Archie Shepp

253501
Date
1978
Collection
Video
Description
This is interview and lecture footage of jazz saxophonist and social activist Archie Shepp at Florida State University. Mr. Shepp comments on jazz music trends, poverty, politics, civil rights, culture and society. The interview segment is conducted by newscaster Lucius Gant. Produced by WFSU-TV.
Video Details
15:40; color; sound CA309; S.1239

Ralph Nader

232441
Date
1980s
Collection
Video
Video Details
1:50; color; sound; AA469
Description
Activist Ralph Nader lectures at Florida State University's Ruby Diamond Auditorium on poverty, unemployment, and the influence of corporate interests on the governmental process in Washington, D.C. Produced by WFSU-TV.

Angela Davis

232439
Date
1979
Collection
Video
Description
Civil rights leader Angela Davis speaks at Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University's Black History Month convocation. Her remarks include statements on human rights, political prisoners, apartheid, education, health care, black poverty and the civil rights movement. There are several edits ...
Video Details
20:46; color; sound; DA095

Reverend C.K. Steele (Part I)

232431
Date
1979
Collection
Video
Description
This film begins with a church function at which a variety of people speak. The Reverend C.K. Steele is in attendance but does not speak. There is footage of a demonstration outside the Capitol, and an interview with FSU President Bernie Sliger, who talks about Steele receiving his honorary doctorat...
Video Details
11:13; color; sound; BA209

Roxcy Bolton

254525
Date
2001
Collection
Video
Description
In this 2001 oral history interview with Coral Gables Television, Roxcy Bolton discusses her descent from a pioneer Mississippi farming family and how the values instilled by that background led to her life of social activism. She recounts her experiences working with political figures to effect so...
Video Details
27:07; color; sound; M94-1.

Governor Leroy Collins Comments on Civil Rights

253195
Date
1970s
Collection
Video
Description
Gov. Collins remarks on his relationship with the Rev. C.K. Steele and on Steele's efforts in the civil rights struggle. Gov. Collins discusses his own personal growth and changes in his philosophy concerning issues of race as a result of close involvement in the civil rights movement. There are a f...
Video Details
10:00; color; sound, V-239 BA356; S.1239

Reverend Hudson - Reverend C.K. Steele Interview

253261
Date
22-May-80
Collection
Video
Description
The Rev. Hudson of Bethel Baptist Church in Tallahassee discusses the role that church life played in the struggle for desegregation. He comments that the church was the integral element in unifying all the disparate organizations in the civil rights movement and adds additional thoughts on the role...
Video Details
8:30; color; sound, V-239 BA333; S.1239

Vice President Walter Mondale

253597
Date
1983
Collection
Video
Description
This is video of Walter Mondale campaigning for the presidency at Lake Jackson, north of Tallahassee. It shows Mondale talking to a fisherman and then talking with Marjory Stoneman Douglas about environmental issues. Mondale addresses the pollution problem in Lake Jackson and argues that his legisla...
Video Details
18:41; color; sound; V-153 P93-013

Gov. LeRoy Collins on Civil Rights

253194
Date
22-May-80
Collection
Video
Description
Gov. LeRoy Collins reflects on the civil rights movement in an interview with a WFSU-TV reporter. He states that during his tenure as governor he felt that change had to come peacefully in order to be effective. He comments that his experiences with civil rights leaders and as Commissioner of the Co...
Video Details
8:35; color; sound, V-239 BA334; S.1239

REVEREND C.K. STEELE

253530
Date
late 1970s
Collection
Video
Video Details
8:35; color; sound; V-129 BA 214; S.1239
Description
This is an interview with civil rights activist the Rev. Steele at his home in Tallahassee. Produced by WFSU-TV.

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - CIVIL RIGHTS

253452
Date
1966
Collection
Video
Video Details
4:34; b&w; sound; V-183 AA318; M89-17
Description
Sen. George Smathers suggests that the civil rights movement should purge its black militant factions, citing activist Stokely Carmichael specifically. He comments on James Meredith's demands for blacks to "take the law into their own hands" to enact change. The segment also deals briefly with the r...

CIVIL RIGHTS

252952
Date
1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
3:45; color; sound; V-168 S. 1239
Description
This film begins with reporters being led out of the Governor's Mansion. It then switches to a rally of African-Americans on the steps of the Capitol. It shows the crowd chanting and displaying signs for "Black Power," then shifts back to reporters. The sound is garbled.

DOG FIGHTING (Part I)

252991
Date
1970s
Collection
Video
Video Details
11:05; color; sound; V-130 BA222; S.1239
Description
In this film, owners talk about their pit bulls' innate aggression, describing why they make such good hunting dogs. A breeder talks about the "sport" of dog fighting. Produced by WFSU-TV.

DOG FIGHTING (Part II)

252992
Date
1970s
Collection
Video
Video Details
11:00; color; sound; V-130 BA221; S.1239
Description
A breeder talks about how instinctively aggressive the pit bull is. The film shows the breeders' dogs and how they interact. The breeder estimates that there are about 250 "professional" dog fighters in the United States. He also discusses the gambling that takes place at dog fights and state legisl...

DOG FIGHTING (Part III)

252993
Date
1970s
Collection
Video
Video Details
11:20; color; silent; V-130 BA 220; S.1239
Description
This film has scenes of a dog running a track and chasing a baby doll in a cage. It also shows dogs tied up, but interacting in a friendly manner with other dogs, cats and children. The dogs appear very docile. It shows still photographs of dogs hunting and pulling pigs down by their ears. There is ...

DOG FIGHTING (PART IV)

252994
Date
1970s
Collection
Video
Video Details
20:25; color; sound; V-222 DA126; S.1239
Description
Baker Davis, a Tallahassee-area dog fighting trainer, talks about his methods of training a dog for fighting, betting on matches, watching the fights for entertainment, rules and procedures for participation, and a local raid on a dog fighting match. He draws a diagram of a dog fighting pit, explain...

DOG FIGHTING (PART V)

252995
Date
1970s
Collection
Video
Video Details
22:00; color; sound; V-222 DA127; S.1239
Description
This film features interview footage with Duncan Wright, president of the American Dog Owners Association. He comments on the growing interest in dog fighting and the sport's inhumane and brutal qualities. He discusses his organization's push to make dog fighting a federal crime. Produced by WFSU-TV...

REVEREND HUDSON - REVEREND C.K. STEELE INTERVIEW

253260
Date
22-May-80
Collection
Video
Video Details
7:35; color; sound, V-239 BA332; S.1239
Description
The Rev. Hudson of Bethel Baptist Church in Tallahassee comments on his role in the desegregation battle and the contributions of the Rev. C.K. Steele. He mentions the Tallahassee transportation boycott and discusses Steele's influence on him. Produced by WFSU-TV.

MALCOLM JOHNSON

253277
Date
1-Feb-78
Collection
Video
Video Details
23:00; color; sound, V-241 DA144; S.1239
Description
This is a rough work film for a WFSU-TV special on Malcolm Johnson, a Tallahassee civic leader and longtime journalist with the Tallahassee Democrat. Mr. Johnson discusses his decision to retire from full-time journalism and work instead at his hobby of smithing silver and pewter jewelry. He is show...

RALPH NADER IN TALLAHASSEE

253343
Date
1970s
Collection
Video
Video Details
24:32; color; sound, V-241 DA143; S.1239
Description
Ralph Nader is seen arriving at the Tallahassee Airport, where he answers a few questions for reporters. There is extensive footage of Ralph Nader speaking at Rudy Diamond Auditorium on the Florida State University campus on the subject of student and social activism and the importance of being an i...

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - STOKELY CARMICHAEL

253448
Date
1966
Collection
Video
Description
Sen. George Smathers denounces Stokely Carmichael's statements persuading African-Americans to avoid the draft. He also mentions "professional agitators" who have made careers out of inciting riots and stimulating unrest in the South. The segment concludes with material on the Airlines Strike. Produ...
Video Details
4:47; b&w; sound; V-183 AA321; M89-17

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - CIVIL RIGHTS

253453
Date
ca. 1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
4:41; b&w; sound; V-183 AA323; M89-17
Description
Sen. George Smathers comments on the civil rights bill. He states that further civil rights legislation is futile, and that change will only come when people decide to think and act differently. He remarks on the recent attack by protesters on Ivan Allen, Mayor of Atlanta. He comments specifically o...

BETTY STATTON

253529
Date
Jan-76
Collection
Video
Video Details
8:56; color; sound; V-191 BA291; S.1239
Description
Betty Statton, a member of the Florida State University System Board of Regents, answers questions from a WFSU-TV reporter. The questions deal with her recent appointment to the board, university enrollment caps, classroom overcrowding, inflation and its impact on education, her personal history at ...

REVEREND C. K. STEELE (Part II)

253532
Date
n.d.
Collection
Video
Video Details
11:49; color; sound; V-129 BA210; S.1239
Description
This film shows an interview with Professor Theodore Hemingway, followed by an interview with the Rev. Steele at his home. There are scenes from a 1978 banquet for Steele during which Jesse Jackson speaks. Produced by WFSU-TV.

REVEREND C. K. STEELE (Part III)

253533
Date
1979
Collection
Video
Video Details
8:10; color; sound; V-129 BA211; S.1239
Description
The Rev. Steele is introduced at a banquet dinner by Hosea Williams. Most of the film is the introduction, followed by a short speech by Steele. Produced by WFSU-TV.

HOSEA WILLIAMS

253633
Date
1970s
Collection
Video
Video Details
7:46; color; sound; V- 218 BA431; S.1239
Description
This film is interview and speech footage of civil rights leader Hosea Williams speaking at Bethel Family Baptist Church in Tallahassee. The speech footage has many rough editing splices that impact the aesthetics of the film. However, the content is still quite profound and moving. An interview seg...

MARJORY STONEMAN DOUGLAS

252998
Date
1980s
Collection
Video
Video Details
19:10; color; sound; V-153 P93-013
Description
This video begins with Gov. Bob Martinez and reporters. It quickly moves on to a Cabinet meeting where James Eaton and Michael Rockland from Florida A&M University's Center For Black Culture are honored. Next, Marjory Stoneman Douglas is honored. Ms. Douglas talks about her commitment to Florida's e...

GOV. LEROY COLLINS INTERVIEW ON REV. C.K. STEELE

253196
Date
22-May-80
Collection
Video
Video Details
3:38; color; sound, V-239 AA435; S.1239
Description
Gov. Collins discusses his relationship with Dr. Martin Luther King and the Rev. C.K. Steele and their efforts to help abolish segregation. He mentions his own personal beliefs on the subject, with specific comments pertaining to segregated lunch counters. This footage is a rough final interview edi...

REVEREND C.K. STEELE

253531
Date
1970s
Collection
Video
Video Details
30:54; color; sound; V-119 DA066; S.1239
Description
This film begins with a demonstration by blacks protesting the shooting of a black man outside Jones' Grocery Store in Tallahassee. The Rev. Steele addresses opponents on the naming of Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. and the KKK in Tallahassee. There is another demonstration through downtown Tallahasse...

FLORIDA GOVERNORS WITH PROMINENT POLITICAL FIGURES

253061
Date
1960s and 1970s
Collection
Video
Video Details
13:00; color; silent and sound; V-208 BA318; S.1239
Description
This film includes still shots of Gov. Claude Kirk with his wife Erika giving speeches and talking with Gov. LeRoy Collins (silent). Gov. Reubin Askew introduces US Sen. Edmund Muskie, who has been invited to attend a Florida Cabinet session. He compares Florida's unique Cabinet system to the execut...

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