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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Personal Name is exactly "Foster, Stephen Collins, 1826-1864"
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Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Oh, Susanna

Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Oh, Susanna

Date
1963-09
Description
One reel to reel recording (14:30 minutes). Radio program about the story behind Foster's "Oh! Suzanna." 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.
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Suwannee River

Suwannee River

Date
1989
Description
One video recording (VHS; 40 minutes) Created by the Northeast Florida Institute for Science, Mathematics and Computers of University of North Florida, and the Florida Community College of Jacksonville, the documentary traces the natural and cultural history of the Suwannee River from its source in the Okeefenokee Swamp to the Gulf of Mexico. Funded through a grant by the Florida Dept. of Education, topics include the relationship between the river, local springs, and the aquifer, as well as human activities along its banks including the Florida Folk Festival, the Battle of Olustee, Stephen Foster, and phosphate mining. Includes footage of Fitchen, Makley, and Slavin performing at the Florida Folk Festival. Also includes much discussion of the natural features and wildlife of the river. It was narrated by Bill Massie, with music by Landon Walker. The video was produced, directed, and co-written by Dr. Ray Bowman.
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Opening ceremonies for the Stephen Foster Memorial

Opening ceremonies for the Stephen Foster Memorial

Date
1951-10-04
Description
Twenty-one black and white prints. Images from the opening ceremony for the Stephen Foster Memorial (Stephen Foster Center) in White Springs on October 4, 1950. Today the site is a Florida State Park. For several years, the Florida Folklife Bureau worked out of the site as well. This ceremony was the culmination of the work of the Stephen Foster Memorial Commission, created under Gov. Fred Cone in the 1930s. P79-812 - P79-816 Front and side gates at the memorial P79-817, P79-818 Museum interior P79-819 FAMU chorus performs for crowd at dedication P79-820 John Howard and Governor Fuller Warren P79-821 Governor Fuller Warren addressing crowd P79-822 Museum exterior, southside P79-823 Earl Brown addressing crowd P79-824 Sen. Spessard Holland addressing crowd P79-825 Author John Howard and vocalist Gloria Villar (Jennie with the Light Brown hair) P79-826 Jessie Rose Welsh and Gov. Fuller Warren P79-827 Ribbon cutting P79-828 Fletcher Hodges, Jessie Welsh, and unidentified person P79-829 Crowd at dedication P79-830 Vocalist Gloria Villar signing "Jennie with the Light Brown Hair" P79-831 FAMU chorus performing P79-832 Stephen Foster paintin
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Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Fosters Little Known Songs (15-minute version)

Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Fosters Little Known Songs (15-minute version)

Date
1963-10
Description
One reel to reel recording (13:50 minutes). 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.
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Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Fosters Little Known Songs (30-minute version)

Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Fosters Little Known Songs (30-minute version)

Date
1963-10
Description
One reel to reel recording (27:25 minutes). There is also a 15-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
Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Jeanie With the Light Brown Hair (15-minute version)

Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Jeanie With the Light Brown Hair (15-minute version)

Date
1964-02
Description
One reel to reel recording (13:30 minutes). Radio program about the writing of Stephen Foster's song, Jeanie With the Light Brown Hair. Also discusses the history of the annual talent competition held each year at the Foster Memorial in honor of the song. 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. One reel to reel recording. Starting in 1951, each February, the Stephen Foster Memorial and the Florida Federation of Music Clubs sponsored a competition aimed at young female vocalists. The winner was dubbed that year's "Jeanie With the Light Brown Hair." A ball was also held in association with the contest. Starting in 1954, winners were awarded musical scholarships, and a spot on the Florida Folk Festival program.
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Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Jeanie With the Light Brown Hair (30-minute version)

Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Jeanie With the Light Brown Hair (30-minute version)

Date
1964-02
Description
One reel to reel recording (approx. 30 minutes). Radio program about the writing of Stephen Foster's song, Jeanie With the Light Brown Hair. Also discusses the history of the annual talent competition held each year at the Foster Memorial in honor of the song. 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. One reel to reel recording. Starting in 1951, each February, the Stephen Foster Memorial and the Florida Federation of Music Clubs sponsored a competition aimed at young female vocalists. The winner was dubbed that year's "Jeanie With the Light Brown Hair." A ball was also held in association with the contest. Starting in 1954, winners were awarded musical scholarships, and a spot on the Florida Folk Festival program.
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Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Mark Moore

Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Mark Moore

Date
1964-03
Description
One reel to reel recording (13:30 minutes). Concert by Denver-based folk singer Moore. 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.
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Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: McCormick Family

Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: McCormick Family

Date
1961
Description
One reel to reel recording (12:45 minutes). Radio program featuring performances of little known Stephen Foster songs by the McCormick Family of Miami. The family consisted of mother Marie, sons John (18), Francis (12), & Michael (5) and daughters Veronica (the 1959 Jeanie With Light Brown Hair, then known professionally as Veronica Fuchs), Cecilia (16), Louise (14), and Alice (9), along with Veronica's husband Peter Paul Fuchs. Stephen Foster Week (originally Stephen Foster Day) celebrated the anniversary of composer Foster's death in 1864. 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.
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Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Old Favorites (30-minute version)

Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Old Favorites (30-minute version)

Date
1964-01
Description
One reel to reel recording (26:45 minutes). Various folk songs performed by Mark Moore. King was editor-emeritus of Jacksonville's Florida Times Union. There is also a 15-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.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s2042_sfm_26Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Oh, SusannaSoundSingers
Radio
Documentaries Radio
Radio programs, Public service
Composers
Foster, Stephen Collins, 1826-1864
Songs
Commercial songs
Popular songs
Singing
Folk singers
Performing arts
Oral narratives
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Suwannee RiverSuwannee RiverMoving ImageSingers
Musicians
Documentary videos
Video recording
Florida history
Folklore and history
Rivers
Local history
Environment
Folk festivals
Occupational folklore
Springs
Wetlands
Flora
Fauna
United States History Civil War, 1861-1865
Phosphate mines and mining
Steamboats
Performing arts
Autoharp music
Singing
Alligators
Birds
Snakes
Fishes
Historical reenactments
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Opening ceremonies for the Stephen Foster MemorialOpening ceremonies for the Stephen Foster MemorialStill ImageRites and ceremonies
Special events
Speeches, addresses, etc.
Occasional speeches
Oral communication
Architecture
Singing
African Americans
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a_s2042_sfm_59Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Fosters Little Known Songs (15-minute version)SoundRadio
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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a_s2042_sfm_60Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Fosters Little Known Songs (30-minute version)SoundRadio
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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a_s2042_sfm_48Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Jeanie With the Light Brown Hair (15-minute version)SoundRadio
Documentaries Radio
Radio programs, Public service
Performing arts
Singing
Folk singers
Radio announcing
Music performance
Radio broadcasters
Advertising, Public service
Foster, Stephen Collins, 1826-1864
Talent shows
Competitions
Singers
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a_s2042_sfm_49Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Jeanie With the Light Brown Hair (30-minute version)SoundRadio
Documentaries Radio
Radio programs, Public service
Performing arts
Singing
Folk singers
Radio announcing
Music performance
Radio broadcasters
Advertising, Public service
Foster, Stephen Collins, 1826-1864
Talent shows
Competitions
Singers
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a_s2042_sfm_53Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Mark MooreSoundRadio
Documentaries Radio
Radio programs, Public service
Performing arts
Singing
Folk singers
Radio announcing
Music performance
Radio broadcasters
Advertising, Public service
Foster, Stephen Collins, 1826-1864
Singers
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a_s2042_sfm_18Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: McCormick FamilySoundRadio
Documentaries Radio
Radio programs, Public service
Performing arts
Singing
Folk singers
Composers
Foster, Stephen Collins, 1826-1864
Music performance
Radio announcing
Advertising, Public service
Musical ensembles
Singers
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a_s2042_sfm_41Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Old Favorites (30-minute version)SoundRadio
Documentaries Radio
Radio programs, Public service
Performing arts
Singing
Folk singers
Advertising, Public service
Music performance
Radio announcing
Foster, Stephen Collins, 1826-1864
Newspapers
Journalists
Singers
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