29 items found
Collection ID is exactly "40" AND Geographic Term contains "Silver Springs "
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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
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
Letter and Related Alachua Audubon Society Correspondence from Marjorie Harris Carr to W. Randolph Hodges, 1965

Letter and Related Alachua Audubon Society Correspondence from Marjorie Harris Carr to W. Randolph Hodges, 1965

Date
1965-12-04
Description
A letter from Marjorie Harris Carr, co-chairman for conservation at the Alachua Audubon Society, to W. Randolph Hodges, director of the State Board of Conservation, requesting a public hearing be called regarding the realignment of a section of the Cross Florida Barge Canal from Silver Springs to the St. Johns River. Additional documentation includes "A Summary of the Pertinent Factors in the Campaign by Conservationists to Preserve the Ocklawaha River Wilderness Area" from the Alachua Audubon Society; a news release from the Alachua Audubon Society regarding the efforts by conservation organizations to realign the route of the Cross Florida Barge Canal between Silver Springs and the St. Johns River, and the text of a letter sent to Lady Bird Johnson, first lady of the United States, about saving the Ocklawaha and Suwannee rivers in Florida; and Lady Bird Johnson's response to the Alachua Audubon Society's letter thanking the organization for their letter and saying she will not be able to visit the rivers because she is focusing on President Lyndon Johnson's health and recovery.
Collection
Map of the Cross Florida Barge Canal Project, 1970

Map of the Cross Florida Barge Canal Project, 1970

Date
1970-11
Description
A map of the Cross Florida Barge Canal Project.
Collection
Pan American Hernando de Soto Exposition Brochure, 1939

Pan American Hernando de Soto Exposition Brochure, 1939

Date
1939
Description
Brochure describing the Pan American Hernando de Soto Exhibition in Tampa, Florida, from January 31 to February 18, 1939. The brochure includes a description of De Soto's time in Tampa and information about the attractions at the exposition. The exhibition was commemorating the 400 year anniversary of de Soto landing in Tampa.
Collection
De Soto in Florida: His Route From Tampa Bay to St. Marks by John Westcott, 1888

De Soto in Florida: His Route From Tampa Bay to St. Marks by John Westcott, 1888

Date
1888
Description
Booklet describing Spanish conquistador Hernando de Soto's route through Florida in 1539. The booklet includes maps of the route.
Collection
McRorie's Tourist Guide, January 1933

McRorie's Tourist Guide, January 1933

Date
1933-01
Description
This guide lists approved tourist homes from Florida to Maine.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
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
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/collections/broadsides/thumbnails/sle_springs_03.jpg
sle_springs_02See Silver Springs: Nature's Underwater Fairyland Brochure, ca. 1950textAttractions--Florida--Ocala
Tourism--Florida--Ocala
Springs--Florida--Silver Springs
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/collections/broadsides/thumbnails/sle_springs_02.jpg
m82-133_b001_f01_01Second Annual Florida Air Cruise Itinerary, 1935textAviation
Airplanes
Tourism
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/collections/broadsides/thumbnails/m82-133_b001_f01_01.jpg
s1237_b004_f03_x01Letter and Related Alachua Audubon Society Correspondence from Marjorie Harris Carr to W. Randolph Hodges, 1965textCanals--Design and construction
Land development
Conservationists
Environmentalists
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/collections/broadsides/thumbnails/s1237_b004_f03_x01.jpg
s1237_b004_f05_x01Map of the Cross Florida Barge Canal Project, 1970imageCanals--Design and construction
Canals--Florida--Maps
Land development
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/collections/broadsides/thumbnails/s1237_b004_f05_x01.jpg
slv_worlds-fair-florida-exhibits_02Pan American Hernando de Soto Exposition Brochure, 1939textExhibitions--Florida--Tampa
Entertainment events--Florida--Tampa
Celebrations
Fairgrounds
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/collections/broadsides/thumbnails/slv_worlds-fair-florida-exhibits_02.jpg
flc_973.16-w524_01De Soto in Florida: His Route From Tampa Bay to St. Marks by John Westcott, 1888textExplorers--Florida
Maps--Florida
Conquerors
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/collections/broadsides/thumbnails/flc_973.16-w524_01.jpg
sle_real-estate_01McRorie's Tourist Guide, January 1933textHotels -- Florida -- Guidebooks
Hotels
Tourism
/fmp/selected_documents/thumbnails/sle_real-estate_01.jpg
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