38 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Subject - Person is exactly "Bryant, Farris, 1914-2002"
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Vice President Johnson at National Governor's Conference

Vice President Johnson at National Governor's Conference

Date
1963-07
Description
Starts with a military honor guard carrying an enormous cake into the gala dinner. Governor Bryant cuts the cake and the speeches begin. Johnson's remarks include comments on the unity of the U.S., "omens of change in the climate between the East and West," a reference to the Cuban missile crisis ("a turning point in the entire Cold War"), winning the space race, doubling the nuclear warhead stockpile and a litany of recent military build-up, and the upswing in the economy. He then mentions social programs, the environment, tax rates, etc. Then he makes a plea to face the problems of human rights, the "inequality of our Negro citizens." A very strong speech for civil rights.
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Tarpon Springs Epiphany

Tarpon Springs Epiphany

Date
1963 (circa)
Description
This film shows the Epiphany Celebration in Tarpon Springs, including the blessing of the fleet and boys diving for a gold cross. Greek folk dancing is shown as the theme from “Never on a Sunday” plays in the soundtrack. Governor Farris Bryant speaks at the celebration. Produced by the Florida Development Commission.
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St. Augustine Civil Rights Demonstrations, 1964

St. Augustine Civil Rights Demonstrations, 1964

Date
1964
Description
This film provides extensive footage of the St. Augustine civil rights demonstrations. It shows demonstrations by blacks on the beach in St. Augustine, counter demonstrations by whites, speeches made by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Governor Farris Bryant, and speeches by segregationists such as Reverend Connie Lynch, Richard "Hoss" Manucy, and Klansman J.B. Stoner. It also includes scenes of the highway patrol sent in to assist local law enforcement officials.
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PRESIDENT KENNEDY/FLORIDA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

PRESIDENT KENNEDY/FLORIDA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

Date
1963
Description
This film, made only a few days before his assassination, is of President Kennedy speaking to members of the Florida Chamber of Commerce in Tampa. The President enters the building with US Senators George Smathers and Sam Gibbons and Gov. Farris Bryant. He is introduced by the governor. President Kennedy addresses such topics as education, taxes, federal versus state controls, Cuba, Fidel Castro and segregation.
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President Kennedy at Democratic Fundraiser

President Kennedy at Democratic Fundraiser

Date
1962
Description
This film was shot in Miami. Senator Spessard Holland, Governor Farris Bryant, Senator George Smathers, Representative Dante Fascell, and President John F. Kennedy share the dais at this fundraiser for the National Democratic Party. Governor Bryant welcomes the president and describes the greatness of Democratic presidents who helped Florida. He also describes the qualities that make Florida great. Senator Holland speaks very briefly; then Senator Smathers thanks everyone. Next, President Kennedy speaks. He says that Smathers is his "most valuable counselor," then lists funny examples of wrong advice given to him by Smathers. He then talks about how Smathers raised the alarm about Latin American policy, says that space work is the way of the future for the United States and Florida, and salutes the state of Florida. Bryant presents a floral arrangement to Kennedy. Produced by the Florida Development Commission.
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OPPORTUNITY ACRES

OPPORTUNITY ACRES

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
Gov. Farris Bryant introduces this film on forestry and forest products. Several tree farmers testify to the benefits of their business by responding to questions from the narrator. There are scenes of the wood industry, including planting, processing and tapping pine sap. The script encourages everyone to grow trees and make big money. Viewers see a farmer preparing land, planting seedlings with a mechanical planter, performing maintenance and harvesting as his wife and kids look on. The whole family buys a new station wagon with the profits. Produced by Russell-Barton Film Co.; sponsored by FDC.
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National Governors' Conference

National Governors' Conference

Date
1963
Description
This film shows scenes from the 1963 National Governors' Conference, held July 21-24 at the Hotel Deauville in Miami Beach, Florida. The film begins with scenes of a pressroom with reporters hard at work. It then shifts to shots of George Wallace, Alabama; Farris Bryant, Florida; and Nelson Rockefeller, New York, interspersed with shots of the entire meeting table, reporters, photographers, cameramen and Florida Highway Patrol officers directing traffic. There is no sound up to this point. Next, the film shows a press conference with California Governor Pat Brown. This section has poor sound. In the next segment, George Wallace mentions "so-called civil rights" in a press conference. Nelson Rockefeller speaks next, followed by several shots of a televised conference, a dinner with everyone wearing Panama hats, and a dinner with Governor and Mrs. Bryant. During this segment, Governor Bryant shows Miss Universe, Iêda Maria Vargas of Brazil, a model of the Florida Pavilion to be built at the World's Fair and gives her a set of water skis. The film ends with shots of a nighttime gala where Vice President Lyndon Johnson enjoys some dancing.
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Japanese Governors Visit Florida

Japanese Governors Visit Florida

Date
1964-05-18
Description
In this film, Gov. and First Lady Bryant greet 10 Japanese governors and their wives as they arrive at Tallahassee Municipal Airport. There is a large welcome ceremony at the Governor's Mansion. Later, the governors tour the Capitol, Supreme Court and Tallahassee Junior Museum. They are also seen visiting the Ringling Museum in Sarasota, boating in Fort Lauderdale and visiting the Seaquarium. Produced by the Florida Development Commission.
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HIGHWAY HORIZONS

HIGHWAY HORIZONS

Date
1963 (circa)
Description
This film opens with Gov. Farris Bryant speaking from a vantage point overlooking Apalachee Parkway (Highway 27) in Tallahassee. The roadway is an example of the progressive new four-lane highway system project underway in the state. The film continues with many shots of Florida's "attractive" highway system. There is footage of Cape Canaveral and other Florida industries, as well as aerial footage of several Florida cities. Produced by the Florida State Road Department.
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GOVERNOR'S REPORT ON FLORIDA TREASURE

GOVERNOR'S REPORT ON FLORIDA TREASURE

Date
1964-10-01
Description
Gov. Farris Bryant describes state policy concerning sunken treasure in Florida waters. State Treasurer J. Edwin Larson views treasure found near Fort Pierce and shown in Tallahassee. President Lyndon Johnson is seen viewing treasure in Miami. Produced by FDC.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Vice President Johnson at National Governor's ConferenceVice President Johnson at National Governor's ConferenceCivil rights
Cold War
Governors--Florida
Politicians
Politics
Space program
Speeches
Vice-Presidents--United States
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Tarpon Springs Epiphany Tarpon Springs Epiphany Boats
Celebrations
Folk dancing
Folk music
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St. Augustine Civil Rights Demonstrations, 1964St. Augustine Civil Rights Demonstrations, 1964African American history
Civil rights
Civil rights movement
Demonstrations
Discrimination
Integration
Governors--Florida
Race riots
Segregation
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PRESIDENT KENNEDY/FLORIDA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE PRESIDENT KENNEDY/FLORIDA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE Cold War
Cuban Revolution
Governors-Florida
Presidents-United States
Politicians
Politics
Segregation
Speeches
Taxation
United States-Foreign relations-Cuba
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President Kennedy at Democratic FundraiserPresident Kennedy at Democratic FundraiserDemocratic Party
Fund raising
Governors--Florida
National Democratic Party
Politics
Politicians
Presidents -- United States
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OPPORTUNITY ACRES OPPORTUNITY ACRES Agriculture
Economic conditions
Forestry
Promotional films
Timber industry
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National Governors' ConferenceNational Governors' ConferenceGovernors
Political conventions
Politicians
Politics
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Japanese Governors Visit FloridaJapanese Governors Visit FloridaDiplomacy
Governors-Florida
Promotional films
Tourism
United States-Foreign relations-Japan
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HIGHWAY HORIZONS HIGHWAY HORIZONS Economic conditions
Governors-Florida
Highways
Infrastructure
Promotional films
Tourism
Traffic
Transportation
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GOVERNOR'S REPORT ON FLORIDA TREASURE GOVERNOR'S REPORT ON FLORIDA TREASURE Salvaging
Ship wrecks
Treasure hunters
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