Governor Haydon Burns Christmas Message

244063
Date
December 17, 1965
Collection
Video
Description
This film begins with footage of the exterior of the Governor's Mansion decorated for Christmas. Next, Governor Burns, surrounded by his family, delivers a Christmas message. In the background, an organ plays "Silent Night."
Video Details
0:50; B&W; sound; V-98 AA131; S. 828
Burns, Haydon, 1912-1987

Governor Haydon Burns Walt Disney Press Conference

232405
Date
November 15, 1965
Collection
Video
Description
This film starts with the arrival by limousine of Gov. Burns and Walt Disney at the Cherry Plaza Hotel (no sound). Gov. Burns introduces Walt and Roy Disney and Walt tells of their enthusiasm toward the new Disney facility in Florida. They indicate that the initial investment will top California, saying that the facility is in the planning stage and will take three years to open. Gov. Burns mentions working out tax questions. Disney will not reveal plans, but mentions market surveys that played a part in the choice of Florida as the location. More aspects are discussed, including the number of tourists, vehicle traffic and roads, and Disney's impact on Florida.
Video Details
18:45; B&W; sound; CA181, s.828
Burns, Haydon, 1912-1987

Governor Haydon Burns--Robert King High Debate 1964 Number 1 (Part 1)

232457
Date
1964
Collection
Video
Description
This film shows a debate between Democratic gubernatorial candidates Haydon Burns of Jacksonville and Robert King High of Miami. Issues of the day are argued in detail. Questions include the propriety of the "Negro Bloc Vote," reapportionment, changing the location of the state Capitol, and whether to make the Florida Department of Commerce Chairman a Cabinet member. The questions are followed by a final volley of accusations about NAACP support as a campaign issue. Kinescope. Part Number 2 is DA040.
Video Details
32:20; B&W; sound; V-34 & 35 EA009; S. 828
Burns, Haydon, 1912-1987

Governor Haydon Burns--Robert King High Debate 1964 Number 1 (Part 2)

232458
Date
1964
Collection
Video
Description
This film shows a debate between Democratic gubernatorial candidates Haydon Burns of Jacksonville and Robert King High of Miami. Issues of the day are argued in detail. Questions include the propriety of the "Negro Bloc Vote," reapportionment, changing the location of the state Capitol, and whether to make the Florida Department of Commerce Chairman a Cabinet member. The questions are followed by a final volley of accusations about NAACP support as a campaign issue. Kinescope. Part Number 2 is DA040.
Video Details
32:20; B&W; sound; V-34 & 35 EA009; S. 828
Burns, Haydon, 1912-1987

Florida's Canal Main Street

245871
Date
Mid-1960s
Collection
Video
Description
Gov. Haydon Burns introduces this film describing the reasons, location and other details of the Cross Florida Barge Canal. The canal was being built at the time the film was made. The film has illustrations showing proposed design, testimony by the geologist, sequences of Florida industry, footage of flooding in March 1960 and an enemy submarine threat sequence. President Johnson sets off the first blast in construction. Produced by Leroy Crooks; sponsored by FDC and the Canal Authority of Florida.
Video Details
15:00; color; sound; V-11 CA006; S. 828
Burns, Haydon, 1912-1987

GOV. HAYDON BURNS REAPPORTIONMENT BILL SIGNING

253189
Date
1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
1:15; b&w; silent, V-233 AA455; S. 828
Description
Gov. Burns and others gather in the governor's office to observe the signing of the reapportionment bill. Produced by the Florida Development Commission.
Burns, Haydon, 1912-1987

GOVERNOR HAYDON BURNS WITH ROY ROGERS AND DALE EVANS

253191
Date
31-Jan-66
Collection
Video
Video Details
16:00; b&w; sound; V-81 CA185; S. 828
Description
Burns, Haydon, 1912-1987

FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY VIEW OF CAMPUS

253118
Date
1965
Collection
Video
Video Details
32:35; b&w; silent; V-134 DA063; S.1239
Description
This film shows the FSU campus, construction of Tully Gym and a Homecoming parade with Haydon Burns. Produced by WFSU-TV.
Burns, Haydon, 1912-1987

FLORIDA'S INAUGURATIONS

253071
Date
1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
14:00; color; sound; V-77 BA140; S.828
Description
This film starts with excellent aerial footage of the Old Capitol. It describes the inaugural format, showing the Burns inauguration, including the taking of the oath of office. It uses black and white photos and footage of the Sydney Catts' inauguration (1917), and color footage of several more recent ones. There are scenes of inaugural parades and the Burns inaugural ball. Produced by FDC and Barton Film Co.
Burns, Haydon, 1912-1987

GATOR BOWL 1956

253149
Date
1956
Collection
Video
Video Details
24:44; color; sound; V-96 DA049; S. 828
Description
This film is the 1956 Gator Bowl featuring Georgia Tech versus Pittsburgh. Viewers see Mayor Haydon Burns of Jacksonville and Gov. LeRoy Collins. CBS handled the television coverage. The halftime show is lots of fun.
Burns, Haydon, 1912-1987

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. Produced by the Florida Development Commission.
Burns, Haydon, 1912-1987

GOV. HAYDON BURNS - BASEBALL

253186
Date
16-Mar-65
Collection
Video
Video Details
:52; b&w; silent; V-233 AA456; S. 828
Description
Gov. Burns wears a FSU baseball cap and glove while standing atop a pitcher's mound where he zips a few pitches past FSU President Doak Campbell. The film was shot on the FSU campus. Produced by the Florida Development Commission.
Burns, Haydon, 1912-1987

GOV. HAYDON BURNS ROTC SPEECH AT FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY

253190
Date
3-Feb-66
Collection
Video
Video Details
19:22; b&w; sound, V-233 CA298; S. 828
Description
Gov. Burns speaks to ROTC Cadets in Westcott Auditorium on the Florida State University campus on the responsibilities of citizenship and the importance of a strong military. He disparages draft dodgers and unpatriotic opponents of the Vietnam War for shirking their obligation to protect the country by avoiding military service. Produced by the Florida Development Commission.
Burns, Haydon, 1912-1987

NUMBER ONE AT THE FAIR

253354
Date
30-Jul-65
Collection
Video
Video Details
14:35; color; sound; V-76 CA071; S.828
Description
This is an excellent print of the Florida Pavilion at the New York World's Fair. Gov. Haydon Burns, Dick Pope (founder of Cypress Gardens), and Charles Campbell (Chairman of FDC) are there for the festivities, which include a ski show. Produced by FDC.
Burns, Haydon, 1912-1987

GOV. HAYDON BURNS PRESS CONFERENCE ON WORLD'S FAIR

253188
Date
4-Feb-65
Collection
Video
Video Details
26:50; b&w; sound; V-111 DA036; S. 828
Description
Gov. Burns announces the addition of an 8,000 seat, $20 million amphitheater to the Florida exhibit at the New York World's Fair. The amphitheater will be used to feature the water ski show and all aspects of Florida. Admission to the exhibit will be free to make up for poor attendance in 1964. Charles Campbell (FDC Chairman) describes the genesis of the new plan. Dick Pope (founder of Cypress Gardens and Chairman of the Florida Fair Commission) describes the benefits of the new show and how it will be done. Tommy Bartlett (producer of the show) and Dick Rowe (creator of the show) describe the show. Burns then tells where funding for this will originate and answers questions.
Burns, Haydon, 1912-1987

GOV. BOB GRAHAM 1983 INAUGURATION

253200
Date
Jan-83
Collection
Video
Video Details
60:00; color; sound; V-144 S. 1239
Description
This is Florida Public Television's coverage of the January 4, 1983 second inauguration of Gov. Bob Graham. The film covers the inauguration and shows earlier footage of previous governors and their inaugurations. There are short clips of the inaugural ceremonies of governors Askew, Burns, Caldwell, Johns, Collins, McCarty and Warren. Gov. Askew introduces members of the new Cabinet and they are sworn in. Commissioner of Education Ralph Turlington, Treasurer Bill Gunter, Comptroller Gerald Lewis, Attorney General Jim Smith, Secretary of State George Firestone and Lt. Gov. Wayne Mixson are shown. There is a short interview with Gov. LeRoy Collins.
Burns, Haydon, 1912-1987

OPENING EXERCISES: 1965 SENATE

253361
Date
1965
Collection
Video
Video Details
40:25; color; sound; V-220 EA036; S.828
Description
The Florida Senate chamber is resplendent with flora for the opening ceremonies of the 1965 Florida Senate session. Gov. Haydon Burns and his wife join the senators and their families as Sen. James Conner is elected new Senate President. Before retiring from his post, standing Senate President Callaway jovially presents his successor with an oversized gavel to utilize in times that may require it. President Conner makes a lengthy speech. Next, Edwin Frazier and Leroy Atkinson are elected Senate Secretary and Sergeant at Arms respectively. Produced by Barton Films and the Florida Development Commission.
Burns, Haydon, 1912-1987

PRIMARY CAMPAIGN FOR GOVERNOR NO. 1

253399
Date
1966
Collection
Video
Video Details
38:45; b&w; sound; V-31 EA002; S. 828
Description
Gov. Burns is seen campaigning. He comes and goes in a helicopter. Then, there is a cookout in his honor with lots of people wearing paper hats that say "Burns." A rock band is playing. Burns arrives and makes a speech. At one point, he poses with an American Indian and wears a Seminole hat. Sound begins and he denounces "the radical extremism of Bobby Kennedy and Bobby High." He identifies the film's location as Dade County. High campaigns next. His speech is at an airport and is frequently interrupted by airplanes. We see the High campaign headquarters on election night and High makes his acceptance speech. Next is an interview with High alone. He campaigns on the street from the back of a truck and boards a private jet. Produced by WTVJ -Miami.
Burns, Haydon, 1912-1987

PRIMARY CAMPAIGN FOR GOVERNOR NO. 3

253401
Date
May 7-16, 1966
Collection
Video
Video Details
35:00; b&w; sound; V-32 EA004; S. 828
Description
The location for this film is Kelly campaign headquarters. Sen. Kelly throws his support to Robert King High. High makes a speech of gratitude to Kelly. Another man speaks supporting High, followed by various crowd shots and lots of hand shaking. Next, High makes statements regarding an investigation he wants conducted on illegal government spending. Kelly endorses High for governor and speaks about labor and race issues. Then, Tom Adams defends himself concerning his break from Burns' policies. Produced by WTVJ -Miami.
Burns, Haydon, 1912-1987

PRIMARY CAMPAIGN FOR GOVERNOR NO. 7

253405
Date
1966
Collection
Video
Video Details
37:40; b&w; sound; V-105 EA008; S. 828
Description
Gov. Burns knocks his opponent High at a press conference, then introduces a new supporter. Next is Burns' "first speech of the second primary." This is followed by shots of politicians around big tables. Gov. and Mrs. Burns leave. Then the film shows a press conference concerning a labor dispute with two labor leaders in Dade County. Then, Burns displays a newspaper article that he claims is evidence that High is race-baiting. Next is a speech at the Governor's Club. There are more rallies and shots of Burns arriving by helicopter in a shopping center parking lot. Then, Burns is seen in a motorcade in Plantation City. There is another helicopter arrival at a shopping center with hand shaking all around. There is reticulation three or four minutes into film. Produced by WTVJ-Miami.
Burns, Haydon, 1912-1987

VICE PRESIDENT JOHNSON IN FLORIDA

253596
Date
1963
Collection
Video
Description
Gov. Burns meets Lyndon Johnson and Sen. George Smathers as they disembark from an airplane. They go to Jacksonville University, where the vice president gets an honorary degree and speaks. They fly away in a Marine Corps helicopter that takes them to an Air Force base where Johnson makes a speech. He arrives in St. Augustine on March 11, 1963 for the dedication of the first restoration project of St. Augustine, the Arrivas House, honoring the 400th anniversary of the city’s founding in 1965. He he walks down a street and there is a cannon salute. There is no sound up to this point. A Spanish diplomat makes a speech about the restoration of St. Augustine. Johnson speaks on exploration, comparing the Spanish and space. He works the crowd and leaves in a limousine.
Video Details
8:00; b&w; sound; V-50 BA139; S. 828
Burns, Haydon, 1912-1987

GOV. FARRIS BRYANT PRESS CONFERENCE

253173
Date
1964
Collection
Video
Video Details
28:28; b&w; sound; V-225 DA109; S. 828
Description
This film features two press conferences with Gov. Bryant: (October 15, 1964) Michael Barfield, a young boy who rescued a child from a burning building, receives a Florida flag and tie tack from Gov. Bryant and talks to reporters. Gov. Bryant also comments on a Southern Governors' Conference proposal that would block integration by giving local control over public schools, the Miami expressway program, the 1964 Presidential campaign, and Floridians Bob Hayes and Dave Shoelander, who were Olympic gold medalists in Tokyo. Gov. Bryant also responds to the announcement that Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. He states that Dr. King did not operate peacefully in St. Augustine and that he disagrees with the Nobel Committee's decision. (May 28, 1964) 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. Produced by the Florida Development Commission.
Burns, Haydon, 1912-1987

GOV. HAYDON BURNS CABINET MEETING; RE: WORLD'S FAIR SKI SHOW SUCCESS

253187
Date
n.d.
Collection
Video
Video Details
29:55; b&w; sound; V-70 DA039; S. 828
Description
This Cabinet meeting with Gov. Burns includes mention of supplemental federal disaster relief to Florida of $1 million for hurricane damage. Charles Campbell (chairman of the FDC and the Executive Committee of New York World's Fair Authority) is introduced, as well as the rest of the World's Fair Authority and members of FDC (listed but not seen). Mr. Campbell tells how the Florida Exhibit was turned from a liability into an asset with the inclusion of the Florida Citrus Water Ski Show sponsored by Cypress Gardens and the Citrus Commission. An oversized check for $206,917 is presented to repay a state loan that helped bail out the Florida Pavilion. Dick Pope, dressed as Santa, presents the check. Gov. Burns thanks everyone and describes how the World's Fair, Citrus Commission, Legislature, Florida's four major electric utilities, the Cabinet and Minute Maid Orange Juice all helped. Each Cabinet member comments.
Burns, Haydon, 1912-1987

PRIMARY CAMPAIGN FOR GOVERNOR NO. 4

253402
Date
May-66
Collection
Video
Video Details
33:58; b&w; sound; V-32 and 33 EA005; S. 828
Description
In this film, Newell C. Taylor denies charges (apparently made by Gov. Burns) of being "a gambler, a gangster, or whatever... and enriching High's campaign to the tune of $100,000." He states that he will start legal action against Gov. Burns. This is followed by another press conference (some reticulation from bad processing) where the same man offers to resign from the board of Variety Children's Hospital. The president of the hospital states that the hospital is impartial in the campaign. Next are scenes from the Dade County Bar Association lunch. A speaker turns down an offer for Gov. Burns' representative to speak. Then, High gives a speech. Some of this portion is overexposed. Next are cover shots of the breakfast, including the cameraman for the above-referenced footage. The action then moves to the campaign headquarters, where Sen. Kelly and High speak to the crowd. Both are seen in a motorcade, followed by more hand shaking and speeches. Produced by WTVJ-Miami.
Burns, Haydon, 1912-1987

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