Citrus Boulevard

252948
Date
1965
Collection
Video
Description
This film provides a look at Highway 27 on the way to Miami. Viewers see: Silver Springs; Leesburg; the Citrus Tower with high scenic vistas of orange groves; and an amphibious vehicle. A model swipes an orange from a tree in the Governor's Grove where each tree, "belongs" to a state governor. The f...
Video Details
13:30; color; sound; V-10 BA113; S. 828

Large Combo Reel

267783
Collection
Video
Video Details
34:59; color; silent; V-255
Description
This silent film consists of a variety of home movies. Scenes include parades featuring floats from the Leesburg Chamber of Commerce and Silver Springs, Shriner clowns with the Shriner clown car and an African-American marching band with majorettes. There are a number of family related scenes, inc...
Type
Image

THE DAILY COMMERCIAL

252971
Date
2001
Collection
Video
Video Details
25:00; color; sound V-227; J. Hill loan
Description
This is a documentary on the 125th anniversary of the Daily Commercial newspaper of Leesburg, Florida. The film features historic images of Leesburg and commentary by Leesburg historians George Rast and Jim Hill. Produced by the Leesburg Daily Commercial.

OUTBOARD OUTING

253373
Date
1950s
Collection
Video
Video Details
12:25; color; silent; V-64 BA045; S. 828
Description
Nelson Marine Mart, Johnson Motors and Century Boats sponsored this film of the Jacksonville Boating Club's annual cruise from Eureka to Leesburg. One hundred sixteen cold-molded plywood boats go through locks at Moss Bluff and stop to picnic. The commodore of the club gets the key to Leesburg from ...

WHERE THE BIG BASS BITE

253631
Date
n.d.
Collection
Video
Video Details
14:25; color; sound; V-80 CA042; S. 828
Description
Some great fishing "characters" are shown as they enjoy their sport. Fish camps, boat launch facilities, skiing, beach fun and boating cruises are included. Beautiful cypress lakes appear, and then citrus, produce, cattle and other industries are shown. The community of Leesburg is described with it...

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