58 items found
Collection ID is exactly "40" AND Geographic Term contains "Marion County "
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Letter from Dr. Florence Lovell Roane to Daniel M. Williams, 1946

Letter from Dr. Florence Lovell Roane to Daniel M. Williams, 1946

Date
1946
Description
A letter from Bethune-Cookman College Professor Dr. Florence Lovell Roane to author Daniel M. Williams describing the experience of her son Lovell, who was accepted to the DeVeaux School in Niagara Falls, New York. When Lovell arrived, he was denied admittance due to his race, so he came back to Florida to attend Fessenden Academy in Martin, Florida.
Collection
Reports of Investigators on Meetings of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference and the Ku Klux Klan, 1964

Reports of Investigators on Meetings of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference and the Ku Klux Klan, 1964

Date
1964-07-27
Description
Reports of a Johns Committee investigator who attended a Ku Klux Klan rally and Southern Christian Leadership Conference meeting in 1964.
Collection
Promotional Brochure for Six Gun Territory in Silver Springs, Florida

Promotional Brochure for Six Gun Territory in Silver Springs, Florida

Date
1963 (circa)
Description
Brochure for Six Gun Territory, a "roaring west" themed amusement park in Silver Springs.
Collection
Florida Reptile Institute Brochure, ca. 1940

Florida Reptile Institute Brochure, ca. 1940

Date
1940 (circa)
Description
A brochure advertising the Florida Reptile Institute (later the Ross Allen Reptile Institute) at Silver Springs. Inside there are photographs of animals at the institute, prices for reptile merchandise and information about the history of the institute.
Collection
See Silver Springs Brochure, ca. 1934

See Silver Springs Brochure, ca. 1934

Date
1934 (circa)
Description
A brochure advertising Silver Springs in Marion County and all the attractions available to visitors. The brochure includes a map of Florida and directions for how to reach the springs; information about the plants and animals found at the springs; the legend of the bridal chamber; a description of what visitors can see during the glass-bottom boat tour; many photographs of the attractions and underwater models; and quotations about the springs from famous visitors.
Collection
See Silver Springs: Nature's Underwater Fairyland Brochure, ca. 1950

See Silver Springs: Nature's Underwater Fairyland Brochure, ca. 1950

Date
1950 (circa)
Description
Brochure encouraging Florida tourists to visit Silver Springs before leaving the state. Maps of portions of the United States and Florida are included so tourists could visit the attraction by car.
Collection
License plate contest entry featuring sun rays.

License plate contest entry featuring sun rays.

Date
1985
Description
License plate contest entry submitted by art instructor Marion F. Lenon of Ocala. Design was a finalist in the contest and features setting sun.
Collection
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.
Collection
Second Annual Florida Air Cruise Itinerary, 1935

Second Annual Florida Air Cruise Itinerary, 1935

Date
1935
Description
An itinerary for the Florida Air Cruise from January 9-23, 1935. The cruise was sponsored by the Florida Department of Aviation and invited private fliers and their guests to fly from Orlando-Lakeland to Ocala with stops along at different landing fields. Fliers were to receive special rates at each stop. Interested parties were asked to complete the attached "Cruise Card" to participate.
Collection
Advertisement for T.T. Harrison's Store in Eureka, Fla., 1878

Advertisement for T.T. Harrison's Store in Eureka, Fla., 1878

Date
1878
Description
Print advertisement for T.T. Harrison, dealer in dry goods, groceries, notions, etc. in Eureka in Marion County, Florida. Harrison was also serving as a land agent at this time, and encouraged people interested in relocating to Florida to contact him. Printed on page 119 of H.D. Bicaise, A Guide to the Land of Flowers (Charleston: Parry, Cook & Co., 1878).
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
m95-2_b001_f02_x05Letter from Dr. Florence Lovell Roane to Daniel M. Williams, 1946textAfrican American schools--Florida
Discrimination in education
African Americans--Civil rights
African American children--Education
Race relations
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s1486_b001_f06_12Reports of Investigators on Meetings of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference and the Ku Klux Klan, 1964textAfrican Americans--Civil rights
Hate groups
Secret societies
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sle_tourist-attractions-miscellaneous_04Promotional Brochure for Six Gun Territory in Silver Springs, FloridatextAmusement parks--Florida--Ocala
Attractions--Florida--Ocala
Tourism--Florida--Ocala
Service industries--Florida--Ocala
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sle_marion_03Florida Reptile Institute Brochure, ca. 1940textAttractions--Florida--Marion County--Ocala
Tourism--Florida--Marion County--Ocala
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sle_springs_03See Silver Springs Brochure, ca. 1934textAttractions--Florida--Marion County--Ocala
Springs--Florida--Marion County--Silver Springs
Tourism--Florida--Marion County--Ocala
Underwater photographs
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sle_springs_02See Silver Springs: Nature's Underwater Fairyland Brochure, ca. 1950textAttractions--Florida--Ocala
Tourism--Florida--Ocala
Springs--Florida--Silver Springs
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s1046_b018_f01_11License plate contest entry featuring sun rays.imageAutomobile license plates
Sunshine
Art teachers
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sle_transportation_03Map of the Dixie Highway System, 1919textAutomobile travel
United States--Dixie Highway
Road maps
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m82-133_b001_f01_01Second Annual Florida Air Cruise Itinerary, 1935textAviation
Airplanes
Tourism
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flc_917.59-b583_11Advertisement for T.T. Harrison's Store in Eureka, Fla., 1878textBusiness corporations
General stores
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