Autoharpist Clay Jones

234665
Date
1978
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two black and white prints. 1: Clay Jones leading a 1978 autoharp workshop; 2: Jones playing the autoharp.
Type
Still Image
Jones, Clay

Autoharpist Clay Jones performing at the 1978 Florida Folk Festival

234336
Date
1978-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One black and white print. Clay Jones playing the autoharp at the 1978 Florida Folk Festival. The autoharp is a string instrument, much like the zither, that is played on one's lap. It first appeared in the 1880s.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
P82-191
Jones, Clay

Sunday morning performances at the 1968 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 4)

239266
Date
1968-05-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Jones and Snyder were from West Palm Beach. Singer-guitarist Rogers was from St. Augustine.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-200
Jones, Clay

Sunday afternoon performances at the 1976 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (reel 3)

239551
Date
1976-09-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-258
Jones, Clay

Sunday evening performances at the 1978 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 6)

239072
Date
1978-05-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Jones, of Gainesville, played the dulcimer and autoharp. Marshall, of White Springs, sang traditional spirituals. Lazonby was from Hawthorne. The rest of Grooms set can be found on T80-30.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T80-29
http://fpc.dos.state.fl.us/memory/Collections/folklife

Friday evening performances at the 1968 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)

239251
Date
1968-05-03
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. The Wiggins Sisters were from Bradenton. Jones and Snyder were from West Palm Beach.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-185
Jones, Clay

Sunday morning performances at the 1968 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)

239265
Date
1968-05-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. The St. Johns River Singers were from Putnam County, and led by Marcel Ferguson. Folsom and Walby were from Tallahassee. Jones and Snyder were from West Palm Beach.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-198
Jones, Clay

Sunday performances at the 1979 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)

238655
Date
1979-05-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Cross Creek Cloggers and Bucksnort Barndance Band were from Gainesville. From Live Oak, Pure & Simple consisted of David Griswold (bass/vocals), Jerry Jackson (guitar/vocals), and Vickie Jackson (vocals/banjo). Dobbs was from Palatka. The Deckards were from Lake City, where she was a seamstress, and he worked for the Florida DOT. Drava dancers were from Tallahassee. Jones was from Gainesville. Linda Bittner (later Crider) was from Tallahassee, while Dale Crider was from Windsor. They sang songs dealing with the environment.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T83-103
http://fpc.dos.state.fl.us/memory/collections/folklife

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