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Collection ID is exactly "40" AND Geographic Term contains "Gainesville "
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Advertisement for the Arlington House, Gainesville, 1883

Advertisement for the Arlington House, Gainesville, 1883

Date
1883
Description
Advertisement for the Arlington House, located in Gainesville in Alachua County, Florida. J.C. Ryder is listed as the proprietor. The house featured accommodations for 150 guests, including a billiard and pool room, reading and smoking room, electric bells, bath rooms, verandas, and fireplaces in all rooms. The ad included instructions for reaching the house by railroad. Printed on page 108 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).
Collection
Advertisement for the East Florida Seminary, State Normal School and Military Institute, Gainesville, 1883

Advertisement for the East Florida Seminary, State Normal School and Military Institute, Gainesville, 1883

Date
1883
Description
Advertisement for the East Florida Seminary, State Normal School and Military Institute at Gainesville in Alachua County, Florida. The institution was established by the Florida Legislature in 1851. The annual session began in September and ended in June, and was divided into 13 week terms. Male applicants had to be 13 years old, female applicants 12 years old. Students professing an interest in becoming teachers were preferred. Courses included English, ancient languages, bookeeping, piano, organ, voice culture, vocal music. The ad also lists the boards of instruction, government, and education for the seminary. Printed on page 110 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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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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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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Advertisement for the Florida Southern Railway, the Orange Belt Route, 1883

Advertisement for the Florida Southern Railway, the Orange Belt Route, 1883

Date
1883
Description
Advertisement for the Florida Southern Railway, the "Orange Belt Route of Florida," as well as its large land grant. The company was offering both transportation options and land for sale. Printed on page 112 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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Advertisement for the Varnum Hotel, Gainesville, 1883

Advertisement for the Varnum Hotel, Gainesville, 1883

Date
1883
Description
Advertisement for the Varnum Hotel, located in Gainesville on West Main Street, southwest of the Public Square. W.N. McCormick was listed as the proprietor. Printed on page 109 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).
Collection
Alachua County Returns for Presidential Election of 1860

Alachua County Returns for Presidential Election of 1860

Date
1860-11-09
Description
The 1860 election return for Alachua County which voted overwhelmingly for Southern Democrat John C. Breckinridge. He would also win the statewide totals.
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Articles About Ruth Bryan Owen's Patriotic Pilgrimage, 1931

Articles About Ruth Bryan Owen's Patriotic Pilgrimage, 1931

Date
1931
Description
Two articles about Ruth Bryan Owen's Patriotic Pilgrimage. The first article lists the students attending the 1931 trip, and the second article is about the reunion of participants from the first Patriotic Pilgrimage in 1930.
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Articles of Incorporation for the Florida Moss-Hair Company, 1888

Articles of Incorporation for the Florida Moss-Hair Company, 1888

Date
1888-08-11
Description
Legal document establishing a corporation titled the Florida Moss-Hair Company, consisting of J.W. Williams, E.E. Voyle, C.A. Barnes, James Doig, and H. Magee, all of Gainesville in Alachua County, Florida. The purpose of the corporation was to build a factory to process natural Spanish moss into "moss hair," and then sell it.
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Beta Zeta News, University of Florida, March 1917

Beta Zeta News, University of Florida, March 1917

Date
1917-03
Description
This newsletter includes multiple sections: Alumni Notes, The Active Chapter, Scholarship, Beta Zeta Athletics, The Convention, Voluntary Remarks and Cupid's Corner.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
flc_917.5979-w371_03Advertisement for the Arlington House, Gainesville, 1883textHotels
Business corporations
Tourism industry
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flc_917.5979-w371_05Advertisement for the East Florida Seminary, State Normal School and Military Institute, Gainesville, 1883textTeachers colleges
Education, higher
Advertisement
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flc_917.59-i54_01Advertisement for the Florida Central and Peninsular Railroad, 1895textRailroads
Advertisement
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flc_385-p297-1887_07Advertisement for the Florida Railway and Navigation Company, 1887textRailroads
Advertisement
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flc_917.5979-w371_06Advertisement for the Florida Southern Railway, the Orange Belt Route, 1883textRailroads
Tourism industry
Business corporations
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flc_917.5979-w371_04Advertisement for the Varnum Hotel, Gainesville, 1883textHotels
Business corporations
Tourism industry
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s21_b046_f12_01Alachua County Returns for Presidential Election of 1860textCivil war
Elections
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n2004-1_b001_f09_01Articles About Ruth Bryan Owen's Patriotic Pilgrimage, 1931textWomen legislators--United States
High school students
Education, Secondary
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s186_b192_f612_01Articles of Incorporation for the Florida Moss-Hair Company, 1888textSpanish moss industry
Legal documents
Business enterprises
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sle_colleges-state-universities_03Beta Zeta News, University of Florida, March 1917textGreek letter societies
Student activities
Students--Social life and customs
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