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Collection ID is exactly "40" AND Geographic Term contains "Duval County "
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Advertisement for the Florida Central and Peninsular Railroad, 1895

Advertisement for the Florida Central and Peninsular Railroad, 1895

Date
1895
Description
Advertisement for the Florida Central & Peninsular Railroad, including a map of the railroad and its connections in Florida and the Eastern Seaboard of the United States as far as New York City. The ad describes the services provided by the railroad company, and lists many of its agents in various cities around the Eastern United States. Printed on page 10 of Helen K. Ingram, Tourists' and Settlers' Guide to Florida (Jacksonville: Da Costa Printing & Publishing House, 1895).
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Tourist Map of Jacksonville, 1885

Tourist Map of Jacksonville, 1885

Date
1885
Description
Tourist map of Jacksonville indicating the location of railroad depots, hotels, boardinghouses, churches, public buildings, and other points of interest for visitors. Provided as an insert attached to page 45 of Henry Lee, The Tourist's Guide of Florida (New York: Leve & Alden, 1885). "Presented by Jacksonville, Tampa & Key West Railway Company."
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Advertisement for the Everett Hotel in Jacksonville, 1885

Advertisement for the Everett Hotel in Jacksonville, 1885

Date
1885
Description
Print advertisement for Everett's Hotel in Jacksonville. J.M. Lee was the proprietor. Contemporary maps indicate the hotel was located on the northeast corner of Julia and Bay streets. The advertisement was printed on page 47 of Henry Lee, The Tourist's Guide of Florida (New York: Leve & Alden, 1885).
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Advertisement for the Carleton Hotel in Jacksonville, 1885

Advertisement for the Carleton Hotel in Jacksonville, 1885

Date
1885
Description
Print advertisement for the Carleton Hotel in Jacksonville, featuring brick construction, a billiard hall, and a passenger elevator. The engraving of the hotel included in the ad suggests the hotel was founded in 1876. The advertisement was printed on page 49-50 of Henry Lee, The Tourist's Guide of Florida (New York: Leve & Alden, 1885). The proprietors are listed as Stimpson and Devnell. Other sources reveal these were Edward C. Simpson and George A. Devnell.
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Print advertisement for the St. James Hotel in Jacksonville, 1885

Print advertisement for the St. James Hotel in Jacksonville, 1885

Date
1885
Description
Print advertisement for the St. James Hotel in Jacksonville, Florida. The ad announces that the hotel had recently been enlarged, remodeled, and refurnished - with new, vast dining and drawing rooms. The updated hotel featured an elevator, hot and cold baths, electric lights, and steam heat. The ad also mentions that an orchestra had been retained for the season. The advertisement was printed on page 53-54 of Henry Lee, The Tourist's Guide of Florida (New York: Leve & Alden, 1885).
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Seeing Jacksonville - Busch Auto Tours - pamphlet, 1913

Seeing Jacksonville - Busch Auto Tours - pamphlet, 1913

Date
1913
Description
Pamphlet advertising sightseeing trips in the Jacksonville area and Havana, Cuba by Busch's Auto Tours. Busch's Auto Tours was established in 1903. The pamphlet includes an insert with a small street map of Jacksonville. A list of the major stops on each of the tours is included.
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Pamphlet - A Winter at Fort George, Florida, ca. 1888

Pamphlet - A Winter at Fort George, Florida, ca. 1888

Date
1888 (circa)
Description
Pamphlet advertising Fort George Island, located in Duval County near the mouth of the St. Johns River. The pamphlet was published by the Fort George Island Company, and includes a map of proposed developments, engravings of the island, climate information, and testimonials from visitors.
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Brochure for the Hotel Mason, Jacksonville, ca. 1915

Brochure for the Hotel Mason, Jacksonville, ca. 1915

Date
1915 (circa)
Description
Brochure advertising the Hotel Mason, located on the northwest corner of Bay and Julia streets in Jacksonville in Duval County, Florida. The 12-story structure was originally built in 1912 and was destroyed in 1978. The site is now home to the EverBank Center.
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Advertisement for the Savannah, Florida & Western Railway's

Advertisement for the Savannah, Florida & Western Railway's "Waycross Short Line," 1883

Date
1883
Description
Advertisement for the Savannah, Florida & Western Railway's "Waycross Short Line," which connected a number of railroads coming from the north and west with Jacksonville. The ad also mentions connections with the South Florida Railroad. Printed on an unnumbered page following 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_917.59-i54_01Advertisement for the Florida Central and Peninsular Railroad, 1895textRailroads
Advertisement
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flc_917.59-l478_01Tourist Map of Jacksonville, 1885textHotels
Tourist maps
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flc_917.59-l478_08Advertisement for the Everett Hotel in Jacksonville, 1885textHotels
Business corporations
Advertisement
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flc_917.59-l478_09Advertisement for the Carleton Hotel in Jacksonville, 1885textHotels
Business corporations
Tourism industry
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flc_917.59-l478_10Print advertisement for the St. James Hotel in Jacksonville, 1885textHotels
Business corporations
Tourism industry
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flc_917.59-n532Leaflet advertising the Plant System's Overland and Short Sea Route, ca. 1892textFlorida -- Description and travel
Resorts -- Florida -- Guidebooks
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flc_917.5912-b977-1913_01Seeing Jacksonville - Busch Auto Tours - pamphlet, 1913textSightseeing business
Advertisements
Tourism
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flc_917.5912-f736w_01Pamphlet - A Winter at Fort George, Florida, ca. 1888textBusiness corporations
Real estate development
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flc_917.5912-h832_01Brochure for the Hotel Mason, Jacksonville, ca. 1915textHotels
Advertisements
Business corporations
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flc_917.5979-w371_02Advertisement for the Savannah, Florida & Western Railway's "Waycross Short Line," 1883textRailroads
Advertisement
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