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1984 Summer Folk Culture Seminar

1984 Summer Folk Culture Seminar

Date
1984-07-23
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 stories; reinforced roles and stereotypes; politics, race and gender in folklore; teaching folklore; children's games; naming traditions; children's folklore; Jack Tales; and family folklore and stories.
Collection
Copy of the recording: Children's Folklore: Kid to Kid From Generation to Generation

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

Date
1981
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. Rogers tells a story of girl campers.
Collection
David Faison glass-bottom boat tour demonstration for the Big Bend Folklife Survey

David Faison glass-bottom boat tour demonstration for the Big Bend Folklife Survey

Date
1980
Description
One audio cassette. Faison & Klotz briefly discuss how they learned the tour's spiel and how long they had worked as a tour guide. Faison then leads a jungle cruise tour.
Collection
Florida Home radio series: Humorists and Health Evangelists (Pre-master copy)

Florida Home radio series: Humorists and Health Evangelists (Pre-master copy)

Date
1981
Description
One audio cassette. A documentary program for a radio program entitled "Humorists and Health Evangelists" for the radio series "Florida Home." Includes interviews with and performances by ventriloquists, pitchmen, and performers for medicine shows and other travelling shows, including Bob and Mae Noell, Bunny Bartok, Mary McClain, Ward Hall, and Wayne Murray. Also features commentary and historical background and analysis by a narrator.
Collection
Florida Home radio series: Showtown USA (Pre-master copy)

Florida Home radio series: Showtown USA (Pre-master copy)

Date
1981
Description
Four audio cassettes. AA "pre-master copy" recorded for the radio show documentary series. Includes excerpts of interviews with travelling show performers including Joe McKennon, Ward Hall, Bill Rogers, Mary McClain, and Eric Addams.
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 (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
Florida Yesterday: Music; Pioneer Homes (master version); Sawmill

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

Date
1977
Description
One video cassette. (3/4" tape; 61 minutes) Music: 21 minutes. 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, V86-55 & FV-27. Filmed in J.V. Parker's horse barn. Pioneer Homes: 23 minutes. Frog and Cypress Knee Museum owner Tom Gaskins making cypress shingles and discussing carpentry, jokes, hunting stores, and local lore. For more, see FV-32. Sawmills: 17 minutes. Frog Smith talking with sawmill worker Joe Hendry at Jerome Lumber Company. They discuss sawmilling, timber, and lumber trade. For more footage, see V86-25 and V86-29.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1576_14_c84-0931984 Summer Folk Culture SeminarSoundTeacher
Conferences and seminars series
Seminars
Teaching of folklore
Education
Teachers
Folklife
Jack tales
Marchen
Storytelling
Tales
Children
Family history
Writing
Naming practices
Jokes
Beliefs and cultures
Educators
Folklorists
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a_s1576_09_c83-079Copy of the recording: Children's Folklore: Kid to Kid From Generation to GenerationSoundSingers
Storytellers
Music performance
Senior Girl Scouts
Scouts and scouting
Girls
Jump rope rhymes
Singing
Games
Hand-clapping games
Storytelling
Leisure
Play
Jokes
Children
Girl Scouts
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a_s1576_11_c83-131David Faison glass-bottom boat tour demonstration for the Big Bend Folklife SurveySoundBoating
Excursion boats
Tour guides
Oral performance
Jokes
Occupational folklore
Springs (bodies of water)
Field recordings
Ecotourism
Storytelling
Interviews
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a_s1576_10_c83-085Florida Home radio series: Humorists and Health Evangelists (Pre-master copy)SoundPerformers
Entertainers
Singers
Ventriloquists
Music performance
Ventriloquism
Humor
Jokes
Medicine shows
Comedians
Performing arts
Radio programs
Documentaries Radio
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a_s1576_10_c83-086Florida Home radio series: Showtown USA (Pre-master copy)SoundPerformers
Entertainers
Singers
Music performance
Traveling shows
Humor
Jokes
Medicine shows
Traveling theater
Performing arts
Radio programs
Documentaries Radio
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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: 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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Florida Yesterday: Music; Pioneer Homes (master version); SawmillFlorida Yesterday: Music; Pioneer Homes (master version); SawmillMoving ImageMusicians
Sawmill workers
Woodworkers
Storytelling
Television
Personal experience narratives
Oral performance
Music performance
Cypress
Jokes
Humor
Oral narratives
Country music
Family history
Sawmilling
Sawmills
Timber
Lumber trade
Shingles
Saws
Stringband music
Musical instruments
Carpentry tools
Woodworking tools
Singing
Singers
Storytellers
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