Recording of the Freewill Baptist Church Revival

239166
Date
1979-08-01
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two reel to reels. Recording of a revival meeting between several churches, and held at the Freewill Baptist Church in White Springs. A complete service, including prayer, choir singing, a sermon, and offerings.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T79-21
Item ID
T79-22
New Bethel AME Methodist

Friday evening performances at the 1979 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

238644
Date
1979-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Dunscombe was from Gainesville, he had been playing the saw for 50 years by 1979, and the festival for 25 years. Called the Musical Carpenter, he was a retired UF professor. Guitarist-singer Bullard was from White Springs. The Travelers were based out of Lake City, the band consisted of Skip (banjo), Claudie (Skip's father; guitar), and Buddy Harvey (Skip's cousin; bass). Buddy taught in Duval County, and Skip and his father owned a TV shop. From Branford, this was Fox's first festival performance. He played since the 1930s. In 1932 on WJBU, he was known as Eddie Fox. The Kellys were from Palatka. From Brooksville, Miller was the daughter of Ed Flemming.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T83-92
New Bethel AME Methodist

Recordings of the 1979 4th of July Celebrations

239154
Date
1979-07-04
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Six reel to reel recordings.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T79-8
Item ID
T79-7
Item ID
T79-9
Item ID
T79-10
Item ID
T79-11
Item ID
T79-12
New Bethel AME Methodist

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