41 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Tradition Bearer is exactly "Stephens, Zeke, 1895-1984"
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Zeke Stephens at the 1975 Florida Folk Festival

Zeke Stephens at the 1975 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1985-08
Description
Two color slides. Stephens was from Panama City and played at several folk festivals.
Collection
Zeke Stephens

Zeke Stephens

Date
Description
Three black and white prints. All three pritns were assigned one catalogue number: 1. Zeke And Thelma boltin, 1969 Florida Folk Festival 2. Photograph by Zeke Stephens of a St. Andrews Bay fishing boat from 1912. 3. Zeke Stephens with his fiddles in 1977
Collection
Tuesday morning performances at the 1955 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

Tuesday morning performances at the 1955 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

Date
1955-05-03
Description
One reel to reel. Boltin served as the emcee. See the festival program in S 1619, box 1 for more detailed information of the festival performers and activities not recorded.
Collection
Tuesday evening performances at the 1955 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 6)

Tuesday evening performances at the 1955 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 6)

Date
1955-05-03
Description
One reel to reel. Boltin served as the emcee. See the festival program in S 1619, box 1 for more detailed information of the festival performers and activities not recorded. Chase was a folklorist from North Carolina.
Collection
Tuesday evening performances at the 1955 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

Tuesday evening performances at the 1955 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

Date
1955-05-03
Description
One reel to reel. Boltin served as the emcee. See the festival program in S 1619, box 1 for more detailed information of the festival performers and activities not recorded.
Collection
Thursday afternoon performances at the 1972 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

Thursday afternoon performances at the 1972 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

Date
1972-05-04
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. The first half of T77-230 consists of the Thursday morning program, not listed here (see separate entry for description). Malkine, of Shady, New York, played the lute and sang French folk songs. The Stephens were from Panama City: Zeke played the fiddle, and Rosa strawbeat. The Beers were from Petersburg, New York. Thomas lived in Delray Beach. Levy was the coordinator of Arts and Music at the Columbia County School System. The Rutherford County Square Dancers were based out of Murphreesboro, Tenn. Grady Thompson & the Good Guys were from West Palm Beach. The Schillings lived in Cosby, Tenn.
Collection
Sunday performances at the 1975 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

Sunday performances at the 1975 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

Date
1975-08-31
Description
One reel to reel recording. Last performances of the 1975 festival. Sunday was devoted to religious music. Jones and Quimby, both from Brunswick, Georgia, were later known as the Georgia Sea Island Singers. They performed black spirituals. The Boyers were from Webster Grove, Missouri, and were the family of the late Bob Beers. The square dancers were from Murfreesboro, Tennessee and performed to pre-recorded music. The Makley Family were from Jacksonville, and consisted of Elroyce, Bettine, and Ruthanne Makley. This was their third Festival. Jay Smith was also from Jacksonville. Hallman was from Greenville, S.C. Banjoist Cadwell's performance was not recorded -- only his introduction. Betty Smith lived in Marietta, Georgia. Fiddlers Zeke and Rosa Stephens lived in Panama City. Jumper was a Seminole storyteller from Hollywood, Florida. The Mitchells, of Washington DC, performed shaped note songs. The bluegrass band, Skip Johns and the Travelers, were from Lake City, and sang gospel songs. Hancock, of Suffolk, Virginia, played the dulcimer. The Abundant Life Singers were from Clearwater, and led by David McAbee. Singer Marshall was from White Springs. Dunscombe played the musical saw, and was a long-time festival performer. Singer Muller was from Lake Mary. Storyteller Boltin was also the festival's director and emcee. The Dirt Kickers Band, led by Sara Carter, came from Tallahassee. Hand and the Englishes all lived in Jacksonville. They wrote their own songs.
Collection
Sunday morning performances at the 1969 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

Sunday morning performances at the 1969 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

Date
1969-05-04
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. The last third of the reel consists of Sunday afternoon performances (see separate entry for description.)
Collection
Saturday performances at the 1976 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

Saturday performances at the 1976 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

Date
1976-09-04
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee.
Collection
Saturday performances at the 1975 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

Saturday performances at the 1975 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

Date
1975-08-30
Description
One reel to reel recording. The Smiths were from Jacksonville. Dobbs, from Palatka, performed animal calls. Dixon, of Miami, sang ballads. Frog Smith was a storyteller (and painter) from Fort Myers. Battle was from Tampa. Boltin was the director (and emcee) for the festival. The Beadnells were form Orange Park. The Seafood Combo was from Tallahassee and consisted: Tony Verderamo, Larry Abrams, and Pam Mansfield. The Stephens were fiddlers from Panama City. The Kellys were from Palatka, as was Dobbs. The LeFever family lived in Knoxville, Tennessee. Lydia and the Pinkhams, of Lakeland, consisted of: Peggy Burr; Didi Bentley; Barbara Smith; Tricia Conner; and Mike O'Steen. Smith was from Marietta, Georgia. Whatley was from Bell, and sang country music. Close, of Jacksonville, played harmonica. Mark was a guitarist from Chapel Hill, N.C. Mt. Carmel Freewill Church Choir were from Palatka. Cadwell was a banjoist from Jackson Heights, N.Y. Bloodworth earned a history PhD at UF regarding place names.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Zeke Stephens at the 1975 Florida Folk FestivalZeke Stephens at the 1975 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageMusicians
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Fiddling
Fiddle music
Violin
Performing arts
Musical instruments
Fiddlers
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Zeke StephensZeke StephensStill ImageMusical instruments
Violin music
Violin
Musicians
Fiddlers
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a_s1576_t77-026Tuesday morning performances at the 1955 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)SoundSingers
Storytellers
Musicians
Fiddlers
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Oral performance
Performing arts
Music performance
Tall tales
Storytelling
Oral narratives
Children
Elementary schools
Fiddle music
Sing alongs
Students
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a_s1576_t77-038Tuesday evening performances at the 1955 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 6)SoundMusicians
Fiddlers
Folklorists
Singers
Accordionists
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Accordion music
Choruses
Fiddle music
Punch and Judy
Puppet theater
Puppets
Patriotic songs
Puppeteers
Students
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a_s1576_t77-033Tuesday evening performances at the 1955 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)SoundSingers
Dancers
Musicians
Fiddlers
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Music performance
Performing arts
Dance
Gospel songs
Singing
Students
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a_s1576_t77-230bThursday afternoon performances at the 1972 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Singing
Guitar music
Old time music
Fiddle music
Banjo music
String bands
Stringband music
Bluegrass music
Country music
Folk songs, French
French Americans
Songs, French
Singers
Guitarist
Banjoists
Fiddlers
Bands (Music)
Musicians
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a_s1576_t79-020Sunday performances at the 1975 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Singing
Guitar music
Dulcimer music
Old time music
Musical saws
Religious music
Religious songs
Gospel music
Gospel songs
Yodeling
Storytelling
Oral narratives
Tales
Singers
Dancers
Bands (Music)
Storytellers
Musicians
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a_s1576_t77-211bSunday morning performances at the 1969 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)SoundSingers
Fiddlers
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Singing
Gospel music
Old time music
Bluegrass music
Stringband music
Fiddle music
Gospel songs
String bands
Religious songs
Bands (Music)
Musicians
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a_s1576_t77-248Saturday performances at the 1976 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Singing
Country music
Arts, Greek
Folk dance
Old time music
String bands
Stringband music
Fiddle music
Folk singers
Singers
Musicians
Bands (Music)
Pianists
Dancers
Fiddlers
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a_s1576_t79-017Saturday performances at the 1975 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Singing
Dance music
Folk singers
Old time music
Oral performance
Gospel music
Animal sounds
Storytelling
Banjo music
Ballads
Seminole Indians
Folk songs, French
French Americans
Songs, French
Singers
Dancers
Storytellers
Banjoists
Musicians
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