University of Florida Moving Image Collection

Production number 83

Production title: 1940 Homecoming Highlights

Production date: 1940

Black & white / no sound

Total running time: 00:02:25

Derived from 35mm film.

Available in Beta SP and as a digital mpeg file.

Part of Earl Jernigan's Film Archive.

Production number 83 contains footage from a locally produced newsreel depicting scenes from the 1940 University of Florida Homecoming Celebration. Included in the film is the annual Phi Delta Theta - Sigma Nu football game, speakers at an outdoor rally featuring Senator Claude Pepper and President John J. Tigert, and part of the Homecoming Game between the Florida Gators and the Maryland Terrapins.

Digital file T1S02

University of Florida Moving Image Directory