Florida State Prison: Home Movies, Part 2

253106
Date
1952
Collection
Video
Description
This film continues the tour of the Florida State Prison in Raiford, Florida featured in Part I. It includes footage of the women's ward (segregated in white and black wards) the sewing room, laundry facilities, electrical shop and the post office.
Video Details
12:00; color; silent V-232

Electric Chair

253002
Date
1970s
Collection
Video
Description
This film has shots of the electric chair, voltage gauges, a red control handle and the viewing chamber. The prison location is Raiford, Florida. Produced by WFSU-TV.
Video Details
2:30; color; silent; V-239 AA414; S.1239

Florida State Prison

253104
Date
1970s
Collection
Video
Description
This film has exterior shots of a Florida state prison with detail shots of guard towers, barbed-wire fences, the prison entrance and inmates playing volleyball. Produced by WFSU-TV.
Video Details
2:20; color; silent; V-239 AA415; S.1239

Inmate Tafero

253550
Date
1970s
Collection
Video
Description
Death row inmate Tafero comments on unequal sentencing practices and remarks on the inequality of capital punishment judgments. According to Tafero, death row inmates are poor, uneducated minorities. There are numerous jump cut edits that negatively affect the quality of this segment. Produced by WF...
Video Details
4:06; color; sound; V-186 AA387; S.1239

Florida State Prison: Home Movies, Part 1

253105
Date
ca. 1946-1952
Collection
Video
Description
This video compiles many home movies documenting various activities at the Florida State Prison in Raiford. The first half features recreational activities, including a boxing match between inmates and US Navy servicemen, a football game between prisoners and Air Force servicemen at Patrick Air Base...
Video Details
60:00; color; silent V-231

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