7 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Subject - Corporate is exactly "Cross Florida Barge Canal"
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CARL BUCHHEISTER AT WAKULLA SPRINGS

CARL BUCHHEISTER AT WAKULLA SPRINGS

Date
1970
Description
Carl Buchheister, former president of the National Audubon Society, advocates the preservation of Florida's wildlife and natural splendor in an interview at Wakulla Springs Wildlife Refuge. Mr. Buchheister discusses alligators, water conservation, wildlife reserves, citizen involvement in conservation programs, environmental protection legislation, controls on pollution, avoiding thermal pollution from atomic reactors, oil spills, damage caused to lakes from dredging, preservation of the Everglades, the Cross Florida Barge Canal "boondoggle" and the protection of endangered species.
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Florida's Canal Main Street

Florida's Canal Main Street

Date
1965 (circa)
Description
Gov. Haydon Burns introduces this film describing the reasons, location and other details of the Cross Florida Barge Canal. The canal was being built at the time the film was made. The film has illustrations showing proposed design, testimony by the geologist, sequences of Florida industry, footage of flooding in March 1960 and an enemy submarine threat sequence. President Johnson sets off the first blast in construction. Produced by Leroy Crooks; sponsored by FDC and the Canal Authority of Florida.
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Florida's Land of Gracious Living

Florida's Land of Gracious Living

Date
1965-10
Description
The script starts by asking, "What is land?" A long philosophical answer is given over scenes of life in Putnam County. The film shows farming, cattle, rodeo, sailing and bass fishing, including underwater photography. Viewers also see gladiolus farms, residences in Palatka, a utility plant, the Hudson Pulp and Paper Corp., and furniture manufacturing. The film shows schools, public facilities and President Lyndon B. Johnson at the ground breaking of the Cross Florida Barge Canal. There are good shots of a huge "walking" drag line. Produced by Guided Tours; sponsored by Putnam County Board of County Commissioners.
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GOV. FARRIS BRYANT PRESS CONFERENCE

GOV. FARRIS BRYANT PRESS CONFERENCE

Date
1964-01-10
Description
Gov. Bryant responds to questions regarding a cigarette tax increase, a democratic fund-raiser in Miami with President Lyndon Johnson as guest of honor, State Constitutional revision, the "daisy chain" ballot issue, keeping legislative sessions on a biannual schedule, auto tag price increases, industrial development in west Florida, Florida Inland Waterway and the Cross Florida Barge Canal. At the end of the press conference, Gov. Bryant talks with a disabled child. There are re-shot responses to these questions at the end of the film. The audio level of the reporters' questions is very low. Produced by the Florida Development Commission.
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PRESIDENT JOHNSON AT PRESIDENTIAL DINNER

PRESIDENT JOHNSON AT PRESIDENTIAL DINNER

Date
1964-03-06
Description
This film was shot in Miami. Kate Smith is heard singing "God Bless America " and Ed Sullivan is seen briefly. Gov. Bryant introduces Sen. Spessard Holland, then introduces President Johnson. He tells several humorous anecdotes and praises Florida congressmen. He describes the Democratic Party's role in preserving American goals. He states his pledge to protect "the full constitutional rights of every American." He says that the federal deficit has been cut by 50 percent and taxes cut by $11.5 billion due to Sen. Smathers' efforts. He declares a "war on poverty." He says that the United States has the military might for defense of liberty. He mentions the start of the Cross Florida Barge Canal and the bombing of the Florida East Coast Railway that same day, saying that the FBI is on the case to find the culprits behind the bombing.
Collection
The Case for the Canal

The Case for the Canal

Date
1970
Description
This film describes the Cross Florida Barge Canal. A state geologist describes the lock system, and viewers see phosphate and mines. Much of the film is the same footage as CA006, "Florida's Canal Main Street." Various testimonials are given as to the quality of the canal project. Produced by Leroy Crooks.
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TOMORROW IS HERE TO STAY

TOMORROW IS HERE TO STAY

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
Bill Shipley interviews several individuals regarding the Cross Florida Barge Canal. Buck Ray and a Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission Officer are interviewed. They explain their opposition to the project while they travel on the Silver and Ocklawaha Rivers. Mr. Shipley interviews representatives of Ocala County's government and business organizations who support the project. Several portions of the film are missing from this presentation, which negatively affects its quality. Produced by WFSU-TV.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
CARL BUCHHEISTER AT WAKULLA SPRINGS CARL BUCHHEISTER AT WAKULLA SPRINGS Conservation
Drainage
Endangered species
Environmental protection
Interviews
Preservation
Wildlife
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Florida's Canal Main StreetFlorida's Canal Main StreetEconomic conditions
Drainage
Flood control--Florida
Governors--Florida
Promotional films
Canals
Inland waterways
Construction
Infrastructure
Cold War
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Florida's Land of Gracious LivingFlorida's Land of Gracious LivingAgriculture
Bass fishing
Boating
Cattle
Drainage
Farming
Flood control
Furniture manufacturing
Promotional films
Rodeos
Timber industry
Tourism
Underwater photography
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GOV. FARRIS BRYANT PRESS CONFERENCE GOV. FARRIS BRYANT PRESS CONFERENCE Economic conditions
Governors-Florida
Politicians
Politics
Taxation
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PRESIDENT JOHNSON AT PRESIDENTIAL DINNER PRESIDENT JOHNSON AT PRESIDENTIAL DINNER National Democratic Party
Politicians
Politics
Presidents-United States
Speeches
Taxation
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The Case for the CanalThe Case for the CanalEconomic conditions
Drainage
Flood control-Florida
Phosphate industry
Promotional films
Tourism
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TOMORROW IS HERE TO STAY TOMORROW IS HERE TO STAY Canal construction
Drainage
Economic conditions
Flood control-Florida
Wildlife
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