Bird and animal sounds imitator Tommy Dobbs at the 1977 Florida Folk Festival

234678
Date
1977-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One black and white print. Dobbs of Palatka making animal and bird sounds on the festival's main stage.
Type
Still Image

Tommy Dobbs at the 1984 Florida Folk Festival

234719
Date
1984-05-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Three color slides. Demonstrating bird and animal calls on the main stage.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S85-186 - S85-188

Scenes from the 1992 Florida Folk Festival

235931
Date
1992-05-22
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
110 color slides. Miscellaneous images of the 1992 Florida Folk Festival, including games, contests, demonstrations (Dekle and his whips), dancers (Cross Creek Cloggers, maypole demonstrators), and singers (McClain, Willie James.)
Type
Still Image

Storyteller Tommy Dobbs performing animal sounds at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)

237805
Date
05/22/1987
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
T87-97

Sunday performances at the 1984 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage) (Reel 8)

238351
Date
1984-05-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Lazonby was from Hawthorne. Dobbs was from Palatka.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T84-48

Sunday performances at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 10)

237937
Date
05/25/1986
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
T86-143

Sunday performances at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage) (Reel 8)

238115
Date
1985-05-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T85-50

Tommy Dobbs discussing imitaitng animal sounds at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Crossroads Stage - Festival History)

239311
Date
1992-05-23
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette recordings. Workshop or demonstration on bird and animal calls by long-time festival participant Tommy Dobbs of Palatka, FL. Dobbs demonstrates various bird and animal calls as well as telling stories related to the animals he imitates. Because this was the 40th festival, the Cr...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C92-4

Winners of the Florida Fiddle Contest at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage)

236976
Date
1992-05-23
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Baldwin was the president of the Florida Fiddlers Association. Milner served as emcee.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T92-34

Monday morning performances at the 1976 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (reel 1)

239553
Date
1976-09-06
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Little information is available for this recording. The first half of the reel consists of Sunday afternoon performances.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-259

Opening performances of the 1987 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

237700
Date
05/22/1987
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
T87-2

Friday performances at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

237701
Date
05/22/1987
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
T87-3

Sunday performances at the 1982 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

238552
Date
1982-05-30
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Dobbs performance continues on T83-34.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T83-33

Sunday performances at the 1982 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)

238553
Date
1982-05-30
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T83-34

Saturday morning performances at the 1980 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

239086
Date
1980-05-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T80-57

Sunday afternoon performances at the 1976 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (reel 4)

239552
Date
1976-09-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-259

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 performances at the 1983 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 11)

238804
Date
1983-05-29
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. The New Sand Mountain Wildcats were rained out, as the sound system was cut off once the rain started, and played only two songs.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T83-203

Harmonica Workshop at the 1988 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)

237667
Date
1988-05-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Three reel to reel recordings. Wadley served as emcee. Stroyteller Dobbs told severa animal stories just beofre the start of the workshop. Each harmonica player told about their personal playign styles, about choosing a harmonica, learning to play, and examples of songs.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T88-123
Item ID
T88-125

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

238926
Date
1981-05-22
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. From Palatka, Dobbs, imitated animal sounds. Stange was from St. Petersburg. From Windsor, the Criders sang about Florida's environment. The Lorelei Singers were from Seminole, Florida.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T81-41

Performances at the 1974 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 4)

241188
Date
08/30/1974 - 09/01/1974
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-242

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

Saturday performances at the 1979 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

238648
Date
1979-05-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Carter was a music therapist from Tallahassee. From Dade City, Flemming was a professor at St. Leo College. Here he played with daughter Sheila Miller (guitar), Dennis Henry (banjo), Luther Rozar (gut-bucket), and Pat Rozar (vocals). Both Dinella and Myers were from Tampa...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T83-96

Saturday morning performances at the 1977 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

239230
Date
1977-09-03
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 performances.) Burstine was the wife of the late bob Beers, and lived in Petersburg, New York where directed the Fox Hollow Folk Festival. Johnson was a guitarist from Gaiensville; his...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-291

Saturday morning performances at the 1977 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)

239231
Date
1977-09-03
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 performances.) Burstine was the wife of the late bob Beers, and lived in Petersburg, New York where directed the Fox Hollow Folk Festival. Johnson was a guitarist from Gainesville; his...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-291

Sunday performances at the 1979 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)

238655
Date
1979-05-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Cross Creek Cloggers and Bucksnort Barndance Band were from Gainesville. From Live Oak, Pure & Simple consisted of David Griswold (bass/vocals), Jerry Jackson (guitar/vocals), and Vickie Jackson (vocals/banjo). Dobbs was from Palatka. The Decka...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T83-103

Performances at the 1974 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)

241187
Date
1974-08-30
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-241

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

239161
Date
1975-08-30
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. The Smiths were from Jacksonville. Dobbs, from Palatka, performed animal calls. Dixon, of Miami, sang ballads. Frog Smith was a storyteller (and painter) from Fort Myers. Battle was from Tampa. Boltin was the director (and emcee) for the festival. The Beadnells were form ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T79-17

Saturday performances at the 1975 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)

239162
Date
1975-08-30
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Dan Smith was a harmonica player from White Plains, NY. Dobbs was from Palatka. McKinney played the violin. The Hallmans were from Greenville, S.C. The Dirt Kickers were a string band from Tallahassee. Dinella and Myers were singer-guitarists from Tampa. Moore was from Gr...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T79-18

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