403 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Subject is exactly "Promotional films"
Wheels in the Sun

Wheels in the Sun

Date
1950 (circa)
Description
This film tells the story of Pinellas County breaking away from Hillsborough County and developing its own government, industry and style. There is a nice sequence of an old car and land sale, followed by scenes of diving in Tarpon Springs. The film also shows Clearwater, St. Petersburg and the Sunshine Skyway. Homes, neighborhoods, shopping areas, schools and industries are shown. The narration has an odd meter. Produced by Nationwide Pictures and H.K. Carrington; sponsored by Pinellas Industry Council.
Collection
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.
Collection
Weeki Wachee Scenes

Weeki Wachee Scenes

Date
1964-01-15
Description
This film has above-water and underwater scenes of the mermaids at Weeki Wachee.
Collection
WEEKI WACHEE CLIP

WEEKI WACHEE CLIP

Date
1962-06-14
Description
A man drives an underwater propulsion vehicle towing a woman astride a giant Seahorse and holding an American flag.
Collection
Weeki Wachee

Weeki Wachee

Date
1950 (circa)
Description
This film shows the bowl area at Weeki Wachee with swimmers and a jungle cruise boat. Some shots show the boat dock and the roof of the underwater theater. There are no underwater shots.
Collection
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.
Collection
WASHINGTON OAKS GARDENS STATE PARK

WASHINGTON OAKS GARDENS STATE PARK

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This film discusses the history of Washington Oaks State Park and the surrounding area. There is a tour of the park's facilities and recreational areas. The film has great color quality. There are plenty of wildlife and nature scenes. It also contains footage from Flagler Beach State Park. Produced by the Florida Board of Parks and Historical Memorials.
Collection
WAKULLA UNDERWATER

WAKULLA UNDERWATER

Date
n.d.
Description
Two divers swim under the ledge. The film shows vegetation, large catfish on the bottom, turtles, suckerfish, divers in the bowl, flounder, anhinga, schools of small fish and gar.
Collection
WAKULLA SPRINGS/WALLY AND WINSTON

WAKULLA SPRINGS/WALLY AND WINSTON

Date
n.d.
Description
Two divers identified as Wally and Winston explore Wakulla Springs. There are views of fossils and artifacts that were found in the spring and scenes of wildlife in and around the spring. Produced by Florida Department of Natural Resources.
Collection
WAKULLA SPRINGS/FOUNTAIN OF YOUTH

WAKULLA SPRINGS/FOUNTAIN OF YOUTH

Date
1950 (circa)
Description
This film begins by giving a brief history of Wakulla Springs. There are scenes at the spring of tourists, wildlife, archery, beauty contests, synchronized swimming and underwater photography. Produced by Florida Department of Natural Resources.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Wheels in the Sun Wheels in the Sun Automobiles
Economic conditions
Industry
Promotional films
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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Weeki Wachee ScenesWeeki Wachee ScenesAttractions
Boats
Mermaids
Promotional films
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WEEKI WACHEE CLIP WEEKI WACHEE CLIP Attractions
Boats
Mermaids
Promotional films
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Weeki Wachee Weeki Wachee Attractions
Boats
Mermaids
Promotional films
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WAY DOWN UPON THE SUWANNEE RIVER WAY DOWN UPON THE SUWANNEE RIVER African Americans
Attractions
Bell towers
Dancing
Folk art
Folk music
Folklore
Museums
Musicians
Promotional films
Quilting
Seminole Indians
Square dancing
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WASHINGTON OAKS GARDENS STATE PARK WASHINGTON OAKS GARDENS STATE PARK Beaches
Promotional films
Recreation
Tourism
Wildlife
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WAKULLA UNDERWATER WAKULLA UNDERWATER Attractions
Fish
Promotional films
Turtles
Underwater photography
Wildlife
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WAKULLA SPRINGS/WALLY AND WINSTON WAKULLA SPRINGS/WALLY AND WINSTON Attractions
Promotional films
Underwater photography
Wildlife
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WAKULLA SPRINGS/FOUNTAIN OF YOUTH WAKULLA SPRINGS/FOUNTAIN OF YOUTH Attractions
Promotional films
Recreation
Synchronized swimming
Tourism
Underwater photography
Wildlife
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