13 items found
Collection ID is exactly "40" AND Geographic Term contains "Kissimmee "
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Sanford, Florida: The Celery City, 1909

Sanford, Florida: The Celery City, 1909

Date
1909
Description
Booklet published by the Sanford Herald advertising the city of Sanford as "The Celery City." The booklet contains photographs of the city, announces farming opportunities, lists amenities and describes the area around Sanford.
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Gatorland Zoo Brochure

Gatorland Zoo Brochure

Date
1971 (circa)
Description
This brochure describes the attractions and admissions prices for the Gatorland Zoo in Orlando.
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Map of the Dixie Highway System, 1919

Map of the Dixie Highway System, 1919

Date
1919 (circa)
Description
Map of the Dixie Highway system, drawn by Rudolph J. Shutting of Chattanooga. The map shows the route traversing the U.S. from Michigan and Chicago south to Miami, including alternate or auxiliary routes along the way. The Dixie Highway was first proposed in 1915 by Carl Graham Fisher.
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McRorie's Tourist Guide, January 1933

McRorie's Tourist Guide, January 1933

Date
1933-01
Description
This guide lists approved tourist homes from Florida to Maine.
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Kissimmee, Osceola County, Florida - The Cross-State City, ca. 1926

Kissimmee, Osceola County, Florida - The Cross-State City, ca. 1926

Date
1926 (circa)
Description
Booklet promoting Kissimmee and the surrounding area as a good place to visit or relocate. Statistics, a highway map and numerous photographs illustrate the region's qualities.
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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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Advertisement for the Savannah, Florida & Western Railway's "Waycross Short Line," 1883

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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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.
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Itinerary for Visit of Chinese Delegation to Florida, May-June 1979

Itinerary for Visit of Chinese Delegation to Florida, May-June 1979

Date
1979
Description
Itinerary for a delegation of Chinese officials who toured Florida at the invitation of Commissioner of Agriculture Doyle Conner from May 31 to June 5, 1979. This was almost immediately relations between the United States and the People's Republic of China were normalized following decades of non-recognition. The document was typed in English, but Chinese translations were handwritten under each item on the schedule.
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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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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
flc_975.923-s217_01Sanford, Florida: The Celery City, 1909TextAdvertising -- Florida
Celery
Celery industry
Agriculture
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sle_touristattraction-wildlife_01Gatorland Zoo BrochureTextAmusement parks--Florida--Orlando
Tourism--Florida--Orlando
Reptiles
Alligators
Tourists
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sle_transportation_03Map of the Dixie Highway System, 1919TextAutomobile travel
United States--Dixie Highway
Road maps
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sle_real-estate_01McRorie's Tourist Guide, January 1933TextHotels -- Florida -- Guidebooks
Hotels
Tourism
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flc_917.5925-k61Kissimmee, Osceola County, Florida - The Cross-State City, ca. 1926TextPlace marketing
Real estate development
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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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flc_917.5979-w371_02Advertisement for the Savannah, Florida & Western Railway's "Waycross Short Line," 1883TextRailroads
Advertisement
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sle_transportation_04Florida Turnpike and Interstate System Brochure, 1966TextRoad maps
Tourist maps
Express highways
Toll roads
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/collections/broadsides/thumbnails/sle_transportation_04.jpg
s1850_b006_f19_x01Itinerary for Visit of Chinese Delegation to Florida, May-June 1979TextTrade missions
Visitors, Foreign
Non-state actors (International relations)
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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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