Ralph Nader

232441
Date
1980s
Collection
Video
Video Details
1:50; color; sound; AA469
Description
Activist Ralph Nader lectures at Florida State University's Ruby Diamond Auditorium on poverty, unemployment, and the influence of corporate interests on the governmental process in Washington, D.C. Produced by WFSU-TV.
Florida State University

Florida State University Football

243139
Date
1963
Collection
Video
Description
This is footage of the Florida State Seminoles football team in practice at the beginning of the 1963 season when Bill Peterson was head coach and Bobby Bowden an assistant coach. Produced by the Florida Development Commission.
Video Details
1:17; B&W; silent AA488; S. 1239
Florida State University

Archie Shepp

253501
Date
1978
Collection
Video
Description
This is interview and lecture footage of jazz saxophonist and social activist Archie Shepp at Florida State University. Mr. Shepp comments on jazz music trends, poverty, politics, civil rights, culture and society. The interview segment is conducted by newscaster Lucius Gant. Produced by WFSU-TV.
Video Details
15:40; color; sound CA309; S.1239
Florida State University

Governor Kirk Inauguration Scenes

267772
Date
1/3/1967
Collection
Video
Description
This footage features a variety of scenes from the inaugural ceremonies for Florida’s 36th Governor, Governor Claude Kirk, Florida's 36th Governor. Scenes include: the presentation of dignitaries; outgoing Governor Haydon Burns' speech; the oath of office for the Superintendent of Public Instructi...
Video Details
21:01; color; sound; CA177; V-254
Florida State University

Florida State University History (Part 1)

253108
Date
1975
Collection
Video
Description
Raw footage of Florida State University throughout 1975 featuring a swim meet at the Union Pool, FSU Flying High Circus students training and practicing, and scenes from the FSU Circus summer program for children. The video also shows 1975 Earth Day festivities on the FSU Union Green (keynote speak...
Video Details
11:41; color; silent; V-133 CA252; S. 1239
(Florida State University

Florida State University: Toward a Greater University

232390
Date
1964
Collection
Video
Video Details
16:55; B&W; sound; V-221; CA314; S. 1239
Description
This is a public relations film on Florida State University that, in two brief scenes, features a young Jim Morrison years before his more recognized role as lead singer for The Doors. The film emphasizes the need for more college-educated Floridians to work in the state's rapidly expanding industri...
Florida State University

Tallahassee

253552
Date
1960
Collection
Video
Description
This is a visual tour of Tallahassee with no narration. It shows city streets, the campuses of Florida State University and Florida A&M University, recreation, Wakulla Springs, Tallahassee Junior Museum, Old Public Library, St. Marks Lighthouse and various state office buildings. Produced by Peter B...
Video Details
14:40; color; sound; V-74 CA049; S. 828
Florida State University

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
Florida State University

The Great Adventure

253218
Date
Early 1950s
Collection
Video
Description
A young man decides on a college by watching a film (within this film) called, "Universities Throughout Florida." He sees: girls practicing archery and fishing at FSU; FAMU, "for the Negro youth of Florida"; UF; Bethune-Cookman College, the "center of interracial goodwill"; Stetson University; Rolli...
Video Details
11:30; color; sound; V-41 BA076; S. 828
Florida State University

Florida Gulf Coast Holiday

253062
Date
1960s
Collection
Video
Description
This film begins in Pensacola. Viewers see Fort Pickens, Blue Angels and the Naval Air Station. The film moves to Panama City, where viewers see people frolicking in the surf and teens with a guitar. In Tallahassee, the film shows Apalachee Parkway toward the Old Capitol, FSU and Killearn Gardens St...
Video Details
14:30; color; sound; V-12 CA028; S.828
Florida State University

A DIP IN DIXIE

252986
Date
n.d.
Collection
Video
Video Details
14:30; b&w; sound; V-25 CA018; S. 828
Description
The Tarpon Club, the FSU Women's Swim Team, demonstrates synchronized swimming to minstrel show music and other tunes. Sponsored by FDC.
Florida State University

FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY: FLYING HIGH CIRCUS PROMO

253107
Date
1972
Collection
Video
Video Details
1:01; color; sound; V-202 AA401; S.1239
Description
This is a promotional television spot for the 25th Anniversary of Florida State University's Flying High Circus. It includes shots of circus acrobats and Callaway Gardens, "the summer home of FSU's circus." Produced by WFSU-TV.
Florida State University

FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY HISTORY (Part 7)

253114
Date
1980s
Collection
Video
Description
This film shows synchronized swimming, the Flying High Circus, theater, cheerleading, dance, views of campus, an interview with President Sliger and graduation ceremonies. Produced by WFSU-TV.
Video Details
22:00; color; some sound; V-134 CA258; S.1239
Florida State University

CHILDREN TUMBLING AT FSU

252945
Date
1950s
Collection
Video
Video Details
10:10; b&w; silent; V-117 BA162; S. 1239
Description
This film shows scenes of tumbling children on the lawn on FSU campus. Most of the children are in grade school. Some of them are in costume. Instructors are also shown.
Florida State University

FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY HOMECOMING PARADE

253115
Date
1955
Collection
Video
Video Details
10:55; color; silent; V-240 BA337; S. 1239
Description
This is excellent color footage of the 1955 FSU homecoming parade in Tallahassee. Several elaborately constructed floats and a fine selection of vintage automobiles are included.
Florida State University

GOLF PRACTICE

253155
Date
1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
2:33; b&w; silent; V-233 AA421; S. 828
Description
Two young women practice their golf swing on the Florida State University campus in the company of a FSU physical education instructor. Produced by the Florida Development Commission.
Florida State University

SPRING 70

253525
Date
1970
Collection
Video
Video Details
6:43; color; silent; V-128 BA212; S.1239
Description
This film shows springtime in Tallahassee, focusing on the FSU campus. Produced by WFSU-TV.
Florida State University

FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY HISTORY (Part 4)

253111
Date
1970s
Collection
Video
Description
This film shows Bernard Sliger, as new president, at a press conference. Produced by WFSU-TV.
Video Details
21:00; color; sound; V-132 CA255; S.1239
Florida State University

RED BARBER

252887
Date
n.d.
Collection
Video
Video Details
1:50; color; sound; V-244 AA465; S.1239
Description
This film features shots of legendary sports announcer Red Barber at a FSU function, preparing for a radio broadcast, at a sporting event and at home with his wife. Produced by WFSU-TV.
Florida State University

FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY PRESIDENT JOHN CHAMPION'S RESIGNATION

253116
Date
1968
Collection
Video
Video Details
14:30; color; silent and optical; V-208 CA279; S.1239
Description
In this film, Florida State University President John Champion gives his resignation speech in Ruby Diamond auditorium on the FSU campus. Dr. Stanley Marshal makes a short speech regarding his assignment as interim university president. Produced by WFSU-TV.
Florida State University

FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY VIEW OF CAMPUS

253117
Date
ca. 1962-1967
Collection
Video
Video Details
13:20; color; silent; V-127 CA259; S.1239
Description
This film has football clips, snow and ice (frozen fountain at the Westcott Building), campus scenes, Capitol interiors, and aerials of Capitol and campus areas. Produced by WFSU-TV.
Florida State University

FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY VIEW OF CAMPUS

253118
Date
1965
Collection
Video
Video Details
32:35; b&w; silent; V-134 DA063; S.1239
Description
This film shows the FSU campus, construction of Tully Gym and a Homecoming parade with Haydon Burns. Produced by WFSU-TV.
Florida State University

ORGONE

253366
Date
1975
Collection
Video
Video Details
8:22; color; sound; V-186 BA230; S.1239
Description
This film shows a group of six Florida State University graduate students of Dance clad in blue leotards painted with yellow stripes and brown boomerangs. They undulate to a doom-laden outer space musical theme. Orgone was choreographed by Vici Belasez and performed in 1975. Produced by WFSU-TV.
Florida State University

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 ...
Florida State University

FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY HISTORY (Part 5)

253112
Date
1980s
Collection
Video
Description
This film shows construction on the stadium, women's and men's basketball, synchronized swimming and the dance department. Produced by WFSU-TV.
Video Details
21:00; color; some sound; V-127 CA256; S.1239
Florida State University

GOV. HAYDON BURNS - BASEBALL

253186
Date
16-Mar-65
Collection
Video
Video Details
:52; b&w; silent; V-233 AA456; S. 828
Description
Gov. Burns wears a FSU baseball cap and glove while standing atop a pitcher's mound where he zips a few pitches past FSU President Doak Campbell. The film was shot on the FSU campus. Produced by the Florida Development Commission.
Florida State University

GOV. HAYDON BURNS ROTC SPEECH AT FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY

253190
Date
3-Feb-66
Collection
Video
Video Details
19:22; b&w; sound, V-233 CA298; S. 828
Description
Gov. Burns speaks to ROTC Cadets in Westcott Auditorium on the Florida State University campus on the responsibilities of citizenship and the importance of a strong military. He disparages draft dodgers and unpatriotic opponents of the Vietnam War for shirking their obligation to protect the country...
Florida State University

RALPH NADER IN TALLAHASSEE

253343
Date
1970s
Collection
Video
Video Details
24:32; color; sound, V-241 DA143; S.1239
Description
Ralph Nader is seen arriving at the Tallahassee Airport, where he answers a few questions for reporters. There is extensive footage of Ralph Nader speaking at Rudy Diamond Auditorium on the Florida State University campus on the subject of student and social activism and the importance of being an i...
Florida State University

RADIOACTIVE CARGO: FSU

253414
Date
Mid 1950s
Collection
Video
Video Details
11:00; b&w; both silent and sound; V-64 BA102; S. 1239
Description
The first several minutes of this film are construction scenes. Viewers see Florida Hall and Tully Gym at FSU. Then, a two-engine prop National Airlines plane arrives and a wooden box marked "radioactive" is unloaded and put in the trunk of a car. The box is taken out of the trunk and opened by a ma...
Florida State University

WILLIAM SAROYAN INTERVIEW/ EDDIE DOWLING TRIBUTE

253431
Date
1970s
Collection
Video
Video Details
20:35; color; sound; V-194 CA276; S.1239
Description
A WFSU-TV reporter interviews Pulitzer Prize-winning author William Saroyan. His play, "Time of Your Life," was in performance at Florida State University to serve as part of a tribute to Eddie Dowling, a renowned theater actor and director. Produced by WFSU-TV.
Florida State University

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