23 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Subject is exactly "Travel"
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You Got to See Florida

You Got to See Florida

Date
1950 (circa)
Description
This film starts with Florida agriculture, including papaya and sugarcane. Viewers see farming on reclaimed Everglades muck land and imported grass from India is mentioned. The film shows cattle herds on a "man-made Pampas that a few years ago were swamp." Tern rookeries on Bird Island, Marine Studios, purple gallinules, gators, and lots of wild flowers with butterflies are shown. Next are bellowing alligators, white ibis, blue heron, coots, rails, egret, and green heron. Viewers see Seminoles spear fishing, in a village grinding corn, and cooking with a baby in a hammock. Phosphate mining, shelling on Sanibel Island, hermit crab, citrus, tarpon fishing in the mangroves, bass fishing, parrots, the University of Miami, and Bok Tower are shown. This is a beautiful Kodachrome print. Sponsored by Gulf Oil.
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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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Traveling outside of Florida in the 1920s

Traveling outside of Florida in the 1920s

Date
1920 (circa)
Description
This home movie captures the daily life of a family with young children living in an unidentified mountainous region sometime during the 1920s. This home movie captures the daily life of a family with young children living in an unidentified mountainous region sometime during the 1920s. An African-American woman is shown accompanying the family on an outing.
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The Torch of Friendship

The Torch of Friendship

Date
1963 (circa)
Description
This is a film promoting the Hampton House Hotel in Miami, a business oriented to an African-American clientele. It describes how notable black men and women of the 1960s gathered there, such as Ralph Metcalf (gold medalist, 1932 & 1936 Olympics), Althea Gibson (Wimbledon Champ), Martin Luther King Jr., singer Jackie Wilson, and baseball Hall of Famer Jackie Robinson. The film follows a formula similar to other promotional films, except almost everyone in it is black. The complete footage shows entertainment, the owners, a fashion show, dog and horse racing, the Miami Seaquarium, the Torch of Friendship, Yogi Berra, Mickey Mantle, the Baltimore Orioles, and the FAMU Track team. Produced by Don Parisher.
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MISS ICELAND IN FLORIDA

MISS ICELAND IN FLORIDA

Date
1962-09-05
Description
Miss Iceland zips around Tallahassee in a convertible before picking up some golfing tips from a FSU golf instructor. At the end of the film, she mounts a small winners platform made from blocks of ice. Produced by the Florida Development Commission.
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Floridians Travel to Europe, 1920s

Floridians Travel to Europe, 1920s

Date
1920 (circa)
Description
This home movie footage captures scenes of European travel in the 1920s. It opens on the deck of a cruise ship, and includes footage of the various leisure activities (shuffleboard, skeet shooting, and smoking) happening aboard. The film then transitions into daily life in 1920s Oxford, England, and includes shots of students congregating on the campus of All Souls College. Various street scenes of 1920s London are also recorded, including footage of a lively cricket match, Big Ben clock tower, as well as Reading, Henley, High Wycombe, Faringdon, and Witney street signs. Additional travel scenes include areas around Zurich Switzerland and Munich Germany with footage of the Glockenspiel clock tower.
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Florida's Turnpike

Florida's Turnpike

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This film tells how Florida's Turnpike was developed. Scenes of the Florida interior and Miami Beach are included. It features Florida Highway Patrol Troop K, motorist assistance and rest stop facilities. It tells how the turnpike is a major commercial facility for produce. The film shows Department of Transportation plans for new facilities along the turnpike. Produced by Robert R. Favorite Productions; sponsored by Florida Department of Transportation.
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Florida's Emerald Isle, Marco Island

Florida's Emerald Isle, Marco Island

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This film begins with people enjoying the surf, a visit to a shell mound, and a visit to the only modern home in the island's interior. The film also examines the coco plum fruit, French mulberry plant, wild coffee plants and other plants. Viewers see locations such as Snook Haven Marina, Snook Hole, and scenes of snook fishing. An architectural model and renderings show how the island will be changed by developers. Produced by Hack Swain Productions.
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Florida's East Coast Holiday

Florida's East Coast Holiday

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This film shows cities, attractions and things to do on the east coast of Florida. Producer Bill Beckley appears in a convertible leaving the airport at the start of the film. Viewers see the Daytona Speedway, Cape Canaveral, commercial growing, fishing for sailfish, a cruise ship and Miami hotels. The film also contains footage of parrots and flamingos at Parrot Jungle, the Miami Seaquarium, the Miami Serpentarium and William Haast milking a cobra. Also shown is footage of a large grouper; Whitehall, Henry Flagler's home; and the Florida Keys. Produced by Beckley Films and FDC; sponsored by Eastern Airlines.
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FLORIDA SHOWCASE: NEW YORK!

FLORIDA SHOWCASE: NEW YORK!

Date
1964-03
Description
This film spotlights the Florida Showcase information center in downtown New York City. It has lots of silent shots of the Big Apple. It shows New Yorkers getting travel and industry information on Florida. There are also short interviews with agents who work at the center and some of their patrons. Produced by the Florida Development Commission.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
You Got to See FloridaYou Got to See FloridaAgriculture
Amusement parks
Attractions
Fishing Industry
Promotional films
Seminole Indians
Tourism
Travel
Wildlife
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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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Traveling outside of Florida in the 1920sTraveling outside of Florida in the 1920sTravel
Home movies
Model T automobiles
Children playing 1920s
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The Torch of FriendshipThe Torch of FriendshipAfrican American
Amusement parks
Attractions
Hotels
Promotional films
Tourism
Travel
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MISS ICELAND IN FLORIDA MISS ICELAND IN FLORIDA Beauty pageants
Golf
Promotional films
Travel
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Floridians Travel to Europe, 1920sFloridians Travel to Europe, 1920sTravel/fpc/memory/omeka_images/video/thumbnails90px/Sebring2.jpg
Florida's TurnpikeFlorida's TurnpikeBeaches
Economic conditions
Infrastructure
Law enforcement
Police officers
Promotional films
Tourism
Transportation
Travel
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Florida's Emerald Isle, Marco IslandFlorida's Emerald Isle, Marco IslandBeaches
Description and Travel
Plants
Promotional films
Tourism
Travel
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Florida's East Coast HolidayFlorida's East Coast HolidayAmusement parks
Attractions
Description and Travel
Fishing
Promotional films
Recreation
Tourism
Travel
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FLORIDA SHOWCASE: NEW YORK! FLORIDA SHOWCASE: NEW YORK! Interviews
Promotional films
Tourism
Travel
Travel agents
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