65 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Protestants"
Dr. Marcus Miller interview

Dr. Marcus Miller interview

Date
1976-06-08
Description
Miller, a family practioner, is the author of Roots by the River (1973), a history of the Old German Baptist Brethern in Miami County, Ohio. He talks about his family's history and religious background and the characteristics of various denominations: the traditional Old German Baptist Brethren, the progressive Brethren Church, and the conservative Church of the Brethren. Talks about splits in the German Baptist Church over automobiles and other issues, their opposition to the paying preachers and the establishment of Sunday schools, and some members' choice not to use electricity. He also discusses young people in the church, bible education at home, divisions within the church, friendliness in the church, bans on rubber tires, women making their own dresses, and encouraging beard-wearing in men. He describes children who leave the church, marriage outside the church, the enthusiasm of converts, the Old Brethern in Salida, California, and the use of and choosing of proper automobiles. Miller was born in Montgomery, Ohio.
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Dr. Marcus Miller interview

Dr. Marcus Miller interview

Date
1976-06-08
Description
Miller, a family practioner, is the author of Roots by the River (1973), a history of the Old German Baptist Brethern in Miami County, Ohio. On side 1 of the audio cassette, he discusses the culture of his church, the Old German Baptists Brethren Church. He describes his church's stance on a variety of cultural issues and explains their stance on television and radio for entertainment, airplanes, electrical appliances, musical instruments; describes their use of music in worship; talks about their views on particular occupations, the Revolutionary War, taxes, and the separation of church and government. On side 2, Miller continues his conversation with Bulger on his religion's lifestyle and stance on issues. Covers the difference in doctrines and teachings between churches in eastern and western U.S. brotherhoods and the church's position on slavery, the Civil War, wars and conscientious-objecting, civil lawsuits, taxes meant to fund wars, Social Security, art, photography, alcohol and tobacco use, education, roles for women, marriage and birth control. He also describes rituals in the church like conversion, baptism, and the love feast.
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Frederick Benedict interview

Frederick Benedict interview

Date
1976-06-10
Description
Benedict explains his preference for smaller schools and the drawbacks of high school and college; his work in printing; his objection to secret societies and clubs; and his preference for simple furniture. He also discusses Old German Baptist Brethren discouragement of photographs, using items for general usage within the group, and denominational splits. Benedict also describes disagreements and contentiousness within the church, the benefits of church fellowship, care for older members of the church, the outlawing of suing and divorcing, and the fact that women may start singing songs only if no men are present. The tape contains loud background noises.
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Frederick Benedict interview

Frederick Benedict interview

Date
1976-06-10
Description
Benedict discusses his personal history, the history and culture and lifestyle of those of his religion and denomination (the Old German Baptists' Brethren), and splits within the church due to changes in culture and the birth of inventions such as the telephone, cars, radios, and movies. Loud background noises.
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Glenn Lee performing Pass Me Not Oh Gentle Savior

Glenn Lee performing Pass Me Not Oh Gentle Savior

Date
1994-03-07
Description
One audio cassette recording. For more of Lee, see tapes 2 and 4. 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.
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Glenn Lee performing sacred steel music with a band at a House of God church

Glenn Lee performing sacred steel music with a band at a House of God church

Date
1994-03-07
Description
One audio cassette recording. (Duplicate can be found on tape 5.) Recorded at a Church of God church (not during church services)in Perrine, Florida. The band consisted of Glenn Lee (steel guitar), Alvin Lee (bass), Benjamin Beckford (drums), and John Hampton (guitar). Excerpted from a longer recording (see tapes 18-20 in S 2044). 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.
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Gospel program the New Berlin Baptist Church

Gospel program the New Berlin Baptist Church

Date
1984-08-04
Description
Two audio cassettes. Recording of a gospel program at the New Berlin Baptist Church featuring several Jacksonville-based gospel groups. 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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Gospel Sing at the First Born Church of the Living God

Gospel Sing at the First Born Church of the Living God

Date
1985-09-13
Description
Three reel to reels (also copied onto audio cassettes: C86-52/53/54). The Dade Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1986 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalas, Nancy Nusz and Laurie Sommers in order to identify folk arts and folk artists for the special folklife area at the 34th Annual Florida Folk Festival. The traditions are mainly Haitian, Jamaican, Mexican, Bahamian, Cuban and Jewish and cover a wide range of skills and art forms.
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Henry Nelson performing Amazing Grace

Henry Nelson performing Amazing Grace

Date
1993-09-05
Description
One audio cassette recording. For more of Nelson, 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.
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Images of a Sunday evening church service at Little Galilee Baptist Church

Images of a Sunday evening church service at Little Galilee Baptist Church

Date
1988-08-28
Description
One proof sheet with thirty-six black and white images (plus negatives).
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1576_03_c79-087Dr. Marcus Miller interviewSoundInterviews
Oral histories
Baptists, German
German Americans
Protestants
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a_s1576_02_c78-037Dr. Marcus Miller interviewSoundInterviews
Oral histories
Baptists, German
German Americans
Field recordings
Protestants
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a_s1576_03_c79-088Frederick Benedict interviewSoundInterviews
Baptists, German
German Americans
Protestants
Oral histories
Field recordings
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a_s1576_02_c78-036Frederick Benedict interviewSoundInterviews
Oral histories
Baptists, German
Church membership
German Americans
Christianity
Protestants
Church services
Field recordings
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a_s2044_02_tape10Glenn Lee performing Pass Me Not Oh Gentle SaviorSoundFieldwork
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_s2044_02_tape02Glenn Lee performing sacred steel music with a band at a House of God churchSoundGuitarist
Singers
Fieldwork
Steel guitars
Guitar music
Performing arts
Guitarists
Music performance
African Americans
Religious songs
Religious music
Gospel songs
Gospel musicians
Gospel (Black)
Musical groups
Churches
Religion
Christianity
Protestants
Bands (Music)
Musicians
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a_s1576_22_c86-190Gospel program the New Berlin Baptist ChurchSoundFieldwork
African Americans
Sound recordings
Church services
Choir singing
A capella singers
A capella singing
Religious music
Churches
Music performance
Christianity
Protestants
Religion
Gospel (Black)
Gospel music
Gospel songs
Spirituals (Songs)
Choirs (music)
Baptists
Singers
Choruses
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a_s1576_t86-008Gospel Sing at the First Born Church of the Living GodSoundFieldwork
Gospel music
Gospel (Black)
Gospel songs
Religious music
Christianity
Protestants
African Americans
Choir singing
Church services
Churches
Special events
Singers
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a_s2044_02_tape11Henry Nelson performing Amazing GraceSoundGuitarist
Singers
Fieldwork
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
Musicians
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Images of a Sunday evening church service at Little Galilee Baptist ChurchImages of a Sunday evening church service at Little Galilee Baptist ChurchStill ImageFieldwork
Religion
Church services
African Americans
Church attendance
Church membership
Churches
Protestants
Baptists
Christianity
Gospel (Black)
Gospel musicians
Singing
Choir singing
Choirs (music)
Community culture
Singers
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