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

Date: May 3, 1955

Source: S1576 , T77-26

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 (Osceola/Tommy)
  • Farmer in the Dell (Jasper Elementary)
  • Draw a Bucket of Water
  • Plantation Song (White Springs High School)
  • Jacobs Ladder
  • Massas in The Cold, Cold Ground (Stephens)
  • Listen to the Mockingbird
  • Tall Tales: Legend of the Spanish Moss (Bloodworth)
  • Tall Tales: Legend of the Devils Millhopper
  • Tall Tales: Boy and the Bear (cuts off)

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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