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Collection ID is exactly "40" AND topic contains "Tourism and Attractions"
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Advertisement for the South Florida Railroad, 1887

Advertisement for the South Florida Railroad, 1887

Date
1887
Description
Print advertisement for the South Florida Railroad - mentions that the railroad was standard gauge, and offered parolor cars and through sleeper cars. Semi-tropical scenery, ample hotels, and good hunting and fishing are listed as inducements. The ad also claims Florida has the best climate for persons suffering from pulmonary complaints. Mail for Havana and the West Indies passed along the route. Printed on page 16 of the Florida Official Path Finder, vol. 1, no. 3 (February 1887).
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Advertisement for the St. Johns and Halifax Railroad, 1887

Advertisement for the St. Johns and Halifax Railroad, 1887

Date
1887
Description
Print advertisement for the St. Johns and Halifax Railroad, which had just been completed to Daytona. The ad emphasized that points on the Halifax River could be reached in just four hours from Jacksonville. The railroad is nicknamed "White Rail Road" in the ad. Printed on page 20 of the Florida Official Path Finder, vol. 1, no. 3 (February 1887).
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Advertisement for the Tavares, Orlando and Atlantic Railroad, 1887

Advertisement for the Tavares, Orlando and Atlantic Railroad, 1887

Date
1887
Description
Print advertisement for the Tavares, Orlando and Atlantic Railroad. The ad notes that the line had been laid with 60-pound steel rail. Contains information about the routes for the trains using this railroad and various connections. The railroad superintendent was based in Orlando. Printed on page 30 of the Florida Official Path Finder, vol. 1, no. 3 (February 1887).
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Advertisement for the Florida Railway and Navigation Company, 1887

Advertisement for the Florida Railway and Navigation Company, 1887

Date
1887
Description
Advertisement for the Florida Railway and Navigation Company, a large network of rail lines operating in Florida in the late 19th century. The ad lists the various destinations a passenger could reach on this line, and describes some of the amenities available on the trains. The ad also lists some of the officers of the rail line. Printed on page 44 of the Florida Official Path Finder, vol. 1, no. 3 (February 1887).
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St. Augustine Alligator Farm 3D brochure, ca. 1953

St. Augustine Alligator Farm 3D brochure, ca. 1953

Date
1953 (circa)
Description
Tourist attraction brochure in anaglyph 3D.
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Official Programme, Florida State Fair: Tampa, Florida, November 15-30, 1905

Official Programme, Florida State Fair: Tampa, Florida, November 15-30, 1905

Date
1905-11-15
Description
Official programme for the Florida State Fair held from November 15-20, 1905 in Tampa, Florida.
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Opening of Hotel Duval program, March 1951

Opening of Hotel Duval program, March 1951

Date
1951-03
Description
Informational booklet about the history and founding of Tallahassee's Hotel Duval.
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Booklet advertising the Hotel Magnolia, St. Augustine, 1913

Booklet advertising the Hotel Magnolia, St. Augustine, 1913

Date
1913 (circa)
Description
Booklet describing the Hotel Magnolia at St. Augustine in St. Johns County, Florida. The publication was designed for tourists seeking accommodations for the 1913 winter season (January 1 - May 1). The booklet includes a full description of the hotel's amenities, plus information and photographs for the city's main landmarks, such as Fort Marion, the City Gates, etc. Golf, tennis, horseback riding, sailing, fishing, and automobiling are among the activities discussed. Proprietors were Palmer & MacDowell.
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Leaflet advertising the Hotel Princess Issena in Seabreeze, Fla., circa 1920s

Leaflet advertising the Hotel Princess Issena in Seabreeze, Fla., circa 1920s

Date
1920 (circa)
Description
Leaflet advertising the Hotel Princess Issena in Seabreeze, Florida just outside Daytona in Volusia County. The leaflet includes a detailed description of the hotel's amenities and services, including automobile and horse rentals, excursions on the Tomoka River, hot and cold baths, etc. Makes reference to the fireproof nature of the building, and provides details about laundry services, the cuisine, steam heating, nearby golf courses, and billiards. Includes color images of the hotel and its interior.
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The Florida Auto Annual, 1905

The Florida Auto Annual, 1905

Date
1905
Description
Guidebook for the Ormond-Daytona Beach Meet published in 1905.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
flc_385-p297-1887_03Advertisement for the South Florida Railroad, 1887textRailroads
Advertisement
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flc_385-p297-1887_04Advertisement for the St. Johns and Halifax Railroad, 1887textRailroads
Advertisement
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flc_385-p297-1887_06Advertisement for the Tavares, Orlando and Atlantic Railroad, 1887textRailroads
Advertisement
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flc_385-p297-1887_07Advertisement for the Florida Railway and Navigation Company, 1887textRailroads
Advertisement
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flc_598.14-s774_01St. Augustine Alligator Farm 3D brochure, ca. 1953textAlligators
Alligator farming
Zoos
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flc_606_o32_1905Official Programme, Florida State Fair: Tampa, Florida, November 15-30, 1905textFairs -- Florida -- Tampa
Agricultural exhibitions -- Florida -- Tampa
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flc_647.94-d983_01Opening of Hotel Duval program, March 1951textTallahassee (Fla.) -- Hotels, motels, etc.
Hotels -- Florida -- Tallahassee
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flc_647.94-h832_01Booklet advertising the Hotel Magnolia, St. Augustine, 1913textHotels
Tourism industry
Business corporations
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flc_647.9475921-h832_01Leaflet advertising the Hotel Princess Issena in Seabreeze, Fla., circa 1920stextHotels
Business corporations
Tourism industry
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flc_796.72_f636aThe Florida Auto Annual, 1905textOrmond Beach (Fla.) -- Guidebooks
Daytona Beach (Fla.) -- Guidebooks
Automobile racing -- Florida
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