Storytellers at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Storytelling Tent) (Saturday)

Date: May 25, 1996

Source: S1576 , Container 62 , C96-15, C96-16, C96-17, C96-18, C96-19, C96-20, C96-21, C96-22, C96-23, C96-24, C96-25, C96-26, C96-27, C96-28, C96-29, C96-30, C96-31

Type: Sound

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  • The Tinderbox (Case) (C96-15)
  • Devils Millhopper
  • Lovely Lady
  • The Crow (Young) (Cont. on C96-16)
  • Box Turtle
  • The Wolf and the Turtle
  • Traveling from Pennsylvania to Kentucky (Patterson)
  • Double Eagle
  • Blue Snake (Cont. on C96-17)
  • Leonda
  • Historic women (Historical Women of St. Augustine: Fell/Rooks) (C96-18)
  • Permission to Speak (Mutima) (C96-19)
  • House of Life
  • Elay-Alya
  • Red and Black Fila
  • Abana
  • Listen to Your Mother
  • Haunted Chair
  • Daydreaming Schoolbook
  • My Aunt Came Back (Spitzer) (C96-20)
  • Avrams Noisy House
  • Strength
  • Jack Seeks His Fortune
  • Magic Fiddle (Taylor) (C96-21)
  • Polly Put the Kettle On
  • Wee Red Man
  • Irish Fiddle
  • Mountain Whipoorwill
  • Anahs Dream (Kaylor-Reynolds) (C96-22)
  • Charles Sanford Disappearance
  • The Grove
  • The ? Wright Shoes
  • Cotswold Stones
  • King Stone, Five Captains
  • Treasury Street
  • Last Supper (Storytelling Sims) (C96-23)
  • Bama Preserves
  • Okeefenokee Swamp
  • Jack story (C96-23)
  • Proper Southern Lady and her Flour Shed (Tale Tellers of Jacksonville) (C96-24)
  • Koji story
  • Marriage of Two Pickpockets (Rooks)
  • Bad Little Boy
  • Murray Palmetto's Swamp Camp Road Show (Boomslang) (C96-25)
  • High on Florida Wine
  • Red Eye story
  • Yard Sale story
  • Henry Flagler story
  • Dry Torutgas story
  • Moonglow Motel
  • Wicked John and the Devil (Newsom) (C96-26)
  • One-eyed Man in Okeefenokee Swamp
  • Jack Goes Hunting (Cont. on C96-27)
  • Lottery story (Rodrigues) (C96-28)
  • Devils Millhopper
  • Cocongole
  • Bubba Butler hunting squirrel
  • St. Augustine Minorcan Women and the Kernel of Corn
  • Haitian storytelling (Louis) (C96-29)
  • Bookie and Maurice
  • Music business and personal stories (Patterson)
  • Family stories (Case) (C96-31)

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  • 17 audio cassette recordings. Storytellers spoke between 10:00am and 5pm at the Storytelling Tent. (The Storytelling Auditorium area, which featured some of the same storytellers, was not recorded.) Case, Wiseman, and Nesmith served as the emcees. Several of the storytellers also sang songs. Patterson strums guitar during some of his stories. Mutima played the drums during his.

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