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Collection ID is exactly "40" AND Geographic Term contains "Seminole County "
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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
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
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
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
Sanford, Florida: The Celery City, 1909

Sanford, Florida: The Celery City, 1909

Date
1909
Description
Booklet published by the Sanford Herald advertising the city of Sanford as "The Celery City." The booklet contains photographs of the city, announces farming opportunities, lists amenities and describes the area around Sanford.
Collection
Letter from Hubbard L. Hart to J. H. Smith, 1885

Letter from Hubbard L. Hart to J. H. Smith, 1885

Date
1885-12-29
Description
Letter from Hubbard L. Hart of Hart Line Steamers to J. H. Smith discussing the operation of his steamboat line and the possible sale of one or more boats, competition from the railroads, and who he will employ as an engineer.
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
Letter from Walter Buckingham to Patriotic Pilgrimage Participants, 1933

Letter from Walter Buckingham to Patriotic Pilgrimage Participants, 1933

Date
1933-07-20
Description
Letter from Walter S. Buckingham, Florida resident secretary to Congresswoman Ruth Bryan Owen, to Patriotic Pilgrimage participants with an update from Owen regarding her new post as U.S. Ambassador to Denmark and an essay written by pilgrimage participant Frances E. Pearson of Sanford, Florida.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
flc_385-p297-1887_03Advertisement for the South Florida Railroad, 1887textRailroads
Advertisement
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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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flc_917.59-i54_01Advertisement for the Florida Central and Peninsular Railroad, 1895textRailroads
Advertisement
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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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flc_917.5979-w371_02Advertisement for the Savannah, Florida & Western Railway's "Waycross Short Line," 1883textRailroads
Advertisement
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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_975.923-s217_01Sanford, Florida: The Celery City, 1909textAdvertising -- Florida
Celery
Celery industry
Agriculture
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m81-7_b001_f01_02Letter from Hubbard L. Hart to J. H. Smith, 1885textTourist trade
Transportation
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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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n2004-1_b001_f08_06Letter from Walter Buckingham to Patriotic Pilgrimage Participants, 1933textWomen ambassadors--United States
High school students
Education, Secondary
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