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.
August 8, 1977 / 31:24; color; sound; V-92 EA016; S. 828
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...
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.
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.
11:57; color; sound and silent; V-243 BA403; S.1239
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This film offers a melodramatic countdown of the 10 days leading up to March 3, 1862, when Union forces discovered that Confederate troops had abandoned Fort Duncan Lamont Clinch without a fight. The narrator recounts the fort's history and its gradual decline in defenses and troop occupation. The c...
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...
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...
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