Fiddlin' Chubby Anthony

234498
Date
1970
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Three black and white prints. When Donald "Chubby" Anthony died in Gainesville in 1980, he was considered one of the best bluegrass fiddlers in the nation. Born in Wellborn, South Carolina, Anthony began his career as a teen playing for the Stanley Brothers. He moved with them to Florida ...
Type
Still Image

Suwannee River Jamboree radio program

238217
Date
1958
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel. Recorded during a rebroadcast of the Suwannee River Jamboree radio show (c. 1958-1962) in 1984. Between 1952 and 1962, the Suwannee River Jamboree show -- broadcast from Live Oak, Florida on WNER -- was Florida's largest and best known country music show. It was broadcast live thr...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T85-66

Saturday evening performances at the 1968 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

239260
Date
1968-05-04
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-192

Friday evening performances at the 1971 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

239296
Date
1971-05-07
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. NOTE: Due to technical problems with the original reels the recording quality of the 1971 Florida Folk Festival is exceptionally poor. The start of the evening program (two tracks) can be found on T77-223; and for the conclusion see T77-225. Boltin served as emcee.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-224

Thursday evening performances at the 1954 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

234102
Date
1954-05-07
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel. Knott served as the emcee. Detailed information on the performers can be found on the 1954 festival program, located in S 1619, box 1.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T76-3

Fourth of July celebrations at Stephen Foster Memorial (1964)

241462
Date
07/04/1964
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
00183, 00184

Performances at the 1970 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

239285
Date
1970-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Caney Forkers were from Cookeville, Tennessee. Malkine played the lute, and sang French folk singers. Mitchell was from Lake City. The Bakerettes were based out of Gainesville. Starker loved in Sarasota. The Antioch Junior Choir sang gospel songs, ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-214

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