Junior Sailing Regatta

246474
Date
1950s
Collection
Video
Description
This film is footage of a sailing regatta in the Gulf of Mexico. The Junior Yacht Club (under 18 years of age) is featured in this film. The film shows two boys in the St. Petersburg area on the beach enjoying horseshoe crabs, roasting oysters and boating in a cypress swamp. The film ends with sc...
Video Details
1950s / 3:00; B&W; sound; V-168 S. 828

Florida Seafare

267744
Collection
Video
Description
This film shows the many types of commercially harvested seafood in Florida. Scenes include: commercial fishermen; oystermen; crabbing; shrimping; and seine net fishing for mullet. Additional scenes include a folk singing couple at the 6th Annual Apalachicola Seafood Festival. Produced by: Barton Fi...
Video Details
28:00; color; sound; V-252

SHRIMPING AND OYSTERING

253504
Date
1950s
Collection
Video
Video Details
6:30; color; silent; V-105 BA186; S. 1239
Description
This film shows shrimp catches and oyster tonging with scenes of shrimp catch being unloaded, shrimp boats at dock and on the water.

UNLOADING OYSTERS

253591
Date
16-Aug-60
Collection
Video
Video Details
2:43; color; silent; V-203 P99-10 (Reel 4)
Description
This is home movie footage of young men shoveling oysters from a small boat into a wheel barrel. An older man stands on the dock and uses oyster tongs to scoop oysters out of the water. Two men haul lobster cages into a small boat off Palm Beach. The Breakers Hotel can be seen in the background.

CRAB CANNING

252964
Date
1960
Collection
Video
Video Details
2:38; color; silent; V-203 P99-10 (Reel 5)
Description
This film has footage of crabs being steamed and canned at a canning factory. Factory workers shuck oysters and crack, steam and can crabs by hand. The factory location is unidentified.

SUNSHINE CITY- ST. PETERSBURG

253538
Date
1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
3:00; b&w; sound; V-205 AA411; S. 828
Description
A native St. Petersburg boy shows a young, newly arrived Florida transplant some of Florida's natural attractions. The boys examine a horseshoe crab, visit the St. Petersburg Junior Yacht Club, chew on Palmetto scrub shoots, roast oysters on the beach and paddle through a cypress swamp. Produced by ...

THE DISCOVERY OF ST. GEORGE ISLAND

252987
Date
n.d.
Collection
Video
Video Details
26:40; color; sound; V-25 DA018; S. 828
Description
Jose Ferrer is host and narrator, greeting the viewer from the dunes. He meets with professor William Rogers of the Florida State University History Department and hears the history of the area. Viewers see fishing boats and the causeway to the island. The film also shows footage of the annual seafo...

T MINUS 15 AND COUNTING

253567
Date
Mid 1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
14:30; color; sound; V-74 CA029; S. 828
Description
This film shows Florida schools, including elementary schools, high schools and colleges. It describes new techniques, special help for Cuban refugees, Seminoles and the disabled. The film features marine biology, computers, electronics, educational television, physical education and the Sarasota Hi...

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