22 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Subject - Person is exactly "Collins, LeRoy, 1909-1991"
LEROY COLLINS LIBRARY DEDICATION

LEROY COLLINS LIBRARY DEDICATION

Date
1993
Description
This film is a production by the Sunshine Network. It shows the dedication of the LeRoy Collins Library (Leon County Public Library) in Tallahassee. The video begins with a short history of Gov. LeRoy Collins' achievements, and then moves to the dedication. Marjorie Turnbull, Leon County Commissioner and cochairman of the Collins Commemorative Commission, was spokesperson for the event. There were many distinguished speakers, including former Florida governors Reubin Askew, Bob Graham, Bob Martinez, and the current governor, Lawton Chiles. Manny Joanos, Leon County Commissioner; Steve Uhlfelder, cochairman of the Collins Commemorative Commissioner; Janet Reno, US Attorney General; and Mrs. LeRoy Collins also speak.
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Florida Forward

Florida Forward

Date
1957 (circa)
Description
The key to the FDC collection, this film tells in Kodachrome the story of the Florida Development Commission and the materials they handle, including brochures, coupons and photos. It shows photographers at work with models. The cinematographer uses a Kodak Cine-Special and one photographer goes underwater. A family arrives at the Welcome Center and gets a glass of orange juice. There are some industrial scenes, an aerial shot of the Old Capitol and a shot of the Sunshine Skyway. The film describes the Hospital Division and the Surplus Property Division. There is an introduction by Gov. LeRoy Collins and J. Saxton Lloyd (Chairman of FDC). The film shows an FDC meeting. Produced by Carey-Swain Inc.; sponsored by FDC.
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Interviews With LeRoy Collins For "Great Floridians"

Interviews With LeRoy Collins For "Great Floridians"

Date
1970 (circa)
Description
The program starts with Collins talking about his loss in the 1968 Senate race, and the relation of that loss to the civil rights issue. Moves on to footage of Collins in the woods with a group of children discussing Kipling's poem "If." The film then moves to the 1960 Democratic Convention. Collins is introduced by Frank Church. John F. Kennedy and his family are introduced, including his mother, three of his sisters, and his two brothers. There are short clips of Eleanor Roosevelt, Lyndon B. Johnson, Lady Bird Johnson, Hubert Humphrey, and Walter Cronkite. Collins gives the opening address and introduces Adlai Stevenson. Stevenson then introduces John F. Kennedy as the next president of the United States.
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WHOLESOME 1960S FLORIDA

WHOLESOME 1960S FLORIDA

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This film opens with footage of various dairy products in production at Bassett's Dairy (silent). Next, officials of the Florida Department of Agriculture inspect petroleum samples in a laboratory (silent). Another Department of Agriculture official makes a surprise inspection of a Publix grocery store where he weighs meat products and measures milk products. The Leon County Public Library Bookmobile circulates books to browsers in a Winn-Dixie parking lot. The film also includes footage of the old Leon County Public Library location on Monroe Street. The interior, exterior, Florida Room and library staff are featured. Gov. LeRoy Collins explains his opposition to legalized gambling in Florida, calling it a "poison" that encourages corruption and immorality to spread in the wholesome communities of the state. He comments that, "You can't make a house cleaner by encouraging the people who live in it to like dirt." Next, several dolphins are removed from a small viewing tank and loaded into trucks where they are wrapped in water-drenched blankets. They are moved to a larger habitat where they are released. The film ends with Florida Comptroller Dickenson, who remarks on his involvement with the Florida Constitutional Revision Commission. Produced by WFSU-TV.
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Governor Charley Johns - LeRoy Collins

Governor Charley Johns - LeRoy Collins

Date
1954
Description
This debate between acting Gov. Charley Johns and future governor LeRoy Collins was filmed from a television monitor (kinescope) and simultaneously broadcast throughout Florida on radio. Moderator Ralph Renick tries valiantly to manage a timer and buzzer mechanism as the candidates argue the issues of the day. There are processing marks through most of film, but otherwise the quality is very good.
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TALLAHASSEE FAMOUS PEOPLE

TALLAHASSEE FAMOUS PEOPLE

Date
n.d.
Description
This film shows famous people discussing a variety of topics. The following people are included in the footage: Speaker of the House of Representatives Don Tucker; Miami Senator Jack Gordon; Leon County Supervisor of Elections Wilma Sullivan; Congressman Bill Gunter; State Sen. Pat Thomas; Coach Rudy Hubbard of FAMU; restaurant owner Lucy Ho; Leon County Rep. Don Price; Tallahassee Mayor James Ford; State Sen. Lori Wilson; US Sen. Richard Stone; Hurley Rudd; Jack Eckerd and Paula Hawkins campaigning for governor. There are clips of Tallahassee City Manager Dan Kleman, Gov. Bob Graham, Tallahassee Democrat sports columnist Bill McGrotha, Tallahassee Democrat Editor Walker Lundy, T.M.H. Administrator M. T. Mustian, Commissioner of Education Ralph Turlington, Red Barber, Sheriff Ken Katsaris, LeRoy Collins, Jim Crews, and Eldridge Beach of the Highway Patrol. Produced by WFSU-TV.
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Governor LeRoy Collins Inauguration

Governor LeRoy Collins Inauguration

Date
1955
Description
Governor LeRoy Collins makes a speech from his den about his goals and Florida's role as a state on the "threshold of greatness." There are scenes of the Collins family at home (The Grove) as they greet LeRoy Jr., home from the Naval Academy, and walk to the Governor's Mansion. The film shows all the pomp and ceremony of the inauguration itself, with speeches and everyone singing "Suwannee." After the ceremony, well-wishers file through the mansion to greet the governor and his family. There are scenes of the reception that evening in the Capitol Rotunda, including the Cabinet and Supreme Court members. Everyone does the grand march at the end. Produced by the Florida State Advertising Commission.
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GOV. BOB GRAHAM 1979 INAUGURATION

GOV. BOB GRAHAM 1979 INAUGURATION

Date
1979-01
Description
This is coverage of the first inauguration of Gov. Bob Graham. LeRoy Collins delivers an opening statement and then introduces Graham's Cabinet. Commissioner of Education Ralph Turlington, Commissioner of Agriculture Doyle Connor, Treasurer and Insurance Commissioner Bill Gunter, Comptroller Gerald Lewis, Attorney General Jim Smith, Secretary of State George Firestone and Lt. Gov. Wayne Mixson are sworn in. Gov. Bob Graham is sworn in by Chief Justice Arthur J. England Jr.
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GOV. BOB GRAHAM 1983 INAUGURATION

GOV. BOB GRAHAM 1983 INAUGURATION

Date
1983-01
Description
This is Florida Public Television's coverage of the January 4, 1983 second inauguration of Gov. Bob Graham. The film covers the inauguration and shows earlier footage of previous governors and their inaugurations. There are short clips of the inaugural ceremonies of governors Askew, Burns, Caldwell, Johns, Collins, McCarty and Warren. Gov. Askew introduces members of the new Cabinet and they are sworn in. Commissioner of Education Ralph Turlington, Treasurer Bill Gunter, Comptroller Gerald Lewis, Attorney General Jim Smith, Secretary of State George Firestone and Lt. Gov. Wayne Mixson are shown. There is a short interview with Gov. LeRoy Collins.
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GOV. REUBIN ASKEW

GOV. REUBIN ASKEW

Date
1983
Description
Former Gov. LeRoy Collins introduces Reubin Askew on the steps of the Grove in Tallahassee. Askew announces his candidacy for president of the United States. Footage includes shots of State Rep. Lee Moffit; US Sen. Lawton Chiles; first lady Adele Graham; and Mary Call Collins. Videotaped by Bradley White.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
LEROY COLLINS LIBRARY DEDICATIONLEROY COLLINS LIBRARY DEDICATIONCeremonies
Dedications
Governors-Florida
Libraries
Politicians
Promotional films
Speeches
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Florida ForwardFlorida ForwardCitrus juices
Promotional films
Tourism
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Interviews With LeRoy Collins For "Great Floridians"Interviews With LeRoy Collins For "Great Floridians"Civil rights
Civil rights movement
Governors--Florida
Interviews
Political campaigns
Politicians
Politics
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WHOLESOME 1960S FLORIDAWHOLESOME 1960S FLORIDADairies
Dolphins
Gambling-Florida
Governors-Florida
Grocery stores
Libraries
Petroleum
Wildlife
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Governor Charley Johns - LeRoy CollinsGovernor Charley Johns - LeRoy CollinsDebates
Governors--Florida
Gubernatorial elections
Political campaigns
Politics
Radio
Television
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TALLAHASSEE FAMOUS PEOPLETALLAHASSEE FAMOUS PEOPLEEconomic conditions
Education
Governors-Florida
Healthcare
Hospitals
Law enforcement officers
Local government
Politicians
Promotional films
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Governor LeRoy Collins InaugurationGovernor LeRoy Collins InaugurationGovernors--Florida
Governors--Florida--Inaugural addresses
Gubernatorial elections
Political campaigns
Politics
Politicians
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GOV. BOB GRAHAM 1979 INAUGURATIONGOV. BOB GRAHAM 1979 INAUGURATIONGovernors-Florida
Governors-Florida-Inaugural addresses
Gubernatorial elections
Inaugurations
Politicians
Politics
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GOV. BOB GRAHAM 1983 INAUGURATIONGOV. BOB GRAHAM 1983 INAUGURATIONGovernors-Florida
Governors-Florida-Inaugural addresses
Gubernatorial elections
Inaugurations
Politicians
Politics
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GOV. REUBIN ASKEWGOV. REUBIN ASKEWGovernors-Florida
Historic homes
Politicians
Politics
Speeches
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