26 items found
Collection ID is exactly "40" AND Geographic Term contains "Seminole County "
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"A New Thing for Sanford" Seminole County health meeting flier

"A New Thing for Sanford" Seminole County health meeting flier

Date
1912 (circa)
Description
Flier notifying public of health mass meeting in Sanford.
Collection
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).
Collection
Advertisement for the Savannah, Florida & Western Railway's

Advertisement for the Savannah, Florida & Western Railway's "Waycross Short Line," 1883

Date
1883
Description
Advertisement for the Savannah, Florida & Western Railway's "Waycross Short Line," which connected a number of railroads coming from the north and west with Jacksonville. The ad also mentions connections with the South Florida Railroad. Printed on an unnumbered page following page 6 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).
Collection
Advertisement for the South Florida Railroad, 1887

Advertisement for the South Florida Railroad, 1887

Date
1887
Description
Print advertisement for the South Florida Railroad - mentions that the railroad was standard gauge, and offered parolor cars and through sleeper cars. Semi-tropical scenery, ample hotels, and good hunting and fishing are listed as inducements. The ad also claims Florida has the best climate for persons suffering from pulmonary complaints. Mail for Havana and the West Indies passed along the route. Printed on page 16 of the Florida Official Path Finder, vol. 1, no. 3 (February 1887).
Collection
Articles About Ruth Bryan Owen's Patriotic Pilgrimage, 1931

Articles About Ruth Bryan Owen's Patriotic Pilgrimage, 1931

Date
1931
Description
Two articles about Ruth Bryan Owen's Patriotic Pilgrimage. The first article lists the students attending the 1931 trip, and the second article is about the reunion of participants from the first Patriotic Pilgrimage in 1930.
Collection
At the Home of a Florida "Cracker" by Clarence Bloomfield Moore from Demorest's Family Magazine, 1892

At the Home of a Florida "Cracker" by Clarence Bloomfield Moore from Demorest's Family Magazine, 1892

Date
1892-02
Description
The magazine article titled "At the Home of a Florida 'Cracker'" was written by Clarence Bloomfield Moore and published in Demorest's Family Magazine, Volume XXVIII, No. 4 in February 1892. In the article, Moore defines what a Florida "cracker" is and writes about the life of a Florida "cracker" named Captain Mansfield, who served during the Third Seminole War (1855-1858). The article also includes photographs taken by Moore of Captain Mansfield, his house and more.
Collection
Florida and Havana: Queen and Crescent Route and Southern Railway, 1905

Florida and Havana: Queen and Crescent Route and Southern Railway, 1905

Date
1905
Description
A booklet describing what passengers would see as they traveled along the Queen and Crescent Route to Cuba and Nassau. The booklet includes detailed information about the American Civil War history of the stops along the route in North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Kentucky and Georgia; hotels where passengers could stay; attractions passengers could see in these cities; and images of both the hotels and the attractions. The end of the booklet describes the automatic electric block signal system used along the route and has the timetables for trains and steamships.
Collection
Florida's Finest Attractions Brochure, ca. 1947

Florida's Finest Attractions Brochure, ca. 1947

Date
1947 (circa)
Description
Brochure advertising 31 attractions across Florida. The inside of the brochure has a map of Florida with arrows indicating where these attractions are located and a brief description of each place. The back of the brochure has a checklist of the attractions and a space for tourists to record the date they visited.
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.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
s908_b001_f12_02"A New Thing for Sanford" Seminole County health meeting fliertext/fmp/selected_documents/thumbnails/s908_b001_f12_02.jpg
flc_917.59-i54_01Advertisement for the Florida Central and Peninsular Railroad, 1895textRailroads
Advertisement
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flc_917.5979-w371_02Advertisement for the Savannah, Florida & Western Railway's "Waycross Short Line," 1883textRailroads
Advertisement
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flc_385-p297-1887_03Advertisement for the South Florida Railroad, 1887textRailroads
Advertisement
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n2004-1_b001_f09_01Articles About Ruth Bryan Owen's Patriotic Pilgrimage, 1931textWomen legislators--United States
High school students
Education, Secondary
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flc_975.9-m821_01At the Home of a Florida "Cracker" by Clarence Bloomfield Moore from Demorest's Family Magazine, 1892textQuality of life--Documentation|
Country life--Documentation
Poverty
Rural poor
Poor whites
Seminole War, 3rd, 1855-1858
Creek Indians
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flc_917.5-q3_01Florida and Havana: Queen and Crescent Route and Southern Railway, 1905textRailroad trains
Railroad travel
Florida -- Description and travel
Florida -- Pictorial works
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s576_b002_f05_x01Florida's Finest Attractions Brochure, ca. 1947textTourism
Service industries
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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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flc_917.59-n532Leaflet advertising the Plant System's Overland and Short Sea Route, ca. 1892textFlorida -- Description and travel
Resorts -- Florida -- Guidebooks
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