6 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Subject - Corporate is exactly "Florida Development Commission"
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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.
Collection
Florida Seafare

Florida Seafare

Date
Description
This film shows the many types of commercially harvested seafood in Florida. Scenes include: commercial fishermen; oystermen; crabbing; shrimping; and seine net fishing for mullet. Additional scenes include a folk singing couple at the 6th Annual Apalachicola Seafood Festival. Produced by: Barton Films; U.S. Dept. of Commerce; NOAA; Florida Department of Natural Resources; and National Marine Fisheries.
Collection
GOV. FARRIS BRYANT PRESS CONFERENCE

GOV. FARRIS BRYANT PRESS CONFERENCE

Date
1964-04-02
Description
Tension mounts in this press conference when Gov. Farris Bryant declines to comment at length on the purpose of a secretive personal trip to Washington, D.C. He remarks on the use of the Florida National Guard in response to racial or civil unrest, construction plans for the Florida causeway and the success of the Florida Development Commission. Gov. Bryant also comments on the arrest of Elizabeth Peabody, mother of then-Massachusetts Gov. Endicott Peabody, for her participation in a civil rights march in St. Augustine. Produced by the Florida Development Commission.
Collection
GOV. FARRIS BRYANT TOURISM REPORT

GOV. FARRIS BRYANT TOURISM REPORT

Date
1961
Description
This is kinescope television footage of Gov. Bryant commenting on tourism and the benefits it brings to the state. Florida Development Commissioner Wendell Jarrard details the marketing strategies Florida uses to reach potential tourists. Produced by the Florida Development Commission.
Collection
Skiing in Dixie

Skiing in Dixie

Date
1957
Description
This narrated film covers the 18th Annual Dixie Water Ski Tournament, held by the American Water Ski Association at Cypress Gardens. The courses involve trick riding, slalom and jumping. Skiers featured include: "Joker" Osborn; Ken White; Joe Cash; Mike Osborn; Buster McCalla; Paul Merrill; Jimmy Jackson; and Ron Marks. Produced by the Florida Development Commission.
Collection
Tomorrow's Treasures

Tomorrow's Treasures

Date
1967 (circa)
Description
This film begins with underwater scenes of a treasure chest and a sailboat moving through the water. This is followed with an introduction by Governor Claude Kirk, in which he describes the many advantages Florida has with regard to marine research and marine resources. The film goes on to list the many marine institutions and industries devoted to research and resources in Florida. Produced by the Florida Development Commission, and Advantage Inc., Ft. Lauderdale.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Florida ForwardFlorida ForwardCitrus juices
Promotional films
Tourism
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fvc916Florida SeafareApalachicola Seafood Festival
Florida Development Commission
Barton Films
U.S. Dept. of Commerce
NOAA
Florida Deptartment of Natural Resources
National Marine Fisheries
Fishing
Crabbing
Shrimping
Oysters
Camping
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GOV. FARRIS BRYANT PRESS CONFERENCE GOV. FARRIS BRYANT PRESS CONFERENCE Civil rights
Demonstrations
Governors-Florida
Infrastructure
Politicians
Politics
Race relations
Transportation
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GOV. FARRIS BRYANT TOURISM REPORT GOV. FARRIS BRYANT TOURISM REPORT Economic conditions
Governors-Florida
Marketing
Politicians
Politics
Promotional films
Tourism
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fvc912Skiing in DixieWhite, Ken
Cash, Joe
Osborn, Mike
McCalla, Buster
Jackson, Jimmy
Marks, Ron
Annual Dixie Water Ski Tournament
American Water Ski Association
Florida Development Commission
Water Skiing
Merrill, Paul
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fvc921Tomorrow's Treasures Marine biology--Research
Oceanography--Research
Oceanographic research stations--Florida
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