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Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Subject is exactly "Marching bands"
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Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University: Buildings and People

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University: Buildings and People

Date
1972-1982
Description
This film shows Florida A&M University's band practicing, led by Dr. William Foster. It also shows footage of football, a parade, campus grounds, the stadium, Muhammad Ali at a FAMU football game, the Black Archives and the FAMU dance company. It ends with an interview with Coach Rudy Hubbard. There is some sound in the final segment, but it is bad. Produced by WFSU-TV.
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Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University: The 100 Before the World/Les Cents Devant Le Monde

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University: The 100 Before the World/Les Cents Devant Le Monde

Date
1989
Description
In this film, Florida A&M University is the sole representative of the United States in France's 200th Bastille Day Parade in Paris. This film covers FAMU's participation in the parade from day one. It shows the band practicing, sightseeing, interacting with other participants, and participating in the parade. Dr. Foster, the band's creator and director, is interviewed throughout the film.
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Florida State Fair and Gasparilla Celebration

Florida State Fair and Gasparilla Celebration

Date
1953-02
Description
The 48th Annual Florida State Fair includes the Gasparilla Pirate Celebration in which men dress as pirates and sail into Tampa Bay. Parades, circus acts, produce displays, industry displays and livestock displays from all over the state are shown. Viewers see a car race and car stunts. The film also shows "Negro Day" with marching bands, track events and the presentation of the "Outstanding Negro of the Year Award." The 4-H Club is shown and Florida Secretary of Agriculture Nathan Mayo presents awards. Future Homemakers are shown making cookies. Cigar making is shown and a human cannonball flies. An underwater kitchen features a mermaid housewife. A parade features many floats and costumes. This is a wonderful Kodachrome film. Produced by Ball Productions of Miami; sponsored by the Florida State Advertising Commission and the Florida State Fair and Gasparilla Association.
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Florida State University History (Part 6)

Florida State University History (Part 6)

Date
1980 (circa)
Description
This film shows FSU football players Ron Simmons and Jimmy Jordan, along with Coach Bobby Bowden. There are scenes of women's volleyball, men's basketball, water skiing on Lake Bradford (The Reservation), the Marching Chiefs and ROTC training. Produced by WFSU-TV.
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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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GULFSTREAM DERBY

GULFSTREAM DERBY

Date
1950 (circa)
Description
Mickey Rooney appears in one shot in this film. There are aerials of the racetrack. The opening ceremony includes a marching band and majorettes. A small boat sails on the lake inside the track and there is a water ski show. Viewers see a parade of pleasure horses and the lineup of race horses. The film shows correlation in the winner's circle, followed by the start of the race. The shots are out of sequence. Produced by Ball Productions of Miami (4119 Ponce DeLeon Blvd., Coral Gables).
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Haines City High School Band

Haines City High School Band

Date
1957
Description
This film shows how the Haines City High School Band came to fame and recognition. It takes the viewer to the Conn Instrument Company in Elkhart, Indiana to see brass horn manufacturing, including electronic testing, casting and assembly. The town of Haines City goes all out to raise money for uniforms for the band and glee club by selling light bulbs. One bulb buyer is a citrus company, which provides a chance to see citrus processing, including using pulp for cattle feed. The uniforms arrive and the band plays at the Gasparilla Festival in Tampa. When the band is invited to the National Cherry Blossom Festival in 1956, fundraising projects begin again. A send-off party is held at Cypress Gardens and everyone loads up in buses for the trip to DC The band plays on the Capitol steps, sees sights including the White House and Mt. Vernon, and returns home to a police escort into town. This is a great story. This was filmed in Kodachrome.
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Leading the Parade

Leading the Parade

Date
1962 (circa)
Description
This is footage of parades and majorettes in action. Individual majorettes describe the benefits of being a majorette, which include show business careers, scholarships and travel. A coach describes the qualities needed to be a good majorette. There is footage of techniques and trick moves. Former majorette Darlene Enlow says that one needs "energy, figure and complexion" in order to be a majorette. Many twirlers perform throughout the film. Thirty-six twirlers perform to the Orange Juice song and form the letters "O.J." at the end of the film.
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Naples Goes Buggy

Naples Goes Buggy

Date
1964
Description
This film starts with a family frolicking in the surf at Naples Beach, then shows the Swamp Buggy Queen and her court. It then shifts to Caribbean Gardens, which features trained birds such as a duck that paddles a boat and plays a piano. Festivities start with a rifle shooting contest and parade including bands, beauty queens and a person dressed entirely in Spanish moss. The swamp buggy race gets underway on a course that is completely underwater. Women in a "powder puff" race wear shower caps. The men race and the winner dunks the Swamp Buggy Queen and takes her for a ride. The film ends with beach shots. Produced by Tel-Air Interests; sponsored by FDC.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University: Buildings and People Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University: Buildings and People African American
College sports
Florida A & M Rattlers (Football team)
Football coaches, African American
Higher education
Historically black colleges and universities
Interviews
Marching bands
Parades
Promotional films
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Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University: The 100 Before the World/Les Cents Devant Le MondeFlorida Agricultural and Mechanical University: The 100 Before the World/Les Cents Devant Le MondeBastille Day
African American history
Historically black colleges and universities
Marching bands
Promotional films
Travel
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Florida State Fair and Gasparilla Celebration Florida State Fair and Gasparilla Celebration African Americans
Automobile racing
Cattle industry
Celebrations
Ceremonies
Cigars
Circuses
Exhibitions
Festivals
Marching bands
Mermaids
Parades
Segregation
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Florida State University History (Part 6) Florida State University History (Part 6) College sports
Florida State Seminoles (College sports teams)
Marching bands
Promotional films
Water sports
Water skiing
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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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GULFSTREAM DERBY GULFSTREAM DERBY Attractions
Boating
Gambling-Florida
Horse racing
Horses
Marching bands
Promotional films
Water skiing
Water sports
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Haines City High School Band Haines City High School Band Celebrations
Citrus industry
Glee clubs
Marching bands
Musical instruments
Promotional films
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Leading the ParadeLeading the ParadeMajorettes
Marching bands
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Naples Goes BuggyNaples Goes BuggyBeaches
Beauty pageant contestants
Beauty pageants
Boating
Marching bands
Off-road vehicles
Parades
Promotional films
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