Photo, Print, Drawing White Springs School 5th Graders Dancing.
About this Item
- White Springs School 5th Graders Dancing.
- This photograph of children dancing is from the 1959 Florida Folk Festival. The festival first took place in 1953, on the grounds of the Stephen Foster Memorial along the banks of the Suwanee River in White Springs. The Suwannee formed the boundary between the Timucuans and the Apalachees, and the area was also considered special by the Seminole and Miccosukee peoples. The springs were considered by several indigenous American peoples to have healing powers. Settlers who began arriving in the area in the 1830s also advocated taking the waters, and tourism developed for travelers seeking cures for various ailments. The town also drew wealth from cotton and lumber. The Florida Folk Festival is one of the oldest and largest such festivals in the United States, and celebrates the arts and crafts of all Floridians.
- Leahey, Robert, 1912-1969 Photographer.
Created / Published
- [place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 1959-05.
- - United States of America--Florida--White Springs
- - 1959
- - Boys
- - Dance
- - Folk dancing
- - Folk festivals
- - Girls
- - School children
- - Title devised, in English, by Library staff.
- - Original resource extent: 1 photoprint : black and white ; 4 x 5 inches.
- - Original resource at: State Library and Archives of Florida.
- - Description based on data extracted from World Digital Library, which may be extracted from partner institutions.
- 1 online resource.
- Florida Folklife Collection
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- compressed data
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Chicago citation style:
Leahey, Robert, Photographer. White Springs School 5th Graders Dancing. White Springs Florida United States of America, 1959. [Place of Publication Not Identified: Publisher Not Identified, -05] Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2021669952/.
APA citation style:
Leahey, R. (1959) White Springs School 5th Graders Dancing. White Springs Florida United States of America, 1959. [Place of Publication Not Identified: Publisher Not Identified, -05] [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2021669952/.
MLA citation style:
Leahey, Robert, Photographer. White Springs School 5th Graders Dancing. [Place of Publication Not Identified: Publisher Not Identified, -05] Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2021669952/>.