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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Creek Indians"
Film of the 1961 Florida Folk Festival

Film of the 1961 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1961-05-21
Description
One 16mm film. 25 minutes. Sound & silent. (User copy can be found on video V-199 FLDA002) This film contains footage of participants and performers at the 1961 Florida Folk Festival held at the Stephen Foster Memorial in White Springs, Florida. It opens with the artist and Oklahoma Creek Indian Fred Beaver standing on the banks of the Suwannee River, recounting the history of the Seminole Indians and the origin of the Suwannee River 's name. Next, four Seminoles sing in the native Seminole language. Through translator Frank Shore, Seminole Billy Tiger explains how he uses a medicine branch to cure the mentally ill. Jessie DeVane of Lake Placid talks with Seminole Chief Billy Bowlegs III about his adventures hunting bear, deer and turkey. Nancy, Mary Jane and Molly Shore, daughters of Seminole Frank Shore, sing "Jesus Loves Me" in their native language. A group of young men from Tarpon Springs dressed in traditional Greek attire dance. Whip-crackers Curly Dekle and Claude Sheppard demonstrate tricks. There are additional shots of visitors touring the park. The film ends with a choir dressed in period costumes singing. Produced by Peter Elgar Productions.
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Folklife Genre: Native American

Folklife Genre: Native American

Date
Description
Florida is home to several Native American tribes, including the Seminoles and Miccosukees. Music is an essential element in many Native American ceremonies performed for hunting, harvesting, the changing of the seasons, and for other purposes. Songs typically combine vocals with a combination of drums, rattles, and flutes. Floridian performers of this genre in our collection include Josie Billie, Fred Beaver, and Billy Bowlegs III.
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Friday afternoon performances at the 1958 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

Friday afternoon performances at the 1958 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

Date
1958-05-02
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Detailed information on the performers can be found on the 1958 festival program, located in S 1619, box 1.
Collection
Friday afternoon performances at the 1960 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

Friday afternoon performances at the 1960 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

Date
1960-05-06
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. NOTE -- The original reel was inadvertently recorded on side 2 first, and then side 1. When digitized for preservation purposes, that sequence order was maintained. The tracks here are listed in the order of the reel recording, not the order as recorded at the festival. Therefore, notations are included as to which side of the reel the tracks are actually from. Detailed information on the performers can be found on the 1960 festival program, located in S 1619, box 1. Foy, Gill and Knight played as the Accordion Trio.
Collection
Friday afternoon performances at the 1962 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)

Friday afternoon performances at the 1962 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)

Date
1962-05-04
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. The second half of the reel consists of Friday evening performances.
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Friday evening performances at the 1954 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

Friday evening performances at the 1954 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

Date
1954-05-07
Description
One reel to reel. Knott served as the emcee. The first half of the reel consists of Friday morning performances. Detailed information on the performers can be found on the 1954 festival program, located in S 1619, box 1.
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Friday evening performances at the 1958 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

Friday evening performances at the 1958 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

Date
1958-05-02
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. The first half of the reel consists of Friday afternoon performances. Detailed information on the performers can be found on the 1958 festival program, located in S 1619, box 1. Yeats was the 1958 Jeannie With the Light Brown Hair.
Collection
Friday evening performances at the 1959 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

Friday evening performances at the 1959 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

Date
1959-05-01
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Detailed information on the performers can be found on the 1959 festival program, located in S 1619, box 1. There is a 20+ minute blank spot on the original reel recording.
Collection
Friday evening performances at the 1960 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

Friday evening performances at the 1960 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

Date
1963-05-06
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. NOTE -- The original reel was inadvertently recorded on side 2 first, and then side 1. When digitized for preservation purposes, that sequence order was maintained. The tracks here are listed in the order of the reel recording, not the order as recorded at the festival. Therefore, notations are included as to which side of the reel the tracks are actually from. Detailed information on the performers can be found on the 1960 festival program, located in S 1619, box 1.
Collection
Friday evening performances at the 1961 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

Friday evening performances at the 1961 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

Date
1961-05-05
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. The first half of the reel consists of Friday afternoon performances.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Film of the 1961 Florida Folk FestivalFilm of the 1961 Florida Folk FestivalMoving ImageFestivals
Folklore revival festivals
Folk festivals
Music performance
Dancers
Folk dance
Whipcracking
Seminole Indians
Native Americans
Mikasuki language
Creek Indians
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flg_nativeamericanFolklife Genre: Native Americaninteractive resourceIndians of North America
Seminole Indians
Creek Indians
Muscogee (Creek) Nation
Apalachicola Indians
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a_s1576_t77-067Friday afternoon performances at the 1958 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Singing
Elementary schools
Seminole Indians
Creek Indians
Native Americans
Oral performance
Tall tales
Storytelling
Oral narratives
Dance
Singers
Storytellers
Tour guides (Persons)
Boat driver
Dancers
Children
Choruses
Musicians
Students
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a_s1576_t77-092Friday afternoon performances at the 1960 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Singing
Elementary schools
Choir singing
Choirs (music)
Hand-clapping games
Accordion music
Dance
Historical reenactments
Seminole Indians
Creek Indians
Native Americans
African Americans
Singers
Rodeo performers
Accordionists
Children
Choruses
Musicians
Students
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a_s1576_t77-117aFriday afternoon performances at the 1962 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)SoundSingers
Artists
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Creek Indians
Singing
Native Americans
Musicians
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a_s1576_t76-004bFriday evening performances at the 1954 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Music performance
Folk singers
Performing arts
Hand-clapping games
Jump rope rhymes
Creek Indians
Native Americans
Town criers
Spirituals (Songs)
Accordion music
Shape note singing
Musical tradition, sacred
Singers
Children
Dancers
Accordionists
Shape note singers
Choruses
Students
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a_s1576_t77-069Friday evening performances at the 1958 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Whipcracking
Singing
Old time music
African Americans
Creek Indians
Native Americans
Oral narratives
Animal tales
Trickster tales
String bands
Stringband music
Singers
Storytellers
Bands (Music)
Rodeo performers
Whip maker
Musicians
Students
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a_s1576_t77-081Friday evening performances at the 1959 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Accordion music
Singing
Autoharp music
Guitar music
Folk singers
Puppet drama
Seminole Indians
Oral performance
Puppet theater
Mikasuki language
Creek Indians
Native Americans
Religious songs
Punch and Judy
Singers
Storytellers
Accordionists
Musicians
Puppeteers
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a_s1576_t77-093Friday evening performances at the 1960 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Singing
Seminole Indians
Creek Indians
Native Americans
Old time music
Banjo music
Fiddling
Fiddle music
Dance
Clogging
African Americans
Choir singing
Choirs (music)
Gospel songs
Singers
Fiddlers
Dancers
Banjoists
Choruses
Musicians
Students
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a_s1576_t77-104bFriday evening performances at the 1961 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Musicians
Fiddle music
Singing
Creek Indians
Fieldwork
Singers
Storytellers
Artists
Fiddlers
Folklorists
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