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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: 00002
File Unit: 00002.0000x
Item: 00004
Title: Media 1979-13: Florida Folk Festival, 1958; 8:41; B&W; sound: This film contains several brief performances from the 1958 Florida Folk Festival. A young man comments on being a member of a musical group. A man sings John Henry and accompanies himself on the dulcimer. An elderly woman spins cotton thread on a spinning wheel. Several musicians accompany themselves on guitar and sing. The audience joins in with a choir for a robust version of Give Me That Olde Time Religion. A male/female duo put The Lord's Prayer to music. An older gentleman spins a tall tale. Two African-American groups sing, one acapella, one with piano accompaniment. Produced by Robert Leahy Studio. Video transfer copy available in Florida Photographic Collection.
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