38 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Subject - Person is exactly "Bryant, Farris, 1914-2002"
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AEROJET GENERAL CORPORATION

AEROJET GENERAL CORPORATION

Date
1964
Description
This film shows the Aerojet facility in Dade County, maker of solid fuel rocket engines and the fuel they use. Viewers see the opening ceremony of the facility with Governor Farris Bryant and FDC Chairman Wendell Jarrard. The film shows a Polaris at the end. Produced by FDC.
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Challenge Accepted

Challenge Accepted

Date
1963
Description
This film gives an overview of the State Legislature, showing opening ceremonies and swearing in of new legislators by Florida Supreme Court justices B.K. Roberts and Millard Caldwell. Viewers see speeches given at joint session with a rousing address by Governor Farris Bryant. The film describes the jobs of various members of the Legislature, showing legislators going about their daily tasks. There are scenes of bills being argued and voted on. There are scenes of Governor Bryant signing a bill and giving a press conference. There are also excerpts showing the news media of the day. There is footage of the wives' galleries and behind-the-scenes workers. The film ends with the traditional handkerchief drop, "sine die," signaling the end of session. Produced by the Florida Development Commission and Leroy Crooks.
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FLORIDA AT THE FAIR

FLORIDA AT THE FAIR

Date
1964
Description
Gov. Farris Bryant introduces and narrates this film. It shows Florida's pavilion at the New York World's Fair, along with the acts and activities available there. Produced by FDC.
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FLORIDA COUNCIL OF 100

FLORIDA COUNCIL OF 100

Date
1963
Description
This film opens with someone leafing through a booklet called "Florida Council of 100 - 1963." Next are scenes of a meeting and banquet. Viewers see a group of men looking over a Greyhound bus filled with Florida displays and pamphlets. After that is another banquet where Gov. Farris Bryant participates in the proceedings by phone. The governor could not attend due to bad weather. Guy Lombardo is at the head table, as well as former Gov. Doyle Carleton. All of the distinguished guests are introduced. An all-female jazz band plays at the end of the film.
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FLORIDA GOVERNORS WITH PROMINENT POLITICAL FIGURES

FLORIDA GOVERNORS WITH PROMINENT POLITICAL FIGURES

Date
1965 (circa)
Description
This film includes still shots of Gov. Claude Kirk with his wife Erika giving speeches and talking with Gov. LeRoy Collins (silent). Gov. Reubin Askew introduces US Sen. Edmund Muskie, who has been invited to attend a Florida Cabinet session. He compares Florida's unique Cabinet system to the executive Cabinet system of Maine. He praises the new progressive Democratic leadership of the south (sound). Farris Bryant introduces first lady Ladybird Johnson, who speaks at Florida State University's Ruby Diamond auditorium. She comments on her "whistle-stop" tour of the south, education issues and Florida's role in the space program. There is additional footage including Luci Baines Johnson, who is pictured wearing an Indian headdress. Sen. Claude Pepper and Sen. George Smathers are also present. Produced by WFSU-TV.
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FLORIDA INDUSTRIES EXPOSITION 1964

FLORIDA INDUSTRIES EXPOSITION 1964

Date
1964-04
Description
After brief introduction, Gov. Farris Bryant gives a speech. Wendell Jarrard, Chairman of FDC, gives a speech at a ribbon-cutting ceremony, using a uranium-tipped wand that activates a General Electric knife. Miss Florida waves the wand, which was used by President Kennedy to start the Hanford, Washington nuclear plant. More shots of the display hall are shown. The location is Orlando. Produced by FDC.
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FLORIDA STATE PARKS INVITE YOU: SOUTHERN DISTRICT

FLORIDA STATE PARKS INVITE YOU: SOUTHERN DISTRICT

Date
1963-11-06
Description
This film opens with comments from Gov. Farris Bryant. The film's story line follows a newspaper man on his travels to various state parks while working up a story on the same. He visits Hugh Taylor State Park, Jonathan Dickinson State Park, Koreshan State Park, Estero Bay, Mound Key, Bahia Honda State Park, Collier Seminole State Park, Indian Key, Gamble Mansion and Myakka River State Park. He details the recreational benefits of each location along the way. Produced by the Florida State Board of Parks and Historical Memorials.
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FYI-The Plight of Pepito: Cuba's Lost Generation

FYI-The Plight of Pepito: Cuba's Lost Generation

Date
1961 (circa)
Description
This film is a WTVJ (Miami) TV program called "For Your Information." It begins with a young Cuban refugee, Pepito, and follows his story. There are sequences of refugees on rafts and small boats arriving on the Havana-Palm Beach ferry, small airplanes and passenger airlines. Viewers see the processing of refugees at Public Health Service, where families are reunited.

There are scenes of the Cuban Refugee Center and Miami, including clothes distribution, looking for a home, and Pepito's father pawning his watch. Pepito enrolls in parochial school. Then, there are scenes of fellow refugees in Miami's Cuban colony and their homes.

Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare, Abraham Ribicoff, arrives in Miami to survey the refugee problem. Monolo Reyes, WTVJ Latin Correspondent, gives views on the situation. Governor Farris Bryant gives remarks at a press conference and Pepito recites the Pledge of Allegiance. The film has interesting transition graphics. It is kinescope.
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Gov. Farris Bryant Addresses Senate Commerce Committee

Gov. Farris Bryant Addresses Senate Commerce Committee

Date
23222
Description
Governor Bryant addresses the Senate Commerce Committee in Washington concerning Senate Bill 1732 on rights and interstate busing. Bryant argues for the rights of property owners to discriminate against customers, that if customers have the right to choose which businesses they will use, then businesses equally have the right to choose which customers they will serve. Florida Senator Spessard Holland introduces Bryant to the committee, and Strom Thurmond, who sits on the committee, tells Bryant that he agrees with him. Produced by FDC.
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GOV. FARRIS BRYANT AND HOUSE HEARING ON BIBLE READING

GOV. FARRIS BRYANT AND HOUSE HEARING ON BIBLE READING

Date
1964
Description
Gov. Bryant addresses a House Committee concerning Bible reading and argues against outlawing religious instruction in school. Produced by FDC.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
AEROJET GENERAL CORPORATION AEROJET GENERAL CORPORATION Aerospace industry
Economic Conditions
Promotional films
Rockets (Aeronautics)
Space program
Space race
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Challenge Accepted Challenge Accepted Debate
Florida Supreme Court
Governors--Florida
Politicians
Politics
Speeches
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FLORIDA AT THE FAIR FLORIDA AT THE FAIR Attractions
Exhibitions
Governors-Florida
Promotional films
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FLORIDA COUNCIL OF 100 FLORIDA COUNCIL OF 100 Economic conditions
Jazz music
Promotional films
Tourism
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FLORIDA GOVERNORS WITH PROMINENT POLITICAL FIGURES FLORIDA GOVERNORS WITH PROMINENT POLITICAL FIGURES Activists
Economic conditions
Governors-Florida
National Democratic Party
Politicians
Politics
Space program
Speeches
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FLORIDA INDUSTRIES EXPOSITION 1964 FLORIDA INDUSTRIES EXPOSITION 1964 Ceremonies
Nuclear power
Promotional films
Speeches
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FLORIDA STATE PARKS INVITE YOU: SOUTHERN DISTRICT FLORIDA STATE PARKS INVITE YOU: SOUTHERN DISTRICT Promotional films
Recreation
Tourism
Wildlife
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FYI-The Plight of Pepito: Cuba's Lost GenerationFYI-The Plight of Pepito: Cuba's Lost GenerationCuba--History--1959-
Politics
Refugees
Revolution
Cuban revolution
Cold War
Governors--Florida
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Gov. Farris Bryant Addresses Senate Commerce CommitteeGov. Farris Bryant Addresses Senate Commerce CommitteeAfrican American history
Busing for school integration--Law and legislation
Civil rights
Civil rights movement
Discrimination
Governors--Florida
Integration
Interstate commerce
Politicians
Politics
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GOV. FARRIS BRYANT AND HOUSE HEARING ON BIBLE READINGGOV. FARRIS BRYANT AND HOUSE HEARING ON BIBLE READINGGovernors-Florida
Religion
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