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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Tradition Bearer is exactly "McKenzie, Merri"
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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.
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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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Saturday performances at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area/Stage III) (Tape 1)

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

Date
1991-05-25
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT). McKenzie served as emcee. The Irish band Merriweather featured Peter Martin, of Gainesville, FL. Kelly Booth explained the accompanying Irish dances. Pianist McBride was from Jacksonville.
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Saturday performances at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area/Stage III) (Tape 2)

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

Date
1991-05-25
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT). McKenzie served as emcee. Cephas and Wiggins were a blues duo from Washington, DC. Stone hosted the Fiddle Style Workshop, featuring Aargard, Carsey, Jones, and Dudley. For video of the Cephas and Wiggins performance, see FV-59 and FV-60 in S 1615.
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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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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 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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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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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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a_s1576_42_d91-007Saturday 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
Singing
African Americans
Piano music (Blues)
Blues (Music)
Blues singers
Rhythm and blues songs
Celtic music
Musicians, Celtic
Songs, Irish
Singers
Musicians
Pianists
Bands (Music)
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a_s1576_42_d91-008Saturday 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
Singing
African Americans
Guitar music
Blues (Music)
Rhythm and blues songs
Fiddle music
Fiddling
Old time music
Workshops (Adult education)
Singers
Musicians
Guitarist
Fiddlers
Blues singers
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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_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_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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