26 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Subject is exactly "African American history"
Jake Gaither - The Best Ever

Jake Gaither - The Best Ever

Date
1981
Description
Alonzo Smith "Jake" Gaither, former football coach and athletic director at Florida A&M University, reflects on his career as a coach. He stresses the effect that treating his players with respect had on his success with them and with people in general. He remarks that his former players are his family and that he shares a close relationship with them. The segment also contains extensive footage of photographs and Gaither's trophies and awards from various athletic and civic organizations. It ends with a testimonial from one of Gaither's former players. Produced by WFSU-TV.
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Jake Gaither

Jake Gaither

Date
1970 (circa)
Description
This film is a tribute to Jake Gaither, ex-head football coach at Florida A&M University in Tallahassee. It contains an interview with Coach Gaither at his home in Tallahassee, as well as some FAMU football footage. Produced by WFSU-TV.
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Governor Leroy Collins Comments on Civil Rights

Governor Leroy Collins Comments on Civil Rights

Date
1970 (circa)
Description
Gov. Collins remarks on his relationship with the Rev. C.K. Steele and on Steele's efforts in the civil rights struggle. Gov. Collins discusses his own personal growth and changes in his philosophy concerning issues of race as a result of close involvement in the civil rights movement. There are a few rough edits in this film, but the overall aesthetic quality is excellent. Produced by WFSU-TV.
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Gov. LeRoy Collins on Civil Rights

Gov. LeRoy Collins on Civil Rights

Date
1980-05-22
Description
Gov. LeRoy Collins reflects on the civil rights movement in an interview with a WFSU-TV reporter. He states that during his tenure as governor he felt that change had to come peacefully in order to be effective. He comments that his experiences with civil rights leaders and as Commissioner of the Community Relations Service convinced him that integration would have a positive impact on society. The segment ends with the former Governor commenting that his religious beliefs made him sympathetic with the civil rights movement and additional commentary on his friendship with Dr. Martin Luther King. Produced by WFSU-TV.
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GOV. LEROY COLLINS INTERVIEW ON REV. C.K. STEELE

GOV. LEROY COLLINS INTERVIEW ON REV. C.K. STEELE

Date
1980-05-22
Description
Gov. Collins discusses his relationship with Dr. Martin Luther King and the Rev. C.K. Steele and their efforts to help abolish segregation. He mentions his own personal beliefs on the subject, with specific comments pertaining to segregated lunch counters. This footage is a rough final interview edit. It lacks a smooth, finished presentation. Produced by WFSU-TV.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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GOV. FARRIS BRYANT PRESS CONFERENCE

GOV. FARRIS BRYANT PRESS CONFERENCE

Date
1964-07-17
Description
Gov. Bryant comments on attendance statistics for Florida Pavilion visitors at the World's Fair, civil unrest and racial tensions in St. Augustine, and his prediction for the 1964 national elections. There are several in-camera edits. Produced by the Florida Development Commission.
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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
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Jake Gaither - The Best Ever Jake Gaither - The Best Ever African American history
College sports
Florida A & M Rattlers (Football team)
Football coaches, African American
Historically black colleges and universities
Interviews
Promotional films
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Jake GaitherJake GaitherAfrican American history
College sports
Florida A & M Rattlers (Football team)
Football coaches, African American
Historically black colleges and universities
Interviews
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Governor Leroy Collins Comments on Civil RightsGovernor Leroy Collins Comments on Civil RightsAfrican American history
Civil rights activists
Civil rights movement
Governors-Florida
Politicians
Politics
Race relations
Segregation
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Gov. LeRoy Collins on Civil RightsGov. LeRoy Collins on Civil RightsAfrican American history
Civil rights activists
Civil rights movement
Governors-Florida
Interviews
Politicians
Politics
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GOV. LEROY COLLINS INTERVIEW ON REV. C.K. STEELE GOV. LEROY COLLINS INTERVIEW ON REV. C.K. STEELE African American history
Civil rights activists
Civil rights movement
Governors-Florida
Politicians
Politics
Race relations
Segregation
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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
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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
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Gov. Farris Bryant Press Conference Gov. Farris Bryant Press Conference African American history
Civil rights
Demonstrations
Governors-Florida
Integration
Politicians
Politics
Race relations
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GOV. FARRIS BRYANT PRESS CONFERENCEGOV. FARRIS BRYANT PRESS CONFERENCEAfrican American history
Civil rights
Demonstrations
Exhibitions
Governors-Florida
Politicians
Politics
Promotional films
Race relations
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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
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