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Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Geographic Term contains "Bradenton "
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Bottled Sunshine...A Juicy Story

Bottled Sunshine...A Juicy Story

Date
1968
Description
The story of Florida citrus cultivation. We see total processing at Tropicana in Bradenton. Also shows their glass plant and the Tropicana train, "the only regularly scheduled unit train in food industry history," featuring a mile of refrigerated box cars. Use of pulp as dairy feed is shown. Also see plastic juice container manufacturing and box manufacturing. Producer Tony Swain and Rose Swain, wife of cinematographer Mike Swain, are seen as airline passengers. Produced by Hack Swain Productions; sponsored by Tropicana Products.
Collection
Gamble Mansion and Confederate Museum

Gamble Mansion and Confederate Museum

Date
Description
This is a silent film showing the grounds and interior of the Gamble Mansion and Confederate Museum State Park. The film begins with young women dressed as "Southern Belles" welcoming visitors. A park ranger is shown at the entrance pointing to a sign. Scenes include images of the grounds, tourists and the interior of the house. A park ranger is shown holding up a Confederate flag.
Collection
MAGIC OF MANATEE

MAGIC OF MANATEE

Date
1973 (circa)
Description
Conquistadors come ashore in a reenactment of De Soto's alleged landing in Manatee County. Through "film magic," a crewman is transported through time to the present to see what the area is now like. A woman shows the crewman the area by cruising around in a Corvette convertible, seeing Bradenton, Palmetto and the island communities. They go for a plane ride, providing aerial views. Viewers see Sunshine Skyway (with the second span under construction), Ringling Art Museum, Gamble Mansion, Circus Hall of Fame, Lipizzaner Stallions, Bishop Planetarium, South Florida Museum and Pittsburgh Pirates spring training. The film also shows recreational activities including skiing and fishing. Produced by Hack Swain; sponsored by Manatee Chamber of Commerce.
Collection
"The Miracle of Flowers" by the Florida Flower Association, ca. 1950

"The Miracle of Flowers" by the Florida Flower Association, ca. 1950

Date
1950 (circa)
Description
The video describes the flowers cultivated, graded, packaged and distributed in Florida, including gladioli, pompons and lilies. There are slow motion shots of the flowers in bloom, and footage of the process of cultivating flowers, from preparing the soil to cutting the flowers after full growth. Then the film focuses on the Florida Flower Association’s flower research and their role in distributing the state’s flowers in refrigerated trucks, trains and planes. The end of the film shows how people use flowers in their homes and businesses and during events, such as weddings and fashion shows.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Bottled Sunshine...A Juicy StoryBottled Sunshine...A Juicy StoryCitrus
Citrus--Climatic factors--United States
Citrus industry
Citrus juices
Promotional films
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fvc920Gamble Mansion and Confederate MuseumGamble Mansion
Confederate Museum
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MAGIC OF MANATEEMAGIC OF MANATEEAirplanes
Amusement parks
Attractions
Automobiles
Baseball
Beaches
Conquistadors
Fishing
Horses
Infrastructure
Museums
Pittsburgh Pirates (Baseball team)
Promotional films
Recreation
Tourism
Water skiing
Water sports
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"The Miracle of Flowers" by the Florida Flower Association, ca. 1950"The Miracle of Flowers" by the Florida Flower Association, ca. 1950Agriculture
Farming
Flowers
Cut flower industry
Ornamental plant industry
Nurseries (Horticulture)
Ornamental horticulture
Floriculture
Gladiolus
Easter lily
Snapdragons
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