Video of gospel musician Willie Eason winning the 1995 Florida Folk Heritage Award

236453
Date
1995-10-07
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One video cassette. A popular gospel musician in the St. Petersburg area. He influenced most gospel steel guitarists. He won the 1995 Florida Folk Heritage Award. Video is of that ceremony.
Type
Moving Image

Gospel musician Willie Eason playing the steel guitar

236452
Date
1990
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Six black and white prints. A popular gospel musician in the St. Petersburg area. He influenced most gospel steel guitarists. He won the 1995 Florida Folk Heritage Award.
Type
Still Image

Saturday performances at the 1998 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Tape 2)

240023
Date
1998-05-23
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette recordings.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C98-100

Recordings of gospel musician Willie Eason

236454
Date
1950
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassettes. Recordings of Eason's music. One tape is Just a Closer Walk With Thee, and the second is recordings made in 1995 of his old 78 records. A popular gospel musician in the St. Petersburg area. He influenced most gospel steel guitarists. He won the 1995 Florida Folk Heritage Award....
Type
Sound

Sunday program at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 1)

239915
Date
1997-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette recording. Willie Eason (St. Petersburg, FL), interviewed by Bob Stone, discusses sacred steel music. Continued on C97-87.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C97-86

Sunday program at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tapes 2)

239916
Date
1997-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette recording. The Willie Eason interview and song, "Roosevelt", continues from C97-86. Laurie Sommers interviews Eileen Brautman on the subject of Jewish marriage contracts.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C97-87

Saturday program at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tapes 14, 15)

239914
Date
1997-05-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassette recordings. Sonny Treadway and Willie Eason, interviewed by Bob Stone, discuss sacred steel music and the history of their music. Treadway describes the making of his instrument and his mentor, Bishop Lorenzo Harrison. Stone mentions Eason's ability to make his steel guitar soun...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C97-84
Item ID
C97-85

Sunday performances at the 1998 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Tape 1)

240044
Date
1998-05-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT).
Type
Sound
Item ID
D98-16

Willie Eason performing steel guitar music at his home

241273
Date
01/16/1994
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
Tape 1 (GSR 1A)

Florida Crossroads: Florida's Folk Festival

241211
Date
07/13/1995
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
FV-84

Saturday performances at the 1995 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Tape 4)

239684
Date
1995-05-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One digital audio tape(DAT). Rozar served as emcee. Steel guitarist Eason, needleworker Horvath, and sfiff boat builder Simmons were awarded the 1995 Florida Folk Heritage Awards. Diddley, Tucker, and Mortham made speeches. Based on recommendations from the Florida Folklife Council, the Secretary o...
Type
Sound
Item ID
D95-9

Saturday performances at the 1998 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Performance & Dance Stage) (Tape 2)

240071
Date
1998-05-23
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT). The Florida State Fiddle Contest was held each year at the Festival on Saturdays (the stages varied from year to year). The winners were allowed to perform on the Main Stage that evening.
Type
Sound
Item ID
D98-45

Master of the Sacred Steel album

241286
Date
10/13/1994
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
Tape 6

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