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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Contributor is exactly "Stephen Foster Memorial"
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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.
Collection
15-minute Programs

15-minute Programs

Date
1961
Description
One reel to reel recording (15 minutes). 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
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.
Collection
9th Anniversary celebration of the Stephen Foster Museum

9th Anniversary celebration of the Stephen Foster Museum

Date
1959-10-04
Description
One reel to reel recording. 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.
Collection
Activities at the 1986 Fourth of July celebration

Activities at the 1986 Fourth of July celebration

Date
1986-07-04
Description
Sixty-seven color slides. Each year, the Florida Folklife Program offered traditional music and games for Independence Day at the Stephen Foster Memorial. Folklorist Roller can be seen in slide S86-151.
Collection
Ada Miller performing the glass harmonica at the Stephen Foster Memorial

Ada Miller performing the glass harmonica at the Stephen Foster Memorial

Date
1964-06-02
Description
One reel to reel recording.
Collection
Ada Miller performing the glass harmonica at the Stephen Foster Memorial

Ada Miller performing the glass harmonica at the Stephen Foster Memorial

Date
1962-12
Description
One reel to reel recording.
Collection
Ada Miller performing the glass harmonica at the Stephen Foster Memorial

Ada Miller performing the glass harmonica at the Stephen Foster Memorial

Date
1963-02-26
Description
One reel to reel recording.
Collection
Amigo Male Singers performing at the Stephen Foster Memorial

Amigo Male Singers performing at the Stephen Foster Memorial

Date
1954-10-18
Description
One reel to reel recording. The Amigo Male Singers of north central Florida were directed by Alfonso Levy of Lake City.
Collection
Angelus Singers performing at the Stephen Foster Memorial

Angelus Singers performing at the Stephen Foster Memorial

Date
Description
One reel to reel recording. The Angelus Singers were from Orlando. They were directed by W. Ivan Wilder.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
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_s2042_sfm_1115-minute ProgramsSoundRadio programs
Radio programs, Public service
Radio announcing
Folklife
Folklore
Advertising, Public service
Public radio
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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_000609th Anniversary celebration of the Stephen Foster MuseumSoundAnniversaries
Museums
Performing arts
Music performance
Concerts
Singing
Singers
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Activities at the 1986 Fourth of July celebrationActivities at the 1986 Fourth of July celebrationStill ImageHolidays and festivals
Fourth of July
Special events
Children
Games
Contests
Watermelons
Food
Quilts
Music performance
Stringband music
Cakewalk (Dance)
Dancers
Musicians
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a_s2043_00181Ada Miller performing the glass harmonica at the Stephen Foster MemorialSoundConcerts
Music performance
Performing arts
Singers
Glass harmonica
Glass harmonica music
Cristal
Musicians
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a_s2043_00128Ada Miller performing the glass harmonica at the Stephen Foster MemorialSoundConcerts
Music performance
Performing arts
Singers
Glass harmonica
Glass harmonica music
Cristal
Musicians
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/thumbnails/audio.jpg
a_s2043_00143Ada Miller performing the glass harmonica at the Stephen Foster MemorialSoundConcerts
Music performance
Performing arts
Singers
Glass harmonica
Glass harmonica music
Cristal
Musicians
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/thumbnails/catalog_audio.jpg
a_s2043_00045Amigo Male Singers performing at the Stephen Foster MemorialSoundMusic performance
Performing arts
Singing
Musical groups
African Americans
Choirs (music)
Choir singing
Choruses
Singers
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/thumbnails/audio.jpg
a_s2043_00083Angelus Singers performing at the Stephen Foster MemorialSoundConcerts
Music performance
Performing arts
Singing
Singers
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/thumbnails/audio.jpg
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