Tom Harvely water witching (dowsing)

234413
Date
1982-10
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One black and white print. Water witching, or dowsing, is the act of locating water sources through extrasensory perceptions, often signaled by the twitching of a piece of wood held in the hand.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
P82-377

Water witcher Lonnie Morgan

236785
Date
1958
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Three black and white prints. Morgan demonstrating water witching, the search for water sources use a divination stick -- an old folk tradition.
Type
Still Image

Friday performances at the 2002 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Disc 4)

241007
Date
05/24/2002
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
CD02-31

Lonnie Morgan, of White Springs, "water witching"- White Springs, Florida

115919
Date
1958
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FP851520

Lonnie Morgan, of White Springs, "water witching"

124233
Date
Not after 1960
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FT0649

Dowlin Morgan showing Folk Festival attendees the art of water witching- White Springs, Florida

105778
Date
1992
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
F2015134

Troy Lovelace and Harold Weaver teaching folklore in Hillsborough County

234348
Date
1982-10
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One proof sheet with thirty-six black and white images. Images of Tom Lovelace playing his fiddle for students in Hillsborough County for the Florida Folk Arts in the Schools program. Also included are image of Harold Weaver demonstrating the art of water witching (also known as water divining). Bio...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
P82-270

Sunday performances at the 1961 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

239405
Date
1961-05-07
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Gray was the leader of the McCrabb Church of Cross City. The Community group from barney, Georgia re-enacted a Brush Arbor Church service.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-111

Sunday afternoon performances at the 1977 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

239243
Date
1977-09-04
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Williams was a street performer from Tallahassee. Thompson was a water witcher (diviner) from Clearwater. Grooms was a University of Florida journalism professor -- as well as a singer-songwriter-guitarist. Schuman played the autoharp. Dale Crider ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-297

Friday morning performances at the 1965 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

239342
Date
1965-05-07
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-149a

Friday morning performances at the 1961 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

239394
Date
1961-05-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. <p>&nbsp;</p>
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-102

Friday evening performances at the 1963 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

239439
Date
1963-05-03
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee.The first half of the reel consists of Friday afternoon performances. (The division between afternoon and evening performances is unclear in the records. This is an approximate divison.)
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-136

Saturday morning performances of the 1964 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

239338
Date
1964-05-02
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-147

Saturday morning performances at the 1963 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

239443
Date
1963-05-04
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. The second half of the reel consists of Saturday afternoon performances.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-140

Friday morning performances of the 1967 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

239323
Date
1967-05-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Nolan, of Miami, was the 1967 Jeannie With Light Brown Hair.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-170

Lonnie Morgan, water witcher, at the 1958 Florida Folk Festival - White Springs, Florida

109768
Date
1958
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA3838

Friday afternoon performances at the 1965 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (reel 1)

239343
Date
1965-05-07
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-149b

Saturday afternoon performances at the 1977 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

239237
Date
1977-09-03
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. The Mt. Carmel Choir was based out of Palatka, and led by Choice Butler. Whatley was form Bell, and sang country music. Burnstine was the wife to the late bob Beers. She lived in Peterburg New York and ran the Fox Hollow Folk Festival (until 1980)....
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-292

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

Performances at the 1973 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 6)

240803
Date
08/31/1973 - 09/01/1973
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-238

Dept. of Commerce photographs of the 1977 Florida Folk Festival

234344
Date
1977-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Nineteen proof sheets with 126 black and white images, plus negatives. P82-199: Bagpiper Persy Hamilton; P82-201: Velma Wiggins/Eugenia Sisinni Jones/Barbara Muller/Thelma Boltin; P82-202: Will McLean/Don Grooms/Dale and Linda Crider/Cloggers; P82-203: Abner Jay/Gamble Rogers/Larry Older; P82-204: L...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
P82-199 - P82-218

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