53 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Public speaking"
Stephen Foster Museum Dedication

Stephen Foster Museum Dedication

Date
1950-10-04
Description
Three reel to reel recordings. In 1935, the Florida Legislature designated "Old Folks at Home" (often referred to as "Way Down Upon the Suwannee River") as Florida's state song. Over the next two decades, several Floridians began to push for a memorial to the song's composer, Stephen Collins Foster, considered by many to be the nation's first commercial songwriter. Finally, after the efforts of the Florida Federation of Music Clubs, the state opened the Stephen Foster Memorial, a 250-acre state-owned park, in White Springs, Florida in 1950, and would eventually comprise a bell tower, a Stephen Foster Museum, landscaped park grounds, and an annual Florida Folk Festival, along with other public programs. That same year, the state created the Stephen Foster Memorial Commission to administer the development and maintenance of the park.
Collection
Thursday morning performances at the 1972 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

Thursday morning performances at the 1972 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

Date
1972-05-04
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. The second half of the reel consists of the Thursday afternoon program, not lised here (see separate entry for description.)
Collection
Bartow Library Program: Ranching and Saddle Making

Bartow Library Program: Ranching and Saddle Making

Date
1983-06-20
Description
Two audio cassettes. Presentation at the Bartow Public Library, in connection with the Pursuits and Pastimes exhibit, on Florida ranching. Folklorist Dyen began with a history of Florida cattle ranching, including fence laws, cowboy music (including songs by Bob Tinsley), stories (including recording of Bone Mizell story by Frog Smith), brands, and tools used. Cauley, a saddle maker, talks about saddles and their construction. He discusses tools and materials used, types and uses of saddles, as well as the life of a cowman, the use of dogs, and the clothing and tools used in the profession.
Collection
Bartow Library Program: What is Folklife

Bartow Library Program: What is Folklife

Date
1983-06-20
Description
One audio cassettes. Presentation at the Bartow Public Library, in connection with the Pursuits and Pastimes exhibit, about folklife. Dyen, a folklorist with the Florida Bureau of Folklife, explains the profession using holidays and foods as her examples. She also explains the project and the Florida Folk Festival.
Collection
Old Myakka Community Review meeting

Old Myakka Community Review meeting

Date
1984-05-02
Description
One reel to reel. Recording of a meeting with local Myakka residents to review the progress of the project. The Myakka Community Profile Project was conducted between October 1983 and March 1984 through a partnership with the Crowley Museum and Nature Center, and the Florida Folklife Program, funded by the Florida Endowment for the Humanities. The fieldwork and resultant booklet/slideshow, created by museum employee Robert Cottrell and folklorist Pat Waterman, was to profile the lifestyles and values of the Myakka community, located in Southwest Florida in Manatee County. See S 1682 for more information on the project.
Collection
Old Myakka Community Review meeting

Old Myakka Community Review meeting

Date
1984-06-30
Description
One reel to reel. Recording of a meeting with local Myakka residents to review the progress of the project. The Myakka Community Profile Project was conducted between October 1983 and March 1984 through a partnership with the Crowley Museum and Nature Center, and the Florida Folklife Program, funded by the Florida Endowment for the Humanities. The fieldwork and resultant booklet/slideshow, created by museum employee Robert Cottrell and folklorist Pat Waterman, was to profile the lifestyles and values of the Myakka community, located in Southwest Florida in Manatee County. See S 1682 for more information on the project.
Collection
Stephen Foster Day at the Stephen Foster Memorial (1953)

Stephen Foster Day at the Stephen Foster Memorial (1953)

Date
1953-01-11
Description
One reel to reel recording. Stephen Foster Day was usually celebrated on 13 January, which was the day songwriter Foster died. Songwriter Stephen Foster wrote Old Folks at Home in 1851. In 1935, the Florida Legislature designated "Old Folks at Home" (often referred to as "Way Down Upon the Suwannee River") as Florida's state song. Over the next two decades, several Floridians began to push for a memorial to the song's composer, Stephen Collins Foster, considered by many to be the nation's first commercial songwriter. Finally, after the efforts of the Florida Federation of Music Clubs, the state opened the Stephen Foster Memorial, a 250-acre state-owned park, in White Springs, Florida in 1950, and would eventually comprise a bell tower, a Stephen Foster Museum, landscaped park grounds, and an annual Florida Folk Festival, along with other public programs. That same year, the state created the Stephen Foster Memorial Commission to administer the development and maintenance of the park.
Collection
Stephen Foster Day at the Stephen Foster Memorial (1964)

Stephen Foster Day at the Stephen Foster Memorial (1964)

Date
1964-01-12
Description
Two reel to reel recordings. Stephen Foster Day was celebrated on 13 January, which was the day songwriter Foster died. Songwriter Stephen Foster wrote Old Folks at Home in 1851. In 1935, the Florida Legislature designated "Old Folks at Home" (often referred to as "Way Down Upon the Suwannee River") as Florida's state song. Over the next two decades, several Floridians began to push for a memorial to the song's composer, Stephen Collins Foster, considered by many to be the nation's first commercial songwriter. Finally, after the efforts of the Florida Federation of Music Clubs, the state opened the Stephen Foster Memorial, a 250-acre state-owned park, in White Springs, Florida in 1950, and would eventually comprise a bell tower, a Stephen Foster Museum, landscaped park grounds, and an annual Florida Folk Festival, along with other public programs. That same year, the state created the Stephen Foster Memorial Commission to administer the development and maintenance of the park.
Collection
Stephen Foster Day at the Stephen Foster Memorial (1965)

Stephen Foster Day at the Stephen Foster Memorial (1965)

Date
1965-01-10
Description
Two reel to reel recordings. Stephen Foster Day was usually celebrated on 13 January, which was the day songwriter Foster died. Songwriter Stephen Foster wrote Old Folks at Home in 1851. In 1935, the Florida Legislature designated "Old Folks at Home" (often referred to as "Way Down Upon the Suwannee River") as Florida's state song. Over the next two decades, several Floridians began to push for a memorial to the song's composer, Stephen Collins Foster, considered by many to be the nation's first commercial songwriter. Finally, after the efforts of the Florida Federation of Music Clubs, the state opened the Stephen Foster Memorial, a 250-acre state-owned park, in White Springs, Florida in 1950, and would eventually comprise a bell tower, a Stephen Foster Museum, landscaped park grounds, and an annual Florida Folk Festival, along with other public programs. That same year, the state created the Stephen Foster Memorial Commission to administer the development and maintenance of the park.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s2043_00002Stephen Foster Museum DedicationSoundDedications
Music performance
Performing arts
Singing
Choir singing
Choirs (music)
Museums
Special events
Public officers
Public speaking
Occasional speeches
Speeches, addresses, etc.
Public officer
Choruses
Singers
Students
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a_s1576_t77-230aThursday morning performances at the 1972 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Singing
Guitar music
Children
Schools
Florida history
Public speaking
Speeches, addresses, etc.
Singers
Guitarist
Choruses
Musicians
Students
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a_s1608_02_tape04Anthony Brown demonstrating recitations at the Melrose Junior High School for the Hamilton & Columbia Counties Folk Arts in Education ProjectSoundJunior high schools
Students
Classrooms
Recitations
Oratory
Public speaking
Field recordings
African Americans
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a_s1576_11_c83-119Bartow Library Program: Ranching and Saddle MakingSoundRanchers
Saddle maker
Occupational folklore
Workshops (Adult education)
Occupational groups
Libraries
Oral education
Ranching
Cattle
Folklorists
Florida history
Public speaking
Saddles
Saddlery
Leather craft
Work songs
Working dogs
Horses Equipment and supplies
Clothing and dress
Cowboys
Leather workers
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a_s1576_11_c83-118Bartow Library Program: What is FolklifeSoundFolklife
Workshops (Adult education)
Teaching of folklore
Libraries
Oral education
Holidays and festivals
Food
Festivals
Public speaking
Folklorists
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a_s1576_t85-214Old Myakka Community Review meetingSoundFieldwork
Meetings
Forums (Discussion and debate)
Public speaking
Research methods
Folklorists
Review of research
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a_s1576_t85-215Old Myakka Community Review meetingSoundFieldwork
Meetings
Forums (Discussion and debate)
Public speaking
Research methods
Folklorists
Review of research
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a_s2043_00037Stephen Foster Day at the Stephen Foster Memorial (1953)SoundConcerts
Music performance
Performing arts
Foster, Stephen Collins, 1826-1864
Singing
Public officials
Public speaking
Special events
Musicians
Public officer
Singers
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a_s2043_00164Stephen Foster Day at the Stephen Foster Memorial (1964)SoundConcerts
Music performance
Performing arts
Foster, Stephen Collins, 1826-1864
Singing
Public officials
Public speaking
Special events
Musicians
Public officer
Singers
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a_s2043_00192Stephen Foster Day at the Stephen Foster Memorial (1965)SoundConcerts
Music performance
Performing arts
Foster, Stephen Collins, 1826-1864
Singing
Public officials
Public speaking
Special events
Musicians
Public officer
Singers
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