Friday afternoon performances at the 1969 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

239277
Date
1969-05-02
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. (The first third of the reel consists of Friday morning performances, and last third of Saturday morning performances -- see separate entries for details.) Knott, of Kentucky, was the festival's first director in 1953 and 1954. Billie was from Brighton Seminole Indian Reservation. Sunland Sunshine Singers were from Tallahassee. Cox lived in Moorehead, North Carolina. The Brewer Yeast cakes were based out of Gainesville. Rosa and Zeke lived in Panama City. Hall was from Sarasota. Esther Beadnell lived in Orange Park, originally from West Virginia, while Tom was from New York. Malkine sang French folk songs. Boltin, the festival director, told a Brer Rabbit tale. The Friday evening performances were rained out.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-208
Greensboro Junior Chorus

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