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

Saturday evening performances at the 1958 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)

239493
Date
1958-05-03
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Eller 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
T77-76

Saturday evening performances at the 1962 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

239427
Date
1962-05-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-128b

Saturday evening performances at the 1963 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

239448
Date
1963-05-04
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. <p>&nbsp;</p>
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-143

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

239505
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
T77-61

Saturday evening performances at the 1962 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)

239428
Date
1962-05-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-129

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

Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: School Tape

238385
Date
1984-05-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording (24:21 minutes). A collection of several radio stories that was sent to Florida schools. Includes Fred Beaver talking about the Suwannee River; Story of Oh! Suzanna; Mark Moore; Story of Tioga Waltz (Foster's first song); Music by the Amigo Male Singers; Story of Josie Bi...
Type
Sound
Item ID
61-2-8

Saturday evening performances of the 1967 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

239332
Date
1967-05-06
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. The first half of the reel consists of the Saturday afternoon program.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-175

Saturday evening performances at the 1961 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

239404
Date
1961-05-06
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin (with Carter)served as emcee.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-110

Pre-selections for the Florida Folk Festival 25th Anniversary album

238742
Date
1954-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. A compilation of Florida Folk Festival recordings for use in creating the 25th anniversary folk festival album. Produced by the FFP staff, the album was produced in honor of the Florida Folk Festival, and covers the years 1952 - 1977. Released in 1981, the final album w...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T83-118
Item ID
T83-119
Item ID
T83-120

Friday morning performances at the 1958 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

239481
Date
1958-05-02
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
T77-66

Friday afternoon performances at the 1958 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

239482
Date
1958-05-02
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
T77-67

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

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

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