22 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Subject - Person is exactly "Collins, LeRoy, 1909-1991"
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"FIRST FEDERAL VIP"

"FIRST FEDERAL VIP"

Date
1958-01-01
Description
This is kinescope footage of Sen. George Smathers appearing on the "First Federal VIP" television show, hosted by former Florida Sen. Harry King. Sen. King opens the show with a brief biography of Sen. Smathers, calling him, "an exciting, stimulating and worthwhile American." Next, there is an advertisement from the show's sponsor, the First Federal Savings and Loan Association of Miami, by Ed Gegenschatz. Sen. Smathers answers questions on a range of subjects. He denies a rumor that he and Gov. LeRoy Collins have made arrangements to run for each other's elected positions in the coming election. He comments on the legislative schedule for the 85th Congressional Session and states that maintaining the peace will be their ultimate goal. He also discusses national defense, the federal budget and taxation. Produced by WCTV of Miami with sponsorship from The First Federal Savings and Loan Association of Miami.
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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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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. 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. 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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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. 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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GOV. WAYNE MIXSON INAUGURATION CEREMONY

GOV. WAYNE MIXSON INAUGURATION CEREMONY

Date
1987-01
Description
This is footage of Gov. Wayne Mixson's inauguration ceremony in the Florida Senate Chamber. Gov. Mixson was the first lieutenant governor to assume the office of governor in Florida history and also held the post for the shortest duration of time, three days. Former Governors LeRoy Collins and Gov. Bob Graham are in attendance. Gov. Collins conducts the ceremony. Gov. Graham's election to the US Senate precipitated Mixson's appointment to the governor's office. Produced by WFSU-TV.
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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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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
"FIRST FEDERAL VIP" "FIRST FEDERAL VIP" Interviews
Politicians
Politics
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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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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. BOB GRAHAM 1979 INAUGURATION GOV. BOB GRAHAM 1979 INAUGURATION Governors-Florida
Governors-Florida-Inaugural addresses
Gubernatorial elections
Inaugurations
Politicians
Politics
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GOV. BOB GRAHAM 1983 INAUGURATION GOV. BOB GRAHAM 1983 INAUGURATION Governors-Florida
Governors-Florida-Inaugural addresses
Gubernatorial elections
Inaugurations
Politicians
Politics
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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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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. REUBIN ASKEW GOV. REUBIN ASKEW Governors-Florida
Historic homes
Politicians
Politics
Speeches
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GOV. WAYNE MIXSON INAUGURATION CEREMONY GOV. WAYNE MIXSON INAUGURATION CEREMONY Governors-Florida
Governors-Florida-Inaugural addresses
Gubernatorial elections
Inaugurations
Political campaigns
Politicians
Politics
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LEROY COLLINS LIBRARY DEDICATION LEROY COLLINS LIBRARY DEDICATION Ceremonies
Dedications
Governors-Florida
Libraries
Politicians
Promotional films
Speeches
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