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1954 Florida Folk Festival photographs

1954 Florida Folk Festival photographs

Date
1954-05
Description
Eight black and white prints. P82-36 Thelma Boltin telling a "Jack tale". P82-37 Esther Joralau, a UF graduate student, performing a Filipino dance. P82-38 Group photo of festival (including Creek Indian Fred Beaver in center). P82-39 square dancers and string band. P82-40 Jump rope demonstration. P82-41 Quilters. P82-42 Anglo UF students performing a Mexican folk dance. P82-43 Irish jigs. Mary Kennedy Kane, center. May 1954. See S 1576, reels T76-1 through T76-9, for recordings of the 1954 Florida Folk Festival
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Carvers Bobby Johns and Randy Stewart

Carvers Bobby Johns and Randy Stewart

Date
1990
Description
Four color slides; 6 negatives. The Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program began in 1983 with a NEA grant of $22,000. The program provided an opportunity for master folk artists to share technical skills and cultural knowledge with apprentices in order to keep the tradition alive. Apprentices must have had some experience in the tradition and agreed to train for at least six months. The first project director was Blanton Owen, later replaced by folklorist Peter Roller. The program was continued each year through 2003.
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Country musician Neal Pappy McCormick and daughter Juanealya with his billboard

Country musician Neal Pappy McCormick and daughter Juanealya with his billboard

Date
1994
Description
Two color prints. McCormick, a Creek Indian from a sharecropper family in Alabama and Georgia, played country and Hawaiian music in the 1930s. He gave famed country star Hank Williams his first job, and they remained lifelong friends. He also invented and patented the four-necked steel guitar. (Steel guitars at the time were also called Hawaiian guitars.) He won the 1994 Florida Folk Heritage Award.
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Country musician Neal Pappy McCormick playing the steel guitar in his home

Country musician Neal Pappy McCormick playing the steel guitar in his home

Date
1994
Description
Nine color prints. McCormick, a Creek Indian from a sharecropper family in Alabama and Georgia, played country and Hawaiian music in the 1930s. He gave famed country star Hank Williams his first job, and they remained lifelong friends. He also invented and patented the four-necked steel guitar. (Steel guitars at the time were also called Hawaiian guitars.) He won the 1994 Florida Folk Heritage Award.
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Creek basket maker Letha McGee

Creek basket maker Letha McGee

Date
1980
Description
One color prints (plus one black and white print and negatives.) Duplicate of slide S82-1891.
Collection
Creek dancers at the Great Gulf Coast Arts festival

Creek dancers at the Great Gulf Coast Arts festival

Date
1981-01-19
Description
Eighteen color slides. Images are of a Creek Indian dance demonstration, with traditional Creek Indian dress.
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Creek Indian artist Fred Beaver

Creek Indian artist Fred Beaver

Date
1958-05
Description
Seven photographic prints. Image of Fred Beaver in traditional Oklahoma Creek dress posing for photographs at the Florida Folk Festival. Beaver was a well-known painter whose ancestors were related to the Florida Seminoles. Also visible in one the images is Florida photographer Robert Leahey. Beaver often spoke at the festivals, where he also usually displayed his paintings. Included with the photographs are several pieces of correspondence between Beaver and the Festival directors.
Collection
Creek sashes and pine needle crafts

Creek sashes and pine needle crafts

Date
1980
Description
Seven color slides.
Collection
Demo tape for Country musician Neal Pappy McCormick

Demo tape for Country musician Neal Pappy McCormick

Date
1994
Description
One audio cassette. Created for nomination for a Florida Folk Heritage Award. McCormick, a Creek Indian from a sharecropper family in Alabama and Georgia, played country and Hawaiian music in the 1930s. He gave famed country star Hank Williams his first job, and they remained lifelong friends. He also invented and patented the four-necked steel guitar. (Steel guitars at the time were also called Hawaiian guitars.) He won the 1994 Florida Folk Heritage Award.
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Don Grooms at the 1988 Florida Folk Festival

Don Grooms at the 1988 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1988-05
Description
Seven black and white prints. Grooms, born in Waynesville, North Caroline to a Applachian/Cherokee family, was an associate professor of telecommunications at the University of Florida (1962-1993). He was also news director for WUFT-TV. He was better known, however, for his songwriting and folk festival performances. A part of the Florida Folk scene of the 1960s and 1970s, he regularly performed with McLean, Gamble Rogers, Paul Champion, and Jim Ballew. He died 30 January 1998.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
1954 Florida Folk Festival photographs1954 Florida Folk Festival photographsStill ImageFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Dance
Quilting
Storytelling
Children
Games
String instruments
Filipino Americans
Asian American arts
Asian Americans
Native Americans
Creek Indians
Storytellers
Dancers
Students
Quiltmakers
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Carvers Bobby Johns and Randy StewartCarvers Bobby Johns and Randy StewartStill ImageApprentices
Creek art
Wood carving
Wood craft
Decorative arts
Woodwork
Woodworking tools
Workshops
Native Americans
Creek Indians
Teaching of folklore
Carvers (Decorative artists)
Wood carvers
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Country musician Neal Pappy McCormick and daughter Juanealya with his billboardCountry musician Neal Pappy McCormick and daughter Juanealya with his billboardStill ImageSingers
Creek Indians
Billboards
Signs (commercial)
Signs and signboards
Native Americans
Country music
Musicians
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Country musician Neal Pappy McCormick playing the steel guitar in his homeCountry musician Neal Pappy McCormick playing the steel guitar in his homeStill ImageSingers
Creek Indians
Hawaiian guitar
String instruments
Musical instruments
Native Americans
Offices
Awards
Country music
Hats
Steel guitars
Musicians
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Creek basket maker Letha McGeeCreek basket maker Letha McGeeStill ImageBasket maker
Creek Indians
Native Americans
Porches
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Creek dancers at the Great Gulf Coast Arts festivalCreek dancers at the Great Gulf Coast Arts festivalStill ImageFolklore revival festivals
Folk festivals
Festivals
Special events
Clothing and dress
Demonstrations
Native Americans
Creek Indians
Indian dance
Dancers
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Creek Indian artist Fred BeaverCreek Indian artist Fred BeaverStill ImageOrators
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Native Americans
Creek Indians
Photography
Clothing and dress
Costumes
Musical instruments
Artists
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Creek sashes and pine needle craftsCreek sashes and pine needle craftsStill ImageFieldwork
Basket making
Basket work
Basketry
Baskets
Pine needle crafts
Decorative arts
Material culture
Craft
Sashes (Clothing)
Creek Indians
Needleworkers
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a_s1603_04_04_tape01Demo tape for Country musician Neal Pappy McCormickSoundSingers
Creek Indians
Sound recordings
Songs
Steel guitars
Native Americans
Country music
Singing
Musicians
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Don Grooms at the 1988 Florida Folk FestivalDon Grooms at the 1988 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageFolklore revival festivals
Folk festivals
Festivals
Folk singers
Composers
Creek Indians
Native Americans
Musicians
Singers
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