243 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Geographic Term contains "Florida"
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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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WOMEN'S AIR RACE

WOMEN'S AIR RACE

Date
1963-06-18
Description
This film shows several women pilots and their airplanes on the ground. No one is identified. No racing or flying is shown.
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WINN-DIXIE BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION FOR MR. COOK

WINN-DIXIE BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION FOR MR. COOK

Date
1970 (circa)
Description
A group of Winn-Dixie clerks, singing the Winn-Dixie theme song, gather around a woman. Pretending to remove her clothing, including a bra and underwear with "WD" printed on them, the men disperse, leaving the supposedly naked woman holding a Winn-Dixie sign in front of her. This film was apparently made for a Mr. Cook's birthday, and is a humorous piece.
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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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WFSU TV - FLORIDA SECRETARY OF STATE TOM ADAMS; AIRCRAFT; EVERGLADES

WFSU TV - FLORIDA SECRETARY OF STATE TOM ADAMS; AIRCRAFT; EVERGLADES

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This is a work film from WFSU-TV consisting of three segments. The first segment features Florida Secretary of State Tom Adams commenting on the reorganization of the Florida Secretary of State's office. This segment has some audio distortion from magnetic sound stripe deterioration. In the second segment, Bill Ealand of Seminole Flying Services demonstrates a landing in a twin-engine Beechcraft. The camera pans over his shoulder as he explains the function of various instruments and controls in the cockpit while in flight. The final segment is silent footage of two officers of the Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission on an airboat in the Everglades. They are spraying the water with what appears to be pest control chemicals. Produced by WFSU-TV.
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Waters of Destiny

Waters of Destiny

Date
1957 (circa)
Description
This film uses actual hurricane footage to show the damage from uncontrolled storm water, describing how the Army Corps of Engineers and the Central and Southern Florida Flood Control District tamed the Everglades. The melodramatic narration combined with outstanding footage of storms and floods makes this a compelling film. The piece ends by showing off the manpower and equipment used to change Florida's environment, with all good intentions. Wildlife photography is by E.W. Dutton. Waters of Destiny was filmed in Kodachrome.
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WATERFRONT HOUSING DEVELOPMENT

WATERFRONT HOUSING DEVELOPMENT

Date
1950 (circa)
Description
This is footage of a waterfront housing development construction site. It starts with aerial footage of the site, which is located on a small island key. Then, there are scenes of gas pipe lines, dirt roads and various panoramic shots. The location is unknown.
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WATER SKIING IN SWIMMING POOL

WATER SKIING IN SWIMMING POOL

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
A series of tricks are done on skis in a swimming pool. A winch winds the rope and pulls skiers the length of the pool. They take off from the high dive, ski on a disk and slalom.
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Water Hyacinth: The Silent Aggressor

Water Hyacinth: The Silent Aggressor

Date
1977
Description
This is an educational film about water hyacinth, the invasive aquatic plant that has become a nuisance to Florida waterways. The film discusses the plant's South American origin and its introduction to the United States. Florida hyacinth expert Al Burkhalter of the Florida Department of Natural Resources, along with researchers from the University of Florida, describe the plant's reproductive and adaptive characteristics. The film shows researchers in South America looking for natural predators of hyacinth to import to the United States as a method of control. The film also touches upon the threat the waterborne weed poses to the Florida citrus and fishing industries. Produced by the US Department of Agriculture.
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Water Croquet

Water Croquet

Date
1963-08-05
Description
At Silver Springs, two young couples with mallets try to knock large rubber balls through floating wickets as glass-bottom boats pass in the background.
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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WOMEN'S AIR RACE WOMEN'S AIR RACE Airplanes
Pilots
Women aviators
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WINN-DIXIE BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION FOR MR. COOK WINN-DIXIE BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION FOR MR. COOK Birthdays
Celebrations
Grocery stores
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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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WFSU TV - FLORIDA SECRETARY OF STATE TOM ADAMS; AIRCRAFT; EVERGLADES WFSU TV - FLORIDA SECRETARY OF STATE TOM ADAMS; AIRCRAFT; EVERGLADES Airboats
Airplanes
Pest control
Politics
Politicians
Wildlife
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Waters of DestinyWaters of DestinyAgriculture
Canal construction
Drainage
Drought
Flood control -- Florida
Ranching
Wild fires
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WATERFRONT HOUSING DEVELOPMENT WATERFRONT HOUSING DEVELOPMENT Aerial photography
Construction
Development
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WATER SKIING IN SWIMMING POOL WATER SKIING IN SWIMMING POOL Recreation
Swimming pools
Water skiing
Water sports
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Water Hyacinth: The Silent AggressorWater Hyacinth: The Silent AggressorAquatic plants
Invasive plants
Water hyacinth--Florida
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Water CroquetWater CroquetCroquet
Glass-bottom boats
Recreation
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