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Interview with folklorist Merri Belland and archivist Bob McNeil for public radio

Interview with folklorist Merri Belland and archivist Bob McNeil for public radio

Date
1982-08-18
Description

One audio cassette. Part A, Interview with Merri Belland: Belland discusses her start at the Florida Folklife Program center in White Springs. She previously worked as an artist for a grant project teaching traditional arts and crafts and eventually took on duties as a folklorist. She also talks about working on the Florida Basketry project; fieldwork; problems as a folklorist; maintaining a sense of objectivity; training; the different ways in which folklorists and artists view material culture; motives behind working in crafts; the role she sees for herself as a folklorist; young people and traditional crafts; passing down culture through food.

Part B, Interview with Bob McNeil: McNeil discusses his start working as an archivist at the Stephen Foster Center. He talks about the organizing systems he uses at the archives; the archives’ holdings; what he considers the mission of the Stephen Foster Folk Center; sea stories; and the public and journalists’ use of the center’s folk materials.

 

Collection
Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Four Short Features

Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Four Short Features

Date
1961
Description
One reel to reel recording. (15 minutes). Four short radio stories: 1. Open Thy Lattice, Love (3:30) -- story behind Stephen Foster's first published song. 2. Fletcher Hodges, Jr. (3:46)-- story about the curator of Foster Hall at the University of Pittsburgh, and author of a Foster biography. Hodges was a native of Indiana, where he was asked in 1932 to curate the Eli Lilly and Co.'s collection of Foster materials (20,000 items). He moved with the collection to the University of Pittsburgh in 1937. 3. Masaryktown (3:45) -- story of the Czechoslovakian community, with Jerry Psenka's music. 4. Lem Griffis (4:00) -- sampler of Griffis' humorous stories; who was from the Okeefenokee swamp in South Georgia (the headwaters of the Suwannee River). He was a regular performer at the Festival. 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
Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Hodges & Music (15-minute version)

Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Hodges & Music (15-minute version)

Date
1963-10
Description
One reel to reel recording (13:11 minutes). Story about Foster scholar Fletcher Hodges, Jr., who was the curator of Foster Hall at the University of Pittsburgh, and author of a Foster biography. Hodges was a native of Indiana, where he was asked in 1932 to curate the Eli Lilly and Co.'s collection of Foster materials (20,000 items). He moved with the collection to the University of Pittsburgh in 1937. Also features performances of songs by Foster. 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.
Collection
Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Hodges & Music (30-minute version)

Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Hodges & Music (30-minute version)

Date
1963-10
Description
One reel to reel recording (28 minutes). Story about Foster scholar Fletcher Hodges, Jr., who was the curator of Foster Hall at the University of Pittsburgh, and author of a Foster biography. Hodges was a native of Indiana, where he was asked in 1932 to curate the Eli Lilly and Co.'s collection of Foster materials (20,000 items). He moved with the collection to the University of Pittsburgh in 1937. Also features performances of songs by Foster. 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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a_s1576_09_c83-061Interview with folklorist Merri Belland and archivist Bob McNeil for public radioSoundInterviews
Public radio
Radio programs
Radio public speaking
Occupational groups
Oral histories
Folklife
Occupational training
Teaching of folklore
Personal experience narratives
Archivists
Folklorists
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a_s2042_sfm_15Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Four Short FeaturesSoundComposer
Curators
Archivists
Musicians
Radio
Radio programs
Radio announcing
Documentaries Radio
Foster, Stephen Collins, 1826-1864
Popular songs
Commercial songs
Composers
Folklore and history
Life histories
Accordion music
Arts, Czechoslovakia
Oral narratives
Storytelling
Tall tales
Humor
Jokes
Personal experience narratives
Oral education
Advertising, Public service
Accordionists
Storytellers
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a_s2042_sfm_61Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Hodges & Music (15-minute version)SoundArchivists
Curators
Authors
Radio
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_62Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Hodges & Music (30-minute version)SoundArchivists
Curators
Authors
Radio
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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