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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Tall tales"
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Various Florida Folk Festival performers

Various Florida Folk Festival performers

Date
1981
Description
One audio cassette. Various recordings of stories told at the Florida Folk Festival. Tape in very poor condition.
Collection
Tuesday morning performances at the 1955 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

Tuesday morning performances at the 1955 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

Date
1955-05-03
Description
One reel to reel. Boltin served as the emcee. See the festival program in S 1619, box 1 for more detailed information of the festival performers and activities not recorded.
Collection
Tommy Dobbs performing animal sounds at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival Old Marble Stage

Tommy Dobbs performing animal sounds at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival Old Marble Stage

Date
1987-05-22
Description
One reel to reel recording. Bill Dudley serves as emcee. Dobbs demonstrating various animal sounds (birds, cows, chickens, hogs, quail, crickets, owls) and told several stories.
Collection
Sunday afternoon performances at the 1978 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

Sunday afternoon performances at the 1978 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

Date
1978-05-28
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. The performance by the Olders was the end of their performance from Sunday morning (see T80-19). Juliano and Marshall was from Lakeland. The Deckards of Lake City sang gospel music. Smith was a storyteller from Fort Myers. George and Martha Heaps-Nelson were from Swainsboro, Georgia.
Collection
Summer School Folklife Program

Summer School Folklife Program

Date
1992-07-15
Description
One video recording (VHS; 60 minutes) Video highlights of a summer school program the FFP offered for South Hamilton Elementary School. The program, aimed at the "at risk" students (K-5) had tow goals: 1. acquire knowledge of folk traditions (riddles, tales, etc.) 2. enhance the students self-esteem The program began with Jacksonville-based storyteller Smith, and followed by instruction by folklorists Shanafelt and Higgs. At the end, the folklorists assessed the success of the program.
Collection
Storytelling workshop at the 1980 Florida Folk Festival

Storytelling workshop at the 1980 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1980-05-22
Description
One audio cassette. A recording of the conversations of attendees at the Florida Folk Festival Storytelling Workshop. They discuss the importance of storytelling and tell their own stories.
Collection
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.
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.
Collection
Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Folk Festival Highlights (1961)

Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Folk Festival Highlights (1961)

Date
1961
Description
One reel to reel recording. (28 minutes). A radio program that offered highlights form the 1961 Florida Folk Festival. Included are music performances by Moore, Psenka, Moon, Wacona School chorus, and the Amigo Male Singers (led by Levy). Also includes jokes by Okeefenokkee Swamp native Griffis, stories by Creek Indian Fred Beaver, Tininkling by the Lariozas, and a performance of I Dream of Jeanie by the carillon tower. 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.
Collection
Saturday performances at the 1979 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

Saturday performances at the 1979 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

Date
1979-05-26
Description
One reel to reel recording. Carter was a music therapist from Tallahassee. From Dade City, Flemming was a professor at St. Leo College. Here he played with daughter Sheila Miller (guitar), Dennis Henry (banjo), Luther Rozar (gut-bucket), and Pat Rozar (vocals). Both Dinella and Myers were from Tampa. Whatley was from Bell, Florida.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1576_05_c81-025Various Florida Folk Festival performersSoundMusic--Performance
African Americans
Tall tales
Ballads
Shape note singing
Storytelling
Folk festivals
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a_s1576_t77-026Tuesday morning performances at the 1955 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)SoundSingers
Storytellers
Musicians
Fiddlers
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Oral performance
Performing arts
Music performance
Tall tales
Storytelling
Oral narratives
Children
Elementary schools
Fiddle music
Sing alongs
Students
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a_s1576_t87-097aTommy Dobbs performing animal sounds at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival Old Marble StageSoundFlorida Folk Festival
Folk festivals
Animal sounds
Bird songs
Tall tales
Storytelling
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a_s1576_t80-020Sunday afternoon performances at the 1978 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)SoundSingers
Storytellers
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Singing
Religious music
Oral narratives
Storytelling
Religious songs
Harmonica music
Folk singers
Tall tales
Gospel songs
Gospel music
Musicians
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Summer School Folklife ProgramSummer School Folklife ProgramMoving ImageVideo recording
Education
Educators
Teaching of folklore
Children
Students
Storytelling
Tall tales
Oral narratives
Riddles
Tongue twisters
Games
Folklorists
Storytellers
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a_s1576_05_c81-026Storytelling workshop at the 1980 Florida Folk FestivalSoundFlorida Folk Festival
Folk festivals
Tall tales
Oral narratives
Storytelling
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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_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_13Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: Folk Festival Highlights (1961)SoundMusicians
Accordionists
Singers
Radio
Radio announcing
Radio programs, Public service
Folk festivals
Festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Singing
Ethnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Native Americans
Creek Indians
Humor
Jokes
Tall tales
Old time music
Carillons
Bells
Accordion music
Choruses
Fiddle music
Storytellers
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a_s1576_t83-096Saturday performances at the 1979 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Folk singers
Singing
Guitar music
Tales
Storytelling
Country music
Old time music
Tall tales
Guitarist
Singers
Bands (Music)
Musicians
Storytellers
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