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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Tradition Bearer is exactly "Ritchie, Jean, 1922-2015"
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Dulcimer player Jean Ritchie at the 1976 Florida Folk Festival

Dulcimer player Jean Ritchie at the 1976 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1976
Description
Two black and white prints. Ritchie was a popular Appalachian-based dulcimer player.
Collection
Jean Ritchie concert at Stephen Foster Center

Jean Ritchie concert at Stephen Foster Center

Date
1976-12-05
Description
Eighteen color slides. For a recording of the concert, see S 1576 reel T77-262. 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 Electra Records, starting in 1952. By the 1960s, she was a well-respected and sought after performer and authority of Appalachian music. By 1976, she and her husband, photographer George Pickow, started their own label, Greenhays Records. Many of the songs performed here appear on their first self-released album: None But One. For other Ritchie recordings, see reels T78-312 through T78-314; T79-1.
Collection
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
Jean Ritchie concert at the Stephen Foster Center

Jean Ritchie concert at the Stephen Foster Center

Date
1976-12-05
Description
One reel to reel recording. Images from the concert can be found in S 1576, volume 1: slides S77-78 through S77-95. 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 Electra Records, starting in 1952. By the 1960s, she was a well-respected and sought after performer and authority of Appalachian music. By 1976, she and her husband, photographer George Pickow, started their own label, Greenhays Records. Many of the songs performed here appear on their first self-released album: None But One. For other Ritchie recordings, see reels T78-312 through T78-314; T79-1.
Collection
Recordings of the Fox Hollow Folk Festival

Recordings of the Fox Hollow Folk Festival

Date
1960
Description
Three reel to reels. The Beers Family began the Fox Hollow Folk Festival in 1966, which was held annually in Petersburgh, New York until 1980. Both Boltin and Ritchie played the first year -- and these undated recordings might be from that year. In 1972, Bob Beers died in a car accident in Vermont. NOTE: commercial recordings by Win Stracke and other unidentified performers have been redacted due to copyright restrictions.
Collection
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.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Dulcimer player Jean Ritchie at the 1976 Florida Folk FestivalDulcimer player Jean Ritchie at the 1976 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Dulcimer
String instruments
Musical instruments
Old time music
Music performance
Performing arts
Musicians
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Jean Ritchie concert at Stephen Foster CenterJean Ritchie concert at Stephen Foster CenterStill ImagePerforming arts
Performers
Music performance
Folk singers
String instruments
Musical instruments
Concerts
Autoharp
Dulcimer music
Singers
Musicians
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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_t77-262Jean Ritchie concert at the Stephen Foster CenterSoundMusic performance
Performing arts
Autoharp music
Dulcimer music
Old time music
String instruments
Singing
A capella singing
Concerts
Christmas music
Musicians
Singers
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a_s1576_t79-001Recordings of the Fox Hollow Folk FestivalSoundFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Performances
Music performance
Oral performance
Storytelling
Seminole Indians
Dulcimer music
Bagpipe music
Old time music
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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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