FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY HOMECOMING PARADE

253115
Date
1955
Collection
Video
Video Details
10:55; color; silent; V-240 BA337; S. 1239
Description
This is excellent color footage of the 1955 FSU homecoming parade in Tallahassee. Several elaborately constructed floats and a fine selection of vintage automobiles are included.

GOLF PRACTICE

253155
Date
1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
2:33; b&w; silent; V-233 AA421; S. 828
Description
Two young women practice their golf swing on the Florida State University campus in the company of a FSU physical education instructor. Produced by the Florida Development Commission.

MASTODON!

253317
Date
Mar-77
Collection
Video
Video Details
3:46; color; silent; V-185 AA345; S.1239
Description
This film shows a group of men assembling the Museum of Florida History's Mastodon exhibit. It includes several scenes that capture the reconstruction of the Mastodon skeleton. Produced by WFSU-TV.

BLUEGRASS

252904
Date
1970s
Collection
Video
Video Details
14:00; color; sound and silent; V-243 CA306; S.1239
Description
The film opens with scenes of a ragtag group of musicians playing the bluegrass classic "Stealin" at the Millers Landing Bluegrass Festival. There is an interview with The Sunshine State Bluegrass Boys and more bluegrass numbers follow. The film also includes silent scenes from the Ochlocknee Bluegr...

FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY: FLYING HIGH CIRCUS PROMO

253107
Date
1972
Collection
Video
Video Details
1:01; color; sound; V-202 AA401; S.1239
Description
This is a promotional television spot for the 25th Anniversary of Florida State University's Flying High Circus. It includes shots of circus acrobats and Callaway Gardens, "the summer home of FSU's circus." Produced by WFSU-TV.

RALPH NADER IN TALLAHASSEE

253343
Date
1970s
Collection
Video
Video Details
24:32; color; sound, V-241 DA143; S.1239
Description
Ralph Nader is seen arriving at the Tallahassee Airport, where he answers a few questions for reporters. There is extensive footage of Ralph Nader speaking at Rudy Diamond Auditorium on the Florida State University campus on the subject of student and social activism and the importance of being an i...

FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY HISTORY (Part 7)

253114
Date
1980s
Collection
Video
Description
This film shows synchronized swimming, the Flying High Circus, theater, cheerleading, dance, views of campus, an interview with President Sliger and graduation ceremonies. Produced by WFSU-TV.
Video Details
22:00; color; some sound; V-134 CA258; S.1239

FLORIDA AGRICULTURAL AND MECHANICAL UNIVERSITY: THE WALTER SMITH YEARS

253032
Date
Late 1980s
Collection
Video
Video Details
12:40; color; sound; V-166 S. 1239
Description
Julian Bond introduces this film. There is a brief personal history of Dr. Walter Smith. The remaining footage is a review of the school's achievements while under the reign of Dr. Smith. Those achievements include the addition of undergraduate and graduate studies, expansion of the Black Archives, ...

PROTEST DEMONSTRATIONS

253412
Date
1970s
Collection
Video
Video Details
8:53; color; sound and silent; V-186 BA231; S.1239
Description
This work film contains segments featuring a variety of protest demonstrations. Viewers see: a picket line of African-Americans protesting poor housing conditions at Tallahassee's City Hall; a "Stop ERA" rally flooding the Capitol steps and grounds; lines of tractors filling the highway on their way...

REVEREND C.K. STEELE

253531
Date
1970s
Collection
Video
Video Details
30:54; color; sound; V-119 DA066; S.1239
Description
This film begins with a demonstration by blacks protesting the shooting of a black man outside Jones' Grocery Store in Tallahassee. The Rev. Steele addresses opponents on the naming of Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. and the KKK in Tallahassee. There is another demonstration through downtown Tallahasse...

RED BARBER

252887
Date
n.d.
Collection
Video
Video Details
1:50; color; sound; V-244 AA465; S.1239
Description
This film features shots of legendary sports announcer Red Barber at a FSU function, preparing for a radio broadcast, at a sporting event and at home with his wife. Produced by WFSU-TV.

CIVIL RIGHTS

252952
Date
1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
3:45; color; sound; V-168 S. 1239
Description
This film begins with reporters being led out of the Governor's Mansion. It then switches to a rally of African-Americans on the steps of the Capitol. It shows the crowd chanting and displaying signs for "Black Power," then shifts back to reporters. The sound is garbled.

FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY PRESIDENT JOHN CHAMPION'S RESIGNATION

253116
Date
1968
Collection
Video
Video Details
14:30; color; silent and optical; V-208 CA279; S.1239
Description
In this film, Florida State University President John Champion gives his resignation speech in Ruby Diamond auditorium on the FSU campus. Dr. Stanley Marshal makes a short speech regarding his assignment as interim university president. Produced by WFSU-TV.

FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY VIEW OF CAMPUS

253118
Date
1965
Collection
Video
Video Details
32:35; b&w; silent; V-134 DA063; S.1239
Description
This film shows the FSU campus, construction of Tully Gym and a Homecoming parade with Haydon Burns. Produced by WFSU-TV.

HOME MOVIE

253244
Date
1940s
Collection
Video
Video Details
2:43; b&w; silent; V-151
Description
This film has scenes of the campus of Florida State College for Women in Tallahassee. It shows ice at the fountain in front of the Westcott Building. There is more footage of a dog at the same residence in film 493. Viewers also see ice in a birdbath.

HOME MOVIE

253246
Date
1940s
Collection
Video
Video Details
3:20; color; silent; V-151
Description
This film shows scenes of Tallahassee. Viewers see an Army Air Corps soldier with a woman, the park across from the federal courthouse (the old post office) and the Presbyterian Church. It also shows WAC and other soldiers walking in the park.

ALFRED B. MACLAY GARDENS

253304
Date
1970s
Collection
Video
Video Details
2:22; color; silent; V-185 AA349; S.1239
Description
This is silent footage of the environs at Alfred B. Maclay Gardens in Tallahassee. There is color footage of different types of flowers, carpenter bees collecting pollen, the reflecting pools, nature paths and the gardens. Produced by WFSU-TV.

TEACHING BABIES TO SWIM

253560
Date
ca. 1980s
Collection
Video
Video Details
2:21; color; sound; V-185 AA348; S.1239
Description
This film contains footage of babies learning to swim at the Florida State University swimming pool. A Florida State University swimming instructor and several mothers with their children practice various swimming exercises. The film includes some underwater footage. The segment ends with a game of ...

MARJORY STONEMAN DOUGLAS

252998
Date
1980s
Collection
Video
Video Details
19:10; color; sound; V-153 P93-013
Description
This video begins with Gov. Bob Martinez and reporters. It quickly moves on to a Cabinet meeting where James Eaton and Michael Rockland from Florida A&M University's Center For Black Culture are honored. Next, Marjory Stoneman Douglas is honored. Ms. Douglas talks about her commitment to Florida's e...

THE GREAT ADVENTURE

253219
Date
Early 1950s
Collection
Video
Video Details
11:45; color; sound; V-5 BA077; S. 828
Description
This is the same film as BA076 with slightly different scenes at the head and tail. There is no indication of which was the first edit or why changes were made. The film covers state universities, architecture, segregation and 1950s clothing styles.

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...

BLACK ARCHIVES/ BATTLE OF NATURAL BRIDGE

252901
Date
1975
Collection
Video
Video Details
11:21; color; sound; V-218 BA384; S.1239
Description
This film has footage of the Black Archives commemoration ceremonies in Tallahassee. Dr. Benjamin Smith of Florida A&M University comments on growing up in Monticello. Mrs. Adderley comments on Julian "Cannonball" Adderley's inclusion in the archives. A former FAMU athlete donates the Cleve Abbott A...

CASEY CASON'S MEMORIAL SERVICE

252935
Date
1992
Collection
Video
Video Details
52:45; color; sound; V-165 P93-013
Description
This film shows Captain Owen "Casey" Cason's memorial service in Tallahassee. The service opens with Secretary of State Jim Smith speaking. Pastor Robert MacMillian of First Baptist Church in Tallahassee says a prayer, Gov. Lawton Chiles, Lt. Gov. Wayne Mixson, reporter Dick Kane and Jim Story speak...

CRYSTAL RIVER NUCLEAR PLANT/ FLORIDA AGRICULTURAL AND MECHANICAL UNIVERSITY ART SHOW

252965
Date
1980s
Collection
Video
Video Details
11:26; color; sound and silent; V-187 BA233; S. 1239
Description
This segment contains extensive silent footage of the interior of the plant. In a short interview, a plant administrator remarks on the history of the facility and on the construction of the plant. He discusses the advantages of nuclear power sources over those of fossil fuels, denoting American ind...

JAKE GAITHER RESIGNATION

253141
Date
1970
Collection
Video
Video Details
15:45; color; silent and sound; V-218 CA302; S.1239
Description
In a press conference, Florida A&M University president Dr. Benjamin Perry announces Jake Gaither's resignation as athletic director and football coach. Coach Gaither comments on his experiences at FAMU and on passing the torch to Pete Griffin. Dr. Perry, Coach Gaither and Pete Griffin answer questi...

GOV. REUBIN ASKEW

253165
Date
1983
Collection
Video
Video Details
12:17; color; sound; V-153 P93-013
Description
Former Gov. LeRoy Collins introduces Reubin Askew on the steps of the Grove in Tallahassee. Askew announces his candidacy for president of the United States. Footage includes shots of State Rep. Lee Moffit; US Sen. Lawton Chiles; first lady Adele Graham; and Mary Call Collins. Videotaped by Bradley ...

GOV. HAYDON BURNS - BASEBALL

253186
Date
16-Mar-65
Collection
Video
Video Details
:52; b&w; silent; V-233 AA456; S. 828
Description
Gov. Burns wears a FSU baseball cap and glove while standing atop a pitcher's mound where he zips a few pitches past FSU President Doak Campbell. The film was shot on the FSU campus. Produced by the Florida Development Commission.

GOV. HAYDON BURNS ROTC SPEECH AT FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY

253190
Date
3-Feb-66
Collection
Video
Video Details
19:22; b&w; sound, V-233 CA298; S. 828
Description
Gov. Burns speaks to ROTC Cadets in Westcott Auditorium on the Florida State University campus on the responsibilities of citizenship and the importance of a strong military. He disparages draft dodgers and unpatriotic opponents of the Vietnam War for shirking their obligation to protect the country...

REVEREND HUDSON - REVEREND C.K. STEELE INTERVIEW

253260
Date
22-May-80
Collection
Video
Video Details
7:35; color; sound, V-239 BA332; S.1239
Description
The Rev. Hudson of Bethel Baptist Church in Tallahassee comments on his role in the desegregation battle and the contributions of the Rev. C.K. Steele. He mentions the Tallahassee transportation boycott and discusses Steele's influence on him. Produced by WFSU-TV.

RADIOACTIVE CARGO: FSU

253414
Date
Mid 1950s
Collection
Video
Video Details
11:00; b&w; both silent and sound; V-64 BA102; S. 1239
Description
The first several minutes of this film are construction scenes. Viewers see Florida Hall and Tully Gym at FSU. Then, a two-engine prop National Airlines plane arrives and a wooden box marked "radioactive" is unloaded and put in the trunk of a car. The box is taken out of the trunk and opened by a ma...

Narrow Your Results

Collection

Video
[X]

Tip: Search terms are stemmed.

Example: constitution matches constitutional and constitutions.