St. Augustine Civil Rights Demonstrations

232403
Date
1964
Collection
Video
Description
This film provides extensive footage of the St. Augustine civil rights demonstrations. It shows demonstrations by blacks on the beach in St. Augustine, counter demonstrations by whites, speeches made by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Governor Farris Bryant, and speeches by segregationists such as Re...
Video Details
26:00; B&W; sound; V-157

The Sheriff's Star

253502
Date
1960s
Collection
Video
Description
This film focuses on the Washington County Deputy Auxiliary Unit, designed to account for the lack of an adequate sheriff's office. The film contains a dramatization of the unit in action. In closing, Sheriff George Watts makes a few statements advising other Florida county officials to be watchful ...
Video Details
6:52; b&w; sound, V-235 BA338; S. 828

JUVENILE CRIME

253279
Date
1975
Collection
Video
Video Details
12:39; color; sound; V-191 BA300; S.1239
Description
In this film, Lt. J. B. Lawson of the Tallahassee Police Department comments on juvenile crime. He states that typical juvenile crime such as burglaries, shoplifting and vandalism has increased in recent years. He notes that sharp increases in juvenile violent crimes, arson and narcotics cases have ...

FLORIDA HIGHWAY PATROL #2

253063
Date
1950s
Collection
Video
Video Details
12:00; b&w; silent; V-135
Description
This film contains accident scenes showing dead and injured people being removed from wrecked cars and damaged automobiles being pulled from ditches.

FLORIDA HIGHWAY PATROL #3

253064
Date
4-Nov-64
Collection
Video
Video Details
5:00; color; silent; V-135
Description
This film shows groups of men playing "rioters." They taunt patrolmen as they practice riot control maneuvers at the Orlando airport.

FLORIDA HIGHWAY PATROL #20

253069
Date
1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
2:43; b&w; silent; V-136
Description
This film shows recruits in classes undergoing DWI training. One recruit, obviously under the influence, is made to go through a series of exercises. It is pretty funny, even without sound.

FLORIDA HIGHWAY PATROL #29

253070
Date
1950s
Collection
Video
Video Details
11:12; b&w; silent; V-136
Description
This film seems to have a drivers' education theme. There are scenes of classes, a parade, eye examinations, license printing and stock car racing.

PRISON INTERIORS

253410
Date
1970s
Collection
Video
Video Details
3:40; color; silent; V-186 AA392; S.1239
Description
This film consists of numerous shots of prison corridors, cellblocks, solitary confinement wings and recreation areas. There are several frequent edits and poor lighting plagues many of the shots. Produced by WFSU-TV.

FLORIDA HIGHWAY PATROL #4

253065
Date
24-Feb-71
Collection
Video
Video Details
9:30; color; silent; V-135
Description
Florida highway patrolmen at Camp Blanding practice marksmanship on a shooting range. There is pop-up target practice with machine guns and shotguns. The end sequence is a riot formation by uniformed troopers.

FLORIDA HIGHWAY PATROL #18

253068
Date
1964
Collection
Video
Video Details
23:44; b&w; silent; V-136
Description
This is raw footage of film #249 (FHP#13). It includes some scenes not shown in 465, but has no sound. The film quality is poor.

HURRICANE ELOISE

253265
Date
Sep-75
Collection
Video
Video Details
9:50; color; sound; V-131 BA007; S.1239
Description
In this film, a newscaster talks to tourists and residents in a shelter in Panama City during Hurricane Eloise. There are interviews with business people and law enforcement officers about the precautions taken. Produced by WFSU-TV.

ORGANIZED CRIME

253365
Date
1977
Collection
Video
Video Details
8:00; color; sound, V-244 S. 1354 Film B
Description
This film is composed of 10 television public service announcements on organized crime, gambling, fencing, drug addiction and petty crime. Two spots feature a message from Gov. Reubin Askew. There are long and short versions on each subject. Produced by the Florida Organized Crime Control Board.

BEAR HUNT/ NATURAL BRIDGE SCHOOL

252892
Date
Nov-77
Collection
Video
Video Details
12:31; color; sound and silent; V-189 BA267; S.1239
Description
In this film, hunters describe how to search for bear tracks and how hunting dogs track bears. A Florida Fish & Game officer explains why bear hunting is allowed. A black bear appears in the road. Two hunters and the Fish & Game officer fire, but the bear escapes. This is followed by silent footage ...

THE DEATH PENALTY

252979
Date
late 1980s
Collection
Video
Video Details
2:17; color; sound; V-156 P93-013
Description
This is a WSVN/Newscenter 7 special segment. Protesters from Amnesty International, a human rights organization, confront Gov. Martinez on his pro-death penalty stand. Martinez listens graciously, then reaffirms his commitment to keeping capital punishment in Florida. Videotaped by Bradley White.

FLORIDA HIGHWAY PATROL #6

253066
Date
22-Apr-69
Collection
Video
Video Details
31:00; color; silent; V-135
Description
A trooper in uniform demonstrates equipment and techniques used in riot control. His "antagonist" is a patrolman disguised as a hippie with a long wig and peace symbols on his clothes. The next sequence is an FHP official inspecting troops and addressing the camera. Then, a group of troopers practic...

FLORIDA'S TURNPIKE

253122
Date
1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
13:00; color; sound; V-1 BA023; S. 828
Description
This film tells how Florida's Turnpike was developed. Scenes of the Florida interior and Miami Beach are included. It features Florida Highway Patrol Troop K, motorist assistance and rest stop facilities. It tells how the turnpike is a major commercial facility for produce. The film shows Department...

SUWANNEE ADVENTURE

253545
Date
n.d.
Collection
Video
Video Details
14:25; color; sound; V-37 CA149; S. 1579
Description
Two young women go on a canoe trip along the Suwannee River and see the sights, including a paddle wheel boat replica and the Stephen Foster Memorial. They ride horses at the Sheriff's Boy's Ranch and camp out on the river. They paddle to Suwannee River State Park and enjoy a square dance. They cont...

Carrabelle Police Station

252928
Date
January 1980
Collection
Video
Video Details
5:00; color; sound; V-141
Description
This is a short piece done by NBC's "Today Show" on the police department in Carrabelle, Florida. Anchors Jane Pauley and Tom Brokaw introduce reporter Tony Guida, who does the story. It includes an interview with Marvin Braswell, the police chief, and good footage of the town. The story focuses on ...

TALLAHASSEE FAMOUS PEOPLE

253553
Date
n.d.
Collection
Video
Video Details
31:00; color; sound; V-121 EA018; S.1239
Description
This film shows famous people discussing a variety of topics. The following people are included in the footage: Speaker of the House of Representatives Don Tucker; Miami Senator Jack Gordon; Leon County Supervisor of Elections Wilma Sullivan; Congressman Bill Gunter; State Sen. Pat Thomas; Coach Rud...

UNDER FLORIDA STARS

253589
Date
1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
14:30; color; sound; V-37 CA151; S. 828
Description
This film shows camping in Florida in the 1960s. It shows beaches, Fort Clinch on the St. Mary's River and facilities common to Florida State Parks. Viewers see the Florida Caverns near Marianna. Then, father and son campers leave a tearful little sister behind as they go fishing. Some hunters are s...

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