36 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Subject is exactly "Agriculture "
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
MONTICELLO SCENES

MONTICELLO SCENES

Date
n.d.
Description
This film has various scenes near and in Monticello, including dirt roads, farm fields, an old millstone, an old house, a driving shot going around the Jefferson County Courthouse, various buildings in town, a cemetery, close-ups of furniture and another drive around the courthouse.
Collection
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.
Collection
Now

Now

One Hundred Million Oranges

One Hundred Million Oranges

Date
1950 (circa)
Description
This film tells a highly romanticized story of oranges and the citrus industry in Florida. Citrus cultivation and production at Dr. Phillips' Citrus Company is covered on every level, from seedling grafting to packing and canning. The film has a great 1950s era feel. There are portions that are missing frames and there is some audio deterioration, but the overall quality is quite good. Produced by Dr. Phillips Citrus Company.
Collection
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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Phosphorus: Florida's Vital Key to a Better Future for Man

Phosphorus: Florida's Vital Key to a Better Future for Man

Date
1972
Description
This film explains the uses of phosphorus, how it is mined, and how it is processed. The producer's daughter-in-law and grandchildren are seen in one shot at the dinner table and picnicking. The producer, Hack Swain, is the mustached gentleman seen wearing a hard hat. Land reclamation is shown as well. Produced by Hack Swain; sponsored by the Florida Phosphate Council.
Collection
Reflections of the Good Life

Reflections of the Good Life

Date
1970 (circa)
Description
This film shows the good life in Palm Beach, including all the fun in the sun activities, as well as a giant slide, lawn bowling, ice skating, hockey, roller derby, the pari-mutuels, baseball spring training and polo. Viewers see electronics industries, a research submarine, agriculture, cattle, horses, commercial growing, churches, shopping and Flagler Museum. There are shots of a dune buggy at the beginning and end. The film also shows Lion Country Safari, Norton Gallery of Art and an airboat. Produced by Prout Film Productions; sponsored by the Palm Beach County Development Board.
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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.
Collection
"The Miracle of Flowers" by the Florida Flower Association, ca. 1950

"The Miracle of Flowers" by the Florida Flower Association, ca. 1950

Date
1950 (circa)
Description
The video describes the flowers cultivated, graded, packaged and distributed in Florida, including gladioli, pompons and lilies. There are slow motion shots of the flowers in bloom, and footage of the process of cultivating flowers, from preparing the soil to cutting the flowers after full growth. Then the film focuses on the Florida Flower Association’s flower research and their role in distributing the state’s flowers in refrigerated trucks, trains and planes. The end of the film shows how people use flowers in their homes and businesses and during events, such as weddings and fashion shows.
Collection
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.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Luna PlantationLuna PlantationAfrican American
Agriculture
Hunting
Plantations--Florida
Quail hunting
Silent films
Tennis
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MONTICELLO SCENES MONTICELLO SCENES Agriculture
Courthouses
Promotional films
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NowNowAgriculture
Attractions
Citrus industry
Economic conditions
Horses
Promotional films
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One Hundred Million Oranges One Hundred Million Oranges Agriculture
Citrus
Citrus industry
Promotional films
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OPPORTUNITY ACRES OPPORTUNITY ACRES Agriculture
Economic conditions
Forestry
Promotional films
Timber industry
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Phosphorus: Florida's Vital Key to a Better Future for ManPhosphorus: Florida's Vital Key to a Better Future for ManAgriculture
Phosphate industry--Environmental aspects--Florida
Phosphorus
Phosphorus industry
Promotional films
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Reflections of the Good Life Reflections of the Good Life Agriculture
Baseball
Cattle industry
Gambling-Florida
Hockey
Horses
Ice skating
Recreation
Promotional films
Tourism
Wildlife
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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 Miracle of Flowers" by the Florida Flower Association, ca. 1950"The Miracle of Flowers" by the Florida Flower Association, ca. 1950Agriculture
Farming
Flowers
Cut flower industry
Ornamental plant industry
Nurseries (Horticulture)
Ornamental horticulture
Floriculture
Gladiolus
Easter lily
Snapdragons
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THE SUN GOES NORTH THE SUN GOES NORTH Agriculture
Citrus
Citrus industry
Exhibitions
Promotional films
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