16 items found
Collection ID is exactly "40" AND Geographic Term contains "Hernando County "
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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).
Collection
Brochure for Brooksville, Florida, 1950s

Brochure for Brooksville, Florida, 1950s

Date
1950 (circa)
Description
Brochure advertising Brooksville, Florida, and Hernando County as a great place to live. The brochure describes the public school system, the local hospital, agricultural production, the highway and railway systems and the labor market. There is also information about what there is to do in and around Brooksville.
Collection
Brooksville, Florida: Home of the Tangerine, Brochure, ca. 1960s

Brooksville, Florida: Home of the Tangerine, Brochure, ca. 1960s

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
Brochure advertising Brooksville, Florida, and Hernando County as a friendly place. The brochure contains statistics about Hernando County; the industries of the county; and local attractions.
Collection
Citrus County, Florida, Booklet, ca. 1927

Citrus County, Florida, Booklet, ca. 1927

Date
1927 (circa)
Description
An information booklet about Citrus County with sections including general information; farming conditions; taxes; highways; waterways; Citrus County schools; Citrus County needs; hotels; a map of Citrus County; and sections dedicated to the histories and descriptions of Inverness, Crystal River, Homosassa, Floral City, Hernando, Lecanto and Yankeetown. There are photographs of Citrus County throughout.
Collection
Flier for Weekiwachee Spring: Spring of the Mermaids

Flier for Weekiwachee Spring: Spring of the Mermaids

Date
1947 (circa)
Description
Early flier for Weeki Wachee Springs.
Collection
Florida's Finest Attractions Brochure, ca. 1947

Florida's Finest Attractions Brochure, ca. 1947

Date
1947 (circa)
Description
Brochure advertising 31 attractions across Florida. The inside of the brochure has a map of Florida with arrows indicating where these attractions are located and a brief description of each place. The back of the brochure has a checklist of the attractions and a space for tourists to record the date they visited.
Collection
Letter, J.M. Williams to C.D. Newburn regarding black markets, 1943

Letter, J.M. Williams to C.D. Newburn regarding black markets, 1943

Date
1943-06-01
Description
This letter was written by J.M. Williams, State Supervisor of the Food Distribution Administration headquartered in Jacksonville, to C.D. Newburn, Chairman of the Hernando County Food Advisory Committee. The purpose was to encourage Newburn to step up local efforts to curtail the black market in meat. Williams characterizes food as one of the United States' "most vital weapons of war," and asserts that food waste could potentiall prolong the conflict and endanger more American lives. He describes several kinds of waste and misappropriation of meat supplies, including mislabeling, price gouging, ignorance of government meat slaughtering regulations, etc. Williams asks Newburn to enocurage local farmers and other people involved with the meat trade to adopt strategies to curtail the fortunes of the black market.
Collection
Map of Florida showing New Town of Belleview, 1884

Map of Florida showing New Town of Belleview, 1884

Date
1884
Description
Map of the Florida peninsula accompanying a promotional booklet for Belleview in Marion County. The map shows railroads, bodies of water, settlements, and county boundaries. Included as a fold-out map in the back of the Marion Land and Improvement Company's Belleview: A New England Colony and Winter Home in the Highlands of Marion County, Florida (Lynn, Mass.: Lewis & Winship, 1886).
Collection
Promotional Brochure for the Lewis Turpentine Still and Plantation in Brooksville, Fla.

Promotional Brochure for the Lewis Turpentine Still and Plantation in Brooksville, Fla.

Date
1930 (circa)
Description
Promotional brochure for the Lewis Tupentine Still and Plantation, "A phase of Old South life never before presented to the public."
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
flc_917.5979-w371_06Advertisement for the Florida Southern Railway, the Orange Belt Route, 1883textRailroads
Tourism industry
Business corporations
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n2016-1_b003_f05_01Brochure advertising Weeki Wachee Springs, 1949textAmusement parks--Florida--Weeki Wachee
Attractions--Florida--Weeki Wachee
Mermaids
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sle_hernando_04Brochure for Brooksville, Florida, 1950stextTourism
City promotion
Place marketing
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sle_hernando_05Brooksville, Florida: Home of the Tangerine, Brochure, ca. 1960stextTourism
City promotion
Place marketing
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m74-13_b001_f08_01Citrus County, Florida, Booklet, ca. 1927textAdvertising
Citrus County (Fla.) -- Description and travel
Florida -- Citrus County
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/collections/broadsides/thumbnails/m74-13_b001_f08_01.jpg
sle_hernando_03Flier for Weekiwachee Spring: Spring of the MermaidsimageAmusement parks--Florida--Weeki Wachee
Attractions--Florida--Weeki Wachee
Mermaids
/fmp/selected_documents/thumbnails/sle_hernando_03.jpg
s576_b002_f05_x01Florida's Finest Attractions Brochure, ca. 1947textTourism
Service industries
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/collections/broadsides/thumbnails/s576_b002_f05_x01.jpg
s419_b020_f06_03Letter, J.M. Williams to C.D. Newburn regarding black markets, 1943textFood conservation
Black market
World War (1939-1945)
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flc_917.5975-b442_01Map of Florida showing New Town of Belleview, 1884textLand development/fmp/selected_documents/thumbnails/flc_917.5975-b442_01.jpg
sle_hernando_01Promotional Brochure for the Lewis Turpentine Still and Plantation in Brooksville, Fla.imageAfrican American turpentine industry workers
Turpentine industry and trade--Buildings
Tourism
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