Thursday afternoon performances at the 1954 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

Date: May 6, 1954

Source: S1576 , T76-1

Type: Sound

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Event Name

Collector or Fieldworker

Tradition Bearer

Genre or Occupation

Title of Work

  • Opening remarks (Knott)
  • Buffalo Dance (Osceola)
  • Green Corn Dance
  • Creek Indian Lore (Beaver)
  • Down Yonder (Jasper High School)
  • Customs and Music from St. Augustine (Ketterlinus High School Choir)
  • Fire on the Mountain (unidentified square dancers)
  • Sally in the Alley (Carver Elementary)
  • Sissy in the Barn
  • Climbing Up Dire Mountain Children (Carver High School)
  • Going to Shout All Over Gods Heaven
  • Walking on the Green Grass (Rossiter Negro School)
  • Maiser
  • No Sir (Winnifred & Jacob Moon)
  • The Nightingale
  • Hand Me Down the Silver Trumpet of Gabriel
  • Cindy

Place Name

Corporate or Conference Name


  • One reel to reel. Knott served as the emcee. Detailed information on the performers can be found on the 1954 festival program, located in S 1619, box 1.

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