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
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City With A New Look

252950
Date
1960
Collection
Video
Description
This film gives a look at Orlando in the days before Disney. Viewers see downtown, citrus groves, a cattle farm, the Central Florida Fair and aircraft at nearby air bases. Hotels, motels, apartments, residential areas, schools, churches, community buildings, civic club buildings and recreation (including the city-owned harness racing track) are also shown. Viewers also see the Martin Aerospace plant and other space-oriented companies. The film shows senior citizens working, banks, newspapers, highway construction and the airport. Produced by Wurtele Film Productions; sponsored by Greater Orlando Chamber of Commerce.
Video Details
19:50; color; sound; V-82 CA174; S. 828
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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.
of the Daily Commercial newspaper

MALCOLM JOHNSON

253277
Date
1-Feb-78
Collection
Video
Video Details
23:00; color; sound, V-241 DA144; S.1239
Description
This is a rough work film for a WFSU-TV special on Malcolm Johnson, a Tallahassee civic leader and longtime journalist with the Tallahassee Democrat. Mr. Johnson discusses his decision to retire from full-time journalism and work instead at his hobby of smithing silver and pewter jewelry. He is shown in his shop with some of his materials, in the woods, at an awards ceremony and at the Tallahassee Democrat offices. Produced by WFSU-TV.
(Newspaper)

MISS UNIVERSE PAGEANT 1965

253334
Date
Jul-65
Collection
Video
Video Details
14:37; color; sound; V-70 CA057; S. 828
Description
In this film, the contestants ride miniature cars, give a fashion show and have a press party. There is a "Little Miss Universe" Contest. As the main competition starts, newspaper columnist Earl Wilson and photographer Philippe Heelsman are seen. John Daly and Sally Anne Howse are TV hosts, while Jack Linkletter Jr. and Pat Boone handle on-stage chores. Miss Thailand wins.
, newspaper columnist Earl Wilson

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 with two labor leaders in Dade County. Then, Burns displays a newspaper article that he claims is evidence that High is race-baiting. Next is a speech at the Governor's Club. There are more rallies and shots of Burns arriving by helicopter in a shopping center parking lot. Then, Burns is seen in a motorcade in Plantation City. There is another helicopter arrival at a shopping center with hand shaking all around. There is reticulation three or four minutes into film. Produced by WTVJ-Miami.
displays a newspaper article

FLORIDA STATE PARKS INVITE YOU: SOUTHERN DISTRICT

253102
Date
8-Aug-62
Collection
Video
Video Details
28:30; color; sound, V-238 S. 1825 Box 4, #5
Description
This film opens with comments from Gov. Farris Bryant. The film's story line follows a newspaper man on his travels to various state parks while working up a story on the same. He visits Hugh Taylor State Park, Jonathan Dickinson State Park, Koreshan State Park, Estero Bay, Mound Key, Bahia Honda State Park, Collier Seminole State Park, Indian Key, Gamble Mansion and Myakka River State Park. He details the recreational benefits of each location along the way. Produced by the Florida State Board of Parks and Historical Memorials.
newspaper man on his travels

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 motorcade passes a group of people waving from horseback. Gov. and Mrs. Warren greet people and viewers see crowds along the beach waiting to see them. The governor fires a small cannon to start a sailboat race. His wife gets corsages and some men put sand in her shoes. A baseball game and a cookout follow. The Warrens walk under an arch of majorettes' batons, eat at a long table and he signs autographs. There are some scenes at night in a stadium. At the end, Gov. Warren speaks to crowd, followed by a fireworks display.
(Newspaper)

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