5 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Geographic Term contains "St. Johns River "
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BASS CAPITAL OF THE WORLD

BASS CAPITAL OF THE WORLD

Date
n.d.
Description
This film has scenes of fishing in Putnam County along the St. Johns River and the Rodman Reservoir. Viewers also see fish camps and some great catches. Produced by Hallmark International Releasing Group; sponsored by Putnam County Chamber of Commerce.
Collection
County with a Future

County with a Future

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This film gives viewers a look around Putnam County , showing recreation, scenery, residences, festivals, schools, public buildings, downtown, shopping and the courthouse ground-breaking ceremony. Viewers see potatoes, flowers, cattle and poultry. Other scenes include the St. Johns River, trains, the airport, the paper and wood industries, fishing, football, a boat race, Ravine Gardens State Park, Cross Florida Barge Canal and a rodeo. Produced by Hallmark International Releasing Group; sponsored by the Board of Commissioners of Putnam County.
Collection
FRONTIER FLORIDA

FRONTIER FLORIDA

Date
n.d.
Description
This film shows the history of Florida seen through visits to historic sites, including Crystal River Historic Memorial (prehistoric mounds) and Cape Florida State Park. The story of Spanish campaigns is shown with panoramas, art and maps. Viewers see Fort Caroline on the St. Johns River, St. Augustine, Castillo de San Marcos, and San Marcos de Apalachee at St. Marks. Modern arrows with plastic nocks are used to indicate Seminole activity. The film also shows Dade Battlefield Historic Memorial near Bushnell, Fort Pickens at Pensacola, Fort Clinch in Fernandina, Olustee Monument, Natural Bridge Monument near Tallahassee, and Gamble Mansion Historic memorial in Ellenton. Produced by Barton of Jacksonville; sponsored by Florida Board of Parks and Historic Memorials, Weeki Wachee, and Silver Springs.
Collection
JACKSONVILLE AND CONSOLIDATION: A DECADE OF PROGRESS, 1968-1978

JACKSONVILLE AND CONSOLIDATION: A DECADE OF PROGRESS, 1968-1978

Date
1978
Description
This film shows what Jacksonville's consolidated government has done. It shows their computer system and the people behind the scenes. It describes the cleanup of the river with the new sewer system. There is a good sequence of building demolition. It shows the junior college, public housing, inner-city improvement, care for the elderly and other forms of health care. It also shows Jacksonville Community Canning Center for home gardeners and describes the Jacksonville Electric Authority. The film is hosted by Mayor Hans Tanzler. Produced by Communications 21; sponsored by Jacksonville Information Services Division.
Collection
Million Acre Playground

Million Acre Playground

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This film depicts the work of the Central and Southern Florida Flood Control District in maintaining the Everglades. There are lots of wildlife and recreational scenes. It includes airboats, deer hunting with hounds, duck hunting, frog gigging, fishing, camping and the Okeechobee Waterway Cross State Boat Cruise. Pedal steel guitars provide the film's background music.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
BASS CAPITAL OF THE WORLD BASS CAPITAL OF THE WORLD Bass fishing
Boating
Fishing
Promotional films
Recreation
Tourism
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County with a FutureCounty with a FutureAgriculture
Attractions
Boating
Cattle industry
Fishing
Promotional films
Recreation
Rodeos
Timber industry
Tourism
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FRONTIER FLORIDA FRONTIER FLORIDA Attractions
Civil War
Florida-History-1565-1783
Florida-History-19th century
Florida-History-20th century
Promotional films
Seminole Indians
Tourism
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JACKSONVILLE AND CONSOLIDATION: A DECADE OF PROGRESS, 1968-1978 JACKSONVILLE AND CONSOLIDATION: A DECADE OF PROGRESS, 1968-1978 Higher education
Infrastructure
Local government
Promotional films
Public health
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Million Acre PlaygroundMillion Acre PlaygroundAir boats
Boating
Fishing
Flood control--Florida
Hunting
Plants
Promotional films
Recreation
Wildlife
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