|The Great Adventure: Universities Throughout Florida, ca. 1954||The Great Adventure: Universities Throughout Florida, ca. 1954||College sports|
African American universities and colleges
The Great Adventure: Universities Throughout Florida, ca. 1954
- 1954 (circa)
- 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.