15 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Subject is exactly "Florida-History-19th century"
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A MANSION WITH MEMORIES

A MANSION WITH MEMORIES

Date
1963 (circa)
Description
This film describes the history of the Gamble Mansion, which was built in 1842 in Manatee County. The film includes the escape of Judah P. Benjamin, Secretary of the Treasury of the Confederacy. It shows the details of the construction and interiors.
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AND THEN THERE WERE NONE

AND THEN THERE WERE NONE

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This film offers a melodramatic countdown of the 10 days leading up to March 3, 1862, when Union forces discovered that Confederate troops had abandoned Fort Duncan Lamont Clinch without a fight. The narrator recounts the fort's history and its gradual decline in defenses and troop occupation. The camera pans around the deserted fort as the narrator describes the peaceful taking of the unarmed and unmanned fort. The film also relates the story of an escaped slave who rowed out into the harbor to inform Union troops that the fort had been deserted. Produced by Compass Twelve Productions and WFGA-TV of Jacksonville.
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BICENTENNIAL PENSACOLA

BICENTENNIAL PENSACOLA

Date
1976
Description
This film begins with a brief bicentennial review of Pensacola's history. The film explains the 1698 founding of Pensacola by the Spanish and its transfer to the United States in 1821. Produced by the Florida Development Commission and the Florida Bicentennial Commission.
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BICENTENNIAL TAMPA

BICENTENNIAL TAMPA

Date
1976
Description
Historic sites are shown in this public service announcement during the American Revolution Bicentennial. Viewers see Tampa Bay Hotel ( University of Tampa ) and a photo of Martinez Ybor. Sponsored by FDC and the Bicentennial Commission of Florida.
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FLORIDA STATE HOSPITAL/THE PHYSICAL SET-UP

FLORIDA STATE HOSPITAL/THE PHYSICAL SET-UP

Date
1970 (circa)
Description
This film is footage of hospital grounds, staff and patients. Produced by WFSU-TV.
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FRONTIER FLORIDA

FRONTIER FLORIDA

Date
n.d.
Description
This film shows the history of Florida seen through visits to historic sites, including Crystal River Historic Memorial (prehistoric mounds) and Cape Florida State Park. The story of Spanish campaigns is shown with panoramas, art and maps. Viewers see Fort Caroline on the St. Johns River, St. Augustine, Castillo de San Marcos, and San Marcos de Apalachee at St. Marks. Modern arrows with plastic nocks are used to indicate Seminole activity. The film also shows Dade Battlefield Historic Memorial near Bushnell, Fort Pickens at Pensacola, Fort Clinch in Fernandina, Olustee Monument, Natural Bridge Monument near Tallahassee, and Gamble Mansion Historic memorial in Ellenton. Produced by Barton of Jacksonville; sponsored by Florida Board of Parks and Historic Memorials, Weeki Wachee, and Silver Springs.
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LEGACY AMERICANA

LEGACY AMERICANA

Date
1967 (circa)
Description
Actor Richard Boone is the host and narrator of this film, telling the story of St. Augustine. Actors in costume portray Spanish soldiers and settlers. National Geographic Society paintings are used as illustrations. The film provides a comprehensive history of the town. Produced by Eastman Kodak.
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MAGNOLIA

MAGNOLIA

Date
1976
Description
An unidentified historian comments on the defunct town of Magnolia, Florida. Sheriff Hamlin, a descendant of the original founders of the town, explains why they are celebrating the history of the bygone town as part of the nation's centennial festivities. Produced by WFSU-TV.
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ST. AUGUSTINE: CITY OF THE CENTURIES

ST. AUGUSTINE: CITY OF THE CENTURIES

Date
1963 (circa)
Description
This film tells the story of St. Augustine.
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THE DISCOVERY OF ST. GEORGE ISLAND

THE DISCOVERY OF ST. GEORGE ISLAND

Date
n.d.
Description
Jose Ferrer is host and narrator, greeting the viewer from the dunes. He meets with professor William Rogers of the Florida State University History Department and hears the history of the area. Viewers see fishing boats and the causeway to the island. The film also shows footage of the annual seafood festival with the blessing of the fleet, aerial shots of Apalachicola, a memorial to Dr. John Gorrie (inventor of refrigeration) and comments from some residents. Viewers see oyster tonging, shrimping, the ferry to the island, and some scuba scenes after which the divers describe sunken wrecks. There is beautiful scenic photography of beaches, hammocks and a sunset. Produced by Peter Barton Productions of Tallahassee; sponsored by Leisure Properties Inc.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
A MANSION WITH MEMORIES A MANSION WITH MEMORIES Civil War
Confederate States of America
Florida-History-19th century
Museums
Promotional films
Tourism
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AND THEN THERE WERE NONE AND THEN THERE WERE NONE Civil War
Florida-History-19th century
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BICENTENNIAL PENSACOLA BICENTENNIAL PENSACOLA Florida-History-1565-1763
Florida-History-1783-1821
Florida-History-19th century
Promotional films
Tourism
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BICENTENNIAL TAMPA BICENTENNIAL TAMPA Cigar industry
Florida-History-19th century
Florida-History-20th century
Promotional films
Tourism
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FLORIDA STATE HOSPITAL/THE PHYSICAL SET-UP FLORIDA STATE HOSPITAL/THE PHYSICAL SET-UP Florida-History-19th century
Florida-History-20th century
Healthcare
Hospitals
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FRONTIER FLORIDA FRONTIER FLORIDA Attractions
Civil War
Florida-History-1565-1783
Florida-History-19th century
Florida-History-20th century
Promotional films
Seminole Indians
Tourism
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LEGACY AMERICANA LEGACY AMERICANA Attractions
Florida-History-1565-1763
Florida-History-19th century
Florida-History-20th century
Promotional films
Tourism
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MAGNOLIAMAGNOLIAFlorida-History-19th century/fpc/memory/omeka_images/thumbnails/catalog_video.jpg
ST. AUGUSTINE: CITY OF THE CENTURIES ST. AUGUSTINE: CITY OF THE CENTURIES Florida-History-1565-1763
Florida-History-19th century
Florida-History-20th century
Promotional films
Tourism
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THE DISCOVERY OF ST. GEORGE ISLAND THE DISCOVERY OF ST. GEORGE ISLAND Beaches
Boating
Fishing
Florida-History-19th century
Florida-History-20th century
Promotional films
Seafood industry
Tourism
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