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Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Subject is exactly "Governors-Florida"
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WHOLESOME 1960S FLORIDA

WHOLESOME 1960S FLORIDA

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This film opens with footage of various dairy products in production at Bassett's Dairy (silent). Next, officials of the Florida Department of Agriculture inspect petroleum samples in a laboratory (silent). Another Department of Agriculture official makes a surprise inspection of a Publix grocery store where he weighs meat products and measures milk products. The Leon County Public Library Bookmobile circulates books to browsers in a Winn-Dixie parking lot. The film also includes footage of the old Leon County Public Library location on Monroe Street. The interior, exterior, Florida Room and library staff are featured. Gov. LeRoy Collins explains his opposition to legalized gambling in Florida, calling it a "poison" that encourages corruption and immorality to spread in the wholesome communities of the state. He comments that, "You can't make a house cleaner by encouraging the people who live in it to like dirt." Next, several dolphins are removed from a small viewing tank and loaded into trucks where they are wrapped in water-drenched blankets. They are moved to a larger habitat where they are released. The film ends with Florida Comptroller Dickenson, who remarks on his involvement with the Florida Constitutional Revision Commission. Produced by WFSU-TV.
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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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VIETNAM MEMORIAL

VIETNAM MEMORIAL

Date
1982
Description
This film shows the dedication of the Vietnam War Memorial in Tallahassee. The video begins with a parade made up of several military organizations and supporters. There are quick shots of speeches being made at the Capitol and Gov. Graham placing a wreath at the memorial. It shows Vietnam veterans as well as veterans for peace. The very end of the segment is an interview with a representative from the Salvation Army talking about the increase of transients, especially young white males. Videotaped by Bradley White.
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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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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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THE WEEK THAT FLEW

THE WEEK THAT FLEW

Date
1966-12-02
Description
A group of industrial and financial writers is given a look at industrial Florida on a tour sponsored by the FDC. They leave New York City on a National Airlines jet and go to Tallahassee. The film shows the Capitol, the Governor's Mansion, Gov. Burns, aerials of Jacksonville, street views, and St. Pete/Tampa business exteriors. Viewers also see Cypress Gardens, Cape Kennedy, Fort Lauderdale waterways, a University of Miami football game, Miami Serpentarium and the University of Miami campus. The film ends with scenes of a nightclub show.
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THE DEATH PENALTY

THE DEATH PENALTY

Date
1987 (circa)
Description
This is a WSVN/Newscenter 7 special segment. Protesters from Amnesty International, a human rights organization, confront Gov. Martinez on his pro-death penalty stand. Martinez listens graciously, then reaffirms his commitment to keeping capital punishment in Florida. Videotaped by Bradley White.
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TALLAHASSEE FAMOUS PEOPLE

TALLAHASSEE FAMOUS PEOPLE

Date
n.d.
Description
This film shows famous people discussing a variety of topics. The following people are included in the footage: Speaker of the House of Representatives Don Tucker; Miami Senator Jack Gordon; Leon County Supervisor of Elections Wilma Sullivan; Congressman Bill Gunter; State Sen. Pat Thomas; Coach Rudy Hubbard of FAMU; restaurant owner Lucy Ho; Leon County Rep. Don Price; Tallahassee Mayor James Ford; State Sen. Lori Wilson; US Sen. Richard Stone; Hurley Rudd; Jack Eckerd and Paula Hawkins campaigning for governor. There are clips of Tallahassee City Manager Dan Kleman, Gov. Bob Graham, Tallahassee Democrat sports columnist Bill McGrotha, Tallahassee Democrat Editor Walker Lundy, T.M.H. Administrator M. T. Mustian, Commissioner of Education Ralph Turlington, Red Barber, Sheriff Ken Katsaris, LeRoy Collins, Jim Crews, and Eldridge Beach of the Highway Patrol. 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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RAY OSBORNE'S APPOINTMENT AS LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR

RAY OSBORNE'S APPOINTMENT AS LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR

Date
1967
Description
This short clip is of a news conference during which Ray Osborne accepts Gov. Claude Kirk's appointment as lieutenant governor. Reporters ask questions regarding the significance of this appointment.
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WHOLESOME 1960S FLORIDA WHOLESOME 1960S FLORIDA Dairies
Dolphins
Gambling-Florida
Governors-Florida
Grocery stores
Libraries
Petroleum
Wildlife
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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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VIETNAM MEMORIAL VIETNAM MEMORIAL Cold War
Governors-Florida
Interviews
Memorials
Parades
Politicians
Speeches
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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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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THE WEEK THAT FLEW THE WEEK THAT FLEW College sports
Economic conditions
Governors-Florida
Industry
Miami Hurricanes (Football team)
Promotional films
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THE DEATH PENALTY THE DEATH PENALTY Capital punishment
Death penalty
Demonstrations
Governors-Florida
Human rights
Law enforcement
Politicians
Politics
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TALLAHASSEE FAMOUS PEOPLE TALLAHASSEE FAMOUS PEOPLE Economic conditions
Education
Governors-Florida
Healthcare
Hospitals
Law enforcement officers
Local government
Politicians
Promotional films
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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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RAY OSBORNE'S APPOINTMENT AS LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR RAY OSBORNE'S APPOINTMENT AS LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR Governors-Florida
Politicians
Politics
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