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1981 July Fourth Celebration

1981 July Fourth Celebration

Date
1981-07-04
Description
Eighty-four color slides. Images of the annual July Fourth celebration in 1981. Includes images of games (652-653, 656-667, 615-617, 673-675), crafts (632-648), food (618-627), performers like Frank and Ann Thomas (676-680, 684-687), Gamble Rogers (672), and gospel singers (649-651).
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1985 July Fourth Celebration at the Stephen Foster Memorial

1985 July Fourth Celebration at the Stephen Foster Memorial

Date
1985-07-04
Description
Fourteen color slides. 1251-1254: Hunter Family, gospel singers of Green Cove Springs; 1255-1258: Shotgun Bluegrass, quartet from Palatka; 1259-1260: Suwannee River Fire Band, of Live Oak; 1261-1264: Rev. Brown of White Springs singing gospel.
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1986 Florida Folk Heritage Award Ceremony for Mary McClain

1986 Florida Folk Heritage Award Ceremony for Mary McClain

Date
1986
Description
One proof sheet with 18 black and white images (plus negatives). Award ceremony for blues singer Mary McClain. Known as Diamond Teeth Mary for the jewels she placed in her teeth in the 1940s, Mary was born in West Virginia, and always claimed to be the half sister of fellow blues singer Bessie Smith. In 1918, she moved to Florida's Gulf Coast. During her later years, she lived in Bradenton, Florida. Although McClain was a popular performer in the 1920s and 1930s, she stopped performing the blues for many years. She was rediscovered by the Florida Folklife Program in the 1980s. In 1986, she won the Florida Folk Heritage Award in 1986. She died on 4 April 2000.
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A Will McLean Tribute at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival

A Will McLean Tribute at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1991-05-26
Description
Thirty-eight color slides. A musical tribute to folk singer Will McLean. Singer-songwriter Will McLean was often called the 'Father of Florida Folk.' The Black Hat Troubadour, a nickname given for the hat he usually wore, authored over 3500 songs, and was a national figure on the folk music scene. A fifth generation Floridian, he died in 1990 from cancer. Audio recordings of the tribute can be found in S 1576, reels T91-52 and T91-53. A video of the tribute can be found in S 1615, video FV-58.
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Activities at the 1986 Fourth of July celebration

Activities at the 1986 Fourth of July celebration

Date
1986-07-04
Description
Sixty-seven color slides. Each year, the Florida Folklife Program offered traditional music and games for Independence Day at the Stephen Foster Memorial. Folklorist Roller can be seen in slide S86-151.
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Afro-Cuban drummer Florencia Baro and his apprentices performing

Afro-Cuban drummer Florencia Baro and his apprentices performing

Date
1989
Description
Six color slides; 18 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.
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Arabic music demonstration

Arabic music demonstration

Date
1985-03-05
Description
Fourteen color slides. Performing traditional Arabic music at Loretto Elementary School. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Duval County was a joint venture between the Duval County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was started in 1984 by folklorist David Taylor with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. 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, and in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist which included visits by local folk artists. Taylor ran it until 1986. In 1988, Gregory Hansen re-initiated it with minor changes.
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Aubrey Ghent and the Calloway Sisters at the 1994 Florida Folk Festival

Aubrey Ghent and the Calloway Sisters at the 1994 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1994-05-28
Description
One proof sheet with 30 black and white images (plus negatives).
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Autoharp player Bill Dillon

Autoharp player Bill Dillon

Date
1986-10-10
Description
Three color slides. The autoharp is also called a chroded zither. A lifelong musician, Dillon did not begin to play the autohrp until 1982 -- on a bet. He usualy plays songs made famour by Maybelle Carter. 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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Autoharpist Mark Moore

Autoharpist Mark Moore

Date
1961
Description
Three black and white prints.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
1981 July Fourth Celebration1981 July Fourth CelebrationStill ImageFestivals
Holidays
Holidays and festivals
Fourth of July
Special events
Food
Craft
Demonstrations
Games
Music performance
Performing arts
Gospel (Black)
Children
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1985 July Fourth Celebration at the Stephen Foster Memorial1985 July Fourth Celebration at the Stephen Foster MemorialStill ImageHolidays and festivals
Special events
Music performance
Bluegrass music
String bands
Gospel music
Religious music
Bluegrass musicians
Singers
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1986 Florida Folk Heritage Award Ceremony for Mary McClain1986 Florida Folk Heritage Award Ceremony for Mary McClainStill ImageMusical groups
Awards
Special events
Public speaking
Music performance
Bluegrass musicians
String bands
African Americans
Bands (Music)
Blues singers
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A Will McLean Tribute at the 1991 Florida Folk FestivalA Will McLean Tribute at the 1991 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageGuitarist
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Folk singers
Guitarists
Music performance
Tributes
Performing arts
Musicians
Singers
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Activities at the 1986 Fourth of July celebrationActivities at the 1986 Fourth of July celebrationStill ImageHolidays and festivals
Fourth of July
Special events
Children
Games
Contests
Watermelons
Food
Quilts
Music performance
Stringband music
Cakewalk (Dance)
Dancers
Musicians
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Afro-Cuban drummer Florencia Baro and his apprentices performingAfro-Cuban drummer Florencia Baro and his apprentices performingStill ImageDrummers (Musicians)
Apprentices
African Americans
Cuban Americans
Arts, Cuban
Drums
Music performance
Musicians
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Arabic music demonstrationArabic music demonstrationStill ImageSchools
Teaching of folklore
Demonstrations
Drums
Music performance
Performing arts
Arab Americans
Education
Drummers (Musicians)
Musicians
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Aubrey Ghent and the Calloway Sisters at the 1994 Florida Folk FestivalAubrey Ghent and the Calloway Sisters at the 1994 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageGuitarist
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Music performance
Steel guitars
Guitarists
String instruments
Performing arts
Gospel musicians
Musicians
Singers
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Autoharp player Bill DillonAutoharp player Bill DillonStill ImageMusicians
Fieldwork
Autoharp
Zither
String instruments
Musical instruments
Music performance
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Autoharpist Mark MooreAutoharpist Mark MooreStill ImageHarpists
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Autoharp
Performing arts
Musical instruments
Music performance
String instruments
Musicians
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