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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Foster, Stephen Collins, 1826-1864"
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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
The Stephen Foster Center museum and grounds

The Stephen Foster Center museum and grounds

Date
1979-08-16
Description
Nine color slides.
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.
Collection
Billy Vaughn performing at the Stephen Foster Memorial

Billy Vaughn performing at the Stephen Foster Memorial

Date
1959
Description
One reel to reel recording. Concert by jazz saxophonist Vaughn. In 1959, he recorded at LP for Dot Records, Billy Vaughn Plays Stephen Foster (DOT 3260). Born in Glasgow, Kentucky, Vaughn began his career with the Hilltoppers as a vocalist. He then moved to the saxophone, covering instrumentals as an orchestra leader. He was known for his twin saxophone sound.
Collection
Story of Stephen Foster program at the Stephen Foster Memorial (1954)

Story of Stephen Foster program at the Stephen Foster Memorial (1954)

Date
1954-12-18
Description
One reel to reel recording.
Collection
Story of Stephen Foster program at the Stephen Foster Memorial (1955)

Story of Stephen Foster program at the Stephen Foster Memorial (1955)

Date
1955-01-03
Description
One reel to reel recording.
Collection
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.
Collection
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.
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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The Stephen Foster Center museum and groundsThe Stephen Foster Center museum and groundsStill ImageArchitecture
Foster, Stephen Collins, 1826-1864
Buildings
Cultural parks
Historic parks
Parks
Museums
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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_s2043_00253Billy Vaughn performing at the Stephen Foster MemorialSoundAudiotape recordings
Saxophone music
Foster, Stephen Collins, 1826-1864
Jazz music
Saxophone music (Jazz)
Concerts
Music performance
Performing arts
Singers
Jazz musicians
Saxophonists
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a_s2043_00046Story of Stephen Foster program at the Stephen Foster Memorial (1954)SoundBiography
Composers
Performing arts
Foster, Stephen Collins, 1826-1864
Life histories
Folklore and history
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a_s2043_00047Story of Stephen Foster program at the Stephen Foster Memorial (1955)SoundBiography
Composers
Performing arts
Foster, Stephen Collins, 1826-1864
Life histories
Folklore and history
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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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