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Big Bend Folklife demonstrations at the 1981 Florida State Fair

Big Bend Folklife demonstrations at the 1981 Florida State Fair

Date
1981-08-31
Description
Seventy-seven color slides. Folklife demonstration booths at the Florida State Fair. Culled from informants at the Big Bend Folklife Area, demonstrations include pysanky egg decoration, Wakulla Springs boat drivers (Jackson), wood carving (fishing lures by Woodward and Jones), and polka music by the Polka Sweethearts.
Collection
Big Bend Folklife demonstrations at the 1981 Florida State Fair

Big Bend Folklife demonstrations at the 1981 Florida State Fair

Date
1981-02-13
Description
Seven reel to reels. Recordings of the folklife demonstration booths at the Florida State Fair. Informants at the Big Bend Folklife Area include Wakulla Springs boat drivers (Jackson/Gavin) and the Polka Sweethearts.
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Boat drivers at Wakulla Springs

Boat drivers at Wakulla Springs

Date
1980-10
Description
Eighty-one color slides. Images of Wakulla Springs boat drivers. Glass bottom boat tour over the deep springs had been going on since the late 1800s. Many of these drivers are descendents of those early drivers, and provide some of the same folk tales. One tale/feature was Henry the Pole Vaulting Fish, a bass fish that jumped over a pole (actually scratching its gills). The springs was developed as a tourist attraction in the 1930s (and became a Florida state park in 1987.) Drivers pictured: George Bower(640-657, 813-814); Jackson (765-781); Moretz (784-785); and Gavin (790-793). Henry the fish pictured in 759-763, 781. Also includes are images of the river, alligators, fish, cypress trees, and plant life.
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Boat tours at Homosassa Springs

Boat tours at Homosassa Springs

Date
1980-10
Description
Forty-two color slides. Images of Homosassa Springs boat tours and drivers. Homosassa Springs has been a tourist attraction since the 1920s. The incarnation of the attraction seen in these images dates from the 1960s. (The area is now a Florida state park.) Images are of the boat drivers ( Richard Strube, Cecil Johnson and Raymond Thompson) and the facilties, springs, fish, and tourists. Recordings of these tours can be found in S 1576, box 5.
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Boat tours at Silver Springs

Boat tours at Silver Springs

Date
1980-10
Description
Sixty-five color slides. Images are of Silver Springs boat tours and boat drivers. The springs are one of the oldest roadside attractions in Florida. Developed formally in the 1920s, boat tours have been given since the mid-1800s by local residents. Images include the boat drivers: David Faison (821-826, 850-858); Utz (827-847), Klotz (848-849, 859-867); and Jokler (868-875); as well as the boats, springs, park facilities, and tourists. Recordings of these tours can be found in S 1577.
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Boat tours at Wakulla Springs

Boat tours at Wakulla Springs

Date
1980-10
Description
Seventy-seven color slides. Images of boat tours at Wakulla Springs, a tourist attraction dating back to the 1930s. Many of the tours and features (such as the pole vaulting fish, a bass fish which rubs its gills on a wooden pole in the spring) date back to the 1800s. Images include the river, fauna and flora, the springs, the boat drivers and their boats, and the attraction's 1938 lodge. (Today the area is a state park.) Most of these images are duplicated in S 1577, v. 7, S81-741 - S81-820.
Collection
Friday afternoon performances at the 1957 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

Friday afternoon performances at the 1957 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

Date
1957-05-03
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Detailed information on the performers can be found on the 1957 festival program, located in S 1619, box 1.
Collection
Friday afternoon performances at the 1968 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

Friday afternoon performances at the 1968 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

Date
1968-05-03
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Singer Jeanie Fitchen at the time was billed as Eugenia Sisinni. The Three Songsters were Girl Scouts (Linda, Ellen, and Ann). Blake was from New York. Locket drove glass-bottom boats at Rainbow Springs. Here, he gave an example of his boat tours. He passed away later the same year. The Stephens were from Panama City. Ballew and Sisinni were both from Orlando. The Beadnells were from Orange Park.  The A. C. Reynold School Square Dancers were from Asheville, NC.
Collection
Friday afternoon performances of the 1967 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

Friday afternoon performances of the 1967 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

Date
1967-05-05
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Crider played with the Florida Wildlife Boys (which also included Huey Clemmons and Bob Phillips). Lockett was a boat driver at Rainbow Springs. Nolan, of Miami, was the 1967 Jeannie With the Light Brown Hair. At the tyime, Jeanie Fitchen was billed as Eugenia Sisinni.
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Friday morning performances at the 1965 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

Friday morning performances at the 1965 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

Date
1965-05-07
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Big Bend Folklife demonstrations at the 1981 Florida State FairBig Bend Folklife demonstrations at the 1981 Florida State FairStill ImageFestivals
Fairs
Demonstrations
Craft
Folklife
Boat drivers
Occupational folklore
African Americans
Teaching of folklore
Egg decoration
Eggs
Polka
Fishing Equipment and supplies
Fishing lures
Wood carving
Music performance
Wood carvers
Musical groups
Artisans
Boat driver
Bands (Music)
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Fairs
Demonstrations
Craft
Folklife
Boat drivers
Occupational folklore
African Americans
Public speaking
Polka music
Oral narratives
Polka
Performing arts
Music performance
Boat driver
Folklorists
Bands (Music)
Musical groups
Tour guides (Persons)
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Boat drivers at Wakulla SpringsBoat drivers at Wakulla SpringsStill ImageTourists
Tourism
Ecotourism
African Americans
Fishes
Boat drivers
Boat driving
Rivers
Waterways
Transportation
Oral performance
Nature
Fauna
Flora
Birds
Trees
Amusement parks
Wildlife watching industry
Occupational groups
Boat driver
Tour guides (Persons)
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Boat tours at Homosassa SpringsBoat tours at Homosassa SpringsStill ImageTourists
Tourism
Ecotourism
African Americans
Springs
Boat drivers
Boat driving
Rivers
Waterways
Transportation
Oral performance
Nature
Fauna
Flora
Birds
Trees
Amusement parks
Wildlife watching industry
Occupational groups
Boat driver
Tour guides (Persons)
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Boat tours at Silver SpringsBoat tours at Silver SpringsStill ImageTourists
Tourism
Ecotourism
African Americans
Springs
Boat drivers
Boat driving
Rivers
Waterways
Transportation
Oral performance
Nature
Fauna
Flora
Birds
Trees
Amusement parks
Wildlife watching industry
Occupational groups
Boat driver
Tour guides (Persons)
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Boat tours at Wakulla SpringsBoat tours at Wakulla SpringsStill ImageFieldwork
Boats
Boats and boating
Boat drivers
Boat driving
Glass bottom boats
Fishes
Rivers
Springs
Transportation
Docks
Waterways
Tour guides (Persons)
Ecotourism
Tourism
Tourists
Hotels
Alligators
Boat driver
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a_s1576_t77-055Friday afternoon performances at the 1957 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Singing
Elementary schools
Spirituals (Songs)
African Americans
Gospel (Black)
Oral performance
Gospel music
Oral narratives
Boat drivers
Singers
Boat driver
Children
Choruses
Musicians
Students
Tour guides (Persons)
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a_s1576_t77-182Friday afternoon performances at the 1968 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Singing
Guitar music
Dance
Old time music
Fiddle music
Bluegrass music
Folk singers
Boat drivers
Oral performance
African Americans
Singers
Boat driver
Guitarist
Fiddlers
Children
Dancers
Charter boat captains
Girl Scouts
Musicians
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a_s1576_t77-172Friday afternoon performances of the 1967 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Singing
Bluegrass music
Animal tales
African Americans
Boat drivers
Tour guides (Persons)
Singers
Guitarist
Boat driver
Bluegrass musicians
Musicians
Storytellers
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a_s1576_t77-149aFriday morning performances at the 1965 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Guitar music
Singing
Choir singing
Choirs (music)
Elementary schools
Seminole Indians
Native Americans
Water witching
Whipcracking
Square dancing
Demonstrations
Maypoles
Whistling
Old time music
African Americans
Boat drivers
Oral performance
Singers
Whip maker
Boat driver
Rodeo performers
Water witcher
Guitarist
Children
Choruses
Musicians
Students
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