46 items found
Collection ID is exactly "40" AND Geographic Term contains "Brevard County "
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Undertakers and Coffin Dealers Record of Coffin Sales, 1924-1926

Undertakers and Coffin Dealers Record of Coffin Sales, 1924-1926

Date
1924 (circa)
Description
A record of coffins sold by Kate Simmons' coffin shop in Monticello, Florida. The report contains the name of the deceased; their place of death; their sex, race, marital status and age; their date of death; and their cause of death. There is also the name and city of residence of the person who purchased the coffin for the deceased. Most of the deaths occurred in Jefferson County, Florida, with a few from Leon County, Florida.
Collection
The Cross Florida Barge Canal Key to Florida's Integrated Inland Waterways System Pamphlet, 1962

The Cross Florida Barge Canal Key to Florida's Integrated Inland Waterways System Pamphlet, 1962

Date
1962
Description
This pamphlet includes a description of what the Cross Florida Barge Canal will do for the state and a list of those who authorized, sponsored and endorsed the canal.
Collection
Territorial Census Returns, 1838 and 1840; Election Returns, 1838-1845

Territorial Census Returns, 1838 and 1840; Election Returns, 1838-1845

Date
1845
Description
This document includes the territorial census for 1838 and 1840. There are also election returns for the election of members of the convention and council, October 1838; elections for delegates in 1839, 1841 and 1843; elections for members of council, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842, 1843 and 1844; and numbers of votes in each county, according to the estimate of the members of the present legislature, 1845.
Collection
Space Coast, Florida, Brochure, 1972

Space Coast, Florida, Brochure, 1972

Date
1972 (circa)
Description
A brochure advertising the attractions on Florida's Space Coast, particularly guided bus tours of the Kennedy Space Center.
Collection
Space Coast Gardens Brochure, ca. 1971

Space Coast Gardens Brochure, ca. 1971

Date
1971 (circa)
Description
A brochure for Space Coast Gardens retirement community in Cocoa, Florida. There is information about the homes available, activities in the area, a map showing how to get there and photographs of the community.
Collection
Rocket City Urban/Suburban Complex Booklet, ca. 1962

Rocket City Urban/Suburban Complex Booklet, ca. 1962

Date
1962 (circa)
Description
A booklet advertising Rocket City as a great place to invest in and to live. There is information about the features of the planned city, including residential and commercial spaces; statistics about population and corporate growth; a zoning map; a description of some of the planned businesses in the city; and other details about the city's amenities.
Collection
Record of Permits to Cut Timber on State Lands, 1879-1885

Record of Permits to Cut Timber on State Lands, 1879-1885

Date
1879 (circa)
Description
Ledger containing a record of permits issued to private individuals to cut timber on state lands in Florida. For each numbered permit, the ledger lists the name of the permit holder, his county of residence, the kind of timber to be cut, where it could be cut from, and where it was to be delivered after cutting. This ledger documents an important source of income for Floridians in the late 19th century. Many of the permit holders were farmers who cut timber for additional cash.
Collection
Petition to Change the Name of Mosquito County to Harrison County and to Alter Its Boundaries, 1844

Petition to Change the Name of Mosquito County to Harrison County and to Alter Its Boundaries, 1844

Date
1844-03-06
Description
Petition by the citizens of Mosquito County to change the county's name to Harrison. The petitioners called the name Mosquito "unpleasant." While the petition itself does not explain the idea behind the name "Harrison," it likely was meant to honor the late President William Henry Harrison, who died in 1841. The territorial legislative council did indeed change the name of Mosquito County in 1845, but it was to Orange, not Harrison.
Collection
Notice from State Livestock Sanitary Board regarding Cattle Quarantine - August 12, 1919

Notice from State Livestock Sanitary Board regarding Cattle Quarantine - August 12, 1919

Date
1919-08-12
Description
Notice by the State Livestock Sanitary Board that the state quarantine on cattle from Brevard, Osceola, Washington, and parts of St. Lucie counties was revoked, pending the start of systematic tick eradication work.
Collection
News Release from Governor Claude Kirk about Safe Driving for Apollo 11 Launch, 1969

News Release from Governor Claude Kirk about Safe Driving for Apollo 11 Launch, 1969

Date
1969-07-15
Description
News release from Governor Claude Kirk encouraging drivers to use caution in the coming days as people flock to Cape Kennedy (known as Cape Canaveral today) to watch the launch of Apollo 11. The spaceflight was to take astronauts Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins on the first manned Moon landing.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
m91-5_b013_f10_01Undertakers and Coffin Dealers Record of Coffin Sales, 1924-1926textCoffins
Registers of births, etc.
Death
African Americans--Florida--Jefferson County--Monticello
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sle_cross-florida-barge-canal_01The Cross Florida Barge Canal Key to Florida's Integrated Inland Waterways System Pamphlet, 1962textCanals--Design and construction
Land development
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s2153_b001_f05_01Territorial Census Returns, 1838 and 1840; Election Returns, 1838-1845textElections/fpc/memory/omeka_images/collections/broadsides/thumbnails/s2153_b001_f05_01.jpg
sle_brevard_08Space Coast, Florida, Brochure, 1972textGreyhound buses
Tourism--Florida--Brevard County--Titusville
Tour buses
Space programs
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sle_brevard_10Space Coast Gardens Brochure, ca. 1971textPlace marketing
Retirement communities
Real estate development
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s384_b008_f02_02Rocket City Urban/Suburban Complex Booklet, ca. 1962textReal estate business--Florida--Rocket City
Real estate development--Florida--Rocket City
Land subdivision--Florida--Rocket City
Place marketing
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s1814_v001_01Record of Permits to Cut Timber on State Lands, 1879-1885textLumber trade
Licenses
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s877_b004_f03_x01Petition to Change the Name of Mosquito County to Harrison County and to Alter Its Boundaries, 1844textCounty government
Land settlement
Petitions
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s2176_v001_x01Notice from State Livestock Sanitary Board regarding Cattle Quarantine - August 12, 1919textLivestock--Diseases
Quarantine
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s923_b016_f14_x01News Release from Governor Claude Kirk about Safe Driving for Apollo 11 Launch, 1969textSpace programs--United States
Space flight to the moon
Manned space flight
Traffic safety
Public safety
Accidents--Prevention
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