Under Florida Stars

267743
Collection
Video
Description
This film highlights the various camping opportunities around Florida. It focuses on the comfortable amenities at State Park campgrounds, as well as the historical and naturally beautiful locations for camping in Florida. Sites shown include: Fort Pickens; Fort Clinch; Florida Caverns; Stephen Foste...
Video Details
14:29; color; sound; S828; V-252

Florida Attractions

246473
Date
1948
Collection
Video
Description
This early movie begins with a series of shots of St. Augustine, including the Fountain of Youth and the oldest house. Next, people are shown catching turtles at Silver Springs. The film continues with brief scenes of: Marineland; Palm Beach; Bok Tower; water skiing at Cypress Gardens; aerial and...
Video Details
1948 / 6:48; B&W; silent; V-173 S. 828

Florida Seafare

267744
Collection
Video
Description
This film shows the many types of commercially harvested seafood in Florida. Scenes include: commercial fishermen; oystermen; crabbing; shrimping; and seine net fishing for mullet. Additional scenes include a folk singing couple at the 6th Annual Apalachicola Seafood Festival. Produced by: Barton Fi...
Video Details
28:00; color; sound; V-252

Million Acre Playground

232446
Date
1960s
Collection
Video
Description
This film depicts the work of the Central and Southern Florida Flood Control District in maintaining the Everglades. There are lots of wildlife and recreational scenes. It includes airboats, deer hunting with hounds, duck hunting, frog gigging, fishing, camping and the Okeechobee Waterway Cross Stat...
Video Details
14:10; color; sound; V-28 CA129; S. 828

Florida: First and Last Frontier

232447
Date
1976
Collection
Video
Description
This film presents a visual history of Florida, using costumed actors to recreate scenes with conquistadors, soldiers, smiths, a weaver and Mark Twain. It also uses LeMoyne drawings and archival photos. One scene is filmed in Wakulla Springs Lodge. Other scenes show a launch at Cape Canaveral follow...
Video Details
13:45; color; sound; V-24 CA036; S. 828

Florida State University History (Part 2)

253109
Date
circa 1975-76
Collection
Video
Description
This film shows FSU basketball, athletic trainer Don Fauls, football, theater, the Nuclear Science department, the golf course, an interview with Bobby Bowden, the radio station, fencing, Hugh Durham basketball camp, and Gov. Reubin Askew greeting King Hussein at the airport. Produced by WFSU-TV.
Video Details
21:45; color; some sound; V-133 CA253; S.1239

Taylor and Dixie County Logging

232406
Date
late 1930s - early 1940s
Collection
Video
Video Details
07:54; color; silent
Description
This rare home movie footage was shot in color by Charles L. "Buster" Borklund Jr. in Taylor and Dixie counties during the late 1930s and early 1940s. Borklund, an avid photographer, was an employee of Brooks Scanlon Lumber Company for 37 years, serving in many capacities, including timekeeper, paym...

Scenes of the Everglades

232400
Date
1928
Collection
Video
Video Details
40:22; B&W; silent; N2009-2
Description
Businessman and adventurer Homer Augustus Brinkley produced this film in 1928 to illustrate the exotic environment found in the Everglades. Brinkley lived among the Seminoles in the Everglades for several months. He later used the film in a traveling show that included a live caged bear and himself...

Summer Environmental Program

267758
Collection
Video
Video Details
04:36; color; sound; s. 1851; V-253
Description
The film shows students in two different educational camps hosted by the Florida Division of Forestry: Backwater River State Camp, and the Withlacoochee State Forest Camp. Scenes include students learning forest orientation, how to find food in Florida forests and singing around a campfire. Produce...
Type
Image

Gold Head Branch State Park

267761
Collection
Video
Video Details
06:45; color; silent; S. 1825, Box 1, file 1; V-253
Description
Type
Image

Anastasia State Park

267751
Collection
Video
Video Details
03:38; color; sound; s. 1825, Box 1, Film 5; V-253
Description
This film is a narrated public service announcement for Anastasia State Park off of U.S. 1 (AIA) near St. Augustine. The film begins with a driving scene through the park, showing campers and camping amenities, such as a playground and concession stand. A park ranger is shown playing along with ch...
Type
Image

NATIONAL GUARD TRAINING FILM

253347
Date
1938-1939
Collection
Video
Video Details
27:00; b&w; silent; V-138 S. 1239
Description
This film has scenes from the Company D 106th Engineers during National Guard summer camp. The film shows camp life and maneuvers in both Mississippi (1938) and Camp Foster in Florida (1939).

BOAT TRIP, KISSIMMEE

252907
Date
1950s
Collection
Video
Video Details
2:50; b&w; silent; V-27 AA048; S. 828
Description
In this film, a seaplane flies over, lands on the water and then takes off again. Viewers see men and children around a fishing camp, tents and people camping on the bank of a river.

OKEE-SIMMEE FISH CAMP

253357
Date
1950s
Collection
Video
Video Details
13:40; color; silent; V-114 BA202; S. 828
Description
This film has scenes of a fish camp called Okee-Simmee, located on Lake Okeechobee and the Kissimmee River. Viewers see many small outboard boats, two sea planes, Boy Scouts, skeet shooting and aerials of the Everglades.

FLORIDA HIGHWAY PATROL #4

253065
Date
24-Feb-71
Collection
Video
Video Details
9:30; color; silent; V-135
Description
Florida highway patrolmen at Camp Blanding practice marksmanship on a shooting range. There is pop-up target practice with machine guns and shotguns. The end sequence is a riot formation by uniformed troopers.

UNDER FLORIDA STARS

253589
Date
1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
14:30; color; sound; V-37 CA151; S. 828
Description
This film shows camping in Florida in the 1960s. It shows beaches, Fort Clinch on the St. Mary's River and facilities common to Florida State Parks. Viewers see the Florida Caverns near Marianna. Then, father and son campers leave a tearful little sister behind as they go fishing. Some hunters are s...

LOOK TO THE SUN

253302
Date
1960s
Collection
Video
Description
This film shows fun and recreation in Florida's state parks. An Airstream trailer shows up in many camping scenes. Scenes include skiing, cycling, exploring, hiking, riding a tour train, walking through Florida Caverns, scuba at Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park and beach fun. The film shows some surf...
Video Details
12:20; color; sound; V-39 BA030; S. 828

SUWANNEE ADVENTURE

253545
Date
n.d.
Collection
Video
Video Details
14:25; color; sound; V-37 CA149; S. 1579
Description
Two young women go on a canoe trip along the Suwannee River and see the sights, including a paddle wheel boat replica and the Stephen Foster Memorial. They ride horses at the Sheriff's Boy's Ranch and camp out on the river. They paddle to Suwannee River State Park and enjoy a square dance. They cont...

ANASTASIA STATE PARK

252875
Date
late 1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
3:25; color; sound; V-238 S.1825 Box 1, #5
Description
This film features scenes of Florida's Anastasia State Park. Footage includes shots of the park's facilities, campground and beach. The film has excellent color quality. Produced by the Florida State Board of Parks.

FISHING IN THE EVERGLADES

253024
Date
n.d.
Collection
Video
Video Details
24:00; color; sound; V-79 DA029; S. 828
Description
This film shows the Everglades environment and the wildlife in it. Viewers see National Park Headquarters, boardwalks with tourists, the Visitor's Center, the marina and campgrounds. There are many fishing sequences. There is good wildlife photography at the beginning of the film. Produced by Walter...

BASS CAPITAL OF THE WORLD

252889
Date
n.d.
Collection
Video
Video Details
4:30; color; sound; V-26 AA082; S. 828
Description
This film has scenes of fishing in Putnam County along the St. Johns River and the Rodman Reservoir. Viewers also see fish camps and some great catches. Produced by Hallmark International Releasing Group; sponsored by Putnam County Chamber of Commerce.

OUT OF A WILDERNESS

253372
Date
21-Apr-67
Collection
Video
Video Details
13:17; color; sound, V-240 CA291
Description
This film follows the Florida Power and Light Company's conversion of Turkey Point from "a barren wasteland of mangroves and mud" into a beautiful wildlife sanctuary and recreation center complete with a power plant and two nuclear reactors. It shows the construction of the power plant, its reactor,...

PATHWAYS FOR TOMORROW

253379
Date
1967
Collection
Video
Video Details
5:40; color; sound; V-54 AA088; S. 828
Description
This film tells about Ross Allen and the annual camporee that he and Silver Springs sponsor for the Boy Scouts. There are scenes of scouts in various activities, including a tortoise race with two scouts seated atop Galapagos Tortoises. They swim in Silver Springs and go on glass-bottom boat rides, ...

WHERE THE BIG BASS BITE

253631
Date
n.d.
Collection
Video
Video Details
14:25; color; sound; V-80 CA042; S. 828
Description
Some great fishing "characters" are shown as they enjoy their sport. Fish camps, boat launch facilities, skiing, beach fun and boating cruises are included. Beautiful cypress lakes appear, and then citrus, produce, cattle and other industries are shown. The community of Leesburg is described with it...

LAKE WALES- CROWN JEWEL OF SCENIC FLORIDA

253293
Date
1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
12:05; color; sound; V-207 BA323; S. 828
Description
This is a film promoting the tourist attractions, business opportunities and "fun in the sun" lifestyle of Lake Wales. Viewers see tourist attractions such as Mountain Lake Sanctuary, The Great Masterpiece (a towering copy of da Vinci's "Last Supper"), Casa De Josefina, Spook Hill and the skiers at ...

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