23 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Subject is exactly "Travel"
FLORIDA SHOWCASE: BUS STORY

FLORIDA SHOWCASE: BUS STORY

Date
1963-11-14
Description
This film tells how a Greyhound bus was provided to FDC to showcase Florida. There are scenes of the bus in Minneapolis, MN and Augusta, ME. Another bus was shipped from Jacksonville to Europe. Viewers see the bus at the LeMans race in France. Produced by FDC.
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FLORIDA SHOWCASE ABROAD

FLORIDA SHOWCASE ABROAD

Date
1963
Description
A Greyhound bus serves as a display of information on Florida at the LeMans auto race in France.
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Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University: The 100 Before the World/Les Cents Devant Le Monde

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University: The 100 Before the World/Les Cents Devant Le Monde

Date
1989
Description
In this film, Florida A&M University is the sole representative of the United States in France's 200th Bastille Day Parade in Paris. This film covers FAMU's participation in the parade from day one. It shows the band practicing, sightseeing, interacting with other participants, and participating in the parade. Dr. Foster, the band's creator and director, is interviewed throughout the film.
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DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION

DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION

Date
1947 (circa)
Description
This is a home movie showing the Democratic National Convention in New York, including shots of the Empire State Building and Times Square. It shows WJZ-TV filming and convention hall shots. The interior shots are dark. Viewers see people touring the city and the Camel cigarette sign with a man blowing smoke out of his mouth. There is a great view of the city taken from the Empire State Building. Included in the footage are Leo, Sr., Judson, Belle and Barbara Kuebler.
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DEKLE HOME MOVIE

DEKLE HOME MOVIE

Date
1940 (circa)
Description
This home movie has scenes of both Florida and New York. It begins with New York in 1944, showing a cigarette billboard displaying the face of a member of the armed forces with smoke coming out of his mouth. Todd Dekle is standing on a busy street. The film then moves to the Miami Fire Department, with O.A. Dekle on a fire engine and later playing horseshoes. Next is Todd Dekle starting a 1932 Chevy using the crank on the front.
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Compass Points South

Compass Points South

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
In this film, Wayne Ferris talks to Senator George Smathers about his trip to Latin America. Most of the program deals with the communist threat to the Latin American region. The show is comprised primarily of footage shot during Smathers' trip to various locations in the Caribbean and South America. Scenes include: riots in Panama over control of the Canal Zone, and footage of Fidel Castro shaking his fist and meeting with Russian leader, Anastas Mikoyan. Later, there is footage of an interview by Miami reporter, Dick Lobo, with Generalissimo, Raphael Trujillo, of the Dominican Republic. The segment on Venezuela includes 1958 footage of Vice President Richard Nixon's motorcade being stoned by angry protesters. There are a few brief scenes of Smathers meeting with Venezuelan President Bettencourt. There are brief shots of Haiti and Puerto Rico, including Smathers' meeting with the Haitian President. Senator Smathers comments that student exchange programs may improve relations with Latin America. Mr. Ferris closes the program with recommendations, such as: price stabilization measures; mineral quotas; market subsidies; and improved foreign aid. Produced by WCKT of Miami.
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Color Me Fun

Color Me Fun

Date
1970 (circa)
Description
Three models representing the colors red, yellow, and blue demonstrate how to have fun in Miami Beach, the "one place where colors and people come together." Viewers see a variety of available foods, nightlife, water sports, and other recreation. There is shopping, where "there are all sorts of groovy things and groovy people," as well as dog racing, horse racing, and jai-alai. The film ends with scenes from the Everglades. Produced by Coronado Studios; sponsored by the Tourist Development Authority of Miami Beach.
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Citrus Boulevard

Citrus Boulevard

Date
1965
Description
This film provides a look at Highway 27 on the way to Miami. Viewers see: Silver Springs; Leesburg; the Citrus Tower with high scenic vistas of orange groves; and an amphibious vehicle. A model swipes an orange from a tree in the Governor's Grove where each tree, "belongs" to a state governor. The film shows a citrus stand and Cypress Gardens, with a great shot of tourists and their movie cameras. Viewers also see Bok Tower, and a majorette twirling in front of a store. There are good shots halfway through the film of a convertible with models on the highway. Produced by Guided Tours.
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CIRCUS OF SUMMER FUN

CIRCUS OF SUMMER FUN

Date
1963-06-11
Description
This was a news piece about the FDC campaign called "Circus of Summer Fun," which was created to encourage tourism. In the film, a vacationing family is stopped and "arrested" by Tallahassee City Police and Florida Highway Patrol and rewarded with a free weekend at a motel in Fort Lauderdale. Produced by FDC.
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CHALLENGE OF THE '70s

CHALLENGE OF THE '70s

Date
1966-11-05
Description
Various foreign ministers of tourism meet in Miami to discuss tourism promotion. They have breakfast in the Carillon Hotel, meet Miss Florida and confer. Translators, "just like at the UN," give simultaneous translations over headphones. They break for lunch and go by bus to the Miami Herald's new building. Then there are speeches and the presentation of cigars to each delegate by FDC Chairman Charles Campbell. Produced by FDC.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
FLORIDA SHOWCASE: BUS STORYFLORIDA SHOWCASE: BUS STORYAutomobile racing
Greyhound buses
Promotional films
Travel
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FLORIDA SHOWCASE ABROADFLORIDA SHOWCASE ABROADAutomobile racing
Greyhound buses
Promotional films
Travel
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Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University: The 100 Before the World/Les Cents Devant Le MondeFlorida Agricultural and Mechanical University: The 100 Before the World/Les Cents Devant Le MondeBastille Day
African American history
Historically black colleges and universities
Marching bands
Promotional films
Travel
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DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTIONDEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTIONHome movies
Political conventions
Tourism
Travel
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DEKLE HOME MOVIEDEKLE HOME MOVIEHome movies
Tourism
Travel
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Compass Points SouthCompass Points SouthAnti-communism
Communism
Diplomacy
Foreign relations
Politicians
Politics
Travel
United States-Foreign relations-Latin America
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Color Me FunColor Me FunAmusement parks
Attractions
Description and Travel
Economic Conditions
Gambling--Florida
Promotional films
Tourism
Travel
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Citrus BoulevardCitrus BoulevardAmusement parks
Attractions
Citrus industry
Description and travel
Promotional films
Tourism
Travel
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CIRCUS OF SUMMER FUNCIRCUS OF SUMMER FUNPolice officers
Promotional films
Tourism
Travel
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CHALLENGE OF THE '70sCHALLENGE OF THE '70sDiplomacy
Economic conditions
Promotional films
Tourism
Travel
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