23 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Subject is exactly "Museums"
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WONDERFUL WORLD OF FLORIDA

WONDERFUL WORLD OF FLORIDA

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This is a film by Eastern Airlines promoting the sites and scenery of Florida. Many Florida tourist spots are featured, including St. Augustine, Cape Canaveral, Silver Springs, the Ringling Museum, Circus Hall of Fame, Seminole Indians and alligator wrestling. Presented by Eastern Airlines, produced by Beckley Films in conjunction with the Florida Development Commission.
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West of the Sun

West of the Sun

Date
1963 (circa)
Description
This film shows the commerce and community of the West Palm Beach area and asserts that, whether it's nature, recreation, fashion, or industry, West Palm Beach has something for everyone. A McLeod Film Production presented by the West Palm Beach Public Information Department and the City of West Palm Beach.
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WAY DOWN UPON THE SUWANNEE RIVER

WAY DOWN UPON THE SUWANNEE RIVER

Date
1957 (circa)
Description
This film opens with an African-American boy fishing on the Suwannee River while "Old Folks at Home" plays in the background. There are scenes of the Stephen Foster Memorial in White Springs, Florida, including the museum and Carillon Bell Tower. There is extensive footage of Florida Folk Festival performers, including whip-crackers, musicians, quilt makers, an elderly woman spinning cotton thread and square dancers. European folk dancers represent Czech, Hungarian and Bavarian styles. There are also examples of Seminole Indian dances and African-American ring dancing and game songs. The segment ends with shots of The Belle of the Suwannee, a small-scale riverboat used for park visitors. Produced by the Stephen Foster Memorial Commission. Duplicate of FLDA001.
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Three Fathoms to a Fortune

Three Fathoms to a Fortune

Date
1973 (circa)
Description
This film describes the "Real 8 Co. "and their treasure hunting efforts. It shows equipment preparation, divers going down, finding a mass of coins in a lump and raising the mass. A man from the Florida State Board of Antiquities takes notes. It shows the opening ceremony of the Museum of Sunken Treasure in Cape Canaveral on June 29, 1968. Viewers see museum dioramas, doubloons, pieces of 8 and china. The sound track at the beginning is bad, but it becomes normal after a few minutes.
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Tallahassee

Tallahassee

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This is a visual tour of Tallahassee with no narration. It shows city streets, the campuses of Florida State University and Florida A&M University, recreation, Wakulla Springs, Tallahassee Junior Museum, Old Public Library, St. Marks Lighthouse and various state office buildings. Produced by Peter Barton Productions of Tallahassee; sponsored by the Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce.
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Suwannee Sojourn

Suwannee Sojourn

Date
1958
Description
This film shows the Stephen Foster Memorial and Museum. Viewers see the Jeannie auditions and the annual folk festival, which includes singers, dancers, musicians, a dowser, storytellers, national dances and costumes from other countries, a whip-cracking demonstration and a bird caller. Produced by Robert Leahy; sponsored by the Stephen Foster Memorial Commission.
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Suwannee Holiday

Suwannee Holiday

Date
1950 (circa)
Description

This film follows a Florida family on a boat trip excursion up the scenic Suwannee River. The vacationers start their journey at Cedar Key and stop along the way at several scenic spots, including Manatee Springs State Park, Fanning Springs and Rock Bluff Springs. They also view several sunken riverboats, including the Senator Robert L. Ulee and the City of Hawkinsville, as well as the Richmond, a sunken Confederate gunboat. Their trip ends at the Stephen Foster Memorial in White Springs, where they visit the museum and enjoy a ride on the Belle of the Suwannee, a small-scale riverboat for park visitors. Produced by the Florida Development Commission.

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Space Center

Space Center

Date
1973 (circa)
Description
This film gives an overall look at Kennedy Space Center and Cape Canaveral. It includes visitors riding the Lunar Rover vehicle and a look at some of the animals in the Cape Preserve.
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Save the Capitol

Save the Capitol

Date
1978-03-30
Description
This film shows the "Save The Historic Capitol Night." It shows the interior of the old Capitol, along with such political figures as Commissioner of Agriculture Doyle Conner, Attorney General Robert Shevin, Insurance Commissioner Bill Gunter and Secretary of State Bruce Smathers. Produced by WFSU-TV.
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Pensacola Panorama

Pensacola Panorama

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This film shows the many attractions in Pensacola. There are scenes of the Blue Angels; the Naval Aerospace Medical Institute, which was home to Miss Baker, a squirrel monkey who was the United States' first live space traveler; the National Museum of Naval Aviation; the Fiesta of Five Flags; the Pensacola Lighthouse; and many other attractions. The narrator briefly describes each attraction.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
WONDERFUL WORLD OF FLORIDAWONDERFUL WORLD OF FLORIDAAmerican alligator
Art
Attractions
Museums
Promotional films
Seminole Indians
Tourism
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West of the SunWest of the SunBoat races
Citrus industry
Construction
Economic conditions
Gambling-Florida
Industry
Museums
Promotional films
Recreation
Tourism
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WAY DOWN UPON THE SUWANNEE RIVERWAY DOWN UPON THE SUWANNEE RIVERAfrican Americans
Attractions
Bell towers
Dancing
Folk art
Folk music
Folklore
Museums
Musicians
Promotional films
Quilting
Seminole Indians
Square dancing
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Three Fathoms to a FortuneThree Fathoms to a FortuneAttractions
Museums
Shipwrecks
Treasure hunting
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TallahasseeTallahasseeAttractions
Higher education
Libraries
Lighthouses
Museums
Promotional films
Recreation
Tourism
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Suwannee SojournSuwannee SojournFolk art
Folk dancing
Folk music
Folklore
Museums
Promotional films
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Suwannee HolidaySuwannee HolidayBoats
Boating
Museums
Recreation
Riverboats
Tourism
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Space CenterSpace CenterAerospace industry
Astronauts
Attractions
Museums
Promotional films
Rockets (Aeronautics)
Space program
Space race
Tourism
Wildlife
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Save the CapitolSave the CapitolHistoric preservation
Museums
Politicians
Politics
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Pensacola PanoramaPensacola PanoramaAttractions
Aviation industry
Beaches
Demonstrations
Museums
Promotional films
Recreation
Tourism
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