Florida Yesterday: Superstitutions (raw footage)

238825
Date
1977
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One video cassette. (1/2" tape; 62 minutes) Filmed in Smith's home office as he tells various ghost stories and explains local superstitions. Includes many takes, cut-aways, and B-roll. First half of the completed episode can be found on V86-30; the second half can be found on FV-24.
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
V86-59

Florida Yesterday: Folklore; Superstitions

240895
Date
02/15/1977
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
V86-30

Ft. White Fourth Grade Class

238481
Date
1983-10
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Students and teachers discuss family photographs brought in by students; scary stories; games and rhymes; jump rope rhymes.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C84-50

Recordings of children folklore (Children's Folklore Area)

238848
Date
1985-05-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Four audio cassettes. Recordings of students and children telling stories (mostly ghost stories), riddles, rhymes, and games in the Children's Folklife Area. Because Friday was designated as Children's Day, a special area was set up to capture children's folklore. More recordings of children on that...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C85-1
Item ID
C85-2
Item ID
C85-3
Item ID
C85-4

Recordings of children's folklore (Children's Folklore Area)

238849
Date
1985-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Four audio cassettes. Recordings of students and children telling stories (mostly ghost stories), riddles, rhymes, and jokes in the Children's Folklife Area. Because Friday was designated as Children's Day, a special area was set up to capture children's folklore. More recordings of children on that...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C85-21
Item ID
C85-22
Item ID
C85-23
Item ID
C85-24

Sunday performances at the 2006 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Disc 10)

241680
Date
05/28/2006
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
CD06-68

Florida Yesterday: Superstitions; Cowboys & Cattle

238364
Date
1977
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One video recording. (3/4" tape, 34 minutes) Superstitions: (13 minutes) The second half of the episode. Filmed in Smith's home office as he tells various ghost stories and explains local superstitions. Cattle and the Cowboys: (21 minutes) Filmed in front of a barn, Smith discusses cattle ranc...
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
FV-24

Friday performances at the 1994 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Workshop Stage) (Tape 3)

239590
Date
1994-05-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Chancey was a storyteller from Bartow. Her session started on C94-50.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C94-51

Stories by student Bryan Simon

236909
Date
1987-12
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Simon was a fourth grade student at Berkshire Elementary School, and was recognized by his peers as a superb storyteller. He usually told supernatural stories. On the tape, he tells several ghost stories, and tales involving the Devil. Many of the stories involve fellow classmat...
Type
Sound

Friday performances at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 7)

237706
Date
05/22/1987
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
T87-8

Storytellers at the 1995 Florida Folk Festival (Storytelling Auditorium)

239653
Date
1995-05-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
35 audio cassette recordings. Storytellers spoke between 10:00am and 5pm 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.)
Type
Sound
Item ID
C95-100
Item ID
C95-101
Item ID
C95-102
Item ID
C95-103
Item ID
C95-104
Item ID
C95-105
Item ID
C95-106
Item ID
C95-107
Item ID
C95-108
Item ID
C95-109
Item ID
C95-110
Item ID
C95-111
Item ID
C95-112
Item ID
C95-113
Item ID
C95-114
Item ID
C95-115
Item ID
C95-116
Item ID
C95-117
Item ID
C95-118
Item ID
C95-119
Item ID
C95-120
Item ID
C95-121
Item ID
C95-122
Item ID
C95-123
Item ID
C95-124
Item ID
C95-125
Item ID
C95-126
Item ID
C95-127
Item ID
C95-128
Item ID
C95-129
Item ID
C95-130
Item ID
C95-131
Item ID
C95-132
Item ID
C95-133
Item ID
C95-134

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 storytel...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C94-27
Item ID
C94-28
Item ID
C94-29
Item ID
C94-30
Item ID
C94-31
Item ID
C94-32
Item ID
C94-33

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

239562
Date
1994-05-28
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.) Larkin, of Atlanta, spoke twice; the firs...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C94-34
Item ID
C94-35
Item ID
C94-36
Item ID
C94-37
Item ID
C94-38
Item ID
C94-39

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 Fo...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C94-40
Item ID
C94-41
Item ID
C94-42
Item ID
C94-43
Item ID
C94-44
Item ID
C94-45
Item ID
C94-46
Item ID
C94-47
Item ID
C94-48

Interview with white oak basket maker Lucreaty Clark

239116
Date
1980-05-07
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two reel to reels. Interview with white-oak basket maker Lucreaty Clark. She talks primarily about her childhood, including stories, legends, ghost stories, childhood games, folk beliefs, working in the cotton fields, holidays, and her family.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T80-44
Item ID
T80-45

Recording of Frank and Ann Thomas's Album,

238506
Date
1983
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. This album was recorded by Olustee Records in Lake Wales. Because this is a copyrighted album, no copies can be made from it. From Lake Wales, singer/songwriters Frank and Ann Thomas won the 1993 Florida Folk Heritage Award for their songs on Florida History.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C84-87

Skip Johns and the Travelers performing at the 1983 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)

238478
Date
1983-05-29
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C84-47

Sunday performances at the 1995 Florida Folk Festival (Stage III) (Tape 13)

240644
Date
05/28/1995
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
III-41

Martin Crutchfield performing at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)

237813
Date
05/23/1987
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
T87-107

Sunday performances at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage) (Reel 15)

238123
Date
1985-05-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Slavin played several instruments, including banjo and the hammer dulcimer.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T85-58

Sunday performances at the 2000 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Tape 7)

240290
Date
2000-05-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C00-49

Versiteers performing at the 1990 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)

237233
Date
1990-05-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Murray served as the emcee.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T90-28

Children's sing-along at the 1989 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)

237376
Date
1989-05-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Milner served as emcee.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T89-7

Interview with basketmaker Lucreaty Clark

239167
Date
1979-10-31
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Six reel to reels. Lucreaty Clark was a white oak basket maker, a tradition that stretched back in her family to antebellum times. In 1979, no one else was making split white oak baskets, and she presumed the tradition would die with her. (In the mid-1980s, she trained her grandson Alphonso Jennings...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T79-23
Item ID
T79-25
Item ID
T79-26
Item ID
T79-27
Item ID
T79-28
Item ID
T79-29

African American Gospel Workshop at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)

237834
Date
05/24/1987
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
T87-130 - T87-131

Friday evening performances at the 1980 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

239084
Date
1980-05-23
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. The Skip Johns and the Travelers performance is continued on T80-56.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T80-55

Sacred Harp slide-tape presentation

238047
Date
1980
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
<p>One audio cassette. This tape served as accompanying audio to a slide-tape presentation created by the Florida Folklife Program about shape note singing&nbsp;and&nbsp;<em>The Sacred Harp</em>. The presentation features Albritton&nbsp;and shape note singers at Bethlehem Primitive Baptist Church in...
Type
sound
Item ID
C81-22

Wings of Faith performance at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival Old Marble Stage

296526
Date
1996-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT). This recording represents the third portion of D96-33.
Type
sound
Item ID
D96-33c

Imagine That & story swap at the 1993 Florida Folk Festival Storytelling Stage

297539
Date
1993-05-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassette recordings. The last portion of tape C93-29 is spliced with the first portion of C93-30. Smith serves as emcee and discusses the importance of Cousin Thelma Bolton. Imagine That, from DeSoto County, consists of Nesmith and Leopold. They tell stories together, including "Jack" st...
Type
sound
Item ID
C93-30a
Item ID
C93-29b

Linda Spitzer & story swap at the 1993 Florida Folk Festival Storytelling Stage

297541
Date
1993-05-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Three audio cassette recordings. The last portion of tape C93-31 is spliced with C93-32 and C93-33. Peggy Smith serves as emcee and tells four stories before introducing Spitzer, from Miami, who specializes in Jewish folk tales, including stories about Elijah. After her stories, Smith asks if anyon...
Type
sound
Item ID
C93-31b
Item ID
C93-32
Item ID
C93-33

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