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Collection ID is exactly "40" AND Geographic Term contains "DeLand "
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Booklet - Volusia County is the Best Place for the Space University, ca. 1963

Booklet - Volusia County is the Best Place for the Space University, ca. 1963

Date
1963 (circa)
Description
Booklet describing the advantages of using a Volusia County site for a proposed new "space university." Such an institution was funded by the legislature and eventually opened as the Florida Technological University in Orlando, later known as the University of Central Florida.
Collection
Map Showing Top 8 Sites for a Proposed Space University, 1963

Map Showing Top 8 Sites for a Proposed Space University, 1963

Date
1963
Description
Map showing the eight leading sites under consideration for the new university in East Central Florida authorized by the legislature in 1963. The university had been called for in a Report on Space Era Education delivered to Governor Farris Bryant earlier in the year.
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Letter from James A. Wright to Francis P. Whitehair Regarding Segregation and the New York Giants, June 12, 1956

Letter from James A. Wright to Francis P. Whitehair Regarding Segregation and the New York Giants, June 12, 1956

Date
1956-06-12
Description
Letter from private citizen James A. Wright to Francis Preston Whitehair calling his attention to the attitudes of several DeLand city council members toward the New York Giants building seasonal housing for both black and white members of their team and staff. Wright expresses his concern that the council members are willing to allow the project to move forward despite its violation of city ordinances prohibiting the mixing of the races in public spaces. Wright attaches several documents to the communication, including a copy of a newspaper article describing how another Giants farm club had handled the issue of segregation, a copy of a statement Wright made to the city commission regarding the Giants' proposed project in DeLand, a copy of the deed for the land where the Giants' project would be located, and the cover page where a city zoning ordinance was to be attached.
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Lawton Chiles U.S. Senate Campaign Progress Reports from Walking Tour of Florida, 1970

Lawton Chiles U.S. Senate Campaign Progress Reports from Walking Tour of Florida, 1970

Date
1970
Description
Series of newsletters published by Lawton Chiles' 1970 campaign for U.S. Senate during Chiles' walk across Florida. The reports describe the route Chiles took, as well as the people he met and the topics they discussed. Other politicians, representing local and state governments, joined Chiles at various points, including state senators Dempsey Barron and Wilbur Boyd, and State Superintendent of Instruction Thomas D. Bailey. Chiles walked all the way from Century in Escambia County to Key Largo, stopping in Tallahassee for the legislative session. Chiles was a state senator representing the Lakeland region at this time.
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Florida Turnpike and Interstate System Brochure, 1966

Florida Turnpike and Interstate System Brochure, 1966

Date
1966
Description
Brochure with detailed map of the Florida Turnpike system, along with other major state and federal highways. Mileage charts and useful information about the Florida Turnpike's facilities are included.
Collection
Florida at the Crossroads of the World Brochure, ca. 1934

Florida at the Crossroads of the World Brochure, ca. 1934

Date
1934 (circa)
Description
Brochure explaining why Florida needs to create an exhibit at Rockefeller Center in New York, New York. The brochure cites the success of the Florida exhibits during the Century of Progress World's Fair in Chicago, Illinois, from May 27, 1933 to October 31, 1934, as the reason for another exhibit in New York. The proposed exhibit was to be on display from December 1 through March 1, but no year is given.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
s732_b001_01Booklet - Volusia County is the Best Place for the Space University, ca. 1963TextUniversities and colleges--Planning
Place marketing
Space sciences
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s732_b002_01Map Showing Top 8 Sites for a Proposed Space University, 1963TextUniversities and colleges--Planning
Manuscript maps
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s776_b033_f03_x03Letter from James A. Wright to Francis P. Whitehair Regarding Segregation and the New York Giants, June 12, 1956TextPublic opinion
Segregation
Discrimination in sports
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slc_1970-chiles_01Lawton Chiles U.S. Senate Campaign Progress Reports from Walking Tour of Florida, 1970TextPolitical campaigns
Elections
Statesmen--United States
Agriculture and state
School integration--Florida
Vietnam Conflict, 1961-1975
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sle_transportation_04Florida Turnpike and Interstate System Brochure, 1966TextRoad maps
Tourist maps
Express highways
Toll roads
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slv_worlds-fair-florida-exhibits_04Florida at the Crossroads of the World Brochure, ca. 1934TextExhibitions -- Social aspects -- History -- 19th century
Exhibitions -- History -- 19th century
Fairs--New York--New York
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