32 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Subject is exactly "Celebrations"
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Billy Lundy, Civil War Vet

Billy Lundy, Civil War Vet

Date
1955
Description
This film's first scenes are of Bill Lundy, a Civil War veteran, on his 107th birthday. He is seen posing with a birthday cake and a small group of women and men in uniform. Next, wearing an Air Force helmet and flight suit, Lundy poses beside an Air Force jet fighter and its pilot. He is shown holding an old rifle as another man holds a machine gun. The next pose is with two Women in the Air Force (WAFs). The final scene shows Lundy with a bomber plane and its crew.
Collection
CASEY CASON'S 80TH BIRTHDAY

CASEY CASON'S 80TH BIRTHDAY

Date
1991
Description
Highway patrol Captain Owen "Casey" Cason celebrates his 80th birthday on the 22nd floor of the Capitol in Tallahassee on September 3, 1991. The celebration is attended by the following Florida dignitaries: former Governors Reubin Askew, Bob Graham and Wayne Mixson; Gov. Bob Martinez; U.S. Sen. Lawton Chiles; Comptroller Gerald Lewis and Secretary of State Jim Smith. US Sen. Bob Graham honors Captain Cason, a security agent for five Florida governors who is well-known for his daily jog up the 22 flights of stairs in the Capitol building.
Collection
CASEY CASON'S 80TH BIRTHDAY #2

CASEY CASON'S 80TH BIRTHDAY #2

Date
1991
Description
In this film, each of the officials mentioned in the above-referenced film pay tribute to Captain Cason at his birthday celebration in Tallahassee. There is dancing at the end.
Collection
CELEBRATIONS

CELEBRATIONS

Date
1953
Description
This is a home movie. An infant, Jeff, is brought home from the hospital. Another boy, Lance, is shown at Christmas with his cowboy outfit and many other toys. Viewers see Jeff's baptism at Zion Lutheran with Pastor Henry Wolter. The film then jumps to Jeff at his first birthday and Lance in his Cub Scout outfit. There is footage of the Sunshine Skyway Bridge shot from a car and family scenes in the yard.
Collection
Fiesta of Five Flags

Fiesta of Five Flags

Date
1955-06
Description
This film starts with a shot of a souvenir program showing the name and dates of the event. There are shots of a crowd on a pier as a group of costumed men arrive on a sloop. Next are scenes of pageantry and more of an indoor pageant. The parade has a few Seminoles, Miss Tallahassee, Miss Lake Charles, Miss Gainesville and others.
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FIESTA OF FIVE FLAGS

FIESTA OF FIVE FLAGS

Date
1963
Description
This is footage of a Pensacola civic celebration. There are reenactments, costumes, pageants and parades. The film shows an open house at the Naval Aviation Museum, an air show including Navy Skydive Demonstration Team "The Shooting Stars" under round parachutes, and the Blue Angels. There is also a sports car race and fishing with Ted Williams and Roy Martin. A speedboat race and water ski show follow. There is another parade at the end.
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Florida State Fair and Gasparilla Celebration

Florida State Fair and Gasparilla Celebration

Date
1953-02
Description
The 48th Annual Florida State Fair includes the Gasparilla Pirate Celebration in which men dress as pirates and sail into Tampa Bay. Parades, circus acts, produce displays, industry displays and livestock displays from all over the state are shown. Viewers see a car race and car stunts. The film also shows "Negro Day" with marching bands, track events and the presentation of the "Outstanding Negro of the Year Award." The 4-H Club is shown and Florida Secretary of Agriculture Nathan Mayo presents awards. Future Homemakers are shown making cookies. Cigar making is shown and a human cannonball flies. An underwater kitchen features a mermaid housewife. A parade features many floats and costumes. This is a wonderful Kodachrome film. Produced by Ball Productions of Miami; sponsored by the Florida State Advertising Commission and the Florida State Fair and Gasparilla Association.
Collection
FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY HOMECOMING PARADE

FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY HOMECOMING PARADE

Date
1955
Description
This is excellent color footage of the 1955 FSU homecoming parade in Tallahassee. Several elaborately constructed floats and a fine selection of vintage automobiles are included.
Collection
FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY VIEW OF CAMPUS

FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY VIEW OF CAMPUS

Date
1965
Description
This film shows the FSU campus, construction of Tully Gym and a Homecoming parade with Haydon Burns. Produced by WFSU-TV.
Collection
GASPARILLA DAY - COLER

GASPARILLA DAY - COLER

Date
1953-02
Description
This film has scenes of "pirates" getting ready for the civic celebration, shots of the pirates turning their guns over to authorities, a man with trained tigers, and a couple of circus performers entering a cannon barrel and being shot into the air. There are several shots of young ladies on parade floats and in costume and shots of the decorated "pirate" ship with no pirates aboard. This material seems to be outtakes from DA003 Fl, "State Fair & Gasparilla Celebration." "Coler" was the title on the can. It may be the photographer's name.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Billy Lundy, Civil War VetBilly Lundy, Civil War VetCivil War
Airplanes
Birthdays
Veterans
Military weapons
Celebrations
United States Air Force
Women in the Air Force (WAF)
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CASEY CASON'S 80TH BIRTHDAY CASEY CASON'S 80TH BIRTHDAY Birthdays
Celebrations
Governors-Florida
Politicians
Politics
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CASEY CASON'S 80TH BIRTHDAY #2CASEY CASON'S 80TH BIRTHDAY #2Birthdays
Celebrations
Governors-Florida
Politicians
Politics
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CELEBRATIONSCELEBRATIONSBaptisms
Celebrations
Holidays
Home Movies
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Fiesta of Five Flags Fiesta of Five Flags Beauty pageant contestants
Beauty pageants
Boats
Celebrations
Festivals
Seminole Indians
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FIESTA OF FIVE FLAGS FIESTA OF FIVE FLAGS Automobile racing
Blue Angels (Flight squadron)
Boating
Celebrations
Festivals
Fishing
Pageants
Parades
Recreation
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Florida State Fair and Gasparilla Celebration Florida State Fair and Gasparilla Celebration African Americans
Automobile racing
Cattle industry
Celebrations
Ceremonies
Cigars
Circuses
Exhibitions
Festivals
Marching bands
Mermaids
Parades
Segregation
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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY HOMECOMING PARADE FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY HOMECOMING PARADE Automobiles
Celebrations
Homecoming
Parades
Promotional films
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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY VIEW OF CAMPUS FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY VIEW OF CAMPUS Celebrations
Construction
Homecoming
Parades
Promotional films
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GASPARILLA DAY - COLER GASPARILLA DAY - COLER Attractions
Celebrations
Festivals
Parades
Promotional films
Tourism
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