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Record Group Number: 000158
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Series Number: .S 1615
Creator: Bureau of Florida Folklife Programs. Florida Folklife Archive
Collection/Series Title: Video and audio recordings of Florida folklife events, programs, and television broadcasts, 1948-1995.
Container: 00001
File Unit: 00001.0000x
Item: 00009
Title: Media 1979-9: Florida Folk Festival, June 30, 1964; 13:03; color; sound: Opens with scenes of the Stephen Foster Memorial in White Springs, Florida. A "town crier" announces the start of the Florida Folk Festival. Seminole Indians open the festival with a ceremonial "Green Corn Dance" and "Buffalo Dance." One Seminole keeps time with a turtle-shell rattle. Folk Festival footage documents a plethora of participants including many types of folk dancers, musicians, choirs, jump ropers, sacred harp singers, spiritual singers, storytellers, crafters, and quilters. Produced by the Stephen Foster Memorial Commission. Video transfer copy available in Florida Photographic Collection.
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