Gov. Sidney J. Catts Inauguration

232427
Date
1917
Collection
Video
Video Details
5:20; B&W; silent; AA160
Description
Starts with scenes of the Capitol and swearing in. Governor Trammel presents the State Seal to Governor Catts. Catts gives a speech. Film was made without sound and uses title cards to describe the scenes. The swearing in was performed by Hon. Jefferson Browne, Chief Justice of the Florida Supreme C...

Governor Claude Kirk Inauguration

243142
Date
1967
Collection
Video
Description
This film starts with Governor Claude Kirk taking the oath of office and giving his inaugural speech. The film is at times soft and slightly out of focus.
Video Details
23:10; color; sound; V-104 CA215; S. 828

Gov. Spessard Holland's Inauguration

253203
Date
1941
Collection
Video
Description
This film shows the inauguration of Spessard Holland in front of the Capitol in Tallahassee. It shows Chief Justice Glenn Terrell administering the oath, Gov. Holland's address, the governor and his family reviewing the parade, and Gov. Holland and his new Cabinet members.
Video Details
6:15; color; silent; V-145 S. 828

Governor Charley Johns - LeRoy Collins

232388
Date
1954
Collection
Video
Description
This debate between acting Gov. Charley Johns and future governor LeRoy Collins was filmed from a television monitor (kinescope) and simultaneously broadcast throughout Florida on radio. Moderator Ralph Renick tries valiantly to manage a timer and buzzer mechanism as the candidates argue the issues ...
Video Details
42:18; B&W; sound; V-97; EA010; S. 828

Governor Haydon Burns--Robert King High Debate 1964 Number 1 (Part 1)

232457
Date
1964
Collection
Video
Description
This film shows a debate between Democratic gubernatorial candidates Haydon Burns of Jacksonville and Robert King High of Miami. Issues of the day are argued in detail. Questions include the propriety of the "Negro Bloc Vote," reapportionment, changing the location of the state Capitol, and whether ...
Video Details
32:20; B&W; sound; V-34 & 35 EA009; S. 828

Governor Haydon Burns--Robert King High Debate 1964 Number 1 (Part 2)

232458
Date
1964
Collection
Video
Description
This film shows a debate between Democratic gubernatorial candidates Haydon Burns of Jacksonville and Robert King High of Miami. Issues of the day are argued in detail. Questions include the propriety of the "Negro Bloc Vote," reapportionment, changing the location of the state Capitol, and whether ...
Video Details
32:20; B&W; sound; V-34 & 35 EA009; S. 828

Governor LeRoy Collins Inauguration

232461
Date
1955
Collection
Video
Description
Governor LeRoy Collins makes a speech from his den about his goals and Florida's role as a state on the "threshold of greatness." There are scenes of the Collins family at home (The Grove) as they greet LeRoy Jr., home from the Naval Academy, and walk to the Governor's Mansion. The film shows all th...
Video Details
24:05; B&W; sound; V-78 CA175; S. 828

Governor Doyle Carlton's Inauguration

253192
Date
1929
Collection
Video
Video Details
2:40; b&w; silent; V-176 S. 828
Description
This is a short clip of Gov. Doyle Carlton's inauguration in Tallahassee, January 1929. The film begins with outgoing Gov. Martin and Mrs. Martin getting into an open car. Then, the film shows the crowd gathered on the east side of the Capitol and the parade with military bands and early floats. Thi...

Governor Fuller Warren Inauguration

232460
Date
1964
Collection
Video
Description
This film features pre-inaugural scenes of Governor Fuller Warren, the Cabinet, Supreme Court, and Legislative leaders. The new governor greets his niece and nephew on the porch of the Governor's Mansion. He checks the barbecue preparations for the big event. The film shows an organizational meeting...
Video Details
8:45; B&W; sound; V-66 BA050; S. 828

GOVERNOR DAN McCARTY INAUGURATION

253211
Date
1953
Collection
Video
Video Details
18:00; color; silent; V-115 CA200; S. 828
Description

GOVERNOR CLAUDE KIRK'S "NO NEW TAXES" ADVERTISEMENT

253208
Date
1970
Collection
Video
Video Details
1:15; color; sound; V-172 S. 828
Description
These are two short commercials put together during Claude Kirk's unsuccessful run for a second term as governor. The commercials depict Reubin Askew as a rattlesnake who will raise taxes and destroy small business.

JIM SMITH

253510
Date
1987
Collection
Video
Video Details
2:42; color; sound; V-156 P93-013
Description
After the election of Bob Martinez as governor, Jim Smith discusses his recent switch from the Democratic Party to the Republican Party. Videotaped by Bradley White.

FLORIDA'S INAUGURATIONS

253071
Date
1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
14:00; color; sound; V-77 BA140; S.828
Description
This film starts with excellent aerial footage of the Old Capitol. It describes the inaugural format, showing the Burns inauguration, including the taking of the oath of office. It uses black and white photos and footage of the Sydney Catts' inauguration (1917), and color footage of several more rec...

GOV. CLAUDE KIRK INAUGURATION, KINESCOPE

253206
Date
1967
Collection
Video
Video Details
29:00; b&w; sound; V-112 DA047; S. 828
Description
This film starts with Perry Como singing "If I Had a Hammer" at Gov. Kirk's inauguration. This is a kinescope of a TV program produced by Station WDBO (became WCPX). This film includes the commercials that appeared when it was broadcast. It provides an interesting look at how such an event was "pack...

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. ...

INAUGURATION SPECIAL PARADE

253268
Date
1979
Collection
Video
Video Details
11:19; color; sound; V-128 BA213; S.1239
Description
This film shows Bob Graham's inaugural parade. There are shots of the crowd with noise, but no individual speakers are seen. There are shots of Lt. Gov. Wayne Mixson, Comptroller Gerald Lewis, Attorney General Jim Smith, Sheriff Ken Katsaris and Treasurer Bill Gunter. Produced by WFSU-TV.

GOV. FARRIS BRYANT INAUGURATION

253171
Date
3-Jan-61
Collection
Video
Video Details
45:45; color; sound; V-85 EA015; S. 828
Description
This film starts with scenes of a gala party for Bryant on the day before inauguration. Next are scenes of a pre-inauguration breakfast at FSU gym. Gov. Collins and Gov. Bryant make the traditional limousine ride from the Governor's mansion to the Capitol for the ceremony. The film shows the press c...

GOV. BOB GRAHAM 1979 INAUGURATION

253199
Date
Jan-79
Collection
Video
Video Details
60:00; color; sound; V-147 S. 1239
Description
This is coverage of the first inauguration of Gov. Bob Graham. LeRoy Collins delivers an opening statement and then introduces Graham's Cabinet. Commissioner of Education Ralph Turlington, Commissioner of Agriculture Doyle Connor, Treasurer and Insurance Commissioner Bill Gunter, Comptroller Gerald ...

GOV. BOB GRAHAM 1983 INAUGURATION

253200
Date
Jan-83
Collection
Video
Video Details
60:00; color; sound; V-144 S. 1239
Description
This is Florida Public Television's coverage of the January 4, 1983 second inauguration of Gov. Bob Graham. The film covers the inauguration and shows earlier footage of previous governors and their inaugurations. There are short clips of the inaugural ceremonies of governors Askew, Burns, Caldwell,...

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