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Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Geographic Term contains "Apalachicola "
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Apalachicola River / Water Marks

Apalachicola River / Water Marks

Date
1970 (circa)
Description
This film has beautiful footage of the river and the surrounding land. It shows a clean, undeveloped river. The film introduces Aunt Bell, the beekeeper who lives on the water's edge. There is excellent footage of the honey industry, fishing, and river wildlife. There are views of Apalachicola and the great seafood industry. Viewers see a black family pig farming and fishing upriver. The film addresses the issue of damming the river. Produced by WFSU-TV.
Collection
Florida Seafare

Florida Seafare

Date
Description
This film shows the many types of commercially harvested seafood in Florida. Scenes include: commercial fishermen; oystermen; crabbing; shrimping; and seine net fishing for mullet. Additional scenes include a folk singing couple at the 6th Annual Apalachicola Seafood Festival. Produced by: Barton Films; U.S. Dept. of Commerce; NOAA; Florida Department of Natural Resources; and National Marine Fisheries.
Collection
FLORIDA STATE PARKS INVITE YOU: WESTERN DISTRICT

FLORIDA STATE PARKS INVITE YOU: WESTERN DISTRICT

Date
1963-09-20
Description
This film offers a full overview of the adventures that await visitors to Florida's state parks. The film contains scenes from Suwanee River State Park, Fort Pickens, The Florida Constitution Historical Memorial, Torreya State Park, Bahia Honda, Gold Head Branch State Park, John Pennekamp Coral Reef Park, Olustee Battlefield, Fort Clinch, Myakka State Park, Killearn Gardens (known as Maclay Gardens today), Florida Caverns State Park, St. Andrews State Park and the Gorrie Museum in Apalachicola. Produced by the Florida Board of Parks and Historical Memorials.
Collection
Florida's Wildlife Heritage

Florida's Wildlife Heritage

Date
1983
Description
This film examines the negative impact humans have had on Florida's environment. The soundtrack begins with gentle flute music as scenes of swamp grasses, flowers and birds at dawn grace the screen. The music soon switches to up-tempo pop as the footage shows surfers, sailboats and sunbathers on the beach. The narrator emphasizes the importance of balancing the environmental needs of humans with the needs of endangered wildlife species through land conservation and wildlife management programs.

A female loggerhead turtle lays eggs on the beach and baby turtles hatch and crawl toward the sea. The film shows a variety of birds, including limpkins, anhingas, hawks, ducks and a red cockaded woodpecker. A gopher turtle eats and burrows in scrubland pine forests, which the narrator describes as "part of an important ecosystem." Through burrowing, the highly adaptable turtle provides habitats for the endangered indigo snake. Footage shows a manatee and her babies swimming as the narrator explains that they are vulnerable to speeding motorboats.

The narrator discusses environmental success stories, such as the passing of laws that protect alligators and the decreased use of pesticides, which improved the health and viability of Brown Pelican eggs. According to the narrator, the best way to protect our "wildlife heritage" is to work together to set aside parcels of land for wildlife and create wildlife parks and wildlife sanctuaries. The film ends with shots of Apalachicola National Forest and Edward Ball Wildlife Foundation signs and additional scenes of animals, flowers, rivers and beaches. This film was produced by the Ed Ball Wildlife Foundation.
Collection
Garden of Eden

Garden of Eden

Date
1972
Description
WFSU-TV reporter Diane Hoffman interviews E.E. Calaway, author of "In the Beginning," who claims that Florida's Torreya State Park is the biblical Garden of Eden. Mr. Callaway recites passages from the Bible that describe the mystical garden and compares them to features along the Apalachicola River. He attests that two features of the landscape prove his claim. The first is that the Apalachicola River is the only river in the world with four heads. The second is the presence of the gopherwood tree, which Noah used to build the ark. According to Callaway, the Bible claims that both elements were unique to the legendary garden and they are unique to Torreya State Park. Produced by WFSU-TV.
Collection
GOV. BOB GRAHAM & HURRICANE KATE

GOV. BOB GRAHAM & HURRICANE KATE

Date
1985
Description
Gov. Graham takes off in a military helicopter and surveys damage done around the Apalachicola area by Hurricane Kate. Graham talks to reporters and residents about federal, state and local aid. Videotaped by Bradley White.
Collection
Riverboats

Riverboats

Date
1970 (circa)
Description

A retired riverboat pilot sits on his front porch and talks about the old riverboat days, including his experience on the City Eufaula, the Callahan and the Chipola. He describes the different parts of a riverboat using a large replica of the City Eufuala. He also mentions the Mary, a boat that he operated with his father and brothers on the Apalachicola River. Produced by WFSU-TV.

Collection
THE DISCOVERY OF ST. GEORGE ISLAND

THE DISCOVERY OF ST. GEORGE ISLAND

Date
n.d.
Description
Jose Ferrer is host and narrator, greeting the viewer from the dunes. He meets with professor William Rogers of the Florida State University History Department and hears the history of the area. Viewers see fishing boats and the causeway to the island. The film also shows footage of the annual seafood festival with the blessing of the fleet, aerial shots of Apalachicola, a memorial to Dr. John Gorrie (inventor of refrigeration) and comments from some residents. Viewers see oyster tonging, shrimping, the ferry to the island, and some scuba scenes after which the divers describe sunken wrecks. There is beautiful scenic photography of beaches, hammocks and a sunset. Produced by Peter Barton Productions of Tallahassee; sponsored by Leisure Properties Inc.
Collection
This Good Land We Love! The Story of Wildlife Conservation and the Edward Ball Wildlife Foundation

This Good Land We Love! The Story of Wildlife Conservation and the Edward Ball Wildlife Foundation

Date
1972 (circa)
Description
Edward Ball was the longtime associate and brother-in-law of financier Alfred I. Dupont. He became trustee and manager of the Dupont Estates as well as leader of the St. Joe Paper Corporation in North Florida. This narrated film includes color footage and descriptions of four Florida wildlife sanctuaries created by the Edward Ball Wildlife Foundation.

The film begins with a reading of Joyce Kilmer's poem "Trees" over scenes of wildlife, including geese and other birds, followed by shots of Edward Ball strolling through a wooded area. The narrator describes Ball's belief in the importance of preserving endangered animal and plant species as well as his admiration for Teddy Roosevelt and forester, politician and conservationist Gifford Pinchot.

The film continues with visits to each wildlife sanctuary, including the University of West Florida near Pensacola, Wakulla Springs near St. Marks, the Box R Ranch near Apalachicola and Southwood Farms near Tallahassee. Students and school groups enjoy nature at UWF, where a tour for the visually impaired takes place. The Wakulla Springs segment includes exterior shots of the Wakulla Springs Lodge and wildlife boat tours. Wild geese and deer figure prominently throughout the film, which also includes scenes of limpkins, egrets, ducks, raccoons and alligators foraging for food. An alligator catches and eats a duck.

Most scenes are backed by lush music while the narrator describes the feeding habits of animals and the work of foundation employees. Throughout the film, the narrator reiterates Edward Ball's belief that pristine lands, wildlife species and the "natural wonders of the world" must be preserved for the understanding and enjoyment of future generations. The film concludes with quotes about man's place in nature and a quote from the book of Revelations: "Hurt not the Earth." This film was produced by John Appleyard Agency Inc.
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TODAY SHOW: TWO FLORIDA STORIES

TODAY SHOW: TWO FLORIDA STORIES

Date
1957 (circa)
Description
The first story shows life in Florida in the 1950s. Residences, industries, attractions and pastimes are seen. The film is produced as a "Today Show" "feature." Viewers see the Apalachicola River and Woodruff Dam, the Everglades, Seminoles, Jacksonville scenes and Miami scenes. The second story follows a roving reporter around the state. Viewers see the Welcome Station, St. Augustine, Marineland, driving on Daytona Beach, Silver Springs, Cypress Gardens, Sunshine Skyway (one span), Sebring races, recreation and the Keys. Produced by NBC Television, sponsored by FDC.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Apalachicola River / Water MarksApalachicola River / Water MarksDescription and travel
Environmental conditions
Bee keepers
Seafood industry
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fvc916Florida SeafareApalachicola Seafood Festival
Florida Development Commission
Barton Films
U.S. Dept. of Commerce
NOAA
Florida Deptartment of Natural Resources
National Marine Fisheries
Fishing
Crabbing
Shrimping
Oysters
Camping
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FLORIDA STATE PARKS INVITE YOU: WESTERN DISTRICT FLORIDA STATE PARKS INVITE YOU: WESTERN DISTRICT Promotional films
Recreation
Tourism
Wildlife
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da146Florida's Wildlife HeritageWildlife conservation
Flora and fauna
Marine animals
Coastal animals
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Garden of EdenGarden of EdenAuthors
Biblical stories
Gopherwood tree
Promotional films
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GOV. BOB GRAHAM & HURRICANE KATE GOV. BOB GRAHAM & HURRICANE KATE Governors-Florida
Hurricane damage-Florida
Politicians
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RiverboatsRiverboatsBoating
Riverboat pilots
Riverboats
Shipping
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THE DISCOVERY OF ST. GEORGE ISLAND THE DISCOVERY OF ST. GEORGE ISLAND Beaches
Boating
Fishing
Florida-History-19th century
Florida-History-20th century
Promotional films
Seafood industry
Tourism
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ea051This Good Land We Love! The Story of Wildlife Conservation and the Edward Ball Wildlife Foundationmoving image/fpc/memory/omeka_images/video/thumbnails90px/EA051.jpg
TODAY SHOW: TWO FLORIDA STORIES TODAY SHOW: TWO FLORIDA STORIES Attractions
Beaches
Economic conditions
Recreation
Seminole Indians
Promotional films
Tourism
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