27 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Subject is exactly "Boats"
Wakulla Spring Scenes and Inauguration

Wakulla Spring Scenes and Inauguration

Date
1945
Description
This film has quick shots of a glass house on the dock, followed by pans of the dock, beach, lodge and bathhouse. There are scenes along the river, scenes of birds, and a scene with a plane flying overhead. There are scenes of outgoing Gov. Spessard Holland at Gov. Millard Caldwell's inauguration. There is a parade with soldiers and WACS.
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THE MOVING CHALLENGE

THE MOVING CHALLENGE

Date
1970 (circa)
Description
This film emphasizes the Florida Department of Transportation's role in shaping Florida's future. It details the department's responsibilities, especially the integration of the entire transportation matrix: air, rail, ship and auto. Futuristic transportation devices such as a fan-propelled high speed train prototype, the Sikorsky "turbo train," commuter jet boats and inner city helicopter connections are introduced as exciting possibilities in years to come. The film ends with a speech from US Transportation Secretary John Volpe. Produced by Goodway Films.
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Tarpon Springs Epiphany

Tarpon Springs Epiphany

Date
1963 (circa)
Description
This film shows the Epiphany Celebration in Tarpon Springs, including the blessing of the fleet and boys diving for a gold cross. Greek folk dancing is shown as the theme from “Never on a Sunday” plays in the soundtrack. Governor Farris Bryant speaks at the celebration. Produced by the Florida Development Commission.
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Tarpon Club Swimming at Wakulla Springs

Tarpon Club Swimming at Wakulla Springs

Date
1943 (circa)
Description
Tarpon Club women sun and play Ping-Pong. There is a view from a tower showing a "glass house" on the boat dock. There are scenes of synchronized swimming from the tower, followed by scenes shot at water level. There is a view of the tower. Then, the camera pans out to bowl. There are more formations from high angle (some light fogging). Members walk past the camera and pose in the sun. There are scenes of the beach area showing visitors, including men in army uniforms. Wooden boats are seen near the dock. There is a view from the tower of a boat passing by with Newton Perry at the helm and the Tarpon Club Women waving.
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TAMPA HOME MOVIE

TAMPA HOME MOVIE

Date
1930 (circa)
Description
This is a mix of film clips involving members of the Howell family in Tampa. There are scenes of a bee hive, bird dogs and cattle running through the woods. The film also shows downtown Tampa in the 1930s, with trolleys and other street scenes. There are short clips of men fishing, a pitcher pump outside a log cabin, lake scenes, an outhouse, boats and more bird dog scenes. There are scenes of more fishing, men swimming, and guys drinking and talking on the porch.
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Suwannee Holiday

Suwannee Holiday

Date
1950 (circa)
Description

This film follows a Florida family on a boat trip excursion up the scenic Suwannee River. The vacationers start their journey at Cedar Key and stop along the way at several scenic spots, including Manatee Springs State Park, Fanning Springs and Rock Bluff Springs. They also view several sunken riverboats, including the Senator Robert L. Ulee and the City of Hawkinsville, as well as the Richmond, a sunken Confederate gunboat. Their trip ends at the Stephen Foster Memorial in White Springs, where they visit the museum and enjoy a ride on the Belle of the Suwannee, a small-scale riverboat for park visitors. Produced by the Florida Development Commission.

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SURPRISING ST. PETE

SURPRISING ST. PETE

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This film shows fun in the sun in St. Petersburg. Viewers see the Sunshine Skyway (two spans) and the City Pier. People fish, golf, ski, play tennis and ride horses. The film shows Kids and Kubs Softball Teams made up of men over 75 years old. There is lots of sailing, some scuba, and visits to the Aquatarium, Sunken Gardens, HMS Bounty replica, London Wax Museum, horse races at Florida Downs, dog races, jai-alai, Tiki Gardens, stock car races, hydroplane races, and various cultural activities. Produced by Patterson Studios; sponsored by the City of St. Petersburg.
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SUNSHINE SHOWPLACES

SUNSHINE SHOWPLACES

Date
n.d.
Description
This film shows the performance at the Aquatarium, Tiki Gardens, London Wax Museum and the HMS Bounty. The script says that the original Bounty was skippered by "the notorious pirate, Captain Bligh." It also shows the Bounty under sail on Tampa Bay.
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SUMMER TRIPS

SUMMER TRIPS

Date
1947
Description
This home movie begins with the filming of a passing train through a car window. Next are downtown scenes of Tarpon Springs, the waterfront and Greek sponge boats. The family boards one of the boats and goes out with the sponging crew. There are scenes of a diver suiting up in his diving outfit and going into the water. The Tarpon Springs Sponge Exchange is shown, and then the film moves on to film crews at Cypress Gardens shooting Jantzen bathing suit commercials.
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SPONGE: TREASURE FROM THE SEA

SPONGE: TREASURE FROM THE SEA

Date
n.d.
Description
This film shows harvesting, processing and bidding at the market for Tarpon Springs sponges. It includes the blessing of the fleet and the Epiphany Celebration. At the end is a sequence showing the uses of sponges with voices in an echo chamber chanting, "Needed, needed. Natural sponges. Needed, needed." Produced by Harlley Productions; sponsored by the Bureau of Commercial Fisheries Fish and Wildlife Service.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Wakulla Spring Scenes and InaugurationWakulla Spring Scenes and InaugurationAirplanes
Attractions
Birds
Boats
Fish
Governors-Florida
Hotels
Inaugurations
Politicians
Politics
Promotional films
Tourism
Wildlife
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THE MOVING CHALLENGE THE MOVING CHALLENGE Airplanes
Automobiles
Boats
Infrastructure
Mass transit
Road construction
Trains
Transportation
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Tarpon Springs Epiphany Tarpon Springs Epiphany Boats
Celebrations
Folk dancing
Folk music
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Tarpon Club Swimming at Wakulla SpringsTarpon Club Swimming at Wakulla SpringsBeaches
Boats
Recreation
Synchronized swimming
Swimming
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TAMPA HOME MOVIE TAMPA HOME MOVIE Boats
Fishing
Home movies
Recreation
Wildlife
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Suwannee HolidaySuwannee HolidayBoats
Boating
Museums
Recreation
Riverboats
Tourism
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SURPRISING ST. PETE SURPRISING ST. PETE Amusement parks
Attractions
Automobile racing
Beaches
Boats
Dog racing
Fishing
Golf
Horses
Hydroplanes
Hydroplane racing
Jai-alai
Promotional films
Recreation
Sailing
Softball
Tennis
Water sports
Water skiing
Wildlife
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SUNSHINE SHOWPLACES SUNSHINE SHOWPLACES Amusement parks
Attractions
Beaches
Boats
Promotional films
Wildlife
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SUMMER TRIPS SUMMER TRIPS Amusement parks
Attractions
Bathing suits
Boats
Economic conditions
Sponge industry
Promotional films
Trains
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SPONGE: TREASURE FROM THE SEA SPONGE: TREASURE FROM THE SEA Boats
Celebrations
Economic conditions
Promotional films
Sponge industry
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