Consortium for the History of Agricultural and Rural Mississippi


Howard Langfitt WLBT "Farm Family of the Week" Exhibit

Howard Langfitt

In 1990, Howard Langfitt donated his collection consisting of 342 television scripts and about 16,600 negative images from the television program "RFD Televisit." The program ran from 1954 to 1961, and featured farming families from Mississippi and parts of Louisiana. Langfitt was the host of the show as well as its scriptwriter.