The Road to Beauty

232419
Date
1965
Collection
Video
Description
Health maintenance techniques are demonstrated, including how to walk properly, dance as exercise, nutrition (such as citrus), and sports. The film then moves on to discuss career, marriage, and home life. A wife announces that she is pregnant and the couple promptly drinks some orange juice to cele...
Video Details
14:30; color; sound; CA012, S. 828

Florida Highway Patrol #14

253067
Date
1950s
Collection
Video
Description
This film is narrated by Reed Gardner. It shows the process of "turning men into highway patrolmen." The roving camera perspective through patrol school shows men engaged in personal hygiene, exercises, first aid instruction, marching drills, classroom instruction, attending a lecture by a psycholog...
Video Details
18:15; color; sound; V-136

FLORIDA HIGHWAY PATROL #20

253069
Date
1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
2:43; b&w; silent; V-136
Description
This film shows recruits in classes undergoing DWI training. One recruit, obviously under the influence, is made to go through a series of exercises. It is pretty funny, even without sound.

TEACHING BABIES TO SWIM

253560
Date
ca. 1980s
Collection
Video
Video Details
2:21; color; sound; V-185 AA348; S.1239
Description
This film contains footage of babies learning to swim at the Florida State University swimming pool. A Florida State University swimming instructor and several mothers with their children practice various swimming exercises. The film includes some underwater footage. The segment ends with a game of ...

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,...

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - JOHN SMATHERS INTERVIEW

253488
Date
ca. 1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
4:32; b&w; sound; V-184 AA328; M89-17
Description
Sen. George Smathers interviews his son John Smathers regarding his tour of duty on a destroyer parked safely off the coast of Vietnam. John voices his support for the war effort and comments on the negative effects "Berkley-ites" and "Peaceniks" have on servicemen's morale when they exercise their ...

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...

GOV. REUBIN ASKEW INTERVIEW

253166
Date
n.d.
Collection
Video
Video Details
11:00; color; sound; V-168 S. 1239
Description
This is a Channel 12 (Jacksonville) interview by Max Freeman with Reubin Askew. Gov. Askew stresses the importance of faith in any decision-making situation, but believes strongly in separation of church and state. When asked about being named one of the best dressed men in the nation, the governor ...

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