The Key to Good Living

253282
Date
1960s
Collection
Video
Description
This film tells about Gainesville, focusing on the University of Florida and how great it is to have it in town. Viewers see: public schools; recreation; cultural centers; local amenities; businesses; and utilities. Produced by Guided Tours; sponsored by the FDC and the Gainesville Chamber of Commerce.
Video Details
14:05; color; sound; V-59 CA079; S. 828
(Gainesville, Fla.)

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; Rollins College; Florida Southern College and its Frank Lloyd Wright buildings; University of Tampa, "working for Americanism in practice"; and University of Miami. Then, it is the young man's first day on campus, and he is given a tour by the, "big man on campus." The projection print is a black and white copy. BA077 is the same film with slightly different scenes at the head and tail. Produced by Florida State Advertising Commission and Ball Productions of Miami.
Video Details
11:30; color; sound; V-41 BA076; S. 828
(Gainesville, Fla.)

Design for Winning

232409
Date
1970s
Collection
Video
Description
Steve Spurrier, Heisman Trophy winner and University of Florida star, describes various techniques for playing football. Ray Graves, Spurrier's college coach, says a few words as well. This leads to a pitch for orange juice at the training table. There are many scenes of Spurrier in action as a collegian and a professional football player throughout the film. Produced by Barton of Jacksonville; sponsored by the Florida Department of Citrus.
Video Details
13:00; color; sound; BA003, s.828
Gainesville (Fla.)

HOME MOVIE

253248
Date
1940s
Collection
Video
Video Details
3:27; color; silent; V-151 M83-022
Description
3:27; color; silent; V-151 M83-022
(Gainesville, Fla.)

SUN, SAND, AND SPORTS

253537
Date
1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
2:50; b&w; sound; V-41 AA089; S. 828
Description
The title says "Starring Ten Little Coeds, One Big Coach, and a Beautiful Beach." The group heads for Clearwater Beach from the University of Florida campus in a new Lincoln Continental convertible. They play volleyball and frolic in the surf. Produced by FDC.
(Gainesville, Fla.)

MARISA AND THE MERMAID: FLORIDA'S WAR ON WATER WEEDS

253316
Date
1950s
Collection
Video
Video Details
13:10; color; sound; V-60 CA131; S. 828
Description
This film tells how the Central and Southern Florida Flood Control District is dealing with aquatic weeds. The film focuses on the water hyacinth, an introduced South American plant. It shows experiments at the University of Florida using Marisa Snails (with USDA) and use of manatees procured by Miami Seaquarium.
(Gainesville, Fla.)

GOING, GOING, GONE: FRIEND OR FOE

253152
Date
n.d.
Collection
Video
Video Details
7:50; color; sound; V-5 BA020; S. 828
Description
Ross Allen shares interesting facts about rattlesnakes. Viewers see snake hunters pouring gasoline into a hole to flush the snakes out. The film also shows Tommy Allen, Ross's son, working with his father as they milk the snakes' venom. An emergency call comes to the Reptile Institute and Ross swings into action to provide anti-venom to a bite victim. The close-ups of extraction are interesting. University of Florida Labs experiment with venom, hides are cured and clothing accessories are shown. The film shows people eating rattlesnake and women making necklaces from vertebrae. Produced and sponsored by Silver Springs.
(Gainesville, Fla.)

THE GREAT ADVENTURE

253219
Date
Early 1950s
Collection
Video
Video Details
11:45; color; sound; V-5 BA077; S. 828
Description
This is the same film as BA076 with slightly different scenes at the head and tail. There is no indication of which was the first edit or why changes were made. The film covers state universities, architecture, segregation and 1950s clothing styles.
(Gainesville, Fla.)

PREVENT HOG CHOLERA

253398
Date
1950s
Collection
Video
Description
Dr. T.J. Koernyer of the University of Florida's Animal Husbandry Department reports on cholera outbreaks in the Florida swine industry, including the disease's history, cause, transmittal and its impact on the swine industry. He cites low vaccination rates as the cause. Dr. Koernyer also addresses recent developments in vaccine production. A scientist is shown vaccinating pigs with serum developed from infected rabbit tissue. The film closes with advice for the prevention of the disease. Produced by the Florida Agricultural Experiment Stations and the University of Florida Agricultural Extension Service.
Video Details
12:36; b&w; sound; V-193 BA292; S. 828
Gainesville (Fla.)

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - INDONESIA, CYPRUS, GAINESVILLE VA HOSPITAL

253470
Date
ca. 1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
4:32; b&w; sound; V-182 AA312; M89-17
Description
Sen. George Smathers comments on Attorney General Robert Kennedy's trip to Indonesia and the volatile situation and fighting there. He also mentions the tensions in Cyprus between the Turks and Greeks. He refers briefly to a speech he made at the Alabama Democratic Convention with Alabama Gov. George Wallace. He touches briefly on the dedication of a new VA Hospital in Gainesville. Produced by the Senate Recording Studios.
Gainesville (Fla.)

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