Gamble Rogers performing at the 1990 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

Date: May 26, 1990

Source: S1576 , T90-126

Type: Sound

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  • Cow Tail Song
  • Watermelon Song
  • Little Orphan Annie (poem)
  • The Goblin Will Get You (story)
  • Thelma Boltin story and Introduction
  • Sadie Brown
  • Still Bill story
  • Sinpes Ford story
  • Arkansas

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  • One reel to reel recording. Milner served as emcee. Boltin had been associated with the festival -- as a performer, director, and in other capacities -- since its inception in 1952. Starting in the mid-1950s, she presided over the proceedings as a master of ceremonies/host. Gamble Rogers pays tribute to Boltin and others, then performs.

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