Publicity photo for the Georgia Sea Island Singers

234630
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two black and white prints. The Georgia Sea Island Singers were Frankie and Doug Quimby.
Type
Still Image

Video footage of shrimp trawl nets

241215
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
FV-88

Kathy Goodman and Amy Allen singing at the 1974 Florida Folk Festival

234800
Date
1974-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One black and white print. An image of Goodman, of East Point, Georgia, and Amy Allen, of Atlanta, Georgia, performing at the 1974 Florida Folk Festival.
Type
Still Image

The Georgia Sea Island Singers at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival

236021
Date
1991-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Twenty-seven color slides.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S92-513 - S92-526; S92-544 - S92-556

The Georgia Sea Island Singers performing at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage)

237088
Date
1991-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Fitchen served as emcee. The Quimbys (The Sea Island Georgia Singers) sang in the traditional Gullah dialect, and discussed African American and slave history on the Sea Island of the Florida nd Georgia East coast. For a video of their performance, see FV-71, FV-72, and ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T91-32
Item ID
T91-33

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

Lem Griffis telling a tall tale at the 1957 Florida Folk Festival

234337
Date
1957-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One black and white print. Lem Griffis was a story teller from Fargo, Georgia. He grew up in the Okeefenokee Swamp, and his stories were considered typical of North Florida/South Georgia.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
P82-192

Sunday performances at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area/Stage III) (Tape 3)

240547
Date
05/26/1991
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
D91-16

Dr. Ben Griffith at the 1961 Florida Folk Festival

234801
Date
1961-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One black and white print. Dr. Griffith, of Macon, Georgia, playing the autoharp at the 1961 Florida Folk Festival. The folder also includes correpsondence written by Dr. Griffith.
Type
Still Image

The Georgia Sea Island Singers performing for students

235372
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One contact sheet with twenty-four black and white images. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Duval County was a joint venture between the Duval County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was started in 1984 by folklorist David Taylor with funding from the National Endowment for t...
Type
Still Image

The Georgia Sea Island Singers performing at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)

237142
Date
1991-05-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two reel to reel recordings. Devine served as the emcee.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T91-93
Item ID
T91-92

Saturday performances at the 2002 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Disc 16)

241039
Date
05/25/2002
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
CD02-64

Raw footage of the 1991 Florida Folk Festivals (Video 13 of 15)

238378
Date
1991-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One video recording (3/4", 22 minutes). Unedited footage of the 1991 Florida Folk Festival. Graham-Smith performed old English folk songs. The Georgia Sea Island Singers sang African American spirituals. For an audio recording of the pipe band, and of Graham Smith, see T91-31 in S 1576; for th...
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
FV-71

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

238380
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 Gullah (Geechee) culture of the Sea Islands. Their performance began on FV-72. The ensemble, from Gainesville a...
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
FV-73

W. H. Hammack interview

237535
Date
1978-05-19
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Hammack discusses his life working as a millwright and sawyer. He describes working at a lumber mill on the St. Mark's River below Tallahassee; on a lumber mill in Tifton, Georgia; at a lumber company in Moultrie, Georgia; and as a superintendent on lumber jobs in Woodville, Fl...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C78-59

The Portable Folk Festival

235753
Date
1977-04-16
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Twenty-three color slides. For recordings of the performances, see S 1576, reels T77-277 through T77-279. Johnny Shines was a blues singer-guitarist who once traveled with famed blues singer Robert Johnson. He was re-discovered in the 1960s during the folk revival boom, and played festivals througho...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S77-200 - S77-222

Mary Bonk singing at the 1972 Florida Folk Festival

234623
Date
1972-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One black and white print. Mary Bonk of Atlanta performing at the 1972 festival.
Type
Still Image

The Georgia Sea Island Singers, Frankie and Doug Quimby

109872
Date
198-
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA3953

Folklife Genre: Folk

273962
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Comprising the largest category of music in the collection, folk is a mixture of traditional and revival folk music. Florida is proud of its folk music heritage, as well as native troubadours like Gamble Rogers, Will McLean, and Frank and Ann Thomas.
Type
interactive resource

Friday performances at the 2003 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Disc 4)

241520
Date
05/23/2003
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
CD03-30

Friday performances at the 2002 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Disc 6)

241009
Date
05/24/2002
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
CD02-33

Saturday performances at the 2002 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Disc 8)

241032
Date
05/25/2002
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
CD02-56

The Cross Family Singers promotional photograph

234554
Date
1978
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One black and white print. Publicity photograph of the Cross Family Singers, of Brunswick, Georgia. They performed at the 1978 Florida Folk Festival. The group consisted of: Dub Cross -- lead singer, mandolin (father); Liz Cross -- guitar, lead and tenor singer (mother); Brenda Cross -- bass guitar...
Type
Still Image

Harris Fussell at his ranch

235507
Date
1983-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Eight color slides. Fussell was from Georgia, and had been ranching in Florida since the 1940s. For an interview with Fussell, see S 1576, box 11, tapes C83-111/112.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S83-2434 - S83-2441

Music performances at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival

236520
Date
1992-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One proof sheet with 36 black and white images (plus negatives).
Type
Still Image

Friday performances at the 1993 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Tape 3)

240491
Date
05/28/1993
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
D93-3

The Georgia Sea Island Singers Band performing at John E. Ford Elementary School

236312
Date
1992-01
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Twelve color slides. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Duval County was a joint venture between the Duval County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was started in 1984 by folklorist David Taylor with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social stud...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S95-36 - S95-48

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