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Saturday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Narrative Stage) (Tape 7)

Saturday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Narrative Stage) (Tape 7)

Date
1996-05-25
Description
One audio cassette tape. Nancy Morgan discusses quilting and home crafts with Merri McKenzie (who interviews her). She discusses her early years and getting into quilting. She explains her "recipe" for homemade elderberry wine and peach brandy and talks about a cookbook she published on North Florida recipes. She talks about "corn cob jelly" and learning to cook from her mother. She also discusses the transition from homemade quilting materials to bought and explains her homemade quilting frame. She observes that folklore is surviving but constantly changing. She talks about a book about her life she is currently putting together. She was a 1986 Folklife Heritage Award Winner.
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Sunday performances at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area/Stage III) (Tape 1)

Sunday performances at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area/Stage III) (Tape 1)

Date
1991-05-26
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT). McKenzie served as emcee. The Carters were from White Springs. Robert Dixon discusses shape-note singing, the "Moveable Do System" and sings "Nothing But the Blood of Jesus" with audience participation.
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Sunday performances at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area/Stage III) (Tape 2)

Sunday performances at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area/Stage III) (Tape 2)

Date
1991-05-26
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT). McKenzie served as emcee. Robert Dixon discusses shape-note singing, the "Moveable Do System" and sings "Nothing But the Blood of Jesus" with audience participation. Wind That Shakes the Barley featured Bill Dudley -guitar; Kathie Aagaard - violin; Peter Martin - hammered dulcimer/flute; Richard Ferry - Irish flute.
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Sunday performances at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area/Stage III) (Tape 3)

Sunday performances at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area/Stage III) (Tape 3)

Date
1991-05-26
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT). McKenzie served as emcee. The Georgia Sea Island Singers were Frankie and Doug Quimby.
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Sunday performances at the 1995 Florida Folk Festival (Sesquicentennial Area Stage ) (Tape 1)

Sunday performances at the 1995 Florida Folk Festival (Sesquicentennial Area Stage ) (Tape 1)

Date
1995-05-28
Description
One digital audio tape(DAT). Bronsztein played klezmer music on the clarinet with Landon Walker and Bonnie Whitehurst. The Versiteers, a Jacksonville-based a capella gospel group, consisted of L.V. Starling, Linda Carter, and Myrtle Butler. The Cortez Grand Old Opry featured Carl Spinks (guitar), JP "Goose" Culbreath (fiddle), Lamar Rogers (guitar), Maxine Jenkins (spoons), and Richard Culbreath (guitar).
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Sunday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Narrative Stage) (Tape 9)

Sunday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Narrative Stage) (Tape 9)

Date
1996-05-26
Description
One audio cassette tape. McKenzie served as emcee. Nancy Morgan discusses traditional foodways of northern Florida and quilting. She talks about her family background, her cookbooks, the recipe for "corncob jelly" and how her cookbook developed. She also talks about wine making and peach brandy. She tells about her quilting, patterns she uses, how she learned to quilt and her White Springs Quilt. Other traditional crafts she covers are lye soap making, split-rail fence making, mayhaw and elderberry jelly.
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Sunday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Performance Stage) (Tape 1)

Sunday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Performance Stage) (Tape 1)

Date
1996-05-26
Description
One audio cassette tape. McKenzie served as emcee. Liliane Nerette Louis, Haitian storyteller, tells "Knick Knack" (a story about a "stupid" family) and a "Bouki" story. She also talks about mother's day in Haiti as well as some Haitian history and culture (such as stories being passed down through women). Kazuko Law and Wako Kai perform Japanese dance (Dionna Godwin of Gulf Breeze, FL, interprets). They perform: traditional wedding dance; Okasa Wakari Bushi (farewell dance); Honan Ondo (folk dance for harvest); Heisei Iwai (dance wishing peace and happiness from Emperor); Kawachi Otoko Busiti (dance about the life of a flamboyant man; they perform this dance twice with audience participation).
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Sunday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Performance Stage) (Tape 2)

Sunday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Performance Stage) (Tape 2)

Date
1996-05-26
Description
One audio cassette tape. McKenzie served as emcee. Betty Mae Jumper (Hollywood, FL), Seminole storyteller tells the following stories: "Lying Rabbit"; "Bad Angel Story". She also discusses the two different languages of the Seminole tribe: Miccosukee and Creek. She sings: "Jesus Loves Me" in Creek and "Come and Follow Me Up into the Beautiful Mansion…" in Miccosukee. Ed Keeney (New Port Richie, FL), an Irish weaver and fiddler, discusses Irish fiddle music (jigs and reels) and how he began to play music as a child in Ireland and his life afterward in the US. He plays: "Miss McLeod's Reel"; "O'Carolan's Concerto"; a tune plaed in ceili style; Sean McGuire's tune (no name given by Keeney). Lucille Frances Fuller discusses her childhood in Jamaica and differences between children then and today. She also discusses living in Miami. She tells a story about Brother Anansi and Brother Dryhead which demonstrates the importance of community, cooperation, and "niceness".
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The Makley Family at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Crossroads Stage - Festival History)

The Makley Family at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Crossroads Stage - Festival History)

Date
1992-05-24
Description
One audio cassette recording. Merri McKenzie interviews Makley Family of Jacksonville, FL on their musical tradition of yodeling; first appearance at the Folk Festival in 1972; Makleys perform "Swiss Chalet" and "Sleep, Baby, Sleep". Mrs. Makley discusses the history of yodeling and its presence in cowboy music, particularly "Cattle Song", "Cowboy's Sweetheart" (with "Sailor's Sweetheart" verses). The Makleys consist of Elroyce Howard Makley (or Mrs. Makley - autoharp), Gail Makley Maynard, Ruth Makley Mason, Bettina Makely Johns (guitar), Natalie (Makley) Miniard (age 15), Stephen Makley (age 12), Sarah Johns (age 10). Because this was the 40th festival, the Crossroads area was partly devoted to performers who contributed to the festival's past and development.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1576_63_c96-067Saturday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Narrative Stage) (Tape 7)SoundQuiltmakers
Needleworkers
Cooks
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Oral performance
Oral narratives
Personal experience narratives
Quilting
Sewing
Needlework
Domestic arts
Equipment, domestic arts
Cooking and dining
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a_s1576_42_d91-014Sunday performances at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area/Stage III) (Tape 1)SoundFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
A capella singers
A capella singing
Gospel music
Gospel songs
Shape note singing
Religious songs
Musical tradition, sacred
Singers
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a_s1576_42_d91-015Sunday performances at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area/Stage III) (Tape 2)SoundFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
A capella singers
A capella singing
Gospel music
Gospel songs
Shape note singing
Religious songs
Musical tradition, sacred
Songs, Irish
Jigs
Reels
Dance music
Singers
Bands (Music)
Musicians
Shape note singers
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a_s1576_42_d91-016Sunday performances at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area/Stage III) (Tape 3)SoundFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
A capella singers
A capella singing
African Americans
Gospel songs
Musical tradition, African diaspora
Religious songs
Musical tradition, sacred
Sea shanteys
Singers
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a_s1576_45_d95-045Sunday performances at the 1995 Florida Folk Festival (Sesquicentennial Area Stage ) (Tape 1)SoundFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Singing
Arts, Jewish
Bluegrass music
Old time music
String bands
Stringband music
Folk dance
African Americans
Jewish Americans
Klezmer music
Clarinet music
Gospel (Black)
A capella singers
A capella singing
Singers
Musicians
Bands (Music)
Dancers
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a_s1576_64_c96-086Sunday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Narrative Stage) (Tape 9)SoundQuiltmakers
Cooks
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Oral performance
Oral narratives
Personal experience narratives
Quilted goods
Quilting
Quilts
Needlework
Soap
Cookery (Jelly)
Jelly
Cooking and dining
Food
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a_s1576_65_c96-119Sunday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Performance Stage) (Tape 1)SoundDancers
Storytellers
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Oral performance
Storytelling
Oral narratives
Tales
Arts, Haitian
Haitian Americans
Asian Americans
Arts, Japanese
Japanese Americans
Dance
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a_s1576_65_c96-120Sunday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Performance Stage) (Tape 2)SoundFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Oral performance
Storytelling
Oral narratives
Tales
Arts, Jamaican
Jamaican Americans
Personal experience narratives
Arts, Irish
Fiddle music
Fiddling
Songs, Irish
Music performance
Seminole Indians
Fiddlers
Storytellers
Musicians
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a_s1576_29_c92-011The Makley Family at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Crossroads Stage - Festival History) SoundMusical groups
Singers
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Oral narratives
Oral histories
Interviews
Workshops (Adult education)
Yodeling
Singing
Family history
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