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Golden Gospel: Afro-American Roots

Golden Gospel: Afro-American Roots

Date
1985-09-14
Description
Nine reel to reel recordings. Reel T86-215 has very poor sound quality -- nearly inaudible. Recordings of two concerts (9/14/1985 in Leesburg on T86-214 through T86-216; and 9/15/1985 in Orlando -- at the Frontline Outreach Building -- on T85-150 through T85 -154) featuring several gospel music groups from Florida and elsewhere: Ponder Singers (Jax.); Cisrow Gospel Allstars (Millville, NJ); Washington Singers (Cocoa); Goldenaires and the Spiritualettes (Orlando); Master Keys and the Dixie Hummingbirds (Philadelphia, PA); and the Dixie Jubilees (Jax). For images of the performance, see S 1577, volume 30. For videos of both performances, see FV-115 and FV-119 (Orlando), and FV-114, FV-116 through FV-118 in S 1615.

 

 

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The Silas Lee Family performance at the 1958 Florida Folk Festival Main Stage

The Silas Lee Family performance at the 1958 Florida Folk Festival Main Stage

Date
1958-05-04
Description
Thelma Boltin serves as emcee. At 12:42, Griffin explains shape note singing, mentioning musicologist George Pullen Jackson and the Denson shape note singing family. The Silas Lee Family was from Hoboken, Georgia.

The performance is a splice of the sixth part of audiotape T77-78 and the first part of audiotape T77-79. "Religion Is a Fortune" features the shapes only due to the tape cutting off.

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Saturday evening performances at the 1956 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

Saturday evening performances at the 1956 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

Date
1956-05-05
Description
One reel to reel recording.
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Saturday morning performances at the 1956 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

Saturday morning performances at the 1956 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

Date
1956-05-05
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Detailed information on the performers can be found on the 1956 festival program, located in S 1619, box 1. Tomazin played the accordion, and the Kerseys and Hart played guitar. The Jacksonville College of Music presented a program of Stephen Foster music.
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Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Jeanie Auditions (1965)

Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Jeanie Auditions (1965)

Date
1965-03
Description
One reel to reel recording (13:30 minutes). Radio program about the 1965 Jeanie With the Light Brown Hair competition, featuring the winner Graham singing the Foster song. 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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Jewish Purim Play performance at the 1990 Florida Folk Festival (Florida Folklife Area)

Jewish Purim Play performance at the 1990 Florida Folk Festival (Florida Folklife Area)

Date
1990-05-25
Description
One reel to reel recording. Cantrell served as the emcee. A play performance of the book of Esther. Purim is a Jewish holiday celebrating the victory of the Jewish people over its enemies, as told in the Book of Esther. Literally a Celebration of Lots, it is a joyous time celebrating fun and happiness. Each year at the Florida Folk Festival, the Florida Folklife Program emphasized a particular culture, tradtions, or geographic area. In 1990, they emphasized celebrations of various Florida groups. including Haitians, Trinidadians, Greeks, and Jewish peoples.
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Jewish Purim Play performance at the 1990 Florida Folk Festival (Florida Folklife Area)

Jewish Purim Play performance at the 1990 Florida Folk Festival (Florida Folklife Area)

Date
1990-05-26
Description
One reel to reel recording. Purim is a Jewish holiday celebrating the victory of the Jewish people over its enemies, as told in the Book of Esther. Literally a Celebration of Lots, it is a joyous time celebrating fun and happiness. Each year at the Florida Folk Festival, the Florida Folklife Program emphasized a particular culture, tradtions, or geographic area. In 1990, they emphasized celebrations of various Florida groups. including Haitians, Trinidadians, Greeks, and Jewish peoples.
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Purim Celebration Workshop at the 1990 Florida Folk Festival (Florida Folklife Area)

Purim Celebration Workshop at the 1990 Florida Folk Festival (Florida Folklife Area)

Date
1990-05-27
Description
One reel to reel recording. Purim is a Jewish holiday celebrating the victory of the Jewish people over its enemies, as told in the Book of Esther. Literally a Celebration of Lots, it is a joyous time celebrating fun and happiness. Each year at the Florida Folk Festival, the Florida Folklife Program emphasized a particular culture, tradtions, or geographic area. In 1990, they emphasized celebrations of various Florida groups. including Haitians, Trinidadians, Greeks, and Jewish peoples.
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Frank Mitchell interview for the North Florida Folklife Project

Frank Mitchell interview for the North Florida Folklife Project

Date
1978-05-02
Description
One reel-to-reel recording. Mitchell, born in Greensboro, Alabama, first moved to Florida in 1949. Eventually, he was hired by Capells Shoe Store to shine (and later repair) shoes. Florida Folk Festival director Thelma Boltin discovered him in the early 1970s, and he performed at several festivals thereafter. He does not sing (he usually has a harmonica player accompany him) but rather creates a syncopated beat with his rag. In the interview, he discusses his early life, moving to Florida, working at the shoe store, performing his shoe shine rag, and gives examples of his skill.
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Gabriel Brown & Rochelle French performance for the WPA Federal Writers' Project

Gabriel Brown & Rochelle French performance for the WPA Federal Writers' Project

Date
1935-06
Description
Two reel-to-reel tapes. Brown (guitar, vocals) and French (guitar, vocals) perform blues songs. These recordings were made as part of the first Works Progress Administration's (WPA) Federal Writers' Project (FWP) recording expedition in Florida, conducted by Lomax, Hurston, and Barnicle. These recordings are copies of acetate disks housed in the American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, numbered AFS 355 through 361, side A. While the full recording is unedited, some of the track selections have been spliced where skipping or dropouts occurred.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1576_t85-150Golden Gospel: Afro-American RootsSoundA capella singers
A capella singing
Concerts
Special events
Music performance
Singing
African Americans
Gospel (Black)
Gospel songs
Gospel music
Musical groups
Religious music
Religious songs
Guitarist
Musicians
Singers
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a_s1576_t77-078fThe Silas Lee Family performance at the 1958 Florida Folk Festival Main StagesoundA capella singing
Florida Folk Festival
Folk festivals
Music -- Performance
Sacred Harp, Cooper Revision
Shape note singing
Religious songs
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a_s1576_t77-046bSaturday evening performances at the 1956 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)SoundAccordionists
Guitarist
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Polka music
Accordion music
Guitar music
Choir singing
Choirs (music)
Religious songs
Singing
Musicians
Singers
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a_s1576_t77-043Saturday morning performances at the 1956 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)SoundAccordionists
Guitarist
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Singing
Accordion music
Guitar music
Musicians
Singers
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a_s2042_sfm_73Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Jeanie Auditions (1965)SoundAccordionists
Dancers
Radio
Documentaries Radio
Radio programs, Public service
Competitions
Singing
Contests
Talent shows
Popular songs
Foster, Stephen Collins, 1826-1864
Radio announcing
Advertising, Public service
Singers
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a_s1576_t90-065Jewish Purim Play performance at the 1990 Florida Folk Festival (Florida Folklife Area)SoundActors
Performers
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Workshops (Adult education)
Demonstrations
Play
Theater
Purim
Arts, Jewish
Jewish Americans
Narratives
Judaism
Holidays and festivals
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a_s1576_t90-079Jewish Purim Play performance at the 1990 Florida Folk Festival (Florida Folklife Area)SoundActors
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Workshops (Adult education)
Demonstrations
Arts, Jewish
Jewish Americans
Theater
Religious art
Holidays and festivals
Play
Judaism
Purim
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a_s1576_t90-085Purim Celebration Workshop at the 1990 Florida Folk Festival (Florida Folklife Area)SoundActors
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Workshops (Adult education)
Demonstrations
Holidays
Jews United States
Holidays and festivals
Oral communication
Purim
Arts, Jewish
Jewish Americans
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a_s1576_t78-315Frank Mitchell interview for the North Florida Folklife ProjectSoundAfrican Americans
Shoe shiners
Interviews
Field recordings
Oral narratives
Occupational folklore
Shoes (footwear)
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Gabriel Brown & Rochelle French performance for the WPA Federal Writers' ProjectGabriel Brown & Rochelle French performance for the WPA Federal Writers' ProjectsoundAfrican Americans
Blues (Music)
Music -- Performance
Field recordings
Guitar music (Blues)
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