Florida Home radio series: Humorists and Health Evangelists (Pre-master copy)

238274
Date
1981
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. A documentary program for a radio program entitled "Humorists and Health Evangelists" for the radio series "Florida Home." Includes interviews with and performances by ventriloquists, pitchmen, and performers for medicine shows and other travelling shows, i...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C83-85

Saturday morning performances at the 1980 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

239087
Date
1980-05-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Most of the tape in inaudible.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T80-58

Saturday performances at the 1982 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Reel 10)

238573
Date
1982-05-29
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Ida Goodson and Mary McClain (also known as "Diamond Teeth" and "Walking Mary") play together for the first time. Mary McClain was the half sister of blues legend Bessie Smith.<br />
Type
Sound
Item ID
T83-52

Sunday performances at the 1982 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Reels 6-8)

238578
Date
1982-05-30
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Three reel to reel recordings. Folklorist Bulger served as emcee. Performance of an old fashioned medicine show, including a bird show, clown, Punch and Judy show, a ventriloquist, rope tricks, and blues music.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T83-59
Item ID
T83-60
Item ID
T83-61

Fourth of July celebration, 1981

234057
Date
1981-07-04
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Six proof sheets with 118 images. P82-97 2-12 festival food booths and games; 13-18 "Jennie with the Light Brown Hair" singing; 19-26 public viewing Stephen Foster museum; 27-28 blank; 29-31 horse rides with Florida State Park ranger; 32-36 food booth; 37 Thelma Boltin speaking on main stage; P82-98...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
P82-97 - P82-102

1980 Florida Folk Festival

234001
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Five photographic proof sheets with 163 black and white images. P80-427: 3-4, 29 Moses Williams and his diddly bow 5-6 Ventriloquist 7-24 George Firestone at festival 26-37 Moses Williams and Firestone P80-428 7-10 shell blower 11-13 Moses Williams performing 14-20 puppeteers performing 21 Johnnie a...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
P80-427 - P80-431

Recordings of the 1981 4th of July Celebrations

238747
Date
1981-07-04
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Eight reel to reel recordings. Boltin served as emcee for the festivities, as well as telling stories throughout. Tape T83-132 was recorded over and is untansferable.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T83-126
Item ID
T83-127
Item ID
T83-128
Item ID
T83-129
Item ID
T83-130
Item ID
T83-131
Item ID
T83-132
Item ID
T83-133

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