Fiddler Zeke Stephens performing at the Florida Folk Festival while his wife Rosa beats the strings to carry the rhythm.

242137
Date
ca 1969
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FP77111C

Saturday morning performances at the 1968 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)

239255
Date
1968-05-04
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-188

Performances at the 1973 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 5)

240802
Date
08/31/1973 - 09/01/1973
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-237

Sunday morning performances at the 1969 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

240789
Date
05/04/1969
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-211

Friday morning performances of the 1967 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

239324
Date
1967-05-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. The Beers Family were from Petersburg, New York. Zeke and Rosa Stephens were from Pensacola.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-171

Performances at the 1974 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

239160
Date
1974-08-30
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-239

Saturday performances at the 1976 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

239540
Date
1976-09-04
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-248

Saturday afternoon performances of the 1967 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

239330
Date
1967-05-06
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. The second half of the reel consists of the Saturday evening program. (see separate entry for that description.)
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-175

Saturday morning performances at the 1969 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

239278
Date
1969-05-03
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. (The first two thirds of the reel consist of Friday performances -- see separate entry for details.) The last few performances from Saturday morning can be found on T77-209.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-208

Friday afternoon performances at the 1968 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

239235
Date
1968-05-03
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Singer Jeanie Fitchen at the time was billed as Eugenia Sisinni. The Three Songsters were Girl Scouts (Linda, Ellen, and Ann). Blake was from New York. Locket drove glass-bottom boats at Rainbow Springs. Here, he gave an example of his boat tours. ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-182

Performances at the 1974 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)

241187
Date
08/30/1974 - 09/01/1974
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-241

Saturday afternoon performances at the 1977 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

239236
Date
1977-09-03
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Williamson was from Palatka. Zeke was a fiddler from Panama City. His wife Rosa straw beat for him. The Mt. Carmel Choir were from Palatka, and led by Choice Butler. The Wild Bunch clogged to Sawgrass Boys dance music.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-291

Friday afternoon performances at the 1969 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

239277
Date
1969-05-02
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. (The first third of the reel consists of Friday morning performances, and last third of Saturday morning performances -- see separate entries for details.) Knott, of Kentucky, was the festival's first director in 1953 and 1954. Billie was from Brig...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-208

Thursday afternoon performances at the 1972 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

239304
Date
1972-05-04
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. The first half of T77-230 consists of the Thursday morning program, not listed here (see separate entry for description). Malkine, of Shady, New York, played the lute and sang French folk songs. The Stephens were from Panama City: Zeke played the f...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-230

Performances at the 1974 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 7)

241191
Date
08/30/1974 - 09/01/1974
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-245

Performances at the 1973 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

240798
Date
08/31/1973 - 09/01/1973
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-233

Friday performances at the 1975 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

239157
Date
1975-08-29
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Seafood Combo was from Tallahassee, and consisted of Tony Verderamo (accordian); Larry Abrams (violin/mandolin); and Pam Mansfield (tambourine). Alachua County Older American Council square-danced. Muller was from Lake Mary. The Mitchells played th...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T79-14

Saturday performances at the 1975 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

239161
Date
1975-08-30
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. The Smiths were from Jacksonville. Dobbs, from Palatka, performed animal calls. Dixon, of Miami, sang ballads. Frog Smith was a storyteller (and painter) from Fort Myers. Battle was from Tampa. Boltin was the director (and emcee) for the festival. The Beadnells were form ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T79-17

Sunday performances at the 1975 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

239165
Date
1975-08-31
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Last performances of the 1975 festival. Sunday was devoted to religious music. Jones and Quimby, both from Brunswick, Georgia, were later known as the Georgia Sea Island Singers. They performed black spirituals. The Boyers were from Webster Grove, Missouri, and were the f...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T79-20

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