118 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Subject is exactly "Recreation "
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Tarpon Club Swimming at Wakulla Springs

Tarpon Club Swimming at Wakulla Springs

Date
1943 (circa)
Description
Tarpon Club women sun and play Ping-Pong. There is a view from a tower showing a "glass house" on the boat dock. There are scenes of synchronized swimming from the tower, followed by scenes shot at water level. There is a view of the tower. Then, the camera pans out to bowl. There are more formations from high angle (some light fogging). Members walk past the camera and pose in the sun. There are scenes of the beach area showing visitors, including men in army uniforms. Wooden boats are seen near the dock. There is a view from the tower of a boat passing by with Newton Perry at the helm and the Tarpon Club Women waving.
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Winged Foot Wonders

Winged Foot Wonders

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This is footage of young boys and girls at Cypress Gardens Ski School receiving instruction from members of the Cypress Gardens Ski Team. The film features several styles of skiing, with skiers Willa McGuire and Al Frido demonstrating the fanciest footwork. Produced by the Florida Development Commission.
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When You Need It Bad, We've Got It Good

When You Need It Bad, We've Got It Good

Date
1970 (circa)
Description
Uses a lively jingle, stock footage of northern snow scenes, and quick cuts of everything you can find in Florida. This is the ultimate in packing every aspect of Florida into a single film. It begins with a sequence of old photos of famous visitors to Florida, then proceeds to take the genre to the limit. Produced by A&R Films.
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Florida State Prison: Home Movies, Part 2

Florida State Prison: Home Movies, Part 2

Date
1952
Description
This film continues the tour of the Florida State Prison in Raiford, Florida featured in Part I. It includes footage of the women's ward (segregated in white and black wards) the sewing room, laundry facilities, electrical shop and the post office.
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Florida State Prison: Home Movies, Part 1

Florida State Prison: Home Movies, Part 1

Date
1946 (circa)
Description
This video compiles many home movies documenting various activities at the Florida State Prison in Raiford. The first half features recreational activities, including a boxing match between inmates and US Navy servicemen, a football game between prisoners and Air Force servicemen at Patrick Air Base, and a baseball game in Jacksonville. There is also footage of inmates playing shuffleboard, checkers and Ping-Pong; doing gymnastics; and attending a baseball game at Wolfson Park in Jacksonville. The second half serves as a tour of the facility, including the dog yard, dairy farm, canteen, shop, staff offices and vocational training programs.
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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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Million Acre Playground

Million Acre Playground

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This film depicts the work of the Central and Southern Florida Flood Control District in maintaining the Everglades. There are lots of wildlife and recreational scenes. It includes airboats, deer hunting with hounds, duck hunting, frog gigging, fishing, camping and the Okeechobee Waterway Cross State Boat Cruise. Pedal steel guitars provide the film's background music.
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Junior Sailing Regatta

Junior Sailing Regatta

Date
1950 (circa)
Description
This film is footage of a sailing regatta in the Gulf of Mexico. The Junior Yacht Club (under 18 years of age) is featured in this film. The film shows two boys in the St. Petersburg area on the beach enjoying horseshoe crabs, roasting oysters and boating in a cypress swamp. The film ends with scenes of river wildlife.
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Florida: First and Last Frontier

Florida: First and Last Frontier

Date
1976
Description
This film presents a visual history of Florida, using costumed actors to recreate scenes with conquistadors, soldiers, smiths, a weaver and Mark Twain. It also uses LeMoyne drawings and archival photos. One scene is filmed in Wakulla Springs Lodge. Other scenes show a launch at Cape Canaveral followed by a "sun and fun" sequence. The film ends with scenes of family camping and boating as credits roll. Produced by Peter Barton Productions; sponsored by Bicentennial Commission of Florida.
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Florida Attractions

Florida Attractions

Date
1948
Description
This early movie begins with a series of shots of St. Augustine, including the Fountain of Youth and the oldest house. Next, people are shown catching turtles at Silver Springs. The film continues with brief scenes of: Marineland; Palm Beach; Bok Tower; water skiing at Cypress Gardens; aerial and street scenes in St. Petersburg; Miami; Tin Can camping; Bayfront Park; fishing; Biscayne Bay; horse racing in Hialeah; flamingos; wildlife scenes; Seminoles in the Everglades (aerial of a village and children); sailboat races; and water skiing at night. The color is faded and the film is a little jumpy. Produced by Castle Films.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Tarpon Club Swimming at Wakulla SpringsTarpon Club Swimming at Wakulla SpringsBeaches
Boats
Recreation
Synchronized swimming
Swimming
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Winged Foot WondersWinged Foot WondersAmusement parks
Attractions
Promotional films
Recreation
Tourism
Water skiing
Water sports
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When You Need It Bad, We've Got It GoodWhen You Need It Bad, We've Got It GoodAmusement parks
Attractions
Promotional films
Recreation
Tourism
Travel
Water sports
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Florida State Prison: Home Movies, Part 2Florida State Prison: Home Movies, Part 2Correctional institutions
Home movies
Inmates
Prisoners
Prisons
Recreation
Segregation
Vocational training
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Florida State Prison: Home Movies, Part 1 Florida State Prison: Home Movies, Part 1 Correctional institutions
Home movies
Inmates
Prisoners
Prisons
Recreation
Vocational training
Segregation
Civil Rights
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Suwannee HolidaySuwannee HolidayBoats
Boating
Museums
Recreation
Riverboats
Tourism
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Million Acre PlaygroundMillion Acre PlaygroundAir boats
Boating
Fishing
Flood control--Florida
Hunting
Plants
Promotional films
Recreation
Wildlife
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Junior Sailing RegattaJunior Sailing RegattaBoating
Fishing
Recreation
Wildlife
Sailing
Waterways
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Florida: First and Last FrontierFlorida: First and Last FrontierDescription and Travel
Economic conditions
Florida -- History -- 1565-1763
Florida -- History -- 18th century
Florida -- History -- 19th century
Florida -- History -- 20th century
Promotional films
Recreation
Tourism
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Florida AttractionsFlorida AttractionsAmusement parks
Attractions
Boating
Camping
Promotional films
Recreation
Seminole Indians
Tourism
Water skiing
Water sports
Wildlife
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