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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Tall tales"
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Gamble Rogers telling a tall tale at the 1978 Florida FolK Festival

Gamble Rogers telling a tall tale at the 1978 Florida FolK Festival

Date
1978-05
Description
One black and white print.
Collection
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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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.
Collection
Copy of the phonographic album: Florida Folk Festival -- the First 25 Years

Copy of the phonographic album: Florida Folk Festival -- the First 25 Years

Date
1953
Description
One reel to reel recording. (Also copied onto audio cassette C83-98) A recording of the 25th anniversary album produced by the FFP staff in honor of the Florida Folk Festival, covering 1952 - 1977. Released in 1981, the album was culled from the recordings of the Florida Folk Festivals found in S 1576. See notes in S 1579, box 1, folder: 'T83-117 through T83-120' for which reels these selections were copied from.
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Early version of Florida Folk Festival retrospective album

Early version of Florida Folk Festival retrospective album

Date
1981
Description
One audio cassette. An early, longer version of the album that became Florida Folk Festival: The First 25 Years (1953-1977), produced by the Florida Folklife Program. For the complete album, see T83-135 and C83-93.
Collection
Field recording compilation for the National Federation of Music Clubs

Field recording compilation for the National Federation of Music Clubs

Date
1962
Description
Second part of one reel-to-reel tape. Psenka performs traditional Czech music accompaniment for a beseda, the Czech national folk dance. Psenka and the dancers were from Masaryktown. Tomazin (concertina), from Samsula, is accompanied by a young Yugoslavian student on steel guitar. Griffis, from Fargo, Ga., tells a tall tale. Swails (fiddle), from Branford, Whitehead, from Sarasota, and Fowler, from Live Oak, demonstrate straw-beating by hitting straws against the fiddle strings. Weldon (vocals), from Gainesville, is accompanied by Moore, from Denver, Col., on autoharp. Moon (Celtic harp, vocals) was from Gainesville. Paul Woodard (musical saw) and his wife, Elsie (piano), were from Bushnell. McDaniel, from Live Oak, performs with two harmonica, playing one with his nose. Pavitt, from Sarasota, performs an original composition about Hurricane Donna (1960). The Southern Railway Extra Gang No. 4 is led by foreman Simpson, and consists of railway workers Clark, Roberts, Goodwin, Jackson and Oliver; this field recording was made in 1958 near the rail station in White Springs.

These recordings, originally made by Boltin and sent to archivist Annabel Morris Buchanan of the National Federation of Music Clubs (NFMC) in 1962, were copied by the Florida Folklife Program from a 7-inch reel-to-reel in the American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, numbered AFS 14,006.
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Folk Singer/Storyteller Gamble Rogers Concert at Lake City Community College

Folk Singer/Storyteller Gamble Rogers Concert at Lake City Community College

Date
1977-02-14
Description
Two audio cassettes.
Collection
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.
Collection
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
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Gamble Rogers telling a tall tale at the 1978 Florida FolK FestivalGamble Rogers telling a tall tale at the 1978 Florida FolK FestivalStill ImagePerforming arts
Storytelling
Tall tales
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Performers
Oral narratives
Oral performance
Singers
Mason
Entertainers
Musicians
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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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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_t83-135Copy of the phonographic album: Florida Folk Festival -- the First 25 YearsSoundShape note singers
Musicians
Guitarist
Singers
Sound recordings
Music performance
African Americans
Czechoslovakian Americans
Tall tales
Guitar music
Gospel (Black)
Musical tradition, sacred
Shape note singing
Storytelling
Seminole Indians
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Storytellers
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a_s1576_05_c81-024Early version of Florida Folk Festival retrospective albumSoundMusic -- Performance
African Americans
Tall tales
Gospel music
Shape note singing
Storytelling
Seminole Indians
Folk festivals
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a_s1576_t86-227bField recording compilation for the National Federation of Music ClubssoundTrack-lining songs
Tall tales
Field recordings
Music--Performance
African Americans
Czech Americans
Yugoslav Americans
Folk music--United States
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a_s1576_01_c77-016Folk Singer/Storyteller Gamble Rogers Concert at Lake City Community CollegeSoundSinging
Music performance
Storytelling
Musicians
Guitarists
Guitar music
Concerts
Tales
Tall tales
Performing arts
Guitarist
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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