88 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Geographic Term contains "Miami "
THE KING ORANGE JAMBOREE

THE KING ORANGE JAMBOREE

Date
1965
Description
This film chronicles the Orange Bowl festivities, including a Junior Tennis Tournament, a speedboat regatta, the International Grand Prix boat race, the Coral Gables Junior Orange Bowl, the Stag Coaches Luncheon, the Orange Bowl Fashion Show, the New Year's Eve King Orange Jamboree, the Alabama versus Nebraska football game, the NFL Pro Playoff Classic (Cowboys versus Colts) and the King Orange Fireworks. Each of these events is shown in a montage of shots with no narration. Produced by FDC; sponsored by National Airlines.
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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.
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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.
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The Gold Rush

The Gold Rush

Date
1963
Description
This film shows the Gold Coast Marathon, a powerboat race from Miami to West Palm Beach and back. Viewers see pit crews at Pelican Harbor Yacht Club and aerial shots of the race. Twelve-year-old Rosemary Bennett, the youngest female racer, and restaurateur/racer Mike Gordon are shown. Richard Steffens Jr. wins both legs of the race. Produced by FDC; sponsored by FDC and Miami Metro News Bureau.
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THE DEATH PENALTY

THE DEATH PENALTY

Date
1987 (circa)
Description
This is a WSVN/Newscenter 7 special segment. Protesters from Amnesty International, a human rights organization, confront Gov. Martinez on his pro-death penalty stand. Martinez listens graciously, then reaffirms his commitment to keeping capital punishment in Florida. Videotaped by Bradley White.
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SOMETHING NEW IN THE AIR

SOMETHING NEW IN THE AIR

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This film captures the excitement of Eastern Airlines' inaugural Boeing 727 flight at the Miami Airport. A delegation of giddy Miamians board the plane, led by the mayor. In the course of their journey, they present citrus gift baskets to the flight crew, President Lyndon Johnson and the Mayor of Philadelphia. The film extols the amenities of the new jet, including the availability of high-speed travel to Florida. Produced by the Florida Development Commission.
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Snowman's Holiday

Snowman's Holiday

Date
1964
Description
This might be one of the silliest concepts ever filmed. A snowman and snowwoman visit Miami. They fish, visit the Miami Seaquarium, watch alligator wrestling at Tropical Gardens, see cobra milking at the Miami Serpentarium, monkeys at Monkey Jungle, Vizcaya, the Torch of Friendship, and Parrot Jungle. They go to Hialeah for horse races, dog races, and jai-alai. They also see Bob Hope, Robert Goulet and Ed Sullivan on a golf course, watch football at the Orange Bowl, and attend a powerboat race. At the end of the film, the snow people have melted on the beach. Produced by Miami Metro News Bureau.
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SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - FLORIDA PLAN

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - FLORIDA PLAN

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
Sen. George Smathers discusses "The Florida Plan," an elderly healthcare program, with three Florida Doctors: Phillip Hampton, Edward Anise and Leo Raquel. They compare features of The Florida Plan with a new Social Security Health bill and explain why The Florida Plan is better. They also provide recommendations for improving medical care for the aged and needy. The segment also contains interviews with six elderly, Miami-area Florida Plan medical patients whom the interviewer assures are "on the road to recovery." Produced by the Senate Recording Studios.
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Seminoles of The Everglades

Seminoles of The Everglades

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
In this film, Old Gold Cigarette Company pays tribute to the people (Native Americans) that gave tobacco to this land. There are Everglade and wildlife scenes throughout the film. A Seminole is also shown in his dugout canoe spear fishing and poling through the swamp. There are scenes of a village with women working and children playing. The narrator discusses the importance of tobacco in the American Indian culture and two Native Americans share an Old Gold cigarette. There are Miami scenes, and the narrator talks about how confined and trapped American Indians feel in the city. "The development of the Everglades into agricultural land is gold for the white man, and the symbol of the end of the Indian." There are quick overviews of tourist sites, the US Indian Affairs Office and Brighton Reservation in Dania.
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PRIMARY CAMPAIGN FOR GOVERNOR NO. 7

PRIMARY CAMPAIGN FOR GOVERNOR NO. 7

Date
1966
Description
Gov. Burns knocks his opponent High at a press conference, then introduces a new supporter. Next is Burns' "first speech of the second primary." This is followed by shots of politicians around big tables. Gov. and Mrs. Burns leave. Then the film shows a press conference concerning a labor dispute with two labor leaders in Dade County. Then, Burns displays a newspaper article that he claims is evidence that High is race-baiting. Next is a speech at the Governor's Club. There are more rallies and shots of Burns arriving by helicopter in a shopping center parking lot. Then, Burns is seen in a motorcade in Plantation City. There is another helicopter arrival at a shopping center with hand shaking all around. There is reticulation three or four minutes into film. Produced by WTVJ-Miami.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
THE KING ORANGE JAMBOREE THE KING ORANGE JAMBOREE Alabama Crimson Tide (Football team)
Boating
Celebrations
College football
Dallas Cowboys (Football team)
Fashions shows
Fireworks
Holidays
Indianapolis Colts (Football team)
Nebraska Corn Huskers (Football team)
Professional football
Promotional films
Tennis
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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 GREAT ADVENTURE THE GREAT ADVENTURE College sports
Higher education
Promotional films
Segregation
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The Gold Rush The Gold Rush Boat racing
Competitions
Promotional films
Water sports
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THE DEATH PENALTY THE DEATH PENALTY Capital punishment
Death penalty
Demonstrations
Governors-Florida
Human rights
Law enforcement
Politicians
Politics
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SOMETHING NEW IN THE AIR SOMETHING NEW IN THE AIR Airline industry
Airplanes
Citrus
Promotional films
Transportation
Tourism
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Snowman's HolidaySnowman's HolidayAmerican alligator
Beaches
Boating
Boat racing
Dog racing
Fishing
Golf
Horses
Horse racing
Jai-alai
Monkeys
Promotional films
Recreation
Snakes
Snowmen
Tourism
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SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - FLORIDA PLANSENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - FLORIDA PLANHealthcare
Interviews
Politicians
Politics
Promotional films
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Seminoles of The EvergladesSeminoles of The EvergladesAttractions
Promotional films
Seminole Indians
Tobacco industry
Tourism
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PRIMARY CAMPAIGN FOR GOVERNOR NO. 7 PRIMARY CAMPAIGN FOR GOVERNOR NO. 7 Governors-Florida
Gubernatorial campaigns
Politicians
Politics
Speeches
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