|sle_tourist-attractions-miscellaneous_06||Thrills in the Fun Triangle of Florida Brochure, ca. 1966||text||Tourism--Florida|
|sle_manatee_01||South Florida Museum Brochure, ca. 1958||text||Museums--Florida--Manatee County--Bradenton|
South Florida Museum Brochure, ca. 1958
- 1958 (circa)
- 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.
|s1814_v001_01||Record of Permits to Cut Timber on State Lands, 1879-1885||text||Lumber trade|
Record of Permits to Cut Timber on State Lands, 1879-1885
- 1879 (circa)
- 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.
|m87-46_b001_f01_x03||Official Souvenir Program of the Fourth Annual State Convention of American Legion, 1922||text||Veterans|
Congresses and conventions--Florida--Palm Beach County--Palm Beach
Official Souvenir Program of the Fourth Annual State Convention of American Legion, 1922
- 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.
|n2015-1_b001_f11_41||Memorandum from CORE, Report of Cities with New Lunch Counters, December 8, 1960||text||Civil rights demonstrations|
|sle_real-estate_01||McRorie's Tourist Guide, January 1933||text||Hotels -- Florida -- Guidebooks|
|flc_917.5975-b442_01||Map of Florida showing New Town of Belleview, 1884||text||Land development||/fmp/selected_documents/thumbnails/flc_917.5975-b442_01.jpg
Map of Florida showing New Town of Belleview, 1884
- 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).
|s1046_b001_f01_03||License plate contest entry featuring bird, sailboat and slogan "Florida: The Senior State."||image||Automobile license plates|
|m85-5_b001_f02_x01||Letter from Thelma Boltin to Armand Ball, 1956||text||Playwriting|
Theater -- Florida
Performing arts -- Florida
Letter from Thelma Boltin to Armand Ball, 1956
- 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.
|slc_1970-chiles_01||Lawton Chiles U.S. Senate Campaign Progress Reports from Walking Tour of Florida, 1970||text||Political campaigns|
Agriculture and state
Vietnam Conflict, 1961-1975
Lawton Chiles U.S. Senate Campaign Progress Reports from Walking Tour of Florida, 1970
- 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.