159 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Subject is exactly "Attractions"
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FLORIDA: SOMETHING OLD, SOMETHING NEW

FLORIDA: SOMETHING OLD, SOMETHING NEW

Date
n.d.
Description
This film shows many forms of transportation through the years. It then shows St. Augustine, Pensacola, Fort Pickens, Pensacola Beach, Panama City Beach, Florida Caverns, the Old Capitol, Killearn Gardens, Jacksonville, Fort Clinch in Fernandina, Orlando, Bok Tower, beach buggies on Daytona Beach and car races at the speedway, a launch at Cape Canaveral, fishing for sailfish, Tampa Bay Hotel, the Gasparilla Festival, Sunshine Skyway, Ringling Art Museum, Asolo Theater, Miami and the Keys. It uses old photos throughout. Produced by Leroy Crooks; sponsored by FDC.
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RIVER FLOWED NORTH

RIVER FLOWED NORTH

Date
n.d.
Description
This film shows Sanford and some of its businesses, such as Cobia Boats. Viewers see Sanford Airport, Auto Train, shopping, residences, churches, a zoo, banks, medical facilities, Daytona Speedway, single shots of various attractions, Kennedy Space Center, colleges, public schools and Sanford Naval Academy. The film has a Tijuana Brass-type music track.
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Space Center

Space Center

Date
1973 (circa)
Description
This film gives an overall look at Kennedy Space Center and Cape Canaveral. It includes visitors riding the Lunar Rover vehicle and a look at some of the animals in the Cape Preserve.
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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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Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving

Date
1950 (circa)
Description
This home movie begins with Thanksgiving dinner at the Russo's. Next is Lance's birthday and opening gifts with Mom and Dad. The film continues with a family visit to the Lewis Plantation. There are scenes of workers' cabins, an African-American child dancing on a deck, and buildings and structures on the plantation. The film continues with scenes of Weeki Wachee Springs and its mermaids and ends with the Gasparilla Celebration in Tampa.
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The Torch of Friendship

The Torch of Friendship

Date
1963 (circa)
Description
This is a film promoting the Hampton House Hotel in Miami, a business oriented to an African-American clientele. It describes how notable black men and women of the 1960s gathered there, such as Ralph Metcalf (gold medalist, 1932 & 1936 Olympics), Althea Gibson (Wimbledon Champ), Martin Luther King Jr., singer Jackie Wilson, and baseball Hall of Famer Jackie Robinson. The film follows a formula similar to other promotional films, except almost everyone in it is black. The complete footage shows entertainment, the owners, a fashion show, dog and horse racing, the Miami Seaquarium, the Torch of Friendship, Yogi Berra, Mickey Mantle, the Baltimore Orioles, and the FAMU Track team. Produced by Don Parisher.
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MIAMI HITS A MILLION

MIAMI HITS A MILLION

Date
1944-06-14
Description
This is kinescope footage of a television program celebrating Miami's arrival at the one million marker in population. The program covers the entire history of Miami and its adjacent area. It contains loads of still images, as well as moving film of African-American laborers clearing mangroves at Miami Beach and early Coral Gables footage. Produced by WTVJ News.
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WAY DOWN UPON THE SUWANNEE RIVER

WAY DOWN UPON THE SUWANNEE RIVER

Date
1957 (circa)
Description
This film opens with an African-American boy fishing on the Suwannee River while "Old Folks at Home" plays in the background. There are scenes of the Stephen Foster Memorial in White Springs, Florida, including the museum and Carillon Bell Tower. There is extensive footage of Florida Folk Festival performers, including whip-crackers, musicians, quilt makers, an elderly woman spinning cotton thread and square dancers. European folk dancers represent Czech, Hungarian and Bavarian styles. There are also examples of Seminole Indian dances and African-American ring dancing and game songs. The segment ends with shots of The Belle of the Suwannee, a small-scale riverboat used for park visitors. Produced by the Stephen Foster Memorial Commission. Duplicate of FLDA001.
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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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FLORIDA'S TREASURE COAST: ST. LUCIE COUNTY

FLORIDA'S TREASURE COAST: ST. LUCIE COUNTY

Date
1970 (circa)
Description
This is a promotional film on St. Lucie County that begins with an overview of the different ecosystems in the county. The St. Lucie County Museum is featured and some history of the county is given. There are scenes of downtown Fort Pierce and the Great American Raft Race. Local artist A.E. "Beanny" Backus talks about the area and how it influences his painting. There is footage dealing with the school system, the agribusiness, Indian River citrus, hunting and sport saltwater fishing.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
FLORIDA: SOMETHING OLD, SOMETHING NEW FLORIDA: SOMETHING OLD, SOMETHING NEW Aerospace industry
Attractions
Automobile racing
Fishing
Museums
Promotional films
Tourism
Transportation
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RIVER FLOWED NORTH RIVER FLOWED NORTH Aerospace industry
Airports
Attractions
Economic conditions
Higher education
Promotional films
Tourism
Zoos
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Space CenterSpace CenterAerospace industry
Astronauts
Attractions
Museums
Promotional films
Rockets (Aeronautics)
Space program
Space race
Tourism
Wildlife
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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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Thanksgiving Thanksgiving African American
Amusement parks
Attractions
Birthdays
Celebrations
Home movies
Mermaids
Thanksgiving
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The Torch of FriendshipThe Torch of FriendshipAfrican American
Amusement parks
Attractions
Hotels
Promotional films
Tourism
Travel
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MIAMI HITS A MILLION MIAMI HITS A MILLION African Americans
Attractions
Florida-History-20th century
Promotional films
Tourism
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WAY DOWN UPON THE SUWANNEE RIVER WAY DOWN UPON THE SUWANNEE RIVER African Americans
Attractions
Bell towers
Dancing
Folk art
Folk music
Folklore
Museums
Musicians
Promotional films
Quilting
Seminole Indians
Square dancing
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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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FLORIDA'S TREASURE COAST: ST. LUCIE COUNTY FLORIDA'S TREASURE COAST: ST. LUCIE COUNTY Agriculture
Art
Artists
Attractions
Boating
Citrus industry
Fishing
Hunting
Promotional films
Tourism
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