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 Films; U.S. Dept. of Commerce; NOAA; Florida Department of Natural Resources; and National Marine Fisheries.
Video Details
28:00; color; sound; V-252
Crabbing

Junior Sailing Regatta

246474
Date
1950s
Collection
Video
Description
This film is footage of a sailing regatta in the Gulf of Mexico. The Junior Yacht Club (under 18 years of age) is featured in this film. The film shows two boys in the St. Petersburg area on the beach enjoying horseshoe crabs, roasting oysters and boating in a cypress swamp. The film ends with scenes of river wildlife.
Video Details
1950s / 3:00; B&W; sound; V-168 S. 828
true

You Got to See Florida

232418
Date
1950s
Collection
Video
Description
This film starts with Florida agriculture, including papaya and sugarcane. Viewers see farming on reclaimed Everglades muck land and imported grass from India is mentioned. The film shows cattle herds on a "man-made Pampas that a few years ago were swamp." Tern rookeries on Bird Island, Marine Studios, purple gallinules, gators, and lots of wild flowers with butterflies are shown. Next are bellowing alligators, white ibis, blue heron, coots, rails, egret, and green heron. Viewers see Seminoles spear fishing, in a village grinding corn, and cooking with a baby in a hammock. Phosphate mining, shelling on Sanibel Island, hermit crab, citrus, tarpon fishing in the mangroves, bass fishing, parrots, the University of Miami, and Bok Tower are shown. This is a beautiful Kodachrome print. Sponsored by Gulf Oil.
Video Details
23:45; color; sound; DA028, S. 828
, hermit crab, citrus, tarpon

CRAB CANNING

252964
Date
1960
Collection
Video
Video Details
2:38; color; silent; V-203 P99-10 (Reel 5)
Description
This film has footage of crabs being steamed and canned at a canning factory. Factory workers shuck oysters and crack, steam and can crabs by hand. The factory location is unidentified.
CRAB CANNING

SUNSHINE CITY- ST. PETERSBURG

253538
Date
1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
3:00; b&w; sound; V-205 AA411; S. 828
Description
A native St. Petersburg boy shows a young, newly arrived Florida transplant some of Florida's natural attractions. The boys examine a horseshoe crab, visit the St. Petersburg Junior Yacht Club, chew on Palmetto scrub shoots, roast oysters on the beach and paddle through a cypress swamp. Produced by the Florida Development Commission.
crab, visit the St

FISHING OFF BOCA GRANDE

253023
Date
1950s
Collection
Video
Video Details
21:00; color; silent; V-75 CA191; S. 828
Description
This film has scenes of sport fishing off Boca Grande. Footage includes cabin cruisers, tarpon, fiddler crabs and a Seaboard Coastline train arriving at Boca Grande Station.
, tarpon, fiddler crabs and a

A FLORIDA RIVER, ITS WILDLIFE

253087
Date
1950s
Collection
Video
Video Details
12:00; color; sound; V-62 BA098; S.828
Description
This film shows a trip down the St. Lucie River with E.W. Dutton. Viewers see gators, blue herons, and many plants and flowers. The film also shows a red-shoulder hawk, sandhill crane, armadillo, black bear and cub, rattlesnake, land crab, and a gator being fed by hand. Viewers see pelicans, mullet, cormorant, deer and a Florida panther. The film is incomplete.
, rattlesnake, land crab, and a gator

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