18 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Subject is exactly "African American "
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CIVIL RIGHTS

CIVIL RIGHTS

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This film begins with reporters being led out of the Governor's Mansion. It then switches to a rally of African-Americans on the steps of the Capitol. It shows the crowd chanting and displaying signs for "Black Power," then shifts back to reporters. The sound is garbled.
Collection
FLORIDA AGRICULTURAL AND MECHANICAL UNIVERSITY: THE WALTER SMITH YEARS

FLORIDA AGRICULTURAL AND MECHANICAL UNIVERSITY: THE WALTER SMITH YEARS

Date
1987 (circa)
Description
Julian Bond introduces this film. There is a brief personal history of Dr. Walter Smith. The remaining footage is a review of the school's achievements while under the reign of Dr. Smith. Those achievements include the addition of undergraduate and graduate studies, expansion of the Black Archives, new and improved facilities, a boost in sports, Bragg Memorial Stadium, cultural events and reaccreditation of the professional education programs. Gov. Bob Graham closes the film.
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FLORIDA FOLK FESTIVAL SCENES

FLORIDA FOLK FESTIVAL SCENES

Date
1957 (circa)
Description
This film contains footage of participants and performers at a 1950s Florida Folk Festival held at the Stephen Foster Memorial in White Springs, Florida. It opens with cars entering the Stephen Foster Memorial in White Springs under a banner reading "Florida Folk Festival." A group of young square dancers appear with a musical ensemble. Young African-American school children sing game songs and dance. Other school children perform a "long ways" dance. A youth brass band performs a number. Bob Pavitt of Sarasota performs with an acoustic guitar. Folk dancers dressed in traditional Bavarian attire demonstrate an elaborate dance. Several short clips of various performers round out this film. Among them are "Jeanie With The Light Brown Hair" (also see FLAA001 & FLAA003), a children's choir, a woman with a spinning wheel and cloggers. The film ends with footage of a young man dressed in a mariachi outfit playing guitar. Produced by the Stephen Foster Memorial Commission.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University Football Game

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University Football Game

Date
1981
Description
This film has footage of a Florida A&M University football game. It includes scenes of FAMU fans, football players and cheerleaders. FAMU president Walter L. Smith comments on the FAMU Rattlers' happy return to a renovated Bragg Stadium. Produced by WFSU-TV.
Collection
Astrology

Astrology

Date
1977-05-06
Description
A WFSU-TV reporter interviews a local astrologer. The astrologer explains the difference between popular astrology and the "scientific" astrology that she practices. She discusses perceptions of alternative religions, as well as her background, her personal philosophies and organized religion. The segment ends with a tarot card demonstration. Produced by WFSU-TV.
Collection
Florida State University History (Part 1)

Florida State University History (Part 1)

Date
1975
Description
Raw footage of Florida State University throughout 1975 featuring a swim meet at the Union Pool, FSU Flying High Circus students training and practicing, and scenes from the FSU Circus summer program for children. The video also shows 1975 Earth Day festivities on the FSU Union Green (keynote speaker R. Buckminster Fuller and guests Allen Ginsberg and Peter Orlovsky), a Black Student Union protest in front of Ruby Diamond, the crowning of FSU homecoming Princess Susan Kelbe and Chief Phil Barco, the Ringling Brothers Circus in Tallahassee, and an exhibit at the FSU Museum of Fine Arts.
Collection
African-American Farmers

African-American Farmers

Date
1979
Description
This film features interviews and incidental footage of African-American farmers of the Tallahassee area. The farmers discuss their backgrounds and history working the land and living in the area. There is additional silent footage at the end of the film. Produced by WFSU-TV.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
CIVIL RIGHTS CIVIL RIGHTS Activists
African American
Black power
Civil rights
Demonstrations
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FLORIDA AGRICULTURAL AND MECHANICAL UNIVERSITY: THE WALTER SMITH YEARS FLORIDA AGRICULTURAL AND MECHANICAL UNIVERSITY: THE WALTER SMITH YEARS African American
College sports
Florida A & M Rattlers (Football team)
Higher education
Historically black colleges and universities
Interviews
Promotional films
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FLORIDA FOLK FESTIVAL SCENES FLORIDA FOLK FESTIVAL SCENES African American
Folk art
Folk dancing
Folk music
Folklore
Promotional films
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HENRY BROWN HENRY BROWN African American
Death row
Prisoners
Prisons
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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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Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University Football Game Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University Football Game African American
College sports
Florida A & M Rattlers (Football team)
Historically black colleges and universities
Interviews
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AstrologyAstrologyAfrican American
Astrology
Tarot cards
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Florida State University History (Part 1)Florida State University History (Part 1)African American
College sports
Demonstrations
Earth Day
Homecoming
Promotional films
Swimming
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African-American FarmersAfrican-American FarmersAfrican American
Agriculture
Farming
Interviews
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