12 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Tradition Bearer is exactly "Hodges, Fletcher, 1906-2006"
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Banjo player Horace Fletcher

Banjo player Horace Fletcher

Date
1978-04-22
Description
One black and white print.
Collection
Dr. Alton Morris, Fletcher Hodges, Sarah Knott, and Thelma Boltin at the 1960 Florida Folk Festival

Dr. Alton Morris, Fletcher Hodges, Sarah Knott, and Thelma Boltin at the 1960 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1960-05
Description
Three black and white prints.
Collection
Fieldwork for North Florida Project: Fiddlers

Fieldwork for North Florida Project: Fiddlers

Date
Description
One proof sheet with thirty-five black and white images. 1-12: Robert Blackwelder playing fiddle; 13-16: Dwight Devane; 17-35: Horace Fletcher playing fiddle. No date.
Collection
Fletcher and Peggy Hodges

Fletcher and Peggy Hodges

Date
1970
Description
Six black and white print, and one negative. Images of Fletcher and Peggy Hodges, curators at the Stephen Foster Museum in Pittsburg, at the Florida Folk Festival. Fletcher began collecting Foster memorabilia in 1931, with Josiah Kirby Lilly. In 1937, he donated those materials to the University of Pennsylvania, and Hodges became the collection's curator. He also assisted in the creation of the Stephen Foster Memorial in White Springs. He retired in 1982. His wife Peggy was also a children's author and teller of folktales.
Collection
Interview with Stephen Foster expert and curator Fletcher Hodges (1961)

Interview with Stephen Foster expert and curator Fletcher Hodges (1961)

Date
1961-09-26
Description
One reel to reel recording. Fletcher Hodges, Jr., who was the curator of Stephen Foster Hall at the University of Pittsburgh, and author of a Foster biography. Hodges was a native of Indiana, where he was asked in 1932 to curate the Eli Lilly and Co.'s collection of Stephen Foster materials (20,000 items). He moved with the collection to the University of Pittsburgh in 1937. He also assisted in the creation of the Stephen Foster Memorial in White Springs. He retired in 1982. His wife Peggy was also a children's author and teller of folktales.
Collection
Performances at the 1970 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 6)

Performances at the 1970 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 6)

Date
1970-05
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. The Flemmings were based out of Tampa. Hodges was curator of the Stephen Foster Memorial. Peggy Hodges lived in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania. Frog Smith lived in Fort Myers. Guitarist Mark was a student at the University of Florida. The CCC boys were based out of Athens, Georgia. The Ballad and Blue Society was William and Barbara Koehler.

 


Collection
Saturday evening performances at the 1963 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

Saturday evening performances at the 1963 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

Date
1963-05-04
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. The first half of the reel consists of Saturday afternoon performances.
Collection
Saturday morning performances at the 1962 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

Saturday morning performances at the 1962 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

Date
1962-05-05
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee.
Collection
Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Four Short Features

Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Four Short Features

Date
1961
Description
One reel to reel recording. (15 minutes). Four short radio stories: 1. Open Thy Lattice, Love (3:30) -- story behind Stephen Foster's first published song. 2. Fletcher Hodges, Jr. (3:46)-- story about the curator of Foster Hall at the University of Pittsburgh, and author of a Foster biography. Hodges was a native of Indiana, where he was asked in 1932 to curate the Eli Lilly and Co.'s collection of Foster materials (20,000 items). He moved with the collection to the University of Pittsburgh in 1937. 3. Masaryktown (3:45) -- story of the Czechoslovakian community, with Jerry Psenka's music. 4. Lem Griffis (4:00) -- sampler of Griffis' humorous stories; who was from the Okeefenokee swamp in South Georgia (the headwaters of the Suwannee River). He was a regular performer at the Festival. These programs were created in the early 1960s by the Stephen Foster Memorial to promote the park and its activities, as well as to educate the public about Stephen Foster and Florida folk music.
Collection
Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Hodges & Music (15-minute version)

Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Hodges & Music (15-minute version)

Date
1963-10
Description
One reel to reel recording (13:11 minutes). Story about Foster scholar Fletcher Hodges, Jr., who was the curator of Foster Hall at the University of Pittsburgh, and author of a Foster biography. Hodges was a native of Indiana, where he was asked in 1932 to curate the Eli Lilly and Co.'s collection of Foster materials (20,000 items). He moved with the collection to the University of Pittsburgh in 1937. Also features performances of songs by Foster. There is also a 30-minute version. These radio programs were created in the early 1960s by the Stephen Foster Memorial to promote the park and its activities, as well as to educate the public about Stephen Foster and Florida folk music.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Banjo player Horace FletcherBanjo player Horace FletcherStill ImageMaterial culture
Musical instruments
Banjoes
String instruments
Performing arts
Music
Banjoists
Musicians
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Dr. Alton Morris, Fletcher Hodges, Sarah Knott, and Thelma Boltin at the 1960 Florida Folk FestivalDr. Alton Morris, Fletcher Hodges, Sarah Knott, and Thelma Boltin at the 1960 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageFolklorists
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
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Fieldwork for North Florida Project: FiddlersFieldwork for North Florida Project: FiddlersStill ImageGuitarists
String instruments
Banjoes
Fiddles
Music
Musicians
Performing arts
Fiddlers
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Fletcher and Peggy HodgesFletcher and Peggy HodgesStill ImageCurators
Folklorists
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Museums
Foster, Stephen Collins, 1826-1864
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a_s2043_00092Interview with Stephen Foster expert and curator Fletcher Hodges (1961)SoundInterviews
Oral histories
Oral history
Life histories
Personal experience narratives
Foster, Stephen Collins, 1826-1864
Historian
Curators
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a_s1576_t77-218Performances at the 1970 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 6)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Singing
Guitar music
Storytelling
Old time music
Seminole Indians
Bluegrass music
Folk singers
Stringband music
String bands
Folk songs, French
French Americans
Songs, French
Native Americans
Choir singing
Choirs (music)
Girl Scouts
Singers
Bluegrass musicians
Bands (Music)
Storytellers
Musicians
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a_s1576_t77-142bSaturday evening performances at the 1963 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Dance
Singing
Animal sounds
Birdsongs
Oral performance
Whipcracking
Scouts and scouting
Singers
Dancers
Children
Folklorists
Boy Scouts
Musicians
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a_s1576_t77-121Saturday morning performances at the 1962 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)SoundSingers
Storytellers
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Seminole Indians
Singing
Creek Indians
Storytelling
Gospel music
Choir singing
Choirs (music)
Musicians
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a_s2042_sfm_15Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Four Short FeaturesSoundComposer
Curators
Archivists
Musicians
Radio
Radio programs
Radio announcing
Documentaries Radio
Foster, Stephen Collins, 1826-1864
Popular songs
Commercial songs
Composers
Folklore and history
Life histories
Accordion music
Arts, Czechoslovakia
Oral narratives
Storytelling
Tall tales
Humor
Jokes
Personal experience narratives
Oral education
Advertising, Public service
Accordionists
Storytellers
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a_s2042_sfm_61Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Hodges & Music (15-minute version)SoundArchivists
Curators
Authors
Radio
Documentaries Radio
Radio programs, Public service
Performing arts
Singing
Choir singing
Choirs (music)
Music performance
Radio announcing
Advertising, Public service
Foster, Stephen Collins, 1826-1864
Choruses
Singers
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