65 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Subject is exactly "Economic conditions"
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World's Winter Strawberry Capital

World's Winter Strawberry Capital

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This film shows scenes of the State Fair, Plant City Strawberry Festival, local schools, churches, baseball spring training, golf, tennis, fishing, local businesses, banks, and city and county buildings. Viewers see train and bus transportation, as well as the airport, shopping center, post office, library, hospital and youth center. The film also shows Busch Gardens, Cypress Gardens, beaches and finally some strawberry fields with harvesters at work. Produced by Don Parisher.
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WINTER PARK, FLORIDA: KEEPING PACE WITH TOMORROW

WINTER PARK, FLORIDA: KEEPING PACE WITH TOMORROW

Date
1957 (circa)
Description
Sydney N. Berry, narrator for the Guided Tours films, was executive producer for this one. It is possibly the most thorough look at a community of any FDC film of this type. Made in the late 1950s, it takes the viewer inside many types of stores and businesses, showing what commerce, fashion and fun were like in those days. The cars, the colors, the vignettes, the people and the architecture are wonderful to see. Produced by Robert M. Carson Productions; sponsored by Winter Park Chamber of Commerce.
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Wheels in the Sun

Wheels in the Sun

Date
1950 (circa)
Description
This film tells the story of Pinellas County breaking away from Hillsborough County and developing its own government, industry and style. There is a nice sequence of an old car and land sale, followed by scenes of diving in Tarpon Springs. The film also shows Clearwater, St. Petersburg and the Sunshine Skyway. Homes, neighborhoods, shopping areas, schools and industries are shown. The narration has an odd meter. Produced by Nationwide Pictures and H.K. Carrington; sponsored by Pinellas Industry Council.
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West of the Sun

West of the Sun

Date
1963 (circa)
Description
This film shows the commerce and community of the West Palm Beach area and asserts that, whether it's nature, recreation, fashion, or industry, West Palm Beach has something for everyone. A McLeod Film Production presented by the West Palm Beach Public Information Department and the City of West Palm Beach.
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Viva Florida 500 Promotional Film

Viva Florida 500 Promotional Film

Date
2013
Description
This film is a documentary produced by Ron Sachs Media Group, in collaboration with the Florida Department of State. It was made in conjunction with the Viva Florida 500 commemoration and provides an overview of Florida history from prehistoric times to the present. Produced for television, the film features commercials for the Florida Lottery, Florida Department of Veterans Affairs, and the Florida League of Cities. Many of the images used in the film come from the collections of the State Library and Archives of Florida.
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TOMORROW IS HERE TO STAY - LAKE MUNSON

TOMORROW IS HERE TO STAY - LAKE MUNSON

Date
1970-03
Description
Bill Shipley interviews Tallahassee residents and officials concerning the spoiling of Lake Munson due to sewage contamination and nutrient loading from storm water runoff. Mr. Lewis, a 91-year-old Tallahassee native, reflects on "old time" Tallahassee. Officials and residents of Wakulla County speak in support and opposition of industrial development in their vicinity. Produced by WFSU-TV.
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TOMORROW IS HERE TO STAY

TOMORROW IS HERE TO STAY

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
Bill Shipley interviews several individuals regarding the Cross Florida Barge Canal. Buck Ray and a Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission Officer are interviewed. They explain their opposition to the project while they travel on the Silver and Ocklawaha Rivers. Mr. Shipley interviews representatives of Ocala County's government and business organizations who support the project. Several portions of the film are missing from this presentation, which negatively affects its quality. Produced by WFSU-TV.
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TODAY SHOW: TWO FLORIDA STORIES

TODAY SHOW: TWO FLORIDA STORIES

Date
1957 (circa)
Description
The first story shows life in Florida in the 1950s. Residences, industries, attractions and pastimes are seen. The film is produced as a "Today Show" "feature." Viewers see the Apalachicola River and Woodruff Dam, the Everglades, Seminoles, Jacksonville scenes and Miami scenes. The second story follows a roving reporter around the state. Viewers see the Welcome Station, St. Augustine, Marineland, driving on Daytona Beach, Silver Springs, Cypress Gardens, Sunshine Skyway (one span), Sebring races, recreation and the Keys. Produced by NBC Television, sponsored by FDC.
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THE WEEK THAT FLEW

THE WEEK THAT FLEW

Date
1966-12-02
Description
A group of industrial and financial writers is given a look at industrial Florida on a tour sponsored by the FDC. They leave New York City on a National Airlines jet and go to Tallahassee. The film shows the Capitol, the Governor's Mansion, Gov. Burns, aerials of Jacksonville, street views, and St. Pete/Tampa business exteriors. Viewers also see Cypress Gardens, Cape Kennedy, Fort Lauderdale waterways, a University of Miami football game, Miami Serpentarium and the University of Miami campus. The film ends with scenes of a nightclub show.
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The Miracle Strip

The Miracle Strip

Date
1963 (circa)
Description
This film about Fort Walton Beach begins with scenes of people frolicking on the beach and water skiing. The film also shows costumed "early Indians." Tourists just cannot seem to decide which fun activity to do. Viewers see "pirates" in a civic celebration. Kids have a treasure hunt on the beach. People fish everywhere, and the American Indians show up again in a historical perspective of hunting and trading. The film shows dining and dancing, motel accommodations and scenes at Eglin Air Force Base. Viewers see churches, residences and businesses. The film also shows the Gulfarium and a prehistoric temple mound. Produced by Spottswood Film Productions of Mobile; sponsored by Playground Chamber of Commerce.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
World's Winter Strawberry CapitalWorld's Winter Strawberry CapitalAgriculture
Amusement parks
Attractions
Baseball
Churches
Economic conditions
Fishing
Golf
Tennis
Transportation
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WINTER PARK, FLORIDA: KEEPING PACE WITH TOMORROW WINTER PARK, FLORIDA: KEEPING PACE WITH TOMORROW Architecture
Economic conditions
Fashion
Industry
Promotional films
Recreation
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Wheels in the Sun Wheels in the Sun Automobiles
Economic conditions
Industry
Promotional films
Tourism
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West of the SunWest of the SunBoat races
Citrus industry
Construction
Economic conditions
Gambling-Florida
Industry
Museums
Promotional films
Recreation
Tourism
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Viva Florida 500 Promotional FilmViva Florida 500 Promotional Filmpromotional films
Florida history
Conquistadors
re-enactors
Native American history
Viva Florida 500
Columbian Exchange
Spanish Florida
British Florida
Civil War
slavery
colonialism
Mission San Luis
industry
economic conditions
education
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TOMORROW IS HERE TO STAY - LAKE MUNSON TOMORROW IS HERE TO STAY - LAKE MUNSON Drainage
Economic conditions
Flood control-Florida
Pollution
Wildlife
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TOMORROW IS HERE TO STAY TOMORROW IS HERE TO STAY Canal construction
Drainage
Economic conditions
Flood control-Florida
Wildlife
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TODAY SHOW: TWO FLORIDA STORIES TODAY SHOW: TWO FLORIDA STORIES Attractions
Beaches
Economic conditions
Recreation
Seminole Indians
Promotional films
Tourism
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THE WEEK THAT FLEW THE WEEK THAT FLEW College sports
Economic conditions
Governors-Florida
Industry
Miami Hurricanes (Football team)
Promotional films
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The Miracle Strip The Miracle Strip Attractions
Beaches
Economic conditions
Fishing
Hotels
Native Americans
Pirates
Promotional films
Tourism
Water skiing
Water sports
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