32 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Subject is exactly "Transportation "
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A NEW ADVENTURE IN LIVING

A NEW ADVENTURE IN LIVING

Date
1957 (circa)
Description
This film shows the community of Pompano Beach, including the fun, entertainment and activities that are available in the area. Viewers see homes "that range in price from $8,000." Flowering plants, backyard pools and canals with water skiers are typical. Viewers see banks, businesses and lots of cars. The film shows produce, industry, hotels, motels and Ted Mack strolling the beach. Viewers see Hillsborough Lighthouse, the beaches, golf courses, harness and thoroughbred races, Dania Jai-Alai Fronton and Storyland Amusement Park. Churches, schools and hospitals are shown next. The film also shows a train depot, Broward County Airport, cruise ships at Port Everglades, the Yacht Club, deep-sea fishing and nightlife. The area is described as "a veritable utopia." Produced by Don Parisher.
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BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION

BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION

Date
1953 (circa)
Description
This film shows steel being formed at Henry Corporation in Rattlesnake, where precast concrete slabs are being made for the lower Tampa Bay Bridge. The concrete is poured into a slab as jazz piano music plays on the soundtrack. The slabs are lifted onto a barge and stacked, then put into place on the bridge. Next is a draw-section of the bridge moving from land to the barge and from the barge to position on the bridge. Many laborers are seen.
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D.O.T REPORT

D.O.T REPORT

Date
1970 (circa)
Description
Bob Considine takes the viewer on an "in-depth" look at the Florida Department of Transportation. The department plays an integral part in making Florida the "fastest growing state in the nation" by using the newest technology. Recent scientific developments like enormous punch-card computers, underwater bridge inspection and automated map drafting are new methods embraced by the department. Efforts to minimize disruption of Florida's citizens, natural environment and historical heritage are aided by several full-time expert advisors. The FDOT is also a testing ground for revolutionary programs such as "Flash," an emergency motorist distress system, free car wash sites on the Florida Turnpike and new forms of mass transit. Produced by the Hallmark International Films for FDOT.
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FASTEN YOUR SEAT BELTS

FASTEN YOUR SEAT BELTS

Date
1966-07-01
Description
This film is footage of an International Stewardess Contest. The girls pose, frolic and visit Miami Seaquarium, home of television star Flipper. They go to a beauty shop. The contest begins later that evening. The winner is from Guatemala. The film also shows Fontainebleau Hotel in Miami Beach and Miami Beach Mayor Elliot Roosevelt.
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FLORIDA REMOTE CONTROL BRIDGE

FLORIDA REMOTE CONTROL BRIDGE

Date
1973-12-05
Description
Florida Secretary of Transportation Walter Revell announces the invention of another transportation marvel, Florida's Remote Control Bridge near the Kennedy Space Center. It is the only bridge in the country that is operated via remote control by an off-site operator. He addresses plans to expand Florida's remote controlled bridge system to 12 in the approaching years. The narrator explains why remote control operation is safer and more cost effective than on-site controls. The camera captures the action as the bridge is tested and the operator follows each step on a lighted control board to ensure proper operation. Produced by WFSU-TV and the Florida Department of Transportation.
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FLORIDA: PROFILE OF PROGRESS

FLORIDA: PROFILE OF PROGRESS

Date
1957
Description
This is long version of BA087. It tells how Florida is a growing market for industry, showing various plants' employees sunning and golfing. See Martin (aerospace), Pratt and Whitney, phosphate mining, paper and pulp, citrus and other produce. Cattle, seafood, hydroelectric power, gas pipeline, airports, trains, ports and highways are shown. It also shows colleges and research, including nuclear reactors. There are more manufacturing scenes, including scenes of FDC meeting and consulting. The film describes Florida's tax structure and then gives a recap.
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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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FLORIDA'S WHITE GOLD

FLORIDA'S WHITE GOLD

Date
1970 (circa)
Description
This film tells us about crushed stone and sand and how these materials are used in concrete and water filtration. It shows limestone mining, construction, and many scenes of cities and roads in Florida.
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GOV. FARRIS BRYANT AT TAMPA FAIR LUNCHEON

GOV. FARRIS BRYANT AT TAMPA FAIR LUNCHEON

Date
1964-02-11
Description
Gov. Bryant speaks on the Florida State Fair, President Kennedy's visit the year before, changes in retailing and banking, and notes the interaction of state and federal governments. He also describes procedures needed in the welfare system, care for the aged and care for the mentally disabled. He says that there are over 8,300 more state employees than when he took office, most in higher education, and that the state universities' staffs are expanding. He tells how expanding highways require more personnel and money. He talks about other changes due to growth in the state and says that we must keep up with it. Produced by FDC. The sound is good but not synchronized.
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GOV. FARRIS BRYANT HIGHWAY PROGRAM STATEMENTS

GOV. FARRIS BRYANT HIGHWAY PROGRAM STATEMENTS

Date
1964-01
Description
Gov. Bryant praises the success of the Florida Turnpike Authority upon the opening of the completed Sunshine State Parkway. He also comments on the upcoming commemoration activities for I-75 and plans to expand Florida's "attractive and modern" highway system to benefit from its implementation. Produced by the Florida Development Commission.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
A NEW ADVENTURE IN LIVING A NEW ADVENTURE IN LIVING Amusement parks
Attractions
Beaches
Economic conditions
Fishing
Golf
Horses
Horse racing
Hotels
Promotional films
Tourism
Transportation
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BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION Barges
Bridges
Concrete construction
Construction
Infrastructure
Transportation
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D.O.T REPORT D.O.T REPORT Bridges
Infrastructure
Mass transit
Road construction
Transportation
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FASTEN YOUR SEAT BELTS FASTEN YOUR SEAT BELTS Airplanes
Competitions
Promotional films
Stewardesses, Airline
Transportation
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FLORIDA REMOTE CONTROL BRIDGE FLORIDA REMOTE CONTROL BRIDGE Bridges
Infrastructure
Transportation
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FLORIDA: PROFILE OF PROGRESS FLORIDA: PROFILE OF PROGRESS Aerospace industry
Cattle industry
Citrus industry
Golf
Hydroelectric power
Nuclear power
Phosphate industry
Seafood industry
Shipping
Timber industry
Trains
Transportation
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FLORIDA: SOMETHING OLD, SOMETHING NEW FLORIDA: SOMETHING OLD, SOMETHING NEW Aerospace industry
Attractions
Automobile racing
Fishing
Museums
Promotional films
Tourism
Transportation
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FLORIDA'S WHITE GOLD FLORIDA'S WHITE GOLD Concrete
Construction
Infrastructure
Limestone
Mining industry
Promotional films
Transportation
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GOV. FARRIS BRYANT AT TAMPA FAIR LUNCHEON GOV. FARRIS BRYANT AT TAMPA FAIR LUNCHEON Economic conditions
Governors-Florida
High education
Infrastructure
Politicians
Politics
Public health
Transportation
Welfare
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GOV. FARRIS BRYANT HIGHWAY PROGRAM STATEMENTS GOV. FARRIS BRYANT HIGHWAY PROGRAM STATEMENTS Governors-Florida
Infrastructure
Politicians
Promotional films
Road construction
Transportation
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