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Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Geographic Term contains "Daytona Beach "
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Bethune-Cookman College: A Rock in a Weary Land, ca. 1960

Bethune-Cookman College: A Rock in a Weary Land, ca. 1960

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This is an excellent film on Bethune-Cookman College. It begins with student protests on other college campuses. The film then switches to the tranquil campus of Bethune-Cookman College in Daytona Beach, a predominately African-American college founded by the late Mary McLeod Bethune. There is an overview of the school and its individual departments, including interviews with Richard Moore (President), Dr. Rabie J. Gainous (Department of Science and Mathematics), Herine Banks (Dean of Women), and Edward Rodriquez (Administrator of the Mary Bethune Foundation). Students express their views and ambitions throughout the film. The apparent purpose for the production of this film was to obtain additional funding for the school.
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Bicentennial Bethune, 1976

Bicentennial Bethune, 1976

Date
1976
Description
This film features a brief look at the life and achievements of Mary McLeod Bethune. It includes still images of the Daytona Normal and Industrial Institute for Negro Girls, Bethune-Cookman College, and the Mary McLeod Bethune home. The film was produced by the Florida Development Commission and the Florida Bicentennial Commission.
Collection
Daytona Beach Footage

Daytona Beach Footage

Date
Description
This film opens with automobiles driving on Daytona Beach, then moves to the Daytona Speedway and footage of automobile racing, occasional shots of spectators, and pit stops. Near the end of the film, shots of boating, water skiing and golf, are randomly interjected into the footage.
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DAYTONA BEACH RESORT AREA: THE AFFORDABLE FLORIDA

DAYTONA BEACH RESORT AREA: THE AFFORDABLE FLORIDA

Date
1970 (circa)
Description
This is one of the few tourism films to use synch sound with the models. It features three couples: one retired, one with two children and a young married couple. They frolic in the surf, fish and shop. Viewers see attractions, nightlife and all of the usual pastimes. The film shows some old-time footage of car races on the beach and many contemporary vehicles on the beach. It also shows Disney World, Marineland, Silver Springs, the Daytona Speedway, Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse, Ormond Beach Hotel and Kennedy Space Center. Produced by Coronado Studios and Gouchenour Inc. Advertising; sponsored by the Daytona Beach Resort Area.
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DIXIE FROLICS

DIXIE FROLICS

Date
1963
Description
Four southern belles in the 1963 Miss Dixie pageant frolic on the beach in a convertible and stroll the boardwalk at Daytona Beach, flirting and captivating passersby as stereotypical 1960s television music blares in the background. Produced by the Florida Development Commission.
Collection
Fabulous Florida

Fabulous Florida

Date
Description
This film offers a narrated tour of Florida, highlighting the North, Central and Southern regions. It features shots of: St. Augustine; Tallahassee; Jacksonville; Daytona Beach; Tampa; St. Petersburg; Palm Beach; Ft. Lauderdale; Miami Beach and Key West. The attractions mentioned include: Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center; Silver Springs; Rainbow Springs; Miami Seaquarium; Marineland; the Citrus Tower; Bok Tower; Cypress Gardens; Gasparilla Festival; Skyway Bridge; Ringling Art Museum; Everglades National Park and the Overseas Highway. The film also features Seminole Indian culture, Florida agriculture and the citrus industry. Produced by John Bramby for Humble Oil and Refining Company.
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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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MISS DIXIE '63; DAYTONA FROLICS

MISS DIXIE '63; DAYTONA FROLICS

Date
1963-08-06
Description
This film is footage from the 1963 Miss Dixie contest in Daytona Beach.
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Qualifying Races for the Daytona 500, 1964

Qualifying Races for the Daytona 500, 1964

Date
1964-02
Description
Sixty-nine drivers compete for 50 spots in the 1964 Daytona 500 at Daytona Beach. Some drivers spin out or crash, and one car catches fire. Ford driver Tiny Lund wins the race and is greeted by his wife and Miss Firebird.
Collection
THE ELLIOT STORY

THE ELLIOT STORY

Date
1950 (circa)
Description
This film shows a retired couple exploring the Daytona Beach area. In this fictitious account, the couple looks around by taking off in a Beechcraft Bonanza for an aerial view. Later, they see shopping areas, homes and churches. They see an antique car and the races. Then, they see dog racing, jai-alai, golf, shuffleboard and lawn bowling. At the end, they change the total on a city population sign by adding two. Produced by McDavitt of Daytona Beach; sponsored by the Year 'Round Living Commission of Daytona Beach.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Bethune-Cookman College: A Rock in a Weary Land, ca. 1960Bethune-Cookman College: A Rock in a Weary Land, ca. 1960African American history

Higher Education
Historically black colleges and universities
Promotional films
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Bicentennial Bethune, 1976Bicentennial Bethune, 1976African American history
Higher Education

Historically black colleges and universities
Promotional films
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fvc893Daytona Beach FootageDaytona 500
Automobiles
Automobile racing
Stock Car Racing
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DAYTONA BEACH RESORT AREA: THE AFFORDABLE FLORIDADAYTONA BEACH RESORT AREA: THE AFFORDABLE FLORIDAAmusement parks
Attractions
Automobiles
Automobile racing
Beaches
Boating
Promotional films
Recreation
Tourism
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DIXIE FROLICS DIXIE FROLICS Attractions
Beauty pageants
Beauty pageant contestants
Promotional films
Tourism
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fvc895Fabulous FloridaBramby, John
Stephen Foster State Folk Culture Center (White Springs, Fla.)
Miami Seaquarium
Gasparilla Festival (Tampa, Fla.)
John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art
Humble Oil and Refining Company
Seminoles
Agriculture
Citrus
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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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MISS DIXIE '63; DAYTONA FROLICSMISS DIXIE '63; DAYTONA FROLICSBeauty pageants
Beauty pageant contestants
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Qualifying Races for the Daytona 500, 1964Qualifying Races for the Daytona 500, 1964Automobiles, Racing
Automobile racing
Racetracks (Automobile racing) -- Florida -- Volusia County -- Daytona Beach
Automobile racing -- Florida -- Volusia County -- Daytona Beach
Entertainment events
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THE ELLIOT STORY THE ELLIOT STORY Airplanes
Automobile races
Beaches
Promotional films
Recreation
Tourism
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