Videos from the HSPBC

History Museum Introduction Video
A short video of about the Richard and Pat Johnson Palm Beach County History Museum and the historic 1916 Palm Beach County Courthouse.

Museum PSA
Thirty-second advertisement about the Richard and Pat Johnson Palm Beach County History Museum. 

Museum Tour
Tour of the Richard and Pat Johnson Palm Beach County History Museum. Filmed and produced by PBCTV Ch. 20, West Palm Beach.

Traveling Educational Trunk Program
Historical Society’s Traveling Educational Trunk Program featuring the Ancient People of South Florida and the Seminole and Miccosukee Trunks. Filmed and produced by PBCTV Ch. 20, West Palm Beach.

War in Florida Waters
A video about the special exhibit War in Florida Waters. Filmed and produced by PBCTV Ch. 20, West Palm Beach.

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Part II

Feather Wars; Surviving Fashion
Video about the special exhibit Feather Wars: Surviving Fashion, 1870-1920. Filmed and produced by PBCTV Ch. 20, West Palm Beach.

Part I

Part II

Local 5th generation Floridian Marty Baum gives a one-man performance as William Butler who came to the Lake Worth area in the 1870s to hunt local wildlife during the Plume Hunting. From about 1870-1920, hunters were killing non-game birds for their feathers for women's hats. This performance is in support of the Historical Society of Palm Beach County's special exhibit Feather Wars; Surviving Fashion from November 2010-August 2011.

"and Justice for All"
"and Justice for All" video was produced by the Palm Beach County Bar Association to introduce civics to 7th grade students visiting the historic 1916 Palm Beach County Court House in West Palm Beach, Florida, where students can experience a one-hour program about civics in the old courtroom. The one-hour tour is led by docents from the Richard and Pat Johnson Palm Beach County History Museum.

  A short video of the excavation at the large 11 mound complex west of Boynton Beach, FL, known as the Boynton Beach Mounds Complex or the Boynton Beach Multiple Mounds Complex. Florida Atlantic University graduate student, Rebecca Stitt, conducted the excavation for her master's thesis. This video was part of a special exhibit, "People of the Water: The Belle Glade Culture," at the Richard and Pat Johnson Palm Beach County History Museum during 2013-2014.

 From the archives of the Historical Society of Palm Beach County.  Original film footage of the hurricane on September 16, 1928, that devastated Palm Beach County killing over 3,000 people.  The footage was shot in Palm Beach during and after the storm.  It is a silent film with added background music. 

 A video from March 18, 1925, of The Breakers hotel fire in Palm Beach, Florida. The film also includes the burning of the Hotel Palm Beach. The Breakers was rebuilt and ready for the next season. The owner of the Hotel Palm Beach sold the land, and the new owners constructed the Hotel Alba, later renamed the Biltmore Hotel. 

 

Celebrating the 100k visitor to the Richard and Pat Johnson Palm Beach County History Museum, January 2016. Filmed and produced by PBC Channel 20.