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Fletcher Hodges interview for the Stephen Foster Memorial Commission

Fletcher Hodges interview for the Stephen Foster Memorial Commission

Date
1959-10-05
Description
One reel-to-reel recording. Hodges, 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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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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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 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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Recording of the Maritime Project Meeting

Recording of the Maritime Project Meeting

Date
1987-03-03
Description
Four audio cassettes. Meeting between project participants and the project's advisory committee to review and revise the project's publication: Documenting Maritime Folklife: An Introductory Guide. In addition to a discussion of the Florida Maritime Project, the recordings provide insight into disciplinary debates over the validity of folklife. Includes discussion of amateur versus professional folklorists/researchers, the use of oral history, the project's aims and goals, the philosophy and politics behind folklife, and the conflicts between history, anthropology, and folklife. Participants include maritime historian, Fleetwood, historians Hickerson and Morris, archaeologist Miller, anthropologists Parades, Wickman, and Stewart, biologist Scott, folklorists Gilmore, Johnson, Taylor, Michael, and Loomis. An online copy of the publication can be found at: http://www.loc.gov/folklife/maritime/ Between 1986 and 1987, a partnership between the Florida Folklife Program and the American Folk Center created the Maritime Heritage Survey Project. Focusing on the Gulf and Atlantic fishing cultures, and utilizing photographs, slides, oral histories, and on-site interviews, the survey climaxed with a demonstration area at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival. Also available on reel to reel (reels 6-7). The three main researchers were Nancy Nusz, Merri Belland, and project director David Taylor. Additional information on the project can be found in Taylor's project files in S 1716.
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Recording of the Maritime Project Meeting

Recording of the Maritime Project Meeting

Date
1987-03-03
Description
Four audio cassettes. Meeting between project participants and the project's advisory committee to review and revise the project's publication, Documenting Maritime Folklife: An Introductory Guide. In addition to a discussion of the Florida Maritime Project, the recordings provide insight into disciplinary debates over the nature of folklife. Includes discussion of amateur versus professional folklorists/researchers, the use of oral history, the project's aims and goals, the philosophy and politics behind folklife, and the conflicts between history, anthropology, and folklife. Participants include maritime historian, Fleetwood, historians Hickerson and Morris, archaeologist Miller, anthropologists Parades, Wickman, and Stewart, biologist Scott, folklorists Gilmore, Johnson, Taylor, Michael, and Loomis. Between 1986 and 1987, a partnership between the Florida Folklife Program and the American Folk Center created the Maritime Heritage Survey Project. Focusing on the Gulf and Atlantic fishing cultures, and utilizing photographs, slides, oral histories, and on-site interviews, the survey climaxed with a demonstration area at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival. Also available on reel to reel (reels 6-7). The three main researchers were Nancy Nusz, Merri Belland, and project director David Taylor. Additional information on the project can be found in Taylor's project files in S 1716.
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Recordings of the Florida Folk Arts Conference

Recordings of the Florida Folk Arts Conference

Date
1978-01-14
Description
Nine reel to reel recordings. 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. T78-301: John Roberts, director of the Stephen Foster Center makes opening remarks, along with Norman and Bulger. Session on the History of Florida Folklife by Bulger, Dr. Alton Morris, Dr. Ralph Boggs, and Florida Folk Festival director Thelma Boltin. T78-302: Boltin presentation continued. Plus answer and questions of the session. Session on Current Florida Folklife Program with Dr. Proctor talking on the Oral History Program at the University of Florida. T78-303: Questions for Proctor. Session continues with Dale Olsen talking about Florida ethnomusicology studies, and Bulger on the Florida Folklife Program. T78-304: Bulger continues. Session on the National and Regional centers of folklife with Georganne Fletcher from the Southern Federation of State Arts Agencies; Jabbour from the American Folklife Center; Blackman from Agrirama; and Yerkovich from the NEA. T78-305: Yerkovich continues. Session of Folklore and the Media with Charles Brown of the Folk Arts Media Project of the Charleston Communication Center; and George Reynolds, author of Foxfire. T78-306: Reynolds continues. Bill Ferris speaks on the Center of Southern Folklore. Shows film entitled Four Women Artists. T78-307: Session on Collecting folklife with Ralph Rinzler on the American Folklife Festival; and R. Thomas King on the Florida State Museum. T78-308: King continues. Theodore Grame on the Study Center for American Musicl Pluralism. T78-309: Session on presenting folklife with Pat Waterman on the Applied Anthropology Program at USF; Charles Hall on Agrirama; and Thomson on the Southern Folklore Quarterly. Final session on recommendations, led by Flemming and Bulger. Three concerts were presented in connection with the conference: The McClain Family on 15 January at the Stephen Foster Center (see T78-310); and Jean Ritchie, Alan Jabour, and the Bucksnort Barndance Band at the Lake City American Legion Hall on 14 January (see T78-311 through T78-313); and Jean Ritchie at the Stephen Foster Center on 16 January 1978 (T78-313 and T78-314.) For images from the conference, see S 1577, box 16, folder 33. For a film of the conference, see S 1615, video V-192.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s2043_00061Fletcher Hodges interview for the Stephen Foster Memorial CommissionSoundInterviews
Oral narratives
Personal experience narratives
Foster, Stephen Collins, 1826-1864
Historians
Curators
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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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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_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_s1592_07_tape16Recording of the Maritime Project MeetingSoundMeetings
Forums (Discussion and debate)
Folklife
Teaching of folklore
Historians
Oral histories
Local history
Research methods
Fieldwork
Oral communication
Academic disciplines
Maritime folklore
Review of research
Historian
Public officer
Anthropologists
Folklorists
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a_s1592_07_tape01Recording of the Maritime Project MeetingSoundMeetings
Forums (Discussion and debate)
Folklife
Folklore
Teaching of folklore
Public officials
Historians
Local history
Oral histories
Research methods
Fishing
Maritime folklore
Maritime life
Academic disciplines
Fieldwork
Review of research
Historian
Public officer
Archaeologists
Anthropologists
Folklorists
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a_s1576_t78-301Recordings of the Florida Folk Arts ConferenceSoundSpecial 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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