View showing actor Burt Reynolds during honorary degree ceremony at FSU in Tallahassee, Florida.

View showing actor Burt Reynolds during honorary degree ceremony at FSU in Tallahassee, Florida.

Credit this photo: State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, http://floridamemory.com/items/show/103344
(please include photographer's name when noted).

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  • View showing actor Burt Reynolds during honorary degree ceremony at FSU in Tallahassee, Florida.

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  • DND0750

Year

  • 1981

Date Note

  • Photographed on January 14, 1981.

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General Note

  • He received an honorary degree of Doctor of Humane Letters.
  • Seated front row (L-R): Lieutenant Governor Wayne Mixson, Governor Bob Graham, FSU President Bernie Sliger, Burt Reynolds, ?, Florida Commissioner of Education Ralph Turlington.

    Biography Note

  • Photographer Donn Dughi was born on July 9, 1932, in Hampton Beach, New Hampshire, and grew up in St. Petersburg, Florida. He attended St. Petersburg Junior College and the University of Florida and graduated from Florida State University. In addition to his academic career, he served three years in the Marines, 16 months of which were spent as a rifleman in Korea. From 1963 to 1970, he served WCTV behind the camera and spent much of his time shooting scenes from the Florida State Capitol for the station's coverage of the legislature. In 1970, Dughi joined UPI as the photographer for its Tallahassee bureau. He worked for UPI until 1991, when he joined the Associated Press for a year after UPI ended operations in Tallahassee. In 1992, Dughi took a position with the Florida House of Representatives as its photographer. He worked for the House for nine years and retired in 2001. Donn Dughi died on April 6, 2005.

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  • 1 slide - col.

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View showing actor Burt Reynolds during honorary degree ceremony at FSU in Tallahassee, Florida.
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