University of Florida freshman orientation (Production number 94)


Material Information

University of Florida freshman orientation (Production number 94)
Physical Description:
University of Florida
Publication Date:


Subjects / Keywords:
University of Florida
Freshman orientation
Florida Gym
University Auditorium
Campus Buildings
Tigert Hall
Spatial Coverage:
North America -- United States of America -- Florida -- Alachua -- Gainesville
North America -- United States of America -- Florida


The film was probably made in the early 1950's and covers various aspects of registration and orientation of incoming freshmen students. Contents 0:00 Blank 0:13 Student Services booth with a sign "Orientation Information" on the ground at the front of the booth. 0:25 The inside of the Florida gym is seen with one entire side of the gym filled with students. 0:54 During Orientation students were assigned to numbered groups. Numbers written on paper which are attached to poles can be seen as number 30 and number 15. A woman is shown talking to one of the groups seated in the gym. 1:50 A large group is shown outside the front of the gym and others can be seen leaving the building. 2:00 A group of students is shown seated outside and writing on papers. 2:12 A male physician is shown examining the ears of a woman student. 2:18 A nurse gives an injection to another woman student 2:25 A few freshmen are shown walking on campus 2:30 A large office is shown with some people seated at desks and students standing or waiting beside the desks. 2:57 The front of Tigert Hall is shown with a man walking down the steps and carrying two large suitcases. Four women follow him down the stairs. 3:12 A sign on the grass states, "Please Your feet are killing me". The legs and shoes of a man are seen walking up to the sign and then backing away. 3:25 Two lines of students stand next to the walls of a long corridor possibly in Tigert Hall. 3:36 A hearing test takes place. A young man operates the machine while a young woman wears headphones and listens to the sound frequencies. 3:57 Another young woman leaves an office and a young man enters and sits down and proceeds to talk with a man behind the desk (possibly an academic adviser). 4:08 A crowd of students walk on campus. The grass and a cement path can be seen. 4:18 Students walk up stairs which are on the outside of the building. It is probably the exterior stairs on the north side of University Auditorium. 4:21 The interior of University Auditorium is shown and every seat is occupied with a student. 4:34 A close view of some of the students in University Auditorium is shown as they take notes. 4:42 Students walk or are seated by the Florida Union (now Dauer Hall). 5:14 Inside a building a man tries two rat caps on a woman's head. The camera then focuses on the table between them which has piles of t-shirts on it. 5:30 A man is shown speaking in a large classroom which is filled with students. 5:53 A group is shown outside talking 6:01 A lunchroom is shown with students 6:05 The film ends
General Note:
Original format: 16 mm film. Intermediate format: Sony Beta SP. Digitization completed by: Total Video (Gainesville, Fl)

Record Information

Source Institution:
University of Florida
Holding Location:
University of Florida Archives
Rights Management:
All rights reserved, Board of Trustees of the University of Florida
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