The Polka Sweethearts

234376
Date
1980
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One proof sheet with thirty-six black and white images. The Polka Sweethearts were a husband and wife team, John and Isabel. Fall 1980.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
P82-334

Big Bend Folklife demonstrations at the 1981 Florida State Fair

235385
Date
1981-08-31
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Seventy-seven color slides. Folklife demonstration booths at the Florida State Fair. Culled from informants at the Big Bend Folklife Area, demonstrations include pysanky egg decoration, Wakulla Springs boat drivers (Jackson), wood carving (fishing lures by Woodward and Jones), and polka music by the...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S81-182 - S81-258

Recording of the Czechoslovakian Independence Day at Masaryktown

239127
Date
1980-10-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two reel to reels.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T80-121
Item ID
T80-122

Saturday performances at the 1981 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 7)

238931
Date
1981-05-23
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. The Polka Sweethearts were from Zephyrhills. Goodson was a jazz/blues pianist from Pensacola. Moses Williams was a blues singer who played a diddley bow. Goodson's performance continued on T81-47.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T81-46

Friday performances at the 1981 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)

238921
Date
1981-05-22
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Singer-guitarist Rogers was from St. Augustine. Rose was from Gainesville, as were Johnson & Wickman. The Polka Sweethearts were from Zephyrhills.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T81-36

Big Bend Folklife demonstrations at the 1981 Florida State Fair

238917
Date
1981-02-13
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Seven reel to reels. Recordings of the folklife demonstration booths at the Florida State Fair. Informants at the Big Bend Folklife Area include Wakulla Springs boat drivers (Jackson/Gavin) and the Polka Sweethearts.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T81-27
Item ID
T81-28
Item ID
T81-29
Item ID
T81-30
Item ID
T81-31
Item ID
T81-32
Item ID
T81-33

Friday performances at the 1981 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 4)

238922
Date
1981-05-22
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T81-37

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