The Gospel Sound: When Good News Music Was Golden, 1940s-1960s

241228
Date
198-
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
FV-103

Florida Folk Heritage Awards ceremony at the 1994 Florida Folk Festival

237158
Date
1994-05-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Twenty-one color slides. The Florida Folk Heritage Awards were given to significant Florida Folk artists and advocates. Recipients are chosen by the Florida Folklife Council, and given out by the Secretary of State's office. In 1994, FHA recipients were Walton, McCormick, Hollis, and Gianaros. The ...
Type
Still Image

Florida Folklife Heritage Awards reception at the 1994 Florida Folk Festival

237161
Date
1994-05-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Twenty-four color slides. The Florida Folk Heritage Awards were given to significant Florida Folk artists and advocates. Recipients are chosen by the Florida Folklife Council, and given out by the Secretary of State's office.
Type
Still Image

Gospel music singer and promoter Major Hollis in his home

236447
Date
1994
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two proof sheets with 72 black and white images (plus negatives). Hollis was born in Pleham, Georgia in 1908. After a brief period singing blues in Tennessee, he began organing and promoting gospel quartets in Florida in the 1920s. His home became the 'Hollis Hotel', a palce where gospel groups oft...
Type
Still Image

Saturday performances at the 1994 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Tape 4)

239634
Date
1994-05-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT). Williams served as emcee. Blues singer-guitarist Book Binder lived in Polk City. Guitarist Baker lived in Morganton, North Carolina, was National Heritage Fellow and a pioneer of the Piedmont Blues style of playing. Folklorist and FFP director Loomis announced the 1994 ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
D94-28

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