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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Collector or Fieldworker is exactly "Stone, Robert, 1944-"
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Glenn Lee performing sacred steel music with a band at a House of God church

Glenn Lee performing sacred steel music with a band at a House of God church

Date
1994-03-07
Description
One audio cassette recording. (Duplicate can be found on tape 5.) Recorded at a Church of God church (not during church services)in Perrine, Florida. The band consisted of Glenn Lee (steel guitar), Alvin Lee (bass), Benjamin Beckford (drums), and John Hampton (guitar). Excerpted from a longer recording (see tapes 18-20 in S 2044). The Sacred Steel Guitar Recording Project originated in 1992 when Florida Folklife Program folklorist Robert Stone discovered that several predominantly African American House of God churches (a sub-sect of the Pentecostal church) in the St. Petersburg area were using steel guitars in their religious services. The practice began by Willie and Troman Eason in the 1930s, and expanded upon by players such as Henry Nelson and Lorenzo Harrison. Realizing that this was a unique musical tradition, labeled Sacred Steel, the Florida Folklife Program to applied for a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to conduct fieldwork and create a music album for public dispersal. The aim of the project was to increase public awareness of the gospel steel guitar tradition, as well as document it for future generations. Matched with state funds, the grant period originally ran from October 1993 through October 1994, but was extended for another year. In that time Stone, along with sound engineers William Dudley and Mike Stapleton, interviewed and recorded several steel guitarists in the St. Petersburg area. An album entitled Sacred Steel was released in 1995. It was then re-released through an agreement with Arhoolie Records in 1997.
Collection
Henry Nelson performing Amazing Grace

Henry Nelson performing Amazing Grace

Date
1993-09-05
Description
One audio cassette recording. For more of Nelson, see tape 3. The Sacred Steel Guitar Recording Project originated in 1992 when Florida Folklife Program folklorist Robert Stone discovered that several predominantly African American House of God churches (a sub-sect of the Pentecostal church) in the St. Petersburg area were using steel guitars in their religious services. The practice began by Willie and Troman Eason in the 1930s, and expanded upon by players such as Henry Nelson and Lorenzo Harrison. Realizing that this was a unique musical tradition, labeled Sacred Steel, the Florida Folklife Program to applied for a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to conduct fieldwork and create a music album for public dispersal. The aim of the project was to increase public awareness of the gospel steel guitar tradition, as well as document it for future generations. Matched with state funds, the grant period originally ran from October 1993 through October 1994, but was extended for another year. In that time Stone, along with sound engineers William Dudley and Mike Stapleton, interviewed and recorded several steel guitarists in the St. Petersburg area. An album entitled Sacred Steel was released in 1995. It was then re-released through an agreement with Arhoolie Records in 1997.
Collection
Ilusion 94 performance

Ilusion 94 performance

Date
1996-06-26
Description
Two DAT tapes. (Master and copy tapes). The Mexican American Music Survey was created to document the musical traditions of Florida's various Mexican-American communities: Apopka, South Dade County, Immokalee, the St. Johns River Basin, and Central Florida. Funded by a grant from the Lila Wallace-Reader's Digest Community Folklife Program, the survey was conducted between 1994 and 1996 by folklorist Robert Stone. Among the musical traditions were serenatas, conjunto, quinceanara ritual music, ranchera Michoacana, mariachi, norteno, Tejano, and pop music. At the end of the project, a sampler music tape was created by the Florida Folklife Program for distribution to various libraries.
Collection
Interview with Antjuan Edwards about Sacred Steel

Interview with Antjuan Edwards about Sacred Steel

Date
1995-07-12
Description
One audio cassette recording. Recorded at the Ocala House of God Church #2. At the time, Edwards was a sophomore at Vanguard High School. He discussed playing and learning the sacred steel guitar. There is a significant amount of background noise, but the interview is still audible. The Sacred Steel Guitar Recording Project originated in 1992 when Florida Folklife Program folklorist Robert Stone discovered that several predominantly African American House of God churches (a sub-sect of the Pentecostal church) in the St. Petersburg area were using steel guitars in their religious services. The practice began by Willie and Troman Eason in the 1930s, and expanded upon by players such as Henry Nelson and Lorenzo Harrison. Realizing that this was a unique musical tradition, labeled Sacred Steel, the Florida Folklife Program to applied for a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to conduct fieldwork and create a music album for public dispersal. The aim of the project was to increase public awareness of the gospel steel guitar tradition, as well as document it for future generations. Matched with state funds, the grant period originally ran from October 1993 through October 1994, but was extended for another year. In that time Stone, along with sound engineers William Dudley and Mike Stapleton, interviewed and recorded several steel guitarists in the St. Petersburg area. An album entitled Sacred Steel was released in 1995. It was then re-released through an agreement with Arhoolie Records in 1997.
Collection
Interview with embroiderer Margaret Horvath

Interview with embroiderer Margaret Horvath

Date
1991-07-24
Description
Two audio cassettes. For more information on Horvath, see S 1644, box 8, folder 6. The Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program began in 1983 with a NEA grant of $22,000. The program provided an opportunity for master folk artists to share technical skills and cultural knowledge with apprentices in order to keep the tradition alive. Apprentices must have had some experience in the tradition and agreed to train for at least six months. The first project director was Blanton Owen, later replaced by folklorist Peter Roller. The program was continued each year through 2004.
Collection
Interview with Japanese dancer Kazuko Law and her apprentice Ofuyu Forrest

Interview with Japanese dancer Kazuko Law and her apprentice Ofuyu Forrest

Date
1995-02-01
Description
Two audio cassettes. Forrest was funded to learn from Law eight traditional Japanese dances. For more information, see S 1644, box 12, folder 4. The Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program began in 1983 with a NEA grant of $22,000. The program provided an opportunity for master folk artists to share technical skills and cultural knowledge with apprentices in order to keep the tradition alive. Apprentices must have had some experience in the tradition and agreed to train for at least six months. The first project director was Blanton Owen, later replaced by folklorist Peter Roller, and then Robert Stone. The program was continued each year through 2004.
Collection
Interview with Nigerian dancers Felix and Augustine Omeden

Interview with Nigerian dancers Felix and Augustine Omeden

Date
1994-01-23
Description
Two audio cassettes. At the time, the Omebens had lived in Miami for ten years. The dances they taught through the apprenticeship program date back over a thousand years, were performed only by males who created their own costumes, and served as a religious declaration and rite of passage. For more information on Omebens and their apprentices Baki and Campbell, see S 1644, box 11, folder 33. The Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program began in 1983 with a NEA grant of $22,000. The program provided an opportunity for master folk artists to share technical skills and cultural knowledge with apprentices in order to keep the tradition alive. Apprentices must have had some experience in the tradition and agreed to train for at least six months. The first project director was Blanton Owen, later replaced by folklorist Peter Roller. The program was continued each year through 2004.
Collection
Interview with Nila Radhakrishnan, Priya Menon, and Prema Menon for the Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program

Interview with Nila Radhakrishnan, Priya Menon, and Prema Menon for the Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program

Date
1991-02-10
Description
One audio cassette. Radhakrishnan and her apprentices discuss East Indian dance.
Collection
Interview with Nila Radhakrishnan, Priya Menon, and Prema Menon for the Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program

Interview with Nila Radhakrishnan, Priya Menon, and Prema Menon for the Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program

Date
1991-09-14
Description
One audio cassette. Radhakrishnan and her apprentices discuss East Indian dance.
Collection
Interview with saddle maker Michael Wilder with his apprentice Gregory Gaughan

Interview with saddle maker Michael Wilder with his apprentice Gregory Gaughan

Date
1995-01-26
Description
Two audio cassettes. Recorded at Wilder's Saddlery. Gaughan was funded to learn from Wilder how to make two saddles and design his own patterns. For more information, see S 1644, box 12, folder 6. The Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program began in 1983 with a NEA grant of $22,000. The program provided an opportunity for master folk artists to share technical skills and cultural knowledge with apprentices in order to keep the tradition alive. Apprentices must have had some experience in the tradition and agreed to train for at least six months. The first project director was Blanton Owen, later replaced by folklorist Peter Roller, and then Robert Stone. The program was continued each year through 2004.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s2044_02_tape02Glenn Lee performing sacred steel music with a band at a House of God churchSoundGuitarist
Singers
Fieldwork
Steel guitars
Guitar music
Performing arts
Guitarists
Music performance
African Americans
Religious songs
Religious music
Gospel songs
Gospel musicians
Gospel (Black)
Musical groups
Churches
Religion
Christianity
Protestants
Bands (Music)
Musicians
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a_s2044_02_tape11Henry Nelson performing Amazing GraceSoundGuitarist
Singers
Fieldwork
Steel guitars
Guitar music
Performing arts
Guitarists
Music performance
African Americans
Religious songs
Religious music
Gospel songs
Gospel musicians
Gospel (Black)
Bands (Music)
Musical groups
Churches
Religion
Christianity
Protestants
Musicians
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a_s2029_01_tape13Ilusion 94 performanceSoundFieldwork
Mexican Americans
Arts, Mexican
Music Latin America
Music performance
Latinos
Concerts
Singers
Musicians
Bands (Music)
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a_s2044_02_tape16Interview with Antjuan Edwards about Sacred SteelSoundGuitarist
Singers
Students
Fieldwork
Steel guitars
Guitar music
Performing arts
Guitarists
Music performance
African Americans
Religious songs
Religious music
Gospel songs
Gospel musicians
Gospel (Black)
Oral histories
Interviews
Personal experience narratives
Religion
Christianity
Musicians
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a_s1640_22_tape19Interview with embroiderer Margaret HorvathSoundFieldwork
Interviews
Arts, Hungarian
Hungarians Americans
Embroidery
Needlework
Personal experience narratives
Life histories
Design
Embroiderers
Needleworkers
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a_s1640_25_tape19Interview with Japanese dancer Kazuko Law and her apprentice Ofuyu ForrestSoundFieldwork
Apprentices
Arts, Japanese
Japanese Americans
Arts, Asian
Asian Americans
Asian American arts
Dance
Interviews
Oral history
Personal experience narratives
Dancers
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a_s1640_25_tape01Interview with Nigerian dancers Felix and Augustine OmedenSoundFieldwork
Interviews
African Americans
Arts, Nigerian
Nigerian Americans
Dance
Body movement
Costume
Drummers (Musicians)
Drums
Personal experience narratives
Arts, African
Fire eating
Religious rites
Religious symbolism
Dancers
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a_s1640_22_tape22Interview with Nila Radhakrishnan, Priya Menon, and Prema Menon for the Folk Arts Apprenticeship ProgramSoundField recordings
Apprentices
Interviews
Indian Americans
Indian arts
Indian dance
Body movement
Folk dance
Performing arts
Dancers
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a_s1640_22_tape23Interview with Nila Radhakrishnan, Priya Menon, and Prema Menon for the Folk Arts Apprenticeship ProgramSoundField recordings
Apprentices
Interviews
Indian Americans
Indian arts
Indian dance
Body movement
Folk dance
Dancers
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a_s1640_25_tape11Interview with saddle maker Michael Wilder with his apprentice Gregory GaughanSoundSaddle maker
Fieldwork
Saddlery
Saddles
Leather craft
Leather goods
Horses Equipment and supplies
Ranchers
Interviews
Personal experience narratives
Oral histories
Apprentices
Leather workers
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