22 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Geographic Term contains "Leon County "
Lake Jackson Residents

Lake Jackson Residents

Date
1970 (circa)
Description
This film features interviews with two residents of the Lake Jackson area of Tallahassee. The first resident expresses concern for the welfare of wildlife in the area. He complains that a local watershed is dumping silt into the water that makes it unsuitable for a fish or animal habitat. He closes his interview with cautionary comments, warning that lessons can be learned from similar situations with water bodies in southern Florida. Next, Dave "Red" Smith talks about his lifelong relationship with Lake Jackson. The segment ends with silent footage of boaters, developments and businesses in the Lake Jackson area. Produced by WFSU-TV.
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Art Cheek's Organic Garden

Art Cheek's Organic Garden

Date
1975
Description
Art Cheek describes the benefits of organic gardening, while sharing methods he uses to maximize vegetable yields in his 4,000-square-foot garden. This work film contains several segments that document the garden's evolution from seeded soil to a lush cornucopia. Also see BA279 & BA282. Produced by WFSU-TV.
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Seaboard Coast Line Railroad Freight Train Ride, 1976

Seaboard Coast Line Railroad Freight Train Ride, 1976

Date
1976-01-28
Description
A brakeman sets up cars and links them up to a train. The camera films the engineer and crew in the engine, as well as the landscape rolling by. The train drops cars in a siding and takes off again before stopping at the Tallahassee depot. Produced by WFSU-TV.
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Chaires Community

Chaires Community

Date
1977
Description
This film provides a brief look at the community of Chaires, located north of Tallahassee. There are shots of the Chaires Elementary School, neighborhoods and an interview with Chaires descendants who talk about their family history and the founding of the Chaires community. Produced by WFSU-TV.
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State Senator Beth Johnson on Amendment 3, 1963

State Senator Beth Johnson on Amendment 3, 1963

Date
1963
Description
State Senator Beth Johnson urges voters to pass Amendment 3 to the Florida Constitution which designates land for recreation and water conservation purposes. She emphasizes the need for foresight on environmental issues, especially water conservation. Produced by the Florida Development Commission.
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Interview with Women's Army Corps Captain Eleanor P. Hutchins, Tallahassee, 1957

Interview with Women's Army Corps Captain Eleanor P. Hutchins, Tallahassee, 1957

Date
1957
Description
This film begins with exterior shots of Florida State University (FSU). Then Katherine Warren, dean of women, interviews Captain Eleanor P. Hutchins, commanding officer at the Women's Army Corps (WAC) Detachment at Fort McPherson, Georgia. Hutchins discusses her career with WAC and how the liberal arts education she received from FSU prepared her for the Army. The interview concludes with Hutchins discussing the upcoming Summer College Program for juniors at Fort McClellan in Alabama.
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African-American Farmers

African-American Farmers

Date
1979
Description
This film features interviews and incidental footage of African-American farmers of the Tallahassee area. The farmers discuss their backgrounds and history working the land and living in the area. There is additional silent footage at the end of the film. Produced by WFSU-TV.
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Cold Weather Hits the Capitol

Cold Weather Hits the Capitol

Date
Description
This video contains footage of winter weather conditions in Tallahassee in January of 1987.
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Education Shortfall for Construction

Education Shortfall for Construction

Date
Description
Education Commissioner Betty Castor predicts a 3.5 billion dollar shortfall for school construction money over the next five years. Lee Mainella reports that Governor Bob Martinez, the legislature, and tax payers are aware of the problem but notes that education needs may have to be postponed to deal with other state concerns.
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Luna Plantation

Luna Plantation

Date
1940 (circa)
Description
This film has beautiful footage of the Luna Plantation in Leon County. This footage is composed of four combined short films. There are scenes showing: quail hunting; people on the plantation steps; a woman taking photographs; plowing with a sit-down plow; two children playing with a wagon/stroller apparatus; a picnic in the woods; people aboard a ship; playing tennis; boating; and an African-American man poling a boat.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Lake Jackson Residents Lake Jackson Residents Boating
Drainage
Flood control-Florida
Lakes
Water management
Wildlife
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Art Cheek's Organic GardenArt Cheek's Organic GardenAgriculture
Farming
Gardening
Organic farming
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Seaboard Coast Line Railroad Freight Train Ride, 1976Seaboard Coast Line Railroad Freight Train Ride, 1976Railroads -- Florida -- Leon County -- Tallahassee
Railroad stations -- Florida -- Leon County -- Tallahassee
Railroad cars
Railroad trains
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Chaires CommunityChaires CommunityEducation
Florida-History-19th century
Florida-History-20th century
Local history
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State Senator Beth Johnson on Amendment 3, 1963State Senator Beth Johnson on Amendment 3, 1963Water conservation -- Florida
Outdoor recreation -- Florida
Environmentalism
Women legislators -- Florida
Legislative amendments
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Interview with Women's Army Corps Captain Eleanor P. Hutchins, Tallahassee, 1957Interview with Women's Army Corps Captain Eleanor P. Hutchins, Tallahassee, 1957videoWomen and the military
Interviews
Higher education
Women soldiers
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African-American FarmersAfrican-American FarmersAfrican American
Agriculture
Farming
Interviews
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Cold Weather Hits the CapitolCold Weather Hits the CapitolWinter
Weather
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Education Shortfall for ConstructionEducation Shortfall for Construction/fpc/memory/omeka_images/video/thumbnails90px/education_shortfall_for_construction.jpg
Luna PlantationLuna PlantationAfrican American
Agriculture
Hunting
Plantations--Florida
Quail hunting
Silent films
Tennis
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