Vice President Johnson at National Governor's Conference

232434
Date
July 1963
Collection
Video
Description
Starts with a military honor guard carrying an enormous cake into the gala dinner. Governor Bryant cuts the cake and the speeches begin. Johnson's remarks include comments on the unity of the U.S., "omens of change in the climate between the East and West," a reference to the Cuban missile crisis ("...
Video Details
25:55; B&W; sound; DA033

Tarpon Springs Epiphany

253558
Date
early 1960s
Collection
Video
Description
This film shows the Epiphany Celebration in Tarpon Springs, including the blessing of the fleet and boys diving for a gold cross. Greek folk dancing is shown as the theme from “Never on a Sunday” plays in the soundtrack. Governor Farris Bryant speaks at the celebration. Produced by the Florida D...
Video Details
5:22; b&w; sound; V-107 AA090; S. 828

St. Augustine Civil Rights Demonstrations

232403
Date
1964
Collection
Video
Description
This film provides extensive footage of the St. Augustine civil rights demonstrations. It shows demonstrations by blacks on the beach in St. Augustine, counter demonstrations by whites, speeches made by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Governor Farris Bryant, and speeches by segregationists such as Re...
Video Details
26:00; B&W; sound; V-157

Gov. Farris Bryant Press Conference

253178
Date
10-Apr-64
Collection
Video
Description
Gov. Bryant comments on the creation of a civil rights committee to assist in communication and "cooling down" racial tensions in St. Augustine following the outbreak of riots in that city. There are several in-camera edits. Produced by the Florida Development Commission.
Video Details
13:44; b&w; sound, V-235 CA297; S. 828

Japanese Governors Visit Florida

253273
Date
18-May-64
Collection
Video
Description
In this film, Gov. and First Lady Bryant greet 10 Japanese governors and their wives as they arrive at Tallahassee Municipal Airport. There is a large welcome ceremony at the Governor's Mansion. Later, the governors tour the Capitol, Supreme Court and Tallahassee Junior Museum. They are also seen vi...
Video Details
12:52; b&w; silent, V-235 BA343; S. 828

Gov. Farris Bryant Addresses Senate Commerce Committee

232423
Date
July 30, 1963
Collection
Video
Description
Governor Bryant addresses the Senate Commerce Committee in Washington concerning Senate Bill 1732 on rights and interstate busing. Bryant argues for the rights of property owners to discriminate against customers, that if customers have the right to choose which businesses they will use, then busine...
Video Details
12:30; B&W; sound; BA151

President Kennedy at Democratic Fundraiser

232416
Date
1962
Collection
Video
Video Details
29:00; B&W; sound; DA034, S. 828
Description
This film was shot in Miami. Senator Spessard Holland, Governor Farris Bryant, Senator George Smathers, Representative Dante Fascell, and President John F. Kennedy share the dais at this fundraiser for the National Democratic Party. Governor Bryant welcomes the president and describes the greatness ...

Challenge Accepted

244390
Date
1963
Collection
Video
Description
This film gives an overview of the State Legislature, showing opening ceremonies and swearing in of new legislators by Florida Supreme Court justices B.K. Roberts and Millard Caldwell. Viewers see speeches given at joint session with a rousing address by Governor Farris Bryant. The film describes th...
Video Details
1963 / 28:00; color; sound; V-10 DA020; S. 828

FYI-The Plight of Pepito: Cuba's Lost Generation

245399
Date
1960s
Collection
Video
Description
This film is a WTVJ (Miami) TV program called "For Your Information." It begins with a young Cuban refugee, Pepito, and follows his story. There are sequences of refugees on rafts and small boats arriving on the Havana-Palm Beach ferry, small airplanes and passenger airlines. Viewers see the process...
Video Details
1960s/27:50; B&W; sound; V-68 DA004; S. 828

National Governors' Conference

232454
Date
1963
Collection
Video
Description
This film shows scenes from the 1963 National Governors' Conference, held July 21-24 at the Hotel Deauville in Miami Beach, Florida. The film begins with scenes of a pressroom with reporters hard at work. It then shifts to shots of George Wallace, Alabama; Farris Bryant, Florida; and Nelson Rockefel...
Video Details
26:10; B&W; sound; V-62 DA032; S. 828

GOV. FARRIS BRYANT AND HOUSE HEARING ON BIBLE READING

253170
Date
1964
Collection
Video
Video Details
9:45; b&w; sound; V-112 BA152; S. 828
Description
Gov. Bryant addresses a House Committee concerning Bible reading and argues against outlawing religious instruction in school. Produced by FDC.

FLORIDA AT THE FAIR

253036
Date
1964
Collection
Video
Video Details
11:00; color; sound; V-4 BA006; S. 828
Description
Gov. Farris Bryant introduces and narrates this film. It shows Florida's pavilion at the New York World's Fair, along with the acts and activities available there. Produced by FDC.

GOV. FARRIS BRYANT CABINET MEETING

253167
Date
23-Dec-64
Collection
Video
Video Details
6:18; b&w; sound; V-75 BA153; S. 828
Description
This film includes a presentation by the General Services Administration of the United States Government of 671 acres of land on St. Joseph's Peninsula to the state. The rest of the film is fragmentary.

GOVERNOR FARRIS BRYANT CABINET MEETING

253168
Date
5-May-64
Collection
Video
Video Details
8:35; b&w; sound BA342; S. 828
Description
This is footage of Gov. Bryant and his Cabinet in discussion on bidding for the purchase of state vehicles. There is partial footage of Cabinet members discussing a land ownership dispute. There are several in-camera edits. This material can also be found on DA103. Produced by the Florida Developmen...

GOV. FARRIS BRYANT PRESS STATEMENTS

253182
Date
10-Apr-64
Collection
Video
Video Details
7:12; b&w; sound; V-212 BA341; S. 828
Description
Gov. Bryant comments on the success of Florida's tuberculosis hospitals, limitations to the governor's powers in times of civil crisis and the Florida tax structure. This material can also be found on DA103. There are several in-camera edits during the press conference. Produced by the Florida Devel...

AEROJET GENERAL CORPORATION

252867
Date
1964
Collection
Video
Video Details
5:00; b&w; sound; V-45 AA138; S. 828
Description
This film shows the Aerojet facility in Dade County, maker of solid fuel rocket engines and the fuel they use. Viewers see the opening ceremony of the facility with Governor Farris Bryant and FDC Chairman Wendell Jarrard. The film shows a Polaris at the end. Produced by FDC.

FLORIDA INDUSTRIES EXPOSITION 1964

253072
Date
Apr-64
Collection
Video
Video Details
8:10; b&w; sound; V-12 BA034; S.828
Description
After brief introduction, Gov. Farris Bryant gives a speech. Wendell Jarrard, Chairman of FDC, gives a speech at a ribbon-cutting ceremony, using a uranium-tipped wand that activates a General Electric knife. Miss Florida waves the wand, which was used by President Kennedy to start the Hanford, Wash...

GOVERNOR'S REPORT ON FLORIDA TREASURE

253163
Date
Octoer 1, 1964
Collection
Video
Video Details
3:55; b&w; sound; V-53 AA096; S. 828
Description
Gov. Farris Bryant describes state policy concerning sunken treasure in Florida waters. State Treasurer J. Edwin Larson views treasure found near Fort Pierce and shown in Tallahassee. President Lyndon Johnson is seen viewing treasure in Miami. Produced by FDC.

GOV. FARRIS BRYANT HIGHWAY PROGRAM STATEMENTS

253169
Date
Jan-64
Collection
Video
Video Details
5:16; b&w; sound; V-219 AA451; S. 828
Description
Gov. Bryant praises the success of the Florida Turnpike Authority upon the opening of the completed Sunshine State Parkway. He also comments on the upcoming commemoration activities for I-75 and plans to expand Florida's "attractive and modern" highway system to benefit from its implementation. Prod...

GOV. FARRIS BRYANT ON "MEET THE PRESS"

253172
Date
Jul-63
Collection
Video
Video Details
14:30; b&w; sound; V-83 CA186; S. 828
Description
On "Meet the Press," Gov. Bryant discusses states' rights, segregation, prayer in the schools, and Cuba and government policies related to it, including Cuban refugees. This film was shot in kinescope and includes a public service announcement for seat belts near the end. The program was shot in the...

GOV. FARRIS BRYANT PRESS CONFERENCE

253179
Date
28-May-64
Collection
Video
Video Details
11:38; b&w; sound, V-235 BA339; S. 828
Description
Gov. Bryant comments on giving assistance to Jacksonville Mayor Haydon Burns in the gubernatorial race, the invasion of US airspace by Cuban jets and Florida 's space industry. This film has several in-camera edits and some issues with contrast fluctuation. This footage also appears on DA109. Produc...

GOV. FARRIS BRYANT PRESS CONFERENCE

253180
Date
17-Jul-64
Collection
Video
Video Details
11:15; b&w; sound, V-235 BA344; S. 828
Description
Gov. Bryant comments on attendance statistics for Florida Pavilion visitors at the World's Fair, civil unrest and racial tensions in St. Augustine, and his prediction for the 1964 national elections. There are several in-camera edits. Produced by the Florida Development Commission.

GOV. FARRIS BRYANT PRESS CONFERENCE

253181
Date
5-Dec-64
Collection
Video
Video Details
27:41; b&w; sound; V-225 DA108; S. 828
Description
Gov. Bryant responds to press questions regarding such topics as the changing of Cape Canaveral's name to Cape Kennedy, opposition to federal aid for education, the Genesis Report, site selection for a new university in central Florida, the National Governors' Conference and liquor licenses in Polk ...

GOV. FARRIS BRYANT AT TAMPA'S FLORIDAN HOTEL

253184
Date
1963
Collection
Video
Video Details
27:00; b&w; sound; V-224 DA106; S. 828
Description
Gov. Bryant speaks at Tampa's Floridian Hotel, bolstering a bond initiative to cover the costs of expanding, renovating and constructing Florida colleges. After his speech, the potential investors ask the governor and others at the head table questions about the program. Produced by the Florida Deve...

GOV. FARRIS BRYANT TOURISM REPORT

253185
Date
1961
Collection
Video
Video Details
29:38; b&w; sound; V-212 EA046; S. 828
Description
This is kinescope television footage of Gov. Bryant commenting on tourism and the benefits it brings to the state. Florida Development Commissioner Wendell Jarrard details the marketing strategies Florida uses to reach potential tourists. Produced by the Florida Development Commission.

FLORIDA COUNCIL OF 100

253044
Date
1963
Collection
Video
Video Details
14:24; b&w; sound; V-96 CA225; S. 828
Description
This film opens with someone leafing through a booklet called "Florida Council of 100 - 1963." Next are scenes of a meeting and banquet. Viewers see a group of men looking over a Greyhound bus filled with Florida displays and pamphlets. After that is another banquet where Gov. Farris Bryant particip...

GOV. FARRIS BRYANT INAUGURATION

253171
Date
3-Jan-61
Collection
Video
Video Details
45:45; color; sound; V-85 EA015; S. 828
Description
This film starts with scenes of a gala party for Bryant on the day before inauguration. Next are scenes of a pre-inauguration breakfast at FSU gym. Gov. Collins and Gov. Bryant make the traditional limousine ride from the Governor's mansion to the Capitol for the ceremony. The film shows the press c...

GOV. FARRIS BRYANT PRESS CONFERENCE

253174
Date
10-Jan-64
Collection
Video
Video Details
27:00; b&w; sound; V-224 DA101; S. 828
Description
Gov. Bryant responds to questions regarding a cigarette tax increase, a democratic fund-raiser in Miami with President Lyndon Johnson as guest of honor, State Constitutional revision, the "daisy chain" ballot issue, keeping legislative sessions on a biannual schedule, auto tag price increases, indus...

GOV. FARRIS BRYANT PRESS CONFERENCE

253175
Date
30-Jan-64
Collection
Video
Video Details
19:40; b&w; sound; V-212 CA299; S. 828
Description
Gov. Bryant comments on the progress being made on the Florida Pavilion at the New York World's Fair, missile production in Florida, prohibition of smoking by minors, the Southern Governors' Conference, and the Florida Turnpike. At the end of the film, a French newswoman translates the governor's co...

GOV. FARRIS BRYANT PRESS CONFERENCE

253176
Date
26-Mar-64
Collection
Video
Video Details
20:12; b&w; sound; V-219 DA120; S. 828
Description
Gov. Farris Bryant comments on the arrest of John W. Davis in an attempt to thwart violence in the Florida East Coast Railway strike, his recent meeting with former President Harry Truman, the invasion of Florida airspace by Cuban military aircraft, racial tension in Florida and a civil rights demon...

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