Songs and jokes by three elementary students at the 1978 Florida Folk Festival

239179
Date
1978-05-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two reel to reels. Three elementary school children singing songs, and telling school yard jokes.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T78-330
Item ID
T78-331
Jokes

Student folklore demonstrations at Madison Primary School (3rd graders)

238491
Date
1983-10-06
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Side A Students tell their name stories. Side B Students demonstrate hand clapping games; jump rope rhymes and other rhymes; do tricks; tell jokes and scary stories.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C84-61
Jokes

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
, rhymes, and jokes

Sunday performances at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 15)

237942
Date
05/25/1986
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
T86-148
Jokes

Copy of the recording: Children's Folklore: Kid to Kid From Generation to Generation

238269
Date
1981
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. (Also on C84-116) Created by the Florida State Museum (today, the Florida Museum of Natural History) at the University of Florida, this is a copyrighted recording of children folklore, including hand clap games, jokes, stories, jump rope rhymes, sayings, and counting games. Roge...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C83-79
Jokes

Children's lore in North Florida

236222
Date
1983
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Recorded at an unidentified school in North Florida in 1983. Features 7th and 8th grade students reciting jump rope rhymes, hand-clapping games, stories, jokes, and sayings.
Type
Sound
Florida Folklife Program

1984 Summer Folk Culture Seminar

238511
Date
1984-07-23
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Nine audio cassettes. Liz Simmons, folklorist and teacher from California, leads discussion with teachers on folklore and the place of jokes, legends, and games in folklore. Topics include Zora Neale Hurston; African American folklore; writing folklore; memory and expressive writing; tooth fairy st...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C84-93
Item ID
C84-94
Item ID
C84-95
Item ID
C84-96
Item ID
C84-97
Item ID
C84-98
Item ID
C84-99
Item ID
C84-100
Item ID
C84-101
Jokes

Louise Sanders in her home discussing folk beliefs

235491
Date
1983-03-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Five color slides. Sanders discussing folk tales, medical beliefs, jokes, and other North Florida folk beliefs. For a recording of Sanders, see S 1576, Box 13, tapes C84-55 and C84-56.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S83-2349
Florida Folklife Program

Student folklore at the Melrose Elementary School

236134
Date
1982-02-02
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Students in Mrs. Barrett's 4th grade class sharing verbal folklore, including riddles, jokes, and beliefs and legends. For images, see S 1577, box 19, folder 25. The Folk Arts in Schools Project in Columbia and Hamilton County was a joint venture between the county school system...
Type
Sound
, jokes, and beliefs

Video recording of the 1984 Florida Folk Festival (Video 7 of 15)

240885
Date
05/25/1984 - 05/27/1984
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
V84-7
Florida Folklife Program

Lem Griffis telling a tall tale at the 1957 Florida Folk Festival

234337
Date
1957-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One black and white print. Lem Griffis was a story teller from Fargo, Georgia. He grew up in the Okeefenokee Swamp, and his stories were considered typical of North Florida/South Georgia.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
P82-192
Florida Folklife Program

Student folklore demonstrations at Taylor County Junior High School (7th graders)

238492
Date
1983-10-11
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Side A Students demonstrate rhymes; jump rope rhymes; hand clapping games. Side B Students hear and tell scary stories
Type
Sound
Item ID
C84-62
Jokes

Recording of a performance and interview with vaudeville performers Harry and Lillian Kalikow

235124
Date
1985-08-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Three reel to reel tapes (also copied onto C86-140 and C86-57). A recording of Harry Kalikow with his wife, Lillian, on piano, performing vaudedille routines. Followed by an interview with both. Harry discussed learning vaudeville; getting started in the business; his career; examples of songs and j...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T86-101
Item ID
T86-13
Item ID
T86-14
Item ID
C86-140*
Item ID
C86-57*
http://fpc.dos.state.fl.us/memory/collections/folklife/folklife

Florida Yesterday: Folklore & Superstition (master tape)

238815
Date
1977-02-15
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One video cassette. (3/4" tape, 56 minutes) Frog Smith sitting in Mercer's Country Store telling stories of his family and childhood for store patrons. For more footage, see V86-30 and V86-29.
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
V86-26
Jokes

Friday performances at the 2003 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Disc 8)

241584
Date
05/23/2003
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
CD03-93
http://fpc.dos.state.fl.us/memory/Collections/folklife

Video recording of the 1984 Florida Folk Festival (Video 8 of 15)

240886
Date
05/25/1984 - 05/27/1984
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
V84-8
Florida Folklife Program

Images of the First Annual Stephen Foster Storytelling Fest

237162
Date
1994-04-30
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Twenty-nine color slides. The fest, sponsored by the Florida Storyteller's Guild, was held 29-30 April 1994. This was the first year the fest was held. Fifteen storytellers participated, and told scary stories, jokes, tall tales, and children stories.
Type
Still Image
Florida Folklife Program

Florida Yesterday: Folklore; Superstitions

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

Florida Yesterday: Untitled episode (raw footage)

238822
Date
1977-01-13
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One video cassette. (3/4" tape; 47 minutes) Raw footage featuring Frog Smith sitting in a chair near a canal, discussing his family history. Displays one of his paintings, depicting the railroad in Levy County from 1911.
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
V86-56
Jokes

Florida Yesterday: Ford and Edison (raw footage)

238823
Date
1977
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One video cassette. (3/4" tape; 45 minutes) Smith tells stories about Henry Ford and Thomas Edison while sitting at the Ford residence. Among the corwd listening to Smith were Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Davis (owners of the Ford home at the time), stories about Thomas Edison and Henry Ford, descripti...
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
V86-57
Jokes

Metro-Dade Folklife Area at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival: vaudeville performers Harry and Lillian Kalikow

235123
Date
1986-05-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Twelve color slides. Of Russian Jewish heritage, Harry Kalikow had been performing vaudeville since he was 13. He moved to Miami in 1958 and became a nightclub comedian. He and Lillian performed songs and jokes at the festival. He is at the mike, and she on the piano. The term vaudeville was an Amer...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S86-4681 - S86-4692
Miami-Dade Folklife

Jan Rosenberg presentation at the Folk Culture in the South: Women's Contributions seminar

236226
Date
1989-07-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Folklorist Rosenberg discusses Jewish folklife; including the religion; temples; religious rites, practices, and art; Jewish stories, jokes, and life rituals; world, US, and Florida Jews; food; gender and Judaism; misconceptions of folklife; researching Jewish folklife; and Jewish Americans in the ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
Tape 11
Item ID
Tape 10
Item ID
Tape 9
Item ID
Tape 8b
Florida Folklife Program

Interview with performer Wayne Murray

238868
Date
1982-01-07
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
<p>Three reel to reels. Murray, an actor, carnival pitchman, and comic, discusses his career. Topics include jokes; Yiddish theater; acting; medicine shows; traveling theaters; comedians; pitching at carnivals and fairs; performing on the radio; moving to Florida in 1969; the differences between vau...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T82-24
Item ID
T82-23
Item ID
T82-22
http://fpc.dos.state.fl.us/memory/collections/folklife/folklife

Sunday evening performances at the 1978 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

239067
Date
1978-05-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Flemming, of Dade City, played folk songs with several friends. The Heaps-Nelsons were from Swainsboro, Georgia. The Whiteheads (Cubby and his family) played Bavarian dance music.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T80-24
http://fpc.dos.state.fl.us/memory/Collections/folklife

Raw footage of the 1991 Florida Folk Festivals (Video 10 of 15)

238375
Date
1991-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One video recording (3/4&quot;, 20 minutes). Unedited footage of the 1991 Florida Folk Festival. Don Grooms and Bobby Hicks performing an impromptu, acoustic set in front of the Old Marble Stage which followed their scheduled performance. Hicks tells several jokes, and vents against the prevalence ...
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
FV-68
Jokes

Student folk traditions at Loretto Elementary School

235295
Date
1985-03-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassettes. Recording of fourth grade students presenting their own folk traditions, consisting primarily of hand clapping games, rhymes, jokes, riddles, and several rap songs. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Duval County was a joint venture between the Duval County School System and...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C86-184
Item ID
C86-185
Jokes

Florida Yesterday: Music; Pioneer Homes (master version); Sawmill

241252
Date
1977
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
FV-26
and discussing carpentry, jokes

Martin Crutchfield performing at the 1988 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

237538
Date
1988-05-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. He caled himself the Arkansas Troubador.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T88-2
Jokes

Interview with Cuban immigrant Aleida Martinez-Garrido

239115
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel. Interveiw with a Cuban immigrant about the Cuban American community in Miami. Topics include: Reasons for immigration; life in Cuba; Communism; Fidel Castro (and jokes/anti-Castro movements), bolita; Santeria; quince; acculturation of Cuban Americans; the Mariel boat lift on 1980....
Type
Sound
Item ID
T80-46
http://fpc.dos.state.fl.us/memory/collections/folklife/folklife

Friday performances at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Reel 4)

237865
Date
05/23/1986
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
T86-25 (C86-68)
Jokes

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