Storytellers at the 1994 Florida Folk Festival (Storytelling Auditorium) (Saturday)

Date: May 28, 1994

Source: S1576 , Container 32 , C94-34, C94-35, C94-36, C94-37, C94-38, C94-39

Type: Sound

Download: MP3

Download: MP3

Download: MP3

Download: MP3

Download: MP3

Download: MP3

Event Name

Collector or Fieldworker

Tradition Bearer

Genre or Occupation

Title of Work

  • The Championship of All Storytellers of Ireland (Larkin) (C94-34)
  • Wind Story (Zora Neale Hurston story)
  • Why Dogs Chase Things
  • How Cat Got a Drum
  • Legend of Selkies
  • Pseudo Amerindian story
  • Sukie and Sammy (Smith)
  • The Story of the Bowl
  • Finnian McCool (Larkin) (C94-35)
  • How Spanish Moss Came to Be (Smith)
  • Acre Foot Johnson
  • Wildcat and Brer Rabbit (Harshbarger)
  • Three Little Pigs
  • Lazy Boy and the Tommyknocker
  • Clever Fox Who Lived By the Wacissa
  • The Wind
  • Spinning Trick
  • Bouki stories (Louis) (C94-36)
  • Haitian Ghost Stories
  • How Zombies Are Made
  • Gumma and the Little Girl
  • Bouki tale
  • Bouki Marries the Kings Daughter
  • Beautiful Child
  • The Beautiful Girl and the Apples (Smith) (C94-37)
  • Joe Baldwin Story
  • Wicked John and the Devil
  • Mustafa (Sue Smith)
  • Lake ? (Seaman) (Cont. on C94-38)
  • Daddy Goes Hunting With His Best Dog (Smith)
  • Goldilocks and the Three Bears (Roy)
  • Answer the Three Questions (Cappa)
  • Medio Pollito or Little Half Chick (Rivers)
  • Nancy Story (Larkin) (C94-39)
  • Growing Up On ? Creek
  • Fishing Story
  • Tall Tales

Personal Name

Place Name

Corporate or Conference Name


  • Six audio cassette recordings. Storytellers spoke between 10:00am and 2pm at the Storytelling Auditorium. The coordinator was Peggy Smith. (The Storytelling Tent area, coordinated by Nancy Case, and featuring some of the same storytellers, was not recorded.) Larkin, of Atlanta, spoke twice; the first time to fill in for the two absent storytellers: John Johnson and Margie Baldwin. Cappa, (of Williamsport, PA), Roy (of Fort Myers), and Rivers (of Ybor City) were audience members participating in the Cousin Thelma Story Swap. Harshbarger, of Tallahassee, used finger puppets in her presentation. Smith and Seaman were from Jacksonville. Louis resided in Miami.

Order by Mail

State Archives of Florida
500 S. Bronough St.
MS #9 D
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0250

(Please do not send cash in the mail.)

Order by Email

[email protected]
Please call with credit card numbers.

Order by Phone

Archives Photographic and Film Unit

Audio Duplication

Cassette to CD $10.00 per cassette
CD to CD $10.00 per disc
DAT to CD $25.00 per tape
Reel-to-Reel Transfer to CD $25.00 per tape