45 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Tall tales"
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Hawk Jackson giving boat tour at Wakulla Springs

Hawk Jackson giving boat tour at Wakulla Springs

Date
1980
Description
Black and white 9.5 x 14 inch mounted photographic print. Images of Wakulla Springs, a popular tourist located just south of Tallahassee that offered boat tours and lodging. One of the features on the tours was Henry the Fish, a bass fish that would appear to jump over a pole when called. Hawk Jackson died in 2001.
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Kissimmee performing at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage)

Kissimmee performing at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage)

Date
1992-05-23
Description
One reel to reel recording. The group was Seaman (fiddle), Piccalo (guitar) and Farley (bass). Folk singer Dinella served as emcee.
Collection
Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Four Short Features

Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Four Short Features

Date
1961
Description
One reel to reel recording. (15 minutes). Four short radio stories: 1. Open Thy Lattice, Love (3:30) -- story behind Stephen Foster's first published song. 2. Fletcher Hodges, Jr. (3:46)-- story about the curator of Foster Hall at the University of Pittsburgh, and author of a Foster biography. Hodges was a native of Indiana, where he was asked in 1932 to curate the Eli Lilly and Co.'s collection of Foster materials (20,000 items). He moved with the collection to the University of Pittsburgh in 1937. 3. Masaryktown (3:45) -- story of the Czechoslovakian community, with Jerry Psenka's music. 4. Lem Griffis (4:00) -- sampler of Griffis' humorous stories; who was from the Okeefenokee swamp in South Georgia (the headwaters of the Suwannee River). He was a regular performer at the Festival. These programs were created in the early 1960s by the Stephen Foster Memorial to promote the park and its activities, as well as to educate the public about Stephen Foster and Florida folk music.
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Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: School Tape

Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: School Tape

Date
1984-05-27
Description
One reel to reel recording (24:21 minutes). A collection of several radio stories that was sent to Florida schools. Includes Fred Beaver talking about the Suwannee River; Story of Oh! Suzanna; Mark Moore; Story of Tioga Waltz (Foster's first song); Music by the Amigo Male Singers; Story of Josie Billie; Tininkling by David and Estrella Larioza; and tall tales by Lem Griffis. These programs were created in the early 1960s by the Stephen Foster Memorial to promote the park and its activities, as well as to educate the public about Stephen Foster and Florida folk music.
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Friday afternoon performances at the 1958 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

Friday afternoon performances at the 1958 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

Date
1958-05-02
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Detailed information on the performers can be found on the 1958 festival program, located in S 1619, box 1.
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Friday afternoon performances at the 1966 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)

Friday afternoon performances at the 1966 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)

Date
1966-05-06
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Rain lived in Gainesville. Smith was from Fort Myers. Daniels and Webb were both from Jacksonville. Once called the 'Woody Guthrie of Vietnam,' Pham Duy wrote over 1000 songs. Born in Ha Noi in 1921, he trained in Paris in the 1940s. A part of the anti-French resistance, Pham Duy traveled Vietnam learning folk songs, and supporting regime change. In Spring 1966, as part of a cultural exchange program with the US, the 46 year old Saigon resident toured the United States. By the 1980s, Duy resided in California, still writing and performing. An image of him can be found in S 1578, box 3, folder 36.

 

 

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Friday evening performances at the 1980 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)

Friday evening performances at the 1980 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)

Date
1980-05-23
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. The conclusion of the Friday night performances.
Collection
Friday morning performances at the 1958 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

Friday morning performances at the 1958 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

Date
1958-05-02
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Detailed information on the performers can be found on the 1958 festival program, located in S 1619, box 1.
Collection
Friday performances at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

Friday performances at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

Date
1987-05-22
Description
One reel to reel recording. Roller served as emcee. Skordilis performed with apprentice Gonatos playing Greek bouzouki music. Bouzoukis are Greek musical instruments equipped with three strings, and played like a guitar.
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Liars Workshop performing at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)

Liars Workshop performing at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)

Date
1987-05-22
Description
Two reel to reel recordings. Devine served as emcee. Rogers sang, played guitar, and told stories. He also explained the truth behind his stories, how to construct a good story, and the ethics involved.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Hawk Jackson giving boat tour at Wakulla SpringsHawk Jackson giving boat tour at Wakulla SpringsStill ImageAfrican Americans
Boats and boating
Narratives
Tall tales
Storytelling
Storytellers
Oral performance
Oral communication
Rivers
Springs
Tourism
Workplace
Workers
Labor
Glass bottom boats
Ecotourism
Wildlife watching industry
Boat driver
Tour guides (Persons)
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a_s1576_t92-025Kissimmee performing at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage)SoundBands (Music)
Musical groups
Musicians
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Performances
Music performance
Guitar music
Guitarists
Storytelling
Singing
Tall tales
Fiddles
Old time music
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a_s2042_sfm_15Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Four Short FeaturesSoundComposer
Curators
Archivists
Musicians
Radio
Radio programs
Radio announcing
Documentaries Radio
Foster, Stephen Collins, 1826-1864
Popular songs
Commercial songs
Composers
Folklore and history
Life histories
Accordion music
Arts, Czechoslovakia
Oral narratives
Storytelling
Tall tales
Humor
Jokes
Personal experience narratives
Oral education
Advertising, Public service
Accordionists
Storytellers
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a_s2042_sfm_17Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: School TapeSoundComposer
Foster, Stephen Collins, 1826-1864
Documentaries Radio
Radio
Radio programs
Radio programs, Public service
Music performance
Performing arts
Singing
Storytelling
Tall tales
Humor
Folklore and history
Education
Singers
Storytellers
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a_s1576_t77-067Friday afternoon performances at the 1958 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Singing
Elementary schools
Seminole Indians
Creek Indians
Native Americans
Oral performance
Tall tales
Storytelling
Oral narratives
Dance
Singers
Storytellers
Tour guides (Persons)
Boat driver
Dancers
Children
Choruses
Musicians
Students
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a_s1576_t77-158Friday afternoon performances at the 1966 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Folk singers
Singing
Tall tales
Storytelling
Oral performance
Vietnamese
Arts, Asian
Asians
Singers
Storytellers
Children
Boy Scouts
Musicians
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a_s1576_t80-056Friday evening performances at the 1980 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Singing
Guitar music
String bands
Stringband music
Folk singers
Old time music
Storytelling
Tall tales
Singers
Guitarist
Bands (Music)
Storytellers
Musicians
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a_s1576_t77-066Friday morning performances at the 1958 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Singing
Elementary schools
Ukulele music
Arts, Jewish
Jewish Americans
Oral performance
Tall tales
Storytelling
Oral narratives
Dance
Singers
Storytellers
Children
Choruses
Musicians
Students
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a_s1576_t87-003Friday performances at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Music performance
Bagpipes
Storytelling
Tall tales
Imitating nature
Oral performance
Animal sounds
Birdsongs
Arts, Greek
Greek Americans
Bouzouki
Songs, Greek
Storytellers
Apprentices
Bagpipers
Musicians
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a_s1576_t87-105Liars Workshop performing at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Music performance
Singing
Guitar music
Tales
Storytelling
Jokes
Tall tales
Singers
Guitarist
Storytellers
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