23 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Subject is exactly "Museums"
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A DAY IN THE LIFE OF MISS FLORIDA

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF MISS FLORIDA

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
Miss Florida, Gloria Brody, starts her day at the Colony Beach Resort in Sarasota and proceeds to visit other sites and attractions. She visits the Ringling Art Museum, Sarasota Jungle Gardens, Horn's Cars of Yesterday and the Circus Hall of Fame. Then, she shops on St. Armand's Key.
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A MANSION WITH MEMORIES

A MANSION WITH MEMORIES

Date
1963 (circa)
Description
This film describes the history of the Gamble Mansion, which was built in 1842 in Manatee County. The film includes the escape of Judah P. Benjamin, Secretary of the Treasury of the Confederacy. It shows the details of the construction and interiors.
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A TOUCH OF LIGHT

A TOUCH OF LIGHT

Date
n.d.
Description
This film shows life in and around Winter Park, including Rollins College and the Tiffany Collection housed there. Produced by National Cine Services of Orlando; sponsored by the Winter Park Chamber of Commerce.
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CARS OF YESTERDAY

CARS OF YESTERDAY

Date
1961-08
Description
This film is outtakes from Horn's Cars of Yesterday in Sarasota, including interiors and exteriors.
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FLORIDA ON MY MIND

FLORIDA ON MY MIND

Date
1975-01-30
Description
This film, which is hosted and narrated by actor Leif Erickson, tells about Florida Bicentennial celebrations using artwork and old film footage of great moments in US history. Viewers see Gamble Mansion, Cape Florida, McLarty State Museum, Crystal River mounds and other places along the Florida Bicentennial Trail. Groups of citizens refurbish run-down houses, a theater in Palm Beach and cemeteries. The film shows plans for Planet Ocean, scenes of the Tallahassee Junior Museum and other ways of celebrating. Produced by Barton of Jacksonville; sponsored by Bicentennial Commission of Florida.
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FLORIDA STATE PARKS INVITE YOU: CENTRAL DISTRICT

FLORIDA STATE PARKS INVITE YOU: CENTRAL DISTRICT

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This film follows a "typical Florida family" on their adventures in Florida 's state parks. Their trip begins at Manatee Springs. They take in the sites at O'Leno State Park, Olustee Battlefield Memorial, Gold Head Branch State Park, Little Talbot State Park and Fort Clinch State Park. The film spotlights the recreational opportunities that are available at each stop along their journey. Florida Board of Parks and Historical Memorials.
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FLORIDA: SOMETHING OLD, SOMETHING NEW

FLORIDA: SOMETHING OLD, SOMETHING NEW

Date
n.d.
Description
This film shows many forms of transportation through the years. It then shows St. Augustine, Pensacola, Fort Pickens, Pensacola Beach, Panama City Beach, Florida Caverns, the Old Capitol, Killearn Gardens, Jacksonville, Fort Clinch in Fernandina, Orlando, Bok Tower, beach buggies on Daytona Beach and car races at the speedway, a launch at Cape Canaveral, fishing for sailfish, Tampa Bay Hotel, the Gasparilla Festival, Sunshine Skyway, Ringling Art Museum, Asolo Theater, Miami and the Keys. It uses old photos throughout. Produced by Leroy Crooks; sponsored by FDC.
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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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MASTODON!

MASTODON!

Date
1977-03
Description
This film shows a group of men assembling the Museum of Florida History's Mastodon exhibit. It includes several scenes that capture the reconstruction of the Mastodon skeleton. Produced by WFSU-TV.
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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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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
A DAY IN THE LIFE OF MISS FLORIDAA DAY IN THE LIFE OF MISS FLORIDAAmusement parks
Attractions
Beauty pageants
Museums
Promotional films
Tourism
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A MANSION WITH MEMORIESA MANSION WITH MEMORIESCivil War
Confederate States of America
Florida-History-19th century
Museums
Promotional films
Tourism
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A TOUCH OF LIGHTA TOUCH OF LIGHTArt
Attractions
Higher education
Museums
Promotional films
Tourism
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CARS OF YESTERDAYCARS OF YESTERDAYAntique cars
Attractions
Automobiles
Museums
Tourism
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FLORIDA ON MY MINDFLORIDA ON MY MINDAttractions
Cemeteries
Museums
Promotional films
Theaters
Tourism
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FLORIDA STATE PARKS INVITE YOU: CENTRAL DISTRICTFLORIDA STATE PARKS INVITE YOU: CENTRAL DISTRICTMuseums
Promotional films
Recreation
Tourism
Wildlife
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FLORIDA: SOMETHING OLD, SOMETHING NEWFLORIDA: SOMETHING OLD, SOMETHING NEWAerospace industry
Attractions
Automobile racing
Fishing
Museums
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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MASTODON!MASTODON!Exhibits
Mastodons
Museums
Promotional films
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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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