Four color slides. Images of Seminole patriarch Billy Bowlegs III at the Florida Folk festival in the 1950s. Bowlegs was famous as a hunting guide in the early twentieth century. Before dying in 1965 at his Brighton Seminole Reservation home, Bowlegs participated in every Florida Folk Festival.
Two color slides. A famed Seminole hunting guide and healer, Billy Bowlegs III lived to 102. He demonstrated Seminole culture at several of the early Florida Folk Festivals. Recordings of Bowlegs can be found in S 1576. The images were gathered for the Florida Folklife Program's Seminole Slide and T...
One reel to reel. The first half of the reel consists of Friday evening performances; the remainder of the reel consists of Saturday evening performances. Knott served as the emcee. Detailed information on the performers can be found on the 1954 festival program, located in S 1619, box 1.
One reel to reel. The first half of the reel consists of Friday evening and Saturday morning performances. Knott served as the emcee. Detailed information on the performers can be found on the 1954 festival program, located in S 1619, box 1.
One reel to reel recording. Boltin (and Kirkland) served as emcee. Gautam, a Nepalese American student at the University of Florida, played the Nepalese drum. It was Bowlegs' 100th birthday party (according to the proceedings).
One reel to reel. Knott served as the emcee. The first half of the reel consists of Thursday afternoon performances. See the festival program in S 1619, box 1 for more detailed information of the festival performers and activities not recorded.
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