Images of the 1989 Florida Folk Festival

236487
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Twenty-five color slides. Danny Baxley's crew at work in the forest.
Type
Still Image
Loggers

Area that has been cut by loggers

106214
Date
1989
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA1114526
Folklife Collection.

Shortwood operation in North Florida

236054
Date
1989-01
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Five color slides. The shortwood operation involves the conversion of trees into desired length products at the stump, either by hand with chain saws or by some other mechanized processor, turning the trees into usable logs. The individual pieces are then transported to a truck with a fellerbuncher or skidder. These slides document shortwood operations in Gadsden County.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S92-895- S92-899
Loggers

Family Forestry Businesses Workshop at the 1989 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Stage)

237415
Date
1989-05-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Sawin served as emcee. A discussion that arose out of the Florida Forest Industries Project. The Baxleys discuss their logging business, including contracts, the process of logging, their workers, working with Georgia Pacific, and duties of their workers.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T89-58
http://fpc.dos.state.fl.us/memory/collections/folklife

Family Forestry Businesses Workshop at the 1989 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Stage)

237428
Date
1989-05-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Sawin served as emcee. A discussion that arose out of the Florida Forest Industries Project. The Baxleys discuss their logging business, including contracts, the process of logging, their workers, working with Georgia Pacific, and duties of their workers.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T89-70
http://fpc.dos.state.fl.us/memory/collections/folklife

Family Forestry Businesses Workshop at the 1989 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Stage)

237438
Date
1989-05-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Sawin served as emcee. A discussion that arose out of the Florida Forest Industries Project. The Baxleys discuss their logging business, including contracts, the process of logging, their workers, working with Georgia Pacific, and duties of their workers.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T89-80
http://fpc.dos.state.fl.us/memory/collections/folklife

Logging Workshop at the 1989 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Stage)

237410
Date
1989-05-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Rosenberg served as emcee. A discussion that arose out of Rosenberg's work of the Florida Forest Industries Project. They discuss training for logging, typical day logging, safety hazards, and superstitions. Afterwards, logger Bryan played fiddle tunes.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T89-53
http://fpc.dos.state.fl.us/memory/collections/folklife

Logging Workshop at the 1989 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Stage)

237433
Date
1989-05-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Rosenberg served as emcee. A discussion that arose out of Rosenberg's work of the Florida Forest Industries Project. They discuss training for logging, typical day logging, safety hazards, and superstitions. Afterwards, logger Bryan played fiddle tunes.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T89-76
http://fpc.dos.state.fl.us/memory/collections/folklife

Logging Workshop at the 1989 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Stage)

237422
Date
1989-05-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Rosenberg served as emcee. A discussion that arose out of Rosenberg's work of the Florida Forest Industries Project. They discuss training for logging, typical day logging, sawmill operations, animals encountered, safety hazards, and superstitions.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T89-65
http://fpc.dos.state.fl.us/memory/collections/folklife

Arthur Bailey inspecting and marking a logging site

236053
Date
1989-01
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Twenty-one color slides. Bailey was a timber cruiser --a person hired by a wood products company, or a government employee, who locates standing crops of timber and estimates their yield of lumber.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S92-888- S92-894; S92-900 - S92-913
Loggers

Florida Yesterday: Untitled episode (raw footage)

238822
Date
1977-01-13
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One video cassette. (3/4" tape; 47 minutes) Raw footage featuring Frog Smith sitting in a chair near a canal, discussing his family history. Displays one of his paintings, depicting the railroad in Levy County from 1911.
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
V86-56
Loggers

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
Loggers

Logger cutting logs - Alachua County, Florida

110772
Date
1989
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA4892
Folklife Collection.

Fiddler Billy Bryan performing at the 1989 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Stage)

237416
Date
1989-05-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. First part of the tape consist of fiddle music. In the second part of the tape, forest workers discuss how they spend their leisure time.<br />
Type
Sound
Item ID
T89-59
http://fpc.dos.state.fl.us/memory/collections/folklife

Logger Curtis Everett driving vehicle for short wood operation in North Florida - Gadsden County, Florida

123688
Date
1989
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS92899
Folklife Collection

Women of Forestry Workshop at the 1989 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Stage)

237414
Date
1989-05-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Sawin served as emcee. A discussion that arose out of the Florida Forest Industries Project. Summers was a forest fire fighter, Dye was a sawmill supervisor, Baxley ran a logging business, and Pywell was a professor of Forestry at UF. They discuss acceptance of women in the forestry field, discrimination they faced, descriptions of their respective jobs, types of lumber and forest fires, and typical day at their jobs.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T89-57
http://fpc.dos.state.fl.us/memory/collections/folklife

Women of Forestry Workshop at the 1989 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Stage)

237427
Date
1989-05-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Sawin served as emcee. A discussion that arose out of the Florida Forest Industries Project. Summers was a forest fire fighter, Dye was a supervisor at Corbitt Cypress Mill in White Springs, Baxley ran a logging business, and Pywell was a professor of Forestry at UF. They discuss acceptance of women in the forestry field, discrimination they faced, descriptions of their respective jobs, types of lumber and forest fires, and typical day at their jobs.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T89-69
http://fpc.dos.state.fl.us/memory/collections/folklife

Women of Forestry Workshop at the 1989 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Stage)

237437
Date
1989-05-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Sawin served as emcee. A discussion that arose out of the Florida Forest Industries Project. Summers was a forest fire fighter, Dye was a sawmill supervisor, Baxley ran a logging business, and Pywell was a professor of Forestry at UF. They discuss acceptance of women in the forestry field, discrimination they faced, descriptions of their respective jobs, types of lumber and forest fires, and typical day at their jobs.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T89-79
http://fpc.dos.state.fl.us/memory/collections/folklife

Saturday performances at the 1983 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

238774
Date
1983-05-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recordings. Boltin served as emcee. The Crawfords were from Jacksonville. Bouwhuizen was from Tampa.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T83-173
Florida Folklife Program

Thursday afternoon performances at the 1972 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

240797
Date
05/04/1972
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-231
http://fpc.dos.state.fl.us/memory/collections/folklife

Self-recording of Sam Eskin: Music, Songs, Ballads

239212
Date
1963-07-21
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel. (Duplicated on T77-267B) A self-made recording by Eskin; sent to Thelma Boltin, then director of the Florida Folk Festival. Eskin, born to Russian-Jewish parents in Washington, D.C. in 1898, was a self-educated folklorist who collected and published songs from across the world. During the 1940s and 1950s, Eskin embarked on several recording trips in the United States and elsewhere. In 1951, he produced an album with Folkways Records entitled: Sea Shanties and Logger's Songs. Today, his collection of recordings, transcripted songs, and original compositions is housed with the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-267
-educated folklorist who collected

Sunday performances at the 1979 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 5)

238657
Date
1979-05-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. The first half of Groom's performance can be found on T83-104. The Heaps-Nelsons were from Swainsboro, Georgia. Devine was from Dade City. At the time, he was the director of the Heart of Florida Folk Festival. Waldon was from White Springs. Tillinghast was from Statesville, NC.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T83-105
http://fpc.dos.state.fl.us/memory/collections/folklife

Performances and interviews with Bob and Evelyn Beers

237683
Date
May 1962
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
C78-63, C78-64, C78-65, C78-66
) they have collected over

Saturday afternoon performances at the 1977 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

239236
Date
1977-09-03
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Williamson was from Palatka. Zeke was a fiddler from Panama City. His wife Rosa straw beat for him. The Mt. Carmel Choir were from Palatka, and led by Choice Butler. The Wild Bunch clogged to Sawgrass Boys dance music.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-291
http://fpc.dos.state.fl.us/memory/collections/folklife

Saturday morning performances at the 1977 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

239230
Date
1977-09-03
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. (The second half of the reel consists of the Saturday afternoon performances.) Burstine was the wife of the late bob Beers, and lived in Petersburg, New York where directed the Fox Hollow Folk Festival. Johnson was a guitarist from Gaiensville; his partner Wickman worked for the St. Augustine Preservation Board. They sang nineteenth-century songs, The Smiths were from Jackonville. Battle and Koehn were from Tampa. Muller was a dulcimer player, as well as a music instructor at the Smeinole Community College. Tillinghast was from Stone Mountain, Georgia, though raised in Florida. The Sawgrass Boys were from Hobe SOund.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-291
http://fpc.dos.state.fl.us/memory/collections/folklife

Saturday morning performances at the 1977 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)

239231
Date
1977-09-03
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. (The second half of the reel consists of the Saturday afternoon performances.) Burstine was the wife of the late bob Beers, and lived in Petersburg, New York where directed the Fox Hollow Folk Festival. Johnson was a guitarist from Gainesville; his partner Wickman worked for the St. Augustine Preservation Board. They sang nineteenth-century songs, The Smiths were from Jacksonville. Battle and Koehn were from Tampa. Muller was a dulcimer player, as well as a music instructor at the Seminole Community College. Tillinghast was from Stone Mountain, Georgia, though raised in Florida. The Sawgrass Boys were from Hobe Sound.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-291
http://fpc.dos.state.fl.us/memory/collections/folklife

End of Saturday performances and start of Sunday performances at the 1975 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

239163
Date
1975-08-30
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. The Boyer Family were from Missouri, and the family of late singer Bob Beers. His wife, Burstine, was from Petersburg, NY. Dixon was from Miami. Seafood Combo was from Tallahassee and consisted of: Tony Verderamo, Larry Abrams, and Pam Mansfield. Fraser and Durham were from Midway, Georgia. Skip Johns and his band were bluegrass musicians from Lake City. Allen and Goodman were both ballad singers from East Point, Georgia. Cadwell was a banjoist from Jackson Heights, NY. Carter was a singer from Macon, Georgia. Moore hailed from Green Cove Springs. Tillinghast lived in Hollywood, Florida. The Hallmans were from Greenville, SC. Williamson was from Palatka. Flemming, with his friends Pat &amp; Luther Rozar, and Dennis Henry, closed out the show.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T79-19
http://fpc.dos.state.fl.us/memory/collections/folklife

Albert Williams involved in shortwood operation in Gadsden County.

266714
Date
1989
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA0789A
Folklife Collection

Albert Williams involved in shortwood operation in Gadsden County.

266717
Date
1989
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA0689A
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