13 items found
Collection ID is exactly "40" AND Geographic Term contains "Sebring "
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Map of the W.J. Conners Highway and connecting roads, ca. 1924

Map of the W.J. Conners Highway and connecting roads, ca. 1924

Date
1924 (circa)
Description
Color map showing the route of the Conners Highway and its connections, making a complete east-west route between Florida's Gulf and Atlantic coasts. The map was included in a pamphlet promoting the area around Okeechobee City as prime agricultural real estate. In addition to the highway, the map also shows the locations of several canals leading away from Okeechobee, as well as railroads, bodies of water, and names of major towns and cities.
Collection
Reprint of an article titled "Make Big Money Growing Papayas"

Reprint of an article titled "Make Big Money Growing Papayas"

Date
1943 (circa)
Description
Broadside advertising the profitability of papaya production in Florida and the health benefits of eating papaya.
Collection
Advertisement by Dr. G.R. Clements for avocado production and land near Sebring

Advertisement by Dr. G.R. Clements for avocado production and land near Sebring

Date
1922 (circa)
Description
Flier advertising land for sale near Sebring, and promoting avocado production as a lucrative career.
Collection
Advertisement by Dr. G.R. Clements for land for avocado and mango production near Sebring

Advertisement by Dr. G.R. Clements for land for avocado and mango production near Sebring

Date
1922 (circa)
Description
G.R. Clements promotes lands for sale in South Florida for farming tropical fruits (papayas, avocados, pineapples, mangos, oranges, limes, coconuts) for healthy living and economic profit.
Collection
Flier encouraging settlement in Florida

Flier encouraging settlement in Florida

Date
1937 (circa)
Description
This flier suggests that the next war will bring significant destruction to society, and that readers should move to Florida to avoid being cut off from a stable food supply. "When northern crops fail and transportation systems break down, when northern fields are bronze and trees bear [sic], will you die of starvation in the North, or be eating oranges and papayas in Florida?"
Collection
Flier entitled "Facts You Should Know"

Flier entitled "Facts You Should Know"

Date
1938 (circa)
Description
This flier explains that Earth is divided into tropical, temperate, and frigid zones, and that humans are intended by God to live in the Tropics.
Collection
"South Florida Land Bargains" in Sebring

"South Florida Land Bargains" in Sebring

Date
1938 (circa)
Description
Advertisement for land for sale in south Florida. Six pieces of land advertised ranging from 9 acres to 3195 acres and prices from $3,000 to $19,170 cash or terms.
Collection
"Help Beat the Axis with Prophylaxis" flier

"Help Beat the Axis with Prophylaxis" flier

Date
1950 (circa)
Description
Flier advising service men to use prophylactics to prevent venereal disease; includes a list of army medical stations that provide them.
Collection
The Story of the Southern Sugar Company, 1929

The Story of the Southern Sugar Company, 1929

Date
1929-01
Description
A detailed history of the Southern Sugar Company.
Collection
Letter from Governor David Sholtz to Ernest Coe, 1935

Letter from Governor David Sholtz to Ernest Coe, 1935

Date
1935-04-26
Description
Letter from Florida Governor David Sholtz to Ernest Coe with a list of members appointed to the Everglades National Park Association and offering his help should the committee need anything.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
flc_917.5939-o41_01Map of the W.J. Conners Highway and connecting roads, ca. 1924textRoad maps
Land development
Florida--Okeechobee County
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flc_br0103Reprint of an article titled "Make Big Money Growing Papayas"textTropical fruit industry/fmp/selected_documents/thumbnails/flc_br0103.jpg
flc_br0140Advertisement by Dr. G.R. Clements for avocado production and land near SebringtextTropical fruit industry/fmp/selected_documents/thumbnails/flc_br0140.jpg
flc_br0141Advertisement by Dr. G.R. Clements for land for avocado and mango production near SebringtextTropical fruit industry/fmp/selected_documents/thumbnails/flc_br0141.jpg
flc_br0143Flier encouraging settlement in FloridatextCivil defense
Tropical fruit industry
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flc_br0144Flier entitled "Facts You Should Know"textTropical fruit industry/fmp/selected_documents/thumbnails/flc_br0144.jpg
flc_br0145"South Florida Land Bargains" in SebringtextCitrus fruit industry
Tropical fruit industry
Land settlement
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s908_b001_f24_01"Help Beat the Axis with Prophylaxis" fliertext/fmp/selected_documents/thumbnails/s908_b001_f24_01.jpg
m74-13_b001_f02_01The Story of the Southern Sugar Company, 1929textSugar factories--Florida--Clewiston
Sugar growing -- Florida
Sugar -- Manufacture and refining -- Florida
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s278_b042_f03_x04Letter from Governor David Sholtz to Ernest Coe, 1935textParks -- Florida -- Everglades
National parks and reserves -- Florida -- Everglades
Protected areas -- Florida -- Everglades
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