21 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Subject is exactly "Space program"
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AEROJET GENERAL CORPORATION

AEROJET GENERAL CORPORATION

Date
1964
Description
This film shows the Aerojet facility in Dade County, maker of solid fuel rocket engines and the fuel they use. Viewers see the opening ceremony of the facility with Governor Farris Bryant and FDC Chairman Wendell Jarrard. The film shows a Polaris at the end. Produced by FDC.
Collection
Apollo and Gemini

Apollo and Gemini

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This film shows actual space footage, Cape Kennedy footage, and spacecraft construction footage. It shows a launch and a spacewalk. Produced by WFSU-TV.
Collection
BICENTENNIAL CAPE KENNEDY

BICENTENNIAL CAPE KENNEDY

Date
1976
Description
This film gives a brief historical look at Cape Kennedy, " Florida's gateway to the final frontier." It shows a rocket launch, the visitors center and several space exploration vehicles. Produced by the Florida Development Commission and the Florida Bicentennial Commission.
Collection
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.
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Florida and the Spacecenter: Partners in Progress

Florida and the Spacecenter: Partners in Progress

Date
1967 (circa)
Description
This film gives a little early space program history and then describes the economic impact that space-related industry has on several counties close to Cape Canaveral. It informs the viewer that utilities and other infrastructure needed to be improved and expanded. As the population grew, so did leisure activities such as surfing, sailing, golf and hunting. Viewers see libraries, schools, hospitals, motels and municipal buildings. There is some footage of the Gemini launch with spectators and press. Viewers also see churches and civic groups. Tourists are seen witnessing launches and visiting the Kennedy Space Center. Produced by Technicolor; sponsored by NASA.
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FLORIDA FOR FUN AND PICTURES

FLORIDA FOR FUN AND PICTURES

Date
n.d.
Description
This film shows a steamboat replica on the Suwannee River, shell collecting on Sanibel Island, an Ormond Beach antique car, races at Daytona, and other scenes on a tour of Florida. Every now and then someone is seen taking movies or still photos. There is good NASA footage of activity at Cape Canaveral. At Cypress Gardens, the narrator gives exposure settings. It covers Tallahassee, Jacksonville, Ocala, St. Petersburg, Everglades, Homosassa Springs, Disney World, Parrot Jungle, Lion Country Safari, Citrus Tower, Truman Winter White House and Hemingway Home. The film shows gators, hippopotami, thoroughbred horses, tropical birds, flamingos and African animals. Viewers see airboat and shrimp boats. Produced by Eastman Kodak.
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FLORIDA GOVERNORS WITH PROMINENT POLITICAL FIGURES

FLORIDA GOVERNORS WITH PROMINENT POLITICAL FIGURES

Date
1965 (circa)
Description
This film includes still shots of Gov. Claude Kirk with his wife Erika giving speeches and talking with Gov. LeRoy Collins (silent). Gov. Reubin Askew introduces US Sen. Edmund Muskie, who has been invited to attend a Florida Cabinet session. He compares Florida's unique Cabinet system to the executive Cabinet system of Maine. He praises the new progressive Democratic leadership of the south (sound). Farris Bryant introduces first lady Ladybird Johnson, who speaks at Florida State University's Ruby Diamond auditorium. She comments on her "whistle-stop" tour of the south, education issues and Florida's role in the space program. There is additional footage including Luci Baines Johnson, who is pictured wearing an Indian headdress. Sen. Claude Pepper and Sen. George Smathers are also present. Produced by WFSU-TV.
Collection
FLORIDA ROCKET LAUNCH

FLORIDA ROCKET LAUNCH

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This film has footage of a missile launch conducted at night at Cape Kennedy. Produced by Telenews.
Collection
FLORIDA ROCKET LAUNCH

FLORIDA ROCKET LAUNCH

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This film has footage of a missile launch conducted during the day at Cape Kennedy. Produced by Telenews.
Collection
Florida: Moonport USA

Florida: Moonport USA

Date
1963 (circa)
Description
This film starts with a wonderful Mercury launch sequence. It shows a thriving aerospace industry in its prime. Viewers see an unsuccessful launch, lots of technology of the day (including transistor pocket radios) and 12 gallons of gas for $3.60. The film shows recreation, educational centers, and corporations and their space-related products. It describes the economic, cultural and population booms. Viewers see tactical missile launches and astronaut medical test equipment. The film predicts and shows a model of the Vehicle Assembly Building. It shows Miss Baker, the astro-monkey, Pensacola's School of Naval Aviation Medicine and Eglin Air Force Base in Fort Walton Beach. It is a tribute to the space program. Produced by Leroy Crooks; sponsored by FDC.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
AEROJET GENERAL CORPORATION AEROJET GENERAL CORPORATION Aerospace industry
Economic Conditions
Promotional films
Rockets (Aeronautics)
Space program
Space race
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Apollo and GeminiApollo and GeminiAerospace industry
Astronauts
Rockets (Aeronautics)
Space program
Space race
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BICENTENNIAL CAPE KENNEDY BICENTENNIAL CAPE KENNEDY Aerospace industry
Astronauts
Promotional films
Rockets (Aeronautics)
Space program
Space race
Tourism
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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 and the Spacecenter: Partners in Progress Florida and the Spacecenter: Partners in Progress Aerospace industry
Boating
Economic conditions
Golf
Hunting
Promotional films
Recreation
Rockets (Aeronautics)
Space program
Space race
Surfing
Tourism
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FLORIDA FOR FUN AND PICTURES FLORIDA FOR FUN AND PICTURES Amusement parks
Attractions
Automobile racing
Beaches
Boating
Promotional films
Recreation
Space program
Tourism
Wildlife
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FLORIDA GOVERNORS WITH PROMINENT POLITICAL FIGURES FLORIDA GOVERNORS WITH PROMINENT POLITICAL FIGURES Activists
Economic conditions
Governors-Florida
National Democratic Party
Politicians
Politics
Space program
Speeches
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FLORIDA ROCKET LAUNCH FLORIDA ROCKET LAUNCH Aerospace industry
Rockets (Aeronautics)
Space program
Space race
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FLORIDA ROCKET LAUNCH FLORIDA ROCKET LAUNCH Aerospace industry
Rockets (Aeronautics)
Space program
Space race
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Florida: Moonport USAFlorida: Moonport USAAerospace industry
Astronauts
Space program
Space race
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