Friday morning performances at the 1969 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)
Folklore revival festivals
Old time music
Jump rope rhymes
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. (The second half of the reel consists of Friday afternoon performances -- see separate entry for details.) Saunders was the chairman of the Stephen Foster Memorial Commission. Meadows was White Springs' mayor. Housewright was the Dean of Music for Florida State University. Shore was from Brighton Seminole Indian Reservation. Knott was the festival's first director. The Caney Forkers were based out of Cookeville, Tennessee. The Wiggins (Velma and daughter Hallie) lived in Bradenton. For You Are My Sunshine, they played the musical bottlephone. Hall lived in Sarasota, and sang mountain ballads.
State Archives of Florida, Series S1576
Florida Folk Festival
Stephen Foster Center