Beyond Disaster

232414
Date
1972
Collection
Video
Description
This film begins with re-creation of the 1928 hurricane that tore apart the west coast of south Florida and killed over 2,000 people. It continues with details on the development of flood control measures as drought, fires, and agriculture became problems in water control. It shows the head of the F...
Video Details
28:30; color; sound; DA021, S. 828

Hotel Beach Party

253257
Date
1967
Collection
Video
Video Details
8:30; color; sound; V-124 BA007; S. 828
Description
Katherine Spaak, Kevin McCarthy, Gypsy Rose Lee, Henny Youngman, Richard Conte, Merle Oberon, columnist Virginia Graham, producer Wendel Mays, author Arthur Hailey, director Richard Kline and costume designer Edith Head all attend the press premiere of the film "Hotel." Everyone meets the reporters ...

Presidential Visit to Palatka

267709
Collection
Video
Description
This film is silent footage of President Lyndon B. Johnson's visit to Palatka. The scenes show a crowd, including Governor and Mrs. Farris Bryant, waiting in the rain for his arrival. The footage continues with: the President's arrival by helicopter and car; President and Lady Bird Johnson on the d...
Video Details
02:35; B&W; silent; AA035; V-251
Type
Image

PRIMARY CAMPAIGN FOR GOVERNOR NO. 7

253405
Date
1966
Collection
Video
Video Details
37:40; b&w; sound; V-105 EA008; S. 828
Description
Gov. Burns knocks his opponent High at a press conference, then introduces a new supporter. Next is Burns' "first speech of the second primary." This is followed by shots of politicians around big tables. Gov. and Mrs. Burns leave. Then the film shows a press conference concerning a labor dispute wi...

VICE PRESIDENT JOHNSON IN FLORIDA

253596
Date
1963
Collection
Video
Description
Gov. Burns meets Lyndon Johnson and Sen. George Smathers as they disembark from an airplane. They go to Jacksonville University, where the vice president gets an honorary degree and speaks. They fly away in a Marine Corps helicopter that takes them to an Air Force base where Johnson makes a speech. ...
Video Details
8:00; b&w; sound; V-50 BA139; S. 828

GOV. BOB GRAHAM & HURRICANE KATE

253198
Date
1985
Collection
Video
Video Details
15:57; color; sound; V-154 P93-013
Description
Gov. Graham takes off in a military helicopter and surveys damage done around the Apalachicola area by Hurricane Kate. Graham talks to reporters and residents about federal, state and local aid. Videotaped by Bradley White.

THE MOVING CHALLENGE

253338
Date
1970s
Collection
Video
Video Details
15:15; color; sound; V-206 CA283; S. 828
Description
This film emphasizes the Florida Department of Transportation's role in shaping Florida's future. It details the department's responsibilities, especially the integration of the entire transportation matrix: air, rail, ship and auto. Futuristic transportation devices such as a fan-propelled high spe...

SPANS ACROSS THE BAY CELEBRATION

253517
Date
Jul-49
Collection
Video
Video Details
20:47; b&w; silent; V-66 CA061; S. 828
Description
A man at a lunch counter reads the St. Petersburg Times and another getting a haircut also reads a paper. Then the film shows a yacht cruise, several boats and a helicopter. Lots of boats follow. They come to a marina where there is a bit of handshaking, then they get in cars for a motorcade. The mo...

PRIMARY CAMPAIGN FOR GOVERNOR NO. 1

253399
Date
1966
Collection
Video
Video Details
38:45; b&w; sound; V-31 EA002; S. 828
Description
Gov. Burns is seen campaigning. He comes and goes in a helicopter. Then, there is a cookout in his honor with lots of people wearing paper hats that say "Burns." A rock band is playing. Burns arrives and makes a speech. At one point, he poses with an American Indian and wears a Seminole hat. Sound b...

PRIMARY CAMPAIGN FOR GOVERNOR NO. 6

253404
Date
1966
Collection
Video
Video Details
31:00; b&w; sound; V-34 EA007; S. 828
Description
This film begins with scenes of Mayor Robert King High of Miami leaving his residence, with his wife at the polls, campaigning using a helicopter, and meeting school children and people on the street. Viewers see shots of the campaign assistant cameraman with High in various scenes. Polling places w...

PRIMARY CAMPAIGN FOR GOVERNOR NO. 5

253403
Date
1966
Collection
Video
Description
This film shows a press conference with Sen. Kelly and High discussing endorsement by US Rep. Adam Clayton Powell. Sen. Kelly states that High asked Martin Luther King not to come to Florida. Harry Arrington, accused of setting up Powell, denies involvement. Then, High gives an interview from the fr...
Video Details
34:50; b&w; sound; V-33 and 34 EA006; S. 828

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