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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: 00002
File Unit: 00002.0000x
Item: 00002
Title: Media 1979-11: Stephen Foster Memorial and Folk Festival, ca. 1954; 8:30; B&W; silent: Opens with scenes of the miniature "Belle of the Suwannee" stern-wheeler on the Suwannee River, Old Folks at Home sheet music, and a bronze statue of Stephen Foster. Exhibit pieces in the museum are filmed including two Howard Chandler Christie paintings. A young woman holds Foster sheet music, which is followed by close-ups of the corresponding dioramas in the Foster museum. Scenes from the Florida Folk Festival round out the film. There are brief clips of Seminole Indians, choirs, storytellers and musicians. This film has shrinkage and cupping damage. Produced by the Stephen Foster Memorial Commission.
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