Florida Yesterday (DOES NOT PLAY)

241253
Date
1977
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
FV-31

Florida Yesterday: Pioneer Homes (DOES NOT PLAY)

241256
Date
02/19/1977
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
FV-25

Florida Yesterday: Thomas Edison Winter Home

238628
Date
1977
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One video cassette. (3/4" tape; 22 minutes) B-roll footage of inventor Thomas Edison's Winter Home. Used for cutaway and insert shots for WINK-TV's television program, Florida Yesterday, hosted by Frog Smith. Also includes footage of old photographs of Edison. No audio.
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
V86-23

Florida Yesterday: Untitled episode (edit tape)

238824
Date
1977-01-10
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One video cassette. (3/4" tape; 62 minutes) Unedited footage of 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. (For finished version, sans credits, see FV-30.)
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
V86-58

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

Florida Yesterday: Folklore & Superstition (master tape)

238815
Date
1977-02-15
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
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.
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
V86-26

Florida Yesterday: Superstitutions (raw footage)

238825
Date
1977
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One video cassette. (1/2" tape; 62 minutes) Filmed in Smith's home office as he tells various ghost stories and explains local superstitions. Includes many takes, cut-aways, and B-roll. First half of the completed episode can be found on V86-30; the second half can be found on FV-24.
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
V86-59

Florida Yesterday: Folklore; Superstitions

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

Florida Yesterday: Untitled episode (raw footage)

238822
Date
1977-01-13
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One video cassette. (3/4" tape; 47 minutes) Raw footage featuring Frog Smith sitting in a chair near a canal, discussing his family history. Displays one of his paintings, depicting the railroad in Levy County from 1911.
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
V86-56

Florida Yesterday: Ford and Edison (raw footage)

238823
Date
1977
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
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, descripti...
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
V86-57

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

241250
Date
1977
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
FV-32

Florida Yesterday: Music

238821
Date
1977
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
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...
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
V86-55

Florida Yesterday: Seafood (rough cut version)

240894
Date
03/08/1977
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
V86-28

Florida Yesterday: Superstitions; Cowboys & Cattle

238364
Date
1977
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
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 ranc...
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
FV-24

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

238816
Date
1977
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
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. Pir...
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
V86-27

Florida Yesterday: Sawmill and Folklore & Superstitions

238817
Date
1977
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
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 disc...
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
V86-29

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

238814
Date
1977-04-14
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
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. "S...
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
V86-25

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

241251
Date
1977
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
FV-27

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

241252
Date
1977
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
FV-26

WINK-TV story on Florida hurricanes with Frog Smith

238813
Date
1977-04-12
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One video cassette. (3/4" tape; 9 minutes) Unidentified reporter (Beth ?) interviewing storyteller and folk artist Frog Smith about Florida hurricanes. At the time, Frog was narrating Florida Yesterdays program on WINK.
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
V86-24

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