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Record Group Number: 000158
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Series Number: .S 1615
Creator: Bureau of Florida Folklife Programs. Florida Folklife Archive
Collection/Series Title: Video and audio recordings of Florida folklife events, programs, and television broadcasts, 1948-1995.
Container: 00001
File Unit: 00001.0000x
Item: 00006
Title: Media 1979-6 (Copies A and B): "Suwannee Sojourn," November 22, 1966, grounds of Stephen Foster Memorial and special events; 13:02; color; sound: Film opens with the Carillon Tower playing "Old Folks at Home." Features scenes of the Stephen Foster Memorial in White Springs, Florida, including the museum, Howard Chandler Christie paintings, and the famous dioramas. Visitors are shown enjoying scenic trips on "The Belle of the Suwannee" miniature riverboat and Conestoga Wagon Train tours. Contestants in the "Jeanie With The Light Brown Hair" auditions are shown in competition followed by a brief clip from the actual "Jeanie With The Light Brown Hair" pageant where an overjoyed "Jeanie" is crowned. Footage from the Florida Folk Festival features Seminole Indians, crafts, musicians, "Cousin Thelma" Boltin, a whip cracker, and a turkey caller. Produced by the Stephen Foster Memorial Commission.
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