Crowd scenes at the Florida Folk Festivals

236781
Date
1957
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Sixty-five black and white prints, and one color print.
Type
Still Image

Entrance to the Stephen Foster Memorial at the 1972 Florida Folk Festivals

236782
Date
1972-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One black and white print.
Type
Still Image

Whistler Jack Parker at the 1965 Florida Folk Festivals

236784
Date
1965-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Three black and white prints. Parker whistling at the Florida Folk Festival.
Type
Still Image

The Evans County Cloggers dancing at the 1961 Florida Folk Festivals

234577
Date
1961-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One black and white print.
Type
Still Image

Raw footage of the 1991 Florida Folk Festivals

241212
Date
May 1991
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
FV-59 through FV-73

Apopka Folk Festivals

235740
Date
1976-11
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Seventeen color slides. Slide S77-48 is missing.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S77-40 - S77-57

The Florida Town Cloggers dancing at the 1961 Florida Folk Festivals

234578
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Six black and white prints. Various images of the dancers at the folk festival and elsewhere. Originating in Pensacola, they may be the same group as the Florida Town Precision Cloggers.
Type
Still Image

Rutherford County Square Dancers dancing at the Florida Folk Festivals

234585
Date
1970-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Twenty-nine black and white prints. Images of a squaredance/clogging dance group from Murfreesboro, Tennessee, at the Florida Folk Festival between 1970 and 1976. Cotton spinner and weaver Anne Lunestad can be seen at her spinning wheel on stage as the group performs.
Type
Still Image

Smokey Mountain Cloggers dancing at the 1972 Florida Folk Festivals

234586
Date
1972-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Three black and white prints. Images of the Smokey Mountain Cloggers, of Asheville, North Carolina,at the 1972 Florida Folk festival.
Type
Still Image

Orla and Willard Olsen making jewelry at the Florida Folk Festivals

234575
Date
1960
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two black and white prints. Image of Willard Olsen making charms and jewelry out of rocks, and an image of Willard and spouse Orla selling jewelry at the Florida Folk Festival.
Type
Still Image

Secretary of State Bruce Smathers at the 1975 Florida Folk Festivals

236783
Date
1975-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Eight black and white prints. Images of Smathers visit to the 1975 Florida Folk Festival to dedicate the new ampitheater. Smathers, a former state senator (1970-1974), and son of U.S. Senator George Smathers, was Florida Secretary of State from 1975 to 1978.
Type
Still Image

Basket making at the Florida Folk Festival

234509
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two black and white prints. Images of basket making at two undated Florida Folk Festivals.
Type
Still Image

Basket making at the Florida Folk Festival

234510
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two black and white prints. Images of basket making at two undated Florida Folk Festivals.
Type
Still Image

Kjell Lunestad carving wood at the 1978 Florida Folk Festivals

234573
Date
1978-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two black and white prints. Kjell Lunestad, of St. Augustine, was a cabinet maker and a wood carver. He was married to cotton spinner and fellow festival participant Anne Lunestad.
Type
Still Image

Bill Nichols carving wood at the 1983 Florida Folk Festivals

234574
Date
1983-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One black and white print. Bill Nichols, of Orange Park, was a wood carver. He also demonstrated the use of old wood working tools.
Type
Still Image

Claude Sheppard making whips at the 1978 Florida Folk Festivals

234576
Date
1978-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One black and white print. Image of Claude Sheppard of Gainesville braiding cow whips.
Type
Still Image

Unidentified string musicians at the Florida Folk Festvial

234600
Date
1960
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One photographic print. Various string musicians during folk festivals in the 1960s.
Type
Still Image

Zeke Stephens at the 1975 Florida Folk Festival

235759
Date
1985-08
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two color slides. Stephens was from Panama City and played at several folk festivals.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S77-293 - S77-294

Spanish dancing at the Florida Folk Festival

236772
Date
1960
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Twelve black and white prints. Images of Spanish dances, most of which were performed by non-Spanish dancers, at various Florida Folk Festivals.
Type
Still Image

Sarah Gertrude Knott

234651
Date
1964
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Ten black and white prints. Images of Sarah G. Knott at several Florida Folk Festivals. She was the first director of the Florida Folk Festival in 1953-1954. Born in 1895 in Kevil, Kentucky, Knott studied acting before founding the National Folk Festival in St. Louis in 1934. She served as its dire...
Type
Still Image

Florida Folk Festival folklife area

233796
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Three color slides. Folklife area of the Florida Folk Festival.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S89-520 - S89-522

Storyteller Tom Chaires at the Florida Folk Festival

236179
Date
1950
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One black and white print. Located in envelope #2. Chaires was from Old Town in Dixie County. He told stories of 'olden times' at the folk festivals in the 1950s. Recordings of Chaires can be found in S 1576.
Type
Still Image

Square dancing at the Florida Folk Festival

236773
Date
1957
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Sixty-seven black and white prints, and five color prints. Images of various square dance groups, most of which are unidentified, at various Florida Folk Festivals.
Type
Still Image

Raw footage of the 1991 Florida Folk Festivals (Video 4 of 15)

238369
Date
1991-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One video recording (3/4" tape; 22 minutes) Unedited footage of the 1991 Florida Folk Festival. Footage of Gomez using a backstrap loom; Leonard making palmetto hats; and various craft demonstrations: blacksmiths, Guatemalan masks, cotton spinning, paintings, jewelry, and cooking.
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
FV-62

Various church choirs performing at the Florida Folk Festival

234505
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Thirty-four black and white prints. Images of various choirs singing at Florida Folk Festivals, c. 1950s - 1970s. Some of the prints have identifications on the rear.
Type
Still Image

Various Phillipine stick dancers at the Florida Folk Festival

234603
Date
1957-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Eighteen photographic prints. Images of Filipino dancers at the Florida Folk Festivals.
Type
Still Image

Gamble Rogers performing at the Florida Folk Festival

236445
Date
1970
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Six color slides. From two undated folk festivals. He won the 1993 Florida Folk Heritage Award posthumously.
Type
Still Image

Festival director Sarah Knott singing at the 1954 Florida Folk Festival

234341
Date
1954-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One black and white print. Knott was the first director of the Florida Folk Festival in 1953-1954. Born in 1895 in Kevil, Kentucky, Knott studied acting before founding the National Folk Festival in St. Louis in 1934. She served as its director until 1971. Until her death in 1984, she continued to s...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
P82-196

Raw footage of the 1991 Florida Folk Festivals (Video 14 of 15)

238379
Date
1991-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One video recording (3/4", 22 minutes). The Georgia Sea Island Singers were comprised of Doug and Frankie Quimby, and were from Brunswick, Georgia. They preserved and demonstrated the Gulklah (Geechee) culture of the Sea Islands. Their performance continues on FV-73.
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
FV-72

Suzette Cason at the 1962 Florida Folk Festival

234613
Date
1962-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One black and white print.
Type
Still Image

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