Florida Rebuilds

253085
Date
1950s
Collection
Video
Description
In this documentary about the Apalachee Correctional Institution, the camera follows staff member Paul McCarty, who plays an inmate at the facility. The film documents his stay at the institute from arrival and rehabilitation to release on parole. Rehabilitation activities include church services, a...
Video Details
22:00; color; sound V-229; S.828
true

Angela Davis

232439
Date
1979
Collection
Video
Description
Civil rights leader Angela Davis speaks at Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University's Black History Month convocation. Her remarks include statements on human rights, political prisoners, apartheid, education, health care, black poverty and the civil rights movement. There are several edits ...
Video Details
20:46; color; sound; DA095
, political prisoners, apartheid

FLORIDA'S PRISONS AND THE AIDS VIRUS

253082
Date
late 1980s
Collection
Video
Video Details
1:57; color; sound; V-155 P93-013
Description
This is a Newscenter 7 special on AIDS in Florida's prisons. A prison official talks about the expense and risks involved regarding AIDS in the prison system. At the time of this broadcast, there were 11 known cases of AIDS in Florida's prisons, in addition to 18 that had already died. Videotaped by...
FLORIDA'S PRISONS

FLORIDA STATE PRISON

253104
Date
n.d.
Collection
Video
Video Details
2:20; color; silent; V-239 AA415; S.1239
Description
This film has exterior shots of a Florida state prison with detail shots of guard towers, barbed-wire fences, the prison entrance and inmates playing volleyball. Produced by WFSU-TV.
FLORIDA STATE PRISON

FLORIDA STATE PRISON: HOME MOVIES, PT. II

253106
Date
1952
Collection
Video
Video Details
12:00; color; silent V-232
Description
This film continues the tour of the Florida State Prison in Raiford, Florida featured in Part I. It includes footage of the women's ward (segregated in white and black wards) the sewing room, laundry facilities, electrical shop and the post office.
FLORIDA STATE PRISON

ELECTRIC CHAIR

253002
Date
n.d.
Collection
Video
Video Details
2:30; color; silent; V-239 AA414; S.1239
Description
This film has shots of the electric chair, voltage gauges, a red control handle and the viewing chamber. The prison location is Raiford, Florida. Produced by WFSU-TV.
and the viewing chamber. The prison

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.
Prisons

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...
FLORIDA STATE PRISON

APALACHEE CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTE

252881
Date
n.d.
Collection
Video
Video Details
4:50; color; silent; V-130 AA 267; S. 1239
Description
The film begins with distant views of the institution. It shows prisoners at work cleaning chickens, collecting eggs, cooking in the kitchen, doing woodwork, and playing basketball and baseball.
of the institution. It shows prisoners

GOVERNOR BOB MARTINEZ

253210
Date
1987
Collection
Video
Video Details
1:35; color; sound; V-156 P93-013
Description
This is footage of Gov. Bob Martinez at his first Cabinet meeting. Martinez talks about prison rehabilitation programs. Videotaped by Bradley White.
about prison rehabilitation

EXPANDING THE CORRECTIONAL HORIZON

253011
Date
1970s
Collection
Video
Video Details
17:00; color; sound V-228; P97-002
Description
This video explains the Division of Corrections' program for preparing inmates for their return to society after incarceration. The Corrections Training Institute provided data entry, welding, agricultural and vocational training to inmates. In addition, the program stressed the importance of improv...
and prison officials. This video

INMATE TAFERO

253550
Date
1970s
Collection
Video
Video Details
4:06; color; sound; V-186 AA387; S.1239
Description
Death row inmate Tafero comments on unequal sentencing practices and remarks on the inequality of capital punishment judgments. According to Tafero, death row inmates are poor, uneducated minorities. There are numerous jump cut edits that negatively affect the quality of this segment. Produced by WF...
Prisons

HENRY BROWN

252917
Date
1970s
Collection
Video
Video Details
3:13; color; sound; V-185 AA372; S.1239
Description
This WFSU-TV work film contains commentary from Henry Brown, a young African-American death row inmate. A portion of the film only has an audio track and two segments of both audio and video footage. Brown comments on his decision to forfeit his plea bargain deal upon discovering that he would be fo...
Prisoners

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - VIETNAM

253500
Date
ca. 1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
4:45; b&w; sound; V-181 AA290; M89-17
Description
Sen. George Smathers comments on the need for compulsory arbitration in the airline strikes, Sen. Fulbright's foreign aid bill and an international ban on trade with North Vietnam. There are additional comments on the suspected mishandling of prisoners of war in North Vietnam. Produced by the Senate...
mishandling of prisoners of war

BURT REYNOLDS DAY IN TALLAHASSEE/ BALLET

253418
Date
14-Oct-75
Collection
Video
Video Details
13:48; color; silent and sound; V-202 BA308; S.1239
Description
Burt Reynolds is introduced at a FSU football game by university President Dr. Stanley Marshal, who holds a $50,000 donation check from Reynolds. Reynolds makes a short speech. Several other celebrities such as Lee Majors and Larry Csonka accompany him. There is footage of Reynolds and his entourage...
Yard," prisons, acting

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