Old time fiddle tunes and tall tales

240483
Date
02/04/1989
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
5

Tuesday morning performances at the 1955 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

234086
Date
1955-05-03
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel. Boltin served as the emcee. See the festival program in S 1619, box 1 for more detailed information of the festival performers and activities not recorded.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-26

Gamble Rogers telling a tall tale at the 1978 Florida FolK Festival

234182
Date
1978-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One black and white print.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
P78-508

Kissimmee performing at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage)

236966
Date
1992-05-23
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. The group was Seaman (fiddle), Piccalo (guitar) and Farley (bass). Folk singer Dinella served as emcee.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T92-25

Storytelling workshop at the 1980 Florida Folk Festival

238057
Date
1980-05-22
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. A recording of the conversations of attendees at the Florida Folk Festival Storytelling Workshop. They discuss the importance of storytelling and tell their own stories.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C81-26

Legend of the Devil's Mill Hopper

238058
Date
1981
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Boltin tells "The Legend of the Devil's Mill Hopper." She recorded the story for the students at Mary E. Taylor School in Camden, Maine. The recording ends in the middle of the story.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C81-27

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

Friday afternoon performances at the 1958 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

239482
Date
1958-05-02
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Detailed information on the performers can be found on the 1958 festival program, located in S 1619, box 1.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-67

Florida Yesterday: Untitled episode

238365
Date
1977
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One video recording. (3/4" tape; 26 minutes) An untitled episode of the WINK-produced show, Florida Yesterday. (May be the first show). Features Frog on a boat, telling family stories of growing in South Georgia and Florida. See V86-58 for the unedited raw footage.
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
FV-30

Folklife Subject: Storytelling

274023
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
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...
Type
interactive resource

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 Yesterday: Folklore; Superstitions

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

Gamble Rogers telling a tall tale at the 1978 Florida Folk Festival in White Springs, Florida.

242048
Date
1978
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FP78508

Saturday morning performances at the 1977 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

239229
Date
1977-09-03
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. (The first half of the reel consists of the Friday performances.) Frog Smith was a stroyteller form Ft. Myers. Lydia and the Pinkhams (Peggy Burr, Trisha Conner, Barbara Smith, and Michael O'Steen) were from Lakeland. Waldron was an eigth grader fr...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-290

Friday evening performances at the 1980 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)

239085
Date
1980-05-23
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. The conclusion of the Friday night performances.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T80-56

Friday performances at the 2000 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Tape 3)

240208
Date
2000-05-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT). Pardue served as emcee.
Type
Sound
Item ID
D00-3

Saturday evening performances at the 1963 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

239448
Date
1963-05-04
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. <p>&nbsp;</p>
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-143

Saturday evening performances at the 1960 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

239463
Date
1960-05-07
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. The first half of the reel consists of Saturday afternoon performances. Detailed information on the performers can be found on the 1960 festival program, located in S 1619, box 1. Garland was the 1960 Jeanie With the Light Brown Hair winner.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-98

Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: School Tape

238385
Date
1984-05-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording (24:21 minutes). A collection of several radio stories that was sent to Florida schools. Includes Fred Beaver talking about the Suwannee River; Story of Oh! Suzanna; Mark Moore; Story of Tioga Waltz (Foster's first song); Music by the Amigo Male Singers; Story of Josie Bi...
Type
Sound
Item ID
61-2-8

Interview with fiddle player Richard Seaman

235323
Date
1988-08-10
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Seaman, an old-time fiddle player who grew up in Kissimmee, playing at square dances. He moved to Jacksonville in 1922, and spent his life working for the railroads. He discusses learning how to play the fiddle; playing for square dances; earning a living through music in the De...
Type
Sound
Item ID
Tape 6

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

239063
Date
1978-05-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. The performance by the Olders was the end of their performance from Sunday morning (see T80-19). Juliano and Marshall was from Lakeland. The Deckards of Lake City sang gospel music. Smith was a storyteller from Fort Myers. George and Martha Heaps-...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T80-20

Saturday evening performances at the 1961 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

239404
Date
1961-05-06
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin (with Carter)served as emcee.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-110

Friday afternoon performances at the 1966 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)

239359
Date
1966-05-06
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Rain lived in Gainesville. Smith was from Fort Myers. Daniels and Webb were both from Jacksonville. Once called the 'Woody Guthrie of Vietnam,' Pham Duy wrote over 1000 songs. Born in Ha Noi in 1921, he trained in Paris in the 1940s. A part of the ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-158

Friday performances at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

237701
Date
05/22/1987
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
T87-3

Summer School Folklife Program

241247
Date
07/15/1992 - 07/17/1992
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
FV-101

Friday performances at the 1983 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 14)

238768
Date
1983-05-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recordings. Boltin served as emcee. Smith was from Fort Myers.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T83-167

Singer and musician Tom Walton performing at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage)

236942
Date
1992-05-22
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Walton often worked as a street vendor, and performed some of his street cries. Ormond Loomis made the opening satements for the festival, and Luther Rozar served as emcee.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T92-1

Hawk Jackson giving boat tour at Wakulla Springs

233782
Date
1980
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Black and white 9.5 x 14 inch mounted photographic print. Images of Wakulla Springs, a popular tourist located just south of Tallahassee that offered boat tours and lodging. One of the features on the tours was Henry the Fish, a bass fish that would appear to jump over a pole when called. Hawk Jacks...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
P82-332 - P82-349

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