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The Silas Lee Family performance at the 1958 Florida Folk Festival Main Stage

The Silas Lee Family performance at the 1958 Florida Folk Festival Main Stage

Date
1958-05-04
Description
Thelma Boltin serves as emcee. At 12:42, Griffin explains shape note singing, mentioning musicologist George Pullen Jackson and the Denson shape note singing family. The Silas Lee Family was from Hoboken, Georgia.

The performance is a splice of the sixth part of audiotape T77-78 and the first part of audiotape T77-79. "Religion Is a Fortune" features the shapes only due to the tape cutting off.

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Saturday evening performances at the 1956 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

Saturday evening performances at the 1956 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

Date
1956-05-05
Description
One reel to reel recording.
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Saturday morning performances at the 1956 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

Saturday morning performances at the 1956 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

Date
1956-05-05
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Detailed information on the performers can be found on the 1956 festival program, located in S 1619, box 1. Tomazin played the accordion, and the Kerseys and Hart played guitar. The Jacksonville College of Music presented a program of Stephen Foster music.
Collection
Images of Thelma Boltin

Images of Thelma Boltin

Date
Description
Sixteen black and white prints. Various photos of Folk Festival director and performer, including performing with Gainesville Little Theater, with children at the Florida Folk Festival, and other events. c. 1950s
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Spanish conquistador reenactor at the 1958 Florida Folk Festival

Spanish conquistador reenactor at the 1958 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1958-05
Description
Three black and white images. Images of a 16th Century Spanish conquistador reenactor. One image also features Oklahoma Creek artist Fred Beaver.
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Blind Willie James

Blind Willie James

Date
1984-05-27
Description
One color slide. Portrait of James.
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Blues singer Mary McClain posing for photographs at 1984 Florida Folk Festival

Blues singer Mary McClain posing for photographs at 1984 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1984-05-27
Description
Eight color slides. Known as Diamond Teeth Mary for the jewels she placed in her teeth in the 1940s, Mary was born in West Virginia, and always claimed to be the half sister of fellow blues singer Bessie Smith. In 1918, she moved to Florida's Gulf Coast. During her later years, she lived in Bradenton, Florida. Although McClain was a popular performer in the 1920s and 1930s, she stopped performing the blues for many years. She was rediscovered by the Florida Folklife Program in the 1980s. In 1986, she won the Florida Folk Heritage Award in 1986. She died on 4 April 2000.
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Junkanoos performing at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival

Junkanoos performing at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival

Date
31920
Description
Six color slides. Junkanoos, from the Bahamas, playing in the Folklife area of the Florida Folk Festival.
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Stanton High School students performing at the Florida Folk Festival

Stanton High School students performing at the Florida Folk Festival

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
Black and white photograph. Students from Stanton High School, at the time an African American school in Jacksonville, performing spirituals at the Florida Folk Festival.
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The Junkanoos performing at the 1980 Florida Folk Festival

The Junkanoos performing at the 1980 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1980-05
Description
One black and white print. The Junkanoos were originally from Jamaica, but in 1980 lived in Key West.
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a_s1576_t77-078fThe Silas Lee Family performance at the 1958 Florida Folk Festival Main StagesoundA capella singing
Florida Folk Festival
Folk festivals
Music -- Performance
Sacred Harp, Cooper Revision
Shape note singing
Religious songs
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a_s1576_t77-046bSaturday evening performances at the 1956 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)SoundAccordionists
Guitarist
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Polka music
Accordion music
Guitar music
Choir singing
Choirs (music)
Religious songs
Singing
Musicians
Singers
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a_s1576_t77-043Saturday morning performances at the 1956 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)SoundAccordionists
Guitarist
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Singing
Accordion music
Guitar music
Musicians
Singers
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Images of Thelma BoltinImages of Thelma BoltinStill ImageActing
Drama
Theater
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Storytellers
Performers
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Spanish conquistador reenactor at the 1958 Florida Folk FestivalSpanish conquistador reenactor at the 1958 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageActors
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Historical reenactments
Costumes
Special events
Clothing and dress
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Blind Willie JamesBlind Willie JamesStill ImageAfrican Americans
Pianists
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Blues singer Mary McClain posing for photographs at 1984 Florida Folk FestivalBlues singer Mary McClain posing for photographs at 1984 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageAfrican Americans
Folk festivals
Women
Folklore revival festivals
Blues singers
Singers
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Junkanoos performing at the 1987 Florida Folk FestivalJunkanoos performing at the 1987 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageAfrican Americans
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Musical groups
Entertainers
Singers
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Stanton High School students performing at the Florida Folk FestivalStanton High School students performing at the Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageAfrican Americans
Spirituals (Songs)
Performing arts
Singing
Children
Singers
Students
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The Junkanoos performing at the 1980 Florida Folk FestivalThe Junkanoos performing at the 1980 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageAfrican Americans
Folk dance
Performing arts
Performers
Body movement
Demonstrations
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Dancers
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