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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.
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.
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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.
Collection
Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Folk Music (30 minute)

Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Folk Music (30 minute)

Date
1963-10
Description
One reel to reel recording (27:30 minutes). Excerpts from various folk festivals. There is also a 15 minute verision. 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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Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Memorial Preview (15-minute version)

Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Memorial Preview (15-minute version)

Date
1963-11
Description
One reel to reel recording (28:30 minutes). Preview of upcoming events for the Stephen Foster Memorial. Events mentioned include Florida Folk Festival, the Jeanie With the Light Brown Hair competition, various concerts, and the American Hemerocallis Society (Mrs. Mederer). 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.
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Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Memorial Preview (30-minute version)

Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Memorial Preview (30-minute version)

Date
1963-11
Description
One reel to reel recording (28:30 minutes). Preview of upcoming events for the Stephen Foster Memorial. Events mentioned include Florida Folk Festival, the Jeanie With the Light Brown Hair competition, various concerts, and the American Hemerocallis Society (Mrs. Mederer). 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: Four 5-Minute Features

Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Four 5-Minute Features

Date
1961
Description
One reel to reel recording. (20 minutes). Four short radio stories: 1. A Story and a Song of Yesterday (4:28) -- story on Foster's first composition, Tioga Waltz. 2. A Song of the South (4:30) -- Story about Foster's song, "I am Gonna Ride the Chariot", with the Amigo Male Singers performing it. 3. A Story of a Song and a Wagon (4:40) -- story behind Foster's "Oh! Suzanna". 4. Seminole Indian Josie Billie, Story and Song (4:45) -- Animal tale by Seminole storyteller Josie Billie. 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.
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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.
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Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: School Tape

Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: School Tape

Date
1984-05-27
Description
One reel to reel recording (24:21 minutes). A collection of several radio stories that was sent to Florida schools. Includes Fred Beaver talking about the Suwannee River; Story of Oh! Suzanna; Mark Moore; Story of Tioga Waltz (Foster's first song); Music by the Amigo Male Singers; Story of Josie Billie; Tininkling by David and Estrella Larioza; and tall tales by Lem Griffis. 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.
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Copies of the 1985 radio program: Working Lives

Copies of the 1985 radio program: Working Lives

Date
1985
Description
Seven audio cassettes. NOTE: Because this is a copyrighted recording, no copies can be made of the tapes. Copies of a 1985 radio documentary on Alabama worker cultures that was created by the University of Alabama's Archives of American Minority Cultures. Created in 1979.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
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_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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a_s2042_sfm_64Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Folk Music (30 minute)SoundChoruses
Harpists
Radio
Documentaries Radio
Radio programs, Public service
Performing arts
Singing
Folk singers
Spiritual music
Spirituals (Songs)
Music performance
Radio announcing
Advertising, Public service
Nepalese Americans
Arts, Asian
Asian Americans
African Americans
Singers
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a_s2042_sfm_68Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Memorial Preview (15-minute version)SoundChoruses
Radio
Documentaries Radio
Radio programs, Public service
Performing arts
Singing
Folk festivals
Foster, Stephen Collins, 1826-1864
Fiddle music
Music performance
Radio announcing
Advertising, Public service
Choir singing
Choirs (music)
Fiddling
Singers
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a_s2042_sfm_67Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Memorial Preview (30-minute version)SoundChoruses
Radio
Documentaries Radio
Radio programs, Public service
Performing arts
Singing
Folk festivals
Foster, Stephen Collins, 1826-1864
Fiddle music
Music performance
Radio announcing
Advertising, Public service
Choir singing
Choirs (music)
Fiddling
Singers
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a_s2042_sfm_14Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Four 5-Minute FeaturesSoundComposer
Singers
Foster, Stephen Collins, 1826-1864
Radio
Radio programs
Radio programs, Public service
Documentaries Radio
Composers
Folklore and history
Life histories
Singing
Music performance
Performing arts
Animal tales
Storytelling
Native Americans
Seminole Indians
Storytellers
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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_17Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: School TapeSoundComposer
Foster, Stephen Collins, 1826-1864
Documentaries Radio
Radio
Radio programs
Radio programs, Public service
Music performance
Performing arts
Singing
Storytelling
Tall tales
Humor
Folklore and history
Education
Singers
Storytellers
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a_s1576_17_c85-035Copies of the 1985 radio program: Working LivesSoundDocumentaries Radio
Radio
Radio programs
Occupational groups
Occupational folklore
Labor
Workers
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