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Video of Golden Gospel: Afro-American Roots (Orlando)

Video of Golden Gospel: Afro-American Roots (Orlando)

Date
1985-09-15
Description
Two video recordings (3/4 tape; approx. one hour each) Video of the Golden Gospel concert at the Frontline Outreach Building in Orlando, a FFP-sponsored series of concerts that provided a musical history of African American religious music. The concerts, presented as a church service, featured several gospel music groups from Florida and elsewhere: Ponder Singers (Jax.); Cisrow Gospel Allstars (Millville, NJ); Washington Singers (Cocoa); Goldenaires and the Spiritualettes (Orlando); Master Keys and the Dixie Hummingbirds (Philadelphia, PA); and the Dixie Jubilees (Jax). Folklorists Taylor and Bulger can be seen taking photographs; folklorist Larsen is visible creating audio recordings; and folklorists Dyen is visible in the audience. For videos of their Leesburg performance, see FV-114 through FV-118. For reel recordings of the Orlando concert, see T85-150 through T85 -154; for the Leesburg concert, see T86-214 through T86-216. For images of both performances, see S 1577, volume 30. Running times: FV-114 -- 57 minutes FV-119 -- 62 minutes
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Video of the Golden Gospel: Afro-American Roots (Leesburg)

Video of the Golden Gospel: Afro-American Roots (Leesburg)

Date
1985-09-14
Description
Four video recordings (3/4 tape; approx. one hour each) Video of the Golden Gospel concert, a FFP-sponsored series of concerts that provided a musical history of African American religious music. The concerts, presented as a church service, featured several gospel music groups from Florida and elsewhere: Ponder Singers (Jax.); Cisrow Gospel Allstars (Millville, NJ); Washington Singers (Cocoa); Goldenaires and the Spiritualettes (Orlando); Master Keys and the Dixie Hummingbirds (Philadelphia, PA); and the Dixie Jubilees (Jax). For videos of their Orlando performance, see FV-115 and FV-119. For reel recordings of the Orlando concert, see T85-150 through T85 -154; for the Leesburg concert, see T86-214 through T86-216. For photographic images of both performances, see S 1577, volume 30. Running times: FV-115 -- 45 minutes FV-116 -- 61 minutes FV-117 -- 61 minutes FV-118 -- 42 minutes
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45th Anniversary of the Senior Choir program

45th Anniversary of the Senior Choir program

Date
1985-01-12
Description
Four audio cassettes. Recording of the 45th anniversary program for the senior choir of the Gethsemane Missionary Baptist Church. The program consisted of traditional gospel and spiritual songs. A malfunctioning microphone caused some distortion and feedback on the recording. In Winter 1985, the Bureau contracted with two folklorists to conduct a folk arts survey of the St. Johns River basin in northeastern Florida. The St. Johns River is the largest and most used river in Florida, supporting much river commerce as well as a modest amount of commercial fishing. Folklorists Mary Anne McDonald and Kathleen Figgen conducted the survey from January through March 1985 under the direction of Folklife Coordinator Blanton Owen and Bureau Chief Ormond Loomis. Documentation compiled in the survey was used to prepare and present the 'St. Johns River Basin Folklife Area' at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival.
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Aubrey Ghent and his father Henry Nelson performing sacred steel music at various events

Aubrey Ghent and his father Henry Nelson performing sacred steel music at various events

Date
1993-11-26
Description
One audio cassette recording. (Duplicate can be found on tape 5.) The first half of the tape was recorded at a House of God "Family and Friends Day Celebration" in Daytona Beach on 5 September 1993. The second half was recorded at the Ocala House of God Church #2 on 26 November 1993, and the then at the 1994 Florida Folk Festival on May 24 1994 (for entire festival performance, see D94-20 in S 1576.) On the second half, the vocals are weak. 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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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.
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Ceremony honoring the Versiteers winning the Florida Folk Heritage Award

Ceremony honoring the Versiteers winning the Florida Folk Heritage Award

Date
1992-08-21
Description
Three audio cassettes. Award ceremony for the gospel group The Versiteers (Starling, Carter, and Barton) at their church, the New St. James AME Church. The ceremony included various gospel gropups, a church service, and an awards presentation by Florida Folk Council member Yvonne Tucker. That year they were given the Florida Folk Heritage Award.
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Church service at Martin Memorial AME Church

Church service at Martin Memorial AME Church

Date
1985-09-08
Description
One reel to reel tape. (Copied onto C86-134). 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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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 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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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Video of Golden Gospel: Afro-American Roots (Orlando)Video of Golden Gospel: Afro-American Roots (Orlando)Moving ImageChoruses
Fieldwork
Video recording
African Americans
A capella singing
Choir singing
Singing
Gospel (Black)
Gospel music
Gospel songs
Gospel musicians
Religious music
Religious songs
Folklorists
Recording equipment
Sound recording
Spiritual music
Spirituals (Songs)
Christianity
Protestants
Oral communication
Oral performance
Preachers
Religion
Sermons
Church services
Concerts
Music performance
Singers
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Video of the Golden Gospel: Afro-American Roots (Leesburg)Video of the Golden Gospel: Afro-American Roots (Leesburg)Moving ImageChoruses
Fieldwork
Video recording
African Americans
A capella singing
Choir singing
Singing
Gospel (Black)
Gospel music
Gospel songs
Gospel musicians
Religious music
Religious songs
Folklorists
Recording equipment
Sound recording
Spiritual music
Spirituals (Songs)
Christianity
Protestants
Oral communication
Oral performance
Preachers
Religion
Sermons
Church services
Concerts
Music performance
Singers
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a_s1714_03_tape0245th Anniversary of the Senior Choir programSoundFieldwork
African Americans
Choir singing
Singing
Choirs (music)
Religious music
Religion
Protestants
Christianity
Gospel (Black)
Gospel music
Gospel songs
Spiritual music
Spirituals (Songs)
Music performance
Performing arts
Churches
Church membership
Special events
Church attendance
Sound recording
Singers
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a_s2044_02_tape03Aubrey Ghent and his father Henry Nelson performing sacred steel music at various eventsSoundGuitarist
Singers
Fieldwork
Steel guitars
Guitar music
Performing arts
Guitarists
Music performance
African Americans
Religious songs
Religious music
Gospel songs
Gospel musicians
Gospel (Black)
Festivals
Folk festivals
Special events
Church attendance
Church services
Protestants
Christianity
Churches
Religion
Musicians
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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_s1723_01_01_tape02Ceremony honoring the Versiteers winning the Florida Folk Heritage AwardSoundSingers
Musical groups
Fieldwork
African Americans
Gospel (Black)
A capella singers
A capella singing
Gospel songs
Gospel music
Churches
Protestants
Christianity
Religious music
Religious songs
Church services
Sermons
Preachers
Music performance
Awards
Prayers
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a_s1576_t86-093Church service at Martin Memorial AME ChurchSoundFieldwork
Church services
Churches
Church attendance
Protestants
African Americans
Religion
Christianity
Music performance
Performing arts
Singing
Choir singing
Preachers
Sermons
Religious music
Blues singers
Bands (Music)
Musical groups
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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_02_c78-036Frederick Benedict interviewSoundInterviews
Oral histories
Baptists, German
Church membership
German Americans
Christianity
Protestants
Church services
Field recordings
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