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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Tradition Bearer is exactly "Hollis, Major James, 1908-1996"
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Florida Folk Heritage Awards ceremony at the 1994 Florida Folk Festival

Florida Folk Heritage Awards ceremony at the 1994 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1994-05-28
Description
Twenty-one color slides. The Florida Folk Heritage Awards were given to significant Florida Folk artists and advocates. Recipients are chosen by the Florida Folklife Council, and given out by the Secretary of State's office. In 1994, FHA recipients were Walton, McCormick, Hollis, and Gianaros. The other recipient from that year was Seminole advocate and storyteller Betty Mau Jumper is not pictured. Many of the slides are very dark.
Collection
Florida Folklife Heritage Awards reception at the 1994 Florida Folk Festival

Florida Folklife Heritage Awards reception at the 1994 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1994-05-28
Description
Twenty-four color slides. The Florida Folk Heritage Awards were given to significant Florida Folk artists and advocates. Recipients are chosen by the Florida Folklife Council, and given out by the Secretary of State's office.
Collection
Gospel music singer and promoter Major Hollis in his home

Gospel music singer and promoter Major Hollis in his home

Date
1994
Description
Two proof sheets with 72 black and white images (plus negatives). Hollis was born in Pleham, Georgia in 1908. After a brief period singing blues in Tennessee, he began organing and promoting gospel quartets in Florida in the 1920s. His home became the 'Hollis Hotel', a palce where gospel groups often stayed. In the emantime, he also worked as a cook. He remained active in gospel msuic throughout is life. He won the 1994 Florida Folk Heritage Award posthumously.
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Saturday performances at the 1994 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Tape 4)

Saturday performances at the 1994 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Tape 4)

Date
1994-05-28
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT). Williams served as emcee. Blues singer-guitarist Book Binder lived in Polk City. Guitarist Baker lived in Morganton, North Carolina, was National Heritage Fellow and a pioneer of the Piedmont Blues style of playing. Folklorist and FFP director Loomis announced the 1994 Florida Folk Heritage Ward winners: street vendor-guitarist Walton, steel guitarist McCormick, Seminole storyteller Jumper, and gospel singer-promoter Hollis. (For photos of the ceremony, see S 1664, box 4, folders 30 & 31.) Based on recommendations from the Florida Folklife Council, the Secretary of State confers Florida Folk Heritage Awards annually. The awards are given to outstanding folk artists and folk culture advocates who have made long-standing contributions to the folk cultural resources of the state. Established in 1985, the program parallels the National Heritage Fellowships.

 

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The Gospel Sound: When Good News Music Was Golden, 1940s-1960s

The Gospel Sound: When Good News Music Was Golden, 1940s-1960s

Date
1980
Description
One video recording. (VHS) Created as part of a traveling exhibit on gospel music. NOTE: Because this was a copyrighted work, no copies can be made.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Florida Folk Heritage Awards ceremony at the 1994 Florida Folk FestivalFlorida Folk Heritage Awards ceremony at the 1994 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Awards
Musicians
Folklife
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Florida Folklife Heritage Awards reception at the 1994 Florida Folk FestivalFlorida Folklife Heritage Awards reception at the 1994 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageMusicians
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Reception rooms
African Americans
Awards
Singers
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Gospel music singer and promoter Major Hollis in his homeGospel music singer and promoter Major Hollis in his homeStill ImageAfrican Americans
Gospel (Black)
Gospel musicians
Singers
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a_s1576_43_d94-028Saturday performances at the 1994 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Tape 4)SoundFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
String bands
Stringband music
Old time music
Awards
Greek Americans
African Americans
Rites and ceremonies
Speeches, addresses, etc.
Blues (Music)
Blues singers
Guitar music
Singers
Musicians
Guitarist
Street vendors
Accordionists
Bands (Music)
Folklorists
Storytellers
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The Gospel Sound: When Good News Music Was Golden, 1940s-1960sThe Gospel Sound: When Good News Music Was Golden, 1940s-1960sMoving ImageSingers
Documentary videos
African Americans
Gospel (Black)
Gospel music
Gospel musicians
Gospel songs
Religious songs
Religious music
Christianity
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