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.
Eighteen black and white/color prints. Located in envelope #1. Mix of posed and candid images of long-time Florida Folk Festival director Boltin. These images were originally part of a scrapbook kept by Boltin.
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.)
Storytelling has always been a favorite method of keeping old knowledge and traditions alive. Some stories are historical in nature, while others are geared more toward moral lessons or explaining natural phenomena. Whatever the topic, storytelling is a craft that thrives on embellishments, dramatic...
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