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

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

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

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

Secretary of State Bruce Smathers at the 1975 Florida Folk Festival

235756
Date
1975-08
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Thirty-nine color slides. Held in August (instead of May as was custom), the 33rd Festival had a dedication of the new ampitheater, complete with a speech by Secretary of State Bruce Smathers. Smathers was joined by his wife Nancy.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S77-235 - S77-273

Auctioneer Bill Myers selling off antiques

235274
Date
1984-12
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Seventeen color slides. Known as Colonel Bill Myers, images show him auctioning antiques at the Pioneer Auction 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
Still Image
Item ID
S86-4213 - C86-4228

Colonel Bill Myers giving auctioneering demonstration for elementary students

235275
Date
1985-01-31
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Fourteen color slides. Known as Colonel Bill Myers, he demonstrates auctioneering at Northshore Elementary School. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Duval County was a joint venture between the Duval County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was started in 1984 by folklorist Dav...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S86-4229 - C86-4242

Colonel Bill Myers giving an auctioneering presentation for students

235276
Date
1985-10-13
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Eleven color slides. Known as Colonel Bill Myers, he demonstrates auctioneering at Oceanway Elementary School. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Duval County was a joint venture between the Duval County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was started in 1984 by folklorist David T...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S86-4243 - C86-4253

John Larison auctioneering - West Palm Beach, Florida

109084
Date
1987
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA3135

Harold Kalikow performing vaudeville at the Florida Folk Festival - White Springs, Florida

122423
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS864683

Harold Kalikow performing vaudeville at the Florida Folk Festival - White Springs, Florida

122424
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS864687

Interview with auctioneer Gene Larison

236690
Date
1987-08-21
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Gene Larison discusses the rhythm of auctioning; its use in selling and livening the crowds; learning the skill; apprenticeships; the lack of women auctioneers; the bidding process; the social nature of auctions; his influences; and his sons involvement in auctions. He also gives...
Type
Sound

Recording of an auction by the Larisons

236691
Date
1987-08-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Palm Beach County was a joint venture between the Palm Beach County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was conducted between 1986 and 1987 by folklorist Jan Rosenberg with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to ad...
Type
Sound

Metro-Dade Folklife Area at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival: Poet and dancer Lucille Ranger Brown

235119
Date
1986-05-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Twenty color slides. Ranger-Brown reciting her poems about rural life in Jamaica. Never written down, the poems demonstrate Jamaican dialects and culture. She had performed on television with comedian Jerry Lewis, and was awarded a medal by Jamaica's prime minister for contributions to Jamaican cult...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S86-4641 - S86-4660

Friday performances at the 1984 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage) (Reel 1)

238308
Date
1984-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Opening performances, including remarks by folklorist and Folklife Program director Loomis and festival director Boltin; jump rope and handclapping games by students, and sea songs by the Deep Water Family (from Jacksonville: Steve, Mike, and Cindy Nash). The Drifting C...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T84-3

Friday performances at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage) (Reel 1)

238050
Date
1985-05-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Opening performances, including remarks by Rogers and Boltin; with Walton playing guitar, telling stories and singing. Boltin and Rogers were co-hosts for the Friday morning performance. <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>
Type
Sound
Item ID
T85-1

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

Auctioneers Gene and John Larison

236689
Date
1987-08-07
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Nine color slides. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Palm Beach County was a joint venture between the Palm Beach County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was conducted between 1986 and 1987 by folklorist Jan Rosenberg with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to ad...
Type
Still Image

Gene and John Larison auctioneering - West Palm Beach, Florida

109083
Date
1987
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA3134

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