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

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

Date
1996-05-24
Description
One audio cassette tape. McKenzie served as emcee. Val Serrante (Trinidad) discusses percussion, African culture and the roots of the tradition. He also discusses percussion instruments and the purpose of rhythms and combinations of the rhythms. Instruments discussed are the maracas (shak-shak), the djembe, tambu bamboo bands, bamboo pieces, bells, steel drum, and whistle.
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Friday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Performance Stage) (Tape 2)

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

Date
1996-05-24
Description
One audio cassette tape. McKenzie served as emcee. Remembranzas del Conuco discuss decimas or Cuban country verse as a songs with storytelling verses. It is an original composition form. The group is made up of 12 people, 2 guitars, 1 quatro, maracas, a textured gourd with scratching stick, and claves. Men, a boy, and women take turns giving verse.
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Friday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Performance Stage) (Tape 3)

Friday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Performance Stage) (Tape 3)

Date
1996-05-24
Description
One audio cassette tape. McKenzie served as emcee. Yarko Antonevych (Ukraine), who has classical training, describes and plays Ukrainian music featuring the bandura.
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Friday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Performance Stage) (Tape 5)

Friday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Performance Stage) (Tape 5)

Date
1996-05-24
Description
One audio cassette tape. McKenzie served as emcee. Lucille Francis Fuller, of Jamaica, a storyteller, discusses Jamaican topography - rivers, sea and sand. She also refers to storytelling as one of the few entertainments in Jamaica. She tells a story about Nanci and spiders.
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Friday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Performance Stage) (Tape 6)

Friday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Performance Stage) (Tape 6)

Date
1996-05-24
Description
One audio cassette tape. McKenzie served as emcee. Toro Huaco dance displays Nicaraguan pageantry (dance is to pre-recorded music). It is a folk dance that tells the story of a bullfight. Costumes are very colorful. Kazuko Law and Wako Kai lead a Japanese narrative dance troupe. Dances performed include: Honen Ondo; Heisei Roman; a dance crafted in honor of the Prince of Japan's marriage to a commoner and Kasa Odori, a dance using umbrellas. Continued on C96-98.
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Friday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Performance Stage) (Tape 7)

Friday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Performance Stage) (Tape 7)

Date
1996-05-24
Description
One audio cassette tape. McKenzie served as emcee. Kazuko Law and Wako Kai continue from C96-97 with their Japanese narrative dance troop. They perform a folk dance about a man who like sto live the high life and Kawachi Otoko Bushi. There is a time for audience participation and a description of things in the folklife building. Catalina Trunk describes the Mexican celebrations of Day of the Dead and death traditions in different parts of Mexico.
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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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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_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_64_c96-092Friday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Performance Stage) (Tape 1)SoundFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Oral performance
Music performance
African Americans
Drummers (Musicians)
Percussion instruments
Musicians
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a_s1576_64_c96-093Friday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Performance Stage) (Tape 2)SoundFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Singing
Arts, Cuban
Cuban Americans
Music Latin America
Bands (Music)
Musicians
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a_s1576_64_c96-094Friday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Performance Stage) (Tape 3)SoundFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Bandura
Singing
String instruments
Arts, Ukrainian
Ukrainian Americans
Musicians
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a_s1576_64_c96-096Friday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Performance Stage) (Tape 5)SoundStorytellers
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Oral performance
Storytelling
African Americans
Arts, Jamaican
Jamaican Americans
Oral narratives
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a_s1576_64_c96-097Friday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Performance Stage) (Tape 6)SoundDancers
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Dance music
Arts, Nicaraguan
Nicaraguan Americans
Bands (Music)
Music Latin America
Arts, Japanese
Japanese Americans
Asian Americans
Dance
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a_s1576_64_c96-098Friday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Performance Stage) (Tape 7)SoundDancers
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Dance music
Oral communication
Mexican Americans
Burial rites
Death rites
Arts, Japanese
Japanese Americans
Asian Americans
Dance
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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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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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