149 items found
Coverage contains "Late 19th Century" AND Collection ID is exactly "40"
Advertisement for the East Florida Seminary, State Normal School and Military Institute, Gainesville, 1883

Advertisement for the East Florida Seminary, State Normal School and Military Institute, Gainesville, 1883

Date
1883
Description
Advertisement for the East Florida Seminary, State Normal School and Military Institute at Gainesville in Alachua County, Florida. The institution was established by the Florida Legislature in 1851. The annual session began in September and ended in June, and was divided into 13 week terms. Male applicants had to be 13 years old, female applicants 12 years old. Students professing an interest in becoming teachers were preferred. Courses included English, ancient languages, bookeeping, piano, organ, voice culture, vocal music. The ad also lists the boards of instruction, government, and education for the seminary. Printed on page 110 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 Everett Hotel in Jacksonville, 1885

Advertisement for the Everett Hotel in Jacksonville, 1885

Date
1885
Description
Print advertisement for Everett's Hotel in Jacksonville. J.M. Lee was the proprietor. Contemporary maps indicate the hotel was located on the northeast corner of Julia and Bay streets. The advertisement was printed on page 47 of Henry Lee, The Tourist's Guide of Florida (New York: Leve & Alden, 1885).
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Advertisement for the Florida Railway and Navigation Company, 1887

Advertisement for the Florida Railway and Navigation Company, 1887

Date
1887
Description
Advertisement for the Florida Railway and Navigation Company, a large network of rail lines operating in Florida in the late 19th century. The ad lists the various destinations a passenger could reach on this line, and describes some of the amenities available on the trains. The ad also lists some of the officers of the rail line. Printed on page 44 of the Florida Official Path Finder, vol. 1, no. 3 (February 1887).
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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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Advertisement for the Hernandez House, St. Augustine, 1878

Advertisement for the Hernandez House, St. Augustine, 1878

Date
1878
Description
Print advertisement for the Hernandez House, located on Charlotte Street in St. Augustine. Invalids were particularly invited as customers. A woman, Mrs. J.V. Hernandez, was the proprietor. Printed on page 104 of H.D. Bicaise, A Guide to the Land of Flowers (Charleston: Parry, Cook & Co., 1878).
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Advertisement for the Putnam House in Palatka, 1878

Advertisement for the Putnam House in Palatka, 1878

Date
1878
Description
Print advertisement for the Putnam House on the St. Johns River in Palatka. The establishment was open from December to May. The ad contains a brief description of Palatka and how it could be reached by steamer and railroad. Printed on page 117 of H.D. Bicaise, A Guide to the Land of Flowers (Charleston: Parry, Cook & Co., 1878).
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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).
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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).
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Advertisement for the St. Johns and Halifax Railroad, 1887

Advertisement for the St. Johns and Halifax Railroad, 1887

Date
1887
Description
Print advertisement for the St. Johns and Halifax Railroad, which had just been completed to Daytona. The ad emphasized that points on the Halifax River could be reached in just four hours from Jacksonville. The railroad is nicknamed "White Rail Road" in the ad. Printed on page 20 of the Florida Official Path Finder, vol. 1, no. 3 (February 1887).
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Advertisement for the St. Johns Hotel in Palatka, 1878

Advertisement for the St. Johns Hotel in Palatka, 1878

Date
1878
Description
Print advertisement for the St. Johns Hotel, located at the corner of Lemon and First streets in Palatka. The hotel was open year-round. Printed on page 116 of H.D. Bicaise, A Guide to the Land of Flowers (Charleston: Parry, Cook & Co., 1878).
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
flc_917.5979-w371_05Advertisement for the East Florida Seminary, State Normal School and Military Institute, Gainesville, 1883textTeachers colleges
Education, higher
Advertisement
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flc_917.59-l478_08Advertisement for the Everett Hotel in Jacksonville, 1885textHotels
Business corporations
Advertisement
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flc_385-p297-1887_07Advertisement for the Florida Railway and Navigation Company, 1887textRailroads
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_917.59-b583_04Advertisement for the Hernandez House, St. Augustine, 1878textBusiness corporations
Tourism industry
Boardinghouses
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flc_917.59-b583_06Advertisement for the Putnam House in Palatka, 1878textBusiness corporations
Boardinghouses
Tourism industry
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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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flc_385-p297-1887_04Advertisement for the St. Johns and Halifax Railroad, 1887textRailroads
Advertisement
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flc_917.59-b583_05Advertisement for the St. Johns Hotel in Palatka, 1878textBusiness corporations
Tourism industry
Hotels
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