Thelma Boltin at the 1982 Florida Folk Festival

235638
Date
1982-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One color slide. For years, Boltin served as festival director.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S83-282

Thelma Boltin at the 1983 Florida Folk Festival

235537
Date
1983-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Three color slides.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S83-1433; S83-1435; S83-1632

Thelma Boltin at the 1983 Florida Folk Festival

235579
Date
1983-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Four color slides. Boltin had been associated with the festival -- as a performer, director, and in other capacities -- since its inception in 1952. Starting the mid-1950s, she presided over the proceedings as a master of ceremonies/host.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S83-1953 - S83-1956

Images of the First Annual Stephen Foster Storytelling Fest

237162
Date
1994-04-30
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Twenty-nine color slides. The fest, sponsored by the Florida Storyteller's Guild, was held 29-30 April 1994. This was the first year the fest was held. Fifteen storytellers participated, and told scary stories, jokes, tall tales, and children stories.
Type
Still Image

Photographs of Thelma Boltin at various social functions

236187
Date
1950
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Seven black and white/color prints. Located in envelope #2. These images were originally part of a scrapbook kept by Boltin.
Type
Still Image

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

Anthony Brown performing recitations at the Melrose Junior High School

236130
Date
1982-02-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. For images, see S 1577, volume 11, slides S82-1188 & S82-1189, and box 19, folder 25. The Folk Arts in Schools Project in Columbia and Hamilton County was a joint venture between the county school systems and the Florida Folklife Program. The project consisted of field research ...
Type
Sound

George Jabbusch calling square dances

236426
Date
1988-01-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Had been calling for 30 years. The Southwest Florida Folk Arts Project was conducted under the direction of Barbara Beauchamp in two phases: 12 November 1987 through 31 January 1988 by Debbie Fant; and in February 1988 by Nancy Nusz. Using a 35mm camera and a Sony tape recorder,...
Type
Sound

Director Thelma Boltin at the 1980 Florida Folk Festival

234420
Date
1980-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One black and white print. Boltin had been the Folk Festival director since 1955.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
P82-383

Thelma Boltin performing a Dancing Jimmy puppet show for children

234424
Date
1980-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One black and white print.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
P82-389

Images of the 1953 Florida Folk Festival

236769
Date
1953-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Twelve black and white prints, plus negatives. Images of the 1953 Florida Folk Festival including choirs, a Seminole family, the town crier, orators, and the crowds.
Type
Still Image

Thelma Boltin speaking at the 1984 Florida Folk Festival

234723
Date
1984-05-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two color slides.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S85-200, S85-201

Photographs of Thelma Boltin

236186
Date
1950
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Eighteen black and white/color prints. Located in envelope #1. Mix of posed and candid images of long-time Florida Folk Festival director Boltin. These images were originally part of a scrapbook kept by Boltin.
Type
Still Image

Various Phillipine dancers at the Florida Folk Festival

234602
Date
1957-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Eighteen photographic prints.
Type
Still Image

Activities of the 1954 Florida Folk Festival

236774
Date
1954-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Thirteen black and white prints, and five negatives. Images of performers and activities of the 1954 Florida Folk Festival.
Type
Still Image

Interview with Thelma Boltin

237534
Date
1978-10-30
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Thelma Boltin describes her youth, college studies, and her career as a folklorist and committee member and later director of the Florida Folk Festival.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C79-68

Square dance calling

236425
Date
1987-12-13
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Don started square dancing in 1949, and calling them in 1959. He and his wife Loretta moved to Florida in 1981. He calls the square dances, and she the round dances. The Southwest Florida Folk Arts Project was conducted under the direction of Barbara Beauchamp in two phases: 12 ...
Type
Sound

J.C. Moore at the 1959 Florida Folk Festival

234828
Date
1959-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two black and white prints. A congregational song leader during the Sunday program at the 1959 Florida Folk Festival.
Type
Still Image

Thelma Boltin with Frank and Lottie Shore at the 1981 Florida Folk Festival

235392
Date
1981-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Thirteen color slides.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S81-416 - S81-428

Festival host Thelma Boltin making announcements at the 1981 Florida Folk Festival

235398
Date
1981-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Eight color slides.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S81-553 - S81-555; S81-576 - S81-580

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

Thelma Boltin telling a story at the 1988 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

237592
Date
1988-05-29
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Williams served as emcee.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T88-45

Secretary of State Tom Adams speaking at the 1967 Florida Folk Festival

234657
Date
1967-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Five black and white prints. Boltin can be seen standing next to Adams.
Type
Still Image

Betty Mae Jumper performing at the 1975 Florida Folk Festival

235763
Date
1975-08
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Nine color slides.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S77-320 - S77-328

Secretary of State R. A. Gray at the 1958 Florida Folk Festival

234654
Date
1958-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One black and white print. Gray speaking at the festival.
Type
Still Image

Square Dance Workshop at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)

237835
Date
05/24/1987
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
T87-132 - T87-133

Square Dance Workshop at the 1988 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)

237671
Date
1988-05-29
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two reel to reel recordings. Walker served as emcee.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T88-133
Item ID
T88-134

Recordings of Rainbow Springs glass-bottom boat tours

238745
Date
1950
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel. Recordings of glass-bottom boat drivers, compiled from previous field recordings.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T83-140

Recording of Auctioneer Bill Myers selling antiques

235277
Date
1984-12-01
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Known as Colonel Bill Myers, he auctions off antiques in the recording at Pioneer Auctions Company on Southside Blvd. in Jacksonville. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Duval County was a joint venture between the Duval County School System and the Florida Folklife Program....
Type
Sound
Item ID
C86-183

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