131 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Contributor contains "Florida Development Commission"
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CONQUISTADOR ARRIVING

CONQUISTADOR ARRIVING

Date
1979-10-11
Description
Actors dressed as a conquistador and a three-man crew arrive on a beach. A dinghy is overloaded and stuck in the sand. Then, when they are about to climb up a dune, cars drive through the background. The actors emote for the camera. This is composed of outtakes from another film. Sponsored by FDC.
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AEROJET GENERAL CORPORATION

AEROJET GENERAL CORPORATION

Date
1964
Description
This film shows the Aerojet facility in Dade County, maker of solid fuel rocket engines and the fuel they use. Viewers see the opening ceremony of the facility with Governor Farris Bryant and FDC Chairman Wendell Jarrard. The film shows a Polaris at the end. Produced by FDC.
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BICENTENNIAL CAPE KENNEDY

BICENTENNIAL CAPE KENNEDY

Date
1976
Description
This film gives a brief historical look at Cape Kennedy, " Florida's gateway to the final frontier." It shows a rocket launch, the visitors center and several space exploration vehicles. Produced by the Florida Development Commission and the Florida Bicentennial Commission.
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Florida Profile of Progress

Florida Profile of Progress

Date
1957
Description
This is an edited, shortened version of DA051. This film tells how Florida is a growing market for industry, showing various plants' employees sunning and golfing. Viewers see Martin (aerospace), phosphate mining, paper and pulp, citrus and other produce. Cattle, seafood, hydroelectric power, gas pipeline, airports, trains, ports and highways are shown. It also shows colleges and research, including nuclear reactors. There are more manufacturing scenes, including scenes of FDC meeting and consulting. The film describes Florida's tax structure and then gives a recap. Produced by Raycam Productions; sponsored by FDC.
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Florida: Moonport USA

Florida: Moonport USA

Date
1963 (circa)
Description
This film starts with a wonderful Mercury launch sequence. It shows a thriving aerospace industry in its prime. Viewers see an unsuccessful launch, lots of technology of the day (including transistor pocket radios) and 12 gallons of gas for $3.60. The film shows recreation, educational centers, and corporations and their space-related products. It describes the economic, cultural and population booms. Viewers see tactical missile launches and astronaut medical test equipment. The film predicts and shows a model of the Vehicle Assembly Building. It shows Miss Baker, the astro-monkey, Pensacola's School of Naval Aviation Medicine and Eglin Air Force Base in Fort Walton Beach. It is a tribute to the space program. Produced by Leroy Crooks; sponsored by FDC.
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FLORIDA: PROFILE OF PROGRESS

FLORIDA: PROFILE OF PROGRESS

Date
1957
Description
This is long version of BA087. It tells how Florida is a growing market for industry, showing various plants' employees sunning and golfing. See Martin (aerospace), Pratt and Whitney, phosphate mining, paper and pulp, citrus and other produce. Cattle, seafood, hydroelectric power, gas pipeline, airports, trains, ports and highways are shown. It also shows colleges and research, including nuclear reactors. There are more manufacturing scenes, including scenes of FDC meeting and consulting. The film describes Florida's tax structure and then gives a recap.
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FLORIDA: SOMETHING OLD, SOMETHING NEW

FLORIDA: SOMETHING OLD, SOMETHING NEW

Date
n.d.
Description
This film shows many forms of transportation through the years. It then shows St. Augustine, Pensacola, Fort Pickens, Pensacola Beach, Panama City Beach, Florida Caverns, the Old Capitol, Killearn Gardens, Jacksonville, Fort Clinch in Fernandina, Orlando, Bok Tower, beach buggies on Daytona Beach and car races at the speedway, a launch at Cape Canaveral, fishing for sailfish, Tampa Bay Hotel, the Gasparilla Festival, Sunshine Skyway, Ringling Art Museum, Asolo Theater, Miami and the Keys. It uses old photos throughout. Produced by Leroy Crooks; sponsored by FDC.
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GOV. FARRIS BRYANT PRESS CONFERENCE

GOV. FARRIS BRYANT PRESS CONFERENCE

Date
1964-12-05
Description
Gov. Bryant responds to press questions regarding such topics as the changing of Cape Canaveral's name to Cape Kennedy, opposition to federal aid for education, the Genesis Report, site selection for a new university in central Florida, the National Governors' Conference and liquor licenses in Polk County. There are several edits. Produced by the Florida Development Commission.
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GOV. FARRIS BRYANT PRESS CONFERENCE

GOV. FARRIS BRYANT PRESS CONFERENCE

Date
1964-05-28
Description
Gov. Bryant comments on giving assistance to Jacksonville Mayor Haydon Burns in the gubernatorial race, the invasion of US airspace by Cuban jets and Florida 's space industry. This film has several in-camera edits and some issues with contrast fluctuation. This footage also appears on DA109. Produced by the Florida Development Commission.
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Bicentennial Bethune, 1976

Bicentennial Bethune, 1976

Date
1976
Description
This film features a brief look at the life and achievements of Mary McLeod Bethune. It includes still images of the Daytona Normal and Industrial Institute for Negro Girls, Bethune-Cookman College, and the Mary McLeod Bethune home. The film was produced by the Florida Development Commission and the Florida Bicentennial Commission.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
CONQUISTADOR ARRIVING CONQUISTADOR ARRIVING Actors
Conquistadors (Portrayals)
Promotional films
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AEROJET GENERAL CORPORATION AEROJET GENERAL CORPORATION Aerospace industry
Economic Conditions
Promotional films
Rockets (Aeronautics)
Space program
Space race
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BICENTENNIAL CAPE KENNEDY BICENTENNIAL CAPE KENNEDY Aerospace industry
Astronauts
Promotional films
Rockets (Aeronautics)
Space program
Space race
Tourism
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Florida Profile of ProgressFlorida Profile of ProgressAerospace industry
Cattle industry
Citrus industry
Golf
Hydroelectric power
Nuclear power
Phosphate industry
Seafood industry
Shipping
Timber industry
Trains
Transportation
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Florida: Moonport USAFlorida: Moonport USAAerospace industry
Astronauts
Space program
Space race
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FLORIDA: PROFILE OF PROGRESS FLORIDA: PROFILE OF PROGRESS Aerospace industry
Cattle industry
Citrus industry
Golf
Hydroelectric power
Nuclear power
Phosphate industry
Seafood industry
Shipping
Timber industry
Trains
Transportation
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FLORIDA: SOMETHING OLD, SOMETHING NEW FLORIDA: SOMETHING OLD, SOMETHING NEW Aerospace industry
Attractions
Automobile racing
Fishing
Museums
Promotional films
Tourism
Transportation
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GOV. FARRIS BRYANT PRESS CONFERENCE GOV. FARRIS BRYANT PRESS CONFERENCE Aerospace industry
Governors-Florida
Higher education
Politicians
Politics
Space program
Space race
Taxation
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GOV. FARRIS BRYANT PRESS CONFERENCE GOV. FARRIS BRYANT PRESS CONFERENCE Aerospace industry
Cold War
Governors-Florida
Politicians
Politics
Space program
Space race
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Bicentennial Bethune, 1976Bicentennial Bethune, 1976African American history
Higher Education

Historically black colleges and universities
Promotional films
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