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Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Subject is exactly "Governors--Florida"
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Challenge Accepted

Date
1963
Description
This film gives an overview of the State Legislature, showing opening ceremonies and swearing in of new legislators by Florida Supreme Court justices B.K. Roberts and Millard Caldwell. Viewers see speeches given at joint session with a rousing address by Governor Farris Bryant. The film describes the jobs of various members of the Legislature, showing legislators going about their daily tasks. There are scenes of bills being argued and voted on. There are scenes of Governor Bryant signing a bill and giving a press conference. There are also excerpts showing the news media of the day. There is footage of the wives' galleries and behind-the-scenes workers. The film ends with the traditional handkerchief drop, "sine die," signaling the end of session. Produced by the Florida Development Commission and Leroy Crooks.
Collection
Fifteen Years with 4-WTVJ

Fifteen Years with 4-WTVJ

Date
1964
Description
Host Ralph Rennick shows footage and stories that Miami TV station WTVJ collected in its first 15 years on the air. Mitchell Wolfson, co-host, founded the station, as well as Wometco Enterprises.

There are scenes of the 1951 Orange Bowl Parade, the 1951 Senate Crime Hearings in Dade County on gambling, the 1954 LeRoy Collins - Charlie Johns debate, the 1957 Cape Canaveral Satellite launching, the death of an Italian boat racer at the Orange Bowl Regatta, Castro's arrival in Havana after taking power, Hurricane Donna in 1961, Orange Bowl football, return of soldiers from the Bay of Pigs, and President John F. Kennedy's visit to Miami in 1963.
Collection
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
FYI-The Plight of Pepito: Cuba's Lost Generation

FYI-The Plight of Pepito: Cuba's Lost Generation

Date
1961 (circa)
Description
This film is a WTVJ (Miami) TV program called "For Your Information." It begins with a young Cuban refugee, Pepito, and follows his story. There are sequences of refugees on rafts and small boats arriving on the Havana-Palm Beach ferry, small airplanes and passenger airlines. Viewers see the processing of refugees at Public Health Service, where families are reunited.

There are scenes of the Cuban Refugee Center and Miami, including clothes distribution, looking for a home, and Pepito's father pawning his watch. Pepito enrolls in parochial school. Then, there are scenes of fellow refugees in Miami's Cuban colony and their homes.

Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare, Abraham Ribicoff, arrives in Miami to survey the refugee problem. Monolo Reyes, WTVJ Latin Correspondent, gives views on the situation. Governor Farris Bryant gives remarks at a press conference and Pepito recites the Pledge of Allegiance. The film has interesting transition graphics. It is kinescope.
Collection
Gov. Farris Bryant Addresses Senate Commerce Committee

Gov. Farris Bryant Addresses Senate Commerce Committee

Date
23222
Description
Governor Bryant addresses the Senate Commerce Committee in Washington concerning Senate Bill 1732 on rights and interstate busing. Bryant argues for the rights of property owners to discriminate against customers, that if customers have the right to choose which businesses they will use, then businesses equally have the right to choose which customers they will serve. Florida Senator Spessard Holland introduces Bryant to the committee, and Strom Thurmond, who sits on the committee, tells Bryant that he agrees with him. Produced by FDC.
Collection
Governor Charley Johns - LeRoy Collins

Governor Charley Johns - LeRoy Collins

Date
1954
Description
This debate between acting Gov. Charley Johns and future governor LeRoy Collins was filmed from a television monitor (kinescope) and simultaneously broadcast throughout Florida on radio. Moderator Ralph Renick tries valiantly to manage a timer and buzzer mechanism as the candidates argue the issues of the day. There are processing marks through most of film, but otherwise the quality is very good.
Collection
Governor Claude Kirk Inauguration

Governor Claude Kirk Inauguration

Date
1967
Description
This film starts with Governor Claude Kirk taking the oath of office and giving his inaugural speech. The film is at times soft and slightly out of focus.
Collection
Governor Claude Kirk Wedding Pageantry

Governor Claude Kirk Wedding Pageantry

Date
1967-03-17
Description
Shimmering lounge music accompanies scenes from Governor Claude Kirk's wedding celebration. There is footage of Governor Kirk and his wife Erika Mattfeld Kirk at their pre-wedding dinner party, arriving at the Church of Bethesda-by-the-Sea for the ceremony, and their wedding reception at the Breakers Hotel in Palm Beach. President Richard Nixon is among those in attendance. Produced by the Florida Development Commission.
Collection
Governor Fuller Warren Inauguration

Governor Fuller Warren Inauguration

Date
1964
Description
This film features pre-inaugural scenes of Governor Fuller Warren, the Cabinet, Supreme Court, and Legislative leaders. The new governor greets his niece and nephew on the porch of the Governor's Mansion. He checks the barbecue preparations for the big event. The film shows an organizational meeting with his Cabinet where each member is introduced. Legislative leaders are presented. The new Supreme Court Building is shown and the members are introduced. The footage of the inauguration ceremony shows the front of the Capitol and good wide shots of the audience and news people. Viewers see the governor cutting cake, eating barbecue, and appearing with B.K. Roberts, soon-to-be Chief Justice of the Florida Supreme Court. The footage of the parade has great floats and shows Roberts sitting next to Governor Warren in the reviewing stand.
Collection
Governor Haydon Burns Christmas Message

Governor Haydon Burns Christmas Message

Date
1965-12-17
Description
This film begins with footage of the exterior of the Governor's Mansion decorated for Christmas. Next, Governor Burns, surrounded by his family, delivers a Christmas message. In the background, an organ plays "Silent Night."
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Challenge Accepted Challenge Accepted Debate
Florida Supreme Court
Governors--Florida
Politicians
Politics
Speeches
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Fifteen Years with 4-WTVJ Fifteen Years with 4-WTVJ Aerospace industry
College sports
Cuban revolution
Gambling--Florida
Governors--Florida
Hurricanes
Parades
Politics
Presidents--United States
Space program
Space race
United States Senate
Cold War
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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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FYI-The Plight of Pepito: Cuba's Lost GenerationFYI-The Plight of Pepito: Cuba's Lost GenerationCuba--History--1959-
Politics
Refugees
Revolution
Cuban revolution
Cold War
Governors--Florida
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Gov. Farris Bryant Addresses Senate Commerce CommitteeGov. Farris Bryant Addresses Senate Commerce CommitteeAfrican American history
Busing for school integration--Law and legislation
Civil rights
Civil rights movement
Discrimination
Governors--Florida
Integration
Interstate commerce
Politicians
Politics
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Governor Charley Johns - LeRoy CollinsGovernor Charley Johns - LeRoy CollinsDebates
Governors--Florida
Gubernatorial elections
Political campaigns
Politics
Radio
Television
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Governor Claude Kirk InaugurationGovernor Claude Kirk InaugurationGovernors--Florida
Governors--Florida--Inaugural addresses'
Gubernatorial elections
Inaugurations
Political campaigns
Politicians
Politics
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Governor Claude Kirk Wedding PageantryGovernor Claude Kirk Wedding PageantryGovernors--Florida
Parties
Weddings
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Governor Fuller Warren InaugurationGovernor Fuller Warren InaugurationGovernors--Florida
Governors--Florida--Inaugural addresses
Gubernatorial elections
Inaugurations
Political campaigns
Politicians
Politics
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Governor Haydon Burns Christmas MessageGovernor Haydon Burns Christmas MessageCelebrations
Governors--Florida
Holidays
Politicians
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