Florida State Fair and Gasparilla Celebration

253097
Date
February 1953
Collection
Video
Description
The 48th Annual Florida State Fair includes the Gasparilla Pirate Celebration in which men dress as pirates and sail into Tampa Bay. Parades, circus acts, produce displays, industry displays and livestock displays from all over the state are shown. Viewers see a car race and car stunts. The film als...
Video Details
24:30; color; sound; V-7 DA003; S.828

World's Winter Strawberry Capital

253650
Date
1960s
Collection
Video
Description
This film shows scenes of the State Fair, Plant City Strawberry Festival, local schools, churches, baseball spring training, golf, tennis, fishing, local businesses, banks, and city and county buildings. Viewers see train and bus transportation, as well as the airport, shopping center, post office, ...
Video Details
13:50; color; sound; V-83 CA117; S. 828

GOV. FARRIS BRYANT AT TAMPA FAIR LUNCHEON

253183
Date
11-Feb-64
Collection
Video
Video Details
25:15; b&w; sound; V-161 DA030; S. 828
Description
Gov. Bryant speaks on the Florida State Fair, President Kennedy's visit the year before, changes in retailing and banking, and notes the interaction of state and federal governments. He also describes procedures needed in the welfare system, care for the aged and care for the mentally disabled. He s...

GASPARILLA DAY - COLER

253145
Date
Feb-53
Collection
Video
Video Details
8:35; b&w; silent; V-102 BA013; S. 828
Description
This film has scenes of "pirates" getting ready for the civic celebration, shots of the pirates turning their guns over to authorities, a man with trained tigers, and a couple of circus performers entering a cannon barrel and being shot into the air. There are several shots of young ladies on parade...

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