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
Higher education

Florida State University: Toward a Greater University

232390
Date
1964
Collection
Video
Video Details
16:55; B&W; sound; V-221; CA314; S. 1239
Description
This is a public relations film on Florida State University that, in two brief scenes, features a young Jim Morrison years before his more recognized role as lead singer for The Doors. The film emphasizes the need for more college-educated Floridians to work in the state's rapidly expanding industries. It contains campus, classroom, homecoming parade and football scenes. Produced by Florida State University.
Higher education

Bicentennial Bethune

232411
Date
1976
Collection
Video
Description
This film features a brief look at the life and achievements of Mary McLeod Bethune. It includes still images of the Daytona Normal and Industrial Institute for Negro Girls, Bethune-Cookman College, and the Mary McLeod Bethune home. The film was produced by the Florida Development Commission and the Florida Bicentennial Commission.
Video Details
1:00; color; sound; AA429, s.828
Higher Education

Bethune-Cookman College: A Rock in a Weary Land

232412
Date
1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
26:55; B&W; sound; V-171, s.1239
Description
This is an excellent film on Bethune-Cookman College. It begins with student protests on other college campuses. The film then switches to the tranquil campus of Bethune-Cookman College in Daytona Beach, a predominately African-American college founded by the late Mary McLeod Bethune. There is an overview of the school and its individual departments, including interviews with Richard Moore (President), Dr. Rabie J. Gainous (Department of Science and Mathematics), Herine Banks (Dean of Women), and Edward Rodriquez (Administrator of the Mary Bethune Foundation). Students express their views and ambitions throughout the film. The apparent purpose for the production of this film was to obtain additional funding for the school.
Higher Education

Tallahassee

253552
Date
1960
Collection
Video
Description
This is a visual tour of Tallahassee with no narration. It shows city streets, the campuses of Florida State University and Florida A&M University, recreation, Wakulla Springs, Tallahassee Junior Museum, Old Public Library, St. Marks Lighthouse and various state office buildings. Produced by Peter Barton Productions of Tallahassee; sponsored by the Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce.
Video Details
14:40; color; sound; V-74 CA049; S. 828
Higher education

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
Higher education

Governor Farris Bryant Press Conference

267764
Date
9/10/1964
Collection
Video
Description
In this film, Governor Farris Bryant answers questions from the press on: Communists in the Florida higher education system; Jacksonville Mayor Haydon Burns' election plans; the approach of Hurricane Dora; the civil rights "situation" in St. Augustine; the Presidential election; and the hurricane preparedness of the Governor's Mansion.
Video Details
13:27; B&W; sound; BA154; V-254
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SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - J. DAN HULL EDUCATION INTERVIEW

253468
Date
ca. 1960s
Collection
Video
Description
Sen. George Smathers interviews J. Dan Hull, from the Department of Education, regarding colleges and university statistics as they apply to Florida students. He finds that Florida's statistics are somewhat behind national averages. He also discusses various factors that prevent some students from seeking higher education. Produced by the Senate Recording Studios.
Video Details
4:30; b&w; sound; V-180 AA278; M89-17
Higher education

FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY PRESIDENT JOHN CHAMPION'S RESIGNATION

253116
Date
1968
Collection
Video
Video Details
14:30; color; silent and optical; V-208 CA279; S.1239
Description
In this film, Florida State University President John Champion gives his resignation speech in Ruby Diamond auditorium on the FSU campus. Dr. Stanley Marshal makes a short speech regarding his assignment as interim university president. Produced by WFSU-TV.
Higher education

ORGONE

253366
Date
1975
Collection
Video
Video Details
8:22; color; sound; V-186 BA230; S.1239
Description
This film shows a group of six Florida State University graduate students of Dance clad in blue leotards painted with yellow stripes and brown boomerangs. They undulate to a doom-laden outer space musical theme. Orgone was choreographed by Vici Belasez and performed in 1975. Produced by WFSU-TV.
Higher education

A TOUCH OF LIGHT

253577
Date
n.d.
Collection
Video
Video Details
14:30; color; sound; V-63 CA067; S. 828
Description
This film shows life in and around Winter Park, including Rollins College and the Tiffany Collection housed there. Produced by National Cine Services of Orlando; sponsored by the Winter Park Chamber of Commerce.
Higher education

GOV. FARRIS BRYANT PRESS CONFERENCE

253181
Date
5-Dec-64
Collection
Video
Video Details
27:41; b&w; sound; V-225 DA108; S. 828
Description
Gov. Bryant responds to press questions regarding such topics as the changing of Cape Canaveral's name to Cape Kennedy, opposition to federal aid for education, the Genesis Report, site selection for a new university in central Florida, the National Governors' Conference and liquor licenses in Polk County. There are several edits. Produced by the Florida Development Commission.
Higher education

GOV. FARRIS BRYANT AT TAMPA'S FLORIDAN HOTEL

253184
Date
1963
Collection
Video
Video Details
27:00; b&w; sound; V-224 DA106; S. 828
Description
Gov. Bryant speaks at Tampa's Floridian Hotel, bolstering a bond initiative to cover the costs of expanding, renovating and constructing Florida colleges. After his speech, the potential investors ask the governor and others at the head table questions about the program. Produced by the Florida Development Commission.
Higher education

RIVER FLOWED NORTH

253419
Date
n.d.
Collection
Video
Video Details
13:10; color; sound; V-84 CA122; S. 828
Description
This film shows Sanford and some of its businesses, such as Cobia Boats. Viewers see Sanford Airport, Auto Train, shopping, residences, churches, a zoo, banks, medical facilities, Daytona Speedway, single shots of various attractions, Kennedy Space Center, colleges, public schools and Sanford Naval Academy. The film has a Tijuana Brass-type music track.
Higher education

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - FEDERAL AID FOR COLLEGES/ CUBAN TRADE EMBARGO

253458
Date
ca. 1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
4:39; b&w; sound; V-182 AA302; M89-17
Description
Sen. George Smathers details the features of a bill that provides federal aid to universities. He responds to Fidel Castro's request for America to lift the trade embargo placed against Cuba. Produced by the Senate Recording Studios.
Higher education

BETTY STATTON

253529
Date
Jan-76
Collection
Video
Video Details
8:56; color; sound; V-191 BA291; S.1239
Description
Betty Statton, a member of the Florida State University System Board of Regents, answers questions from a WFSU-TV reporter. The questions deal with her recent appointment to the board, university enrollment caps, classroom overcrowding, inflation and its impact on education, her personal history at Florida State University (FSU), advances in education and the women's movement. Produced by WFSU-TV.
Higher education

WOMEN'S ARMY CORPS PR FILM

253642
Date
1957
Collection
Video
Video Details
15:00; b&w; sound; V-106 CA196; S. 828
Description
This film starts with exteriors of FSU, showing buildings and students on the way to class. Then, there is an interview with Captain Eleanor P. Hutchins, Commanding Officer, Women's Army Corps Detachment at Fort McPherson, Georgia. The interview is done by the Dean of Women, Katherine Warren.
Higher education

FLORIDA AGRICULTURAL AND MECHANICAL UNIVERSITY: BUILDINGS AND PEOPLE

253030
Date
1972-1982
Collection
Video
Video Details
28:07; color; some sound; V-120 DA067; S.1239
Description
This film shows Florida A&M University's band practicing, led by Dr. William Foster. It also shows footage of football, a parade, campus grounds, the stadium, Muhammad Ali at a FAMU football game, the Black Archives and the FAMU dance company. It ends with an interview with Coach Rudy Hubbard. There is some sound in the final segment, but it is bad. Produced by WFSU-TV.
Higher education

FLORIDA AGRICULTURAL AND MECHANICAL UNIVERSITY: THE WALTER SMITH YEARS

253032
Date
Late 1980s
Collection
Video
Video Details
12:40; color; sound; V-166 S. 1239
Description
Julian Bond introduces this film. There is a brief personal history of Dr. Walter Smith. The remaining footage is a review of the school's achievements while under the reign of Dr. Smith. Those achievements include the addition of undergraduate and graduate studies, expansion of the Black Archives, new and improved facilities, a boost in sports, Bragg Memorial Stadium, cultural events and reaccreditation of the professional education programs. Gov. Bob Graham closes the film.
Higher education

GOV. FARRIS BRYANT AT TAMPA FAIR LUNCHEON

253183
Date
11-Feb-64
Collection
Video
Video Details
25:15; b&w; sound; V-161 DA030; S. 828
Description
Gov. Bryant speaks on the Florida State Fair, President Kennedy's visit the year before, changes in retailing and banking, and notes the interaction of state and federal governments. He also describes procedures needed in the welfare system, care for the aged and care for the mentally disabled. He says that there are over 8,300 more state employees than when he took office, most in higher education, and that the state universities' staffs are expanding. He tells how expanding highways require more personnel and money. He talks about other changes due to growth in the state and says that we must keep up with it. Produced by FDC. The sound is good but not synchronized.
office, most in higher

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.
Higher education

JACKSONVILLE AND CONSOLIDATION: A DECADE OF PROGRESS, 1968-1978

253270
Date
1978
Collection
Video
Video Details
28:45; color; sound; V-54 DA026; S. 828
Description
This film shows what Jacksonville's consolidated government has done. It shows their computer system and the people behind the scenes. It describes the cleanup of the river with the new sewer system. There is a good sequence of building demolition. It shows the junior college, public housing, inner-city improvement, care for the elderly and other forms of health care. It also shows Jacksonville Community Canning Center for home gardeners and describes the Jacksonville Electric Authority. The film is hosted by Mayor Hans Tanzler. Produced by Communications 21; sponsored by Jacksonville Information Services Division.
Higher education

TODAY'S TALENT, TOMORROW'S TORCH

253570
Date
Mid 1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
27:10; color; sound; V-63 DA008; S. 828
Description
An Air Force pilot, a Navy doctor, a math teacher and a Ph.D. at Florida State University are introduced as products of the Southern Scholarship Research Foundation. The film shows the program to provide free housing to students and viewers see FSU campus life in the 1960s. The film illustrates the responsibilities of house members, budget, menu, chores and cooperative living at its best. The students' voices narrate. Then, Dr. Mode L. Stone, FSU Dean of Education, appears at the Tallahassee Junior Museum and tells of his rural boyhood and how he began the foundation. Supporters of the foundation are shown and other programs are described. The film ends by showing one of the original students that inspired the program, who is now a rural teacher. Produced by McLeod Films; sponsored by the FDC and the Sears-Roebuck Foundation.
Higher education

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