22 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Beauty contests"
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Vickey Kay, the 1967 Jennie with the Light Brown Hair

Vickey Kay, the 1967 Jennie with the Light Brown Hair

Date
1967-05
Description
Four black and white prints.
Collection
Theresa Riviera, 1974 Jennie with Light Brown Hair

Theresa Riviera, 1974 Jennie with Light Brown Hair

Date
1974-05
Description
Two black and white prints. Each year, the Florida Folk Festival sponsors a beauty pageant. The winner is called Jennie with the Light Brown Hair, after the Stephen Foster song of the same name. In 1974, the winner was Miami's Theresa Riviera. In one image, Riviera plays guitar onstage, in the other she poses with Hon. Leon McDonald.
Collection
Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Year-End Review (1963) (30-minute version)

Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Year-End Review (1963) (30-minute version)

Date
1963-12
Description
One reel to reel recording (28 minutes). Excerpts from various events in 1963. 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: Year-End Review (1963) (15-minute version)

Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Year-End Review (1963) (15-minute version)

Date
1963-12
Description
One reel to reel recording (14:05 minutes). Excerpts from various events in 1963. 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: Review of Recent Events (1963)

Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Review of Recent Events (1963)

Date
1963
Description
One reel to reel recording (28:10 minutes) A review of three events at the Memorial: the concert by the St. Petersburg Male Chorus in honor of Foster's death (January 13th), the Jeanie With the Light Brown Hair contest (February), and a week-long stay of internationally-known carillonneur June Albright. Holz was the Jeanie winner for 1963. Gerald Marks, a popular song writer, was a judge for the contest. 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: Jeanie With the Light Brown Hair Winners

Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Jeanie With the Light Brown Hair Winners

Date
Description
One reel to reel recording (15 minutes) 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.
Collection
Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Jeanie With the Light Brown Hair competition (1963)

Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Jeanie With the Light Brown Hair competition (1963)

Date
1963
Description
One reel to reel recording (14:20 minutes) Radio program about the 1963 Jeanie With the Light Brown Hair competition, featuring the winner Keitha Holz singing the Foster song, and remarks as well as an original composition by commercial songwriter and contest judge Gerald Marks. There were 21 contestants, and the event culminated in a Jeanie ball. Marks was the composer of "All of Me," and "The Night Shall Be Filled With Music." He also several Broadway shows and motion pictures. 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: Jeanie With the Light Brown Hair (1963 version)

Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Jeanie With the Light Brown Hair (1963 version)

Date
1963-02
Description
One reel to reel recording (28:40 minutes) Radio program about the story behind Foster's "Jeanie With the Light Brown Hair" and the similarly named talent competition held each February at the Stephen Foster Memorial and sponsored by the Florida Federation of Music Clubs. The competition was begun by Mrs. Leon Whitehurst of Brooksville, and president of the Stephen Foster Memorial Corporation of the Florida Federation of Music Clubs. In 1954, a musical scholarship was added to the competition. The second half of the program features recordings of contestant auditions from 1962 competition, including the winner, Rebecca Ann Jenkins. 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: Jeanie With the Light Brown Hair (15-minute version)

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

Date
1961
Description
One reel to reel recording (13:43). Radio program about the story behind Foster's "Jeanie With the Light Brown Hair" and the similarly named talent competition held each February at the Stephen Foster Memorial and sponsored by the Florida Federation of Music Clubs. Features clips from the first competition in 1952, which was sponsored by the Florida Federation of Music Clubs. Heard on the program are McKeithan, master of ceremonies in 1952, Miller, president of the National Federation of Music Clubs, McNutt, president of the Florida Federation of Music Clubs, and former "Jeanie" (1959) and Broadway performer Veronica McCormick. 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
Radio program on the 1966 Jeanie With the Light Brown Hair contest

Radio program on the 1966 Jeanie With the Light Brown Hair contest

Date
1966-02-14
Description
One reel to reel recording. Radio program on the Lake City radio station, WDSR. 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.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Vickey Kay, the 1967 Jennie with the Light Brown HairVickey Kay, the 1967 Jennie with the Light Brown HairStill ImageFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Beauty contests
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Theresa Riviera, 1974 Jennie with Light Brown HairTheresa Riviera, 1974 Jennie with Light Brown HairStill ImageGuitarist
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Guitar
Beauty contests
Performing arts
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a_s2042_sfm_35Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Year-End Review (1963) (30-minute version)SoundMusicians
Radio
Documentaries Radio
Radio programs, Public service
Performing arts
Singing
Universities and colleges
Choir singing
Music performance
Radio announcing
Advertising, Public service
Folk singers
Folk festivals
Students
Beauty contests
Girl Scouts
Scouts and scouting
Choruses
Singers
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a_s2042_sfm_36Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Year-End Review (1963) (15-minute version)SoundMusicians
Radio
Documentaries Radio
Radio programs, Public service
Performing arts
Singing
Universities and colleges
Choir singing
Music performance
Radio announcing
Advertising, Public service
Folk singers
Folk festivals
Students
Beauty contests
Girl Scouts
Scouts and scouting
Choruses
Singers
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a_s2042_sfm_22Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Review of Recent Events (1963)SoundMusicians
Judges
Composer
Radio
Radio programs, Public service
Contests
Beauty contests
Competitions
Singing
Composers
Foster, Stephen Collins, 1826-1864
Carillons
Music performance
Performing arts
Carillonneurs
Choruses
Singers
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a_s2042_sfm_51Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Jeanie With the Light Brown Hair WinnersSoundRadio
Documentaries Radio
Radio programs, Public service
Performing arts
Singing
Competitions
Radio announcing
Music performance
Radio broadcasters
Advertising, Public service
Talent shows
Beauty contests
Singers
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a_s2042_sfm_23Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Jeanie With the Light Brown Hair competition (1963)SoundComposer
Contests
Competitions
Talent shows
Beauty contests
Singing
Judges
Composers
Commercial songs
Songs
Advertising, Public service
Radio
Radio announcing
Radio programs
Foster, Stephen Collins, 1826-1864
Singers
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a_s2042_sfm_21Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Jeanie With the Light Brown Hair (1963 version)SoundRadio
Radio programs, Public service
Documentaries Radio
Talent shows
Beauty contests
Competitions
Contests
Singing
Music performance
Performing arts
Singers
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a_s2042_sfm_04Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Jeanie With the Light Brown Hair (15-minute version)SoundSingers
Radio
Documentaries Radio
Radio programs, Public service
Beauty contests
Competitions
Talent shows
Foster, Stephen Collins, 1826-1864
Singing
Life histories
Folklore and history
Oral education
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a_s2043_00231Radio program on the 1966 Jeanie With the Light Brown Hair contestSoundCompetitions
Music performance
Performing arts
Singers
Singing
Contests
Special events
Beauty contests
Radio programs
Radio announcing
Musicians
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