6 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Geographic Term contains "Lakeland "
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Date
1963 (circa)
Description
This film provides a look at Polk County, showing citrus groves and processing, Bok Tower, the Great Masterpiece and Cypress Gardens. Next, the tourist "family" the film is following visits a phosphate mine and they back their convertible into a dragline bucket to convey the size. Viewers see mining underway and the family hunts fossils in debris piles. An "unusual scenic attraction" is Sand Mountain, a phosphate debris pile. Next is a cattle farm, Florida Southern College, and its Frank Lloyd Wright buildings. Recreation includes skiing, boating and fishing. Produced by Sanborn Film Productions; sponsored by Polk County Chamber of Commerce.
Collection
SOAPBOX DERBY

SOAPBOX DERBY

Date
1963-07-12
Description
This film shows a soapbox derby race in Lakeland in 1963.
Collection
THE GREAT ADVENTURE

THE GREAT ADVENTURE

Date
1953 (circa)
Description
This is the same film as BA076 with slightly different scenes at the head and tail. There is no indication of which was the first edit or why changes were made. The film covers state universities, architecture, segregation and 1950s clothing styles.
Collection
The Great Adventure: Universities Throughout Florida, ca. 1954

The Great Adventure: Universities Throughout Florida, ca. 1954

Date
1954 (circa)
Description
A high school student named "Bob" learns about Florida colleges and universities. The tour of schools starts in Tallahassee with scenes of Florida State University and Florida A and M University. The tour continues to the University of Florida in Gainesville, Bethune-Cookman College in Daytona Beach, Stetson University in DeLand, and Rollins College in Winter Park. At Florida Southern College there are shots of buildings designed by architect Frank Lloyd Wright. Then at the University of Tampa the narrator describes the university’s new interpersonal and intercultural relations program. The last stop is the University of Miami. The film ends with “Bob” registering and taking a tour of an unnamed college in Florida. The projection print is a black and white copy. BA077 is the same film with slightly different scenes at the head and tail. Produced by Florida State Advertising Commission and Ball Productions of Miami.
Collection
THE SANTA CLAUS BOWL

THE SANTA CLAUS BOWL

Date
1953-12
Description
This film shows players arriving by train and bus in Lakeland for the Pop Warner League Santa Claus Bowl. The boys have a physical checkup, practice and play some semifinal football games. The film also shows a fishing contest held in conjunction with the games. The cheerleaders' costumes are stylish for the time (1953). The bowl queens (11-12 years old) are judged on a football essay, beauty, school records and church attendance. After the game, the boys visit Cypress Gardens.
Collection
WONDER-FULL LAKELAND

WONDER-FULL LAKELAND

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This film shows life in Lakeland. It includes spring training with the Detroit Tigers, churches, schools, public recreation facilities, archery, water skiing, industry and phosphate mining. Viewers see Busch Gardens, Cypress Gardens, a rodeo and Florida Southern College with its Frank Lloyd Wright Buildings.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Region with a RecordRegion with a RecordAttractions
Boating
Citrus industry
Fishing
Phosphate industry
Promotional films
Recreation
Tourism
Water skiing
Water sports
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SOAPBOX DERBY SOAPBOX DERBY Soapbox derby racing/fpc/memory/omeka_images/thumbnails/catalog_video.jpg
THE GREAT ADVENTURE THE GREAT ADVENTURE College sports
Higher education
Promotional films
Segregation
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The Great Adventure: Universities Throughout Florida, ca. 1954The Great Adventure: Universities Throughout Florida, ca. 1954College sports
Higher education
African American universities and colleges
Promotional films
Public institutions--Florida
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THE SANTA CLAUS BOWL THE SANTA CLAUS BOWL Attractions
Competitions
Fishing
Football
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WONDER-FULL LAKELAND WONDER-FULL LAKELAND Archery
Churches
Detroit Tigers (Baseball team)
Education
Industry
Phosphate mining
Recreation
Rodeos
Promotional films
Water skiing
Water sports
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