35 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Subject is exactly "Infrastructure"
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SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - HOUSING AND AIRPORTS

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - HOUSING AND AIRPORTS

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
Sen. George Smathers explains why he voted in favor of recent housing and airport construction legislation. Smathers explains that homebuilding is Florida's second greatest industry after tourism. He also details how federal aid for airport construction will boost Florida's tourism. At the conclusion of the program, he disparages increasing spending on foreign aid. Produced by the Senate Recording Studios.
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MAGIC OF MANATEE

MAGIC OF MANATEE

Date
1973 (circa)
Description
Conquistadors come ashore in a reenactment of De Soto's alleged landing in Manatee County. Through "film magic," a crewman is transported through time to the present to see what the area is now like. A woman shows the crewman the area by cruising around in a Corvette convertible, seeing Bradenton, Palmetto and the island communities. They go for a plane ride, providing aerial views. Viewers see Sunshine Skyway (with the second span under construction), Ringling Art Museum, Gamble Mansion, Circus Hall of Fame, Lipizzaner Stallions, Bishop Planetarium, South Florida Museum and Pittsburgh Pirates spring training. The film also shows recreational activities including skiing and fishing. Produced by Hack Swain; sponsored by Manatee Chamber of Commerce.
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THE MOVING CHALLENGE

THE MOVING CHALLENGE

Date
1970 (circa)
Description
This film emphasizes the Florida Department of Transportation's role in shaping Florida's future. It details the department's responsibilities, especially the integration of the entire transportation matrix: air, rail, ship and auto. Futuristic transportation devices such as a fan-propelled high speed train prototype, the Sikorsky "turbo train," commuter jet boats and inner city helicopter connections are introduced as exciting possibilities in years to come. The film ends with a speech from US Transportation Secretary John Volpe. Produced by Goodway Films.
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MAIN STREET FLORIDA

MAIN STREET FLORIDA

Date
1980-07
Description
This film is all about Florida's Turnpike. It uses folk singing with banjo and a blues song with harmonica as background while showing people using turnpike facilities. Viewers see a "typical" American family and newlyweds visiting places along the way. Sites include Cape Canaveral, Disney World, Bok Tower and Cypress Gardens. Viewers see Burt Reynolds filming "Smokey and the Bandit II." Two girls headed for fun in Fort Lauderdale have car trouble, are spotted by the Florida Highway Patrol plane and receive assistance. Produced by Barton of Jacksonville; sponsored by Florida Department of Transportation.
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SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - PANAMA / BUDGET

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - PANAMA / BUDGET

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
George Smathers comments on the crisis in Panama over the Canal Zone and the progress being made with Panamanian leaders in Washington, D.C. He commends President Johnson for placing limits on the budget and federal spending. He responds disapprovingly to France's decision to recognize the communist government in China. Produced by the Senate Recording Studios.
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GASPARILLA '54 AND ROAD CONSTRUCTION

GASPARILLA '54 AND ROAD CONSTRUCTION

Date
1954-02
Description
This film begins with shots of the Old Capitol and other state office buildings. Subsequent scenes include floats and marching bands. There are points of view from a car driving down a single lane road. Viewers also see a waterfront scene with a Navy ship coming into view and the exterior of a jai-alai fronton. There are more scenes with car point of view of streets in town, more scenes of the Navy Ship, scenes of road construction including concrete pouring and asphalt laying, more driving point of view, scenes of young orange groves, a bridge in the Keys, and construction using graders and bulldozers. There are street scenes mixed in and two shots of a Model T on a bumpy road.
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BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION

BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION

Date
1953 (circa)
Description
This film shows steel being formed at Henry Corporation in Rattlesnake, where precast concrete slabs are being made for the lower Tampa Bay Bridge. The concrete is poured into a slab as jazz piano music plays on the soundtrack. The slabs are lifted onto a barge and stacked, then put into place on the bridge. Next is a draw-section of the bridge moving from land to the barge and from the barge to position on the bridge. Many laborers are seen.
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HOLLYWOOD-BY-THE-SEA

HOLLYWOOD-BY-THE-SEA

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
In this film, viewers see beaches, downtown, residences, hotels and motels, dog racing, jai-alai and horse racing at Gulfstream Park. The film also shows deep-sea fishing, tennis, shuffleboard, sailing, golf, baseball spring training, churches, schools, Riverside Military Academy, highways, the railroad station, the Fort Lauderdale airport and a cruise liner. Produced by Grinter-Parisher Jewel Productions; sponsored by Hollywood Chamber of Commerce.
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Florida's Turnpike

Florida's Turnpike

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This film tells how Florida's Turnpike was developed. Scenes of the Florida interior and Miami Beach are included. It features Florida Highway Patrol Troop K, motorist assistance and rest stop facilities. It tells how the turnpike is a major commercial facility for produce. The film shows Department of Transportation plans for new facilities along the turnpike. Produced by Robert R. Favorite Productions; sponsored by Florida Department of Transportation.
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PLEASANT PORT EVERGLADES

PLEASANT PORT EVERGLADES

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This film tells all about Port Everglades. It shows the types of shipping, dock facilities, warehouse and storage areas available at the port. Ships included are cruise liners, US Navy ships, a three-masted tall ship and the first commercial nuclear-powered ship (the Savannah ). Viewers also see an emergency "scramble" to put out a trash fire and demonstrate their efficiency. Produced by Fletcher Smith Studios of Fort Lauderdale; sponsored by the Port Authority.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - HOUSING AND AIRPORTSSENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - HOUSING AND AIRPORTSAirline industry
Economic conditions
Home construction
Infrastructure
Politicians
Politics
Promotional films
Tourism
Transportation
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MAGIC OF MANATEEMAGIC OF MANATEEAirplanes
Amusement parks
Attractions
Automobiles
Baseball
Beaches
Conquistadors
Fishing
Horses
Infrastructure
Museums
Pittsburgh Pirates (Baseball team)
Promotional films
Recreation
Tourism
Water skiing
Water sports
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THE MOVING CHALLENGE THE MOVING CHALLENGE Airplanes
Automobiles
Boats
Infrastructure
Mass transit
Road construction
Trains
Transportation
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MAIN STREET FLORIDA MAIN STREET FLORIDA Amusement parks
Attractions
Folk music
Highways
Infrastructure
Police officers
Promotional films
Tourism
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SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - PANAMA / BUDGETSENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - PANAMA / BUDGETAnti-communism
Communism
Infrastructure
Politicians
Politics
Shipping
Transportation
United States-Foreign relations-China
United States-Foreign relations-France
United States-Foreign relations-Panama
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GASPARILLA '54 AND ROAD CONSTRUCTION GASPARILLA '54 AND ROAD CONSTRUCTION Automobiles
Bridges
Citrus
Concrete construction
Construction
Infrastructure
Marching bands
Parades
Road construction
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BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION Barges
Bridges
Concrete construction
Construction
Infrastructure
Transportation
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HOLLYWOOD-BY-THE-SEA HOLLYWOOD-BY-THE-SEA Baseball
Boating
Fishing
Golf
Infrastructure
Promotional films
Recreation
Tourism
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Florida's TurnpikeFlorida's TurnpikeBeaches
Economic conditions
Infrastructure
Law enforcement
Police officers
Promotional films
Tourism
Transportation
Travel
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PLEASANT PORT EVERGLADES PLEASANT PORT EVERGLADES Boating
Cruise ships
Infrastructure
Promotional films
Shipping
Tourism
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