A Century of Banking in Jacksonville

245052
Date
August 8, 1977
Collection
Video
Description
This film chronicles the history of Jacksonville and the Barnett family. Viewers learn that the family's fortunes are intertwined in the history of the city and the state. The film was produced using still photos and newspaper clippings.
Video Details
August 8, 1977 / 31:24; color; sound; V-92 EA016; S. 828

Goodwood Plantation

253158
Date
1970s
Collection
Video
Description
Mr. Thomas Hood gives the history of Goodwood Plantation. The film shows the interior and exterior of the house. There is excellent footage of the fixtures and furniture. Produced by WFSU-TV.
Video Details
10:03; color; sound; V-133 BA205; S.1239

Florida State Hospital

253099
Date
early 1970s
Collection
Video
Description
This film is a history of Florida State Hospital in Chattahoochee, Florida. It shows the grounds of the hospital, staff and patients. Individual staff members go over special activities, training programs and equipment. Produced by WFSU-TV.
Video Details
10:53; color; sound; V-119 BA218; S.1239

Chaires Community

252937
Date
1977
Collection
Video
Description
This film provides a brief look at the community of Chaires, located north of Tallahassee. There are shots of the Chaires Elementary School, neighborhoods and an interview with Chaires descendants who talk about their family history and the founding of the Chaires community. Produced by WFSU-TV.
Video Details
12:00; color; sound and silent; V-243 BA403; S.1239

Viva Florida 500 Promotional Film

259564
Date
2013
Collection
Video
Video Details
30:00; color; sound
Description
This film is a documentary produced by Ron Sachs Media Group, in collaboration with the Florida Department of State. It was made in conjunction with the Viva Florida 500 commemoration and provides an overview of Florida history from prehistoric times to the present. Produced for television, the film...

The Capitol: Florida's House of State

252924
Date
1978
Collection
Video
Description
This film tells the history of Florida's Capitol, using recreations, artwork, old photos and modern footage. It has an introduction by Secretary of State, Bruce Smathers. Produced by Barton of Jacksonville; sponsored by the Florida Department of State, Division of Archives, History and Records Manag...
Video Details
15:43; color; sound; V-16 CA163; S. 828

Murat House

253340
Date
20-Sep-72
Collection
Video
Description
This film gives the history of the Murat family, along with footage of the Murat house at the Junior Museum and the graves in Tallahassee. Produced by WFSU-TV.
Video Details
4:49; color; sound; V-128 AA268; S.1239

Reverend Hudson - Reverend C.K. Steele Interview

253261
Date
22-May-80
Collection
Video
Description
The Rev. Hudson of Bethel Baptist Church in Tallahassee discusses the role that church life played in the struggle for desegregation. He comments that the church was the integral element in unifying all the disparate organizations in the civil rights movement and adds additional thoughts on the role...
Video Details
8:30; color; sound, V-239 BA333; S.1239

ERA Rally

253008
Date
1970s
Collection
Video
Description
This film has footage of a large pro-Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) demonstration at the Governor's Mansion in Tallahassee. The demonstrators, including Betty Friedan and Alan Alda, march to the Capitol. Governor Askew speaks to the demonstrators. Produced by WFSU-TV.
Video Details
4:00; color; silent; V-241 AA468; S.1239

A Great Floridian

253220
Date
1981
Collection
Video
Description
This film provides a history of Gov. LeRoy Collins, from birth to 1981. The introduction is by Burt Reynolds and there are tributes by others throughout the film. It covers civil rights in the South and Gov. Collins' role. It has good footage of the Collins family, the Selma demonstrations, Dr. Mart...
Video Details
39:25; color; sound; V-140 S. 1239

Jake Gaither: Teacher, Coach, Citizen

322861
Date
1984
Collection
Video
Description
This documentary includes interviews with former players and coaches paying tribute to Florida A&M head football coach Jake Gaither. Gaither talks about his players and explains his coaching philosophy which centers on the idea that football is only preparation for the "game of life" and good citize...
Video Details
29:28; color; sound;

ST. AUGUSTINE: CITY OF THE CENTURIES

253426
Date
early 1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
13:45; color; sound; V-86 CA089; S. 828
Description
This film tells the story of St. Augustine.

BICENTENNIAL PENSACOLA

252896
Date
1976
Collection
Video
Video Details
1:00; color; sound; V-239 AA432; S. 828
Description
This film begins with a brief bicentennial review of Pensacola's history. The film explains the 1698 founding of Pensacola by the Spanish and its transfer to the United States in 1821. Produced by the Florida Development Commission and the Florida Bicentennial Commission.

FLORIDA STATE HOSPITAL/THE PHYSICAL SET-UP

253100
Date
1970s
Collection
Video
Video Details
11:25; color; silent; V-119 BA215; S.1239
Description
This film is footage of hospital grounds, staff and patients. Produced by WFSU-TV.

MASTODON!

253317
Date
Mar-77
Collection
Video
Video Details
3:46; color; silent; V-185 AA345; S.1239
Description
This film shows a group of men assembling the Museum of Florida History's Mastodon exhibit. It includes several scenes that capture the reconstruction of the Mastodon skeleton. Produced by WFSU-TV.

LEGACY AMERICANA

253295
Date
Late 1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
28:00; color; sound; V-60 DA014; S. 828
Description
Actor Richard Boone is the host and narrator of this film, telling the story of St. Augustine. Actors in costume portray Spanish soldiers and settlers. National Geographic Society paintings are used as illustrations. The film provides a comprehensive history of the town. Produced by Eastman Kodak.

BICENTENNIAL TAMPA

252897
Date
1976
Collection
Video
Video Details
1:00; color; sound; V-27 AA056; S. 828
Description
Historic sites are shown in this public service announcement during the American Revolution Bicentennial. Viewers see Tampa Bay Hotel ( University of Tampa ) and a photo of Martinez Ybor. Sponsored by FDC and the Bicentennial Commission of Florida.

CAPE FLORIDA: THE TREASURE OF KEY BISCAYNE

252923
Date
1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
14:30; color; sound; V-36 CA008; S. 828
Description
In this film, the Goodyear Blimp takes off for a look at Cape Florida. The history of the area is told in reenactments of aborigines, pirates, salvagers and Seminoles. A story of a murder and a survival story are told. Then, viewers see tourists frolicking on the beach. Produced by Tel-Air Interests...

TREASURE

253580
Date
early 1980s
Collection
Video
Video Details
6:10; color; sound; V-130 BA219; S.1239
Description
Sonny Cockrell, an archaeologist for the Department of State, gives the history of individual pieces of an underwater treasure. Produced by WFSU-TV.

THE DISCOVERY OF ST. GEORGE ISLAND

252987
Date
n.d.
Collection
Video
Video Details
26:40; color; sound; V-25 DA018; S. 828
Description
Jose Ferrer is host and narrator, greeting the viewer from the dunes. He meets with professor William Rogers of the Florida State University History Department and hears the history of the area. Viewers see fishing boats and the causeway to the island. The film also shows footage of the annual seafo...

EQUAL RIGHTS AMENDMENT

253007
Date
early 1980s
Collection
Video
Video Details
11:48; color; sound; V-120 BA 224; S.1239
Description
The narrator of this film talks about the Equal Rights Amendment. She gives a good history on how the resolution evolved, and where it stood at the time the film was made. It repeats film footage. Produced by WFSU-TV.

A MANSION WITH MEMORIES

253312
Date
Early 1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
20:20; b&w; sound; V-94 CA037; S. 828
Description
This film describes the history of the Gamble Mansion, which was built in 1842 in Manatee County. The film includes the escape of Judah P. Benjamin, Secretary of the Treasury of the Confederacy. It shows the details of the construction and interiors.

WAKULLA SPRINGS #2

253605
Date
1970s
Collection
Video
Video Details
9:33; color; sound; V-129 BA217; S.1239
Description
The manager of Wakulla Springs talks about Ed Ball and Wakulla Springs. He also gives a short history of the springs. Produced by WFSU-TV.

MAGNOLIA

253309
Date
1976
Collection
Video
Description
An unidentified historian comments on the defunct town of Magnolia, Florida. Sheriff Hamlin, a descendant of the original founders of the town, explains why they are celebrating the history of the bygone town as part of the nation's centennial festivities. Produced by WFSU-TV.
Video Details
4:22; color; sound, V-244 AA474; S.1239

FRONTIER FLORIDA

253136
Date
n.d.
Collection
Video
Video Details
21:35; color; sound; V-38 DA017; S. 828
Description
This film shows the history of Florida seen through visits to historic sites, including Crystal River Historic Memorial (prehistoric mounds) and Cape Florida State Park. The story of Spanish campaigns is shown with panoramas, art and maps. Viewers see Fort Caroline on the St. Johns River, St. August...

BICENTENNIAL FORT CAROLINE

252895
Date
1976
Collection
Video
Video Details
1:00; color; sound; V-239 AA430; S. 828
Description
This piece begins with a brief history of Fort Caroline, which was established by French Protestants in 1564. Showing footage of the reconstructed site, the narrator describes the Spanish assault on the fort and discusses Jacques LeMoyne, believed to be the first European artist to depict Native Ame...

BICENTENNIAL VISCAYA

252898
Date
1976
Collection
Video
Video Details
1:00; color; sound; V-239 AA433; S. 828
Description
This film begins with shots of James Deering's Italian Renaissance-inspired vacation home, Viscaya. It mentions John Fisher's exploits in Biscayne Bay and the Miami real estate boom, with additional still shots of Coral Gables and Hialeah. Produced by the Florida Development Commission and the Flori...

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. ...

REVEREND HUDSON - REVEREND C.K. STEELE INTERVIEW

253260
Date
22-May-80
Collection
Video
Video Details
7:35; color; sound, V-239 BA332; S.1239
Description
The Rev. Hudson of Bethel Baptist Church in Tallahassee comments on his role in the desegregation battle and the contributions of the Rev. C.K. Steele. He mentions the Tallahassee transportation boycott and discusses Steele's influence on him. Produced by WFSU-TV.

MIAMI HITS A MILLION

253322
Date
8-Feb-62
Collection
Video
Video Details
26:27; b&w; sound; V-233 DA098; S. 828
Description
This is kinescope footage of a television program celebrating Miami's arrival at the one million marker in population. The program covers the entire history of Miami and its adjacent area. It contains loads of still images, as well as moving film of African-American laborers clearing mangroves at Mi...

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