George Heaps-Nelson at the 1975 Florida Folk Festival

235760
Date
1975-08
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Four color slides.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S77-296 - S77-299

Folk comic and harmonica player Leroy McDaniel at the Florida Folk Festival

234821
Date
1950
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two black and white prints.
Type
Still Image

Frank Mitchell and his shoeshine rag at the 1984 Florida Folk Festival

234703
Date
1984-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Four color slides. Mitchell of Lake City performing his shoe shine rag at the festival's main stage. Bobby Hicks is playing the harmonica.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S85-79 - S85-82

Interview with and music performance by harmonica player Samuel Young

235079
Date
1985-09-14
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel (also copied onto audio cassette: C86-55). Interview with harmonica player Young. Includes Young playing his harmonica. The Dade Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1986 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalas, Nancy Nusz and Laurie Sommers in order to identify folk arts and folk artists for t...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T86-11
Item ID
C86-55*

Don Grooms performing at the 1977 Florida Folk Festival

234802
Date
1977-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two black and white prints. Images of singer-songwriter Grooms with Will McLean on harmonica and Tim DeMas on upright bass. Grooms, born in Waynesville, North Caroline to a Applachian/Cherokee family, was an associate professor of telecommunications at the University of Florida (1962-1993). He was ...
Type
Still Image

Ada Miller performing the glass harmonica at the Stephen Foster Memorial

241468
Date
02/26/1963
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
00143

Ada Miller performing the glass harmonica at the Stephen Foster Memorial

241469
Date
06/02/1964
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
00181

Ada Miller performing the glass harmonica at the Stephen Foster Memorial

241467
Date
Dec 1962
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
00128

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

John Cephas and Phil Wiggins performing blues music at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage)

237091
Date
1991-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Three reel to reel recordings. Fitchen served as emcee. From Washington, DC. Wiggins played harmonica and Cephas played guitar.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T91-35
Item ID
T91-36
Item ID
T91-37

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

237903
Date
05/23/1986
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
T86-110

Saturday performances at the 1984 Florida Folk Festival (Stage III) (Reel 6)

238412
Date
1984-05-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T84-76

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

Frank Mitchell performing a shoeshine rag at the 1977 Florida Folk festival

236787
Date
1977-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One black and white prints. Mitchell performing a shoe shine rag with Robert Cappel, wearing the shoes, and George Heaps-Nelson playing harmonica.
Type
Still Image

Sunday performances at the 2003 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Disc 7)

241563
Date
05/25/2003
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
CD03-72

Interview with and music performance by blues musician Moses Williams

238916
Date
1980-03-11
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Moses Williams was originally from Mississippi. He moved to Florida in the 1950s. He played the diddly bow, a one-string homemade musical instrument, also called a yakedy board.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T81-15

Raw footage of the 1991 Florida Folk Festivals (Video 1 of 15)

238366
Date
1991-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One video recording (3/4" tape; 22 minutes) Unedited footage (some of it contains no audio) of the 1991 Florida Folk Festival. Include images of the entrance sign, various crafts and artisans (jewelry, blacksmith, chair making) and performers. Dinella and Geiger perform several unidentified songs at...
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
FV-59

Florida Yesterday: Untitled episode (edit tape)

238824
Date
1977-01-10
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One video cassette. (3/4" tape; 62 minutes) Unedited footage of an untitled episode of the WINK-produced show, Florida Yesterday. (May be the first show). Features Frog on a boat, telling family stories of growing in South Georgia and Florida. (For finished version, sans credits, see FV-30.)
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
V86-58

Sunday performances at the 1994 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Concert Stage) (Tape 4)

239651
Date
1994-05-29
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT). The Neighborhood Blues Band, of Orlando, featured Evan Waller (guitar), Chip Luck (guitar), Ray Starling (bass), Larry Courtney (guitar), Dave Adams (drums), Dave Crukowski (harmonica), Odell Maxwell (harmonica) and Layla Bennett (piano The Calloway Sisters were from Wi...
Type
Sound
Item ID
D94-45

Friday performances at the 2001 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Tape 22)

240392
Date
2001-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. Chuck Hardwicke - guitar/vocals; Karen Newman - mandolin; Pete Succi - guitar/banjo; Alita Succi - autoharp/whistle; Stan Geberer - harmonica
Type
Sound
Item ID
C01-22

Sunday evening performances at the 1978 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

239068
Date
1978-05-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. The Whiteheads (Cubby and his family) played Bavarian dance music. Jay was from Fort Myers played the harmonica and hambones. Bryant was from White Springs -- this was her first festival. Rogers was from St. Augustine.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T80-25

Folklife People: Moses Williams

273989
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Moses Williams (1919-1988) was born February 15 in Itta Bena, Mississippi. He spent much of his life traveling, either in show business or working as an itinerant farm worker, which eventually brought him to Florida. At the age of 11, he learned the harmonica, but it was his one-string zither, or "d...
Type
interactive resource

Sunday morning performances at the 1971 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

239300
Date
1971-05-09
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. NOTE: Due to technical problems with the original reels the recording quality of the 1971 Florida Folk Festival is exceptionally poor. The second half of the reel consists of the Sunday afternoon program, not listed here (see separate entry for description.) Boltin also s...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-228

Friday performances at the 2000 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Tape 3)

240247
Date
2000-05-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. Index sheet states that only one song was recorded due to technical difficulties with the tape recorder. Valerie Caracappa (guitar and banjo) performs folk songs and humor with Sonny [?] on guitar and Mike [?] on harmonica.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C00-3

Friday performances at the 2000 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Tape 8)

240252
Date
2000-05-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. Tommy Bledsoe (banjo/harmonica/guitar) and Joy D'Elia perform and tell traditional Appalachian songs and stories.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C00-8

Sunday performances at the 2000 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Tape 12)

240295
Date
2000-05-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. The band consisted of Wayne Martin - violin; Maryanne Dinella - guitar;Dennis Devine - guitar; Sharon Nauman - mandolin; Sandra Jemison - harmonica
Type
Sound
Item ID
C00-54

Friday performances at the 2001 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Tapes 13)

240383
Date
2001-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. The band consisted of Nancy Levine - guitar; Jimmy Bainbridge - bass/mandolin; Joe - harmonica; Argus - guitar/vocals.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C01-13

Saturday performances at the 2001 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Tape 4)

240397
Date
2001-05-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. Featured Stan Geberer (harmonica) and J.D. Smith (guitar).
Type
Sound
Item ID
C01-27

Big Bend Ramblers performing at the 1989 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

237511
Date
1989-05-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. (Also copied onto C91-1). Walker served as emcee. The band consisted of Gordon Scott (mandolin/harmonica); Mary Cox (banjo, bass); and Wayne Martin (fiddle).
Type
Sound
Item ID
T89-142
Item ID
C91-1*

Martin Crutchfield performing at the festival at the 1988 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

237572
Date
1988-05-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Crutchfield played with Martin Locklear (guitar), Tom Lock (mandolin) and Charley Groth (harmonica).
Type
Sound
Item ID
T88-28
Item ID
T88-29

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