18 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Subject is exactly "African American "
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HENRY BROWN

HENRY BROWN

Date
1970 (circa)
Description
This WFSU-TV work film contains commentary from Henry Brown, a young African-American death row inmate. A portion of the film only has an audio track and two segments of both audio and video footage. Brown comments on his decision to forfeit his plea bargain deal upon discovering that he would be forced to testify against his accomplices. Produced by WFSU-TV.
Collection
Luna Plantation

Luna Plantation

Date
1940 (circa)
Description
This film has beautiful footage of the Luna Plantation in Leon County. This footage is composed of four combined short films. There are scenes showing: quail hunting; people on the plantation steps; a woman taking photographs; plowing with a sit-down plow; two children playing with a wagon/stroller apparatus; a picnic in the woods; people aboard a ship; playing tennis; boating; and an African-American man poling a boat.
Collection
Ray Charles

Ray Charles

Date
1970 (circa)
Description
It is "FAMU Day" at the Legislature. Ray Charles is introduced by Sen. Pat Thomas in the Senate Chamber. Mr. Charles chats for a while and then plays a tune. Videotaped by Bradley White.
Collection
SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - STOKELY CARMICHAEL

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - STOKELY CARMICHAEL

Date
1966
Description
Sen. George Smathers denounces Stokely Carmichael's statements persuading African-Americans to avoid the draft. He also mentions "professional agitators" who have made careers out of inciting riots and stimulating unrest in the South. The segment concludes with material on the Airlines Strike. Produced by the Senate Recording Studios.
Collection
ST. AUGUSTINE AND MARINELAND VISITS

ST. AUGUSTINE AND MARINELAND VISITS

Date
1947
Description
This home film begins with a short segment showing African-American men and women putting up shade cloth for a tobacco field. It then switches to Fort San Marcos and St. Augustine. It shows attractions such as the Fountain of Youth, the Oldest House and the burial grounds of the Timucuan Indians. It then shows the Marine Studios Entrance. The camera is shooting through the portholes that show fish, turtles, eels and porpoises. They are billed as the only captive porpoises in the world.
Collection
Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving

Date
1950 (circa)
Description
This home movie begins with Thanksgiving dinner at the Russo's. Next is Lance's birthday and opening gifts with Mom and Dad. The film continues with a family visit to the Lewis Plantation. There are scenes of workers' cabins, an African-American child dancing on a deck, and buildings and structures on the plantation. The film continues with scenes of Weeki Wachee Springs and its mermaids and ends with the Gasparilla Celebration in Tampa.
Collection
The Torch of Friendship

The Torch of Friendship

Date
1963 (circa)
Description
This is a film promoting the Hampton House Hotel in Miami, a business oriented to an African-American clientele. It describes how notable black men and women of the 1960s gathered there, such as Ralph Metcalf (gold medalist, 1932 & 1936 Olympics), Althea Gibson (Wimbledon Champ), Martin Luther King Jr., singer Jackie Wilson, and baseball Hall of Famer Jackie Robinson. The film follows a formula similar to other promotional films, except almost everyone in it is black. The complete footage shows entertainment, the owners, a fashion show, dog and horse racing, the Miami Seaquarium, the Torch of Friendship, Yogi Berra, Mickey Mantle, the Baltimore Orioles, and the FAMU Track team. Produced by Don Parisher.
Collection
Vibrations: Julian Bond/Frenchtown/Pitts & Lee March

Vibrations: Julian Bond/Frenchtown/Pitts & Lee March

Date
1978
Description
This is footage from WFSU-TV's "Vibrations" program. Interviewer Lucias Gant talks with Georgia Sen. Julian Bond about civil rights issues. There is additional footage of Sen. Bond giving a speech. There is interview footage with the Leon County Director of Community Improvement discussing the Frenchtown Improvement Project. Members of Tallahassee's Bethel Baptist Church march to the Capitol in protest of the wrongful imprisonment of Freddie Lee Pitts and Wilbert Lee. Produced by WFSU-TV.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
HENRY BROWN HENRY BROWN African American
Death row
Prisoners
Prisons
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Luna PlantationLuna PlantationAfrican American
Agriculture
Hunting
Plantations--Florida
Quail hunting
Silent films
Tennis
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Ray Charles Ray Charles African American
Historically black colleges and universities
Musicians
Piano
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SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - STOKELY CARMICHAEL SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - STOKELY CARMICHAEL Activists
African American
Demonstrations
Politicians
Politics
Protests
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ST. AUGUSTINE AND MARINELAND VISITS ST. AUGUSTINE AND MARINELAND VISITS African American
Attractions
Fish
Porpoises
Promotional films
Timucuan Indian
Tobacco industry
Tourism
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Thanksgiving Thanksgiving African American
Amusement parks
Attractions
Birthdays
Celebrations
Home movies
Mermaids
Thanksgiving
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The Torch of FriendshipThe Torch of FriendshipAfrican American
Amusement parks
Attractions
Hotels
Promotional films
Tourism
Travel
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Vibrations: Julian Bond/Frenchtown/Pitts & Lee MarchVibrations: Julian Bond/Frenchtown/Pitts & Lee MarchAffirmative Action
African American
African American politicians
Civil rights
Discrimination
Interviews
Politicians
Politics
Race relations
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