WILLIAM SAROYAN INTERVIEW/ EDDIE DOWLING TRIBUTE

253431
Date
1970s
Collection
Video
Video Details
20:35; color; sound; V-194 CA276; S.1239
Description
A WFSU-TV reporter interviews Pulitzer Prize-winning author William Saroyan. His play, "Time of Your Life," was in performance at Florida State University to serve as part of a tribute to Eddie Dowling, a renowned theater actor and director. Produced by WFSU-TV.

SEABOARD COASTLINE RAILROAD FREIGHT TRAIN RIDE

253435
Date
28-Jan-76
Collection
Video
Video Details
9:16; color; silent and sound; V-190 BA285; S.1239
Description
A brakeman sets up cars and links them up to a train. The camera films the engineer and crew in the engine, as well as the landscape rolling by. The train drops cars in a siding and takes off again before stopping at the Tallahassee depot. Produced by WFSU-TV.

SUPREME COURT BUILDING AND TARPON FISHING

253543
Date
1950s
Collection
Video
Video Details
16:25; color; silent; V-84 CA169; S. 828
Description
The first shot of this film is a seaplane at dock, followed by aerials of Boca Grande. A plane taxis on the water and arrives at the dock. The film shows a girl fishing from a boat, followed by dock scenes and tarpon rolling. There are several shots of the Governor's Mansion and the Supreme Court bu...

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 ...

WATERGATE EXPERT

253618
Date
1977
Collection
Video
Video Details
10:02; color; sound; V-187 BA243; S.1239
Description
Joseph Harrison, a Florida State University professor and expert on the Watergate scandal, discusses the impact Watergate has had on American politics. He recalls his close interaction with the prosecution team during the investigation and recounts listening to the infamous Watergate tapes. He remar...

HOSEA WILLIAMS

253633
Date
1970s
Collection
Video
Video Details
7:46; color; sound; V- 218 BA431; S.1239
Description
This film is interview and speech footage of civil rights leader Hosea Williams speaking at Bethel Family Baptist Church in Tallahassee. The speech footage has many rough editing splices that impact the aesthetics of the film. However, the content is still quite profound and moving. An interview seg...

GOV. HAYDON BURNS REAPPORTIONMENT BILL SIGNING

253189
Date
1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
1:15; b&w; silent, V-233 AA455; S. 828
Description
Gov. Burns and others gather in the governor's office to observe the signing of the reapportionment bill. Produced by the Florida Development Commission.

GOVERNOR HAYDON BURNS WITH ROY ROGERS AND DALE EVANS

253191
Date
31-Jan-66
Collection
Video
Video Details
16:00; b&w; sound; V-81 CA185; S. 828
Description

GOVERNOR BOB MARTINEZ

253210
Date
1987
Collection
Video
Video Details
1:35; color; sound; V-156 P93-013
Description
This is footage of Gov. Bob Martinez at his first Cabinet meeting. Martinez talks about prison rehabilitation programs. Videotaped by Bradley White.

GOVERNOR DAN McCARTY INAUGURATION

253211
Date
1953
Collection
Video
Video Details
18:00; color; silent; V-115 CA200; S. 828
Description

HOME MOVIE

253249
Date
1940s
Collection
Video
Video Details
12:33; color; silent; V-150 M83-022
Description
This film shows the Clemons and Stoutamire family in Tallahassee, including May Party festivities, a family gathering, a military man in uniform and more scenes of the May Party.

RAY OSBORNE'S APPOINTMENT AS LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR

253368
Date
1967
Collection
Video
Video Details
color; sound; V-172 S. 1239
Description
This short clip is of a news conference during which Ray Osborne accepts Gov. Claude Kirk's appointment as lieutenant governor. Reporters ask questions regarding the significance of this appointment.

TREASURE

253580
Date
early 1980s
Collection
Video
Video Details
6:10; color; sound; V-130 BA219; S.1239
Description
Sonny Cockrell, an archaeologist for the Department of State, gives the history of individual pieces of an underwater treasure. Produced by WFSU-TV.

ALTHA CHIEF OF POLICE/JAPANESE CLOTHING/ WILLIAM WATSON CERAMICS

252872
Date
1978
Collection
Video
Video Details
10:49; color; sound and silent; V-187 BA241; S.1239
Description
This film consists of three segments. The first deals with the chief of police of Altha, Florida, who comments on his "no-crime lawman" reputation. Viewers see him visit an elderly lady on his rounds, then a short interview with his wife. He then discusses his philosophy of maintaining law and order...

LEROY COLLINS LIBRARY DEDICATION

252954
Date
1993
Collection
Video
Video Details
58:00; color; sound; V-169
Description
This film is a production by the Sunshine Network. It shows the dedication of the LeRoy Collins Library (Leon County Public Library) in Tallahassee. The video begins with a short history of Gov. LeRoy Collins' achievements, and then moves to the dedication. Marjorie Turnbull, Leon County Commissione...

GASPARILLA '54 AND ROAD CONSTRUCTION

253144
Date
Feb-54
Collection
Video
Video Details
11:15; color; silent; V-112 BA026; S. 828
Description
This film begins with shots of the Old Capitol and other state office buildings. Subsequent scenes include floats and marching bands. There are points of view from a car driving down a single lane road. Viewers also see a waterfront scene with a Navy ship coming into view and the exterior of a jai-a...

GOVERNMENT IN ACTION

253159
Date
1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
25:51; b&w; sound; V-208 DA081; S.1239
Description
The "Government in Action" television program follows Florida Department of Agriculture Commissioner Doyle Conner and Agent Driggers on a "surprise" inspection of a Tallahassee grocery store. Commissioner Conner explains the inspection regimen that ensures quality assurance and protects Florida cons...

GOV. FARRIS BRYANT INAUGURATION

253171
Date
3-Jan-61
Collection
Video
Video Details
45:45; color; sound; V-85 EA015; S. 828
Description
This film starts with scenes of a gala party for Bryant on the day before inauguration. Next are scenes of a pre-inauguration breakfast at FSU gym. Gov. Collins and Gov. Bryant make the traditional limousine ride from the Governor's mansion to the Capitol for the ceremony. The film shows the press c...

POLLUTION

253388
Date
1970
Collection
Video
Video Details
7:00; b&w; silent; V-188 BA260; S.1239
Description
Swimmers frolic in the water at Wakulla Springs outside of Tallahassee. Alligators, birds and other wildlife from the springs also make an appearance. The camera follows a car on a narrow road, then slowly pans to a ditch filled with litter. Gentle waves roll over the sand at an anonymous beach loca...

PRESIDENT CARTER IN TALLAHASSEE

253392
Date
9-Oct-80
Collection
Video
Video Details
29:27; color; silent and sound; V-210 DA082; S.1239
Description
This is a poorly edited film of President Jimmy Carter speaking to a gathering of Florida Democrats at the North Florida Fairgrounds in Tallahassee. Gov. Bob Graham, Reubin Askew, Sen. Claude Pepper and other Florida politicians are also present. The President's speech has several portions removed f...

THE WEEK THAT FLEW

253623
Date
2-Dec-66
Collection
Video
Video Details
14:22; color; sound; V-118 CA227; S. 828
Description
A group of industrial and financial writers is given a look at industrial Florida on a tour sponsored by the FDC. They leave New York City on a National Airlines jet and go to Tallahassee. The film shows the Capitol, the Governor's Mansion, Gov. Burns, aerials of Jacksonville, street views, and St. ...

CASEY CASON'S 80TH BIRTHDAY #2

252934
Date
1991
Collection
Video
Video Details
22:52; color; sound; V-164 P93-013
Description
In this film, each of the officials mentioned in the above-referenced film pay tribute to Captain Cason at his birthday celebration in Tallahassee. There is dancing at the end.

ART CHEEK'S ORGANIC GARDEN

252942
Date
1970s
Collection
Video
Video Details
7:00; color; silent; V-190 BA279; S.1239
Description
Art Cheek stands in his organic garden and shows off some of his organic produce. Also see BA279 & BA282. Produced by WFSU-TV.

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.

GOVERNMENT TODAY - DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

253161
Date
Late 1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
15:31; b&w; sound; V-193 CA278; S.1239
Description
Doyle Conner of the Florida Department of Agriculture comments on the reorganization of the department and changes in its function and structure. Representatives of the Division of Inspection, Division of Standards, Division of Consumer Services and Department of Meat Inspection discuss their duties...

GOV. FARRIS BRYANT CABINET MEETING

253167
Date
23-Dec-64
Collection
Video
Video Details
6:18; b&w; sound; V-75 BA153; S. 828
Description
This film includes a presentation by the General Services Administration of the United States Government of 671 acres of land on St. Joseph's Peninsula to the state. The rest of the film is fragmentary.

GOVERNOR FARRIS BRYANT CABINET MEETING

253168
Date
5-May-64
Collection
Video
Video Details
8:35; b&w; sound BA342; S. 828
Description
This is footage of Gov. Bryant and his Cabinet in discussion on bidding for the purchase of state vehicles. There is partial footage of Cabinet members discussing a land ownership dispute. There are several in-camera edits. This material can also be found on DA103. Produced by the Florida Developmen...

GOV. FARRIS BRYANT PRESS STATEMENTS

253182
Date
10-Apr-64
Collection
Video
Video Details
7:12; b&w; sound; V-212 BA341; S. 828
Description
Gov. Bryant comments on the success of Florida's tuberculosis hospitals, limitations to the governor's powers in times of civil crisis and the Florida tax structure. This material can also be found on DA103. There are several in-camera edits during the press conference. Produced by the Florida Devel...

GOV. LAWTON CHILES SPEAKING AT BOYS STATE

253193
Date
early 1970s
Collection
Video
Video Details
3:43; color; sound, V-244 AA471; S.1239
Description
This is footage of Lawton Chiles as a Florida Legislator, speaking at a ceremony for graduates of the American Legion's Boys State program. Produced by WFSU-TV.

GOV. BOB GRAHAM

253197
Date
1986
Collection
Video
Video Details
11:00; color; sound; V-154 P93-013
Description
This video begins with the Legislature in session and Rep. Lee Moffitt speaking. Then, it shows Gov. Graham in his office joking with reporters in reference to his book, "Florida Workdays." Next, Graham seriously addresses the issue of education in Florida. Videotaped by Bradley White.

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