16 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Contributor contains "WTVJ"
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Fifteen Years with 4-WTVJ

Fifteen Years with 4-WTVJ

Date
1964
Description
Host Ralph Rennick shows footage and stories that Miami TV station WTVJ collected in its first 15 years on the air. Mitchell Wolfson, co-host, founded the station, as well as Wometco Enterprises.

There are scenes of the 1951 Orange Bowl Parade, the 1951 Senate Crime Hearings in Dade County on gambling, the 1954 LeRoy Collins - Charlie Johns debate, the 1957 Cape Canaveral Satellite launching, the death of an Italian boat racer at the Orange Bowl Regatta, Castro's arrival in Havana after taking power, Hurricane Donna in 1961, Orange Bowl football, return of soldiers from the Bay of Pigs, and President John F. Kennedy's visit to Miami in 1963.
Collection
FLORIDA AT THE WORLD'S FAIR

FLORIDA AT THE WORLD'S FAIR

Date
1964
Description
This is kinescope footage of WTVJ-TV's "FYI" program filmed on location at the New York World's Fair Florida Pavilion construction site. According to the script, the pavilion will feature "pretty girls, orange juice, jumping porpoises and all the other wonderful things that represent Florida." There are interviews with Florida businessmen and officials involved in the World's Fair project. Produced by the Florida Development Commission and WTVJ-TV.
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FYI-The Plight of Pepito: Cuba's Lost Generation

FYI-The Plight of Pepito: Cuba's Lost Generation

Date
1961 (circa)
Description
This film is a WTVJ (Miami) TV program called "For Your Information." It begins with a young Cuban refugee, Pepito, and follows his story. There are sequences of refugees on rafts and small boats arriving on the Havana-Palm Beach ferry, small airplanes and passenger airlines. Viewers see the processing of refugees at Public Health Service, where families are reunited.

There are scenes of the Cuban Refugee Center and Miami, including clothes distribution, looking for a home, and Pepito's father pawning his watch. Pepito enrolls in parochial school. Then, there are scenes of fellow refugees in Miami's Cuban colony and their homes.

Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare, Abraham Ribicoff, arrives in Miami to survey the refugee problem. Monolo Reyes, WTVJ Latin Correspondent, gives views on the situation. Governor Farris Bryant gives remarks at a press conference and Pepito recites the Pledge of Allegiance. The film has interesting transition graphics. It is kinescope.
Collection
FYI: SENATOR FROM PALATKA; B.C. PEARCE

FYI: SENATOR FROM PALATKA; B.C. PEARCE

Date
1965
Description
This is a program in WTVJ's "FYI" series that shows B.C. Pearce, the senator from Palatka who called himself the "number one Porkchopper" in the Florida Legislature. It also has ads for Dade Federal Savings and Loan. The film profiles the senator as a business man and politician. It includes interviews with Mrs. Pearce and a tour of Putnam County activities.
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Governor Charley Johns - LeRoy Collins

Governor Charley Johns - LeRoy Collins

Date
1954
Description
This debate between acting Gov. Charley Johns and future governor LeRoy Collins was filmed from a television monitor (kinescope) and simultaneously broadcast throughout Florida on radio. Moderator Ralph Renick tries valiantly to manage a timer and buzzer mechanism as the candidates argue the issues of the day. There are processing marks through most of film, but otherwise the quality is very good.
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Governor Haydon Burns--Robert King High Debate 1964 Number 1 (Part 2)

Governor Haydon Burns--Robert King High Debate 1964 Number 1 (Part 2)

Date
1964
Description
This film shows a debate between Democratic gubernatorial candidates Haydon Burns of Jacksonville and Robert King High of Miami. Issues of the day are argued in detail. Questions include the propriety of the "Negro Bloc Vote," reapportionment, changing the location of the state Capitol, and whether to make the Florida Department of Commerce Chairman a Cabinet member. The questions are followed by a final volley of accusations about NAACP support as a campaign issue. Kinescope. Part Number 2 is DA040.
Collection
Haydon Burns and Robert King High Gubernatorial Debate Number 1, 1964 (Part 1)

Haydon Burns and Robert King High Gubernatorial Debate Number 1, 1964 (Part 1)

Date
1964
Description
This film shows a debate between Democratic gubernatorial candidates Haydon Burns of Jacksonville and Robert King High of Miami. Issues of the day are argued in detail. Questions include the propriety of the "Negro Bloc Vote," reapportionment, changing the location of the state Capitol, and whether to make the Florida Department of Commerce Chairman a Cabinet member. The questions are followed by a final volley of accusations about NAACP support as a campaign issue. Kinescope. Part Number 2 is DA040.
Collection
KEY WEST

KEY WEST

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This film tells the story of Key West, using old photos and drawings. It shows the Audubon House, describes the restoration movement, and shows various gardens and the Sidewalk Art Festival. The Conch Train comes by and viewers see Hemingway's house. A cigar maker, shrimp boats and deep-sea fishing are shown. The film then shows Fort Taylor and its Civil War remains, followed by a recap. Produced by Raymond H. McPhee and WTVJ Public Affairs.
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MIAMI HITS A MILLION

MIAMI HITS A MILLION

Date
1944-06-14
Description
This is kinescope footage of a television program celebrating Miami's arrival at the one million marker in population. The program covers the entire history of Miami and its adjacent area. It contains loads of still images, as well as moving film of African-American laborers clearing mangroves at Miami Beach and early Coral Gables footage. Produced by WTVJ News.
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PRIMARY CAMPAIGN FOR GOVERNOR NO. 1

PRIMARY CAMPAIGN FOR GOVERNOR NO. 1

Date
1966
Description
Gov. Burns is seen campaigning. He comes and goes in a helicopter. Then, there is a cookout in his honor with lots of people wearing paper hats that say "Burns." A rock band is playing. Burns arrives and makes a speech. At one point, he poses with an American Indian and wears a Seminole hat. Sound begins and he denounces "the radical extremism of Bobby Kennedy and Bobby High." He identifies the film's location as Dade County. High campaigns next. His speech is at an airport and is frequently interrupted by airplanes. We see the High campaign headquarters on election night and High makes his acceptance speech. Next is an interview with High alone. He campaigns on the street from the back of a truck and boards a private jet. Produced by WTVJ -Miami.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Fifteen Years with 4-WTVJ Fifteen Years with 4-WTVJ Aerospace industry
College sports
Cuban revolution
Gambling--Florida
Governors--Florida
Hurricanes
Parades
Politics
Presidents--United States
Space program
Space race
United States Senate
Cold War
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FLORIDA AT THE WORLD'S FAIR FLORIDA AT THE WORLD'S FAIR Attractions
Exhibitions
Interviews
Promotional films
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FYI-The Plight of Pepito: Cuba's Lost GenerationFYI-The Plight of Pepito: Cuba's Lost GenerationCuba--History--1959-
Politics
Refugees
Revolution
Cuban revolution
Cold War
Governors--Florida
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FYI: SENATOR FROM PALATKA; B.C. PEARCE FYI: SENATOR FROM PALATKA; B.C. PEARCE Interviews
Politicians
Politics
Pork chop gang
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Governor Charley Johns - LeRoy CollinsGovernor Charley Johns - LeRoy CollinsDebates
Governors--Florida
Gubernatorial elections
Political campaigns
Politics
Radio
Television
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Governor Haydon Burns--Robert King High Debate 1964 Number 1 (Part 2)Governor Haydon Burns--Robert King High Debate 1964 Number 1 (Part 2)Civil rights
Debates
Governors--Florida
Gubernatorial elections
Political campaigns
Politics
NAACP
Radio
Television
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Haydon Burns and Robert King High Gubernatorial Debate Number 1, 1964 (Part 1)Haydon Burns and Robert King High Gubernatorial Debate Number 1, 1964 (Part 1)Civil rights
Debates
Governors--Florida
Gubernatorial elections
Political campaigns
Politics
NAACP
Radio
Television
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KEY WEST KEY WEST Art
Artists
Attractions
Cigar industry
Fishing
Promotional films
Seafood industry
Tourism
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MIAMI HITS A MILLION MIAMI HITS A MILLION African Americans
Attractions
Florida-History-20th century
Promotional films
Tourism
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PRIMARY CAMPAIGN FOR GOVERNOR NO. 1 PRIMARY CAMPAIGN FOR GOVERNOR NO. 1 Governors-Florida
Gubernatorial campaigns
Politicians
Politics
Speeches
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