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Godfrey Daniels Coffeehouse, archives program for MARAC_Bethlehem, October 22nd, 2011

Godfrey Daniels Coffeehouse, archives program for MARAC_Bethlehem, October 22nd, 2011

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  • 1. Godfrey Daniels 35 years of fine Folk Music
  • 2. Godfrey’s Archives Program
    • Graphic arts:
    • Posters
    • Caricatures
    • Photos
    • In-house history
    • Newsprint
    • Audio, video and internet:
    • Live recordings on cassette, DAT, CD and computer files
    • Radio - Live at Godfrey’s
    • Video
    • Web site
    • Facebook
  • 3. … . from the street… .. to the stage… Godfrey Daniels, 7 East Fourth Street, Bethlehem, PA
  • 4. Godfrey’s In-house archives
  • 5. Godfrey’s newspaper ad (1976) Lehigh University’s Brown and White, Gene Mater (1976)
  • 6. Godfrey’s monthly posters Godfrey’s monthly calendar, used as a poster and as a mailer/ flyer. Front fence, and first Gene Mater picture with GD performer (1976) Brick fence, and more caricatures (1977)
  • 7. Gene Mater’s caricatures Eric Frandsen The Village Squares Christine Lavin Lo Jai, from Quebec U. Utah Phillips, Golden Voice of the Great Southwest Clay Buckner Red Clay Ramblers Gatemouth Brown bluesman Skyline bluegrass
  • 8. Godfrey’s Photo Archives Martin Carthy, British folk/rock musician (1987) Canada’s Stan Rogers with brother Garnet (1982) Elizabeth Corrigan, NYC Cabaret folk performer, with Bruce Carver on guitar (1977) Norman Blake, Americana flat-picker from Nashville (1992) Mark Wenner Blues harpist with The Night Hawks (2011)
  • 9. Audio Godfrey’s has live shows archived on cassettes, DAT tapes, CD-Roms, and, more recently, wave files on digital media. Unfortunately, the reel-to-reel tapes of the early years have deteriorated and are not available.
  • 10. Radio Godfrey’s has ties to WDIY, WXLV, WMUH and WXLR, with a weekly show on WDIY 88.1 FM in Bethlehem, featuring a one hour set from Godfrey’s archives, as well as upcoming performers. This is a great way to exercise archival skills and edit archival material for better use.
  • 11. Archives in the works
    • Newsprint archives – we have lots of newspaper previews, reviews and feature articles that should be scanned and saved. We plan on an office space dedicated to audio, graphic and newsprint archives, dehumidified.
    • Video – we have relatively little video of shows, but have several nice TV ‘magazine’ features, but still need to catalog and save.
  • 12. Web Site www.godfreydaniels.org continues to be our main connection with our patrons Our present site… Our brand new site…
  • 13. Facebook Godfrey’s continues to use the Facebook network to promote the history of the club (as well as current events and concerts) by posting vintage posters, performer pictures, caricatures., archival building pictures and other historical visuals. Historical postings are early week teases, followed by the more timely informational marketing towards the weekend.
  • 14. Brenda Brown’s Quilt with ‘ How Legends are Made’ by John Gorka embroidered into the tapestry.
  • 15. Thanks for the opportunity…. Godfrey Daniels 7 East Fourth Street Bethlehem, PA 18015 610-867-2390 www.godfreydaniels.org