Storytellers at the 1998 Florida Folk Festival (Storytelling Tent) (Sunday)

Date: May 24, 1998

Source: S1576 , Container 71 , C98-37, C98-38, C98-39, C98-40, C98-41, C98-42, C98-43, C98-44, C98-45, C98-46, C98-47, C98-48, C98-49, C98-50, C98-51, C98-52

Type: Sound

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  • On Economics
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  • 16 audio cassette recordings. Storytellers spoke between 10:00am and 7pm at the Storytelling Tent. Several of the storytellers also sang songs. Harshbarger used finger puppets.

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