Tom and Esther Beadnell singing at the Florida Folk Festival

234625
Date
1962
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two black and white prints. Tom and Esther Beadnell, of Orange Park, were visually impaired singers. One image is of them singing onstage in 1962, and the other is from 1973. There is also a substantial amount of correspondence between the Beadnells and Thelma Boltin.
Type
Still Image

Saturday morning performances at the 1962 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

239419
Date
1962-05-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Jenkins was the 1962 Jeannie With the Light Brown Hair. The Daves Brothers were Christian and Joel Daves.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-122

Saturday evening performances at the 1962 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 4)

239429
Date
1962-05-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. The second half of the reel consists of Sunday performances.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-130

Saturday evening and Sunday morning performances at the 1976 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

239546
Date
1976-09-04
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-254

Saturday afternoon performances at the 1968 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)

239259
Date
1968-05-04
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. The last song was the first song of the evening performances.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-191

Friday afternoon performances at the 1968 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

239234
Date
1968-05-03
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Dale Crider led the Florida Wildlife Boys, with the Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission. Straley was the 1968 Jeannie With light Brown Hair.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-181

Saturday afternoon performances of the 1967 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

239329
Date
1967-05-06
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. The first half of the reel consists of the Saturday morning program (see separate entry for that description.)
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-174

Friday afternoon performances at the 1966 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

239358
Date
1966-05-06
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Furlow was from Orlando. The Wiggins Sisters (Hallie and Betsy) lived in Bradenton. Morgan lived in St. Petersburg. The Beadnells lived in Orange park. And Fiddler Stephens was from Panama City. Warner lived in Live Oak.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-157

Saturday afternoon performances at the 1962 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 4)

239425
Date
1962-05-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. The last song, by Wilcox, cuts off in the middle.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-127

Performances at the 1974 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

239160
Date
1974-08-30
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-239

Saturday performances at the 1976 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

239540
Date
1976-09-04
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-248

Saturday morning performances at the 1971 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

240793
Date
05/08/1971
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-226

Sunday performances at the 1965 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (reel 1)

239351
Date
1965-05-09
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. The first half of the reel consists of Saturday evening performances.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-153c

Sunday afternoon performances of the 1967 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

239335
Date
1967-05-07
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-178

Thursday evening performances at the 1972 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

239305
Date
1972-05-04
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-231

Saturday morning performances at the 1965 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

239347
Date
1965-05-08
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-152

Saturday afternoon performances at the 1965 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

239348
Date
1965-05-08
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. <p>&nbsp;</p> Download reel <a href="&quot;http://www.floridamemory.com/Collections/folklife/FFF-MP3/1965/T77-153aSideOne.mp3&quot;">T77-153a part one</a> and <a href="&quot;http://www.floridamemory.com/Collections/folklife/FFF-MP3/1965/T77-153aSid...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-153a

Performances at the 1974 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 8)

241192
Date
08/30/1974 - 09/01/1974
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-246

Saturday morning performances at the 1969 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

239278
Date
1969-05-03
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. (The first two thirds of the reel consist of Friday performances -- see separate entry for details.) The last few performances from Saturday morning can be found on T77-209.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-208

Friday afternoon performances at the 1968 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

239235
Date
1968-05-03
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Singer Jeanie Fitchen at the time was billed as Eugenia Sisinni. The Three Songsters were Girl Scouts (Linda, Ellen, and Ann). Blake was from New York. Locket drove glass-bottom boats at Rainbow Springs. Here, he gave an example of his boat tours. ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-182

Performances at the 1973 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 4)

240801
Date
08/31/1973 - 09/01/1973
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-236

Performances at the 1974 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)

241187
Date
1974-08-30
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-241

Friday afternoon performances at the 1969 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

239277
Date
1969-05-02
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. (The first third of the reel consists of Friday morning performances, and last third of Saturday morning performances -- see separate entries for details.) Knott, of Kentucky, was the festival's first director in 1953 and 1954. Billie was from Brig...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-208

Performances at the 1970 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 5)

239288
Date
1970-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. The Bluegrass Rebels lived in Brunswick, Georgia. Billie was from Brighton Seminole Indian Reservation. The Beadnells were from Orange Park. The Caney Forkers were from Tennessee. The Dreamlake Ukulele Band was billed as the Cheerful Chirpers. Star...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-217

Performances at the 1970 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 9)

239292
Date
1970-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Muller was from New Smyrna Beach. Hall lived in Sarasota. Mitchell was a shoe shiner who created a tune through his rag. Stephens was a fiddler from Panama City. The Lefevres lived in Knoxville, Tennessee. The Beers family, from Petersburg New York...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-221

Performances at the 1973 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

240798
Date
08/31/1973 - 09/01/1973
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-233

Performances at the 1974 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

239164
Date
1974-08-30
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-240

Friday performances at the 1975 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

239157
Date
1975-08-29
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Seafood Combo was from Tallahassee, and consisted of Tony Verderamo (accordian); Larry Abrams (violin/mandolin); and Pam Mansfield (tambourine). Alachua County Older American Council square-danced. Muller was from Lake Mary. The Mitchells played th...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T79-14

Saturday performances at the 1975 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

239161
Date
1975-08-30
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. The Smiths were from Jacksonville. Dobbs, from Palatka, performed animal calls. Dixon, of Miami, sang ballads. Frog Smith was a storyteller (and painter) from Fort Myers. Battle was from Tampa. Boltin was the director (and emcee) for the festival. The Beadnells were form ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T79-17

End of Saturday performances and start of Sunday performances at the 1975 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

239163
Date
1975-08-30
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. The Boyer Family were from Missouri, and the family of late singer Bob Beers. His wife, Burstine, was from Petersburg, NY. Dixon was from Miami. Seafood Combo was from Tallahassee and consisted of: Tony Verderamo, Larry Abrams, and Pam Mansfield. ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T79-19

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