Fourth of July celebrations at Stephen Foster Memorial (1960)

Date: July 4, 1960

Source: S2043 , 00073

Type: Sound

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  • Prayer
  • My Country Tis of Thee
  • Old Folks at Home (Bill and Sally Boland)
  • Old Black Joe
  • Old Folks at Home (Nancy ?)
  • Putting on the Style (Jay Smith)
  • This Land is Your Land
  • Camptown Races (Cliff Walden and His Redhead Younguns)
  • Joy Joy Joy
  • Mountain Music
  • Unidentified song (Cliff Walden)
  • Cliffs Breakdown
  • America the Beautiful (all)
  • Introduction of Speaker (Circuit Judge of Lake City Samuel S. Smith)
  • Speech (U.S. Representative Donald R. Matthews)

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  • One reel to reel recording. The audio quality is poor. Held at Powell Hall because of heavy rains. Boltin emceed the event. Cliff Walden was a radio personality on WGGG in Gainesville. U.S. Rep. Matthews represented the 8th Congressional District from 1953 to 1967. He spoke on patriotism and the need for "states rights" -- but his speech suffers from audio resulting from damage to the reel to reel and is difficult to hear.

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