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Collection ID is exactly "40" AND Geographic Term contains "Leesburg "
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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 Steamer Tuskawilla, 1878

Advertisement for the Steamer Tuskawilla, 1878

Date
1878
Description
Advertisement for passage aboard the Steamer Tuskawilla on the Oklawaha and St. Johns rivers from Jacksonville to Palatka, Silver Springs, Leesburg, and Okeehumkee. Printed on page 79 of H.D. Bicaise, A Guide to the Land of Flowers (Charleston: Parry, Cook & Co., 1878).
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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 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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Letters from Striking Teachers John B. Herndon and Betty L. Herndon to Commissioner of Education Floyd Christians about the School Crisis, 1968

Letters from Striking Teachers John B. Herndon and Betty L. Herndon to Commissioner of Education Floyd Christians about the School Crisis, 1968

Date
1968-02-27
Description
Veteran teachers explain their reasons for resigning, express support for FEA.
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Note from Leesburg Teacher Kay McCool to Commissioner of Education Floyd Christian Concerning the Teacher's Strike, 1968

Note from Leesburg Teacher Kay McCool to Commissioner of Education Floyd Christian Concerning the Teacher's Strike, 1968

Date
1968-02-25
Description
"I am a teacher in Lake County and the FEA certainly does represent me."
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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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Port of Jacksonville, 1930

Port of Jacksonville, 1930

Date
1930
Description
A booklet issued by the Jacksonville Port Bureau and the Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce describing the facilities and amenities available to potential businesses. Includes sections about the Port of Jacksonville; the commerce and harbor of Jacksonville; weather in the city; port administration; port customs and regulations; port facilities; port services and charges; information about loading and discharging vessels; fuel and supplies; steamship agents and brokers; and the railroads at the port.
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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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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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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
flc_385-p297-1887_07Advertisement for the Florida Railway and Navigation Company, 1887TextRailroads
Advertisement
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flc_917.59-b583_01Advertisement for the Steamer Tuskawilla, 1878TextSteamboat lines
Tourism industry
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flc_917.59-i54_01Advertisement for the Florida Central and Peninsular Railroad, 1895TextRailroads
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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s303_b010_f17_24Letters from Striking Teachers John B. Herndon and Betty L. Herndon to Commissioner of Education Floyd Christians about the School Crisis, 1968TextStrikes and lockouts--Teachers
Education--Finance
Teachers' unions--Florida
Teachers' unions--Officials and employees
Labor unions--Political activity
Education and state--Public opinion
Teachers--Salaries, pensions, etc.
Collective bargaining
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s303_b010_f17_84Note from Leesburg Teacher Kay McCool to Commissioner of Education Floyd Christian Concerning the Teacher's Strike, 1968TextStrikes and lockouts--Teachers
Education--Finance
Teachers' unions--Florida
Teachers' unions--Officials and employees
Labor unions--Political activity
Education and state--Public opinion
Teachers--Salaries, pensions, etc.
Collective bargaining
Constituent power
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sle_real-estate_01McRorie's Tourist Guide, January 1933TextHotels -- Florida -- Guidebooks
Hotels
Tourism
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flc_387.1-j147_01Port of Jacksonville, 1930TextPorts--Jacksonville (Fla.)
Docks--Florida--Jacksonville
Harbors--Florida--Jacksonville
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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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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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