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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Personal Name is exactly "Foster, Stephen Collins, 1826-1864"
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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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100th Anniversary Celebration of creation of state song Old Folks at Home

100th Anniversary Celebration of creation of state song Old Folks at Home

Date
1951-09-30
Description
Six reel to reel recordings. Songwriter Stephen Foster wrote Old Folks at Home in 1851. In 1935, the Florida Legislature designated "Old Folks at Home" (often referred to as "Way Down Upon the Suwannee River") as Florida's state song. Over the next two decades, several Floridians began to push for a memorial to the song's composer, Stephen Collins Foster, considered by many to be the nation's first commercial songwriter. Finally, after the efforts of the Florida Federation of Music Clubs, the state opened the Stephen Foster Memorial, a 250-acre state-owned park, in White Springs, Florida in 1950, and would eventually comprise a bell tower, a Stephen Foster Museum, landscaped park grounds, and an annual Florida Folk Festival, along with other public programs. That same year, the state created the Stephen Foster Memorial Commission to administer the development and maintenance of the park.
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99th Celebration of Creation of state song Old Folks at Home

99th Celebration of Creation of state song Old Folks at Home

Date
1950
Description
One reel to reel recording. Songwriter Stephen Foster wrote Old Folks at Home in 1851. In 1935, the Florida Legislature designated "Old Folks at Home" (often referred to as "Way Down Upon the Suwannee River") as Florida's state song. Over the next two decades, several Floridians began to push for a memorial to the song's composer, Stephen Collins Foster, considered by many to be the nation's first commercial songwriter. Finally, after the efforts of the Florida Federation of Music Clubs, the state opened the Stephen Foster Memorial, a 250-acre state-owned park, in White Springs, Florida in 1950, and would eventually comprise a bell tower, a Stephen Foster Museum, landscaped park grounds, and an annual Florida Folk Festival, along with other public programs. That same year, the state created the Stephen Foster Memorial Commission to administer the development and maintenance of the park.
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Billy Vaughn performing at the Stephen Foster Memorial

Billy Vaughn performing at the Stephen Foster Memorial

Date
1959
Description
One reel to reel recording. Concert by jazz saxophonist Vaughn. In 1959, he recorded at LP for Dot Records, Billy Vaughn Plays Stephen Foster (DOT 3260). Born in Glasgow, Kentucky, Vaughn began his career with the Hilltoppers as a vocalist. He then moved to the saxophone, covering instrumentals as an orchestra leader. He was known for his twin saxophone sound.
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College Bands performing Stephen Foster Songs at the Stephen Foster Museum

College Bands performing Stephen Foster Songs at the Stephen Foster Museum

Date
1952-01-05
Description
One reel to reel recording.
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Evelyn Foster Morneveck interview for the Stephen Foster Memorial Commission

Evelyn Foster Morneveck interview for the Stephen Foster Memorial Commission

Date
1962-07-28
Description
One reel-to-reel recording. Morneveck discusses being the closest living relative to composer Stephen Foster.
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Jean Gautier performs Stephen Foster songs

Jean Gautier performs Stephen Foster songs

Date
1951-06-11
Description
One reel to reel recording. Gautier performs songs by Stephen Foster with accompanying piano.
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Lynn Wadley, Sarah Cameron, and Marshall Dukes performing Stephen Foster songs at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage)

Lynn Wadley, Sarah Cameron, and Marshall Dukes performing Stephen Foster songs at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage)

Date
1991-05-24
Description
Two reel to reel recordings. Hansen served as emcee. Wadley played the musical saw and the dulcimer; Dukes and Cameron played piano and keyboard.
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Recording of Thelma Boltin and singer-guitarist Mike Moore performing at Hamilton County High School

Recording of Thelma Boltin and singer-guitarist Mike Moore performing at Hamilton County High School

Date
1976-01-19
Description
One reel to reel. Performances were for an educational outreach program, on history and folklore. Boltin told stories about the Seminole Indians, local history, the McQueen family, Frog Smith, and Stephen Foster. She also sang several songs. Moore performed two songs and accompanied Boltin on guitar.
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Sarah Ann Cameron and Marshall Dukes performing Stephen Foster songs at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage)

Sarah Ann Cameron and Marshall Dukes performing Stephen Foster songs at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage)

Date
1991-05-25
Description
Two reel to reel recordings. Milner served as emcee.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
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_s2043_00020100th Anniversary Celebration of creation of state song Old Folks at Home SoundFoster, Stephen Collins, 1826-1864
Music performance
Performing arts
Anniversaries
Singing
Choir singing
Choirs (music)
State songs
Special events
Public officer
Choruses
Singers
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a_s2043_0000699th Celebration of Creation of state song Old Folks at HomeSoundFoster, Stephen Collins, 1826-1864
Music performance
Performing arts
Anniversaries
Singing
Choir singing
Choirs (music)
State songs
Special events
Choruses
Singers
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a_s2043_00253Billy Vaughn performing at the Stephen Foster MemorialSoundAudiotape recordings
Saxophone music
Foster, Stephen Collins, 1826-1864
Jazz music
Saxophone music (Jazz)
Concerts
Music performance
Performing arts
Singers
Jazz musicians
Saxophonists
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a_s2043_00028College Bands performing Stephen Foster Songs at the Stephen Foster MuseumSoundConcerts
Music performance
Performing arts
Foster, Stephen Collins, 1826-1864
Singing
Musical ensembles
Universities and colleges
Musicians
Bands (Music)
Singers
Students
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a_s2043_00124Evelyn Foster Morneveck interview for the Stephen Foster Memorial CommissionSoundInterviews
Oral narratives
Biographies
Authors
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a_s2043_00017Jean Gautier performs Stephen Foster songsSoundMusic--Performance
Folksongs
Vocal music
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a_s1576_t91-009Lynn Wadley, Sarah Cameron, and Marshall Dukes performing Stephen Foster songs at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage)SoundMusicians
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Pianists
Dulcimer music
Songs
Singing
Piano music
Popular songs
Musical saws
Singers
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a_s1576_t79-024Recording of Thelma Boltin and singer-guitarist Mike Moore performing at Hamilton County High SchoolSoundFieldwork
Education
Classrooms
Storytelling
Local history
Singing
Religious songs
Old time music
Teaching of folklore
Spirituals (Songs)
Schools
Singers
Musicians
Guitarist
Storytellers
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a_s1576_t91-023Sarah Ann Cameron and Marshall Dukes performing Stephen Foster songs at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage)SoundFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Songs
Singing
String instruments
Old time music
Musicians
Singers
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