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Record Group Number: 000158
Series/Collection Number: .S 1577
Creator: Florida Folklife Program
Title, Dates: Photographs and slides of folk arts, artisans, and performers, 1910-2005.
Amount: 41.25 cubic ft. ca. 60,000 items
Medium Included: photographs (and negatives )
photo slides (and negatives )
Organization/Arrangement: Arranged by format (slides or photographs), then numerical by accession number and/or roughly chronological.
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Summary:     This series consists of negatives, photographs, and slides (both black and white and color) produced or collected by the Florida Folklife Program and its predecessor Bureau of Florida Folklife Programs. The photographs depict the annual Florida Folk Festival, as well as various folklife festivals throughout the state.

    Also included in this series is a variety of negatives, photographs, and slides of various topics related to folklife in Florida. This includes artisans and craftsmen, such as quilters, carvers, and weavers, and their work; performances of folk dancers and musicians; educational and cultural programs sponsored by the Bureau of Florida Folklife Programs; various ethnic groups and their art, including the Seminole Indians; persons employed in traditional Florida industries such as shrimping and turpentining; and Florida architecture.

Finding Aids: Searchable index to selected images available online at http://www.floridamemory.com/PhotographicCollection/ #
Finding aids include a box and folder list, a subject index, and a detailed listing of subjects in slide volumes 1-69. 0
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Associated Materials: Series S1576, Audio Recordings of Florida Folk Festival Performances and Other Folk Events, contains audio tapes to accompany the slide carousels in this series for slide/tape programs produced by the Bureau of Florida Folklife Programs. Series S 2354, Florida Folk Festival records, contains Folk Festival materials created by the Florida Folklife Program from 2011 forward.
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Publication Note: Selected images available online at http://www.floridamemory.com/PhotographicCollection/ .  In addition, some of the images in this series appear in various Bureau of Florida Folklife Programs publications such as the annual Florida Folk Festival programs and Folk Arts Apprenticeship brochures.
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Electronic Records Access: http://www.floridamemory.com/PhotographicCollection/
Subject Access Fields: Folk festivals Florida
Handicraft Florida
Craft festivals Florida
Artisans Florida
Architecture, Domestic Florida
Seminole Indians.
Folk art Florida
Folk artists Florida
Folk dancing Florida
Folk music groups Florida
Folk singers Florida
Folklore Performance Florida
Storytelling
Folklife.
Photographs. aat
Negatives. aat
Slides. aat
Florida Folk Festival
Added Entries Florida. Dept. of State.  --Division of Historical Resources.
Bureau of Florida Folklife Programs