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Recordings of the 1984 Suwannee River Jamboree (Day Two)

Recordings of the 1984 Suwannee River Jamboree (Day Two)

Date
1985-09-16
Description
Eight reel to reel recordings. Recordings of the second day of the two-day 1984 Suwannee River Jamboree homecoming held at the Stephen Foster State Cultural Center, the first reunion to celebrate the original Live Oak-produced radio program of the same name. The concert included music performances, recounted stories, a recreation of a radio program, and clog dancing. Folklorist Blanton Owen, a renowned old-time musician, hosted the event. Between 1952 and 1959, the Suwannee River Jamboree radio show -- broadcast from Live Oak, Florida on WNER -- was Florida's largest and best known country music show. It was broadcast live three hours every Saturday night, with 30-minute versions syndicated across the Southeast. The show featured many North Florida and Southeast acts such as the Stanley Brothers, Jim and Jesse McReynolds, the White Springs Ramblers, and Clare Parker, as well as nationally famous guests such as Ernest Tubb, Grandpa Jones, and Ferlin Husky. The concert in these recordings was held in 1985 as a homecoming for the original radio series, and included several local bluegrass bands. A similar jamboree was held the next year (see T85-93 - T85-99; T85-107 - T85-108; and T85-149 for the 1985 concert.) For images of the 1985 program, see S 1577, Volume 27, S85-1311 - S85-1330.
Collection
Recordings of the 1984 Suwannee River Jamboree (First Day)

Recordings of the 1984 Suwannee River Jamboree (First Day)

Date
1984-09-15
Description
Thirteen reel to reel recordings. Recordings of the first day of the 1984 Suwannee River Jamboree homecoming held at the Stephen Foster State Cultural Center, the first reunion to celebrate the original Live Oak-produced radio program of the same name. The concert included music performances, recounted stories, a recreation of a radio program, and clog dancing. Folklorist Blanton Owen, a renowned old-time musician, hosted the event. Between 1952 and 1959, the Suwannee River Jamboree radio show -- broadcast from Live Oak, Florida on WNER -- was Florida's largest and best known country music show. It was broadcast live three hours every Saturday night, with 30-minute versions syndicated across the Southeast. The show featured many North Florida and Southeast acts such as the Stanley Brothers, Jim and Jesse McReynolds, the White Springs Ramblers, and Clare Parker, as well as nationally famous guests such as Ernest Tubb, Grandpa Jones, and Ferlin Husky. The concert in these recordings was held in 1985 as a homecoming for the original radio series, and included several local bluegrass bands. A similar jamboree was held the next year (see T85-93 - T85-99; T85-107 - T85-108; and T85-149 for the 1985 concert.) For images of the 1985 program, see S 1577, Volume 27, S85-1311 - S85-1330.
Collection
Recordings of the 1985 Suwannee River Jamboree

Recordings of the 1985 Suwannee River Jamboree

Date
1985-09-14
Description
Ten reel to reel recordings. Recordings of the 1985 Suwannee River Jamboree homecoming held at the Stephen Foster State Cultural Center, the second annual reunion to celebrate the original Live Oak-produced radio program of the same name. The concert included music performances, recounted stories, a recreation of a radio program, and clog dancing. Folklorist Blanton Owen, a renowned old-time musician, hosted the event. Between 1952 and 1959, the Suwannee River Jamboree radio show -- broadcast from Live Oak, Florida on WNER -- was Florida's largest and best known country music show. It was broadcast live three hours every Saturday night, with 30-minute versions syndicated across the Southeast. The show featured many North Florida and Southeast acts such as the Stanley Brothers, Jim and Jesse McReynolds, the White Springs Ramblers, and Clare Parker, as well as nationally famous guests such as Ernest Tubb, Grandpa Jones, and Ferlin Husky. The concert in these recordings was held in 1985 as a homecoming for the original radio series, and included several local bluegrass bands. A similar jamboree was held the previous year (see T85-66 - T85-84; and T85-104 - T85-106 for the 1984 concert.) For images of the 1985 program, see S 1577, Volume 24, S85-1311 - S85-1330.
Collection
Recording of jungle cruise spiel by Don Utz, glass bottom boat captain and tour guide at Silver Springs

Recording of jungle cruise spiel by Don Utz, glass bottom boat captain and tour guide at Silver Springs

Date
1980
Description
One audio cassette. Features a jungle cruise tour spiel conducted by Don Utz. Utz discusses features of the plants, animals, and waterways at Silver Springs.
Collection
Recording of jungle cruise spiel by Fred Jokler, glass bottom boat captain and tour guide at Silver Springs

Recording of jungle cruise spiel by Fred Jokler, glass bottom boat captain and tour guide at Silver Springs

Date
1980
Description
One audio cassette. Fred Jokler performing a tour boat spiel about Silver Springs. His spiel includes discussion on the history of the glass bottomed rowboat; dew farms; Cypress Springs; the eviction of Seminole Indians from the area the 1840s; the Senator Durkson Memorial Garden; water pennies; and other topics.
Collection
Recording of jungle cruise spiel by Joe Klotz, glass bottom boat captain and tour guide at Silver Springs

Recording of jungle cruise spiel by Joe Klotz, glass bottom boat captain and tour guide at Silver Springs

Date
1980
Description
One audio cassette. Features a jungle cruise tour spiel conducted by Joe Klotz. Klotz discusses various animals on the tour, such as pea foul, giraffes, monkeys, turkeys, ostriches, meat-eating birds; zebras, camels, sheep, and spider monkeys. In addition, he talks about special diets for certain species in wildlife refuges.
Collection
David Faison glass-bottom boat tour demonstration for the Big Bend Folklife Survey

David Faison glass-bottom boat tour demonstration for the Big Bend Folklife Survey

Date
1980
Description
One audio cassette. Faison & Klotz briefly discuss how they learned the tour's spiel and how long they had worked as a tour guide. Faison then leads a jungle cruise tour.
Collection
Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Four Short Features

Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Four Short Features

Date
1961
Description
One reel to reel recording. (15 minutes). Four short radio stories: 1. Open Thy Lattice, Love (3:30) -- story behind Stephen Foster's first published song. 2. Fletcher Hodges, Jr. (3:46)-- story about 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. 3. Masaryktown (3:45) -- story of the Czechoslovakian community, with Jerry Psenka's music. 4. Lem Griffis (4:00) -- sampler of Griffis' humorous stories; who was from the Okeefenokee swamp in South Georgia (the headwaters of the Suwannee River). He was a regular performer at the Festival. 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
Student folklore at Melrose Elementary School for the Hamilton & Columbia Counties Folk Arts in Education Project

Student folklore at Melrose Elementary School for the Hamilton & Columbia Counties Folk Arts in Education Project

Date
1982-02-02
Description
One audiocassette. Students in Mrs. Barrett's 4th grade class sharing verbal folklore, including riddles, jokes, and beliefs and legends.
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a_s1576_t85-080Recordings of the 1984 Suwannee River Jamboree (Day Two)SoundBands (Music)
Dancers
Music
Musicians
Bluegrass music
Performing arts
Singing
Stringband music
Country music
Dance music
Ballads
Radio programs
Radio broadcasters
Jokes
Family history
Bluegrass musicians
Musical groups
Singers
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a_s1576_t85-067Recordings of the 1984 Suwannee River Jamboree (First Day)SoundBands (Music)
Dancers
Music
Musicians
Bluegrass music
Performing arts
Singing
Stringband music
Country music
Dance music
Ballads
Radio programs
Radio broadcasters
Jokes
Family history
Bluegrass musicians
Musical groups
Singers
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a_s1576_t85-093Recordings of the 1985 Suwannee River JamboreeSoundBands (Music)
Dancers
Music
Musicians
Bluegrass music
Performing arts
Singing
Stringband music
Country music
Dance music
Ballads
Radio programs
Radio broadcasters
Jokes
Family history
Bluegrass musicians
Musical groups
Singers
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a_s1576_11_c83-129Recording of jungle cruise spiel by Don Utz, glass bottom boat captain and tour guide at Silver SpringsSoundBoat driver
Boat drivers
Boat driving
Boats and boating
Performing arts
Tours
Tourism
Oral performance
Jokes
Occupational folklore
Occupational groups
Springs
Fieldwork
Workers
Wildlife watching industry
Ecotourism
Storytelling
Tour guides (Persons)
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a_s1576_11_c83-128Recording of jungle cruise spiel by Fred Jokler, glass bottom boat captain and tour guide at Silver SpringsSoundBoat driver
Boat drivers
Boat driving
Boats and boating
Performing arts
Tours
Tourism
Oral performance
Jokes
Occupational folklore
Occupational groups
Springs
Fieldwork
Workers
Wildlife watching industry
Ecotourism
Storytelling
Tour guides (Persons)
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a_s1576_11_c83-130Recording of jungle cruise spiel by Joe Klotz, glass bottom boat captain and tour guide at Silver SpringsSoundBoat driver
Boat drivers
Boat driving
Boats and boating
Performing arts
Tours
Tourism
Oral performance
Jokes
Occupational folklore
Occupational groups
Springs
Fieldwork
Workers
Wildlife watching industry
Ecotourism
Storytelling
Tour guides (Persons)
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a_s1576_11_c83-131David Faison glass-bottom boat tour demonstration for the Big Bend Folklife SurveySoundBoating
Excursion boats
Tour guides
Oral performance
Jokes
Occupational folklore
Springs (bodies of water)
Field recordings
Ecotourism
Storytelling
Interviews
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a_s1685_07_tape07Verbal traditions by students at Rolling Green Point Elementary School for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education ProjectSoundChildren
Field recordings
Tales
Oral narratives
Jokes
Speech play
Elementary schools
Storytelling
Students
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a_s2042_sfm_15Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Four Short FeaturesSoundComposer
Curators
Archivists
Musicians
Radio
Radio programs
Radio announcing
Documentaries Radio
Foster, Stephen Collins, 1826-1864
Popular songs
Commercial songs
Composers
Folklore and history
Life histories
Accordion music
Arts, Czechoslovakia
Oral narratives
Storytelling
Tall tales
Humor
Jokes
Personal experience narratives
Oral education
Advertising, Public service
Accordionists
Storytellers
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a_s1608_02_tape07Student folklore at Melrose Elementary School for the Hamilton & Columbia Counties Folk Arts in Education ProjectSoundElementary schools
Classrooms
Folklore
Riddles
Jump rope rhymes
Folk beliefs
Jokes
Patty cake
Games
Students
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