Governor Farris Bryant Press Conference

267764
Date
9/10/1964
Collection
Video
Description
In this film, Governor Farris Bryant answers questions from the press on: Communists in the Florida higher education system; Jacksonville Mayor Haydon Burns' election plans; the approach of Hurricane Dora; the civil rights "situation" in St. Augustine; the Presidential election; and the hurricane pr...
Video Details
13:27; B&W; sound; BA154; V-254
Elections

Gov. Sidney J. Catts Inauguration

232427
Date
1917
Collection
Video
Video Details
5:20; B&W; silent; AA160
Description
Starts with scenes of the Capitol and swearing in. Governor Trammel presents the State Seal to Governor Catts. Catts gives a speech. Film was made without sound and uses title cards to describe the scenes. The swearing in was performed by Hon. Jefferson Browne, Chief Justice of the Florida Supreme C...
Gubernatorial elections

Governor Claude Kirk Inauguration

243142
Date
1967
Collection
Video
Description
This film starts with Governor Claude Kirk taking the oath of office and giving his inaugural speech. The film is at times soft and slightly out of focus.
Video Details
23:10; color; sound; V-104 CA215; S. 828
Gubernatorial elections

Gov. Spessard Holland's Inauguration

253203
Date
1941
Collection
Video
Description
This film shows the inauguration of Spessard Holland in front of the Capitol in Tallahassee. It shows Chief Justice Glenn Terrell administering the oath, Gov. Holland's address, the governor and his family reviewing the parade, and Gov. Holland and his new Cabinet members.
Video Details
6:15; color; silent; V-145 S. 828
true

Governor Charley Johns - LeRoy Collins

232388
Date
1954
Collection
Video
Description
This debate between acting Gov. Charley Johns and future governor LeRoy Collins was filmed from a television monitor (kinescope) and simultaneously broadcast throughout Florida on radio. Moderator Ralph Renick tries valiantly to manage a timer and buzzer mechanism as the candidates argue the issues ...
Video Details
42:18; B&W; sound; V-97; EA010; S. 828
Gubernatorial elections

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 ...
Video Details
32:20; B&W; sound; V-34 & 35 EA009; S. 828
Gubernatorial elections

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 ...
Video Details
32:20; B&W; sound; V-34 & 35 EA009; S. 828
Gubernatorial elections

Governor LeRoy Collins Inauguration

232461
Date
1955
Collection
Video
Description
Governor LeRoy Collins makes a speech from his den about his goals and Florida's role as a state on the "threshold of greatness." There are scenes of the Collins family at home (The Grove) as they greet LeRoy Jr., home from the Naval Academy, and walk to the Governor's Mansion. The film shows all th...
Video Details
24:05; B&W; sound; V-78 CA175; S. 828
Gubernatorial elections

Governor Doyle Carlton's Inauguration

253192
Date
1929
Collection
Video
Video Details
2:40; b&w; silent; V-176 S. 828
Description
This is a short clip of Gov. Doyle Carlton's inauguration in Tallahassee, January 1929. The film begins with outgoing Gov. Martin and Mrs. Martin getting into an open car. Then, the film shows the crowd gathered on the east side of the Capitol and the parade with military bands and early floats. Thi...
Gubernatorial elections

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
true

Governor Fuller Warren Inauguration

232460
Date
1964
Collection
Video
Description
This film features pre-inaugural scenes of Governor Fuller Warren, the Cabinet, Supreme Court, and Legislative leaders. The new governor greets his niece and nephew on the porch of the Governor's Mansion. He checks the barbecue preparations for the big event. The film shows an organizational meeting...
Video Details
8:45; B&W; sound; V-66 BA050; S. 828
Gubernatorial elections

VOTING IN LEON COUNTY

253602
Date
25-Aug-76
Collection
Video
Video Details
11:25; color; sound, V-237 BA372; S.1239
Description
Leon County Elections Supervisor Wilma Sullivan, comments on the voter registration process, voter records management and the transition to computer-based tracking methods in 1968. There is additional footage of voting machines, security measures, explanation of the absentee ballot voting methods an...
Leon County Elections

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS CAMPAIGN COMMERCIAL

253441
Date
7-May-56
Collection
Video
Video Details
0:57; b&w; sound; V-182 AA313; M89-17
Description
Sen. George Smathers asks voters to cast their ballots for him on May 8th in his bid for re-election as Florida Senator.
in his bid for re-election

JIM SMITH

253510
Date
1987
Collection
Video
Video Details
2:42; color; sound; V-156 P93-013
Description
After the election of Bob Martinez as governor, Jim Smith discusses his recent switch from the Democratic Party to the Republican Party. Videotaped by Bradley White.
After the election

GOV. WAYNE MIXSON INAUGURATION CEREMONY

253212
Date
Jan-87
Collection
Video
Video Details
55:10; color; sound; V-44 S. 1239
Description
This is footage of Gov. Wayne Mixson's inauguration ceremony in the Florida Senate Chamber. Gov. Mixson was the first lieutenant governor to assume the office of governor in Florida history and also held the post for the shortest duration of time, three days. Former Governors LeRoy Collins and Gov. ...
the ceremony. Gov. Graham's election

PRIMARY CAMPAIGN FOR GOVERNOR NO. 2

253400
Date
3-May-66
Collection
Video
Video Details
37:45; b&w; sound; V-31 and 32 EA003; S. 828
Description
This film has scenes of the High headquarters on election night, including workers on phones and tabulating votes on a board. The same kinds of scenes are shown at the headquarters of state legislator Scott Kelly. High answers questions from reporters, and then Kelly does the same. High speaks again...
on election night, including

GOVERNOR DAN McCARTY INAUGURATION

253211
Date
1953
Collection
Video
Video Details
18:00; color; silent; V-115 CA200; S. 828
Description
Gubernatorial elections

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 Calla...
is elected new Senate President

GOVERNOR CLAUDE KIRK'S "NO NEW TAXES" ADVERTISEMENT

253208
Date
1970
Collection
Video
Video Details
1:15; color; sound; V-172 S. 828
Description
These are two short commercials put together during Claude Kirk's unsuccessful run for a second term as governor. The commercials depict Reubin Askew as a rattlesnake who will raise taxes and destroy small business.
Gubernatorial elections

U. S. SENATOR GARY HART

253594
Date
1983
Collection
Video
Video Details
9:30; color; sound; V-153 P93-013
Description
This video begins with Hart's plane landing at the Tallahassee airport. Sen. Hart addresses his supporters at the airport regarding his bid for president in 1984. A couple of minutes at the end of the film show voting polls in Tallahassee and people voting. Videotaped by Bradley White.
Elections

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 rec...
Gubernatorial elections

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.
for the 1964 national elections

GOV. CLAUDE KIRK INAUGURATION, KINESCOPE

253206
Date
1967
Collection
Video
Video Details
29:00; b&w; sound; V-112 DA047; S. 828
Description
This film starts with Perry Como singing "If I Had a Hammer" at Gov. Kirk's inauguration. This is a kinescope of a TV program produced by Station WDBO (became WCPX). This film includes the commercials that appeared when it was broadcast. It provides an interesting look at how such an event was "pack...
Gubernatorial elections

INAUGURATION SPECIAL PARADE

253268
Date
1979
Collection
Video
Video Details
11:19; color; sound; V-128 BA213; S.1239
Description
This film shows Bob Graham's inaugural parade. There are shots of the crowd with noise, but no individual speakers are seen. There are shots of Lt. Gov. Wayne Mixson, Comptroller Gerald Lewis, Attorney General Jim Smith, Sheriff Ken Katsaris and Treasurer Bill Gunter. Produced by WFSU-TV.
Gubernatorial elections

"FIRST FEDERAL VIP"

253020
Date
1-Jan-58
Collection
Video
Video Details
27:58; b&w; sound; V-204 EA025; M89-17
Description
This is kinescope footage of Sen. George Smathers appearing on the "First Federal VIP" television show, hosted by former Florida Sen. Harry King. Sen. King opens the show with a brief biography of Sen. Smathers, calling him, "an exciting, stimulating and worthwhile American." Next, there is an adver...
's elected positions in the coming

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...
Gubernatorial elections

GOV. BOB GRAHAM 1979 INAUGURATION

253199
Date
Jan-79
Collection
Video
Video Details
60:00; color; sound; V-147 S. 1239
Description
This is coverage of the first inauguration of Gov. Bob Graham. LeRoy Collins delivers an opening statement and then introduces Graham's Cabinet. Commissioner of Education Ralph Turlington, Commissioner of Agriculture Doyle Connor, Treasurer and Insurance Commissioner Bill Gunter, Comptroller Gerald ...
Gubernatorial elections

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,...
Gubernatorial elections

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 b...
on election night and High makes

TALLAHASSEE FAMOUS PEOPLE

253553
Date
n.d.
Collection
Video
Video Details
31:00; color; sound; V-121 EA018; S.1239
Description
This film shows famous people discussing a variety of topics. The following people are included in the footage: Speaker of the House of Representatives Don Tucker; Miami Senator Jack Gordon; Leon County Supervisor of Elections Wilma Sullivan; Congressman Bill Gunter; State Sen. Pat Thomas; Coach Rud...
of Elections Wilma Sullivan

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