Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Folk Festival Highlights (1961)

Date: 1961

Source: S2042 , 61-2-4

Type: Sound

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Description

  • One reel to reel recording. (28 minutes). A radio program that offered highlights form the 1961 Florida Folk Festival. Included are music performances by Moore, Psenka, Moon, Wacona School chorus, and the Amigo Male Singers (led by Levy). Also includes jokes by Okeefenokkee Swamp native Griffis, stories by Creek Indian Fred Beaver, Tininkling by the Lariozas, and a performance of I Dream of Jeanie by the carillon tower. These programs were created in the early 1960s by the Stephen Foster Memorial to promote the park and its activities, as well as to educate the public about Stephen Foster and Florida folk music.

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