Sunday afternoon performances of the 1967 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)

240788
Date
05/07/1967
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-179
Beers-Burnstine, Evelyn

Saturday morning performances of the 1964 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

239339
Date
1964-05-02
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-148a
Beers-Burnstine, Evelyn

Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Bob & Evelyn Beers

241261
Date
May 1965
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
64-5-3
Beers-Burnstine, Evelyn

Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Beers Family at the 1964 Florida Folk Festival

241324
Date
1964
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
63-4-28
Beers-Burnstine, Evelyn

Monday performances at the 1978 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 6)

239079
Date
1978-05-29
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. <p>&nbsp;</p>
Type
Sound
Item ID
T80-36
Beers-Burnstine, Evelyn

Jeanie Fitchen performing at the festival at the 1988 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

237554
Date
1988-05-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two reel to reel recordings. Devine served as emcee.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T88-15
Item ID
T88-16
Beers-Burnstine, Evelyn

Friday performances at the 1983 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 7)

238761
Date
1983-05-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T83-160
Beers-Burnstine, Evelyn

Saturday morning performances of the 1967 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

239328
Date
1967-05-06
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. The second half of the reel consists of the Saturday afternoon program (see separate entry for that description.)
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-174
Beers-Burnstine, Evelyn

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

239427
Date
1962-05-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-128b
Beers-Burnstine, Evelyn

Bob and Evelyn Beers performing at the Florida Folk Festival

234626
Date
1962
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Twenty-three black and white prints. Images of the Beers Family Singers (Bob, Evelyn, and Martha Beers) at various Florida Folk Festivals. Popular on the folk circuit in the 1960s, the Beers were sent in 1968 by the U.S. Dept. of State on a tour on India, and once played for the White House in 1969. In 1966, they also began the popular Fox Hollow Festival in upstate New York. In 1972, Bob Beers died in a car crash. His daughter still performs as Martha Nagler, and Evelyn continued performing at Florida Folk Festivals well into the 1970s. In addition to music, Evelyn would often perform puppet shows at the festivals. The files also contain substantial correspondence and promotional materials for the Beers.
Type
Still Image
Beers-Burnstine, Evelyn

Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Beer Family

241301
Date
Apr 1964
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
63-4-28
Beers-Burnstine, Evelyn

Sunday performances at the 1981 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 6)

238940
Date
1981-05-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Stange's performance continues on T81-56.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T81-55
Beers-Burnstine, Evelyn

Saturday afternoon performances at the 1976 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)(Reel 4)

239544
Date
1976-09-04
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. At the time, Jeannie Fitchen was billed as Eugenia Jones.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-252
Beers-Burnstine, Evelyn

Saturday evening performances at the 1976 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)(Reel 1)

239545
Date
1976-09-04
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. The Pinkstons had recently published a book called "Songs of the Ozark Folk".
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-253
Beers-Burnstine, Evelyn

Sunday morning performances at the 1976 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (reel 2)

239547
Date
1976-09-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. At the time, Fitchen was billed as Eugenia Sisinni Jones. <p>&nbsp;</p>
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-255
Beers-Burnstine, Evelyn

Sunday performances at the 1993 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Tape 6)

240507
Date
05/30/1993
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
D93-18
Beers-Burnstine, Evelyn

Sunday performances at the 1993 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Tape 3)

240518
Date
05/30/1993
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
D93-29
Beers-Burnstine, Evelyn

Saturday morning performances at the 1978 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)

239049
Date
1978-05-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. At the time Evelyn lived in Petersburg, New York. Popular on the folk circuit in the 1960s, she performed with late husband Bob (and later daughter Martha)as the popular folk act, the Beers Family. They were sent in 1968 by the U.S. Dept. of State on a tour on India, and once played for the White House in 1969. In 1966, they also began the popular Fox Hollow Festival in upstate New York. In 1972, Bob Beers died in a car crash. His daughter still performs as Martha Nagler, and Evelyn continued performing at Florida Folk Festivals well into the 1970s. Roth played the dulcimer. Storyteller Frog Smith was from Fort Myers.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T80-7
Beers-Burnstine, Evelyn

Saturday evening performances at the 1965 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (reel 2)

239350
Date
1965-05-08
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
T77-153c
Beers-Burnstine, Evelyn

Friday evening performances at the 1963 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

239439
Date
1963-05-03
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee.The first half of the reel consists of Friday afternoon performances. (The division between afternoon and evening performances is unclear in the records. This is an approximate divison.)
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-136
Beers-Burnstine, Evelyn

Saturday evening performances at the 1963 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

239448
Date
1963-05-04
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. <p>&nbsp;</p>
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-143
Beers-Burnstine, Evelyn

Sunday performances at the 1963 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

239449
Date
1963-05-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Levy was the choir director of Trinity Methodist choir
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-144
Beers-Burnstine, Evelyn

Friday performances at the 1983 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 6)

238760
Date
1983-05-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T83-159
Beers-Burnstine, Evelyn

Sunday performances at the 1981 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

238936
Date
1981-05-22
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T81-51
Beers-Burnstine, Evelyn

Friday morning performances of the 1967 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

239324
Date
1967-05-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. The Beers Family were from Petersburg, New York. Zeke and Rosa Stephens were from Pensacola.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-171
Beers-Burnstine, Evelyn

Sunday performances of the 1964 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

239340
Date
1964-05-03
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Levy was the director of the Trinity Methodist Church Choir.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-148b
Beers-Burnstine, Evelyn

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

239409
Date
1962-05-04
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. The Trenton Quarter, based out of Trenton High School, consisted of David Brooker, Bill May, Rickie Deen, and Allen Polk.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-114
Beers-Burnstine, Evelyn

Friday afternoon performances at the 1962 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

239412
Date
1962-05-04
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-116
Beers-Burnstine, Evelyn

Friday evening performances at the 1962 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)

239416
Date
1962-05-04
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-119
Beers-Burnstine, Evelyn

Saturday morning performances at the 1962 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)

239420
Date
1962-05-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Lockett was a boat driver at Rainbow Springs tourist attraction (today a state park.)
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-123
Beers-Burnstine, Evelyn

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