26 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Subject is exactly "African American history"
Sorted by Identifier
A Great Floridian

A Great Floridian

Date
1981
Description
This film provides a history of Gov. LeRoy Collins, from birth to 1981. The introduction is by Burt Reynolds and there are tributes by others throughout the film. It covers civil rights in the South and Gov. Collins' role. It has good footage of the Collins family, the Selma demonstrations, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the Collins' home on Dog Island.
Collection
Angela Davis

Angela Davis

Date
1979
Description
Civil rights leader Angela Davis speaks at Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University's Black History Month convocation. Her remarks include statements on human rights, political prisoners, apartheid, education, health care, black poverty and the civil rights movement. There are several edits and some audio distortion. The film gives additional footage of Ms. Davis expanding on the topics from her speech. Produced by WFSU-TV.
Collection
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
BLACK ARCHIVES/ BATTLE OF NATURAL BRIDGE

BLACK ARCHIVES/ BATTLE OF NATURAL BRIDGE

Date
1975
Description
This film has footage of the Black Archives commemoration ceremonies in Tallahassee. Dr. Benjamin Smith of Florida A&M University comments on growing up in Monticello. Mrs. Adderley comments on Julian "Cannonball" Adderley's inclusion in the archives. A former FAMU athlete donates the Cleve Abbott Award of 1963 to the archives. In the next segment, Civil War reenactors recreate the battle of Natural Bridge near Tallahassee. Produced by WFSU-TV.
Collection
Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University: The 100 Before the World/Les Cents Devant Le Monde

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University: The 100 Before the World/Les Cents Devant Le Monde

Date
1989
Description
In this film, Florida A&M University is the sole representative of the United States in France's 200th Bastille Day Parade in Paris. This film covers FAMU's participation in the parade from day one. It shows the band practicing, sightseeing, interacting with other participants, and participating in the parade. Dr. Foster, the band's creator and director, is interviewed throughout the film.
Collection
FLORIDA HIGHWAY PATROL #18

FLORIDA HIGHWAY PATROL #18

Date
1964
Description
This is raw footage of film #249 (FHP#13). It includes some scenes not shown in 465, but has no sound. The film quality is poor.
Collection
Gov. Farris Bryant Addresses Senate Commerce Committee

Gov. Farris Bryant Addresses Senate Commerce Committee

Date
23222
Description
Governor Bryant addresses the Senate Commerce Committee in Washington concerning Senate Bill 1732 on rights and interstate busing. Bryant argues for the rights of property owners to discriminate against customers, that if customers have the right to choose which businesses they will use, then businesses equally have the right to choose which customers they will serve. Florida Senator Spessard Holland introduces Bryant to the committee, and Strom Thurmond, who sits on the committee, tells Bryant that he agrees with him. Produced by FDC.
Collection
Gov. Farris Bryant Press Conference

Gov. Farris Bryant Press Conference

Date
1964-04-10
Description
Gov. Bryant comments on the creation of a civil rights committee to assist in communication and "cooling down" racial tensions in St. Augustine following the outbreak of riots in that city. There are several in-camera edits. Produced by the Florida Development Commission.
Collection
GOV. FARRIS BRYANT PRESS CONFERENCE

GOV. FARRIS BRYANT PRESS CONFERENCE

Date
1964-03-26
Description
Gov. Farris Bryant comments on the arrest of John W. Davis in an attempt to thwart violence in the Florida East Coast Railway strike, his recent meeting with former President Harry Truman, the invasion of Florida airspace by Cuban military aircraft, racial tension in Florida and a civil rights demonstration in Tallahassee. There are several in-camera edits and re-shot responses at the end of the film. Produced by the Florida Development Commission.
Collection
GOV. FARRIS BRYANT PRESS CONFERENCE

GOV. FARRIS BRYANT PRESS CONFERENCE

Date
1964
Description
This film features two press conferences with Gov. Bryant: (October 15, 1964) Michael Barfield, a young boy who rescued a child from a burning building, receives a Florida flag and tie tack from Gov. Bryant and talks to reporters. Gov. Bryant also comments on a Southern Governors' Conference proposal that would block integration by giving local control over public schools, the Miami expressway program, the 1964 Presidential campaign, and Floridians Bob Hayes and Dave Shoelander, who were Olympic gold medalists in Tokyo. Gov. Bryant also responds to the announcement that Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. He states that Dr. King did not operate peacefully in St. Augustine and that he disagrees with the Nobel Committee's decision. (May 28, 1964) 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. Produced by the Florida Development Commission.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
A Great FloridianA Great FloridianAfrican American history
Civil rights
Demonstrations
Florida-History-20th century
Governors-Florida
Politicians
Politics
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/video/thumbnails90px/v140.jpg
Angela DavisAngela DavisAfrican American history
African American women
Civil rights activists
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/video/thumbnails90px/davis.jpg
Bicentennial Bethune, 1976Bicentennial Bethune, 1976African American history
Higher Education

Historically black colleges and universities
Promotional films
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/video/thumbnails90px/bicentennialbethune.jpg
BLACK ARCHIVES/ BATTLE OF NATURAL BRIDGE BLACK ARCHIVES/ BATTLE OF NATURAL BRIDGE African American history
Civil War
Commemorations
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/thumbnails/catalog_video.jpg
Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University: The 100 Before the World/Les Cents Devant Le MondeFlorida Agricultural and Mechanical University: The 100 Before the World/Les Cents Devant Le MondeBastille Day
African American history
Historically black colleges and universities
Marching bands
Promotional films
Travel
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/video/thumbnails90px/the100.jpg
FLORIDA HIGHWAY PATROL #18 FLORIDA HIGHWAY PATROL #18 African American history
Civil rights
Civil rights movement
Demonstrations
Discrimination
Integration
Law enforcement
Police officers
Race riots
Segregation
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/thumbnails/catalog_video.jpg
Gov. Farris Bryant Addresses Senate Commerce CommitteeGov. Farris Bryant Addresses Senate Commerce CommitteeAfrican American history
Busing for school integration--Law and legislation
Civil rights
Civil rights movement
Discrimination
Governors--Florida
Integration
Interstate commerce
Politicians
Politics
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/video/thumbnails90px/bryantcommercecom.jpg
Gov. Farris Bryant Press Conference Gov. Farris Bryant Press Conference African American history
Civil rights
Demonstrations
Governors-Florida
Integration
Politicians
Politics
Race relations
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/video/thumbnails90px/CA297.jpg
GOV. FARRIS BRYANT PRESS CONFERENCEGOV. FARRIS BRYANT PRESS CONFERENCEAfrican American history
Civil rights
Cold War
Demonstrations
Governors-Florida
Politicians
Politics
Race relations
Strikes and lockouts
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/thumbnails/catalog_video.jpg
GOV. FARRIS BRYANT PRESS CONFERENCE GOV. FARRIS BRYANT PRESS CONFERENCE African American history
Civil rights
Cold War
Governors-Florida
Integration
Nobel Prize winners
Olympic athletes
Politicians
Politics
Segregation
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/thumbnails/catalog_video.jpg
Questions and Feedback Form
Please provide your name
Please provide a valid email address
Please provide a valid phone number
Please provide a comment

Please note:
Under Florida law, email addresses are public records. If you do not want your email address released in response to a public records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead, contact this office by phone or in writing.