46 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Tall tales"
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.
Collection
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
Legend of the Devil's Mill Hopper

Legend of the Devil's Mill Hopper

Date
1981
Description
One audio cassette. Boltin tells "The Legend of the Devil's Mill Hopper." She recorded the story for the students at Mary E. Taylor School in Camden, Maine. The recording ends in the middle of the story.
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Lem Griffis telling a tall tale at the 1957 Florida Folk Festival

Lem Griffis telling a tall tale at the 1957 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1957-05
Description
One black and white print. Lem Griffis was a story teller from Fargo, Georgia. He grew up in the Okeefenokee Swamp, and his stories were considered typical of North Florida/South Georgia.
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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.
Collection
Performances at the 1973 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

Performances at the 1973 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

Date
1973-08-31
Description
One reel to reel recordings. Boltin served as emcee. Wiggins played the musical bottlephone. The audience sang Dumbarton's Drums in tribute to long-time festival performer Bob Beers, who died in a car accident in 1972.
Collection
Performances at the 1973 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)

Performances at the 1973 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)

Date
1973-08-31
Description
One reel to reel recordings. Boltin served as emcee. At the time, Fitchen was billed as Eugenia Sisinni Jones. Betsy Wiggins played the musical bottlephone.
Collection
Performances at the 1973 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 4)

Performances at the 1973 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 4)

Date
1973-08-31
Description
One reel to reel recordings. Boltin served as emcee.
Collection
Recordings of the Storytelling session at the 1989 Florida Folk Festival (Auditorium)

Recordings of the Storytelling session at the 1989 Florida Folk Festival (Auditorium)

Date
1989-05-27
Description
Five audio cassettes. Several stories told by Florida storytellers at the 1989 Florida Folk Festival. Recordings from the previous day (May 26) can be found in S 1576, box 25, tapes C89-12 through C89-16. Duplicate recordings can be found in S 1664, box 6, tapes 6-9.
Collection
Recordings of the Storytelling session at the 1989 Florida Folk Festival (Auditorium)

Recordings of the Storytelling session at the 1989 Florida Folk Festival (Auditorium)

Date
1989-05-26
Description
Five audio cassettes. Several stories told by Florida storytellers at the 1989 Florida Folk Festival. Recordings from the next day (May 27) can be found in S 1576, box 25, tapes C89-17 through C89-21. Duplicate recordings can be found in S 1664, box 6, tapes 1-5.
Collection
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_s1576_05_c81-027Legend of the Devil's Mill HopperSoundLegends
Oral performance
Storytellers
Tall tales
Storytelling
Oral narratives
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Lem Griffis telling a tall tale at the 1957 Florida Folk FestivalLem Griffis telling a tall tale at the 1957 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageFolklore revival festivals
Folk festivals
Oral performance
Performing arts
Tall tales
Storytelling
Speech events
Humor
Anecdotes
Comedy
Jokes
Storytellers
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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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a_s1576_t77-233Performances at the 1973 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Singing
Guitar music
Old time music
Fiddle music
Banjo music
String bands
Stringband music
Bluegrass music
Native Americans
Seminole Indians
Mikasuki language
Florida history
Puppet theater
Puppet drama
Tall tales
Oral narratives
Storytelling
Folk singers
Singers
Guitarist
Bluegrass musicians
Bands (Music)
Musicians
Puppeteers
Storytellers
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a_s1576_t77-235Performances at the 1973 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Singing
Guitar music
Old time music
Fiddle music
String bands
Stringband music
Bluegrass music
Puppet drama
Oral narratives
Storytelling
Puppet theater
Ropework
Tall tales
Folk singers
Singers
Guitarist
Bluegrass musicians
Bands (Music)
Musicians
Puppeteers
Storytellers
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a_s1576_t77-236Performances at the 1973 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 4)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Singing
Guitar music
Old time music
Fiddle music
Birdsongs
String bands
Stringband music
Bluegrass music
Animal sounds
Oral narratives
Storytellers
Storytelling
Folk singers
Ropework
Tall tales
Singers
Guitarist
Bluegrass musicians
Fiddlers
Bands (Music)
Banjoists
Musicians
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a_s1576_25_c89-017Recordings of the Storytelling session at the 1989 Florida Folk Festival (Auditorium)SoundStorytellers
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Oral performance
Storytelling
Oral narratives
Trickster tales
Animal tales
Tall tales
Narratives
Fishing stories
Hunting stories
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a_s1576_25_c89-012Recordings of the Storytelling session at the 1989 Florida Folk Festival (Auditorium)SoundStorytellers
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Oral performance
Storytelling
Oral narratives
Trickster tales
Animal tales
Tall tales
Narratives
Fishing stories
Hunting stories
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