5 items found
Collection ID is exactly "40" AND Subject contains "Florida -- Description and travel"
Sorted by Title
Florida and Havana: Queen and Crescent Route and Southern Railway, 1905

Florida and Havana: Queen and Crescent Route and Southern Railway, 1905

Date
1905
Description
A booklet describing what passengers would see as they traveled along the Queen and Crescent Route to Cuba and Nassau. The booklet includes detailed information about the American Civil War history of the stops along the route in North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Kentucky and Georgia; hotels where passengers could stay; attractions passengers could see in these cities; and images of both the hotels and the attractions. The end of the booklet describes the automatic electric block signal system used along the route and has the timetables for trains and steamships.
Collection
Letter from Carita Doggett Corse to W. T. Cash, 1938

Letter from Carita Doggett Corse to W. T. Cash, 1938

Date
1938-08-30
Description
Letter from Carita Doggett Corse, state director of the Federal Writers' Project (FWP), to W. T. Cash, state librarian, regarding a special edition of the Apalachicola Times, a release date for "Florida: A Guide to the Southernmost State" and positive comments made by Cash about the FWP.
Collection
Letter from Carita Doggett Corse to W. T. Cash, 1939

Letter from Carita Doggett Corse to W. T. Cash, 1939

Date
1939-12-11
Description
Letter from Carita Doggett Corse, state director of the Federal Writers' Project (FWP), to W. T. Cash, state librarian, thanking him for his visit to the FWP office and asking if Cash has read and reviewed the "Florida: A Guide to the Southernmost State."
Collection
Photographic Travel Book Titled "G. P. A.: March, '88"

Photographic Travel Book Titled "G. P. A.: March, '88"

Date
1888-03
Description
A photographic travel book illustrating the trip taken by members of the General Passenger Agents Association and their wives from March 17-19, 1888, on a "Special Train to Florida." The photographs are accompanied by quotations from "Paradise Lost" by John Milton; "Evangeline" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow; poet Stanley H. Ray; poet Lord Byron; a conversation between Walter Raleigh and Queen Elizabeth I; "Merchant of Venice" by William Shakespeare; "Castle of Indolence" by James Thomson; and the second canto of "The Pelican Island" by James Montgomery. Based on the photographs and captions, the passengers went to Hagerstown, Maryland; Burnside Bridge in Antietam, Maryland; Natural Bridge and Chattanooga in Tennessee; Luray Caverns in Virginia; and the Ponce de Leon Hotel in St. Augustine, Florida.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
flc_917.5-q3_01Florida and Havana: Queen and Crescent Route and Southern Railway, 1905textRailroad trains
Railroad travel
Florida -- Description and travel
Florida -- Pictorial works
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/collections/broadsides/thumbnails/flc_917.5-q3_01.jpg
flc_917.59-n532Leaflet advertising the Plant System's Overland and Short Sea Route, ca. 1892textFlorida -- Description and travel
Resorts -- Florida -- Guidebooks
/fmp/selected_documents/thumbnails/flc_917.59-n532.jpg
s1505_b003_f02_x03Letter from Carita Doggett Corse to W. T. Cash, 1938textLibrarians
History -- Sources
Florida -- Description and travel -- Guidebooks
State libraries
Public officers
New Deal, 1933-1939
Depressions -- 1929 -- United States
Historians
Authors
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/collections/broadsides/thumbnails/s1505_b003_f02_x03.jpg
s1505_b003_f02_x04Letter from Carita Doggett Corse to W. T. Cash, 1939textLibrarians
History -- Sources
Florida -- Description and travel -- Guidebooks
Authors
State libraries
Public officers
New Deal, 1933-1939
Depressions -- 1929 -- United States
Historians
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/collections/broadsides/thumbnails/s1505_b003_f02_x04.jpg
flc_975.9-g326_01Photographic Travel Book Titled "G. P. A.: March, '88"still imageFlorida -- Description and travel
Florida -- Pictorial works
Railroad trains
Railroad travel
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/collections/broadsides/thumbnails/flc_975.9-g326_01.jpg