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1986 Florida Folk Festival (17 of 17)

1986 Florida Folk Festival (17 of 17)

Date
1986-05-24
Description
One video cassette. (3/4" tape) 20 minutes. Lee Ellen Friedland, Limone Joseph and Po Lambi, Grupo Canaveral; Metro Dade Crafts Area: piñatas, Rafael Ozambela (Cuban cigars), The Scull Sisters (painting), Jose Ortí (woodcarving), Glen Simmons (boat making).
Collection
1986 Florida Folk Festival (7 of 17)

1986 Florida Folk Festival (7 of 17)

Date
1982-05-31
Description
One video cassette. (3/4" tape) 20 minutes.
Collection
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.
Collection
19th Century music at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage)

19th Century music at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage)

Date
1992-05-22
Description
One reel to reel recording. Unidentified performers.
Collection
97th Regimental String Band performing at the 1990 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

97th Regimental String Band performing at the 1990 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

Date
1990-05-26
Description
One reel to reel recording. Rogers served as emcee.
Collection
Amigo Male Singers performing at the Stephen Foster Memorial

Amigo Male Singers performing at the Stephen Foster Memorial

Date
1954-10-18
Description
One reel to reel recording. The Amigo Male Singers of north central Florida were directed by Alfonso Levy of Lake City.
Collection
Aubrey Ghent performing Father in Jesus Name

Aubrey Ghent performing Father in Jesus Name

Date
1993-09-05
Description
One audio cassette recording. For more of these two, see tape 3. The Sacred Steel Guitar Recording Project originated in 1992 when Florida Folklife Program folklorist Robert Stone discovered that several predominantly African American House of God churches (a sub-sect of the Pentecostal church) in the St. Petersburg area were using steel guitars in their religious services. The practice began by Willie and Troman Eason in the 1930s, and expanded upon by players such as Henry Nelson and Lorenzo Harrison. Realizing that this was a unique musical tradition, labeled Sacred Steel, the Florida Folklife Program to applied for a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to conduct fieldwork and create a music album for public dispersal. The aim of the project was to increase public awareness of the gospel steel guitar tradition, as well as document it for future generations. Matched with state funds, the grant period originally ran from October 1993 through October 1994, but was extended for another year. In that time Stone, along with sound engineers William Dudley and Mike Stapleton, interviewed and recorded several steel guitarists in the St. Petersburg area. An album entitled Sacred Steel was released in 1995. It was then re-released through an agreement with Arhoolie Records in 1997.
Collection
Barking Spiders String Band performing at the 1990 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

Barking Spiders String Band performing at the 1990 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

Date
1990-05-27
Description
One reel to reel recording. Walker served as emcee. The group was from Tallahassee.
Collection
Bells of Joy performing at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival

Bells of Joy performing at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1985-05-24
Description
Six color slides.
Collection
Big Bend Folk Band at the 1963 Florida Folk Festival

Big Bend Folk Band at the 1963 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1963-05
Description
Four black and white prints. A bluegrass musical group, the Big Bend Folk Band were based at Florida State University in Tallahassee. Dr. John T. Greene, director of the university's marriage counseling service within the School of Social Welfare, led the group. The images were from the 1963 Florida Folk Festival. The folder also contains a letter from Greene to festival director Thelma Boltin. Greene played banjo and sang lead, while John Searcy played bass fiddle. The other musicians were unidentified.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
1986 Florida Folk Festival (17 of 17)1986 Florida Folk Festival (17 of 17)Moving ImageArtists
Boatbuilders
Musicians
Musical groups
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Wood carvers
Painting
Painters
Arts, Haitian
Haitian Americans
Cigar making
Pinatas
Boatbuilding
Carvers (Decorative artists)
Cigar makers
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1986 Florida Folk Festival (7 of 17)1986 Florida Folk Festival (7 of 17)Moving ImageMusicians
Singers
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Singing
Music Latin America
Latinos
Musical groups
Bands (Music)
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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_s1576_t92-00319th Century music at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage)SoundMusicians
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Performances
Music performance
Old time music
Songs
Singing
Musical ensembles
Guitar music
Banjo music
String instruments
Banjoists
Musical groups
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a_s1576_t90-130a97th Regimental String Band performing at the 1990 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)SoundSingers
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Musical groups
Old time music
String bands
Stringband music
Bands (Music)
Musicians
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a_s2043_00045Amigo Male Singers performing at the Stephen Foster MemorialSoundMusic performance
Performing arts
Singing
Musical groups
African Americans
Choirs (music)
Choir singing
Choruses
Singers
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a_s2044_02_tape09Aubrey Ghent performing Father in Jesus NameSoundFieldwork
Steel guitars
Guitar music
Performing arts
Guitarists
Music performance
African Americans
Religious songs
Religious music
Gospel songs
Gospel musicians
Gospel (Black)
Bands (Music)
Musical groups
Churches
Religion
Christianity
Protestants
Guitarist
Singers
Musicians
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a_s1576_t90-144aBarking Spiders String Band performing at the 1990 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)SoundSingers
Bands (Music)
Musical groups
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
String bands
String instruments
Stringband music
Old time music
Musicians
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/thumbnails/audio.jpg
Bells of Joy performing at the 1985 Florida Folk FestivalBells of Joy performing at the 1985 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageMusical groups
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Performing arts
Performers
Music performance
African Americans
Gospel (Black)
Musical instruments
Gospel musicians
Gospel music
Singing
Singers
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Big Bend Folk Band at the 1963 Florida Folk FestivalBig Bend Folk Band at the 1963 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageFolk festivals
Musicians
Guitar
String instruments
Folklore revival festivals
String bands
Performing arts
Performers
Bluegrass musicians
Musical groups
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