Monday morning performances at the 1955 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

Date: May 2, 1955

Source: S1576 , T77-14

Type: Sound

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Event Name

Collector or Fieldworker

Tradition Bearer

Genre or Occupation

Title of Work

  • Old Folks at Home (Way Down upon the Suwannee River) (Audience)
  • Green Corn Dance (Billy & Frances Osceola/Tommy)
  • Wind Up the Maypole (Chase/Jennings Elementary)
  • Circassian Circle (White Springs School)
  • Sword Dance (Columbia County High School)
  • Rich Mans Daughter (Chase)
  • Turn the Glass Over (Jasper Elementary)
  • Roman Soldiers

Place Name

Corporate or Conference Name


  • One reel to reel. Boltin served as the emcee. See the festival program in S 1619, box 1 for more detailed information of the festival performers and activities not recorded.

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