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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Shoe shiners"
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Folklife in South Florida

Folklife in South Florida

Date
1985-08
Description
One proof sheet with twenty-four black and white images. 1: Limone Joseph playing Haitian music; 2-5: Salma Sinclair, Lebanese/Jamaican, of West Palm Beach making peas and rice; 6-7: Salma Sinclair embroidering; 8-9: Miami architecture; 10-11: Jesus Rodriguez, of Miami, playing the Venezuelan harp; 12-13: Nancy Greenburg, of Miami, creating Ketubah (Jewish Marriage contracts); 14: Roy Lee Walker of Kendall, Florida performing a shoe-shine rag; 15-21: images of a bar mitzvah ceremony.
Collection
Frank Mitchell and his shoeshine rag at the 1984 Florida Folk Festival

Frank Mitchell and his shoeshine rag at the 1984 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1984-05-25
Description
Four color slides. Mitchell of Lake City performing his shoe shine rag at the festival's main stage. Bobby Hicks is playing the harmonica.
Collection
Frank Mitchell interview for the North Florida Folklife Project

Frank Mitchell interview for the North Florida Folklife Project

Date
1978-05-02
Description
One reel-to-reel recording. Mitchell, born in Greensboro, Alabama, first moved to Florida in 1949. Eventually, he was hired by Capells Shoe Store to shine (and later repair) shoes. Florida Folk Festival director Thelma Boltin discovered him in the early 1970s, and he performed at several festivals thereafter. He does not sing (he usually has a harmonica player accompany him) but rather creates a syncopated beat with his rag. In the interview, he discusses his early life, moving to Florida, working at the shoe store, performing his shoe shine rag, and gives examples of his skill.
Collection
Frank Mitchell performing a shoe shine rag at the 1983 Florida Folk Festival

Frank Mitchell performing a shoe shine rag at the 1983 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1983-05
Description
Three color slides.
Collection
Frank Mitchell performing a shoeshine rag at the 1977 Florida Folk festival

Frank Mitchell performing a shoeshine rag at the 1977 Florida Folk festival

Date
1977-05
Description
One black and white prints. Mitchell performing a shoe shine rag with Robert Cappel, wearing the shoes, and George Heaps-Nelson playing harmonica.
Collection
Frank Mitchell performing a shoeshine rag at the 1983 Florida Folk Festival

Frank Mitchell performing a shoeshine rag at the 1983 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1983-05
Description
Five color slides.
Collection
Frank Mitchell performing a shoeshine rag at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival

Frank Mitchell performing a shoeshine rag at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1985-05-24
Description
Eight color slides. Mitchell shining Hicks' shoes.
Collection
Friday performances at the 1983 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 13)

Friday performances at the 1983 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 13)

Date
1983-05-27
Description
One reel to reel recordings. Boltin served as emcee. Mitchell played a shoeshine rag with Hicks on guitar. Goodson was a pianist from Pensacola.
Collection
Friday performances at the 1984 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage) (Reel 15)

Friday performances at the 1984 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage) (Reel 15)

Date
1984-05-25
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Mother Jaya and daughter Nila demonstrated traditional dances of India. Shoe shiner Frank Mitchell, of Lake City, performed songs in a shoe-shine rag style. From Jacksonville, the Deep Water Family consisted of Cindy, Mike, and Steve Nash.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1576_13_c84-046Classic Country, Frank Mitchell, Community Revival Center, and Shorty Bedenbaugh performing at the 1983 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Music performance
Performing arts
String bands
Stringband music
Old time music
Country music
Bluegrass music
Musicians
Bands (Music)
Singers
Shoe shiners
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Folklife in South FloridaFolklife in South FloridaStill ImageKetubah
Marriage contracts
Jews United States
Harps
Musical instruments
Religious rites
Food habits
Food preparation
Shoe shiners
Artisans
Musicians
Harpists
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Frank Mitchell and his shoeshine rag at the 1984 Florida Folk FestivalFrank Mitchell and his shoeshine rag at the 1984 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Performing arts
Harmonicas
Wind instruments
Harmonica music
Occupational folklore
Occupational groups
Performers
Shoe shiners
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a_s1576_t78-315Frank Mitchell interview for the North Florida Folklife ProjectSoundAfrican Americans
Shoe shiners
Interviews
Field recordings
Oral narratives
Occupational folklore
Shoes (footwear)
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Frank Mitchell performing a shoe shine rag at the 1983 Florida Folk FestivalFrank Mitchell performing a shoe shine rag at the 1983 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageHealer
Folk festivals
Festivals
Folklore revival festivals
African Americans
Shoe shiners
Performing arts
Performances
Occupational folklore
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Frank Mitchell performing a shoeshine rag at the 1977 Florida Folk festivalFrank Mitchell performing a shoeshine rag at the 1977 Florida Folk festivalStill ImageShoe shiners
African Americans
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Occupational folklore
Demonstrations
Occupational groups
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Frank Mitchell performing a shoeshine rag at the 1983 Florida Folk FestivalFrank Mitchell performing a shoeshine rag at the 1983 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageFolk festivals
Festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Performing arts
Performances
African Americans
Occupational groups
Performers
Shoe shiners
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Frank Mitchell performing a shoeshine rag at the 1985 Florida Folk FestivalFrank Mitchell performing a shoeshine rag at the 1985 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Performing arts
Performers
Occupational folklore
Occupational groups
Shoes
African Americans
Shoe shiners
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a_s1576_t83-166Friday performances at the 1983 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 13)SoundSingers
Musicians
Pianists
Harmonica players
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Singing
African Americans
Piano music
Gospel (Black)
Gospel songs
Banjo music
Old time music
Banjoists
Shoe shiners
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a_s1576_t84-017Friday performances at the 1984 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage) (Reel 15)SoundMusicians
Singers
Bands (Music)
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Music performance
Performing arts
Singing
Indian Americans
Indian arts
Indian dance
Occupational folklore
Old time music
Sea songs
Sea shanteys
Dance music
Dancers
Shoe shiners
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