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.
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.
One audio cassettes. Presentation at the Bartow Public Library, in connection with the Pursuits and Pastimes exhibit, about folklife. Dyen, a folklorist with the Florida Bureau of Folklife, explains the profession using holidays and foods as her examples. She also explains the project and the Flori...
Eight black and white prints. Images of Smathers visit to the 1975 Florida Folk Festival to dedicate the new ampitheater. Smathers, a former state senator (1970-1974), and son of U.S. Senator George Smathers, was Florida Secretary of State from 1975 to 1978.
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