Images from the 1983 Florida Folk Festival

235593
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Sixteen color slides.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S83-2966 - S83-2981

Shoe Shiner Frank Mitchell in Lake City

234191
Date
1978-05-02
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One black and white print. Image taken by McCallum while working for the Southern Folklife Center, in Memphis, Tennessee.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
P78-517

Images from the North Florida Folklife Project

235806
Date
1978-12-21
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Fifteen black and white slides.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S78-1121 - S78-1135

Frank Mitchell performing a shoe shine rag at the 1983 Florida Folk Festival

235592
Date
1983-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Three color slides.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S83-2982 - S83-2984

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

Frank Mitchell performing a shoeshine rag at the 1983 Florida Folk Festival

235563
Date
1983-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Five color slides.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S83-1899 - S83-1900; S83-2155 - S83-2164

Frank Mitchell performing a shoeshine rag at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival

236213
Date
1985-05-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Eight color slides. Mitchell shining Hicks' shoes.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S86-447 - S86-449

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

Frank Mitchell repairing a shoe at Capells Shoe Store - Lake City, Florida

119606
Date
1978
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS781121

Frank Mitchell repairing a shoe at Capells Shoe Store - Lake City, Florida

119607
Date
1978
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS781122

Shoe shiner Frank Mitchell working at Cappell's Shoe Shop in Lake City, Florida.

242044
Date
1978
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FP78517

Florida Folklife slide-tape presentation

238043
Date
1980
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. An educational audio and slide program about Florida folklife. The program was created from earlier fieldwork images and audio recordings. In the late 1970s, the FFP under the direction of Bulger created six audio and slide programs about Florida folklife for use by schools, libr...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C81-17

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

Florida Folks: 1985 Florida Folk Festival

238626
Date
1985-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One video cassette. (3/4" tape) 60 minutes.
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
V86-21

Frank Mitchell polishing a shoe he has just repaired at Capells Shoe Store - Lake City, Florida

119949
Date
1978
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS795A

Frank Mitchell performing "Shoeshine rhythm" at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival - White Springs, Florida

60239
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
fs86449

Performance of Shoeshine Rhythms at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival - White Springs, Florida

110325
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA4432A

Sunday performances at the 1981 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 6)

238940
Date
1981-05-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Stange's performance continues on T81-56.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T81-55

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

Interview with shoe shiner Frank Mitchell

239170
Date
1978-05-02
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Mitchell, born in 1919 in Greensboro, Alabama, first moved to Florida in 1949. Eventually, he was hired by Capells Shoe Store to shine (and later repair) shoes. Florida Folk Festival director Thelma Boltin discovered him in the early 1970s, and he performed at several fe...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T78-315

Suwannee River Five and Frank Mitchell performing at the 1983 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)

238472
Date
1983-05-29
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C84-41

Classic Country, Frank Mitchell, Community Revival Center, and Shorty Bedenbaugh performing at the 1983 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)

238477
Date
1983-05-29
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C84-46

Friday performances at the 1984 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage) (Reel 15)

238322
Date
1984-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Mother Jaya and daughter Nila demonstrated traditional dances of India. Shoe shiner Frank Mitchell, of Lake City, performed songs in a shoe-shine rag style. From Jacksonville, the Deep Water Family consisted of Cindy, Mike, and Steve Nash.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T84-17

Images from the North Florida Folklife Project

234160
Date
1978-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Ten proof sheets with 322 black and white images. P78-357, 358 Ella Mae Huffman making baskets. Includes images of Peggy Bulger (70 images) P78-359 Images of cigar roller Domingo Rojas, as well as of St Augustine (33 images) P78-360, 361 Painter Pharoah Baker (37 images) P78-362 Three musicians: Hor...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
P78-357 - P78-367

Video recording of the 1984 Florida Folk Festival (Video 11 of 15)

240889
Date
05/25/1984 - 05/27/1984
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
V84-11

Sunday performances at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage) (Reel 9)

238116
Date
1985-05-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Rogers served as emcee. KcKinney played violin with Canova on piano; Mitchell performed a shoeshine rag with Gamble Rogers on guitar. Gamble also joined the Pattersons on guitar.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T85-51

Friday performances at the 1983 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 13)

238767
Date
1983-05-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recordings. Boltin served as emcee. Mitchell played a shoeshine rag with Hicks on guitar. Goodson was a pianist from Pensacola.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T83-166

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

239242
Date
1977-09-04
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-296

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