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100th Anniversary Celebration of creation of state song Old Folks at Home

100th Anniversary Celebration of creation of state song Old Folks at Home

Date
1951-09-30
Description
Six reel to reel recordings. 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
10th Annual Apopka Folk Festival recording

10th Annual Apopka Folk Festival recording

Date
1976-11-20
Description
One audio cassette. Recording of a folk festival including Greek dancers, yodeling, singers, storytellers, and annoucnements.
Collection
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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99th Celebration of Creation of state song Old Folks at Home

99th Celebration of Creation of state song Old Folks at Home

Date
1950
Description
One reel to reel recording. 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
A 45 record (single) by Frank Thomas and Friends

A 45 record (single) by Frank Thomas and Friends

Date
1979
Description
One audio record (a 45 single). Published by Great Southern Records in 1979. Thomas wrote both songs. He won the 1993 Florida Folk Heritage Award.
Collection
Al Poindexter performing at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage)

Al Poindexter performing at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage)

Date
1992-05-23
Description
One reel to reel recording. Folk singer Dinella served as emcee.
Collection
Al Poindexter performing at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)

Al Poindexter performing at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)

Date
1992-05-22
Description
Two reel to reel recordings. Webber served as the emcee. Poindexter, an guitar and banjo player, was from Jacksonville. He played traditional American folk music.
Collection
Alex McBride performing piano blues at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)

Alex McBride performing piano blues at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)

Date
1991-05-25
Description
One reel to reel recording. Fant served as the 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
Angelus Singers performing at the Stephen Foster Memorial

Angelus Singers performing at the Stephen Foster Memorial

Date
Description
One reel to reel recording. The Angelus Singers were from Orlando. They were directed by W. Ivan Wilder.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s2043_00020100th Anniversary Celebration of creation of state song Old Folks at Home SoundFoster, Stephen Collins, 1826-1864
Music performance
Performing arts
Anniversaries
Singing
Choir singing
Choirs (music)
State songs
Special events
Public officer
Choruses
Singers
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a_s1576_01_c77-01510th Annual Apopka Folk Festival recordingSoundSinging
Music performance
Storytelling
Musicians
Festivals
Folk festivals
Dance music
Yodeling
Performing arts
Orators
Dancers
Singers
Storytellers
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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_s2043_0000699th Celebration of Creation of state song Old Folks at HomeSoundFoster, Stephen Collins, 1826-1864
Music performance
Performing arts
Anniversaries
Singing
Choir singing
Choirs (music)
State songs
Special events
Choruses
Singers
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a_s1603_03_06_01A 45 record (single) by Frank Thomas and FriendsSoundPerformances
Sound recordings
Folk singers
Songs
Music performance
Composers
Singing
Singers
Guitarist
Composer
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a_s1576_t92-023Al Poindexter performing at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage)SoundGuitarist
Musicians
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Performances
Music performance
Guitar music
Guitarists
Banjo music
Old time music
String instruments
Singing
Banjoists
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a_s1576_t92-060Al Poindexter performing at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)SoundFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Performances
Folk singers
Singing
Banjo music
String instruments
Music performance
Guitar music
Old time music
Guitarists
Guitarist
Banjoists
Musicians
Singers
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a_s1576_t91-081Alex McBride performing piano blues at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)SoundFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Piano music
Singing
Piano music (Blues)
Blues (Music)
African Americans
Blues singers
Musicians
Pianists
Singers
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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_s2043_00083Angelus Singers performing at the Stephen Foster MemorialSoundConcerts
Music performance
Performing arts
Singing
Singers
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