Dr. Alton Morris, Fletcher Hodges, Sarah Knott, and Thelma Boltin at the 1960 Florida Folk Festival

234693
Date
1960-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Three black and white prints.
Type
Still Image

Dedication ceremonies for the Osceola Statue Unveiling

241406
Date
07/20/1958
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
00054 - 00055

Sarah G. Knott, Thelma Boltin, and Alton Morris at the Florida Folk Festival in the 1950s

234330
Date
1950
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One black and white print. Sarah Knott was the festival director for its first two years (1953-1954). She had previously been founder of the National Folk Festival. Storyteller Thelma Boltin replaced her in 1955. Dr. Alton Morris was a nationally recognized folklorist.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
P82-168

Sarah Gertrude Knott

234651
Date
1964
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Ten black and white prints. Images of Sarah G. Knott at several Florida Folk Festivals. She was the first director of the Florida Folk Festival in 1953-1954. Born in 1895 in Kevil, Kentucky, Knott studied acting before founding the National Folk Festival in St. Louis in 1934. She served as its dire...
Type
Still Image

Friday evening performances at the 1961 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

239397
Date
1961-05-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. The first half of the reel consists of Friday afternoon performances.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-104

Sunday performances at the 1956 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 5)

239527
Date
1956-05-06
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Detailed information on the performers can be found on the 1956 festival program, located in S 1619, box 1.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-54

Saturday evening performances at the 1963 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

239447
Date
1963-05-04
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. The first half of the reel consists of Saturday afternoon performances.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-142

Images from the 1954 Florida Folk Festival

234052
Date
1954-05-06
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Eight black and white prints. P82-44 Josie Billie, Billy Bowlegs III, Fred Beaver P82-45 Billy Bowlegs III, Fred Beaver P82-46 Fred Beaver and his art work P82-47 Group photo: Josie Billie, two people, unidentified, Billy Bowlegs III, unidentified, Fred Beaver, Alton Morris P82-48 Square dancers and...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
P82-44 - P82-51

Reproductions of Florida-related recordings from the Library of Congress

238036
Date
1949
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
<p>Seven reel to reels. The originals are housed at the Library of Congress (LOC). These copies were made in 1986, when staff from the Florida Folklife Program visited the LOC to duplicate its Florida-related WPA recordings. These recordings range in time from the late 1940s through the 1970s, and ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T86-231
Item ID
T86-230
Item ID
T86-229
Item ID
T86-227
Item ID
T86-228
Item ID
T86-232
Item ID
T86-233

Images of the Florida Folk Arts Conference

234134
Date
1978-01-14
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
57 black and white prints. Images are from a folklife conference held at White Springs January 14-15, 1978. Hosted by the Florida Folklife Program at the Stephen Foster Center (SFC), the conference included folklorists and historians from the Library of Congress (LOC), Smithsonian Institute (SI), Un...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
P78-181 - P78-237

Recordings of the Florida Folk Arts Conference

239181
Date
1978-01-14
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Nine reel to reel recordings. Hosted by the Florida Folklife Program at the Stephen Foster Center (SFC), the conference included folklorists and historians from the Library of Congress (LOC), Smithsonian Institute (SI), University of Florida, as well as throughout Florida and the South. T78-301: Joh...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T78-301
Item ID
T78-302
Item ID
T78-303
Item ID
T78-304
Item ID
T78-305
Item ID
T78-306
Item ID
T78-307
Item ID
T78-308
Item ID
T78-309

Performances at the 1970 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

239284
Date
1970-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Saunders was the chairman of the Stephen Foster Memorial Commission. Meadows was White Springs' mayor. Morris was a professor at the University of Florida. Keen was from White Springs. Godwin was from Hawthorne. Thrailkill was a poet from Wauchula....
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-213

WPA field recordings in Masaryktown (1939-1940 recording expedition: Alton Morris)

238021
Date
1939-08-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; One reel to reel. (These songs appear at the end of the reel. Recordings from another WPA expedition is at the start. These same recordings appear at the start of T86-252, as well.) These recordings were created by Morris of the University of Florida, assisted by workers of the Fl...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T86-252

WPA field recordings in Alachua County (1936-1937 recording expedition)

238005
Date
1937
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel. (Copied onto tapes C90-41/42 in S 1576.) These recordings were created during the 1936-1937 expedition by John Lomax. In these recordings he visited Alachua County with Alton Morris of the University of Florida. These were the second of several WPA recording expeditions in Florida....
Type
Sound
Item ID
T86-220

WPA field recordings in Alachua County (1936-1937 recording expedition)

238006
Date
1937
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel. These recordings were created during the 1936-1937 expedition by John Lomax. In these recordings he visited Alachua County with Alton Morris of the University of Florida. These were the second of several WPA recording expeditions in Florida. At the time Lomax was in charge of the f...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T86-221

WPA field recordings at Tarpon Springs and Slavia (1939-1940 recording expedition: Alton Morris)

238018
Date
1939-08-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel. These recordings were created by Morris of the University of Florida, assisted by workers of the Florida Writers Project (including photographer Robert Cook), in 1939 and 1940. He created 14 12-inch acetate records in total. On this recording, Morris visited Tarpon Springs, and the...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T86-224

WPA field recordings at Gainesville, Raiford, Panama City, and Jacksonville

238020
Date
1939-10-04
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel. These recordings were created the Lomaxes and Morris of the University of Florida, assisted by workers of the Florida Writers Project (including photographer Robert Cook), in 1939 and 1949. Morris created 14 12-inch acetate records in total. On his 1939 trip, he recorded Greek sing...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T86-226

WPA field recordings at Jacksonville, Tarpon Springs, St. Augustine, and Slavia (1939-1940 recording expedition: Alton Morris)

238019
Date
1939-08-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel. These recordings were created by Morris of the University of Florida, assisted by workers of the Florida Writers Project (including photographer Robert Cook), in 1939 and 1940. He created 14 12-inch acetate records in total. On this recording, Morris recorded Greek singers in Tarpo...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T86-225

WPA field recordings in Alachua, Madison, and Columbia Counties (1936-1937 recording expedition)

238007
Date
1936
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel. (Copied onto audio cassette C90-45/46, in S 1576.) These recordings were created during the 1936-1937 expedition led by John Lomax. In these recordings he visited Alachua and Columbia Counties with Alton Morris of the University of Florida, while Lomax's colleague Valiant visited C...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T86-222

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