8 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Geographic Term contains "Suwannee River "
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FLORIDA FOR FUN AND PICTURES

FLORIDA FOR FUN AND PICTURES

Date
n.d.
Description
This film shows a steamboat replica on the Suwannee River, shell collecting on Sanibel Island, an Ormond Beach antique car, races at Daytona, and other scenes on a tour of Florida. Every now and then someone is seen taking movies or still photos. There is good NASA footage of activity at Cape Canaveral. At Cypress Gardens, the narrator gives exposure settings. It covers Tallahassee, Jacksonville, Ocala, St. Petersburg, Everglades, Homosassa Springs, Disney World, Parrot Jungle, Lion Country Safari, Citrus Tower, Truman Winter White House and Hemingway Home. The film shows gators, hippopotami, thoroughbred horses, tropical birds, flamingos and African animals. Viewers see airboat and shrimp boats. Produced by Eastman Kodak.
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FLORIDA STATE PARKS INVITE YOU: WESTERN DISTRICT

FLORIDA STATE PARKS INVITE YOU: WESTERN DISTRICT

Date
1963-09-20
Description
This film offers a full overview of the adventures that await visitors to Florida's state parks. The film contains scenes from Suwanee River State Park, Fort Pickens, The Florida Constitution Historical Memorial, Torreya State Park, Bahia Honda, Gold Head Branch State Park, John Pennekamp Coral Reef Park, Olustee Battlefield, Fort Clinch, Myakka State Park, Killearn Gardens (known as Maclay Gardens today), Florida Caverns State Park, St. Andrews State Park and the Gorrie Museum in Apalachicola. Produced by the Florida Board of Parks and Historical Memorials.
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SUWANNEE ADVENTURE

SUWANNEE ADVENTURE

Date
1969 (circa)
Description
Two young women go on a canoe trip along the Suwannee River and see the sights, including a paddle wheel boat replica and the Stephen Foster Memorial. They ride horses at the Sheriff's Boy's Ranch and camp out on the river. They paddle to Suwannee River State Park and enjoy a square dance. They continue on to various springs and campsites and meet a conservation officer. A conservation officer takes them by motorboat to Cedar Key for a fish fry. Produced by Barton of Jacksonville; sponsored by the Suwannee River Authority and the Stephen Foster Memorial Commission.
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Suwannee Holiday

Suwannee Holiday

Date
1950 (circa)
Description

This film follows a Florida family on a boat trip excursion up the scenic Suwannee River. The vacationers start their journey at Cedar Key and stop along the way at several scenic spots, including Manatee Springs State Park, Fanning Springs and Rock Bluff Springs. They also view several sunken riverboats, including the Senator Robert L. Ulee and the City of Hawkinsville, as well as the Richmond, a sunken Confederate gunboat. Their trip ends at the Stephen Foster Memorial in White Springs, where they visit the museum and enjoy a ride on the Belle of the Suwannee, a small-scale riverboat for park visitors. Produced by the Florida Development Commission.

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THE SPORTING SUWANNEE

THE SPORTING SUWANNEE

Date
1950
Description
This film was produced by Paramount as part of a series of Grantland Rice films. It starts in the Okefenokee and flows with the Suwannee River through rapids and past "the old faithful Negroes" who live on the banks. They have no pension plan, no social security and "no ulcers," according to the narrator. Sportsmen fish along the way and see gators, raccoons and a bobcat. They reach the river's mouth and fish some more, then shoot ducks at the end.
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Under Florida Stars

Under Florida Stars

Date
Description
This film highlights the various camping opportunities around Florida. It focuses on the comfortable amenities at State Park campgrounds, as well as the historical and naturally beautiful locations for camping in Florida. Sites shown include: Fort Pickens; Fort Clinch; Florida Caverns; Stephen Foster Memorial; the Suwannee River; Manatee Springs; Highlands Hammock; and Everglades National Park. Produced by the Florida Development Commission.
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Under Florida Stars, ca. 1960

Under Florida Stars, ca. 1960

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This film shows camping and recreation areas available in Florida during the 1960s. There are scenes of state parks, national forests and national parks, including Fort Clinch, Florida Caverns, Everglades National Park and Apalachicola National Forest. Families are shown enjoying park facilities and recreational activities during their camping trips. Two Boy Scouts canoe down the Suwannee River from the Stephen Foster Memorial to Manatee Springs State Park, and they see the paddle wheel replica “Suwannee Belle” and camp at Suwannee River State Park. At Highlands Hammock, a guide feeds marshmallows to an alligator to entertain a tour group. Finally, a young couple on their honeymoon visit Everglades National Park and boat to a campsite on an island in the Florida Keys. Produced by LeRoy Crooks; sponsored by the Florida Development Commission, American Thermos Products Company, Crosby Aeromarine Company and Johnson Motors.
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WAY DOWN UPON THE SUWANNEE RIVER

WAY DOWN UPON THE SUWANNEE RIVER

Date
1957 (circa)
Description
This film opens with an African-American boy fishing on the Suwannee River while "Old Folks at Home" plays in the background. There are scenes of the Stephen Foster Memorial in White Springs, Florida, including the museum and Carillon Bell Tower. There is extensive footage of Florida Folk Festival performers, including whip-crackers, musicians, quilt makers, an elderly woman spinning cotton thread and square dancers. European folk dancers represent Czech, Hungarian and Bavarian styles. There are also examples of Seminole Indian dances and African-American ring dancing and game songs. The segment ends with shots of The Belle of the Suwannee, a small-scale riverboat used for park visitors. Produced by the Stephen Foster Memorial Commission. Duplicate of FLDA001.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
FLORIDA FOR FUN AND PICTURES FLORIDA FOR FUN AND PICTURES Amusement parks
Attractions
Automobile racing
Beaches
Boating
Promotional films
Recreation
Space program
Tourism
Wildlife
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FLORIDA STATE PARKS INVITE YOU: WESTERN DISTRICT FLORIDA STATE PARKS INVITE YOU: WESTERN DISTRICT Promotional films
Recreation
Tourism
Wildlife
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SUWANNEE ADVENTURE SUWANNEE ADVENTURE Boating
Camping
Dancing
Horses
Law enforcement officers
Recreation
Promotional films
Tourism
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Suwannee HolidaySuwannee HolidayBoats
Boating
Museums
Recreation
Riverboats
Tourism
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THE SPORTING SUWANNEE THE SPORTING SUWANNEE African Americans
American alligator
Boating
Fishing
Hunting
Promotional films
Recreation
Wildlife
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fvc915Under Florida StarsFlorida Caverns
Stephen Foster Memorial
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Under Florida Stars, ca. 1960Under Florida Stars, ca. 1960National parks and reserves--Florida--Everglades
Recreation areas--Florida
Rivers--Florida
Outdoor recreation--Florida
Boats and boating--Florida
Fishing--Florida
Camping--Florida
Parks--Florida
Camping trailers
Promotional films
Coast defenses--Florida
Tourism
Crabbing
Blue crab
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WAY DOWN UPON THE SUWANNEE RIVER WAY DOWN UPON THE SUWANNEE RIVER African Americans
Attractions
Bell towers
Dancing
Folk art
Folk music
Folklore
Museums
Musicians
Promotional films
Quilting
Seminole Indians
Square dancing
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