Florida History in Motion


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ounded in 1984, the Lynn and Louis Wolfson II Florida Moving Image Archives houses over 35,000 hours of video tape and 23 million feet of film. A local television news collection dates to the late 1940s, with footage from landmark television station WTVJ (first in Florida, 16th in the nation) as well as WPLG, WCKT, WCIX, and WINK. A television documentaries collection covers the topics of immigration, the Cuban Missile Crisis, the Space Program, presidential elections, and many more global events and trends that have played out on the Florida stage. Finally, home movie holdings of over 3000 reels dating to the 1910s bring long-gone buildings, attractions, and folkways alive for new generations. Read More Here

 

 

AUG 25 2017

What’s On-Screen at the Wolfson Archives’ FREE Art Days Open House: SCREENINGS CANCELLED DUE TO HURRICANE IRMA; EVENTS WILL BE RESCHEDULED

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SCREENINGS CANCELLED DUE TO HURRICANE IRMA; EVENTS WILL BE RESCHEDULED   FILM SCREENINGS MAGIC Screening Room, Miami Dade College Wolfson Campus, Building 8 FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 8 & SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 9; ALL SCREENINGS FREE “Fun, Sun, Sand and Sea” Hit the road 1960s style and take a touristy trip through Florida’s pre-Disney roadside attractions. From the…

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AUG 25 2017

Take A FREE Tour of the Wolfson Archives at Downtown Art Days: TOURS CANCELLED DUE TO HURRICANE IRMA; EVENTS WILL BE RESCHEDULED

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TOURS CANCELLED DUE TO HURRICANE IRMA; EVENTS WILL BE RESCHEDULED FREE ARCHIVE TOURS Lynn and Louis Wolfson II Florida Moving Image Archives, Miami Dade College Wolfson Campus, Building 8, Fourth Floor Take a tour of the Wolfson Archives, one of the largest film and video archives of its kind, home to millions of feet of…

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AUG 25 2017

Visit FREE Kids & Family Corner at Wolfson Archives Art Days Open House: CANCELLED DUE TO HURRICANE IRMA; EVENTS WILL BE RESCHEDULED

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FREE! KIDS & FAMILY CORNER CANCELLED DUE TO HURRICANE IRMA; EVENTS WILL BE RESCHEDULED Lynn and Louis Wolfson II Florida Moving Image Archives, Miami Dade College Wolfson Campus, Building 8, Fourth Floor Kids can check out the hand-cranked technology of days gone by, from movie cameras to cell phones, and the family can discover how…

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FEB 22 2017

REWIND/FAST FORWARD 2017 AT MEMORYLAB

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This year Rewind/Fast Forward, the Wolfson Archives’ recently reincarnated film, video and media festival focused on Florida, will be presented as part of MemoryLab at HistoryMiami on Saturday, March 18 and Sunday, March 19, 2017.   On Saturday REW/FF will be devoted to “Memory,” screening films and video that will evoke or implant memories of…

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Save The Date for “Ticket To Havana” October 20!
SEP 16 2016

“Ticket To Havana” October 20!

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The Lynn and Louis Wolfson II Florida Moving Image Archives at Miami Dade College is delighted to host Emmy-winning television reporter Diana Gonzalez in Ticket To Havana: Reporting in Cuba in the 1970s on Thursday, October 20 at 7:00 PM in Room 7128 on the Wolfson Campus of Miami Dade College. In 1979 Gonzalez, a…

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