5 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Subject - Corporate is exactly "University of Florida (Gainesville, Fla.)"
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GOING, GOING, GONE: FRIEND OR FOE

GOING, GOING, GONE: FRIEND OR FOE

Date
n.d.
Description
Ross Allen shares interesting facts about rattlesnakes. Viewers see snake hunters pouring gasoline into a hole to flush the snakes out. The film also shows Tommy Allen, Ross's son, working with his father as they milk the snakes' venom. An emergency call comes to the Reptile Institute and Ross swings into action to provide anti-venom to a bite victim. The close-ups of extraction are interesting. University of Florida Labs experiment with venom, hides are cured and clothing accessories are shown. The film shows people eating rattlesnake and women making necklaces from vertebrae. Produced and sponsored by Silver Springs.
Collection
MARISA AND THE MERMAID: FLORIDA'S WAR ON WATER WEEDS

MARISA AND THE MERMAID: FLORIDA'S WAR ON WATER WEEDS

Date
1950 (circa)
Description
This film tells how the Central and Southern Florida Flood Control District is dealing with aquatic weeds. The film focuses on the water hyacinth, an introduced South American plant. It shows experiments at the University of Florida using Marisa Snails (with USDA) and use of manatees procured by Miami Seaquarium.
Collection
PREVENT HOG CHOLERA

PREVENT HOG CHOLERA

Date
1950 (circa)
Description
Dr. T.J. Koernyer of the University of Florida's Animal Husbandry Department reports on cholera outbreaks in the Florida swine industry, including the disease's history, cause, transmittal and its impact on the swine industry. He cites low vaccination rates as the cause. Dr. Koernyer also addresses recent developments in vaccine production. A scientist is shown vaccinating pigs with serum developed from infected rabbit tissue. The film closes with advice for the prevention of the disease. Produced by the Florida Agricultural Experiment Stations and the University of Florida Agricultural Extension Service.
Collection
THE GREAT ADVENTURE

THE GREAT ADVENTURE

Date
1953 (circa)
Description
This is the same film as BA076 with slightly different scenes at the head and tail. There is no indication of which was the first edit or why changes were made. The film covers state universities, architecture, segregation and 1950s clothing styles.
Collection
The Key to Good Living

The Key to Good Living

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This film tells about Gainesville, focusing on the University of Florida and how great it is to have it in town. Viewers see: public schools; recreation; cultural centers; local amenities; businesses; and utilities. Produced by Guided Tours; sponsored by the FDC and the Gainesville Chamber of Commerce.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
GOING, GOING, GONE: FRIEND OR FOE GOING, GOING, GONE: FRIEND OR FOE Attractions
Promotional films
Rattlesnakes
Reptiles
Snakes
Tourism
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MARISA AND THE MERMAID: FLORIDA'S WAR ON WATER WEEDS MARISA AND THE MERMAID: FLORIDA'S WAR ON WATER WEEDS Aquatic plants
Invasive plants
Manatees
Snails
Water hyacinth-Florida
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PREVENT HOG CHOLERA PREVENT HOG CHOLERA Cholera
Disease
Hogs
Pigs
Swine
Swine industry
Vaccines
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THE GREAT ADVENTURE THE GREAT ADVENTURE College sports
Higher education
Promotional films
Segregation
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The Key to Good LivingThe Key to Good LivingEconomic conditions
Higher education
Promotional films
Recreation
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