The East Coast Boys from Whiteville, North Carolina.

109504
Date
197-
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA3614A

The East Coast Boys promotional photograph

234555
Date
1970
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One black and white print. Publicity photograph of the East Coast Boys, of Whiteville, North Carolina. A bluegrass - gospel musical band, they performed at the Florida Folk Festival in the 1970s.
Type
Still Image

Van Ermen and Spalding perform Stephen Foster songs

260166
Date
1951-04-21
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
00013

The Southern Appalachian Cloggers

234587
Date
1970
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One black and white print. Publicity photograph of the Southern Appalachian Cloggers dancing.
Type
Still Image

Paris Island Group of North Carolina dancing- White Springs, Florida

105964
Date
1956
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
F6889238

Teenagers from the Paris Island, North Carolina, Group dancing- White Springs, Florida

105993
Date
1956
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
F6889281

North Carolina Square Dance Group- White Springs, Florida

115125
Date
1956
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FP0003

Paris Island Group of North Carolina dancing- White Springs, Florida

271413
Date
1956
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
F6889220

Paris Island Group of North Carolina dancing- White Springs, Florida

105948
Date
1956
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
F6889210

Teenagers from the Paris Island, North Carolina, Group dancing- White Springs, Florida

105950
Date
1956
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
F6889212

Paris Island Group of North Carolina dancing- White Springs, Florida

105953
Date
1956
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
F6889218

Paris Island Group of North Carolina dancing- White Springs, Florida

105954
Date
1956
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
F6889219

Paris Island Group of North Carolina dancing- White Springs, Florida

105981
Date
1956
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
F6889264

Lorna Dickson of High Point, North Carolina, playing an autoharp - White Springs, Florida

115134
Date
1959
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FP516101

Folklife Genre: Folk

273962
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Comprising the largest category of music in the collection, folk is a mixture of traditional and revival folk music. Florida is proud of its folk music heritage, as well as native troubadours like Gamble Rogers, Will McLean, and Frank and Ann Thomas.
Type
interactive resource

Interview with fiddler and folklorist David Parker Bennett

235732
Date
1985-02-21
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Bennett was a fiddler and folklorist. He wrote his Master's thesis at the University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill) in 1940: A Study in Fiddle Tunes From Western North Carolina. In the interview, Bennett discusses his research, fellow bluegrass and old-time musicians, and record...
Type
Sound

Smokey Mountain Cloggers dancing at the 1972 Florida Folk Festivals

234586
Date
1972-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Three black and white prints. Images of the Smokey Mountain Cloggers, of Asheville, North Carolina,at the 1972 Florida Folk festival.
Type
Still Image

Betty Mae Jumper speaking at the Stephen Foster Center amphitheater

236448
Date
1990
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One color print. Jumper, of Hollywood Seminole Reservation, was the first female leader of the Seminole Tribal Council. She was also the first to receive a high school diploma, accomplished in Cherokee, North Carolina. She won the 1994 Florida Folk Heritage Award posthumously.
Type
Still Image

Betty Mae Jumper and family at the 1968 Florida Folk Festival

234650
Date
1968-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One black and white print. Jumper, of Hollywood Seminole Reservation, was the first female leader of the Seminole Tribal Council. She was also the first to receive a high school diploma, accomplished in Cherokee, North Carolina. To the left is Lottie Shore.
Type
Still Image

Folklife Genre: Gospel

273963
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Sacred music is performed in a variety of social contexts ranging from informal, unaccompanied singing, spirited church meetings and gospel concerts by professional artists. Like its secular counterparts such as jazz, blues and other popular forms, this music often combines African and European infl...
Type
interactive resource

Folklife Genre: Bluegrass & Old-Time

273955
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Old-time string band and bluegrass music has deep roots in Florida with fiddle players, such as Cush Holston and Richard Seaman. Old-time is based on the centuries-old dance music and songs of people of Anglo-Celtic descent. Bluegrass takes its name from Bill Monroe's Blue Grass Boys, a Kentucky ban...
Type
interactive resource

Frank Proffitt performing

241360
Date
196-
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
00271

Philip Kennedy playing guitar at the 1959 Folk Festival- White Springs, Florida

115211
Date
1959
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FP51690

Prospectors Bluegrass performing at the Chalo Nitka Festival

236272
Date
1992-03-07
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Seven color slides. The Prospectors Bluegrass was begun by guitarist and singer Jack Greene with his brother and mandolin player Doug (both from North Carolina). The rest of the band consisted of Keith Bass on banjo and Clyde Greene (No relation) on bass. In 1992, the Palm Beach Community College ...
Type
Still Image

Folklife People: Don Grooms

273975
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Born in 1930, Don Grooms was raised in Cherokee, North Carolina. He came from a family with Cherokee and Appalachian heritage. As a child, he played a cornstalk fiddle, a cigar-box banjo, and a $3 Silvertone guitar. At age 10, Grooms began playing for square dances and at 14 he belonged to a dance b...
Type
interactive resource

Bill and Doris Boger with their carvings and baskets

236546
Date
1987-06
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Fourteen color slides. Images of Bill's wood carving, and Doris' baskets. He was from Chunn's Cove, North Carolina, and she from Alabama. For more information on them, see S 1704, box 1, folder 1. They both dabbled in many crafts. The Florida Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1987 by folklorists Ti...
Type
Still Image

Don Grooms and Stan Geberer and friends performing at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage)

236954
Date
1992-05-22
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Ernie Williams served as emcee.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T92-13

Ralph Blizard and the New Southern Ramblers performing at the festival at the 1988 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

237578
Date
1988-05-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Walker served as emcee. For more information on Blizard, see S 1704, box 1, folder 1.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T88-33

Tammy Murray and Friends performing at the 1988 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

237589
Date
1988-05-29
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Fitchen served as emcee. The plyers consisted of Murray (banjo/vocal/fiddle); Ayers (banjo/flute); Paine (guitar); and Wanegrman (mandolin).
Type
Sound
Item ID
T88-42

John Drury & story swap at the 1993 Florida Folk Festival Storytelling Stage

297540
Date
1993-05-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassette recordings. The last portion of tape C93-30 is spliced with the first portion of C93-31. Peggy Smith serves as emcee and discusses the importance of Cousin Thelma Bolton. Drury, from North Carolina, told stories. Hackworth told a story about a frog after Smith requested someone f...
Type
sound
Item ID
C93-30b
Item ID
C93-31a

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