida Folk Heritage Award in 1990.
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Betty Mae Jumper speaking at the Stephen Foster Center amphitheater

Betty Mae Jumper speaking at the Stephen Foster Center amphitheater

Date
1990
Description
One color print. Jumper, of Hollywood Seminole Reservation, was the first female leader of the Seminole Tribal Council. She was also the first to receive a high school diploma, accomplished in Cherokee, North Carolina. She won the 1994 Florida Folk Heritage Award posthumously.
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Bluegrass music and Cracker culture promoter Carl Allen receiving Florida Folk Heritage Award

Bluegrass music and Cracker culture promoter Carl Allen receiving Florida Folk Heritage Award

Date
1990-03-17
Description
One proof sheet with seven black and white images, plus negatives. Images of Carl Allen receiving the Folk Heritage Award, presented by the Florida Folklife Program. Born 13 February 1918, Allen was awarded for his efforts to preserve "Cracker" culture through his restaurant and his newspaper columns. He also promoted bluegrass music throughout Florida with his restaurant, Allen's Historical Cafe, which featured live bluegrass music. 1-4: Rep. Fred Lewis, Carl Allen, and K. Monahan; 5: Rep. Fred Jones, Carl Allen, and Troy Green; 6-7: Carl Allen.
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Canes by Bobby Johns

Canes by Bobby Johns

Date
1991-04
Description
Four color slides. Johns won the Florida Folk Heritage Award in 1992.
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Country musician Neal Pappy McCormick and daughter Juanealya with his billboard

Country musician Neal Pappy McCormick and daughter Juanealya with his billboard

Date
1994
Description
Two color prints. McCormick, a Creek Indian from a sharecropper family in Alabama and Georgia, played country and Hawaiian music in the 1930s. He gave famed country star Hank Williams his first job, and they remained lifelong friends. He also invented and patented the four-necked steel guitar. (Steel guitars at the time were also called Hawaiian guitars.) He won the 1994 Florida Folk Heritage Award.
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Country musician Neal Pappy McCormick playing the steel guitar in his home

Country musician Neal Pappy McCormick playing the steel guitar in his home

Date
1994
Description
Nine color prints. McCormick, a Creek Indian from a sharecropper family in Alabama and Georgia, played country and Hawaiian music in the 1930s. He gave famed country star Hank Williams his first job, and they remained lifelong friends. He also invented and patented the four-necked steel guitar. (Steel guitars at the time were also called Hawaiian guitars.) He won the 1994 Florida Folk Heritage Award.
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Demo tape for Country musician Neal Pappy McCormick

Demo tape for Country musician Neal Pappy McCormick

Date
1994
Description
One audio cassette. Created for nomination for a Florida Folk Heritage Award. McCormick, a Creek Indian from a sharecropper family in Alabama and Georgia, played country and Hawaiian music in the 1930s. He gave famed country star Hank Williams his first job, and they remained lifelong friends. He also invented and patented the four-necked steel guitar. (Steel guitars at the time were also called Hawaiian guitars.) He won the 1994 Florida Folk Heritage Award.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
1986 Florida Folk Heritage Award Ceremony for Mary McClain1986 Florida Folk Heritage Award Ceremony for Mary McClainStill ImageMusical groups
Awards
Special events
Public speaking
Music performance
Bluegrass musicians
String bands
African Americans
Bands (Music)
Blues singers
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a_s1723_01_01_tape011992 Florida Folk Heritage Award ceremony for the VersiteersSoundSingers/fpc/memory/omeka_images/thumbnails/catalog_audio.jpg
a_s1603_03_06_01A 45 record (single) by Frank Thomas and FriendsSoundPerformances
Sound recordings
Folk singers
Songs
Music performance
Composers
Singing
Singers
Guitarist
Composer
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Ana Blanco making laceAna Blanco making laceStill ImageNeedleworkers
Arts, Cuban
Needlework
Cuban Americans
Latinos
Lace and lace making
Decorative arts
Lacemaking
Sewing
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Betty Mae Jumper speaking at the Stephen Foster Center amphitheaterBetty Mae Jumper speaking at the Stephen Foster Center amphitheaterStill ImageStorytellers
Orators
Public speaking
Ethnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Native Americans
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Bluegrass music and Cracker culture promoter Carl Allen receiving Florida Folk Heritage AwardBluegrass music and Cracker culture promoter Carl Allen receiving Florida Folk Heritage AwardStill ImageFolklife
Bluegrass musicians
Old time music
Restaurants
Public officials
Special events
Awards
Historian
Restaurateurs
Authors
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Canes by Bobby JohnsCanes by Bobby JohnsStill ImageWoodworkers
Canes
Staffs (Sticks, canes, etc.)
Wood carving
Wood craft
Woodwork
Wood carvers
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Country musician Neal Pappy McCormick and daughter Juanealya with his billboardCountry musician Neal Pappy McCormick and daughter Juanealya with his billboardStill ImageSingers
Creek Indians
Billboards
Signs (commercial)
Signs and signboards
Native Americans
Country music
Musicians
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Country musician Neal Pappy McCormick playing the steel guitar in his homeCountry musician Neal Pappy McCormick playing the steel guitar in his homeStill ImageSingers
Creek Indians
Hawaiian guitar
String instruments
Musical instruments
Native Americans
Offices
Awards
Country music
Hats
Steel guitars
Musicians
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a_s1603_04_04_tape01Demo tape for Country musician Neal Pappy McCormickSoundSingers
Creek Indians
Sound recordings
Songs
Steel guitars
Native Americans
Country music
Singing
Musicians
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