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Collection ID is exactly "40" AND topic contains "Land Sales and Development"
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Official Program and Souvenir: Key West Extension of the Florida East Coast Railway, ca. 1912

Official Program and Souvenir: Key West Extension of the Florida East Coast Railway, ca. 1912

Date
1912 (circa)
Description
This souvenir program for the opening of Henry Flagler's Florida East Coast Railway Key West Extension includes a history of the railway company and the Key West Extension; information about other investments Flagler made in Florida such as the hotel system along the railway route; cities along the east coast; advertisements for different businesses in Florida; the histories of Jacksonville, St. Augustine, Daytona, Palm Beach and West Palm Beach, Miami, Key West, and Havana and Cuba; and a program of the celebratory events happening in Key West.
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The Future of Florida pamphlet, ca. 1926

The Future of Florida pamphlet, ca. 1926

Date
1926 (circa)
Description
Pamphlet by real estate developer D.P. Davis promoting continued investment in Florida despite a perceived land boom.
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Revised Descriptive Circular of DeLand, Florida, 1884

Revised Descriptive Circular of DeLand, Florida, 1884

Date
1884
Description
Circular advertisement with city grid map for C. H. & S. B. Wright Real Estate Agents selling lots in DeLand, Florida, 1884.
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Mount Plymouth: Florida's Playground City

Mount Plymouth: Florida's Playground City

Date
1920 (circa)
Description
Brochure highlighting the amenities at Mount Plymouth such as golf courses and tournaments, a country club, and fishing.
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Map of the W.J. Conners Highway and connecting roads, ca. 1924

Map of the W.J. Conners Highway and connecting roads, ca. 1924

Date
1924 (circa)
Description
Color map showing the route of the Conners Highway and its connections, making a complete east-west route between Florida's Gulf and Atlantic coasts. The map was included in a pamphlet promoting the area around Okeechobee City as prime agricultural real estate. In addition to the highway, the map also shows the locations of several canals leading away from Okeechobee, as well as railroads, bodies of water, and names of major towns and cities.
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South Florida Farms Company pamphlet promoting Moore Haven, Florida, ca. 1918

South Florida Farms Company pamphlet promoting Moore Haven, Florida, ca. 1918

Date
1918 (circa)
Description
Pamphlet describing the benefits of establishing a farm at Moore Haven in what is now Glades County, Florida. The pamphlet is targeted at potential investors from the northern and midwestern United States, pointing out the comparatively favorable climate of South Florida.
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Tampa, Florida - pamphlet, 1910

Tampa, Florida - pamphlet, 1910

Date
1910
Description
Promotional Pamphlet for Tampa, published by the Tampa Board of Trade in 1910. Topics covered include a brief history of the city, popular accommodations for visitors, economic data, information about education and health facilities, climate data, and other information designed to attract potential visitors and residents. Of note is a section on automobiles - 500 were in operation at this time in Tampa, and the speed limit had recently been raised from 8 to 12 miles per hour. The pamphlet also discusses Tampa's proximity to the Panama Canal as one of its most useful qualities. A relevant diagram is included, along with mileage statistics.
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Map of Florida showing New Town of Belleview, 1884

Map of Florida showing New Town of Belleview, 1884

Date
1884
Description
Map of the Florida peninsula accompanying a promotional booklet for Belleview in Marion County. The map shows railroads, bodies of water, settlements, and county boundaries. Included as a fold-out map in the back of the Marion Land and Improvement Company's Belleview: A New England Colony and Winter Home in the Highlands of Marion County, Florida (Lynn, Mass.: Lewis & Winship, 1886).
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Leaflet - An Ideal Stock Farm in the Ocklawaha Valley, ca. 1917

Leaflet - An Ideal Stock Farm in the Ocklawaha Valley, ca. 1917

Date
1917 (circa)
Description
Leaflet advertising muck farmland in the vicinity of Lake Weir and Weirsdale in Marion County, Florida. The leaflet was published by the Puritan Land Company of Tampa, which according to the records of the Florida Department of State was incorporated in 1917. The leaflet uses statistics and illustrations from enterprises called the "Wide-Awake Farm" and "Mucklan Farms."
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Map of Alachua County, 1883

Map of Alachua County, 1883

Date
1883
Description
Map of townships, railroads, county roads, and communities in Alachua and parts of the surrounding counties. The map is notable for its inclusion of a number of smaller railroads that were later absorbed into larger railroad networks. Shown on the map are the: Live Oak, Tampa & Charlotte Harbor Railroad, Florida Southern Railroad, Florida Transit Railroad, Peninsular Railroad, Green Cove Springs & Midland Railroad, and Green Cove Springs & Melrose Railroad. Printed facing page 6 of Charles Henry Webber's The Eden of the South, Descriptive of the Orange Groves, Vegetable Farms, Strawberry Fields, Peach Orchards, Soil, Climate, Natural Peculiarities, and the People of Alachua County Florida (New York, 1883).
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
flc_385.2-c463_01Official Program and Souvenir: Key West Extension of the Florida East Coast Railway, ca. 1912textRailroads -- United States
Transportation--Florida
Land development
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flc_647.94-d261_01The Future of Florida pamphlet, ca. 1926textReal estate business -- Florida
Florida -- Economic conditions
Real estate development -- Florida -- History -- 20th century
Real estate investment -- Florida -- History -- 20th century
Land speculation -- Florida -- History -- 20th century
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flc_917.5921-w948_01Revised Descriptive Circular of DeLand, Florida, 1884textAdvertising--Real estate business/fmp/selected_documents/thumbnails/flc_917.5921-w948_01.jpg
flc_917.5922-p558_01Mount Plymouth: Florida's Playground CitytextGolf
Outdoor recreation--Florida--Mount Plymouth
Country clubs--Florida--Mount Plymouth
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flc_917.5939-o41_01Map of the W.J. Conners Highway and connecting roads, ca. 1924textRoad maps
Land development
Florida--Okeechobee County
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flc_917.5951-h252_01South Florida Farms Company pamphlet promoting Moore Haven, Florida, ca. 1918textBoosterism
Advertisements
Land development
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flc_917.5965-t159_01Tampa, Florida - pamphlet, 1910textCity promotion
Place marketing
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flc_917.5975-b442_01Map of Florida showing New Town of Belleview, 1884textLand development/fmp/selected_documents/thumbnails/flc_917.5975-b442_01.jpg
flc_917.5975-i19_01Leaflet - An Ideal Stock Farm in the Ocklawaha Valley, ca. 1917textLand development
Advertisements
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flc_917.5979-w371_01Map of Alachua County, 1883textRailroads
Guidebooks
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