342 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Gospel (Black)"
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
Apprentices learning gospel music

Apprentices learning gospel music

Date
1990
Description
Two color slides; 30 negatives. The Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program began in 1983 with a NEA grant of $22,000. The program provided an opportunity for master folk artists to share technical skills and cultural knowledge with apprentices in order to keep the tradition alive. Apprentices must have had some experience in the tradition and agreed to train for at least six months. The first project director was Blanton Owen, later replaced by folklorist Peter Roller. The program was continued each year through 2003.
Collection
Aubrey Ghent and his father Henry Nelson performing sacred steel music at various events

Aubrey Ghent and his father Henry Nelson performing sacred steel music at various events

Date
1993-11-26
Description
One audio cassette recording. (Duplicate can be found on tape 5.) The first half of the tape was recorded at a House of God "Family and Friends Day Celebration" in Daytona Beach on 5 September 1993. The second half was recorded at the Ocala House of God Church #2 on 26 November 1993, and the then at the 1994 Florida Folk Festival on May 24 1994 (for entire festival performance, see D94-20 in S 1576.) On the second half, the vocals are weak. The Sacred Steel Guitar Recording Project originated in 1992 when Florida Folklife Program folklorist Robert Stone discovered that several predominantly African American House of God churches (a sub-sect of the Pentecostal church) in the St. Petersburg area were using steel guitars in their religious services. The practice began by Willie and Troman Eason in the 1930s, and expanded upon by players such as Henry Nelson and Lorenzo Harrison. Realizing that this was a unique musical tradition, labeled Sacred Steel, the Florida Folklife Program to applied for a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to conduct fieldwork and create a music album for public dispersal. The aim of the project was to increase public awareness of the gospel steel guitar tradition, as well as document it for future generations. Matched with state funds, the grant period originally ran from October 1993 through October 1994, but was extended for another year. In that time Stone, along with sound engineers William Dudley and Mike Stapleton, interviewed and recorded several steel guitarists in the St. Petersburg area. An album entitled Sacred Steel was released in 1995. It was then re-released through an agreement with Arhoolie Records in 1997.
Collection
Aubrey Ghent performing Father in Jesus Name

Aubrey Ghent performing Father in Jesus Name

Date
1993-09-05
Description
One audio cassette recording. For more of these two, see tape 3. The Sacred Steel Guitar Recording Project originated in 1992 when Florida Folklife Program folklorist Robert Stone discovered that several predominantly African American House of God churches (a sub-sect of the Pentecostal church) in the St. Petersburg area were using steel guitars in their religious services. The practice began by Willie and Troman Eason in the 1930s, and expanded upon by players such as Henry Nelson and Lorenzo Harrison. Realizing that this was a unique musical tradition, labeled Sacred Steel, the Florida Folklife Program to applied for a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to conduct fieldwork and create a music album for public dispersal. The aim of the project was to increase public awareness of the gospel steel guitar tradition, as well as document it for future generations. Matched with state funds, the grant period originally ran from October 1993 through October 1994, but was extended for another year. In that time Stone, along with sound engineers William Dudley and Mike Stapleton, interviewed and recorded several steel guitarists in the St. Petersburg area. An album entitled Sacred Steel was released in 1995. It was then re-released through an agreement with Arhoolie Records in 1997.
Collection
Bells of Joy performing at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival

Bells of Joy performing at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1985-05-24
Description
Six color slides.
Collection
Blues singer Mary McClain and Willie James performing at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival

Blues singer Mary McClain and Willie James performing at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1985-05-24
Description
Six color slides.
Collection
Ceremony honoring the Versiteers winning the Florida Folk Heritage Award

Ceremony honoring the Versiteers winning the Florida Folk Heritage Award

Date
1992-08-21
Description
Three audio cassettes. Award ceremony for the gospel group The Versiteers (Starling, Carter, and Barton) at their church, the New St. James AME Church. The ceremony included various gospel gropups, a church service, and an awards presentation by Florida Folk Council member Yvonne Tucker. That year they were given the Florida Folk Heritage Award.
Collection
Ceremony honoring the Versiteers winning the Florida Folk Heritage Award

Ceremony honoring the Versiteers winning the Florida Folk Heritage Award

Date
Description
One proof with 33 black adn white images, plus negatives. Award ceremony for the gospel group The Versiteers (Starling, Carter, and Barton) at their church, the New St. James AME Church. The ceremony included various gospel gropups, a church service, and an awards presentation by Florida Folk Council member Yvonne Tucker. That year they were given the Florida Folk Heritage Award.
Collection
Compilation for the American Folklore Society

Compilation for the American Folklore Society

Date
1978-10
Description
One audio cassette. Music performance for the American Folklore Society annual meeting.
Collection
Copy of Pensacola Piano, Ida Goodson

Copy of Pensacola Piano, Ida Goodson

Date
1983
Description
One audio cassette. (Duplicate on C83-127) From the leadered masters. Recorded at the Warehouse Studios, in Jacksonville, Florida.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
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
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Apprentices learning gospel musicApprentices learning gospel musicStill ImageApprentices
African Americans
Gospel (Black)
A capella singing
A capella singers
Teaching of folklore
Singers
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a_s2044_02_tape03Aubrey Ghent and his father Henry Nelson performing sacred steel music at various eventsSoundGuitarist
Singers
Fieldwork
Steel guitars
Guitar music
Performing arts
Guitarists
Music performance
African Americans
Religious songs
Religious music
Gospel songs
Gospel musicians
Gospel (Black)
Festivals
Folk festivals
Special events
Church attendance
Church services
Protestants
Christianity
Churches
Religion
Musicians
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a_s2044_02_tape09Aubrey Ghent performing Father in Jesus NameSoundFieldwork
Steel guitars
Guitar music
Performing arts
Guitarists
Music performance
African Americans
Religious songs
Religious music
Gospel songs
Gospel musicians
Gospel (Black)
Bands (Music)
Musical groups
Churches
Religion
Christianity
Protestants
Guitarist
Singers
Musicians
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Bells of Joy performing at the 1985 Florida Folk FestivalBells of Joy performing at the 1985 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageMusical groups
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Performing arts
Performers
Music performance
African Americans
Gospel (Black)
Musical instruments
Gospel musicians
Gospel music
Singing
Singers
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Blues singer Mary McClain and Willie James performing at the 1985 Florida Folk FestivalBlues singer Mary McClain and Willie James performing at the 1985 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageMusical groups
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Performing arts
Performers
Music performance
African Americans
Gospel (Black)
Musical instruments
Gospel musicians
Gospel music
Singing
Pianists
Blues (Music)
Piano music (Blues)
Blues singers
Singers
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a_s1723_01_01_tape02Ceremony honoring the Versiteers winning the Florida Folk Heritage AwardSoundSingers
Musical groups
Fieldwork
African Americans
Gospel (Black)
A capella singers
A capella singing
Gospel songs
Gospel music
Churches
Protestants
Christianity
Religious music
Religious songs
Church services
Sermons
Preachers
Music performance
Awards
Prayers
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Ceremony honoring the Versiteers winning the Florida Folk Heritage AwardCeremony honoring the Versiteers winning the Florida Folk Heritage AwardStill ImageSingers
Musical groups
Fieldwork
African Americans
Gospel (Black)
A capella singers
A capella singing
Gospel songs
Gospel music
Churches
Protestants
Christianity
Religious music
Religious songs
Church services
Sermons
Preachers
Music performance
Awards
Prayers
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a_s1576_03_c79-074Compilation for the American Folklore SocietySoundAfrican Americans
Music performance
Gospel (Black)
Blues (Music)
Guitar music
Singing
Diddly bow
Musicians
Guitarist
Blues singers
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a_s1576_11_c83-126Copy of Pensacola Piano, Ida Goodson SoundSinging
Sound recordings
African Americans
Music performance
Performing arts
Piano music (Blues)
Blues singers
Blues (Music)
Gospel (Black)
Gospel songs
Gospel music
Choir singing
Choirs (music)
Religious music
Religious songs
Singers
Pianists
Musicians
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