13 items found
Collection ID is exactly "40" AND Geographic Term contains "Manatee County "
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Thrills in the Fun Triangle of Florida Brochure, ca. 1966

Thrills in the Fun Triangle of Florida Brochure, ca. 1966

Date
1966 (circa)
Description
A brochure advertising the tourist attractions in Florida's "Fun Triangle." There is a map of the triangle and a list of attractions with their locations.
Collection
South Florida Museum Brochure, ca. 1958

South Florida Museum Brochure, ca. 1958

Date
1958 (circa)
Description
Brochure advertising the South Florida Museum in Bradenton. There is information about the exhibits at the museum, including "Baby Snoots" (or "Snooty") the manatee, President Ulysses S. Grant's bed, prehistoric animals, the Daughters of the American Revolution Room, pottery from the Calusa Indians and the Timucua Indians, shrunken heads from the Jivaro Tribe and more.
Collection
Record of Permits to Cut Timber on State Lands, 1879-1885

Record of Permits to Cut Timber on State Lands, 1879-1885

Date
1879 (circa)
Description
Ledger containing a record of permits issued to private individuals to cut timber on state lands in Florida. For each numbered permit, the ledger lists the name of the permit holder, his county of residence, the kind of timber to be cut, where it could be cut from, and where it was to be delivered after cutting. This ledger documents an important source of income for Floridians in the late 19th century. Many of the permit holders were farmers who cut timber for additional cash.
Collection
Official Souvenir Program of the Fourth Annual State Convention of American Legion, 1922

Official Souvenir Program of the Fourth Annual State Convention of American Legion, 1922

Date
1922-03
Description
The souvenir program for the annual reunion of ex-servicemen and fourth annual convention of the American Legion. The program contains numerous advertisements from businesses around Florida; a list of state officers of the American Legion Department of Florida; information about the American Legion with histories of Florida posts; a program of events; and a map of West Palm Beach.
Collection
Memorandum from CORE, Report of Cities with New Lunch Counters, December 8, 1960

Memorandum from CORE, Report of Cities with New Lunch Counters, December 8, 1960

Date
1960-12-08
Description
CORE memo reporting the cities in the United States where new lunch counters have opened since February 1, 1960. A total of 126 lunch counters opened.
Collection
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.
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
License plate contest entry featuring bird, sailboat and slogan "Florida: The Senior State."

License plate contest entry featuring bird, sailboat and slogan "Florida: The Senior State."

Date
1985
Description
License plate contest entry from Richard Allen of Bradenton, Fl, (formerly of New Jersey) featuring bird, sailboat, and slogan "Florida: Senion Citizen State." Includes accompanying note.
Collection
Letter from Thelma Boltin to Armand Ball, 1956

Letter from Thelma Boltin to Armand Ball, 1956

Date
1956-11-19
Description
Letter from Thelma Boltin, director of special events at the Stephen Foster Memorial, to Armand Ball replying to his request that Boltin create a script for a performance at the American Camping Association convention. Boltin declines the opportunity and recommends two other Floridians capable of writing the script.
Collection
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
sle_tourist-attractions-miscellaneous_06Thrills in the Fun Triangle of Florida Brochure, ca. 1966textTourism--Florida
Attractions--Florida
Service industries--Florida
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sle_manatee_01South Florida Museum Brochure, ca. 1958textMuseums--Florida--Manatee County--Bradenton
Manatees
Attractions--Florida--Manatee County--Bradenton
Sirenia
Calusa Indians
Timucua Indians
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s1814_v001_01Record of Permits to Cut Timber on State Lands, 1879-1885textLumber trade
Licenses
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m87-46_b001_f01_x03Official Souvenir Program of the Fourth Annual State Convention of American Legion, 1922textVeterans
Congresses and conventions--Florida--Palm Beach County--Palm Beach
Veterans' organizations
Veterans--United States
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n2015-1_b001_f11_41Memorandum from CORE, Report of Cities with New Lunch Counters, December 8, 1960textCivil rights demonstrations
Segregation
Social integration
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sle_real-estate_01McRorie's Tourist Guide, January 1933textHotels -- Florida -- Guidebooks
Hotels
Tourism
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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
s1046_b001_f01_03License plate contest entry featuring bird, sailboat and slogan "Florida: The Senior State."imageAutomobile license plates
Older people
Sailboats
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m85-5_b001_f02_x01Letter from Thelma Boltin to Armand Ball, 1956textPlaywriting
Theater -- Florida
Performing arts -- Florida
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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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