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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Tall tales"
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Copy of the phonographic album: Florida Folk Festival -- the First 25 Years

Copy of the phonographic album: Florida Folk Festival -- the First 25 Years

Date
1953
Description
One reel to reel recording. (Also copied onto audio cassette C83-98) A recording of the 25th anniversary album produced by the FFP staff in honor of the Florida Folk Festival, covering 1952 - 1977. Released in 1981, the album was culled from the recordings of the Florida Folk Festivals found in S 1576. See notes in S 1579, box 1, folder: 'T83-117 through T83-120' for which reels these selections were copied from.
Collection
Early version of Florida Folk Festival retrospective album

Early version of Florida Folk Festival retrospective album

Date
1981
Description
One audio cassette. An early, longer version of the album that became Florida Folk Festival: The First 25 Years (1953-1977), produced by the Florida Folklife Program. For the complete album, see T83-135 and C83-93.
Collection
Field recording compilation for the National Federation of Music Clubs

Field recording compilation for the National Federation of Music Clubs

Date
1962
Description
Second part of one reel-to-reel tape. Psenka performs traditional Czech music accompaniment for a beseda, the Czech national folk dance. Psenka and the dancers were from Masaryktown. Tomazin (concertina), from Samsula, is accompanied by a young Yugoslavian student on steel guitar. Griffis, from Fargo, Ga., tells a tall tale. Swails (fiddle), from Branford, Whitehead, from Sarasota, and Fowler, from Live Oak, demonstrate straw-beating by hitting straws against the fiddle strings. Weldon (vocals), from Gainesville, is accompanied by Moore, from Denver, Col., on autoharp. Moon (Celtic harp, vocals) was from Gainesville. Paul Woodard (musical saw) and his wife, Elsie (piano), were from Bushnell. McDaniel, from Live Oak, performs with two harmonica, playing one with his nose. Pavitt, from Sarasota, performs an original composition about Hurricane Donna (1960). The Southern Railway Extra Gang No. 4 is led by foreman Simpson, and consists of railway workers Clark, Roberts, Goodwin, Jackson and Oliver; this field recording was made in 1958 near the rail station in White Springs.

These recordings, originally made by Boltin and sent to archivist Annabel Morris Buchanan of the National Federation of Music Clubs (NFMC) in 1962, were copied by the Florida Folklife Program from a 7-inch reel-to-reel in the American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, numbered AFS 14,006.
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; 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: 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).
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Florida Yesterday: Pioneer Homes (master version & B-roll)

Florida Yesterday: Pioneer Homes (master version & B-roll)

Date
1977
Description
One video cassette. (3/4" tape; 32 minutes) A completed episode of Florida Yesterday, hosted by Frog Smith. Called Pioneer Homes, it involved Frog and Cypress Knee Museum owner Tom Gaskins making cypress shingles and discussing carpentry, jokes, hunting stores, and local lore. Also includes ten minutes of cutaways and inserts of the museum, including the workshop, signs, and exhibits. For more images of Gaskins, see S 1577, volume 58, S 1708, volume 1, and S 1624, box 2, folder 13. For an interview, see S 1708, box 4, tapes 12-15.
Collection
Florida Yesterday: Sawmill and Folklore & Superstitions

Florida Yesterday: Sawmill and Folklore & Superstitions

Date
1977
Description
One video cassette. (3/4" tape; 47 minutes) (See V86-30 for master version of Superstitions & Folklore episode; for B-roll and raw footage, see V86-56 and V86-26) Sawmill: 23 minutes; edited A-roll footage of 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. Folklore: 24 minutes; 2/15/1977. Frog Smith sitting in Mercer's Country Store telling stories of his family and childhood for store patrons. For more footage, see V86-26.
Collection
Florida Yesterday: Superstitions; Cowboys & Cattle

Florida Yesterday: Superstitions; Cowboys & Cattle

Date
1977
Description
One video recording. (3/4" tape, 34 minutes) Superstitions: (13 minutes) The second half of the episode. Filmed in Smith's home office as he tells various ghost stories and explains local superstitions. Cattle and the Cowboys: (21 minutes) Filmed in front of a barn, Smith discusses cattle ranching in Florida. He talks primarily about early ranchers Bone Mizzell and Jacob Summerlin.
Collection
Florida Yesterday: Untitled episode

Florida Yesterday: Untitled episode

Date
1977
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.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1576_t83-135Copy of the phonographic album: Florida Folk Festival -- the First 25 YearsSoundShape note singers
Musicians
Guitarist
Singers
Sound recordings
Music performance
African Americans
Czechoslovakian Americans
Tall tales
Guitar music
Gospel (Black)
Musical tradition, sacred
Shape note singing
Storytelling
Seminole Indians
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Storytellers
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a_s1576_05_c81-024Early version of Florida Folk Festival retrospective albumSoundMusic -- Performance
African Americans
Tall tales
Gospel music
Shape note singing
Storytelling
Seminole Indians
Folk festivals
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a_s1576_t86-227bField recording compilation for the National Federation of Music ClubssoundTrack-lining songs
Tall tales
Field recordings
Music--Performance
African Americans
Czech Americans
Yugoslav Americans
Folk music--United States
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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; 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: 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: Pioneer Homes (master version & B-roll)Florida Yesterday: Pioneer Homes (master version & B-roll)Moving ImageWoodworkers
Documentary videos
Shingles
Cypress
Wood craft
Woodworking tools
Tools
Carpentry tools
Material culture
Storytelling
Humor
Tall tales
Personal experience narratives
Oral narratives
Signs and signboards
Museums
Tourism
Workshops
Storytellers
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Florida Yesterday: Sawmill and Folklore & SuperstitionsFlorida Yesterday: Sawmill and Folklore & SuperstitionsMoving ImageSawmill workers
Television
Storytelling
Family history
Personal experience narratives
Trains
Stores, retail
Sawmilling
Sawmills
Timber
Lumber trade
Saws
Occupational folklore
Occupational groups
Tall tales
Hunting Anecdotes
Hunting stories
Hunting Folklore
Fishing
Oral narratives
Oral performance
Jokes
Humor
Storytellers
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Florida Yesterday: Superstitions; Cowboys & CattleFlorida Yesterday: Superstitions; Cowboys & CattleMoving ImageStorytellers
Television
Family history
Florida history
Oral performance
Oral narratives
Tall tales
Personal experience narratives
Ghosts
Supernatural legends
Folklore and history
Occupational folklore
Occupational groups
Cattle
Cattle brands
Animal tales
Cowboys
Cows
Cowherding
Ranch life
Ranchers
Ranching
Barns
Architecture
Farm buildings
Livestock
Livestock industry
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Florida Yesterday: Untitled episodeFlorida Yesterday: Untitled episodeMoving ImageTelevision
Family history
Florida history
Tall tales
Oral narratives
Oral performance
Oral history
Personal experience narratives
Boats and boating
Storytelling
Storytellers
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