26 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Geographic Term contains "Jacksonville "
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A Century of Banking in Jacksonville

A Century of Banking in Jacksonville

Date
1977-08-08
Description
This film chronicles the history of Jacksonville and the Barnett family. Viewers learn that the family's fortunes are intertwined in the history of the city and the state. The film was produced using still photos and newspaper clippings.
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A Day at the Zoo

A Day at the Zoo

Date
1963 (circa)
Description
This film shows a family visiting the Jacksonville Zoo. It shows animals in concrete and chicken wire enclosures, elephants eating cotton candy from the visitors, and monkeys playing on their playground equipment. The narrator makes many cutesy comments as the animals are shown. The family has lunch and the film shows the snack bar with burgers, fries, corn dogs and snow cones being made. The zoo also features rides, including a merry-go-round, a roller coaster and a miniature train. Then, the zoo director and a city commissioner are seen and an animal "beauty contest" is shown. Produced by Russell-Barton Film Co.
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AND THEN THERE WERE NONE

AND THEN THERE WERE NONE

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This film offers a melodramatic countdown of the 10 days leading up to March 3, 1862, when Union forces discovered that Confederate troops had abandoned Fort Duncan Lamont Clinch without a fight. The narrator recounts the fort's history and its gradual decline in defenses and troop occupation. The camera pans around the deserted fort as the narrator describes the peaceful taking of the unarmed and unmanned fort. The film also relates the story of an escaped slave who rowed out into the harbor to inform Union troops that the fort had been deserted. Produced by Compass Twelve Productions and WFGA-TV of Jacksonville.
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BICENTENNIAL FORT CAROLINE

BICENTENNIAL FORT CAROLINE

Date
1976
Description
This piece begins with a brief history of Fort Caroline, which was established by French Protestants in 1564. Showing footage of the reconstructed site, the narrator describes the Spanish assault on the fort and discusses Jacques LeMoyne, believed to be the first European artist to depict Native Americans. The film's color has faded to red. Produced by the Florida Development Commission and the Florida Bicentennial Commission.
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Bouncing Baby

Bouncing Baby

Date
1916
Description
This film is a one-reel comedy made in 1916 in Jacksonville.  The orginal working title is "Fred's Fictitious Foundling." Released in 1919 by the Florida Film Corp under the Sunbeam Comedies banner.
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Confederate Veterans Convention

Confederate Veterans Convention

Date
1914
Description
This film was produced with titles, and shows the meeting of 40,000 Confederate war veterans in Jacksonville.They dance to fiddle music and many cars, horses, bands and flags are shown. The veterans are shown dining together in a mess tent. An electric street car goes by during a section titled "Sons of Confederate Veterans Parade." An African-American loyal to the Confederacy is shown, as well as the "youngest vet." Produced by Mackey and Coutant Film Co.; sponsored by Florida Commercial Sound Films of Jacksonville.
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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 FOR FUN AND PICTURES

FLORIDA FOR FUN AND PICTURES

Date
n.d.
Description
This film shows a steamboat replica on the Suwannee River, shell collecting on Sanibel Island, an Ormond Beach antique car, races at Daytona, and other scenes on a tour of Florida. Every now and then someone is seen taking movies or still photos. There is good NASA footage of activity at Cape Canaveral. At Cypress Gardens, the narrator gives exposure settings. It covers Tallahassee, Jacksonville, Ocala, St. Petersburg, Everglades, Homosassa Springs, Disney World, Parrot Jungle, Lion Country Safari, Citrus Tower, Truman Winter White House and Hemingway Home. The film shows gators, hippopotami, thoroughbred horses, tropical birds, flamingos and African animals. Viewers see airboat and shrimp boats. Produced by Eastman Kodak.
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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 STATE PARKS INVITE YOU: CENTRAL DISTRICT

FLORIDA STATE PARKS INVITE YOU: CENTRAL DISTRICT

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This film follows a "typical Florida family" on their adventures in Florida 's state parks. Their trip begins at Manatee Springs. They take in the sites at O'Leno State Park, Olustee Battlefield Memorial, Gold Head Branch State Park, Little Talbot State Park and Fort Clinch State Park. The film spotlights the recreational opportunities that are available at each stop along their journey. Florida Board of Parks and Historical Memorials.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
A Century of Banking in Jacksonville A Century of Banking in Jacksonville Banking
Economic conditions
Florida--History--19th century
Florida--History--20th century
Promotional films
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A Day at the ZooA Day at the ZooAmusement parks
Attractions
Promotional films
Tourism
Wildlife
Zoos
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AND THEN THERE WERE NONE AND THEN THERE WERE NONE Civil War
Florida-History-19th century
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BICENTENNIAL FORT CAROLINE BICENTENNIAL FORT CAROLINE Florida-History-Huguenot colony, 1562-1565
Promotional films
Timucua Indians
Timucua Indians-Pictorial works
Tourism
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Bouncing BabyBouncing BabyComedy
Silent films
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Confederate Veterans ConventionConfederate Veterans ConventionCivil War
Parades
Sons of Confederate Veterans (Organization)
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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 FOR FUN AND PICTURES FLORIDA FOR FUN AND PICTURES Amusement parks
Attractions
Automobile racing
Beaches
Boating
Promotional films
Recreation
Space program
Tourism
Wildlife
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FLORIDA SHOWCASE: BUS STORY FLORIDA SHOWCASE: BUS STORY Automobile racing
Greyhound buses
Promotional films
Travel
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FLORIDA STATE PARKS INVITE YOU: CENTRAL DISTRICT FLORIDA STATE PARKS INVITE YOU: CENTRAL DISTRICT Museums
Promotional films
Recreation
Tourism
Wildlife
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