Percy Danforth playing bones

236776
Date
1977
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Four black and white prints. Publicity photographs of Percy Danforth, a bones player from Ann Arbor, Michigan. He performed at the 1977 Florida Folk Festival. Playing bones is when one holds two slabs or sticks in one hand to create rhythmic percussive, snapping sounds. Can be bones, spoons, wood, ...
Type
Still Image

Assembled bones looking like a mask

119782
Date
Not after 1978
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS78791A

Percy Danforth playing bones - Ann Arbor, Michigan

109743
Date
1977
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA3811

Percy Danforth playing bones - Ann Arbor, Michigan

109744
Date
1977
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA3812

Banjoist and bones player Abner Jay performs with unidentified child at the Florida Folk Festival - White Springs, Florida

109760
Date
Between 1977 and 1979
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA3830

Banjoist and bones player Abner Jay performs with unidentified child at the Florida Folk Festival - White Springs, Florida

109762
Date
Between 1977 and 1979
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA3832

Banjoist and bones player Abner Jay - White Springs, Florida

109761
Date
Between 1977 and 1979
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA3831

Banjoist and bones player Abner Jay - High Springs, Florida

109764
Date
Between 1977 and 1979
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA3834

Cattle skulls at the Dixie Ranch in Okeechobee, Florida.

254281
Date
200-?
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS060810

Interview with Maggie Melton

237530
Date
1978-05-09
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassettes. C78-55: Margaret (Maggie) Melton discusses snake and alligator hunting, cooking, and skinning; making birdhouses from gourds; working with hides and bones; foods unique to the Plant City area; cooking hog organs and gophers; making turtle soup; cane grinding and syrup making; ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C78-55
Item ID
C78-56

Friday performances at the 2003 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Disc 1)

241517
Date
05/23/2003
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
CD03-27

Musician Jay Abner

236788
Date
1977
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Five black and white prints. Images of banjoist, and bones player, Abner Jay of High Springs. Includes two publicity photographs, and three of Jay performing at the Florida Folk Festival with a child. He performed traditional African American songs.
Type
Still Image

Banjoist and bones player Abner Jay performs at the 1977 Florida Folk Festival - White Springs, Florida

109763
Date
1977
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA3833

Friday performances at the 1999 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 7)

240177
Date
1999-05-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. Stumeple served as emcee. Louis discussed Haitian games such as osselt (picking up bones), story games, string games and bone games. She also answers questions from the audience.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C99-69

The Home Grown String Band performing at the 1988 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)

237649
Date
1988-05-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. The band consisted of Jerry cox (guitar), Regina Cox (banjo) and Amy Cox (fiddle).
Type
Sound
Item ID
T88-101

Saturday performances at the 2003 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Disc 5)

241540
Date
05/24/2003
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
CD03-49

Saturday performances at the 2003 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Disc 11)

241546
Date
05/24/2003
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
CD03-55

Sunday performances at the 2006 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Disc 16)

241686
Date
05/28/2006
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
CD06-74

Monday afternoon performances at the 1977 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

239245
Date
1977-09-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-299

History of Florida Ranching Workshop at the 1984 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area/Old Marble Stage)

238449
Date
1984-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassettes. Folklorists Owen and Loomis introduces a ranching workshop on Florida ranching history, including horse stealing; cow purchase; travel; branding; cowboy "Bones" Mizell; rodeoing, and cattle drives.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C84-14

Animal skull at the Cypress Knee Museum - Palmdale, Florida

111822
Date
1987
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA6045

Portrait of sculptor Jesse J. Aaron in Gainesville, Florida.

242157
Date
1978
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FP78787A

Cubby Whitehead performing at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival - White Springs, Florida

110410
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA4514

Friday evening performances at the 1978 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)

239044
Date
1978-05-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Lee and Peggy Kelly were from Palatka. Dobbs, also of Palatka, performed animal calls. Roth, from Unionville, Pennsylvania, played the dulcimer. This was his first folklife festival. Whatley, of Bell, played old country music.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T80-3

Sunday evening performances at the 1978 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

239068
Date
1978-05-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. The Whiteheads (Cubby and his family) played Bavarian dance music. Jay was from Fort Myers played the harmonica and hambones. Bryant was from White Springs -- this was her first festival. Rogers was from St. Augustine.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T80-25

Monday performances at the 1978 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

239075
Date
1978-05-29
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Slavin, of Miami, played the dulcimer and fiddle. The Makley hailed from Jacksonville. McKinney, of Starke, played the fiddle. Roth, from Unionville, Pennsylvania, played the dulcimer.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T80-32

Friday performances at the 2001 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Tape 1)

240342
Date
2001-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT). Pardue served as emcee. Subic was park manager of Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park.
Type
Sound
Item ID
D01-1

Friday afternoon performances at the 1961 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

239396
Date
1961-05-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. The second half of the reel consists of Friday evening performances.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-104

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

239447
Date
1963-05-04
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. The first half of the reel consists of Saturday afternoon performances.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-142

The Home Grown String Band performin at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)

237135
Date
1991-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two reel to reel recordings. Walker served as the emcee. The band consisted of Amy (fiddle), Gerry (guitar), and Regina (banjo).
Type
Sound
Item ID
T91-84
Item ID
T91-83

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