Storytelling of Haitian Pre-Lent Carnivals at the 1990 Florida Folk Festival (Florida Folklife Area)

237265
Date
1990-05-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Each year at the Florida Folk Festival, the Florida Folklife Program emphasized a particular culture, tradtions, or geographic area. In 1990, they emphasized celebrations of various Florida groups. including Haitians, Trinidadians, Greeks, and Jewish peoples.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T90-82
Smith, Kay

Sunday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Narrative Stage) (Tape 2)

239737
Date
1996-05-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. Stuemple served as emcee. Olushegun Williams discusses his background (Washington, DC and Atlanta) as well as African traditions in storytelling. He tells stories: "Talking Drum (Gon-Gon)" and "Word That the Devil Made Up". He discusses African instrum...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C96-79
Smith, Kay

Sunday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Narrative Stage) (Tape 6)

239740
Date
1996-05-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. Stuemple served as emcee. Jose Silva discusses toro huaco dancing from Nicaragua. He describes the costumes, discusses the formation of his dance troupe and the venues in which they perform (especially the festival of St. Sebastian). He talks about the difference in perfo...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C96-83
Smith, Kay

Sunday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Narrative Stage) (Tape 5)

239739
Date
1996-05-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. Kerchmar served as emcee. Sally Jones discusses various topics including her background in White Springs; lessons she learned from recycling practices; quilting; her opinion of welfare; passing on the quilting tradition; her great-grandfather who was a slave and; the Freedo...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C96-82
Smith, Kay

Sunday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Narrative Stage) (Tape 3-4)

239738
Date
1996-05-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassette tapes. Tozzer served as emcee. Walter McKenzie, Laurel Dabbs, Charles Parker and Paul Greene discuss woodcarving as folk art. McKenzie remembers Dan Marshal (The session is a tribute to him). Laurel Dabbs discusses functional decoy construction. Paul Greene discusses his early...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C96-80
Item ID
C96-81
Smith, Kay

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