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Florida State Fair and Gasparilla Celebration

Florida State Fair and Gasparilla Celebration

Date
1953-02
Description
The 48th Annual Florida State Fair includes the Gasparilla Pirate Celebration in which men dress as pirates and sail into Tampa Bay. Parades, circus acts, produce displays, industry displays and livestock displays from all over the state are shown. Viewers see a car race and car stunts. The film also shows "Negro Day" with marching bands, track events and the presentation of the "Outstanding Negro of the Year Award." The 4-H Club is shown and Florida Secretary of Agriculture Nathan Mayo presents awards. Future Homemakers are shown making cookies. Cigar making is shown and a human cannonball flies. An underwater kitchen features a mermaid housewife. A parade features many floats and costumes. This is a wonderful Kodachrome film. Produced by Ball Productions of Miami; sponsored by the Florida State Advertising Commission and the Florida State Fair and Gasparilla Association.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Florida State Fair and Gasparilla Celebration Florida State Fair and Gasparilla Celebration African Americans
Automobile racing
Cattle industry
Celebrations
Ceremonies
Cigars
Circuses
Exhibitions
Festivals
Marching bands
Mermaids
Parades
Segregation
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