88 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Subject is exactly "Governors-Florida"
Gov. LeRoy Collins on Civil Rights

Gov. LeRoy Collins on Civil Rights

Date
1980-05-22
Description
Gov. LeRoy Collins reflects on the civil rights movement in an interview with a WFSU-TV reporter. He states that during his tenure as governor he felt that change had to come peacefully in order to be effective. He comments that his experiences with civil rights leaders and as Commissioner of the Community Relations Service convinced him that integration would have a positive impact on society. The segment ends with the former Governor commenting that his religious beliefs made him sympathetic with the civil rights movement and additional commentary on his friendship with Dr. Martin Luther King. Produced by WFSU-TV.
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Governor Leroy Collins Comments on Civil Rights

Governor Leroy Collins Comments on Civil Rights

Date
1970 (circa)
Description
Gov. Collins remarks on his relationship with the Rev. C.K. Steele and on Steele's efforts in the civil rights struggle. Gov. Collins discusses his own personal growth and changes in his philosophy concerning issues of race as a result of close involvement in the civil rights movement. There are a few rough edits in this film, but the overall aesthetic quality is excellent. Produced by WFSU-TV.
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School Desegregation

School Desegregation

Date
1973 (circa)
Description
Gov. Reubin Askew makes a televised statement on bussing in the public school desegregation issue. President Jimmy Carter, while still governor of Georgia, speaks briefly on legislation to extend voting rights to 18-year-old citizens of Georgia. There is silent footage of the Florida Legislature in session. Jimmy Carter comments on civil rights issues, school desegregation and bussing in Georgia.
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To Reach For Tomorrow

To Reach For Tomorrow

Date
1968
Description
This is a promotional film put together for Governor LeRoy Collins' 1968 U.S. Senate campaign. It begins with footage of the Vietnam War, and Governor Collins pleading to end it. From there it moves to the race wars going on in the United States, with footage of black slums in Miami, Florida. Collins speaks out against racism. There is testimony from supporters, such as Senator Spessard Holland, Governor Collins' mother and Ted Kennedy. There are shots of Senator John Kennedy and Governor Collins at the 1960 National Democratic Convention. The film shows a short segment on the 1964 Selma, Alabama demonstration, and Governor Collins' role as "peacekeeper." It shows family shots, with live footage of Governor Collins and his daughter, Darby, at Egmont Key.
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VICE PRESIDENT JOHNSON IN FLORIDA

VICE PRESIDENT JOHNSON IN FLORIDA

Date
1963
Description
Gov. Burns meets Lyndon Johnson and Sen. George Smathers as they disembark from an airplane. They go to Jacksonville University, where the vice president gets an honorary degree and speaks. They fly away in a Marine Corps helicopter that takes them to an Air Force base where Johnson makes a speech. He arrives in St. Augustine on March 11, 1963 for the dedication of the first restoration project of St. Augustine, the Arrivas House, honoring the 400th anniversary of the city’s founding in 1965. He he walks down a street and there is a cannon salute. There is no sound up to this point. A Spanish diplomat makes a speech about the restoration of St. Augustine. Johnson speaks on exploration, comparing the Spanish and space. He works the crowd and leaves in a limousine.
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Wakulla Spring Scenes and Inauguration

Wakulla Spring Scenes and Inauguration

Date
1945
Description
This film has quick shots of a glass house on the dock, followed by pans of the dock, beach, lodge and bathhouse. There are scenes along the river, scenes of birds, and a scene with a plane flying overhead. There are scenes of outgoing Gov. Spessard Holland at Gov. Millard Caldwell's inauguration. There is a parade with soldiers and WACS.
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FLORIDA AT THE FAIR

FLORIDA AT THE FAIR

Date
1964
Description
Gov. Farris Bryant introduces and narrates this film. It shows Florida's pavilion at the New York World's Fair, along with the acts and activities available there. Produced by FDC.
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GOV. HAYDON BURNS CABINET MEETING; RE: WORLD'S FAIR SKI SHOW SUCCESS

GOV. HAYDON BURNS CABINET MEETING; RE: WORLD'S FAIR SKI SHOW SUCCESS

Date
n.d.
Description
This Cabinet meeting with Gov. Burns includes mention of supplemental federal disaster relief to Florida of $1 million for hurricane damage. Charles Campbell (chairman of the FDC and the Executive Committee of New York World's Fair Authority) is introduced, as well as the rest of the World's Fair Authority and members of FDC (listed but not seen). Mr. Campbell tells how the Florida Exhibit was turned from a liability into an asset with the inclusion of the Florida Citrus Water Ski Show sponsored by Cypress Gardens and the Citrus Commission. An oversized check for $206,917 is presented to repay a state loan that helped bail out the Florida Pavilion. Dick Pope, dressed as Santa, presents the check. Gov. Burns thanks everyone and describes how the World's Fair, Citrus Commission, Legislature, Florida's four major electric utilities, the Cabinet and Minute Maid Orange Juice all helped. Each Cabinet member comments.
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GOV. HAYDON BURNS PRESS CONFERENCE ON WORLD'S FAIR

GOV. HAYDON BURNS PRESS CONFERENCE ON WORLD'S FAIR

Date
1965-02-04
Description
Gov. Burns announces the addition of an 8,000 seat, $20 million amphitheater to the Florida exhibit at the New York World's Fair. The amphitheater will be used to feature the water ski show and all aspects of Florida. Admission to the exhibit will be free to make up for poor attendance in 1964. Charles Campbell (FDC Chairman) describes the genesis of the new plan. Dick Pope (founder of Cypress Gardens and Chairman of the Florida Fair Commission) describes the benefits of the new show and how it will be done. Tommy Bartlett (producer of the show) and Dick Rowe (creator of the show) describe the show. Burns then tells where funding for this will originate and answers questions.
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GOVERNOR HAYDON BURNS WITH ROY ROGERS AND DALE EVANS

GOVERNOR HAYDON BURNS WITH ROY ROGERS AND DALE EVANS

Date
1966-01-31
Description
This film shows a press event where Governor Haydon Burns, Roy Rogers and Dale Evans discuss the possibility of the stars organizing a western theme park in Florida. 
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Gov. LeRoy Collins on Civil RightsGov. LeRoy Collins on Civil RightsAfrican American history
Civil rights activists
Civil rights movement
Governors-Florida
Interviews
Politicians
Politics
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Governor Leroy Collins Comments on Civil RightsGovernor Leroy Collins Comments on Civil RightsAfrican American history
Civil rights activists
Civil rights movement
Governors-Florida
Politicians
Politics
Race relations
Segregation
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School DesegregationSchool DesegregationAfrican Americans
Busing for school integration-Law and legislation
Civil rights
Civil rights movement
Discrimination
Governors-Florida
Integration
Politicians
Politics
Presidents-United States
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To Reach For TomorrowTo Reach For TomorrowAfrican Americans
Civil rights movement
Governors-Florida
National Democratic Party
Politicians
Politics
Presidents-United States
Promotional films
Vietnam War
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VICE PRESIDENT JOHNSON IN FLORIDA VICE PRESIDENT JOHNSON IN FLORIDA Airplanes
Governors-Florida
Helicopters
Politicians
Presidents-United States
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Wakulla Spring Scenes and InaugurationWakulla Spring Scenes and InaugurationAirplanes
Attractions
Birds
Boats
Fish
Governors-Florida
Hotels
Inaugurations
Politicians
Politics
Promotional films
Tourism
Wildlife
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FLORIDA AT THE FAIR FLORIDA AT THE FAIR Attractions
Exhibitions
Governors-Florida
Promotional films
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GOV. HAYDON BURNS CABINET MEETING; RE: WORLD'S FAIR SKI SHOW SUCCESS GOV. HAYDON BURNS CABINET MEETING; RE: WORLD'S FAIR SKI SHOW SUCCESS Attractions
Exhibitions
Governors-Florida
Hurricane damage-Florida
Politicians
Politics
Promotional films
Tourism
Water skiing
Water sports
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GOV. HAYDON BURNS PRESS CONFERENCE ON WORLD'S FAIR GOV. HAYDON BURNS PRESS CONFERENCE ON WORLD'S FAIR Attractions
Exhibitions
Governors-Florida
Politicians
Politics
Promotional films
Tourism
Water skiing
Water sports
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GOVERNOR HAYDON BURNS WITH ROY ROGERS AND DALE EVANSGOVERNOR HAYDON BURNS WITH ROY ROGERS AND DALE EVANSAttractions
Governors-Florida
Politicians
Politics
Promotional films
Tourism
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