225 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Choirs (music)"
Sorted by Title
 Sunday performances at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Reel 2)

Sunday performances at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Reel 2)

Date
1985-05-26
Description
One reel to reel recording.
Collection
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
1986 Florida Folk Festival (10 of 17)

1986 Florida Folk Festival (10 of 17)

Date
1982-05-29
Description
One video cassette. (3/4" tape) 20 minutes.
Collection
45th Anniversary of the Senior Choir program

45th Anniversary of the Senior Choir program

Date
1985-01-12
Description
Four audio cassettes. Recording of the 45th anniversary program for the senior choir of the Gethsemane Missionary Baptist Church. The program consisted of traditional gospel and spiritual songs. A malfunctioning microphone caused some distortion and feedback on the recording. In Winter 1985, the Bureau contracted with two folklorists to conduct a folk arts survey of the St. Johns River basin in northeastern Florida. The St. Johns River is the largest and most used river in Florida, supporting much river commerce as well as a modest amount of commercial fishing. Folklorists Mary Anne McDonald and Kathleen Figgen conducted the survey from January through March 1985 under the direction of Folklife Coordinator Blanton Owen and Bureau Chief Ormond Loomis. Documentation compiled in the survey was used to prepare and present the 'St. Johns River Basin Folklife Area' at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival.
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
Activities of the 1954 Florida Folk Festival

Activities of the 1954 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1954-05
Description
Thirteen black and white prints, and five negatives. Images of performers and activities of the 1954 Florida Folk Festival.
Collection
African American Gospel Workshop performing at the 1988 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)

African American Gospel Workshop performing at the 1988 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)

Date
1988-05-29
Description
Four reel to reel recordings. Roller served as emcee.
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
Calloway Family Choir at the Hurst Chapel AME Church

Calloway Family Choir at the Hurst Chapel AME Church

Date
1992-12
Description
One audiocassette; also duplicated on the first half of tape 77. Recorded by the Calloway Family at the Hurst Chapel AME Church.
Collection
Capella Davidson choir performing at the Miami Airport

Capella Davidson choir performing at the Miami Airport

Date
1983-10-06
Description
Fourteen color slides. 1-7, 11-13: The Capella Davidson choir and crowds; 8-10: Dept of State employees and Mr. Rubio of Minorca. The Minorcan Cultural Exchange Tour, which ran from 10/6-13/1983, was created through an agreement between the Florida Dept. of State and the Mediterranean island of Minorca to celebrate Florida's two hundred year Minorcan heritage. First brought over as workers for a British plantation in the 1770s, most soon escaped the harsh working conditions and settled in St. Augustine. The tour, organized by Secretary of State George Firestone, the Bureau of Florida Folklife (Bulger, Belland, Loomis), Division of Historical Resources (Jean Lee and Paul Weaver) and the Florida Museum of History (Pat Wickman). The tour, with 140 performers and delegates from Minorca, consisted of a series of public performances and emerged out of the smaller program, the Minorcan Heritage Week held in May 1983. The tour traveled from St. Augustine, to the University of Florida, to EPCOT, to Cypress Gardens, then finally to Miami for departure back to Spain. Some records for the tour can be found in S 1578, Box 3, folder 81.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1576_t85-127 Sunday performances at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Reel 2)SoundSingers
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Music performance
Performing arts
African Americans
Choir singing
Choirs (music)
Religious songs
Gospel songs
Choruses
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/thumbnails/catalog_audio.jpg
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
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/thumbnails/audio.jpg
1986 Florida Folk Festival (10 of 17)1986 Florida Folk Festival (10 of 17)Moving ImageMusicians
Singers
Pianists
Choruses
Fiddlers
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Singing
Choir singing
Choirs (music)
Hymns
Gospel songs
Arts, Irish
Songs, Irish
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/thumbnails/catalog_video.jpg
a_s1714_03_tape0245th Anniversary of the Senior Choir programSoundFieldwork
African Americans
Choir singing
Singing
Choirs (music)
Religious music
Religion
Protestants
Christianity
Gospel (Black)
Gospel music
Gospel songs
Spiritual music
Spirituals (Songs)
Music performance
Performing arts
Churches
Church membership
Special events
Church attendance
Sound recording
Singers
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/thumbnails/audio.jpg
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
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/thumbnails/audio.jpg
Activities of the 1954 Florida Folk FestivalActivities of the 1954 Florida Folk Festival Still ImagePerforming arts
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Performers
Square dancing
Country dancing
Dancers
Speeches, addresses, etc.
Choirs (music)
Square dance
Orators
Oratory
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/thumbnails/catalog_photo.jpg
a_s1576_t88-135African American Gospel Workshop performing at the 1988 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Music performance
A capella singing
Gospel (Black)
Gospel music
African Americans
Choir singing
Choirs (music)
Piano music
Religious music
Religious songs
Workshops (Adult education)
Pianists
Singers
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/thumbnails/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_s1664_08_tape76Calloway Family Choir at the Hurst Chapel AME ChurchSoundChurch services
Gospel songs
Religious songs
Singing
Choir singing
Choirs (music)
Choruses
Singers
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/thumbnails/audio.jpg
Capella Davidson choir performing at the Miami AirportCapella Davidson choir performing at the Miami AirportStill ImageSpecial events
Choirs (music)
Choir singing
A capella singers
Minorcans
Cultural exchanges
Exchange of persons programs
Performing arts
Airports
Singers
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/thumbnails/catalog_photo.jpg
Questions and Feedback Form
Please provide your name
Please provide a valid email address
Please provide a valid phone number
Please provide a comment

Please note:
Under Florida law, email addresses are public records. If you do not want your email address released in response to a public records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead, contact this office by phone or in writing.