Wakulla Springs Hotel Fire

253608
Date
early 1940s
Collection
Video
Description
As the roof of the Wakulla Springs Lodge burns, firefighters arrive and go to work. There is furniture scattered along the grounds and more being lowered from the roof of the patio room. Soldiers assist in the efforts. Viewers see a fire truck at the water’s edge and sailors with fire hoses. T...
Video Details
4:15; b&w; silent; V-159 WV-12

Tallahassee

253552
Date
1960
Collection
Video
Description
This is a visual tour of Tallahassee with no narration. It shows city streets, the campuses of Florida State University and Florida A&M University, recreation, Wakulla Springs, Tallahassee Junior Museum, Old Public Library, St. Marks Lighthouse and various state office buildings. Produced by Peter B...
Video Details
14:40; color; sound; V-74 CA049; S. 828

Wakulla Spring Scenes and Inauguration

253609
Date
1945
Collection
Video
Description
This film has quick shots of a glass house on the dock, followed by pans of the dock, beach, lodge and bathhouse. There are scenes along the river, scenes of birds, and a scene with a plane flying overhead. There are scenes of outgoing Gov. Spessard Holland at Gov. Millard Caldwell's inauguration. T...
Video Details
5:03; color; silent; V-158 WV-3

Wakulla Springs & WWII Troop Maneuvers

232383
Date
1940s
Collection
Video
Video Details
16:39; color; silent; V-158 WV-4
Description
In this film, Army troops practice swamp slogging through cypress swamp, make a human chain across the river, crawl on their bellies, and use weeds and Spanish moss for camouflage. The film shows troops firing machine guns, sniping from trees and swimming assault across the river. There are smoke sc...

Unusual World of Florida

253592
Date
ca. 1964
Collection
Video
Description
This film begins with aerials of a Fort Lauderdale airboat ride, swamp buggies in Naples, Corkscrew Swamp, animals along the Wakulla River and Cypress Gardens. It then shows a chrysanthemum farm, Castillo de San Marcos (St. Augustine), Bok Tower and Citrus Tower. Stephen Foster Memorial is next with...
Video Details
12:53; color; sound; V-74 BA019; S. 828

DUCKS AT WAKULLA SPRINGS

253001
Date
n.d.
Collection
Video
Video Details
10:12; color; silent; V-159 WV-9
Description
This film shows hundreds of ducks near the beach area of the spring.

BOAT CRUISE AT WAKULLA SPRINGS

252906
Date
4-Jan-70
Collection
Video
Video Details
7:40; color; silent; V-159 WV-10; S 1239
Description
This film begins with scenes of people boarding tour boats. It shows views along the river, including birds and alligators. It includes clips of Edward Ball and Malcolm Johnson.

WAKULLA SPRINGS #1

253604
Date
n.d.
Collection
Video
Video Details
7:36; b&w; silent; V-129 BA216; S.1239
Description
This film shows the spring through a glass-bottom boat, wildlife and plant life along the shore of the spring. Produced by WFSU-TV.

WAKULLA SPRINGS #2

253605
Date
1970s
Collection
Video
Video Details
9:33; color; sound; V-129 BA217; S.1239
Description
The manager of Wakulla Springs talks about Ed Ball and Wakulla Springs. He also gives a short history of the springs. Produced by WFSU-TV.

WAKULLA UNDERWATER

253610
Date
n.d.
Collection
Video
Video Details
8:45; color; silent; V-159 WV-7
Description
Two divers swim under the ledge. The film shows vegetation, large catfish on the bottom, turtles, suckerfish, divers in the bowl, flounder, anhinga, schools of small fish and gar.

WAKULLA SPRINGS/FOUNTAIN OF YOUTH

253611
Date
1950s
Collection
Video
Video Details
14:00; color; sound; V-36 WV-13
Description
This film begins by giving a brief history of Wakulla Springs. There are scenes at the spring of tourists, wildlife, archery, beauty contests, synchronized swimming and underwater photography. Produced by Florida Department of Natural Resources.

WAKULLA SPRINGS/WALLY AND WINSTON

253612
Date
n.d.
Collection
Video
Video Details
14:40; color; sound; V-36 WV-17
Description
Two divers identified as Wally and Winston explore Wakulla Springs. There are views of fossils and artifacts that were found in the spring and scenes of wildlife in and around the spring. Produced by Florida Department of Natural Resources.

ANIMAL KINGDOM: ALLIGATOR ADVENTURE

252877
Date
1970s
Collection
Video
Video Details
24:10; color; sound; V-245 DA099; S. 828
Description
This episode of the popular television series "Animal Kingdom" focuses on the American Alligator. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish officers Ronald Davis and William King track down two poachers who are illegally hunting and skinning alligators to sell the hides on the black market. Shot in the Waku...

DIVERS AT WAKULLA SPRINGS

252989
Date
29-Apr-77
Collection
Video
Video Details
24:01; color; silent; V-158 WV-15
Description
This film shows divers in a cavern and near the lip at Wakulla Springs. Viewers see divers swim through the weeds, swim over the lip and swim through a sunken log. Schools of fish are shown. The divers in the cave swim along rocks on the bottom. This portion of the film is too dark. Viewers also see...

WAKULLA FLOOD

253603
Date
1975
Collection
Video
Video Details
3:52; color; silent; V-185 AA365; S.1239
Description
This film features scenes of flood waters in the Wakulla River area. Two young boys wade in chest-deep water outside their home as other family members watch from the porch. There are several different shots of partially submerged homes, trailers, roads and boats. The segment ends with storm footage...

WAKULLA SPRINGS HOTEL

253607
Date
16-Jan-73
Collection
Video
Description
This film features scenes of wildlife along the river. Two men in a small outboard chew up the bottom and get stuck while towing the boat with the camera. The film shows a flock of ducks on the water near the beach, a man picking up trash along the shoreline at the bridge spanning the river, and mor...
Video Details
18:30; color; silent; V-159 WV-2

CARL BUCHHEISTER AT WAKULLA SPRINGS

252920
Date
1970
Collection
Video
Video Details
38:37; b&w; sound; V-198 EA029; S. 1239
Description
Carl Buchheister, former president of the National Audubon Society, advocates the preservation of Florida's wildlife and natural splendor in an interview at Wakulla Springs Wildlife Refuge. Mr. Buchheister discusses alligators, water conservation, wildlife reserves, citizen involvement in conservati...

TARPON CLUB SWIMMING AT WAKULLA SPRINGS

253556
Date
early 1940s
Collection
Video
Video Details
5:34; color; silent; V-159 WV-8
Description
Tarpon Club women sun and play Ping-Pong. There is a view from a tower showing a "glass house" on the boat dock. There are scenes of synchronized swimming from the tower, followed by scenes shot at water level. There is a view of the tower. Then, the camera pans out to bowl. There are more formation...

WAKULLA SPRINGS

253606
Date
11-Oct-71
Collection
Video
Video Details
9:45; color; silent; V-160 WV-6
Description
Two divers descend to the cave entrance. There is a view from inside the cave as divers swim in with lights. The divers measure a mastodon tusk and bone on the cave floor and swim out. The divers swim to a ledge near pipes, a view of the cliff face (eastern lip), fish and vegetation. Then, the film ...

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