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Collection ID is exactly "40" AND Geographic Term contains "Tampa "
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Advertisement for the Savannah, Florida & Western Railway's "Waycross Short Line," 1883

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).
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Advertisement for the Florida Southern Railway, the Orange Belt Route, 1883

Advertisement for the Florida Southern Railway, the Orange Belt Route, 1883

Date
1883
Description
Advertisement for the Florida Southern Railway, the "Orange Belt Route of Florida," as well as its large land grant. The company was offering both transportation options and land for sale. Printed on page 112 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).
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Letter from the Secretary of War, Transmitting the Information Required by a Resolution of the House of Representatives of the 5th Ultimo, in Relation to the Instructions Given to the Commissioners for Negotiating with the Florida Indians, &c. &c., 1826

Letter from the Secretary of War, Transmitting the Information Required by a Resolution of the House of Representatives of the 5th Ultimo, in Relation to the Instructions Given to the Commissioners for Negotiating with the Florida Indians, &c. &c., 1826

Date
1826-02-06
Description
A collection of correspondence between government officials in Florida and Washington, D.C. regarding the settlement of Native Americans in the territory of Florida and other matters, including the Treaty of Moultrie Creek (1823). The correspondence dates from April 7, 1823 to December 26, 1825.
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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.
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Message from the President of the United States, Transmitting a Memorial of the Legislative Council of Florida, 1823

Message from the President of the United States, Transmitting a Memorial of the Legislative Council of Florida, 1823

Date
1823-02-03
Description
A memorial written by the Legislative Council of the Territory of Florida to President James Monroe requesting Congress consider building a public road between St. Augustine and Pensacola; erecting lighthouses in St. Augustine and Pensacola; organizing the judiciary in the Territory; creating a system to handle land claims and sales so settlers would be more likely to move to Florida; and selecting Pensacola as a naval depot. The Legislative Council argued that Pensacola would be essential to protecting the United States from attacks by sea because of the city's proximity to New Orleans, the depths of Pensacola Bay and the security of Fort Barrancas.
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Excerpt from "Reminiscences of the Experiences of Company L, Second Regiment Massachusetts Infantry, U.S.V., in the Spanish American War," 1900

Excerpt from "Reminiscences of the Experiences of Company L, Second Regiment Massachusetts Infantry, U.S.V., in the Spanish American War," 1900

Date
1900
Description
Major Frederick Pierce of the Second Regiment Massachusetts Infantry describes his experiences in Lakeland and Tampa while stationed there during the Spanish-American War. He discusses the daily activities of the troops, including swimming in Florida waters and visiting the Tampa Bay Hotel.
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A Study of Negro Life in Tampa, Typescript, 1927

A Study of Negro Life in Tampa, Typescript, 1927

Date
1927
Description
Typescript report addressing the living conditions of the growing African-American population in Tampa. Areas covered include housing, sanitation, health, recreation, social and corrective agencies, employment, churches, schools, business and professions, fraternal organizations and recommendations.
Collection
Ybor City: Pirate Fiesta and Night Parade, Souvenir History of Tampa's Latin Quarters

Ybor City: Pirate Fiesta and Night Parade, Souvenir History of Tampa's Latin Quarters

Date
1963 (circa)
Description
Booklet containing a brief history and early photos of the Tampa neighborhood of Ybor City from the early 1960s.
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Broadside from Hubbard L. Hart announcing his acquisition of the stagecoach line from Pilatka [Palatka] to Tampa

Broadside from Hubbard L. Hart announcing his acquisition of the stagecoach line from Pilatka [Palatka] to Tampa

Date
1855
Description
Flier announcing a change of proprietorship for the stagecoach line between Pilatka (Palatka) and Tampa, dated July 1855. The line passed through Orange Spring, Orange Lake, Ocala, Camp Izard, Augusta, Melendez, Pierceville, and Fort Taylor en route. At Palatka, the line connected with steamships heading for Charleston and Savannah. At Tampa, the line connected with steamships heading for Key West and New Orleans.
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Advertisement for Blushing Bull, a stud horse owned by Tampa Stud Farms, Inc.

Advertisement for Blushing Bull, a stud horse owned by Tampa Stud Farms, Inc.

Date
1969 (circa)
Description
Stud services of Blushing Bull, a thoroughbred stallion.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
flc_917.5979-w371_02Advertisement for the Savannah, Florida & Western Railway's "Waycross Short Line," 1883TextRailroads
Advertisement
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flc_917.5979-w371_06Advertisement for the Florida Southern Railway, the Orange Belt Route, 1883TextRailroads
Tourism industry
Business corporations
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flc_970.1-u58t-1826-no74Letter from the Secretary of War, Transmitting the Information Required by a Resolution of the House of Representatives of the 5th Ultimo, in Relation to the Instructions Given to the Commissioners for Negotiating with the Florida Indians, &c. &c., 1826TextSeminole Indians
Native Americans
Indians of North America -- Florida
Seminole Indians -- Treaties
Cherokee Indians
Choctaw Indians
Creek Indians
Mikasuki Indians
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flc_973.16-w524_01De Soto in Florida: His Route From Tampa Bay to St. Marks by John Westcott, 1888TextExplorers--Florida
Maps--Florida
Conquerors
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flc_973.54-u58-1823-no53Message from the President of the United States, Transmitting a Memorial of the Legislative Council of Florida, 1823TextRoads--Design and construction
Lighthouses--Florida--Design and construction
Coast defenses--Florida--Escambia County--Pensacola
Fortification--Florida--Escambia County--Pensacola
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flc_973.89-p615_01Excerpt from "Reminiscences of the Experiences of Company L, Second Regiment Massachusetts Infantry, U.S.V., in the Spanish American War," 1900TextSpanish-American War, 1898/fpc/memory/omeka_images/collections/broadsides/thumbnails/flc_973.89-p615_01.jpg
flc_975.965_s933A Study of Negro Life in Tampa, Typescript, 1927Text/fmp/selected_documents/thumbnails/flc_975.965_s933.jpg
flc_975.965-p667_01Ybor City: Pirate Fiesta and Night Parade, Souvenir History of Tampa's Latin QuartersTextYbor City (Tampa, Fla.) -- History./fmp/selected_documents/thumbnails/flc_975.965-p667_01.jpg
flc_br0131Broadside from Hubbard L. Hart announcing his acquisition of the stagecoach line from Pilatka [Palatka] to TampaTextTourist trade
Transportation
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flc_br0194Advertisement for Blushing Bull, a stud horse owned by Tampa Stud Farms, Inc.TextHorses--Breeding/fmp/selected_documents/thumbnails/flc_br0194.jpg