Richard Belk demo tape

238271
Date
1982
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. A demo for Florida composer Belk. These three tracks were copyrighted, and therefore copies can not be made of them.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C83-81

Songwriter Gordon Rouse and wife Carrie

236329
Date
1985-08-07
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two color slides. Images of ordon Rouse, composer of the popular Orange Blossom Special, most famously recorded in the 1960s by Johnny Cash. His wife Carrie stands behind him. Taken at the time of his intevriew; see T86-84, 85 (S 1576).
Type
Still Image

Carmen Dragon at Stephen Foster Memorial

241459
Date
07/24/1960
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
00072

Interview with ASCAP Charter member Geoffrey O Hara

239224
Date
1962-02-12
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-268

Portrait of composer Stephen C. Foster

115058
Date
1859
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FN00063

Portrait of Fletcher Hodges Jr.

115091
Date
19--
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FN00100

Interview with Evelyn Foster Morneveck

241415
Date
07/28/1962
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
00124

Copy of two Will McLean phonographic records: Osceolas Last Words/Tates Hell

237980
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
C77-29

Stephen Foster Week celebrations at Stephen Foster Memorial (1960)

241463
Date
01/17/1960
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
00065, 00066

Stephen Foster Week celebrations at Stephen Foster Memorial (1962)

241464
Date
01/16/1962
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
00103, 00104

Stephen Foster Week celebrations at Stephen Foster Memorial (1967)

241465
Date
01/13/1967
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
00236, 00237

Composer Ellen Welters Sanchez - Key West, Florida

110946
Date
1990
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA5124

Florida Song Writers Workshop at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival

236466
Date
1986-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Twenty black and white prints, plus negatives. Held at the Gazebo Stage.
Type
Still Image

Folk singer Will McLean in 1987

236438
Date
1987
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Three black and white prints. Singer-songwriter Will McLean was often called the 'Father of Florida Folk.' The Black Hat Troubadour, a nickname for the hat he usually wore, authored over 3500 songs, and was a national figure on the folk music scene. A fifth generation Floridian, he died in 1990, th...
Type
Still Image

Recording of Ballad of Will McLean

238508
Date
1983
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Includes excerpts from NPR's Florida Sand: Will McLean; Thelma Boltin: Story about Will; Will McLean sings: "Florida Sand" and also tells story about Will (himself?); Gamble Rogers tells story of Will.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C84-89

Will McLean performing at the Florida Folk Festival in 1965

234824
Date
1965-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One black and white print. Singer-songwriter Will McLean was often called the 'Father of Florida Folk.' The Black Hat Troubadour, another nickname for McLean based on the hat he often wore, authored over 3500 songs, and was a national figure on the folk music scene. A fifth generation Floridian, he...
Type
Still Image

Guiatrist George Katsaros performing

236437
Date
1990-03
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One proof with 36 black and white images (plus negatives). Katsaros won the Florida Folk Heritage Award in 1990. He recorded over 60 albums, and played around the world. He retired to Greece in 1988. He first came to the United States in 1913, to New York City. By 1919, he had a RCA recording contr...
Type
Still Image

1986 Florida Folk Festival (6 of 17)

238611
Date
1986-05-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One video cassette. (3/4" tape) 20 minutes. Includes a presentation of the first Florida Folk Heritage Awards (Edward Flemming, Mary McClain, and Nancy Morgan.)
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
V86-6

Singer Jeanie Fitchen

234634
Date
1968
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Five black and white prints. Often called the 'Queen of Florida Folk,' Fitchen debuted at the Florida Folk Festival at fifteen in 1966 as Eugenia Sisinni. Born in Orlando, Fitchen has played most of the festivals ever since, as well as many others including the Beers' Fox Hollow Festival. In 1999 s...
Type
Still Image

Performers at the Pro Teatro Cubano

235103
Date
1985-07-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Sixteen color slides. Images of performers at at Miami's Pro Teatro Cubano which present bufo theater productions (Cuban vaudeville/satirical comedies). Bufo theater was often performed in Havana before Fidel Castro came to power. Juan (Bolito) Landa was an actor who usally played was El Negrito, a ...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S87-1027 - S87-1043

Interview with bluegrass performer E. Gordon Rouse

235154
Date
1985-08-07
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two reel to reel tapes. (Copied onto C86-125/126.) Interview with bluegrass composer and performer E. Gordon Rouse (with his wife Carrie), famed as the co-author (with brother Erwin) of the Orange Blossom Special. The Rouse Brothers, originally from North Carolina, settled permanently in Florida in ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T86-85
Item ID
T86-84
Item ID
C86-125*
Item ID
C86-126*

Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Jeanie With the Light Brown Hair competition (1963)

238396
Date
1963
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording (14:20 minutes) Radio program about the 1963 Jeanie With the Light Brown Hair competition, featuring the winner Keitha Holz singing the Foster song, and remarks as well as an original composition by commercial songwriter and contest judge Gerald Marks. There were 21 conte...
Type
Sound
Item ID
62-3-28

Bluegrass musicians Gordon and Carrie Rouse at their home - Miami, Florida

111450
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA5671

A 45 record (single) by Frank Thomas and Friends

236446
Date
1979
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
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.
Type
Sound

Saturday performances at the 1995 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Workshops) (Tapes 5)

240586
Date
05/27/1995
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
FLN-15

Songwriter Charlie (Hoss) Singleton

235271
Date
1985-08-09
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two color slides The Folk Arts in Education Project in Duval County was a joint venture between the Duval County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was started in 1984 by folklorist David Taylor with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies ...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S86-4079 - S86-4080

Del Suggs performing at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage)

237095
Date
1991-05-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Paine served as emcee. Suggs was from Tallahassee.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T91-42

Will McLean performing at the Florida Folk Festival in 1976

234825
Date
1976-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One black and white print. Singer-songwriter Will McLean was often called the 'Father of Florida Folk.' The Black Hat Troubadour, another nickname for McLean based on the hat he often wore (such as in this image), he authored over 3500 songs, and was a national figure on the folk music scene. A fif...
Type
Still Image

Will McLean singing at the 1984 Florida Folk Festival

234731
Date
1984-05-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two color slides. Image of Florida folk singer McLean performing on the main stage. Singer-songwriter Will McLean was often called the 'Father of Florida Folk.' The Black Hat Troubadour, a nickname for the hat he usually wore, authored over 3500 songs, and was a national figure on the folk music sce...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S85-234 - S85-235

Recording of Florida's Black Hat Troubadour

238507
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. A recording of Will McLean songs. Where and when this recording was made is unknown.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C84-88

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