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Willie James and Mary McClain performing at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage)

Willie James and Mary McClain performing at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage)

Date
1992-05-23
Description
One reel to reel recording.
Collection
Willie James and Mary McClain performing at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)

Willie James and Mary McClain performing at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)

Date
1991-05-24
Description
One reel to reel recording. Murray served as the emcee. James sang the first two songs, then McClain joined him.
Collection
Willie James and Mary McClain performing at the 1988 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage)

Willie James and Mary McClain performing at the 1988 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage)

Date
1988-05-27
Description
Two reel to reel recordings. In 1988, the folklife area focused on Southwest Florida.
Collection
Willie James and Mary McClain performing at the 1988 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage)

Willie James and Mary McClain performing at the 1988 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage)

Date
1988-05-29
Description
Two reel to reel recordings. In 1988, the folklife area focused on Southwest Florida.
Collection
Willie James and Mary McClain performing at the 1988 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage)

Willie James and Mary McClain performing at the 1988 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage)

Date
1988-05-28
Description
Two reel to reel recordings. In 1988, the folklife area focused on Southwest Florida.
Collection
Willie James and Mary McClain at the 1984 Florida Folk Festival

Willie James and Mary McClain at the 1984 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1984-05-26
Description
Twenty-three color slides. Blues singer McClain performing on the main stage. 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
Willie James and Mary McClain at the 1984 Florida Folk Festival

Willie James and Mary McClain at the 1984 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1984-05-27
Description
Twelve color slides. Singer McClain, of Bradenton, and pianist Blind Willie James, of St. Petersburg, performing at the festival's main stage. 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
Video recording of the 1984 Florida Folk Festival (Video 6 of 15)

Video recording of the 1984 Florida Folk Festival (Video 6 of 15)

Date
1984-05-25
Description
One video cassette (3/4" tape). Video includes Mary McClain and Willie James performing; Seminole dollmaking; and the Shoestring Puppet Theater.
Collection
Tom Walton and Willie James performing at the 1990 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)

Tom Walton and Willie James performing at the 1990 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)

Date
1990-05-26
Description
One reel to reel recording. Williams served as the emcee. Walton and James were joined by Barry Sagir on pan pipes.
Collection
The Savoy Cajun Band performing at the 1990 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

The Savoy Cajun Band performing at the 1990 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

Date
1990-05-27
Description
One reel to reel recording. (Copied onto C90-55). Walker served as emcee. The band consisted of Mark Savoy (accordion); Ann Savoy (guitar); and Dewey Balfa (fiddle). Mark made his own accordion.
Collection
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Singers
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Performances
Music performance
Piano music (Blues)
African Americans
Gospel music
Gospel (Black)
Gospel songs
Singing
Religious music
Blues singers
Musicians
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a_s1576_t91-058aWillie James and Mary McClain performing at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)SoundFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Piano music
African Americans
Piano music (Blues)
Blues (Music)
Singing
Singers
Blues singers
Musicians
Pianists
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a_s1576_t88-068Willie James and Mary McClain performing at the 1988 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Music performance
Musicians
Singing
Piano music
Gospel (Black)
African Americans
Gospel music
Religious songs
Blues (Music)
Piano music (Blues)
Blues singers
Singers
Pianists
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a_s1576_t88-084Willie James and Mary McClain performing at the 1988 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage)SoundBlues singers
Singers
Pianists
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Music performance
Musicians
Singing
Piano music
Gospel (Black)
African Americans
Gospel music
Religious songs
Blues (Music)
Piano music (Blues)
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a_s1576_t88-077Willie James and Mary McClain performing at the 1988 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage)SoundBlues singers
Singers
Pianists
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Music performance
Musicians
Singing
Piano music
Gospel (Black)
African Americans
Gospel music
Religious songs
Blues (Music)
Piano music (Blues)
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Willie James and Mary McClain at the 1984 Florida Folk FestivalWillie James and Mary McClain at the 1984 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Music performance
Performing arts
Singing
Pianos
Piano music (Blues)
Blues singers
Blues (Music)
Gospel (Black)
Religious music
African Americans
Pianists
Singers
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Willie James and Mary McClain at the 1984 Florida Folk FestivalWillie James and Mary McClain at the 1984 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Pianos
Blues singers
Blues (Music)
Piano music (Blues)
African Americans
Music performance
Gospel (Black)
Religious music
Singing
Pianists
Singers
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Video recording of the 1984 Florida Folk Festival (Video 6 of 15)Video recording of the 1984 Florida Folk Festival (Video 6 of 15)Moving ImagePianists
Dollmakers
Artisans
Folklore revival festivals
Folk festivals
Special events
Seminole Indians
Blues (Music)
Piano music (Blues)
Singing
Gospel music
Puppets
Puppet theater
Beadwork
Dolls
Dollmaking
Blues singers
Puppeteers
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a_s1576_t90-022bTom Walton and Willie James performing at the 1990 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)SoundBlues singers
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Music performance
Performing arts
Singing
Blues (Music)
Piano music (Blues)
Guitarists
African Americans
Panpipe music
Pipe (Musical instrument)
Musicians
Pianists
Singers
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a_s1576_t90-146bThe Savoy Cajun 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
Pianists
Piano music (Blues)
Pianos
Blues (Music)
Blues singers
African Americans
Musicians
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