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Bluegrass music and Cracker culture promoter Carl Allen receiving Florida Folk Heritage Award

Bluegrass music and Cracker culture promoter Carl Allen receiving Florida Folk Heritage Award

Date
1990-03-17
Description
One proof sheet with seven black and white images, plus negatives. Images of Carl Allen receiving the Folk Heritage Award, presented by the Florida Folklife Program. Born 13 February 1918, Allen was awarded for his efforts to preserve "Cracker" culture through his restaurant and his newspaper columns. He also promoted bluegrass music throughout Florida with his restaurant, Allen's Historical Cafe, which featured live bluegrass music. 1-4: Rep. Fred Lewis, Carl Allen, and K. Monahan; 5: Rep. Fred Jones, Carl Allen, and Troy Green; 6-7: Carl Allen.
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Former principal and local historian Spencer Pompey discussing Black History month

Former principal and local historian Spencer Pompey discussing Black History month

Date
1988-02-11
Description
Eleven color slides. Pompey, a native FLoridian from Live Oak, was a local historian and retired school principal. He was also invovled in local politics. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Palm Beach County was a joint venture between the Palm Beach County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was conducted between 1986 and 1987 by folklorist Jan Rosenberg with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. The goal was to impart an appreciation of multi-ethnic traditions and provide a sense of place to the mobile student population. The project focused on the Florida Studies component for fourth grade students. The project consisted of field research to identify local traditions and folk artists, a series of five two-day seminars to acquaint teachers with the use of folklore and folk arts, in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist, which included visits by local folk artists. In total, the project involved 15 schools with 779 students.
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Friday evening performances at the 1968 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

Friday evening performances at the 1968 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

Date
1968-05-03
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Straley was the 1968 Jeannie With Light Brown Hair beauty pageant winner. Jahoda was a writer-historian who just published The Other Florida. Thomas was from Delray Beach. Grant was from Holmes Beach. Lemon was a guitarist who played in the Chet Atkins-style from Conn.
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Images of the Florida Folk Arts Conference

Images of the Florida Folk Arts Conference

Date
1978-01-14
Description
57 black and white prints. Images are from a folklife conference held at White Springs January 14-15, 1978. Hosted by the Florida Folklife Program at the Stephen Foster Center (SFC), the conference included folklorists and historians from the Library of Congress (LOC), Smithsonian Institute (SI), University of Florida, as well as throughout Florida and the South. The archives also houses a video of the conference -- V-192. Images include Thelma Boltin (P78-193,194,196,197,199, 224); Tom Norman, director of the Division of Cultural Affairs (P78-181); Sally Yerkovich of the NEA, Georganne Fletcher, and Alan Jabbour, director of the American Folklife Center (P78-184); Charles Bron (P78-185); P178-186, 190, 232 Foxfire books author George Reynolds (P78-186, 190, 232); Yerkovich, Fletcher (P78-191); Fletcher, Jabour, Syd Blackman of Tifton, Georgia's Art Exposition (P78-192); Trustee Mrs. Sanders of the Stephen Foster Center (P78-195); Tim Lewis and Bob Williams (P78-198); ethnomusicologist Dale Olsen (P78-200, 226); Boltin and John Herrman (P78-201); Yerkovich and Blackman (P78-203); Ted Grame and Jabour (P78-204); Ralph Rinzler of the SI and Ralph Boggs (P78-206); Jaboru and Fletcher (P78-207); Blackman (P78-208, 233); Olsen (P78-209-210); Samuel Proctor, UF history professor, and Yerkovich (P78-201); Norman (P78-213); Boggs and Morris (P78-214); Boggs (P78-215-234); FFP director Peggy Bulger (P78-216, 233); Boggs and Morris (P78-217-218); Jabour (P78-219); Charles Hall of Agrirama (P78-220); Morris (P78-221); Dr. William Ferris of Yale's Center of Southern Folklife (P78-222); Fletcher (P78-225); Pat Waterman from the University of South Florida (P78-227); Seminole Indian oral historian R. Thomas King (P78-228); Yerkovich (P78-229); Proctor (P78-230); Rinzler (P78-231); and the White Springs Quilt made by Nancy Morgan (P78-235-237).
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Interview with Albert and Jessie DeVane

Interview with Albert and Jessie DeVane

Date
1958-07-24
Description
One reel to reel recording. The DeVanes were considered experts on Florida's Seminole Indians. They arranged many of the Seminole performers at the Florida Folk Festival.
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Interview with DeSoto county historian Howard Melton

Interview with DeSoto county historian Howard Melton

Date
1987-01-19
Description
Six audio cassettes. Melton was a De Soto County historian, was a contact for several folk artists in De Soto County for folklorist Steve Frangos. The Florida Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1987 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalis, Steve Frangos, Merri Belland, and Barbara Seitz as preliminary research for a joint folk arts project between the Florida Folklife Program and the Florida Museum of History. The field researchers focused on those areas previously overlooked by FFP staff. The research focused on identifying folk artists and locating appropriate exhibit objects.
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Interview with local historian George Lane

Interview with local historian George Lane

Date
1987-03-02
Description
Two audio cassettes. The Florida Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1987 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalis, Steve Frangos, Merri Belland, and Barbara Seitz as preliminary research for a joint folk arts project between the Florida Folklife Program and the Florida Museum of History. The field researchers focused on those areas previously overlooked by FFP staff. The research focused on identifying folk artists and locating appropriate exhibit objects.
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Interview with Stephen Foster expert and curator Fletcher Hodges (1961)

Interview with Stephen Foster expert and curator Fletcher Hodges (1961)

Date
1961-09-26
Description
One reel to reel recording. Fletcher Hodges, Jr., who was the curator of Stephen 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 Stephen Foster materials (20,000 items). He moved with the collection to the University of Pittsburgh in 1937. He also assisted in the creation of the Stephen Foster Memorial in White Springs. He retired in 1982. His wife Peggy was also a children's author and teller of folktales.
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Interview with Ukrainian historians John Kohut and Professor Tahasky

Interview with Ukrainian historians John Kohut and Professor Tahasky

Date
1985-03-18
Description
Two audio cassettes. C87-3: John Kohut discusses the history of Ukraine and the division of modern Ukraine; differences between the Roman Catholic and Russian Orthodox churches; Soviet effect on traditional cultures; Ukrainian immigration to the United States and Canada; Taras Shevchenko, national hero; Ukrainian traditions; his family history and their immigration to the U.S. in the 1800s; differences between Russians and Ukrainians; differences between American and Ukrainian eggs. Mr. Tahaksy joins Mr. Kohut for a discussion on religious history; Soviet deportation of priests and oppression of Catholics; hierarchy of Ukrainian Catholic Church; Ukrainian organizations and means of communication. C87-4: John Kohut discusses other Ukrainian organizations in North America; church hall as community meeting place; writings of Ukrainian dissidents; Ukrainian immigration to the U.S. in the 1920s; national hero Shevchenko writing songs that the church performs; national holidays and customs; location of Ukrainians throughout United States.
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Patsy West and James Billie discussing Seminole history

Patsy West and James Billie discussing Seminole history

Date
1987-11-22
Description
One audio cassette. Very poor audio quality. Patsy West was a published historian of Seminoles, including 'The Enduring Seminoles' (1998). The Southwest Florida Folk Arts Project was conducted under the direction of Barbara Beauchamp in two phases: 12 November 1987 through 31 January 1988 by Debbie Fant; and in February 1988 by Nancy Nusz. Using a 35mm camera and a Sony tape recorder, and funded through a NEA grant, the two fieldworkers spoke with over fifty informants in Manatee, Sarasota, Lee, Collier, and Charlotte counties, resulting in 20 participants chosen for a special SW Florida folklife area at the 36th Annual Florida Folk Festival.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Bluegrass music and Cracker culture promoter Carl Allen receiving Florida Folk Heritage AwardBluegrass music and Cracker culture promoter Carl Allen receiving Florida Folk Heritage AwardStill ImageFolklife
Bluegrass musicians
Old time music
Restaurants
Public officials
Special events
Awards
Historian
Restaurateurs
Authors
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Former principal and local historian Spencer Pompey discussing Black History monthFormer principal and local historian Spencer Pompey discussing Black History monthStill ImageHistorian
Fieldwork
Classrooms
Education
Teaching of folklore
Elementary schools
Schools
Students
Children
Florida history
Local history
Historians
African Americans
School principals
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a_s1576_t77-184Friday evening performances at the 1968 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)SoundGuitarist
Singers
Dancers
Historian
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Singing
Guitar music
Country music
Clogging
Clog dancing
Musicians
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Images of the Florida Folk Arts ConferenceImages of the Florida Folk Arts ConferenceStill ImageSpecial events
Academic disciplines
Folklife
Folklore
Meetings
Forums (Discussion and debate)
Historians
Teaching of folklore
Conferences and seminars series
Historian
Educators
Public officer
Arts administrators
Ethnomusicologists
Anthropologists
Authors
Folklorists
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a_s2043_00056Interview with Albert and Jessie DeVaneSoundInterviews
Oral histories
Oral history
Life histories
Personal experience narratives
Florida history
Seminole Indians
Authors
Historian
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a_s1708_05_tape01Interview with DeSoto county historian Howard MeltonSoundFieldwork
Oral histories
Life histories
Sound recordings
Interviews
Family history
Florida history
Historians
Local history
Historian
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a_s1708_04_tape31Interview with local historian George LaneSoundFieldwork
Oral histories
Life histories
Sound recordings
Interviews
Florida history
Local history
Historian
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a_s2043_00092Interview with Stephen Foster expert and curator Fletcher Hodges (1961)SoundInterviews
Oral histories
Oral history
Life histories
Personal experience narratives
Foster, Stephen Collins, 1826-1864
Historian
Curators
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a_s1576_23_c87-003Interview with Ukrainian historians John Kohut and Professor TahaskySoundHistorian
Fieldwork
Interviews
Emigration and immigration
Ukraine
Ukraine History
Folklore and history
Arts, Ukrainian
Ukrainian Americans
Ukrainian American art
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a_s1622_04_tape02Patsy West and James Billie discussing Seminole historySoundFieldwork
Orators
Historians
Florida history
Speech events
Local history
Oral performance
Ethnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Native Americans
Historian
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