Education Shortfall for Construction

330808
Collection
Video
Description
Education Commissioner Betty Castor predicts a 3.5 billion dollar shortfall for school construction money over the next five years. Lee Mainella reports that Governor Bob Martinez, the legislature, and tax payers are aware of the problem but notes that education needs may have to be postponed to de...
Video Details
1:48; color; sound; N2003-2, NM-56, 2/89-600-56

Florida State University: Toward a Greater University

232390
Date
1964
Collection
Video
Video Details
16:55; B&W; sound; V-221; CA314; S. 1239
Description
This is a public relations film on Florida State University that, in two brief scenes, features a young Jim Morrison years before his more recognized role as lead singer for The Doors. The film emphasizes the need for more college-educated Floridians to work in the state's rapidly expanding industri...

Water Hyacinth: The Silent Aggressor

232451
Date
1977
Collection
Video
Description
This is an educational film about water hyacinth, the invasive aquatic plant that has become a nuisance to Florida waterways. The film discusses the plant's South American origin and its introduction to the United States. Florida hyacinth expert Al Burkhalter of the Florida Department of Natural Res...
Video Details
29:18; color; sound; V-205 RG500; S1187 Number 2

Window of the Living Sea

253635
Date
ca. 1970
Collection
Video
Description
In this film, the narrator discusses both the entertainment and educational components of Miami Seaquarium programs and suggests that animals in captivity are "safer" than in the wild. There are scenes of Hugo and Lolita (the killer whales), sea lions, sharks and dolphins. We hear from the manager a...
Video Details
21:25; color; sound; V-81 CA022; S. 828

Where the Big Bass Bite

253631
Date
1960s
Collection
Video
Description
Some great fishing "characters" are shown as they enjoy their sport. Fish camps, boat launch facilities, skiing, beach fun and boating cruises are included. Beautiful cypress lakes appear, and then citrus, produce, cattle and other industries are shown. The community of Leesburg is described with it...
Video Details
14:25; color; sound; V-80 CA042; S. 828

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

The Key to Good Living

253282
Date
1960s
Collection
Video
Description
This film tells about Gainesville, focusing on the University of Florida and how great it is to have it in town. Viewers see: public schools; recreation; cultural centers; local amenities; businesses; and utilities. Produced by Guided Tours; sponsored by the FDC and the Gainesville Chamber of Commer...
Video Details
14:05; color; sound; V-59 CA079; S. 828

Orgone

253366
Date
1975
Collection
Video
Description
This film shows a group of six Florida State University graduate students of Dance clad in blue leotards painted with yellow stripes and brown boomerangs. They undulate to a doom-laden outer space musical theme. Orgone was choreographed by Vici Belasez and performed in 1975. Produced by WFSU-TV.
Video Details
8:43; color; sound; V-186 BA230; S.1239

Chaires Community

252937
Date
1977
Collection
Video
Description
This film provides a brief look at the community of Chaires, located north of Tallahassee. There are shots of the Chaires Elementary School, neighborhoods and an interview with Chaires descendants who talk about their family history and the founding of the Chaires community. Produced by WFSU-TV.
Video Details
12:00; color; sound and silent; V-243 BA403; S.1239

Boca Raton: In Harmony with the Environment

252908
Date
circa 1960s
Collection
Video
Description
This film shows Boca Raton's airport, condos, Community Appearance Board, hospital, churches, businesses (including IBM branch office), shopping, schools and universities, residential areas, golf, polo and boating. Produced by Apple Productions; sponsored by Arvida.
Video Details
14:25; color; sound; V-20 CA138; S. 828

Tarpon Fishing With Ted Williams

253557
Date
ca. 1960s
Collection
Video
Description
This is a film that celebrates tarpon fishing, starring famed Major League Baseball player Ted Williams. The film begins with Williams describing the geography of the Florida Keys, followed by a discussion of the tarpon fish, including shots of their unique jaw structure. The narrator explains how t...
Video Details
19:36; color; sound; V-209 CA266; S. 828

Bicentennial Bethune

232411
Date
1976
Collection
Video
Description
This film features a brief look at the life and achievements of Mary McLeod Bethune. It includes still images of the Daytona Normal and Industrial Institute for Negro Girls, Bethune-Cookman College, and the Mary McLeod Bethune home. The film was produced by the Florida Development Commission and the...
Video Details
1:00; color; sound; AA429, s.828

Bethune-Cookman College: A Rock in a Weary Land

232412
Date
1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
26:55; B&W; sound; V-171, s.1239
Description
This is an excellent film on Bethune-Cookman College. It begins with student protests on other college campuses. The film then switches to the tranquil campus of Bethune-Cookman College in Daytona Beach, a predominately African-American college founded by the late Mary McLeod Bethune. There is an ov...

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...

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

Women's Army Corps PR Film

253642
Date
1957
Collection
Video
Description
This film starts with exteriors of FSU, showing buildings and students on the way to class. Then, there is an interview with Captain Eleanor P. Hutchins, Commanding Officer, Women's Army Corps Detachment at Fort McPherson, Georgia. The interview is done by the Dean of Women, Katherine Warren.
Video Details
15:00; b&w; sound; V-106 CA196; S. 828

"Good Morning, Miss Goleman"

253157
Date
1969
Collection
Video
Description
This film profiles National Teacher of the Year Barbara Goleman. It shows her teaching and interacting with students. She provides voice-over narration of her goals and concepts in teaching. She and her class go on a field trip, including an airboat ride. She and a group of students enjoy a "giant s...
Video Details
13:50; color; sound; V-58 CA155; S. 828

President Nixon at Tallahassee Airport

232438
Date
October 28, 1970
Collection
Video
Description
This film begins with footage of spectators awaiting President Nixon's arrival at the Tallahassee airport. Secret Service officers inspect the stage, podium, and surrounding area. Air Force One lands and President Nixon, Governor Kirk, and Congressman William Cramer appear. President Nixon praises J...
Video Details
12:08; B&W; silent and sound; BA261

President Kennedy on the Foreign Burden

232462
Date
1963
Collection
Video
Video Details
25:42; B&W; sound; V-196 DA074; M89-17
Description
President John F. Kennedy speaks at a Democratic fundraiser in Miami. The segment begins with a speech by Florida Representative Dante Fascell. Then, Senator George Smathers embarks on a lengthy speech during which the camera pauses several times. President Kennedy opens his speech with several jocu...

Coral Gables: The Global City of the Future

252961
Date
1970s
Collection
Video
Description
This film starts with a man navigating his yacht through a typical Coral Gables neighborhood with large houses on canals, swimming pools and docked boats behind each. He gets home, greets the kids, has a quick shower, gives the wife a peck on the lips, and then he is on a jet to Paris. The host/narr...
Video Details
15:06; color; sound; V-14 CA063; S. 828

The Great Adventure

253218
Date
Early 1950s
Collection
Video
Description
A young man decides on a college by watching a film (within this film) called, "Universities Throughout Florida." He sees: girls practicing archery and fishing at FSU; FAMU, "for the Negro youth of Florida"; UF; Bethune-Cookman College, the "center of interracial goodwill"; Stetson University; Rolli...
Video Details
11:30; color; sound; V-41 BA076; S. 828

Governor Farris Bryant Press Conference

267764
Date
9/10/1964
Collection
Video
Description
In this film, Governor Farris Bryant answers questions from the press on: Communists in the Florida higher education system; Jacksonville Mayor Haydon Burns' election plans; the approach of Hurricane Dora; the civil rights "situation" in St. Augustine; the Presidential election; and the hurricane pr...
Video Details
13:27; B&W; sound; BA154; V-254

Florida: Moonport USA

232391
Date
Early 1960s
Collection
Video
Description
This film starts with a wonderful Mercury launch sequence. It shows a thriving aerospace industry in its prime. Viewers see an unsuccessful launch, lots of technology of the day (including transistor pocket radios) and 12 gallons of gas for $3.60. The film shows recreation, educational centers, and ...
Video Details
15:00; B&W; sound; V-9; CA077; S. 828

FYI-The Plight of Pepito: Cuba's Lost Generation

245399
Date
ca. 1961
Collection
Video
Video Details
ca. 1961/27:50; B&W; sound; V-68 DA004; S. 828
Description
This film is a WTVJ (Miami) TV program called "For Your Information." It begins with a young Cuban refugee, Pepito, and follows his story. There are sequences of refugees on rafts and small boats arriving on the Havana-Palm Beach ferry, small airplanes and passenger airlines. Viewers see the process...

Summer Environmental Program

267758
Collection
Video
Video Details
04:36; color; sound; s. 1851; V-253
Description
The film shows students in two different educational camps hosted by the Florida Division of Forestry: Backwater River State Camp, and the Withlacoochee State Forest Camp. Scenes include students learning forest orientation, how to find food in Florida forests and singing around a campfire. Produce...
Type
Image

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...

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - J. DAN HULL EDUCATION INTERVIEW

253468
Date
ca. 1960s
Collection
Video
Description
Sen. George Smathers interviews J. Dan Hull, from the Department of Education, regarding colleges and university statistics as they apply to Florida students. He finds that Florida's statistics are somewhat behind national averages. He also discusses various factors that prevent some students from s...
Video Details
4:30; b&w; sound; V-180 AA278; M89-17

BETTY STATTON

253529
Date
Jan-76
Collection
Video
Video Details
8:56; color; sound; V-191 BA291; S.1239
Description
Betty Statton, a member of the Florida State University System Board of Regents, answers questions from a WFSU-TV reporter. The questions deal with her recent appointment to the board, university enrollment caps, classroom overcrowding, inflation and its impact on education, her personal history at ...

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - TAX BILL, EDUCATION

253493
Date
ca. 1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
4:27; b&w; sound; V-181 AA293; M89-17
Description
Sen. George Smathers details the features of a proposed tax cut. Sen. Smathers also explains that an education bill was defeated because it failed to provide aid to low-income families who really were in need of assistance. Produced by the Senate Recording Studios.

GOVERNOR BOB GRAHAM: YEARS AS GOV.

253202
Date
1986
Collection
Video
Video Details
8:00; color; sound; V-156 P93-013
Description
This Newscenter 7 presentation is an overview of Graham's tenure as Florida's governor. There is good footage and a good sound track. It touches on such issues as the environment, the death penalty and public education. There is also comical footage of Graham with Jimmy Buffet. Videotaped by Bradley...

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