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Florida Folk Festival History Workshop at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Crossroads Stage - Festival History)

Florida Folk Festival History Workshop at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Crossroads Stage - Festival History)

Date
1992-05-23
Description
Three audio cassette recordings. C92-8: Dale Crider talks about Project Wild and sings "To Be Wild"; talks about Will McLean. Merri McKenzie interviews Jay and Peggy Smith, Bill and Jean Hewitt and Dr. Russel Reaver about the early days of the Florida Folk Festival and even about the time before it. C92-9: Jay and Peggy Smith, Bill and Jean Hewitt, and Dr. Russell Reaver continue talking about the early days of the Festival. Dr. Reaver particularly remembers Uncle Mose Miles as the first storyteller, and the others discuss folk tales such as "Hunting the Chrismas Baby" and "Skeleton in the Tree"; remembering their favorite acts; discussing storytelling traditions. C92-10: Jay and Peggy Smith and Dr. Reaver continue discussing folktales and their role in culture. When the Smith's leave, Dr. Russel tells a story: "Henry and the Pole-Vaulting Fish". Because this was the 40th festival, the Crossroads area was partly devoted to performers who contributed to the festival's past and development.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1576_29_c92-008Florida Folk Festival History Workshop at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Crossroads Stage - Festival History) SoundFolklorists
Singers
Storytellers
Guitarist
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Oral narratives
Oral histories
Florida history
Workshops (Adult education)
Storytelling
Singing
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