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Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Subject is exactly "Governors--Florida"
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Governor LeRoy Collins Inauguration

Governor LeRoy Collins Inauguration

Date
1955
Description
Governor LeRoy Collins makes a speech from his den about his goals and Florida's role as a state on the "threshold of greatness." There are scenes of the Collins family at home (The Grove) as they greet LeRoy Jr., home from the Naval Academy, and walk to the Governor's Mansion. The film shows all the pomp and ceremony of the inauguration itself, with speeches and everyone singing "Suwannee." After the ceremony, well-wishers file through the mansion to greet the governor and his family. There are scenes of the reception that evening in the Capitol Rotunda, including the Cabinet and Supreme Court members. Everyone does the grand march at the end. Produced by the Florida State Advertising Commission.
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President Nixon at Tallahassee Airport

President Nixon at Tallahassee Airport

Date
25869
Description
This film begins with footage of spectators awaiting President Nixon's arrival at the Tallahassee airport. Secret Service officers inspect the stage, podium, and surrounding area. Air Force One lands and President Nixon, Governor Kirk, and Congressman William Cramer appear. President Nixon praises Judge Harold Carswell of Tallahassee for his courage and determination following the Senate's rejection of his appointment to the U.S. Supreme Court. The President gives a brief speech on school integration, stressing the importance of equality in educational opportunities. After his speech, Nixon shakes hands with supporters, then boards Air Force One, where he pauses to raise joined hands with Governor Kirk and Congressman William Cramer. The film is silent except during the President's speech. Produced by WFSU-TV.
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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.
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President Kennedy at Democratic Fundraiser

President Kennedy at Democratic Fundraiser

Date
1962
Description
This film was shot in Miami. Senator Spessard Holland, Governor Farris Bryant, Senator George Smathers, Representative Dante Fascell, and President John F. Kennedy share the dais at this fundraiser for the National Democratic Party. Governor Bryant welcomes the president and describes the greatness of Democratic presidents who helped Florida. He also describes the qualities that make Florida great. Senator Holland speaks very briefly; then Senator Smathers thanks everyone. Next, President Kennedy speaks. He says that Smathers is his "most valuable counselor," then lists funny examples of wrong advice given to him by Smathers. He then talks about how Smathers raised the alarm about Latin American policy, says that space work is the way of the future for the United States and Florida, and salutes the state of Florida. Bryant presents a floral arrangement to Kennedy. Produced by the Florida Development Commission.
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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.
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Challenge Accepted

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.
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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.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
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 LeRoy Collins InaugurationGovernor LeRoy Collins InaugurationGovernors--Florida
Governors--Florida--Inaugural addresses
Gubernatorial elections
Political campaigns
Politics
Politicians
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President Nixon at Tallahassee AirportPresident Nixon at Tallahassee AirportGovernors--Florida
Integration
Politicians
Politics
Presidents -- United States
Speeches
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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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President Kennedy at Democratic FundraiserPresident Kennedy at Democratic FundraiserDemocratic Party
Fund raising
Governors--Florida
National Democratic Party
Politics
Politicians
Presidents -- United States
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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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Challenge Accepted Challenge Accepted Debate
Florida Supreme Court
Governors--Florida
Politicians
Politics
Speeches
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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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