72 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Tradition Bearer is exactly "Smith, Ernest Archer "Frog," 1896-1993"
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Artist E. A. (Frog) Smith at the 1983 Florida Folk Festival

Artist E. A. (Frog) Smith at the 1983 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1983-05
Description
Three color slides.
Collection
Demonstrations of ranching traditions

Demonstrations of ranching traditions

Date
1983
Description
One audio cassette Recordings of storyteller Frog Smith and cowboy singer Jim Bob Tinsley demonstrating cowboy/ranching folklore. These were used as demonstration during library folklife programs.
Collection
Florida Yesterday (DOES NOT PLAY)

Florida Yesterday (DOES NOT PLAY)

Date
1977
Description
One video recording. (3/4") VIDEO DOES NOT PLAY.
Collection
Florida Yesterday: Fish Stories Pt.1; Fish Stories Pt.2; Pirates & Indians; Music

Florida Yesterday: Fish Stories Pt.1; Fish Stories Pt.2; Pirates & Indians; Music

Date
1977
Description
One video cassette. (3/4" tape; 59 minutes) Fish Stories, Pt. 1: (12 minutes.) The second half of the episode. Smith talks with Lehr at Hagan Seafood Dock about fishing in Florida. Fish Stories, Pt. 2: (23 minutes) Continuation of Smith's and Leghr's conversation about fishing in Florida. Pirates & Indians: (22 minutes) Lehr and Smith, filmed at the same time as the above two shows, discussing pirates and Florida native peoples. Music: (2 minutes) the opening credits of episode.
Collection
Florida Yesterday: Folklore & Superstition (master tape)

Florida Yesterday: Folklore & Superstition (master tape)

Date
1977-02-15
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.
Collection
Florida Yesterday: Folklore; Superstitions

Florida Yesterday: Folklore; Superstitions

Date
1977-02-15
Description
One video cassette. (3/4" tape; 56 minutes) Folklore: Frog Smith sitting in Mercer's Country Store telling stories of his family and childhood for store patrons. Superstitions: the first half of the Superstitions episode, with Smith in his home office. He tells several ghost stories and explains local superstitions. The second half of the episode can be found on FV-24.
Collection
Florida Yesterday: Ford and Edison (raw footage)

Florida Yesterday: Ford and Edison (raw footage)

Date
1977
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, description of their homes, and stories about Fort Myers.
Collection
Florida Yesterday: Music

Florida Yesterday: Music

Date
1977
Description
One video cassette. (3/4" tape) Video quality is poor in parts. Episode of Florida Yesterday, hosted by Frog Smith. Consists of several music performances, with stories by Frog. He also discusses the history of several musical instruments with son George Smith. For more footage of this episode, see FV-25, FV-26 & FV-27. Filmed in J.V. Parker's horse barn.
Collection
Florida Yesterday: Music (master version) & Sawmill (raw footage)

Florida Yesterday: Music (master version) & Sawmill (raw footage)

Date
1977
Description
One video cassette. (3/4" tape; 84 minutes). Music: 3-15-1977. Consists of several music performances, with stories by Frog. He also discusses the history of several musical instruments with son George Smith. For more footage of this episode, see V86-55, FV-26 & FV-25. Filmed in J.V. Parker's horse barn. Sawmill: Raw footage of Frog talking with sawmill worker Joe Hendry, at Jerome Lumber Company. They discuss sawmilling in Florida in the early 1900s, including pine and cypress timber, logging, accidents and dangers of sawmills, child labor, and tools involved. Discuss working in Wassau, Kenansville, Okeechobee, Hopkins, Lake City, Levy County, and along the Suwannee River. For more footage, see FV-26, V86-29, and V86-25.
Collection
Florida Yesterday: Music (unedited) & Sawmill (raw footage)

Florida Yesterday: Music (unedited) & Sawmill (raw footage)

Date
1977-04-14
Description
One video cassette. (3/4" tape; 44 minutes) "Music" episode footage. Filmed at JV Parkers' horse barn. Footage of Frog Smith talking with son George about various musical instruments and country music. Also cutaway shots of Frog reacting to music. See FV-26 for full episode. "Sawmill" episode footage. Scenes of Frog talking with Hendry about sawmills and a saw he invented. Filmed at Jerome Lumber Company. Florida Yesterdays was a Fort Myers-based television program filmed in 1977 that featured storyteller and folk artist Frog Smith discussing "old" Florida. Each episode was about a different topic. Produced by Channel 11 (WINK-TV).
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Artist E. A. (Frog) Smith at the 1983 Florida Folk FestivalArtist E. A. (Frog) Smith at the 1983 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageArtists
Folk festivals
Festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Storytelling
Florida history
Public speaking
Elderly, the
Local history
Oral performance
Storytellers
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a_s1576_39_tape29Demonstrations of ranching traditionsSoundStorytellers
Singers
Guitarist
Fieldwork
Teaching of folklore
Ranch life
Storytelling
Cowboys
Guitar music
Country music
Tales
Audiotape recordings
Occupational folklore
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Florida Yesterday (DOES NOT PLAY)Florida Yesterday (DOES NOT PLAY)Moving ImageStorytellers
Video recording
Television
Storytelling
Oral performance
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Florida Yesterday: Fish Stories Pt.1; Fish Stories Pt.2; Pirates & Indians; MusicFlorida Yesterday: Fish Stories Pt.1; Fish Stories Pt.2; Pirates & Indians; MusicMoving ImageTelevision
Storytelling
Fishing
Personal experience narratives
Tales
Tall tales
Cookery (Seafood)
Seafood gathering
Seafood industry
Fishing nets
Pirates
Catfishes
Fishes
Saltwater fishing
Sturgeon fishing
Sharks
Alligators
Alligator hunting
Oral narratives
Oral performance
Family history
Florida history
Local history
Fishers
Storytellers
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Florida Yesterday: Folklore & Superstition (master tape)Florida Yesterday: Folklore & Superstition (master tape)Moving ImageStorytelling
Television
Personal experience narratives
Oral performance
Railroads
Trains
Jokes
Humor
Oral narratives
Stores, retail
Family history
Storytellers
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Florida Yesterday: Folklore; SuperstitionsFlorida Yesterday: Folklore; SuperstitionsMoving ImageTelevision
Storytelling
Family history
Personal experience narratives
Trains
Stores, retail
Jokes
Humor
Oral narratives
Oral communication
Tall tales
Ghosts
Supernatural legends
Sawmills
Sawmilling
Storytellers
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Florida Yesterday: Ford and Edison (raw footage)Florida Yesterday: Ford and Edison (raw footage)Moving ImageStorytellers
Television
Florida history
Storytelling
Houses
Automobiles
Oral narratives
Oral performance
Humor
Jokes
Personal experience narratives
Family history
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Florida Yesterday: MusicFlorida Yesterday: MusicMoving ImageSingers
Musicians
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Singing
Folk singers
Storytelling
Television
Country music
Old time music
String bands
Stringband music
Musical instruments
String instruments
Storytellers
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Florida Yesterday: Music (master version) & Sawmill (raw footage)Florida Yesterday: Music (master version) & Sawmill (raw footage)Moving ImageSingers
Musicians
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Singing
Folk singers
Storytelling
Television
Country music
Old time music
String bands
Stringband music
Musical instruments
String instruments
Timber
Sawmills
Sawmilling
Lumber trade
Occupational folklore
Occupational groups
Tools
Tree felling
Longleaf pine
Cypress
Storytellers
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Florida Yesterday: Music (unedited) & Sawmill (raw footage)Florida Yesterday: Music (unedited) & Sawmill (raw footage)Moving ImageFiddlers
Musicians
Sawmill workers
Television
Musical instruments
Fiddles
Violin
Storytelling
Tall tales
Jokes
String instruments
Dulcimer
Oral narratives
Oral performance
Sawmills
Material culture
Machinery
Saws
Lumber trade
Occupational folklore
Occupational groups
Storytellers
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