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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Commercial songs"
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Performances at the 1974 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

Performances at the 1974 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

Date
1974-08-30
Description
One reel to reel recording.
Collection
Songs and jokes by three elementary students at the 1978 Florida Folk Festival

Songs and jokes by three elementary students at the 1978 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1978-05-27
Description
Two reel to reels. Three elementary school children singing songs, and telling school yard jokes.
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: 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: Oh, Susanna

Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Oh, Susanna

Date
1963-09
Description
One reel to reel recording (14:30 minutes). Radio program about the story behind Foster's "Oh! Suzanna." 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: St. Petersburg Male Chorus (15-minute program)

Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: St. Petersburg Male Chorus (15-minute program)

Date
1963-01
Description
One reel to reel recordings (14 minutes). In honor of Foster's death date (January 13th), the St. Petersburg Male Chorus sang Foster songs at the Memorial, which they did each year. John Reynolds was the director of the chorus, and Smith served as narrator. 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: St. Petersburg Male Chorus (30-minute program)

Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: St. Petersburg Male Chorus (30-minute program)

Date
1963-01
Description
One reel to reel recordings (30 minutes). In honor of Foster's death date (January 13th), the St. Petersburg Male Chorus sang Foster songs at the Memorial, which they did each year. John Reynolds was the director of the chorus, and Smith served as narrator. 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: Story of Stephen Foster

Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Story of Stephen Foster

Date
Description
One reel to reel recording (13:35 minutes). Radio program on the life of songwriter Stephen Foster. A very similar program can be found on 61-2-10. 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: Story of Stephen Foster

Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Story of Stephen Foster

Date
1961-03-25
Description
One reel to reel recording (17:55 minutes). Radio program on the life of songwriter Stephen Foster. A very similar program can be found on 61-2-17. 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
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1576_t77-240Performances at the 1974 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Singing
Guitar music
Folk singers
Old time music
String bands
Stringband music
Country music
Commercial songs
Popular songs
Bluegrass music
Singers
Guitarist
Bands (Music)
Bluegrass musicians
Musicians
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a_s1576_t78-330Songs and jokes by three elementary students at the 1978 Florida Folk FestivalSoundSingers
Fieldwork
African Americans
Jokes
A capella singers
A capella singing
Commercial songs
Singing
Children
Students
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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_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_26Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Oh, SusannaSoundSingers
Radio
Documentaries Radio
Radio programs, Public service
Composers
Foster, Stephen Collins, 1826-1864
Songs
Commercial songs
Popular songs
Singing
Folk singers
Performing arts
Oral narratives
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a_s2042_sfm_20Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: St. Petersburg Male Chorus (15-minute program)SoundRadio
Radio programs, Public service
Singing
Foster, Stephen Collins, 1826-1864
Commercial songs
Popular songs
Music performance
Performing arts
Choruses
Singers
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a_s2042_sfm_19Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: St. Petersburg Male Chorus (30-minute program)SoundRadio
Radio programs, Public service
Singing
Foster, Stephen Collins, 1826-1864
Commercial songs
Popular songs
Music performance
Performing arts
Choruses
Singers
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a_s2042_sfm_09Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Story of Stephen FosterSoundFoster, Stephen Collins, 1826-1864
Radio
Radio programs, Public service
Documentaries Radio
Life histories
Folklore and history
Composers
Commercial songs
Popular songs
Music performance
Oral education
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a_s2042_sfm_03Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Story of Stephen FosterSoundFoster, Stephen Collins, 1826-1864
Radio
Radio programs, Public service
Documentaries Radio
Life histories
Folklore and history
Composers
Commercial songs
Popular songs
Music performance
Oral education
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