Storytellers at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Storytelling Tent) (Saturday)

Date: May 24, 1997

Source: S1576 , Container 69 , C97-112, C97-113, C97-114, C97-115, C97-116, C97-117, C97-118, C97-119, C97-120, C97-121, C97-122, C97-123, C97-124, C97-125

Type: Sound

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  • Fortuneteller
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  • Tates Hell
  • Zora Neale Hurston story
  • Creation
  • Obedient Albert

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  • 14 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.) Bruce served as the emcee. Several of the storytellers also sang songs.

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