Friday afternoon performances at the 1956 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

Date: May 4, 1956

Source: S1576 , T77-39

Type: Sound

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Event Name

Collector or Fieldworker

Tradition Bearer

Genre or Occupation

Title of Work

  • Oh! Suzanna (Stanton High School)
  • Old Black Joe
  • Old Folks At Home (Way Down Upon the Suwannee River)
  • Jeannie With the Light Brown Hair
  • Tramping
  • Going to Live With God
  • Steal Away Home
  • Swing Low Sweet Chariot
  • Mazzoo From Alabama (Jennings Elementary)

Place Name

Corporate or Conference Name


  • One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Detailed information on the performers can be found on the 1956 festival program, located in S 1619, box 1. The program by the students of Stanton High School was a Life of Stephen Foster.

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