Friday morning performances at the 1954 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

Date: May 7, 1954

Source: S1576 , T76-4

Type: Sound

Download: MP3

Event Name

Collector or Fieldworker

Tradition Bearer

Genre or Occupation

Title of Work

  • Going to Boston (Houston Negro School)
  • Who Stole the Cookies
  • John Henry
  • Mexican Hat Dance (Lake City Girl Scouts)
  • Oh Danny Boy
  • Rope Skipping Rhymes (Jasper High School)
  • Fox and Hound Chase (Thomas)
  • Down By the Riverside (JRE Lee High School)
  • Gonna Journey Away
  • He is King of Kings
  • Nellie Bly
  • Sally in the Alley
  • Creek Friendship Dance (Beaver)

Place Name

Corporate or Conference Name


  • One reel to reel. Knott served as the emcee. The second half of the reel consists of Friday evening performances. Detailed information on the performers can be found on the 1954 festival program, located in S 1619, box 1.

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