Confederate Veterans Convention

232382
Date
1914
Collection
Video
Description
This film was produced with titles, and shows the meeting of 40,000 Confederate war veterans in Jacksonville.They dance to fiddle music and many cars, horses, bands and flags are shown. The veterans are shown dining together in a mess tent. An electric street car goes by during a section titled "Son...
Video Details
16:15; B&W; silent; V-14 CA024; S. 828

Billy Lundy, Civil War Vet

244388
Date
1955
Collection
Video
Video Details
(1955 / 4:00; B&W; silent; V-125 AA185; M88-009)
Description
This film’s first scenes are of Bill Lundy, a Civil War veteran, on his 107th birthday. He is seen posing with a birthday cake and a small group of women and men in uniform. Next, wearing an Air Force helmet and flight suit, Lundy poses beside an Air Force jet fighter and its pilot. He is shown ...

Viva Florida 500 Promotional Film

259564
Date
2013
Collection
Video
Video Details
30:00; color; sound
Description
This film is a documentary produced by Ron Sachs Media Group, in collaboration with the Florida Department of State. It was made in conjunction with the Viva Florida 500 commemoration and provides an overview of Florida history from prehistoric times to the present. Produced for television, the film...

HISTORIC RICHMOND CONFEDERATE REUNION

253235
Date
2-Jun-51
Collection
Video
Video Details
7:32; color; silent; V-179 H-43
Description
This is a home movie showing the last reunion of Confederate veterans in Norfolk, Virginia, including scenes of Richmond. It shows folks arriving and many Confederate monuments. No veterans are shown.

VIETNAM MEMORIAL

253598
Date
1982
Collection
Video
Video Details
20:09; color; sound; V-155 P93-013
Description
This film shows the dedication of the Vietnam War Memorial in Tallahassee. The video begins with a parade made up of several military organizations and supporters. There are quick shots of speeches being made at the Capitol and Gov. Graham placing a wreath at the memorial. It shows Vietnam veterans ...

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - HOME BUILDING/FHA & VA HOME LOANS

253465
Date
ca. 1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
4:30; b&w; sound; V-183 AA315; M89-17
Description
Sen. George Smathers comments on Florida's building and construction industries, second only to tourism in Florida's economic hierarchy. He notes a decline in Florida homebuilding in 1957 and mentions a bill he has introduced in the Senate that will improve and update FHA and VA loan programs. Produ...

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - INDONESIA, CYPRUS, GAINESVILLE VA HOSPITAL

253470
Date
ca. 1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
4:32; b&w; sound; V-182 AA312; M89-17
Description
Sen. George Smathers comments on Attorney General Robert Kennedy's trip to Indonesia and the volatile situation and fighting there. He also mentions the tensions in Cyprus between the Turks and Greeks. He refers briefly to a speech he made at the Alabama Democratic Convention with Alabama Gov. Georg...

KISSIMMEE: COW CAPITAL OF FLORIDA

253286
Date
1950s
Collection
Video
Video Details
36:06; color; sound; V-103 EA011; S. 828
Description
This film starts with shots of the Kissimmee Police force, which is only composed of five officers. Then, there are bumpy aerials of the town, including railroad cars and "downtown." The airplane used for the aerials is seen landing. Viewers see the Tropical Hotel, which seems to be full of cowboys....

Frank A. Turosik Wildlife Home Movies

296313
Date
1971
Collection
Video
Description
This is a series of short 16mm home movies shot by Ohio native and WWII veteran Frank Turosik during his travels through Florida in the early 1970s. Turosik's love of nature is obvious, as the majority of footage is of birds and other animals at wildlife refuges and nature trails. Film locations inc...
Video Details
20:18; color; silent; V-259; DA147

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