2 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Subject is exactly "Flood control--Florida"
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Florida's Canal Main Street

Florida's Canal Main Street

Date
1965 (circa)
Description
Gov. Haydon Burns introduces this film describing the reasons, location and other details of the Cross Florida Barge Canal. The canal was being built at the time the film was made. The film has illustrations showing proposed design, testimony by the geologist, sequences of Florida industry, footage of flooding in March 1960 and an enemy submarine threat sequence. President Johnson sets off the first blast in construction. Produced by Leroy Crooks; sponsored by FDC and the Canal Authority of Florida.
Collection
Million Acre Playground

Million Acre Playground

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This film depicts the work of the Central and Southern Florida Flood Control District in maintaining the Everglades. There are lots of wildlife and recreational scenes. It includes airboats, deer hunting with hounds, duck hunting, frog gigging, fishing, camping and the Okeechobee Waterway Cross State Boat Cruise. Pedal steel guitars provide the film's background music.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Florida's Canal Main StreetFlorida's Canal Main StreetEconomic conditions
Drainage
Flood control--Florida
Governors--Florida
Promotional films
Canals
Inland waterways
Construction
Infrastructure
Cold War
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Million Acre PlaygroundMillion Acre PlaygroundAir boats
Boating
Fishing
Flood control--Florida
Hunting
Plants
Promotional films
Recreation
Wildlife
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