10 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Subject is exactly "Folk dancing"
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CZECHOSLOVAKIAN FOLK DANCERS

CZECHOSLOVAKIAN FOLK DANCERS

Date
1950 (circa)
Description
This film shows Czech dancers from Masaryktown, Florida dressed in traditional attire. They perform the Beseda dance, accompanied by Jerry Psenka on accordion. It also shows Czechoslovakian folk dances inside the Stephen Foster Museum in White Springs, Florida. This film has outstanding color quality. Produced by Robert Leahy Studio.
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FLORIDA FOLK FESTIVAL

FLORIDA FOLK FESTIVAL

Date
1956
Description
This film contains footage of participants and performers at the 1956 Florida Folk Festival held at the Stephen Foster Memorial in White Springs, Florida. Participants featured in this film include Seminole Indian dancers, folk dancing styles from around the world, choirs and various musicians. Musicians include fiddlers, musical saw players, guitarists, violinists and accordion players. Local students demonstrate their jump rope technique and Harold Weaver demonstrates how to make a water divining rod from a tree branch. Performers include Bertha Bloodsworth, Annie Tomlin, Folklorist Richard Chase's Punch and Judy Show, and hula dancer Verena Fogel. The film ends with whip-crackers Curly Dekle and Claude Sheppard showing off their skills. Produced by Robert Leahy Studio.
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FLORIDA FOLK FESTIVAL

FLORIDA FOLK FESTIVAL

Date
1957
Description
This film contains footage of participants and performers at the 1957 Florida Folk Festival held at the Stephen Foster Memorial in White Springs, Florida. The camera viewpoint angles down onto the stage from an elevated position. There are numerous rough edits and splices. Performers include Tom Chaires of Old Town and Mrs. Oudland of White Springs talking about growing up along the Suwanee River. Viewers also see Stephen Foster Memorial president J.L. McMullen making a speech and storyteller Bertha Bloodsworth.
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FLORIDA FOLK FESTIVAL

FLORIDA FOLK FESTIVAL

Date
1971
Description
This film has scenes from the 1971 Florida Folk Festival filmed at the Stephen Foster Memorial in White Springs, Florida. It includes square dancers, Boy Scouts dressed as American Indians and bluegrass musicians. Festival director "Cousin" Thelma Boltin comments on the process of selecting festival participants. Anne Lunestad can be seen spinning cotton and Roy Lee Wallace performs a shoeshine rag. Florida Rep. Lawton Chiles can be seen among the spectators.
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Florida Folk Festival 1964

Florida Folk Festival 1964

Date
1964-06-30
Description
This film contains footage of participants and performers at the 1964 Florida Folk Festival held at the Stephen Foster Memorial in White Springs, Florida. It opens with scenes of the Stephen Foster Memorial. A "town crier" announces the start of the Florida Folk Festival. Seminoles open the festival with a ceremonial "Green Corn Dance" and "Buffalo Dance." One Seminole, Chief Billie Bowlegs III, keeps time with a turtle-shell rattle. Folk Festival footage documents a plethora of participants, including many types of folk dancers, musicians, choirs, jump ropers, sacred harp singers, spiritual singers, storytellers, crafters and quilters. Well-known folklorist Alton C. Morris was an adviser on the film. The Amigo Male Singers provided the music. Produced by the Stephen Foster Memorial Commission.
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FLORIDA FOLK FESTIVAL SCENES

FLORIDA FOLK FESTIVAL SCENES

Date
1957 (circa)
Description
This film contains footage of participants and performers at a 1950s Florida Folk Festival held at the Stephen Foster Memorial in White Springs, Florida. It opens with cars entering the Stephen Foster Memorial in White Springs under a banner reading "Florida Folk Festival." A group of young square dancers appear with a musical ensemble. Young African-American school children sing game songs and dance. Other school children perform a "long ways" dance. A youth brass band performs a number. Bob Pavitt of Sarasota performs with an acoustic guitar. Folk dancers dressed in traditional Bavarian attire demonstrate an elaborate dance. Several short clips of various performers round out this film. Among them are "Jeanie With The Light Brown Hair" (also see FLAA001 & FLAA003), a children's choir, a woman with a spinning wheel and cloggers. The film ends with footage of a young man dressed in a mariachi outfit playing guitar. Produced by the Stephen Foster Memorial Commission.
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FLORIDA FOLK FESTIVAL SCENES

FLORIDA FOLK FESTIVAL SCENES

Date
1961-05-21
Description
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 Billie 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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FOLK DANCERS

FOLK DANCERS

Date
1950 (circa)
Description
This film contains footage of participants and performers at a 1950s Florida Folk Festival held at the Stephen Foster Memorial in White Springs, Florida. Traditional Seminole Indian, Czechoslovakian, Greek, Polish and square dancing styles are featured in this short film. Produced by Robert Leahy Studio.
Collection
Suwannee Sojourn

Suwannee Sojourn

Date
1958
Description
This film shows the Stephen Foster Memorial and Museum. Viewers see the Jeannie auditions and the annual folk festival, which includes singers, dancers, musicians, a dowser, storytellers, national dances and costumes from other countries, a whip-cracking demonstration and a bird caller. Produced by Robert Leahy; sponsored by the Stephen Foster Memorial Commission.
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Tarpon Springs Epiphany

Tarpon Springs Epiphany

Date
1963 (circa)
Description
This film shows the Epiphany Celebration in Tarpon Springs, including the blessing of the fleet and boys diving for a gold cross. Greek folk dancing is shown as the theme from “Never on a Sunday” plays in the soundtrack. Governor Farris Bryant speaks at the celebration. Produced by the Florida Development Commission.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
CZECHOSLOVAKIAN FOLK DANCERS CZECHOSLOVAKIAN FOLK DANCERS Accordion music
Beseda (Dance)
Folk dancing
Folk dancing, Czech
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FLORIDA FOLK FESTIVAL FLORIDA FOLK FESTIVAL Folk art
Folk dancing
Folk music
Folklore
Promotional films
Seminole Indians
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FLORIDA FOLK FESTIVAL FLORIDA FOLK FESTIVAL Folk art
Folk dancing
Folk music
Folklore
Promotional films
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FLORIDA FOLK FESTIVAL FLORIDA FOLK FESTIVAL Folk art
Folk dancing
Folk music
Folklore
Promotional films
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Florida Folk Festival 1964Florida Folk Festival 1964Moving ImageFolk art
Folk dancing
Folk music
Folklore
Promotional films
Seminole Indians
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FLORIDA FOLK FESTIVAL SCENES FLORIDA FOLK FESTIVAL SCENES African American
Folk art
Folk dancing
Folk music
Folklore
Promotional films
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FLORIDA FOLK FESTIVAL SCENES FLORIDA FOLK FESTIVAL SCENES Creek Indians
Folk art
Folk dancing
Folk music
Folklore
Promotional films
Seminole Indians
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FOLK DANCERS FOLK DANCERS Folk dancing
Promotional films
Seminole Indians
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Suwannee Sojourn Suwannee Sojourn Folk art
Folk dancing
Folk music
Folklore
Museums
Promotional films
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Tarpon Springs Epiphany Tarpon Springs Epiphany Boats
Celebrations
Folk dancing
Folk music
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