36 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Subject is exactly "Agriculture"
OPPORTUNITY ACRES

OPPORTUNITY ACRES

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
Gov. Farris Bryant introduces this film on forestry and forest products. Several tree farmers testify to the benefits of their business by responding to questions from the narrator. There are scenes of the wood industry, including planting, processing and tapping pine sap. The script encourages everyone to grow trees and make big money. Viewers see a farmer preparing land, planting seedlings with a mechanical planter, performing maintenance and harvesting as his wife and kids look on. The whole family buys a new station wagon with the profits. Produced by Russell-Barton Film Co.; sponsored by FDC.
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SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - LEGISLATION

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - LEGISLATION

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
Sen. George Smathers comments on various legislative matters, a tax cut and a farm assistance bill. He briefly mentions the civil rights bill, calling it too severe. There is a segment on Cuba in which he recommends international sanctions against Cuba in hopes of toppling Castro. He briefly touches on plans to close Sanford Air Force base. Produced by the Senate Recording Studios.
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THE SUN GOES NORTH

THE SUN GOES NORTH

Date
1964
Description
This film describes the development of citrus in the New World with dioramas at a citrus exhibition. It describes the aspects of Florida that make it great for citrus. It shows farming, including frost prevention, fertilizing, irrigation, bud grafting and pesticide spraying. Then, it shows harvesting, processing and a sequence explaining why some oranges are artificially colored by showing a woman before and after putting on cosmetics. Viewers also see bottling, refrigeration, lab testing, canning and the machines that take a whole orange out of its skin. The film also shows making orange juice concentrate and pulp processing into dairy feed.
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TODAY SHOW: FLORIDA SEGMENTS

TODAY SHOW: FLORIDA SEGMENTS

Date
1963
Description
This is a series of segments of the "Today Show" where a weather report is given (in winter), followed by Hugh Downs reading from a script about Florida as FDC footage is shown. A booklet is also offered by writing to Tallahassee. Each segment focuses on one aspect of Florida life. The segments include art and culture, fun in the sun, and wildlife. In the segment on Florida agriculture and seafood, producer Hack Swain and his wife Marie are seen dining in a seafood restaurant. The footage is all Kinescope. Produced by NBC Television; sponsored by FDC.
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Unusual World of Florida

Unusual World of Florida

Date
1964 (circa)
Description
This film begins with aerials of a Fort Lauderdale airboat ride, swamp buggies in Naples, Corkscrew Swamp, animals along the Wakulla River and Cypress Gardens. It then shows a chrysanthemum farm, Castillo de San Marcos (St. Augustine), Bok Tower and Citrus Tower. Stephen Foster Memorial is next with nice scenes of a steamboat replica on the Suwannee River. The Keys are shown, including divers in Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park, Marineland with a diver feeding dolphins, loggerheads underwater and laying eggs. Divers in Tarpon Springs and gator wrestling follow. A man catches a cobra by hand and milks venom. There is a rocket launch at Cape Canaveral and an open house at Pensacola Naval Air Station. Produced by Beckley Films in cooperation with FDC; sponsored by Eastern Airlines.
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Florida's Land of Gracious Living

Florida's Land of Gracious Living

Date
1965-10
Description
The script starts by asking, "What is land?" A long philosophical answer is given over scenes of life in Putnam County. The film shows farming, cattle, rodeo, sailing and bass fishing, including underwater photography. Viewers also see gladiolus farms, residences in Palatka, a utility plant, the Hudson Pulp and Paper Corp., and furniture manufacturing. The film shows schools, public facilities and President Lyndon B. Johnson at the ground breaking of the Cross Florida Barge Canal. There are good shots of a huge "walking" drag line. Produced by Guided Tours; sponsored by Putnam County Board of County Commissioners.
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County with a Future

County with a Future

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This film gives viewers a look around Putnam County , showing recreation, scenery, residences, festivals, schools, public buildings, downtown, shopping and the courthouse ground-breaking ceremony. Viewers see potatoes, flowers, cattle and poultry. Other scenes include the St. Johns River, trains, the airport, the paper and wood industries, fishing, football, a boat race, Ravine Gardens State Park, Cross Florida Barge Canal and a rodeo. Produced by Hallmark International Releasing Group; sponsored by the Board of Commissioners of Putnam County.
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Food for Tomorrow's World

Food for Tomorrow's World

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This film shows the work at Hydroponics International where the "farmers" carry walkie-talkie radios and have an extensive lab to develop and test mineral solutions that modify the soil and result in optimum produce. Viewers see shots of a two-foot long bean developed here, as well as tobacco, ornamentals, vegetables and fruits. The produce was packed under the name "Vita-Veg."
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Now

Now

Date
1970 (circa)
Description
This film shows the Ocala-Marion County area with scenes of horse breeding farms, citrus groves and city buildings in Ocala. Viewers see Silver Springs; other tourist attractions; residences; and manufacturing of saw blades, mobile homes, and garments. There are school scenes, including cosmetology school and nursing school. The film ends with horse farm scenes. Sponsored by the Ocala-Marion County Chamber of Commerce.
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Now

Now

US Highway 27

US Highway 27

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This film starts in Havana, Florida, showing tobacco growing. Then, it moves on to Tallahassee with the Capitol and FSU, the Grove (next to the Governor's Mansion), Killearn Gardens and beautiful flowers, the Floridian Hotel, the Cherokee Hotel and Wakulla Springs. Then, viewers see Perry, Suwannee, Stuckey's, Dogland, Williston and Castro Farms. Produced by Guided Tours.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
OPPORTUNITY ACRES OPPORTUNITY ACRES Agriculture
Economic conditions
Forestry
Promotional films
Timber industry
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SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - LEGISLATION SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - LEGISLATION Agriculture
Civil rights
Cold War
Cuban Revolution
Politicians
Politics
Taxation
United States-Foreign relations-Cuba
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THE SUN GOES NORTH THE SUN GOES NORTH Agriculture
Citrus
Citrus industry
Exhibitions
Promotional films
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TODAY SHOW: FLORIDA SEGMENTS TODAY SHOW: FLORIDA SEGMENTS Agriculture
Art
Beaches
Promotional films
Recreation
Seafood industry
Tourism
Wildlife
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Unusual World of FloridaUnusual World of FloridaAirboats
American alligator
Agriculture
Chrysanthemum
Dolphins
Flowers
Promotional films
Reptiles
Rockets (Aeronautics)
Snakes
Steamboats
Swamp buggies
Transportation
Turtles
Wildlife
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Florida's Land of Gracious LivingFlorida's Land of Gracious LivingAgriculture
Bass fishing
Boating
Cattle
Drainage
Farming
Flood control
Furniture manufacturing
Promotional films
Rodeos
Timber industry
Tourism
Underwater photography
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County with a FutureCounty with a FutureAgriculture
Attractions
Boating
Cattle industry
Fishing
Promotional films
Recreation
Rodeos
Timber industry
Tourism
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Food for Tomorrow's World Food for Tomorrow's World Agriculture
Promotional films
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NowNowAgriculture
Attractions
Citrus industry
Economic conditions
Horses
Promotional films
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US Highway 27 US Highway 27 Agriculture
Flowers
Promotional films
Tobacco industry
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