29 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Subject is exactly "Parades"
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Fifteen Years with 4-WTVJ

Fifteen Years with 4-WTVJ

Date
1964
Description
Host Ralph Rennick shows footage and stories that Miami TV station WTVJ collected in its first 15 years on the air. Mitchell Wolfson, co-host, founded the station, as well as Wometco Enterprises.

There are scenes of the 1951 Orange Bowl Parade, the 1951 Senate Crime Hearings in Dade County on gambling, the 1954 LeRoy Collins - Charlie Johns debate, the 1957 Cape Canaveral Satellite launching, the death of an Italian boat racer at the Orange Bowl Regatta, Castro's arrival in Havana after taking power, Hurricane Donna in 1961, Orange Bowl football, return of soldiers from the Bay of Pigs, and President John F. Kennedy's visit to Miami in 1963.
Collection
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 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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Lake Wales: The Crown Jewel of Scenic Florida

Lake Wales: The Crown Jewel of Scenic Florida

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This film promotes the tourist attractions, business opportunities and "fun in the sun" lifestyle of Lake Wales. Viewers see tourist attractions, such as Mountain Lake Sanctuary, The Great Masterpiece (a towering copy of Leonardo da Vinci's "Last Supper"), Casa de Josefina, Spook Hill and skiers at Cypress Gardens. The film shows recreational activities, including shuffleboard, fishing, boating, water skiing, exhibition games at the New York Yankees' spring training camp and the Lake Wales Chamber of Commerce Ladies Charm School. Weber College, Lake Wale ' public schools and a thriving citrus industry are also on display. The latter is given the spotlight with a tour of the Donald Duck citrus plant. Produced by the Lake Wales Chamber of Commerce.
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GASPARILLA DAY - COLER

GASPARILLA DAY - COLER

Date
1953-02
Description
This film has scenes of "pirates" getting ready for the civic celebration, shots of the pirates turning their guns over to authorities, a man with trained tigers, and a couple of circus performers entering a cannon barrel and being shot into the air. There are several shots of young ladies on parade floats and in costume and shots of the decorated "pirate" ship with no pirates aboard. This material seems to be outtakes from DA003 Fl, "State Fair & Gasparilla Celebration." "Coler" was the title on the can. It may be the photographer's name.
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FLORIDA HIGHWAY PATROL #29

FLORIDA HIGHWAY PATROL #29

Date
1950 (circa)
Description
This film seems to have a drivers' education theme. There are scenes of classes, a parade, eye examinations, license printing and stock car racing.
Collection
FIESTA OF FIVE FLAGS

FIESTA OF FIVE FLAGS

Date
1963
Description
This is footage of a Pensacola civic celebration. There are reenactments, costumes, pageants and parades. The film shows an open house at the Naval Aviation Museum, an air show including Navy Skydive Demonstration Team "The Shooting Stars" under round parachutes, and the Blue Angels. There is also a sports car race and fishing with Ted Williams and Roy Martin. A speedboat race and water ski show follow. There is another parade at the end.
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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY HOMECOMING PARADE

FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY HOMECOMING PARADE

Date
1955
Description
This is excellent color footage of the 1955 FSU homecoming parade in Tallahassee. Several elaborately constructed floats and a fine selection of vintage automobiles are included.
Collection
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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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
Fifteen Years with 4-WTVJ Fifteen Years with 4-WTVJ Aerospace industry
College sports
Cuban revolution
Gambling--Florida
Governors--Florida
Hurricanes
Parades
Politics
Presidents--United States
Space program
Space race
United States Senate
Cold War
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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 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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Lake Wales: The Crown Jewel of Scenic Florida Lake Wales: The Crown Jewel of Scenic Florida Amusement parks
Attractions
Baseball
Boating
Citrus industry
Fishing
New York Yankees (Baseball team)
Recreation
Water skiing
Water sports
Parades
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GASPARILLA DAY - COLER GASPARILLA DAY - COLER Attractions
Celebrations
Festivals
Parades
Promotional films
Tourism
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FLORIDA HIGHWAY PATROL #29 FLORIDA HIGHWAY PATROL #29 Automobile accidents
Law enforcement
Parades
Police officers
Stock car racing
Training
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FIESTA OF FIVE FLAGS FIESTA OF FIVE FLAGS Automobile racing
Blue Angels (Flight squadron)
Boating
Celebrations
Festivals
Fishing
Pageants
Parades
Recreation
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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY HOMECOMING PARADE FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY HOMECOMING PARADE Automobiles
Celebrations
Homecoming
Parades
Promotional films
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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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Naples Goes BuggyNaples Goes BuggyBeaches
Beauty pageant contestants
Beauty pageants
Boating
Marching bands
Off-road vehicles
Parades
Promotional films
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