Riverboats

253421
Date
1970s
Collection
Video
Description
<p>A retired riverboat pilot sits on his front porch and talks about the old riverboat days, including his experience on the <em>City Eufaula</em>, the <em>Callahan</em> and the <em>Chipola</em>.&nbsp;He describes the different parts of a riverboat using a large replica of the <em>City Eufuala</e...
Video Details
11:01; color; sound, V-243 BA370; S.1239

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - RETIREMENT

253485
Date
ca. 1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
9:27; color, sound; V-186 BA228; M89-17
Description
Sen. George Smathers details the benefits of a bill he has introduced in the Senate. The bill will enable self-employed entrepreneurs to establish private pension programs and set aside money for their own retirement. Produced by the Senate Recording Studios.

FLORIDA SUPREME COURT

253120
Date
1987
Collection
Video
Video Details
8:06; color; sound; V-156 P93-013
Description
Stephen Grimes and Gerald Kogan are sworn in as members of the Florida Supreme Court. They are escorted to their seats by retiring justices James C. Atkins and Joseph A. Boyd. Videotaped by Bradley White.

THE ELLIOT STORY

253004
Date
1950s
Collection
Video
Video Details
13:05; color; sound; V-3 CA070; S. 828
Description
This film shows a retired couple exploring the Daytona Beach area. In this fictitious account, the couple looks around by taking off in a Beechcraft Bonanza for an aerial view. Later, they see shopping areas, homes and churches. They see an antique car and the races. Then, they see dog racing, jai-a...

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 show...

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - SOCIAL SECURITY

253491
Date
ca. 1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
4:30; b&w; sound; V-184 AA337; M89-17
Description
Sen. George Smathers comments on restrictions in the Social Security law that prohibit recipients from seeking an additional income to augment their Social Security earnings and offset the impact of inflation. At the end of the segment, he reads two letters he has received from his constituents who ...

OPENING EXERCISES: 1965 SENATE

253361
Date
1965
Collection
Video
Video Details
40:25; color; sound; V-220 EA036; S.828
Description
The Florida Senate chamber is resplendent with flora for the opening ceremonies of the 1965 Florida Senate session. Gov. Haydon Burns and his wife join the senators and their families as Sen. James Conner is elected new Senate President. Before retiring from his post, standing Senate President Calla...

DAYTONA BEACH RESORT AREA: THE AFFORDABLE FLORIDA

252974
Date
1970s
Collection
Video
Video Details
11:20; color; sound; V-22 BA053; S. 828
Description
This is one of the few tourism films to use synch sound with the models. It features three couples: one retired, one with two children and a young married couple. They frolic in the surf, fish and shop. Viewers see attractions, nightlife and all of the usual pastimes. The film shows some old-time fo...

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