Bluegrass music and Cracker culture promoter Carl Allen receiving Florida Folk Heritage Award

Date: March 17, 1990

Source: S1577 , Container 20

Type: Still Image

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  • One proof sheet with seven black and white images, plus negatives. Images of Carl Allen receiving the Folk Heritage Award, presented by the Florida Folklife Program. Born 13 February 1918, Allen was awarded for his efforts to preserve "Cracker" culture through his restaurant and his newspaper columns. He also promoted bluegrass music throughout Florida with his restaurant, Allen's Historical Cafe, which featured live bluegrass music. 1-4: Rep. Fred Lewis, Carl Allen, and K. Monahan; 5: Rep. Fred Jones, Carl Allen, and Troy Green; 6-7: Carl Allen.

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