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

239561
Date
1994-05-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Seven audio cassette recordings. Storytellers spoke between 10:00am and 2pm at the Storytelling Auditorium - although stories from 10am through 11:40am were not recorded. The coordinator was Peggy Smith. (The Storytelling Tent area, coordinated by Nancy Case, and featuring some of the same storytellers, was not recorded.) Cappa, (of Williamsport, PA) and Holloway, (of Valdosta, GA), were both audience members filling in for absent storytellers (Margie Baldwin and Kate Taluga). Nesmith lived in Nocatee, who with Leipold of Acadia, performed as Imagine That. Smith and Mittlestadt were from Jacksonville. Spitzer resided in Miami. Bruce was from Eustis. Mutima, of Gainesville, played the bongo and kora (a stringed instrument) during his tales. Case was also from Gainesville. Newsom was from Lake City. Chaille lived in Palm Bay.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C94-27
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C94-28
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C94-29
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C94-30
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C94-31
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C94-32
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C94-33
Bongo music

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

239563
Date
1994-05-29
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
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.) Cappa, (of Williamsport, PA), Roy (of Fort Myers), and Rivers (of Ybor City) were audience members participating in the Cousin Thelma Story Swap. Harshbarger, Taluga, and Koontz were from Tallahassee. Harshbarger used finger puppets during her presentation. Smith was from Jacksonville. Nesmith lived in Nocatee, who with Leipold of Acadia, performed as Imagine That. Mutima, of Gainesville, played the bongo and kora (a stringed instrument) during his tales. Case was also from Gainesville. Newsom was from Lake City. Chaille lived in Palm Bay. Bruce was from Eustis. Brooks (of LaGrange, GA and Author of the book, Just Folks), Volt (of Jupiter), and Jeffers (of Melbourne Village) spoke during the Cousin Thelma Story Swap. The New Folk Union consisted of storyteller Gibson (of Clearwater) on guitar, and Glenn & Ally Smith (of Myriad) on fiddle and mandolin, along with Jaime Woolfe (banjo), Steve Wolfe (bass), and Michael Godwin (banjo).
Type
Sound
Item ID
C94-40
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C94-41
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C94-42
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C94-43
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C94-44
Item ID
C94-45
Item ID
C94-46
Item ID
C94-47
Item ID
C94-48
Bongo music

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