Florida Yesterday (DOES NOT PLAY)

241253
Date
1977
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
FV-31
, 1896-1993

Florida Yesterday: Pioneer Homes (DOES NOT PLAY)

241256
Date
02/19/1977
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
FV-25
, 1896-1993

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

241250
Date
1977
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
FV-32
, 1896-1993

Falling Waters State Park postcard

234168
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Black and white photographic postcard of Falling Wtares State Park in Bay County, sent by Thelma Boltin to E.A. Frog Smith.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
P78-448
, 1896-1993

Frog Smith painting: On Our Way to Church, 1919

236327
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One color print. Image of Smith's painting of Frog and his family in a wagon on way to church. Original painting was 12 x 16.
Type
Still Image
, 1896-1993

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
, 1896-1993

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

235570
Date
1983-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Three color slides.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S83-1745 - S83-1747
, 1896-1993

Demonstrations of ranching traditions

240469
Date
1983
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
29
, 1896-1993

Storyteller E.A. Frog Smith at the Fetsival of American Folklife

234140
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One black and white print. Smith performed on the Shady Grove stage with Ed Bell and Professor Mullen of Ohio State University (both pictured) between 1pm and 2:30pm. 1976
Type
Still Image
Item ID
P78-306
, 1896-1993

Painters Frog Smith and Pharaoh Baker exhibit at the Stephen Foster Center

235636
Date
1982
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Thirty-six color slides. Paintings by Baker and Smith were displayed at the Stephen Foster Center for a month-long exhibit.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S83-75 - S83-110
, 1896-1993

Images from the 1985 Florida Folk Festival

236459
Date
1985-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Eight proofs with 168 black and white images (plus negatives). Most of the images are unidentified. The images are primarily of the crafts demonstration area.
Type
Still Image
, 1896-1993

Frog Smith painting of the Florida Folk Festival

236328
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One color print. Image of Smith's painting the Florida Folk Festival's main stage, with several well known performers represenetd including Thelma Boltin and Curly Dekle. Also shows a string band, and a square deance troupe.
Type
Still Image
, 1896-1993

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
, 1896-1993

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
, 1896-1993

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
, 1896-1993

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
, 1896-1993

Florida Yesterday: Folklore; Superstitions

240895
Date
02/15/1977
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
V86-30
, 1896-1993

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
, 1896-1993

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
, 1896-1993

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
, 1896-1993

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

241251
Date
1977
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
FV-27
, 1896-1993

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
, 1896-1993

Video recording of the 1984 Florida Folk Festival (Video 3 of 15)

240881
Date
05/25/1984 - 05/27/1984
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
V84-3
, 1896-1993

Images from the 1985 Florida Folk Heritage Awards ceremony

236458
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Five proofs with 132 black and white images (plus negatives). This was the first year the award was given out. Held at the Florida State Capitol, Secretary of State George Firestone handed awards out to Boltin, Clark, Billie, Saunders, and Frog Smith. Florida Folklife Program folklorists Bulger and...
Type
Still Image
, 1896-1993

Saturday performances at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)

237909
Date
05/24/1986
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
T86-116
, 1896-1993

Friday performances at the 1984 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage) (Reel 13)

238320
Date
1984-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recordings. Boltin served as emcee.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T84-15
, 1896-1993

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
, 1896-1993

Sunday performances at the 1983 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

238795
Date
1983-05-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Fitchen was from Sharpes; Smith from Fort Myers.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T83-194
, 1896-1993

Florida Yesterday: Seafood (rough cut version)

240894
Date
03/08/1977
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
V86-28
, 1896-1993

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
, 1896-1993

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