35 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Subject is exactly "Infrastructure "
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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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MOVING AHEAD

MOVING AHEAD

Date
1978-05-11
Description
This film briefly summarizes the changes to the Florida Department of Transportation following the Florida constitutional reorganization. It offers a detailed study of how the department accesses transportation needs, plans and designs new roadways, conducts environmental and civic impact studies, and constructs transportation corridors. The film touches on the distribution of tax revenue for transportation and rapid transit developments in the state. Produced by the Florida Department of Transportation and Barton Film Company.
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OUT OF A WILDERNESS

OUT OF A WILDERNESS

Date
1967-04-21
Description
This film follows the Florida Power and Light Company's conversion of Turkey Point from "a barren wasteland of mangroves and mud" into a beautiful wildlife sanctuary and recreation center complete with a power plant and two nuclear reactors. It shows the construction of the power plant, its reactor, the Boy and Girls Scout camps using wood displaced by Hurricane Betsy, Boy and Girl Scouts enjoying the park, and footage of US Air Force Water Survival training exercises. Produced by the Florida Department of Natural Resources.
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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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PORT EVERGLADES

PORT EVERGLADES

Date
1957 (circa)
Description
Great aerials of the dock area and scenes of cargo and cruise ships are included in this 1950s look at Port Everglades. Viewers see lumber, cement, steel and autos unloaded. The film also shows petroleum tankers and tank farms, the electric plant and warehouses.
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RADIOACTIVE CARGO: FSU

RADIOACTIVE CARGO: FSU

Date
1955 (circa)
Description
The first several minutes of this film are construction scenes. Viewers see Florida Hall and Tully Gym at FSU. Then, a two-engine prop National Airlines plane arrives and a wooden box marked "radioactive" is unloaded and put in the trunk of a car. The box is taken out of the trunk and opened by a man wearing a lab coat and gloves. He opens a small sphere, takes out an object with tweezers and holds it near a Geiger counter. Then, three men work at a lab bench using tweezers and jars.
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Research: The Common Denominator

Research: The Common Denominator

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
Rod Serling of the "Twilight Zone" television series hosts this look at developments in transportation technology. Hollywood science fiction-style music accompanies an overview of roadway research in which "break-away" signage, hologram highway markers, GPS highway navigation prototypes, crash dummies and crash simulators all make an appearance. The film addresses new methods in highway design, planning and construction in urban and rural settings. Produced by the US Highway Research Board.
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SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - FLORIDA BARGE CANAL/ CUBA

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - FLORIDA BARGE CANAL/ CUBA

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
Sen. George Smathers comments on the construction of the Florida Barge Canal and a groundbreaking ceremony in Jacksonville attended by President Lyndon Johnson. He mentions the Florida East Coast Railway strike. He also comments on an international ban on trade with Cuba. Produced by the Senate Recording Studios.
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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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SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - PANAMA

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - PANAMA

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
Sen. George Smathers comments on the developing tensions in Panama over disagreements in the Canal Zone. The segment also contains material on President Johnson and the legislative schedule of the Senate. Produced by the Senate Recording Studios.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
MAIN STREET FLORIDA MAIN STREET FLORIDA Amusement parks
Attractions
Folk music
Highways
Infrastructure
Police officers
Promotional films
Tourism
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MOVING AHEAD MOVING AHEAD Infrastructure
Road construction
Transportation
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OUT OF A WILDERNESS OUT OF A WILDERNESS Infrastructure
Nuclear power plants
Promotional films
Recreation
Wildlife
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PLEASANT PORT EVERGLADES PLEASANT PORT EVERGLADES Boating
Cruise ships
Infrastructure
Promotional films
Shipping
Tourism
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PORT EVERGLADES PORT EVERGLADES Boating
Infrastructure
Promotional films
Shipping
Transportation
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RADIOACTIVE CARGO: FSU RADIOACTIVE CARGO: FSU Construction
Infrastructure
Radioactive material
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Research: The Common Denominator Research: The Common Denominator Infrastructure
Transportation
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SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - FLORIDA BARGE CANAL/ CUBA SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - FLORIDA BARGE CANAL/ CUBA Ceremonies
Cold War
Cuban Revolution
Infrastructure
Labor strikes
Politicians
Politics
Presidents-United States
Railroads
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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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SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - PANAMA SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - PANAMA Infrastructure
Politicians
Politics
Shipping
Transportation
United States-Foreign relations-Panama
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