This film is a documentary produced by Ron Sachs Media Group, in collaboration with the Florida Department of State. It was made in conjunction with the Viva Florida 500 commemoration and provides an overview of Florida history from prehistoric times to the present. Produced for television, the film features commercials for the Florida Lottery, Florida Department of Veterans Affairs, and the Florida League of Cities. Many of the images used in the film come from the collections of the State Library and Archives of Florida.
Florida Memory is funded under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. Florida’s LSTA program is administered by the Department of State's Division of Library and Information Services.