A Century of Banking in Jacksonville

245052
Date
August 8, 1977
Collection
Video
Description
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.
Video Details
August 8, 1977 / 31:24; color; sound; V-92 EA016; S. 828
(Jacksonville, Fla.)

Bouncing Baby

232392
Date
1916
Collection
Video
Video Details
12:12; B&W; silent; V-92; ba016; S. 828
Description
This film is a one-reel comedy made in 1916 in Jacksonville.
Jacksonville (Fla.)

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 pr...
Video Details
13:27; B&W; sound; BA154; V-254
Jacksonville (Fla.)

Confederate Veterans Convention

232382
Date
1914
Collection
Video
Description
This film was produced with titles, and shows the meeting of 40,000 Confederate war veterans in Jacksonville.They dance to fiddle music and many cars, horses, bands and flags are shown. The veterans are shown dining together in a mess tent. An electric street car goes by during a section titled "Son...
Video Details
16:15; B&W; silent; V-14 CA024; S. 828
Jacksonville (Fla.)

A Day at the Zoo

252977
Date
Early 1960s
Collection
Video
Description
This film shows a family visiting the Jacksonville Zoo. It shows animals in concrete and chicken wire enclosures, elephants eating cotton candy from the visitors, and monkeys playing on their playground equipment. The narrator makes many cutesy comments as the animals are shown. The family has lunch...
Video Details
23:45; color; sound; V-79 DA027; S. 828
Jacksonville (Fla.)

Fabulous Florida

267702
Collection
Video
Description
This film offers a narrated tour of Florida, highlighting the North, Central and Southern regions. It features shots of: St. Augustine; Tallahassee; Jacksonville; Daytona Beach; Tampa; St. Petersburg; Palm Beach; Ft. Lauderdale; Miami Beach and Key West. The attractions mentioned include: Stephen F...
Video Details
28:17; color; sound; DA145; V-250
Type
Image
Jacksonville (Fla.)

NATIONAL GUARD TRAINING FILM

253347
Date
1938-1939
Collection
Video
Video Details
27:00; b&w; silent; V-138 S. 1239
Description
This film has scenes from the Company D 106th Engineers during National Guard summer camp. The film shows camp life and maneuvers in both Mississippi (1938) and Camp Foster in Florida (1939).
(Jacksonville, Fla.)

GATOR BOWL 1956

253149
Date
1956
Collection
Video
Video Details
24:44; color; sound; V-96 DA049; S. 828
Description
This film is the 1956 Gator Bowl featuring Georgia Tech versus Pittsburgh. Viewers see Mayor Haydon Burns of Jacksonville and Gov. LeRoy Collins. CBS handled the television coverage. The halftime show is lots of fun.
Jacksonville (Fla.)

TRAFFIC

253578
Date
1950s
Collection
Video
Video Details
9:25; color; silent; V-118 BA022; S. 828
Description
This film has scenes of highway construction including an overpass. Then, there are scenes of cars backed up at a busy intersection and on a roadway. Construction machinery includes bulldozers and a drag-line. One street sign says "Jacksonville City Limit."
Jacksonville (Fla.)

HAPPY BEACH ADVENTURE

253228
Date
Early 1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
13:25; color; sound; V-40 CA137; S. 828
Description
This film shows why it is good to be in Jacksonville, showing homes, canals, shopping, churches, the Gator Bowl and beaches. Viewers see golf, horseback riding on the beach and a "diaper derby" on the beach. The film also shows a parachute landing in the water, a bike race, a go-cart race and a rode...
(Jacksonville, Fla.)

QUIET REVOLUTION

253413
Date
n.d.
Collection
Video
Video Details
14:20; color; sound; V-110 CA247; S. 828
Description
This film begins with documentary footage of fires and arrests during race riots to illustrate the "revolutionary" atmosphere of 1960s. It then tells how Jacksonville's consolidated government is a quiet revolution that benefits everyone. The film definitely pushes the concept, but has good visuals.
Jacksonville (Fla.)

BICENTENNIAL FORT CAROLINE

252895
Date
1976
Collection
Video
Video Details
1:00; color; sound; V-239 AA430; S. 828
Description
This piece begins with a brief history of Fort Caroline, which was established by French Protestants in 1564. Showing footage of the reconstructed site, the narrator describes the Spanish assault on the fort and discusses Jacques LeMoyne, believed to be the first European artist to depict Native Ame...
Jacksonville (Fla.)

FLORIDA SHOWCASE: BUS STORY

253092
Date
14-Nov-63
Collection
Video
Video Details
6:45; b&w; sound; V-117 BA116; S.828
Description
This film tells how a Greyhound bus was provided to FDC to showcase Florida. There are scenes of the bus in Minneapolis, MN and Augusta, ME. Another bus was shipped from Jacksonville to Europe. Viewers see the bus at the LeMans race in France. Produced by FDC.
Jacksonville (Fla.)

GOV. FARRIS BRYANT PRESS CONFERENCE

253179
Date
28-May-64
Collection
Video
Video Details
11:38; b&w; sound, V-235 BA339; S. 828
Description
Gov. Bryant comments on giving assistance to Jacksonville Mayor Haydon Burns in the gubernatorial race, the invasion of US airspace by Cuban jets and Florida 's space industry. This film has several in-camera edits and some issues with contrast fluctuation. This footage also appears on DA109. Produc...
Jacksonville (Fla.)

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - FLORIDA BARGE CANAL/ CUBA

253459
Date
ca. 1960s
Collection
Video
Description
Sen. George Smathers comments on the construction of the Florida Barge Canal and a groundbreaking ceremony in Jacksonville attended by President Lyndon Johnson. He mentions the Florida East Coast Railway strike. He also comments on an international ban on trade with Cuba. Produced by the Senate Reco...
Video Details
4:37; b&w; sound; V-180 AA288; M89-17
Jacksonville (Fla.)

FIVE SUNDAYS IN MARCH

253028
Date
1970
Collection
Video
Video Details
26:10; color; sound; V-4 DA009; S. 828
Description
Dick Stratton hosts this film showing five Florida sporting events. At the Doral Eastern Open in Miami, Joe Louis was in attendance and Arnold Palmer played. At the Citrus Open in Orlando, Palmer plays and comes in second to Bob Lunn. The Pensacola Country Club is the site of the Monsanto Open with ...
(Jacksonville, Fla.)

AND THEN THERE WERE NONE

252876
Date
1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
24:15; color; sound; V-209 CA267; S. 828
Description
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...
Jacksonville (Fla.)

FLORIDA STATE PARKS INVITE YOU: CENTRAL DISTRICT

253101
Date
1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
20:05; color; sound; V-238 S. 1825 Box 3, #2
Description
This film follows a "typical Florida family" on their adventures in Florida 's state parks. Their trip begins at Manatee Springs. They take in the sites at O'Leno State Park, Olustee Battlefield Memorial, Gold Head Branch State Park, Little Talbot State Park and Fort Clinch State Park. The film spot...
Jacksonville (Fla.)

FLORIDA STATE PRISON: HOME MOVIES, PT. I

253105
Date
ca. 1946-1952
Collection
Video
Video Details
60:00; color; silent V-231
Description
This video compiles many home movies documenting various activities at the Florida State Prison in Raiford. The first half features recreational activities, including a boxing match between inmates and US Navy servicemen, a football game between prisoners and Air Force servicemen at Patrick Air Base...
Jacksonville (Fla.)

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-...
Jacksonville (Fla.)

THE WEEK THAT FLEW

253623
Date
2-Dec-66
Collection
Video
Video Details
14:22; color; sound; V-118 CA227; S. 828
Description
A group of industrial and financial writers is given a look at industrial Florida on a tour sponsored by the FDC. They leave New York City on a National Airlines jet and go to Tallahassee. The film shows the Capitol, the Governor's Mansion, Gov. Burns, aerials of Jacksonville, street views, and St. ...
Jacksonville (Fla.)

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
Jacksonville (Fla.)

GOV. REUBIN ASKEW INTERVIEW

253166
Date
n.d.
Collection
Video
Video Details
11:00; color; sound; V-168 S. 1239
Description
This is a Channel 12 (Jacksonville) interview by Max Freeman with Reubin Askew. Gov. Askew stresses the importance of faith in any decision-making situation, but believes strongly in separation of church and state. When asked about being named one of the best dressed men in the nation, the governor ...
Jacksonville (Fla.)

FLORIDA FOR FUN AND PICTURES

253058
Date
n.d.
Collection
Video
Video Details
26:15; color; sound; V-6 DA019; S. 828
Description
This film shows a steamboat replica on the Suwannee River, shell collecting on Sanibel Island, an Ormond Beach antique car, races at Daytona, and other scenes on a tour of Florida. Every now and then someone is seen taking movies or still photos. There is good NASA footage of activity at Cape Canave...
Jacksonville (Fla.)

FLORIDA: SOMETHING OLD, SOMETHING NEW

253094
Date
n.d.
Collection
Video
Video Details
14:30; color; sound; V-9 CA135; S.828
Description
This film shows many forms of transportation through the years. It then shows St. Augustine, Pensacola, Fort Pickens, Pensacola Beach, Panama City Beach, Florida Caverns, the Old Capitol, Killearn Gardens, Jacksonville, Fort Clinch in Fernandina, Orlando, Bok Tower, beach buggies on Daytona Beach an...
Jacksonville (Fla.)

FRONTIER FLORIDA

253136
Date
n.d.
Collection
Video
Video Details
21:35; color; sound; V-38 DA017; S. 828
Description
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...
(Jacksonville, Fla.)

TODAY SHOW: TWO FLORIDA STORIES

253569
Date
Late 1950s
Collection
Video
Video Details
13:10; b&w; silent; V-87 BA108; S. 828
Description
The first story shows life in Florida in the 1950s. Residences, industries, attractions and pastimes are seen. The film is produced as a "Today Show" "feature." Viewers see the Apalachicola River and Woodruff Dam, the Everglades, Seminoles, Jacksonville scenes and Miami scenes. The second story foll...
Jacksonville (Fla.)

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