Besada Dancers at the 1975 Florida Folk Festival

235758
Date
1975-08
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Six color slides. Czechoslovakian dancers from Masaryktown, Florida.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S77-281 - S77-287
Czechoslovakian American

Recording of the Czechoslovakian Independence Day at Masaryktown

239127
Date
1980-10-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two reel to reels.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T80-121
Item ID
T80-122
Czechoslovakian

Czechoslavakian singing

238752
Date
1980-11-17
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two reel to reel recordings. Singing (in Czechoslavakian) and interview with an unidentified resident of Masaryktown. Most of the songs she sang were unidentified.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T83-136
Item ID
T83-137
Czechoslovakian American

Annual Masaryktown Day Celebration

237341
Date
1976-10-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Recording of dances at the Masaryktown Day celebration, including interviews with local residents. Intermittent problems with tape playback. 
Type
Sound
Item ID
C77-4
Czechoslovakian American

Masaryktown Beseda Dancers at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Crossroads Stage - Festival History)

239308
Date
1992-05-22
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette recordings. Sidney Romine, Linda Lovelady, and Sona Hucko narrate discussion of Czech dance costumes and customs; Beseda Dancers from Masaryktown and Moravian Dancers and costumes. The recording index notes that Sidney Romine is the first of three generations to dance at the Fl...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C92-1
Czechoslovakian American

Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Folk Music

241259
Date
Mar 1964
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
63-4-27
Czechoslovakian American

The Beseda Dancers and The Picalota Strings performing at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage)

236957
Date
1992-05-22
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. The beseda dancers performed to pre-recorded music. The Picalota String played old-time stringband music. Folk singer Fitchen served as emcee.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T92-16
Czechoslovakian American

Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Exchange Students (30-minute version)

241307
Date
Nov 1963
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
63-4-9 (30-minutes)
Czechoslovakian American

Annual Tarpon Springs International Glendi

237340
Date
1976-10-23
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassettes. A glendi is a Greek festival, which can take the form of a fair or festival. Recording of a glendi in Tarpon Spring, including church choirs, interviews with Czechoslovakian and Greek residents, Greek and Czechoslovakian singers, and an interview with the chairman of Tarpon Spr...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C77-2
Item ID
C77-3
http://fpc.dos.state.fl.us/memory/collections/folklife/folklife

Saturday evening performances at the 1960 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

239463
Date
1960-05-07
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. The first half of the reel consists of Saturday afternoon performances. Detailed information on the performers can be found on the 1960 festival program, located in S 1619, box 1. Garland was the 1960 Jeanie With the Light Brown Hair winner.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-98
http://fpc.dos.state.fl.us/memory/collections/folklife

Saturday afternoon performances at the 1958 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

239489
Date
1958-05-03
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Detailed information on the performers can be found on the 1958 festival program, located in S 1619, box 1.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-73
http://fpc.dos.state.fl.us/memory/collections/folklife

Saturday afternoon performances at the 1957 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

239503
Date
1957-05-04
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Detailed information on the performers can be found on the 1957 festival program, located in S 1619, box 1.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-59
http://fpc.dos.state.fl.us/memory/collections/folklife

Copy of the phonographic album: Florida Folk Festival -- the First 25 Years

238280
Date
1953
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. (Also copied onto audio cassette C83-98) A recording of the 25th anniversary album produced by the FFP staff in honor of the Florida Folk Festival, covering 1952 - 1977. Released in 1981, the album was culled from the recordings of the Florida Folk Festivals found in S 1...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T83-135
Czechoslovakian

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

239343
Date
1965-05-07
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-149b
http://fpc.dos.state.fl.us/memory/collections/folklife

WPA field recordings in Masaryktown (1939-1940 recording expedition: Alton Morris)

238021
Date
1939-08-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
    One reel to reel. (These songs appear at the end of the reel. Recordings from another WPA expedition is at the start. These same recordings appear at the start of T86-252, as well.) These recordings were created by Morris of the University of Florida, assisted by workers of the Fl...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T86-252
http://fpc.dos.state.fl.us/memory/Collections/folklife/folklife

WPA field recordings at Tarpon Springs and Slavia (1939-1940 recording expedition: Alton Morris)

238018
Date
1939-08-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel. These recordings were created by Morris of the University of Florida, assisted by workers of the Florida Writers Project (including photographer Robert Cook), in 1939 and 1940. He created 14 12-inch acetate records in total. On this recording, Morris visited Tarpon Springs, and the...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T86-224
http://fpc.dos.state.fl.us/memory/Collections/folklife/folklife

WPA field recordings at Jacksonville, Tarpon Springs, St. Augustine, and Slavia (1939-1940 recording expedition: Alton Morris)

238019
Date
1939-08-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel. These recordings were created by Morris of the University of Florida, assisted by workers of the Florida Writers Project (including photographer Robert Cook), in 1939 and 1940. He created 14 12-inch acetate records in total. On this recording, Morris recorded Greek singers in Tarpo...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T86-225
Czechoslovakian American

Traditional Czechoslavakian dance troupe

234006
Date
1981-01
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Three black and white prints.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
P81-70 - P81-72
Czechoslovakian American

The Polka Sweethearts

234376
Date
1980
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One proof sheet with thirty-six black and white images. The Polka Sweethearts were a husband and wife team, John and Isabel. Fall 1980.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
P82-334
Czechoslovakian American

Czechoslovakian embroidery

234377
Date
1980
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One proof sheet with thirty-six black and white images. Fall 1980.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
P82-335
Czechoslovakian American

Quilter Nancy Morgan

234407
Date
1982
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One black and white print. The folder contains a description of Morgan, a lifelong quilter.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
P82-371
Czechoslovakian American

Edie Mahalik painting eggs at the 1984 Florida Folk Festival

234754
Date
1984-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two color slides.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S85-549 - S85-550
Czechoslovakian American

Beseda dancers at the Florida Folk Festival

234251
Date
1992-05-23
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One contact sheet with thirty-six black and white images. Images of the Beseda Dancers of Masaryktown, Florida, performing onstage at the Florida Folk Festival.
Type
Still Image
Czechoslovakian American

Demonstrations of Big Bend Folklife at the Florida Folk Festival

234405
Date
1982-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One proof sheet with thirty-six black and white images, plus negatives. Demonstrations at the Florida Folk Festival, culled from fieldwork performed by the Big Bend Folklife Survey. 1-4: Woody Woodward 5, 11: Boatdriver Wilbert Gavin of Wakulla Springs; 6, 12-13: Pysanka eggs; 7-9; 14-24: Isabel Skr...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
P82-368
Czechoslovakian American

Demonstrations of Big Bend Folklife at the Florida Folk Festival

234406
Date
1982-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One proof sheet with thirty-six black and white images, plus negatives. Demonstrations at the Florida Folk Festival, culled from fieldwork performed by the Big Bend Folklife Survey. 1-6: Wakulla Springs boat drivers Hawk Jackson and Wilbert Gavin; 7-11: Feather baster; 12:-20: Czechoslovakian needle...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
P82-369
Czechoslovakian American

Beseda dancers at the Florida Folk Festival

234524
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Twenty-one black and white prints, and four color prints. Various images of the Beseda Dancers of Masaryktown, Florida, at the Florida Folk Festival, c. 1960s-1990s. The most recent image is from 1992. The word Beseda means gathering, and the dance is a combination of several Czechoslovakian folk d...
Type
Still Image
Czechoslovakian American

Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Four Short Features

238381
Date
1961
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. (15 minutes). Four short radio stories: 1. Open Thy Lattice, Love (3:30) -- story behind Stephen Foster's first published song. 2. Fletcher Hodges, Jr. (3:46)-- story about the curator of Foster Hall at the University of Pittsburgh, and author of a Foster biography. Hodg...
Type
Sound
Item ID
61-2-6
Czechoslovakian American

Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Folk Festival Highlights (1961)

238382
Date
1961
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. (28 minutes). A radio program that offered highlights form the 1961 Florida Folk Festival. Included are music performances by Moore, Psenka, Moon, Wacona School chorus, and the Amigo Male Singers (led by Levy). Also includes jokes by Okeefenokkee Swamp native Griffis, st...
Type
Sound
Item ID
61-2-4
Czechoslovakian American

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

239158
Date
1975-08-29
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Malkine was from Shady, New York. Lazonby was from Hawthorne. Gerard and Kershner was from Lake City. The Kellys were from Palatka. Skip Johns and his band were from Lake City, and Waddell hailed from Jacksonville. Williamson was from Palatka. Frog...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T79-15
the Czechoslovakian American community

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