Thelma Boltin and big band leader Vincent Lopez

236185
Date
1960
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two color prints. Located in envelope #3. Taken at the Hotel Taft's Grill Room in New York City. Lopez began his career as a big band leader in 1921, and had the longest career of anyone in big band music. His tenrue at the Hotel Taft's Grill Room began in 1941, and lasted wiell into the 1960s. He ...
Type
Still Image

Folklife Genre: Hip-Hop

273965
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Hip hop music originated in the Bronx, New York, in the early 1970s. It is characterized by its rhythmic vocals (rapping) and beat, often provided by turntables, beat machines and beatboxing. The group Kan-Dee-Krew represents the hip-hop genre in our collection, although Florida is home to a number ...
Type
interactive resource

Congress of Freaks of Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey (combined?) Circus.

115479
Date
1924
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FP82436C

French folk singer Sonia Malkine at the Florida Folk Festival

234820
Date
1970
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Four black and white prints. Born and raised in Paris, Malkine made a career in the 1970s playing coffehouses and festivals, singing French folk songs. She lived in Shady, New York, near Woodstock. Arriving in the U.S. in 1952, her music career began in 1958 when she met folklorist Sam Eskin. Most ...
Type
Still Image

Bust of Osceola on display at Stephen Foster Memorial- White Springs, Florida

124257
Date
1958
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FT5859A

Bust of Osceola overlooking the Suwannee River at a spot known as "Lover's Leap"- White Springs, Florida

124258
Date
1958
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FT5859B

Evelyne Beers-Burnstine of Petersburg, New York at the 1967 Florida Folk Festival- White Springs, Florida

109826
Date
1967
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA3903

Guiatrist George Katsaros performing

236437
Date
1990-03
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One proof with 36 black and white images (plus negatives). Katsaros won the Florida Folk Heritage Award in 1990. He recorded over 60 albums, and played around the world. He retired to Greece in 1988. He first came to the United States in 1913, to New York City. By 1919, he had a RCA recording contr...
Type
Still Image

Saturday morning performances at the 1978 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)

239049
Date
1978-05-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. At the time Evelyn lived in Petersburg, New York. Popular on the folk circuit in the 1960s, she performed with late husband Bob (and later daughter Martha)as the popular folk act, the Beers Family. They were sent in 1968 by the U.S. Dept. of State...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T80-7

Cake made by Paul McKeon - Palm Beach Gardens, Florida

108834
Date
1987
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA2914

Portrait of Bob and Evelyne Beers :

109622
Date
Not after 1972
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA3680A

Bust of Osceola overlooking the Suwannee River at a spot known as "Lover's Leap"- White Springs, Florida

124259
Date
1958
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FT5859C

Baker Paul McKeon - Palm Beach Gardens, Florida

108833
Date
1987
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA2913

Saturday performances at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)

237909
Date
05/24/1986
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
T86-116

Saturday performances at the 1984 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage) (Reel 8)

238332
Date
1984-05-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T84-28

Sunday performances at the 1984 Florida Folk Festival (Stage III) (Reel 5)

238426
Date
1984-05-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T84-90

Washboard Bill Cooke promotional photograph

236937
Date
1960
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One black and white print. A promotional photograph for Cooke. Born in Dupont, just south of St. Augustine, on 4 July. His mother ran a jook joint, where he was first exposed to music and dance. He hoboed, played street music, worked for railways, and played at nightclubs in South Florida. In the in...
Type
Still Image

Sunday performances at the 2003 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Disc 7)

241563
Date
05/25/2003
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
CD03-72

Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Bob & Evelyn Beers

241261
Date
May 1965
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
64-5-3

Operatic tenor James Melton performing at the Stephen Foster Memorial

241377
Date
01/09/1953
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
00036

Sunday evening performances at the 1978 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 4)

239070
Date
1978-05-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. The Peyton Brothers (John Dan, Mike, and Lee) were from Jacksonville, and played for the Southern Appalachian Cloggers. At the time Evelyn lived in Petersburg, New York. Popular on the folk circuit in the 1960s, she performed with late husband Bob...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T80-27

Folklife Genre: Blues

273956
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
The blues has enjoyed a rich and varied tradition in Florida. Folklorists, such as Zora Neale Hurston, Alan Lomax and Stetson Kennedy, documented Florida blues music from the late 1920s through the early 1940s. Blues musicians received widespread attention during the 1960s blues and folk music reviv...
Type
interactive resource

Bob and Evelyn Beers performing at the Florida Folk Festival

234626
Date
1962
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Twenty-three black and white prints. Images of the Beers Family Singers (Bob, Evelyn, and Martha Beers) at various Florida Folk Festivals. Popular on the folk circuit in the 1960s, the Beers were sent in 1968 by the U.S. Dept. of State on a tour on India, and once played for the White House in 1969...
Type
Still Image

Baker Mike Caforio filling pastry bag with cheese - Lake Worth, Florida

109040
Date
1987
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA3091

Baker Mike Caforio filling sponge cake with cheese - Lake Worth, Florida

109041
Date
1987
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA3092

Baker Mike Caforio frosting cake with whipped cream - Lake Worth, Florida

109043
Date
1987
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA3094

Baker Mike Caforio painting rum on sponge cake - Lake Worth, Florida

109037
Date
1987
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA3088

Psaltery belonging to the Beers family- Florida

109823
Date
Between 1962 and 1978
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA3900

Sonia Malkine sitting with Thelma Boltin

109911
Date
19--
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA3992

Baker Mike Caforio decorating cake - Lake Worth, Florida

109046
Date
1987
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA3097

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