|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||Still Image||Folklife|
Old time music
Bluegrass music and Cracker culture promoter Carl Allen receiving Florida Folk Heritage Award
- 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.
|Former principal and local historian Spencer Pompey discussing Black History month||Former principal and local historian Spencer Pompey discussing Black History month||Still Image||Historian|
Teaching of folklore
Former principal and local historian Spencer Pompey discussing Black History month
- 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.
|Images of the Florida Folk Arts Conference||Images of the Florida Folk Arts Conference||Still Image||Special events|
Forums (Discussion and debate)
Teaching of folklore
Conferences and seminars series
Images of the Florida Folk Arts Conference
- 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).