22 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Subject - Person is exactly "Collins, LeRoy, 1909-1991"
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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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Fifteen Years with 4-WTVJ

Fifteen Years with 4-WTVJ

Date
1964
Description
Host Ralph Rennick shows footage and stories that Miami TV station WTVJ collected in its first 15 years on the air. Mitchell Wolfson, co-host, founded the station, as well as Wometco Enterprises.

There are scenes of the 1951 Orange Bowl Parade, the 1951 Senate Crime Hearings in Dade County on gambling, the 1954 LeRoy Collins - Charlie Johns debate, the 1957 Cape Canaveral Satellite launching, the death of an Italian boat racer at the Orange Bowl Regatta, Castro's arrival in Havana after taking power, Hurricane Donna in 1961, Orange Bowl football, return of soldiers from the Bay of Pigs, and President John F. Kennedy's visit to Miami in 1963.
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A Great Floridian

A Great Floridian

Date
1981
Description
This film provides a history of Gov. LeRoy Collins, from birth to 1981. The introduction is by Burt Reynolds and there are tributes by others throughout the film. It covers civil rights in the South and Gov. Collins' role. It has good footage of the Collins family, the Selma demonstrations, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the Collins' home on Dog Island.
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GOV. LEROY COLLINS INTERVIEW ON REV. C.K. STEELE

GOV. LEROY COLLINS INTERVIEW ON REV. C.K. STEELE

Date
1980-05-22
Description
Gov. Collins discusses his relationship with Dr. Martin Luther King and the Rev. C.K. Steele and their efforts to help abolish segregation. He mentions his own personal beliefs on the subject, with specific comments pertaining to segregated lunch counters. This footage is a rough final interview edit. It lacks a smooth, finished presentation. Produced by WFSU-TV.
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Gov. LeRoy Collins on Civil Rights

Gov. LeRoy Collins on Civil Rights

Date
1980-05-22
Description
Gov. LeRoy Collins reflects on the civil rights movement in an interview with a WFSU-TV reporter. He states that during his tenure as governor he felt that change had to come peacefully in order to be effective. He comments that his experiences with civil rights leaders and as Commissioner of the Community Relations Service convinced him that integration would have a positive impact on society. The segment ends with the former Governor commenting that his religious beliefs made him sympathetic with the civil rights movement and additional commentary on his friendship with Dr. Martin Luther King. Produced by WFSU-TV.
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Governor Leroy Collins Comments on Civil Rights

Governor Leroy Collins Comments on Civil Rights

Date
1970 (circa)
Description
Gov. Collins remarks on his relationship with the Rev. C.K. Steele and on Steele's efforts in the civil rights struggle. Gov. Collins discusses his own personal growth and changes in his philosophy concerning issues of race as a result of close involvement in the civil rights movement. There are a few rough edits in this film, but the overall aesthetic quality is excellent. Produced by WFSU-TV.
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Selma, Alabama Demonstration

Selma, Alabama Demonstration

Date
1965
Description
This film contains footage of the March 1965 voter registration demonstrations in Selma, Alabama. There is sound at the beginning, but the majority of the film is raw footage with no sound. It first shows African American protesters, including students, marching and singing in front of a courthouse. There is footage with sound of Martin Luther King Jr. speaking, followed by scenes of Andrew Young, John L. Lewis and other black leaders. The film also includes scenes around the Edmund Pettus Bridge, including the violent police attack on the marchers shown from a distance. An injured protester is shown being lifted by other protesters and a police officer, and there are several scenes of armed police officers before and after the violence. The film also shows Governor LeRoy Collins arriving to view the march and going to speak with Martin Luther King Jr. President Lyndon Johnson appointed Collins head of the Community Relations Service (CRS) in 1964. At the request of President Johnson, Collins came to Selma on behalf of the CRS to help mediate a solution to the crisis. After the footage from 1965, there is also a fragment from a later piece, also without sound, that includes shots of the Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta and Martin Luther King Sr.
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To Reach For Tomorrow

To Reach For Tomorrow

Date
1968
Description
This is a promotional film put together for Governor LeRoy Collins' 1968 U.S. Senate campaign. It begins with footage of the Vietnam War, and Governor Collins pleading to end it. From there it moves to the race wars going on in the United States, with footage of black slums in Miami, Florida. Collins speaks out against racism. There is testimony from supporters, such as Senator Spessard Holland, Governor Collins' mother and Ted Kennedy. There are shots of Senator John Kennedy and Governor Collins at the 1960 National Democratic Convention. The film shows a short segment on the 1964 Selma, Alabama demonstration, and Governor Collins' role as "peacekeeper." It shows family shots, with live footage of Governor Collins and his daughter, Darby, at Egmont Key.
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GATOR BOWL 1956

GATOR BOWL 1956

Date
1956
Description
This film is the 1956 Gator Bowl featuring Georgia Tech versus Pittsburgh. Viewers see Mayor Haydon Burns of Jacksonville and Gov. LeRoy Collins. CBS handled the television coverage. The halftime show is lots of fun.
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GOV. FARRIS BRYANT INAUGURATION

GOV. FARRIS BRYANT INAUGURATION

Date
1961-01-03
Description
This film starts with scenes of a gala party for Bryant on the day before inauguration. Next are scenes of a pre-inauguration breakfast at FSU gym. Gov. Collins and Gov. Bryant make the traditional limousine ride from the Governor's mansion to the Capitol for the ceremony. The film shows the press corps and CBS TV cameras (WTVT) set up for the show. The events include a prayer, introduction of the Governors' wives, the oath of office, handing over of the State Seal, Gov. Bryant's address, the reception line and the inaugural ball.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
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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Fifteen Years with 4-WTVJ Fifteen Years with 4-WTVJ Aerospace industry
College sports
Cuban revolution
Gambling--Florida
Governors--Florida
Hurricanes
Parades
Politics
Presidents--United States
Space program
Space race
United States Senate
Cold War
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A Great FloridianA Great FloridianAfrican American history
Civil rights
Demonstrations
Florida-History-20th century
Governors-Florida
Politicians
Politics
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GOV. LEROY COLLINS INTERVIEW ON REV. C.K. STEELE GOV. LEROY COLLINS INTERVIEW ON REV. C.K. STEELE African American history
Civil rights activists
Civil rights movement
Governors-Florida
Politicians
Politics
Race relations
Segregation
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Gov. LeRoy Collins on Civil RightsGov. LeRoy Collins on Civil RightsAfrican American history
Civil rights activists
Civil rights movement
Governors-Florida
Interviews
Politicians
Politics
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Governor Leroy Collins Comments on Civil RightsGovernor Leroy Collins Comments on Civil RightsAfrican American history
Civil rights activists
Civil rights movement
Governors-Florida
Politicians
Politics
Race relations
Segregation
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Selma, Alabama DemonstrationSelma, Alabama DemonstrationAfrican American history
Civil rights
Civil rights movement
Demonstrations
Voting rights
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To Reach For TomorrowTo Reach For TomorrowAfrican Americans
Civil rights movement
Governors-Florida
National Democratic Party
Politicians
Politics
Presidents-United States
Promotional films
Vietnam War
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GATOR BOWL 1956 GATOR BOWL 1956 Bowl games
College sports
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (Football team)
Half-time shows
Pittsburgh University Panthers (Football team)
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GOV. FARRIS BRYANT INAUGURATION GOV. FARRIS BRYANT INAUGURATION Celebrations
Governors-Florida
Governors-Florida-Inaugural addresses
Gubernatorial elections
Inaugurations
Parties
Political campaigns
Politicians
Politics
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